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Starcom Australia appoints Sarah Tillitt as Head of Digital
11-06-2021 | 12:38:00
Reporting into Starcom’s National Head of Investment and Digital, Mark Duffy, Tillitt has been charged with leading the digital and performance strategy for Starcom Sydney and its clients.
Havas Media Group and Teads target consumers, publishers and advertisers with new project
11-06-2021 | 12:33:09
Havas Media Group and Teads have announced the beginning of their new joint collaboration, coined ‘Project Trinity’, which will focus on the fine balance between user experience, publisher monetization and advertiser results.
IKEA launches initiative to accelerate suppliers’ transition to renewable electricity
11-06-2021 | 12:27:42
IKEA is striving towards 100% renewable energy throughout the entire value chain. The new program supports nearly 1,600 direct suppliers to switch to 100% renewable electricity.
[eMarketer] Pandemic redefines future of banking in US
11-06-2021 | 12:24:51
The shift by US customers from visiting banking halls to use of mobile apps during coronavirus pandemic may create a new way of banking with majority of customers saying they would maintain that habit post Covid.
Starcom UK wins Vinted TV media buying account
10-06-2021 | 12:33:32
Starcom has announced it has been appointed to handle TV media buying for online marketplace, Vinted, since April, in the UK.
Ogilvy PR appoints Matt Buchanan as Global Head of Consumer PR
10-06-2021 | 12:30:26
In this new role for the agency, Buchanan will report to Ogilvy PR’s Global CEO Julianna Richter and will lead consumer brand communications globally
Logitech marks milestone in conflict-free minerals commitment
10-06-2021 | 12:27:29
All Logitech products are verified as being made only with minerals and resulting metals that comply with conflict-free standards.
[eMarketer] Virtual Reality and consumer marketing in China
10-06-2021 | 09:54:56
Even as companies in China invest in Virtual Reality to engage with consumers, the adoption of the emerging technology has failed to pick up as anticipated in recent years.
[eMarketer] Digital media consumption on unprecedented growth in US
09-06-2021 | 13:30:00
The average time a US adult spends on various media platforms has been on unprecedented rise in recent years, particularly at the height of the pandemic.
Magna appoints Elijah Harris as first EVP Global digital partnerships and media responsibility
09-06-2021 | 12:30:18
 In this new role, Harris will be responsible for providing products and services to Mediabrands teams around the globe and lead its relationships as they relate to global digital media platforms and partners.
Paramount+ expands its content offering
09-06-2021 | 12:24:36
Paramount+ has announced it will significantly expand its content offering this summer, starting with the exclusive premiere of the sci-fi action film “Infinite” and introduction of more than 1,000 premium movies this week.
Consumers are more receptive to podcast advertising than TV advertisements, study
09-06-2021 | 12:21:25
Spotify and MAGNA have released a study, “Digital Audio Expansiveness: Growing Landscape & Opportunities,” showing how closely podcast listening mirrors television viewing habits.
VICE Media Group launches new direct to consumer gaming subscription service, WayPoint+
09-06-2021 | 12:17:42
VICE Media Group launched Waypoint+, a new direct to consumer subscription service delivering additional content to Waypoint’s loyal audience.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Expanding offerings and reach with mergers and acquisitions
08-06-2021 | 12:15:00
Brands keen on growing their offerings while strengthening clients’ portfolio are going the acquisition and mergers way in what is creating a win-win situation with their rivals.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Junior Graphic Designer
07-06-2021 | 12:04:00
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Junior Graphic Designer
WFA launches world’s first global census of the marketing and advertising industry
04-06-2021 | 10:31:11
World Federation of Advertisers, WFA, is launching the world’s first-ever global census of the marketing and advertising industry, designed to provide hard data on the people who are working in the profession.
[eMarketer] Ecommerce channel ad spending on an impressive trajectory
04-06-2021 | 10:24:08
Before COVID-19 pandemic, ecommerce channel advertising had caught the eyes of advertisers, particularly on consumer packaged goods and retailers.
VMLY&R COMMERCE launches lab to offer brands insights on Muslim consumers
04-06-2021 | 10:21:00
Focused on Malaysia and Indonesia, VMLY&R COMMERCE’s Muslim Lab aims to provide brands in the region with a stronger understanding of the countries’ 250m strong Islamic communities, across all market segments,  and Halal product categories.
Sinebrychoff becomes world’s first carbon neutral manufacturer of Coca-Cola
04-06-2021 | 10:18:23
The oldest brewery in the Nordic countries and the oldest foodstuff company in Finland has produced its beverages with 100 % renewable energy since the beginning of 2021.
Dove announces €8.5 million forest restoration project
04-06-2021 | 10:14:49
The project is designed to protect and restore forests, protect the habitats of endangered species, and improve the livelihoods of 16,000 people who call North Sumatra, Indonesia home.
Intracto Group acquires digital agency Internet Architects
03-06-2021 | 14:16:00
Intracto Group’s acquisition of Internet Architects is in line with its vision to grow further as an integrated full-service agency that wants to be the partner for its clients, helping them excel in the domains of strategy, creation, content, marketing and technology.
Dentsu appoints Pauline Miller as first Chief Equity Officer for EMEA region
03-06-2021 | 14:06:58
Reporting to dentsu EMEA CEO Giulio Malegori, Miller will be part of the region’s Leadership Team and responsible for shaping and leading its DEI strategy and execution.
Kantar secures audience measurement contract from UK’s Broadcasters Audience Research Board
03-06-2021 | 13:55:50
Broadcasters Audience Research Board, BARB, the UK television audience measurement currency, has announced that Kantar, the global data, insights and consulting company, has won major contracts to continue to deliver audience measurement that supports the £7.5 billion UK TV industry.
Over 50 new PR agencies founded in UK during COVID-19, report
03-06-2021 | 13:48:09
The COVID-19 PR Agency Startup report explores why such a large number of agencies have been started in such a relatively short period of time.
Kantar acquires MeMo² to expand cross-media effectiveness offering
02-06-2021 | 17:48:57
The acquisition brings approx. 50 specialists into the Kantar team, creating a platform to significantly expand the media effectiveness measurement business in Europe, as well as strengthening Kantar’s Dutch business with MeMo2’s client roster. 
[eMarketer] Out Of Home advertising rebounds in China
02-06-2021 | 17:43:38
Out-Of-Home (OOH) advertising spend in China suffered the steepest drop in the wake of Covid-19, falling by 18.0 per cent year over year (YoY) in 2020
Unilever partners with food-tech company ENOUGH to introduce plant-based meat products to market
02-06-2021 | 17:39:24
ENOUGH’s technology uses a unique zero-waste fermentation process to grow a high-quality protein. Natural fungi are fed with renewable feedstock, such as wheat and corn.
MTG completes acquisition of tower defense gaming studio and publisher Ninja Kiwi
02-06-2021 | 17:35:24
Since the announcement of the acquisition, Ninja Kiwi has continued to deliver on its strategy, resulting in continued strong performance from the company.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Marketers envision career opportunities fit for post-pandemic future
01-06-2021 | 17:10:24
As COVID-19 continues to disrupt economies, alter the way we work and redefine lifestyles, employers companies and staff are adjusting their way of work as the pandemic alters the future of work.
[eMarketer] The meteoric growth of content creator economy
01-06-2021 | 16:51:00
The creator economy has been on a meteoric rise with marketers and social platforms in spirited efforts to work with them. This has opened a world of opportunities for creators to earn beyond brand partnerships.
Dentsu Group joins the World Business Council for Sustainable Development
01-06-2021 | 14:33:44
Dentsu Group Inc. has announced the company and its group companies has joined nearly 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
Dept partners with Terra Neutra to create an e-commerce carbon positivity app
01-06-2021 | 14:29:37
ClearSky is designed to be used in Shopify stores as a way of offsetting a purchased product’s carbon footprint, in addition to the carbon footprint of its delivery which Shopify already enables shoppers to offset.
WPP targets 10,000 UK staff with Mental Health Allies programme to reduce stigma
01-06-2021 | 14:24:52
The Mental Health Allies programme will be available to all 10,000 UK staff and aims to reduce the stigma around mental health by encouraging open conversations.
VICE Media Group announces special coverage for LGBTQ Pride throughout June
01-06-2021 | 14:21:24
Across all its lines of business, including VICE News, VICE TV, VICE.com, VICE Studios, Refinery29 and i-D, VMG will feature special programming to celebrate and shine a light on equality and civil rights.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Media Coordinator
31-05-2021 | 13:51:00
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Media Coordinator
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Sr. Editor in Chief
31-05-2021 | 13:49:00
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Sr. Editor in Chief
[Vacancy] Born05 is looking for a Graphic Designer
31-05-2021 | 08:43:00
Born05 is directly looking for a Graphic Designer
Brands losing trust, meaning among customers, Havas study
28-05-2021 | 16:30:55
The 2021 study, which measures brand ‘meaning’ in functional, personal and collective terms, shows that 75% of brands could disappear overnight and most people wouldn’t care, or would easily find a replacement.
