Google has announced that BMG has selected Google Cloud to build a scalable, global infrastructure as it grows its digital music business.
The IKEA business has for many years been committed to using its size and reach to eliminate forest degradation and deforestation around the world.
Apple has announced a set of major new projects as part of its $100 million Racial Equity and Justice Initiative (REJI) to help dismantle systemic barriers to opportunity and combat injustices faced by communities of colour.
MeMo² has launched the innovative Crossmedia Analytics Platform THX in Belgium. This, after a successful introduction on the Dutch market with 1300 measured campaigns in 2020.
The coronavirus pandemic changed media behaviors in 2020, driving up consumption of TV and digital video. Quarantines also changed the retail landscape, boosting ecommerce and digital food service significantly.
As an ad agency The Merge will never turn away from a daring challenge and in that Lukkien likes to think they found their equal when they asked Lukkien to produce four different – full CGI – animated tv spots
VMLY&R COMMERCE has announced the promotion of Debbie Ellison, currently the Chief Digital Officer Geometry UK, to Global Chief Digital Officer.
Unilever has announced a wide-ranging set of commitments and actions to help build a more equitable and inclusive society by raising living standards across its value chain, creating opportunities through inclusivity, and preparing people for the future of work.
Nielsen has announced that it is launching its Theatrical Video On-Demand (TVOD) measurement service as a way to capture viewing to movie releases that are directly available to consumers to rent or purchase on demand.
The boom in direct-to consumer, D2C, entities has caught global attention especially in Europe where pioneers like beauty company Glossier, mattress companies Casper and Emma and luggage maker away have recorded resounding success.
The ever-changing advertising landscape is something we’ve all become accustomed to. Over the last decade, technology has fast-tracked its progress like we’ve never seen before.
Poland is accelerating its transition from fossil fuels with the construction of two new wind farms financed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
For the fifteenth year in a row, we have realized growth. Nothing can stop us. Not even a pandemic! Our provisional data shows that in 2020, we produced revenue of almost 57 million euros. That’s a 8.8% growth compared to 2019.
MediaCom has unveiled its new agency proposition: moving forward, the network will help clients ‘See the Bigger Picture’.
Global data and measurement-driven media agency Essence has announced the introduction of its Essence Media Health Check service, developed to help marketers achieve effective business outcomes from their digital media campaigns by delivering measurable performance improvements over current baselines.
SpotX, the global video advertising platform, has announced it is integrating the Unified ID 2.0 solution, an open source and interoperable ID framework designed to improve relevant advertising.
Advertisers, publishers, and their partners are now confronting changes to the infrastructure of platforms and devices that will have significant effects on how they do business.
[Interview] Nick Kalse (Outbrain): Native advertising will gain a solid position within digital marketing strategy
On January 27th Outbrain, the world's largest native advertising platform, will host the webinar Outbrain Unveil. We speak with Nick Kalse, Head of Sales at Outbrain Benelux.
Generating quality leads and attracting increased web traffic are top priorities for marketers in 2021 at 79 per cent and 75 per cent respectively according to the State of Content Marketing report by SEMRUSH
World Out of Home Organization, WOO, has signed a new national association member, Outreach in the Netherlands. Outreach is chaired by Eric Kip who is also Managing Director of Exterion Media in the country.
From the point of view of Havas Media Group, e-commerce is to be seen as a holistic challenge. The agency is consequently bundling its expertise in the areas of DTC, marketplaces and digital drive to retail on a global level in the Havas Market unit.
S4 Capital plc, the tech-led, new age/new era digital advertising and marketing services company, has announced that that Staud Studios, a high-end creative production studio specializing in the Automotive industry, is merging with MediaMonks, S4Capital’s Content practice.
Kantar, the world’s data, insights and consulting company, is announcing a significant improvement to the TV Audience Measurement (TAM) service.
Social media is most likely to experience brand risk incidents in the next 12 months—second only to programmatic advertising.
GroupM Netherlands has promoted Maiko Valentijn to GroupM’s new Chief Executive Officer. In this role he will lead the Netherlands operations
Rob, who is currently Global Creative Chairman of McCann Worldgroup, will join WPP in May, reporting to CEO Mark Read.
Hearst UK, the premium content and experience business, has announced the launch of its PositivityFest, a day-long event offering a number of mood-boosting activities for its valued commercial partners.
Total and global electric utility company Engie have signed a cooperation agreement to design, develop, build and operate the Masshylia project, France's largest renewable hydrogen production.
US advertisers spent an extra $1.16 billion on programmatic connected TV video ads in 2020 from what they spent in 2019, with that spend expect to grow to $2.37 billion in 2021.
Logitech has raised the bar on the video conferencing industry with a next generation portfolio of appliance and PC-based solutions that work with today’s video conferencing services such as Microsoft Teams and Zoom.
The Carlsberg Foundation has granted DKK 19.5 million, approximately €2.7 million to a new Semper Ardens research project anchored by Carlsberg Research Laboratory.
S4 Capital plc, the new age digital advertising and marketing services company, has announced two combinations, which significantly expand the capabilities of both its Content practice.
Rapid-fire event cancellation notices and invites to (poorly produced) virtual events littered the inboxes of B2B audiences at the start of the pandemic.
Despite a number of US marketers slashing spending on influencer marketing due to the devastating effects of COVID-19, there has been a marked interest in working with influencers.
Synamedia, an independent video software provider, announced its security and watermarking solutions are now integrated with Akamai.
