Data Driven TV
Media
June 28, 2022

Data Driven Television: What Food Marketers Need to Know to Make the Most of their TV Spend

With the television upfront season in full swing (i.e., the annual process where advertisers pre-book 50-60% of the total advertising budgets in advance of the television season), there has been much discussion about if this will be the year of the data driven television upfront. In other words, will this…
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Media
March 25, 2022

7 Targeting Strategies Food Marketers Need to Know Now

These days, food magazines and grocery shelves seem filled with new products for very specific audiences—plant-based meat alternatives; allergen-aware cookies and snacks; sustainably-grown, aquaculture fish and shellfish.  Luckily, thanks to the current digital media offerings as well as the shift to digital-like capabilities of more traditional media such as streaming…
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Food PROther
January 19, 2021

An Innovative Approach to a Traditional Ingredient

When it comes to marketing within food commodity boards, innovation is imperative to success. Being able to identify early trends and shifts in the marketplace can help unlock new opportunities for your food commodity’s product to flourish. Here at EvansHardy+Young (EHY), we’ve had the privilege of helping several of our…
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Juggling Apples Unicycle EvansHardy+Young
Food PROther
December 10, 2020

Everyday Agility: A New Imperative for Today’s Food Marketers

What. A. Year. And it’s not over yet. In fact, many of us are in the middle of fine-tuning marketing plans for 2021. But as this year has shown us, plans are really a guide, based on a set of assumptions. (And boy were we knocked on our assumptions this…
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QR Foodservice Menu Amid Covid
Food CampaignsMedia
October 1, 2020

The Key to Pivoting Your Foodservice Media Strategies Amid COVID-19

Regardless of industry, COVID-19 has caused widespread disruption. Foodservice is among those industries being most devastated by the pandemic. As a food marketer, with more than 100,000 restaurant closures, you’ve likely found yourself evaluating and reevaluating your marketing and media plans over the past several months. And the foodservice sector…
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Media Consumption by Generations EvansHardy+Young
DigitalMediaOther
May 31, 2020

8 Media Questions You Should Be Asking When Recalibrating Your Food Media Plan During COVID-19

As the COVID-19 crisis seemingly begins to wane, the havoc that remains in its wake is still very much present. While many personal and business enterprises begin reassessing, at EvansHardy+Young (EHY) we are continuing to carefully recalibrate our clients' advertising media strategies. Like them, you're likely facing some of the same challenges…
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Empty Grocery Shelves COVID-19 EvansHardy+Young
Consumer Insights & TrendsRetail
March 31, 2020

Record Sales & Empty Shelves: The Short- and Long-Term Impact of COVID-19 on Supermarkets

Businesses all over the country are shutting down as responses to COVID-19 increase daily. Meanwhile supermarkets are working around the clock. And they are one of the very few remaining places where people can’t avoid coming in close contact with each other. As supermarkets scramble to stay ahead of rapidly…
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Crowd of colorful faces for Social Targeting and Segmentation EvansHardy+Young
DigitalFood Campaigns
March 16, 2020

Why Social Media is the Best Tactic for Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning

The most universal truth among all communicators is: You’ve got to know your audience. For writers and comedians, it might be about how to hook your reader or get a laugh. But for marketers, the reason you have to know your audience is so you can segment, target and position toward…
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Partnership Fist bump EvansHardy+Young
Experiential & EventsFood PRFoodserviceOther
February 27, 2020

Planting the Seed for Strong Marketing Partnerships

As most of us have learned through experience, anything forced is likely to fail. (Think square peg, round hole). Conversely, as I've seen during my PR career, organic connections and partnerships – those that develop authentically, based on shared values or goals – tend to yield optimal results. A case in point…
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Consumer Research Rating EvansHardy+Young
Consumer Insights & TrendsFood Campaigns
February 9, 2020

Who Cares What Your Customers Think. It’s How They Feel That Matters.

With a larger percentage of marketing budgets being spent on analytics YOY, you likely know more about your customers’ behaviors than ever before. Yet according to Brandwatch, more than 50% of marketers in 2020 feel they don’t have access to the right data that can help them know their customers…
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