Black Friday in lockdown: a guide

As the UK reaches the midpoint of our second lockdown, shoppers are really putting the “cyber” in Cyber Week in the build-up to the biggest shopping event of the year. Make sure you’ve pivoted your Black Friday marketing strategy so that...

Tips from Gen Z game-changers: Ego Shoes and Lounge Underwear

Ego shoes and Lounge Underwear have taken on the Gen Z world – quite literally. We checked in with the two fashion brands at YMS: Online to talk expansion to the US, influencer marketing and adaptation during...

How Black Friday went global – and how to leverage it

Black Friday is the shopping tradition that took the world by storm. There are now versions of the popular shopping event in the UK, Mexico, Russia and Pakistan, to name just a few – which means that your Black Friday strategy...

Black Friday marketing strategy: Dos and don’ts for 2020

So, you’ve taken our Cyber Week quiz to find out what you know about the world’s biggest shopping event. You’ve familiarized yourself with how students browse deals. But just how ready are you to smash Black Friday sales in 2020? Follow...

The best Black Friday campaigns of 2019

As we count down to the biggest global shopping event of the year, Gen Z’s favourite brands are launching their Black Friday campaigns. We love to see how they tackle the challenge of catching the attention of an audience bombarded with...

What is Dark Social?

Cyber Week is just around the corner, and there’s one key Gen Z trend that you need to be on top of – Dark Social. So, what is it? And how do you optimise your marketing campaign for it? What does dark social...

Pop quiz: do you know the key Cyber Week trends for 2020?

Cyber Week 2020 is just days away – but here at Student Beans, we’ve been getting ready to go for months. Make sure you’re ahead of the game, too – see how in-tune you are with the key forecasts for Gen Z spending this Cyber...