The project manager and communications specialist who helped launch the Brussels vaccination campaign over the past two years brings a whole lot of specific expertise to Antwerp.
End-to-end agency iO’s expansion continues in the Nordic market. Earlier in September iO acquired the Danish agency Peytz & Co, and now Stockholm-based digital agency Triggerfish is becoming part of iO.
Pressure is mounting on brands to go beyond existing rules and apply a moral lens to the complex web of data-related marketing practices to develop more responsible, inclusive and ethical data practices.
New WFA research has found that while Chief Marketing Officers, CMOs, are keen to address consumer and regulatory concerns around data-driven marketing, the complexity of the data and digital ecosystem is making it hard for them to identify the right practical measures to take.
Havas Media Group has unveiled “Creative Elements That Win on Meta Platforms,” a research study conducted in collaboration with Meta that delivers insights to help advertisers develop creative that matters on Facebook and Instagram.
WPP has announced the acquisition of JeffreyGroup, an independent corporate communications, public affairs, and marketing consulting firms in Latin America.
The Institute of Practitioners in Advertising, IPA, has announced that Digital Voices and House of Greenland have been elected into IPA membership at its quarterly Council meeting.
Brands are stepping up their net zero emissions commitments and reducing their carbon footprint through a raft of campaigns, interventions and partnerships as they seek to accelerate the transition to a clean energy economy.
On average, these companies have seen monthly revenue increase by more than 50%. T
The advert plays on the renewed interest in the 1986 movie Top Gun, following the release of the sequel Top Gun: Maverick, and encourages traders to ‘trade up’ and experience the superior benefits of IC Markets.
Publicly available data does not map precisely to the start of the pandemic, but according to research by The Performance Marketing Association (PMA) and PwC, US affiliate marketing grew from $6.2 billion in 2018 to $9.1 billion in 2021.
Using proprietary methodology, Epsilon converted survey results from 2000+ respondents across 4 retail categories and 40 brands into an index forming a proven relationship between loyalty drivers, attitudes, and actual consumer behaviour.
The world is experiencing growing interest and adoption of addressable advertising as brands maximize reach and frequency of their target audiences across their full video investment.
The move recognizes the importance of the UK as WPP’s home market and its second largest worldwide after the United States, and the ongoing simplification and integration of the company’s operations.
The research identifies the rewards of taking creativity more seriously, with clients saying creativity was ‘business critical’ more likely to say they were ‘growing’ (33%) as opposed to respondents coming from ‘maintaining’, ‘recovering’ or ‘declining’ businesses (25%).
Global is directly looking for an Account Manager, Field Based - London & South East
Quantcast, a global advertising technology company, has announced Deb Stambaugh as its chief marketing officer. Stambaugh joins Quantcast at a pivotal moment of transformation.
iO, an agency that brings together strategy, creation, content, marketing, and technology to support clients in their communication and digital transformation, is expanding into new markets by acquiring Peytz & Co, one of Denmark’s digital agencies.
Essence’s scope of work includes strategy, analytics, media planning and media activation for the internet restaurant company’s brand marketing activities.
The hires come on the heels of significant growth in Europe for MediaLink. The firm has more than tripled its headcount in the region since September 2020, when Saxton joined to lead its operations there.
Kantar, the global marketing data and analytics company, has announced the sale of Kantar Public to Trilantic Europe, a pan-European private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions, is complete.
The addition of CMM augments Allison+Partners’ deep corporate communications, executive positioning, thought leadership and business-to-business communications capabilities with DE&I communications, Pan-African media relations, reputation management, crisis communications, content marketing and CSR.
Events.com's global platform helps event planners create memorable in-person, hybrid, and virtual event experiences. The combination will provide a one-stop-shop for event discovery, ticketing, sponsorship, marketing, and management.
Companies are spending on technology that will allow them to gather and store their own data, access information to make decisions, and act as needed.
But it also reveals the opportunities presented by in-game advertising that has reached a fever pitch this year and attracted the attention of major publishers.
This type of content, which is relatively inexpensive but requires original content in addition to creator content, ranks lower with small and large businesses.
Entravision, a global advertising solutions, media and technology company, today announced a strategic partnership with LATV Networks, a minority-owned and operated media company serving the Latino community as a content hub, talent incubator and cultural advocate.
This year, TikTok’s share will reach 15.5%, beating Facebook’s 14.8%. Instagram will remain on top with 44.7%.
The acquisition of The Stable adds more than 400 people to Accenture bringing unparalleled omnichannel commerce capabilities and expertise that drive revenue and efficiency for brands across consumer goods, retail, marketplaces and direct-to-consumer (DTC) channels.
More than 60% of US social media marketers partner with creators primarily to increase engagement, and roughly the same share do so to reach new audiences.
In a world where consumers are increasingly becoming skeptical of traditional advertising, marketers are turning to influencers to create authentic content, connect with customers and position brands.
impact.com, the partnership management platform, in partnership with WARC, an international marketing intelligence company, has released an in-depth research report on the rapidly evolving brand-influencer dynamic.
According to young people, the profession being well paid tops the lists of reasons why they would enter the industry (37%), with good career progression coming in second (33%). Working in a creative job is in third place (28%) whilst having a role that provides transferable skills comes in fourth (25%).
CMOs rely on marketing technology to justify investment, navigate privacy regulations, and prove revenues have grown.
Global is directly looking for an Account Manager, Field Based - London & South East
Koen Denolf is a Content Strategist and Managing Partner at The Fat Lady.
