2. It is no longer about how to pull
consumers out of couches, drive them to
store and capitalize the visit.
3. It is ANYTIME, ANYWHERE.
As long as consumers are connected.
Inform and educate consumers
Influence, Engage and Interact to be part of decision making
Trigger purchase intention on all different platform to capitalize it
Enable sharing and discussions to win more customers
4. Segment your targets and understand their needs
Define consumer journey & moment of truth
Create key message and keep it consistent
Develop right media channel communication to approach and
Drive consumers to brick and mortar store and generate sales
5. Segment your target and understand their needs
RE-Define consumer journey & zero moment of truth
Create key message and keep it consistent
Develop right media channel communication to approach, engage and
enable consumers to share and promote your products
Streamline shopping experience online and offline to empower
consumers’ purchase at ANYTIME, from ANYWHERE.
CROSS PLATFORM INTERACTION
6. has built a reputation as a big player in brand/ecom website
7. Online Community,
E-Commerce and gift cards,
Member Club “Beauty Insider”…
are all fully mobilized
on smartphones and tablets
Has successfully integrated digital and mobile interface
8. Mobile and retail stores are merging, Sephora have recognised their customer base is mobile 24/7
and by connecting the store with the device are able to combat “showrooming”, provide an
enhanced shopping experience and drive loyalty.
is making mobile the “ultimate personal shopper”.
10. Selecting foundation can be daunting.
Makeup shoppers always have difficulties/needs to march their skin
color to the right brand, right formula, right shade of foundation.
It is opportunity to provide unparalleled beauty expertise and be part of
consumer’s decision making with value added advice.
11. Sephora partner with color specialist Pantone to come up with concept of
Color IQ, use high tech gadget to identify skin tone and provide choices based
product across 10,000 options in database.
Center the whole campaign at this concept to start the conversation till
13. Owned media: How-to video uploaded @Sephora TV, launch @Beauty Studio;
SMS/emails to “beauty insiders”
Earned media: Released How-to video on YouTube
Viral video and spread the message through twitter, facebook and Pinterest
14. Paid/Earned Media: Initiate the sharing of online reviews,
endorsement and video of Color IQ from fashion magazine editors,
Beauty blogger and other early adaptors.
Owned Media: Repost latest endorsement @Sephora Glossy and
answer the questions @BEAUTY TALK
Show what Sephora Staffs’ pick and buzz about on pinterest
15. Color IQ Experience @Store
1. Handheld scanner device take 3 photos of
skin, on neck, lower cheek and forehead, and
translated into official pantone color.
2. Wireless connects to an IPAD, to select 3-4
options from 1,000 foundations from various
brands in Sephora's database.
3. Now it is consumers’ choice to buy it now or
16. Color IQ Experience @ipad, iphone & sephora site
1. Just select one foundation shade you love, and the
site will calculate your skin tone number and
share comparable products in that shade from
2. Matches provided right away with full content of
product description, usage, ingredient, and reviews
from others, includes the link to place order for
17. @ All the social network platforms
The links to products shopping page are provided with selected product
recommendation together at the end of Color IQ conversations
18. Besides that …
My Beauty Bag enable consumers to collect favorite
products and organize them in one place;
Create wish list for future buy
Keep track of online and in-store purchases
Easily view and track points and rewards.
My passbook can push message or coupon based on
Product Scan Instore enable navigate self-service
20. #1 The customer is digital.
Sephora have built digital audience profiles of their
Knowing what they are doing from when they wake up in the
morning to when they go to bed at night, what devices are
being used and when and how the customer is jumping from
one device to another.
This means they are able to provide utility or a message at
the right time on the right platform.
21. #2 Data is everything.
Collecting data is just one step, using it to provide a service
is something else entirely.
Sephora use tablets in-store to aid customer service.
Colour IQ is a programme where you can have your makeup
colour matched and then an iPad is used to filter and pick
the products that are best for you. This is data in real-time
and not only does it improve the customer experience, it
leads directly to sale.
22. #3 The power of content.
Content is one of the most powerful tools.
Anyone can generate content, the best practice in content is
knowing what content your customers actually want.
Sephora believe that content should be inspiring and
educational. They have listened when their customers have
asked for How-to videos, step by steps on Pinterest boards
and trend forecasts. Great content that is easily consumable
24. Technology does not make a successful campaign,
But marketing expertise and digital mindset do.
Offer what tugs consumers’ heartstrings
Crave / Visualize content to tell a good story
Enhance the brand connections
Cultivate the consumer relationships
Tailor the shopping experience
Be “always on”
in REAL TIME and Location Based Service