Emoji and Vistaprint
CPG - Partnerships

Emoji partnered with Vistaprint to create expressive COVID-19 safe masks featuring emoji brand icons. Millions of people throughout the world were using emojis to express themselves via text. Throu...

Emoji and VistaPrint
January 20, 2021

10 Stocks Set To Soar in 2021
Finance

The stock market can be volatile, but historically it’s also been a great way to build wealth. Although the long-term average return of the stock market has been almost 8%, individual stocks can pro...

MSN
January 20, 2021

These Are 10 of the Richest Teenagers in the World
Influencers

Most people dream of one day retiring with millions of dollars. Even just $1 million would be fine. A couple of hundred thousand? That would probably be nice, too. And if you invest your money wisely...

MSN
January 20, 2021

Netflix surges 15% to record high after blockbuster earnings s...
Streaming

Netflix shares jumped as much as 15% on Wednesday, after the entertainment titan trumpeted its cash generation and teased stock buybacks in fourth-quarter earnings that surpassed Wall Street's expec...

MSN
January 20, 2021

Goldman gets bullish on fast food stocks. Two traders’ t...
Dining

Fast food, big potential? With Goldman Sachs issuing bullish calls in the fast-food and restaurant space on Tuesday, two traders assessed whether the firm’s picks could continue to deliver gains in...

CNBC
January 20, 2021

Goodbye and good riddance to the 16:9 aspect ratio The Verge
Electronics - Tech

One of the biggest trends coming out of this year’s CES wasn’t something people will necessarily notice at first glance unless they look closely. After enduring years of cramped, “widescreen” ...

The Verge
January 20, 2021

NBA 2K
Gaming - Opportunities

NBA 2K has evolved into much more than a basketball simulation. 2K continues to redefine what’s possible in sports gaming with NBA 2K, featuring best in class graphics & gameplay, ground breakin...

2K
January 20, 2021

Disney Joins AT&T in the War on Theaters
Attractions - Theatrical

The return to life as normal can't occur fast enough for movie theaters and their investors. Shares of Cinemark Holdings are down nearly 40% in the last year and AMC Entertainment Holdings stock ha...

MSN
January 20, 2021

TikTok owner ByteDance launches payments in China as it pushes...
Finance - Online

ByteDance has launched a new payment service within Douyin, the Chinese version of short-video sharing app TikTok. Douyin users can choose Douyin Pay to make purchases within the short-video app. Cre...

MSN
January 20, 2021

Pebbles and International Delight
CPG - Partnerships - Retail

Post Consumer Brand partnered with International Delight to create Fruity Pebbles and Cocoa Pebbles coffee creamers.  To celebrate its 50th birthday Pebbles moved its brand from the cereal bow...

Rocket League unveils ESPN collaboration at X Games Aspen 2021
Gaming - Sports

Rocket League developer Psyonix has teamed up with ESPN’s X Games to celebrate the upcoming X Games in Aspen. According to the release, Rocket League will host a new Rocket League Championship Seri...

Esports Insider
January 20, 2021

Puma Savors New Peanuts Collab
Branding - Fashion - Retail

Peanuts Worldwide is collaborating with sports brand Puma for a line of footwear, apparel and accessories for adults and kids featuring Charles M. Schulz’s classic characters. The Puma x Peanuts adu...

License Global
January 20, 2021

Monster Energy adds new drinks to Core, Ultra and Juiced lineu...
Beverages - CPG

The brand is adding three new drinks, expanding its Core, Ultra and Juiced ranges. They are: Monster Mule, a twist on a Moscow Mule cocktail that claims to be the first ginger-flavoured energy drink ...

The Grocer
January 20, 2021

LeBron James leaves Coca-Cola to team up with Pepsi
Beverages - Branding

LA Lakers superstar LeBron James is set to leave Coca-Cola after 18 years to join rival PepsiCo. The move was first reported by Front Office Sports (FOS), which said the Los Angeles Lakers forward wi...

SportsPro
January 20, 2021

Royal Caribbean Sells Azamara Brand and Ships to a Private Equ...
Travel

Royal Caribbean Group, the publicly traded parent company of the cruise lines, has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its smallest cruise line, Azamara, to a private equity firm, Sycamore Par...

The Maritime Executive
January 20, 2021

Alex Trebek’s Final ‘Jeopardy!’ Week Delivers Big Rating...
Television

Jeopardy! was the No.1 syndicated program for the week of Jan. 4, which featured the final episodes of host Alex Trebek filmed shortly before his death. The game show had its most-watched week of the...

Deadline
January 20, 2021

Netflix Subscriber Growth Leads to Earnings Triumph
Streaming

After reporting better-than-expected subscriber growth and marking a key financial milestone, Netflix is seeing its shares hit a new high on a wave of euphoric reaction from Wall Street. Upgrades and...

Deadline
January 20, 2021

HBO Max Outlines Euro & MENA Leadership Team Ahead Of Int...
Streaming - Theatrical

As WarnerMedia prepares to launch its subscription service HBO Max in more international markets in 2021, the company has confirmed its new-look leadership team for European, the Middle East and North...

Deadline
January 20, 2021

Ally to sponsor inaugural Nascar Cup Series race at Nashville
Automotive - Branding - Sports

Ally Financial, a leading digital financial-services company, has been named the presenting sponsor of the inaugural Nascar Cup Series race at Nashville Superspeedway in June. The Cup Series race on ...

SportBusiness
January 20, 2021

How the Biden Presidency Will Really Impact Hollywood: 4 Key A...
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

From repairing strained relationships with foreign leaders to coping with COVID-19, how the new commander-in-chief handles the nation’s challenges will impact businesses across the entertainment ind...

