Havas gains JICWEBS certification for anti-fraud and brand safety

Havas gains JICWEBS certification for anti-fraud and brand safety

Havas has become the latest major media agency to be certified for both brand safety and anti-fraud by JICWEBS – the independent body that sets best practice and standards for trusted online ad trading in the UK. Havas takes the list of certifications for brand safety and anti-fraud to 72. Certification is awarded if an […]

Ei Group Partners with Yext to Build its Digital Footprint

Ei Group Partners with Yext to Build its Digital Footprint

Ei Group, one of the largest pub company in the UK, has partnered with Yext, the global digital knowledge management provider, to maximise discoverability of its portfolio of pubs across the digital ecosystem, improving customer experience and driving footfall in real-time. The Yext knowledge Engine is a cloud-based platform that will be the single and […]

Gekko’s Dan Todaro discusses how retailers can win the Smart Home revolution

Gekko’s Dan Todaro discusses how retailers can win the Smart Home revolution

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Vegas is where the globes Technology Brands for the past 51 years have converged to brag, showcasing what they are doing in advancing technology. This year an estimated 3,900 exhibitors from 150 different nations will have done so to over 180,000 forecasted visitors and a global media audience. […]

Dentsu Aegis forecasts improved ad spend outlook for 2018

Dentsu Aegis forecasts improved ad spend outlook for 2018

Dentsu Aegis Network’s latest Ad Spend Forecasts, based on data received from 59 markets, puts global growth at 3.6% in 2018, up from 3.1% in 2017.  Events will play an important role in 2018, with the Winter Olympics & Paralympics, FIFA World Cup in Russia and the US Congressional elections all expected to stimulate ad spend growth. At […]

Netflix beats Tinder to be top earning non-game mobile app of 2017

Netflix beats Tinder to be top earning non-game mobile app of 2017

Netflix was the world’s top earning non-game mobile app in 2017, according to SensorTower’s new year-end report, with Tinder finishing second. Netflix saw gross subscriber revenue of approximately $510m last year according to the report, representing a 138% increase or about 2.4 times the $215m users spent in the app during 2016. Netflix was also […]

New CAMRA beer app guides people in the UK to perfect pints

New CAMRA beer app guides people in the UK to perfect pints

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has developed a new app which lets users search for their closest pint from any smartphone while reviewing the pub and sharing their activity. The Good Beer Guide app collates data from over 40,000 pubs, 10,000 beers and 2,000 breweries which have been individually visited and reviewed by thousands […]

Capgemini report finds that voice assistants will become a dominant mode of consumer interaction in 3 years

Capgemini report finds that voice assistants will become a dominant mode of consumer interaction in 3 years

Capgemini’s Digital Transformation Institute has released a new report titled, “Conversational Commerce: Why Consumers Are Embracing Voice Assistants in Their Lives,” which highlights how consumers are using voice assistants and the opportunities this creates for businesses to connect with their customers. The report, which surveyed more than 5,000 consumers in the US, UK, France and […]

Swrve & Segment team to bring mobile insight and new communications options to multi-channel business

Swrve & Segment team to bring mobile insight and new communications options to multi-channel business

Swrve, the leading customer interaction engine, has partnered with Segment, the infrastructure for customer data, to provide new levels of insight relating to consumer behaviour on emerging platforms including native mobile and OTT digital media streaming. In addition, the partnership enables Swrve customers to build campaigns across multiple channels based on data from any of […]

Masterclassing acquires Mobile Marketing Magazine Publisher Dot Media

Masterclassing acquires Mobile Marketing Magazine Publisher Dot Media

Masterclassing, the global digital marketing events business, has acquired Dot Media, publisher of Mobile Marketing Magazine and organiser of the Mobile Marketing Summits, Effective Mobile Marketing Awards and Programmatic Lunch for an undisclosed sum. Both companies’ existing brands will continue to operate independently, but the acquisition will accelerate opportunities for global expansion. Masterclassing, founded in […]

Campari America Taps Thinfilm’s NFC Mobile Marketing Solution to Drive eCommerce

Campari America Taps Thinfilm’s NFC Mobile Marketing Solution to Drive eCommerce

Refrigerator magnets will never be the same. One touch and you can have Wild Turkey Bourbon, SKYY Vodka, or any number of Campari America products delivered automatically to your front door. The innovative spirits company is piloting a program to simplify the consumer purchase cycle by leveraging near field communication (NFC) technology. It will allow consumers to […]