Marketing: OOH

Articles on out of home marketing (both OOH and DOOH)

  1. Retail Ecosystem
When Macklemore’s 2012 single Thrift Shop became a hit, it pushed secondhand shopping into the spotlight; but this wasn’t enough to change people’s general views on it. As a 2013 Time article put it, “apparently, flannel zebra jammies only look good in music videos”.  eBay was turning some heads back then, yet many would still […]
  1. Media & Marketing
It’s Hispanic Heritage Month! September 15 to October 15 is a time to honor the history and contributions of Hispanic cultures to American business. While this is a great time to celebrate the significance, we recommend supporting Latino-owned brands all year long—just as we do with LGBTQ-, POC-, and AAPI-owned businesses. Observation of Hispanic heritage […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
We’ve all witnessed the pandemic’s devastating effects on retail shopping and the significant downturn in customer foot traffic in-store, but experts now point to a major shift in customer behavior. Recent figures, including the consumer stats we’re always monitoring at TrueSource, show that customers are returning to brick-and-mortar locations — some experts even forecast a record sales […]
  1. Data & Insights
Though brick-and-mortar continues to be the dominant channel in retail, consumers are becoming more channel-agnostic in the way they shop. E-commerce has long been a growing avenue for retail with a global market share that is expected to balloon to $5.5 trillion this year, an increase of almost 18% over the last two years; according […]
  1. Department & Category
Wholesale experts TWC, in partnership with food-to-go and out-of-home tracking programme MealTrak, has reported the latest food-to-go market performance to 12 w/e 8 August 2022. Latest results are as follows:   Latest 52 weeks 52 weeks year ago (comparable period) 52 weeks YOY change Latest 12 weeks 12 weeks year ago (comparable period) 12 weeks […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Consumer sentiment has begun to rebound from a low in June as gas prices continue to drop and inflation moderates. “When gas prices go down at the pump, people immediately feel better,” said Diane Swonk, chief economist at accounting giant KPMG. “Inflation is still high, but the fact that gas prices have come off record […]
  1. Data & Insights
Less than 2 months to go for the holiday season to officially kick off — which means as an e-commerce retailer, you have to make use of the little prep time left to get better equipped at handling the holiday rush. Here are some tips categorized via different stages of the customer journey to help […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Earnest Research Spend Index growth was flat YoY in August, as the in-store recovery slowed significantly and online decelerated after several highly publicized summer events such as Amazon Prime Day in July. Gas Stations spending followed Online Marketplaces as the second fastest decelerating subcategory, as falling fuel prices brought down average checkout prices at the […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
In an industry known for its intense competition. Personalization of a shopping experience can drive a 40% larger basket (transaction size) according to the Boston Consulting Group. But, how can retailers better understand their customers, particularly in-store, in order to personalize the experience?   From the arrival of the first online retailers, and the eCommerce channel […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Brick-and-mortar retailers must never lose sight of what the average customer wants. Keeping tabs on shoppers’ most pressing needs is, more than anything else, the recipe for success. Based on Raydiant’s State of Consumer Behavior 2022 report, there are three factors that consumers today most expect from in-store experiences: value, quality products, and convenience. Within […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Retailing is about maximizing return on the cost of assets — primarily products and service. But one of the biggest line items for retailers — the physical space that houses their business — is usually under-monetized. Amazon and Walmart have realized this and are now monetizing the physical space they occupy — in the digital […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Rapid delivery firm Zapp has teamed up with digital health specialist Certific to stock STI and UTI tests that give patients a test and treatment plan from their homes, with no waiting times, no appointments and quick results turnaround time.  The tests were made available on Zapp’s mobile app in time for World Sexual Health […]
  1. Media & Marketing
In order to paint an accurate picture of consumers’ likes, dislikes and shopping history (sometimes even shopping future!), personal data is gold to advertisers. However, every day we hear about social media networks violating individual privacy. Social tracking. Data collection. Breaches. Phishing. Malware. Bot attacks. In 2020, more than 155.8 million individuals were affected by […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Rising costs are affecting us all around the world. A quick internet search of the word “inflation” reveals multiple news articles about increasing food costs, sky-high fuel, and record breaking flight prices.  Compared to three months ago, 56% of consumers think their current cost of living has increased.  