Like so much in the marketing and communications arena, much of what is done is based on intuition and approximation. Shopper Marketing has tended to exaggerate this contention but now there is an agency that has built a best practice model for the industry, with a robust offering that gives clients certainty through accurate, data-driven insights.
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FMCG is a pretty tough business to be in at the moment. And with Nielsen stats showing around 60 percent of all grocery purchases in New Zealand are bought on discount, the highest percentage of any developed nation, brands are trying everything they can to boost sales and margins. Geometry Global, the world’s largest shopper marketing and activation network, has recently opened its doors in New Zealand and it reckons it can help.
Understanding what gets consumers buying is a core marketing skill, but in the world of retail, experimentation is often limited to a few variables—and expensive. So Colmar Brunton has launched a new product called CXS, or Customer Xperience Simulation, to solve those issues by allowing products and shopper marketing campaigns to be tested virtually.
Wattie’s general manager of marketing Tim Skellern called the battle of the shelf ‘the next big land grab‘. And in-store media and shopper marketing agency Hypermedia has released some information to prove its worth.
After launching earlier this year, Ogilvy’s shopper marketing division OgilvyAction picked up the NZ Pork account and released a campaign starring Simon Gault. And it has put another sticker on the wall after winning the Griffin’s Foods below-the-line account in a three way competitive pitch thought to have involved Energi and the incumbent Apollo.