Archive for the 'Scuttlebut' Category

Christie’s Visual Solutions For Broadcast At BES Expo 2015

Saturday, January 17th, 2015

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

Christie has been showing its visual solutions to members of the broadcast industry at the 21st International Conference and Exhibition on Terrestrial and Satellite Broadcasting (BES Expo 2015) from January 15 to 17 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi, India. At booth #69, in a simulated television studio setting complete with a news anchor’s desk […]

Bank Hired by @ExterionMediaUK

Saturday, January 17th, 2015

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Reuters reported Friday that Exterion Media (nee CBS Outdoor International) the UK outdoor media owner bought by the private equity firm Platinum Equity in September 2013 has hired the Royal Bank of Canada, we quote Reuters here, “exploring strategic alternatives, including a major acquisition, according to people familiar with the matter”.

John Ryan For Sale?

Friday, January 16th, 2015

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

It’s not the first time (it has been FOR SALE) but we have it on good authority from the investment community in North America that John Ryan is for sale.

Registration Now Open: OAAA/TAB National Convention

Friday, January 16th, 2015

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

Registration is now open for the 2015 OAAA/TAB National Convention and Trade Show, May 11-13, 2015 in San Diego. Michael Cooper, president of Rapport Worldwide, and Jeremy Male, chairman and CEO, Outfront Media, will be co-chairs of the convention. We note that the keynote speaker is Malcolm Gladwell, noted business author of the New York […]

Toshiba Promotes Larry White To Sr. V-P Of Sales, Americas

Friday, January 16th, 2015

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

Veteran sales executive Larry White, has been promoted to the position of senior vice-president of sales in the Americas by Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc.. In this expanded role, White assumes more of a leadership position while responsible for establishing and implementing overarching business development strategies to augment Toshiba’s continuing growth. White will oversee the […]

NCR To Establish New World Headquarters Campus In Midtown Atlanta

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

NCR Corporation, consumer transaction technologies company, announced Wednesday (Jan. 14. 2015) that it has entered into an agreement to build a new world headquarters campus in midtown Atlanta. NCR also plans to maintain a significant presence at a second campus in the northern suburbs. These locations will enable the company to continue to attract talent […]

Final #NRF15 Twitter Analysis

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Andrew Neale

Here’s our final #NRF15 twitter analysis for the last 30 days. No. of Tweets: 44,443 No. of Twitter impressions: 226,292,165 No. of Twitter users who tweeted: 9,461 No. of Twitter users reached: 27,254,873 Highest number of tweets per minute: 56 (on 2015-01-13 09:16) … Top Twenty: No Name No of Tweets 1 @profngross 484 2 @kahuva 453 3 […]

Advantage LED Signs Brings Production In House

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

In an increasingly globalized, cost-conscious sign industry, outsourced manufacturing has become inevitable for most sign companies, but Advantage LED Signs. Houston, has detached itself from outside wholesale sign manufacturers and has taken the initiative to tackle ID cabinet production, with a new fabrication department. Established in 2009, Advantage LED Signs is a US manufacturer of […]

Outdoor Media Owners 2 Develop an Audience Measurement System 4 DOOH

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Maddie Cotterill

Some of Europe’s largest international outdoor media owners – APG|SGA, Clear Channel Outdoor, Exterion Media and JCDecaux have announced that they are working together to develop a standardised industry approach to measuring digital out-of-home audiences. Markus Ehrle, CEO of APG|SGA commented “We strongly believe that this industry research initiative will provide an international standard which […]

Intel Really Does Think SW Vendors Are Suckers!

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Following on from our weekend story ‘Go On, Take Their Call, @Intel_Jose Wants Your Info 4 Free‘ here’s the actual email that those cheeky blighters at Pie in The Sky Research have been sending out these past few weeks… Dear SUCKER Hope you are well. Thank you for your association with Northern Sky Research (NSR) […]