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May 27, 2017

Strong team leadership isn’t enough. New research shows the importance—for business impact and career success—of also mobilizing your boss and colleagues.  By Thomas Barta and Patrick Barwise

May 27, 2017

In the WPP Annual Report, Jeremy Bullmore suggests that while some advertising works by encouraging an immediate sale most advertising works to make a brand more saleable. It is a hugely important distinction. Making a brand more saleable improves the efficacy of all aspects of the marketing mix but to do so the advertising must make a lasting impression.  By Nigel Hollis

May 27, 2017

Compared with adjacent retail channels, U.S. convenience stores have boasted relative strength and sales growth in recent years. Built on the premise of speed, convenience stores are modeled to deliver on specific consumer needs that competing channels don’t yet address fully.

May 27, 2017

Last week, the ANA, ACA (Association of Canadian Advertisers), AD/FIN Solutions, and Ebiquity PLC released a study which provides practical solutions to help advertisers take greater control of their programmatic investments. The study provides an "Advertiser Playbook" with an eleven-step plan to enhanced programmatic accountability.

May 26, 2017

Ten of the 15 fastest-growing large cities were located across the South in 2016, with four of the top five in Texas, according to new population estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau.

May 26, 2017

The three most overused words in the advertising biz this year are “data,” “agency” and “TV.” All three are core to the current status and future direction of the entire industry.  

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May 26, 2017

Digital marketing agency The Story Room announced today that it will handle brand strategy and digital marketing services for the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup, the continental championship that will be played throughout July in 14 venues across the United States.

May 26, 2017

Should professionals' pay be public knowledge?

May 26, 2017

In a newly released global study by GfK, more than half (53%) of US consumers agree that “experiences are more important than possessions” – compared to only 2% who disagree. In addition, nearly a third (29%) say they “would rather have more time than more money” – while 12% disagree with that statement.

May 25, 2017

The third annual Bot Baseline Report, released today at the ANA Advertising Financial Management Conference, revealed that the economic losses due to bot fraud are estimated to reach $6.5 billion globally in 2017. This is down 10 percent from the $7.2 billion reported in last year’s study.

May 24, 2017

He was the architect of two of the most-hyped media events of the 1970s: the “Fight of the Century,” a titanic collision between two unbeaten boxing world champions, Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, and the “Battle of the Sexes” between an aging tennis player, Bobby Riggs, and feminist star Billie Jean King.  Andrew Jerrold Perenchio, known to his friends as “Jerry,” had “extraordinary instincts,” said Alan Horn, his former underling who is now chairman of Walt Disney Studios. “He was always ahead of everyone else.”  By Meg James / LA Times

May 24, 2017

Azteca America announced that its Atlanta affiliate WUVM Channel 4 has formed a sales and marketing partnership with WAZX 101.9 FM, “La Que Buena Radio.”

May 24, 2017

Business leaders tend to be a results-oriented bunch. They applaud an endeavor's result, but are sometimes myopic about how that result was achieved. And they revel in high net promoter scores and loyal brand consumers, but fail to appreciate the efforts of those who are nurturing customer relationships on a daily basis to attain those results.

May 24, 2017


Pew Research Center surveys find that seniors are also moving towards more digitally connected lives.

May 24, 2017

A recent article by James McQuivey on Forbes proposes that the age of interruption is coming to a close, because people will no longer be doing interruptible things on interruption-friendly devices. If so, what does that mean for the future of brands and advertising?  by Nigel Hollis

May 24, 2017

Manuel A. Casiano, who founded Caribbean Business in 1973 and went on to create Casiano Communications, one of the largest Hispanic-owned publishing companies in the United States, died Friday, May 19, at the age of 86.

May 23, 2017

We have been witnessing a reinvention of TV content creation for a few years now. It probably started with “The Sopranos” on HBO, was accelerated by Netflix’' “House of Cards,” and has now permeated national, cable and Internet-based “TV.”

May 23, 2017

Telemundo Deportes released its first campaign for FIFA Confederations Cup and World Cup, produced in partnership with Anomaly. 

May 23, 2017

  By Gonzalo López Martí - Creative director, etc / LMMiami.com

  • It was common practice in Madison Avenue well into the 00s to give every employee their own office.
  • Not only senior execs, some mid-level and junior ones got one too.
May 23, 2017

The NBA has a ripe opportunity with its ever-growing Hispanic audience by expanding their reach to sports-crazed fans. By solidifying their hold on the Hispanic community, they are in prime position to have a large influx of diehard fans for generations to come.   Courtesy of Lopez Negrete Communications Inc.

May 23, 2017

The Atrévete “Mega Dares” campaign, from GALLEGOS United, seeks to create new nontraditional occasions for consumers to drink milk by daring them to try unexpected food and milk pairings with an additional twist – such as a wind turbine. In one digital spot people attempt to eat spicy Korean tacos and drink a glass of milk while standing in front of a wind turbine generating 39 mph winds.

May 20, 2017

Achieving transparency in the programmatic media buying ecosystem remains a persistent challenge for marketers, but there are steps companies can take to ensure that their agencies and media partners are held accountable for digital ad expenditures, according to a new study.

May 20, 2017

Measuring an ad’s ability to communicate trust is a tricky business: perceptions of trust can be non-conscious, formed almost immediately and biased by subtle factors.  By Dr. Nikki Westoby, Director of Neuroscience, Nielsen Consumer Neuroscience

May 20, 2017

Even though the city was built on gambling and vice, the new Las Vegas has proven to be so much more. A-list theater and restaurants dominate the Strip and there are family friendly opportunities around every corner. In 2017, this is definitely not the Vegas of your childhood and even your parents’ childhood.  By Ozzie Godinez - CEO and Co-Founder at PACO Collective

May 20, 2017

With a rising disposable income and a desire for luxury, millennials are giving a boost to travel brands—most notably airlines and cruise lines—according to new research from The Harris Poll's 29th annual EquiTrend Study, which measures brand health over time.

May 19, 2017

Clio Sports recently announced the 2017 Sports Marketing Award winners honoring Austin-based LatinWorks with four awards for their campaign with Major League Baseball (MLB) #PonleAcento (Put An Accent On It).