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22/2/19
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Posted: 22/2/19

Nielsen has joined the NPD Group in a new alliance which aims to 'reimagine the future of omnishopper measurement'. The partners are building a 'large-scale, comprehensive' consumer panel bringing together Nielsen's CPG measurement and NPD's general merchandise data.

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Posted: 22/2/19

Sir Martin Sorrell's new company S4 Capital is to open for business in India, with offices in Mumbai and Bangalore, and has brought in former Ogilvy India WW President Poran Malani to lead them.

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Posted: 22/2/19

Facebook must answer questions from Congress about failures over the data security of users of its 'closed' health groups; and has also withdrawn its controversial Onavo VPN app. Rival Google is under fire over a hidden microphone in its 'Nest' security devices.

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Posted: 22/2/19

Starcount, the customer data and insight analytics consultancy led by the founders of dunnhumby, has appointed Joanna Wardle as Chief Commercial Officer.

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New Chapter for Refinanced Catalina

Posted: 22/2/19

Shopper intelligence and personalization firm Catalina Marketing has emerged from Chapter 11 status after financial restructuring and a change of ownership. Michael Bailey joins as CTO, and the company has also reaffirmed its commitment to its Nielsen Catalina Solutions JV (NCS), as has Nielsen. More

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Isentia Problems Continue

Posted: 22/2/19

Australia-based media intelligence group Isentia has reported a $22m operating loss for the first half of the 2019 financial year, worsening from -$4.0m in H1 2018; with EBITDA moving from a profit of $11.4m last year to a $12.8m loss this year. More

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DoubleVerify Buys Video Tech Firm Zentrick

Posted: 22/2/19

Marketing measurement software and analytics firm DoubleVerify has acquired digital video tech company Zentrick, which it says will help scale its solution for advertisers and publishers. More

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Echo MR Welcomes Five New Hires

Posted: 22/2/19

California-based Echo MR has recruited five new team members to help its expansion in the US and abroad: Karen Manne as Strategist and Quantitative Lead, plus Marylin Knapp, Kelly Barnard, Sierra Bretz and Kelsey Thompson. More

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$35m Funds for Data Firm Lytics

Posted: 22/2/19

Segmentation and targeting platform Lytics has raised $35m in a Series C round of funding, earmarked for product development and expansion of its team. More

Recent Appointments

Recent Appointments...

Movin'On LAB

Posted: February 22 2019

Kantar has joined the Board of mobility 'think and do tank' Movin'On Lab, adding consumer insight expertise to discussions across the mobility ecosystem. Guillaume Saint, Global Automotive Lead at Kantar, will represent his company on the Board. More

Protiviti

Posted: February 22 2019

Former IBM exec Madhumita Bhattacharyya has joined the Technology Consulting practice of global consulting firm Protiviti, in the role of MD and leader of advanced analytics and artificial intelligence services, based in Dallas. More

Movin' On LAB

Posted: Feb 22 2019

Kantar has joined the Board of mobility 'think and do tank' Movin'On Lab, to bring consumer insight expertise to discussions across the mobility ecosystem. Guillaume Saint, Global Automotive Lead at Kantar, will represent his company on the Board. More

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