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Tag: WiFi Analytics

Many businesses are looking for new ways to reach their target audience, and year after year are continually using the same techniques such as PPC and social media advertising. These options, while sometimes effective, are getting more expensive as businesses compete for the attention of their desired audience. For example, 64% of brands are looking…

Improving customer engagement and increasing revenue has always been at the forefront of any marketeer’s mind, but how often do these methods last before a new solution is required? Purple’s new ‘Revenue Sharing Program’ is introducing a new way for customers to create additional revenue streams that come at no extra cost! Too good to…

WiFi proximity marketing

What is proximity marketing and why is it used? Proximity marketing is a communication strategy that businesses use to maximize engagement with customers in real-time within a targeted space. Real-time comms used in proximity marketing will often consist of advertising campaigns, customer support options, as well as many other engagement strategies that adopt a ‘right…

Fast-growth data analytics firm Purple WiFi has acquired US wayfinding business LogicJunction. In the deal announced today, Manchester-headquartered Purple confirmed the takeover of Ohio-based LogicJunction, with the combined businesses operating under the Purple brand. The acquisition is a majority stock deal, with the existing management team and employee base joining the Purple team. Purple offers…

Atea join the Purple partner network

Purple has formed a new technology partnership with Atea, Northern Europe’s market leader in IT infrastructure.  Atea are a large IT integrator and transformation specialist with 7,400 employees and 4,000 consultants located in 87 offices. Located in seven countries —Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, Atea offers a full range of hardware and…

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…

Black-friday closing the gap between online and offline data

Are you capturing customer data from your physical spaces? If not, you could be missing a trick. With the rise of online sales and convenience buying, offline seems to have taken a back seat, with businesses now focusing solely on collecting customer data from the online space. The problem… …offline still accounts for a huge…

Opin Kerfi join Purple's global network of partners

Purple has formed a new technology partnership with Opin Kerfi, leading IT solutions and service partner, to provide businesses with in-depth data and analytics around their customers and physical spaces. Opin Kerfi specialize in many fields of IT including hardware, infrastructure, networks, communications solutions, office solutions and software development. The business is also a HPC…

Shifting retail’s focus from e-commerce to an inclusive Customer Algorithm

E-commerce took off in the early 2000’s and created a buzz around 24-hour shopping, but it’s also heavily skewed retail marketing to rely on online insights to generate sales. In 2018, this focus is making a colossal shift back to a more balanced, in-depth ratio of offline to online consumer insights. Offline insights are similar…

Purple Cisco Live

2017 was another big year of introducing personalization, customization and localization to retail, hospitality and leisure organisations with new brands, such as McDonald’s, joining the Purple network. More and more businesses are realising the potential data insights have in understanding how to engage consumers and increase covers, spend, dwell time and overall experience. As consumer…

McDonald's

Hamburger giant, McDonald’s, has begun its next course of digital transformation having rolled out WiFi analytics across its sites in Belgium as part of a three-year contract with Purple, Cisco Meraki and Socialspot. McDonald’s Belgium is using intelligent, hyper-targeted marketing features in the Purple platform to deliver radically new digital strategies in personalized communication, promotions…

You know that box that you switch off and back on again when your WiFi starts playing up at home… well that’s not an AP, that’s a router. An AP, otherwise known as an access point, connects to that box allowing you to extend the range of your WiFi to a particular location. Let’s imagine…

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