Albertsons Companies, Inc. announced the launch of Albertsons Media Collective, a retail media network designed to deliver digitally native, shopper-centric and engaging branded content to the company?s ever-growing network of shoppers. With retail media networks rapidly reshaping the advertising space across the consumer media sector, Albertsons Media Collective, led by Kristi Argyilan, Albertsons Cos.? SVP of Retail Media, will offer partners a digital marketing platform and omnichannel solutions with the core consumer in mind. Albertson Media Collective, developed in partnership with CitrusAd and Merkle, is focused on providing opportunities to connect brands with their most loyal shoppers by opening up native display and sponsored product inventory throughout the company?s websites. Media opportunities include advertising placements on Albertsons owned properties such as its homepage, department, category, sub-category, email, search, app, pharmacy, as well as on Albertsons? off-site targeted ad placements. Brand campaigns will begin February 27, 2022, and allow partners to access some of the most valuable positions across Albertsons Companies? websites and apps, tapping into over 100 million shoppers across the country, including more than 2,200 store locations and over 27 million members of the company?s Just for U loyalty program.