Finding ways to grow sales has never been tougher. Despite obstacles like robust competition, a fragmented media environment and growing piles of data, a handful of companies are still finding growth opportunities within their existing customer bases. In fact, by identifying a category’s ‘Super Consumers’ – those consumers that spend a lot and engage a lot, companies are tailoring their marketing and sales efforts to boost incremental sales—even when category sales are flat.
America CV Networkannounced the appointment of Luis Roldan as EVP/ COO of America CV’s owned and operated stations in New York, Miami and Puerto Rico.
Population Living in Multi-generational Households Has Doubled Since 1980A record 57 million Americans, or 18.1% of the population of the United States, lived in multi-generational family households in 2012, double the number who lived in such households in 1980.
In 1993, Vernor Vinge, a retired professor of mathematics, computer scientist and award-winning science fiction author, argued that the creation of superhuman artificial intelligence would mark the point at which "the human era will be ended." This idea, associated in popular thinking with the futurist Ray Kurzweil of 2005’s The Singularity is Near, posits a moment when computing advances to the point that computers become self-directing, direct their activities to making themselves ever more intelligent, and surpass human comprehension or understanding.
It is no secret that Millennials are, by and large, social media enthusiasts. With the expansion of the social networking landscape in recent history, Millennials are not just connecting online with friends; they are connecting online with thought leaders, experts, idols, and any other figures they are interested in but might not actually know in real life.
Mega-mergers have been the talk of the media industry for the past year. It started with the biggest video programming distributors in the U.S., Comcast and Time Warner Cable, then AT&T and DirecTV, and we've had lots of additional dancing among folks like Charter, Dish, Sprint and T-Mobile.
Entrepreneurs can help drive the creation of 10 million youth jobs1 across the G20 countries2 if existing barriers to entrepreneurship were lifted, according to new research from Accenture. The study also indicates that while 74 percent of entrepreneurs surveyed by Accenture say they plan to recruit young talent in 2014, many believe that a shortage of people with relevant skills is hindering job creation and growth.
MundoFox announced the premiere of ‘El Mariachi,’ the original television series about a young musician, who after being unjustly imprisoned, escapes to seek revenge, regain his honor and win back the woman he loves. Premiering July 22nd, the series will air exclusively on MundoFox Monday through Friday at 9PM/8c.
There are three business reason why we’ve been able to indulge in this creative freedom when marketing to men.
This acoustic concert places La Ley among the repertoire of superstars that have participated in "Terra Live Music in Studio" and "Terra Live Music in Concert" with Terra.
Telemundo announced that actress and singer Lucero will host its upcoming mega-reality musical competition, “Yo Soy El Artista” (I Am the Artist), slated to premiere in September.
The research found that among smartphone and tablet users worldwide whose devices had replaced other media, print newspapers saw the most abandonment, with 50% of tablet owners switching over to mobile news, and 41% of smartphone users doing the same.
As the ink dries on upfront deals, this is the time of year when we start talking about the ongoing impact of television for advertisers, but I wanted to take a slightly different approach. Rather than talk about the ongoing marriage of digital video with TV, I wanted to address what a fully integrated digital TV experience is starting to look like, and how that will change over the next three to five years.
Chris Campos - VP, Managing Director of Bravo will departing the agency to join Arnold Worldwide.
The battle for number one continues with a change on top. As many have asked the LeBron James versus Michael Jordan question, we may not know how they would compare on the basketball court, but this year, James overthrows Jordan and is America's favorite sports star.
New York radio personality Luis Jimenez and his morning show were cancelled on Univision Radio’s WXNY 96.3 FM.
For as long as Americans have been hitting the road, radio and the cars we drive have been closely linked. And now, based on findings from a new major market test, we can connect what consumers listen to on the radio with what they buy at the auto dealer.
STRATA found in a recent survey of viewers of online videos and TV, younger audiences feel that targeted ads are more intrusive than their older counterparts.
CVS Caremark announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Miami-based Navarro Discount Pharmacy, the largest Hispanic-owned drugstore chain in the U.S.
Consumer Reports introduced Marta Lourdes Tellado as its next President and Chief Executive Officer.
Experian Consumer Services-Affinity and Univision Communications Inc. announced the launch of a Spanish-language, credit-focused product and online financial resource center for the U.S. Hispanic community.
While this year’s World Cup host country may still be licking its wounds following a brutal loss in the semifinals to Germany, which ultimately beat out Argentina for this year’s title, there’s still much for Brazil to celebrate. In fact, many of this year’s World Cup “losers” may turn out to be winners after all.
The term “war room” has entered the lexicon for social media marketers surrounding any and every large event that falls under the nation’s spotlight. The Super Bowl, the Academy Awards -- and most recently, The World Cup -- have become stages on which brands (Adidas and ESPN, to name a few) do their best dances, attempting to win over audiences with quick content and brilliant wit.
With the World Cup only coming around every four years, the hype around these matches is huge. And with the growing number of soccer fans in the U.S., 2014's tournament left many speculating that the game could be the next American pastime.
When big moments happen on TV today, viewers are turning to phones, tablets and computers to share their reactions instantly through social media—and they are doing it a lot. In the first four months of 2014, 17 million people sent 361 million tweets about TV. But tweets about TV are only part of the social TV story. The other half is tweets about brands that advertise on TV. In the same four-month period, 17 million people sent 215 million tweets about the approximately 700 brands that Nielsen Social captures.
Research released by MIT Sloan Management Review and Deloitte reveals that nearly two thirds of surveyed companies around the world find social business initiatives —including social media, social software and social networks—are positively impacting their business outcomes.