Gracenote expands international metadata coverage to Poland
28-05-2021 | 16:28:00
Gracenote, a Nielsen company, providing music, video and sports content and technologies to the world’s hottest entertainment products and brands, has expanded its international video metadata coverage to include Poland.
Mastercard and Conservation International launch Wildlife Impact Cards in wildlife protection drive
28-05-2021 | 16:24:45
The program will help promote awareness of the urgent need to preserve the habitats of these and more than 2,000 other Critically Endangered Wildlife species.
The UN Food Systems Best Small Business competition: SMEs and startups time to shine
28-05-2021 | 12:44:00
Small businesses around the world that help provide healthy food that is good for the environment, good for their communities and create jobs for people locally are being invited to share ideas and suggestions for how their countries and economies can maximize their positive impact.
TikTok launches new tools to tackle bullying
27-05-2021 | 16:02:49
The tools allow creators to delete multiple comments at once or report them for potentially violating our Community Guidelines.
Amazon to acquire MGM Studios in a $8.45 billion deal
27-05-2021 | 16:00:18
 MGM has nearly a century of filmmaking history and complements the work of Amazon Studios, which has primarily focused on producing TV show programming.
Verizon Media announces full-funnel Digital Out-of-Home ad suite
27-05-2021 | 15:56:41
Verizon Media has announced the launch of their full funnel Digital Out-of-Home (DOOH) product suite, providing DOOH advertisers with a one-stop-shop for campaign planning, execution, and measurement, all in a self-serve capacity.
[eMarketer] Proximity mobile payments redefine transactions
26-05-2021 | 19:36:45
As the pandemic-induced social distancing and sanitizing measures drive everyday interactions, consumers are embracing contactless payments for both online and offline platforms.
The Campaign House joins PRCA
26-05-2021 | 19:03:30
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has welcomed The Campaign House as its latest corporate member.
Marketers seek career opportunities fit for post-pandemic future
26-05-2021 | 19:00:00
The data suggests that marketers’ expectations have changed; seeking roles and career opportunities that reflect fundamental shifts brought about by the pandemic.
AHA sparkling water launches first ad campaign
26-05-2021 | 18:57:13
Featuring actors and comedians Lauren Lapkus and Colton Dunn, the joyful and bright creative highlights AHA’s pick-me-up credentials and eye-catching, reaction-worthy portfolio of flavors.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Advancing partnerships across content, advertising and marketing
25-05-2021 | 16:43:00
With increased competition in the media, marketing, PR and advertising space and evolving consumer demands, agencies and corporates are looking at new and innovative ways to stay afloat while looking at ways of meeting market needs with partnerships becoming an all too common strategy.
[eMarketer] US TV advertisers’ upfront commitments to reach nearly $20 billion this season
25-05-2021 | 16:30:00
At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, US TV advertisers cancelled $3 billion of their upfront commitment around June as quoted by Media Dynamics as the pandemic ravaged economies.
GroupM elevates Krystal Olivieri to global chief innovation officer role
25-05-2021 | 14:31:55
This newly created role advances GroupM’s directive to better leverage scale to innovate, differentiate and create sustained value for clients through homegrown products and offerings.
Havas Media Group appoints Mike Bregman as Chief Data Officer for North America
25-05-2021 | 14:28:38
Bregman joins HMG after other recent leadership appointments across North America with Meghan Grant, recently named Chief Strategy Officer, and Amy Ginsberg, as the Chief Investment Officer.
ViacomCBS underscores power of partnership, content and capabilities
25-05-2021 | 14:25:24
Global media and entertainment company ViacomCBS Inc. has showcased the strength of its content and capabilities with a special celebrity-casting Upfront edition of Survivor.
Clear Channel Europe and Broadsign extend partnership to transform the DOOH sales experience
25-05-2021 | 09:48:12
The collaboration aligns with CCE's strategic plans to optimize media selling and buying across its global network of inventory using technology.
[Vacancy] Logitech is looking for a Key Account Manager B2B Channel
24-05-2021 | 09:20:00
Logitech is directly looking for a Key Account Manager B2B Channel
[eMarketer] Striking a balance between crypto trading and environmental conservation
21-05-2021 | 15:59:00
However as crypto trading is mainstreamed, there are concerns about their carbon footprint and the environmental implications.
Jens Monsees steps down as CEO of WPP AUNZ
21-05-2021 | 13:36:20
WPP plc has announced that Jens Monsees has decided to step down as Chief Executive Officer of WPP AUNZ Limited as it transitions from a public company to a fully integrated business within WPP.
Amstel ULTRA launches “Choose Your Way to Live” campaign with tennis legend Rafa Nadal
21-05-2021 | 13:30:30
Amstel ULTRA®, the premium low-carb, low-calorie light beer, is launching a new global campaign with tennis legend, Rafa Nadal, titled ‘Choose Your Way to Live’.
Boston Globe Media and Nielsen to conduct cross platform diversity and inclusion brand study
21-05-2021 | 13:24:31
The study, commissioned by BGMP and designed in partnership with Nielsen, will enable the media organization, particularly its nearly 150-year old daily newspaper, The Boston Globe, to develop a deeper understanding of its readers and potential subscribers.
Brands can win more customers by being sensitive to their cultures, Magna study
21-05-2021 | 13:20:00
The study outlines tangible next steps that marketers can take to connect with multicultural audiences in authentic, culturally-relevant ways.
Introducing Outbrain Academy: Now available On-Demand and Online for Free
20-05-2021 | 11:25:00
Outbrain Academy is designed specifically to help grow your marketing skills in an area that is experiencing huge growth: Native Advertising.
[eMarketer] US telecoms dump media businesses for 5G
19-05-2021 | 15:56:43
In what points to the next frontier for competition and battle for customers, US telecoms are pivoting from traditional media business to investment in expanding their 5G network foothold.
Verizon Media and Condé Nast partner across content and advertising
19-05-2021 | 09:16:32
Verizon Media and Condé Nast have announced an expansion of their partnership to build the next generation of content and advertising experiences for consumers and advertisers.
Unilever to launch recyclable toothpaste tubes by 2025
19-05-2021 | 09:13:57
Unilever’s oral care brands including Signal, Pepsodent and Closeup have announced plans to convert their entire global toothpaste portfolio to recyclable tubes by 2025.
Digital media landscape becoming a multiverse phenomenon, Mindshare research
19-05-2021 | 09:10:25
Streaming services are entering more niche markets. Consumers can choose to stick to mainstream platforms like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon and the breadth they offer or they can go deep in services like Screambox and Shudder.
Forrester includes Kantar in customer analytics and marketing measurement solutions reports
19-05-2021 | 09:08:15
Kantar, the evidence-based insight and consulting company, has announced that Forrester has included it in in recent reports on customer analytics and marketing measurement solution providers.
IKEA and WWF renew partnership to protect biodiversity
18-05-2021 | 17:05:20
The partnership reaffirms the commitment to protect, manage and restore key landscapes, and enable a nature and climate positive value chain to also uphold the rights and needs of people.
Oracle launches world’s first ad measurement tech for 3D in-game environments
18-05-2021 | 17:01:54
To help marketers better understand advertising performance in video games, Oracle has announced the world’s first ad measurement technology for 3D in-game environments.
[eMarketer] Brands renewed focus on influencer marketing
18-05-2021 | 16:59:23
Influencer marketing continues to make inroads in today’s marketing mix with brands keen to include creators in their media plans, a departure from the past when their roles were underestimated.
Magdalena Flick: 5 reasons why it’s time to give native advertising a leading role in your media mix
18-05-2021 | 14:29:00
When it comes to digital marketing, brands and agencies are always looking to gain new ways to reach and speak to their audiences.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Brands, agencies invest in diversity, inclusion and equity
18-05-2021 | 14:20:00
Global brands, media, marketing and advertising agencies, alive to the growing call to champion inclusion, equity and diversity are investing in new strategies, partnerships and businesses in in unprecedented ways.
[Vacancy] Logitech is looking for a Consumer Marketing Manager Personal WorkSpace BENELUX
18-05-2021 | 08:10:00
Logitech is directly looking for a Consumer Marketing Manager Personal WorkSpace BENELUX
[eMarketer] China’s strategy to dominate the next generation of internet
14-05-2021 | 17:52:35
As internet technologies evolve and global superpowers compete to exert dominance in that space, there have been spirited efforts and investments to achieve that goal.
Havas partners with Wellcom Worldwide to launch integrated content studios
14-05-2021 | 14:39:00
The partnership will see the creation of a micro-network of integrated content studios, first in London, New York, Chicago and Kuala Lumpur, followed by further studios across Europe, Australia, China, India, Latin America and the West Coast of the US.
