Ebook: Best Practices for Retail Marketing

Strategies to Move Inventory and Reach Consumers Before Your Competition

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Furniture Retailer Achieves 875% ROAS By Targeting New Movers 



  • A local furniture retailer was looking for a cost-effective way to attract consumers who had never been in their store to come in and make their furniture purchases with them over the competition.
  • Client Success Metrics: Return on Ad Spend (ROAS)


  • Trigger-based New Mover Postcard targeting client’s key geography within delivery area.
  • Offer: 10% OFF entire purchase | Financing Options
  • Key Takeaways: 
    • Reaching movers as early as possible during their decision-making
      process helps gain new customers during a critical, high spend,
      trigger-based purchasing event.
    • Client continues to utilize this New Mover marketing tactic as part of
      their marketing mix.

The Results


for every $1 spent

Furniture Retailer Case Study


A multi-location furniture store leveraged their database analysis to drive a specific offer to their customers.


  • Targeted the best ZIP codes covering more than 173,000 households based on recommendations from database analysis, specifically areas with high customer penetration and sales
  • Utilized a Targeted Insert featuring an attractive offer exclusive to the Mspark mailing: $100 off any purchase of $499 or more

The Results


in sales solely from the coupon offer


in sales for every $1 spent on shared direct mail

National Beauty Supply Retailer


A national beauty supply retailer wanted to increase Beauty Club memberships and boost sales.​

Our Approach

  • Performed a Lifestyle Segmentation Analysis utilizing the client’s store list and customers sales data
  • Analyzed trade area where majority of customers live
  • Scored trade area geography based on look-alike customers and propensity to purchase beauty supplies
  • Identified key ZIP codes and split ZIP codes for distribution, reaching 3.1 million households
  • Created an actionable mailing solution to reach new and existing customers

The Results


Prospect coupon redemption


Prospect coupon and BCC membership redemption


Of customers converted to Beauty Club Members

National Mass Merchandise Retailer


A national mass merchandise retailer, who was new to shared mail, wanted to test the effectiveness of Mspark vs. their current marketing efforts for their upcoming holiday promotion.​

Our Approach

  • Performed an analysis utilizing client provided store list & customer sales data
  • Identified key carrier routes for distribution around store locations
  • Utilized Mspark’s Preprinted Insert product and incorporated a strong offer to drive response

The Results


in revenue for every $1 spent on advertising


higher redemption rates for participating stores

National Pet Supply Retailer


A national pet supply retailer needed a cost-effective way to drive traffic and sales.

Our Approach

  • Utilized the Impact Postcard for high visibility with the look of a standalone mail piece at a fraction of the cost

The Results


In incremental revenue

National Shoe Retailer


A national shoe retailer needed assistance adapting their marketing strategies to rapidly changing market conditions due to COVID-19. They were concerned about continuing advertising programs due to the uncertainty of store openings and localized restrictions.

Our Approach

Mspark partnered with the client to deliver targeted messaging to their most profitable customers using a Targeted Insert with relevant messaging that would resonate.

The Results


E-commerce sales increase


portion of online sales attributed to Mspark program


partnering with Mspark to develop additional programs

Pharmacy – Retail Discount Chain Pharmacy Grand Opening


A retail discount client with over 650 locations was looking for a cost-effective solution from their current solo program to promote the grand opening of their pharmacy stores.

Our Approach:

  • Utilized Impact Postcard solution to leverage existing customer data & variable messaging with personalization to increase ROI.
  • Segmented households based on current and potential customers.
  • Offered store gift cards for transferring prescriptions to potential customers and to reward current customers to promote loyalty.

The Results


redemption rate for current customers

0.6% - 0.8%

redemption rate for new customers

The client received almost $5 in sales for every $1 spent on advertising.

Client plans to utilize the Impact Postcard for future Grand Openings where dates align.

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