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Thursday, 24 April 2014

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Ipsos first-quarter revenue down 4.5%, currency fluctuations blamed

24-Apr-2014

Global research group says revenue was up 1.5% on an organic basis – which is in line with its previous two quarters.

Tumblr is tops for lasting TV conversation, says Pulsar

23-Apr-2014

Social TV conversations peak early on Twitter, but show longevity on Tumblr, according to social data analyst.

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Mindshare taps weather data for targeted advertising

23-Apr-2014

Deal with The Weather Channel parent company will help steer media plans and purchases.

ECJ rules Telecom Data Retention Directive 'invalid'

22-Apr-2014

EU-wide law that requires telecoms companies to store user data for up to two years deemed invalid on right-to-privacy grounds by top European court.

Features

The story behind the stories

22-Apr-2014

An invisible network of trackers powers the data-driven newsroom, but publishers are largely in the dark about how much tracking takes place. Brian Tarran reports.

Inside the data-driven newsroom

17-Apr-2014

Real-time data feeds and analytics technologies are radically transforming the way editorial teams work. Jo Bowman reports.

Plenty more fish in the sea?

15-Apr-2014

Is the research industry doing enough to ensure it stays in a long-term relationship with its respondents? James Sallows of Schlesinger Interactive discusses.

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Famous brands, reinvented

8-Apr-2014

A design competition for university students has seen new twists added to a range of famous household brands.

Opinion

The data evolution in out-of-home media

23-Apr-2014

Talon Outdoor’s Nick Mawditt highlights some of the smart uses of big data that are helping out-of-home advertisers reach the right audiences.

Time to practice what we preach?

10-Apr-2014

The research industry needs to get better at listening to its own customers, argues Dan Young of Shed Research Consulting.

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town hall meeting

Reserve your place?

7-Apr-2014

Should councils ask citizens to book their places at public consultations to avoid disappointments? Ian Nockolds considers the options.

A real experience

27-Mar-2014

Lessons in customer understanding, straight from the Marks & Spencer service desk. By Craig Scott.

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Live from IMPACT 2014

Will Self on brands and storytelling Video

3-Apr-2014

Novelist Will Self discusses his use of research in his stories and how to deal with ‘everythingitis’ – an interest in absolutely everything. Filmed at Impact 2014, the Market Research Society’s annual conference.

Martin Sorrell: keynote interview in full Video

24-Mar-2014

Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP and patron of the Market Research Society (MRS) interviewed at Impact 2014, the society’s annual conference.

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'Aim high, even if you hit a cabbage'

20-Mar-2014

Self-confessed ‘data geek’ Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson shared her secrets to success at the MRS Conference.

MRS Conference Award nominees

19-Mar-2014

Best Workshop, Best Session Chair, Best Newcomer, Best Presentation and Best Overall Contribution.

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