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March 23, 2019

The Culture Marketing Council: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing (CMC in partnership with HispanicAd.com has announced the jury for the 2019 Culture Account Planning Excelencia (CAPE) awards, the only award of its kind that honors multicultural account planning, the strategic bedrock of any successful marketing campaign. Winners will showcase their campaigns during a special CAPE session at the CMC Annual Summit on Tuesday, June 11 at the Statler Hotel in Dallas, Texas.

March 23, 2019

Well, I should start by acknowledging that this article’s title can be a bit of an exaggeration, or maybe not, but I am glad it got your attention. In today’s U.S. market landscape there are two types of companies: those who actively try to connect with multicultural consumers, and those that leave it up to chance whether they appropriately connect.  By Isaac Mizrahi - Co-President of ALMA

March 23, 2019

Every killer piece of content is driven by a great idea. However, in today's social economy of engagement and ROI, it's important to understand how data is slowly but surely becoming the leading factor in generating quality content. As the pendulum shifts from art to science, learning how to leverage audience insights and behavior is a critical part of driving maximum performance of branded content.

March 23, 2019

As bundled offerings seem to be regaining favor among marketers seeking simplified agency relationships, COMvergence is out with a new study of integrated reviews in the U.S. over the past two years.

March 23, 2019

The global entertainment market reached $96.8 billion in 2018 – a nine percent increase over 2017 – according to new, combined theatrical and home entertainment data released by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). The 2018 global box office grew to $41.1 billioni, while global home entertainment increased by 16 percent over 2017 levels to reach $55.7 billion.

March 22, 2019

Republica Havas Co-founder, Chairman and CEO Jorge A. Plasencia has been selected to serve on the judging panel for the 2019 Clio Music Awards. The awards celebrate the visceral power of music to connect consumers and brands around the world.

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March 22, 2019

Nielsen announced that it has reached a long-term agreement for national and local TV ratings measurement with Univision Communications Inc. With this new multi-year agreement, all Univision’s properties including Univision Network, UniMás Network, Univision Deportes (UDN), Galavision Network, El Rey and 36 Univision and UniMás Local TV stations across 19 local markets and Puerto Rico will have continued access to Nielsen’s broad suite of measurement and analytics services.

March 22, 2019

Each week, the Hispanic Radio Podcast focuses on some of the key topics, facts and trends shaping Spanish-language radio — and stations with English-language programming that target Latino consumers.  Many of these topics were shared at the Hispanic Radio Conference, held March 12-13 at the Intercontinental in Doral. This year's two-day event was jam-packed with panel discussions delving in to The Fair Play Charter and where the the Media Leadership Council (MLC) of the 4A’s stands today, and just what programming innovation -- if any -- can be seen across Hispanic radio today.

March 22, 2019

Companies need a diverse set of experiences and skills in the boardroom and throughout their organizations to help drive better outcomes, and to cultivate and reinforce a culture that executes thei

March 22, 2019

Using too many data management systems is a daily challenge for 40% of IT decision-markers and data managers worldwide surveyed by Vanson Bourne and data protection firm Veritas. A similar number of respondents said that there are too many data sources to make sense of.

March 21, 2019

A majority of younger Americans as well as minority groups believe the way their credit is assessed stacks the economic odds against them relative to other demographics. Eight out of ten Hispanics and African Americans say their credit score is an inaccurate representation of who they are, and want lenders to look at more factors in lending decisions.

March 21, 2019

The research revealed the human brain needs 400 milliseconds (or 4/10th of a second or less than ½ second), to engage with mobile advertising and trigger an imprint, positive or negative. This means consumer time and attention can´t be taken for granted. Essentially, by the time a consumer blinks, their brain has already seen and processed a mobile ad. And more so, by the time it takes for their heart to beat once, they have very likely formed an emotional response (under 7/10ths of a second).

March 21, 2019

A recent study I conducted in the Neuroscience team at Kantar looks at the implicit perceptions toward feminism: i.e. what people instinctively associate with that idea. The results make me question whether how feminism is portrayed in advertising might actually be widening the gender gap, rather than closing it.  by Rio Cook- Global Neuroscience Innovations Manager / Kantar

March 21, 2019

According to a new study by IPG Media Lab, using data from TVision, TV has a viewability problem similar to that of digital. The study, “Quantifying TV Viewability,” reveals how often people are in the room when ads air and how this varies by daypart, position in ad pod and ad length.

March 20, 2019

EstrellaTV announced that its local Miami station WGEN-8 recently reached its first year milestone.

March 20, 2019

In the latest episode of "Behind the Numbers," eMarketer principal analyst Paul Verna helps us understand whether advertisers are overlooking engagement across devices as dollars move from TV to digital video.

March 20, 2019

It’s no secret that streaming services and their content are thriving now more than ever—from an audience perspective and now from the POV of personal critics. From smartphones to tablets to smart TVs, access to this type of content has never been easier. But the luxury of choice also serves as a double-edged sword. With a world of info and entertainment at their fingertips, how do audiences decide what to consume?

March 20, 2019

Havas Media through its new “Power” series aims to explore the role media plays and to uncover “what matters.” Which are the moments that make a difference as we try to connect brands with audiences? What are the most meaningful media?

March 19, 2019

By Gonzalo López Martí - Creative director, etc / LMMiami.com

  • We’ve all heard the conventional wisdom by now:
  • “If the product is free, you are the product.”
  • “You might think you watch Netflix or Instagram, but Netflix & Instagram are actually watching you.”
  • And so on and so forth.
March 19, 2019

Are we headed for another recession? Despite a historically low unemployment rate, many economists and business pundits say there's plenty of evidence that in 2019 or 2020 the economy is likely to tank. The reasons for a potential downturn include a trade war with China, rumblings from the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates, and forecasts for slower GDP growth. What's more, the U.S. is in one of the longest economic expansions on record and therefore, some argue, ripe for a fall.  Courtesy of Association of National Advertisers

March 19, 2019

In today’s world, crafting a data-driven marketing strategy is critical for any organization. To that end, most marketers turn to data management platforms (DMPs) to help them deliver and execute their respective strategies. According to the Nielsen CMO report, 63% of marketers in the U.S. consider DMPs one of the top three most important marketing and measurement technologies.

March 19, 2019

Cloud platforms can provide a gateway to powerful AI tools that fuel agility and innovation

March 19, 2019

A couple of weeks ago, I posted about Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) brands and suggested that in order to scale they would eventually have to reach out beyond their social media audience to bring in new customers. In this post I want to explore the implications of the subscription model that many DTC brands have adopted.  by Nigel Hollis

March 16, 2019

Republica Havas announced the appointment of Arlene Armenteros to the new role of senior vice president, head of client services, and the promotion of Laura I. Socorro-Santoni to vice president, group account director.

March 16, 2019

The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is #BalanceforBetter underpinned by the idea that balance drives a better working world. For years, we have heard that gender inequality must be addressed in order for economies and businesses to prosper. In fact, the United Nations includes gender equality as one of the Sustainable Development Goals—the foundations for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.

March 16, 2019

As promotional and outreach activities are ramping up across the nation ahead of the 2020 Census — from establishing local and state complete count committees, to diverse partners coming together to reduce the undercount of children and other hard to count populations — tthe U.S. Census Bureau announced its long-planned communications campaign platform: “Shape your future. START HERE.”