Text is a Great Way to Increase Your Engagement with Consumers, Says Zipwhip CMO

“For businesses, the communication channels of email and phone are just becoming less and less effective,” says Scott Heimes, Chief Marketing Officer at Zipwhip. “Text is a great way to increase your engagement and responsiveness with consumers. They’ll actually respond to a text.”

Disney: Less Theaters, More DTC
Disney: Less Theaters, More DTC

Bob Chapek, CEO of Disney, discusses how Disney is transitioning to a direct-to-consumer company with less focus on the theatrical distribution of video content.

IMAX CEO: When Is The Rest Of The World Going To Catch Up To China?
IMAX CEO: When Is The Rest Of The World Going To Catch Up To China?

Richard Gelfond, CEO of IMAX, says that China and Asia, in general, are ahead of the rest of the world in feeling safe and resuming their lives including going to the movies.

Walmart+ Goes Head To Head With Amazon
Walmart+ Goes Head To Head With Amazon

Walmart launches Walmart+ a subscription service that competes directly with Amazon Prime and costs only $98 a year or optionally $12.95 a month. Walmart’s membership option is now available to customers across the country. Membership includes free 15-day trial period.

Target CEO Brian Cornell: Digital Growth Is Industry Leading - Up 200%
Target CEO: Digital Growth Is Industry Leading – Up 200%

Brian Cornell, CEO of Target, discusses their second quarter earnings report which saw the largest growth in the company’s history.

FreshDirect CEO David McInerney: Seismic Shift In How People Want To Buy Food
FreshDirect CEO: Seismic Shift In How People Want To Buy Food

David McInerney, CEO, and co-founder of FreshDirect, discusses how the pandemic has caused a boom in how people want to buy their food.

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Without AI, Real-Time Personalization Would Not Be Possible

“How do we shorten the space between a signal that we get, say in behavioral…

OTT is the Next Step in the Digital Revolution for Media Buyers

OTT is increasingly being tested by advertisers as more inventory becomes available, says Nicole Whitesel, SVP of Enterprise Strategy at Publicis Media. “In the past, OTT was seen as a nascent channel with limited reach,” said Whitesel. “I think now you’re seeing a lot more inventory there available to them to buy.

DTC Brands Doing Incredible Numbers on Shopify, Says COO

Direct to consumer brands are doing incredible numbers on Shopify, says Shopify COO Harley Finkelstein. He says that Kylie Jenner has generated almost a billion dollars in sales on the platform and many other influencers such as Kanye West, Drake, and most recently Tom Brady and also doing very well.

We Want To Be the World’s First Global Sleep Brand, Says Casper CEO

“We really consider ourselves the sleep company,” says Casper co-founder and CEO Philip Krim. “Everything we do is about helping our customers sleep better. It’s about getting a great mattress but it’s about everything that could help you sleep.”