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Michel Doukeris to succeed Carlos Brito as AB InBev CEO

Brito will step down after 15 years as CEO and 32 years at the company...

3 days ago

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Euromonitor identifies 6 cannabis consumer archetypes

Legal cannabis is set to increase from $30bn in 2020 to over $90bn in 2025, as consumers increase their usage in diverse parts of their lives...

21 Apr 2021

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Consumers spent $900bn more at online retailers globally in 2020

Covid-19 accelerated e-commerce around the globe and forced retailers to shift to digital...

14 Apr 2021

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How Bezos and Amazon changed the world

Amazon announced Jeff Bezos is stepping down as CEO almost 27 years after he founded the company to sell books to customers over dial-up modems...

By Venkatesh Shankar 4 Feb 2021

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All the 2021 Golden Globe nominations

Sarah Jessica Parker and Taraji P Henson announced the nominations for the 2021 Golden Globes - as selected by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association...

4 Feb 2021

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Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO

Jeff Bezos is stepping down from his role as Amazon CEO, and will transition to the role of executive chair in the third quarter...

3 Feb 2021

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2020 digital holiday sales climb to $1.1tn globally - Salesforce

Digital sales grew around 58% during the five days leading up to Christmas, despite earlier shipping cutoffs...

13 Jan 2021

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Global cyber week online sales hit record high

Salesforce data shows global online spend of $270bn...

2 Dec 2020

SOUTH AFRICA

Why harmonised retail is the future

For many industries, predicting the future during a pandemic would be difficult - if not impossible. Retail is different. Why?

By Oliver Guy 13 Nov 2020

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WCFA elects six new members to expand its global executive board

The World Communication Forum Association (WCFA) has elected six new members to expand its global executive board to ten members from around the world...

30 Oct 2020

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D&AD announces the first of its New Blood Shots briefs

D&AD announces the first of its New Blood Shots briefs, a series of quick-fire New Blood briefs designed to give emerging creatives a faster way to develop their portfolio, impress employers and land a paid commission or role while job opportunities are difficult to access...

30 Oct 2020

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Type Directors Club opens call for entries and announces diverse juries for global TDC67 and 24TDC Awards

Type Directors Club has launched its global TDC67 Communications Design and 24TDC Typeface Design awards competitions and announces diverse juries from 10 countries...

27 Oct 2020

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Wan-Ifra's World Digital Media Awards 2020 winners announced

Wan-Ifra has announced the 2020 winners of its World Digital Media Awards...

22 Oct 2020

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2020 global online holiday sales predicted to grow 30% - Salesforce

Digital sales are expected to hit all-time highs and lead to strained shipping capacity as retailers grapple with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic...

21 Oct 2020

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Effie Worldwide launches series of marketing effectiveness virtual workshops

Effie Worldwide is launching a series of virtual workshops, offering professional marketers training rooted in Effie's framework of marketing effectiveness...

13 Oct 2020

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How the decline in Chinese tourists around the world has hit the luxury sector

A significant number of Chinese tourists spend large sums on luxury items, such as designer clothes and accessories, when they travel overseas...

By Xiaoqing Chen and Carol Zhang 1 Oct 2020

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Global finalists for Young Guns 18 announced

The One Club has announced the 83 global finalists hailing from 19 countries for the Young Guns 18 competition, celebrating international creative professionals age 30 or younger...

1 Oct 2020

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D&AD announces 2020 Future Impact Pencil winners

D&AD has announced its 2020 winners for the Future Impact category, which supports and accelerates ideas with the potential to create positive change...

25 Sep 2020

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Converse strengthens commitment to youth mentorship and empowerment

Converse is expanding its All Stars youth mentorship programme by opening it to the public for the first time, with the aim to incorporate a more grassroots approach to supporting youth action...

23 Sep 2020

SOUTH AFRICA

SA's Siyavuya Mzantsi, Africa grand prize winner at Inma's "30 Under 30" awards

Cape Times editor Siyavuya Mzantsi has been announced as the Africa grand prize winner and one of the winners in the Leadership category at the International News Media Association's 30 Under 30 Awards...

18 Sep 2020

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New report shows brand leaders face big challenges aligning marketing and comms teams

The CMO Council report also addressed how Covid-19 increased the importance to deliver cohesive messaging...

17 Sep 2020

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#Newsmaker: Fara Naomi Macias, new head of marketing at GC Aesthetics

With her experience in the aesthetic business in the last eight years Fara Naomi Macias has been able to deliver tremendous results by launching the GCA brand in Mexico in 2014 with distributor Grupo Venta Internacional. Here, Macias shares with us more about her career journey and what it took to get to where she is today...

By Juanita Pienaar 16 Sep 2020

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Global consumers ease back into in-store shopping - report

With Covid-19 lockdown measures around the world easing, just under three-quarters of global consumers report feeling comfortable returning to physical stores since lockdowns have eased...

