Communications

Strategy Analytics: China: One in Three Consumers Delay or Cancel Planned 5G and Smartphone Purchases

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:57am

Strategy Analytics wireless smartphones team has released China Smartphone: Consumer Purchase Intentions Post Covid-19 based on a survey of 1,300 consumers March 21-25.

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  • Strategy Analytics wireless smartphones team has released China Smartphone: Consumer Purchase Intentions Post Covid-19 based on a survey of 1,300 consumers March 21-25.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200406005735/en/
    China COVID-19 Smartphone Purchasing Plans Impact (Source: Strategy Analytics 2020)
    Two thirds have postponed a planned trip while 40% have delayed purchases of cars, furniture, major appliances.
  • Apple users not surprisingly are the most optimistic with 41% intending to buy a new smartphone device as planned or sooner than planned.
  • China Smartphone: Consumer Purchase Intentions Post Covid-19 is available to clients of Strategy Analytics wireless smartphones service here.

Neustar Sells Its Registry Business to GoDaddy

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 11:31pm

Neustar , Inc., a global information services and technology company and leader in identity resolution, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE:GDDY) to sell its Registry business.

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  • Neustar , Inc., a global information services and technology company and leader in identity resolution, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE:GDDY) to sell its Registry business.
  • In addition to providing its Registry business with new avenues for growth and scale, the sale to GoDaddy enables Neustar to better execute on its mission of enabling trusted connections between companies and people at the moments that matter most through products and services powered by its proprietary OneID platform.
  • This transaction enables Neustar to focus on our Marketing, Risk, Communications, and Security businesses while enabling our Registry business to continue as a leader in the space with a strategic partner who can help accelerate growth, said Neustar President and Chief Executive Officer, Charlie Gottdiener.
  • Neustar offers industry-leading solutions in Marketing, Risk, Communications, Security and Registry that responsibly connect data on people, devices and locations, continuously corroborated through billions of transactions.

Triton Digital Releases Latin America Podcast Report for the February 17th through March 15th Reporting Period

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 10:00pm

Triton Digital , the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry, announced today the release of the latest LATAM Podcast Report .

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  • Triton Digital , the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry, announced today the release of the latest LATAM Podcast Report .
  • The report provides insight into the Top 100 Podcasts in Latin America between February 17th through March 15th, as measured by Tritons Podcast Metrics measurement service.
  • Fifteen new entities debuted in the Top 100 Podcast report this reporting period, including Leyendas Legendarias, The School of Greatness, Dr. Muerte, and BBB- Big Brother Brasil.
  • To view the full results of the Latin America Podcast Report and/or sign up to receive future reports via email, visit https://www.tritondigital.com/resources/podcast-reports .

Earnin Creates New Community Tool to Help Find COVID-related Resources

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 9:37pm

What I love about this project is that it shows a community coming together to help one another.

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  • What I love about this project is that it shows a community coming together to help one another.
  • The new Earnin Community Tool includes resources pulled from the Helpin Facebook group, which grew to over 10,000 members in its first few weeks, along with additional resources that the Earnin team researched on its own.
  • The Community Tool now comprises resources from all over the country.
  • Moving forward, Earnin will continue to support and grow this tool with the communitys help.

Gannett Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 9:15pm

Gannett Co., Inc. (Gannett, the Company or we) (NYSE: GCI) announced today the appointment of Douglas E. Horne as our new Chief Financial Officer, effective April 7, 2020.

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  • Gannett Co., Inc. (Gannett, the Company or we) (NYSE: GCI) announced today the appointment of Douglas E. Horne as our new Chief Financial Officer, effective April 7, 2020.
  • We are thrilled to welcome Doug to our leadership team, said Michael Reed, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Gannett.
  • Mr. Horne is an experienced leader with a successful track record in high-profile financial positions within the entertainment, media and technology industries.
  • Before joining Warner Media LLC, he served as Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer for AOL Inc., where he managed a team of 400 people across global accounting, financial planning and analysis, shared services, tax and treasury.

