INDIA

38th FIPP World Magazine Congress 10-12 October 2011
38th FIPP World Magazine Congress 10-12 October 2011

NEW DELHI, INDIA: The FIPP World Magazine Congress is reputedly the largest magazine event in the world with the highest profile of any such event. Virtually all delegates are key decision-makers in publishing and media businesses across the globe. With the Congress taking place in New Delhi, India, for the first time, more than 1000 high-level international executives are expected to attend.

17 Feb 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Financial services CEOs look to emerging markets to feed growth aspirations
Financial services CEOs look to emerging markets to feed growth aspirations

LONDON, UK: Financial services companies need to look far beyond their domestic markets if they are to achieve their ambitious growth aspirations. This is according to the 14th annual PwC Global CEO Survey, which shows CEOs of financial services companies believe emerging markets are more important than developed markets to their organisation's future.

16 Feb 2011

SINGAPORE

Global mobile user survey released
Global mobile user survey released

SINGAPORE: Despite mobile device functionality becoming ever more sophisticated, research, released this week by mobile media company BuzzCity, shows that mobiles are actually sustaining, not replacing, consumer demand for PCs.

By Dr KF Lai 16 Feb 2011

INDIA

Tendulkar bats for Castrol
Tendulkar bats for Castrol

MUMBAI, INDIA: Castrol, the world's leading lubrication company, recently announced the signing of cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar as their global brand ambassador for the next two years.

1 Feb 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

UNITED STATES

Bees Awards recognises social media marketing as worldwide phenomenon
Bees Awards recognises social media marketing as worldwide phenomenon

SAN FRANCISCO, US: The Bees Awards, claimed to be the first international social media marketing awards for communication professionals, has announced today, Monday, 24 January 2011, its 2011 jury panel members, which include Rob Hill, group head of strategy, Ogilvy Cape Town. The event will once again award winners in more than 23 specialised categories, including eight new categories in the fast-paced social media marketing world.

24 Jan 2011

CHINA

Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival: 12-13 May 2011
Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival: 12-13 May 2011

SHANGHAI, CHINA: The Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival, a joint venture between Haymarket and the International Advertising Festival, will take place 12 and 13 May at the Pudong Shangri-La hotel in Shanghai, China.

30 Nov 2010

UNITED KINGDOM

Logistics sector 2030: Africa and Asia to reshuffle the cards?
Logistics sector 2030: Africa and Asia to reshuffle the cards?

LONDON, UK: The dynamic economic development of emerging markets will fundamentally change world trade by 2030, leading to the emergence of new logistics service providers to challenge the market share of established companies.

30 Nov 2010

INDIA

The crying carpet
The crying carpet

MUMBAI, INDIAN: The arts and crafts industry in India employs 60 million children. Starved, tortured and abused, consumers are often unaware of the treatment to which these children are subjected.

29 Nov 2010

FRANCE

RECMA publishes 2010 digital agency rankings
RECMA publishes 2010 digital agency rankings

PARIS, FRANCE: RECMA, the research company evaluating media agencies in 50 countries, has just released its new Digital Agency Rankings report - edition 2010. The report finds that the leader is WPP with 32% of the total digital resources.

8 Nov 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

INDIA

Wal-Mart boss sees 'progress' on easing India retail ban
Wal-Mart boss sees 'progress' on easing India retail ban

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's government appears to be moving closer to opening up the nation's vast retail sector to foreign investors, the head of the world's number one retailer Wal-Mart said on Monday.

27 Oct 2010

SOUTH KOREA

CMO Council and BPI Network to partner with Asia-Pacific business and technology report
CMO Council and BPI Network to partner with Asia-Pacific business and technology report

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: Furthering their regional reach and access, the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council and the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network will team with the Asia-Pacific Business and Technology Report (APBTR) to gain new content channels and syndication sources in the world's fastest growing and most influential regional market with more than four billion consumers.

18 Oct 2010

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