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dunnhumby widens ad net

November 18 2014 — Bangkok Post

dunnhumby Ltd. plans to broaden its in-store media operations to cover all Tesco Lotus stores in Thailand after VGI Global Media's contract expires at year-end. The move means dunnhumby will provide instore media in every Tesco Lotus format starting in January 2015. 

 


Every Day Should Be Black Friday

November 18 2014 — AdExchanger

VP Digital Advertising & Global Partnerships for dunnhumby, Lung Huang, explains that even though Black Friday and Cyber Monday inspired the 24/7 modern-day online retail market, they are beacons of the past. While giving credit where it is due, Huang explores the future of the digital retail space. 


How design changes the way investors see your startup

November 10 2014 — VentureBeat

Kyle Fugere, entrepreneur and Investor for dunnhumby Ventures, writes on his experience in the start-up market and the industry's value on well-formed user experience and user interface, citing Tinder, iPhone, Amazon Fire, and enterprise software as examples. While not more important than the technology and IP, they can be just as important in determing the success of the company - and are often harder to achieve. 


How dunnhumby CEO Simon Hay Balances Big Data And Intuition

November 10 2014 — Forbes

Highlights of a conversations with Global CEO Simon Hay about changes in technology, the evolution of the science of analytics, and the potential pitfalls of data overreach. 

 


Using Data to Keep a Finger on Your Brand’s Health

November 5 2014 — AMA Marketing Insights

Building brands is a science. Guesswork and bad data have no place in solid science. Neither do underlying assumptions that have gone untested. In order to have a rigorous framework for deep, true understanding of shoppers' behaviors and attitudes, it's crucial for marketers to seek, find, measure, and understand high-quality data about the brand perceptions and behavioral trends of specific consumer groups. Director of Brand Consulting Solutions at dunnhumby, Erin Liber writes for the American Marketing Association's Marketing Insights

 


dunnhumby Chosen by Future Group as Customer Science Partner

November 3 2014

Partnership aims to blend consumer science with the largest cache of consumer data in India

MUMBAI, 31 October 2014 – dunnhumby, the world’s leading customer science company, announced today that it has entered into a joint venture partnership with Future Group, a leading Indian multi-format retailer.


Future Group forms JV with UK insights company dunnhumby

October 31 2014 — The Economic Times (ETRetail.com)

Future Group has formed a joint venture with dunnhumby to develop and sell customer insights to clients in India. dunnhumby will leverage customer data generated from Future Group's retail network that attracts nearly 300 million customers at stores located in over 100 cities and 40 rural markets. 


Government pressure to 'go healthy' good for business

October 31 2014 — Food Manufacturer

Government pressure on food firms to make healthier products could boost business for food manufacturers and retailers, as more consumers tried to lead a healthy lifestyle. Consumers surveyed by the shopper research company dunnhumby believed it was also the responsibility of food businesses and not the government to ensure the availability of healthy foods. 


Health-committed consumers are more valuable than average shoppers

October 31 2014 — Store Brands

A quarter of consumers globally are committed to health, and these consumers are 24% more valuable to product marketers than the average customer, notes dunhumby report "Healthy, Wealthy & Wise." The report provides quantifiable data released to the health-focused consumer market's purchasing and influences, and shows clear opportunities for brands, including store brands, to meet this lucrative market's want and needs.


Consumers increasingly committed to better diets, ­but believe they’re less healthy, dunnhumby finds

October 31 2014 — Retail Times

The 'Healthy, Wealthy & Wise' report - which evaluated shopping habits of seven million consumers and surveyed more than 8,000 people in eight countries - reveals that approximately a quarter of shoppers globally are very committed to health based on their purchasing behaviour, increasing by 38% since 2009. 

 


60% Of Consumers Believe That Food Manufacturers Have A Role To Play In Helping Them Eat Healthy - dunnhumby Study

October 30 2014 — European Supermarket Magazine

An impressive 60% of consumers believe that food manufacturers have a role to play in helping them lead a healthy lifestyle, according to new research. The "Healthy, Wealthy & Wise" report, published by customer science company dunnhumby, also revealed how over 70% of those taking part in the study feel that we are less healthy than previous generations. 


Kroger chasing healthy customers with Simple Truth

October 30 2014 — The Cincinnati Enquirer

Kroger's health kick isn't the supermarket's idea alone: Cincinnati-based consumer insighs firm dunnhumbyUSA issued a report Wednesday saying health-committed shoppers have increased by 38% in the last five years and their ranks spend 24% more on food items. Kroger credits dunnhumbyUSA research with informing many of its strategic decisions. 


dunnhumby Reveals Health-Committed Consumers 24% More Valuable Than Average Shopper

October 29 2014

62% of Health-Committed Consumers Cite Brand Guidance as Major Influence on Healthier Lifestyle Choices and Purchasing


'Health-Committed' Consumers Represent Major Opportunities For Brands, Retailers

October 29 2014 — Marketing Daily

People who are committed to healthful eating and lifestyles are well-informed about ingredients and food labels, and hard to sway with label claims. Yet, they don't fully appreciate the health benefits of frozen fruit and vegetables. Those are just a few insights from a new report from dunnhumby that analyzes the value and behaviors of "health-committed" consumers - those who devote more than 70% of their grocery purchasing to healthy products.