Hill+Knowlton Strategies appoints Randa Stephan as Global Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
Stephan will be responsible for the firm’s global corporate brand, marketing, and internal and external communications across the H+K network, spanning 73 offices in 41 countries worldwide.
Global audio advertising market is taking pride of place as audio becomes increasingly appealing for brand advertising since it can be presented in an open environment.
Content creators offer brands the opportunity to advertise in an inexpensive, targeted, and authentic way on social media.
Hivestack is directly looking for an Integration Specialist - EMEA
Accenture has agreed to acquire Romp, a brand and experience agency in Indonesia renowned for its creative talent and innovative services across branding, creative and performance marketing.
German operator Ecotel announced it has signed an agreement with sales and consulting company Municall to market cloud and fiber-optic products for business customers.
Entravision, a global advertising, media and ad-tech solutions company, has announced the closing of the previously announced strategic investment stake in Jack of Digital, a digital marketing services company that serves as the exclusive advertising sales partner of TikTok in Pakistan.
StepUp will merge with Kantar’s existing XTEL Trade Promotion offering. The combined business will be branded Kantar XTEL and will operate as an independent entity within the Kantar Group.
Marketing budgets have climbed to 9.5% of total company revenue in 2022, an increase from 6.4% in 2021, according to Gartner, Inc. While marketing budgets are increasing this year, they still lag pre-pandemic spending levels.
S4Capital plc, the digital advertising and marketing services company, has announced the appointment of a new Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee, as part of its previously indicated plans to invest in and tighten its financial control, risk and governance processes.
In what is creating jitters in the marketing industry, close to half (48%) of all advertisers, agencies, ad tech companies and media owners think the industry is facing its “worst-ever crisis” when it comes to talent.
Magnolia Communications, an award-winning full-service B2B demand generation agency, has announced its partnerships with Terminus, ON24 and Active Campaign to provide additional digital marketing services and a 360-degree approach to its clients.
Nearly half (48%) of all advertisers, agencies, ad tech companies and media owners think the industry is facing its “worst-ever crisis” when it comes to talent, topping off at 54% among agencies, according to new research from WFA and global media advisors MediaSense.
In this newly created position, Ms. Cerda will spearhead a company-wide effort to bring Entravision’s collective global marketing strategies together under a single unified umbrella.
To help businesses and brands accelerate their growth and win across the continent, Kasi Insight, Africa’s decision’s intelligence company and Creative VMLY&R Kenya, a marketing agency, have announced a new partnership to help brands win over consumers with smart and data driven marketing.
Brands continue to outsmart each other in the eyes of consumers as competition across social media, service delivery and sustainable practices heats up.
Hilton is shaking up hotel marketing and advertising with the announcement of its first global brand platform that identifies what has been missing from hotel marketing – the hotel stay.
Hivestack launches programmatic Digital Out of Home (DOOH) marketplace in South Africa, inks partnership with Xaxis
Xaxis South Africa has announced it’s partnership with Hivestack, the world’s programmatic digital out of home (DOOH) ad tech company, to drive the future of OOH solution in the South Africa market.
AI applications are becoming more common across functions including supply chain, product, and back office. Brands are using AI tools to generate deep customer insights, track supplier pricing, and more.
Brands are looking to gaming as another way to draw new consumers, especially younger ones. There is big money in mobile gaming, particularly, and the industry is bringing changes to marketing and brand engagement.
Customer acquisition costs have increased by as much as 60% in the last five years according to industry estimates.
Sourcepoint’s proprietary platform allows advertisers to ensure media quality by analyzing how media inventory suppliers comply with consumer privacy regulations like CCPA and GDPR.
WPP has announced that it is acquiring Corebiz, a Latin American ecommerce agency specialising in VTEX implementation, one of the largest enterprise digital commerce platforms in the region.
Teampay for Marketers is a first-of-its-kind personalized offering designed specifically to help marketers spend at the speed of business–with proactive controls, upfront approvals, Slack and Teams integrations and real-time spend visibility.
Adriel is an intuitive plug-and-play platform that enables marketers to connect, manage, and optimize an unlimited number of digital advertising accounts in a central workspace.
IAB Europe, the European-level industry association for the digital advertising and marketing ecosystem, has released results of a new survey, which surveyed buyers to identify their digital advertising quality concerns and understand their attitudes towards industry standards, and different types of inventory.
When it comes to following up on leads and guiding potential clients through the conversion funnel, automation can save marketers a lot of time
Cranfield University in partnership with CIM Academy, a Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) accredited study centre, have announced a new joint Master of Science (MSc) programme that aims to address the current skills gap in the UK.
The impact management system includes end-to-end services helping entities — large or small, nonprofit or corporation — develop and execute data-driven marketing and sustainability strategies.
&.media group is a full service media & content group with its headquarters in Amsterdam.
The digital retail juggernaut booked event spaces and loaded them with goods that would be on sale on Prime Day. Think: bathrooms stocked with cosmetics and bedrooms loaded with home furnishings.
The research shows that the pandemic has impacted marketers’ confidence when working on international projects, with nearly half (48%) now finding it more difficult.
As smartphones and internet technologies become increasingly accessible, brands are training their eyes on influencer advertising that continues to gain traction. This is according to a recent report by Stockapps.
Launching in January 2023, the new company will enable clients to leverage a full range of industry-leading design expertise, driving growth and transformation through consumer, business, lifestyle and experience design.
WPP has announced it has agreed to acquire the business of Bower House Digital, a marketing technology services agency located in Australia.
Content consumers are now paying more attention to advertisements when they are engaged in the content the ad is placed within.
