Point Pickup Selects InMobi Commerce to Power Ad Monetization Across Grocery Partners
Retail Media Solution Will Begin Monetization Across Five Retail Partners, Covering 480 Grocery Stores Nationwide
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–InMobi Commerce, an innovative advertising technology platform for retailers and eCommerce companies, today announced a retail media advertising partnership with Point Pickup, the leading enterprise-only, retail-branded provider of fulfillment and last-mile delivery services for the country’s top retailers. InMobi Commerce will deliver an industry-first product discovery and monetization solution to Point Pickup’s grocery retail partners helping maximize their media-derived revenues while engaging and inspiring shoppers.
As consumers continue to shift their shopping habits online, outreach strategies have been forced to evolve. InMobi Commerce enables Point Pickup’s retail partners to participate in this impactful product discovery method by powering full-funnel immersive experiences like high-impact native video products, which enhance standard retail media offerings, like sponsored product ads. Recent data suggests that shoppers who watch a product video are 85% more likely to purchase.
Through this partnership, grocers across Point Pickup’s GrocerKey network will incorporate InMobi Commerce’s retail media ad experiences into their ecommerce sites, providing advertisers with premium content that helps drive increased engagement and return on investment.
Currently, consumer packaged goods (CPG) advertisers account for a large majority of retail media ad spend in the grocery space. In fact, 85% of CPG brands are planning to move additional marketing dollars toward retail media networks. But, as retail media inventory and pricing become more competitive, CPGs are actively diversifying their media mix to bring affordability and innovation to their media spends. Retail Media platforms like InMobi Commerce bridge the divide between larger and smaller retailers that traditionally do not have the resources to build advanced retail media solutions and attract full-funnel budgets from brands.
“The most progressive grocers and CPG brands are moving away from the traditional separation between brand and performance to a seamless integration of both; consumers have come to expect more from their online experiences: dynamic and emotive video as well as new ways to engage and interact,” says Lee Lambeth, Vice President of Client Success at Point Pickup. “Retail media is a proven solution to combine media opportunities across our business and drive sales; it plays an integral role in our efforts to better reach customers, help them discover new brands and create an engaging online shopping experience.”
“Retail media has the chance deliver consumer experiences that power full-funnel, AI-supported marketing, giving brands the opportunity to foster trust and connection with their audiences in an intimate environment,” says Abhay Singhal, Co-Founder of InMobi Group and CEO of InMobi Ads. “Retail media is the future of advertising and launching automated campaigns within InMobi’s platform makes it simple for advertisers across all verticals, including grocery, to auto-optimize and determine the true impact of their efforts.”
As result of the partnership between InMobi and Point Pickup, CPG brands can operate on a cutting-edge, AI-powered platform and start by placing high-impact ad experiences with only one buy. Through automated campaigns, advertisers can see the real-time impact of their ad dollars without the heavy lifting. Once they select their budget, return on advertising spend (ROAS) goal and campaign duration, advertisers can allow automated optimization, reporting and closed-loop attribution to determine the brand awareness and product sales goals in comparison to their KPIs.
Supporting all retail verticals—including consumer packaged goods, consumer electronics as well as apparel and beauty—InMobi Commerce helps retailers successfully capitalize on the growing retail media market opportunity. Leveraging InMobi’s deep ad tech expertise, InMobi Commerce provides a supply-side platform for retailers to offer premium ad space and connect brands with high-intent shoppers as they research, browse and shop online.
About Point Pickup Technologies:
Point Pickup (PPUP), the largest end-to-end enterprise-class, same-day fulfillment, delivery and flex worker solutions company, brings precision technology to the final-mile with a highly specialized and scalable solution that is being used by many of the country’s largest retailers. The technology platform, along with Point Pickup’s Flexible Workforce, solves the greatest challenges of the growing final-mile eCommerce market. Point Pickup is the only platform offering on-demand shopping and delivery with repeat flex workers while accommodating pre-scheduled requests. PPUP’s data-driven platform saves time and money, while maximizing performance, by providing sophisticated matching criteria, optimized routing, selective shoppers and drivers, and an API that easily integrates with e-commerce systems. For more information, visit http://www.pointpickup.com or find us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram.
InMobi is a leading provider of content, monetization, and marketing technologies that help fuel growth for industries around the world. The company’s end-to-end advertising software platform, connected content and commerce experiences activate audiences, drive real connections, and diversify revenue for businesses globally. With deep expertise and unique reach in mobile, InMobi is a trusted and transparent technology partner for marketers, content creators and businesses of all kinds. Incorporated in Singapore, InMobi maintains a large presence in San Francisco, London, and Bangalore and has operations in New York, Chicago, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Delhi, Mumbai, Beijing, Shanghai, Jakarta, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Sydney, Melbourne, Seoul, Tokyo, and Dubai. To learn more, visit inmobi.com.
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