Republica commemorates a decade of trust and partnership with Sedano’s Supermarkets, one of America’s leading independent grocers, and the largest Hispanic retailer in the country.

The Culture Marketing Council: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing (CMC) will start each day of its 2018 Annual Conference with powerful sessions from top leaders of brands that keep creativity, community and culture central to their marketing strategies. CMOs and high-ranking executives from Nestlé, Sprint and Target will open each day of the CMC Annual Conference, taking place at the Loews Hotel in Los Angeles from June 4-6.

As the percentage of Hispanics who speak Spanish begin to decline and immigration slows, it begs the question among market researchers, “do I still need Spanish-dominant sample as part of my U.S. sample frames?”

Welcome to the second installment of the #TotalMarketTalk podcast. This episode features actor and  NGL Collective partner, John Leguizamo, in an amazing 1 on 1 conversation with our industry’s own, Luis Miguel Messianu, Creative Chairman and CEO of the award-winning ALMA ad agency. 

Young Latina Fernanda Vazquez received her first paycheck and celebrates with her extended family in a tender moment of accomplishment in “Girl’s First Check” by Wells Fargo. Notable? Yes, as it was one of the first national ads that featured one of the biggest, yet least acknowledged, shifts occurring in the U.S. Hispanic market – the professionalization of Latinas.  By Stephen Palacios, Principal, Ahzul

Recent studies have highlighted a growing opportunity to increase DTC activity and potentially save many more lives among U.S. Hispanics.

As many consumer businesses struggle to deal with the pace of change, the beauty sector shows the way.  After many decades of stable outperformance, the fast-moving consumer-goods (FMCG) sector is at a crossroads. Consumer preferences have upended the long-standing FMCG marketing playbook, while digital technologies are revolutionizing the way consumers engage with brands and shop. In this context, many FMCG companies are getting serious about change.

With the departure of Sir Martin Sorrell  -- or SMS, as he is lovingly called -- many are now predicting the end of WPP and of agency holding companies in general, along with the business model of the tailor-made, client-specific, integrated agency offering.

One of the most common topics to emerge over the past week in relation to the transition underway at WPP is the prospect of a break-up of the company or a major divestiture program. For the most part, we don't think this speculation makes much sense, and if anything, WPP probably emerges from this process as a net buyer rather than a net seller.

By Gonzalo López Martí    - Creative director, etc. /

  • Last week I wrote about the various implications -medical, moral, racial, etc- of creating genetically modified human beings.
  • Designer babies.
  • Just so you know: it is not a futuristic dystopian what-if scenario.
  • It’s happening.
  • As we speak.
  • All over the developed and not-so-developed world.

Time is running out on personalized marketing as a means of continually raising the return on investment of campaigns. For the past few years, many marketers have used advanced data analytics to identify the right customers and increase their ROI, but now these practices, while still valuable, are reaching a plateau.

This week at Hispanicize in Miami, Richard Edelman President & Chief Executive Office  presented “The State of Trust Among Hispanics”.

This year, driven by display ads, mobile will account for 69.9% of all digital advertising. With a 33.9% share of total US ad spend, mobile will pass TV as the leading advertising medium in the world’s largest ad market—and we expect that share will grow to a whopping 47.9% by 2022.

Developing a great strategy starts with changing the dynamics in your strategy room. Here’s how.

Conversations around the best way to target women can certainly be divisive. Several recent brandings aimed at female consumers have received pushback for appearing clumsy and patronising, while others have been deemed mere stunts with little intrinsic value. Marketers need to think more strategically beyond cheap tricks, making things pink, or adding female icons to labels to reach women.