POP

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APR
2013

Point of Purchase Strategy – Make Yours More Effective

What’s Your Point of Purchase Strategy? If your POP collateral is the end point of a push strategy and not the beginning of a conversion funnel, then you’ve got a problem. Point of purchase should possess its own strategy because POP is critical to sales today.  POP strategy is... Read More →
12
FEB
2013

Your Brand Strategy – Be Truly Unique and Create New Value

Breakthrough Innovation for Entrepreneurs and Brand Managers (How to Disrupt your Path to Mediocrity) Why are retail stores a “sea of sameness” where in the mad scramble to be just a little better than the rest, no brand is really special?  The harder we battle, like football... Read More →
21
JAN
2013

Does Your POP Campaign need an Online Boost?

I think the days where POP and Internet Promotion are in 2 separate camps fighting for the same marketing budget dollars is gone.  Increasingly, retail stores and manufacturers are finding that digital promotion adds to instore sales. So why aren’t we reading more about... Read More →
17
DEC
2012

Blister Packaging – High Visibility Solutions for Retail

One of the most evident proofs of high technology used in packaging today is blister packaging. The paper, metalics, printing, embossing, and plastic manufacturing employed in blister packs is amazing. It’s a high tech product that can help you sell more at point of... Read More →
14
SEP
2012

Shopper Marketing 5.0: Creating Value with Shopper Solutions

The 5th annual Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) shopper marketing research study focuses in on what is really important in shopper marketing and POP display and advertising – creating motivation, value, and driving sales instore. Of course, marketing has always strived to... Read More →
07
SEP
2012

Shopper Marketing 3.0

The new concept called shopper marketing continues to be one of the fastest growing segments of marketing spending for consumer packaged goods (CPG). A growing body of research supports the importance of POP promotion and that consumers can be influenced at the point of purchase.... Read More →
07
SEP
2012

2012 POPAI Shopper Engagement Study

As POP and POS marketers we’re always digging for more actionable data on shopper behaviour. The latest POPAI Shopper Engagement Study is probably one of the best sources of info on consumer behaviour at point of purchase.  The new 2012 study has volumes of information about the... Read More →
05
SEP
2012

What’s Wrong with Your POP Displays?

Every year Canadian marketers spend hundreds of millions on point of purchase display campaigns and while some are great successes, others turn out to be disappointments. Those disappointing campaigns might have resulted from spending too much on overly creative, complicated... Read More →
04
SEP
2012

Top 10 Tips for Improving POP Display Campaigns

Want your POP retail display campaigns to soar? It’s time to get creative and discover new strategies to boost your campaign performance. Here are the top ten actions you can take to improve the quality of your materials. Don’t forget to tell us what your top... Read More →
31
AUG
2012

Put your Promotion Dollars as Close to the Consumer as Possible

Is your hard work and expense in advertising just building demand for your product category? That means you’re helping your competitor sell more. Why not make sure your promotion dollars work 100% to build your sales and take sales away from your competitors?  Using POP... Read More →
30
AUG
2012
Retail Store Shelving

How Good POP Displays Can Save the Day

Brand and product managers have plenty of challenges these days. Retail competition is so intense and it’s difficult to get onto retail shelves and catch shopper’s attention. And when they get their products on store shelves, they feel horror when their products are clumped... Read More →
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