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Ford to Reexamine its Relationship with WPP

Ford & WPP’s global partnership is being reviewed and may be extended for 2018. However, a final decision have not been made yet.Ford is WPP’s biggest global client for both creative and media services. In February, WPP acquired US hispanic shop  Zubi Advertising to handle Ford multicultural account.


Meredith Corporation Buys Time Inc. for US$2.8 billion

Meredith Corporation has entered into a binding agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of Time Inc. for US$18.50 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at us$2.8 billion.Meredith adds leading media brands to already strong portfolio of National and Local Media Properties, creating media powerhouse with US$4.8 Billion in Revenues, Including US$2.7 billion of advertising revenues.


Felipe Molina is Verizon Oath’s New Digital Strategy Specialist for LatAm

What: Digital content company Oath announced the incorporation of Felipe Molina to their strategic planning team for the LatAm region. Why it matters: Based out of Oath’s offices in Miami, digital strategy specialist Felipe Molina will analyze Oath’s entire brand portfolio to develop in the Latin American market. Oath, the leading digital content company, which […]


Leanplum Raises US$47 M to Build Next Generation Marketing Cloud

Mobile engament leader announced aUS$47 million Series D round of financing led by Norwest Venture Partners with participation from existing investors Canaan Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and Shasta Ventures.
The funding will be used to fuel Leanplum’s global expansion, hire world-class talent, and build the next-gen marketing cloud.


LatAm: E-Commerce to Grow at a 19% CAGR Over the Next 5 Years

Global eCommerce market will grow at an average of 11% over the next five years with Latin America leading the way, according to new data from leading payments company Worldpay.Latin American eCommerce market is set to grow at a CAGR of 19% over the next five years, rising from US$59bn today to US$118bn in 2021 – the biggest rise of any region.


Facebook & Netflix Are The Brands Generating Most Positive Word of Mouth Among Millennials

What: Facebook and Netflix resulted YouGov BrandIndex’s 2017 brands generating the most positive word of mouth among millennials. Why it matters: Lane Bryant, a plus-size retailer, gained the most in positive word of mouth generation among millennials over the past year. YouGov BrandIndex has released 2016-2017 WOM (word of mouth) ranking among Millennials in the US. Taking the first and second […]


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