Periscope Archives - Event Marketer

Periscope Archives - Event Marketer

August 23, 2016

Target’s In-Store Shopping Events Draw Millennials

It started as a tactic to drive immediate traffic and sales during the crucial back-to-college period. But in 2015, Target shifted its focus to the long-term. Target wanted college-age shoppers to think beyond comforters and shower caddies, and trips to the store with mom and dad. The brand’s Made for U in-store shopping events celebrated...

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May 10, 2016

Honeywell Promotes OneWireless via Cause Marketing

To engage the technology community with its OneWireless system, Honeywell devised the Create Change for One Dollar guerrilla strategy and applied it on the trade-show floor. The objective was to grab the attention of plant managers and engineers to reintroduce the OneWireless solution and then generate buzz about it at the event. The company deployed...

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January 4, 2016

Target Back to College Shopping Event Gets High Marks

To build a lasting relationship with the shoppers of tomorrow, the Target Back to College After-Hours Shopping Event made meaningful connections with first-year college students. The idea was to be there during one of the biggest moments of students’ lives. To aid in the transition from home to college, Target stayed open late and provided...

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December 15, 2015

Target Pop-Ups on Campuses with Personalized Interactions

To take advantage of Back to College season (an opportunity to connect with Millennials during a key life-stage transition) and change the perception of it being a “Mom’s store,” Target launched two-day pop-up experiences at University of Arizona, University of Maryland and University of Iowa. The Target Union pop-up reinvented itself daily with changing partner...

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December 14, 2015

Target’s Campus Events Feature Stylists and Gaming

Building a relationship with future consumers during meaningful times in their lives can hook them for good. Target did just that with its Back to College campaign, which not only drove sales, but also strengthened its connection to first-year college students. New to the program in 2009, Target added beauty and fashion stations manned by...

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