What is Gen Z?

Generation Z comprises people born between 1996 and 2010. This generation’s identity has been shaped by the digital age, climate anxiety, a shifting financial landscape, and COVID-19.

Ad-Filtering Users, How They Accept Some Advertising and Reward Those Advertisers with Better Recall, Positive Brand Associations [REPORT]

If two assumptions can be made about advertising, consumers are attempting to filter out intrusive ads, while advertisers are striving to capture their attention. These opposing behaviors actually create a better environment for advertisers and media agencies, with notable improvements in recall and positive brand associations, according to new research by MAGNA’s Media Trials unit and the ad-filtering technology company, eyeo, titled, Reaching & Influencing Ad-Filtering Users.

Although Inflation is Moderating, Food Costs Remain High, and Consumers Continue to Shift At- and Away-from-Home Eating and Spending Behaviors as a Result

Last year, food inflation at retail and foodservice exceeded levels reached during the Great Recession. Even with inflation currently moderating, higher food prices will continue influencing consumers’ spending and eating behaviors this year, reports Circana, formerly IRI and The NPD Group.

Unexplainably Low Incidences? How Tropicalization Increases Participation Rates

In the market research industry, incidence refers to the proportion of people in a population who meet the requirements to participate in a specific study. For example, if a study seeks people who have purchased a particular product in the last six months, incidence would be the percentage of people in the total population who meet this criterion.

Ad Industry Launches Effort to Revise New Standard Terms & Conditions for Digital Advertising

Launching in April 2023, the leading industry trade bodies will create a joint Task Force to include all stakeholders including advertising agencies, marketers, publishers, and ad tech companies.

In the Race to Standardize TV Measurement, Data Is the Only Safe Harbor

The advertising industry is under a microscope. With the economic uncertainty facing the industry, every ad dollar counts. Marketers are facing the challenge of having to prove that each dollar spent is getting a return and that campaigns are performing to their maximum potential.

Media 100 revealed – the world’s most awarded campaigns and companies for media excellence

Compiled by WARC, the international marketing insights company, the annual Media 100 Ranking is produced by combining the results of the industry’s most important global and regional media award shows of 2022. The awards tracked are determined by a global industry panel survey and consultation with the WARC Rankings Advisory Board.

Surprise: AM/FM Radio Ratings Overtake TV Among Persons 18-49 For The First Time In Media History

In 2018, AM/FM radio’s 18-49 average audience was 63% the size of live and time-shifted TV. Things have changed quickly. According to Nielsen’s Q3 2022 Total Audience Report, AM/FM radio’s persons 18-49 average audience is now +3% greater than television.  By Pierre Bouvard - Chief Insights Officer of the Cumulus Media | Westwood One Audio Active Group.

Black Americans are Pushing the Boundaries of American Media and Entertainment

Black Americans are key drivers of American popular culture both as creators and consumers. Their artistic endeavors and media consumption help drive the $720 Billion media and entertainment economy. As part of The Black Consumer Project, our four-part consumer research series, we looked at specifics of how Black Americans engage with media and entertainment.

The Future of Human Agency [REPORT]

Experts are split about how much control people will retain over essential decision-making as digital systems and AI spread. They agree that powerful corporate and government authorities will expand the role of AI in people’s daily lives in useful ways. But many worry these systems will diminish individuals’ ability to control their choices

Media effectiveness: The role of social media in the advertising ecosystem [REPORT]

Understand the role of social in your media strategy and discover three dynamics to improve its impact.

Working From Home Caused a Spatial Shift in Daytime Population Away From Traditional Job Centers

The daytime population of traditional U.S. job centers plummeted in 2020 after the COVID-19 pandemic hit and lockdowns and social distancing pushed more people to work from home.

How Black Americans Celebrate Holidays and Traditions

Celebrations are positive ways for communities to connect and families to bond. How we celebrate differs by ethnicity, values, traditions, and even geography.

Yes, Your Audio Campaign Can Be Measured!

Welcome to the golden age of audio measurement and attribution. Audio now offers every outcome measurement that TV and digital provides!

Market Researchers: Empathy Activists Dismantling Untruths  [PODCAST]

In this episode of The New Mainstream podcast, Ron Volpe, CEO of Ignite 360 and author of Tell Me More About That: Solving the Empathy Crisis One Conversation at a Time, shares how cognitive empathy can foster diversity and inclusion in the insights industry.

What’s next for digital advertising? [REPORT]

In today's highly fragmented and uncertain environment, the battle for consumer attention is heating up, people are increasingly concerned about privacy and fraud, and the upheavals of the past year are creating an entirely new set of challenges.

Most States Had Lower Official Poverty Rates in 2019-2021 Than a Decade Earlier

Most states had lower average official poverty rates in 2019-2021 than a decade earlier, according to recent U.S. Census Bureau estimates released in January, during National Poverty in America Awareness Month.

The testing times continue

Marketing will have to demonstrate value in 2023 as the global economy slows, says WFA President and Mastercard Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Raja Rajamannar.

Why is Everyone Talking about Zero-party Data?

Zero-party data refers to information that a company collects from customers through voluntary and explicit means, such as surveys, sign-up forms, or preferences centers. This type of data is particularly valuable for brands as it is provided by the customers themselves, making it more accurate and reliable than third-party data.

Media Comparisons Study 2023

The 2023 Media Comparisons Study, conducted by GfK and commissioned by TVB, continues to be a key industry resource for multimedia usage and effectiveness. This study explores the many different ways individuals consume traditional, digital and streaming media, comparing reach, time spent, daily news sources, most trustworthy news sources and level of community involvement.

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