Emerald Holding, Inc. has announced that it has completed the acquisition of all of the assets comprising the business known as Advertising Week from Stillwell Partners.
Off The Record is directly looking for an Experiment Designer / Growth Marketer
WPP and the Ukrainian Government today announced a partnership to attract investment into Ukraine and help rebuild its economy.
GroupM’s Essence has won the Nationwide media business as part of a new integrated agency team structure across the WPP network that brings creative, media and advanced data and analytics together to drive unique marketing results for the Fortune 100 company.
New research conducted by MAGNA Media Trials, MAGNA’s proprietary research offering, in partnership with Twitter, quantifies the benefits and drivers of brand cultural relevance today.
World Federation of Advertisers, WFA, is launching a Global DEI Charter for Change at Cannes Lions, with the aim of driving real actions and improving the lived experiences for multiple groups working in the marketing industry.
The appointment of Leon builds on the expansive set of existing capabilities, skillsets and talent that currently resides within Publicis Groupe.
The GSMA has appointed Lara Dewar as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Ms. Dewar starts effective from 1st June and will report to GSMA Director General, Mats Granryd.
creative digital agency iO has acquired Amersfoort-based ontent marketing agency LVB. LVB which was awarded a SAN Accent earlier this month, and iO see massive opportunities to help clients to excel in the areas of strategy, content and creation, marketing, and technology.
Following an Upfront season that lacked significant conversation about measurement, GroupM has developed a roadmap for audience measurement partners to drive the industry towards improved measurement standards.
As part of DEPT’s mission as a Certified B Corporation, the agency is focused on having a positive impact on clients, employees and society as a whole.
In this new role, which aligns with WPP’s country leadership structure in other major markets, Michael will represent the company in its largest market worldwide. WPP employs approximately 20,000 people in the US, where it has annual revenues of around $6 billion.
As the market dynamics impact the supply and demand curves, decision-makers aim to determine the best way to use various financial tools to stem various strategies for speeding the growth and reducing the risks.
[Marketing Report] Bob Koigi: How Augmented Reality ads are influencing consumers’ purchasing decisions
As technology evolves, brands world over continue to recognize and harness the power and capabilities of Augmented Reality (AR) Lenses, which allow consumers to enhance the world around them.
NIS Pro provides professional teams and rights holders in some of the world’s biggest sports leagues with clear, holistic views of their properties to inform smarter sponsorship sales activities and packaging strategies.
This addition allows My Code to continue working with brands to ensure that increasing populations of diverse audiences are accurately and thoughtfully represented.
Publicis Sapient developed the program in partnership with Publicis Groupe.
Pinpoint Global has appointed Ms. Tracy Zwilling to their team as Director of Marketing. In this role, Tracy will be responsible for leading all marketing initiatives, communications and public relations for Pinpoint Global.
The release comes at a critical time as retailers and consumer brands experience growing financial pressures from escalating advertising, supply chain and e-commerce delivery costs in parallel with rising inventories and changing consumer demand.
RealityOS, Apple's purported operating system for its expected augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) headset, has been discovered in a trademark filing discovered by Vox Media product manager Parker Ortolani.
Research shows only 13% of organizations have a seamlessly integrated marketing and technology stack and brands rely on many different data sources to unlock customer insights.
TikTok’s program brings together leaders in media mix model marketing measurement to drive reporting consistency and quality for advertisers globally, allowing advertisers to gain more insights into the impact of marketing on the short-form video platform.
LJ will be responsible for growing and enhancing WPP’s DEI, Talent Management, Talent Development and Talent Acquisition strategies across the organization.
Teads, the global media platform, announced the appointment of Natalie Bastian to Global Chief Marketing Officer, to lead the company’s worldwide marketing team and strengthen its position as a global technology business.
According to the numbers put forward by StockApps.com, 64% of global marketers are either extremely or very confident about the effectiveness of advertising on social media platforms. On the opposite spectrum, podcasts have the least level of trust from marketers.
In this newly-created global role, Hagedorn will design agile, go-to-market solutions that address complex marketplace challenges – bringing together the Groupe’s unrivaled capabilities in data, creativity, media and technology in new ways to accelerate growth for clients.
WPP and its agencies have partnered with The Black Equity Organisation (BEO) – an organisation founded to advance justice and equity for Black people in Britain – as it launches.
Marketing budgets have climbed to 9.5% of total company revenue in 2022, an increase from 6.4% in 2021, according to Gartner, Inc. While marketing budgets are increasing this year, they still lag pre-pandemic spending levels.
Fifteen leaders from across WPP have been named in the global Empower Role Model Lists 2022 breaking down barriers and driving inclusion for people of colour in business.
Social media also ranks higher in brand marketers' perception of overall effectiveness than any other media channel, and they plan to reward the channel—some 65% of marketers plan to increase spending.
The merger will accelerate S4Capital’s transition into a technology and innovation firm, powered by the combination of art and science.
Bas brings a world of experience with him, an advertising professional for 15 years, he has both technical and digital knowledge and has worked on campaigns for Google, ARAG, Rabobank, Centraal Beheer, Unilever, Mercedes-Benz, Ford and KPN.
International marketing and communications platform, Candid has acquired independent UK advertising agency, Creature, for an undisclosed sum. The move bolsters its cross-border presence and builds on its creative capacity.
The latest edition highlights the significant growth in podcast audiences and content, and how brands and advertisers can utilize the medium to amplify reach and ROI.
After the two years, the trainees will have the opportunity to continue to grow within the organisation, in their chosen specialism. With this initiative, iO is putting its credo 'infinite opportunities' in the spotlight.
