Its record revenue growth could crescendo in one of the year’s highest IPOs—but the recent dip in trading volume will likely slow the pace at which digital brokers reach new milestones.
Afterpay to take neobanking plunge with app: The Australia-based buy now, pay later (BNPL) provider will roll out a deposit-accounts app in October. The company’s user base will give it plenty of room to grow—and so will the country’s wide-open consumer-side neobanking space.
Issuers’ pursuit of clear value propositions and forays into next-gen credit building services offer a window into their plans to attract customers and combat competition.
ViacomCBS and Comcast entertain a commercial partnership: The companies are toying with potentially joining their streaming platforms as both look to expand their audiences globally.
TikTok wants marketers to feel the Spark: The short form video app launched a new way for advertisers to tap into successful creator content with Spark Ads, as it continues to try to bring marketers in.
Logistics, manufacturing, and wages, oh my!: Salesforce predicts a major uptick in retailer spend requirements for the second half of the year as supply chains and labor costs continue to go up.
The addition of checking and savings accounts offers US small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) a robust suite of banking products—and the fintech’s vast merchant network could help it acquire new customers.
Where are people buying into social buying?
Stories are hardly a new social media format—they are nearly 8 years old on Snapchat and almost 5 on Instagram. But they are still heavily used for social media marketing, even as short-video platforms like TikTok have taken off.
New safety issues involving Tesla’s Full Self-Driving feature call into question the company’s choice to test on public roads. Though rapid real-world testing could advance the tech, it may also amplify consumers’ No. 1 concern about AVs: safety.
The retail giant filed paperwork to provide virtual care in 37 states as it decelerates brick-and-mortar expansion plans. We think it could market audio-only visits to its massive Medicare population since pandemic-era coverage for these visits could be permanent.
Primary care innovator Carbon Health raises $350M: The company provides a mix of in-person and virtual care services, and wants to use the cash to ramp up its physical footprint—but can it distinguish itself from other primary care disruptors?
Google and The Harris Poll's recently released data shows how physicians unanimously say interoperability is a top priority—we unpack the obstacles preventing them from achieving it, and how cloud providers can help clear the path.
eMarketer forecasts that retail media and connected TV (CTV) will be among the fastest-growing digital ad channels this year. Jed Dederick, senior vice president of global client and agency development at demand-side platform The Trade Desk, joins eMarketer principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Nicole Perrin to discuss what the firm has learned over the course of the pandemic, what buyers want from CTV and retail media, and why resolving the identity crisis is so important.