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SOUTH AFRICA

South Africa falls further in Economic Freedom rankings

The Economic Freedom of the World: 2015 Annual Report shows that South Africa has dropped further in ranking to 96 out of the 157 countries and territories included in the report...

15 Sep 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013

CHILE

comScore releases '2013 Latin America Digital Future in Focus' report

SANTIAGO, CHILE: comScore, Inc, a global leader in digital measurement and analytics, has released insights from the 2013 Latin America Digital Future in Focus report.

28 May 2013

UNITED STATES

Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance

NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.

21 Dec 2012

CHILE

Latin America leads as the most socially-engaged global region

SANTIAGO, CHILE: comScore, Inc, a global leader in measuring the digital world, has released its latest report on social networking in Latin America from its comScore Media Metrix service.

14 Jun 2012

SWITZERLAND

IMD announces its 2012 World Competitiveness Rankings

LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND: IMD, a top-ranked global business school based in Switzerland, has announced the findings of its annual World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY). The WCY rankings measure how well countries manage their economic and human resources to increase their prosperity.

1 Jun 2012

CHILE

America Latina Conference to showcase innovative newspaper spirit

SANTIAGO, CHILE: Renowned newspaper designer Mario Garcia says to "look south" when seeking new ideas in newspapers, and the upcoming WAN-IFRA America Latina conference, to be held in Santiago de Chile on 25 and 26 April next, will showcase what he's talking about.

11 Apr 2012

CHILE

Social networking eclipses portals as the most engaging web activity in Latin America

SANTIAGO, CHILE: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, has released its annual report on Latin America's key digital trends of the past year and what they mean for the year ahead. The 2012 Latin America Digital Future in Focus examines how the prevailing trends in social media, online video, digital advertising, mobile and search are defining the current marketplace and how they are likely to shape the coming year.

22 Mar 2012

UNITED STATES

Global consumer confidence increases 1 point in Q4 2011

NEW YORK, US: Global consumer confidence increased one index point last quarter to 89, while Europe led confidence declines in 24 of the region's 27 measured markets, according to fourth quarter 2011 global consumer confidence findings from Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy.

8 Feb 2012

UNITED STATES

MediaCom: Fernando Emilio Silva to lead LatAm growth

NEW YORK, US / LONDON, UK: MediaCom has named Fernando Emilio Silva as its new chief executive for Latin America. Fernando, who was previously chairman of Vivaki for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, will join the company 1 March 2012.

30 Jan 2012

BRAZIL

Brazil, Colombia: Nearly 40% of non-computer web traffic on tablets

BRASILIA, BRAZIL / BOGOTA, COLOMBIA: comScore, Inc recently released its latest report on connected device usage in Latin America from comScore Device Essentials.

10 Jan 2012

UNITED STATES

Consumer Confidence Survey: Economy again top global concern

NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.

9 Nov 2011

BRAZIL

South American IT market displays promising growth

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL: The role of South America in the worldwide consumer durables market is growing. In 2009, the continent was responsible for 9% of all expenditures for Consumer Electronics, ranging from traditional Consumer Electronics, to Telecommunication and IT products. In 2010, this share grew to 10% and the expectation is that by the end of 2011, it will be 12%.

16 Sep 2011

CHILE

Chile's 15-24-year-olds are most engaged Internet users

SANTIAGO, CHILE: comScore, Inc has released a study on Internet usage in Chile from its online audience measurement and media planning solution comScore Media Metrix. The study found that Microsoft sites led all web properties in audience size reaching 97.3% of the Chilean online population in May, followed by Google sites and Facebook.com.

22 Jul 2011

CHILE

Device Essentials introduced in Latin America

SANTIAGO, CHILE: Device Essentials' new capability offers insight on traffic by device and connection type for operators, OEMs, publisher and app developers.

5 Jul 2011

CHILE

comScore introduces Digital Analytix in Latin America

SANTIAGO, CHILE: comScore, Inc has introduced comScore Digital Analytix in Latin America.

4 Jul 2011

CHILE

Groupon leads Latin America as most-visited coupon site in region

SANTIAGO, CHILE: comScore, Inc has released the latest results from a study on the online coupons market in Latin America. The study found that Brazil, Argentina and Chile demonstrated the highest penetration of Coupons site visitors with more than 10% of Internet populations in these markets visiting the category in March.

2 Jun 2011

FRANCE

Record year for Cannes Lions entries

CANNES, FRANCE: A total of 28 828 entries from 90 countries (725 from SA) have been submitted to the Cannes Lions 58th International Festival of Creativity, the international annual awards for creative advertising and communications. This is the most entries in the history of the festival.

1 Jun 2011

CHILE

The impact of cookie deletion on website audience measurement in Latin America

SANTIAGO, CHILE: comScore, Inc. released its white paper, The Impact of Cookie Deletion on Site-Server and Ad-Server Metrics in Latin America: An Empirical comScore Study. The study addresses the key sources of discrepancy between server-based and panel-based data and reveals that cookie deletion can lead to large overstatements in server logs' measurement of the size of online audiences.

12 May 2011

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