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 ...

Transforming the Patient Experience with Immersive Technologies

Transforming the Patient Experience with Immersive Technologies

By Jim Weinrebe, Health Practice Leader, MSL North America The integration of virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) with Big Data, increasingly, has t ...

The New Digital Newsroom with Data, Automation, and More

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 conte ...

MSL Wins Seven Awards at Cannes Lions 2017

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 undersc ...

Powered by Data: Augmented Influence

Powered by Data: Augmented Influence

By Erin Lanuti, Chief Influence Officer, MSL Influence, the power to affect or change perception and behavior and what we have for 75 years called public relations has grown into a ...

Marrying People and Data for the Storytelling of the Future

Marrying People and Data for the Storytelling of the Future

By Stephan Beringer, Global Head, Data, Technology and Innovation, Publicis Media The single biggest asset a brand can have is the ability to build and curate strong relationships ...

Qorvis MSL Makes Immediate Impact on Health Care Debate Launches “Medicaid is US” Campaign

Qorvis MSL Makes Immediate Impact on Health Care Debate Launches “Medicaid is US” Campaign

By Chuck Alston, Senior Vice President, Director of Public Affairs, Qorvis MSL In the United States, there is no more important legislative issue at this moment than health care. N ...

Temer’s First 100 Days and Beyond

While Brazil has been in the Olympic spotlight, an important political drama has been also playing out. MSLGROUP’s latest thought leadership assesses the first 100 days in office of Brazil’s interim President Michel Temer and offers a perspective on the future. Temer is expected to be confirmed in office within two weeks, after Brazil’s senate approves the impeachment of suspended President Dilma Rousseff ( ...

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Big Food: How Can it Repair the Cultural Disconnect?

QnA with Gina Santana, VP, Strategic Planning Director, Leo Burnett USA People's Insights: Big Food companies have lost significant market share in recent years. What’s driving that? Gina: The answer to that question lives in the context of how consumers’ consciousness and knowledge of food has evolved as a result of access to so much more information. This access is causing a shift in consumer mindset and ...

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Man the Provider Is Really Man the Buyer!

By Steven L. Katz, CEO and Founder, Man the Kitchen If you want the competitive edge as a producer, marketer, or retailer of food, groceries, and anything related to cooking and the tools and equipment needed to put a meal on the table, then the most profitable next step you can take is to suspend any stereotypes you have about men doing the cooking at home. That is because all recent in-depth studies have ...

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Transparency Coming for Genetically Engineered Foods

For more than a decade, while Europe rejected genetically engineered foods – GMOs in the popular parlance – Americans remained oblivious and unconcerned. In the meantime, U.S. grocery shelves were filled with products made from GM corn, soy and sugar beets. Yet, the blind indifference has not endured, as activists in the state of Vermont waged a successful referendum that forces labeling of products sold in ...

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Taste Buds are Neither Hispanic nor American, but Bicultural

By Vickie Allande-Fite, SVP, MSLGROUP Los Angeles (Hispanic Specialty Lead) In the U.S., every 30 seconds, two non-Hispanics reach retirement age and one Latino turns 18. Hispanics are coming of age and wielding $1.5 trillion in buying power. The community is clearly an influential growing segment of consumers. Food marketers, to successfully engage Hispanic audiences, need to understand the factors driving ...

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Nutrition: What Does it Mean for Emerging Economies?

By Narendra Nag, Regional Director, Integrated Planning & Asia Practice Leader, Social Media and Digital, MSLGROUP Singapore Food supply is no longer the big problem facing the developing world. Agricultural yields are up across the developing world thanks to better seeds, improved irrigation, and a host of other agricultural extensions. But one of the major results of massive food security programs, li ...

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The Growing Affinity for ‘Fresh Food’ in Asian Markets

By Aruna Handique, Planning Manager, MSLGROUP With rising disposable incomes and better standards of living across leading Asian economies, consumers are increasingly aware of food safety, leading to a surge in organic food and fresh food consciousness. In 2014, fresh food markets saw a spike in growth in Asia, with appreciable inroads into the economies of India and China. Some very notable factors have be ...

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The Ever-Evolving Definition of Human Rights

By Melanie Joe, Consultant - Research and Insights, MSLGROUP The late Nelson Mandela famously said, “To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.” The idea that every person is free simply by the virtue of being born human seems straightforward enough, and yet, almost seven decades after the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the UN General Assembly, we continue t ...

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Food, genomics and the Microbiome: What are the Implications for Food producers?

Although it's been around for eons, consumers, lately, seem to have truly taken to heart the adage “you are what you eat.” More than ever before, they care about their own well-being and are actively looking for ways to improve their health. Given this increasing shift toward health consciousness, what should food producers do, for a better understanding of consumers' nutritional needs? Understand the impac ...

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Transatlantic Personal Data Processing: Complying with the New EU-US Privacy Shield

By Leonardo Sforza, Managing Director, Brussels, MSLGROUP In July 2016, the European Commission adopted its highly anticipated EU-US “Privacy Shield,” setting up a new data protection framework for organisations that transfer EU citizens’ personal data to the US. More than 4,000 organisations are expected to have to adapt their privacy policies and practices accordingly, and sign up to the new statutory req ...

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