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On BizWireTV: New Study Reveals Shoppers Reliance on Social Media and a Genius New Promotion Combines #VR and Bacon

On the latest BizWireTV , a new study from Crowdtap reveals that 71% of shoppers rely on social media. The people-powered marketing platform released a new study that explores social media’s influence on a consumer’s path to purchase ahead of the holiday season.

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Crowdtap study reveals 71% of shoppers rely on social media

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Jaybird X3 Wireless Sport Headphones don’t require a headphone jack (NASDAQ:LOGI)

ReTrak launches Utopia 360°, an affordable, fully-featured line of VR headsets

The New York Times to produce and publish daily 360° video (NYSE:NYT)

HORMEL BLACK LABEL Bacon introduces VR experience, The Black Market (NYSE:HRL)

Gra’it Grappa competition to award 10-day trip to Italy to professional bartenders and mixologists

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Classy raises $30M to help social enterprises scale their impact

Receive 50% back off the retail price of Pixel phone when signing up for T-Mobile ONE (NASDAQ:TMUS)

Skylanders Academy from Activision Blizzard Studios now streaming (NASDAQ:ATVI)

Titanfall 2 from Respawn Entertainment and Electronic Arts is now available worldwide (NASDAQ:EA) launches Black Friday Deals Store and curated holiday gift guides (NASDAQ:AMZN)

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