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Shopper Marketing Effies


7-Eleven '7Election' Offer

7-Eleven used multiple Twitter, Instagram and Facebook updates to offer members of its 7Rewards loyalty program $1 coffee in an “XL Stay Hot" cup on Oct. 20.

CVS/pharmacy reportedly was one of the first retailers to test Google’s Nearby beacon technology, which enables the retailer to send notifications to CVS app users when they’re near a store, not just inside near a beacon.

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