Stitch Fix ended its 2022 fiscal year on a less-than-stellar note.

High-end luxury is having a moment. Consumers in this category haven’t been hurt by inflation the same way the average US consumer has, so brands need to elevate to hold onto them.

On today's episode, we discuss how Amazon's Thursday Night Football debut went, whether TikTok might be the new search engine, if people want to buy things with emojis, how many folks will sign up to Netflix with ads, how many ads are too many, an explanation of whether Apple is the dark horse of search, how much the world doesn't recycle, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our director of reports editing Rahul Chadha and analysts Ross Benes and Evelyn Mitchell.

The US travel industry is well on its way to a full recovery from 2020’s pandemic-driven nadir, and with this recovery has come a return to ad spending. Travel industry players upped their digital ad budgets by 42.7% last year, and we forecast a 22.5% boost for this year. Next year, travel will grow its outlays faster than any vertical we track.

The SEC fined the firm $35M for improperly disposing of devices containing sensitive data.

Fintechs and neobanks value banking licenses for functional reasons, but they might be seeking intangible benefits as well.

Customers are still reporting service gaps. Now the AG wants to take control, and others are calling for federal oversight.

Two representatives introduced a house companion to the Credit Card Competition Act of 2022, showcasing a broader desire to reform card fees.

Reels, Reels, and more Reels: Facebook released an API for Reels, allowing users to share short-form videos to the app from outside platforms.

Watch the on-demand replay of our webinar, The Great Realignment, as our analysts showcase how ecommerce, social media, fintech, and more are being transformed amid the market turmoil of 2022.

On today's episode, we discuss how social commerce is evolving, how many Americans buy things on social platforms, and the importance of native checkout. "In Other News," we talk about the significance of YouTube turning on the money hose for Shorts and how long TikTok can preserve its image as a fun app. Tune in to the discussion with our analyst Jasmine Enberg.

Among US adults 34 and younger, 30% had used visual search for shopping as of August, and 12% used it regularly. By comparison, 22% of US adults overall had used the functionality, and 8% used it regularly.

Smarter subsidies and incentives for EV adoption: Global EV adoption targets require a monumental shift for consumers. The shift can be accelerated by incentives to help bring down initial costs.

Pfizer expands its agreement with CytoReason by five years to boost AI’s role in drug development. We spotlight the trend in the pharma world.

More repairable iPhones: Easier repair earns the iPhone 14 a 7/10 score from iFixit, revealing that Apple is complying with right-to-repair, a feature other smartphones should definitely copy.

Streaming’s next big act may be consolidation: Disney looks to gain full ownership of Hulu by early 2024, and other deals could be in the offing.