Former McDonald's Brand Marketer Launches Magnolia Insights, Inc. With Focus on Marketing to Women

(CHICAGO) December 19, 2014 – Marketing executive Tania Haigh, most recently the lead for  women and moms marketing initiatives at McDonald’s USA, today announced the launch of Magnolia Insights, a marketing strategy firm specializing in marketing to women and moms. A 15-year marketing industry veteran with a decade of insight gleaned from various roles at McDonald’s USA, Haigh aims to better position brands by addressing the lag in effective marketing to women and moms.

Magnolia will have a dynamic offering, focusing on support for brands as well as media and publishing companies, and providing thought leadership in the industry. The firm will cater to consumer brands in the technology, food/beverage, entertainment, health and fashion/home segments. A multi-cultural and multi-lingual woman herself, and with experience in ethnic marketing, Tania Haigh founded Magnolia to elevate cross cultural applications across all of its practices.

“I launched Magnolia with the intention of keeping the woman and mom consumer at the center of marketing planning,” said Haigh. “Women hold major purchasing power but too often brands do not nurture this consumer segment by developing plans that establish a meaningful emotional connection.”

Magnolia Insights’ portfolio of services includes integrated marketing campaign development, brand management and positioning, consumer insights across age/life stage of product, message architecture and mapping, content marketing planning, marketing and PR integration, blogger/publishing brand integration, as well as workshops and public speaking, for both local and national clients.

Magnolia’s current client roster includes Crowdtap, the leading social influence marketing platform, ROWDYDOW bbQ as well as Better Retail and its associated brands.

In 2014, Haigh was named a “Top 40 Under 40 Marketer” in the Midwest by Brand Innovators, an industry trade organization. In addition, she was a keynote speaker at the Marketing to Women Conference in Chicago, where Haigh was recognized as one of the top presenters by attendees.

“Magnolia Insights is great partner when it comes to providing expertise around the unique habits and behaviors of moms," said Anna Kassoway, CMO of Crowdtap, The People-Powered Marketing Platform.

Magnolia Insights will be headquartered in Chicago’s West Loop, opening in first quarter 2015.

For more information about Magnolia Insights or to contact Tania Haigh, visit www.magnoliainsights.com.

About Magnolia Insights

Based in Chicago, Magnolia Insights is a center of excellence on all things marketing to women and moms. The marketing strategy firm’s portfolio of services includes consumer insights across age/life stage of product, integrated marketing campaign development, brand management and positioning. This includes message architecture and mapping, content marketing planning, marketing and PR integration, blogger/publishing brand integration, as well as workshops and public speaking, for both local and national clients. www.magnoliainsights.com

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