Articles Tagged ‘COVID-19’

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The summertime screen slump didn’t last: study

Due to the second wave, cooler weather and even some difference with reporting – Canadians are upping their content consumption again.

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TV, radio, OOH and digital demand up at Bell Media

The company still struggled with lower ad demand and subscriber revenue, but many improvements were made.

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Blog: Call your agency, for the sake of local news

Mindshare’s Sarah Thompson on why local media is at stake – and how marketers can help.

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Revenue down 16% for Stingray

Despite a double-digit decrease, the company saw a marked improvement from Q1, with operating expenses down significantly.

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Amazon made nearly $5 billion from ads in Q3

While its commerce is obviously benefitting from the pandemic, advertising is also on a major growth trajectory.

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Ad revenue steady for TVA Group this quarter, but magazines still down

The resumption of hockey was beneficial – and also expensive – for the company.

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How (and why) one B2B brand is approaching the branded podcast genre

Schneider Electric is using a mass vehicle to promote a niche part of its business, but says the timing couldn’t be better.

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Q3 roundup: Facebook, Alphabet and Twitter demonstrate big tech’s bounce back

The sore spot for some appears to be user growth, which rose early in the pandemic but has since slowed.

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Ad revenue rebounds for Spotify

The quarter added almost three times more ad-supported users during the quarter than it did paying subscribers.

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Canada’s total ad spend to drop 8.7% this year: eMarketer

Digital ad spending will grow in the market – only slightly – but represents well over half of the country’s ad spend.

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TheScore’s Q4 revenue cut in half

While the summer months were difficult for the company, a strong September means Q1 is shaping up well so far.

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Could Canada’s ad spend recovery be swifter than other countries?

SMI’s data shows that digital was barely down this quarter, and TV is faring better here than in other nations.

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Exit interview: Rosanne Caron

Caron, who will retire at the end of this year, reflects on just how sophisticated the industry has become.

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Tumbling ad revenue hits Corus Entertainment’s financial results

TV revenue for the most recent quarter fell 13% to $299.1 million as advertising revenue plummeted by 25%.

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Snap opens the Q3 earnings season on a high note

The first of the major social media companies to report its revenue and users for the quarter did not disappoint. In fact, it exceeded expectations.