The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced the launch of the first Jr. NBA league in Puerto Rico.  The Jr. NBA Puerto Rico League will be comprised of 30 teams for boys (ages 14 and under) and will feature a draft event to select teams on July 27.  

This is the first release of the table package showing detailed occupation and education for people age 25 and older. The tables were created with statistics from the 2016 American Community Survey.

  Six days after Isaac Lee resigned as Chief Content Officer of Univision Communications, the company’s Chief Revenue Officer “has decided to step down.”  By Adam Jacobson.

As digital marketers try to connect with a growing US Hispanic population, they will need to get past the outdated picture of a population languishing on the wrong side of a gaping “digital divide.” Thanks in part to smartphones, Hispanics have become a very digital cohort.

Strategic acquisitions can play a big role in corporate growth strategy. And recently, we’ve seen a number of them in the market research industry, especially in the panel sector. Since GfK Knowledge Network’s acquisition of Garcia Research’s Hispanic panel, Cada Cabeza, in 2010, there have been several large companies acquiring Hispanic panels to bolster their Hispanic sample offerings. Nielsen, Research Now, and most recently, Maru/Blue’s acquisition of the Hispanic panel, Tú Cuentas, just to name a few.  By Mario X. Carrasco

Transformation continues at a rapid pace for our industry and clients. One thing that remains constant is our commitment to creativity, big ideas and work that drives impressive results.

An overt degree of speculation surrounds the future state of our industry. To me, what’s coming is not such a mystery. The future of marketing and advertising will be increasingly personalized, tech-enabled and data-enhanced. Consumers will continue to choose what they consume and brands will continue to try and influence what consumers choose to consume.

Univision Communications (UCI) announced that the 15th edition of “Premios Juventud” (PJ 2018), has attracted major sponsors looking to connect with the show’s young and diverse audience. M&M’S®, Neutrogena are back after a successful first year in 2017, joining long-standing partners, McDonald’s, State Farm® and T-Mobile.

Recruiting enough workers to fill the hundreds of thousands of temporary positions needed to take the 2020 Census won’t be easy, given the current economic climate, but the Census Bureau is more than up to the challenge.

In this latest Hispanic Radio Podcast, Adam R Jacobson has a candid conversation with a Latina consumer of both English-language and Spanish-language radio in Miami. She's an immigrant and has her favorite stations, which she listens to both in the car and at home. What does she like? Listen now and learn!

Which would you prefer? Disruptive growth or marginal gains? I suspect most of us would opt for disruptive growth. But while companies need to continuously seek ways to disrupt their category, few will find a meaningful way to do so – in part because of a limited view of what might be disruptive – and in the absence of disruption cumulative marginal gains can still produce a nice return.  by Nigel Hollis

Research has shown Millennials are significantly less likely than prior generations to own homes or automobiles — and the rise of the sharing economy has only further illustrated and accelerated that point. But, the one thing Millennials are spending money on is travel. As a generation known for valuing experiences over ownership, it’s no surprise that 61% of affluent Millennials claim they “live to travel.”

Entravision Communications Corporation announced it has appointed Liliana Aristizabal as Senior Vice President of Eastern Region Sales, effective immediately. Ms. Aristizabal will be based in New York, and oversees Entravision’s national spot TV, radio and Entravision Solutions on the East Coast.

Telemundo Deportes announced three-division World Champion and former Olympian athlete Abner Mares returns to join Boxeo Telemundo’s announce team and serve as a special correspondent for all major fights for Titulares y Más, after having served as an analyst for Telemundo’s coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympics.

In the latest episode of "Behind the Numbers," a trio of eMarketer analysts and forecasters dig into the numbers and underlying trends of eMarketer's annual industry-by industry-ad spend forecast and report series.

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