 


dunnhumby: Food brands can capitalize on consumers committed to health

October 29 2014 — Cincinnati Business Courier

More people are buying groceries based on whether they consider a product healthy, and that represents an opportunity for brands because such consumers shop more frequently and spend more, according to dunnhumby's latest report "Healthy, Wealthy & Wise."


Worried About Apple Pay? There Are Other Data Options for Retailers

October 29 2014 — Advertising Age

Dave Balter, Global Head of Investments, dunnhumby, explains how some retailers are hesitant to get on board with Apple Pay because they're wary of one company being the keeper of all of their data. 

 


Health-Committed Consumers More Valuable Than Average Shoppers

October 29 2014 — National Confectioner's Association

Consumers focused on health are 24% more valuable than average shoppers, according to a global study conducted by market researcher dunnhumby. The study also found the overall number of health-conscious consumers increased 38% since 2009, accounting for approximately a quarter of all shoppers now. The researcher finds these types of consumers tend to be more affluent, a trend that is reflected globally. 


70% of people believe they're not as healthy as previous generations

October 29 2014 — FoodBev

There has been a significant increase in the number of consumers making healthy eating a priority, and the majority of people say they plan to eat more healthily over the months ahead, according to a new global study from customer science company dunnhumby. 

 


Consumers are bullish, Xavier index says, but here’s the catch

October 28 2014 — Cincinnati Business Courier

Consumers can't wait to part with their cash these days. Their optimism is going through the roof, Xavier University's American Dream Composite Index powered by dunnhumby says. The last time there was this kind of increase in consumer sentiment, was the last (big) election in 2012," Greg Smith, a Xavier professor who oversses the American Dream index and one of its co-inventors says, "we saw the runup and then we saw a fall-off afterward."

 


The Next Phase of Addressable Advertising: Understanding TV ROI

October 28 2014 — Advertising Age

Targeting advancements are allowing marketers to extract the type of measurable results achieved by digital. Dish, Comcast, Kantar Media, and dunnhumby are listed as leaders in the space - focusing on good data and measurement. 


dunnhumby Tapping Data

October 27 2014 — Bangkok Post

dunnhumby is expanding its technological capability into big data to analyse customer behaviours and cope with the growing influence of social media. "We want to get a deep understanding about customers and know how they feel through their perceptions. It's more than just what customers do and buy," said Mark Hinds managing director for the Tesco market at dunnhumby. 

 


Retargeting By Any Other Name Is Still Retargeting

October 22 2014 — AdExchanger

Justin Petty, VP Media & Partnerships, writes "targeting brand loyal consumers has proven to deliver between four and 10 times as much ROI when compared to targeting nonloyal households." Programmatic buying and retargeting are essential in achieving such ambitious results and programmatic is expected to grown more than 25% each year for the forseeable future. 


Top brands sign for dunnhumby tool

October 21 2014 — DecisionMarketing

Coca-Cola and Unilever are among the first to sign up to a new data insight tool launched by dunnhumby, designed to help brands to better understand what their customers want and quickly respond to meet their needs.


Customer Experience event: Loyalty schemes need an emotional connection, says Pets at Home commercial director

October 21 2014 — RetailWeek

Loyalty schemes don't have to give anything away to be successful, according to Pets at Home commercial director Peter Pritchard. Global Capability Director for Loyalty at dunnhumby agreed, "When it's successful it's not really trying to change customer behavior, it feels natural."


How Tesco brought loyalty back to its stores

October 20 2014 — Marketing - Interactive

Ben Smith, Head of Retail & Media at dunnhumby Malaysia, worked with Tesco on its loyalty initiative, "we started to look at how we catered to our approach, personalised our offers, and enabled Tesco to make viable business decisions. If we can speak to you as individuals, ultimately we can win your loyalty."

 


dunnhumby Tool Adds Rapid Surveys to Purchase Data

October 20 2014 — Daily Research News Online

dunnhumby has launched dunnhumby BAR, a market research tool allowing users to identify customer segments using purchase data, then target surveys to them by means of their firm's Shopper Thoughts research panel. 
 


dunnhumby adds new research tool

October 20 2014 — Research

dunnhumby has launched dunnhumby BAR (Behavioural Attitudinal Research), a research tool to help brands identify specific consumer groups. 


Coke and Unilever adopt new dunnhumby research tool

October 18 2014 — The Grocer

Coca Cola and Unilever are among the first companies to use a new research tool from dunnhumby, for gaining crucial intelligence and analysis of customer buying decisions. The tool, dunnhumby BAR (Behavioral Attitudinal Research), enables brands to carry out research among millions of existing and recently-lapsed customers. 


Expert Column: Convenience Rules in Grocery

October 17 2014 — Progressive Grocer

Julian Highley leads the global trends unit, identifying and quantifying trends that will shape the retail industry. He writes for Progressive Grocer, "across income brackets and store formats, shoppers want a painless, quick dash to the store. To serve this need, retailers must first understand the mission-based shopping trip, so that everything from store layout to special offers and promotions can offer convenience and speed."


