The news of the purchase of a majority stake in MyCode by Ariel Alternatives valuing the company at US $400 million, triggers interesting thoughts on the value of minority ownership and the overall state and valuation of media and ad-tech companies involved in multicultural marketing. Why is Univision’s valuation so low? Is there a minority-owned valuation premium? Let’s analyze …
Soccer marketing – including sponsorships, experiential activations, advertising/branded content, and influencer marketing – is in most marketers’ mouths. But do brand marketers really believe soccer will have a transformative impact on marketing? We surveyed the decision-makers, and this is what they have to say.
In an age where traditional TV is gradually being overshadowed by digital platforms, Connected TV (CTV) has emerged as a dominant force in the entertainment
By introducing the Delimex Taquito Platter custom mold, Delimex has created a complementary product to its flagship frozen tacos and taquitos. Lauren Nowak, Brand Manager, Delimex tells Portada that the “plate is designed as a perfect vehicle for serving Delimex Taquitos and encourages consumers to purchase them to use together.
Contextually relevant content has become a critical asset in the post-cookie world. Using the example of the recent Bombay Sapphire Campaign, Jaime Keller, Brand Director of Bombay Sapphire Gin for North America at Bacardi, explains how experiential marketing campaigns can be used to create contextually relevant content. She also tells Portada about the passion point the campaign is centered on, the type of media used, and how experiential marketing activations are measured.
With a 21.8% market share, BBVA is Mexico’s largest bank ranked by assets. The financial institution invested US $157 million in LigaMX and related properties between 2013 and 2024. That is why Portada recently talked to Alejandro Mayer, Director of Marketing Capabilities at BBVA Mexico, a key executive behind the institution’s La LigaMx soccer sponsorships.
We look at the latest on media agencies’ commitment to media buys targeting diverse audiences, Fox Deportes’ ‘strange’ buy of English-language Mexican National Team soccer rights, and more…
Karina Dobarro EVP, Managing Partner at Horizon Media, announces a new role and position at Horizon Media: Diverse Omni-Channel Investment Lead, to level up the agency’s efforts in driving consideration and investment with diverse-owned and-targeted media.
Mexican Culture is all the rage in the United States and globally. Brands are leveraging and accelerating this trend. An example of this is Tequila Don Julio’s new global brand campaign. We asked Christina Choi – Senior Vice President – Tequila, Gin, and Breakout Growth Brands at Diageo, to understand how she leverages the strong influence of Mexican culture. Nicola Heckles, Vice President of Marketing Global, Smirnoff at Diageo, provides an additional example.
P&G Marketing: At the ANA Multicultural Marketing Conference, P&G’s Mark Pritchard, Chief Brand Officer, The Procter & Gamble Company, and Leyla Coffey, Vice President, Multi-Cultural Business Acceleration, The Procter & Gamble Company, showcased P&G brand initiatives in which they used the 4R Framework: a system encompassing four elements; Relevance, Reach, Representation, and Resonance, that matter in brand building for inclusivity.
In-house advertising is becoming more frequent in Corporate America. A recent study found that 82% of ANA members now have an in-house agency for some marketing services, compared to 78% in 2018 and 58% in 2013. However, media planning and buying still represents “the final frontier for in-house agencies,” according to the report. Karolina Tuszewicka, Head of Media, LATAM at HP Inc, has in-housed advertising for the IT company in the U.S. and Europe. Portada interviewed her to learn all about the dos and don’ts of in-housing advertising.
At the launch of the “Jalas o te rajas” for Prime Video, Marie Leguizamo, Managing Director of Banijay Mexico & U.S. Hispanic, told Portada about her journey at Banijay and the do’s and do n’ts of reaching Hispanic audiences in the U.S. and Mexico. Among other things, she discusses integrating streaming and social media effectively.
Publicis’ Stephen Paez: “In the Multicultural Space, We Were Doing Contextual Advertising Before It Became a Thing.”
Dozens of brand marketing and media buying agency leaders shared knowledge at last week’s Portada Live event in New York City and virtual format.
Media Buyers at d’exposito, OMG and Horizon Media Ask for Media Measurement Verification and More Alternative Currencies
Media buying executives Gloria Constanza, Partner, Chief Contact Strategist, d’exposito & Partners, Alex Minicucci,VP, Director Video Investment, Horizon Media, and Michael Roca, Executive Director, ELEVATE, Omnicom Media Group talked about some of the challenges they face as media buyers during the Hispanic TV Summit last week.
From cost reduction to process optimization, content personalization, and improving SEO practices, we’ll tell you how some major companies use artificial intelligence in their marketing.
Over the past few years, PepsiCo has reshuffled its portfolio to focus on healthier beverages, including the high-growth energy drinks market. Portada interviewed Fabiola (“Faby”) Torres, SVP, CMO Energy Drinks / Hispanic Business Unit, PepsiCo, to understand how the CPG giant continues to invest in the energy drink market opportunity.
Sustainable advertising is gaining momentum as Latin America embraces the urgency of sustainable practices, reshaping how brands communicate, engage, and impact the environment. In a
NUMATEC, the MarTech company which recently acquired HEX in the U.S. market, is also expanding in Brazil; its subsidiary, EKN Solutions, is entering the Brazilian market.
Hispanic Heritage Month Advertising provides major opportunities for brands. Hispanic Heritage Month is around the corner. Learn about its historical origin, mistakes for brands to