As companies target ways to minimize their carbon footprints and achieve climate goals and commitments, global programmatic brands and agencies are working on carbon neutral advertising campaigns.
Piaggio is a world-renowned Italian manufacturer, based in Pontedera, near Pisa, that produces engines as well as motorcycles, scooters and mopeds. Piaggio is notably the inventor of the scooter, the famous Vespa.
New research from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) reveals that the majority of marketers (59%) are finding it harder to predict the fast-changing consumer priorities following the pandemic, and this is causing concern over the future of the brands they represent.
WPP and Epic Games, the interactive entertainment company and developer of Fortnite and Unreal Engine, have announced a new partnership to help WPP agencies deliver a new era of digital experiences for brands in the metaverse.
Smartly.io is now badged as both an official Creative Partner and a Campaign Management Partner for TikTok.
Together, DEPT and 3Q Digital will have 3,000 specialists that will support pver 65 languages and campaign experiences in more than 180 markets.
With the urgent need for highly skilled and diverse talent in the advertising industry and the growing role of technology in redefining modern day advertising, companies and brands are looking at innovative ways of bridging the skills gap.
WPP has launched ‘Everymile’ – expanding its offer with a new fully managed service that will provide brands with an outsourced direct-to-consumer (DTC) ecommerce solution.
In this new role, Kyoko will be responsible for WPP’s business in Japan, strengthening its collective capabilities and bringing together people and resources on behalf of clients.
United Brands Association (UBA) and iO have collaborated to develop the five-part video training “E-commerce in 2022” at the UBA Academy.
Havas Market’s offering stretches far beyond media into e-commerce strategy, operations, analytics, and customer experience.
Havas Group has announced the acquisition of Search Laboratory, an award-winning integrated digital agency dedicated to searching for the truth in data, with offices in Leeds, London, Austin and New York.
Hivestack, the world’s leading, independent, programmatic digital out of home (DOOH) ad tech company has today announced an expansion of its programmatic operations in Italy.
Mediahuis is directly looking for an Investment Associate (Amsterdam/Antwerpen)
Tamara Doves and Marie Wessels have joined Mediatic. This expansion fits within the growth ambition of the Amsterdam-based full-service content marketing agency.
Blauw Gras, now part of Ace for almost two years, recently presented a new course. From now on, this also includes new leadership with three experienced agency staff members who will join the MT.
The Google program identifies a select group of trusted creative partners to help clients manage and up-level their creatives with end-to-end services, from design to reporting.
In addition to statutory Gender Pay Gap reporting, WPP publishes the consolidated data for all eligible WPP companies in the UK.
The objective of the Cannes CMO Experience Masterclass is to stimulate participants with a strong substantive program and to get acquainted with national and worldwide top CMOs.
Front Networks will integrate into the Havas Creative network. Its expertise in timely and effective digital storytelling, creating engaging digital content and channel mapping.
Smartly.io, the social advertising automation platform for creative and performance marketers, has announced enhanced advertising automation capabilities for retailers and big-box brands.
World Federation of Advertisers, WFA, has published a new playbook, looking at the challenges facing marketing capabilities leaders when they start a new job.
As the protracted conflict pitting Russia against Ukraine escalates, brands, marketers, communicators and advertisers are demonstrating different reactions from withdrawal of services, cancellation of operations to running campaigns in solidarity with the Ukrainian people while calling for an end to the war.
Frontier Australia will be integrated into Havas Group’s Edge Performance Network (EPN), the largest global performance marketing network.
With millions of viewers hooked on to watching videos, a new future of video-based content has evolved – interactive videos with clickable content.
Publicis Groupe has announced that it is stopping its business and investments in Russia by ceding the ownership of its agencies to local management, effective immediately.
Baidu Global has announced that its AI-integrated marketing platform MediaGo has entered into a strategic collaboration with Xandr, a data-enabled technology ad platform.
The result is a frictionless experience for buyers who are able to activate Scibids’ customizable, privacy-centric, and highly performant ad decisioning.
Castellan Solutions, the largest, global provider of resilience management solutions, has announced the appointment of Adam Ozmer as its new Chief Marketing Officer.
86 percent of consumers will leave a brand they trusted after only two poor customer experiences, study
Emplifi, the unified customer experience platform, has released its “11 key things consumers expect from their brand experiences today,” a new report offering deep insights into customer expectations for B2C brand experiences.
Mr. Cooper will also serve as a member of the company’s Executive Committee and report to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Al Kelly.
WPP has stated that it is standing with Ukraine and the international community in condemning the Russian invasion, which has created a humanitarian crisis in the heart of Europe.
IAB Europe has filed an appeal against the administrative ruling by the Belgian Data Protection Authority (APD) regarding IAB Europe and the Transparency & Consent Framework (TCF)
World Federation of Advertisers, WFA, has partnered with FirmDecisions to create the first global guide to best practice in media contracts for advertisers.
Omnicom Group Inc. has announced the acquisition of TA Digital as part of its efforts to further expand its digital transformation, content management, commerce and customer experience capabilities.
That growth has been attributed to the growing preference among individuals for mobile devices to obtain information on the go and subsequently the continued transition from desktop PCs to smartphones.
Experian marketing data assets will enhance the Nielsen Identity System by providing persistent IDs for open web measurement, increasing coverage and interoperability by supporting audience measurement across screens and devices that are consistent and comparable.
AppLovin Corporation, a marketing platform, has announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Wurl, a high-growth software platform in the Connected TV (CTV) market.
