The fluidity of the marketing technology space is making it harder than ever for marketers to choose between standalone best-of-breed tech providers and multisolution suites.

Telemundo announced the sponsors of 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards. This year’s sponsors include Comcast/Xfinity, Ford F-150, Garnier Fructis, M&M’s®, Pantelion Films’ “How to be a Latin Lover,” Sprint, State Farm®, Target, Toyota and UnitedHealthcare.

Telemundo Deportes, the Spanish-language home of the FIFA World Cup and all major FIFA tournaments, presents exclusive coverage of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017, the premier beach soccer tournament that brings together 16 teams from around the world to compete on the sands of Nassau, promising the best action and atmosphere.  

The aspirational purchase – buying an item because it evokes a sense of financial achievement beyond what is realistic – drove much of the retail world in recent years. Designers led the market, particularly in apparel, and consumers followed.

The number of unauthorized immigrants living in the United States in 2015 fell below the total at the end of the Great Recession for the first time, with Mexicans continuing to represent a declining share of this population, according to new Pew Research Center estimates based on government data.

Federal officials are considering major changes in how they ask Americans about their race and ethnicity, with the goal of producing more accurate and reliable data in the 2020 census and beyond.

Where the issues of brand safety are concerned, the buck begins and ends with advertisers. Why? Because ultimately, agencies, ad tech and martech vendors, and publishers are all working for advertisers!

The study was inspired by findings in Greenbook's most recent GRIT report, a bi-annual "state of the industry" roundup for the market research space. The report found that most research companies do not consider respondent user experience a high priority.

The promise of cost efficient, real-time targeting means that programmatic advertising has taken the digital ad industry by storm. Magna Global predicts the market for global programmatic will double between now and 2019. However, the evidence suggests that programmatic still has a long way to go before it delivers on its promise.  by Nigel Hollis

Discovery Latin America/U.S. Hispanic (DLA/USH) announced the appointment of David Tardio to the position of VP of Ad Sales for Discovery U.S. Hispanic.

Everywhere we turn lately, there seems to be a new corporate crisis in the headlines. Some of the largest, most visible and successful companies are being forced to publicly apologize — while feverishly attempting to convince their customers that these unfortunate incidents are only isolated blips — without any implication of systemic organizational issues.

A new survey of corporate communications, marketing and industry leaders reveals that 76% rely on word of mouth recommendations from their peers to find PR and other communications agencies. 

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, there was a simple marketing world.

New research released by Kantar Media warns that, if the advertising industry doesn’t find a way to measure performance accurately and consistently, Proctor & Gamble’s threat to pull spend from digital advertising will be just the tip of the iceberg.

Signaling an accelerating shift in the digital video market consumer behavior, the percentage of consumers who prefer watching TV shows on television sets plummeted by 55 percent over the past year, from 52 percent to 23 percent, according to findings from the Accenture 2017 Digital Consumer Survey.

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