Despite early failed attempts at selling consumer packaged goods (CPG) online—who can forget Webvan or—sales have been steadily increasing since the middle of the last decade. Online sales of everyday staples more than doubled between 2006 and 2010 and are expected to double again by 2014. and,, and have partnered to create the Remezcla Media Network, a digital vertical advertising network designed to reach the numerous interests of Hispanic millennials. 

In an effort to develop a stronger relationship with Hispanics, marketers have been expanding and more fully integrating their digital assets with marketing strategies. BY Tony D'Andrea, PhD - Director of Research and Planning at The San Jose Group

Whether they think of it as magnetic content or advertising, marketers are increasingly focused on creating video assets. This type of media reproduces the richness consumers associate with TV, often at a lower cost.

Surges in tablet, smartphone and ereader adoption have stoked demand for content consumed on these devices, including video, audio, social media, games, news, books and periodicals.

Businesses are wasting time and money trying to reach people online without realizing many resent big brands invading their social networks – according to findings from a global study launched by TNS, a Kantar company and part of WPP.

The study, 'Digital Transformation: A Roadmap for Billion-Dollar Organizations,' examines how digital technologies are changing the business of some of the world's leading firms but reveals that only one third of companies globally have an effective digital transformation program in place.

71.6% of web users overall watch online content in a typical week—and 39.0% of all viewers spend between one and five hours per week with online video.

In the U.S., the amount of time spent streaming videos online is growing at a much faster rate than the number of video viewers, according to Nielsen. Over the last three years, time spent watching video from home and work computers has more than doubled while the number of unique viewers increased 26 percent over the same period.

Advertising in video-on-demand (VOD) programming offers specific advantages for brand marketers to effectively engage consumers, according to the Phase II study of the Advanced Advertising Media Project (AAMP) — an industry-wide research initiative to measure the impact of advertising within free

Lopez Negrete Communications has been named Best Hispanic Agency Using Social Media to Reach Latinos by LATISM.

Online and mobile tools will help holiday shoppers keep the economic Grinch at bay, according to Deloitte’s 26th annual holiday survey of consumer spending intentions and trends.

The Department of Commerce's Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA) and National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) released a report, “Exploring the Digital Nation,” that analyzes broadband Internet adoption in the United States.

With brand marketers more frequently and more broadly leveraging cutting-edge rich media for their interactive campaigns, the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) has updated its Rich Media Creative Guidelines for the first time since 2008.

Nielsen recently analyzed an online CPG campaign geared towards women 25-54 that ran across three ad networks and a women’s interest site. The study showed the campaign successfully reached its intended audience only 27 percent of the time and instead was most often viewed by older demographics outside of the desired group.DOWNLOAD Report Here.