TAAT ™ launches multi-state billboard campaign as part of


LAS VEGAS and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, December 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – TAATâ„¢ GLOBAL ALTERNATIVES INC. (CSE: TAAT) (OTCQX: TOBAF) (FRANKFURT: 2TP) (the “Company” or “TAAT™”) is pleased to announce that in 2022, it will launch a multi-state advertising campaign as part of nation-wide initiatives aimed at leveraging TAAT’s existing presence across the country by educating consumers about TAAT â„¢. During the year 2021, the company expanded its presence in the state of Ohio, where TAAT â„¢ was first launched in December 2020, while adding on average more than 100 new stores per month in a total of more than two dozen US states through a nationwide network of distributors and wholesalers, including cash-and-carry warehouses. Through a series of promotional campaigns (for example, in-store activation strategies, online advertising with advanced targeting techniques), the Company has optimized its process of converting consumers to TAAT â„¢ products based on empirical data from the first year of product marketing. Now that TAAT â„¢ is marketed in the United States nationally, the Company is expanding its marketing efforts through outside channels such as billboards, a form of advertising that tobacco companies in the United States do. have no right to do. since 19981.

To bring the new billboard campaign to success in multiple US markets, TAAT â„¢ engaged one of the largest billboard wholesalers in the United States, providing crucial advertising space to several leading business accounts. . At the time of this writing, TAAT â„¢ billboards should be placed in high visibility areas in the following cities:

  • Atlanta, Georgia (Population 488,000)
  • Biloxi, Mississippi (Population 45,900, over one million visitors per month primarily from casino tourism2)
  • Charleston, South Carolina (Population 135,000)
  • Cleveland, Ohio (population 385,000)
  • Detroit, Michigan (population 674,000)
  • Houston, Texas (population 2.3 million)
  • Las Vegas, Nevada (Population 634,000, approximately 3.4 million visitors per month3)

TAAT â„¢ billboards in these regions will contain themes and messages specific to the culture and attractions of a given market, with the aim of making TAAT â„¢ accessible to consumers who are residents or visitors to the region. An example billboard design is shown below for Biloxi, Mississippi, using references to casino games; an interest shared by visitors to the Gulfport-Biloxi area, who often arrive on group casino charters (commonly known as “Junkets”) from various parts of the United States.

A photo accompanying this announcement is available at https://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/1c153932-d3fe-4f78-abde-fe2aa40ac619

Starting in 2022, large-scale billboards promoting TAAT â„¢ will be placed in several cities across the United States as part of the company’s initiatives to promote TAAT â„¢ as a national brand of GPC. The billboard design pictured above will be displayed in Biloxi, Mississippi, a city that averages over one million visitors per month, mostly casino tourism.

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TAAT â„¢ President and CEO Setti Coscarella commented, “Around this time last year, TAAT â„¢ was hitting retail shelves for the very first time in Ohio, and our priority was quality. the execution of our launch in retail, as opposed to the quantity of added stores or units. sold short term. As a growing national CPG brand with a footprint of over 1,000 stores in the majority of US states, we recognize the importance of aligning our marketing tactics with other brands that operate nationally or global. While we will continue to use our current promotional methods which have proven to be effective, billboards are a very cost effective way to reach a large consumer audience over an extended period of time. In addition, for nearly 23 years, tobacco companies in the United States were unable to advertise on billboards as a result of the Framework settlement agreement, which means that billboard promotions for TAAT â„¢ could create a competitive advantage for us over incumbent tobacco companies. Through regionally targeted messaging organized under the expert guidance of TAAT â„¢ Marketing Department, which has worked with some of the nation’s top consumer brands, we believe this aspect of our national marketing efforts in 2022 can be of benefit. invaluable tool in raising awareness of TAAT â„¢ as we continue to build momentum in the tobacco category.

Sources

1 – https://truthinitiative.org/research-resources/tobacco-industry-marketing/what-do-tobacco-advertising-restrictions-look-today

2 – https://www.sunherald.com/opinion/other-voices/article249463950.html

3 – https://assets.simpleviewcms.com/simpleview/image/upload/v1/clients/lasvegas/ES_Oct_2021_15c733c6-ff2a-4f86-a0f7-6924b02dc0e7.pdf

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Company,

TAATâ„¢ WORLDWIDE ALTERNATIVES INC.

“Setti Coscarella”

Setti Coscarella, CEO and Director

For more information, please contact:

TAAT â„¢ Investor Relations
1-833-TAAT-United States (1-833-822-8872)
[email protected]

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About TAATâ„¢ Global Alternatives Inc.

The Company has developed TAAT â„¢, which is a tobacco-free and nicotine-free alternative to traditional cigarettes offered in the “Original”, “Smooth” and “Menthol” varieties. The base material of TAAT â„¢ is Beyond Tobacco â„¢, a proprietary blend that undergoes a patent pending refinement technique that makes its scent and taste resemble tobacco. Under the leadership of management with the “Big Tobacco” pedigree, TAAT â„¢ was first launched in the United States in the fourth quarter of 2020 as the company seeks to position itself in the $ 814 billion mark.1 the global tobacco industry.

For more information, please visit http://taatglobal.com.

The references

1 British American Tobacco – The Global Market

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