Email Marketing Is STILL All About The Messaging

By Ian Goldman | CEO, Celerant Technology Marketing automation is a bit ironic in that it suffers from an unfortunate name that implies you can hand all of your marketing off to robots or engineers. The technology does add science to the marketing process, but nothing is ever going to change the fact that effective marketing campaigns involve a healthy dose of art and psychology. That can’t -- and shouldn’t --...

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Fake Online Stores Used By Gamblers For Shadow Banking - Reuters (6/22/17)

Amazon To Buy Whole Foods For $13.7 billion in cash - CNBC (6/16/17)

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Fiserv to buy UK mobile payments pioneer Monitise for 70 million pounds - Reuters

Wal-Mart Introduces Automated Grocery Pickup Kiosk In Oklahoma City - The Oklahoman (6-6-17)

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