GWI Commerce has presented GlobalWebIndex’s latest analysis of e-commerce behavior and engagement levels. This survey will help marketers understand the evolving dynamics of how people of all ages choose and purchase products online.
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In what some are calling the fourth industrial revolution, new technologies like AI and VR are expected to dominate the marketing space. Marketers like Bravo and Fernandez agree that companies need to evolve to survive. We talked to Nestlé’s Margie Bravo and NFL’s Marissa Fernandez about what’s next in marketing and how to prepare for what the future brings.
Teams are finding ways to engage more authentically with their Latino fan bases. This growing demographic is critical to franchises and brands, and the more ingrained they are in the community, the more effective their marketing can be.
Last Thursday at Portada Los Angeles, select speakers got together to discuss how all marketing is now multicultural marketing. Panels included varied topics ranging from taxes to Hollywood, attendees got a glimpse of what’s next for the Latino market.
Telemundo may have benefited from the U.S. not qualifying for FIFA World Cup, reportedly selling 90% of its inventory to date. At least some of those sales are from companies that might have gone with Fox Sports’ English-language broadcasts.
The Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres will play three games in the “MLB Mexico Series” this weekend in Monterrey. Much like the Puerto Rico Series in April, the Mexico games represent an embracing of the Latino influence on baseball and a signal to marketers that the sport is thriving across Latin America.
Dallas is a thriving soccer market, with a strong base of Spanish-speaking and bilingual fans. FC Dallas VP Gina Miller discussed some of the club’s strategies. As a team that plays in Dallas/Fort Worth, engaging the Latino and Spanish-speaking fan base is a daily focus for Miller and her team.
Conviva has released its quarterly measurement report on the state of OTT and the streaming video market. Compared to this time last year, the audience for online video streaming has grown enormously.
With multicultural consumers representing an increasingly important percentage of the U.S. population, media buyers and vendors need to be very aware of where ad dollars should go, as well as really understand the process of media buying according to what’s happening in the marketplace. Pannelists at the CNN breakfast included Isabella Sánchez, VP, media integration at Zubi Advertising; Ana L. Soto, National Media Manager at JCPenney; David Mesas, VP, Business Development at Geoscape; and Jessica Román, VP, Media Director at Publicis Media.
The Miami Heat’s manager of corporate partnership sales, Anthony Perez, talked to Portada about the NBA culture in the area. The Heat have a tremendous reach into Hispanic homes in South Florida, making partners’ efforts to gain market share there fruitful.
Former Golden State Warriors president and current Miami Marlins president of business operations Chip Bowers discussed the team’s challenges with Scout Sports managing partner Michael Neuman at Portada Miami last week. The Marlins are facing a huge rebuild, and have decided to look outside of baseball for a blueprint.
Azteca America, a U.S.-based, Spanish-language network wholly-owned by HC2 Network Inc., a subsidiary of HC2 Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HCHC), unveiled its 2018-2019 programming line-up at its annual upfront presentation in New York City. We talked to Craig Geller, Executive VP, Network Sales, Digital and Marketing, about what’s in store for Azteca America this year.
Top LatAm E-Commerce Sites: 47.4% of Latin American Internet Users Buy on MercadoLibre, Only 16.6% Prefer Amazon
We looked at the most-frequently visited retail websites in Latin America, and particularly in Mexico, in February. Even though Amazon is expanding in Latin America, it’s still second to Mercado Libre, the biggest online retailer in Latin America.
South Florida based eSports leader Ben Spoont will speak at Portada Miami. The Miami Heat partner will discuss how eSports is bringing value to existing traditional professional sports teams.
We talked to Circus marketing CEO Bruno Lambertini about priorities for marketing innovation and how to survive through the digital revolution. The world of marketing is changing at an accelerated pace, agencies like Circus Marketing, that are willing to take risks and invest in a smart way, will survive in the new economy.
NASCAR’s Chief International Officer Jim Cassidy discussed NASCAR’s strategy for Latin America. The Latino audience, both Spanish and English speaking, continues to grow; and the power of Latino Millennials to engage with brands and properties like NASCAR is also rising.
After signing Landon Donovan, Liga MX soccer team Leon is still missing on generating content in English to communicate with US-native fans.
Fox Sports Latin America will air Spanish and Portuguese language coverage of races at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth this weekend. These broadcasts are part of NASCAR’s goal of engaging the growing number of Spanish speaking fans in the U.S. and abroad.
Liga MX squad Club América announced a broadbased partnership with Toyota, the No. 1 auto brand in the U.S. Hispanic market. Its sponsorship of Tour Águila, Club América’s annual U.S. Tour, is key to leveraging that position in the market.
Portada presents the highest level unit in Portada’s Council System: its Council of the Americas, a group of highly regarded C-level executives that share their enthusiasm for Marketing, Tech, and Media.