4 Sep 2020

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One Show announces Microsoft's Kathleen Hall as 2020 CMO Pencil winner

Kathleen Hall, chief brand officer at Microsoft, has been announced as the winner of The One Show 2020 CMO Pencil...

21 Aug 2020

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D&AD virtual ceremony will celebrate 2020 winners

D&AD has announced plans for a virtual ceremony on 10 September that will celebrate the 2020 D&AD Pencil winners...

19 Aug 2020

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Top marketers to select The One Show 2020 CMO Pencil winner

A jury of leading brand marketers will review the 18 highest-scoring entries in this year's One Show and select the one that had the greatest positive impact on a brand and its bottom line...

12 Aug 2020

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1 in 4 consumers tried a new brand during pandemic - global report

A new global report highlights challenges and opportunities for retailers as the Covid-19 pandemic drives permanent shifts in consumer behaviour now and beyond the holiday season...

12 Aug 2020

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Ad Stars 2020 finalists announced

Ad Stars has announced its 2020 shortlist...

3 Aug 2020

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Warc Media Awards announces 2020 Effective Use of Partnerships & Sponsorships jury

The 13 strong client- and agency-side senior industry executives, will award the best case studies showcasing how collaborations with third parties that have helped meet business goals...

30 Jul 2020

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New Bowery Awards for independent creatives announces its executive jury

New York Festivals' Bowery Awards, a new competition celebrating independent creatives in the commercial landscape, has announced its 2020 executive jury...

29 Jul 2020

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Coronavirus has turned retail therapy into retail anxiety - keeping customers calm will be key to carrying on

So you finally hit the shops and cafes after weeks of lockdown. After disinfecting your hands, following the arrows around the shop or to your table, taking care to avoid others where possible...

By Jessica Vredenburg and Megan Phillips 24 Jul 2020

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Warc Media Awards announces 2020 Effective Use of Tech jury

Warc has announced the jury panel for the Warc Media Awards 2020: Effective Use of Tech category...

22 Jul 2020

SOUTH AFRICA

Amazon's Paul Misener on the link between innovation and diversity

Amazon veteran Paul Misener shared insight into how the e-commerce giant approaches innovation and the profound role a diverse workforce plays in this process...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 21 Jul 2020

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One Club launches free One School portfolio programme for Black creatives

The One Club has launched the One School, a free 16-week portfolio programme for young Black creatives...

21 Jul 2020

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D&AD and WPP announce New Blood Academy 2020

D&AD has announced the programme for the 2020 New Blood Academy, a creative bootcamp for New Blood-awarded emerging creatives hosted in partnership with WPP...

21 Jul 2020

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Warc releases the 2020 Effective Social Strategy Report

Warc has now released the 2020 Effective Social Strategy Report, featuring insights and themes from the global Warc Awards, highlighting key social trends for effective marketing...

21 Jul 2020

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Antibacterial activewear? The claim is just as absurd as it sounds

Lorna Jane recently launched an "antiviral" line of activewear, called "LJ Shield", generating significant backlash from medical professionals...

By Catherine Burke 20 Jul 2020

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D&AD announces 2020 Collaborative Pencil winners

D&AD has announced its 2020 Pencil winners for the Collaborative category, which celebrates long-lasting relationships between clients and their design, advertising and/and production companies that have led to the creation of amazing work over time...

16 Jul 2020

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Warc Media Awards announces 2020 Best Use of Data jury

The jury of 14 client-side and agency-side senior industry executives, will award case studies that best use data in an effective communications strategy...

16 Jul 2020

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Customer experience will help retailers overcome the financial hit from coronavirus

Retail was in trouble long before Covid-19 hit. The past five years saw daily reports of store closures and retailer bankruptcies. The growth of online commerce eroded many retailers' top-line revenues...

By Frederic Dimanche 6 Jul 2020

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NYF's AME Awards 2020 AME Report

The New York Festivals AME Awards has released the 2020 AME Report...

2 Jul 2020

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The One Show 2020 Global Creative Rankings revealed

The One Club for Creativity has announced its The One Show Global Creative Rankings for 2020...

25 Jun 2020

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New Brand Love Story 2020 report reveals the world's most loved brands

The new Brand Love Story 2020 report by Talkwalker demonstrates why love is critical for survival during economic downturns to help marketers reposition themselves for the new normal...

19 Jun 2020

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The One Show 2020 announces special awards

The One Show 2020 has announced its special awards, including all Best of Discipline winners, Best of Show, Agency of the Year, etc...

18 Jun 2020

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Warc Awards announces 2020 Effective Social Strategy winners

A total of 13 campaigns for global brands across different markets and product categories have won in the Effective Social Strategy category of the Warc Awards...

17 Jun 2020

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CMO Council identifies agile brands that have benefitted from opportunities during global lockdown

The CMO Council has picked notable brand stand-outs experiencing an upturn in the global downturn...

15 Jun 2020

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One Show 2020 winners to be announced 17-18 June

The One Club for Creativity has announced that winners for The One Show 2020 will be revealed through special online "The One Show For All" announcements on 17-18 June...

