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This weekend’s Super Bowl sees legacy brands return and new players emerge: High consumer spending and TV ratings have both old favorites and new industries buying ad spots.

On today's episode, we discuss what the next big augmented reality (AR) experience might be, the Trojan horse of self-service retail, whether podcasting has a "hit" problem, the NFL's 2021 regular season ratings, a possible delivery drone milestone, an unpopular opinion about consumer choice, robot referees, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Oscar Orozco, Peter Vahle, and Blake Droesch.

Long-time Olympics advertisers face controversy, waning viewership: Brands sponsoring the event are staying hushed to avoid upsetting domestic and international consumers.

On today's episode, we discuss the fallout from Netflix's Q4 earnings and what the immediate future looks like for the streaming giant. We then talk about what to expect from NBC's overlapping broadcasts of this year's Super Bowl LVI and Beijing Winter Olympics, along with what to make of streaming players focusing their attention on kids' shows. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Paul Verna.

On today's episode, we discuss how networks and distributors' continuing fight over retransmission fees will affect consumers and what an increasingly crowded streaming market will look like. We then talk about just how big in media Apple wants to be and the relationship live sports have with linear TV and streaming. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer senior analyst at Insider Intelligence Ross Benes.

Among US gamers, Facebook Gaming is the most popular destination for viewing live gameplay, with 42% watching esports and other gaming livestreams on the platform.

Google’s paid search ads have gotten pricier in the US, with costs per click (CPCs) rising across retail product categories in Q3 2021.

On today's episode, we discuss how the travel industry is recovering and how the typical traveler has changed. We then talk about the state of the NFL's ratings, how much alternate telecasts can help, and the promise of sports betting. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer associate forecasting analyst Zach Goldner and director of forecasting at Insider Intelligence Oscar Orozco.

On today's episode, we discuss whether TV can produce an event that gathers a mass audience without relying on sports or news, why Warby Parker is eyeing brick and mortar, why advertising's future is in 3D, how folks find things to stream, what to make of TikTok's 1 billion users milestone, the new corporate dress code and greeting etiquette, where the football huddle came from, and more. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer principal analysts Suzy Davidkhanian and Paul Verna and analyst at Insider Intelligence Blake Droesch.

Among US retail categories, apparel and accessories has the biggest social media footprint, accounting for 53.3% of all posts and reactions to content, like comments and shares, across Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter in July 2021.

On today's episode, we discuss how people's attitudes towards cable changed during the pandemic, where cable is thriving, and how folks think about price. We then talk about how to count co-viewing, how much of a splash the new Paramount+/Showtime bundle can make, and how sports fans have changed. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Paul Verna.

On today's episode, we discuss whether Facebook has reached a turning point, how people now feel about digital ads, if the world is ready for eSports endorsers or finance influencers (aka finfluencers), the pandemic pet boom, what we keep learning about customers' needs, how to make sure you treat in-office and remote workers fairly, a town with free alcohol, and more. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer analysts Nina Goetzen and Blake Droesch, and senior analyst at Insider Intelligence Jasmine Enberg.

On today's episode, we discuss how sports are consumed worldwide: Was viewership of the Olympics down outside the US, are digital platforms making any progress on sports rights, and what do we expect from future major sporting events? Tune in to the discussion as eMarketer principal analyst Bill Fisher hosts research analyst Man-Chung Cheung and principal analyst Paul Briggs.

On today's episode, we discuss how the pandemic changed how we buy electronics and how omnichannel marketing and operations are evolving. We then talk about whether YouTube is living up to its potential, ESPN+'s sports rights strategy, and whether DAZN can shake up sports TV. Tune in to the discussion with head of ecommerce at Samsung Electronics Argentina Guido Shama, eMarketer senior analyst Matteo Ceurvels, and director of forecasting at Insider Intelligence Oscar Orozco.

On today's episode, we discuss why, and how, retail healthcare could be poised to change how primary care is delivered, how retailers are disrupting healthcare, and what people want from retail health. We then talk about how much of their waking day folks spend watching TV or streaming something, what's next for Peacock now the Olympics are over, and whether Hulu's new football offerings can move the needle. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer digital health analyst Rajiv Leventhal and principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Paul Verna.

On today's episode, we discuss what brands are doing at the Olympics, when time spent on digital video might equal linear, Google's new privacy timeline, the significance of Square buying Afterpay, why marketers must start thinking in 3D, how to individually achieve “perfect productivity,” and more. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer director of reports editing Rahul Chadha, analyst Blake Droesch, and principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Paul Verna.

On today's episode, we discuss Spotify's Q2 performance, what to make of its ad revenue growth, and how its podcast investments are getting on. We then talk about where Amazon wants to take Alexa, social audio's monetization issue, and the significance of the NBA and iHeartMedia podcast partnership. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer senior forecasting analyst at Insider Intelligence Peter Vahle.

A possible World Series win right before the holidays kick off means the Boston Red Sox’s marketing team must be nimble and ready to pivot that enthusiasm into its holiday messaging. Watch Industry Voices: Holiday Preparedness with Red Sox CMO Adam Grossman to hear how the team plans out its marketing and engages fans throughout the year whether it's online or at Fenway Park.