Advertising Industry

The Year’s 15 Best Commercials, as Picked by the Cannes Lions Film Jury

McCann’s Fearless Girl statue for State Street Global Advisors was the darling of the 2017 Cannes Lions festival, winning four Grand Prix. But the …

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Inside The Dreslyn’s small-is-beautiful approach to e-commerce

The Dreslyn’s bet is less is more.<p>Since 2013, when Brooke Taylor Corcia opened The Dreslyn — along with her husband, Daniel Corcia (CFO and COO), and …

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Facebook is ready to drop up to $3 million an episode on TV-style shows

Facebook is gearing up to announce its first slate of TV-like shows this summer, and the company could spend up to $3 million an episode, according to The Wall Street Journal, putting spending in the range of marquee cable networks, and tech rivals like Netflix.<p>Facebook has been prepping its push …

Advertising

VR, AR Developers Move Away From Mobile To Higher-End Systems

Virtual reality experiences may be shifting from mobile-based platforms to higher-end systems.<p>That is one of the shifts compared to last year …

Virtual Reality

Why Retail Flagship Stores Are Running Aground

It's no secret that retailers are spending less on advertising -- the statistics point to plunges in print, TV and online. But what you won't find on …

Trends

To Win Someone To Your Cause, You Must First Reach Their Heart

Steve Jobs once said, “The most powerful person in the world is the storyteller …” Abraham Lincoln also said, “In order to win a man to your cause, …

Marketing

Grandpa May Not Have Instagram, But That’s No Reason to Forego Influencer Marketing

When marketers ponder using influencers as a marketing strategy, they generally imagine millennials on Snapchat, bubbly 20-somethings on Instagram …

Marketing

18 Google products that bombed, died, or disappeared

Google is known for its collection of wildly popular products, from search to maps to Android.<p>But not everything the company touches turns to gold.<p>Google Glass was supposed to change the world, but it quickly became a punch line. And remember Google Buzz?<p>Now, Gchat is the latest in a string of …

Google

By 2021, One-Third Of TV Homes Will Carry Nontraditional Services

S&P Global Market Intelligence’s Kagan unit says homes with nontraditional TV packages are estimated to grow to around 44 million in four years.<p>The …

Televisions

A small segment of users called "ad whales" are driving most mobile app ad revenue

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>More than 80% of mobile app ad revenue is generated by just 20% of app users, according to a study by in-app payments company Soomla.<p>These users, often referred to as …

Mobile Marketing

Farfetch CMO John Veichmanis: 'Data is the new marketer's currency'

As Farfetch’s newly appointed chief marketing officer, John Veichmanis is at the helm of a small army of 130 creatives, data scientists, editors and …

Marketing

LG Brings Netflix Characters Home, Literally

Binge watchers are seriously dedicated to their shows, and if you want to surprise and delight them, perhaps the best way to do it is through the …

Advertising

Losing Loyalty: The World According to Byron Sharp | CMO Strategy

Facebook has become both battleground and proving ground for the concepts now in play. The social network took it on the chin when Ehrenberg-Bass …

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AI Projected To Boost Business Profits, By A Lot

It’s obvious there could be serious money in artificial intelligence.<p>A new study now suggests that AI has the potential to actually boost business …

Advertising

Cannes Creativity Report: Visuals beat words, every time

Sorry one-dimensional copywriters, turns out pictures still beat words. The best winning ads from this year’s Cannes Lions were all image-based …

Advertising

Hulu has a secret weapon that could give it an advantage over Netflix

When streaming pioneer Netflix introduced the concept of bringing TV and movies online back in 2007, the world could little have known the revolution in viewing that would follow.<p>Streaming was originally reserved for the tech-savvy consumer with the right combination of bandwidth, computing …

Netflix

Google Deserves No Thanks For Calling Time On Spying

It was always a little bit over the top -- a bit spooky, wasn't it? You had the world's largest tech company, the firm that pretty much co-owns …

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How Trinity Mirror’s digital-only football vertical differentiates

While most sports publishers focus on using football’s global appeal to tap mass audiences, British newspaper group Trinity Mirror’s digital-only …

Soccer

Travel Site Culture Trip Launches App

Media and tech startup <i>Culture Trip</i> is officially launching its app today. A streamlined version of the site, the <i>Culture Trip</i> app features advice and …

Travel

For Axios, Apple News beats Google AMP and Facebook Instant Articles

For politics and business publisher Axios, Apple beats Google and Facebook when it comes to platforms for a simple reason: It’s easier to …

Digital Media

Majority Of Millennials Believes Money Can Buy Happiness

More than half (53%) of Millennials agree that the more money you have, the happier you are, according to new research from Mintel. That compares to …

Millennials

How Atlantic Media's CityLab plans to make niche work

The internet is favoring niche media, and The Atlantic wants CityLab, its site focused on the shift to urbanization, to take full advantage of …

Digital Media

Opioid Crisis Reverberates in Utah, Illinois and Beyond

Over the weekend, The Deseret News launched a series about “Utah’s opioid epidemic” with a Sunday front-page look at the rise and fall of Aaron …

Advertising

Megyn Kelly's 'Sunday Night' Woes Won't Impact Advertising in Morning Show

Most Popular<p>Megyn Kelly's struggles in primetime aren't necessarily dampening advertiser demand for her upcoming 9 a.m. morning show.<p>While NBC …

Megyn Kelly

Germany Vs. Australia: Different Email Consumers

Sending an email to a consumer in Australia is a different job than sending an email to a consumer in Germany, Jakob Anzszka, online marketing …

Viral Marketing

'Like lipstick on a pig': Facebook's struggle with extremist content

Facebook has announced a number of measures in the last few weeks to tackle the spread of harmful content or posts that support terrorism on its …

Advertising

Mercedes Campaign For The 'Obsessed'

Mercedes-Benz is launching its biggest digital and social media campaign of the year to promote its high-performance division known as AMG.<p>Developed …

Advertising

The truth as lifestyle: The New York Times is now selling $115 Times-branded tote bags

The New York Times is doubling down on brand, with a new digital store that will sell branded goods ranging from umbrellas ($65) to sweatshirts ($55) …

New York Times

Mike Myers Is A Cheeky Monkey As Host Of New 'Gong Show'

Well, isn’t he a cheeky monkey!<p>That phrase -- or at least the “cheeky monkey” part -- was heard last week uttered by the flamboyant Brit who’s …

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How Instagram-friendly Aperol spritz became the drink of the summer

Move over, rosé; take a break, prosecco. Aperol is having its moment in the sun this summer. Everyone from Vogue to GQ has hailed the Aperol spritz …

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