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Crew Clothing taps Oracle Marketing Cloud, ups active customers 20%

Elia: 'Segmentation is key to effective digital marketing and building relationships between customers'

British retailer Crew Clothing has tapped into Oracle’s marketing cloud platform in a bid to improve customer acquisition and the effectiveness of the company’s direct marketing campaigns. Sebastiano Elia, online marketing executive at Crew Clothing said the firm was able to increase active customers by 20 per cent.

Oracle buys cloud marketing firm BlueKai

Oracle acquired cloud-marketing firm BlueKai for an undisclosed sum

Database incumbent Oracle announced this week that the company has agreed to acquire cloud marketing firm BlueKai for an undisclosed sum. Oracle said that BlueKai, which bills itself as a big-data-for-marketing company, will be folded into another recent Oracle acquisition, Responsys, as it moves to consolidate its cloud-based marketing platform after a series of acquisitions.

Oracle’s Responsys acquires PushIO in mobile cloud marketing drive

Responsys (owned by Oracle) purchased PushIO to expand its cloud-based marketing capabilities, and stay ahead of other incumbents looking to broaden their cloud pitch to CMOs

Cloud marketing firm Responsys, which was gobbled up by Oracle in December, has itself acquired PushIO, a small technology company specialising in push notifications on mobile devices and desktops. The acquisition will help Responsys (Oracle) keep pace with other cloud companies looking to bring more focus on mobile and broaden the pitch to CMOs.