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MSA Named in CGT Readers’ Choice Awards

MSA is honored to be named in Consumer Goods Technology’s (CGT) 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards in four categories. MSA is among the Top Ten providers in Consumer Experience Management, Demand Data Analytics, Outsourcing/IT Infrastructure and Trade Program Management. In addition, MSA was highlighted as a “Noteworthy” provider of Demand Data, with multiple glowing comments from …

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MSA Presents Tobacco Category Trends to CDA Members

Senior Vice President, Don Burke, presented the webinar Trends & Insights in the Nicotine Delivery Category to Convenience Distribution Association (CDA) members in November 2018.  The webinar highlights total nicotine trends, growth & decline of nicotine categories, trade channel differences, key regulatory issues that impact the category, and a wholesale distribution summary.

Beware of Inaccurate Unit Counts – They Can Lead to Costly Trade Program Overpayments

Trade programs can be highly effective in driving incremental revenue for CPG companies whose trade marketing spend is typically the single largest line item on their income sheets. However, to deliver on an incentive program’s purpose profitably, payouts should be based on what distributors or retailers actually earn rather than estimations, assumptions or outright guesses …

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Sr. VP Stephen Gongaware featured in CDC Gaming Reports

MSA’s Sr. VP of Business Development, Stephen Gongaware, spoke recently at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas.  Speaking on insights into digital marketing, and whether or not it works for casinos, he shed light on some very valuable information, including traditional mailers.  The article, written by Buck Wargo of CDC Gaming Reports, can be …

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Boost Business Insights with the CDA Infometrics® Program – It’s Free to Join!

MSA is pleased and excited to be working with the Convenience Distribution Association (CDA) and their members currently participating in the CDA InfoMetrics® program. With 55+ distributors participating, the CDA InfoMetrics Program has been a success since its inception in 2009. As the title states, there is no cost for distributors to join, and InfoMetrics …

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Atlantic City Casino & Internet Gaming – A Meaningful US Gaming Test Market – Part I

Spectrum Gaming’s June 2017 white paper celebrated the 15th anniversary of its SIGHT prediction that internet gaming would not cannibalize casino land site gaming. The white paper reported confirmation of that prediction by Atlantic City (AC) casino operators, and research observations reviewing their AC game revenues through April 2017. That white paper inspired MSA to …

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Atlantic City Casino & Internet Gaming – AC Market Turnaround Confirmed – Part II

The first MSA white paper using Atlantic City (AC) data illustrated that rapid market changes took place from the launch of Internet Gaming through Aug 2017 across Slots, Poker, and Casino Internet Games. Such changes had not been observed in Las Vegas (LV), where Internet Poker was launched 7 months prior to its entry in …

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