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News on Nielsen (Ticker: NLSN) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Nielsen's top prime-time programs for July 21-27

ABC is owned by The Walt Disney Co.; CBS is a division of CBS Corp.; Fox is owned by 21st Century Fox; NBC is owned by NBC Universal.


Related Topix: Media, Walt Disney, Television, CBS, Showtime Networks, Time Warner, Computers, East Providence, RI

4 hrs ago | Across The Board

Press: The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® Improves Again

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index , which had improved in June, increased in July.


9 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Nielsen Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results

We continue to extend our leadership positions in both retail and audience measurement with meaningful innovation and great execution.


Related Topix: Call, ID

11 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

'Sharknado 2' storms Hudson River with N.J.'s Ian Ziering, Tara Reid

The beast attacked Twitter like a stealthy Great White. It gave little warning, save an uber-campy trailer .


Related Topix: Beverly Hills, 90210, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Tara Reid, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Ian Ziering, Twitter

Mon Jul 28, 2014


StrawberryFrog 'Hearts' Ehrmann Mixim Greek Yogurt

Chobani and Danone both spend hundreds of millions in advertising to drive Greek yogurt sales.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Lionel N. Sterling was re... )--CF Industries Holdings, Inc. today announced that it expects to report its second quarter 2014 results on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, after the market cl... )--CafePress and Marvel today launched an extensive line of fan-generated apparel and consumer products showcasing the newly popularized heroes of Guardians of ... (more)


Related Topix: Gaming, Gentiva Health Services, MTR Gaming Group

Thu Jul 24, 2014


NZ Consumer Sentiment Stable; Australia Lowest on Record

AUCKLAND: 25 July 2014 - New Zealand consumer confidence decreased one index point to 99 in Q2 2014, six points higher than the same time period a year ago according to consumer confidence findings from Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy.


Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News


Blake Shelton's 'Story' Resumes at No. 1

The set makes a record return to No. 1 on Top Country Albums. Plus, moves for Maddie & Tae, Joe Nichols and Lady Antebellum.


Related Topix: 9, Blake Shelton, Country, Lady Antebellum, Joe Nichols, Waylon Jennings

Business Wire

Nielsen Declares Quarterly Dividend

The dividend is payable on September 11, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on August 28, 2014.


Related Topix: Critical Media

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

FX says overnight ratings becoming meaningless

It's a rite nearly as old as television: the morning after a new show premieres, network executives wait impatiently for the Nielsen company's estimate of how many people watched, and rush to report the first sign of a hit.


Related Topix: The Strain, Entertainment, Television, CBS, Media, Showtime Networks

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Nielsen: Altria - Marks' Up the E-Cig Segment

Just one month into the national rollout of MarkTen, Altria Group Inc. is already establishing itself as a leader of the electronic-cigarette segment.


Related Topix: Altria Group, Tobacco, Pompano Beach, FL

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Business Wire

Nielsen and Pointlogic Forge Strategic Alliance to Develop Next-Gen Media Planning Solutions

Together, the two companies will develop and bring to market next-generation media planning and inventory management solutions.


Related Topix: Media Planning, Marketing, Nielsen Online

Nielsen Hldg Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts

Nielsen Hldg has earned an average recommendation of "Buy" from the nineteen brokerages that are currently covering the stock, reports .


Mon Jul 21, 2014


Radio Choices Correlate To What You Drive

People who drive a Porsche Boxster in Chicago listen to different radio content than do people who drive a Boxster in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Porsche, Convertible, Porsche Boxster, Startups, Audience, Computers, Arbitron, Advertising, Lexus LS, Lexus

Sun Jul 20, 2014


Dark Pool Disfavor Above 50% in Poll Amid High-Frequency Fallout

Dark pools and high-frequency traders, two elements of the electronic U.S. stock market whose rise has been decried in books and Congress, are finding little support among financial professionals.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Books, Flash Boys

Fri Jul 18, 2014


Smartphone Owners Research, Scan,...

Not everyone uses smartphones for mobile shopping, payments or banking but many of those who do are tapping, scanning and buying.


Related Topix: Scio, NY

Arab Times

Wonder blends hits at Montreux for Jones Sia grabs No. 1 spot on...

Wonder blends hits at Montreux for Jones Sia grabs No. 1 spot on Billboard LOS ANGELES, July 17, : Singer-songwriter Sia, the writing talent beh LOS ANGELES, July 17, : Singer-songwriter Sia, the writing talent behind several pop hits, on Wednesday grabbed her own No.


Related Topix: Sia, Alternative, Montreux, Jazz, Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Marketing, Pop/Rock, Magic

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Sizmek Audience Suite Now Available

KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 -- Sizmek Audience Suite, a tool that provides marketers with an integrated view of campaign performance measurements within the Sizmek MDX open ad management platform is now available.


Related Topix: Nielsen Online

York Dispatch

Wall Street Journal-Best Sellers

Nielsen BookScan gathers point-of-sale book data from about 16,000 locations across the U.S., representing about 85 percent of the nation's book sales.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Entertainment

Daily Reporter

Correction: Nielsens story

In a story July 15 about the Nielsen ratings, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the CBS series "Extant" marked actress Halle Berry's small screen debut.


Related Topix: CBS, Media, Television, Showtime Networks, Associated Press, Science / Technology, Space, Fox Filmed Entertainment


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