ViacomCBS expands podcast footprint with new series
14-05-2021 | 14:35:41
This robust slate will super serve consumers across comedy, news, true crime, sports, kids, entertainment, and music, reinforcing the company’s strategy to create premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide.
Samsung Ads adopts Nielsen’s advanced TV measurement
14-05-2021 | 14:33:30
Nielsen Digital Ad Ratings (DAR) will enable advertisers to more easily buy and optimize Samsung TV Plus inventory.
VMLY&R unveils new inclusion experience practice
14-05-2021 | 14:29:46
WPP affiliated marketing and communications company VMLY&R has announced the launch of its Inclusion Experience Practice, a strategic consultancy partner that works with clients to bring about sustainable cultural change within organizations.
UK industry alliance BRIM launches to promote black representation in marketing
13-05-2021 | 15:38:38
BRiM is powered by a group of the world’s largest advertisers and agency partners, leading members of the Black community and industry diversity, equity and inclusion experts.
VICE FAST channel premiers on Roku platform
13-05-2021 | 15:34:00
The channel will feature informative and entertaining premium series and documentaries covering culture, entertainment, food, tech, sports and news from across VICE Media Group.
Chaka Sobhani appointed Global Chief Creative Officer of Leo Burnett
13-05-2021 | 15:31:20
In her new role, Sobhani will work closely with the Leo Burnett creative community around the world, to represent the Leo Burnett brand, work and culture within the industry.
Procter & Gamble and GLAAD unveil project to advance LGBTQ visibility in advertising
13-05-2021 | 15:26:00
With The Visibility Project, P&G and GLAAD will bring together the world’s top brands and ad agencies working to advance LGBTQ inclusion in ads, creating and providing tools, techniques and resources for industry executives.
[eMarketer] TikTok will have more Gen Z users in the US than Instagram by end of 2021
13-05-2021 | 14:57:00
By the end of this year, TikTok will have a larger number of Gen Z users in the US than that of Instagram. And it will surpass Snapchat in terms of total users by 2023.
La ONU se lanza a la búsqueda de start-ups y empresas que cambien la cara de los sistemas alimentarios
13-05-2021 | 14:47:00
La Cumbre sobre los Sistemas Alimentarios de la ONU ha anunciado un concurso para identificar las mejores pequeñas y medianas empresas (PYME) de todo el mundo que están transformando los sistemas alimentarios para lograr un futuro mejor.
Outbrain unveils QualityRating to enhance personalized feed experiences on the open web
12-05-2021 | 17:19:57
QualityRating will factor into Outbrain’s existing algorithm to enhance the personalized feed experiences that inspire the discovery of content.
MediaCom names Nancy Lengthorn as first Global Chief Inclusion and Culture Officer
12-05-2021 | 16:53:41
MediaCom has named Nancy Lengthorn, currently Head of Inclusion and Belonging across MediaCom UK and WPP, as its first-ever Global Chief Inclusion and Culture Officer.
Carlsberg unveils new water recycling plant, becomes world’s most water efficient brewery
12-05-2021 | 16:48:00
Carlsberg has inaugurating a new, revolutionary water recycling plant that recycles 90% of the process water at the Carlsberg brewery in Fredericia, Denmark.
IPG Mediabrands commits to invest five percent in black-owned media businesses
12-05-2021 | 16:45:00
IPG Mediabrands has announced that it will work to invest a minimum of 5% in Black-owned media channels in aggregate across all clients by 2023.
[eMarketer] Digital video ad spending overtakes TV ad outlays in Canada
12-05-2021 | 16:41:00
Digital video ad spending in Canada reached a new milestone in 2020 when it overtook TV ad outlays for the first time.
L’ONU lance une chasse aux start-ups et aux entreprises qui changent l'image des systèmes alimentaires
12-05-2021 | 08:09:00
Le Sommet des Nations Unies sur les systèmes alimentaires a annoncé un concours pour identifier les meilleures petites et moyennes entreprises (PME) du monde entier qui transforment les systèmes alimentaires pour un avenir meilleur.
[eMarketer] Tiktok to overtake Instragram and Snapchat as platform of choice among US Gen Zers
11-05-2021 | 16:00:00
Social media platform has TikTok been on an upward trajectory in terms of user base having recorded phenomenal growth in 2019 and 2020.
Private equity group Apollo acquires Verizon Media
11-05-2021 | 13:34:06
Verizon will continue to own a 10% stake in the business and the current CEO Guru Gowrappan will continue to lead it.
GroupM unveils investment strategy to grow black-owned media companies
11-05-2021 | 13:31:12
GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, has announced that it has formed the Media Inclusion Initiative, an integrated investment strategy to support and grow diverse and Black-owned media companies and creators.
Heineken Netherlands to transition to green electricity by January 2022
11-05-2021 | 13:27:00
This landmarks a remarkable achievement in the beer manufacturer’s path to net zero impact, reaching carbon neutrality in our own production by 2030.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Content is king
11-05-2021 | 10:39:00
As marketers, advertisers and media companies look at innovative ways of packaging and disseminating content to a critical mass, they are exploring and embracing technologies and partnership to drive that agenda with impressive results.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Content Operations Coordinator
10-05-2021 | 17:03:17
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Content Operations Coordinator
UN launches hunt for startups and enterprises changing the face of food systems
10-05-2021 | 13:59:00
The UN Food Systems Summit has announced a competition to identify the best small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from across the world who are transforming food systems for a better tomorrow.
AGE Media partners with The Body Shop for campaigns to make positive contribution to the world
10-05-2021 | 13:45:00
In collaboration with The Body Shop, AGE Media is developing three special campaigns aimed at making a positive contribution to the world. As in previous years, AGE Media stands as a trusted partner to The Body Shop in their influencer marketing in 2021.
[Vacancy] Logitech is looking for an End to End Supply Chain Solutions Manager - Customer Supply Chain, Europe
10-05-2021 | 13:40:00
Logitech is directly looking for an End to End Supply Chain Solutions Manager - Customer Supply Chain, Europe
[eMarketer] Proximity mobile payment user base in US to surpass 100 million this year
10-05-2021 | 08:20:14
Proximity mobile payment user base in the US will surpass 100 million this year. This is according to new data from eMarketer. 
Curzon PR joins PRCA
07-05-2021 | 15:39:42
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has announced global consultancy, Curzon PR, as its latest member.
VICE Media Group’s Newfront calls for end to data discrimination
07-05-2021 | 15:32:00
VICE Media Group has taken a stand to say this archaic practice is unethical and is a diminishing and shallow way of grouping human beings.
Coca Cola partners with AB InBev, Unilever and Colgate to spur next generation of sustainability innovations
07-05-2021 | 15:30:00
 The Coca-Cola Company is partnering with Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), Unilever and Colgate-Palmolive to mobilize some of the world’s sharpest thinkers to solve some of the world’s most pressing sustainability challenges.
[eMarketer] The rise and rise of contactless payments
07-05-2021 | 15:13:41
Covid-19 pandemic has not only shifted consumers’ shopping behaviours but also altered their modes of payment for goods and services.
Dept and Tribe Company transform The Eurovision Village into a 3D virtual world
07-05-2021 | 13:14:20
The custom-made 3D world will bring tens of thousands of visitors, who would normally have traveled to Rotterdam for the contest, a unique, virtual experience.
WPP and Microsoft launch cloud platform to boost creative content production
06-05-2021 | 16:16:08
Cloud Studio is the advertising industry’s first bespoke platform for virtual production that arms creatives with the technology to collaborate and create impactful work for clients.
Global creative agencies form body to champion growth of sector
06-05-2021 | 16:12:47
 It currently counts 36 national trade associations from around the globe as members and is headed by the newly-appointed President Tamara Daltroff, the Director General, EACA, Europe.
AdGreen set to unveil carbon calculator for advertisers
06-05-2021 | 16:08:12
To keep the resources, tools and training free at point of use, a voluntary levy is being introduced for advertisers to contribute a small percentage of production cost estimates towards AdGreen’s operational costs.
[eMarketer] Amazon dominates US eCommerce
06-05-2021 | 11:08:05
Amazon’s US ecommerce sales will grow by 15.3% this year to $367.19 billion after a meteoric 44.1% rise in sales during 2020.
S4 Capital acquires Brazil digital marketing agency Racoon
05-05-2021 | 13:18:13
Digital advertising and marketing services company S4Capital has announced a combination between Raccoon Group and MightyHive, which significantly expands the capabilities of its data & digital media practice in Latin America.
Havas Media launches platform targeting underrepresented content producers
05-05-2021 | 13:13:10
Havas Media Group has launched Meaningful Marketplaces, a new, more impactful way of investing in trusted news sources and minority-owned and operated media.
