• Programmatic Ad Spend Rebounds; Pubs Brace For Pain As IDFA Wanes

    Here’s today’s news round-up… Want it by email? Sign up here. Programmatic Please Programmatic ad spend is up from the trough of the pandemic. Through the end of July, total programmatic spend grew 11% since April, and the number of advertisers running programmatic ads increased 36% since January, according to MediaRadar. That’s a rebound from […]

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    Here’s today’s news round-up… Want it by email? Sign up here. Taking On The Giants Kroger is getting into the ecommerce game by launching an online marketplace open to third-party sellers. The grocer is working with ecommerce specialist group Mirakl to offer “tens of thousands of additional goods” outside of its usual grocery sales fare, […]

  • Allison Schiff, senior editor, AdExchanger

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    US GDP Dips 9.5% In Q2; Discovery Joins On Addressability

    Here’s today’s news round-up… Want it by email? Sign up here. GDP … U The US gross domestic product fell 9.5% in the second quarter – the biggest dip on record, the Commerce Department reported on Thursday. That’s a $1.8 trillion loss due to, what else, the ongoing pandemic. The collapse was “unprecedented in its […]

  • Sundar Pichai, CEO, Google

    Big Tech Antitrust Hearing: These Are The Top Questions Lawmakers Lobbed At Zuck, Bezos, Cook And Pichai

    Big tech CEOs – collect ’em all. Mark Zuckerberg, Sundar Pichai, Tim Cook and Jeff Bezos (making his first appearance before Congress) convened virtually on Wednesday for a historic hearing hosted by the House Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust delving into the market power of online platforms. The hearing (which was ironically livestreamed on Google-owned YouTube) is […]

  • COVID Tagged Criteo For $100 Million, But Ecommerce Gains Help It Rebound

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    France To Allow More TV Ad Targeting; Amazon’s Home Court Advantage

    Here’s today’s news round-up… Want it by email? Sign up here. Viva La Pérsonalization The French government will loosen archaic laws this month that have undercut French broadcasters for years. The biggest change will be to repeal a 1993 law that says all French households must receive the same broadcast stream. So French TV stations […]

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    Here’s today’s news round-up… Want it by email? Sign up here. Falling Out Of Favor Cord cutting was already rising before the pandemic, and a lack of new programming and live sports this fall will only accelerate that trend. This week, Netflix said it doesn’t believe production will resume in the United States before 2021, […]

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    Yahoo Mail Users Can Shop At Walmart From Their Inbox; Disney Joins Facebook Boycott

    Here’s today’s news round-up… Want it by email? Sign up here. Big-Inbox Retail Verizon Media added a new feature for Yahoo Mail accounts, in partnership with Walmart: inbox shopping. Walmart will have a dedicated banner atop Yahoo inboxes, where users can search for groceries, add them to a cart and purchase without leaving their inbox. […]

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    DOJ, FTC Staffers Flock To Big Tech; Defining Hate

    Here’s today’s news round-up… Want it by email? Sign up here. Anti-Antitrust What happens when companies being investigated by the FTC or the DOJ poach staffers for their own defense? Unfortunately, it’s not a hypothetical, writes antitrust economist Hal Singer at The American Prospect. Amazon and Facebook both recently hired staffers from the Senate Judiciary […]

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