Cision Brings PR, Social Media Management and Digital Consumer Intelligence Together with Category-Defining Acquisition of Brandwatch

Cision announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Brandwatch, a global leader in digital consumer intelligence and social media listening, for $450 million. This strategic move will combine two leaders in their respective industries and will bring to customers the substantial benefits of their complementary capabilities to deliver the future of PR, marketing and digital customer engagement. The forces of digital transformation reward those organizations and boardrooms that listen to and quickly…

Nielsen’s Global Consumer Business Reinvents Itself For The Future Of Consumer Intelligence

The new brand identity underpins the company's transformation into a standalone, tech-forward company Nielsen's Global Consumer Business unveiled a striking new brand identity—including new company name and logo—at Intelligence Reimagined, the latest, virtual iteration of its annual Consumer 360® event. Once Nielsen's Global Consumer Business becomes a stand- alone company it will be known as NielsenIQ, identified by a new brand logo with a vibrant Flash Green color that reflects the company's dynamic and optimistic spirit,…

Buxton Debuts New Consumer Intelligence Technology Suite

Since 1994, consumer intelligence firm Buxton has been helping its clients make better business decisions. The company announced the next chapter in its evolution by launching a new suite of analytics technology designed for businesses in the retail, restaurant, consumer services, healthcare, commercial real estate, and public sectors. "Today's product launch is an important milestone for Buxton and the industries we serve," said Tom Buxton, founder, and CEO of Buxton. "We've distilled the power of our analytics services…

Experience Management Leader Medallia Acquires Behavioral Consumer Intelligence & Benchmarking Leader, Sense360

Adds real-time consumer intelligence signals and competitive benchmarks to Medallia platform to drive deep customer understanding and action Medallia, Inc., the global leader in experience management announced it has acquired Sense360, the next generation consumer insights platform. Sense360 provides always-on, consumer and competitive intelligence from buyer and non-buyer segments and answers pressing questions such as what is driving traffic, what are the growth opportunities in a specific market and which competitors are…

Toluna Launches Toluna Start, the First End-to-End, Real-Time Consumer Intelligence Platform

Toluna, a leading consumer intelligence platform and parent company of Harris Interactive and KuRunData, announced the launch of Toluna Start, an end-to-end platform designed by Toluna’s Innovation team comprised of forward thinking product and research professionals to help businesses make data-driven decisions in real-time. Developed and built in collaboration with industry experts covering areas of data science, brand management, marketing and academics, Toluna Start is the culmination of Toluna’s two decades of market…

Weyland Tech Assumes Name of High-Performing New Subsidiary, Logiq; Emerges as Leading Innovator in Data-Driven Consumer Intelligence

Weyland Tech, Inc., a leading global provider of eCommerce and fintech business enablement solutions, has assumed the brand and mission of its fast-growing eCommerce-focused subsidiary, Logiq, Inc. The rebranding has also been applied across all of Logiq’s products and services, reflecting the company-wide evolution from primarily an eCommerce products and services company to a leading innovator of data-driven consumer intelligence and marketing technology. Marketing Technology News: Talkdesk Named a Leader by…

Comscore Introduces Comscore Consumer Intelligence for Local Markets

New offering connects near real-time shopping behavior to local market media consumption, enabling media, advertisers and agencies to optimize local advertising campaigns Comscore, a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms, and Consumer Orbit, a consumer science company and a leading aggregator of privacy compliant, consumer behavior-based information, announced the launch of Comscore Consumer Intelligence, a game-changing resource created for local market ad sellers, ad agencies…

Latest MarTech Acquisition: Consumer Intelligence Platform to Tap 4 Billion Recommendations on Appnext’s App Discovery Solution

Affle India has announced that it has signed a deal to acquire Tel Aviv-based Appnext, to strengthen the app recommendation technologies across the mobile industry. As part of the martech acquisition deal, Affle would acquire 66.67 percent of Appnext Singapore, and later on acquire 100% equity ownership. Together, Affle and Appnext are expected to merge their intelligence platform with app discovery and recommendation solutions to drive seamless experiences on mobile devices. Currently, Appnext has a user base of over 300…

Infutor Acquires Dunn Data Company to Enhance Consumer Intelligence Trifecta of Identities, Attributes and Insights

Latest Strategic Acquisition Expands Infutor’s TruthSet™ Identity Graph; Increasing Authoritative Identities and Affinity Intelligence Consumer identity management expert Infutor announced that it has acquired Dunn Data Company, a New York-based marketing intelligence provider specializing in consumer identity, demographic, lifestyle, and affinity attribute solutions. With a sterling reputation of working with consumer marketing data for more than 40 years, Dunn’s vast and high-quality consumer transactional data sets…

Synthesio Brings BI-Style Reporting to Social & Consumer Intelligence

In the second major joint innovation, Synthesio & Ipsos deliver their next-generation Social & Consumer Intelligence Platform Synthesio, the company behind the leading global Social Media Intelligence Suite, is excited to announce the latest version of its flagship Social Listening Platform, providing a brand new way to analyze social & online data. The new Synthesio experience takes the best of Business Intelligence (BI) technology, and includes it directly in the Synthesio platform, providing customers with…

