Pokémon GO: Tapping into augmented reality to drive location marketing

Since launching in July, Pokémon GO has become an international sensation—and has turned its creator, Niantic Labs, into a location marketing powerhouse for businesses that operate brick-and-mortar locations. The free augmented reality game that allows trainers to catch virtual Pokémon around them has become one of the most popular apps …

Data Analytics

Marketers see strong returns from financial data

When commercial real estate developer Cadillac Fairview wanted to redevelop its Sherway Gardens shopping mall in Toronto, it turned to WealthScapes. The financial database from Environics Analytics (EA) helped developers determine the disposable income of shoppers in the trade area, a crucial indicator for choosing what stores should be part …