The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, which triggered a paradigm shift in the way individuals use different apps, has positively impacted market growth in the digital media and digital marketing markets.
As the world readies itself for the next tech revolution, consumers are struggling to adapt and understand the Metaverse phenomenon.
WPP has announced the acquisition of Village Marketing in North America, the industry leader in influencer marketing and creator economy partnerships.
Ace is directly looking for a Growth Associate
Research commissioned by the CMA revealed that 71% of people shopping online had encountered these tactics.
Depreciation of third-party cookies/IDs, across-media addressability constraints and innovations are impacting advertising measurement, bots and fake users are emerging as the newest and greatest threats to the advertising industry.
Knegten will lead Outbrain’s global marketing initiatives and will be instrumental in promoting Outbrain’s global brand.
Thought leader and iO strategic partner Steven Van Belleghem suggests that this has everything to do with the changing market
The Point of Care Marketing Association (POCMA), a nonprofit organization to support the continued growth of the Point of Care (POC) channel through education and advocacy, announced the addition of Havas Media Group to their growing list of members.
Carbia will be responsible for building and directing business relationships with senior executives in the company’s client portfolio, as well as leading Xandr’s positioning strategy in the region.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Director Partnerships Benelux
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Trade Marketing Manager Benelux
The reappointment follows a thorough media review throughout 2021, a critical element of Mars’ new vision for marketing called “Building Brands for Mutual Value.”
Patricia is passionate about creating opportunities that improve people’s lives and is currently Regional Director at the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Development Economies – Seed, a Stanford Graduate School of Business initiative that builds a network of globally-engaged leaders from Silicon Valley to sub-Saharan Africa.
Hivestack is directly looking for a Senior Marketing Manager EMEA
Growth in the global market is propelled by rapid digitization across various industry verticals, increasing dependence of marketers on consumer data, along with rising penetration of GPS-enabled mobile devices and the internet.
IAB UK and Manchester Metropolitan University partner to support new talent with digital marketing skills
The Interactive Advertising Bureau UK, IAB UK, has partnered with Manchester Metropolitan University to equip graduates with essential industry insight and skills for careers in digital marketing.
Belgium-based marketing and influencer agency BeInfluence has unveiled a new department dubbed The Sway Crew bringing together talents who have signed exclusively with the agency.
This comes as advertisement and social media penetration and spend continue to record impressive growth with latest projections showing an even rosier future.
This joint venture aims to respond to the growing need for support among companies that want to give marketplaces a prominent place in their business.
In her new role, which aligns with the country leadership structure in other major markets, Rose will lead WPP’s business in Australia and New Zealand, supporting agency CEOs.
The Pitch Positive Pledge plan will bring together the IPA, ISBA their members, and intermediaries and was discussed at the cross-industry RENEW conference.
The LTK Brand Influence Forecast is based on qualitative interviews with marketers from leading brands on the LTK Brand Platform and quantitative analysis using LTK Influencer Benchmark™.
Wharton Customer Analytics (WCA) has welcomed Nielsen, a global player in audience insights, data, and analytics, as its newest corporate contributor.
Essence Global, part of GroupM, has promoted Tim Irwin to global chief operating officer.
Instagram is testing “Instagram Subscriptions,” a feature that would enable users to access exclusive content from creators in exchange for a monthly fee, per a company announcement.
Diederik Breijer, LiveWall, Wave 100%EMAIL, 100%driven and Standard Investment launch United Playgrounds
United Playgrounds positions itself as a Digital Solutions Group – it conceives, designs and builds end-to-end digital products, services, business solutions and data-driven marketing campaigns.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Gen Z and Millennial social media users power global social commerce industry
This growth is predicted to be driven primarily by Gen Z and Millennial social media users, accounting for 62% of global social commerce spend by 2025.
DutchFounders launches €62m seed fund to back founders building the next wave of marketplaces in Europe
DutchFounders has reached the final close for its second fund, making more than €62m ($70m) available for early-stage marketplaces and so-called marketplace enablers.
The company has now announced that it is building on these announcements with the unveiling of our new visual brand identity, which connects with its new purpose and evolved strategy.
GrowForce, a growth marketing agency which has made its name in the Benelux, has joined Upthrust, one of the 5 driving forces behind Customer Collective. The integration of GrowForce with Upthrust makes the latter a European market leader in growth marketing services.
This bilateral, international partnership will open up new advertising opportunities for marketers across the US, Europe and Asia.
US marketers' interest in TikTok for influencer marketing has skyrocketed since early 2020, as the app has transformed from a novelty to a social media mainstay.
New age technologies like artificial intelligence and cloud computing are inspiring new trends that are supporting the content marketing market.
The use of AI with social media management software is one of the major trends supporting the content marketing market.
S 4Capital plc, the tech-led, new era digital advertising and marketing services company, has announced a combination between 4 Mile Analytics and Media.Monks, which significantly expands the capabilities of its Data&digital media practice.
Dentsu International has appointed Nnenna Ilomechina as Global Chief Operating Officer. Nnenna joins the business in May 2022, as Neil Gissler retires from the global COO role at dentsu in Q1 2022.
The global pandemic continues to impact ad spend and strategies on social media platforms among marketers and this will be more pronounced in 2022. This, combined with today’s consumers who uses an average of eight social media platforms is informing a multi-platform approach among advertisers and brands for long-term success.
Logitech is directly looking for a Senior Customer Supply Chain Specialist, Europe
Publicis Groupe has acquired Tremend, one of the fastest-growing and largest independent software engineering companies in Central and Eastern Europe.