SpotX has announced a partnership with digital entertainment company POPS Worldwide to activate video ad serving and programmatic activation across its OTT channels.
Nielsen has announced that Caroline Clarke will join the company as Senior Vice President of Editorial Content Strategy, effective immediately.
Sony has announced the expansion of its 360 Reality Audio services and product offerings, including adding new video streaming capabilities and content creation tools.
Button, mobile commerce technology company, announced that Deliveroo, online food delivery company in Europe and Asia, has launched with Evolution™.
rlaxx TV, the new European Advertising-Based Video-on-Demand (AVoD) service, is now also available in the UK, Germany, Switzerland and Austria on Amazon's Fire TV devices and Android TV.
Mark Schoones and Ashwin Murli launch MIX: an agency with a radical focus on value. From proposition to organization. From brand to the experiences that brand offers.
Join us as we unveil the new rules of marketing engagement and what’s to come in 2021 — plus Outbrain’s new product launches — packed into just 45 minutes
Tomorrow, the boutique Chinese agency founded in 2015 by Rogier Bikker, has joined the MediaMonk in Shanghai, offering additional expertise and growing services for both local and global brands operating in the country.
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has appointed Melissa Cannon MPRCA as PRCA International Director.
Despite 2020 being a tough year for China and the world with the outbreak of COVID-19, China is looking at 2021 with optimism as next generation technology and mass rollout of coronavirus vaccine return the world to normalcy.
As all the major browsers continue plans to phase out the third-party cookie, anxiety continues to grow among advertisers that are looking for new ways to engage valuable customers directly.
Dutch marketing and communication platform Candid has acquired Millford Brand ID. The agency is a [;ayer in brand logos, visual identity and packaging design.
Zoomd Technologies Ltd. and its wholly-owned subsidiary Zoomd Ltd, the marketing tech user-acquisition and engagement platform, has announced the launch of its self-serve SaaS version of its platform.
Procter & Gamble (P&G) Oral Care seeks to advance healthy oral care habits to transform people’s health while reducing impact on the planet through its new sustainability commitments.
Live streaming brought China $6 Billion USD in sales within one day and while some companies are still not sure whether they should give it a try, others are increasing their revenue by millions in the blink of an eye.
The world's influencer marketing platform industry is projected to grow from $6,015 million in 2020 to $24,076 million by 2025, at a Compounded annual growth rate of 32 per cent during the forecast period.
Cadent, the advanced TV platform company, has announced the expansion of its addressable advertising management platform in Europe in partnership with Liberty Global.
Advertising, media, marketing, entertainment, and communication firm InterMedia Group of Companies has announced the return of Chris Brombach to InterMedia, to the role of Senior Vice President Strategy and Planning.
Deluxe, the global provider of digital and cloud based solutions to the world's leading content production studios and distributors, announced its acquisition of UK-based Sundog Media Toolkit (Sundog).
Carlsberg is starting 2021 with a toast to alcohol-free beer as it unveils its latest ad featuring Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen.
Unilever and Innova Partnerships have launched a joint venture biotechnology company, Penrhos Bio, to commercialise a technology that means self-cleaning surfaces could become a reality.
Channel 4 has announced that it has appointed Ally Castle as its new Creative Diversity and Disability Lead.
Finland oil refining and marketing company Neste has announced that it has signed an agreement with DHL Express, the express service arm of Deutsche Post DHL Group for the supply of sustainable aviation fuel.
Nielsen has announced a multi-year renewal agreement with TEGNA Inc. , a news platform with 64 stations in 51 markets.
Guild, a British, independent messaging platform for professional groups and networks has published a new guide: Community Based Marketing (CBM)– the new play in B2B marketing.
Hearst UK’s wellness brands secure globally recognized fitness personalities, celebrities, mental health experts and chefs for ultimate wellness events.
The market for Motorsport Online Advertising is forecast to reach $256.7 million by 2025, growing at a compounded annual growth rate of 24.1% from 2020 to 2025 according to the latest study by Research and Markets.
Integrated creative, technology and media agency Decoded Advertising has joined S4 Capital with the new outfit now keen to integrate the unitary offering with new efficiency.
The Unilever Board has announced the intention to put its climate transition action plan before shareholders and seek a non-binding advisory vote on the company’s ambitious emissions reduction targets and the plans to achieve them.
Nielsen and KTSF have announced an agreement under which Nielsen will provide a comprehensive suite of measurement services.
Bonusway, a leading European online rewards program operating actively in 17 countries, has completed its second acquisition in the Netherlands by acquiring Ippies, a points-based Dutch online rewards platform
Logitech International has been named for the first time to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Europe, in recognition of its commitment to sustainable business practices.
Samsung Electronics has announced that Samsung TV Plus,1 Samsung’s free Smart TV video service, which delivers instant access to news, sports, entertainment and more, has now expanded to 12 countries and 742 channels worldwide.
Nielsen has announced its plans to launch a single, cross-media solution to drive more comparable and comprehensive metrics across platforms.
The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) today announced it has joined the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management.
In the wake of recent retail closures across the UK, fashion technology startups are delivering much-needed innovation to help merchants maximise online sales and optimise unprecedented digital demand this Christmas.
Online training provider GoodHabitz is pursuing its international growth ambition of becoming a rock-solid digital learning platform.
Expanding on Isobar’s annual Augmented Humanity report, the cross-dentsu effort explores consumer-driven trends that provide businesses and brands with new opportunities.
Consumer goods multinational Procter & Gamble has announced its commitment to 2,021 acts of good for 2021, starting with its next major wave of contributions of health, hygiene and cleaning products.