Hearst UK extends Project Body Love campaign partnership with Philips
05-05-2021 | 13:10:00
Since its initial launch in October 2020, Project Body Love has continuously proven to deliver tangible results, with research proving it has, to date, helped bolster female body confidence by a staggering 42%.
[eMarketer] Connected TV has become a frontrunner in digital advertising
05-05-2021 | 11:39:00
Investment in Connected TV, CTV, in US rose by 40.6 per cent year on year in 2020 to reach over 9 billion with this growth expected to be sustained this year to hit $13.41 billion.
Marketing automation company Marvia opens North American headquarters in Portland, Oregon
04-05-2021 | 14:51:37
Marvia, the software-as-a-service(SaaS) platform that specializes in solutions for local marketing automation is one of the fastest-growing Dutch MarTech players.
Starcom Australia promotes Rebecca Ho to Head of Investment
04-05-2021 | 14:47:04
Starcom Sydney has announced the promotion of Rebecca Ho to the new role of Head of Investment, effective immediately.
VICE Media Group Names Van Scott as Vice President of US Corporate Communications
04-05-2021 | 14:43:37
Scott, who joins from ABC News, will be responsible for leading VICE Media Group’s US communications strategy across the organization’s entire portfolio.
Markerters embrace new content production plans amid COVID-19, Dentsu report
04-05-2021 | 14:39:37
 To inform the report, Dentsu conducted a survey across 200 marketing decision-makers in the UK and US to understand the current Marketing climate and how the pandemic had contributed to its changes.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Tapping technology to bolster efficiency
03-05-2021 | 14:15:00
The role of technology across various industries from media, advertising and marketing remains pivotal as companies increasingly invest in digital campaigns, online solutions and partnerships.
[Vacancy] MeMo² is looking for a (PowerBI) Data Engineer
03-05-2021 | 11:27:00
MeMo² is directly looking for a (PowerBI) Data Engineer
[Vacancy] Logitech is looking for a Global Account Manager BENELUX
03-05-2021 | 11:06:00
Logitech is directly looking for a Global Account Manager BENELUX 
Nielsen launches solution to measures effectiveness of podcast advertising
30-04-2021 | 17:04:35
With this new offering, Nielsen is building on its current podcast ad effectiveness solution to include the ability to measure digitally inserted ads in a live podcasting setting.
Publicis Sapient, Epilson and Adobe partner to personalize customers’ experience
30-04-2021 | 17:02:17
Epsilon and Publicis Sapient are expanding Publicis Groupe’s their relationship with Adobe to help enterprise brands deliver one-to-one personalization at scale.
Amazon Web Services simplifies content production with new digital studio service
30-04-2021 | 16:54:00
With Amazon Nimble Studio, customers can rapidly onboard and collaborate with artists from anywhere in the world, and produce content faster and more cost effectively.
Global electric car sales set for further strong growth after 40% rise in 2020
30-04-2021 | 09:38:18
New International Energy Agency (IEA), report sees major expansion in electric vehicle adoption this decade, which could accelerate further if governments implement policies aimed at reaching net zero goals.
IFAW partners with Dept to optimize its digital campaigns
29-04-2021 | 15:56:04
Dept’s specialist knowledge and expertise in digital marketing will enable IFAW to centralise and streamline campaigns, while ensuring budgets are fully optimised.
Verizon Media collaborates with VIZIO to advance Connected TV, omnichannel advertising
29-04-2021 | 15:52:00
The alliance will enable expanded CTV targeting, optimization, and measurement opportunities for Verizon Media’s DSP advertisers, independent of cookies.
Dentsu launches playbook on content solutions for marketers
29-04-2021 | 15:47:55
It introduces Content Symphony dentsu’s content solution and how it is changing the game, supercharging global marketers for some of the world's biggest brands.
Starcom Australia wins Tourism Tasmania media account
28-04-2021 | 15:53:08
Starcom Australia has been appointed by Tourism Tasmania to manage its media account, encompassing strategy, planning, buying and digital media.
Vice Distribution secures new partnership with Pluto TV
28-04-2021 | 15:49:53
VICE Distribution, the global distribution division of VICE Media Group, has secured a new partnership with Pluto TV in the US for 215+ hours of premium non-scripted programming.
SpotX Integrates TVSquared for real time global connected TV measurement
28-04-2021 | 15:47:15
TVSquared has been onboarded by SpotX, the global video advertising platform, as a preferred measurement and attribution partner to power transparent, real-time analytics.
[Free Webinar] Why these Dutch companies outsource their IT to Africa
27-04-2021 | 16:50:00
In The Netherlands there is a growing scarcity of IT professionals, limiting opportunities for businesses. With the current COVID-19 crisis, many people are working remotely, making it less of an issue working with a distributed team of IT professionals
WPP launches global data company Choreograph
27-04-2021 | 16:12:02
WPP has announced Choreograph, a new global data company, to help clients realize the value of their first-party data, consult on and implement their data and technology strategies.
Unilever introduces world’s first laundry capsule made from industrial carbon emissions
27-04-2021 | 16:06:47
The innovative shift in production utilises biotechnologies and a newly configured supply chain between the three partners, who are working together for the first time.
MediaCom unveils new division merging media and creativity to drive brand relevance
27-04-2021 | 16:03:00
MediaCom is launching MediaCom Creative Systems, bringing together media with data and tech-enabled creativity to drive brand relevance and accelerate growth for its clients.
[Marketing week] Bob Koigi: Strengthening footprints through mergers and acquisitions
26-04-2021 | 14:27:10
As companies seek to grow their footprint and expand their services, they are tapping into mergers and acquisition even as they position themselves to be competitive.
Intracto Group acquires service agency Stendahls
26-04-2021 | 13:48:00
 Intracto Group has entered the Nordics with the acquisition of full-service agency Stendahls. The prestigious Swedish team is known for its holistic approach to brand communication, with 120 experts in strategy, creation and tech.
[Vacancy] Logitech is looking for a Distribution Account Manager - UK/Netherlands
26-04-2021 | 09:12:00
Logitech is directly looking for a Distribution Account Manager - UK/Netherlands
[Vacancy] Logitech is looking for a Key Account Manager B2B Education
26-04-2021 | 09:04:00
Logitech is directly looking for a Key Account Manager B2B Education
WFA launches Planet Pledge for marketers
23-04-2021 | 14:36:00
The initiative is designed to put marketers in a position where they can help lead brands’ responses to climate change, encourage efforts across the wider marketing industry and help consumers act more sustainably.
IKEA partners with MUD Jeans to develop sofa covers from recycled jeans
23-04-2021 | 14:31:26
The new KLIPPAN sofa cover is a limited collection which will be sold in 9 European markets.
Havas Media Group appoints Meghan Grant as Chief Strategy Officer for North America
23-04-2021 | 14:28:00
Based in New York, Grant will report directly to Global CEO Peter Mears and serve on Havas Media’s North American executive leadership team.
Heineken unveils 2030 Brew a Better World ambitions
23-04-2021 | 14:20:00
Heineken has announced its 2030 Brew a Better World programme, a new set of ambitious commitments aimed at driving a positive impact on the environment, social sustainability and the responsible consumption of alcohol.
[eMarketer] Paypal outlines global growth strategy
22-04-2021 | 15:30:27
Global payment behemoth Paypal has announced a raft of strategies it intends to roll out as it seeks to grow its foothold in US and worldwide.
Clarity PR appoints Amy Grimshaw as Associate Director
22-04-2021 | 15:15:00
Clarity, a global integrated communications agency recently commended by PRWeek as both Best International Agency, and winner of Specialist Consultancy of the Year, has announced a senior appointment in the London office.
Intracto acquires tech agency Codezilla
22-04-2021 | 14:27:07
Intracto Group is continuously building an integrated full-service agency. An end-to-end partner for clients, enabling them to excel in the domains of strategy, creation, content, marketing and technology.
WPP taps media in its net zero commitment
22-04-2021 | 14:21:32
On Earth Day, WPP has announced a new commitment to reach net zero carbon emissions in its operations by 2025 and across its entire supply chain by 2030.
Procter & Gamble launches campaign, film on sustainability
22-04-2021 | 14:17:48
P&G is launching a new campaign, including a short film It’s Our Home to share how small actions at home can make a world of difference for the planet.
Brands should prioritize inclusivity when targeting people with disabilities, study
22-04-2021 | 14:14:00
With a collective global buying power of $8 trillion, this community represents a significant audience for marketers to exclude by default or design.
World Federation of Advertisers names new global leadership team
21-04-2021 | 12:58:37
World Federation of Advertisers, WFA, has announced its new leadership team ahead of Global Marketer Week 2021, with a raft of new appointments from leading global brands and national advertiser associations.
Cuts to UK marketing budgets ease in quarter one of 2021, report
21-04-2021 | 12:55:50
The latest IPA Bellwether survey results point to a further decline in UK marketing budgets in the opening quarter of 2021, as coronavirus lockdown restrictions continued to hinder economic activity.
