Haymarket Media Group announced a £50 million expansion of its consumer automotive operations by creating a new division, Haymarket Automotive. The division’s new managing director, Rachael Prasher explains how they plan to further capitalise on the success of three of its auto brands: What Car?, PistonHeads and Autocar.
Adblock Plus’ parent company, eyeo, recently announced the acquisition of Flattr, a micropayments service that allows users to maintain a single payment account across any site on the web. FIPP spoke to the adblocking platform about the acquisition, to get their view on how the company is seeking to position itself in the emerging media ecosystem and the new revenue streams it believes it can bring.
Breton Fischetti is senior director, commerce at Business Insider and one of the FIPP and UPM Rising Stars in Global Media Award winners in 2016 (entries for 2017 are now open). He updates us on latest developments with him, and tells us about things that excite him about media today, business leaders he admires most, and why he encourages his peers to enter the 2017 Rising Stars Awards.
Rapid innovations in technology have altered consumers’ expectations. With information readily available on demand, no longer are they willing to wait; what they see they want immediately. Where does this leave the magazine, which used to be the holy grail for fashion brands?
For The Enthusiast Network: TEN, brand extensions make a lot of sense. The special interest media company understands that using different platforms to reach different, highly passionate audiences is vital in the current media environment.
CNN and social media have been hitting the headlines in recent months, as a controversial US Presidential campaign and subsequent inauguration have propelled both into the spotlight. CNN’s head of social, Samantha Barry talks us through the media brand’s growing use of social media platforms.
In this in-depth, special report from DIS 2017, Ashley Norris and Sadie Hale highlight seven of the key issues discussed by speakers at the recent Digital Innovators’ Summit in Berlin. Download the report here.