Changes to data inputs

The April 2020 release (R34) incorporates a range of significant developments to the methodology. These affect both the definitions and calculations made and, in turn, the audience numbers produced. Here we summarise the changes applied to the data inputs – namely the inventory, sample, traffic intensity model and the population counts. Inventory The total inventory […]

Three Billboards

Three Billboards… The movie awards season has officially kicked off. Featuring heavily is a film underlining the powerful effect of outdoor advertising, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Without giving away too many spoilers, the billboards act as a catalyst for action and drive the plot forward by engaging both the townsfolk and dontchaknow, the leading […]

Choose (Edinburgh) Life

CHOOSE (EDINBURGH) LIFE After publishing the first of our “Eye On” analyses which takes a closer look at Edinburgh. I thought, what better way to lead it in than to borrow heavily from an Edinburgh classic…   Choose life. Choose a parliament. Choose Nicola, Ruth and Kezia Choose Brexit and an Indyref2. Choose a pure barry castle. Choose […]

Underground, overground, measuring spree

Route, the audience research body for out-of-home advertising, has commissioned an expanded and renewed six-year research project worth £20m. James Whitmore explains what happens next.Good news in the world of joint industry currencies. Route has guaranteed an increased level of funding until 2023 and signed a new long-term agreement with Ipsos Connect, the research company, […]