FranceTV Publicité Launches AKOUO, a New, Artificial Intelligence-Based Marketing Service

FranceTV Publicité is fully committed to supporting its partners as they get back to business, and has created a new marketing service, AKOUO, to further enhance customer relations via active and meaningful listening. AKOUO ("listen" in Greek) aims to help major advertisers connect with their targets as effectively as possible. We make this happen by sharing our extensive knowledge of the French public with our brands. Marketing Technology News: IDStrong Warns Against Second Wave of Cyberattacks AKOUO is…

Mastercard Powers Faster, Seamless Online Shopping Experiences for Amazon Customers

Merchants across the globe increasingly adopt tokenization, eliminating the need to manually update card credentials and increasing peace of mind at checkout More and more consumers are going online to purchase everything from groceries and food delivery to home improvement goods, apparel and entertainment; as they do, merchants are focused on providing an increasingly seamless experience. Today, Mastercard announced that Amazon customers in 12 countries across North America, Latin America, Middle East and Europe will…

Roku Announces New Shopper Data Program Kroger Named Launch Partner

America’s leading streaming platform plans to team up with America’s largest grocery store to build targeting & attribution tools to make TV advertising more effective Roku, Inc. announced that the company launched a new shopper data program to make TV advertising more precise and measurable for CPG marketers. Kroger Precision Marketing (KPM) plans to join the program as the launch partner to build first-to-market targeting and attribution tools for streaming TV. A completion of the integration will give marketers…

SpotX Brings Comprehensive Measurement and Attribution Suite to CTV Advertising Inventory

SpotX leads among SSPs, collaborating with 11 measurement companies including Comscore, Kantar, and Nielsen SpotX, the leading global video advertising platform, announced the expansion of its comprehensive Measurement and Attribution Suite. The extensive offering provides advertisers the ability to accurately attribute ad spend across video channels including connected TV (CTV) and is the most robust in-market for video. By uncovering valuable audience reach metrics like brand lift, incremental reach and frequency, and…

COVID-19 a New Paradigm for Human-To-Human Marketing: 6 Steps to Cracking the Consumer Code

If you want to study somebody’s beliefs and perceptions, study their behavior, especially when they are alone. Despite moments of despair and fear during this unique moment in history, I find myself incredibly inspired by how this experience offers an opportunity to understand human behavior in ways we never have before.  Social distancing, isolation, and quarantine, provide a rare – some may say, once in a lifetime – unobstructed portal into the human experience. An opportunity for marketers to acquire a higher level…

Roku Unveils OneView Ad Platform

Leading streaming platform integrates dataxu to plan, buy, and measure advertising across estimated 4 in 5 homes in U.S. Roku, Inc. unveiled OneView Ad Platform, a single platform leveraging TV identity data from the No. 1 TV streaming platform in the US to manage advertising — across OTT, desktop and mobile campaigns — that reaches an estimated four in five homes in the U.S. As consumers move to TV streaming, advertisers are seeking a toolset to scale their OTT advertising. Marketers want self-serve capabilities to…

BrandZ Retail Ranking Shines Spotlight on Brands Most Resilient to Impacts of Coronavirus

- Total value of BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands reaches $1.5 trillion - Amazon grows 32% to $415.9 billion to remain the world's most valuable retail brand, commanding 27% of the Top 75's total brand value - Coronavirus highlights sector's pivotal role in global economy as retailers face supply and demand challenges that require innovation and agile response The third annual BrandZ™ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands Ranking, unveiled today by WPP and Kantar, reveals that the value of the world's…

CMC Releases 2020 Hispanic Market Guide Providing Research on Multicultural Majority and Comprehensive List of Trusted Culture Marketing…

Release Comes as Brands Look to Build and Rebuild with Cultural Insights As brands look to build and rebuild, they will need to look for growth opportunities within the rapidly growing multicultural markets. To arm them with the cultural insights needed, the Culture Marketing Council: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing (CMC) is releasing its 2020 Hispanic Market Guide, the most comprehensive resource on the U.S. Hispanic market. The CMC 2020 Hispanic Market Guide serves as the authoritative source for identifying…

How Brands Can Rebuild Consumer Trust in AdTech

The end of the Wild West of Digital Advertising is near: data is the new black gold, and advertising has been mining it recklessly. That can't go on. While the glory days of data harvesting were great for AdTech, they were less great for Advertising. Data breaches, Cambridge Analytica, and "stalker ads" that overuse targeting has all helped to undermine consumers’ trust. Back in April 2019, Kantar’s ‘Dimension’ study showed 54% of UK consumers objected to being targeted based on their past online activity (a figure I…

Omnicom Retail Group Appoints Bryan Gildenberg, SVP, Commerce

Omnicom Retail Group (ORG) announced the appointment of Bryan Gildenberg as Senior Vice President, Commerce. In this new position, Gildenberg will strengthen ORG's retailer intelligence and partnerships, provide hands-on retail strategy, and evolve ORG's transactional data and shopper insight capabilities. Gildenberg will report to ORG CEO Sophie Daranyi. Marketing Technology News: IAB Names David Cohen President "Bryan has unparalleled retailer knowledge and insight and will play a pivotal role as we continue to…

