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John Ross

IGA CEO John Ross

Media 101

Today, there are so many ways to advertise your store. From traditional—newspaper, TV, radio, direct mail—to new media—social, Google, email, web—choosing which medium to advertise on is complicated. With IGA’s FREE National Digital Ad launch just days away, IGA CEO John Ross shares a formula to help you get the most from your modern media plan.

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The Connected Shopper

6 Simple Steps for Connecting with the Connected Shopper
by Carlie Wagner

Digitally connected shoppers tend to be higher-income and higher-spending customers who value unique and personalized shopping experiences—traits that make them a particularly valuable target market for hyper-local, independent grocers. So how do you draw connected shoppers from the online world into your store? Check out these 6 simple steps for connecting with the connected shopper.

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National Digital Ad

Here's Your National Ad Checklist!

Starting Sunday, October 7th, every IGA store in the U.S. will be automatically included in the IGA National Digital Ad at no additional cost from IGA. And with just days to go, now’s the time to start planning to share the excitement with your associates and shoppers! Here are seven steps you need to take by October 7th. 
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Fuel Rewards Lead to Big Sales in Both Fuel and Food
by Jake Jennings and Mickey Lawson

Learn how to better compete on price with a fuel rewards program that can increase sales in both your center store and perishable departments.

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