Resonate Debuts Enhanced Consumer Intelligence Platform, Providing Deeper Understanding of Consumer Buying Habits

Consumer Insights Leader Expands Platform Capabilities for Better Segmentation, Intelligence and Engagement Resonate, the leading provider of consumer intelligence for marketers, announced it has launched a new version of its market-redefining SaaS platform, enabling marketers to build stronger relationships with consumers and answer the hyper-critical question of “why” they make purchasing decisions. “Today’s data-driven marketers are looking for insights beyond who’s buying what product from where. They need a…

Inmar Intelligence Shares Back-to-School Shopper Insights Ahead of Upcoming School Year to Better Reach Consumers

Inmar Intelligence, a data-driven technology-enabled services company, announced findings on back-to-school shopper insights, including what shoppers are buying and when they plan to make purchases. In a survey of over 1,000 U.S. consumers, Inmar Intelligence sheds light on much of the unknown when it comes to the 2021-2022 back-to-school season and offers guidance to marketers on how to navigate this key selling occasion. Marketing Technology News:  Avtex Wins 2021 Pandemic Tech Innovation Award The 2021-2022…

V12 Consumer Data Ranks Highest In Performance Across Key Attribute Categories By Truthset, A Data Intelligence Company

V12, a Porch Group, Inc. company and leading provider of purchase intent software and marketing services, announced that it was ranked highest among its peers for car ownership, pet ownership and race (white) by data intelligence company Truthset, in their Q1 2021 Data Quality Truthscore™ Report. Additionally, V12 placed within the top three for accuracy across dog owner, cat owner, household income, race (African-American), homeowner, married, and standard car owner. Marketing Technology News: DoubleVerify Taps Doug…

Yum! Brands to Acquire Kvantum’s Leading Artificial Intelligence-Based Consumer Insights and Marketing Performance Analytics Business

Acquisition Enhances Yum! Brands’ Ability to Make Smart Data-Driven Marketing Decisions; Integrates New Technology Talent into Company Yum! Brands, Inc., today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the leading artificial intelligence-based consumer insights and marketing performance analytics business of Kvantum, Inc. By acquiring the Kvantum business, Yum! and its KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and The Habit Burger Grill brands enhance their ability to apply powerful consumer…

In Response to COVID-19 Consumer Shift, inPowered.ai Releases Content Intelligence

AI Platform Delivers Solution to Content Marketing's ROI Problem inPowered.ai, the AI platform built to deliver business outcomes with content, introduced today Content Intelligence: a SaaS offering created to solving content marketing's ROI problem. Developed in response to COVID-19, Content Intelligence is able to decipher what content is resonating most with consumers while driving them down the funnel to take action and deliver real ROI -- changing brand perception, increasing actions taken onsite, lead generation and…

The Elusive Holy Grail of Consumer Data Science and Intelligence

Understanding consumer data science is very important in the current context. In today’s marketplace, brands, agencies and organizations must have fast, streamlined access to complex consumer-based data in order to stay competitive. Meanwhile, sensitivity around data collection, responsible use, and legislation has changed the climate in which we operate. External pressures from the global pandemic, widespread natural disasters and societal upheaval are also causing the need for consumer insights to speed up, as people…

Commerce Signals Launches Merchant Tracker—First Market Intelligence Solution to Monitor County-Level Consumer Spending By Merchant

Commerce Signals, a Verisk Financial business and leading source of U.S. consumer spending insights,  announced the availability of the Commerce Signals Merchant Tracker, a ground-breaking solution for businesses to better understand where consumers are spending and how their own sales compare to other merchants. Never before have businesses been able to benchmark sales and market share vs. other named merchants at a county level. Spending trends are also broken-out between online and in-store sales. The Commerce Signals…

Valassis Introduces Connected Analytics – Powerful Holistic Consumer & Market Intelligence Solution

Provides Brands Improved Campaign Guidance Amid Rapidly Changing Consumer Landscape Valassis, a Vericast business and the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, is launching a new insights-based solution – Connected Analytics – that uniquely combines proprietary data and sales insight to fuel omnichannel marketing strategies designed to maximize ROI and profitability. Through the combination of patented Valassis Consumer Graph™ intelligence, proprietary coupon redemption and permissioned client sales…

Custora Releases New Customer Intelligence Platform to Drive Consumer Loyalty

Custora announced the release of Custora v10, the latest version of its customer intelligence platform designed to help retailers take control of critical customer challenges like churn, one-time buyer conversion, and promotion reduction. Most retailers recognize that winning lasting customer loyalty is more essential than ever to their long-term survival. However, marketers often find themselves overwhelmed by the number of competing priorities and frustrated by an increasingly complex technology stack. A marketing…

Infutor Acquires Ruf Strategic Solutions Accelerating Its Consumer Identity, Analytics and Intelligence Market Position

Strategic Acquisition Expands Infutor’s Intelligence and Segmentation Capabilities, Enabling Marketers to Use Identities, Attributes and Analytics for Consumer Acquisition, Retention and Optimization Consumer identity management expert Infutor announced that it has acquired Ruf Strategic Solutions, a Kansas City-based marketing intelligence and automation provider. Integrating Ruf’s extensive suite of consumer analytics, featuring thousands of consumer lifestyles and unique audience segments, with Infutor’s real-time…