The Upsides—And Downsides—of ‘Over-the-Top’ Digital Disruption

The Upsides—And Downsides—of ‘Over-the-Top’ Digital Disruption

Dollar Shave Club’s ‘Over-the-Top’ Ad Launched the D2C Movement I walked into my B-school class one day in 2012 to...
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Temu plans to change its strategy on extended delivery times

Temu plans to change its strategy on extended delivery times

The Better Business Bureau gives Temu a C+ rating, compared to Amazon’s B. ByKatishi Maake April 4, 2024 · 3 min read...
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Is Temu legit? The Chineseshopping site debunked by one ofits shoppers

Is Temu legit? The Chineseshopping site debunked by one ofits shoppers

Suspicions have been raised about the seemingly too-good-to-be-trueshopping app - but are fears justified? Hello and welcome back to i's...
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Reddit’s 48% spike in NYSE trading debut hints at a strong future

Reddit’s 48% spike in NYSE trading debut hints at a strong future

So long as it avoids key stumbling blocks, Reddit is poised for positive growth post-IPO, media and investing experts say....
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UK mobile users satisfied with download speeds

UK mobile users satisfied with download speeds

Despite the UK having some of the lowest 5G download speeds in the G7, consumer needs are being met when...
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UK mobile users happy with network speeds of 1-5 Mbps – GWS

UK mobile users happy with network speeds of 1-5 Mbps – GWS

New research from GWS shows that UK mobile operators are delivering speeds that satisfy most mobile users, as Brits spend...
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The ‘Black Box’ Finances Of The Chinese Company Behind The Popular Shopping App Temu Are Called Into Question

The ‘Black Box’ Finances Of The Chinese Company Behind The Popular Shopping App Temu Are Called Into Question

Temu, having seemingly come out of nowhere to become nearly ubiquitous amongst online shoppers for its extremely cheap merchandise, has...
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Brits blissfully unbothered by snail-paced mobile network speeds

Brits blissfully unbothered by snail-paced mobile network speeds

Brits are satisfied with the speed of their mobile network, research finds, despite the UK having some of the slowest...
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GWS Study Claims UK Mobile Users Satisfied with 1-5Mbps Speeds

GWS Study Claims UK Mobile Users Satisfied with 1-5Mbps Speeds

A new study from Global Wireless Solutions (GWS) claims to have found that the UK’s major mobile operators are currently delivering mobile broadband (4G and...
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The Shopification of Instacart

The Shopification of Instacart

In December 2021, freshly minted Instacart CEO Fidji Simo joined the Shopify board of directors. It was an interesting early move...
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Temu: Chinese ultra-cheap online shopping model losing steam

Temu: Chinese ultra-cheap online shopping model losing steam

Online shopping platform Temu has taken much of the world by storm. It has gained huge market share, but one...
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Early Data Suggest Super Bowl 58 Largest Single-Day Betting Event

Early Data Suggest Super Bowl 58 Largest Single-Day Betting Event

Super Bowl Sunday is the biggest day of the year for sports fans and sports bettors across the country, and the...
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What this year’s Super Bowl ads said about diversity, influencers and commerce

What this year’s Super Bowl ads said about diversity, influencers and commerce

Super Bowl LVIII on CBS drew the biggest-ever single TV audience of more than 126 million this past Sunday, per...
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Nevada sportsbooks report record $185M handle for Super Bowl LVIII

Nevada sportsbooks report record $185M handle for Super Bowl LVIII

The Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) has reported that a record-breaking $185.6 million was wagered on Super Bowl LVIII. The game, which saw the Kansas City...
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TEMU’S BIG SUPER BOWL AD BUY—THE RESULTS OF RUNNING THE SAME COMMERCIAL 5 TIMES

TEMU’S BIG SUPER BOWL AD BUY—THE RESULTS OF RUNNING THE SAME COMMERCIAL 5 TIMES

It felt like déjà vu the second time Temu’s ad ran during the Super Bowl. But by the fifth time...
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Mini hustles: A little effort for a little money

Mini hustles: A little effort for a little money

These sites pay a small amount of money for little to no real work. BY KATHY KRISTOF FEB. 12, 2024 5:30 AM...
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FanDuel Dishing Out $10M for Gronk Kick of Destiny 2 at Super Bowl 2024

FanDuel Dishing Out $10M for Gronk Kick of Destiny 2 at Super Bowl 2024

Last year during Super Bowl 57, former NFL tight end and four-time Super Bowl champion Rob Gronkowski participated in FanDuel Sportsbook’s...
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Flutter: The house always wins but can Fanduel’s gold rush last?