Hollywood Reporter
January 20, 2021

Streaming Services Need to Address Churn
Streaming - Television

Think of the streaming wars as a game of Jenga: How many subscriptions can you stack atop consumers before they start to pull out and the whole thing comes tumbling down? It’s that moment that has s...

Bloomberg
January 20, 2021

TikTok Scrambling After Source Code Leaks “Legitimate Spywar...
Electronics - Influencers - Tech

A coder has reverse-engineered the TikTok Android app, showcasing how it works. The coder says TikTok is a data collection engine rather than a social network and calls it “legitimate spyware.” It...

Digital Music News
January 20, 2021

Dr. Martens Unveils Keith Haring Collection
Fashion

Dr. Martens and the Keith Haring Foundation have teamed up for a collection of shoes that feature the late New York artist’s signature scribbles. The spring ’21 collection will be available in se...

Footwear News
January 20, 2021

Triller preps Super Bowl ad, looks for breakout moment
Online - Sports

Triller plans to run its first in-game ad at the Super Bowl, though details of its plans are scarce. Making an appearance at the Super Bowl could be an important, if pricey, way for Triller to grow i...

Marketing Dive
January 20, 2021

Sun-Maid recruits kids for first ‘Board of Imagination&#...
CPG

Sun-Maid this week unveiled a campaign aimed at inspiring children to nurture their creativity. The "Imagine That" effort includes a chance for parents to nominate kids ages six to 12 for a spot on it...

MarketingDive
January 20, 2021

Petco raises $939M from IPO
Pets - Retail

After its public debut last week, Petco on Tuesday announced it has closed its IPO of 55.2 million shares priced at $18 per share. The retailer said it raised around $939 million in net proceeds, afte...

RetailDive
January 20, 2021

LG considers leaving the smartphone game
Electronics - Tech

Despite recently premiering its new rollable phone tech at the 2021 Consumer Electronics Show, LG may be considering getting out of the smartphone game altogether, according to a Wednesday report by T...

CNET
January 20, 2021

Costco is testing curbside pickup
Retail

The same-day service, which is powered by Instacart technology and fulfilled by Costco employees, offers around 2,000 items, including grocery and non-grocery items. Product pricing is the same as in-...

RetailDive
January 20, 2021

Stand Up For Clean Air
Non-Profit - Opportunities

Clean air is critical for healthy lungs and bodies. The American Lung Association is the guardian of healthy, clean air for all Americans, and has long championed lung health by effectively advocating...

American Lung Association
January 20, 2021

CES Roundup of Our Favorite Gadgets, Tech & Devices
Automotive - Blog Post - Health & Beauty - Household - Pets

The Consumer Electronics Show, CES, went virtual for 2021, but brands across the world continued to use the event to showcase their upcoming products and concepts. Normally held in Las Vegas over t...

Faisal Hussain
January 19, 2021

Snapchat Is Paying Creators Millions to Post on Spotlight Feat...
Online

In an attempt to catch up with social media trends and bounce back from a dip in popularity, Snapchat introduced a new feature called Spotlight back in November that would allow users to upload s...

Complex
January 19, 2021

Can low cost carrier Spirit Airlines stage a comeback?
Travel

While legacy carriers like Delta, American and United make a big chunk of their revenue catering to high paying business travelers, ultra-low cost airlines like Spirit Airlines target budget flyers by...

CNBC
January 19, 2021

Joe Biden’s Peloton could be a White House security risk...
Health & Beauty - Tech

When Joe Biden moves into the White House, he may have to leave part of his workout routine behind. The president-elect’s Peloton could be seen by the Secret Service as a security threat, acco...

CNBC
January 19, 2021

Paramount Plus to Launch March 4 in U.S. and Latin America
Streaming - Television

ViacomCBS has set March 4 as the launch date for Paramount Plus, the company’s effort to join the direct-to-consumer streaming revolution alongside its larger rivals. The subscription service will ...

Variety
January 19, 2021

Apple Mulls Podcast Subscription Push Amid Spotify’s Lan...
Music - Podcasts

The iPhone giant has explored adding a paid audio product, a risky move given the proliferation of free, ad-supported programming. In the past decade-and-a-half, Apple has built significant influence ...

Hollywood Reporter
January 19, 2021

Behind Warner Bros.’ Olive Branch to Top Talent
Streaming - Theatrical

Denzel Washington is said to be getting his $20 million plus backend fee, while the sheer number of bonuses tied to the HBO Max day-and-date plan is said to be costly for the studio. The Warner Bros. ...

Hollywood Reporter
January 19, 2021

2021 Video Game Releases
Blog Post - Gaming - Opportunity Blogs

These are some of the highly anticipated video games for 2021! 2020 saw a huge increase in video game sales and players, and 2021 looks to be even better for video games and the gaming industry as a w...

Thomas Kee
January 19, 2021

Poshmark CEO on IPO: We’re reinventing the future of sho...
Online - Retail

CNBC’s “Squawk Alley” team discusses Poshmark’s IPO on the Nasdaq and the shift to online shopping with founder and CEO Manish Chandra. For the full story, visit CNBC   -  https://www.cnbc...

CNBC
January 19, 2021

Spotify’s big bet on podcasts is failing, Citi says
Music - Podcasts - Streaming

Spotify’s multimillion-dollar bet on podcasting may not be working out, Citi analysts wrote in a note to clients Friday. “The cadence of Premium gross additions (through 3Q20) and app download ...

CNBC
January 19, 2021

Video game spending in 2020 reaches record $56.9 billion
Electronics - Gaming

With many Americans stuck at home last year due to the pandemic, spending on video games hit a new record. Total video game spending in 2020 reached $56.9 billion, up 27% higher than the previous year...

USA Today
January 19, 2021

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