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Archives » January 2008

Enders Report: U.K.‘s Digital Audio Facing Extinction

Published 6 years, 2 months ago
Digital audio broadcasting in the U.K. is in trouble unless the industry stops "beating its chest in public about the wonders of DAB" and instead engages in an honest industry debate about the future of the platform, says a report from Enders Analysis.

Burger King Profits Soar 29%, Same-Store Sales up 4.5%

Published 6 years, 2 months ago

Burger King's profit for the second quarter rose 29 percent thanks to a greater emphasis on discount offerings and to late-night hours.

USPS Volume Plunges by 1.7 Billion Pieces in Q1

Published 6 years, 2 months ago
A decrease in U.S. mail in the first quarter of fiscal year 2008 is troubling to the United States Postal Service.

Asian American Cable Net Bites the Dust

Published 6 years, 2 months ago
AZN Television, a Comcast-affiliated cable network aimed at Asian Americans in their twenties and thirties, is no more.

Montel Williams Fizzles for Fall

Published 6 years, 2 months ago

CBS TV Distribution announced that it will end production of the syndicated Montel Williams Show at the end of this season.

DirecTV, TNS Partner for Largest National TV Audience Panel

Published 6 years, 2 months ago

DirecTV has struck a deal with TNS to provide a national TV household panel of 100,000 DirecTV homes or TNS's census-based, digital set-top TV ratings business.

Google Weds Print and Web with Bar Codes

Published 6 years, 2 months ago
Google has introduced a new aspect to its unpopular Print Ads program, writes MarketingVox.

Wal-Mart Teams with Tween Idol for Branded Apparel, Accessories

Published 6 years, 2 months ago

Wal-Mart has inked a deal with Disney Consumer Products to offer Hannah Montana-branded products in its stores.

Amazon Snaps up Audible

Published 6 years, 2 months ago
Amazon has agreed to buy audiobook retailer Audible.com in a deal valued at about $300 million.

Kraft, Kellogg to Raise Prices, Increase Adspend

Published 6 years, 2 months ago

Kraft and Kellogg have faced higher marketing costs in the last year. That, in addition to higher commodity costs on things like dairy products, has caused both companies to decide to raise prices on many of their products.