ISMG Bi-Annual Meeting of Country Representatives. Spring 2022

The bi-annual meeting with the heads of shopper marketing agencies from the UK, (Kate Roche and Dena Stafford – Highjam) Romania (Marian Dimutrescu and Marius Tutunaru – Fieldstar), France (Cyril Gutton – MGS Sales & Marketing), Germany (Birgit Sander and Reinhard Sander – ST-PROMOTIONS), the Netherlands (Arnaud Snippe – Monsterscore) and Spain (Alejandro Mateos – ….. read more

The hybrid shopper – a challenge for shopper marketing agencies

While consumption via digital channels is increasing, it is becoming more and more necessary for brands to be represented as effectively as possible across all of their consumer touchpoint channels. After all, hybrid shoppers act according to their individual life situations, sometimes as online shoppers and then again as offline shoppers who seek direct contact. ….. read more

Shopper Marketing in Belgium and the Netherlands

Society is finally showing itself to be open and life-orientated again after the corona-related closures in 2020 and 2021 with the Dutch and Belgian economies recovering rapidly. Given the resilience of businesses and employees, government support packages and the successful vaccination campaign, the economy is recovering even faster than expected and has already returned to ….. read more

Shopper marketing in France

    To give visitors to our website a more accurate impression of all ISMG member agencies, we have identified market insights and trends that are specific to each of our members. In this post we put the spotlight on our French agency, MGS Sales & Marketing in Paris At present, France has one of ….. read more

Guiding buyers with Shopper Marketing

Shopper marketing offers the opportunity to approach consumers directly. On a well-defined customer journey, advertisers can target consumers in order to offer products that potential customers need or want. Most purchase decisions are made once the customer is standing directly in front of the shelf. Therefore, it is essential to develop and apply marketing strategies ….. read more

Creation of brand loyalty through shopper marketing

The loyalty of a customer is characterized by the repetition of the purchase of products or services of the same brand. It reflects the conscious or unconscious preference of the buyer for an offer compared to those of the competition. Some companies tend to seek to attract new customers rather than establish a lasting relationship ….. read more

‘Live’ will go on!

Shopper Activation is of course about 1-on-1 contact with people, shoppers, customers and preferably at large scale high-traffic locations, in shops and at fairs and events. That unfortunately is no longer sensible or even possible in the current situation. Which is why most of our jobs in the field have come to a standstill: our ….. read more

Agency meeting in London

Recently, the Directors of all agencies within our international field marketing network met in London for a strategic meeting. As hosts, HIGHJAM invited senior team members from A10 Azafatas, Monsterscore and ST-PROMOTIONS to our London Bridge office to discuss the impact of Brexit and what business decisions needed to be made in order to operate ….. read more

5 Tips for creating a Shopper Experience

Competition in the retail industry is fiercer than ever. Between new ecommerce sites popping up and the rise of subscription services, consumers have plenty of choices when it comes to where and when they spend their time and money. To stay competitive, you need to give shoppers compelling reasons to purchase in such busy retail ….. read more