SEB joins Net-Zero Banking Alliance to tackle climate change
21-04-2021 | 12:50:59
Swedish financial group SEB has joined 42 other banks from across the world in forming the Net-Zero Banking Alliance (NZBA) to accelerate the transition of the global economy to net zero emissions by 2050.
GARM launches its first measurement report for digital brand safety
21-04-2021 | 12:47:36
The Global Alliance for Responsible Media (GARM) has launched its first report tracking performance on brand safety across seven platforms
Despite a bigger budget, content teams are struggling with technology
20-04-2021 | 15:55:05
In these times of Corona, more and more content teams are starting to work with new software and technology. Extra budget and time are made available to support this development.
Neeraj Khemlani and Endy Mcmahon named President and Co-Heads of CBS News and CBS Television stations
20-04-2021 | 12:47:01
CBS has announced plans to combine the journalistic and business resources of CBS News and the CBS Television Stations into one divisional and leadership structure.
Amazon becomes Europe’s largest corporate buyer of renewable energy
20-04-2021 | 12:43:07
The company now has 206 renewable energy projects globally, including 71 utility-scale wind and solar projects and 135 solar rooftops on facilities and stores worldwide.
Amstel ULTRA picks tennis player Rafael Nadal as global brand ambassador
20-04-2021 | 12:40:35
Amstel ULTRA®, the premium low-carb, low-calorie light beer, has recruited Tennis legend, Rafael Nadal as a global ambassador for its growing lifestyle product offerings, including Amstel ULTRA® and Amstel 0.0.
BBJ&K and Yonder Media join IPA membership
20-04-2021 | 12:35:51
The Institute of Practitioners in Advertising, IPA, has announced that BBJ&K and Yonder Media have been elected into IPA membership at its quarterly council meeting in March.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Project Manager
19-04-2021 | 16:28:14
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Project Manager
PRCA unveils Creative Marketing Committee
19-04-2021 | 15:38:50
The new Committee will work closely alongside Co-Chairs Paul Williamson and Kat Jackson to provide best practice and cutting-edge insights on how marketers can navigate the constantly shifting marketing landscape.
Verizon Media partners with Kellogg Company, Snap and Spotify to address the global mental health crisis
19-04-2021 | 15:33:32
 Kellogg Company, Snap and Spotify are founding members committed to improving workplace culture around mental health, and scaling best practices.
TikTok launches commerce ad offerings to assist brands retarget users
19-04-2021 | 15:27:18
The new ad formats are similar to TikTok’s commerce tools available on Douyin, the Chinese version of the app.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Brands invest in sustainability and green projects
19-04-2021 | 14:36:00
Brands are increasingly investing in green projects and sustainability as they seek to cut down on emmissions and reduce their carbon footprint.
[Vacancy] Lukkien is looking for a Client Service Manager
19-04-2021 | 13:01:00
Lukkien is directly looking for a Client Service Manager
Apple launches $200 million Restore Fund to accelerate natural solutions to climate change
16-04-2021 | 15:20:53
Launched with Conservation International and Goldman Sachs, Apple’s $200 million fund aims to remove at least 1 million metric tons of carbon dioxide annually from the atmosphere.
Dept becomes climate neutral certified
16-04-2021 | 15:16:53
Netherlands-based digital agency Dept has become climate neutral certified after working with the Climate Neutral organisation to measure and offset our 2020 carbon footprint.
SpotX expands privacy-compliant audience data technology for CTV
16-04-2021 | 15:13:57
SpotX has announced it has developed a comprehensive suite of custom audience data tools that enables media owners and advertisers to target audiences using first-party, third-party, or subscriber data in a privacy-compliant way.
CaaStle brings subscription clothing rental platform to UK
15-04-2021 | 12:03:00
CaaStle, the B2B rental technology platform in the U.S., announced it will expand internationally to power subscription rental services in the United Kingdom.
Intrum Germany adopts FICO customer communications solution
15-04-2021 | 11:45:24
Intrum, Germany's ethical debt purchase and collection companies, has turned to global software and analytics provider FICO to bring its customer communications to the next level.
TBD Media releases newest entry in its 50 Sustainability and Climate Leaders campaign
15-04-2021 | 11:26:00
TBD Media Group is delighted to be releasing the newest entry in its trailblazing 50 Sustainability and Climate Leaders campaign; drawing attention to the companies and leaders working to ensure a sustainable future.
Heineken targets to be carbon neutral in production by 2030 and full value chain by 2040
15-04-2021 | 11:03:37
From barley to bar, Heineken has focused on concrete actions to reduce its carbon footprint, working closely with customers, consumers and suppliers.
Verizon Media launches identity free advertising solution
15-04-2021 | 11:00:35
Verizon Media has announced the launch of its Next-Gen Solutions suite, a first-to-market offering for advertisers and publishers independent of cookies or mobile app IDs for audience creation, buying or measurement.
Total begins producing sustainable aviation fuel in France
15-04-2021 | 10:49:34
Total has begun producing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at its La Mède biorefinery in southern France and its Oudalle facility near Le Havre. The biojet fuel, made from used cooking oil, will be delivered to French airports starting in April 2021.
[Vacancy] Scircula is looking for a Digital Marketing Strategist
15-04-2021 | 09:42:00
Scircula is directly looking for a Digital Marketing Strategist
Data & growth agency Off The Record joins Ace
15-04-2021 | 09:35:00
With this take-over the agency group adds data & growth marketing to their range of services and continues to build its integrated proposition of Connected Brands.
Intracto Group acquires media agency Zoekhelden
15-04-2021 | 09:28:05
Media agency Zoekhelden has joined Intracto Group. The Amsterdam-based agency’s strengths lie in media advice and buying, marketing and secondment by providing advice at its clients’ offices.
Channel 4 appoints two new Creative Diversity roles for the Nations and Regions
14-04-2021 | 14:04:04
In the newly created positions, Neila and Stacey will lead on and deliver the Nations and Regions focused strategic plans as part of the Creative Diversity strategy.
Kantar partners with Streamhub to strengthen on-demand video audience analytics
14-04-2021 | 14:00:33
Media owners will now be able to use Streamhub’s enterprise platform to analyse any digital video content that integrates Kantar’s video-tagging technology.
Reprise Commerce wins DeMert Brands account
14-04-2021 | 13:57:00
Reprise Commerce has been awarded new business by DeMert Brands to build and manage the beauty expert’s online storefront, as well as develop a retail media advertising strategy.
[eMarketer] 5G network redefines payments and mobile commerce
14-04-2021 | 13:53:00
Despite being in its early stages of adoption, the 5G network is promising to revolutionize the retail industry as retailers invests in the network.
Nielsen Market Lift offers marketers in over 30 new markets accountability for their Ad investments
13-04-2021 | 16:08:57
Nielsen announced the global launch of Nielsen Market Lift. Market Lift falls within Nielsen's Audience Outcomes solution, which is focused on helping marketers maximise their return on investment and move with velocity.
Let’s get Reel
13-04-2021 | 14:38:00
Ask anyone which social media platform boomed in 2020, they’ll say TikTok. Ask us which platform responded the fastest, we’ll say Instagram.
Interactive ad formats engage hard-to-convince audiences, MAGNA, IPG Media Lab and Verizon Media study
13-04-2021 | 12:54:47
A new study by Verizon Media, MAGNA and IPG Media Lab, “The Interactive Effect,” reveals that interactive ads are an effective way to increase engagement.
Logitech and Baidu Brian partner to transform working with AI and voice
13-04-2021 | 12:53:15
Logitech has announced a long-term partnership with Baidu Brain, beginning with the launch of its intuitive new Logitech Voice M380 Wireless Mouse with Speech Input in China.
Global digital-out-of-home advertising market to reach $ 50 billion by 2026, report
13-04-2021 | 12:42:41
The global digital-out-of-home advertising market reached a value of $ 41.06 Billion in 2020 according to a recent report by Research and Markets.
Slaven Mandic joins CASA International
12-04-2021 | 18:59:00
Slaven Mandic, the Director of Advertising at Mediahuis and founder of Wayne Parker Kent has joined pan-European Home & Living company CASA International.
Bertelsmann reorganizes its Corporate Communications department
12-04-2021 | 14:58:00
Media, services and education company Bertelsmann has announced new structure for its Corporate Communications, reflecting agile and digital working methods.
Granvia launches  campaigns to promote road safety in Slovakia
12-04-2021 | 14:54:00
The campaigns are in replacement of its traditional “Safety Days” which the concession company is unable to organise due to the current health situation caused by the pandemic.
Inter IKEA Group gathers its global marketing and communication unit to reach more people
12-04-2021 | 14:51:00
Erika Intiso will be the Managing Director of IKEA Marketing & Communication AB. In her role Erika will report to the chairman of the board, Konrad Grüss, Managing Director at Inter IKEA Systems B.V.  
