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Purple WiFi location heatmap

Location data provides more intelligence than just x and y. Yes, it can tell you how many people visit your venue, but did you know it can also be used to track visitor movement throughout your venue? Opening the doors for proximity marketing, way-finding, personalized customer engagement and more. The data can also feed into…

Rush hour traffic – who would want to work in a place like this – we’re hiring

Let me set the scene. It’s a cold, wet, Tuesday night and I’m in Manchester. Well, not exactly. I’m driving back to Salford (home) from Hollinwood (work) so technically not ‘in’ Manchester but close enough? I’ve worked a little late due to the time difference with our Austin office, so I thought I best call…

How long do you spend reading T&Cs

Global business analytics provider, Purple WiFi, has released findings from a study into user attitudes towards their data. With access to the behavior of over 110 million users globally, Purple are well-placed to present accurate and comprehensive results. Purple were able to show that, despite amending their own privacy documents to make them easier to…

Restaurants of the future - busy restaurant

The next-generation customer is tech-savvy, well connected, and holds high expectations. A restaurant’s brand is no longer only about food. Don’t get me wrong; food is obviously very important, but it’s the digital experience that will leave a lasting impact on customers and ultimately allow restaurants to differentiate themselves from the competition. What do customers…

What is WiFi Analytics, and why is it important for your business?

Firstly, what is WiFi analytics? WiFi analytics put simply means, to gather customer data through the use of guest WiFi. Guest WiFi is the free WiFi you get in hotels, cafes and numerous other store types. WiFi analytics collects customer data in two different ways. Authorized data The first method of collecting data is through…

How much does a CRM record cost and how good is it?

For most businesses, leads, customer data or CRM records, represent the lifeblood for driving sales. Unless you can get your hands on good information about the people you want to buy your product, regardless of what that product is, how are you ever going to get in contact with them? It’s a tough racket. And…

Gavin wheeldon headshot

I’ve got to know Gavin really well over the years I’ve been at Purple. Gavin is happily married with two daughters, aged six and nine. He’s a family man, super smart, down to earth and approachable. He holds strong values and views, and he doesn’t suffer politics or fools. So I thought it might make…

New Purple platform - WiFi analytics

In January we launched our new analytics platform, and if I am being totally honest we were probably stretching the use of the word ‘analytics’ prior to this. The reality was that we had a great reporting platform, but that was it. If you’ve been a customer or partner of Purple for a while you…

Purple’s ‘Year of the Partner’ – what does it mean?

2019 is a critical year for Purple and an essential part of our success will come from our global community of over 2,000 partners. Ranging from global service providers to micro IT integrators in small countries, Purple has built a powerful and growing army of re-sellers to work with. The ‘Year of the Partner’ aims…

Parque Arauco improve the in-store experience with WiFi analytics

Parque Arauco, one of the largest shopping mall operators in South America, have partnered with Purple to install an advanced guest WiFi network in a number of shopping centers across Chile, Peru and Columbia. The new network allows Parque Arauco to deliver an exceptional guest WiFi experience with custom splash screens and social login, whilst…

Identifying customers with WiFi analytics

John, aged 23, from Manchester. He’s a repeat customer. His last visit was on 10/02/2019, and he has an average dwell time of 30 minutes. Capturing customer data online is something that we are very good at. We know how many people visit our website, how much time they spend on-site, their demographics, whether they…

Farmacorp Digital partner with Purple WiFi

Farmacorp, Bolivia’s largest pharmaceutical chain, have signed a one-year WiFi analytics and customer engagement renewal with InCloud IT and Purple. The WiFi solution, which is present in over 60 pharmacy’s across Bolivia – soon to be 130+ following scheduled expansion – offers customers a secure, high-speed guest WiFi connection with a simple and customized access…

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