Omnicom Lets Media Buyers Adjust Ads Based on Retail Inventory

The headline “Omnicom Media Group Launches Industry’s First Supply Chain-Based Media Activation Tool” sounds like a clever, if far-fetched, bit of newsjacking. But it turns out they’ve really given media planners a tool to adjust the products they advertise based on retail availability, pulling out-of-stock items and pushing available substitutes. It’s an impressive bit of technology.