Anzu.io, the in-game advertising platform, has announced a collaboration with Moat by Oracle Data Cloud to provide impression delivery and General Invalid Traffic (GIVT) measurement across its platform.
Jungle Cup is the world’s first plastic-free disposable coffee cup that biodegrades in 12 weeks without industrial processing, introduced by BrandBase
YouTube has always been an integral part of the music business. However, the platform is taking the music-streaming war to the next level.
Amazon has announced 26 new utility-scale wind and solar energy projects totaling 3.4 gigawatts (GW) of electricity production capacity, bringing its total investment in renewable energy in 2020 to 35 projects.
Logitech has teamed up with Girls Who Code, joining the international non-profit in its essential mission to close the gender gap in technology worldwide.
Media owners’ advertising revenues decreased from $594 billion in 2019 to $569 billion in 2020 according to the latest MAGNA study of global advertising market trends.
VICE Media Group has announced the continuation of its partnership with Australian broadcaster, SBS, with a renewed content deal for its SBS Viceland TV channel, and SBS digital platforms.
Starcom Australia has announced its new ‘People Powered Growth’ positioning and strengthened agency structure.
VMLY&R has announced two key leadership moves, boosting the agency’s creative bench strength across its Intel and Walgreens client teams.
Heineken, Nouryon, Philips and Signify have formed the first consortium to sign a Pan-European green energy deal securing additional renewable electricity for Europe.
Amazon and Global Optimism have announced that 13 new signatories have joined The Climate Pledge, a commitment to be net-zero carbon by 2040.
Kinetic, the global out-of-home agency that is part of WPP, announced the appointment of Keith Kaplan as Global Chief Executive Officer.
Hearst has announced the election of four new directors to the corporation’s board.
Telenet/SBS, Mediahuis, Proximus/Skynet and Pebble Media are joining forces and are together creating a national sales house.
Essence has announced that it has been selected as the integrated media agency for personal care brand Mamaearth in India.
Brand Finance has created a unique model capable of forecasting sales growth as a result of long-term brand equity and brand awareness.
GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, has announced that Adam Gerhart has been named Mindshare Global CEO, effective January 2021.
Six digital-out-of-home (DOOH) technology platforms have announced that they are coming together to bring standardization to digital-out-of-home venue (DOOH) data and help drive programmatic DOOH forward.
The World Out of Home Organization (WOO) has announced a new management structure which sees Operations and Communications Manager, Richard Saturley become its first Chief Marketing Officer.
Geometry, soon to be VMLY&R COMMERCE, has announced that Manuel Bordé has been promoted to the role of Global Chief Creative Officer expanding his remit to include global creative responsibilities.
Thirty years after the historic fall of the Berlin Wall, The DDR Museum and creative agency VIRTUE have joined forces to teach a new generation about this important moment in world history.
Xandr operates a technology platform that facilitates and optimises the buying and selling of digital advertising, across premium media properties spanning advanced TV, display and mobile.
The Coca-Cola Company is partnering with Global Citizen in 2021 to drive sustainable change.
MediaCom has appointed Charlotte Frijns as the agency’s new Global Chief Financial Officer, effective 1st January 2021, replacing Christine Fang who is returning to China for personal reasons.
Mike Shehan, co-founder and CEO at SpotX SpotX, the global video advertising platform, has announced the release of its “2021 Global Video Advertising Trends” report.
Amazon and Global Optimism have announced that Boom Supersonic, Cabify, JetBlue, Rivian, and Uber have joined The Climate Pledge, a commitment to be net-zero carbon by 2040.
Gartner, Inc. has revealed its top marketing predictions for 2021 and beyond exploring how post-pandemic renewal strategies put marketing on the hook for redefining and reestablishing customer relationships.
Realife Tech has announced a three-year partnership with Outernet, a high capacity immersive media space under development in the heart of London's West End.
Mediahuis has received the approval of the Dutch competition authority Autoriteit Consument & Markt (ACM) for the acquisition of NDC mediagroep.
Hearst Magazines has named Matt Sanchez president of CDS Global, a leading omnichannel relationship management platform for consumer-first businesses.
As a signatory of the UN 'Business Ambition for 1.5°C' pledge, Nestlé is one of the first companies to share its detailed, time-bound plan and to do so ahead of schedule.
Hearst UK, the premium content and experience business, has partnered with health technology company, Philips, to launch its ‘Power of Positivity’ campaign.
Visual Data Media Services, an entertainment services company serving studios and distributors globally with end-to-end content management and digital media supply chain solutions, has partnered with Endeavour Capital, a mid-market investment firm.
Procter & Gamble Oral Care has unveiled its newest packaging innovation across its leading toothpaste brands, Crest, Oral-B and Blend-a-med.
Blacknut turns TV into streaming games console with support for Google Chromecast and Amazon Fire TV
Cloud-gaming specialist Blacknut becomes the first company to add support for Google's plug-and-play Chromecast streaming device.
MWWPR, independent public relations agency, announced it has been selected by leading customer data platform, BlueVenn, for communications and PR programming.
YouTube UK has become the official sponsor of British Vogue’s Forces for Change initiative, supporting creativity with the launch of Vogue Visionaries.
Nielsen Holdings plc has announced that Jamie Moldafsky, a three-decade marketing veteran, will join as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, effective immediately.
