WARC, the global marketing intelligence service, released its latest report that highlights the rise in advertising spending on e-commerce platforms- as brands look to capitalize on the boom in online shopping, as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak. Advertising investment across e-commerce sites such as Amazon, Tmall and Rakuten, omnichannel retailers such as Walmart and […]
We asked the industry: When you first heard about programmatic, what did you think it was? Maya Khammar Client Services Director at Publicis Middle East When I first heard about the term ‘programmatic,’ I thought this was it, we’re finished. We’re really going to be replaced by the machines. Instinct will be completely replaced with hard […]
Broadcast specialist, markettiers MENA has released the first-ever report that dives into the podcast market in Saudi Arabia. As the listenership for the podcast medium continues to climb globally, the report provides key details into the KSA market, to help marketers understand how to better reach their targeted audience. The research was conducted by Censuswide, […]
Since the issue of the death warrant of third party cookies on the Chrome browser was announced earlier this year, the company has been hard at work to provide new tools for both users as well as advertisers to have a more safe and secure experience. Communicate attended a press conference last week to get a […]
What the latest restrictions on Apple’s mobile ad ID mean for the industry. Announced at Apple’s virtual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) at the end of June, the news was not exactly a surprise. Right on the heels of Google’s phasing out of the third-party cookie on Chrome by 2022, and in line with its own decision to […]
Majd Alaily, Data & Audiences Lead – MENA, and Huda Serhan, DMT Project Manager, explain how Google’s new framework for CPG brands in MENA, developed in partnership with MCN Mediabrands and announced last week, can facilitate digital marketing transformation. Like many industries, the fast-moving consumer goods vertical (CPG) experienced rapid pressure in a dynamic environment due to […]
“As a digital-first brand, Emirates NBD is an early adopter of social platforms and digital marketing strategies to drive customer targeting and acquisition. Our approach has helped us create effective campaigns and, more importantly, rewarding engagements for our customers.” – Vikram Krishna, Executive Vice President and Head of Group Marketing & Customer Experience at Emirates NBD.
Nadim Karam, Senior Director – Planning at Hearts & Science, explains how blockchain brings scalable trust to the digital marketing industry. It is no secret that the digital marketing ecosystem is riddled with complexities and inefficiencies. In fact, fraud and waste within digital marketing have been doubling every two years on average, and there are […]
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In the new age of podcasts and audio streaming, one wonders whether radio still garners any listeners? The answer is yes. According to a new survey conducted by data measurement firm Nielsen, the radio industry is still thriving in the UAE. The new study conducted by Nielsen’s UAE Radio Audience Measurement (RAM)- a service designed […]