NEW YORK—While IAB reports “light at the end of the tunnel” for the likes of digital advertising, the outlook for traditional media does not look so rosy. Buyers expect an average estimated -8% ad spend across all media channels, with linear TV in particular down 24% in 2020. IAB projects […]

Small business owners, many of who are already on the brink of closure, are fearing the worst after an explosion of COVID cases linked to San Diego State University. © Provided by NBC San Diego Owner of restaurant featured on reality TV show ‘Restaurant Impossible’ is concerned the surge in […]

According to the BBB, scammers are using phishing emails to get college students’ personal information. GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Better Business Bureau wants college students to be on the alert for COVID-19 scams. Research shows younger people aged 20 to 30 lose money to fraud more often than older consumers. […]

Arklow RNLI is facing a ‘drastic’ crisis after normal fundraising activities had to be put on hold due to Covid-19 coupled with a busy summer of call-outs. Like other charities, the local voluntary-led life-saving service has been unable to hold its usual fundraising events since March due to Covid-19. However, […]

One study of four US cities found that overall advertising density was two- to four-times higher in low-income postal codes than in high-income ones. This is in large part because the land there is cheaper. Wealthier areas are also more likely to be deemed to have conservation or heritage value, […]

MADRID (Reuters) – Zara-owner Inditex’s (ITX.MC) little-known budget brand Lefties started online sales in Spain and Portugal on Thursday, giving the label a digital advantage over discount fashion chain Primark in its second-biggest market. A woman leaves a Lefties store, an Inditex brand, in Malaga, Spain September 3, 2020. REUTERS/Jon […]

The eye-popping monthly haul underscores the momentum the campaign generated with Biden’s announcement of the vice-presidential candidate and the Democratic National Convention last month. Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.), the vice-presidential nominee, is a prolific fundraiser whose nomination generated a flurry of donations from her extensive donor network. The previous […]

A boom in bicycle sales during the coronavirus pandemic caused widespread reports of supply shortages, but Trek CFO Chad Brown told CNBC on Wednesday that the company continues to attempt to keep up with demand.  “We’re still shipping out tens of thousands of bikes every week, so there are bikes out […]

Antonio Fins   | Palm Beach Post On a day when the country got optimistic economic news, President Trump’s campaign brought Florida business owners together to tout the president’s economic agenda. The three roundtable discussions organized by Trump Victory — in Miami, Orlando and Tampa —  celebrated Friday’s jobs report that showed […]

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, seen here on Aug. 31 in West Mifflin, Pa., set a monthly record for presidential fundraising. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Alex Wong/Getty Images Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, seen here on Aug. 31 in West Mifflin, Pa., set a monthly record for […]

Eurozone retail sales fell in July for the first time in three months, indicating that the recent rebound in consumer spending in the region has run out of steam. There were also signs of a widening north-south divide in the pace of economic recovery, with German, French and Dutch retail […]

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The setup of the two friends’ agricultural venture was unusual. Their farm sat next to a gas station, inside a shipping container where the plants grew in vertically stacked shelves. And the timing of their first sales — during the early days of Malaysia’s coronavirus outbreak […]

I am CSO of the Bridge Group, responsible for sales and customer success. getty Due to the current crisis, many pipelines are down. While some companies have built up their pipelines to pre-Covid numbers, it has taken a lot more effort and activity to achieve this feat. While we have always […]

Based on the comments and press releases of a few business jet charter providers, one might believe that the industry is on fire as well-heeled travelers avoid the airlines. While there may be some outlier examples, the data generally does not support these claims, and worse, the unsubstantiated exuberance may […]