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26 May 2017 NEW YORK: Agencies seeking to foster greater creativity could benefit from focusing on team dynamics rather than looking to compelling individuals, a paper in the Journal of Advertising Research (JAR) has argued.
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26 May 2017 NEW YORK: Brands may not derive benefit from aligning with social or political causes, findings from two studies conducted in the US suggest.
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26 May 2017 BRACKNELL: With leading UK supermarkets cutting the number of products they stock by up to 10%, fewer new branded items are being launched and sales from new products are down.
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26 May 2017 EUROPE: Poor quality data is holding back the effective use of digital advertising across Europe, according to a new survey.
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26 May 2017 BEIJING: With a new cybersecurity law due to come into force in a few days, foreign businesses in China are having to consider the potential impact of recent changes to the language which broadens the scope of those affected.
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26 May 2017 PARIS/SAN FRANCISCO: Havas Group has claimed its new Client Trading Solution – a platform that gives advertisers full visibility on programmatic trading – is a "game changer", but others have been more cautious in their reviews.
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26 May 2017 JAKARTA: Ramadan marks the biggest spending month of the year in Indonesia, with marketers hoping to boost sales as consumers, flush with annual wage bonuses, buy a range of items across categories.
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25 May 2017 AMSTERDAM: Online advertising expenditure in Europe topped €40bn in 2016, with central and eastern European (CEE) markets contributing more to growth than ever before, according to new data.
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25 May 2017 BRUSSELS: Projects ranging from cross-channel measurement to optimising cross-media execution have been recognised by the 2017 IAB Europe Research Awards, which has honoured winners in eight categories.
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25 May 2017 CHICAGO: Russell Athletic, the sporting apparel group, enjoyed marketing success by subverting category norms and focusing on unlucky losers rather than triumphant winners.
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25 May 2017 LONDON: Needs in the 21st century are mostly satisfied, and there is no such thing as an untouched category, therefore new brands must aim to create fame at launch and capitalise on a sense of shared excitement.
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25 May 2017 ASIA-PACIFIC: A majority of consumers across Asia-Pacific say their perceptions of a brand are coloured by the nature of the media outlet in which its ads appears – an important consideration for marketers juggling digital reach and safety ...
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25 May 2017 SAN DIEGO: The financial damage that brands suffer from bot fraud will decline this year, but further room for progress remains in this area, according to a study from the Association of National Advertisers (ANA).
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25 May 2017 SAN FRANCISCO: Google, the internet giant, is to use billions of credit card transactions in an effort to prove that ads shown to users are driving purchase, even in offline stores, in a move that has sparked criticism for its impact on user ...
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25 May 2017 GLOBAL: Emerging markets now account for 51% of global spend on FMCG, rising from 48% in just three years, according to new figures from Kantar Worldpanel.
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25 May 2017 GURGAON: Brands in categories as diverse as auto and FMCG are exploring how they can best reach residents of upmarket condominiums in India's cities.
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24 May 2017 NEW YORK: American millennials are the first generation to plan for the future in terms of travel, dining out and exercise, rather than merely saving for retirement, according to new research.
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24 May 2017 LONDON: The shopping experience at Argos is undergoing a transformation under new ownership, and the UK retailer aims to achieve a similarly dramatic shift in consumer perceptions with its latest advertising.
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24 May 2017 BEIJING: Chinese e-commerce site JD.com has announced plans to build drones capable of carrying a one-tonne payload for long-distance deliveries.
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24 May 2017 SAN DIEGO: Advertisers in the US are looking to simplify their agency compensation practices, according to a new report which finds a shift away from the use of fees and incentives, in part because of transparency issues.
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24 May 2017 GLOBAL: BBDO Worldwide was the top agency network in the 2017 WARC 100 and its subsidiary creative agencies led the way in particular categories, according to a new sectoral analysis of the rankings.
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24 May 2017 NEW DELHI: Content marketing has always been a mainstay of the travel industry, but travel habits are changing and marketers must move with the times, according to a senior agency expert in the category.
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24 May 2017 TORONTO: Less than half of online advertising impressions meet the criteria of being "viewable and valid", according to new research from the Association of Canadian Advertisers (ACA) covering over 30 campaigns.
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24 May 2017 SYDNEY: Australian supermarkets are using product testing groups as a way to not only gain better feedback from shoppers, but to enhance pre-existing loyalty programs.
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24 May 2017 TORONTO: Technologies such as artificial intelligence threaten to make many traditional forms of market research redundant, according to a leading executive from Sqreem, an analytics firm.