Insurers are still working to close the gender gap in life insurance September 29

Women agree they don’t have enough life insurance, but insurers are still figuring out how to sell to them.

The California Insurance Commissioner’s plan to stop insurers’ exodus from the wildfire-devastated state hinges on newfound flexibility.

Nordstrom and Kohl’s are the latest retailers expected to post credit card losses, which could drastically cut into their revenues

The market is a large volume opportunity for Square as contactless cards push a payments transformation in the country

Paid search CPMs declined by double digits YoY every quarter in the past four quarters—29% in Q2 2023 alone, per Skai. Paid search CTRs have not seen the same pattern of decline.

Reddit users will be opted into personalized ads by default: The change drew more criticism from users and will have to be adjusted for certain markets.

Deciding how to target customers when they engage in an array of digital channels both online and in-store is the essence of an omnichannel strategy. It’s no easy task, but, luckily, omnichannel connections, in-store retail media opportunities, and experiential and experimental tools can help advertisers build a more robust customer profile and target shoppers where they are.

In July and August, the US ad market saw its first consecutive two months of growth in over a year, according to Standard Media’s US Ad Market Tracker. Platforms are focused on keeping that momentum alive with several updates. Multiple platforms are boasting improved AI targeting and enhanced connected TV ad solutions. Here is everything new in September.

Experiential retail may not work for every merchant: Showfields, which features a rotating array of brands, has closed its Miami and New York City stores in recent months.