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Paris Olympics Draws 18% More Sponsor Spending Than 2021
Paris Olympics Draws 18% More Sponsor Spending Than 2021
July 12, 2024  |  Retail

U.S. companies are reportedly looking to this summer’s Paris Olympics to put them ahead of their competitors. Event sponsors have spent 18% more on the...

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Audible Says New Royalty Model Monetizes More Content
Audible Says New Royalty Model Monetizes More Content
July 11, 2024  |  Streaming

Amazon-owned online audiobook and podcast service Audible is rolling out a new royalty model that will enable creators to monetize more types of content. The model will...

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Amazon’s Wondery Adds ‘Armchair Expert’ Podcast in $80 Million Deal
Amazon’s Wondery Adds ‘Armchair Expert’ Podcast in $80 Million Deal
July 11, 2024  |  Streaming

Amazon entered into an $80 million deal that will bring comedian Dax Shepard’s podcast “Armchair Expert” to the Wondery platform. Wondery will exclusively distribute and...

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Report: CNN Cutting 100 Jobs as It Prepares Subscription Product
Report: CNN Cutting 100 Jobs as It Prepares Subscription Product
July 10, 2024  |  Streaming

CNN is reportedly cutting about 100 jobs as it prepares its new CNN.com subscription product. That’s according to a Wednesday (July 10) report by The Wall Street Journal...

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How the World Does Digital: Gen Z and Millennials Drive Singapore’s Digital Economy
How the World Does Digital: Gen Z and Millennials Drive Singapore’s Digital Economy
July 10, 2024  |  Connected Economy

While Singapore captivates visitors with its vibrant culture, food and stunning architecture, this Southeast Asian city-state wears another crown: A world leader in digital engagement....

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Why Brazil and Singapore Beat the US in Overall Digital Engagement
Why Brazil and Singapore Beat the US in Overall Digital Engagement
July 09, 2024  |  Connected Economy

It may surprise you to learn that the U.S. did not top the global charts for digital engagement in PYMNTS Intelligence’s “How The World Does...

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Retail Brands Use Media Partnerships to Drive Engagement
Retail Brands Use Media Partnerships to Drive Engagement
July 08, 2024  |  Retail

Retail brands are using media partnerships in creative ways to drive engagement, reaching consumers at more parts of their day-to-day routines. Take, for instance, insect...

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Netflix Begins Previously Announced Phaseout of Cheapest Ad-Free Tier
Netflix Begins Previously Announced Phaseout of Cheapest Ad-Free Tier
July 02, 2024  |  Streaming

Netflix reportedly began phasing out its cheapest ad-free tier for existing subscribers after saying in January that it planned to do so. Social media users...

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Redbox Goes Bankrupt as Streaming Video Kills the Rental Kiosk
Redbox Goes Bankrupt as Streaming Video Kills the Rental Kiosk
June 30, 2024  |  Streaming

Redbox’s parent has reportedly filed for bankruptcy protection after defaulting on loans and missing payroll. Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, which acquired the DVD...

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