Jaguar Land Rover selects automotive digital marketing company Sincro as website and advertising provider
Sincro's third-generation twin AI improves dealer performance by helping automotive retailers turn inventory faster by providing relevant luxury experiences to in-market automotive shoppers in real time.
Vendasta has announced the acquisition of MatchCraft from Advance Local. MatchCraft is a global software company specializing in search, display, and social media advertising solutions for digital marketing agencies.
Smartly.io, the social advertising automation platform for creative and performance marketers, has announced new research outlining how changes resulting from the global pandemic will impact ad spend and strategies on social media platforms in 2022.
IZEA will also begin paying select influencers in cryptocurrency for campaigns where it has received cryptocurrency as payment from marketers.
This move marks the next step for Marketing Solutions, T-Mobile’s fast-growing advertising technology business, in expanding its advertising offerings for marketers.
The ‘Whole Marketer course’ will empower marketers enabling them to take a holistic view of the leadership, technical and soft skills required for a successful career in marketing, while also the personal understanding to live a fulfilled life.
Thimba Media has acquired Seven Star Digital on a cash free debt free basis to consolidate its position in the UK market.
Azerion and Havas Media partnership gathers momentum to ensure best ROI and quality control for clients
Azerion, the digital entertainment and media platform, and Havas Media The Netherlands, part of the global media agency Havas, are reaping the rewards of their partnership.
Marin Software, a provider of digital marketing software for performance-driven advertisers and agencies, has announced an integration with Amazon Ads' demand-side platform (DSP).
broadhead, an independent, integrated marketing agency, has acquired HMH Agency, a firm known for its creative work powering brands that are driving the future of transportation.
Video streaming experience has become unwieldy, unfriendly, and expensive for a bulk of consumers with three out of every five subscribers to multiple streaming services expressing frustration with their viewing experiences.
AppLovin Corporation, a marketing software company, has announced it has completed the acquisition of Twitter, Inc.’s MoPub business for $1.05 billion in cash.
Launched in October for men’s college basketball programs, the Nielsen Impact Score is designed to help coaches and collegiate teams position the marketing value of a program.
The holidays, in particular, drive a spike in spend and engagement. This spending however has seen a significant rise in fraudulent traffic on online video and CTV since mid-October.
Owing to the increasing significance of marketing in generating sales and customer retention, marketing services are witnessing a rise in their spending.
New research published by the training body Target Internet, in association with the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), reveals that digital marketing skills have stagnated or declined during the pandemic.
In social commerce, brands are discovering that less is more when partnering with content creators to feature their products. Social media users with a small but loyal following are becoming the strategic play for younger consumers.
Logitech is directly looking for a Customer Supply Chain Specialist, Europe
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has announced consumer marketing firm HUNTER: London as its latest corporate member.
The two companies will combine under the Quartile name, growing the brand into the world’s largest cross-channel e-commerce advertising platform.
Stats Perform partners with Münster-based HEIM:SPIEL for provision of content and solutions across the digital sports market
Stats Perform, the sports tech leader in data and AI technology, and HEIM:SPIEL, a leader in the provision of content and solutions across the digital sports market, announced a new partnership.
Inspired Entertainment, a B2B provider of gaming content, systems and solutions and Cristaltec announced they have signed a new agreement to transform their strategic partnership in Italy.
With the acquisition of intoAction, iO becomes one of the leading digital marketing experts in Adobe Suite, Salesforce, and HubSpot, with (soon) nearly 200 marketing automation specialists in total, spread across several campuses.
Global digital agency Dept has acquired Feed, an agency specializing in delivering hyper-personalized, content at scale for forward-thinking global brands such as eBay, Gumtree, and Ancestry.com.
Mindshare, the media services company that is part of WPP, has refreshed its brand identity as the next step in its transformation.
In her role, she will oversee the agency’s marketing, communications, content and editorial products across its 23 offices in 14 countries.
Storia, a brand amplification agency, part of the Integrum Worldwide marketing agency collective, has announced it has acquired Hell's Creative in an all-cash asset purchase transaction.
Team5pm is expanding further abroad. After Germany, the YouTube agency from Amsterdam is now also opening an office in Scandinavia.
GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, has announced that Colan McGeehan has been named the group’s North America Chief Marketing & Business Officer.
According to the research, the racial pay gap between white and BIPOC influencers (Black, Indigenous & People of Color) is 29%.
Advertising has a potential to play a significant role in combating climate change and can be used to educate customers about products and services with a low carbon footprint.
Hearst Netherlands is directly looking for a Junior Content Producer
Ace is directly looking for a Communication & Business Associate
Ace is directly looking for a People Business Partner Lead
Hotwire, the global technology communications consultancy part of Enero Group, has launched Hotwire Into Tech—an on-demand course for mid-to-senior marketing and communications professionals interested in transitioning to a job in technology.
Publicis Groupe has announced ‘Work Your World’, a global employee-first experience unique to Marcel, which combines flexibility, opportunity and growth for all talent.
Creativity, technology, data and people are the foundations of digital success, and Ada by Dept combines all four with proprietary technology and third-party integrations that serve thousands of campaigns today.
WPP has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in branding and design agency Made Thought.
The combination of Conviva’s first-party, census-level streaming data and Experian’s unparalleled demographic data empowers publishers to easily provide advertisers with the most detailed and accurate audience insights available.
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, and Ad-Lib.io, the next-generation Creative Management Platform (CMP), have partnered to advance Etihad’s digital advertising capabilities to the next level by leveraging Ad-Lib.io’s platform for digital-savvy brand marketers.
