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C&A Brazil puts Facebook likes on store hangers to push Mother’s Day collection

This was just sent to me by a friend in São Paulo… C&A in Brazil has launched a Facebook tie-in for Mother’s Day, inviting shoppers to like their favourite items from a special collection in order to push the most popular pieces.

The “Fashion Likes” campaign is then integrated into the retailer’s flagship store in the Iguatemi mall in São Paulo, with hangers that show a real-time counter. The gist of the description on the C&A Facebook page is that by ‘liking’ an item, consumers are helping those who are in doubt over what to buy.

Take a look at the video below:

 

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By Rachel Arthur

Rachel Arthur is Editor-in-Chief of Current Daily, the leading news source for fashion, retail and innovation, and the co-host of its weekly Innovators podcast. She otherwise serves as Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer of Current Global, a transformation consultancy driving growth within fashion luxury and retail. By background she is an award-winning business journalist and consultant, contributing to titles including Wired, Forbes and Business of Fashion.

27 replies on “C&A Brazil puts Facebook likes on store hangers to push Mother’s Day collection”

[…] But it’s also one you can imagine working very effectively in a luxury store today, in part similar to the connected fitting rooms we’ve seen at the likes of Burberry with RFID tagged garments, or reportedly in pilot from Microsoft and Accenture with Kohl’s. But it’s also reminiscent of the Mother’s Day campaign run by C&A Brazil two years ago, which saw hangers embedded with real-time counters for Facebook Likes. […]

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