Exterion Media The Netherlands introduces audience-based purchasing to its Digital Out-of-Home opportunities
Exterion Media The Netherlands will now offer the option of audience-based purchasing across environments such as street, roadside, shopping centres and petrol stations in addition to its more traditional location-based purchasing routes.
WPP has submitted a proposal to the Board of WPP AUNZ Limited to pursue an acquisition of the remaining shares in WPP AUNZ.
Swedish national Out of Home JIC Outdoor Impact, headed by Mats Rönne, is the latest national OOH association to join The World Out of Home Organization.
As one of the world’s largest food providers, IKEA is taking the next step towards making healthy and sustainable food more affordable and desirable to the many people.
The UK Advertising Association (AA), in partnership with the IPA and ISBA, has launched Ad Net Zero, an industry-wide initiative to help UK advertising respond to climate crisis.
Lifestyle product retailer MINISO opened its 100th post-IPO physical store this November, signaling a market expansion streak amidst industry-wide scale back and closings.
To keep up with the currently changing consumer behaviour and tech developments, fashion brand Gant has decided to reinvent its digital platforms, starting with the DACH-region website.
As part of Mondelēz International’s journey to create a transformative end-to-end customer experience, the company has expanded its relationship with Publicis Groupe to include all production duties across Europe.
Recently, Bruno Blin, President of Renault Trucks, handed over the keys of a D Wide Z.E. truck to Thomas Amstutz, CEO of Feldschlösschen, a subsidiary of the Carlsberg Group.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting the expansion of green energy and Poland’s green recovery with a loan of €39 million to finance two new wind farms.
Heineken has announced the appointment of a new Chief Commercial Officer.
Mazda appointed VIRTUE, the agency born from VICE, to get design-savvy people excited about their electric car and see Mazda as the car manufacturer that leads in design thinking.
Bain & Company and Nielsen Global Connect have entered into a non-exclusive agreement with the aim of helping the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry improve their commercial capabilities in the areas of pricing.
ReneSola and Innova entered into a strategic partnership agreement to co-develop utility-scale projects in the UK.
OKCoin announces 5X referral reward for Netherlands customers as part of continued European expansion
OKCoin, the global, regulated fiat-focused crypto asset exchange, is celebrating continued expansion in Europe in anticipation of regulatory approval from the Dutch Central Bank this year with a limited promotion for Netherlands customers.
EyeEm has partnered with Geometry, WPP’s end-to-end Creative Commerce agency, to support and empower the global creative industry adversely affected by the global Covid-19 pandemic to launch #UpForCollab.
L’Oréal Paris and VIRTUE, the creative agency born from VICE, have announced the global launch of an interactive digital-only make-up experience that brings a new inventiveness to experimenting with make-up looks, all in the virtual reality space.
Unilever has announced a new annual global sales target of €1 billion from plant-based meat and dairy alternatives, within the next five to seven years.
Datawords Group, a global digital marketing agency powered by multicultural technologies, announced the appointment of Felix Elkmann as Senior Vice President in charge of Business Development.
ESA astronaut André Kuipers’ SpaceBuzz won four prizes during the 10th annual international Lovie Awards presentation: Two Jury Lovie Awards – Best Narrative experience and Virtual Reality – and two People’s Lovie Awards from public votes.
WPP and Anzu, an adtech startup specializing in integrating advertising into video games, have announced a partnership aimed at bringing commonly accepted advertising standards to the esports and gaming space.
Media and marketing solutions company IPG Mediabrands has announced the agency network is expanding its creative content practice with the launch of Mediabrands Content Studio (MBCS) globally across 12 markets.
Branding and digital design agency BASIC®, best known for their work for Google, KFC, Herman Miller/Design Within Reach, Patagonia and Airbnb, has joined Dept, a digital agency in Europe.
blowUP media is expanding its Digital Out of Home network The Collective® with high-quality digital screens in the recently renewed city centre of Tilburg.
WPP has announced the launch of VMLY&R Commerce, a new end-to-end “Creative Commerce Company” combining the talent and scale of two thriving global offerings.
In the third quarter of 2020, Facebook inched closer to becoming the first social network with 3 billion users
Freed of London, a UK-based company that creates and manufactures professional level dance shoes since 1929, has handcrafted Dreamy Dancers new line of children's glitter dance shoes, now available on Amazon.
Vonage, global leader in cloud communications helping businesses accelerate their digital transformation, announced a strategic reseller partnership of Vonage Contact Center with Evolutio.
Influencer marketing has proved to be a worthy investment for brands: in a recent Twitter survey, 49% of responders said they rely on influencer recommendations when making purchases.
Global media and public relations agency, iVoice Communications, is expanding its operations to further help customers penetrate the Hispanic Market in the United States, Latin America, and Spain.
Honeywell announced Total will use Honeywell UOP Ecofining process technology to produce renewable fuels, primarily for the aviation industry, at its Grandpuits platform at Seine-et-Marne in north central France.
Panaxia Israel announced the completion of the registration process from health authorities in Germany, for the marketing and distribution of a line of medical cannabis premium products.
Topgolf Entertainment Group, a global sports and entertainment company, announced its Central Europe franchise partner, Greenreb, will officially break ground on the first venue in Germany.
Outbrain, the world's discovery and native advertising platform on the open web, has announced the appointment of Magdalena Flick to Managing Director of Benelux.
Logitech International, a design company and maker of cloud peripheral products, has announced its commitment to incorporating post-consumer recycled plastic (PCR) into its products at scale
Debi Chirichella has been named president of Hearst Magazines. The announcement was made by Hearst President and CEO Steven R. Swartz. The appointment is effective immediately.
