ThinkNow Research announced even though consumers experienced greater employment and steady or slightly increased income last year, they are less optimistic about the economy in 2018.
Awareness of the business case for inclusion and diversity is on the rise. While social justice typically is the initial impetus behind these efforts, companies have increasingly begun to regard inclusion and diversity as a source of competitive advantage, and specifically as a key enabler of growth. Yet progress on diversification initiatives has been slow. And companies are still uncertain about how they can most effectively use diversity and inclusion to support their growth and value-creation goals.
The changing face of the American mall points to consumers’ shifting priorities and tastes. But while malls may be taking on a different kind of identity, there’s at least one consumer segment that still favors that traditional shopping experience: millennial women.
Bringing attention to the importance of assortment is easy. It’s getting it right that is highly challenging. Here are the top six hurdles companies face in building an optimal assortment.
To compete at the speed of digital, you need to unleash your strategy, your structure, and your people.
In the latest episode of eMarketer's "Behind the Numbers" podcast, analysts Yory Wurmser and Krista Garcia talk about the challenges faced by the department store sector, and what creative retailers are doing to adjust to new consumer habits and preferences.
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) announced Michael S. Mueller’s promotion to Senior Vice President of Business Development effective immediately.
A survey of senior ad buyers worldwide reveals a range of issues many have when it comes to programmatic advertising.
Controversy continues to swirl over the recent FCC decision to allow Internet service providers greater control over the Internet “pipe,” setting up a marketplace that might come to resemble traditional pay-TV services.
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) and Grupo Televisa announced during NATPE, the premier global business forum for content creators, the launch of the first-ever TV pilot initiative to nurture the development of new original scripted and unscripted series by global independent producers.
A 13-episode prison thriller, “El Recluso” (The Inmate) will be available for international syndication and is scheduled to premiere in the U.S. on Telemundo later in the summer.
Atresmedia Internacional launches Atrescine, a new HD Spanish language network dedicated to Spanish cinema and aimed to appeal the Hispanic audience.
GALLEGOS United announced it has hired Dino Spadavecchia as executive creative director. Spadavecchia will oversee development and execution of creative concepts for all clients.
A few weeks ago I wrote about being authentic and genuine, both as a brand and a person. Unfortunately, there’s a downside to always being authentic, because that can lead to incredible rudeness. How do you balance “being yourself” with being professional in the workplace?
Conventional wisdom has long dictated that companies avoid taking a political stance on issues for risk of alienating—or outright angering—potential customers.
One in three people—2.48 billion—worldwide used a social network in 2017, eMarketer estimates. Rising social network use in emerging markets in Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East and Africa drove an 8.7% gain over 2016.
Telemundo 47 / WNJU has named John Gonzalez Vice President of Technology and Operations.
Virtual Incentives released original research in a paper entitled: "The Future of Rewards: How Consumers Value Rewards and Incentives."
Like it or not, our data is being harvested all the time and used to ‘personalise’ our online experience. Increasingly people are wary and are asking more and more questions about how their data is being used: and what they’re getting in return.
In the 2018 RSW/US New Year Outlook Report, it unearthed a significant shift in the market that might have bigger, full service shops a bit concerned. Today, more so than years past, marketers are looking to fill voids left by specialty agency talent in their roster shops at what could be considered an alarming pace.
Kantar Millward Brown released a new AdReaction study that examines the global state of multichannel advertising campaigns. AdReaction: The Art of Integration guides marketers on how to best navigate the myriad channel choices and ad formats, while delivering effective, integrated campaigns, well understood across channels by consumers.
By Gonzalo López Martí - Creative director, etc. / LMMiami.com
- Groupthink: the practice of thinking or making decisions as a group in a way that discourages creativity or individual responsibility.
- Despite its bad press, teamwork and its cousin, collaboration, are ubiquitous buzzwords in the current business realm.
- As is the case with many a slogan in the corporate world, most of those involved secretly hate it yet will rarely admit it.
- In our marketing & advertising racket, for instance, teamwork is a euphemism to describe the pesky and pervasive practice of letting a creative director take all the credit for a successful campaign in which dozens of people took part.
This new division consolidates the company’s domestic and international scripted production units under Santana’s leadership who will now be responsible for Telemundo Studios, Telemundo International Studios, Telemundo International, as well as all of the company’s co-production partnerships.
Media-buying will continue to migrate “in-house,” thanks to programmatic ad technology, and the No. 1 reason is “control,” according to results of a survey of advertisers and ad agency executives being released this week by digital media-buying technology firm Centro.
On top of that are increasing operating costs and diminished revenue as a result of digital “badvertising” (fraud and middle men), along with the pressure to address issues like like social media addiction, and mental health problems attributed to social media.
Spanish Broadcasting System announced that it had reached an agreement with Grupo Radio Centro ("Grupo") to settle the parties' long-standing lawsuit. SBS filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit in February of 2016 immediately after Grupo hired an on-air radio personality from SBS's KLAX-FM in Los Angeles, alleging tortious interference and unfair competition.