Media Design Group moves to 12300 Wilshire Blvd. in Los Angeles, two miles north of its previous space in Santa Monica, Calif.
Three Dog Logistics announces that Yvette Diamond is now the company’s COO. Diamond has been working with Three Dog as a consultant for the past three years and developed benefits programs, a marketing strategy and standard operating procedures.
YANGAROO Inc. announces an arrangement with the global advertising distribution company Adstream to distribute television commercials for selected clients to Canadian broadcast destinations.
Harvest Growth launches Word Up Hats (worduphat.com), a customizable baseball hat, that’s being tested in a Kickstarter campaign using crowd funding starting Dec. 15.
AT&T plans to complete its major initiative to expand its ultra-fast GigaPower fiber network in 25 major metropolitan areas nationwide, including 21 new major metropolitan areas.
Tumblr debuts a mobile-only sponsored unit with targeting capabilities across user interest, gender and geography. If users click on the install app button in the sponsored post, it will direct them to Apple’s App Store or Android’s Play Store – depending on their mobile operating system – to download.
NBC declares victory in the November sweeps race in the 18-49 demo, while CBS leads the Big Four broadcasters in total viewers for the month. From Oct. 30 through Nov. 23, NBC averaged a 2.3 live-plus-same day Nielsen rating among adults 18-49. ABC is in second at 2, followed by CBS at 1.8 and Fox at 1.3. This is NBC’s third straight November sweeps win in the demo.
Epix launches its own TV app on Google Chromecast, giving authenticated users access to its movie library and original content. Through relationships with cable, satellite and telco partners, Epix is available to more than 50 million homes nationwide.
The Home Depot Inc. faces at least 44 lawsuits connected with a data breach that affected the retailer from April-September 2014.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) alleges in a complaint that Deutsch L.A. deceived consumers with an ad campaign that involved asking employees to promote Sony's PlayStation Vita on Twitter. The FTC's charges stemmed from a January 2012 E-mail sent by Deutsch L.A. to employees, requesting that they tweet about the $250 gaming console.
The New York Times appointments Kinsey Wilson as editor for innovation and strategy, a new role. Wilson will handle expanding the newspaper’s mobile strategy and creating new digital products.
The BabyCenter report dubbed “Mobile Influence on Moms’ Path to Purchase” says 79 percent of moms use their mobile devices specifically for shopping while in the store. Moms buying new products and testing new brands rose from 47 percent in 2013 to 59 percent in 2014.