Digital Branding Agency Born05 is now the lead agency for Steve Madden. The agency will work with growth agency Off The Record to create the storyline of the lifestyle fashion brand for the European markets.
Partnering with Global CEO Wendy Clark and the Dentsu International Executive team, Hesz will shape and define the strategy, priorities, and long-term direction of Dentsu International, aligned to dentsu Group’s strategy.
The latest findings echo the emphasis the Government’s Autumn budget placed on skills, with a £3bn investment in personal development to help the UK economy recover from the pandemic.
WPP has announced that it has acquired Cloud Commerce Group (CCG), a UK-based technology company that helps brands to market, sell and deliver their products across ecommerce platforms and marketplaces globally, such as Amazon, eBay, Etsy and Wayfair.
The CyberWire releases new guide to help B2B marketers take advantage of emerging opportunities in podcast advertising
Published as both an eBook and a podcast, the guide was created to help organizations advertising in the popular programs across the CyberWire Network or other podcast networks make the most of their audio marketing investment.
With a growing number of clients keen on tracking ROI on their communication campaigns, communication and PR companies are embracing emerging technologies including artificial Intelligence and cloud computing to deliver that value.
S4Capital plc, the new age digital advertising and marketing services company, has announced that Mary Basterfield will take over from Peter Rademaker as Chief Financial Officer of S4Capital plc from 3 January 2022 and join the S4Capital Board.
Creators with smaller followings will be the strategic play in the influencer marketing world in 2022.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Presentation Scheduler
WPP has opened its new Campus in Prague, restoring an iconic First Republic palace to its former glory as one of the most modern workspaces in Central Europe.
The campaign, the second of “The Walkers” ad concept which launched earlier this year starring Adrien Brody, is going live in fourteen countries across Eastern Europe on TV, digital, social and out-of-home.
Outbrain is directly looking for a Programmatic Partnerships Manager
Outbrain is directly looking for an Office Manager - Part time- (25h)
Outbrain is directly looking for a Programmatic Technical Operations Manager
Outbrain is directly looking for a Procurement Manager
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Marketing Report forays into Belgium as it seeks to grow European footprint
As part of its expansion strategy, digital platform for marketers, advertisers, communication professionals and media, Marketing Report has announced that it is expanding to Belgium and is in the process of launching a website.
E-commerce marketplace DHgate partners with Google to facilitate small exporters in overseas digital marketing
With Huitou, Google’s ads solution offering will be seamlessly integrated into DHgate's marketing platform for sellers, alongside other established advertising tools offered by the e-commerce company.
The acquisition of Entopic ads 75 online content experts to the iO Campus Amsterdam.
Futurist experts, specialists and leaders from Carat, dentsu X and iProspect have joined forces to identify and explore the biggest media trends to watch out for in the coming year.
Marketing Report travaille sur un certain nombre de lancements internationaux. La première expansion sera en Belgique.
Marketing Report is working on a number of international launches. The first expansion will be to Belgium.
Omnicom Public Relations Group, OPRG, a division of Omnicom Group's Communications Consultancy Network, has announced the appointment of Kiersten Zweibaum as Global Chief Growth and Marketing Officer.
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Digital marketing company Creative Realities extends partnership with automotive manufacturing firm into Canada
Creative Realities, Inc., a provider of digital marketing solutions, is expanding its collaboration with one of the world's largest automakers with 15 automotive brands in 130 countries.
The Notes and the related guarantee will be the unsecured and unsubordinated obligations of the Issuer and Omnicom Group, respectively, and will rank equal in right of payment to all of their respective existing and future unsecured senior indebtedness.
Based out of Singapore, Philips takes on the responsibility of developing the 2025 product strategy and roadmap for dentsu clients worldwide, with imminent rollouts through its network of global media agencies: Carat, iProspect and dentsu X.
As more marketing bodies amplify their call to governments to work with them in addressing the marketing skills crisis in the media, It is encouraging to learn of the UK government’s £3.8 billion funding for skills training announced recently.
Publicis Groupe has announced the promotion of Magnus Djaba to the role of Chief Client Officer.
Iberia, Vueling, LEVEL and IAG Cargo have announced that Havas Media Group is its new Global Media Partner, after passing a marketing services review.
Creatio, a global vendor of one platform to automate industry workflows and CRM with no-code and a maximum degree of freedom, announced its partnership with ZED Consulting.
Candid announced that Brand Potential, a UK brand consultancy, is joining the Candid Platform. The founders of Brand Potential Mary Say, Tom Lovett, and Chris Molloy, will join the platform as partners of Candid.
S4Capital announced that Miyagi, the leading creative content marketing agency - integrating strategy, creativity and production - is merging with Media.Monks to form S4Capital's Content practice in Italy.
The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) has praised the £3.8 billion funding for skills training announced in last week’s Budget, but says the opportunity has been missed to boost the UK's vital marketing sector.
New consumer shopping habits have marketers turning to sales data to better connect consumer behavior to sales, according to a new study by The Trade Desk.
WPP has been named as The Coca-Cola Company’s Global Marketing Network Partner as part of relationship that will span more than 200 markets around the world.
With corporate and brands committing more resources to advertising as the world gradually adapts to new normal post pandemic, advertising agencies are coming up with innovative offerings and getting into strategic partnerships to tap into the new ad opportunities.
The Summit Group (TSG) Communications, Inc., a full-service marketing, communications and advertising agency focused on growing businesses, has announced it has been acquired by Parpia Global Management.
