Victoria’s Secret, Party City, and Lush Cosmetics are the newest retail partners DoorDash has added to its platform as it expands beyond restaurant delivery to offer customers on-demand delivery for alcohol, grocery, and convenience items.

Doctors prove that money doesn’t buy happiness: We look at recent reports on US physicians’ compensation—and what their jobs cost them.

The overall adult population will spend an average of 1 hour and 43 minutes (1:43) per day listening to digital audio this year. Among active listeners (monthly users), the figure will leap to 2:20. That’s not much more than last year, however.

Friction developing between Microsoft and OpenAI: The tech companies compete for AI customers under a profit-sharing model that could undermine Microsoft’s cloud growth. An acquisition attempt is likely.

TikTok sister app Douyin is a livestream behemoth in China, where nearly 40% of internet users also engage in livestream shopping, according to our forecast. But in the US, the format hasn’t caught on in the same way.

Regulators’ response to a letter requesting expanded coverage was vague and not reassuring. Next steps are crucial, but regulators can't afford to stall much longer.

It’s testing a browser-based crypto wallet despite the industry’s tumultuous year.

TV ad measurement hits growing pains: WBD partner picks, YouTube spat signal future of measurement will look fractured for some time.

Bing's new features take aim at Google: Microsoft is betting that ChatGPT-powered Bing Chat Answers and an image generation feature could keep recent search converts in the fold.

On today's episode, we discuss what happened to Silicon Valley Bank, its knock-on effect on the media and retail worlds, and how this is affecting advertisers. Tune in to the discussion with our director of Briefings Jeremy Goldman and analyst Jenna McNamee.

Fifty-six percent of marketers in North America said that in-depth analytics drives their data clean room strategies, according to the CMO Council. Other leading drivers included the ability to measure campaign results (54%) and ease of data integration (52%).

Inflation has hit pet owners hard: Petco and Chewy recognize that many of their customers are pulling back on discretionary spending, which could hinder growth in fiscal 2023.

This year, we forecast US off-premise alcohol retail sales (i.e., alcohol purchased for at-home consumption) will grow by a modest 3.5% to $178.20 billion. This growth will accelerate slightly through 2027, driven by three areas of opportunity within the industry: ecommerce, customers willing to splurge on premium beverages, and at-home consumption trends.

Recent attacks plaguing US companies have become increasingly aggressive, with hackers using phone calls, emails, and other methods. The FBI might have answers.

Regulators hoped the deals would quiet the chaos, but they might be doing the opposite.

Working with the country’s leading super app can help Western Union compete more aggressively against digital challengers.

Netflix’s ad tier rebounds from a shaky launch: With viewer expectations hitting their marks, Netflix is looking to the future of its ad business.

Meta rolls out paid verification subscription in the US: Meta Verified has perks that could appeal to creators, but regular users aren’t likely to pay.

Scroll through TikTok and you’ll see young users explaining why acting millennial online is “cringe,” or embarrassing. But millennials are still the biggest buyers on social media. As Gen Z grows up, they’re gaining on millennials a bit. But millennials will continue to outnumber Gen Z—and other generations—on social media through at least 2026.

It can be challenging to earn customer loyalty as consumers often favor the least expensive, most convenient options. Caleb Pearson, Vice President, Media and Digital for US Marketing, McDonald’s, shares how McDonald’s uses customer data to keep consumers coming back.