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19/10/18
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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.

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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.

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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.

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J.D. Power has announced alliances with social media and review site analyst Reputation.com, and with customer journey analytics firm ClickFox.

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Indian R&D Centre for Purchase Intell Firm Cardlytics

Posted: 19/10/18

Purchase intelligence firm Cardlytics is to open its first Asian office, in Visakhapatnam, India, and says it will hire around 80 full-time employees by the end of 2020, allowing for 'research and development around the clock'. More

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Acquisition for US Construction Data Firm Dodge

Posted: 19/10/18

North American construction industry intelligence firm Dodge Data and Analytics has acquired San Diego-based Integrated Marketing Systems (IMS), which provides information for the architecture and engineering sectors. More

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Integer Added to Commodities Specialist Argus

Posted: 19/10/18

Commodity price reporting agency Argus Media has acquired Integer Research, which provides market intelligence to the fertilizer, industrial chemicals and wire and cable industries. Terms were not disclosed. More

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Tobii Unveils 'Nano' Portable Eye Tracker

Posted: 19/10/18

Eye tracking solutions firm Tobii has launched Tobii Pro Nano, described as the world's smallest research-grade eye tracker. The tool plugs into the USB port of a Windows laptop or tablet and is ready for high quality tracking after 'a quick calibration'. More

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InMobi Buys Pinsight Media, Partners with Sprint

Posted: 18/10/18

Singapore-based InMobi, which provides enterprise platforms for marketers, has acquired mobile data and tageting company Pinsight Media, from telecoms giant Sprint, in an all-stock deal. InMobi and Sprint will also partner for digital marketing and mobile ad product development. 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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