11 Jun 2020

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Warc Awards announces 2020 Effective Content Strategy winners

A total of 13 campaigns for a variety of global brands across different markets have won in the Effective Content Strategy category of the Warc Awards...

10 Jun 2020

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D&AD Awards Pencil winners: Craft, Impact, Next and Side Hustle 2020

129 Pencils have been awarded across the categories, with Jung von Matt AG, Apple, Cossette Toronto, Dentsu, Inc., Mother London and TBWA\Paris amongst the top-ranking companies at this stage...

10 Jun 2020

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D&AD Awards announces shortlist for third stage of judging

Following the third stage of judging, D&AD today announce the shortlisted entries for an additional 13 categories. 432 entries have been shortlisted with Dentsu Inc, Apple, Africa, McCann New York and TBWA\Paris amongst the top-ranking companies shortlisted in this stage...

8 Jun 2020

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Consumer markets under pressure in 2020

As Covid-19 shifts the global economic outlook into deep recession, reflecting the impact of social distancing measures on economic activity, no industry remains untouched...

By Camilla Butler 5 Jun 2020

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D&AD and Colenso BBDO collaborate on a new five-part series for the Love This podcast

D&AD and Colenso BBDO have collaborated on a new five-part series on New Zealand-based podcast, Love This...

5 Jun 2020

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The impact of Covid-19 on global advertising investment [report]

Brands cut $50bn from global adspend in wake of Covid-19, according to Warc's new report; Global Advertising Trends: The impact of Covid-19 on ad investment...

28 May 2020

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Why Ford, Chanel and other companies pitch in during a crisis - without the government ordering them to

Severe shortages of critical medical supplies have prompted governments to compel private companies to fill the gap...

By Elham Mafi-Kreft and Steven Kreft 26 May 2020

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A moment of reckoning for business

As the Covid-19 pandemic disrupts lives and damages economies, society is looking to big business for leadership and solutions. So far, however, the private sector has not lived up to expectations, Edelman's most recent Trust Barometer data shows...

By Jordan Rittenberry 21 May 2020

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ADC 99th Annual Awards Week: The New York Times Magazine wins four Gold Cubes

The New York Time Magazine wins four Gold Cubes on the second day of ADC 99th Annual Awards...

19 May 2020

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ADC 99th Annual Awards Week: 36 Cube winners in Fashion Design and Illustration

Winners in Fashion Design and Illustration were revealed on the first day of the week-long online ADC 99th Annual Awards, part of The One Club for Creativity and the world's longest continually-running program celebrating excellence in craft and innovation in all forms of design and advertising...

18 May 2020

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NYF Advertising Awards announces 2020 recipients of special Industry Awards

NYF Advertising Awards announces 2020 Industry Awards with McCann Worldgroup earning Global Network of the Year, Mastercard is Global Brand of the Year; Jung von Matt AG is Independent Agency of the Year...

12 May 2020

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Forrester forecasts $2.1tn in retail losses globally in 2020

Forrester predicts that due to the coronavirus, retail sales in 2020 will decline by an average of 9.6% globally, a loss of $2.1tn...

7 May 2020

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D&AD announces 2020 programme

Following D&AD's announcement earlier this year confirming the 2020 Awards would go ahead in a digital capacity due to the global coronavirus outbreak, the organisation has announced its programme for the 58th edition of their annual awards...

6 May 2020

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AME Awards announces 2020 finalists

New York Festivals 2020 AME Awards has announced its 2020 finalists, honouring effective work that works...

4 May 2020

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The One Club's Creative Week transforms into Creative Month 2020

The One Club's annual in-person Creative Week in New York has transformed into Creative Month 2020, with more than 60 sessions with creative leaders from around the world streaming free of charge from 4-29 May...

29 Apr 2020

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Warc Awards 2020 announces Effective Social Strategy shortlist

The final shortlist has been released for the Warc Awards 2020. 21 campaigns have made the Effective Social Strategy shortlist, which links social strategies to business success...

29 Apr 2020

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Winners of the Wan-Ifra European Digital Media Awards announced

Wan-Ifra has announced the winners of the European Digital Media Awards, with 7 out of 9 of winners coming from Denmark, Norway or Sweden...

23 Apr 2020

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Warc Awards 2020 announces Effective Content Strategy shortlist

21 campaigns for a wide range of product categories for global brands across different markets have been shortlisted in the Effective Content Strategy category, which rewards content strategies that can demonstrate a business outcome...

22 Apr 2020

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Finalists announced for global ADC 99th Annual Awards

The One Club for Creativity has announced the finalists for the global ADC 99th Annual Awards...

21 Apr 2020

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Warc Awards 2020 announces Effective Use of Brand Purpose shortlist

The Warc Awards has announced its Effective Use of Brand Purpose shortlist...

