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Valassis Missing Child Program Gives Hope, Offers Connectivity

National Missing Children’s Day is Reminder of Need to Help in Recovery Efforts Valassis, a Vericast business and leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, takes pride in its ongoing commitment to help find missing children as National Missing Children’s Day nears – marked each year since 1983 on May 25. One of the program’s goals is to make sure that no missing child is forgotten. Have You Seen Me? ® is a program that started 35 years ago in partnership with the National Center for Missing &…

Valassis CMO Michelle Engle Wins TBJ C-Suite Award 2020

Award Recognizes Marketing Innovation and Career Development Initiatives Valassis, the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, announced Michelle Engle, CMO, has been recognized with a Triangle Business Journal 2020 C-Suite Award based on achievements in her recent role as CMO at Valassis. The fourth annual Triangle Business Journal C-Suite Award program honors outstanding C-level executives across industries for their contributions to the local Triangle community in North Carolina. Marketing Technology…

Valassis Recognized by Trustworthy Accountability Group for Continued Leadership in Protecting Digital Advertising Supply Chain Against…

Valassis, the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, announced its second consecutive recertification by the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) for the TAG Certified Against Fraud Seal, recognizing its commitment in the fight against fraudulent digital advertising. Created by the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A’s), Association of National Advertisers (ANA) and Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), TAG awards certifications to select companies – like Valassis – that achieve its…

Valassis Real-time Insights Inform Marketing Strategies Amid COVID-19

Proprietary Solution Draws Rich Consumer Behavior Data on Media Consumption and Interests Valassis, the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, released impactful insights from its proprietary Valassis Consumer Graph, aimed at arming marketers with findings that can help them be there for consumers in relevant and timely ways during the COVID-19 global health crisis. As a result of increased work from home and social distancing, many consumers are engaging with more content online and shifting their…

Catalina Launches In-Store Partner Media Network Initially With Insignia, Valassis And Valpak

Unprecedented Open-Ecosystem Platform Will Deliver Greater Value to Retailers, CPG Brands and Shoppers For the first time in its 37-year history, shopping intelligence leader Catalina is providing unprecedented access to its exclusive in-store media network--which reaches 91 million U.S. households--to respected fellow industry leaders who have helped pioneer the consumer products promotions industry. Dubbed the Catalina In-Store Partner Media Network, this unprecedented move will allow companies like Insignia Systems,…

Valassis Recognized by Trustworthy Accountability Group for Continued Leadership in Protecting Digital Advertising Supply Chain Against…

Valassis, the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, announced its second consecutive recertification by the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) for the TAG Certified Against Fraud Seal, recognizing its commitment in the fight against fraudulent digital advertising. Created by the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A’s), Association of National Advertisers (ANA) and Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), TAG awards certifications to select companies – like Valassis – that achieve its…

Valassis Launches Connected TV Solution to Engage Modern TV Consumers

Valassis CTV Offers Personalized, Measurable Advertising With Greater Efficiency Valassis, the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, announced a new Connected TV (CTV) solution to help brands engage the modern streaming TV audience by interests, in-market signals and location. With Valassis CTV, brands are able to uniquely serve and measure their ads to drive the ideal consumer to the nearest store. Marketing Technology News: Freshworks Taps Oracle Cloud Vetaran Prakash Ramamurthy as New CPO…

Valassis Research Identifies Factors That Influence Consumer Shopping

Brands Need to Pivot Based on What Consumers Shop For; Insights Drive Purchase Intent Valassis, the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, shared additional insights from “The Future of How People Shop” research, delving into how consumer shopping behavior varies across categories. Based on responses from 1,000 U.S. consumers and conversations with industry leaders, the Valassis survey – conducted in partnership with Kantar – uncovers shopping behaviors, the triggers that influence consumers and the…

Valassis Uncovers New Motivations Driving Consumer Decision-Making

Findings Show Consumers Favor Brands That Provide Efficiency, Respond to Real-Time Needs Valassis, the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, released a new research report “The Future of How People Shop,” offering brands and marketers a deeper understanding of the evolving behaviors and attitudes of consumers, and catalysts that drive engagement. “Marketers have an opportunity to better connect with consumers by shifting focus beyond the traditional purchasing journey and addressing individual…

Valassis Announced Michelle Engle as Chief Marketing Officer

Award-winning Executive Recognized for Innovation in Marketing Valassis, the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, announced the promotion of Michelle Engle to chief marketing officer (CMO). Engle has guided the Valassis brand evolution and go-to-market initiatives for the past year, in addition to helping establish the organization as an award-winning, omnichannel, data-driven marketing services company. As CMO, Engle continues to report to President and CEO Cali Tran, while leading all of Valassis…

