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Highlights from ISE 2023: Trends, Tech & Innovation

HIGHLIGHTS FROM ISE 2023:TRENDS, TECH & INNOVATIONS As the doors close on another fantastic ISE event, we reflect on the highlights.This was the third year for ISE at its new Barcelona home, and what a year it was. With 58,107 unique visitors from 155 countries,...

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...

Christmas Songs Around the World You Might Not Have Heard

CHRISTMAS SONGS AROUND THE WORLD YOU MIGHT NOT HAVE HEARDWhen it comes to holiday music, there are usually two types of people: those who crank up the classics the second Halloween is out of the way, and those who listen to anything but for the duration of the season....

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...

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...

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...

read more
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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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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History of Muzak

History of Muzak

THE HISTORY OF MUZAK Muzak. 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...

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Pride Music

Pride Music

PRIDE MUSIC Pride Month is all about acceptance, equality, celebrating the work of LGBTQ+ people, education in LGBTQ+ history and raising awareness of issues affecting the LGBTQ+ community. To celebrate this important month, we wanted to highlight some of our music...

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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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History of Muzak

History of Muzak

THE HISTORY OF MUZAK Muzak. 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...

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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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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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Christmas Songs Around the World You Might Not Have Heard

Christmas Songs Around the World You Might Not Have Heard

CHRISTMAS SONGS AROUND THE WORLD YOU MIGHT NOT HAVE HEARDWhen it comes to holiday music, there are usually two types of people: those who crank up the classics the second Halloween is out of the way, and those who listen to anything but for the duration of the season....

read more
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...

read more
Pride Music

Pride Music

PRIDE MUSIC Pride Month is all about acceptance, equality, celebrating the work of LGBTQ+ people, education in LGBTQ+ history and raising awareness of issues affecting the LGBTQ+ community. To celebrate this important month, we wanted to highlight some of our music...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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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5 Marketing Strategies to Captivate Your Customers

5 Marketing Strategies to Captivate Your Customers

5 HOLIDAY MARKETING STRATEGIES TO CAPTIVATE YOUR CUSTOMERS Get Your Customers in the Mood This Holiday Season A lot of work goes into holiday marketing strategies, particularly those online or on television, but what about those for your brick and mortar business?...

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Sustainability In Retail

Sustainability In Retail

SUSTAINABILITY IN RETAILConsumers are expecting moreOur 2021 Shopper Sentiments Study revealed that 67% of consumers worldwide declare it is important to them that the brands they shop are committed to being environmentally friendly.In equal measure, 66%, shoppers...

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