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  1. Retailer Media
“If we can hold everybody accountable to meeting these standards, I think it’s going to be really a sea change in how we do business.” — Kelly Kachnowski, VP of Marketing Tech at The Mars Agency From Walmart Connect to Target Roundel and Amazon, brands have an array of choices for where to buy media. But as retail media has […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Walmart plans to take its Connect retail media offering “to the next level” this year, by expanding access to international and non-endemic advertisers, doubling down on self-serve capabilities across its spectrum of advertiser tools and expanding in-store, onsite and offsite advertising opportunities. “The role of our advertising business is earning increased attention — especially after […]
  1. Retailer Media
Macy’s, Inc. has appointed Michael Krans as VP of Macy’s Media Network, where he will oversee the company’s in-house media business dedicated to connecting advertising partners with Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s customers. Krans, who will report to Chief Customer and Digital Officer Max Magni, joins Macy’s following his most recent role leading the fashion team at […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Walmart has agreed to buy TV maker Vizio, the companies announced Tuesday, as the largest U.S. retailer grows its high-profit ad business, reports CNBC. Walmart will acquire Vizio for $2.3 billion, or $11.50 per share, in cash. The big-box retailer announced the acquisition as it reported its fourth-quarter earnings. Walmart and its Sam’s Club warehouse […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
The Wall Street Journal reports that “Walmart is shopping in the TV aisle to help grow its advertising business.  The retail giant is in talks to buy smart television-manufacturer Vizio for more than $2 billion, according to people familiar with the situation. The move would give Walmart more places where it can sell ads and pitch […]
  1. Retailer Media
For several years now the term “retail media” has been buzzing around both retail and media circles. Whether you’re looking for a deeper understanding of the implications and applications of retail media or need a down-and-dirty explainer on what retail media actually is, you’ve landed in the right place. This special Retail TouchPoints resource hub […]
  1. Retailer Media
Criteo has announced the appointment of Melanie Zimmermann to lead its global retail media practice. Zimmermann joins from Macy’s, where she built its Media Network, the company’s retail media network that reaches more than 46 million customers across Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s and is said to influence more than 440 million transactions online and in-store. In […]
  1. Media & Marketing
When you imagine retail media’s place in a marketing funnel, do your eyes look toward the bottom? If so, you may miss out on the full-funnel benefits of retail media networks (RMNs). As marketers, we’re already sold on the performance advantages of RMNs: enormous sets of first-party consumer data, precise attribution and analysis, a future […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Walmart yesterday released its Q3 numbers, saying that it had total revenue of $160.8 billion, up 5.2% from the same period a year ago, on US same store sales that were up 4.9 percent and digital sales that were up 24 percent. The company said that Sam’s Club same-store sales were up 3.8 percent, with […]
  1. Retailer Media
The CPGGUYS are joined in this episode by …….Yes, we have for a repeat visit none other than Ryan Mayward who is Walmart Connect’s Senior Vice President of Retail Media Sales. He is responsible for leading the sales organization for Walmart Connect. His team partners with large and small Suppliers, Marketplace sellers, agencies, and API […]
  1. Retailer Media
The retail media network (RMN) industry is undergoing a remarkable transformation. Analysts estimate that global digital retail media ad spending is on the rise, set to soar from $98 billion in 2021 to a staggering $133 billion by 2024, reflecting a CAGR of ~10.7 percent. The increased use of digital channels by consumers during the […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Exhibit A — how Amazon built its hugely successful digital commerce business: 1. Create an effective ecommerce platform 2. Open that platform to third-party sellers 3. Sell those sellers access to logistics and fulfillment services, many of which were already built for its own first-party retail business 4. Sell those sellers advertising opportunities so they […]
  1. Channel: Mass
In many communities across America, the local Walmart is a neighborhood hub. Now the company has set its sights on becoming the go-to resource for all the other businesses in the neighborhood as well with its new Walmart Business offering. Ashley Hubka, SVP and General Manager of Walmart Business The service formally debuted in January […]
  1. Channel: Mass
From Advertising Age: “Walmart Connect, which has made huge gains in recent years through digital advertising, is testing ways to bolster in-store pieces of its retail media network. “For the first time, Walmart Connect is selling ads on its revamped in-store radio network and integrating sampling programs with online offerings. While aspects of Walmart Connect’s […]
  1. Channel: Mass
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart has grown its retail media business, Walmart Connect, by offering advertisers the ability to reach consumers when they are searching for products on the retailer’s website as well as via thousands of digital televisions and point-of-purchase screens in its physical stores. Now Walmart Connect plans to leverage the retailer’s stores to […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
The growth of retail media shows no sign of slowing, as established players announce new expansions and new retailers, most recently Save Mart, enter the mix. In the latest developments, Kroger is looking beyond its websites with plans to expand in-store advertising opportunities, and Walmart is teaming up with more tech partners to help brands […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
In episode 402 of Total Retail Talks, Editor-in-Chief Joe Keenan interviews Austin Leonard, head of sales at Sam’s Club, the membership-only retail warehouse clubs owned and operated by Walmart, Inc. Leonard discusses his role at Sam’s Club (0:55), the launch of real-time intelligently retargeted display advertising via its Member Access Platform (MAP) (2:00), and how brand […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Bryan Wiener is one of the early digital pioneers who has created over half a billion dollars of shareholder value across the many companies he has either co-founded or helped grow and sell. He is best known for his leadership of 360i which he sold to Dentsu and his turnaround of Profitero which he sold […]
  1. Channel: Mass
The start of the year is always an exciting time. It’s a time for reflection, setting goals, pushing boundaries and trying new things. This year, sellers can win big with us as Walmart Marketplace continues to grow and deliver a top-quality product selection and a world-class shopping experience.Our New Year’s resolution is simple: To be […]
  1. Retailer Media
The CPG Guys speak with Kara Rousseau, VP & Head of Marketing for Walmart Connect, the Retail Media arm of Walmart, the world’s most elite retailer. Follow Kara Rousseau on LinkedIn at: Walmart Connect on LinkedIn at: Walmart Connect online at: Kara answers these questions: 1) Kara, since we last spoke in […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Warner Music Group (WMG) will partner with and invest in digital fashion retailer DressX, gaining a platform for select WMG artists to design their own virtual fashion lines. These artists will collaborate directly with DressX to design and launch 3D and AR virtual clothing that their fans can collect across Instagram, Snapchat and other platform […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Dive Brief: Walmart Connect, the U.S. advertising division of the big-box store, grew 40% year-on-year in the company’s fiscal third quarter, according to an earnings statement. Ad sales growth at the global level increased by more than 30%, with India-based Flipkart Ads another area of strength. On a call discussing the results with analysts, executives emphasized e-commerce […]
  1. Data & Insights
This move further democratizes a unified view of retail insights, making it easier for suppliers of all sizes and merchants to grow their businesses
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