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  • Association News: Coupon Gumbo In New Orleans, Industry Coupon Conference Highlights

Association News: Coupon Gumbo In New Orleans, Industry Coupon Conference Highlights

Coupon Gumbo in New Orleans:

The Association of Coupon Professionals Celebrates
13th Annual Industry Coupon Conference
The Scene

In our industry, managing change is like making a delicious gumbo, ensuring each ingredient complements the next, which is why New Orleans provided the perfect backdrop for coupon experts to share insights and explore industry trends. Coupons are entering a pivotal moment in time as demographics shift and preferences change. The professionals who gathered in the “Big Easy” set out to explore the leading influences in today’s marketplace through content, conversation, and activation.

The Association of Coupon Professionals (ACP) celebrated its 13th Annual Industry Coupon Conference in 2018, “Coupon Gumbo”. The event marked another successful annual gathering of established industry thought leaders and many first-time attendees.

The Annual Industry Coupon Conference brings together national and international representatives from retailers, manufacturers, coupon proces­sors and solu­tion providers that sup­port man­u­fac­turers or retailers. As the only national conference dedicated exclusively …

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INsight: Inmar Webinar Exploring “Shopper Behavior Through Generational Segments” Available to Watch

INsight: Inmar Webinar Exploring “Shopper Behavior Through Generational Segments”
Did you know 78% of digital coupons used by Gen Xers impacted their shopping behaviors? CPG manufacturers and retailers can benefit greatly from understanding what matters most to the various generations of shoppers in order to market to them effectively.
Inmar Analytics invites you to join us for our Exploring Shopper Behavior Through Generational Segments webinar to gain insights necessary to understand the direct impact promotions have on shoppers and key metrics on coupon use as they differ across generations. Originally broadcast May 10.

Password for Webinar viewing = SSD2018*

https://inmar.wistia.com/medias/5wbmvas4gx

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INsight: Kantar Media BOGO Trends, Print and Digital, Food and Non-Food

INsight: Kantar Media BOGO Trends, Print and Digital, Food and Non-Food

 

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INsight: Valassis Research: Mobile-Savvy Moms Drive Brick-and-Mortar Retail Success

New Valassis Research: Mobile-Savvy Moms Drive Brick-and-Mortar Retail Success

2K18 Coupon Intelligence Report Highlights Mothers’ Affinity for the In-store Experience and Mobile Apps

In honor of mother’s day, Valassis, a leader in activating consumers through intelligent media delivery, today released new research stemming from its 2K18 Coupon Intelligence Report highlighting how modern moms shop.

“Our research shows that mothers are more inclined than other audiences to prefer shopping in brick-and-mortar locations when it comes to consumer packaged goods and, no surprise, they are readily influenced by coupons and savings to make unplanned purchases”

Despite growth in ecommerce, mothers still have a propensity to shop only or …

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INsight: Kantar Media, Print and Mobile Promotions Highlights

Kantar Media, Print and Mobile Promotions Highlights

This infographic tracks mobile coupon offers to power clients’ informed decisions
in a rapidly changing promotion landscape.

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INsight: 2018 Inmar Digital Coupon Trends

Load to card is the only distribution method demonstrating significant distribution and redemption growth.

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Members Corner*

ICN has launched a nationwide real time counterfeit coupon alert system

Intelligent Clearing Network (ICN) has launched a nationwide real time counterfeit coupon alert system.

By using a positive file to validate every paper coupon scanned ICN can identify counterfeit coupons weeks in advance vs. the current negative file process being used today. In addition ICN will communicate the information to the CIC anti counterfeit efforts in real time improving that process also.  The way the system works is a CPG provides ICN with a daily inventory of the coupons they have in circulation and anytime a paper coupon is scanned at an ICN retailer the paper coupon is sent to the …

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* Members Corner is news, thoughts, and announcements from ACP members. The ACP does not endorse and companies products or services.

Save the Dates! 2019 Industry Coupon Conference, April 30-May 2nd, 2019, Orlando, FL

 

Orlando, FL  will be the destination of the 2019 Industry Coupon Conference.  The dates are set for April 30-May 2nd 2019 at the Hilton Lake Buena Vista, Disney Springs, Orlando , FL.

Want to participate on the planning committee? The group will be forming in July to begin the planning process. Contact John Morgan, john.morgan@couponpros.org, if you have interest.

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Coupons in the Mainstream: A Song about Coupons …”and you can tell everybody”

You just can’t make this stuff up…

Finland’s Satellite Stories are one of the country’s biggest indie exports.

The numbers alone are staggering: 60 million global streams, and more than 300 headline shows spread across 17 countries and three different continents.

Blessed with near inexhaustible energy supplies, the band stormed back into the studio last year, working on a clutch of new songs.

Fifth studio album ‘Cut Out The Lights’ will be released on September 14th, with Satellite Stories also preparing a huge clutch of live shows.

The Finnish band are ready to share sparkling new song ‘Coupons’, with Esa Mankinen describing the song as “three minutes …

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Coupons in the Mainstream: ACP Executive Director Talks Coupons on New Orleans News Talk Radio

While in New Orleans for the Industry Coupon Conference, “Coupon Gumbo”, John Morgan, Executive Director, ACP was interviewed live on a local radio station. A lot of ground was covered and we also took in a few calls. If you want to listen. Click on “read more” for the link

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Get Involved! Join an ACP Committee or Task Force

Anyone from an ACP member company can volunteer to serve on a committee or task force. It’s an opportunity to participate in the improvement of the industry while developing new relationships with industry leaders. Most work is done through monthly conference calls and on-line collaboration. You can volunteer to lend …

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Industry Voluntary Guides, Best Practices, Primers and Reports Available from ACP

The ACP is working in collaboration with the leadership of the Joint Industry Coupon Committee (JICC), the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), and Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA).  John Morgan, Executive Director, ACP has joined the JICC committee. GS1US who also participates on the JICC committee recently joined the  ACP. The ACP …

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ACP’s Newest Members

Please welcome our newest members to the ACP:

Alcon Visual Care
California Redemption
Caligo Technologies
Constellation Brands
Koupon Media
Prestige Brands
Procter & Gamble
Revtrax
Websaver.ca

Thank You for valuing the resources ACP provides and supporting the coupon industry.

Welcome!

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Save the Dates! 2019 Industry Coupon Conference, April 30-May 2nd, 2019, Orlando, FL

 

Orlando, FL  will be the destination of the 2019 Industry Coupon Conference.  The dates are set for April 30-May 2nd 2019 at the Hilton Lake Buena Vista, Disney Springs, Orlando , FL.

Want to participate on the planning committee? The group will be forming in July to begin the planning process. …

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ACP Mission Statement

The Association of Coupon Professional’s Board of Directors leads the association in the development and pursuit of it’s mission.

The ACP mission is:

The Association of Coupon Professionals provides manufacturers and retailers with education and valued insights to effectively execute coupon promotions from development through settlement.  This is accomplished by providing resources …

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Follow the ACP on Twitter, and LinkedIn, check out the Website

Follow the ACP in Social Media and use the website as your personal coupon resource:

Twitter – follow us on   Follow @couponpros   to see industry updates on relevant issues , association news and upcoming events
LinkedIn – there is a member group and an industry group to communicate and interact …

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