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  • May 21, 2007

AM Inbox: Say hello to my little friend

RetailEmail.Blogspot monitors the email marketing campaigns of more than 100 of the top online retailers. Here are highlights from our inbox this morning:

Kmart, 5/18 — Get Special Savings this Sunday + Secret Sale
Say hello to Mr. Bluelight…or is it Mr. Blue Light? It’s a little unclear on the landing page reached from this email, which introduces the spokescharacter to subscribers for the first time. The landing page also includes video clips of the light bulb in action.

As an aside, with this email, Sears Holding Co., Kmart’s parent company, has injected itself into Kmart’s emails again (see March 19 AM Inbox). I still don’t understand why they’re using the holding company’s name as a brand, and why they would want to blur the line between the Sears with Kmart brands.



SUBJECTIVITY SCANNER:
Linens ’n Things, 5/18 — Shop Memorial Day Savings Now + 20% Off
Target, 5/20 — Time to make your bed: Spend $50, get 15% off
CompUSA, 5/20 — Find the Perfect Gift for Grads at CompUSASears, 5/18 — Set Your Alarm for Super Saturday Savings!
Petco, 5/20 — PETCO Premium & Natural Foods Month + FREE Shipping on Supplies
RitzCamera, 5/20 — Get Ready for Summer Pictures Sale! Free Gift Coupons, Plus Canon Rebel XTi 2 Lens Kit...
Banana Republic, 5/18 — Hot little sandals you'll love at Piperlime.
Overstock, 5/18 — WOMEN'S FASHION LIQUIDATION
RadioShack, 5/18 — Get the RadioShack Employee Discount
Bluefly, 5/18 — You Are Gonna Love These...
Dell, 5/18 — Dell anniversary savings - get 23% off select products
Macy’s, 5/18 — 3 days of savings make it a great weekend!!
Northern Tool, 5/18 — Chad, Celebrating 26 Years: Over 1,200 Products On Sale
Coldwater Creek, 5/18 — Cool & pretty summer crochet ~ you'll be hooked!
Circuit City, 5/20 — Unadvertised TV specials: save up to $600

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