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How Target Identifies the Hottest Retail Tech 18 Months Before It's Cool Its innovation lab in S.F. has shifted from learning to making

When Target opened its San Francisco innovation lab in 2012, the goal—as with most brands—was to work closely with tech startups to apply digital smarts to retail. With two years…

November 24, 2014, 12:03 PM EST

This Insanely Large Billboard Will Light Up an Entire Block of Times Square Starting Tonight Google is first to rent the 'jaw-dropping' space

An enormous eight-story digital billboard will light up Times Square Tuesday night, and Google will be the first company to run an ad campaign on it later this month. The billboard,…

November 17, 2014, 2:51 PM EST

Sapient's Net Income Falls Amid Publicis Groupe's Bid to Buy the Company Revenue for the quarter, however, grew 9%

Talk about bad timing: Sapient today reported third-quarter net income fell 15 percent to $22.3 million, just four days after Publicis Groupe said it would pay a 44 percent premium…

November 7, 2014, 10:10 AM EST

Inside Whole Foods' Store of the Future Tackles sustainability with digital displays

Just one week after launching its first national branding campaign, Whole Foods is promoting its sustainability cred in stores. The upscale grocer—with the help of SapientNitro's Second Story—has loaded up its…

October 27, 2014, 12:01 AM EDT

Here Are the Pros and Cons of Snapchat Taking on Ads Data is both a blessing and a curse

With Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel confirming long-held speculation that his mobile-social app will soon debut ads, we reached out to marketing practitioners for reaction. From an advertising-minded perspective, here are…

October 9, 2014, 4:03 PM EDT

Mobile vs. Desktop: See Which Medium Wins in 5 Key Comparisons It's probably closer than you think

Mobile's come a long way in recent years as an advertising and marketing category. But what competitive edges does mobile offer as we head into the fourth quarter of 2014? We asked…

October 2, 2014, 6:02 AM EDT

7 Big Challenges That Threaten Mobile Advertising's Meteoric Growth Plenty of hurdles before it can rule the industry

Yesterday, we provided an in-depth look at how mobile could become the premiere advertising channel. But there's obviously plenty of work to be done. So we asked industry players: What is…

September 30, 2014, 6:01 AM EDT

Can Mobile Rule the Ad World? After early struggles, the small screen may ultimately emerge as the winner

For years, mobile was seen as a slick sideshow—the possibilities of engaging people on a platform that commands, even consumes their attention has always held great promise but also appeared…

September 29, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

The Slide That Launched a Thousand Arguments at Cannes R/GA and Beats tackle the 'numbing consensus' of marketing briefs

The slide was always meant to be provocative, but it wasn't originally intended to be quite so vulgar. "When I first saw it, it had 'F*** Briefs,' " recalled Nick Law,…

June 27, 2014, 1:43 PM EDT

Spike Jonze Reveals His Favorite Ad and How to Stay Creative With Clients Around The Oscar winner on keeping 'that feeling' alive

CANNES, France—Spike Jonze has made a lot of great commercials over the years. "Crazy Legs" for Levi's. "Hello Tomorrow" for Adidas. "Lamp" for Ikea, which won the Film Grand Prix…

June 16, 2014, 11:39 AM EDT

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