16 Aug 2012
| by James Papworth
New ways to reach readers have created a big impact for magazine publishers, arguably one more so than others, says PPA's James Papworth.
Facebook's $1bn (£641m) acquisition of photo-sharing service Instagram has today (14 August) been given the green light by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT), which has decided not to refer it to the Competition Commission.
Tesco is trialling "virtual fridges" in Gatwick Airport that allow travellers to order essentials to be delivered to their home for when they return from holiday.
Mobile contactless payment will not reach the mass market for another decade in the UK despite initiatives including Google Wallet, according to a report by technology analysts Forrester.
Ikea has revamped its catalogue with augmented reality in order to extend its life cycle through regularly updated content, including live events.
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Saatchi & Saatchi has created a campaign to raise awareness for the Women's Refuge Crisis Line.
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Weapon7 has created a golf-themed app that supports the car marque's support for The Open Championship.
Heat magazine is bringing augmented technology to its pages for the first time, mirroring a move by Hello! and Tatler magazine.
As media recruitment shifts to new skill sets in media including data analytics, tech functions and increasingly entrepreneurial thinkers direct from start-ups, Mark Banham asks, is the media industry in a good position to attract this new breed of employees?
Supergroup is aiming to boost its ecommerce proposition for fashion brand Superdry, to help it drive sales following a 'challenging' year.