The five minute CIO: Yael Cosset, dunnhumby

October 17 2014 — Silicon Republic

Silicon Republic caught up with dunnhumby CIO and KSS Retail CEO, Yael Cosset, at Oracle Open World after his keynote presentation with Oracle CEO Mark Hurd.


Efforts intensify to grow Cincy tech workers

October 15 2014 — The Cincinnati Enquirer

A new USA Today and Enquirer analysis suggests the demand for many high-skill workers is only going to keep growing. Milen Mahadenvan, dunnhumby SVP, says data analytics will continue to be a huge growth area for consumer research and marketing firms. Like other IT professionals, there's a talent cruch. 


Kroger’s Latest Special: Its Stock

October 11 2014 — Wall Street Journal

Analysts are seeing more room for upside in Kroger's stock. For 11 years, Kroger has been using U.K. - based market-research firm dunnhumby to analyze shopping data through its loyalty card. The goal: to tailor specific coupons to individuals. Morgan Stanley analyst states: "On the conventional side of the channel, Kroger is the best example of an unconventional conventional."


Wearables health data ‘massive opportunity’ for retailers, says dunnhumby CIO

October 2 2014 — Computer World

Health monitoring data generated via wearable devices will support retailers in providing innovative personalized services to customers, says CIO Yael Cosset, provided retailers can navigate privacy challenges. 

 


The 7 Pillars of Customer Centricity

October 1 2014 — AMA Marketing Insights

Emilie Kroner, explains the seven pillars of customer centricity, which provide a framework for action, giving companies the insights needed to track, measure and improve in seven core areas. By analyzing customers’ perceptions against these pillars, marketers have a blueprint for customer-centric activation to drive customer loyalty. Read more about the seven core pillars and how they can help boost customer loyalty. 


The data science skills gap is real, and industry needs both academic and technological input to crunch big data, says dunnhumby CIO

October 1 2014 — Computing

At Oracle Open Work, Chief Information Officer, Yael Cosset, explains that the big data skills gap is a real IT industry affliction, and dunnhumby has two factions of scientist to combat the industry challenge. 

 


6 Ways To Embrace Smart Shopping

October 1 2014 — Marketing Magazine

The growth in mobile advertising has not been matched by a similar increase in creative marketing activity on the small screen. In advertising, context is everything, and agencies have struggled to unpick consumers' complex relationships with their phones. Jason Nathan, Global Multichannel Capability Director, argues that many brands have succumbed to panic. "There is a great deal of urgency among retailers, who are seeing thier online growth plateau and new players steal their market share. The ubiquity and speed of smartphones has created something of an arms race among brands."


Loyalty Killers: Mystery

October 1 2014 — Loyalty360

What is eating away at your customers' loyalty - and why? Global Capabiliity Director of Loyalty, Naomi Kasolowsky, writes another piece for her series with Loyalty360, addressing key 'loyalty killers.' 

 


Oracle OpenWorld 2014: Walgreens and Dunnhumby look to digital health in the cloud

September 30 2014 — Computer Weekly

US retailer Walgreens and customer-science company dunnhumby are each moving further into the health and wellbeing market using the cloud. CIO, Yael Cosset, from dunnhumby and Walgreens' CIO described how the cloud is becoming a driver in the healthcare market during a keynote at Oracle's OpenWorld conference. 


In Defense of the Cloud

September 30 2014 — Marketing Daily

Chief Information Officer, Yael Cosset, explains the vaue of cloud solutions in one-to-one and personalized marketing. Only recently have brands been able to collect and interpret the vast amount of data consumers create and activate insights gleaned from it through real-time digital and mobile platforms. In fact, it is only through these cloud-enables solutions that retailers have been able to deliver these personal experiences for consumers. 


The big interview: Thomas Reiss (Sociomantic) the acquisition by dunnhumby

September 30 2014 — AdExchange.Fr

Thomas Reiss, Managing Director of Sociomantic France, updates AdExchange.Fr, with Sociomantic's progress and accomplishments over the past year, including dunnhumby's acqusition. 


Oracle CEO Mark Hurd Drills Down on the Emerging Challenges of Digital Disruption in OpenWorld Keynote

September 29 2014 — Database Trends & Applications

Yael Cosset presented at Oracle Open World today with Oracle CEO Mark Hurd. Cosset talked about how the company utilizes the cloud. The cloud has helped them ingest massive amounts of complex data that must be interpreted rapidly, and has standardized on Exadata and now stores over a petabyte of data on that platform globally. 


Oracle OpenWorld Kicks Off a Week of Education, Innovation, and Insights for Customers Around the Globe

September 29 2014 — Info Tech Spotlight

dunnhumby will be joining Oracle CEO Mark Hurd for the keynote presentation, sharing insights about the state of technology from cloud and customer experience to big data and engineered systems - everything for the modern enterprise now and in the future.  

 


Cincinnati ranked No 18 in Opportunity Cities by Forbes

September 25 2014 — FOX19 Cincinnati

Senior Vice President, Dave Palm, spoke with Cincinnati's FOX19 about how dunnhumbyUSA and its employees feel about living in Cincinnati: "Cincinnati is a great town for our employees....just the opportunities here for people to live and really prosper are really incredible." Cincinnati was ranked in Forbes' 19 Opportunity Cities: Places It May Be Easier to Make Your Mark list. 


dunnhumby buys into data firm

September 24 2014 — DecisionMarketing

dunnhumby Ventures, the company's venture caputal arm launched to give a leg up to the bright young things of data, has splashed the cash again as part of a $4M round of funding for ecommerce firm Content Analytics.