But the impact of inflation isn’t straightforward; […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Advertising Age has a story about how “the nation’s largest food delivery app, DoorDash, is putting a positive spin on what it does for local communities with a major new campaign called ‘A Neighborhood of Good in Every Order’.” According to the story, the campaign – which will cut across platforms from broadcast TV to […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Sony Music filed a lawsuit against TikTok-competitor Triller for copyright infringement, Variety reports. This lawsuit is the latest event following a troubling pattern of alleged missing payments for the app, which plans to go public even though its $5 billion SPAC deal fell through. Last year, the company announced a $14 million program that would […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Providing a great in-store experience for your customers is one of the best ways they can engage with your brand. This could include having an easy-to-navigate store layout, signage for wayfinding, the ability to interact with products, the opportunity to learn from demonstrations or educational events, and technology to help find products and checkout smoothly. […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Know when you hear a great song and wish you knew the title? That’s why the Shazam app was invented in 2002, but it’s only part of the reason Apple acquired the song recognition tech in 2017 for a reported $400 million. Now, it’s celebrating 20 years of discoverability, creator monetization and adding new features. […]
  1. Media & Marketing
American Eagle Outfitters has announced American Eagle (AE) initiatives across Meta Quest 2 and a campaign with TikTok’s SoundOn platform. AE recently launched its fall 2022 Back To School (BTS) campaign featuring Gen Z musicians Blu DeTiger, spill tab, duo Tabakian x Tanisako. It is delivering music experiences in the metaverse, in-store activations, and a […]
  1. Channel: Restaurants
The restaurant industry already experiences high levels of turnover, and in 2022, restaurants are seeing 55.4% more turnover than ever. This begs the question: what can restaurants do to improve the employee experience? Beyond reducing turnover, increasing restaurant employee engagement drives sales and improves the customer experience. Technology such as back-of-house digital signage, mobile app […]
  1. Department & Category
Healthy snack bar brand Kind has launched its first out of home (OOH) campaign, to encourage kindness among Brits and celebrate the brand’s partnership with refugee support organisation Choose Love. The promotion hopes to inspire communities by highlighting poignant and meaningful acts of unsung kindness from local people.  Kind scoured the nation to find these […]
  1. Department & Category
At first glance, a 25% drop in gas prices should have spurred a bit more of a rebound in consumer spending. And if that wasn’t enough to boost consumer spending and sentiment that leads to sustained spending — the question remains, what will? For the retailers — especially the electronics firms and furniture firms — […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Brick-and-mortar retail is in a technology boom. While innovations like self-checkout, mobile apps, and digital kiosks were already popping up in stores, the pandemic only accelerated the adoption of new technologies to connect with customers and keep them safe. Despite focusing on face-to-face interactions and physical products, brick-and-mortar retail’s past is filled with technological innovation […]
  1. Media & Marketing
  Choice Market is looking a customer ahead.  Brand messaging matters and Choice Market is looking for the next generation of C-store shoppers begins by listing the price of electricity and fuel on its outdoor digital signage and that is a good thing according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA base Foodservice Solutions®. […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Amazon and data measurement firm Nielsen have sealed a three-year deal for measuring the ratings of Prime Video’s “Thursday Night Football” (TNF). Nielsen said that this would be the first time that the firm will include a streaming service and its live streaming program in its National TV measurement service. The firm will begin measuring […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
New research from PwC has found that three in 10 customers are more likely to try a new brand — and that number is even higher among younger consumers.   But winning (and keeping) customers’ loyalty is no longer confined to programs and points. Results from Retail TouchPoints’ annual Customer Loyalty and Personalization Benchmark Report reaffirm […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Walkers is launching a marketing campaign which shows consumers being pleasantly surprised that its snacks multipacks – Wotsits, Quavers, French Fries, Squares and now Monster Munch – are less than 100 calories per pack. The TV advert will run in conjunction with a multi-channel approach across TV, shopper, digital and OOH, as well as influencer […]

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CFO Richard Galanti says customers not trading down to private label Costco Wholesale has followed up one strong fiscal year with another. The Issaquah, Wash.-based warehouse club chain posted double-digit net and comparable sales growth for its fiscal 2022 fourth quarter and full year, while topping Wall Street’s consensus earnings-per-share forecast for both periods. Related: Costco […]
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Axios reports that “Walmart+ members in some U.S. markets will be able to schedule to have returns picked up from their doorsteps starting the first week in October … ‘Return Pickup from Home’ is scheduled by app.” Walmart says that “members won’t need to provide a box or a label – simply hand off the […]