15 Apr 2020

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Covid-19 causes interest in Netflix to rise by 142%

Data gathered by Learnbonds.com indicates that global interest in streaming platform Netflix has risen by 142% over the last year due to the coronavirus pandemic...

9 Apr 2020

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Key learnings behind the winning work from the Warc Rankings

Warc has released Lessons from the World's Most Awarded Brands, a report based on an analysis of the recently released three Warc Rankings - Creative 100, Media 100, Effective 100...

8 Apr 2020

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Warc Awards 2020 announces Effective Innovation shortlist

20 campaigns have been shortlisted in the Effective Innovation category, which recognises innovative thinking that has transformed a business to deliver tangible results...

8 Apr 2020

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One Club launches Online Student Portfolio Reviews for grads during pandemic

The One Club launched a new global Young Ones Online Student Portfolio Review platform to help the next generation of creatives currently graduating during the Covid-19 pandemic...

7 Apr 2020

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FMCG brands better placed to weather Covid-19 storm - Global Advertising Trends report

According to the latest Global Advertising Trends report which focuses on FMCG and Covid-19, FMCG brands are better placed to weather the storm than other sectors...

30 Mar 2020

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Global e-retail transaction values to exceed $4tn by 2024

E-retail transaction values will reach $4.8tn by 2024, up from $3.3 trillion in 2020, according to a new report from Juniper Research...

24 Mar 2020

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Wina Festival 2020 going digital due to Covid-19

The award ceremony will be completely online and in-person activities are suspended for the 2020 edition, due to the current Covid-19 situation...

17 Mar 2020

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Cannes Lions 2020 still set to take place amidst coronavirus fears

Organisers of the Cannes Lions Festival have announced that as of today, based on the advice from the city of Cannes, authorities and the World Health Organisation, they are still working towards Cannes Lions 2020 taking place as planned on 22-26 June...

11 Mar 2020

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#Coronavirus: Creative Week 2020, The One Show moved to online streaming events

The One Club has moved Creative Week 2020, including The One Show and ADC 99th Annual Awards ceremonies to online streaming events due to continued uncertainty around coronavirus...

9 Mar 2020

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Warc Rankings Creative 100 announced

The Warc Rankings Creative 100 has been released with Burger King's The Whopper Detour, by FCB New York, selected as the most creatively celebrated campaign of 2019...

3 Mar 2020

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Global advertising spend set to rise by 7.1% to $660bn in 2020 [report]

The Alphabet and Facebook 'duopoly' is now worth more to advertisers than TV...

27 Feb 2020

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2020 One Screen Short Film Festival winners announced

Short film work from nine countries picked up awards at the eighth annual One Screen Short Film Festival. Here are the winners...

26 Feb 2020

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'Bee-washing' hurts bees and misleads consumers

'Bee-washing,' marketing claims that purport to help bees, can diminish the important distinction between a honey bee and native bee...

By Lila Westreich 24 Feb 2020

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David Adjaye, Cai Guo-Qiang to receive 2020 Isamu Noguchi Award

Architect Sir David Adjaye OBE and artist Cai Guo-Qiang have been selected as recipients of the 2020 Isamu Noguchi Award by The Noguchi Museum...

21 Feb 2020

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WTM Africa continues commitment to advance sustainable travel in 2020

WTM Africa 2020 is tackling travel sustainability at macro and micro levels this year, by lining up a number of eco-conscious initiatives alongside recognising game-changing sustainability practices in the African travel industry...

20 Feb 2020

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#CannesLions2020: First speakers and sessions announced

The organisers of Cannes Lions 2020 have announced the first speakers and sessions at the Festival...

20 Feb 2020

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Adidas and Ikea lead 2020 sustainable cotton ranking

Adidas has surged ahead to become a global leader in sourcing sustainable cotton...

13 Feb 2020

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NPO aims to make history again this 50th anniversary of Earth Day

In 1970, a The New York Times ad helped spark an environmental revolution with a call to action that saw 20 million Americans join national efforts to tackle environmental degradation...

3 Feb 2020

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Sports sponsorship market to record strongest growth [report]

Global sports sponsorship market to record strongest growth in a decade, with spend reaching $48bn in 2020...

28 Jan 2020

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Marketers anticipate greater privacy regulation in 2020 [report]

Ahead of International Data Privacy Day, privacy-first marketing is the focus of the policy chapter of Warc's Marketer's Toolkit 2020...

27 Jan 2020

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Inaugural Storytellers Gala to celebrate 100 years of radio

New York Festivals Radio Awards will host its inaugural Storytellers Gala on Tuesday, 21 April, celebrating 100 years of radio...

24 Jan 2020

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#BFGlobal500: Amazon breaks $200bn mark, still world's most valuable brand

Amazon makes history as the first brand in Brand Finance Global 500 ranking to exceed $200bn value mark and retains title of world's most valuable brand for the third consecutive year...

22 Jan 2020

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Effective Use of Tech winners announced for Warc Media Awards 2019

Warc has announced a total of eight winners - one Grand Prix, two Golds, two Silvers and three Bronzes - have been awarded in the Effective Use of Tech category...

