Fortnum & Mason Appoint The Yard Creative To Unearth Customer Insight

Fortnum & Mason Appoint The Yard Creative To Unearth Customer Insight

The most luxurious store in the world, since 1707, Fortnum & Mason approached The Yard Creative to help them learn more about their customer base and to discover how recent initiatives had changed customer perception of the brand. The customer research activities that The Yard Creative undertook on behalf of Fortnum & Mason needed to […]

Agencies see creativity, programmatic & mobile as the big opportunities for native advertising

Agencies see creativity, programmatic & mobile as the big opportunities for native advertising

New research has revealed the changing face of the UK’s native advertising market: there is more confidence and budget, with programmatic and mobile seen as the two main areas for growth. The second annual independent survey into this market was commissioned by native advertising platform Adyoulike and covered all major agencies and agency trading desks […]

Global Digital Content Spend Rockets to $57 Billion in 2013

Global Digital Content Spend Rockets to $57 Billion in 2013

IHS, the leading global source of information, insight, and analytics, and App Annie, the worldwide leader in app store analytics, app rankings, and market intelligence, unveiled a joint report detailing key trends in the digital content market in 2013. The report includes insights into the digital music, digital movies, digital games and mobile apps markets. […]

Super Bowl Has Great Ads, But Most Watch For The Game

Super Bowl Has Great Ads, But Most Watch For The Game

Many Super Bowl research studies talk up all the interest in TV commercials, but a new study suggests the more obvious reason to watch: the game itself. 52% of respondents say the primary reason they tune in is to watch the game, versus 23% who are focused on the commercials, per Burson-Marsteller’s Fan Experience study […]

Shopper numbers set to exceed last Christmas

Shopper numbers set to exceed last Christmas

With two weeks to go until Christmas, Ipsos Retail Performance can reveal that shopper numbers are on track to exceed those of last year. Retail footfall for the month to date (24th November to 7th December) was 1.9% higher than the equivalent weeks last year, according to Ipsos’ Retail Traffic Index (RTI). Numbers have been […]

TV Ad Spend Up in the US, National Radio Also Rises

TV Ad Spend Up in the US, National Radio Also Rises

Thanks to higher TV spending, total U.S. advertising expenditures perked up some in the second quarter from the same period a year ago. Second quarter was up 3.5% to finish the period at $35.8 billion, with total spending over the last six month 2% higher, getting to $68.9 billion. The second quarter of a year […]

Reports: UK digital economy ’40 per cent bigger’ than previously thought

Reports: UK digital economy ’40 per cent bigger’ than previously thought

Digital companies are likely to employ three more people than non-digital employers according to a report by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, which claims a fresh approach to measuring the UK’s digital economy has revealed it is 40 per cent bigger than previously thought. The report, which was commissioned by Google, claims […]