The Power of Business en Español by Jose Cancela

SAMS Advertising (Spanish Advertising & Marketing Service), founded in 1963, was the first full-service Hispanic advertising agency in the United States. With its home in New York City, SAMS and its founder, Luis Diaz Albertini, would go on to change the advertising world. The agency’s unwavering commitment to its Spanish-language work would spawn various generations … Read more

d expósito & Partners signs well-known ad executive “Tony” Ruiz

In a statement released to this morning, Daisy Expósito-Ulla, leader of d expósito & Partners, announced the hiring of “Tony” Ruiz, an accomplished ad and marketing executive with years in the industry. Here’s the statement: ¡BIENVENIDO, TONY! Today, I’m happy to announce the association to d expósito & Partners of Antonio (Tony) Ruiz, a … Read more

Nation’s Foreign-Born Population [REPORT]

From 2010 to 2022, the nation’s foreign-born population increased by 15.6%. According to a new report The Foreign-Born Population in the United States: 2022 released by the U.S. Census Bureau today, the foreign-born population was 46.2 million (13.9% of the total population) in 2022 compared to 40.0 million (12.9% of the total population) in 2010. … Read more

How Immigrants Have Dispersed Throughout the Country

By Joyce Hahn and Lauren Medina The number of foreign-born people in the United States rose by more than 5 million over 10 years to 45.3 million or 13.7% of the nation’s population, according to the 2018-2022 5-year American Community Survey (ACS) estimates. Immigrants made up over a fifth of the population in four states: … Read more

We’re ready for a return to Reach and Frequency

A proper cross-media measurement solution has been an advertiser demand for years. Matt Green, WFA Director of Global Media Services, explains how WFA is supporting the global rollout. Reach and Frequency is important. Perhaps more important than it’s ever been. Reliably and accurately provided across screens, Reach and Frequency can help advertisers plan and optimise … Read more

Effective advertising requires more than originality

By Nigel Hollis I believe originality is an important quality of effective advertising, but originality must do more than earn people’s attention. That is not just my opinion. A meta-analysis of 67 academic papers comes to the same conclusion. A meta-analysis of when and how advertising creativity works The meta-analysis was published in the Journal … Read more

DangerTV: Adventure and Adrenaline for the Multi-Culti + Generation

By Javier Saralegui, Founder and CEO, Danger TV, LLC At its core, DangerTV’s mission is anchored in the belief that adventure knows no bounds and that diversity enriches every expedition. From Coast Guard rescues to No-Go zones in Colombia, the FAST channel takes audiences on a rollercoaster ride of discovery, inviting them to explore new … Read more

The Hispanic Marketing Council (HMC) is back in New York City on April 10-11, 2024

The Hispanic Marketing Council (HMC) is back in New York City on April 10-11, 2024 for its highly-anticipated 2024 Annual Summit, the only Hispanic-centric conference developed by industry leaders with multicultural expertise. On the heels of releasing the most comprehensive study on the multicultural majority, HMC will provide brands and marketers the very tools they … Read more

HMC honors PEPSI with The 2024 Marketer of The Year Award

The Hispanic Marketing Council (HMC) announced today that Pepsi is the winner of the 2024 HMC Marketer of the Year Award, joining an elite list of organizations that have received the award since its inception in 2014, including AARP, Ford, Kellogg’s, McDonald’s, Molson Coors, Nestlé, Sprint, State Farm, Toyota and Walmart. The award will be … Read more

Can Programmatic Advertising Be Inclusive?

While popular demand-side platforms (DSPs) like Google DV360, Xandr, and The Trade Desk offer powerful tools for reaching vast target audiences programmatically, digital media buyers for Fortune 500 companies face a more profound challenge: effectively spending the massive budgets allocated to them, especially when it comes to reaching diverse audiences. While diversity, equity, and inclusion … Read more

FAST has made linear TV cool again; personalization will make it cooler

In less than 20 years, streaming video has both transformed the TV landscape and created somewhat of a mirror image of what TV looked like before streaming arrived. Not only has advertising started to flourish as a means of monetization across platforms and services, live, scheduled programming continues to gain traction as content creators, media … Read more

Diverse Teams Can Transform Market Research: Authentic Insights Ahead [PODCAST]

Diversity isn’t just about optics. Today’s consumers prioritize authenticity and base their purchase decisions on how brands show up. But authenticity does not start when the products hit the shelf. It must be woven into every stage of the go-to-market strategy, including market research – from panel recruitment and survey design to selecting moderators who … Read more

Global Spotlight on Beauty & Appearance Report, Highlights Women’s Desire to Look Good for Themselves, Not Others

Kantar released the findings of its Kantar MONITOR’s Global Spotlight on Beauty & Appearance report, an exploration of appearance motivations around the world. Findings include changes in top motivations for consumers to look their best, consumer segments most likely to pay attention to their appearance, and emerging marketplace trends. Overall, the results found that women … Read more

Retail Sales to Reach at Least $5.23 Trillion in 2024

The National Retail Federation  forecasts that retail sales will increase in 2024 between 2.5% and 3.5% to between $5.23 trillion and $5.28 trillion. The announcement was made during NRF’s fourth annual State of Retail & the Consumer virtual discussion on the health of the American consumers and the retail industry. “The resiliency of consumers continues … Read more

81% of Gen Zers Say Multicultural/Diverse Communities Greatly Shape Brand Preferences [REPORT]

Direct Digital Holdings released a new whitepaper, Cracking the Code: How Multicultural & Gen Z Reshape Mainstream Marketing. The paper features exclusive research along with insights from industry leaders and academics. Direct Digital Holdings’ research shows that the outsized influence that multicultural and diverse communities have on the brand choices of mainstream consumers – especially … Read more

Marketing procurement seeks better, smarter metrics in 2024 [REPORT]

WFA research shows that teams are looking at creative and production as well as media in their bid to identify savings for 2024. Many company target setters fail to understand marketing, increasing barriers between procurement, marketing and the rest of the organization. New research reveals that marketing procurement teams at big global brands are frustrated … Read more

Inclusive Trends for 2024

By Russ Gottwald, Associate Strategy Director – PACO Collective When we look for trends to watch in any given year, it helps to think of them in the context of mega-trends – long-term cultural questions that don’t resolve one way or the other. These are topics like whether brands should take stands on cultural or … Read more

Estrella Media launches in San Francisco Bay Area

Estrella Media has launched the EstrellaTV network on a new affiliate station KMMC Channel 30 in San Francisco. KMMC is owned by Major Market Broadcasting (MMB), which launched EstrellaTV across the Bay Area’s top three markets, San Francisco, Santa Clara, and San Jose, as well as Petaluma and Rohnert Park. “We welcome MMB to the … Read more

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