Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) announced that Jessica Rodríguez has been appointed to the newly-created role of President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of UCI Networks, effective immediately. In her new role as President and COO of UCI Networks, she will also report to Isaac Lee, Chief Content Officer, UCI and Grupo Televisa (“Televisa”). In addition, Rodríguez will continue to serve in her existing role as Chief Marketing Officer of UCI, reporting to Randy Falco, President and Chief Executive Officer.
The recent outcry about headline speakers at CES ignited another round of debate and discussion about our industry's diversity/gender equality issues. Yes, it would have been better had there been a more diverse slate of CES presenters. And all conference and event planners — including the ANA — need to ensure that we practice what we preach. I know we don't always get it right, so we need to do a better job to create agendas inspired by a diverse slate of speakers. By Bob Liodice, CEO, ANA
Expect the trend of marketers expanding and/or launching in-house agencies to continue in 2018. If the Ad Age 2017 Marketer of the Year does its creative in-house, that's certainly a model that should be considered for many others. By Bill Duggan, Group EVP, ANA
H Code Media announced the launch of a new division called H Code Studio—a full-service content studio combining the identity of a brand, the storytelling of a production house, and the scale of a digital platform.
The idea of going cashless isn’t too far off, especially with giants like Starbucks and Amazon already taking the leap.
In the latest episode of "Behind the Numbers," eMarketer staffers consider recent regulatory changes covering internet access, and discuss the implications for platforms, marketers and consumers.
By Gonzalo López Martí - Creative director, etc. / LMMiami.com
- Oddly enough, as much as our culture pays lip service to teamwork, we tend to end up paying groupie tribute to illuminated individuals.
- It is not uncommon in the marketing & advertising racket, for instance, to let one creative director take all the credit for a successful campaign in which dozens of people took part.
- Happens in all walks of life.
- It is an ancestral human atavism.
- Our brittle brains seem to be wired that way.
For more than 100 years, the share of money Americans spent at the store for the food and beverages they would later eat at home remained fairly constant. But change is inevitable, and our habits have finally started to shift.
Laurence Green does not believe that we have reached “peak purpose”. As he wrote in a recent opinion piece his experience of judging Best Use of Brand Purpose at the 2017 WARC Awards led him to conclude that purpose was alive and well. by Nigel Hollis
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) announced Michael S. Mueller’s promotion to Senior Vice President of Business Development effective immediately.
To compete at the speed of digital, you need to unleash your strategy, your structure, and your people.
Bringing attention to the importance of assortment is easy. It’s getting it right that is highly challenging. Here are the top six hurdles companies face in building an optimal assortment.
The changing face of the American mall points to consumers’ shifting priorities and tastes. But while malls may be taking on a different kind of identity, there’s at least one consumer segment that still favors that traditional shopping experience: millennial women.
Awareness of the business case for inclusion and diversity is on the rise. While social justice typically is the initial impetus behind these efforts, companies have increasingly begun to regard inclusion and diversity as a source of competitive advantage, and specifically as a key enabler of growth. Yet progress on diversification initiatives has been slow. And companies are still uncertain about how they can most effectively use diversity and inclusion to support their growth and value-creation goals.
ThinkNow Research announced even though consumers experienced greater employment and steady or slightly increased income last year, they are less optimistic about the economy in 2018.
A survey of senior ad buyers worldwide reveals a range of issues many have when it comes to programmatic advertising.
Controversy continues to swirl over the recent FCC decision to allow Internet service providers greater control over the Internet “pipe,” setting up a marketplace that might come to resemble traditional pay-TV services.
In the latest episode of eMarketer's "Behind the Numbers" podcast, analysts Yory Wurmser and Krista Garcia talk about the challenges faced by the department store sector, and what creative retailers are doing to adjust to new consumer habits and preferences.
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) and Grupo Televisa announced during NATPE, the premier global business forum for content creators, the launch of the first-ever TV pilot initiative to nurture the development of new original scripted and unscripted series by global independent producers.
A 13-episode prison thriller, “El Recluso” (The Inmate) will be available for international syndication and is scheduled to premiere in the U.S. on Telemundo later in the summer.
Atresmedia Internacional launches Atrescine, a new HD Spanish language network dedicated to Spanish cinema and aimed to appeal the Hispanic audience.
GALLEGOS United announced it has hired Dino Spadavecchia as executive creative director. Spadavecchia will oversee development and execution of creative concepts for all clients.
A few weeks ago I wrote about being authentic and genuine, both as a brand and a person. Unfortunately, there’s a downside to always being authentic, because that can lead to incredible rudeness. How do you balance “being yourself” with being professional in the workplace?
Conventional wisdom has long dictated that companies avoid taking a political stance on issues for risk of alienating—or outright angering—potential customers.
One in three people—2.48 billion—worldwide used a social network in 2017, eMarketer estimates. Rising social network use in emerging markets in Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East and Africa drove an 8.7% gain over 2016.
Telemundo 47 / WNJU has named John Gonzalez Vice President of Technology and Operations.