ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Criteo records strong growth in Q1 2016; Adblock Plus collaborates with Flattr; New CTO for Xaxis; USD$250m run rate for xAd; Adjust expands; and Roq.ad launches API as a Service.
Solid first quarter for Criteo
Retargeter Criteo has posted strong results for Q1 2016. Revenue for the company increased 37% to USD$162.5m (£112.29m) (excluding traffic acquisition costs), compared [...]
The consumer is digital, and no industry knows this better than banking. ExchangeWire speak with Jouk Pleiter (pictured below), CEO, Backbase, about how digital transformation is forcing the banking industry to sit up, take notice, and take an omni-channel approach to marketing seriously to ensure they are where their customers are.
Time was, bank customers were content to do their business in-branch during their lunch hour, maybe even to make a specific trip to discuss their finances. [...]
ExchangeWire Research’s weekly roundup brings you up-to-date research findings from around the world, with additional insight provided by Rebecca Muir, head of research and analysis, ExchangeWire. In this week’s edition: Content marketing spend continues to increase; More ad spend on original digital video programming; and one-third of display ad investment transacted programmatically.
Content Marketing Spend to Reach €2.12bn (£1.68bn) by 2020
In the coming four years, spend on paid content placement will experience a boom in Europe. Growing by a massive 186% by 2020, [...]
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It’s well documented that advertising investment in mobile lags far behind consumer mobile usage. How can advertisers effectively navigate this space? ExchangeWire speaks with Jess Beldner Maurer, business development director, Flashtalking, about the growing opportunities that exist in mobile and how advertisers can best take advantage of them.
ExchangeWire: How can advertisers be more informed of users’ behaviour when cookies remain unavailable?
Jess Beldner Maurer: This is a very timely issue, particularly in mobile environments. Advertisers should be looking to partner with [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Most APAC consumers will consider ad blockers; China brands to spend more on digital; Indian online publisher offers content marketing services; Gravity4’s Pixels unveils programmatic services; Matomy opens Beijing office; New lifestyle marketing agency hits AU market; and DT goes to Singapore.
Most APAC consumers will consider ad blockers
Some 90% of online consumers across the Asia-Pacific region [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Strong quarters for Facebook and WPP; ISBA calls for transparency; Xaxis appoints Harcus as UK MD; LiveRamp enters UK and FR markets; Unlockd receives funding; Voluum launches martech suite; and Apple considers paid search for App Store.
Show of force in Facebook and WPP quarterly reviews
While Google and Apple disappointed in recent earning calls, Facebook and WPP are on a high. Facebook’s earnings [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Wego.com goes mobile native in APAC; Tremor Video looks to fill ad tech gap in NZ; Dentsu launches programmatic audio; AsiaMX unveils programmatic TV ad exchange; and Sizmek beefs up SEA programmatic team.
Wego.com goes mobile native in APAC
The travel search platform has launched its native advertising offerings for mobile devices in the Asia-Pacific and Middle East [...]
The global ad industry is plagued by a big misconception at the moment: the idea that there’s a huge difference between buying and selling inventory programmatically on mobile versus desktop. But, according to Fyber’s co-founder and COO Janis Zech, and Erwin Plomp, Fyber’s VP of RTB (pictured below), the process, tools, and buying behaviours for programmatic on desktop and the mobile web are very similar – if not the same. It’s when you get to in-app versus desktop that there’s [...]
ExchangeWire Research’s weekly roundup brings you up-to-date research findings from around the world, with additional insight provided by Rebecca Muir, head of research and analysis, ExchangeWire. In this week’s edition: Mobile drives UK ad spend; RTB media auction volume rises 217%; and Video investment impacts ROI.
Online Pulls Ahead of TV, Powered by Mobile
Online ad spend in the UK is now worth £8.6bn and has overtaken TV. According to the Advertising Association/Warc [...]
Yesterday (26 April) analysts forecast the first ever quarterly decline in iPhone sales on a year-over-year basis. Overall expectations for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) earnings were bleak. Analysts’ predictions were realised – and stock fell by 8%.
This quarter marks Apple’s first quarterly sales drop in 13 years.
The company posted quarterly revenue of US$50.6bn (£34.7bn,) 13% down year-over-year; and quarterly net income of US$10.5bn (£7.2bn) 23% down year-over-year; or US$1.90 (£1.30) per diluted share, 19% down year-over-year.
Gross margin was 39.4% compared to 40.8% in [...]