How 3 brands tripled sales during peak holiday shopping season

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the holiday shopping season typically drive a 40% increase in sales volumes, making November and...
Elizabeth Houde
September 2020


Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the holiday shopping season typically drive a 40% increase in sales volumes, making November and December the busiest shopping season of the year. Brands and retailers often spend the entire year planning for this season, mapping out steep discounts and dramatic sales in an effort to catch the attention of holiday shoppers.

This year, with an unprecedented global pandemic and economic recession showing no signs of slowing down, consumers will have even less money to spend. With tighter overall marketing budgets, brands will be forced to think creatively about how to stand out and unlock holiday shopping dollars from their most valuable customers.

Instead of traditional holiday deals and discounting that work for in-the-moment conversions, is there a cost-effective way for brands to get noticed that leads to long-term brand loyalty and value-creation?


By helping parents offset the high cost of kids sports and activities every time they shop, FlipGive helps brands build meaningful connections with every customer purchase. Instead of deeper discounting that leads to brand erosion, brands on FlipGive acquire loyal customers for life by giving back. This strategy works particularly well during the busy holiday shopping season, when philanthropy is top of mind for brands and consumers alike.


FlipGive’s 2019 holiday shopping season was evidence of this winning strategy. Stellar results proved that higher give backs, along with cross-channel placements during prime holiday shopping events, helped these brands triple sales, win new and loyal customers, and generate invaluable brand goodwill - all without having to provide further discounts.

After learning more about each of their objectives, FlipGive tailored a cross-channel promotional plan for these brands with premier placement in key holiday promotions starting in late October.

Iconic Canadian Apparel and Leather Goods Brand

By doubling their CPA along with flat-fee spend, this iconic Canadian brand was given HERO placement in the storefront, gifting guides, as well as a series of email and push notifications.

Multinational Hotel Chain

With a top variable commission rate and flat fee spend, this hotel chain’s promotion package featured cross-channel mass and targeted placements, including weekly emails.

Top Consumer Electronics Retailer

This popular electronics retailer increased their CPA and earned feature placements throughout the Bonus Give Event cross-channel promotions.

Driving Sales and Loyalty by Giving Back

Together, these 3 brands tripled their sales during the busy holiday shopping season by giving back over $30,000, helping 3,000+ families fund their kids’ sports and activities.

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If you’re ready to tap into group spending power and inspire loyalty by giving back, contact your FlipGive Account Manager today.

About FlipGive

FlipGive is a digital marketing platform that uses the power of team funding to help brands win new customers and maximize lifetime value.Through online and in-store purchases, groups of parents fund their kids sports and activities through everyday shopping. By giving back to your most valuable customers and what matters most to them, FlipGive elevates your brand, helping you stand out from the crowd while driving measurable ROI and brand goodwill.

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Adelaide Neto
Indigo - Performance & Partnership Marketing Manager
"FlipGive is one of our Top 10 publishers and Top 3 for YoY sales growth. I love that Indigo is driving sales by giving back to local communities and families."
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