Enterprises Still Failing to Adopt Digital-first Globalization Strategies Despite Customer Engagement Benefits and Opportunities, SDL…

80% of Respondents Have Global Expansion Plans Over the Next Three Years, but Only a Third Would Deploy a Digital-First Strategy A report published today by SDL, a global leader in content creation, translation and delivery, reveals the majority of brands are still ignoring the benefits of a digital-first globalization strategy, and instead focus their efforts on deploying a local sales team when entering new markets. “Global enterprises are hindering their expansion plans by focusing on a sales-first approach, before…

Valassis Research Identifies Factors That Influence Consumer Shopping

Brands Need to Pivot Based on What Consumers Shop For; Insights Drive Purchase Intent Valassis, the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, shared additional insights from “The Future of How People Shop” research, delving into how consumer shopping behavior varies across categories. Based on responses from 1,000 U.S. consumers and conversations with industry leaders, the Valassis survey – conducted in partnership with Kantar – uncovers shopping behaviors, the triggers that influence consumers and the…

Share Love this Valentine’s Day with OUTFRONT Media Instagram Filters

Out Of Home and Social Media Come Together For a New Way to Send Valentines in the Digital Age OUTFRONT Media Inc., one of the nation's largest out of home advertisers, announced that it has developed a new Instagram filter for its Share Love campaign that will run from Feb. 13-14. The activation brings the tradition of sending Valentine's Day letters into the digital age and delivers a new way for people to share sentiment with loved ones. According to a 2019 study by Kantar Millward Brown, out of home is the #1 preferred…

67% of Social Media Consumers Aspire to be Paid Social Media Influencers

IZEA Worldwide, Inc., operator of IZEAx, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, published the results of a social media consumer study examining their perspectives on influencer marketing. The study is part of IZEA Insights, an ongoing research program examining the world of influencer marketing through the lens of consumer, marketer, and influencer participants. Managed by Jana O’Brien at The Right Brain Consumer Consulting, the study collected feedback from U.S.…

MarTech Interview with Alexey Orap, CEO at YouScan

"As AI starts to play a crucial role in data intelligence products, every technology vendor should pay attention to this trend" Company Insights Tell us about your journey into Marketing Technology. What inspired you to start a Social Media analytics SaaS company? I've graduated from the Faculty of Computer Science at Kyiv National University. I started my career in the tech industry by the time the internet revolution was in full swing - end of 90's - and all my jobs were in the tech sector since then. So technology is…

Valassis Uncovers New Motivations Driving Consumer Decision-Making

Findings Show Consumers Favor Brands That Provide Efficiency, Respond to Real-Time Needs Valassis, the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, released a new research report “The Future of How People Shop,” offering brands and marketers a deeper understanding of the evolving behaviors and attitudes of consumers, and catalysts that drive engagement. “Marketers have an opportunity to better connect with consumers by shifting focus beyond the traditional purchasing journey and addressing individual…

Looking Forward: What Will 2020 Bring for Digital Advertising?

Over the last ten years, digital advertising has come a very long way. At the turn of 2010, we were only beginning to see the very early potential of video ads, we weren’t quite aware of the impact that social media would have on the industry and mobile phones were soon to introduce a new wave of digital advertising. Since then, we’ve seen digital ads and the technologies that power them continue to mature, as consumers become ever more conscious of not only being bombarded by flurries of irrelevant content, but also of…

Retail Rules in the BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable Dutch Brands Ranking 2020

Online and offline brands deliver on customer demand for 'practical and quirky' products while offering a first-class customer service with international appeal Retail is the fastest rising and best represented category in the BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable Dutch Brands ranking, with seven brands delivering a 53% increase in total category brand value to $6.39 billion. Now in its second year, the study by WPP and Kantar tracks the worth of the most valuable brands in the Netherlands. Budget chain store Action is the…

Ampverse Expands Team to Help Brands Unlock Gaming and Esports Opportunities in Southeast Asia

Ampverse appoints Jenny Hall as Director of Sales & Brand Partnerships, and Suttathep Makmee as Head of Sales for Thailand Gaming and esports media company, Ampverse, has appointed Jenny Hall and Sutthathep Makmee in two newly created roles in response to the company’s continued growth across Southeast Asia. Since launching in August this year, Ampverse has already worked with over 25 advertisers and has worked with brands including Samsung, Garnier Men, EA entertainment, Shell, DTAC and Tesco Lotus. As a result…

TONIK+ Names Lauren Wray as Chief Revenue Officer and Chris Graham as Chief Product Officer

The Executive Appointments Reflect TONIK+’s Growth Strategy and Include Prominent Alumni of Top Enterprise Brands TONIK+, a video intelligence and editing solution that utilizes machine learning and cross-platform performance data to maximize the impact of targeted video campaigns, announced the appointment of Lauren Wray to Chief Revenue Officer and Chris Graham to Chief Product Officer and General Manager, effective immediately. “She understands the needs of our business and how to effectively develop successful…