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Data Is the Cornerstone of Growth for D2C Brands in Today's Era of Customer Centricity

Direct-to-consumer e-commerce is growing day by day, raising the bar for competition as buyers have an endless number of options and businesses have a tougher time acquiring and retaining customers. DTC brands should embrace a data-driven approach to help them to grow their businesses.

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With retailers discovering the perks of selling their products directly to their consumers (including cutting down costs, establishing autonomy over supply chains and experimenting with distribution strategies), a new wave of direct-to-consumer (D2C) e-commerce is here to challenge the traditional online marketplaces. 

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Bridging the gap between products and consumers, the overall growth of the D2C sector was expected to grow by 24.3 percent in 2020. But with new opportunities come new challenges — the biggest being the ability to capture consumer attention in a cut-throat competitive market. 

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