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Pulpo Media Debuts Data Platform for Hispanic Advertisers Brands' targeting gets more sophisticated

Pulpo Media, an agency that services brands such as Kellogg's, Nike, General Mills, Disney, Best Buy and FedEx, has announced a data platform that is designed to better define Hispanics…

May 6, 2014, 12:49 PM EDT

National CineMedia Buys Screenvision for $375 Million Could dominate in-cinema advertising

National CineMedia (NCM) is buying its largest competitor, Screenvision, for $225 million in cash and $150 million in stock, the companies announced late on Monday. Once the transaction closes, the…

May 5, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

Social Marketing Company WayIn Looking for Fresh Cash Seeks up to $20 million

The Twitter-focused marketing company WayIn, backed by Sun Microsytems founder Scott McNealy, is looking to raise up to $20 million, a source with knowledge of the fundraising told Adweek. WayIn has…

March 28, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT

Which Big Brands Are Courting the Maker Movement, and Why From Levi’s to Home Depot

To pack more wallop among the denim-and-leather set, Levi's is turning to people like Alice Saunders, a 29-year-old designer and history buff in Boston with a fetish for World War…

March 17, 2014, 6:11 AM EDT

Coming to a Movie Theater Near You: Ads Featuring Tweets and Vines Twitter looks to expand second-screen presence

Twitter and National CineMedia (NCM) are looking for a brand to buy into a one-year exclusive deal that will entail social media-anchored advertising on the big screen. The partnership was initially…

February 24, 2014, 12:34 PM EST

Can LivingSocial Bounce Back? CMO Barry Judge says this is its best holiday season ever

After 13 years at retailer Best Buy, Barry Judge last February joined LivingSocial as marketing chief, right around the time the daily-deals site looked like a sinking ship. Industry watchers…

December 16, 2013, 10:26 PM EST

Amazon Is Among Pinterest's Best Retailers for the Holidays Walmart and Apple trail badly, per researcher

Amazon has been among the most popular holiday season e-retailers for passed-along Pinterest content, drawing more than 16,300 pins/shares a week since Thanksgiving, per Searchmetrics' research. The German marketing vendor studied…

December 12, 2013, 4:15 PM EST

Nearly One-Quarter of Shoppers Plan to Shop on Thanksgiving Black Friday is creeping forward

The day after Thanksgiving is still the official kickoff to the holiday shopping season, but the holiday itself is starting to become the new Black Friday as a growing number…

November 20, 2013, 6:33 AM EST

Every Apple Competitor Bought Twitter Ads for iPad Reveal Samsung, Microsoft, Nokia go for brand-jacking

Apple's iPad Air reveal has easily been the business tech story of the day, and competitors were more than ready to attempt to brand-jack the news. Samsung, Microsoft, Nokia, LG…

October 22, 2013, 3:38 PM EDT

The Death of the Tagline Flexible branding is the new name of the game

The death of the tagline may be overstating the situation, but there’s a growing school of thought that considers taglines as bygone marketing relics. There’s certainly evidence that taglines have…

September 9, 2013, 10:02 PM EDT

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