Category Outdoor

Clear Channel Outdoor 3Q Up on Int’l Business

SAN ANTONIO – It’s more of the same for Clear Channel Outdoor (NYSE:CCO) with the latest financial results: international up, North America flat.

This morning, the company reported revenues of $742 million for third-quarter 2014, showing a 3% year-to-year growth from the same time last year. The positives, however, all come from outside North America.

Clear Channel Outdoor

Bob Pittman, Clear Channel Outdoor

The $329.5 million in 3Q 2014 revenues for CCO’s Americas division represented a $1.8 million (1%) dip from the same time last year. A company statement this morning cited lower national account revenues as the prime culprit; decreases in traditional product lines also partially offset higher digital revenues.

The International division offered a 5.5% increase from last year’s third quarter to $413...

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Outfront Media New Moniker for CBS Outdoor

NEW YORK — CBS Outdoor Americas today began a month-long transformation to its new identity: Outfront Media.

The new name will break the last ties of its former status as a division of CBS Corp., and include rebranding more than 100,000 displays in North America.

Outfront Media“Outfront captures exactly who we are as a completely reenergized company and where we’ll be with innovative technology and creativity for our advertising clients,” said Jeremy Male, company CEO. “Our bold new identity – deployed nationwide from Times Square to the Sunset Strip – also represents the unmatched audience that our prime assets will deliver as we elevate our business and industry to new heights.”

The Outfront name, according the to the company, symbolizes the Company’s unique portfolio of billboards and displays...

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Greene Takes Large-Format Expertise to IDC

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.International Data Corporation (IDC) hires Tim Greene as a research director to lead the firm’s large-format printer research, and to contribute to digital signage and 3D printing research.

Greene joins IDC’s U.S.-based imaging, printing, and document solutions research team.

Tim GreeneGreene comes to IDC with more than 15 years experience in market research, including his recent work as director of InfoTrends’ Wide Format Printing Consulting Service. In this role, he produced a substantive body of research including annual market forecasts and manufacturer market shares; end-user primary research studies; and numerous custom consulting deliverables covering global markets.

Prior to that, he was a technology industry analyst and conducted research on topics ranging from Internet t...

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Cieslok Launches New Board on Montréal South Shore

MONTRÉAL — A new 10’ x 35’ digital spectacular from Cieslok Media is now live on Autoroute 132 just east of the Mercier Bridge in the city’s South Shore. This pristine spectacular provides advertisers with the opportunity to shine in an otherwise advertising-free location.

Montréal South Shore digital board recently placed by Cieslok Media. (Photo courtesy Cieslok Media)The Montréal addition was built on the Kahnawà:ke Territory, where Cieslok has an exclusive partnership for digital signage. The development of this sign took approximately 10 months to complete and the board officially went live on Monday September 8th.

“This relationship gives us our entry into the South Shore of Montréal, where the vast majority of development is taking place, increasing the number of commuters from the South Shore into downtown Montréal exponentially,” says Christopher Bentier, Cieslok vice ...

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Cieslok Media Announces Board of Directors

TORONTO – Cieslok Media appoints four to its Board of Directors, in addition to Cieslok President/CEO Jörg Cieslok:

  • Mitch Green, managing partner, the Clairvest Group
  • Robbie Isenberg, principal, the Clairvest Group
  • Doug Checkeris, partner, strategy, media & technology, GNR8R Marketing Group
  • David Woods, GLH Group Family Investment Office, Chairman Investment Committee

“We are thrilled to have these exemplary individuals serve on the Cieslok Board of Directors,” says Cieslok. They bring considerable depth of experience and expertise, and will provide invaluable guidance to Cieslok as we continue to grow”

Since Green joined Clairvest in 2002, his responsibilities have focused on domain research and investment origination, structuring and execution...

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