Date-wise News
Technopak Conference moots powering business through foresight

Technopak Advisors kicked off their 2nd Indian Consumer MindScapes in the Capital on April 29. The theme this year is ‘Powering Business through Foresight’. The Conference dwelled on the biggest challenge before marketers, which is to keep pace with consumers in their consumption journey – to not only acquire insights into what they want today, but foresight into what they will want tomorrow.

exchange4media Staff Apr 30, 2008 8:55 AM

UTV Q4 net profit up 140 per cent at Rs 271 million

UTV Software Communications Ltd has reported a 140 per cent jump in net profit to Rs 271 million for fourth quarter ended March 31, 2008. The company has also reported a 150 per cent growth in operating revenues year-on-year from Rs 1,749 million to Rs 4,375 million.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Apr 30, 2008 8:54 AM

Radio Mirchi completes five years in Delhi

Close on the heels of celebrating its sixth birthday in Mumbai with a bang, Radio Mirchi celebrated its fifth birthday in Delhi and has launched on air promotion – ‘Yeh dilli hai, yahan radio, mirchi ke naam se jana jata hai’ – to mark the occasion.

exchange4media Staff Apr 30, 2008 8:23 AM

Cartoon Network seeks to demystify the New Generation

India’s ‘New Generation’ in the 7-14 age group are wired, concerned about climate changes, want peace, and a whopping 74 per cent kids chose India as their favourite country over America. Cartoon Network’s New Generations survey, which was conducted across 14 cities, sure is an eye opener.

exchange4media Staff Apr 30, 2008 8:22 AM

Hungama Mobile, Tata Indicom, IMImobile in Meffys Awards 2008 shortlist

The Mobile Entertainment Forum (MEF) has announced the shortlist for the 2008 Meffys Awards, and representing India are Hungama Mobile and FTV, Tata Indicom and Opera Software, and IMImobile. Entries have been received from over 20 countries for the Meffys this year.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Apr 30, 2008 8:20 AM

International: P&G Lets Consumers Act as Media Planners

BATAVIA, Ohio (AdAge.com) -- The nation's largest advertiser is inviting consumers to weigh in on its controversial media decisions.

exchange4media Staff Apr 30, 2008 7:56 AM

Rani Mukherjee to be the new face of Margo soap

Henkel India has roped in Rani Mukherjee as brand ambassador for its skincare soap brand Margo. In the highly cluttered and competitive toilet soap category, Margo claims to have a market share of close to 4 per cent in urban West Bengal and is a strong player in markets like Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Bihar.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Apr 30, 2008 7:55 AM

Big FM Kolkata too catches the IPL fever

Never before has cricket generated so much of radio buzz. Mostly limited to live commentary on radio, cricket has assumed an entertainment avatar, thanks to the ongoing DLF IPL T20 Tournament. Latest to join the fray is Big FM Kolkata, which has thrown its weight behind the Kolkata Knight Riders with a new programme.

exchange4media Kolkata Bureau Apr 30, 2008 7:54 AM

Georgia Aquarium selects Infosignz to power its digital signage network

US-based Georgia Aquarium has chosen the InfoSignz Digital Display Management platform to power its digital signage network. Georgia Aquarium is one of the world’s largest aquariums and features more animals than any other aquarium in the world.

exchange4media Staff Apr 30, 2008 7:53 AM

Rondeep Gogoi joins Mudra Delhi as Creative Director

Rondeep Gogoi has joined Mudra Delhi as Creative Director. He will be working on accounts like Volkswagen, Philips, Magicbricks.com, Wrigleys, Dabur, Emami, Apollo DKV and Air India in Mudra. Prior to joining Mudra, Gogoi was with JWT Delhi as Creative Director.

exchange4media Staff Apr 30, 2008 7:52 AM

Dentsu Marcom appoints R Ravi Shankar as Mumbai Head

Dentsu Marcom has announced the appointment of R Ravi Shankar as Head of its Mumbai operations. Shankar joins Dentsu from SSC&B Lintas, where he was Executive Vice President, overseeing the entire operations of the agency.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Apr 30, 2008 7:51 AM

Arun Kapoor quits DishTV as CEO

Arun Kapoor has put in his papers as CEO of DishTV. He had joined the company in November 2006 as CEO. Jawahar Goel, Managing Director, DishTV, has confirmed the news. Kapoor’s next destination is not known at present.

exchange4media Staff Apr 30, 2008 7:50 AM

Post global movement, OMD India wins Intel Corp’s media duties

OMD India has bagged the media duties of Intel Corp. The win comes in the wake of a global pitch process, the decision of which was announced on April 28, 2008. Industry sources peg the business upwards of Rs 50 crore. In India, Lodestar Universal was the incumbent on the business.

Noor Fathima Warsia Apr 30, 2008 7:49 AM