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March 18 Macy’s has a nice wedding registry area. ...
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March 16 FOR RETAILERS Please join us for our new Bridge 101 webinar. This training is ideal for those that are new to Bridge or wish to get a refresher. We'll cover: + Setting up your Bridge Store. + Adding products. + Adding brands. + The important features needed to get your Bridge account up and running. Results: + Know how to use your Bridge. + Rank higher in Google. + Better compete against Amazon. Please pick your date and time: + Tuesday, March 27 at 11 am EST + Wednesday, March 28th at...
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March 16 For Immediate Release Juliska Partners with Bridge Catalog Leading tabletop brand to join e-commerce platform to help U.S. retailer base New York, NY- Juliska, a designer of premium tableware and home décor, has joined an online sales platform to help its authorized retailers increase their sales. Beginning May 1st, 2018, the New York-based company will use Bridge, an e-commerce platform, to display more of its products via its retailers’ websites and gift registries. Juliska is placi...
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March 15 RETAILERS Here's an easy way to share good news to your Facebook page: When you receive a review that you like, you can share it to Facebook with 3 clicks. 1. Go to your Reviews page and find the positive review. Next to the review, click on "Facebook." (You'll have to be logged in to see this Facebook link." 2. A pop-up window will appear. Click on "Share." 3. A floating window generated by Facebook will appear. Click on "Post to Facebook." You're all set. Check your Facebook page and y...
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March 14 Here's one example of a business wishing it didn't leave gift cards unredeemed: Toys R' Us http://money.cnn.com/2018/03/14/news/companies/toys-r-us-gift-cards/index.html...
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March 14 INSPIRATION What a creative collaboration: Katz’s Deli and the sock maker Stance. I spotted this in the window on Houston St. I hope this inspires you to find the people and institutions that you love and partner with them. If a deli can do it with a sock maker, there are more ways out there. ...
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March 13 Instagram has a virus: fake users. Like Twitter and Facebook, the service partially thrives on bogus users and fake content. ...
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March 12 Juliska is joining Bridge. Details to come soon....
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March 9 How can you show more product but not increase your rent? Check out what Crate & Barrel is doing. They’re showing table tents with free shipping and spiral booklets with more product choices. This is a smart combo. ...
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March 9 How about throwing a registry event at your store? This is Crate & Barrel’s upcoming event. ...
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March 9 What is the 'registry sales cycle' and how does Bridge help your store thru it? This graphic shares the sales cycle and Bridge's software and in-store support services. ...
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March 8 Watch the Webinar: Gift Registry 202 ~ Advanced Registry Features In this webinar, I cover: 1. Recap of 101 webinar. 2. Confirming a registrant completed the five-step incentive program. 3. Utilizing the weekly emails that warn you about missing information and/or sales. 4. Using the Items requested page. 5. Using the Registry Administration page. 6. Using Registry ID # and special pricing. 7. Using Registry Accounting page. 8. Using the new Redemption Period feature. 9. Finding registered ...
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March 8 BRANDS AND SALES REPS Did you know: most of your stores pay about $2 to add one of your items to their website? When a retailer adds 1,000s of items, that gets very expensive quickly. Therefore, most stores give up and don’t add your items online.  That is horrible for your sales.  What if there was a way to cut this cost? There is. Bridge puts your items online for retailers for $0.01 an item. As such, Bridge has cut maintenance costs ...
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March 7 RETAILERS We're increasing your registry's 5-step incentive amount. We're raising it to $50. It was previously $40. If you wish to raise or lower your amount, please do so on the Your Account page. If you are offering an amount that is not $40 (aka you have changed it from the default), your incentive amount will not be changed to the $50. Why are we increasing the default amount? A higher incentive amount results in more brides promoting their registry with your store. After studying re...
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March 6 Next month's Elle Decor magazine features the new Waterford Reflection cookie jar in the 'What's Hot' column. This limited edition of 500 pieces sells for $2,500 and the crystal surface is inspired by the Irish countryside. A truly, totally fabulous piece. $2,500 out of your budget? Below are some other more affordable, fabulous Waterford pieces....
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March 5 Oh Kay's is one of Texas' best indie gift shops. Want proof? Check out Oh Kay's reviews page :) https://ohkays.bridgecatalog.com/reviews.cfm ps - Thanks, Oh Kay's, for sharing these pictures of the registry tents in action. ...
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March 5 Does your city have a flag? Let us know and we’ll update your Bridge site to show it. We output city flags in the footer. For example, we output Mobile’s flag. ...
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March 4 You're invited: Gift Registry 202 Training Are you a bridal registry expert? Have you mastered all of the short cuts and tricks to boost your store's registry sales? Join us for a our new Bridal Registry 202 webinar. CHOOSE YOUR BRIDAL REGISTRY 202 TRAINING: Tuesday, March 6th at 11 am EST Wednesday, March 7th at 10 am EST Wednesday, March 7th at 12 pm EST Thursday, March 8th at 1 pm EST Once you RSVP, we'll email you your access link for your webinar. You'll learn to use advanced featu...
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March 2 Thanks to Jimmy Ray at Jimmy Smith Jewelers for sharing this picture. This is Jimmy Ray's store and his Bridge review tent on display. ps - We agree with that Rotary test ;)...
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March 2 Most stores pay about $5 per item to add the item to their website and maintain it. If a store offers 1,000s of items, that gets very expensive quickly. Therefore, most stores give up and don’t add items online. What if there was a way to cut this cost? There is. Bridge puts items online for retailers for $.01 a piece. As such, Bridge has cut maintenance costs for 100s of stores from $5.00 to $.01. We’re saving each store $1,000s and even $10,000s. With Bridge’s technology, indie stores an...
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