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22 August 2017 NEW DELHI: Amid news that the American QSR has announced the termination of the franchise agreement with Connaught Plaza Restaurants in India’s North and East, McDonald’s is struggling to remain relevant in the globe’s second ...
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22 August 2017 CHICAGO: Tyson Foods, the food company, is generating invaluable insights about innovation by using a Tinder-like app that asks consumers to swipe left and right on potential products, rather than prospective romantic partners.
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22 August 2017 AUCKLAND: New Zealanders are more economically optimistic than their Australian neighbours, with this positivity translating into purchase decisions, according to new research.
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22 August 2017 GLOBAL: Randall Rothenburg, CEO of the Internet Advertising Bureau, last week took aim at the European Union’s ePrivacy proposals, an addition to the bloc’s forthcoming General Data Protection Legislation, likening the proposals to an ...
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22 August 2017 LONDON: Despite the uncertainty over the United Kingdom’s future relationship with the EU, the weakening pound has cut costs for companies looking to invest in the country, as one Swiss company aiming to make high-end TV in the UK ...
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22 August 2017 WASHINGTON D.C.: If American politics appears to have become more divided in the online era, a new study has found that congressional politicians who were more ideologically extreme had greater followings than their more moderate colleagues.
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21 August 2017 LONDON: Marketers habitually target advertising at people who are in the market for a product or service but understanding the “pre-triggers” that got them to that point may be a more effective way to create communications.
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21 August 2017 SYDNEY: Aussie millennials are less likely to drink alcohol than older demographics but they’re more open to new choices and when they’re out in bars and pubs they’re likely to spend more, new research shows.
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21 August 2017 SAN DIEGO: Diageo, the alcoholic drinks manufacturer, has already made effective use of virtual reality (VR) as a tool for conducting impactful consumer research.
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21 August 2017 AFRICA: Many multinational businesses have found that sales and profits in sub-Saharan African markets are below expectations but that is because their expectations were unrealistic in the first place, a regional analyst has argued.
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21 August 2017 NEW YORK/LONDON: Viewability standards are in the spotlight again as an industry body has demanded more action from YouTube and Facebook, GroupM announced an “evolution” of its own standards, and new academic research is set to throw ...
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21 August 2017 MUMBAI: Marketers may still be coming to terms with ‘big data’ but in future they are going to have to understand ‘dark data’ and combine that with behavioural psychology to predict human behaviour.
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18 August 2017 LONDON: As consumers are being asked to hand over more and more personal data, platforms offering a centralised hub that allows users to control who is accessing, and how they are using, their personal data, are on the rise.
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18 August 2017 CAPE TOWN: Castle Lite, the beer brand, has yielded major benefits from its efforts to connect with drinkers who have a passion for hip hop.
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18 August 2017 LONDON: Radio may be an audio medium but Global is successfully using video to increase both reach and revenue opportunities.
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18 August 2017 HO CHI MINH CITY: Global brewers are attracted to Vietnam not only because it’s one of the fastest-growing beer markets in Southeast Asia, but because they have a unique opportunity to buy their way in as the government prepares to sell off ...
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18 August 2017 NEW YORK: Grindr, the gay dating app, has launched a digital magazine that aims to circumvent potential advertisers’ fears about brand safety.
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18 August 2017 NEW DELHI: The relationship between brands and celebrities in India appears to be entering a new, more cautious phase although observers are divided as to the reasons why.
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18 August 2017 NEW YORK: Word of mouth (WOM) on Twitter exerts a powerful influence on the films that users choose to see in movie theaters, according to research published in the Journal of Advertising Research (JAR).
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18 August 2017 WASHINGTON, DC: Donald Trump’s divisive presidency is forcing brands to take sides and risk a consumer backlash from his supporters or opponents – but some of those distancing themselves from the president have seen a boost in brand ...
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17 August 2017 SHANGHAI: China’s two leading bike-sharing firms, Ofo and Mobike, are linking up with established brands and expanding overseas even as the companies’ valuations continue to exceed their apparent revenue-generating capabilities.
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17 August 2017 CANNES: The Paramount Network, a cable and satellite channel set to be officially launched by Viacom next year, believes it has some in-built advantages in terms of both brand recognition and programming as it seeks to build an audience.
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17 August 2017 HONG KONG: Mozilla, the internet non-profit known for its Firefox web browser, can’t compete directly with the likes of Google and instead emphasises its difference and its conscience, its CMO has said.
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17 August 2017 HONG KONG: More than three quarters of mobile programmatic ads served in Asia-Pacific are delivered via app, rising to 90% in Indonesia, according to a recent study.
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17 August 2017 SYDNEY: More than half of small businesses in Australia struggle to find the time or money to invest in marketing, according to a new report.