The Glitch, one of India’s independent creative agencies, has joined forces with global experience agency VMLY&R.
WPP’s AKQA and Grey are uniting to form a new network model, AKQA Group.
Hearst UK, the premium content and experience business, has announced one of its consumer lifestyle brands, Prima, is increasing its print magazine edition from 12 to 13 issues a year, starting in 2021.
Nielsen says it has added addressable measurement to its National TV currency.
Spotify Technology, the global audio streaming subscription service, has announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Megaphone.
TikTok has announced two new partnerships in the recent past. The first is a global partnership with e-commerce platform Shopify and the second is a new music licensing agreement with Sony Music Entertainment.
Beiersdorf has now achieved a real breakthrough: the bottle and cap of the new NIVEA Naturally Good Body Lotion has been designed to use 50% less plastic.
Sterling and Wilson Solar announced the opening of its new office in Spain, following its international expansion strategy.
Siemens Mobility, Siemens Energy join forces to drive development of hydrogen mobility in Germany and Europe
Siemens Energy and Siemens Mobility have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly develop and offer hydrogen systems for trains.
Heineken has partnered with Publicis Groupe to launch a new model – Le Pub – which will deliver best in-class consumer experiences, provided at speed, driving sales and giving Heineken a sustainable competitive advantage.
Coca-Cola is the first company in the Netherlands and Norway to bottle its entire portfolio of locally produced beverage brands in 100 per cent recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) packaging.
The LOUIS XIII cognac brand has chosen Isobar, the digital experience agency of the dentsu group, to conduct the design and development of its new immersive website and e-boutique.
Reprise, the global performance marketing agency of IPG Mediabrands, has launched Reprise Commerce, a new global specialty eCommerce unit.
Domestic appliances Miele company has consolidated its Australia and New Zealand media account into Starcom following a competitive pitch with a number of undisclosed agencies.
GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, has announced that Kieley Taylor and Amanda Grant have been elevated to the roles of global head of partnerships and global head of social, respectively.
Kantar, the global data, insights and consulting company has announced the appointment of Chris Petranto to Global Head of Kantar Analytics.
Carlton Charles, who currently serves as vice president and treasurer at Hearst, has been named senior vice president, treasury and risk management.
Heineken’s Chief Human Resources Officer Chris Van Steenbergen will retire as Executive Team Member on 1 January 2021, following a distinguished career at Heineken and other companies.
Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Advertising Agencies estimated at $181.3 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of $210.5 Billion by 2027.
Sotheby's International Realty announced Schürrer & Fleischer Immobilien is the newest member of its global network and will now operate as Baden-Württemberg Sotheby's International Realty.
Amazon Pay-Per-Click (PPC) advertising has developed into a powerful marketing channel on Amazon.
MINISO, Japanese-inspired lifestyle product retailer, opened its inaugural outlet in Paris, first store to open in Europe since the company's successful listing on the New York Stock Exchange.
F-Secure Consulting has become one of Amazon's few Authorized Security Labs (ASL) trusted to assess Alexa Built-in devices against Alexa Voice Services' (AVS) security requirements.
Nielsen Holdings plc. has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement under which affiliates of Advent International in partnership with James “Jim” Peck, former Chief Executive Officer of TransUnion, will acquire the Nielsen Global Connect business for $2.7 billion.
VICE Media Group has announced the launch of Source Material, an innovative and gripping multimedia project from VICE World News.
Beauty and makeup giant ARTDECO has relaunched its online shop across nine countries and seven languages.
W. P. Carey, a net lease REIT specializing in corporate sale-leasebacks, build-to-suits and the acquisition of single-tenant net lease properties, announced a €87 million sale-leaseback of a 27-property supermarket portfolio.
Perrigo Company, global provider of Quality, Affordable Self-Care Products, announced that it has completed the acquisition of three Eastern European OTC skincare and hair loss treatment brands, Emolium, Iwostin and Loxon from Sanofi.
The Content Exchange is a Dutch startup that targets editors, publishers and freelancers by offering them a content market place where they can do business with each other directly. The startup’s founder Joris van Lierop explains.
Startup Weekly talks with Kinga Incze, founder of Mediaspace.global, a new, independent social platform for media, marketing, tech, law, innovation and regulation company based in London, UK.
The World Media Group has announced the appointment of Gordana Buccisano, EVP Global Client Transformation, Havas Media Group, as Non-Executive Chair of the World Media Group.
In just over a year since its acquisition by Publicis Groupe, Epsilon is transforming the way brands reach and engage consumers through its product suite Epsilon PeopleCloud.
Sainsbury’s has revealed it will be appointing media agency ‘Essence’ to help advance its digital marketing transformation.
AGCO, a global company involved in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and solutions, has announced Louisa Parker-Smith Director of Global Sustainability.
Heineken has announced that it is acquiring cider brand Strongbow from Asahi Group Holdings Limited (Asahi) in Australia, along with two other cider brands, Little Green and Bonamy’s.
Worldwide media, CXM and creative communications company, dentsu international, has committed to become a Net Zero emissions business by 2030.
SpotX, the global video advertising platform, has signed a strategic agreement with GroupM, the media investment group of WPP, to serve as the primary partner for all programmatic digital video and over-the-top (OTT) inventory.
Unilever, owner of brands including Dove, Seventh Generation and Magnum, continues to make progress towards its ambitious commitments for a waste-free world.