Kroger exec reveals digital strategy secrets

September 24 2014 — Cincinnati Business Courier

Kroger's partnership with dunnhumbyUSA enables the retailers to gather customer data to provide shoppers with useful offers. 


dunnhumby Ventures Invests in Content Analytics

September 24 2014 — Daily Research News Online

Investment vehicle dunnhumby Ventures has participated in a $4M Series A round of funding for eCommerce analytics firm Content Analytics, which will use the investment to scale its sales and marketing and expand its engineering team. 

 


It's Too Soon To Write The Mobile App’s Obituary

September 23 2014 — AdExchanger

Nishat Mehta, Executive Vice President Global Partners, explains that even though mobile phone owners are using less apps - it's not time to write the euology. The mobile app economy is maturing. Rather than fearing that the app economy is on life support, or headed that way, it seems logical that people are spending more time on mobile apps but focusing on ones that come preloaded on their phones, plus a chosen few, indispensible apps. 


Analysis: Tesco’s Robin Terrell on the retailer’s multichannel future

September 22 2014 — RetailWeek

Tesco's Robin Terrell believes Tesco Clubcard, and its research arm dunnhumby, are key weapons in the grocer's armoury in the fight for multichannel leadership. "The data we have on Clubcard gives us a much deeper relationship than other retailers and can mean we can achieve that seamless experience," he says. "We have an opportunity to lead and bring to life that personalization."


The Apple Watch Is Poised to Wipe Out Fitness Trackers

September 12 2014 — Mashable

Although many believe the Apple Watch (iWatch) will hurt the wristband fitness tracker category, Julian Highley, Global Director Cutomer Knowledge at dunnhumby, believes there is still a place for the devices in the market. 


Understanding consumers in a multi-channel world

September 8 2014 — Research

The evolving behaviour set of customers in the world of multi-channel retailing is well documented and not always easy to follow. It's easy to conflate the rapidly changing technology with analysis of those behaviours - while they are linked, they can and should also be thought of as apart. Let's focus on the behaviour side. Jason Nathan, Global Multi-Channel Capability Director, writes for Research. 


Dunnhumby and Sandtable agree joint venture to help brands understand customers

August 22 2014 — Retail Times

dunnhumby, the leading customer science company, has taken a 50% stake in agent-based modelling (ABM) pioneers Sandtable to develop new ways of understanding customer behaviour.


Industry Views: One Third Of Users Don’t Download Apps – Have We Lost Our App-etite?

August 22 2014 — MEF Minute

Have we lost our Appp-etite? According to a recent report from Deloitte, smartphone owners' appetite for new apps is declining with almost one third of respondents not downloading a signgle app in a typical month. Nishat Mehta, EVP of Global Partnerships, provides comment. 

 


It’s personal: how technology will change the way we shop

August 21 2014 — The Guardian

From internet-connected coffee cups that can personalise your drink to 3D-printed pants in the style of your choice, tech is changing the way retailers interact with us. A look at the future of technology in the retail environment with Global Multichannel Capability Director, Jason Nathan. 

 


dunnhumbyUSA Readies for Cincinnati HQ Move

August 21 2014 — Daily Research News Online

In the first quarter of 2015, dunnhumbyUSA will make the move to its new corporate headquarters in Cincinnati once construction of the 280,000-square-foot building at the corner of Fifth and Race streets is complete. 

 


dunnhumby Centre ‘tops out’ in downtown Cincinnati: PHOTOS

August 20 2014 — Cincinnati Business Courier

dunnhumbyUSA CEO Stuart Aitken makes the final concrete pour at the company's new headquarters building in downtown Cincinnati. 

 


Marketing Must Get Human

August 20 2014 — AdExchanger

Matthew Keylock, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Data, explains how marketers' approach to segmenting consumers needs a refresh. The future of personalization will enable businesses to know consumers in richer, more complete ways, providing the opportunity to bridge between people and the products and services they need. 

 


Sensible Youth: Do We Need A New Marketing Strategy?

August 18 2014 — The Marketer

Julian Highley, Global Capability Director, shares his thoughts on how brands can play their part in encouraging young people to make healthier food choices. The Marketer's latest guide: Marketing to Millennials. 

 


Amazon's commercial conflict could hinder its payments play

August 15 2014 — RetailWeek

Jason Nathan, Global Capability Director, explores Amazon's commercial challenge and how/why their vision of the payment norm, near field communication (NFC), hasn't taken off. 


Tesco Clubcard operator dunnhumby in predictive data venture

August 15 2014 — The Grocer

dunnhumby has taken a 50% stake in Sandtable, a data science company that provides insights about human behaviour, what drives it, and the best way to influence it. 


KSS Retail Introduces New Automation Solution to Enable Real-Time Price Optimization

August 14 2014 — KSS Retail

KSS Retail, from dunnhumby, unveiled a major update to its industry-leading PriceStrat® price and promotion optimization solution for merchandising and category management teams. PriceStrat version 5.4 boasts new automation capabilities and advancements in efficiency and flexibility, enabling omnichannel retailers to conduct faster "what if" planning, and more effectively use price and promotions as a compelling advance in the race to win shopper loyalty.

