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Adidas, Levi’s, Michael Kors test product launch alerts on Instagram

October 1, 2019

Instagram’s test of an in-app reminder feature for new merchandise comes as brands, especially in fashion and beauty, use product drops to build excitement for limited-edition items. The reminders can help brands drive direct sales after promoting their product drops to their most dedicated followers. Instagram has become a platform for product discovery, with about 60% of users following a new brand after seeing an appealing ad in the app’s vertical feed or in Stories, per a September study by video technology startup VidMob.

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