BCW Africa, Brand Leadership, Kantar and Geopoll have launched the #BuyAfricaBuildAfrica initiative to encourage local brands to adopt the #BuyAfricaBuildAfrica stamp of approval.
Walgreens Boots Alliance renews, extends relationship with WPP to accelerate digital transformation, deep focus on communications
Walgreens Boots Alliance has selected WPP as its global marketing and communications agency.
RTL Group today announced it has completed the sale of its entire shareholding in Vancouver-based BroadbandTV to BBTV Holdings Inc., effective 28 October 2020, for €102 million.
The European Publishers Council (EPC) has welcomed the Italian Competition Authority’s investigation against Google for an alleged abuse of dominant position.
BT and EE customers are set to benefit from Ericsson 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) connectivity following the company’s selection as BT’s 5G RAN provider in the UK capitals London, Edinburgh, Belfast and Cardiff and other major cities.
Targetspot, an international specialist in digital audio solutions, announces the appointment of Brian Benedik, a recognized leader in the digital audio monetization space, as Strategic Advisor.
KND Labs, a premier manufacturer of hemp-derived ingredients, has opened a new fulfillment and distribution center in London.
Hospitality group Accor, and sbe, international hospitality group that develops, manages and operates award-winning brands, announced an agreement to turn the five-star London hotel, The Curtain, into a Mondrian hotel.
ReneSola Power, a fully integrated solar project developer, and Novergy, a subsidy-free solar platform announced a strategic partnership to co-develop utility-scale projects in the UK.
WPP today announces the appointment of Dr. Ya-Qin Zhang to its Board as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 January 2021.
Virgin Media has collaborated with Google Nest to trial a range of Smart Home products that can be easily added to customers’ existing packages.
ARD and ZDF integrated the range of funk, the joint content network, into their media libraries. Both broadcasters are thus continuing the mutual networking of their non-linear offers.
JA Solar announced it supplied all photovoltaic (PV) modules for Spain's first grid-connected floating solar plant which is located in the Sierra Brava reservoir in the Extremadura region.
The Netherland's Breda region will switch from analogue to fully digital cable television in the night of Monday 23 November to Tuesday 24 November.
FOX News Media’s international streaming platform FOX News International has expanded its distribution across Europe.
Hearst UK, a UK premium publisher, has appointed Lydia Slater as the new Editor-in-Chief of Harper’s Bazaar UK, overseeing its print, digital and experiential offering.
GroupM Australia Chief Investment Officer Nicola Lewis has been promoted to Global Chief Growth Officer of Finecast, GroupM’s fast-growing Addressable TV business.
Nielsen has announced that they are making sweeping changes to their Nielsen Marketing Cloud solution to enable advertisers to activate against an omnichannel campaign strategy.
The demise of third-party cookies, heightened consumer sensitivity to messaging, and tightening of marketing budgets have restricted personalization opportunities, according to Gartner, Inc.
Chinese smartphone manufacturer Vivo announced its entry into six European countries, Poland, Germany, France, Spain, Italy and the United Kingdom.
SBS will represent BBC First and manage advertising sales on the channel from November 1. This partnership will allow advertisers to connect with the BBC First audience in Belgium for the first time.
IKEA and Flow Loop are partnering up to develop water recycling shower solution to inspire and enable people to be more water efficient.
Samsung Electronics, the world player in advanced memory technology, has unveiled the PRO Plus and EVO Plus, its two new lines of SD cards featuring speeds and improved durability.
Kantar, the global marketing data, insights, and consulting company, announces the appointment of Alexis Nasard as Chief Executive Officer, effective 30 December 2020.
eMarketer, in collaboration with Starcom Worldwide and GlobalWebIndex (GWI), has published its annual “Global Media Intelligence (GMI) Report” on key digital trends worldwide.
Vodafone TV will include Acorn TV , AMC Networks' streaming service specializing in British series and series from other English-speaking countries, on November 3 exclusively in its content offering.
The Swiss Competition Commission (COMCO) has fined UPC with CHF 30 million for abusing Ice Hockey broadcasting rights.
MeMo² is directly looking for a Brand & Crossmedia Research Consultant (fulltime).
MeMo² is directly looking for a Python Developer for Automatization (Part-time).
Havas Creative has launched Havas CX – a new, international network dedicated to delivering meaningful brand experiences across the entire customer journey.
Sony Europe has announced that customers can now access the Apple TV app on select Sony smart TVs to enjoy Apple TV+, Apple TV channels, new and popular movies, and personalised and curated recommendations.
Dutch multinational bank ING has published its second progress report on Terra, ING’s approach to steer its €600 billion lending book in line with the climate goal of the Paris Agreement.
OpenSlate, a provider of content ratings across the world's largest digital platforms, has announced a partnership with TikTok, the destination for short-form mobile video.
AppsFlyer, the global attribution leader, has released the 11th edition of its Performance Index.
Nielsen has announced integration with Adsquare, enabling European marketers to intelligently target audiences for out-of-home media buying.
E.ON, the international energy company has appointed a Publicis Groupe Power of One solution led by Starcom as its Media partner across eight major European markets.
Havas Media Group has announced that they have become a member of the Conscious Advertising Network (CAN).
As the world has continued to innovate, ad personalization has remained one of the more effective tools out there to help brands deliver more relevant ad experiences.
AFC Ajax, the biggest soccer club of The Netherlands, has signed Triple as their new digital partner.
Barclays, a British multinational investment bank and financial services company, has announced the launch of a new campaign to drive awareness amongst consumers on the benefits of helping the food system become carbon net zero.
