Direct mail now more impactful than ever!

By |2024-06-26T11:48:42+00:00June 26th, 2024|

The latest quarterly results from JICMAIL reveal another surge in the effectiveness of mail marketing in Q1 2024. The research finds that six percent of all mail types prompted a purchase, two percent higher than the same period in 2023. This increase underscores the growing impact of mail in driving consumer actions, with 46% of these purchases fulfilled online and 32% in-store, reflecting the omnichannel nature of mail. Increasing Mail Interaction and Attention Direct Mail, Door Drops, and Partially Addressed Mail saw a year-on-year increase in interaction frequency, resulting in more ad impressions in Q1 2024 compared to the previous year. Mail's attention efficiency stands out, with Direct Mail garnering 134 seconds of attention per piece across household members over [...]

A Poignant Example of Why Deceased Suppression is so Important

By |2024-06-18T15:22:05+00:00June 18th, 2024|

There is no two ways about it, as organisations collect and use increasing amounts of data the way they handle that data has become increasingly complex. But one thing hasn’t changed - the necessity for effective deceased suppression practices. The story of Imogen Holliday and her son Raffy, which hit the headlines this week, serves as a heart breaking reminder of the consequences when these practices are neglected. A Heart breaking Reminder Imogen Holliday, 36, experienced emotional trauma when she received a letter inviting her deceased three-year-old son, Raffy, to an appointment at a leading children’s hospital. Raffy had passed away on March 29, 2023, from inflammation of the brain caused by human herpesvirus 6B (HHV-6B). The hospital's notification, arriving [...]

A Data Protection Update

By |2024-06-04T08:32:56+00:00June 4th, 2024|

Last week marked the sixth anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a landmark in data protection that revolutionised how personal data is handled across Europe. However, as many people reflect on GDPR's impact, the future of data protection regulation in the UK hangs in the balance following the recent mothballing of the Data Protection & Digital Information Bill (DPDI). The Demise of DPDI The Government’s decision to exclude the DPDI from its “wash up” process, a fast-track mechanism for essential legislation before Parliament is dissolved, has led to significant uncertainty. Initially introduced in 2021, the DPDI aimed to modernise the UK's data protection framework. However, it was still navigating the committee stage in the House of Lords when [...]

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