Anyone operating in the U.S. consumer packaged goods market (CPG) knows that it’s rare to see a product come along that delivers—or has the potential to deliver—massive growth at scale. The budding cannabis market in the U.S. has the potential to be a golden opportunity for traditional consumer brands and retailers.  Within the U.S. states where cannabis sales have been legalized, cannabis and cannabidiol (CBD) from hemp generated $8 billion in 2018. However, a large portion of cannabis products remain illegal under U.S. federal law.

Entravision Communications Corporation announced that it will bring listeners the most extensive Spanish language radio broadcast coverage of the upcoming 2019 NFL Centennial season. Entravision will broadcast 46 games across 17 U.S. markets on its owned and operated stations, the most in its multi-year partnership with the NFL which extends through the 2020 NFL season.

It takes a concerted effort to develop a successful integrated marketing campaign. Every channel plays its part in driving consumers toward making a purchase and beyond. A campaign's performance ultimately comes down to nailing the right time and place to deliver it.

As Women's Equality Day is celebrated across the U.S. commemorating the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, a survey finds a notable gender gap among recent college graduates entering the workforce. The survey, conducted as part of the Cengage Student Opportunity Index, shows that while recent college graduates feel good about their job prospects, women are much less confident than men when it comes to salary expectations.  Women are also significantly less optimistic than men about the country's economic outlook, with a majority reporting they feel the country is on the wrong trac

Consumption of long-form premium content has undergone a massive transformation in the digital age. Technology has given consumers the ability to watch what they want, where they want, whenever they want. Simultaneously, advertising technology has also allowed marketers to identify, target, and surround their audiences in these digital-first environments.

In June, I posted two RAB blog posts regarding the upcoming 2020 elections. I stated that PQ Media is forecasting $8.33 billion is going to be spent by candidates and their PACs, as well as by special interest groups supporting/not supporting ballot initiatives or referendums. Radio was predicted to do well, fueled by candidates targeting multicultural audiences.  By Leo Kivijarv, Ph.D., Executive Vice President & Director of Research, PQ Media

So many tools to choose from and lots of differing approaches from vendors interpreting your objective as a nail, or a bolt, or a screw. There’s often good reason to believe it could be all of them, but we rarely have enough time or budget or patience to make use of every tool available. So, the skilled research “craftsperson” learns to pick and choose the best combinations of tools that can efficiently, cost-effectively and uniquely address the most pressing marketing research questions.

As privacy concerns continue to rise, you’d think consumers would be dubious about sharing their data. But according to a number of surveys on the topic, that’s not necessarily the case—especially if they get some value out of it.

Telemundo will present the 5th annual “Latin American Music Awards” (Latin AMAs) live from the prestigious Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, on Thursday October 17, 2019 at 8pm/7c, preceded by a one-hour red carpet pre-show “La Alfombra de Latin AMAs” at 7pm/6c.

As the summer movie season winds to a close, and the conversation around immigration continues to simmer, one place where audiences won’t find the Latino community is in popular films, according to a new study.

According to Nielsen’s National Television Household Universe Estimates, there are 120.6 million TV homes in the U.S. for the 2019-20 TV season.

The ANA (Association of National Advertisers) announced it is relaunching the ANA Nonprofit Federation to provide tools, guidance, and insights that will accelerate and reenergize nonprofit fundraising efforts.

Grupo Rodilla has selected Zubi as its Advertising Agency of Record supporting its launch in the US market.

In its fifth year, The Panamanian International Film Festival in Los Angeles (PIFF/LA) brings PANAFEST 2019, a celebration of cinema, culture and community, to  The Downtown Independent Theater Los Angeles on October 18, 19, and 20.

Ask "What's visual search?" and the average shopper will likely respond with a puzzled look. But mention Google Lens, Amazon StyleSnap or Pinterest Lens — especially to young consumers — and the response is liable to be recognition and enthusiasm.  By Court Stroud.

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