MediaMonks has been awarded an Epic MegaGrant to explore the next frontier in automated tabletop and production using Epic’s Unreal Engine, the world’s most open and advanced real-time 3D creation tool.
Instagram has announced an expansion of its in-app shopping, with a global roll out of its Instagram Shopping service across IGTV and a soon to start test of shopping within its recently launched short form video platform Reels.
Strategic design agency Sorthvid has announced that they will fully integrate into one of Europe’s leading digital agencies; Dept.
Nielsen has announced that Radio Research Consortium,Inc. (RRC) has signed a multi-year renewal agreement to license individual non-commercial stations for Nielsen syndicated products including Nielsen Scarborough syndicated services.
Ascend2, a market research firm, in partnership with Verse, today unveiled a new survey of more than 250 marketing and sales professionals, The State of Lead Conversion in Marketing and Sales.
Outbrain, the world's discovery and native advertising platform on the open web has launched Carousel, an interactive Smartad format.
Integral Ad Science (IAS), a digital ad verification company, has released its Media Quality Report (MQR), which found there has been an improvement in most major digital media quality indicators.
EPAM Systems, Inc., a global provider of digital platform engineering and software development services, has announced the successful launch of Bacardi's new end-to-end, automated DevOps platform.
The Swiss headquartered new digital advertising platform, YOUengine, will launch in 5 test cities starting January 15, 2021 with a 50 city push in the works later in the year.
Nokia has outlined a vision of a 5G-enabled world that delivers economic prosperity, opportunity for all people and a healthier planet.
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Vodafone, a pioneer in the deployment of commercial 5G network in Spain, has provided 5G coverage to MAS Supermarkets in Seville to offer its customers an improved shopping experience.
Aleph Commodities, an investment and energy trading company headquartered in London, along with co-investors, has acquired a majority stake in InterTank Nordic AB, an independent storage management and operations company in Sweden.
MediaCom has been named as Uber’s global media agency of record. The agency will expand its remit into every operational market for Uber across North America, Latin America, EMEA and Asia.
Nielsen has announced that it is augmenting the digital capabilities of Nielsen Ad Intel, a market advertising intelligence solution.
Mavason, subsidiary of Abris CEE Mid-Market III LP fund, managed by Abris Capital Partners., has signed an agreement with the fund 21 Concordia and its founders to purchase the majority of shares in R2G Polska Sp. z o. o.
Com Hem's TV customers can now take part in a completely digital solution with Apple TV 4K that enables a modern experience for TV, film, music, games and apps.
William Mills Agency, the largest independent public relations and marketing firm specializing in the financial industry, has been selected by Sensibill for public relations services.
SAP has announced 5 & 5 by '25, a corporate initiative targeting five per cent of addressable spend with social enterprises and with diverse businesses by 2025.
McDonald's Corporation has announced the creation of a new Global Impact Team to harness and direct the full strength of McDonald’s ongoing efforts to affect positive change around the world.
VICE Media Group CEO Nancy Dubuc has announced that the company has appointed veteran marketing, brand and communications leader Nadja Bellan-White to its executive leadership team.
WPP has appointed Tom Ilube CBE to its Board as an independent Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.
Major multinationals are starting to increase their ad spend but overall activity still remains lower across most channels compared to what was planned pre-pandemic, according to WFA’s latest Crisis Response Tracker.
Samsung has announced the launch of a self-serve advertising platform that offers advertisers the opportunity to place ads into its growing Samsung TV Plus ad supported streaming TV offering.
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L’Oréal owned beauty and fragrance house Giorgio Armani has launched a multi-million pound campaign across the UK and Ireland for ‘My Way’, its new sustainably sourced fragrance.
Outbrain, a global discovery and native advertising platform on the open web, has announced the expansion of Conversion Bid Strategy, part of Outbrain's suite of optimization tools.
Google, Condé Nast Germany and media agencies Essence and OMD Hamburg, have released a cross-media content cooperation with talents such as musician and actress to make Chromebooks more widely known within the German market.
Heineken Spain has signed a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Iberdrola, a multinational electric company, which guarantees the supply of green electricity to the brewer’s four factories in Spain and offices.
Havas Media Group, part of the Havas Group, has picked FreeWheel’s Strata platform to power its media buying and management business in the U.K. and France.
Isobar’s exclusive study of over 1350 global Chief Marketing Officers, CMOs, has assessed the evolution of customer experience design in the age of Covid-19 and beyond.
Following IKEA’s commitment to inspire and enable people to live a healthier and more sustainable life at home, all non-rechargeable alkaline batteries will be removed from the global home furnishing range by October 2021.
Candid, the largest independent marketing and advertising platform in the Netherlands, has named Ruud Wanck as the new CEO effective October 1 2020.
Google Cloud has announced collaboration with Reckitt Benckiser (RB) to drive stronger customer engagement as the consumer health, hygiene and nutrition company embarks on wide-scale digital transformation.
Amazon and Global Optimism have announced that Best Buy, McKinstry, Real Betis, Schneider Electric, and Siemens have joined The Climate Pledge, a commitment to be net-zero carbon by 2040.
Global advertising and PR company Dentsu Group Inc. has announced that its international business Dentsu Aegis Network will now operate under the dentsu brand.
The World Woman Foundation, in partnership with Geometry along with WPP agency partners BCW, Hogarth Worldwide and Gramercy Park Studios, have launched its #ShesMyHero campaign which will culminate in World Woman Hour.
