• New IAB Europe Board Elects Chairman, Executive Committee

    The new board of directors at IAB Europe, the European-level association for the digital marketing and advertising ecosystem, have designated a new chair, vice chair, and other officers.   Thomas Duhr, member of the board of the Bundesverband Digitale Wirtschaft (BVDW), [...]

  • Kevel Establishes OpenRTB Protocol for Retail Media

    Platform monetisation leader Kevel today (July 27th, 2023) announced the formation of an industry working group to establish an OpenRTB Protocol for Retail Media, a groundbreaking update to the OpenRTB framework. The protocol will set new standards for programmatic advertising [...]

  • IAB Europe Releases Guide to Improving Sustainable Business Decision-Making in the Digital Advertising Industry

    IAB Europe, the leading European-level industry association for the digital advertising and marketing ecosystem, today (July 27th, 2023) released its ‘Guide to Improving Sustainable Business Decision-Making’. This initial guide has been created to assist businesses in the digital advertising ecosystem [...]

  • Disney Pulls Plug on the Metaverse; AOP Calls out Publisher Data Misuse

    In today's ExchangeWire news digest: Disney shutters its metaverse unit; the AOP takes a stand against "unscrupulous" tech vendors' use of publisher data; and Gopuff relies on rivals firms to help with deliveries. Disney closes metaverse unit Walt Disney Co. has shuttered [...]

  • Cautious optimism and careful strategy: IPA Bellwether Q4 2022

    IPA’s quarterly Bellwether Report has once again taken the temperature of the ad industry. Up against difficult economic headwinds, Q4 2022’s results show an upbeat, yet understandably cautious attitude, as we begin 2023. The report shows another quarter of marketing budget [...]

  • IPA Bellwether Q3 22: Marketing Budget Growth Slows Amid Economic Turmoil

    A growth slowdown, budget cuts and a downbeat outlook were the headlines from the latest IPA Bellwether report, framing an industry in a subdued mood, and continuing along the path laid out in Q2. The report was one of small adjustments [...]