The Gen Z Effect: NCS and Snapchat Quantify Gen Z’s Influence on Household CPG Purchases

September 26, 2019 – 

Our youngest generation wields a considerable influence on household buying, new study shows

Move over celebrities and micro-influencers: The youngest consumers among us just might be the hottest new influencers in town. NCSolutions, the leading company for improving advertising effectiveness for the entire CPG ecosystem, announced results from an innovative meta-study in partnership with Snap Inc., creator of Snapchat. Based on the measurement of 19 CPG Snapchat advertising campaigns across 32 brands and almost 4 billion impressions, the study found 63 percent of sales driven by Snapchat advertisements were a result of ads that only reached household influencers, not the primary household purchasers.

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THE GEN Z EFFECT: NCS AND SNAPCHAT QUANTIFY GEN Z’S INFLUENCE ON HOUSEHOLD CPG PURCHASES

Our youngest generation wields a considerable influence on household buying, new study shows

NEW YORK – September 25, 2019 – Move over celebrities and micro-influencers: The youngest consumers among us just might be the hottest new influencers in town. NCSolutions, the leading company for improving advertising effectiveness for the entire CPG ecosystem, announced results today from an innovative meta-study in partnership with Snap Inc., creator of Snapchat. Based on the measurement of 19 CPG Snapchat advertising campaigns across 32 brands and almost 4 billion impressions, the study found 63 percent of sales driven by Snapchat advertisements were a result of ads that only reached household influencers, not the primary household purchasers.

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Adobe Advertising Cloud Partners Drive Measured Success in Cross-Channel Advertising

09/11/2019 

We’ve come a long way from the early days of advertising when the success of radio and television advertising was measured based solely on the ratings of the show in which they aired.

As a result, online advertising used similar metrics to gauge success when it first began, relying solely on audience size and page views, with limited insight into what customers did next with the information they consumed in ads.

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OTT Ads Can Help CPGs And Grocery Brands Thrive

On TV and Video” is a column exploring opportunities and challenges in advanced TV and video.

Today’s column is written by Ocean Fine, senior vice president of sales and demand at Factual.

Linear TV has always attracted ad budget from the Johnson & Johnsons and Campbell Soups of the world. In the digital era, those players are increasingly investing in OTT, as do newer ones like Blue Apron and HelloFresh.

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Nielsen Catalina’s Leslie Wood on Monitoring Campaigns Using AI Causality

August 07, 2019– High on the wish list of most marketers is improving the measurement of campaign effectiveness. Fortunately, Leslie Wood, NCS’s chief research officer, has been on a mission to perfect it. She has accomplished this with a combination of machine learning methodologies that interface with a campaign in flight, thus enabling marketers to modify and improve their ad placements in real time. This initiative, called Sales Lift Metrics, sheds light on the causal impact of specific campaign tactics by identifying the key sales drivers that amplify incremental sales for CPG brands.

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Busting the Single Biggest Myth About Machine Learning

August 05, 2019– To get the most out of machine learning, you need a little human touch. Leslie Wood, Chief Research Officer at NCS, shares why marketers need good data science and human intelligence to utilize machine learning to its full potential.

In this video, Leslie explains how NCS uses machine learning to help advertisers understand the incremental value of their advertising to sales.

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