Topic: Back to School

Infographic: Here's How Much Engagement Brands Got From Back-to-School Social Posts

Dolce & Gabbana and Disney wooed the most fans

Now that the back-to-school frenzy has died down, Origami Logic, a marketing analytics company based in Mountain View, Calif., reviewed the engagement that brands received from back-to-school-related social media posts…

Why Is the Basic Marble Notebook Made by So Many Brands Still So Popular?

Students and scribblers have loved them for over a century

As a mother, blogger and wife of a schoolteacher, Crystal Rapinchuk is busy this time of year, when over 50 million kids head back to school (and their parents will…

Google Says These Bag and Shoe Brands Are Trending Among Back-to-School Shoppers

Pokemon and Birkenstock are still in style

Google has released a list of 2016 back-to-school trends based on search and YouTube traffic. And with the National Retail Federation estimating that consumers will spend around $75.8 billion on back-to-school shopping, marketers…

This Infographic Reveals How Social and Mobile Impact Back-to-School Shoppers

82% share purchases on Facebook

Around Labor Day, kids across America will start the school year sporting freshly purchased outfits and educational gear. And a new report shows just how much parents are turning to…

Study: One in Three Consumers Skip Back-to-School Shopping

A slower retail season?

Back-to-school sales will continue to drop this year, according to projections from The Integer Group. The global retail marketing agency teamed up with M/A/R/C Research to complete the study, which…

Return to Rushmore: Best Buy's Back-to-School Ad Channels a Wes Anderson Classic

Sadly, no Bill Murray

Wes Anderson's Rushmore was a clear inspiration for Best Buy's back-to-school spot, which, like the 1998 film, focuses on a student juggling an excess of extracurricular interests. Created by Crispin Porter…

Healthy Kids Feast on Unhealthy Foods in Vintage Back-to-School Ads

A simpler time

In the spirit of back to school, let's fatten up our kids and send them into anaphylactic shock! Seems that wasn't much of an issue in the '50s, when fall…

Ad of the Day: JCPenney's Precocious Fashionista Gets Sassy for Back to School

Tween in a leather jacket lays down the playground rules

Anyone with even the slightest memory of his or her childhood is sure to recall the suffocating pressure that came with picking an outfit for the first day of school.…

[Updated] Office Max Tests Web Program That Offers Political Targeting

LivePredict can pinpoint blue and red voter groups

Office Max, which goes against back-to-school competitors such as Staples, Office Depot, Walmart and Target, thinks it has a secret weapon as the annual shopping season hits the mid-way point. (UPDATED:…

JCPenney Turns to Kraft's Debra Berman for Marketing

Struggling retailer looks to branding vet for comeback

JCPenney has turned to Kraft's Debra Berman, an executive with deep brand and agency experience, to direct the struggling department store giant's comeback. At Penney, Berman is svp of marketing.  Her…