IAB UK’s Elkington Claims Progress On Transparency

COLOGNE — Over the last couple of years, both advertising buyers and sellers alike have cried foul over alleged nefarious practices, high margins and unseen misdeeds on the part of intermediaries. A host of initiatives has risen to combat the lack of transparency, some of them from vendors and agencies themselves accused of hiding ad […]

 

The U.K. Tops Percentage of Digital Ad Spend, the IAB’S Phillipson

LONDON –  With some 35% of all advertising going to digital media, or about $10 billion last year, the U.K. may have the  greatest percentage of digital ad spend in the world, says Guy Phillipson, CEO of the IAB UK, in this interview with Beet.TV In the interview, he shares the state of digital in […]

 

IAB UK’s Chester: Industry Must Calm Marketers’ Programmatic Fears

LONDON —  Advertiser interest in programmatic is growing, but more work needs to be done to better describe and allay fears over the phenomenon, says an exec representing both buy- and sell-side. The make-up of attendees to an Internet Advertising Bureau UK conference on the topic has gone up from 10% advertisers last year to […]