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Understanding the German Federal Election Results

Understanding the German Federal Election Results

By Axel Wallrabenstein, Chairman, MSL Germany What is the election result? Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term in yesterday’s German federal election. However, with losses o ...

Have We Reached The End Of Brand Purpose?

Have We Reached The End Of Brand Purpose?

Rather than offering solutions to societal needs, brand ‘purpose’ risks becoming a euphemism for ill-conceived CSR campaigns. The Holmes Report's Alex Brownsell talks to CMOs, incl ...

The Next in Augmented Relationships

The Next in Augmented Relationships

Melanie Joe, Consultant, Research and Insights, MSL Exciting developments from the technology sector are in the news on an almost everyday basis; big data, virtual reality (VR), au ...

How Technology will Help Communicators Usher in Limitless Consumerism

How Technology will Help Communicators Usher in Limitless Consumerism

By Daphne Hoytt, SVP, MSL Atlanta, NA Consumer Practice Director In today’s modern world, it goes without that saying that exclusivity is what moves the needle in consumer brand co ...

China’s Live-streaming Trend: Paving the Way for Increased Engagement

China’s Live-streaming Trend: Paving the Way for Increased Engagement

By Glenn Osaki, President, Asia, Shanghai, China, MSL and Liki Qin, Regional Senior Manager, Asia, MSL 2016 will be known as the dawn of the era of live-streaming in China, with ov ...

PR – Driven Media: Hero of The Day

PR – Driven Media: Hero of The Day

By Guillaume Herbette, Global CEO, MSL Every brand is a media company now. This message has undoubtedly been instilled in every communications and marketing professional. And what ...

Immersive Tech Meets Sustainability

Immersive Tech Meets Sustainability

By Sheila McLean, NA Citizenship & Sustainability Practice Director, MSL Much has been said and written about how immersive tech will transform the communications industry, ush ...

Have We Reached The End Of Brand Purpose?

Rather than offering solutions to societal needs, brand ‘purpose’ risks becoming a euphemism for ill-conceived CSR campaigns. The Holmes Report's Alex Brownsell talks to CMOs, including the marketer behind 'Fearless Girl', to find out where brands are going wrong. Rema Vasan, EVP and a global client director at MSL and a Cannes Lions 2017 jury member, admits that she saw plenty of cause-related award submis ...

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How Technology will Help Communicators Usher in Limitless Consumerism

By Daphne Hoytt, SVP, MSL Atlanta, NA Consumer Practice Director In today’s modern world, it goes without that saying that exclusivity is what moves the needle in consumer brand communication. Consumers want to feel that a certain brand will provide a unique benefit or experience that another company cannot, or that fellow consumers will not receive. It’s the same theory that explains why brands promote the ...

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China’s Live-streaming Trend: Paving the Way for Increased Engagement

By Glenn Osaki, President, Asia, Shanghai, China, MSL and Liki Qin, Regional Senior Manager, Asia, MSL 2016 will be known as the dawn of the era of live-streaming in China, with over 325 million users -- about half of the entire online population of China, according to the China Internet Network Information Center. As the most popular “new media” format in China, it has attracted attention from investors an ...

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PR – Driven Media: Hero of The Day

By Guillaume Herbette, Global CEO, MSL Every brand is a media company now. This message has undoubtedly been instilled in every communications and marketing professional. And what it means is that every brand must create content – lots of it on various platforms – if they want to influence consumers. This is a very exciting reality for PR pros as it increases the value of the services they are particularly ...

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The New Digital Newsroom with Data, Automation, and More

By Amrit Ahuja, Managing Director, 2020MSL Today, with massive disruption and transformation, the media industry, like others, is fast adapting and responding to changes. The content landscape in particular, is evolving at a rapid pace, and news consumption patterns have witnessed a complete overhaul, driven by developments in communication technology, convergence of media, mobile technology and evolving co ...

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MSL Wins Seven Awards at Cannes Lions 2017

MSL is proud of the success of our teams winning seven awards (2 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze) at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity this year. These wins underscore our network’s collaboration with agencies across the Publicis Groupe network. Gold Outdoor Lion – Tiger beer: A Global Air-Ink™ Project MSL Hong Kong was among five PR agencies listed for a campaign for Heineken’s Tiger Beer c ...

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MSL’s Success at EMEA SABRE Awards 2017

MSL’s EMEA agencies had great a result at the Holmes EMEA SABRE AWARDS held in London on 23 May, 2017. Congratulations to all our colleagues across the region who contributed to our success. CNC was named EMEA Financial PR Consultancy of the Year and MSL Italia was named Mediterranean Consultancy of the Year.  In their own right, these are both standout recognitions. Our winning campaigns were in the Transp ...

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Nomination for EMEA Agency of the Year

MSLGROUP is honored to secure a nomination for the 2017 Pan-EMEA Consultancy of the Year Award. MSL’s strategic business approach to bring our network closer together and put our clients at the centre of our work is a testimonial to our success in the EMEA region. In addition to this, we also received four additional Agency of the Year nominations for Africa Consultancy of the Year Eastern Europe Consultanc ...

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Digital Brands + Live Experiences: Connecting With Your Audience IRL

When done well, experiential marketing — or more specifically, live experiences — delivers opportunities for consumers to interact with brands in uniquely meaningful ways. For brands with a real-world footprint, live engagement is a no-brainer. But for brands that exist solely in the realm of zeros and ones, connecting with users in real life can seem like a big leap – one digital brands must take if they w ...

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Accelerating the Evolution: Insights from ad:tech India

By Melanie Joe, Consultant – Research and Insights, MSLGROUP ad:tech, the international conference for digital and interactive marketing and communications, saw its India chapter unfold in the capital city of New Delhi on the 9th and 10th of March. While this was the 7th edition of the New Delhi chapter, 2017 is a milestone for ad:tech, as it completes 20 years internationally. The theme for ad:tech New Del ...

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