22 Jan 2020

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Head judge announced for World Out of Home Organisation Awards

Nominations are now open for The World Out of Home Organisation Awards and the organisation has announced that Katrin Robertson, CEO of BlowUp media will head the Organisation's panel of judges for its 2020 Awards...

21 Jan 2020

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NYF Advertising Awards announces Financial Category executive jury for 2020

The New York Festivals Advertising Awards has announced the inaugural 2020 Financial Category executive jury (formerly Midas), including SA's Tom and Dana Cullinan...

21 Jan 2020

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Disney is removing 'Fox' from the production company's future branding

After buying 21st Century Fox in a $71bn deal last year, Disney is reportedly removing the word "Fox" from the production company's future branding...

By Shereesa Moodley 20 Jan 2020

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Conscious consumerism to have significant impact on marketing strategies in 2020

Warc has revealed that 84% of respondents to Warc's Marketers Toolkit survey said conscious consumerism and sustainability would have a significant or some impact on marketing strategies in 2020...

20 Jan 2020

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First-deadline shortlist for The One Show 2020 Awards announced

The One Show has released it's first-deadline shortlist for the 2020 Awards with McCann NY and BBDO NY leading the way...

16 Jan 2020

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Effective Channel Integration winners announced for Warc Media Awards 2019

The winners for the Effective Channel Integration category of Warc's Media Awards 2019 have been announced and the Grand Prix has been awarded to FP7 McCann Dubai for 'Al Umobuwah - Putting 'Mum' into 'Parenthood''...

15 Jan 2020

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Best Use of Data winners announced for Warc Media Awards 2019

Warc has announced a total of nine winners - one Grand Prix, two Golds, three Silvers and three Bronzes - in the Best Use of Data category for Warc Media Awards 2019...

8 Jan 2020

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The most challenged brands in 2019 and issues impacting brand perception [infographic]

There have been many self-inflicted brand reputation hits in 2019. The CMO Council has selected a few notable names experiencing hard knocks and has also listed what made them punching bags for media, regulatory, customer and market detraction...

7 Jan 2020

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Social media trends for 2020

Tito Ribeiro shares some of the digital marketing trends he thinks will stand out in 2020...

By Tito Ribeiro 31 Dec 2019

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Mobile games generates $49bn in revenue in 2019

In 2019, the mobile gaming industry generated around 60% of the worldwide video games revenue...

31 Dec 2019

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D&AD opens call for entries with key changes to better reflect industry developments

D&AD has opened the call for entries to the 2020 D&AD Awards today, with some key changes across categories to better reflect industry developments...

5 Dec 2019

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Effective Use of Tech shortlist announced for Warc Media Awards 2019

Warc has released the Effective Use of Tech shortlist for the Warc Media Awards 2019...

4 Dec 2019

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SA's VMLY&R wins Silver at 2019 Epica Awards

The 2019 Epica Awards winners have been announced with South Africa's VMLY&R's "Don't Tell Me What To Do" campaign for Edgars winning Silver in the Branded Content - Music Video category...

22 Nov 2019

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Clio Entertainment Awards 2019: Winners announced!

Hosted by Craig Robinson, the Clio Entertainment Awards recognised the best entertainment marketing campaigns for 2019...

22 Nov 2019

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#ClioCannabisAwards: Winners announced

A total of 25 Clios were awarded - 10 golds, four silvers and 11 bronzes at the first-ever Clio Cannabis Awards on Wednesday night in Los Angeles, in partnership with High Times magazine...

22 Nov 2019

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#EpicaAwards2019: Day three results

Three days of Epica jury proceedings in Amsterdam have come to an end...

21 Nov 2019

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Warc announces Best Use of Data shortlist for Warc Media Awards 2019

Warc has released the first shortlist for the Warc Media Awards 2019...

20 Nov 2019

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Study examines engagement boosting on platforms

Rutgers University has released a study where researchers analysed how Google, Facebook and Instagram repeatedly change boundaries between smart visibility strategies and 'cheating the system'...

19 Nov 2019

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D&AD announces theme and identity for 2020 D&AD Festival

D&AD's new theme for its 2020 Festival has been announced. The theme, 'Imagine everything', encapsulates the ambition and scope of this year's event: a global festival celebrating creativity...

19 Nov 2019

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#EpicaAwards2019: SA's VMLY&R announced as one of the finalists!

The 2019 Epica Awards shortlist has been announced with South Africa's VMLY&R's "Don't Tell Me What To Do" campaign for Edgars revealed as a finalist in the Branded Content - Music Video category...

13 Nov 2019

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Apple, Disney and Netflix's streaming battle isn't winner-take-all

With the recent launch of Apple TV Plus and the imminent arrival of Disney Plus, the video landscape has never looked so competitive...

By Amanda Lotz & Ramon Lobato 12 Nov 2019

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Check out all the winners of the 2019 E! People's Choice Awards

The second edition of the E! People's Choice Awards was recently held at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California in the US...

