Majority of marketers plan to spend more on programmatic audio in next 18 months, say Xaxis and IAB Europe

Majority of marketers plan to spend more on programmatic audio in next 18 months, say Xaxis and IAB Europe

Marketers are keen to invest more in programmatic audio and most are planning to do so within the next year and a half, according to research from Xaxis and IAB Europe. The survey of 499 buyers and publishers from across Europe found that 60 per cent of marketers are looking to increase their programmatic audio spend over the next […]

SoundCloud debuts ads in five more European markets

SoundCloud debuts ads in five more European markets

Open audio platform SoundCloud has launched advertising in Belgium, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and Switzerland, thanks to an extension of its partnership with digital audio advertising firm Targetspot. The introduction of advertising in these markets coincides with the launch of SoundCloud Go+ – the platform’s premium subscription plan – in the nations. SoundCloud’s free offering will now […]

New Alzheimer’s Society supported Alexa Skill to help people living with dementia stay independent

New Alzheimer’s Society supported Alexa Skill to help people living with dementia stay independent

Alzheimer’s Society, McCann Worldgroup in Europe, and MRM//McCann Frankfurt are launching My Carer, an Alexa Skill, created to help improve the lives of hundreds of thousands of people living with dementia in the UK. Globally dementia is expected to affect 50 million people by 2020. The cost of caring for dementia currently is $818 billion/£627billion. McCann developed the skill together […]

Eurostar mobile tickets can now be saved on Google Pay

Eurostar mobile tickets can now be saved on Google Pay

Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service linking the UK with mainland Europe, is offering travellers a new way to organise and manage paperless tickets, by adding the ability to buy and save mobile tickets on Google Pay in a world first for any international rail company. Travellers using Google Pay on Android L or higher […]

UK brands set to unleash the power of AI to deliver more personalised digital experiences by 2020

UK brands set to unleash the power of AI to deliver more personalised digital experiences by 2020

UK brands are adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) as they race to make sense of customer data and deliver more relevant, personalised experiences, while staying on the right side of GDPR. Adobe research, to be published in a report entitled Context is Everything, reveals an overwhelming majority (91%) of UK businesses view personalisation as a priority, […]

City dwellers play keepie-uppie with gigantic AR boot in new Timberland activation

City dwellers play keepie-uppie with gigantic AR boot in new Timberland activation

Timberland launches a spectacular new augmented reality activation to promote its new ‘CityRoam’ collection. Created by experiential innovation agency, Wildbytes, the activation invites urban explorers to discover their city from a fresh perspective. The innovative concept was developed in line with Timberland’s communication strategy, which echoes the brand’s exciting evolution from its rich outdoor legacy […]

Analytics: the £25 billion mistake

Analytics: the £25 billion mistake

In just two very short years the analytics market in the UK will have doubled to be worth a staggering £25 billion. It is already the second largest market in the world, and the biggest in Europe. UK boardrooms are awash with data and insight all designed to help them perform better than their competitors. […]

Jaguar team with music star Dua Lipa to launch integrated brand-building programme across Europe

Jaguar team with music star Dua Lipa to launch integrated brand-building programme across Europe

 Jaguar has announced a ground-breaking collaboration with one of the world’s highest-profile singer-songwriters, Dua Lipa, to launch an innovative, integrated brand-building programme across Europe. The long-term, pan-European programme, will be rolled in over 15 markets across Europe including France, Germany, BeNeLux, Italy and Spain, and celebrates the brand’s popular SUV models, the EPACE,F-PACE and […]

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