Median household income and poverty rates continue to vary across the nation’s 3,142 counties. In general, median household income is higher in urban counties than in rural areas. Likewise, poverty rates tend to be lower in urban areas than in rural areas.

Number from Mexico continues to decline, while Central America is the only growing region

Brands that are perceived as innovative and that also provide a great experience – meeting consumers’ needs where and when they are wanted – grew the most in value in the latest BrandZ™ Top 100 Most Valuable US Brands ranking, announced by WPP and Kantar Millward Brown.

The face of America is changing and multicultural consumers are quickly becoming the majority of the expected growth in the U.S. now and in the future.

MundoHispanico.com announced an exclusive partnership with auto expert Al Vázquez to bring the website's visitors auto reviews and video content to facilitate their buying decisions.

There is huge pressure for marketers to spend more on digital: it is where customers are spending more time, it is what everyone else is doing and the convenience metrics look good. So, it is nice to find an example of a company doing its homework and bucking the trend.  by Nigel Hollis

Today’s shopping expectations have created new selling opportunities for businesses in the consumer-packaged goods (CPG) industry. “Consumers and businesses now expect every interaction to be shoppable–whether on the web, mobile, social, in-product or in-store,” said Brad Rencher, executive vice president and general manager of Adobe Digital Marketing.

In the latest episode of "Behind the Numbers," analyst Nicole Perrin joins us in the studio to discuss consumer attitudes about advertising and why so many people are resistant to ads. Who are the ad blockers, what are they actively blocking, and what could help turn them around?

The site will help WWP, a charitable organization that offers a wide variety of programs, services and events for wounded U.S. veterans, to better reach Spanish-speaking veterans, donors and the U.S. Hispanic community at large.

Two of advertising’s most important titans went head-to-head to debate in-housing and the future of agencies.

There is no doubt that the plethora of convenience metrics offered by digital media is focusing marketing attention on the here and now, often to the exception of longer-term outcomes. But there is actually no reason why digital media cannot be used for brand-building.  by Nigel Hollis

Latest MAGNA Report Reveals the Ad Industry is Experiencing its Strongest Growth Since 2010. Ad Sales are Driven by Robust Economic Growth in the US and BRICs, and $6 billion of Cyclical Spend. Digital Ad Sales (+17%) Reach 50% of Total Ad Sales in the US in 2018, and Globally by 2019.

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises announced the promotion of Romina Rosado to Senior Vice President, Digital Media. In addition, Borja Perez moves to the revenue monetization division as Senior Vice President, Revenue Strategy and Innovation.

Lagrant Communications has announced that Keisha N. Brown (KB) has been appointed to the position of president, a role held by the founder since its inception in 1990.

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