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ColourPop and Qubit Wins Best Breakthrough Product Collaboration at Glossy Awards 2018

10th Jul 2018


Qubit and ColourPop partnership created custom browsing experience using AI-powered mobile discovery solution Qubit Aura

[LONDON and NEW YORK - 10 JULY 2018]

Qubit, the leading marketing personalization technology provider, and ColourPop, the beauty brand born on Instagram, took top honors at the Glossy Awards gala, winning the Best Breakthrough Product Collaboration. The annual Glossy Awards Gala, held June 14 in New York City, honors the brands, media companies and technology firms that are transforming the fashion and beauty industries at a time of seismic change.

ColourPop deployed Qubit Aura, the first AI-powered product discovery solution for mobile web, so that the brand could provide a personalized shopping experience on the small screen. Shoppers tap the Qubit Aura icon to see a curated experience - a layer which sits on top of the site and shows a social newsfeed-like discovery stream of products - already different for new visitors and those who had previously launched Qubit Aura. Since deploying Qubit Aura, ColourPop has seen a 31% open rate and a 4.2% uplift in Revenue per Visitor (RPV).

“A brand that was born on Instagram needs to cater to mobile shoppers. With its collaboration with Qubit — facilitating a personalized mobile shopping experience for each customer — ColourPop did just that. Our judges were impressed by the results of a larger average cart size and recognized Qubit Aura's innovative functionality — many mobile sites could use such a boost,” said Jill Manoff, editor in chief of Glossy Magazine.

In 2017, ColourPop turned to Qubit for help with a common challenge plaguing many beauty and retail brands today: successfully converting the growing number of mobile shoppers from browsers to buyers. Qubit’s research shows that by the end of 2017, mobile accounted for double the traffic of laptop and desktop computers, increasing 93 percent year-over-year when comparing 2017 to 2016. It also revealed that 61 percent of consumers use their mobile devices for browsing and inspiration and just 58 percent that used mobile to make purchases.

“This award win is extremely exciting for us,” said Graham Cooke, CEO of Qubit. “ColourPop represents a new breed of business model, one that has its roots in Instagram and YouTube serving a mobile-first customer. The seamless experience required, particularly on mobile, is something that other ecommerce brands need to catch up with. Our team has closely collaborated with ColourPop for the past year and in winning Glossy’s Best Breakthrough Product Collaboration category it’s confirmation of our partnership, grounded in pushing the boundaries of customer experiences.”

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About Qubit.

Qubit is the leader in delivering highly persuasive personalization at scale. In 2018, the company was named a ‘Top Rated A/B Testing & Personalization Tool’ by TrustRadius. Leading brands in retail, travel and egaming work with Qubit to transform the way they understand and influence their customers. Companies like NET-A-PORTER, Topshop, Emirates, Ubisoft, Thomas Cook, and Ladbrokes Coral are using the Qubit personalization platform to increase revenue, build loyalty and significantly improve their marketing efficiency. Every week Qubit is used to personalize approximately $600 million in online sales. Headquartered in London, the company has offices across Europe and the U.S.

For more information, please visit: www.qubit.com.



George Barker




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