 


DUNNHUMBY AND SANDTABLE AGREE JOINT VENTURE TO HELP BRANDS MAKE THE RIGHT DECISIONS FOR CUSTOMERS

August 11 2014

Partnership will help put customers’ emerging needs at the heart of marketing and trade decisions

11th August 2014, London – dunnhumby, the leading customer science company, has taken a 50% stake in agent-based modelling (ABM) pioneers Sandtable to develop new ways of understanding customer behaviour. The resulting joint-venture will operate under the Sandtable brand, which has already delivered projects for major brands and public sector clients.


Taking a Customer Science Approach to Loyalty

August 8 2014 — Meet the Boss TV

The customer-brand relationship is changing. Mobile devices, social media, ubiquitous connectivity: all are rapidly altering the way in which consumers engage with retailers and other brands, and changing the dynamic of power between the two. Meet The Boss visits Dave Balter and David Ciancio in the Boston and London office to find out how the retail world has changed. 

 


The 2014 AMA Gold Global Top 25 Report

August 6 2014 — AMA Marketing News

dunnhumby ranks eighth in the annual American Marketing Association's Gold Global 25 Report. The report was launched nearly two decades ago to track the revenue growth and organizational size of the world's largest market research firms. 


Retailers Are Transforming Marketing and Brands Must Adapt

August 5 2014 — Advertising Age

Retailers have a unique advantage with their ability to target and measure media. Recent marketing industry announcements like Amazon's self-serving media buying tool and Walmart's entrance into the media buying world, are showing how retailers are transforming the market. Allen Mason, Senior Vice President, Communications & Media writes for Ad Age. 


Loyalty Killers: Information

August 1 2014 — Loyalty360

Naomi Kasolowsky, Global Capability Director for Loyalty, writes about one of the top five Loyalty Killers: Failing to provide the right information at the right time. "Poor or insufficient information consistently ranks at the top of customers' pain points at all stages in the customer experience. Customers are crying out for better information; lack of it is often the reason for a product being picked up and put back on the shelf." 

 


Courting interns to come to Cincinnati

July 31 2014 — The Cincinnati Enquirer

Elizabeth Roberts is a senior honor student at the University of Alabam who is spending her second summer in Cincinnati as an intern at dunnhumbyUSA.

 


Retailers: Don't Give Up Control of Your Data

July 29 2014 — Advertising Age

dunnhumby and Walmart prove retailers can become publishers and agencies. dunnhumby's acquisition of Sociomantic has enabled dunnhumby and partner retailers to keep all of its data inhouse, and sell, rather than buy. 


Homeownership Dream Falters, Xavier Study Shows

July 28 2014 — Cincinnati Business Courier

Americans' view of home ownership fell by more than 1 percentage point in July, one of the bigger drops in the 35 categories that make up Xavier University's American Dream Composite Index, powered by dunnhumby. 

 


Does Online Advertising Actually Work?

July 28 2014 — AdExchanger

Tim Gough, Vice President, Media Solutions address the inevitable question - how is online advertising working for advertisers? There are many factors in deciding whether Internet advertising works. With more marketing dollars funneling into digital advertising, we are absolutely right to question the extent to which it does. 

 


The Battle For Programmatic Transparency

July 28 2014 — MediaPost RTB Insider

Over the past devade, we have seen the disruption of many commercial models, often credited to the Internet, but more accurately due to the freer flow of information. Nishat Mehta, Executive Vice President, Global Partners, explains that business models dependent on opacity are inherently unstable, as at least one party in the transaction, typically the customer, is left unsatisfied. 


Cincinnati's Largest Market Research Firms, 2014

July 11 2014 — Cincinnati Business Courier

The Cincinnati Business Courier ranks Cincinnati's Largest Market Research Firms, dunnhumbyUSA ranks number one. 


dunnhumby aims for vanilla in preparation for full Oracle cloud rollout

July 8 2014 — Diginomica

Andrew Hamilton, Global Head of Strategic Planning, explains dunnhumby's decision to invest in a number of Oracle's cloud-based Fusion applications. Two main areas of benefit for dunnhumby through the use of Oracle's cloud, will be efficiency savings through automation, as well as the ability to boost mobile working capabilities.  

 


Customer Science: dunnhumby CEO Simon Hay on the Importance of Data in Online Advertising

July 7 2014 — City A.M.

Chief Executive, Simon Hay, talks about the importance of data and how dunnhumby is stepping on the toes of both media agencies and management consultancies. 


Android TV: Google brings its ad business to the big screen

July 1 2014 — Connected Customer from MediaTel

For so long, we have been trained to not expect much from our TV's on-screen guide, writes Nishat Mehta, Vice President Global Partnerships. Can the launch of Google's Android TV change all that? The release of Android TV is both a response to a potential risk of losing opportunities in the living room, as well as a massive opportunity to learn more about its customers that can be used to deliver greater relevance. 


dunnhumby India, The World’s Leading Customer Science Company Recognised As India’s Best Professional Services Companies To Work For 2014

July 1 2014 — EFY Times

A study by The Great Place to Work Institute, in partnership with the Economic Times, has named dunnhumby one of India's Best Companies to Work for 2014. The announcement came at the annual awards ceremony in Mumbai which felicitated the Top 100 organisations and Special Categories. dunnhumby has been recognised as one of the Top 5 Professional Services company to work for in India. 

