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TPN Shopper Safari: Back-to-School

TPN Shopper Safari: Back-to-School

In the latest TPN Shopper Safari Trek Report, TPN highlights four key themes for the Back-to-School 2017 Shopping Season. TPN Shopper Safari: 2017 Back-to-School Recap from TPN Retail TPN’s Shopper Safari encourages immersion in retail and commerce by leveraging our employee network. This effort helps foster continuous analysis and conversation of the retail landscape.

Highlights from Cannes 2017: Consuming vs. Doing

There’s no question that technology has fundamentally changed our lives—constant connectivity is a reality. But what level of connectivity is the healthiest? And how do we actually make consumers lives better verses creating addictive behaviors? This question entered my mind several times over the past few days at Cannes and particularly in listening to talks…

Highlights from Cannes: Keith Barry Brings Magic to Marketing

The highlight of the Saturday’s sessions at the Palais was Keith Barry: a hypnotist, mentalist and magician. What, exactly does magic have to do with marketing? The answer could be… everything. Ken Hertz from memBrain interviewed Barry focusing on the power of suggestion and the ways our subconscious minds can be persuaded from reality. Barry…

Don’t Lose Your Intern POV

8 months ago, I walked through the doors of TPN as a college student, who had recently finished their junior year, ready to take on this new journey—my first internship. 8 months later, I am a changed person. Starting your first internship impacts you in a way that school never does—It’s experience in the real…

Amazon vs. Walmart: Summer Showdown

Amazon has done it again. Just when we thought they couldn’t bring us anything better than free two-day shipping, they are delivering us with Black Friday in July… and, promising even better deals! To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Amazon announced July 15th as “Prime Day”. Let the countdown to midnight begin! The “Lightning Deals”, exclusive to Prime…

Be Persuasive

When everyone around you is saying the same thing, it can be contagious. Certain phrases become quickly habitual. The agency world is no stranger to this. We often use jargon and made up words as if they are our first language, assuming everyone is in the know and with no apology for slaughtering our real first…

A Force of Nature: The Nike Free Stride Experience

Earlier this week, I had an incredible opportunity to combine two of my biggest passions. As you’ve probably guessed, shopper marketing is one of them – it’s a field I love thinking, talking, and writing about. I’m also an obsessed runner. So when presented with the opportunity to take part in an innovative launch event for the new Nike Free running…

Daily Deal Sites: Bargain Hunting Gets Targeted

There’s no one who loves the thrill of hunting down a good bargain more than me. And that’s why I love all the daily deal sites that I subscribe to. My heart flutters when I see my Gilt.com alert pop up or when I get an email from myhabit.com notifying me of the brand they…