Brazilian beer brand Skol is the most valuable brand in Latin America, with 20% growth in 2015, taking its brand value to US$8.5bn. Last year’s number one Corona moves to second position with growth of 6% to US$8.5bn.
San Jose, Costa Rica based, Grupo Cerca has had a somewhat pioneering development. It can be said that the company founded 11 years ago by Argentinean entrepreneurs Marcelo Burman and Damian Szafirsztein, introduced modern magazine publishing on a regional level into Central America. We talked to Damián Szafirsztein, VP Grupo Cerca, about recent developments Grupo Cerca.
With the start of the Copa America 2015, June 11 until July 14 in Chile and one of the most anticipated sports events of the year, soccer passion and emotion will be running high throughout Latin America. While the popularity of soccer is very widespread throughout the Southern continent, what soccer means to fans and how they live their passion is very different. Havas Sports & Entertainment has published the study: “Fans, Passions and Brands”, which surveyed 21,000 fans across 16 countries, and aims to understand the motivations and behaviors of soccer fans and their relationship with brand sponsors.
Havas’ Meaningful Brands 2015 study reveals that brands do matter in LatAm, as the disconnection to brands is lower than…
One more piece in the puzzle of the emerging Latin Digital entertainment and online video space: FAV! Network, a digital entertainment company created to bond global content creators, audiences and advertisers around the diverse Latino cultural DNA has officially launched across the Americas.
Televisa’s editorial management from the Mexico-based company has taken employees , who work in local publications of that company, by surprise after announcing the closure of operations in Puerto Rico, effective December 5.
Mexican brands once again hold the greatest proportion of the top 50 Most Valuable Latin American Brands 2014 ranking, carried out by Millward Brown Vermeer and commissioned by WPP.
The Social Networking Market in Latin America has been experiencing a phenomenal growth, reaching a total of 85,934 minutes per users per month on such sites. Of this result, Brazil reachs the top position as the Latin American country with the highest number of minutes spent on social networks (49,682 minutes and 55,240 page views).
WSJ. Magazine, The Wall Street Journal’s luxury lifestyle publication, is launching WSJ. Magazine Brasil, printed in Portuguese, and WSJ. Magazine América Latina, printed in Spanish in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Panama.
NYLON Media Inc. will publish Spanish language print and digital editions of its flagship NYLON Magazine and NYLON Guys Magazine to expand throughout the Americas.
Of the US $31bn of additional advertising spend expected in 2014, almost 60% (US $10bn) will come from North America and Emerging Asia (US $8.5bn),according to Magna Global, IPG mediabrands´ global media strategy unit.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup has already started. Soccer apps accounted for 59 per cent of impressions from sports applications according to Millenial Media . Android devices account for 73 per cent of impressions in Brazil, while 19 per cent are from iOS devices.
IPG Mediabrands, the media innovation arm of Interpublic Group, has announced the launch of Cadreon, its programmatic buying capability in Latin America with a central hub in Chile servicing more than 10 markets in the region.
What: Forbes is expanding its presence in the Latin American market with new monthly editions in the Dominican Republic and six…
Cisneros Interactive, a division that encompasses all of Cisneros’ digital initiatives, has signed up an advertising representation deal with PERFORM Group, the digital sports content group. Following this agreement, Cisneros Interactive’s mobile and online ad networks for the Americas, Adsmovil and RedMas, respectively, will commercialize PERFORM’s advertising inventory and products in certain Latin American markets.
What: Cisneros Interactive’s RedMas will exclusively sell advertising into Demand Media’s eHow en español in 17 Latin American countries. Both…
FremantleMedia International has achieved significant sales across Latin America driven primarily by rapidly expanding US pay TV operators and Latin America’s appetite for high-profile TV formats.
Apple has announced that iBooks Texbooks and iTunes U Course Manager, two education-oriented products from the company, will expand intoLatin America and other new markets including Asia and Europe.
Mobile advertising platform Opera Mediaworks, part of Norway’s Opera Software, is acquiring Hunt Mobile Ads, a Buenos Aires Argentina headquartered mobile advertising company with presence in Latin America (Mexico City, San Jose, Costa Rica; Bogota, Colombia; and Sao Paulo, Brazil)and in the U.S. Hispanic market (Miami). The amount of the transaction has not been disclosed.