The Digital Services Act enforces new rules on 19 large platforms, affecting content moderation and ads. Noncompliance could result in hefty fines or bans.
“We all want to create that aura and the air of excitement so the customer across all channels can say, ‘It is indeed my happy place we’ve got here,’” Dhriti Saha, COO of The Container Store, said at eTail Boston this week.
On today’s podcast episode, host Bill Fisher is joined by our analyst Paul Briggs and forecasting writer Ethan Cramer-Flood to examine the size, advertiser opportunity, and competitors in the free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) service space.
Digitally native vertical brands (DNVBs) have a long way to go to catch up to established brands. While established brands will make up $134.55 billion in D2C ecommerce sales in 2023, digitally native brands will make up just $34.84 billion, according to our March 2023 forecast.
Ways to make financial wellness marketing pay off: Getting customers to use the materials and tools they claim they want is a challenge. Here are four tips to improve their engagement.
On today's podcast episode, we discuss the current state of the affiliate space, bringing new light to influencer activity through "performance branding," the impact of programmatic ads coming to movies theaters, and how retail media aids affiliate marketing. "In Other News," we talk about the impact of programmatic ads coming to the movies and what YouTube's next anti-ad blocking measure will be. Tune in to the discussion with our analyst Max Willens and Alexandra Forsch, president of Awin Americas.
On today's podcast episode, we discuss whether the way people watch sports has changed, if Uber and Lyft will ever be able to turn a profit, whether Peacock can keep its head above water, what happened to the TikTok ban, what The Walt Disney Co. should do with ESPN, who's not on the internet, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our forecasting writer Ethan Cramer-Flood and analysts Bill Fisher and Max Willens.
Giving Ubisoft the rights to distribute games in the EU could appease UK regulators’ concerns, clearing the final stage in gaming’s biggest acquisition.
On today's podcast episode, in our "Retail Me This, Retail Me That" segment, we discuss what established brands have to gain by going D2C, the ways digitally native brands sell in brick-and-mortar stores, and how brands are maintaining a digitally native “identity” for marketing purposes while also going wholesale. Then, for "Pop-Up Rankings," we rank the the digital natives that are primed for success and the ones that need to up their game. Join our analyst Sara Lebow as she hosts vice president of content Suzy Davidkhanian and president of SageBerry Consulting and author of "Remarkable Retail" Steve Dennis.
Google Analytics 4 (GA4), which launched at the start of July, introduced ecommerce dimensions and metrics, improved audience insights, and better app measurement.
“[This year] has been a once-in-a-career opportunity to hit the reset button on promotions and not just lift and shift what you did in the past,” said Erica Harrison, vice president of analytics at NielsenIQ during a recent LinkedIn live Q&A. As brands rethink their pricing and promotion strategies, they must keep track of their competition, secure retailer support, and get the timing right. However, it’s also important not to train consumers to be over-reliant on promotions. Here are five tips for brands as we head into the holiday season.
On today’s podcast episode, we examine how banks build and use trust to win new customers. Here’s a look at what we’re talking about: • In our “Headlines” segment, we discuss recent data breaches at banks and question what the difference is between a bank's security breach and a breach at a partner company’s system. • In “Story by Numbers,” we focus on personalization and reveal if it successfully engenders trust or just seems creepy. • In “For Argument’s Sake,” we ponder what would happen if banks were required to report to customers when they shared their personal information with third parties and how it would impact customers’ trust and banks' marketing campaigns. Tune in to the conversation with host Rob Rubin and our analysts Grace Broadbent and Tiffani Montez.• In our “Headlines” segment, we discuss how in-flight deposits and Gen Z will drive account openings in 2023 and to what extent new account openings are the result of high deposit rates and an incentive-laden environment. • In “Story by Numbers,” we examine how being able to set up direct deposit when consumers open checking accounts is extremely important and the importance of deposits being protected. • In “For Argument’s Sake,” we suppose there’s a new US banking regulation requiring all banking products to be applied for and opened online. We debate (nicely) how the industry dynamics would change if everything in banking were digitized and moved online. Tune in to the conversation with host Rob Rubin, managing principal of financial services consulting at EPAM Systems Alex Jimenez, and our analyst Tiffani Montez.
On today's podcast episode, we discuss why Disney+ is losing users, what a Disney+ password-sharing crackdown would look like, and the impact of ESPN Bet. "In Other News," we talk about what the Alliance of Motion Picture and TV Producers is offering at the latest writers strike negotiations and why The Roku Channel has become a legitimate player in the streaming wars. Tune in to the discussion with our analyst Daniel Konstantinovic.
The largest share of US programmatic out-of-home (OOH) ad spend went to billboards (41%) in H1 of this year, followed by screens and TVs (24%) and display panels (14%), according to Place Exchange.
On today's podcast episode, we discuss why the Federal Trade Commission is investigating ChatGPT-maker OpenAI; how publishers, content creators, and authors feel about generative AI; what the wrong kind of regulation looks like; and what AI rules we will likely see next. "In Other News," we talk about when we can expect to see GPT-5 and what to make of Netflix's newly launched game-controller app. Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Jacob Bourne and Gadjo Sevilla.
Casper’s subway ads give commuters fun puzzles to solve while increasing its brand awareness. Albertsons Companies leverages a game to entice consumers to play for discounts and rewards. And Nike’s mobile app earns the brand a spot in consumers’ everyday lives. Here are five ways brands are embracing gamification across different stages.
This month’s ad platforms update is all about analytics, with Google, TikTok, and Microsoft announcing improved reporting tools. Plus, Amazon announced on-site and off-site retail media innovations. And we saw some interesting ad network updates from Lyft and Intuit. Here’s a breakdown of what’s new.
On today's episode, we discuss whether it's too early to talk about Gen Alpha, delivering things without the box, what's happening on TikTok Live, fast fashion looking to repairs, what websites will look like in the future, the most popular theme parks in the world, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our vice president of content Suzy Davidkhanian, analyst Blake Droesch, and forecasting director Oscar Orozco.
On today's episode, we discuss the ways in which firms are prepared—and unprepared—for AI, what happens when companies have finished test-driving generative AI, and what to make of Meta giving away its AI model. "In Other News," we talk about when we can expect to see GPT-5 and how Apple’s lip-reading technology could be a step toward artificial general intelligence. Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Jacob Bourne and Gadjo Sevilla.
Strategic upskilling is essential as AI usage increases the likelihood of job disruption and transformation. Investing in employees has never been more important.
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