12 Nov 2019

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How social media activity is fuelling future global women's sports investment

Increased social media activity is believed to be fuelling investment in future global women's sports...

11 Nov 2019

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World Media Group survey identifies activism as key campaign benefit

A new content-led marketing-focused survey found that there is an increased interest in brand activism...

7 Nov 2019

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2019 Clio Entertainment Awards 'Of the Year' finalists announced

The Clio Entertainment Awards has announced the finalists for the 2019 'Of the Year' awards...

7 Nov 2019

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See who won at the 2019 D&AD Impact Awards

The winners of the fourth annual D&AD Impact Awards were recently announced in New York...

7 Nov 2019

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NYF Advertising Awards recognise pre-entered work with Mad For This Ad

The New York Festivals' International Advertising Awards has introduced a new initiative that will acknowledge impressive work before it's been entered into the awards programme...

6 Nov 2019

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Key findings from Wan-Ifra's 30th World Press Trends report

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (Wan-Ifra) recently released the 30th World Press Trends report...

6 Nov 2019

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Meet the 28 Young Guns 17 winners

The One Club for Creativity has announced the 28 winners of Young Guns 17...

5 Nov 2019

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Key findings from Warc's Media Allocation Benchmarks report

After using its database of effective advertising campaigns to evaluate 1,100 case studies between 2009 and 2018, Warc has released its Media Allocation Benchmark report...

30 Oct 2019

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One Young World to join Epica at 2019 Creative Circle

Epica has partnered with One Young World: The Global Forum for Young Leaders for the 2019 Creative Circle seminar...

30 Oct 2019

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Marketers' tactics are turning customers against them

As early as December 2017, Forrester's Brendan Witcher warned that marketers need to be aware of the "creep factor" when deploying strategies of personalisation and individualisation in their marketing efforts...

By Joan Osterloh 30 Oct 2019

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Cannes Lions unveils 2020 themes, new Creative Business Transformation Lions

It's full steam ahead for the 2020 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, which is now officially open for business...

29 Oct 2019

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Google, Facebook and Amazon to dominate global adspend in 2020 - forecasts Warc

Warc has forecasted global advertising investment growth across the 19 categories it monitors - which is expected to result in a 6% ($656bn) increase...

25 Oct 2019

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King James Group, Atmosphere ranked 17th at 2019 Global Sabre Awards

The 2019 Global Sabre Awards were recently announced at PRovoke19 Global PR Summit in Washington, DC. The 40 winners were selected from over 5,500 entries submitted around the world to The Holmes Report's Sabre Awards competition...

25 Oct 2019

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Elizabeth Elfenbein, Michael Bonilla to chair 2019 Global Awards' Executive Jury sessions

The New York Festivals' Global Awards has announced the executive juries for this year's Executive Jury sessions...

22 Oct 2019

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Egta, The Global TV Group release TV Charter on transparency in ad measurement

The Brussels-based association of television and radio sales houses, Egta, and The Global TV Group have published a TV Charter...

21 Oct 2019

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Key findings from East-West Digital News' report on influencer marketing in Russia

East-West Digital News (EWDN) recently released a report on the state of influencer marketing in Russia...

16 Oct 2019

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Worldwide martech market grows by 22% year-on-year - find BDO, Warc

BDO and Warc's new 'Martech: 2020 and beyond' report indicates that the worldwide global martech market has grown by 22% year-on-year...

14 Oct 2019

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One Club reveals ADC 99th Annual Awards jury chairs

The One Club for Creativity has revealed the creative leaders who will serve as jury chairs for 10 disciplines of the global ADC 99th Annual Awards...

8 Oct 2019

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Wan-Ifra backs call for UN investigation into Jamal Khashoggi's murder

It's a been one year since the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey...

2 Oct 2019

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Warc, Nielsen collaborate on newly-relaunched Warc Data

Warc has relaunched Warc Data...

1 Oct 2019

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2019 Grand Clios announced!

The Clio Awards has announced its coveted Grand Clio winners on Wednesday night at a special star-studded ceremony, held in New York, celebrating the awards company's 60th anniversary...

26 Sep 2019

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Mobile leads clicks, not conversions - finds new AccuraCast research

Digital marketing agency AccuraCast's new research indicates that while advertising on mobile may lead to more clicks, it still falls behind when it comes to conversion...

25 Sep 2019

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#EpicaAwards2019: What's new this year?

An interview with Mark Tungate, the editorial director of the Epica Awards...

23 Sep 2019

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Act Responsible announces 2019 Care Awards jury

The 2019 Care Awards jury has been announced. The jury will review the 2018 and 2019 entries celebrating excellence in promoting care for people and the environment...

23 Sep 2019

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All the winners of the 2019 Lisbon International Advertising Fest

The 2019 Lisbon International Advertising Festival was recently held at the Pavilhão do Conhecimento, Centro Ciência Viva in Portugal...