Auke Boersma appointed CEO of Adcombi
12-04-2021 | 13:46:00
Boersma will be responsible for the day-to-day operations, continued growth and international expansion of the MarTech platform.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Sr. Programming Manager
12-04-2021 | 11:41:00
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Sr. Programming Manager.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Contract & Compliance Coordinator
12-04-2021 | 11:38:00
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Contract & Compliance Coordinator.
[Vacancy] Logitech is looking for a Technical Manager Quality Improvement Project and Data Analytics, 1 Year Contract
12-04-2021 | 09:40:00
Logitech is directly looking for a Technical Manager Quality Improvement Project and Data Analytics, 1 Year Contract.
[eMarketer] Pluto TV and the disruptive advertising business model
09-04-2021 | 15:50:00
As consumers’ media consumption trends shift and the digital space continue to evolve, the advertising space is increasingly adapting to these market changes.
Twitter integrates Nielsen’s cross-media measurement suite into video ad platform
09-04-2021 | 15:16:33
 The integration includes new subscription to Nielsen Media Impact (NMI) and Nielsen Ad Intel and expanded access to Nielsen Total Ad Ratings (TAR).
Volvo Group and SSAB collaborate on the world’s first vehicles of fossil-free steel
09-04-2021 | 15:08:29
Volvo Group and SSAB have signed a collaboration agreement on research, development, serial production and commercialization of the world’s first vehicles to be made of fossil-free steel.
Media company Grupo Globo adopts Google Cloud in digital drive
09-04-2021 | 15:01:36
Over the next several years, Globo will use Google's experience in data management, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), as well as its global, scalable and secure infrastructure.
Group M unveils framework to guide responsible media buying
08-04-2021 | 16:17:51
The framework’s five focus areas—Brand Safety, Data Ethics, DE&I, Responsible Journalism and Sustainability—signals a new media era where scale serves clients through a commitment to make advertising work better for people.
London Marathon Events taps Dept for branding and website design
08-04-2021 | 16:16:02
LME turned to the Manchester division of international digital agency Dept to guide the brand refresh for LME and its events and to develop a centralised solution for managing its portfolio of websites.
Publicis Groupe adopts The Trade Desk’s ad tracking technology
08-04-2021 | 16:14:23
Publicis Groupe and The Trade Desk have announced that they are joining forces to ensure their advertising clients can continue to build direct and individual relationships with their customers in a cookie-less world, while also protecting consumer privacy.
[eMarketer] China closing the digital divide for the elderly
08-04-2021 | 15:48:29
In November, the Chinese government urged tech companies to cater to the elderly, and China’s digital giants are now tapping into the so-called silver market.
[eMarketer] US consumers’ digital spending boosts Amazon’s e-commerce and ad businesses
07-04-2021 | 15:09:29
Besides growing its online business by double digits, the e-commerce giant also recorded a growth in advertising business by 52.5 per cent.
IPG Mediabrands and TikTok build creator programmes to connect brands with culture
07-04-2021 | 13:06:48
IPG Mediabrands and TikTok are joining forces to spearhead a first-of-its-kind creator and content accelerator initiative designed to drive brands to the center of culture.
Digital PR thriving during pandemic, PRCA report
07-04-2021 | 13:05:26
The growth of digital PR and communications continued unabated in 2020 according to a new report published by the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA).
WFA launches guide to diversity and representation throughout the creative process
07-04-2021 | 13:04:22
World Federation of Advertisers, WFA,  has launched the world’s first-ever open-source guide to tackling diversity and representation issues throughout the entire creative process, from defining the business and brand challenges to evaluation and analysis.
[Column] Henri Lessing: How to top your niche on YouTube with contextual targeting
02-04-2021 | 15:43:00
Digital marketing, just like fashion, evolves and changes faster than light speed. YouTube influencer marketing is also not stagnant:
Vice Media Group acquires creative consultancy firm PLTFRMR
02-04-2021 | 14:51:17
With this acquisition, PLTFRMR will merge with VMG’s creative agency Virtue, bringing together a new agency model within the world’s largest independent media group.
Dept creates AR puffer jacket as limited edition virtual apparel drop
02-04-2021 | 14:47:31
Digital advertising agency Dept has created the advertising industry’s first virtual AR (Augmented Reality) apparel drop, using NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) and Snapchat’s new full body-tracking tool.
Procter & Gamble launches content creation platform targeting black creators across advertising, film and TV
02-04-2021 | 14:44:51
Titled “Widen The Screen,” it will include new films and initiatives that feature more diverse storytellers, combat bias against all people fueled by misrepresentation, increase investment in Black-owned and operated media and employ more diverse creators.
Kantar, Ipsos selected to offer cross-media total audience measurement solution in the Netherlands
01-04-2021 | 16:35:09
Working in partnership with Nationaal Media Onderzoek (NMO), representing the interests of the Dutch Media Industry this cross-media measurement solution is the world’s first truly integrated audience measurement programme.
Carlsberg joins PEFerence consortium on sustainable beer production
01-04-2021 | 16:28:13
Carlsberg has joined the PEFerence consortium as a partner in the development of the biobased PEF material.
Over 80 percent of UK consumers call for more focus on self care, Hearst study
01-04-2021 | 16:25:48
More than 80% of UK-based consumers believe the country needs greater emphasis on self-care following the outbreak of Covid-19 – according to a major piece of research conducted by Hearst UK.
BBC World Service partners with AfricaWeb to offer digital content to audiences in Ghana and Cameroon
01-04-2021 | 14:59:31
The BBC World Service and AfricaWeb have formed a new digital partnership to offer BBC News text, podcasts, audio and video content in English, Pidgin, Hausa and French to audiences in Ghana and Cameroon.
Outbrain strengthens its Benelux sales team with new hire
01-04-2021 | 11:22:44
Outbrain, the world's recommendation platform for the open web, has announced the hire of Ugur Elbasan as Senior Sales Manager.
Incentro Africa becomes first company in Africa to achieve Google Cloud Partner Work Transformation Specialization
31-03-2021 | 21:15:00
Incentro has achieved the Google Cloud Partner “Work Transformation” Specialization, a development that gives any organisation looking to deploy collaboration solutions, the confidence that with Incentro, they are in experienced hands.
Logitech’s Ultimate Ears partners with Westbrook Media to celebrate creativity
31-03-2021 | 17:00:00
 The collaboration will leverage Westbrook Media’s creator-driven, innovative storytelling approach by using short films to bridge traditional entertainment with branded content that puts the product at the center of the story.
Andrew Ruegger appointed global President of GroupM Commerce
31-03-2021 | 16:56:44
GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, has announced that Andrew Ruegger has elevated to the role of global president, GroupM Commerce.
VMLY&R Commerce appoints Angelica Galvis as VP, Head of Art and Design in North America
31-03-2021 | 16:52:44
 In this role, Angela will be responsible for overseeing the execution of creative commerce concepts and designs for the company’s domestic and international clients with specific focus on elevating the craft of design and art direction.
[eMarketer] Ad-supported video viewership grows opening up marketing opportunities
30-03-2021 | 16:12:00
Ad supported video streaming platforms like The Roku Channel, Pluto TV and Hulu are fast gaining a share of the streaming video market that has long been a preserve of ad-free subscription services like Netflix.
DCM expands advertising opportunities to cover outdoor cinema
30-03-2021 | 13:23:47
Digital Cinema Media (DCM) is expanding its advertising opportunities to cover outdoor cinema across the UK, with the newly expanded outdoor cinema operator HIDEAWAY CINEMA joining its cinema portfolio in 2021.
TikTok joins the Coalition to End Wildlife Trafficking Online
30-03-2021 | 13:15:37
TikTok Community Guidelines spells out that any content that depicts or promotes the poaching or illegal trade of wildlife is not allowed on its platform and will be removed when identified.
ITV invests in what3words under its Media for Equity Programme
30-03-2021 | 13:11:14
Following the announcement of “ITV AdVentures Invest,” a Media for Equity initiative, ITV has now concluded its first investment in what3words Limited.
UK media and advertising agencies lobby Government on taxi taxes to ensure staff safety
30-03-2021 | 13:07:14
The letter has been written in response to the tragic death of Sarah Everard. Published in the Guardian, it calls on the government to review the current HRMC rules regarding business taxi expenses in order to help keep employees safe.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Media Planning Manager
29-03-2021 | 15:01:12
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Media Planning Manager
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Presentation Scheduler
29-03-2021 | 14:56:00
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Presentation Scheduler
RNN Communications joins PRCA
29-03-2021 | 14:51:38
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has welcomed integrated PR Agency RNN Communications as its latest corporate member.