 


Don't Be Last In Programmatic

June 23 2014 — AdExchanger

What do digital marketers need to do? Keep working to the goal where performance and insights trump all other noise. Are you going to be the marketer who plays it safe and waits until everyone else is doing it? The tough choices are coming to your next budget marketing meeting. Prepare by reading VP of Digial Advertising & Global Partnerships, Lung Huang's, column for AdExchanger and 'don't be last in programmatic!'


Frequency of shopping trips increases 18% in five years, as dunnhumby finds fewer people make one large weekly shop

June 17 2014 — The Drum

The number of shopping trips people make has increased 18 % over the past five years as people move away from doing one big ‘weekly shop’ and opt instead to regularly make small basket purchases. 


The 2014 AMA Gold Top 50 Report

June 6 2014 — American Marketing Association

dunnhumbyUSA ranks #15 in the American Marketing Association's Gold Top 50 Report. 


Business leaders lack innovation insight

June 4 2014 — Research

Despite innovation being the backbone of business growth, a lack of quality advice is fuelling a fear of failure among business leaders and marketers according to a dunnhumby study.


How to innovate in marketing

June 4 2014 — Marketing Week

We conducted a recent study which found that approximately 70% of respondents are worried about new product development and business growth. dunnhumby Head of Brand, Dylan Slaney, points out that risks come with innovation - they're unavoidable. "In a climate where consumers constantly expect more for less, innovating is a necessity just to maintain share. The key is to innovate in a way that adds incremental value to your business and your cateory - this is the greatest challenge." 


What do Apple's WWDC revelations signify? - Starcom MediaVest, Carat, DigitasLBi and more discuss

June 3 2014 — The Drum

Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference in early June, prompted the technology brand to make a number of announcements including the launching of iOS8, taking on Dropbox, and the creation of a HealthKit. The Drum caught up with Nishat Mehta, EVP of Global Partnerships, to hear his take on what these announcements mean for the industry. Speaking on consolidated healthcare Mehta stated, "Over time, I think we will see the generation of more consumer-owned data so all advertisers wil have to deliver more value to share that data." 


Loyalty Killers: De-list Dramas

June 1 2014 — Loyalty360

In her first two articles in the Loyalty Killers series, Naomi Kasolowsky, Global Capability Director for Loyalty, covered PDD and needless barriers. Now she tackles the third in her series on the failures large and small that contribute to the death of customer loyalty. 


dunnhumby unveils world’s first in-depth study to show the rise of convenience as a global consumer shopping shift

May 31 2014

Significant increase in frequent, smaller shopping trips can be seen around the world giving the greatest rewards to retailers with a strong multi-format offer


Here's how dunnhumby's new HQ is taking shape

May 30 2014 — Cincinnati Business Courier

Dave Palm, SVP of Operations, sits down with Anastasia Mileham of 3CDC to discuss the new dunnhumbyUSA headquarters in Cincinnati. The construction space is scheduled to be completed in early 2015. 


dunnhumby partners with Xavier on American Dream Index

May 29 2014 — Cincinnati Business Courier

dunnhumby has signed on as a partner in a three-year-old Xavier University index that measures the American Dream. dunnhumby is collecting the data that goes into compiling the monthly index. 


Do You Really Need A Chief Data Officer?

May 27 2014 — AdExchanger

Global Head of Data at dunnhumby, Matt Keylock, makes the case for a Chief Data Officer. "If data is done right, data drives insights, enables smart strategies, and drives aligned executions based on a deeper understanding of your customer." The CDO can be the best person to help manage the major shifts in the big data era. 


Multi-Motivators

May 22 2014 — Colloquy Loyalty Talks

Mark Wilmot, Senior Vice President and US Head of Communications and Media, talks to Colloquy on how retailers can choose and use the mose effective loyalty incentives. Wilmot explains dunnhumbyUSA's partnership with the Kroger Co. which includes household-specific promotions resulting in more than 60% customer participation. 


Selling to the New 50+ Market

May 14 2014 — WVXU

Cara Pratt, Vice President of Manufacturer Practice of dunnhumbyUSA, discusses how companies can reach consumers aged 50+ and tap into the growing power of an aging baby boom generation. 


Media360: Sky IQ and dunnhumby announce ad partnership

May 12 2014 — Campaign

Sky IQ, the viewing intelligence arms of BSkyB, and dunnhumby are bringing together their data to offer better targeting and accountability. 


Purposeful Loyalty: Customers Are Driving and Data is the Fuel

May 2 2014 — American Marketing Association: Marketing Insights

Milen Mahadevan, Senior Vice President of Client Solutions of dunnhumby, explains how many companies are collecting shopper data and not doing anything with it that benefits the customer. Businesses of all sizes and verticals can get their arms around co-created loyalty with the right steps. 


Loyalty & Beyond

April 30 2014 — Retail Leader

Consumers will accept giving up some privacy, if they see a clear benefit, says Oliver Harrison, loyalty solutions director of dunnhumbyUSA, "companies that demonstrate a clear and transparent use of how the data being collected benefits the customer, will stand to gain."