23 Sep 2019

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The One Club announces Sustainable Development Pencil at SDG Media Summit 2019

At the recent SDG Media Summit 2019, The One Club for Creativity announced the introduction of The One Show Sustainable Development Pencil...

23 Sep 2019

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Nike wins Emmy for Colin Kaepernick ad

Nike has won the Emmy for Outstanding Commercial at the 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards...

16 Sep 2019

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Pentawards 2019 honours best in global packaging design

The winners of the annual Pentawards, a prestigious packaging design competition, were recognised at a gala ceremony held on 12 September in London. Microsoft scooped the top Diamond prize...

16 Sep 2019

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Key findings from Warc's 2019 Future of Strategy report

Warc has released its 2019 Future of Strategy report on the changing role of strategy within the marketing landscape...

28 Aug 2019

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Epica Awards adds Grand Prix for PR category

The Epica Awards will now also hand out a Grand Prix for PR...

27 Aug 2019

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Cheil Worldwide Hong Kong named Agency of the Year at 2019 Ad Stars

The Grand Prix, Gold, Silver and Bronze winners of the 2019 Ad Stars were recently announced in Busan, South Korea...

26 Aug 2019

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PR and marketing: Worlds that merge to unite

Today, the world of PR, marketing and advertising are connected in more than one way - all of which are complex and granular...

By Linda Hassall 26 Aug 2019

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David Droga is this year's Clio Lifetime Achievement Award recipient

David Droga will receive the 2019 Clio Lifetime Achievement Award at the 60th Clio Awards ceremony...

23 Aug 2019

GLOBAL

Global cinema advertising is second-fastest growing ad medium of 2019

Early forecasts by marketing intelligence service Warc places global cinema advertising behind the internet as the second-largest growing ad medium in 2019...

22 Aug 2019

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2019 Global Awards live judging sessions to be held in 8 countries worldwide

Eight Global Awards live judging sessions will be held at agencies around the world...

22 Aug 2019

GLOBAL

2019 Lisbon International Advertising Festival gets global grand jury

The grand jury of the 2019 Lisbon International Advertising Festival has been announced...

19 Aug 2019

GLOBAL

#WorldExpo2020: How local businesses can unlock B2B and B2G value

We speak to VP of business programming for World Expo 2020 (one of the biggest event on the planet), South African, Shaun Vorster about the opportunities that this event will afford businesses in South Africa and across the rest of Africa...

By Juanita Pienaar 19 Aug 2019

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Kantar's Eric Salama discusses the way forward under new owner Bain Capital

Kantar CEO Eric Salama presented an update on the new ownership structure and the opportunities under, Bain Capital during a press call held on Thursday...

By Juanita Pienaar 5 Aug 2019

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Elon Musk says Netflix and YouTube are coming to Teslas

"Netflix and drive" might become a thing now that Elon Musk revealed upcoming support for the streaming service and YouTube on his Tesla vehicles...

By Shereesa Moodley 31 Jul 2019

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An SA win at D&AD New Blood Awards

D&AD has announced the winners of their 2019 New Blood Awards at a ceremony held in London, with Bernice Puleng Mosala of Vega School in Johannesburg winning a Yellow Pencil for her Rexona #MoveAgainstAnxiety campaign...

12 Jul 2019

GLOBAL

Best Use of Data jury announced for Warc Media Awards 2019

Warc has announced the jury lineup for the Best Use of Data category for the Warc Media Awards 2019...

10 Jul 2019

GLOBAL

Report shows average of 800 hours spent using mobile internet this year

An average of 800 hours will be spent using mobile internet this year - that's equivalent to 33 days without sleep or pause, according to Zenith's Media Consumption Forecasts...

5 Jul 2019

GLOBAL

Ad Stars reveals 2019 shortlist with a SA finalist

Ad Stars has announced this year's finalists, including the King James Group from South Africa, who is in the running to win a Grand Prix, Gold, Silver, Bronze or Crystal trophy at the 2019 Ad Stars Awards on Saturday 24 August...

5 Jul 2019

GLOBAL

Global Ad Trends report reveals slowdown in social ad growth

Warc's Global Ad Trends report has found that advertising revenues among key social and messaging companies have halved over the last year as consumer trust becomes a growing issue...

2 Jul 2019

GLOBAL

Facebook's Libra has staggering potential - state control of money could end

The UN recognises 180 currencies worldwide as legal tender, all of them issued by nation states. It does not recognise cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin in this way, even if communities of enthusiasts have been treating them as a means of exchange for over a decade now...

By Gavin Brown 27 Jun 2019

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New report reveals customers want security, service and localised experiences

According to a new CMO Council's report, Reshaping Global Engagement Operations, today's customer is seeking security, service and localised experiences based on local language and culture...

25 Jun 2019

GLOBAL

2019 NYF Radio Awards: Winners announced!

The New York Festivals Radio Awards has announced its 2019 winners...

