Google and Landmrk join forces with mixed reality campaign for Ariana Grande

Google and Landmrk join forces with mixed reality campaign for Ariana Grande

Google has joined forces with location-based experiences platform Landmrk to unveil Ariana Grande’s new YouTube Original docu-series: Dangerous Women Diaries. As part of the series, fans of Grande will have access to digital content like Grande themed wallpapers and OOH billboards throughout the US. Seth Jackson, chief executive officer of Landmrk, said: “The YouTube Originals […]

Seasonal sales at risk as UK’s biggest retailers neglect website load speeds again

Seasonal sales at risk as UK’s biggest retailers neglect website load speeds again

The UK’s top retailers are risking seasonal sales through failure to improve their website load speeds over the past 12 months, according to a new index report. The research, carried out by leading eCommerce and digital agency Visualsoft, forms part of the company’s second annual e-retail performance report. The aim was to analyse and identify what progress the UK’s top […]

betconnect builds waiting list of thousands ahead of public launch

betconnect builds waiting list of thousands ahead of public launch

betconnect, the world’s first social betting platform, announced its partnership with Prefinery – a US based technology firm whose software builds pre-launch waiting lists. Using the software, betconnect has already attracted an overwhelming amount of soon-to-be users. Due to launch in January 2019, betconnect is the first notable application of disruptive technology in the industry since Betfair […]

LIFEWTR and Marriott Hotels Team to Show Travellers Inspiration Behind Every Door

LIFEWTR and Marriott Hotels Team to Show Travellers Inspiration Behind Every Door

LIFEWTR and Marriott Hotels announced a collaboration to bring more inspiration into the world through art and innovation, featuring the debut of a new augmented reality (AR) in-room guest experience. As part of PepsiCo and Marriott International’s recent partnership renewal, LIFEWTR, the premium bottled water that exists to advance and showcase sources of art and creativity, is now […]

The Social Order: One in five Brits check restaurants’ social feeds & sites before deciding whether to visit

The Social Order: One in five Brits check restaurants’ social feeds & sites before deciding whether to visit

With only a few weeks to go until Mad Friday (21st December), the busiest night of the year for festive celebrations, Barclaycard’s new ‘Food for Thought’ study reveals that a restaurant’s social media presence is now more important than ever for drawing in diners at Christmas. The company, which processes nearly half of the nation’s credit and […]

40% of 18-24 year olds are using ad blockers in the UK in latest native advertising research by Oath

40% of 18-24 year olds are using ad blockers in the UK in latest native advertising research by Oath

Research released today by Oath has revealed that native ads drive increased brand affinity amongst UK consumers, with 26% more likely to recommend brands they’ve seen on native ads and 15% more likely to consider purchase from these brands when compared to traditional display. The research aimed to gain insight into the value of native […]

Vue Entertainment teams with Urban Airship to deliver the UK’s first movie tickets on Google Pay

Vue Entertainment teams with Urban Airship to deliver the UK’s first movie tickets on Google Pay

Customer engagement company Urban Airship and Vue Entertainment, part of Vue International, one of the world’s largest cinema operators, unveiled the U.K.’s first Google Pay movie tickets. Now Vue movie-goers at over 30 of its paperless sites  — not just its app users — can add film tickets to Google Pay and skip the box office to head […]

UPI turns to Firstly Mobile’s device-based content discovery to dramatically boost engagement

UPI turns to Firstly Mobile’s device-based content discovery to dramatically boost engagement

Mobile Posse, the technology innovator that turns telecom companies into mobile media leaders, announced that United Press International (UPI) has leveraged Firstly Mobile, Mobile Posse’s next-gen content discovery platform distributed through wireless carriers and smartphone OEMs, to drive higher mobile user engagement. UPI, a leading provider of news and photos to millions of readers around […]

Mindshare launches ‘Mindshare Trends 2019’, revealing pervasive consumer uncertainty in UK

Mindshare launches ‘Mindshare Trends 2019’, revealing pervasive consumer uncertainty in UK

Mindshare launched its 5th annual Mindshare Trends Report, which identifies the most pertinent trends for brands in 2019 across tech, culture and media. The report also uncovered the overarching theme of a public searching for control and information, against a backdrop of economic and political uncertainty in the UK market.  The report draws on extensive consumer research, […]

Footasylum teams with Peak to put AI at the heart of its eCommerce business

Footasylum teams with Peak to put AI at the heart of its eCommerce business

Leading fashion streetwear and sportswear retailer, Footasylum, has seen a 28 percent increase in email revenue from hyper-personalised marketing communications as a result of working with artificial intelligence (AI) company, Peak. Footasylum, which trades from over 65 high street stores across the UK and stocks leading brands, including Nike and Adidas, has been working with […]