Edeka - ambient marketing

Diversity in supermarket

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In recent years the world seems to have gone mad and many countries – including UK and Italy, unfortunately – have developed “attitudes” that are not very inclusive towards diversity, be it in terms of gender, origin or lifestyle. I was looking for a good example able to show the reason why those “attitudes” are profoundly wrong and absurd when I bumped into the powerful ambient marketing activity organised some months ago by Edeka, a German supermarket chain. Curious? Read on!
FEEDitBAG - packaging

Cultivate bags

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Recycling is fundamental and everybody is trying to find a solution especially for those occasions in which plastic is still used too much. Supermarkets should be the first concern because of all the plastic packaging still used there, in particular in the fruits and veggies area. FEEDitBaG is an alternative to the thin plastic bag used in that supermarket area.
Ebay - advertising campaign

According to the weather

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Apparently, a new trend is born: having the right technology on your side, today you can have your billboard showing the right offer according to the weather. Ebay and Scotch & Soda have tried out this new advertising opportunity with one of their campaigns, respectively in UK and Netherlands where the weather is always an issue.
Nissan - ambient marketing

The art of parking

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Are you an experienced driver? If so, how would you mark your parking ability? I’m asking because you could be one of the artists [mostly anonymous, I’m afraid] that have been part of the Nissan exhibition in Paris. The well known automotive brand, in fact, a few months ago organised an amazing ambient marketing campaign aimed to launch their new parking assistant system, linking the parking ability with art, literally.
Riga Motor Museum - brand experience

Riga Motor Museum brand experience

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In order to raise their awareness among tourists and make their presence in the city more desirable, Riga Motor Museum have planned a surprising ambient marketing campaign focused on testing the brand experience with a glimpse of heritage marketing strategy. Curious? Continue reading.
Popeyes - ambient marketing

Sauce exhibition

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Popeyes, US sauces producer and master in the art of designing different flavours, created a very unusual printer, a special machine able to print using any kind of sauces. In order to achieve a good level of awareness for their products - other than the machine - among their potential clients, the brand have thought to put in place an interesting ambient marketing campaign linking art with the flavours they produce. How does it work?
IKEA - brand experience

IKEA meets Romanian tradition [brand experience]

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As a hymn to the glocal thinking and to celebrate their 10 years in the Romanian market, IKEA have created an ambient marketing campaign focused on showing how it’s possible to integrate different cultures, styles and traditions respecting all of them at the same time and looking to a shared future.
BMW - ambient marketing

DIY with a left shoe [BMW]

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From the automotive point of view, if you don’t use your left shoe to engage the manual transmission, what is it for? Considering they are offering the automatic transmission for free and the consequent uselessness of the left shoes, BMW Netherland have created an ambient marketing campaign, one that’s very interesting for industrial design and art amateurs [who are part of the aimed-target, of course].
General Electric - brand experience

General Electric vs. the ring of a bell

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Apparently there is an English expression – I’ve just learned it – that says “You can’t unring a bell” meaning that you cannot change something that happened in the past. General Electric have decided to challenge this traditional saying organising an ambient marketing experiment and use it as a metaphor of their brand experience.