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POPAI UK & Ireland POPAI (OMA) Award Winners

POPAI UK & Ireland held their Annual POPAI Awards this month just as we begun our ramp up tower our Annual OMA Awards..

POPAI Research Insights: Planned Shopper Categories

What does the mass merchant shopper actually come to buy? When looking at the top-planned categories, m..

RadioShack Will Launch Apple Pay

By Linyi Zhang As an attempt to use new technology to revive its business, RadioShack is slated to launch Apple Pay i..

Walmart to Focus on Online and Community Stores

By Linyi Zhang Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. unveiled plans to scale back the growth of its supercenters and accelerate expan..

New POPAI Member: Impact Displays Group, LLC

We are excited to announce Impact Displays Group, LLC as a new POPAI member. They are a custom Creative Merchandising So..

The Pre-Store Planning Process (POPAI Research Insight)

With today’s increased amount of life stressors, marketers and retailers are faced with the challenge of targeting ..

Apple Pay For Retail: The Pros and Cons

In 2011, PayPal predicted mobile wallets would replace physical wallets by 2016. But, as the end of 2014 nears, the reali..

New Study to Establish Benchmarks in In-Store Promotion Execution

POPAI, the Global Association for Marketing at Retail, and Quri, a leading provider of retail analytics and in..

Social Sales Funnel (Infographic)

Contributed by: Ivan Serrano You can pretty much say goodbye to the days of advertising without social media. A..

POPAI Names John Anderson as Interim President

The Officers of POPAI announced today that John Anderson has been named Interim President of Point of Purchase Advertisin..

2014 West Coast POP Winners (Pictures)

We announced the West Coast POP Show winners last week, so here's your chance to see the winning displays. Congratul..

POPAI Announcement: POPAI President Richard Winter Resigns

An Open Letter to POPAI Members and the Industry We had a productive POPAI Boar..

Excellence In In-Store Marketing Recognized at POPAI’s 2014 West Coast POP Show

The “Best of the West” for in-store marketing and merchandising displays was announced September 18, 2014 at ..

POPAI Research Insights: Gender Shop Times (Infographic)

Shopping is a social activity, whether you're alone or not. For this infographic we're not talking about social in the se..

Disney Store Makeover Drives Revenue To $760 Million In The UK

We've been hearing a lot about the need to make retail stores more of a destination as mobile shopping increases. Shopper..

Starbucks Adds New Store Formats

Starbucks announced a new tasting room and express store format last week, as part of an accelerated growth strategy. Sta..

POPAI Mourns Anne Harris

It is with great sadness that we share the news of Anne Harris's passing. Anne Harris, the wife of Tom Harris, POPAI ..

M&M’S® World Opens First Store in Asia in Shanghai

The first M&M’S World store in Asia celebrated its official opening on August 8th in Shanghai in the Brilliance..

POPAI Canada University Master's Program

POPAI's Master Program is coming to Toronto, Canada! Join us for a two-day intensive curriculum designed to..

CVS Caremark Changes Name to CVS Health

CVS Caremark officially announced their name change to CVS Health after committing to a broader health care commitment and ex..

Former ShopperTrak CEO, Jan Davis, Joins AccuStore as Board Member

AccuStore, a leading provider of site intelligence for retailers and multi-site operators, announced today that Jan Davis has..

Tax Inversion Trend: Burger King & Tim Hortons

Tax inversion has been in the news a lot lately, first Walgreens and now Burger King. The big question is should business..

Master's Program Day 2

This year's Master's Program Day Two covered the newest trends, a retail tour, and case study workshops. Attendees heard ..

RockTenn Acquires A.G. Industries, Inc.

RockTenn announced on August 21, 2014 the agreement of acquiring A.G. Industries, Inc. to expand high-end permanent displ..

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: POPAI Edition

As the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge sweeps the nation, it was only a matter of time POPAI would be challenged. Thanks to Rich..