Archive for the 'Scuttlebut' Category

Q2 2019 European Shopper Trends

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

Andrew Neale

Retail has never been more competitive, and knowledge is key to keeping ahead of the pack. Here’s a chance to read ShopperTrak’s latest Shopper Trends report and discover what’s making shoppers tick in your region. Find out: – Which country performed the best – with Year-on-Year traffic up by +1.9%? How Easter impacted store visits […]

YCD Announces Full Compatibility with @BrightSign Players

Monday, August 5th, 2019

Andrew Neale

YCD Multimedia has announced full compatibility of its content management systems with BrightSign players. With this new capability, any retail customer will now be able to play and control its content on any screen powered by a BrightSign Series 4 XD or XT player, using the YCD RAMP digital signage management system. YCD RAMP is […]

Anna Crider and Jonathan Posnett Join @EntroCom

Friday, August 2nd, 2019

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Anna Crider and Jonathan Posnett have joined New York design firm Entro. Anna Crider joins Entro with over 18 years of industry experience from prestigious New York City based design firms. She served as Creative Director at Two Twelve, as well as Senior Designer at both Carbone Smolan Agency and Poulin + Morris. Crider has […]

The @8OutdoorMedia Demise Continues

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

The demise of 8 Outdoor seems to have been incredibly swift (see previous story here) with news coming in last Friday and over the weekend that it may soon be all over… Here are some key events from last week: – On Tuesday July 23, 2019 last week, a team of bailiffs turned up at […]

First Digital billboard Lands at Darwin International Airport

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

Tristan Cotterill

The first large format outdoor digital billboard in the Territory has landed at Darwin International Airport, providing advertisers an audience reach of more than 2.2 million international and domestic passengers who visit the airport every year. Darwin International Airport Director Commercial, Shane De Wit told us “Darwin International Airport is excited to launch this new […]

Bell Media Acquires Groupe V Media

Thursday, July 25th, 2019

Russ Curry, Ministry of New Media

Bell Media Inc., part of Canadian communications company BCE Inc. (BCE, BCE.TO) has entered into a deal with the shareholders of Quebec-based entertainment and content delivery company Groupe V Média to acquire conventional television network V along with related digital assets. This includes the ad-supported video-on-demand service Noovo.ca. Financial details of the transaction were not […]

National CineMedia To Get New CEO

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCMI) has been without a permanent CEO since it kicked out Andrew J. England from the role back in November 2018 after a series of poor results. Nice guy Clifford E. Marks has been President & Interim CEO since that time but word now reaches us that they may soon be […]

Anna Bager Named Next @YourOAAA President and CEO

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

The Out of Home Advertising Association of America (OAAA) has announced that former Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) executive Vice President Anna Bager will be its next president and CEO. Anna starts in September and of course, replaces the indomitable Nancy Fletcher, who has led the organization since 1991. While at IAB, her work spanned a […]

Hillenaar Outdoor Starts Selling ‘TWINS Schiphol’

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

Russ Curry, Ministry of New Media

Hillenaar Outdoor has started selling ‘TWINS Schipol’, the first pair of two digital highway signs in the Netherlands. These double sided highway signs are located at a busy highway junction along the A4 near Schiphol and are offered together as a package deal. Hillenaar Outdoor already owned one of the digital highway signs along the […]

Midwich Group’s New 50,000sqft+ Showroom

Friday, July 19th, 2019

Andrew Neale

Midwich Group, a specialist audio visual distributor to the trade market with operations across the UK and Ireland, Continental Europe and Asia-Pacific, has announced the opening of a new 50,000sqft+ southern showroom called Innovation House, located in Bracknell, Berkshire. The state-of-the-art showroom will be one of the largest multi-vendor experience centres in the UK and […]