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IRI Partners with Google to Measure Offline Sales Lift of YouTube Advertising

October 3, 2018

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 3, 2018--IRI ®, a global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail and media companies, and Google, announced plans to launch a new solution that will enable CPG advertisers to measure the impact of YouTube advertising on offline sales using IRI Lift ®. This upcoming solution deepens IRI’s ongoing relationship with Google, which was established through the Google Measurement Partners program.

IRI will work with Google to provide CPG advertisers with accurate and granular understanding of a YouTube advertising campaign’s impact on offline and e-commerce sales lift based on the industry’s most robust set of frequent shopper program loyalty card data.

“We are thrilled to be deepening our relationship with Google and developing a solution that can measure the impact of YouTube advertising campaigns on offline sales,” said Nishat Mehta, president of the IRI Media Center of Excellence. “At IRI, we are committed to helping marketers drive growth, and we look forward to doing so in partnership with Google, a platform used by so many marketers to better communicate with their consumers.”

IRI Lift integrates IRI’s vast point-of-sale, frequent shopper, causal and media exposure data to help marketers to understand actual in-store sales lift impact of ad spend.

For more information on the upcoming YouTube measurement solution or IRI’s participation in the Google Measurement Partner Program, contact Tipton Gustafson.

Helpful Links:

Google Blog: Measure the full impact of your video campaign

Press Release: Google Selects IRI to Join New Measurement Partners Program

IRI Lift: https://www.iriworldwide.com/en-US/solutions/Lift

About the IRI Partner Ecosystem

IRI fundamentally believes that delivering differentiated growth for clients requires deep, highly integrated partnering with a variety of best-of-breed companies. As such, IRI works closely with a broad range of industry leaders across multiple industries and sectors to create innovative joint solutions, services and access to capabilities to help its clients more effectively collaborate and compete in their various markets and exceed their growth objectives. IRI is committed to its partnership philosophy and continues to actively enhance its open ecosystem of partners through alliances, joint ventures, acquisitions and affiliations. The IRI Partner Ecosystem includes such leading companies as 84.51°, Adobe, The Boston Consulting Group, comScore, Data Plus Math, Experian, GfK, Gigwalk, Google, Ipsos, Mastercard Advisors, MaxPoint, Omnicom, Oracle, Pinterest, Research Now, Simulmedia, SPINS, Survey Sampling International, Univision, Viant, Yieldbot and others.

About IRI

IRI is a leading provider of big data, predictive analytics and forward-looking insights that help CPG, OTC health care organizations, retailers, financial services and media companies grow their businesses. A confluence of major external events — a change in consumer buying habits, big data coming into its own, advanced analytics and personalized consumer activation — is leading to a seismic shift in drivers of success in all industries. With the largest repository of purchase, media, social, causal and loyalty data, all integrated on an on-demand, cloud-based technology platform, IRI is empowering the personalization revolution, helping to guide its more than 5,000 clients around the world in their quests to remain relentlessly relevant, capture market share, connect with consumers, collaborate with key constituents and deliver market-leading growth. For more information, visit www.iriworldwide.com.

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CONTACT: IRI

Shelley Hughes, +1 312-474-3675

Shelley.Hughes@IRIworldwide.com

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