Flutter: The house always wins but can Fanduel’s gold rush last?

The US is looking like El Dorado for betting companies right now.  Gambling giant Flutter’s secondary listing on the New...
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‘I’ve never seen anything like this’: Temu’s ad spend soars as it embarks on a marketing blitz

‘I’ve never seen anything like this’: Temu’s ad spend soars as it embarks on a marketing blitz

Online marketplace Temu is counting on a deluge of ads — whether that’s through social media, paid search or television...
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Rob Gronkowski Will Get a Second Chance at Kicking Glory in FanDuel’s Super Bowl 58 Campaign

Rob Gronkowski Will Get a Second Chance at Kicking Glory in FanDuel’s Super Bowl 58 Campaign

Rob Gronkowski wants another shot at Super Bowl glory, and both FanDuel and Wieden+Kennedy are more than happy to give it to him. The former National...
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US Mobile Sports Betting Continues to Surge in 2023

US Mobile Sports Betting Continues to Surge in 2023

A recently published study by GWS has indicated that the 2023 football, basketball, and hockey seasons have attracted a large...
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Americans Spent 66% More Time On Sports Betting Apps This October

Americans Spent 66% More Time On Sports Betting Apps This October

Americans spent a record 67.1 million minutes on sports betting apps in October 2023, according to an online gambling behavior study. That is a 66% increase...
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6G: network operators want profitable returns on 5G first

6G: network operators want profitable returns on 5G first

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ESPN BET’s First Month In Line With Analysts’ Estimates, Preliminary Data Shows

ESPN BET’s First Month In Line With Analysts’ Estimates, Preliminary Data Shows

Rebranded PENN sportsbook made a splash during its first month of operations. When ESPN BET made its debut last month, the launch...
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Gamified Shopping And £1 Deals: The Unstoppable Rise Of ‘Chinese Amazon’ Temu

Gamified Shopping And £1 Deals: The Unstoppable Rise Of ‘Chinese Amazon’ Temu

The Shanghai-based e-commerce platform racked up 15.2 million monthly active UK users in October and its founder is the 25th...
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Temu, Amazon, Shien daily active users comparison

Temu, Amazon, Shien daily active users comparison

As Black Friday starts signalling that the peak retail season is well underway in the UK, mobile-powered consumer intelligence company...
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Amazon’s strong online sales are influenced by TikTok’s influence, Bezos’ style

Amazon’s strong online sales are influenced by TikTok’s influence, Bezos’ style

Amazon.com, which will celebrate its 30th anniversary in 2024, is suffering from internal and external problems. While the company's original e-commerce (EC) business...
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Will Twitter/X survive? One year on from Musk’s takeover, we look at what’s changed

Will Twitter/X survive? One year on from Musk’s takeover, we look at what’s changed

Elon Musk remains defiant, insisting the prognosis is rosy as he redesigns the social media platform in his own image...
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Chaos, sackings and no going back – inside track on one year of Elon Musk’s Twitter

Chaos, sackings and no going back – inside track on one year of Elon Musk’s Twitter

One year ago today, Tesla Chief Executive and South African-born billionaire Elon Musk took over Twitter and kicked off what...
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Musk’s one-year X reign: how shocking has it been?

Musk’s one-year X reign: how shocking has it been?

Exactly one year has passed since Elon Musk’s $44bn (£36.2bn) splurge on Twitter, now rebranded as ‘X’. During that time,...
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