Diversification is key to Harry’s and ThirdLove’s growth plans: With consumer enthusiasm waning for direct-to-consumer models, the two companies offer a glimpse of what’s to come.

Ecommerce growth is good news for UPS: The delivery company is confident that a “permanent shift in customer preference” to online shopping will keep demand high.

Elon Musk and Twitter agree to $43.4B buyout: Musk hopes to take Twitter private with less content moderation and more free speech but will need to consider ramping up advertising to cover debt financing costs.

Close to half of US adults believe widespread use of driverless cars would be bad for society. Meanwhile, 26% think it’d be good for autonomous vehicles to rule the roads, and 29% aren’t sure.

Aldi’s rapid growth makes it the third-largest grocer: After opening 88 US locations last year, the grocer plans to open another 150 stores in 2022.

Consumer centricity is at the core of Kellogg Co.’s marketing. Watch Industry Voices: CMOs Look Ahead with Charisse Hughes, chief brand and advanced analytics officer, to learn how a holistic data approach powers the brand’s engagement, acquisition, and innovation strategies, as well as the importance of communicating a value exchange.

Netflix’s quantity-over-quality approach to content may change: The service released over 500 originals last year, but few stuck the landing.

More deliveries, faster: To satiate consumer appetite for faster delivery while also appeasing workers, Amazon puts $1 billion toward startups. But so far its tech investments haven’t been altogether fruitful.

Spend on the cloud, save in the cloud: Cybersecurity needs to be a priority for Wells Fargo as it moves to the cloud to help achieve its goals and save money.

Meta is making a modest step into physical retail: Facebook’s parent company is opening a store on its Burlingame, California, campus to let consumers try its metaverse hardware products.

Learn about how digital brokerages are changing and what's going on in the robo-advisor space. "In Other News," we discuss how banks should address personalization and how digital engagement with wealth management is changing. Tune in to the discussion with our analyst Michael Tattersall.

TikTok bets on interactivity to drive ad conversions: The platform released a slew of new ad formats that aim to keep users engaged.