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Shoppers spent $1.14tn online globally over 2021 holiday season - Salesforce
Shoppers spent $1.14tn online globally over 2021 holiday season - Salesforce

Consumers spent $1.14tn online globally during the 2021 holiday shopping season, compared to $1.1tn in 2020, according to newly-released Salesforce data. Notably, while Cyber Week saw muted digital growth in 2021, early November and late December...

13 Jan 2022

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Subscription economy to hit $275bn in 2022: Where's the growth coming from?

The global market value of the subscription economy will grow to $275bn in 2022, rising from $224bn in 2021, with physical goods claiming the largest share of the market, a new Juniper Research study has found.

11 Jan 2022

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Toy and entertainment giant Hasbro names Chris Cocks as CEO
Toy and entertainment giant Hasbro names Chris Cocks as CEO

Hasbro, the owner of toy and entertainment brands including Monopoly, Play-Doh, Dungeons & Dragons and My Little Pony, has appointed Chris Cocks as its new CEO, effective 25 February 2022.

10 Jan 2022

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AI shop assistants: Get ready for a world where you can't tell humans and chatbots apart

I regularly fly with KLM from Minneapolis to New Delhi, and always stop over in Amsterdam. I am frequently in Minneapolis for research and this is my route to go home to take a break from work. I have done the journey so many times that I know almost...

By Shweta Singh 7 Jan 2022

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$617m ad value makes Nike most marketed sports brand on social media

In 2021 US sportswear brand, Nike, received $617m worth of social media exposure with 16,236 partners, creating the most commercial ad value on social media in the sports industry according to a recent report by SafeBettingSites.com, making it the...

5 Jan 2022

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Iconic Selfridges sold to Thai-led consortium
Iconic Selfridges sold to Thai-led consortium

In one of the biggest UK retail deals for years, the Weston family of Selfridges & Co. has sold the British department store operator to a Thai conglomerate Central Group led consortium.

24 Dec 2021

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McDonald's moves US media buying to Starcom

An Adweek Alert has reported that McDonald's has moved US media buying and planning from Omnicom's OMD to Publicis Groupe's Starcom.

24 Dec 2021

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