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.
The research shows how the pandemic has accelerated many of the long-term trends facing brands.
SportsTribal TV the new free, ad-supported streaming TV service (FAST) specializing 100% in sports-themed content has been launched.
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.
Samsung Electronics has announced it achieved a breakthrough in 5G data speeds using E-UTRAN New Radio Dual Connectivity (EN-DC) technology.
Programmatic advertising has changed the face of digital advertising as we know it. Automatic buying enables solutions like dynamic creative optimization for a level of granularity and relevancy not possible with traditional digital ads.
WPP has announced that Wunderman Thompson has acquired NN4M, a mobile commerce partner for global brands.
Founding members Adobe, Arm, BBC, Intel, Microsoft and Truepic seek to establish a standardized provenance solution with the goal of combating misleading content.
Essence has announced the expansion of its best-in-class data and technology consulting services to the German marketplace.
Samsung Electronics has announced that four additional Young Leaders will join Generation17, a joint initiative with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to accelerate progress towards achieving the 17 Global Goals, or the Sustainable Development Goals.
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Even as a sizeable population of US citizens embrace the 5G network hundreds of millions are still not accessing the technology.
Reprise, IPG’s global performance marketing agency, has announced the appointment of Vincent Spruyt as Global Chief AI Officer, effective immediately.
Frank Carvalho is an award-winning business leader focusing on marketing innovations that make a difference with more than 25 years of genuinely global experience.
Intracto Group has acquired Ghent-based agency Marlon together with it’s over 30 digital experts. The agency is renowned in the field of design and development of apps, web shops and websites.
Orange is joining forces with ENGIE, the developer of solar and wind power in France, to deliver a global renewable energy supply solution in the country.
Together, both agencies will strengthen end-to-end digital services for clients across the globe.
As companies and brands compete to outwit each other in catching consumers’ attention, there has been a flurry of marketing campaigns key among them the email newsletter ads.
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Demand-Side Platforms (DSP) offer advertisers access to premium inventory not available on Google Display Network.
The rapidly growing global marketing and technology company, Brand New Galaxy launches their Western European Operation in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
DIMPACT, the pioneering initiative to help the digital media industry map and manage its carbon impacts, is moving beyond proof of concept.
Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company, and the German Bundesliga, Germany’s top national football league, have announced three new Bundesliga Match Facts powered by AWS to give fans deeper insights into action on the pitch.
Oscar Hamming, Niels de Wit and Robert van der Lans, formerly founders of The Odd Shop, have announced that their team is joining MediaMonks to bring their distinct Persuasive Creativity Model to S4Capital’s content practice.
In what is poised to be historic and a global first, 52.1 per cent of all retail sales in China this year will be from ecommerce according to a forecast by emarketer.
Mauritshuis and Dept optimised the digital marketing aspects and developed creative content concepts to reach additional target groups, such as young people, and enthuse them to visit the museum. During Spring, the new changes will go live.
The acquisition is in line with WPP’s objectives outlined in its December 2020 Capital Markets Day to expand its presence in the faster growing areas of experience, commerce and technology.
Twitter will deepen its initial work with Google and move its offline analytics, data processing, and machine learning workloads to Google’s Data Cloud.
Through 2022, 50% of large organizations will have failed to unify engagement channels, resulting in a disjointed and siloed customer experience that lacks context, according to Gartner, Inc.
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Kantar has announced its migration to Ads Data Hub, Google’s cloud-based solution that enables customised analysis of YouTube ad campaigns while protecting user privacy.
GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, has announced the launch of the industry’s first tool to operationalize data ethics.
In the wake of the novel coronavirus, US adults spent an extra hour daily across all devices compared to what they did in 2019, the highest jump since 2020 according to the latest forecast by eMarketer.
Mastercard is furthering its commitment to create a more sustainable and inclusive digital economy, with a pledge to reach net zero emissions by 2050.
Google has announced that BMG has selected Google Cloud to build a scalable, global infrastructure as it grows its digital music business.
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.
VMLY&R COMMERCE has announced the promotion of Debbie Ellison, currently the Chief Digital Officer Geometry UK, to Global Chief Digital Officer.
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.
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.
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.
Synamedia, an independent video software provider, announced its security and watermarking solutions are now integrated with Akamai.
Sony has announced the expansion of its 360 Reality Audio services and product offerings, including adding new video streaming capabilities and content creation tools.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Amazon and Global Optimism have announced that 13 new signatories have joined The Climate Pledge, a commitment to be net-zero carbon by 2040.
Brand Finance has created a unique model capable of forecasting sales growth as a result of long-term brand equity and brand awareness.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Vonage, global leader in cloud communications helping businesses accelerate their digital transformation, announced a strategic reseller partnership of Vonage Contact Center with Evolutio.
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
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.
Reprise, the global performance marketing agency of IPG Mediabrands, has launched Reprise Commerce, a new global specialty eCommerce unit.
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.
VICE Media Group has announced the launch of Source Material, an innovative and gripping multimedia project from VICE World News.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
eMarketer, in collaboration with Starcom Worldwide and GlobalWebIndex (GWI), has published its annual “Global Media Intelligence (GMI) Report” on key digital trends worldwide.
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.
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.
AFC Ajax, the biggest soccer club of The Netherlands, has signed Triple as their new digital partner.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Logitech is directly looking for a Customer Success Manager
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Verizon Media has announced a series of new Media Platform enhancements designed to evolve the live streaming experience.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Amazon has announced the first recipients of investments from The Climate Pledge Fund: CarbonCure Technologies, Pachama, Redwood Materials, Rivian, and Turntide Technologies.
World Federation of Advertisers has unveiled an advertiser-centric Framework for cross-media measurement – the “holy grail” for marketers.
SEMrush, an online visibility management and content marketing SaaS platform, has further expanded its ecosystem with the acquisition of a 100% stake in Poland's public relations SaaS startup Prowly.com.
A new study released by MAGNA, Roku, and IPG Media Lab dubbed “Valuing the Value Exchange,” demonstrates how marketers can use brand experiences that aide TV streaming content discovery.
Disney+, the highly anticipated streaming service from The Walt Disney Company, has launched in Portugal, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Belgium and Luxembourg.
Amazon Music has launched podcasts in the U.S., U.K., Germany, and Japan, across all tiers of service at no additional cost.
Evvolution, a German based ad consultancy agency, has launched with a new approach to an old challenge: reaching and engaging high quality audiences where they are.
HP has rolled out the planet’s most comprehensive carbon neutral Managed Print Service offering for HP-branded devices
Verizon Media has announced the launch of OTT Smart Auction, a header bidding-like solution for OTT publishers.
Arcesium LLC, a global financial technology and professional services firm has expanded its footprint into Europe, opening a new office in London.
UK's curated audio platform for journalism Curio closes $9m Series A funding for international expansion
Curio, the premium audio platform with a curated library of expert journalism, closed a $9 million Series A round led by Earlybird. Draper Esprit, Cherry Ventures, and Horizons Ventures also took part in the investment.
Apple has announced it will invest in the construction of two of the world’s largest onshore wind turbines, a source of clean, renewable energy that will bring its supply chain and products one step closer to carbon neutrality.