Marketing leaders believe digital commerce will be the most important sales channel in the next two years, Gartner survey
Eighty-six percent of marketing leaders report that digital commerce will be the most important route to market for their organizations in the next two years, according to a survey by Gartner, Inc.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Media Planning Manager
Launched in mid-2019, Kantar Marketplace offers insights professionals, marketers and agencies the ability to build meaningfully different brands with speed and agility.
In a transaction made on October 29th, 2021, Liana Technologies, part of the Ilkka-Yhtymä Group, became the majority stakeholder of the Swedish marketing technology company Ungapped.
LiveWorld, Inc., with over 25 years of experience in healthcare, retail, and consumer digital and social media, has announced new agency services and capabilities to address the most demanding hospital marketing challenges.
Unite Digital's regional marketing platform unifies the shopping experience by enabling dealers to integrate their branding and price points directly into high-budget advertising that drives traffic directly to their own digital properties.
Dentsu International has announced it is one of the first companies in the world to have its net-zero target validated by the globally recognised Science Based Targets initiative.
InMobi launches a series of vertical-centric, contextually relevant marketplaces for mobile advertising
With custom-built audiences, custom creative support, pre-built supply packages, and managed service for optimizing campaign performance, Curated will initially feature premium sports and holiday shopping as vertical offerings.
A coalition in the European Parliament recently sent a letter to the corporate leaders of the largest European advertisers to call on them to stop using tracking ads.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Media Planning Coordinator full time 40hrs/week
Merkle, a data-driven customer experience management (CXM) company, has announced its new partnership with TransUnion.
As the media, advertising and marketing landscape shifts, driven by evolving market needs, competition and technological advancements, companies are launching at innovative offerings in markets in a bid to upset the status quo.
Jennifer will be responsible for all aspects of WPP’s people strategy and its critical role in the company’s continued transformation. She will oversee global rewards, talent management and acquisition, diversity, equity and inclusion, leadership development and learning on behalf of the company’s more than 100,000 people around the world.
MediaCom, Teads, TikTok and Yahoo have launched The Big Idea – a contest that will see a number of MediaCom’s advertiser clients win up to $3 million of media value for their brand’s 2022 campaigns across the promoters’ platforms.
For the first time ever, one agency will manage the media buying for most of the portfolio of brands and products across the group, including all media and platforms online and offline, nationally, and internationally.
Dentsu International has announced that Michael Komasinski is to be promoted to the role of Global Chief Executive Officer, Merkle and a member of the dentsu international executive team.
WPP and Snap Inc., the camera company behind Snapchat, have announced a global partnership to help brands build and deliver immersive experiences for consumers using Augmented Reality (AR).
Publicis Groupe has continued to build its regional creative team with three key hires: Laurent Thevenet is joining as Head of Creative Technology for Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa (APAC & MEA), based in Singapore.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Incorporating Augmented Reality into advertising, marketing and commerce
Brands are stepping up the use of augmented reality to better connect with their customers and drive meaningful business results through AR.
Logitech is directly looking for a Senior Demand Planner EMEA - Video Collaboration
As of 1 October this year, Mariëlle Krouwel is Head of Branding at NN Group. Before that she was Director of Communications at PwC Netherlands
Global pharmaceutical and life sciences company Bayer has named WPP’s MediaCom as their global full-service media agency following a competitive process.
WPP has announced the nine bold, audacious and creative new projects that have been chosen to help advance racial justice across the world as part of its Racial Equity Programme.
The purpose of this program is to meet the obligations arising from the existing free share long term incentive plans for the benefit of its employees that will be delivered in 2022, 2023, 2024 and 2025.
Performance marketing and eCommerce specialty agency of IPG Mediabrands Reprise has announced the appointment of Glen Conybeare as Global President of Reprise Commerce.
Global social media powerhouses continue to evolve by tapping into opportunities that the tech space presents and are moving from being content platforms to digital commerce giants.
Logitech is directly looking for a Senior Key Account Manager E-Tail
Logitech is directly looking for a Customer Supply Chain Amazon Collaboration Manager
Logitech is directly looking for a Business to Business Lead Benelux
Carlsberg Group has signed the World Federation of Advertiser’s (WFA) Planet Pledge – a global commitment to making marketing teams a force for positive change both internally and by inspiring consumers to act.
Hearst Magazines has announced that Dmitry Klebanov has been named president of iCrossing, the company’s global digital marketing agency.
WPP has marked the opening of its new Milan Campus, a modern and innovative hub bringing together 35 WPP agencies and 2,000 people into a single location.
Geometry Ogilvy Japan, a VMLY&R COMMERCE company, has announced the appointment of Mary Lee in a leadership role for their growing experience practice.
First global standards to ensure responsible marketing of alcohol by social media influencers launched
The world’s leading beer, wine, and spirits producers and global advertising, public relations, and influencer agencies have joined forces to establish common standards to prevent influencer marketing reaching minors.
The IPA Effectiveness Culture Monitor defines marketing effectiveness as: "The process of improving business performance from marketing activities, made easier and more impactful by people, technology, and a strong and clear focus."
Nielsen and PubMatic have announced that Nielsen’s audience data is now available through PubMatic’s Audience Encore™ permitting advertisers to buy premium omnichannel inventory layered with quality data for precision targeting and better performance.
In the latest growth trajectory, Intracto Group - now iO - has brought together more than 25 strong agencies in recent years, uniting forces to take their clients’ communication and digital transformation to a higher level.
From Belgium, Messiaen started at Ogilvy Brussels and then Ogilvy Paris where he has worked for the last 15 years.