Channel 4 selects four production companies to produce new online content for teens to run across E4 social platforms
29-03-2021 | 14:47:29
Channel 4 has selected four production companies who will create brand-new digital content aimed at 13-16 year-olds for its Teens strand, to be shared across E4’s social platforms.
Advertising Association launches annual review
29-03-2021 | 14:41:43
The review is the first-ever fully-digital edition and showcases the Association’s work over the past twelve months as well as the major areas of focus for the year ahead.
[Startup Interview] Noel Wilson, Lars Evers, Founders, Jellow, Netherlands
26-03-2021 | 15:55:00
Jellow is an on-demand freelance startup that seeks to connect companies with freelancers directly eliminating the hustle that comes with using intermediaries. The startup’s founders Noel Wilson & Lars Evers explain.
Mediamonks merges with design and experience agency Jam3
26-03-2021 | 14:48:34
S 4Capital has announced that it has entered into a conditional agreement in relation to a merger of Jam3, an award-winning Toronto-based design and experience agency, with MediaMonks, S 4Capital’s Content practice.
Hearst names Mahendra Durai Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
26-03-2021 | 14:43:50
Mahendra Durai, who currently serves as chief information officer at Hearst, has been named senior vice president, chief technology officer.
Sandra Sims-Williams appointed Nielsen’s Chief Diversity Officer
26-03-2021 | 14:40:31
She will take over from CEO David Kenny, who has held the CDO title in addition to CEO, since February 2019.
[Interview] Esinam Yevu, Co-Founder, PayBox, Ghana
26-03-2021 | 12:52:54
Esinam Yevu is Co-Founder and Communications Lead at Ghanaian fintech startup, PayBox. 
Linus Karlsson appointed IKEA Sweden Chief Creative Officer
25-03-2021 | 15:09:27
His main assignment will be to set the creative direction for IKEA Range and Marketing & Communication. The role also includes to creatively lead and inspire the many co-workers and collaboration partners throughout the IKEA network.
VICE Audio announces spring podcast premieres
25-03-2021 | 15:06:12
VICE Audio, the audio storytelling division of VICE Media Group, has announced the launch of two new podcast series: “Strongman”, and “The Crisis,” released in both English and Spanish.
Deutsche Post to invest €7 billion in climate-neutral logistics by 2030
25-03-2021 | 15:03:37
The Group has announced it is investing a total of 7 billion euros (Opex and Capex) over the next ten years in measures to reduce its CO2 emissions.
[eMarketer] China’s internet population to reach 1 billion by 2022
24-03-2021 | 16:20:06
China’s internet users are set to reach one billion by the end of 2022 according to the latest projections by eMarketer as the country’s number of online population reached 8.6 per cent in 2020.
Verizon Media expands commerce business, plans to launch Yahoo Shops
24-03-2021 | 15:46:11
Verizon Media, a global player in innovation, content and commerce, has announced plans to launch Yahoo Shops, a new marketplace destination featuring a curated, native shopping experience.
Channel 4 and E4 launch on TikTok
24-03-2021 | 15:43:34
The new accounts will feature exclusive content from Hollyoaks, Made in Chelsea and Pete & Sam’s Reality News. And clipped content from a range of other Channel 4 hits.
PRCA unveils fintech group to address challenging communications space
24-03-2021 | 15:40:24
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has appointed Edelman’s fintech and crypto expert, Martyna Borys CMPRCA, as the Chair of its new Financial Services & Fintech Group.
Ballard orders for modules to power Scotland's first fuel cell-powered train
23-03-2021 | 15:32:07
Ballard Power Systems announced a purchase order from Arcola Energy, for Ballard FCmoveTM-HD fuel cell modules to power a passenger train planned for demonstration during COP26.
Staples Solutions to sell its remaining business units in Portugal, the Benelux and Finland
23-03-2021 | 15:09:00
Staples Solutions B.V. announced it has entered into an agreement to sell its business units in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Austria and Poland.
Braze continues global expansion with launch in Germany
23-03-2021 | 14:50:00
Braze, a comprehensive customer engagement platform, announced its launch in Germany to support and accelerate its footprint in the DACH region.
[eMarketer] Gen Z drives social media penetration in Canada
23-03-2021 | 14:36:00
What this new trend portends is the growing shift to social media advertising which will account for the majority of display ad investment this yea according to a forecast by eMarketer.
FAO Schwarz partners with Prénatal Retail to open flagship store in Italy
23-03-2021 | 14:35:54
ThreeSixty Group is partnering with Prénatal Retail Group, toy retailers in Europe, to introduce the FAO Schwarz brand, retail store, and E-commerce concepts to Italy with an eye to expand in to Spain, France, Portugal and Benelux. 
Coca-Cola unveils 2030 water security strategy
23-03-2021 | 10:12:16
The Coca-Cola Company has announced a holistic strategy to achieve water security for its business, communities and nature everywhere the company operates, sources agricultural ingredients for its beverages and touches people’s lives by 2030.
Forrester Research Inc. names WPP as a leader among commerce services providers
23-03-2021 | 10:09:26
The Forrester Wave™: Commerce Services, Q1 2021 evaluation ranks the 14 most significant commerce providers as Leaders, Strong Performers, Contenders or Challengers against their current offering, strategy and market presence.
Desperados launches world’s first dance-powered app to support Europe’s nightlife industry
23-03-2021 | 10:06:04
Tequila beer brand Desperados is calling on partygoers around the world to unite in support of the clubs they love with the launch of their Rave to Save app.
Barrington Media Group and Nielsen announce multiyear agreement
22-03-2021 | 15:37:13
Nielsen has announced that Barrington Media Group has signed a multiyear agreement as a new client of its National and Local TV measurement services in all markets.
Snap acquires tech startup Fit Analytics
22-03-2021 | 15:32:54
Snapchat's parent company Snap has acquired Fit Analytics, a technology start-up that has built technology to help shoppers pick the right-sized clothing and footwear when they shop online.
World Woman Foundation and Hootsuite releases Digital Gender Diversity Impact Report 2021
22-03-2021 | 15:29:03
World Woman Foundation has released the Digital Gender Diversity Impact Report in partnership with Hootsuite, Georgetown University’s Business for Impact, and VMLY&R Commerce.
[Vacancy] MeMo² is looking for a Strategy Consultant Brand & Crossmedia (fulltime)
22-03-2021 | 12:28:00
MeMo² is directly looking for a Strategy Consultant Brand & Crossmedia (fulltime)
Dept acquires software consultancy firm Devetry
19-03-2021 | 15:00:00
Devetry, a software consultancy that provides technology solutions ranging from organizational strategy to custom software development, has announced it has joined global digital agency Dept.
VIacomCBS and NFL ink 11-year multiplatform rights deal
19-03-2021 | 14:46:08
The National Football League (NFL) and ViacomCBS have announced a new 11-year multiplatform rights agreement that extends CBS’ long-standing relationship with the NFL through the 2033 season.
PRCA welcomes BHM Qomms as latest member
19-03-2021 | 14:41:32
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has announced BHM Qomms – BlackHouse Media’s (BHM) UK operation – as its latest corporate member.
UK advertising exports rose 7% to reach £11 billion in 2019, report
18-03-2021 | 13:55:51
The Advertising Association has published its annual UK Advertising Exports Report 2021 showing that international trade in UK advertising and market research services grew 7% year-on-year to reach a new record level of £11bn in 2019.
Samsung Neo QLEDs receives first gaming TV performance certification from VDE Germany
18-03-2021 | 13:52:29
Samsung Electronics has announced that the 2021 Neo QLED became the first TV to receive certification for Gaming TV Performance from Verband Deutscher Elektrotechniker (VDE).
Havas Group awarded ISO certification for commitment to reduce environmental footprint
18-03-2021 | 13:49:55
Havas Group has obtained ISO 14001 certification for 32 of its entities based in France.
Outbrain launches Content Coalition to fuel audience exchange between publishers
17-03-2021 | 13:04:43
Launched first in Australia and New Zealand, but now available across the EU, the initiative will enable Coalition members to grow their audiences through a new channel by utilising Outbrain’s SmartFeed technology to exchange links, for free.
Heineken partners with Glass Futures, Enric to produce low carbon glass bottles
17-03-2021 | 12:14:46
Heineken has partnered with a not-for-profit research technology organization, Glass Futures and its supplier Encirc to create sustainable low carbon glass bottles by developing technology and improving processes across manufacturing and the supply chain.
Publicis Groupe appoints Amrita Randhawa as South East Asia CEO
17-03-2021 | 12:10:51
With this new role, Publicis Groupe will bring all markets including Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand under one leadership.
Spanish Broadcasting System signs multi-year agreement with Nielsen Audio
17-03-2021 | 12:08:27
Nielsen has announced that Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS) has entered into a long-term agreement for Nielsen Audio services.
