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FMCG ad spends increase by 16.1% to account for an estimated Rs.2677 crore in Q1?blur=25

We take a look at ad and promotional spends of top FMCG companies including HUL, Dabur, Colgate-Palmolive, Marico, Britannia Industries, and Emami in first quarter of this financial year

Collin Furtado Aug 17, 2015 8:25 AM

ZEEL, Network18, TV18, NDTV, TV Today ad spends estimated at Rs.500 crore in Q1?blur=25

TV18 & TV Today ad spends increase by 30-80% on rebranding, high single-digit ad spends of 8-9% from Network18 and NDTV

Collin Furtado Aug 13, 2015 8:35 AM

BFSI clocks in net profits of 20% in Q1; ad spends expected to see double-digit growth?blur=25

Private sector banks such as ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank and Yes Bank have seen strong growth in first quarter of this year following growth in loans and Net Interest Income. This is expected to translate into higher ad spends from the sector

Collin Furtado Aug 13, 2015 8:01 AM

English GEC space preps to grow into Rs 400 crore market?blur=25

The preferred entertainment destination of the premium classes, English GECs are now taking major strides to tap into larger audience base with mass appealing strategies. Growing at 15% YoY, the genre is expected to rise to Rs.400-450 crore by the end of the financial year

Collin Furtado Aug 11, 2015 8:30 AM

Zee, Network18, TV18 begin new quarter with lower operating income than previous quarter?blur=25

ZEEL’s operating income and total expenses decline since last quarter, Network18’s operating income declines, expenses rise since Q4FY2015, while spends in rebranding dent TV18’s revenues

Collin Furtado Jul 30, 2015 8:17 AM

TV gets 50-60% of e-commerce ad pie in Q1?blur=25

An estimated 25-30% of TV broadcaster ad revenues came from the e-commerce industry in the first quarter of the financial year

Collin Furtado Jul 29, 2015 8:24 AM

We don’t think subscription-based model will work in India: Jagdish Rajpurohit?blur=25

Jagdish Rajpurohit, Founder, CloudWalker Steaming Technologies, who is also an indie filmmaker and actor, talks about the platform’s ultimate aim to be a one-stop-shop for digital content distribution across multiple platforms

Collin Furtado Jul 22, 2015 8:36 AM

Bindass Play sees 65% growth in ad revenue since launch; to explore other revenue streams?blur=25

Nikhil Gandhi, VP and Head of Revenue, and Vijay Subramanium, VP and Head – Content and Communication, Disney India talk about how the channel has grown in the last one year and future expansion plans

Collin Furtado Jul 21, 2015 8:36 AM

Broadcasters tap into Rs.200 crore live events market?blur=25

Although still at a nascent stage in India, live ticketing events space has slowly started picking up with increasing brand attraction. Led by Viacom18, other broadcasters such as 9X Media and Disney are also looking to benefit from entering the segment

Collin Furtado Jul 20, 2015 8:54 AM

How will the exit of CSK and RR affect TV viewership of IPL? ?blur=25

While IPL 8 sailed smoothly, it seems that the ghosts of 2013 spot-fixing scam are still plaguing the cricketing property. With two top teams exiting for a period of two years, the League could see an impact in television viewership

Collin Furtado Jul 15, 2015 10:33 AM

Lodha Panel verdict on CSK & RR to have limited effect on IPL brand pull, say experts?blur=25

While there may be pitfalls for IPL in the next two years in the absence of CSK and RR, from a broader perspective, IPL’s brand power will not diminish, say marketers and media planners

Collin Furtado Jul 15, 2015 10:29 AM

Lodha Panel verdict on CSK & RR to have limited effect on IPL brand pull, say experts?blur=25

While there may be pitfalls for IPL in the next two years in the absence of CSK and RR, from a broader perspective, IPL’s brand power will not diminish, say marketers and media planners

Collin Furtado Jul 15, 2015 8:50 AM

How will the exit of CSK and RR affect TV viewership of IPL? ?blur=25

While IPL 8 sailed smoothly, it seems that the ghosts of 2013 spot-fixing scam are still plaguing the cricketing property. With two top teams exiting for a period of two years, the League could see an impact in television viewership

Collin Furtado Jul 15, 2015 8:46 AM

News media sink their teeth into Vyapam scam as issue snowballs?blur=25

The Vyapam scam has turned into one of the biggest scams for not only the MP government and CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, but also for the ruling BJP party. The media has been chasing this issue with a renewed ferocity post the death of Aaj Tak’s Akshay Singh who was on the scam trail

Collin Furtado Jul 10, 2015 9:04 AM

Will slow momentum in recent auto sales hamper ad spends??blur=25

Car sales in the month of June declined for most automobile manufacturers. The automobile industry accounts for a large chunk of ad spends, especially in mediums such as television and print

Collin Furtado Jul 8, 2015 8:11 AM

Greece-Eurozone crisis to have lesser impact on Indian economy than expected?blur=25

Even as Greeks voted ‘No’ to austerity measures, the Indian markets managed to hold their ground. Economists believe that the impact to the Indian economy might be lesser than expected

Collin Furtado Jul 7, 2015 8:42 AM

Times Network to launch real estate channel Property Now in September??blur=25

The new channel will feature real estate business programming and is expected to be launched by September 2015, say industry sources

Collin Furtado Jul 1, 2015 8:17 AM

Will Greece debt crisis have an indirect impact on Indian economy??blur=25

The economic crisis in Greece has sent ripples in markets across the globe, amidst fears of the impact of Greece parting away from the Euro and possibly from the European Union. Fears of an effect led to a fall in stock markets on Monday

Collin Furtado Jun 30, 2015 8:24 AM

Is the stage set for Netflix to come to India??blur=25

Netflix, pioneer of video-on-demand television services, is rumoured to enter India by 2016. But making inroads in the Indian market may not be that easy for Netflix

Collin Furtado Jun 29, 2015 8:34 AM

SEBI’s new platform for internet start-ups to help raise funds faster?blur=25

SEBI Chairman U K Sinha announced yesterday that it would be setting up a new alternative platform for internet start-ups. The capital markets regulator relaxed its regulations for start-ups to list and raise funds through this platform in order to encourage companies list in India rather than overseas

Collin Furtado Jun 25, 2015 9:03 AM