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A Guide To Music For Hotels

A Guide to Music for Hotels Why Adding Music to Your Hotel is a Smart Business MoveSo, you’ve created a beautiful place for guests to stay. You poured over perfect paint samples and fantastic furniture. You cultivated the desired combination of comfort and style to...

Integrated Systems Europe 2024: Innovations and Insights

Integrated Systems Europe 2024: Innovations and InsightsISE is always an exciting event in our calendar, and this year did not disappoint with some fantastic innovations and big moves from a whole host of brands and newcomers to the industry. The 2024 event certainly...

Future of Retail: Key Takeaways from NRF 2024

Crystal Ball Gaze into the Future of Retail: Key Takeaways from NRF 2024The energy was electric at NRF: 2024 Retail's Big Show. The National Retail Federation (NRF), is one of the largest retail conferences in the world — a hot spot for industry titans and innovators...

How Retailers Can Maximise The Potential of Black Friday

How Retailers Can Maximise The Potential of Black FridayBlack Friday has become the busiest shopping day of the year, and is now a major event in the calendar of many retailers and consumers throughout the world. However, the term ‘Black Friday’ isn’t in its infancy...

Evolution of the Store 1940-1999

THE EVOLUTION OF THE STORE - 1940-19991940 – 1999The Dawn of the Consumer Society The end of the Second World War and the return of "freedom of movement" saw the beginning of the modern consumer society we know today. Combine that with employment on the rise and a...

A Guide To Music For Hotels

A Guide To Music For Hotels

A Guide to Music for Hotels Why Adding Music to Your Hotel is a Smart Business MoveSo, you’ve created a beautiful place for guests to stay. You poured over perfect paint samples and fantastic furniture. You cultivated the desired combination of comfort and style to...

read more
Future of Retail: Key Takeaways from NRF 2024

Future of Retail: Key Takeaways from NRF 2024

Crystal Ball Gaze into the Future of Retail: Key Takeaways from NRF 2024The energy was electric at NRF: 2024 Retail's Big Show. The National Retail Federation (NRF), is one of the largest retail conferences in the world — a hot spot for industry titans and innovators...

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Evolution of the Store 1940-1999

Evolution of the Store 1940-1999

THE EVOLUTION OF THE STORE - 1940-19991940 – 1999The Dawn of the Consumer Society The end of the Second World War and the return of "freedom of movement" saw the beginning of the modern consumer society we know today. Combine that with employment on the rise and a...

read more
Unmasking Halloween’s Retail Potential

Unmasking Halloween’s Retail Potential

Unmasking Halloween's Retail Potential: A Sensorial Customer Journey To Support Halloween Products And PromotionsIn the bustling world of retail, Halloween is a true powerhouse of an opportunity just waiting to creep out from the darkness. As the leaves turn, the air...

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How does Imagesound compare to Mood Media?

How does Imagesound compare to Mood Media?

HOW DOES IMAGESOUND COMPARE TO MOOD MEDIA?Which is the better choice for your business? Let’s take a look at the similarities and differences between these two in-store experiential media providers.If you're in the market for in-store media solutions, you may be...

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Evolution of the Store – 1900-1939

Evolution of the Store – 1900-1939

THE EVOLUTION OF THE STORE - 1900-19391900 – 1939 The Art of Emotion The beginning of the 20th century was a period of innovation for retail stores, taking the independent customer purchase journey we saw emerge at the end of the previous century one step further....

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A Guide To Music For Restaurants

A Guide To Music For Restaurants

A GUIDE TO MUSIC FOR RESTAURANTS Why Adding Music to Your Restaurant is a Smart Business MoveDo you remember the last time you visited a restaurant without music playing in the background? Neither do we. Music is such a staple in the restaurant industry we don’t even...

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Scent Marketing For Hotels

Scent Marketing For Hotels

SCENT MARKETING FOR HOTELS Keep guests comfortable and coming back by creating emotional connections with scent marketing.What Is Scent Marketing? Scent marketing is a strategy that uses fragrance to create a specific atmosphere, evoke emotions, and enhance brand...

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History of Muzak

History of Muzak

THE HISTORY OF MUZAKMuzak. It's a word that most people of a certain age at least vaguely recognize. For many, Muzak is associated with instrumental easy-listening covers, waiting on hold, and elevator music.The Beginning First Radio Broadcasts Muzak Timeline Muzak Ad...

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International Women’s Day at Mood Media

International Women’s Day at Mood Media

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY AT MOOD MEDIAInternational Women’s Day is a day to celebrate the cultural, political, and socioeconomic achievements of women across the globe, but as part of our Women of Mood series, we wanted to know what exactly encapsulates this special...

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Women of Mood

Women of Mood

WOMEN OF MOOD Women's History Month is celebrated during March and is dedicated to highlighting the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. Here at Mood, we are proud to count on hundreds of talented women as part of our global team. To...

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Eurovision 2023

Eurovision 2023

EUROVISION 2023What began as a technical experiment in television broadcasting, one of the earliest attempts to broadcast a live televised event to a large international audience, has since become one of Europe’s most-loved watches, with millions of viewers tuning in...

