UK grocery sales grew 14.4% in the 12 weeks to Aug 9th, marking a slight decline from last month’s data as shopping habits eased back towards normality after months of pandemic lockdown, according to new data.
As demand for ecommerce remains buoyed and online remains the channel of choice for shoppers, website visits rose +2.9% month-on-month in July, according to new research.
Google is opposing an Australian law forcing tech giants to pay local news outlets, warning it could threaten search services in the country.
With less than 80 days to go until US Election Day, NBC News has launched Plan Your Vote, an interactive tool, which encourages Americans to plan out when and how they will vote this year.
TikTok rival Triller is deploying 7digital’s global music catalogue to expand its social music video app.
Ice cream brand Ben and Jerry’s has criticised the UK Government’s call for the Navy to stop migrants crossing the Channel, sparking a war of words with the Home Office, which claimed it did not care about angering ‘a brand of over-priced junk food’.
There are some early signs of positivity in marketing, with revenues starting to return, but difficult decisions lie ahead about retaining staff to ensure organisations make it through the pandemic period, according to new research.
Digital and mobile ad spend in the US will grow modest amount in 2020, even as the pandemic cause overall ad spend to plunge $16.4bn, according to new research.
Coca Cola has launched its first major ad post lockdown with a manifesto poem written by George “The Poet” Mpang.
Amazon has been given approval to buy a minority stake in UK food delivery start-up Deliveroo, ending a lengthy battle by the firms to convince regulators the deal would not harm competition.
The lockdown has sparked a surge in online retail purchases of games, from table tennis to airhockey. Games retailer Liberty Games has seen a year on year increase of 350% since the start of the Coronavirus lockdown in the UK.
GSK Consumer Healthcare is launching a series of brand marketing campaigns specifically targeting the LGBTQ+ community, thanks to a new partnership with Gay Times Group.
Microsoft is reportedly in talks to buy controversial video sharing app TikTok, as US president Donald Trump threatens to ban the platform in the US.
How do you create a new sports commercial when there’s no new footage to show? Nike’s latest post-Covid ad welcomes back the NBA season with some astonishingly edited archived clips, that perfectly sync up athletes via split screen.
UK adspend is expected to fall by 15.6% this year, and the market not market won’t return to growth until Q2 2021, according to new data.
Tech titans vs. US Congress: Zuckerberg, Cook, Pichai and Bezos face blockbuster grilling over digital monopoly
Facebook, Google, Apple and Amazon bosses have appeared virtually together at a US hearing, grilled over having ‘too much power’.
UK retailer Argos is to scrap iconic print catalogue after almost half a century, marking another major shift from the high street to ecommerce.
The majority of people want utility companies to do better in helping them manage energy consumption and be more transparent in how they measure usage, using new digital tools to provide a better, more meaningful experience for customers, according to new research.
Amazon Fresh delivery now free for Prime members in London and the South East, with the retailer set to expand further across the UK this year.
Media buyers are bullish about the return of ad spend despite the Covid-19 pandemic, with the food and tech sectors evoking the most confidence, according to new research.