Thursday, 24 July 2008

Latest Industry News

Point of purchase activities act as a powerful catalyst to buy and reflect the increasing spontaneity of shopping. Impulse purchases now account for 50% of all purchases and 60% of value of the shop. In addition, consumers who have decided to buy a certain brand change their mind on average 42% of the time.

Ref: I to I research July 2008.

POPAI have developed a new web-based learning course designed to give an entry-level overview of the P-O-P industry is now available online. The interactive and self-paced e-Course offers learners a concise, practical grounding in the day-to-day workings of the industry with five 30-minute sessions covering: • The retail environment • Shopper behaviour and the role of P-O-P • Processes involved in the production of temporary, permanent, digital and semi-permanent P-O-P • Hot topics in P-O-P today (including green issues, measurement, effectiveness and compliance)• Digital Media in Retail.