Companies try to entice shoppers with earlier promotions

October 2009
Hudson Valley Business Journal;10/26/2009, Vol. 19 Issue 42, p12
The article reports on the indication of retailers to increase their use of online social media to promote their businesses in the U.S. in 2009. It mentions that several retailers admit that they are in the process of improving their Facebook and Twitter pages. It also states that other retailers resort to adding blogs and RSS feeds. Additionally, retailers reveal their plans of offering holiday deals earlier.


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