The planning agency decided to take advantage of local media formats to reach customers, drive engagement and communicate store opening date and location while reinforcing Walmart’s freshness and quality.
Markets: Fresno, Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto, San Diego, San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, Los Angeles
Flighting Dates: September - December 2010
Out of Home Formats Used:
The team selected posters, bulletins, and shelters in close proximity to each of Walmart’s stores in the above markets. The plan also included king-size bus posters and full wraps in the San Francisco market.
Additionally, a customized smoothie truck toured around 12 local events across the four markets. Brand ambassadors distributed free smoothie samples made from fruit being sold at local Walmart stores to prove quality and freshness of the products to potential consumers.