Jorn Lyseggen wins The Europa Hall of Fame Award honouring the best tech startups in Europe
Jorn Lyseggen wins The Europa Hall of Fame Award honouring the best tech startups in Europe

The Europas Startup Conference and Awards by TechCrunch to celebrate Europe's brightest and best tech companies, has honoured Jorn Lyseggen, the founder and CEO of Meltwater, with The Europa Hall of Fame award.

Issued by Meltwater 22 Jun 2016

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Africa - the 'next Asia' for fashion, report finds

Euromonitor International has published a new report entitled Apparel and Footwear in 2016: Trends, Developments and Prospects. It has found that the global apparel and footwear industry remains strong, posting over 5% value growth in 2015 - slightly up from the previous year. Asia Pacific remains the world's largest regional apparel and footwear market. Despite slowing growth, sales in the region still grew by $30bn in 2015.

21 Jun 2016

Would the real BMi Research please stand up?
Would the real BMi Research please stand up?

As some of you might be aware, Business Monitor International, a division of US-based financial information services, Fitch Group, rebranded its South African operation BMI Research in March 2015.

Issued by BMi Research 21 Jun 2016

Despite ad blocker threats, digital advertising revenues will rise to $285bn by 2020
Despite ad blocker threats, digital advertising revenues will rise to $285bn by 2020

New research, Worldwide Digital Advertising: 2016-2020, from UK-based Juniper Research, has found that despite the rising adoption of ad blockers, better audience targeting will drive higher click through rates and increase publisher revenues.

21 Jun 2016

Ornico wins Africa's first AMEC Awards
Ornico wins Africa's first AMEC Awards

Ornico's campaign analysis of the inaugural The CEO SleepOut™ in 2015 has been awarded two Gold Awards at the prestigious AMEC Awards, held in London on 16 June 2016. This is the world's premium awards celebrating excellence in communications measurement and evaluation. Ornico was awarded Gold for both the "Best use of measurement for a single event" and "Best measurement of a not-for profit campaign", beating stiff competition from global campaigns featuring Pope Francis, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Unicef.

Issued by Ornico 21 Jun 2016

Native advertising will make up one third of magazine revenue, downloadable report
Native advertising will make up one third of magazine revenue, downloadable report

The Native Advertising Institute compiled a recent report, in collaboration with FIPP - the network for global media, on native advertising in the magazine industry. The first global research on native advertising in the magazine industry shows rapid growth in the field.

20 Jun 2016