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2014-06-24 16:26:18

New Branded Data Segments Enable Advertisers to Deliver Against Sophisticated Shopper Marketing Objectives BOSTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Digilant(TM), the leading programmatic media company, announced today that has a completed a data integration with providers Dunnhumby (Datalogix), Blue Kai (IRI) and Exelate (Kantar) to gain access to shopper marketing customer data. Coupled with Digilant's Page Indices specifically tailored to the top CPG/Retail buyer content...

Sales Of Nokia Symbian Plunge, Surpassed By Windows Phone
2012-03-21 09:33:41

Sales of Nokia's Symbian smartphones fell sharply over the past year, with market share of the devices plunging form 12.4 percent a year ago to just 2.4 percent today, according to data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. At the same time, sales of smartphones with Microsoft Windows software surpassed those running Nokia's Symbian, indicating progress in Nokia's switch to Microsoft software. Data for December through February, after the launch of Nokia's Windows-based Lumia 800 model,...

2011-06-28 08:00:00

LONDON and SAN FRANCISCO, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kantar, the insight, information and consultancy division of WPP and one of the world's largest providers of on-line research, and MarketTools, the leader in software and services for market research and enterprise feedback management (EFM), today announced that they have formed a partnership, effective July 1, 2011, in which Kantar will roll out MarketTools® TrueSample® as its quality solution for...

2010-08-24 11:37:00

LONDON, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Kantar has appointed Renee Smith, the former senior vice-president, global operations at Ipsos, as chief research officer. Smith will be based in the US and report to Kim Dedeker, chair, Kantar Americas. In this newly created position, Smith - a recognised advocate of data quality and research innovation - will take a central role in the development and sustainability of Kantar's research capabilities. Working with Kantar's operating companies, she is...

2010-03-03 07:00:00

NEW YORK, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Kantar Health, a leading healthcare-focused global consultancy and marketing insights company, has appointed Ceri Thomas as Head of Global Marketing. In this role, he will develop and implement Kantar Health's global marketing strategies. Mr. Thomas is based in Kantar Health's London-area office. "Ceri's global experience and perspective, combined with client-side experience and deep knowledge of our offers and processes, will be a great addition to...

2009-11-09 08:00:00

BOSTON and WILTON, Conn., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Compete, a Kantar Media company, and Cannondale Associates, a marketing and sales management consulting firm, today announced a partnership that gives marketers new insight into consumers' shopping behavior as they move from researching goods online to in-store purchase. For the first time, marketers can see which digital marketing campaigns are actually delivering results. Specifically, Compete and Cannondale are providing marketers with...

2009-05-06 10:32:00

NEW YORK, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Kim Dedeker will be joining Kantar this month in a new role as Chair, Americas. She recently retired from P&G after spending 29 years in a variety of senior roles, most recently as VP, Consumer and Market Knowledge External Capability, where she was instrumental in leading a variety of industry body initiatives around data quality and industry transformation. Prior to that, she served as VP, Global Consumer and Market Knowledge for seven years. Dedeker...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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