Miami based Boden, launched the COVID-19 Hispanic Public Relations Resource, an online guide that helps brands connect with and support the Hispanic community.

NCSolutions (NCS) released new data showing average household grocery spend has fallen since the COVID-19 Extreme Buying peak but still remains elevated at 23% higher than pre-pandemic levels. This marked shift—coupled with a return to a grocery basket mix reminiscent of pre-COVID-19 shopping patterns—indicates consumers have entered a new purchasing stage: Home-Confined Buying.

The latest information from Comscore shows that television viewing continues to rise as millions of Americans enter a new month remaining mostly indoors to comply with public health measures.

More than 90 percent of respondents to a new ANA survey indicated they have adjusted their creative marketing messaging since mid-March, when COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization.

LERMA, a Dallas-based creative agency, has released a report which includes recent research findings from several sources, including Russell Research.

On his first day as CEO of the Carlsberg Group, a global brewery and beverage company, Cees ‘t Hart was given a key card by his assistant. The card locked out all the other floors for the elevator so that he could go directly to his corner office on the 20th floor. And with its picture windows, his office offered a stunning view of Copenhagen. These were the perks of his new position, ones that spoke to his power and importance within the company.

Listos California and Univision issued the following statements upon releasing a series of ads across Univision platforms urging California’s vast Spanish-speaking community to #StayHomeSaveLives.

Music, one of the most prolific forms of cultural expression, influences consumer behavior and brand affinity. In this week’s episode, Nidia Serrano, Audience Marketing Director at Pandora, discusses how cultural cues impact trends in music marketing research, and how advertisers can use those insights to create relevant content for multicultural audiences.

Faced with the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic, those of us working in market research are feeling the same uncertainty as everyone else. And yet market research professionals have an important role to play, by putting their management teams in touch with customers and offering sound, evidence-based advice.  by Nigel Hollis

In this special edition Resilient series, we shift our focus to the evolving COVID-19 crisis. From supply chain disruptions and economic scenarios to remote working challenges and crisis response strategies, these episodes feature actionable insights from leaders to help you think through what to do now—and next.

Cannes Lions announces that the annual Festival of Creativity will not take place in October as previously planned. The next edition of the Festival will run June 21-25, 2021.

The Festival Iberoamericano de Creatividad, FIAP, announced that it has postponed their 2020 event and will be reschedule for 2021.

The Culture Lab, a think tank of member agency Alma in Coconut Grove, Fla., has released its Quarterly Cultural Digest with its first look at the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on multicultural consumer groups in the U.S.

In times of crisis, it may be hard for marketers to know where to begin. In just a few short weeks, people have shifted into protection mode, focused on themselves, their families, their employees, their customers, and their communities. Social media reflects this, with pleas for fellow citizens to follow government safety guidelines. People have crossed partisan lines to build bridges within their neighborhoods and communities and unify against an invisible force.

As the media and advertising community is buffeted by the negative impact of COVID-19, secular economic realities will remain a concern for legacy media categories well beyond their near-term issues. Among 28 marketing communications categories, only 12 are projected to generate growth in the first half of this decade and only three of the 12 can be categorized as legacy media: broadcast syndication, Hispanic media, and cinema advertising.

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