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SOUTH AFRICA

South Africa falls further in Economic Freedom rankings
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
Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

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

5 Mar 2015

CHILE

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

D&AD Awards: The nominations
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

UNITED STATES

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

CHILE

bbi displays' amphibious beach billboards launch in South America
bbi displays' amphibious beach billboards launch in South America

CONCEPCIÓN, CHILE: Amphibious floating billboards are beginning to make frequent appearances along the coast and beaches of South America.

12 Apr 2011

CHILE

Social networking a major activity in Argentina, Chile
Social networking a major activity in Argentina, Chile

SANTIAGO, CHILE: comScore, Inc has released results from a study of the most popular online activities in Chile and Argentina. The study found that in both markets, social networking now accounts for more than one-quarter of all time spent online, ranking as the top activity in Chile (28.5% of total minutes) and the second most popular activity in Argentina (27.8% of total minutes).

9 Mar 2011

UNITED STATES

Unemployment, inflation worries hit consumer confidence
Unemployment, inflation worries hit consumer confidence

NEW YORK, US: Consumer confidence fell in 25 out of 52 countries in Q4 2010 as hope for a global economic recovery evaporated at the end of last year, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index, which tracks consumer confidence, major concerns and spending intentions among online consumers.

27 Jan 2011

COUNTRYWIDE

Winners of Festival of Media Latam Award 2010 announced!
Winners of Festival of Media Latam Award 2010 announced!

MIAMI, US: The inaugural Festival of Media LatAm 2010 in Miami is said to have been a resounding success, attended by over 500 delegates from the Latin American and global media and marketing community. The winners of the Festival of Media LatAm Awards were announced at the close of the Festival.

29 Oct 2010

UNITED STATES

Hope for full global economic recovery in 2010 diminishes
Hope for full global economic recovery in 2010 diminishes

NEW YORK, US: After an upbeat start to the year with two consecutive quarters of increases in optimism, global consumer confidence fell three points in September to an Index of 90 as consumers' hopes for a full economic recovery this year fades in most parts of the world, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index.

27 Oct 2010

UNITED STATES

Festival of Media Latam Awards 2010 shortlist announced!
Festival of Media Latam Awards 2010 shortlist announced!

MIAMI, US: Latam's jury of advertisers, media specialists and advertising experts has deliberated over work from 44 agencies across 11 countries in Latin America - covering entries from 77 brands in total. A shortlist of 45 entries has been announced.

22 Oct 2010

SOUTH AFRICA

Cape Town Tourism builds on 2010 legacy; appoints US rep
Cape Town Tourism builds on 2010 legacy; appoints US rep

Statistics South Africa has officially released arrival stats for the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the report notes a marked increase in visitors from the USA and South American countries, as well as from the UK, Australia and Germany. Now Cape Town Tourism intends building on the 2010 legacy.

1 Oct 2010

GERMANY

Global photo market on an upward trend
Global photo market on an upward trend

NUREMBERG, GERMANY: The global photo market is once again experiencing growth, after some regions recorded a decline in the previous year. For 2010, GfK Retail and Technology is forecasting sales of 141 million digital cameras, which even represents an increase on the high levels seen in 2008. These findings have been recorded in view of the upcoming photokina trade fair in Cologne.

20 Sep 2010

UNITED STATES

CNN enlists top journalism students for iReport initiative
CNN enlists top journalism students for iReport initiative

ATLANTA, US: CNN has announced the launch of a new initiative for journalism students, called CNN iReport University, linked to iReport, the network's user-generated news community.

16 Sep 2010

CHILE

Chile's top sites
Chile's top sites

SANTIAGO, CHILE: Google sites, Facebook.com and Microsoft sites rank as most-visited online destinations in Chile according to comScore, Inc's latest report on the top Internet destinations in Chile based on data from its comScore Media Metrix Service. The report found that Google sites led as the most-visited Internet property in the market, reaching 95% of all Chileans online.

2 Sep 2010

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