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Inspirational Women In Music

Inspirational Women In Music

INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN IN MUSIC The music industry is continuously evolving, with more and more powerful women coming to the forefront, but it wasn’t always so welcoming towards female recording artists. In the early 20th century, many women were barred from performing...

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Black History Month

Black History Month

BLACK HISTORY MONTHBlack History Month, which celebrates the history, achievements and contributions of black Britons, has been marked in the UK every October since 1987. Black music in particular has influenced trends, fashion, culture and much more despite the...

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International Music Day

International Music Day

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC DAYServing more than 500,000 subscriber locations in 100+ countries around the globe, we take “international” to a whole new level. With a talented creative team made up of music supervisors and researchers from all corners of the globe, they have...

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A Guide To Music For Hotels

A Guide To Music For Hotels

A Guide to Music for Hotels Why Adding Music to Your Hotel is a Smart Business MoveSo, you’ve created a beautiful place for guests to stay. You poured over perfect paint samples and fantastic furniture. You cultivated the desired combination of comfort and style to...

read more
Evolution of the Store 1940-1999

Evolution of the Store 1940-1999

THE EVOLUTION OF THE STORE - 1940-19991940 – 1999The Dawn of the Consumer Society The end of the Second World War and the return of "freedom of movement" saw the beginning of the modern consumer society we know today. Combine that with employment on the rise and a...

read more
Evolution of the Store – 1900-1939

Evolution of the Store – 1900-1939

THE EVOLUTION OF THE STORE - 1900-19391900 – 1939 The Art of Emotion The beginning of the 20th century was a period of innovation for retail stores, taking the independent customer purchase journey we saw emerge at the end of the previous century one step further....

read more
Evolution of the Store – 1800-1899

Evolution of the Store – 1800-1899

THE EVOLUTION OF THE STORE - 1800-18991800 – 1899The Age of Independence The 19th century represents the first revolution in the history of retail stores and the customer experience. With the advent of the department store, the retail consumer acquired a sense of...

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The Bigger Story Behind Black Friday

The Bigger Story Behind Black Friday

THE BIGGER STORY BEHIND BLACK FRIDAY Do you know the real history behind Black Friday? Most people believe that the name originates from the idea of stores moving from “in the red” meaning in debt, to in the black, meaning turning a profit. If that’s the origin you’re...

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Future of Retail: Key Takeaways from NRF 2024

Future of Retail: Key Takeaways from NRF 2024

Crystal Ball Gaze into the Future of Retail: Key Takeaways from NRF 2024The energy was electric at NRF: 2024 Retail's Big Show. The National Retail Federation (NRF), is one of the largest retail conferences in the world — a hot spot for industry titans and innovators...

read more
Unmasking Halloween’s Retail Potential

Unmasking Halloween’s Retail Potential

Unmasking Halloween's Retail Potential: A Sensorial Customer Journey To Support Halloween Products And PromotionsIn the bustling world of retail, Halloween is a true powerhouse of an opportunity just waiting to creep out from the darkness. As the leaves turn, the air...

read more
A Guide To Music For Restaurants

A Guide To Music For Restaurants

A GUIDE TO MUSIC FOR RESTAURANTS Why Adding Music to Your Restaurant is a Smart Business MoveDo you remember the last time you visited a restaurant without music playing in the background? Neither do we. Music is such a staple in the restaurant industry we don’t even...

read more
Scent Marketing For Hotels

Scent Marketing For Hotels

SCENT MARKETING FOR HOTELS Keep guests comfortable and coming back by creating emotional connections with scent marketing.What Is Scent Marketing? Scent marketing is a strategy that uses fragrance to create a specific atmosphere, evoke emotions, and enhance brand...

read more
How Does Digital Signage Work?

How Does Digital Signage Work?

HOW DIGITAL SIGNAGE WORKS The what, the how, and the why behind Digital Signage SoftwareIf you've ever walked into a store or a restaurant and seen digital screens displaying content, you've witnessed digital signage in action. Digital signage is a technology that has...

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Top Music Genres for Business

Top Music Genres for Business

TOP MUSIC GENRES FOR BUSINESS: CHOOSING THE RIGHT SOUND TO BRING YOUR BRAND TO LIFE. The music you choose to play can speak volumes about your brand. What is your business saying?Close your eyes and think of a bank, or a fine dining restaurant, or a high-end clothing...

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What Does the Metaverse Mean for Retail?

What Does the Metaverse Mean for Retail?

WHAT DOES THE METAVERSE MEAN FOR RETAIL? It may be the talk of the town right now, but many people are still confused about, and in some cases extremely wary of, the metaverse. So what exactly is this mysterious concept and what does it mean for the future of retail...

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Retail 2024: Next-Level Personalisation, AI and Harmony

Retail 2024: Next-Level Personalisation, AI and Harmony

Two out of three shoppers walk into a store open to discoveries and hoping for inspiration. Customers look for social experiences where they can discover new products, feel them, imagine them in their homes — and purchase and take them home immediately.

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