Lopez Negrete Communications, Inc. won the Advertising Research Foundation's (ARF) 2017 Silver David Ogilvy Award in the New Audiences category for its "Hispanic 'Wonder Every Day'" campaign, created for client Walmart.

Men represent 2 out of 5 of the more than 40 million unpaid family caregivers in the U.S., but very few reach out for support. To help male caregivers get the tools and resources they need to take care of themselves and their adult loved ones, AARP and the Ad Council are refreshing their Caregiver Assistance campaign.

A recent report by Thinkbox finds that TV accounted for 93.8 percent of video ads that were viewed in the UK in 2016. Now, accepting that Thinkbox’s mission is to promote commercial TV, this statistic does give pause for thought. If nothing else, the fact that so much video advertising is still seen on TV suggests that the medium is still alive and well no matter what digital promoters might tell us.  by Nigel Hollis

As part of its continuing digital expansion, Univision News announces the launch of Grandes Historias (Great Stories), a new digital video platform dedicated to sharing relevant, powerful stories for and about Hispanics through original documentaries and innovative video formats.

Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) announced that Stephen J. (“Steve”) McGowan has been named senior vice president, Corporate Research, effective immediately.

A new national study by Amplify Snack Brands, Inc. (“Amplify”) and the Center for Generational Kinetics discovered that Millennials have been the driving force behind the growth of the better-for-you snack category.

Americans are spending more time within mobile apps and less time within mobile browsers. However, the number of apps being used regularly is dropping, as users concentrate their activities in core apps.

Even as digital ad spending takes off, the sharp divide between the haves and have-nots keeps increasing.

Procurement and benchmarking rose to corporate prominence once "increased shareholder value" became the advertiser's mantra. Marketing declined in importance, from an investment to achieve brand growth to a cost to be optimized. Benchmarking consultants jumped on the bandwagon. 4As shamefully accepted the ANA benchmarking trend with hardly a whimper, leaving its members to fend for themselves.  By Michael Farmer - Madison Avenue Manslaughter

Making noise isn't the same as making music! Acuity's Ian McCawley explains the flaws of "vanity" PR.

It doesn’t wear its heart on its sleeve, and the businesses involved are rarely household names.  So creativity is vitally important in B2B PR to generate awareness amongst press, says Sophie Naylor, Managing Director of Franklin Rae.

In B2B PR, influence is about trust. To build and gain trust from industry experts, stakeholders, and subsequently potential customers there are a number of different marketing tactics you can use.

A new index from The NPD Group’s Checkout TrackingSM shows that some of the biggest names in retailing and foodservice have become fully woven into American life – reaching an extraordinary percentage of buyers at least once a year.

A decadelong economic recession has contributed to a historic number of people leaving Puerto Rico for the U.S. mainland. Between 2005 and 2015, Puerto Rico had a net loss of about 446,000 people to the mainland, with job-related (40%) and family or household reasons (39%) cited as primary causes among a plurality of those leaving.

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