ITN unifies online ad sales with Rightster

As part of a major shift in digital strategy, British news producer ITN Productions is unifying its online ad sales as it hands control of its publisher network to video specialists Rightser.

The partnership means that for the first time, brands will be able to buy ads within ITN’s news and entertainment content – which features on AOL, Dailymotion,, and more – from one place. 

Reuters targets consumers with its new design

Tis the season to redesign. CNN recently launched a new look for, and now news service Reuters has launched a new look for

But while’s redesign was all about the content, Reuters’ redesign is all about the focus. The new design is all about one thing: making the website a much more attractive destination for consumers.

Marketing the end of a recession is a lot like marketing during a recession

The current state of the economy brings both good news and bad news for retailers. Consumers are becoming more optimistic about their finances. But they are likely to drop buying habits they picked up during the recession.

The Reuters/University of Michigan consumer sentiment index rose to
70.2 in September, compared to 65.7 last month, which is its first gain in the
last three months. Economists only expected the index to reach 68. The news is good for American retailers, but there’s no evidence that consumer purchase intentions will change with their confidence levels.