Valassis Research: Direct Mail Influences Online Purchases, Motivates Millennials

Valassis, the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, offers new consumer research emphasizing strategies for marketers to effectively leverage direct mail as part of an omnichannel approach and elevate brand awareness to drive growth. Direct mail also motivates online purchases and appeals to a much coveted audience – millennials. Valassis research found millennials have a high response to direct mail, even more so when those ads are relevant and part of a multichannel campaign. According to the findings,…

Industry Awards Recognize Valassis’ Powerful Leaders

Accolades and Leadership Appointments Highlight Commitment to Professional Development Valassis, the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, announced two notable accolades, recognizing the strength of its leadership and demonstrating the company’s commitment to industry excellence. The company also announced the appointees for leadership roles within the Network of Executive Women (NEW). Susan Rothwell, the company’s recently appointed chief revenue officer, received a prestigious Silver Stevie® Award…

Valassis Promotes Cali Tran to CEO, Leading Next Phase of Growth

Proven Leader to Accelerate Data-Driven and Digital Marketing Solutions that Connect Businesses with Consumers Valassis, the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, announced the promotion of Cali Tran to president and CEO. Tran will lead Valassis’ growth strategy and go-to-market execution to transform the ways brands connect with consumers and drive the company’s continued success in digital media and marketing. “Valassis is a proven leader in marketing technology and services that is trusted by Fortune…

TechBytes with Michelle Engle, SVP of Marketing at Valassis

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at Valassis. At Valassis, I lead our Marketing organization including brand, product and vertical marketing, events, design/UX, and PR/communications. With everything we do, we are hyper-focused on driving amazing experiences for our clients. Our Marketing approach takes a holistic view of the consumer and our brand, which is driven by the tight connection between visuals, words, and other mediums we utilize.  At Valassis, how do you evaluate the impact of your…

Valassis Research: Consumers Will Share Data to Receive Personalized Offers

Shoppers Are Receptive to Location-based Advertising Valassis, the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, today released new research highlighting consumer sentiment about today’s advertising landscape, as well as how advertising impacts purchases. Stemming from a survey of more than 1,000 U.S. consumers, the findings help marketers better understand consumers’ thoughts regarding data privacy in terms of personalization, location-based targeting, how promotions and offers are impacting their deal-seeking…

Valassis Research: Omnichannel Grocery Shoppers Spur E-commerce Transformation

32% of Consumers Have Made an Online Grocery Purchase Within the Past Year Valassis, the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, released findings from its newest research report, “Unpacking the Dynamic Online Shopper: Grocery & Retail,” highlighting modern grocery consumers’ behaviors and habits, as well as ways in which brands and retailers can attract them. “Unpacking the Dynamic Online Shopper: Grocery & Retail” According to FMI and Nielsen, annual online grocery spend is expected to hit $100…

Valassis Drives Increased Product Awareness and Sales for Filippo Berio

Hyper-targeted Digital Advertising Campaign Spurs 7% Sales Lift and 11% Desktop Awareness Lift for Olive Oil Brand Valassis, the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, along with Colangelo, the creative lead, and Media Horizons, the media lead, have partnered with Filippo Berio, a leading olive oil brand exported from Italy, to increase household penetration of the company’s products through the use of the Valassis Intent Engine and Consumer Graph. Combined, the solutions leverage consumer data –…

Valassis’ Marketing Technology Platform Earns Tech Award

Esri Presents Special Achievement in GIS Award Valassis, the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, announced it is the recipient of a Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award from Esri, the global leader in location intelligence. Rooted in the science of geography, geographic information systems (GIS) is the framework for gathering, managing and analyzing data. The award, presented this week at the 2019 Esri User Conference, acknowledges transformative work by users of its technology. “Our powerful…

Valassis Research: Digital Dads Crave Shopping Convenience and Cross-Channel Deals

Data Shows Dads Embrace Technology and Emerging Shopping Channels With Father’s Day approaching, Valassis, a leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, released new research stemming from its 2K19 Coupon Intelligence Report surrounding dads’ shopping habits both online and in-store for traditional consumer packaged goods. Findings reveal that dads more frequently use digital channels than moms and heavily favor convenience and ease of purchase along their shopping journeys. “Whether shopping online or…

Valassis Data: Coupons and Technology Empower Shoppers

Evolving Retail Landscape Leads to Greater Consumer Expectations for Savings and Convenience Valassis, a leader in activating consumers through intelligent media delivery, released its annual 2K19 Coupon Intelligence Report, “Empowered Shoppers, Evolving Expectations.” The report examines responses from 1,000 US consumers, noting how their online and in-store shopping behaviors have shifted for traditional consumer packaged goods (CPG) categories following a year that’s seen the retail and grocery landscapes evolve…