The latest quarterly results from P&G once again raise the question of the real value of digital advertising. If a major company can cut digital spend by $140 million and sales increase, what does that imply about the effectiveness of that spend?  by Nigel Hollis

Consumer products giant Procter & Gamble Co. on Thursday reported better-than-expected fiscal fourth quarter profit and sales, but if you think this means things are turning up for the struggling US consumer packaged goods sector, think again.

Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) announced the appointment of Steve Mandala to President of Advertising Sales and Marketing, effective immediately. Mandala, who was most recently Executive Vice President of Advertising Sales, will remain based in New York and will report to Tonia O’Connor, Chief Revenue Officer.

Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) announced that Tonia O’Connor has been promoted to the newly-created role of Chief Revenue Officer (CRO), effective immediately.

Oath, a new Verizon company, resulting from the combination of AOL and Yahoo brands, products, and operations, has defined its leadership structure for Latin America.

Latinum Network announces the launch of new umbrella brand, Collage Group.

"Toto, I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore" is how Dorothy speculated she was probably a long way from home, and it's arguably how the advertising industry is feeling right now. It's no longer us against them for a brief -- it's us against them and the consultancies. It's the talk of London as to

On the one-year anniversary of the Association of National Advertisers' landmark study and subsequent recommendations on media transparency, it's time to review the issues in this ongoing debate and see where we stand today.  The issues raised in the transparency debate are complex and dominated the advertising industry's discourse in 2016.

Add this to the retail worry list: There are signs that Hispanic consumers, dubbed the “new mainstream” by some, may be changing their spending behavior amid shifting immigration enforcement policy in the US.

Lehman Brothers, Tyco, Enron, Worldcom, step aside!  Media agencies and their owners belong in the same lineup as Bernie Madoff, Dick Fuld, Dennis Kozlowski, Ken Lay, Jeffrey Skilling and Bernie Ebbers!  By Michael Farmer

Programmatic is certainly not going away, but I do think marketers are starting to smell it for what it really is.  It’s a cost-saving strategy, which attempts to create the same ROI for a fraction of the cost when compared to more “traditional” forms of advertising.  

The issues raised in the subsequent transparency debate are complex, and if the allegations against the agencies are true, the behavior is reminiscent of past high-profile financial scandals.  By Bob Liodice and Doug Wood

After numerous delays to its planned initial public offering, Univision Communications’ owners are reportedly considering an alternate exit strategy—an outright sale of the company.

Highlighting the contributions of creative talent to social and economic progress, the Inter-American Development Bank today launched the e-book “Orange Economy: Innovations you may not know were from Latin America and the Caribbean”.

In a recent interview with Advertiser Perceptions, an organization that provides data-driven intelligence to marketers, I was asked, "Will the full-service agency model survive?"  As part of their survey, I was shown the results of how advertisers had thus far answered the question.  It was pretty close between those that said yes (42%) and those that said no (32%).  Twenty-six percent were not sure.

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