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Condoms, Horse Heads, Handcuffs and 11 Other Things Amazon Will Now Deliver in an Hour New Prime app promises weirdness without the wait

Amazon's whole mission is to get people what they want as fast as possible, a pledge the retailer took to an extreme new level with today's debut of a one-hour delivery…

December 18, 2014, 8:50 PM EST

5 Ways Television Changed Dramatically in 2014 For ratings, reality TV and streaming, it was a wild year

Television advertising has been a pretty conservative marketplace: You buy Nielsen ratings, you make 30-second advertisements and sometimes you buy product placement. But the sudden ascent of non-Nielsen-rated content has created…

December 17, 2014, 5:10 PM EST

The 10 Best New TV Shows of the Year Unearthing 2014's surprising, satirical and sublimely dark gems

At the end of every great TV series—The Sopranos, Breaking Bad, The Wire, 30 Rock—somebody usually jumps to declare the Golden Age of Television at an end, and somehow that…

December 14, 2014, 3:04 PM EST

Here's a Look at Instagram's First Beer Ads From Stella Artois Anheuser-Busch brand markets to millennials

Stella Artois is turning to Instagram during its holiday marketing kick, hoping to appeal to millennial beer drinkers. The Anheuser-Busch brand is the first beer maker to buy ads on…

December 1, 2014, 12:07 PM EST

Big-Box Stores Like Target Think These New Apps Can Defeat Amazon Can they stop the showrooming monster?

Not so long ago, retailers struggled mightily to direct shoppers away from browsers and over to their newfangled branded apps without much success. This holiday season, however, might prove to…

December 1, 2014, 12:02 AM EST

5 Social Media Hacks Every Marketer Should Know Handy tricks to make the most of your posts

So many boundaries limit marketers and their social media goals. No GIFs on Facebook. No buy buttons on Pinterest. Fortunately, there are plenty of creative workarounds. Marketers are doing whatever they…

November 25, 2014, 7:04 AM EST

N.Y. Subway Riders Can Now Shop on Amazon While Underground Digital out-of-home ads target 1.2 million people daily

Earlier this year, design firm Control Group partnered with New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority to roll out large digital kiosks underground that display maps of the city's transit systems. Today,…

November 24, 2014, 3:18 PM EST

Why It's So Hard for Brands to Get Noticed on Amazon Study shows how shoppers search

Brands have a love-hate relationship with Amazon. But exclusive new research shows that even marketers that embrace the site face an uphill battle in grabbing shoppers' attention. New York-based Millward…

November 14, 2014, 12:56 PM EST

Here Are Forbes' 50 Most Influential CMOs of 2014 Study says males are 22% more influential than female peers

Male chief marketing officers on Forbes' third annual Appinions CMO Influence Study, which was released today, are 22 percent more influential than their female peers. Although women make up 32 percent…

November 7, 2014, 8:00 AM EST

Amazon Wants to Enter Your Homes and Hearts With This Super-Cheesy Infomercial Its new Echo gadget is part of the family

"Alexa, do we really need a voice-activated speaker that listens for our every command?"  Amazon is trying to earn a spot on our bookshelves, countertops and coffee tables with Echo, a…

November 6, 2014, 4:08 PM EST

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