RRD Announces Actions to Address Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 9:15pm

The COVID-19 pandemic has created tremendous business challenges for companies around the world, including many of our clients across the broad number of industries we serve, said Dan Knotts, RRD President and Chief Executive Officer.

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  • The COVID-19 pandemic has created tremendous business challenges for companies around the world, including many of our clients across the broad number of industries we serve, said Dan Knotts, RRD President and Chief Executive Officer.
  • We also have more than 10,000 employees set up to work from home, including those providing critical services to our clients.
  • As this crisis continues to evolve, we are taking proactive measures that better position us to manage through the growing impact, Knotts continued.
  • We have also taken prudent and decisive actions to maintain our financial flexibility and liquidity as we weather this unprecedented event.

Social Media Sees Increase in Engagement as Bans on Social Gatherings to Halt Spread of COVID-19 Come Into Force - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 5:58pm

ResearchAndMarkets.com has identified Social Media as one of the key sectors seeing growth opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • ResearchAndMarkets.com has identified Social Media as one of the key sectors seeing growth opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic.
  • More people are engaging with social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram in order to stay in contact with friends and family while in self-isolation.
  • Popular video sharing app TikTok has seen an uptake in users as people use it to vent and share their experiences of how COVID-19 has impacted their lives.
  • Latest available reports on this sector include:

RollWorks Becomes a LaunchPoint Accelerate Partner, Adding Additional Data and Machine Learning Capabilities for Account-Based Marketing

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 4:00pm

RollWorks, a division of NextRoll, Inc., announced today that it has joined LaunchPoint, by Marketo an Adobe company as an Accelerate partner.

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  • RollWorks, a division of NextRoll, Inc., announced today that it has joined LaunchPoint, by Marketo an Adobe company as an Accelerate partner.
  • Through this bi-directional integration, joint customers can now further scale their account-based experiences with the addition of RollWorks account data graph and machine learning capabilities.
  • Customers can identify high-value accounts through the combination of the RollWorks account data graph which consists of approximately 20 million companies and 330 million contacts, and machine learning-powered Account Scoring and Account Suggestion capabilities.
  • Marketing and sales teams need unified information and strategies to see the biggest return from their account-based marketing efforts, said Mike Stocker, vice president of strategic partnerships, RollWorks.

Aspen’s Largest Apartment Complex Trades Hands in Colorado

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 4:30pm

Centennial Aspen is the city of Aspens largest multifamily property and one of the largest in the Roaring Fork Valley, said Greg Price, senior vice president investments in Marcus & Millichaps Denver office.

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  • Centennial Aspen is the city of Aspens largest multifamily property and one of the largest in the Roaring Fork Valley, said Greg Price, senior vice president investments in Marcus & Millichaps Denver office.
  • Built in 1986, the property was designed by world-renowned architect Moshe Safdie, and well maintained by the seller.
  • The 11-building property is located at the base of Smuggler Mountain within a 15-minute walk of Downtown Aspen.
  • Aspen/Pitkin County Airport is about a half mile from the property and Snowmass Ski Resort is under 10 miles away.

Leading Retail Influencer Steve Dennis Unpacks Trends Squeezing Traditional Retailers and Presents Eight Essential Strategies for Retail Leaders in New Book Remarkable Retail

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 3:53pm

Remarkable Retail provides a framework that guides brands in the design of enduring, highly profitable and intensely customer-centric growth strategies.

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  • Remarkable Retail provides a framework that guides brands in the design of enduring, highly profitable and intensely customer-centric growth strategies.
  • Steve Dennis knows exactly whats happening in retail today and tomorrow, and hes eager to share his wisdom.
  • Remarkable Retail conveys a deep understanding of the challenges facing the US retail middle ground while so many rivalsand not just Amazonhave thrived.
  • Remarkable Retail is available for pre-order now at Amazon , Barnes & Noble, iTunes, Audible and most other major booksellers and independent stores.