Today's top stories
More than half (57%) of CMOs expect marketing budgets to increase in the next two to three years.
WPP-owned J.Walter Thompson has acquired a majority stake in Sydney-based digital agency Webling.
British consumers have increased their spending via contactless cards by 560% in the past 12 months according to data from Mastercard.
WPP reported a 12% increase in pre-tax profits and an increase in like-for-like net sales of 2.3% to £5.04bn for the second quarter of 2015.
Betsy Sutherland, Hannah Peters, Miguel Martinez-Baco and Tiffany Bailey announced as new owners of employee-owned Directions Research.
Research and analytics firm, Nepa UK, has announced a strategic business partnership with Bakamo.Social, the qualitative social media intelligence company.
Turkey, Mexico and Brazil lead the countries where consumers firmly agree that look and style of new tech gadgets is important when buying new tech.
Visual analytics company Qlik has announced Les Bonney will take on the new role of chief strategy officer to help identify new market opportunities.
The data analytics outsourcing market is predicted to grow about 30% between 2015 and 2019 according to the latest report from Technavio.
Barc India and TAM India form a meter management company to supply raw data to Barc India
Digital veteran, James Harris, joins Carat as its new chief digital officer reporting to global president, Doug Ray.
Emotion analytics company Realeyes has hired US government data scientist, Jeff Ryan, as its chief data scientist.
Voice of the customer research company eDigitalResearch has appointed Angie Coombe as research manager and David Jeans as senior research manager in a number of new hires and promotions at the company.
Analytics company Ugam has announced a partnership with digital survey tech solutions firm OnePoint Global to boost its mobile and SMS-based survey technology.
WPP-owned digital data company Lightspeed GMI has expanded its Asia-Pacific operation with a new office in Gurgaon, India.
Nielsen Social’s research looking at the level of Tweets throughout a programme series highlights who is contributing most to TV social buzz.
Media intelligence company Isentia has acquired global content marketing firm King Content in a deal that could be worth up to $48m.