25 Jun 2019

GLOBAL

Epica Awards announces new website and ad campaign

The Epica Awards has announced a new advertising campaign from Hecho Studios Amsterdam and revealed its brand new website, designed by Lithuanian studio and former Epica winners Godspeed Branding...

24 Jun 2019

GLOBAL

Jury for Global Young Guns 17 announced

The One Club for Creativity has announced the jury for the Young Guns 17 program, celebrating international creative professionals age 30 or younger...

20 Jun 2019

GLOBAL

Young Globals student winners announced

The New York Festivals Global Awards has announced its 2019 Young Globals Student Competition and Internship award winners...

4 Jun 2019

GLOBAL

Jamal Khashoggi awarded Golden Pen of Freedom

The Golden Pen of Freedom has been awarded posthumously to Saudi Arabian journalist, Jamal Khashoggi...

3 Jun 2019

GLOBAL

Global Ad Trends report reveals internet ad formats account for majority of media spend

The report reveals that internet ad formats already account for the majority of media spend in eight markets, including the US, UK and China...

31 May 2019

GLOBAL

Wina announces shortlist for 2019

Wina announced its shortlist for the 2019 competition with South African creative advertising agency, Kilmer & Cruise featuring in four categories...

31 May 2019

GLOBAL

2019 AME Report released

The New York Festivals AME Awards has released the 2019 AME Report, a ranking of the world's most successful agencies, and advertisers according to their achievements in the AME Awards...

23 May 2019

GLOBAL

D&AD Awards announces its full shortlist

The D&AD Awards has announced its full shortlist with 25 shortlisted pieces for SA, putting us at 12th for country ranking based on finalists...

20 May 2019

GLOBAL

D&AD Awards announces its first shortlist

The D&AD Awards has announced its first shortlist with 144 entries being shortlisted after stage one of D&AD judging...

20 May 2019

GLOBAL

Entries open for Global Young Guns 17

The One Club for Creativity is calling for entries for Young Guns 17, celebrating international creative professionals age 30 or younger...

17 May 2019

GLOBAL

New Wan-Ifra report tackling disinformation around the world

Wan-Ifra has released a new report that looks at the global map of remedies adopted by governments whose objective is to combat the disinformation crisis, though with extremely diverse intent and effects...

15 May 2019

GLOBAL

Winners announced for 2019 NYF Advertising Awards!

New York Festivals Advertising Awards has announced its 2019 winners...

15 May 2019

GLOBAL

The most valuable global retail brands for 2019

The results of the second annual BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands have been revealed. The research shows that the world's most valuable retail brands are worth $339 billion more...

14 May 2019

GLOBAL

Instagram's @shop a curated showcase of shoppable products

Instagram has launched a @shop account, essentially a curation of posts from online merchants that sell products through the image-sharing app.

14 May 2019

GLOBAL

Best in global visual merchandising awarded

The winners of the 2019 International VM Awards were announced at the RetailExpo in London...

13 May 2019

GLOBAL

Fepe International is now World Out of Home Organization

Fepe International is rebranding as the World Out of Home Organization...

2 May 2019

GLOBAL

Event buyer tips on the benefits of booking an arena venue

To many, arenas are the place to go to see your favourite band or sporting team play. However, increasingly arenas are becoming the 'hidden gem' of the business events world...

25 Apr 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

UNITED STATES

Consumer Confidence Survey: Economy again top global concern

NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.

9 Nov 2011

UNITED STATES

Unemployment, inflation worries hit consumer confidence

NEW YORK, US: Consumer confidence fell in 25 out of 52 countries in Q4 2010 as hope for a global economic recovery evaporated at the end of last year, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index, which tracks consumer confidence, major concerns and spending intentions among online consumers.

27 Jan 2011

UNITED STATES

Hope for full global economic recovery in 2010 diminishes

NEW YORK, US: After an upbeat start to the year with two consecutive quarters of increases in optimism, global consumer confidence fell three points in September to an Index of 90 as consumers' hopes for a full economic recovery this year fades in most parts of the world, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index.

27 Oct 2010

UNITED STATES

Festival of Media Latam Awards 2010 shortlist announced!

MIAMI, US: Latam's jury of advertisers, media specialists and advertising experts has deliberated over work from 44 agencies across 11 countries in Latin America - covering entries from 77 brands in total. A shortlist of 45 entries has been announced.

22 Oct 2010

GERMANY

Global photo market on an upward trend

NUREMBERG, GERMANY: The global photo market is once again experiencing growth, after some regions recorded a decline in the previous year. For 2010, GfK Retail and Technology is forecasting sales of 141 million digital cameras, which even represents an increase on the high levels seen in 2008. These findings have been recorded in view of the upcoming photokina trade fair in Cologne.

20 Sep 2010

UNITED STATES

CNN enlists top journalism students for iReport initiative

ATLANTA, US: CNN has announced the launch of a new initiative for journalism students, called CNN iReport University, linked to iReport, the network's user-generated news community.

16 Sep 2010

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