Al Urbanski

Al Urbanski

Senior Editor

Al Urbanski is Senior Writer for Direct Marketing News. A longtime reporter on sales, marketing, and retail topics, he has held senior editorial positions at Sales & Marketing Management, PROMO and Progressive Grocer.

Most Recent Articles by Al Urbanski

Overstock Overstuffs Inboxes on Memorial Day Weekend

Overstock Overstuffs Inboxes on Memorial Day Weekend

The deep-discount dot.com emails twice as many campaigns as any other brand and achieves a 41% open rate.

MeritDirect Acquires Lewis Direct

MeritDirect Acquires Lewis Direct

The deal brings Merit a new talent pool and business capabilities.

Smartphone Growth Slows by More Than Half

Smartphone Growth Slows by More Than Half

IDC forecasts an 11% rise in global shipments this year, down from around 28% in 2014. Slow Chinese and Android growth is the reason.

Digital Ad Spend to Near $60 Billion in 2015

Digital Ad Spend to Near $60 Billion in 2015

Retailers will account for more than a fifth of that, followed by automotive and financial services.

CRM Software Sales Grow 13 Percent to $23 Billion Worldwide

CRM Software Sales Grow 13 Percent to $23 Billion Worldwide

Big players interested clients with expanded features; pure plays scored with digital and CX solutions, says Gartner.

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