British fashion retailer Joules partners with Yext to strengthen its digital presence

British fashion retailer Joules partners with Yext to strengthen its digital presence

Joules, the premium lifestyle brand that sells clothing, footwear and accessories for women, men and children, as well as an expanding range of homewares, toiletries and eyewear collections, have partnered with Yext, the global digital knowledge management provider, to manage the public facts in public domain about the Joules brand across the digital ecosystem. The Yext Knowledge Engine will […]

Say hi! to “tunebot,” the first mobile marketing chatbot that knows your return on ad spend

Say hi! to “tunebot,” the first mobile marketing chatbot that knows your return on ad spend

TUNE, one of the global leader in mobile marketing solutions, announced the release of tunebot, the first chatbot built specifically for the mobile marketing industry. Tunebot, available within the popular team messaging service Slack, is designed to enable TUNE customers to quickly and easily interact with marketing and advertising data such as quickly looking up reports […]

Verto Analytics: Growth of personal assistant apps ‘spotty and sluggish’

Verto Analytics: Growth of personal assistant apps ‘spotty and sluggish’

The use of personal assistant apps on smartphones is showing stagnation and even a decrease in certain cases, partly as people start to use standalone home devices such as Amazon’s Echo and Google Home instead of their mobiles to complete everyday internet tasks. Consumer-centric measurement firm Verto Analytics monitored a panel of US adults who […]

Mazda Tells Customers ‘Don’t Scroll & Drive’ in New Campaign by BBR Saatchi & Saatchi

Mazda Tells Customers ‘Don’t Scroll & Drive’ in New Campaign by BBR Saatchi & Saatchi

“Distracted driving” is what they call it. It’s a treacherous innocuous name – meant to cover anything from taking your eyes off the road to check your baby hasn’t chocked on his pacifier, right down to taking your eyes off the road to scroll down your Facebook feed and check who’s liked your latest profile […]

Benefit Cosmetics launches social campaign to help consumers conceal embarrassing posts from the past

Benefit Cosmetics launches social campaign to help consumers conceal embarrassing posts from the past

Benefit Cosmetics is launching a social media campaign to support the relaunch and revamp of its range of concealers, Boi-ing. The campaign, created by socially-led creative agency We Are Social, taps into the theme of concealment by creating a microsite powered by social technology that will help consumers hide social media posts from the past. […]

Global Mobile Advertising Revenues Tops $83 Billion In 2016

Global Mobile Advertising Revenues Tops $83 Billion In 2016

IAB Europe, the IAB and IHS Markit revealed their global figures for mobile advertising revenue on July 7. The figures show that mobile advertising growth continues to accelerate and increased 60.5% to €63bn ($83bn) in 2016 from €39bn ($52bn) in 2015, driven by a mobile first consumer world and improving marketing technologies. Mobile display continues […]

Blis’ Harry Dewhirst on what agencies and brands need to do to maximise their mobile strategy

Blis’ Harry Dewhirst on what agencies and brands need to do to maximise their mobile strategy

Location intelligence company, Blis has been on a roll over the last year, with some innovative projects and movements in the digital marketing space. During the Cannes Lions Festival, we sat down with their President, Harry Dewhirst, who told us about what Blis have been up to this past year and where they plan to go […]

Shazam appoints new Head of Global Marketing Solutions

Shazam appoints new Head of Global Marketing Solutions

Shazam are extremely excited to welcome Alexis Rodriguez as their new Head of Global Marketing Solutions. Based in Shazam’s NYC office and reporting to CRO Greg Glenday, Alexis will oversee the Integrated Marketing, Partner Marketing and Creative Services teams. Alexis Rodriguez is an accomplished creative executive with over 20 years of corporate and entrepreneurial experience […]

Amstel Lets Consumers ‘Snatch’ Free Pints via Augmented Reality Game

Amstel Lets Consumers ‘Snatch’ Free Pints via Augmented Reality Game

Dutch beer brand, Amstel, has joined forces with new mobile experience Snatch, to launch a UK-wide sampling campaign. The augmented reality app will give away 10,000 free pints, redeemable in Mitchell & Butler outlets, to people who successfully ‘snatch’ and hold onto their prize for up to six hours. The virtual treasure hunt app allows […]