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From X-Rays to MBAs: The Next Wave of Digital Opportunities

From search engines to social networks, people around the globe mostly use electronic devices for three primary purposes: relationship building/maintaining, information gathering and entertainment viewing. But what does the future use of electronic devices look like, and where are the best...

Secure Tomorrow's Car Buyers Today

There’s nothing quite like the freedom of owning your own car. Having the ability to get from point A to point B without having to rely on anyone or public transportation creates feelings of both independence and pride. People are passionate about car ownership—whether new or used—and...

In Canada, Video Did NOT Kill the Radio Star

With the myriad ways for consumers to discover music—from hearing an infectious tune in a car ad to reading about a new band on a buddy’s blog—Nielsen found that consumers in Canada still rely on an old standby. According to the Nielsen Music 360 Canada report, terrestrial radio, once...

Global Ad Spend Grows 3.2% in 2012

2012 closed out on a positive note for the ad industry: globally, ad spend increased 3.2 percent year-over-year to $557 billion, according to Nielsen’s quarterly Global AdView Pulse report. A strong third quarter, which saw growth of 4.3 percent, helped drive the annual uptick. Ad spend growth...