Epsilon and Verizon Media partner to strengthen identity and build on activation capabilities
16-03-2021 | 15:14:31
Epsilon®  and Verizon Media are expanding their long-standing partnership with the interoperability of Epsilon’s CORE ID and Verizon Media’s ConnectID.
New advertising management agency Ads& data starts operations in April
16-03-2021 | 15:10:28
The previously announced national advertising management agency of Telenet/SBS, Mediahuis, Proximus Skynet and Pebble Media starts on 1 April under the telling name Ads & Data.
Footwear brand Crocs appoint Essence as integrated media agency of record in China
16-03-2021 | 15:05:32
Essence has announced that it has been appointed as footwear brand Crocs’ integrated media agency of record in China.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Supervisor Channel Operations
15-03-2021 | 12:16:00
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Supervisor Channel Operations
[Vacancy] Talpa Network is looking for a Back End Developer
15-03-2021 | 12:02:00
Talpa Network is directly looking for a Back End Developer
[Vacancy] Logitech is looking for an End to End Supply Chain Solutions Manager - Customer Supply Chain, Europe
15-03-2021 | 10:32:00
Logitech is directly looking for an End to End Supply Chain Solutions Manager - Customer Supply Chain, Europe
[Interview] Elizabeth Akinyi, Customer Success Manager, Incentro Africa
15-03-2021 | 09:57:42
Elizabeth Akinyi is the Customer Success Manager at Incentro Africa, an IT service provider delivering custom build cloud-based software solutions for the European and African market.
[eMarketer] Netflix, Disney and YouTube are the largest recipients of US OTT subscription revenues
15-03-2021 | 09:52:00
Netflix, Disney, and YouTube are the largest recipients of US OTT subscription revenues. In 2021, just under a third (30.8%) of all US OTT subscription revenues will go to Netflix.
[Vacancy] DPG Media is looking for a Senior DevOps Egineer - News Personalisation
15-03-2021 | 09:15:00
DPG Media is directly looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer - News Personalisation
Starcom Italia announces new leadership team
12-03-2021 | 11:21:00
Starcom Italia, an agency of Publicis Groupe, has announced the entry of two new figures in key roles for the growth and consolidation of its offer on the market.
Logitech unveils inaugural Song Breaker Awards to celebrate music creators
12-03-2021 | 11:17:48
Logitech, in collaboration with TikTok, has announced the Song Breaker Awards, which recognizes groundbreaking creators who are influencing pop music today.
Amazon Music launches mobile app for fans to find merchandise from their favorite artists
12-03-2021 | 11:10:13
Artist merchandise will now appear in the Amazon Music app on participating artists’ pages, side-by-side with their songs, albums, live streams, and music videos.
WPP records £3 billion pretax loss on ravages of the pandemic
12-03-2021 | 09:41:00
Global advertising behemoth WPP has recorded a £2.79 billion, approximately €3.25 billion, pretax loss for the year to December 2020 as the global effects of COVID-19 continues to be felt across sectors.
 [Startup Interview] Mark Schoones, Co-Founder, MIX, Netherlands
11-03-2021 | 13:32:46
MIX is a Dutch-based agency that uses creative thinking to forge a connection between business, brand and marketing by analyzing businesses from all sides, determining where value is created and optimizing exactly those points.
Channel 4 announces events to support Nations and Regions independent production communities
11-03-2021 | 08:43:00
Channel 4 has announced a series of events to further increase its support for independent production companies and freelancers in the Nations and Regions.
Gillette announces return of Gaming Alliance
11-03-2021 | 08:40:00
Gillette has announced the return of the Gillette Gaming Alliance - a team of global streamers selected to represent the brand and create content for audiences worldwide.
Digital Turbine acquires AdColony for $400 million to accelerate growth
11-03-2021 | 08:30:00
Otello Corp, Inc, owner of AdColony, the in-app marketplace for brands, has announced the signing of a definitive agreement to sell the global player in mobile game advertising and monetization, to Digital Turbine.
Mediahuis Ventures invests in AI coaching startup BUNCH
10-03-2021 | 14:01:00
Mediahuis Ventures, the venture capital arm of European media group Mediahuis, is investing in BUNCH, a New York and Berlin based  AI coaching startup.
VMLY&R COMMERCE promotes Elke Van Tienen to Global Head of People
10-03-2021 | 13:58:56
VMLY&R COMMERCE has announced the promotion of Elke van Tienen, Chief People Officer (EMEA) to Global Head of People with immediate effect.
[eMarketer] On-demand food delivery services on meteoric rise
10-03-2021 | 13:55:53
There has been a pandemic-induced shift in how consumers order their food with online purchases now increasing exponentially since the onset of the pandemic.
 Nielsen completes sale of global connect business to Advent International
10-03-2021 | 13:34:09
Nielsen Holdings has announced  that it has completed the previously announced sale of NielsenIQ to affiliates of Advent International, in partnership with James “Jim” Peck.
Dept partners with Salesforce to develop quick-launch commerce solution for brands
09-03-2021 | 15:22:00
International digital agency Dept has teamed up with Salesforce to develop a quick-launch commerce solution that enables brands to be up and running with a fully-functioning e-commerce site in a matter of weeks.
Coca-Cola empowers over 6 million women entrepreneurs globally
09-03-2021 | 15:18:11
Coca-Cola has delivered on its decade-long drive to enable the economic empowerment of 5 million women entrepreneurs, the company has announced.
Unilever unveils new vision and strategy embracing inclusivity
09-03-2021 | 15:15:37
Unilever has announced it will eliminate the word ‘normal’ from all of its beauty and personal care brands’ packaging and advertising, as part of the launch of our new Positive Beauty vision and strategy.
[eMarketer] Ad agencies grapple with pandemic-induced job losses
09-03-2021 | 15:12:10
January was one of the worst months in recent years for ad agencies having seen 4800 job cuts, leaving the industry with 186,000 jobs. This marked the agencies’ worst point since 2014.
BrandBase wins two golds for Shell campaign
08-03-2021 | 12:32:00
At both the London Design Award show 2020 and the Berlin Design Award show 2021, BrandBase won gold for Sales Promotion.
[eMarketer] Grocery purchases go digital in the wake of pandemic
05-03-2021 | 15:22:19
Food and beverage category recorded the highest online commerce growth in the USA in 2020 in the wake of COVID-19 according to a report by eMarketer.
WPP appoints Dave Rolfe as Global Head of Production
05-03-2021 | 14:59:47
WPP has announced the appointment of Dave Rolfe to the new role of Global Head of Production, WPP and Hogarth.
Mindshare announces leadership appointments in China
05-03-2021 | 14:46:48
Benjamin Condit takes over the responsibility of Mindshare China CEO and Linda Lin takes over the responsibility of Executive Chair of Greater China. Both appointments are effective immediately.
Brands to be challenged by growing power of online retailers, dentsu report
05-03-2021 | 14:33:11
 The research shows how the pandemic has accelerated many of the long-term trends facing brands.
SportsTribal launches with OTT NOW!
05-03-2021 | 08:07:56
SportsTribal TV the new free, ad-supported streaming TV service (FAST) specializing 100% in sports-themed content has been launched. 
ViacomCBS launches streaming service Paramount+ offering breaking news, sports and entertainment
04-03-2021 | 18:01:55
Global media and entertainment company ViacomCBS has launched Paramount+, the highly anticipated streaming service with an unparalleled content offering that bundles live sports, breaking news, and an expansive collection of exclusive new originals.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a (Technical) Onboarding Specialist Video-on-Demand
04-03-2021 | 14:42:00
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a (Technical) Onboarding Specialist Video-on-Demand
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Programming Coordinator Nick jr.
04-03-2021 | 14:35:00
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Programming Coordinator Nick jr.
[eMarketer] Chinese short-video apps are racing to expand their social commerce offerings
04-03-2021 | 14:32:00
Short-video leaders Douyin and Kuaishou have been expanding their social commerce operations, not just to sell products, but to provide services and other forms of content as well.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Manager Bi & Research EMEAA (Temporary)
04-03-2021 | 14:30:00
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Manager Bi & Research EMEAA (Temporary) 
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Content Operator Multiplatform Operations
04-03-2021 | 14:25:00
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Content Operator Multiplatform Operations
Samsung breaks 5G speed record reaching 5.23Gbps
04-03-2021 | 13:23:06
Samsung Electronics has announced it achieved a breakthrough in 5G data speeds using E-UTRAN New Radio Dual Connectivity (EN-DC) technology.
Nielsen and Roku to expand traditional TV and streaming coverage
04-03-2021 | 13:19:00
Roku, Inc. and Nielsen have announced a strategic alliance between the two companies that will help shape the future of media measurement and TV advertising in a streaming-first market.
Sony launches FX3 Full-Frame Camera with an eye on content creators
04-03-2021 | 13:00:55
As the latest addition to Sony’s Cinema Line, the FX3 delivers a cinematic look and professional operability and reliability all in one device.


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