Deloitte’s holiday survey turns 35 this year! To honor the long tradition, we’ve added new elements to our report, including a nostalgic podcastfeaturing retail leaders breaking down some of the industry’s biggest trends, and supplemental data from Deloitte’s Insight IQ.

Amid the many new media offerings available to consumers, it’s easy to lose sight of long-standing, dependable choices—even when they continue to drive significant engagement. The news is one such option, and amid the trifecta of a pandemic, widespread social unrest and a U.S. presidential election, it remains a vital connection to both the world at large and our local communities.

Changes necessitated by the pandemic may have altered TV advertising forever — marketers must adapt

Grow your agency profitably (and with less stress) via my Strategic Churn technique.  Many agency owners consider client churn to be negative. “Churn” comes from the SaaS world—where high attrition can end a firm.

One in three Gen Z survey respondents who’d applied for a job said they’d avoided an opportunity because they feared being treated unfairly due to their gender, ethnic or racial identity in a new survey by Tallo. In the same survey, one in four said the same thing about applying to college.

LATV Networks announced the promotion of Gisella Fu-Ripp to Vice President of Sales & Strategic Partnerships to lead the diverse, and predominantly female organization at LATV.

2020 has been a year of life-changing moments. The COVID-19 pandemic, politics and racial injustice created moments that have affected every single American. For African Americans, the reckoning has extended beyond any single moment, becoming a matter of life and death.

The Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication (HMC) has announced a partnership with Farmer-to-Farmer Colombia and Fundación SalvaTerra to help support smallholder farmers in Colombia that are transitioning out of the informal economy, forming cooperatives to grow and taking advantage of economies of scale, while expanding their range of buyers.

Americans have complicated feelings about their relationship with big technology companies. While they have appreciated the impact of technology over recent decades and rely on these companies’ products to communicate, shop and get news, many have also grown critical of the industry and have expressed concerns about the executives who run them.

With the largest number of eligible voters of any minority voting group, Latinos represent over 13% of all eligible voters in the U.S according to the Pew Research Center. But the number of Hispanics who actually vote still has room to grow. Only half of the eligible Hispanic voters were registered in 2018 but that gap has been closing as registration rates are climbing for the 32 million eligible Latino voters in 2020 as we approach this Presidential Election.

From search to content consumption, purchase to advocacy, Hispanic consumers take a unique collective approach to e-commerce. The ethos of this collectivist culture greatly influences brand experience and purchasing behavior.

Canela Media named Andres Rincon as Senior Vice President of Sales overseeing the East Coast region.

Mozilla and more than 6,000 of our supporters published an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey. Our demand: Turn off Facebook’s Group Recommendations and Twitter’s Trending Topics ahead of the November 3 U.S. elections.

Influencer marketing can be an effective way to boost brand awareness and exposure, and reach highly targeted groups that will likely be interested in your brand. And that's particularly relevant among younger audiences - according to research, 70% of teens now trust influencers more than they do traditional celebrities.

Business leaders and consumers have adapted after the initial shock of the widespread lockdown that followed the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Demand patterns have started to normalize, supply chains are largely stable, and shelter-in-place orders are being lifted and replaced by physical distancing across the United States.

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