Why Kroger may be advertising’s sleeping giant


Cara Pratt SVP Kroger Precision Marketing

This week on Next in Marketing, we spoke with Cara Pratt, SVP, Kroger Precision Marketing about the grocery giant’s journey over the past few years in building out an ad business from scratch. The company, which boasts of stores in 35 states, has already delivered ads for 1300 brands. And its ace in the hole is that 95% of its customers also utilize in-store loyalty cards- allowing for true online to offline media measurement.

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Mike Shields is the founder of Shields Strategic Consulting. Shields covered the ad business for over 15 years at top publications including The Wall Street Journal, Business Insider, Adweek and Digiday.

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