What the cluck? A roll-out, sort of, down under

October 12, 2007 by Dave Haynes

Everybody knocking around in this weird little space, particularly doing sales, knows there are a couple of key things happening and not happening. There …

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Ammo for naysayers

October 11, 2007 by Dave Haynes

The next time a friend goes cross-eyed on you and moans about how you are in a business that just helps pollute the visual …

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Wireless Ronin's buy of Windsor firm starts to pay off

October 10, 2007 by Dave Haynes

I was intrigued when I read this summer that McGill Digital Solutions was acquired by Wireless Ronin of Minneapolis, particularly since founder Rob Whent …

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Surprise! People don't trust ads

October 9, 2007 by Dave Haynes

Consumer research giant Nielsen has done a global study of attitudes toward traditional and digital advertising. As you might expect, the results from 47 …

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EK3 makes Wal-Mart Canada deal official

October 4, 2007 by Dave Haynes

The press release doesn’t seem to have very wide distribution, but London, Ontario-based EK3 has formally announced it bagged the ShopCast deal. This from …

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A PhD with a PoV on this stuff

October 2, 2007 by Dave Haynes

Self-Service World has a piece about the recent In-Store Marketing Expo in Chicago, specifically a session put on by some 3M people called “Measuring …

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When is all-in-one a bad idea?

October 1, 2007 by Dave Haynes

A few of us were yakking the other day about some things, including hardware developments like all-in-one flat screen displays with media players integrated …

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Does Web "banner blindness" correlate with in-store screen viewership?

September 11, 2007 by Dave Haynes

For those of us who found our way into this weird little space after a stint in what was “new media” 10 years ago, …

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A year later, ShopCast ready to roll out

September 7, 2007 by Dave Haynes

The folks at ShopCast — the teeny Toronto start-up that bagged a national in-store advertising deal with WalMart Canada — have had a hell …

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CBS buys SignStorey for $71.5 million (and I am not making this up)

September 6, 2007 by Dave Haynes

Two words: Holy crap! This came across the press release wires today: CBS Corporation announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement …

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More signs this stuff is getting on the planning radar

September 6, 2007 by Dave Haynes

Elevator News Network, now known (sigh) as Captivate, paved the road for a lot of the ad-based digital sign networks trying to claw out a living …

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Staring down a great idea

September 6, 2007 by Dave Haynes

  The UK wireless carrier O2 has a great new promotion out that involves trying to virtually stare down a member of the British …

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