Dümmen Orange, a multinational company involved in breeding and development of cut flowers has appointed Debbie Rempert as Senior Brand Manager.
Mindshare, the agency network that is part of WPP, has released the eighth wave of its ‘New Normal’ COVID-19 tracker - a 1,000 person per market survey across 10 global markets.
Europa+ announced the launch of its new subscription streaming video service that will, for the first time, bring Latin American and Caribbean audiences the latest and most popular television programming.
As podcasting consumption has grown worldwide, so has the trend of podcasts serving as the source material for movies, TV shows, and news broadcasts for an always-on audio medium.
Hearst Magazines has announced the launch of Premium Print, a strategic initiative that includes a multimillion-dollar investment across its portfolio of more than 25 brands to further strengthen its position in the marketplace.
Nokia President and CEO, Pekka Lundmark has signed a joint UN Statement, UNITED IN THE BUSINESS OF A BETTER WORLD which was presented to the UN Secretary General
With over 40,000 partner enterprises, McDonald’s Austria is the principal partner of Austrian agriculture in the catering sector.
Eighteen leaders across WPP have been honoured in the HERoes Women Role Model Lists 2020 for championing women in business and driving change for gender diversity in the workplace.
Amazon has announced Climate Pledge Friendly, a new program to help make it easy for customers to discover and shop for more sustainable products.
GroupM U.K., WPP’s media investment group, has announced that all five of its U.K. agencies plus GroupM U.K. and Xaxis U.K. have been awarded Gold Standard Certification 2.0 from the IAB.
Creative agency SouthPaw has developed a new creative platform for single malt brand Benriach, ‘A World of Flavour’ to drive awareness and penetration.
Mono Solutions, an offshoot of German multimedia conglomerate Bauer Media has partnered with Lokale Internetwerbung GmbH & Co. KG, a company that delivers a SaaS marketing solution to local businesses in more than 40 markets.
Google Cloud and Unilever have announced that they will advance sustainable business practices together using technology to expand the use of data for eco-friendly decision making.
Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, in partnership with marketers and agencies through the Global Alliance for Responsible Media, GARM, have agreed to adopt a common set of definitions for hate speech and other harmful content.
Cargill builds $21m House of Chocolate complex in Belgium to facilitate customer innovation in dynamic chocolate market
In a move to facilitate better product development and enhance the customer collaboration experience, Cargill unveiled its plans for a “House of Chocolate” complex at its Mouscron, Belgium site.
Publicis Groupe has announced the appointment of Marta Ruiz-Cuevas as Publicis Groupe Iberia (Spain and Portugal) CEO, expanding upon her continued Publicis Groupe Mexico CEO remit.
Verizon Media has announced a series of new Media Platform enhancements designed to evolve the live streaming experience.
Global video advertising platform SpotX has announced new programmatic solutions that will allow TV programmers to unlock the full value of linear addressable television for the first time.
ReverseAds has announced the launch of its reverse-engineered search advertising solution that uses Big Data, A.I., and predictive modeling to help brands serve intuitive ads everywhere buyers go online after their initial search.
Digital marketing agency Wpromote, has announced the launch of The Ad Creative Bank, a tool to help marketers identify trends, build new best practices, and improve marketing creative.
Microsoft has announced plans to acquire ZeniMax Media, the parent company of Bethesda Softworks, one of the largest, privately held game developers and publishers in the world.
Nielsen has announced that Hearst Television has selected Nielsen Marketing Cloud to power access to premium audiences through its Hearst Anyscreen product.
VMLY&R has announced a partnership with Profitero, an ecommerce analytics platform. The alliance involves a first of its kind “open ecosystem” which connects retail digital shelf analytics, media agencies and ad tech platforms.
As the European Commission sits down to discuss proposals for a new 2030 emissions target, more than 150 European businesses, investors and business networks are calling on EU leaders to back the ambition set out in the European Green Deal.
Verizon Media and Broadsign have announced an extended partnership to directly integrate Verizon Media’s programmatic demand-side-platform (DSP) with the Broadsign Reach programmatic DOOH supply-side-platform.
Channel 4 has revealed an exclusive partnership with Estée Lauder and media agency MG OMD, representing the first campaign of its kind with a broadcaster for the luxury brand.
Kubient and Zoox Smart Data, a solution in applying Big Data and artificial intelligence, have launched a strategic partnership to allow advertisers to buy with vetted first party, consumer provided audience data.
Heineken has launched a hard seltzer brand dubbed, Pure Piraña, in the Mexican and New Zealand markets.
German-based service provider Admitad has launched Admitad Affiliate Marketplace, an aggregator of affiliate programs from multiple networks.
BoldScience, a new global medical communications agency, has launched.
Hivestack, a global programmatic digital Out of Home (DOOH) ad tech company, has announced a new partnership with Clear Channel UK, part of Clear Channel Outdoor, one of the global leaders in Out of Home.
Rokt, a global e-commerce technology company, has announced the addition of Pascal Ehrsam as Senior Vice President of Marketing.
Dynata, the world’s largest first-party data and insights platform, has announced the acquisition of CrowdLab, an innovative digital ethnography solution for capturing in-the-moment consumer opinions.
New research published by the training body Target Internet in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) reveals a significant lack of digital skills among just over 500 marketers working in the charity sector.
Samsung Electronics has announced a new partnership with design company d’strict to showcase groundbreaking new media art on Samsung’s industry-leading SMART signage.
The Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council in partnership with Cision has published a new report - Bridging the Gap for Comms & Marketing: Building Cohesion in the Age of Customer Disruption.