Retailers Are From Mars, Brands Are From Venus

April 22 2014 — AdExchanger

Focusing on the customer first and doing what is best for them has become the new norm for retail marketing strategies. Justin Petty, VP of Media & Partnerships, explains that when retailers work with brands, sharing insights from the data and enabling targeted brand communications, both parties win. 


Tesco puts better online ad-targeting top of mind

April 17 2014 — Campaign

Tesco's data division, dunnhumby, aims to make digital advertising more personalised. Campaign editor, David Benady, sits down with Chief Executive Simon Hay.


dunnhumby Acquires Sociomantic to Revolutionise Digital Advertising

April 3 2014

New Solutions to Provide Unprecedented Levels of Relevance for More Than a Billion Consumers Worldwide

LONDON – dunnhumby Ltd., the world’s leading customer science company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Tesco PLC, today announced the acquisition of Sociomantic Labs GmbH, the Berlin-based global advertising technology firm. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


dunnhumby Acquires Sociomantic to Revolutionise Digital Advertising

April 3 2014

New Solutions to Provide Unprecedented Levels of Relevance for More Than a Billion Consumers Worldwide

LONDON – dunnhumby Ltd., the world’s leading customer science company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Tesco PLC, today announced the acquisition of Sociomantic Labs GmbH, the Berlin-based global advertising technology firm. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


My Customer, My Friend

March 25 2014 — AdExchanger

Nishat Mehta, Executive Vice President of Global Partnerships, expalins that tactics retailers pursue to reward customer are only valuable if they support the overarching belief that the best relationships — personal, professional or corporate — depend upon loyalty, sharing and trust.


dunnhumby expands office space in Gurgaon

March 24 2014 — India Info Line

dunnhumby, has expanded its existing India headquarters at Gurgaon. It has added a new floor at Paras Twin Towers in Sector 54 with an area of 7,000 sq ft and a seating capacity of 70 people.


Retail Analytics Firm, dunnhumby, Hosted Its First Hackathon In India

March 24 2014 — EFY Times

dunnhumby, the world’s leading customer-science company, hosted its first Hackathon in India for students and professionals passionate about data. The mission at hand was to help a failing retail business identify ways to transform into a profitable venture by leveraging the power of data. 


Leverage Shopper Data For Successful New Product Development

March 21 2014 — Private Label Store Brands

Anna Saffer, Director, Manufacturer Practice New Product Development, explains how retailers leverage shopper data to help their store brand new product development efforts. This will allows retailers to find distinct opportunities that engage their unique shopper base instead of trying to be a “me too” to national brand products.


10 Highest Rated CEOs in the UK (2014)

March 20 2014 — Glassdoor

dunnhumby CEO, Simon Hay, was ranked ninth in Glassdoor's inagural list of the 10 Highest Ranked CEOs in the UK.


Base strategy on ‘candy champions’ for big sales gains: NCA and DunnhumbyUSA

March 20 2014 — Confectionary News

Confectioners should focus on the hard-core candy consumers that make up the bulk of sales, according to the National Confectioners’ Association (NCA) and DunnhumbyUSA.


Raley's Family of Fine Stores Earns Three Platinums at Loyalty360 Awards

March 17 2014 — Loyalty 360

Bryan Baecker, Director of Loyalty and Marketing at dunnhumbyUSA has worked onsite at Raley's Family of Fine Stores for the past three years. This has afforded him the inside view of Raley's Something Extra customer loyalty program that garnered three platinum honors at the inagural Loyalty360 Awards held during the 7th Annual Loayalty Expo. Baecker said Raley's commitment to a customer-first strategy is the over-arching reason for the loyalty program's success. 


100 Best Companies To Work For

March 4 2014 — The Sunday Times

dunnhumby jumped up 8 spots to place #52 in The Sunday Times' annual "Best Companies To Work For" ranking. This list is entirely based on employee opinions. 


dunnhumby Centre, by the numbers

February 28 2014 — Cincinnati Business Courier

The new 280,000 sq. ft dunnhumbyUSA headquarters in Downtown Cincinnati is making significant progress. Take a look at the construction site and explore all that goes into the project. 


15 People Shaping Boston's Tech Scene

February 26 2014 — Mashable

Dave Balter, Global Head of Investments at dunnhumby, is featured as one of the Top 15 influencers of the Boston start-up scene. 


IQ Big Data 50

February 26 2014 — DataIQ

Simon Hay, CEO of dunnhumby, ranks 8 in the IQ Big Data 50. The bigdata50 is a list of the most influential and important people in data for 2014. 


Top Trends: Bold, Basic, Better For You

February 18 2014 — Retail Leader

dunnhumby uses customer data to conduct an annual forecast that predicts the five consumer food preference trends for 2014. 


Oracle Exadata Case Study: When Bigger Helps You Go Granular - A Data Story

February 13 2014 — Database Trends And Applications

Chief Information Officer, Yael Cosset, explains how dunnhumby uses Oracle Exadata for "real-time" analysis. 


