Norris leaving OVAB after nine-month stint

January 26, 2008 by Dave Haynes

Seen in MediaPost: AFTER ONLY NINE MONTHS ON the job, Kim Norris is stepping down as president/CEO of the Out-of-Home Video Advertising Bureau, a …

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New play gives retail POS away in return for ad screen

January 25, 2008 by Dave Haynes

When I was in downtown Toronto Thursday I squirted out of the parking garage and smack into a food court, which included a pita …

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One in 20 people actually watch TV commercials

January 24, 2008 by Dave Haynes

Ohio-based BIGresearch, among other things, does work looking at how people consume media … particularly how they consume media while doing other stuff at …

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Toronto Star sells Transit TV to firm actually in this business

January 17, 2008 by Dave Haynes

I always thought one of the stranger ownership situations out there was the Toronto Star, Canada’s biggest local daily newspaper, owning Transit TV, a …

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630,000 screens and counting???

January 10, 2008 by Dave Haynes

Spotted in Digital Signage Today, a Promo magazine piece looking at the industry as a whole. It has this very big assertion: About 630,000 …

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Industry described as being on the cusp of a wave

January 10, 2008 by Dave Haynes

There’s a piece today in a UK online publication called What PC? — but what seems to be apiece from another publication called CRN, …

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OneStop investors sell part of stake, but retain big plans

January 7, 2008 by Dave Haynes

A news release this morning says Mishorim Development Ltd. have sold 13.33% of OneStop Media Group for C$5 million, “reflecting a company value of …

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Helius picked up by Hughes

January 3, 2008 by Dave Haynes

As fellow blogger Bill Gerba points out in his post, the year has just started and there’s already evidence news of consolidation. Satellite communications …

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Looking ahead – digital signage in 2008

December 31, 2007 by Dave Haynes

I am not big on predictions for a couple of key reasons: a – I’m not very bright b – This is still an …

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Trends to Watch in 2008: Ad Age

December 29, 2007 by Dave Haynes

The industry publication Ad Age has done its look ahead for the coming year and focused on trends to watch. For those of us …

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2007 predictions: how I did

December 29, 2007 by Dave Haynes

Before we look ahead, let’s look at how I did with my fairly general predictions for the industry in 2007. 1. Several major retailers …

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Media CEO: "Digital OOH will become an even bigger medium, particularly in-store"

December 21, 2007 by Dave Haynes

When media planning and agency people turn up at digital signage events, they ensure the crowds that the ad industry really does know about …

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