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Featured September 12th, 2013
Innovative home builder uses scent marketing to sell new homes.More
Featured March 20th, 2013
JWT, a 150-year-old marketing communications firm with 200 offices in 90 countries, has turned its attention to sensory marketing. Although it may take some time for the idea to trickle down, you can expect some of its clients like Bayer, Bloomberg, Brand USA, Mondelez, Diageo, Ford, HSBC, Johnson & Johnson, Kellogg’s, Kimberly-Clark, Kraft, Macy’s, [...]More
Case Studies December 19th, 2012
In 2011, we wrote a post on how HBO did an innovative and elaborate scent marketing campaign for its mini-series “Game of Thrones.” Now, as the series prepares for its third season, HBO is continuing its sensory marketing by releasing a new beer based on the story line.
Brewery Ommegang is working with HBO to [...]
Featured November 26th, 2012
Does “Jingle Bells” put the jingle in the cash register? Everywhere you go after Thanksgiving and sometimes even before, you hear an incessant track of Christmas music. Some of it is traditional, some modern, some instrumental, some with vocals but shoppers will hear the same dozen or so songs over and over until the [...]More
Case Studies July 30th, 2012
At the opening of the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games, organizers released their concept of the scent of victory. It is a potent mix of mint, rosemary, English lavender and wheat. As we know, peppermint has been shown to improve athletic performance and rosemary and mint are bracing fragrances that increase alertness and cognitive performance. [...]More
Case Studies July 27th, 2012
When apparel maker QSD, maker of maternity and post-maternity undergarments, wanted to set itself apart from the competition, it looked for a unique packaging solution, and found it with Transparent Packaging. Canadian based Transparent Packaging designed a hexagonal package shape but it wasn’t quite enough. When QSD found out the they could add an encapsulated [...]More
Featured July 11th, 2012
Digital Flex Media, a leader in CD and DVD replication disks and technology, has announced that it has launched a line of Rub ‘n Smell discs
to “help businesses, marketers and advertisers cost-effectively connect with and influence” their target markets with scent marketing.
The scent is incorporated into the ink and varnish used to coat the [...]
Essays July 2nd, 2012
When working with a retail client, most of you will focus on scent marketing, but what about the other elements of a successful store environment? It can be helpful to the client to be at least a little knowledgeable about other sensory inputs which can support the store’s branding, create a pleasant environment and encourage [...]More
Essays April 24th, 2012
I speak to journalists all the time about scent marketing, and the same question keeps coming up: is scent marketing manipulative? This question usually arises after I have explained how scent is the only one of our five senses that goes directly to the emotional and memory centers of our brains. Yes, scent marketing is [...]More