Loyalty Killers: PDD

February 12 2014 — Loyalty360

Naomi Kasolowsky, Global Capability Director for Loyalty, begins a Loyalty360 series identifying loyalty killers and exploring ways retailers can annihilate them.


Be Mine: Data-Driven Valentine’s Day Wishes

February 6 2014 — AdExchanger

VP of Digital Advertising & Global Partnerships, Lung Huang writes on the benefits of data-driven marketing and how advertising needs to be strong in both effectiveness and value. 


dunnhumby Honored For Community Service

February 5 2014 — The Cincinnati Enquirer

DunnhumbyUSA received the Medical Mutual Pillar Award for Community Service. The Pillar Award honors businesses of all types and sizes in the for-profit and non-profit sectors that make significant contributions to the community. 


dunnhumby Chosen By Shoprite As Customer Science Partner

February 3 2014

Multi-year deal to drive customer engagement for the largest food retailer in Africa


How India Could Change Retail Marketing As We Know It

January 27 2014 — Forbes

Global CEO, Simon Hay, explores how India's revolution into the digital age will transform the retail market around the world. 


10 Commercial Projects Worth Watching in 2014

January 22 2014 — The Cincinnati Enquirer

The dunnhumby Centre, dunnhumbyUSA's new national headquarters, is featured as one of the region's top commercial developments for 2014. 


NRF Review Exclusive

January 16 2014 — Essential Retail

Emmanuel Dechelette, general manager of Dunnhumby France revealed that its analytics engine - using customer segmentation - enabled Monoprix to debunk some serious myths.


New Ways For Turning Data Into Dollars Now

January 15 2014 — Forbes

The supermarket group Tesco uses a data ecosystem to monetize data from its loyalty program, the Tesco ClubCard, through its customer science subsidiary, dunnhumby. dunnhumby provides consumer packaged goods (CPG) suppliers with an analytics platform which they can use to query anonymized retail transaction data, understand category dynamics and develop targeting strategies.  


Personalized Customer Contact Plan Helps Lift France's Monoprix

January 15 2014 — Loyalty 360

Since 2009, Monoprix has worked with dunnhumby to put the customer at the center of every business decision. This includes specific programs to better understand customers and to serve their wants and needs across Monoprix’s portfolio of 500 stores. 


Retailers Still Wrestling With Omnichannel Strategies, CIO Says

January 14 2014 — Wall Street Journal

Yael Cosset, CIO of retail analytics specialist dunnhumby Ltd., said another challenge is that traditional retail CIOs are accustomed to supporting brick-and-mortar stores, which have finite floor space. But growth in digital and mobile technologies is forcing CIOs to change that mindset, and broaden their capabilities to support online sales. “In a digital world, the capacity you need to support is virtually limitless” and subject to ebbs and flows, Mr. Cosset said. “One day, you may get 100 visitors to your smartphone app, the next day you get 10,000.”


Marketing at Metro: From Insights to Action

January 13 2014 — Supermarket News

At Metro, taking care of customers is a process that involves the entire organization. VP and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Giroux, oversees the company’s joint venture with Dunnhumby, and leverages the insights of that consulting and marketing services firm to influence everything from product selection and custom-tailored marketing offers to in-store operations.


Monoprix and dunnhumby Present Results of Customer Centricity Partnership at National Retail Federation’s BIG Show

January 12 2014

Monoprix CEO Stéphane Maquaire On Stage in New York City

NEW YORK - Monoprix, one of France's leading retailers, today presented the outcomes of its extended efforts to be more customer-centric. Monoprix CEO Stéphane Maquaire shared the results of the company's five-year partnership with dunnhumby, the world's leading customer science company, at the National Retail Federation's (NRF) BIG Show.


Monoprix and dunnhumby Present Results of Customer Centricity Partnership at National Retail Federation’s BIG Show

January 12 2014

Monoprix, one of France’s leading retailers, presented the outcomes of its extended efforts to be more customer-centric.


Understanding the Customer Psyche

January 7 2014 — Entrepreneur

Simon Hay, global CEO of dunnhumby, a customer science company owned by Tesco, talks about personalizing retail experiences and the changes in consumer patterns after the economic crisis


How Big Retail Can Use Big Data To Act Small

January 6 2014 — AdExchanger

Head of Global Media and Partnerships at dunnhumby, Justin Petty, authors on the benfits customers have when a big store uses data to create a more personalized shopping experience. 


FoodTech Connect: Food & Ag Investment Sources Explode in 2013

January 6 2014 — Green Soil

dunnhumby Ventures, continues to make investments annually and is recognized as an innovative leader as an agricultural and food business supporting the future of tech. 


Tesco IT Chief Banks on RFID, Analytics, and in-car shopping for Future Success

January 3 2014 — V3

“Dunnhumby serves not just Tesco but lots of retailers in the US and internationally. In that company and elsewhere in Tesco, we’re using Oracle Exadata amongst other things. We’ve just done a huge Exadata implementation in Dunnhumby. For the transactional systems within Tesco, and for the data warehousing applications in Dunnhumby, it allows us to mine the data more thoroughly.”


Here's a look at the progress on dunnhumby's new headquarters

January 2 2014 — Cincinnati Business Courier

Dunnhumby USA’s new downtown headquarters is expected to open in January 2015, but construction at the site has been progressing at a rapid pace.