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22/10/18
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Posted: 22/10/18

US-based experience management solutions firm Qualtrics is looking to raise $200m via an IPO, and aims to list on the Nasdaq under the symbol XM, after its Experience Management platform.

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Streetbees has appointed Sam Lowe as its first Chief Technology Officer; and says it will build 'the world's largest store of data about human behaviour... to rival even that available to Google or Facebook'.

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In the US, the Insights Association has joined with fellow industry body the A to Z Communications Coalition to urge the FCC to continue with a proposed rewrite of the TCPA legislation and definitions, notwithstanding a recent Court of Appeals judgement.

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Posted: 22/10/18

Ipsos MORI has appointed Pushkar Kulkarni as global Business Development Director, based in the UK, helping to lead electronic audience measurement business initiatives globally.

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FCB Launches Data Consultancy Offering

Posted: 22/10/18

Pharma marketing firm FCB Health Network has launched Solve(d), a new unit whose offer includes marketing analytics, predictive modeling, media planning, CRM strategy, data visualization and segmentation. Ken Beatty will serve as its Managing Director. More

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Buy Strengthens Merkle in Central Europe

Posted: 22/10/18

Dentsu Aegis Network has agreed to acquire Namics AG, a full-service digital agency based in Switzerland and Germany, for an unknown sum. Namics will become part of the group's data-driven marketing wing, Merkle. More

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GfK to Pilot Hybrid Radio Measurement in Aus

Posted: 19/10/18

GfK and Commercial Radio Australia are to launch a 'world-first super pilot' to test radio audience measurement via a combination of diary and electronic meters. More

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Nielsen Buys US Pet Specialty Business from GfK

Posted: 19/10/18

Nielsen has announced the acquisition of GfK's US Pet Specialty Point-of-Sale (POS) business. Combined with its existing non-specialty measurement, Nielsen says this gives its clients the most complete view of the channel in the US. More

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IPO Rumours for Big Data Firm Palantir

Posted: 19/10/18

Controversial big data firm Palantir Technologies Inc. is reportedly discussing a possible IPO as soon as next year, valuing the company at up to $41 billion. More

Recent Appointments

Recent Appointments...

MDC Partners

Posted: October 19 2018

MDC Partners is promoting Ryan Linder from US CMO to EVP and Global CMO, as it steps its growth strategy. He replaces Bob Kantor, who left in July. More

Smart Connect Research (SCR)

Posted: October 12 2018

In New York, MR services company Smart Connect Research (SCR) has appointed long-time industry exec Glen Collins as Vice President of Sales, heading the firm's business developments efforts across the US. More

Meyers Research

Posted: Oct 11 2018

In the US, housing industry insight provider Meyers Research has appointed Ray Bledsoe as Regional Sales Director and Michael Bailey as Research Associate. More

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