Taco Tuesday at Taco Bell was one of the first food marketing platforms to drive day-part sales while edifying brand value according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®.
Johnson continued detailing how the undercurrents of strategic partnerships were driving top line sales and bottom-line profits for Yum brands including Pizza Hut’s online ordering and updated App. Both are outstanding Hand Held Food Marketing tools that are the undercurrents driving incremental brand adoption putting a new electricity in brand relevance for many younger consumers in Pizza Hut.
With this new partnership with T-Mobile Taco Bell edifies customer relevance with a free taco on Tuesdays’ for T-Mobile customers. So, what is your new relevance?
Food retailers today must understand that relevance drive trial and adoption this new partnership with T-Mobile does that well. Is your brand is searching for the new electricity to help drive the brand forward. So, just what is your brands new electricity? According to Johnson, “Brand relevance is in part driven with innovation in new food products in combination with new avenues of distribution all of which are the platform for the new electricity.”
Johnson stated “that in my minds-eye the new electricity must be very efficient for the supply and includes such things as fresh foods, free food / sampling, beer, developing brands, unique urban clothing, grocerant positioning, Fresh food messaging, autonomous delivery, cashier-less retail, plates, glasses, cash-less payments, digital hand-held marketing.
All retailers to survive the next generation of retail must embrace the artificial intelligence revolution while simultaneously embracing fresh food that is portable, fresh, with differentiation that is familiar not different.
Super Bowl Sunday, T-Mobile and Taco Bell announced an exclusive partnership to bring Un-carrier customers free tacos, amping up the uber-popular T-Mobile Tuesdays! Just download the T-Mobile Tuesdays app for iOS or Android to get your free tacos, starting this Tuesday, February 5. Not 'buy one get one free.' Not 'free with a drink purchase.' No strings. Just free. Just because.. If you're with T-Mobile -- you get your free tacos just for being you, boo. Sounds like the happiest customers in wireless just got happier.
Marisa Thalberg, Global Chief Brand Officer, Taco Bell Corp stated “T-Mobile and Taco Bell felt like natural brand friends, and we were just waiting for the perfect opportunity to make a partnership come to life, in a way that befits what our fans expect from us both. No question this collaboration in the Super Bowl was that perfect opportunity,”“We cannot wait to give T-Mobile Tuesday customers and Taco Bell fans the chance to access a little ‘Taco Bell’ magic, any day of the week.”
Is your business model evolving? Well consider this since T-Mobile Tuesdays launched in 2016, Un-carrier customers have snagged over 186 million fun freebies and deals, including Pandora Plus, Dunkin credit, Redbox rentals, Atom movie tickets, Live Nation concert tickets, Shell gasoline, and more…just for being T-Mobile customers. So, the price of your mobile service is going down and you get rewarded for being a customer. Not Bad according to Johnson.
That means you can get up to as much as $966 in free stuff a year for every T-Mobile ONE customer according to leading independent industry analysts. For more details visit: . And don’t forget to download the T-Mobile Tuesdays app for iOS or Android!
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