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A greater emphasis on tech and omnichannel retail is emerging in China  May 9

In-store shopping will remain a crucial part of the retail sales funnel in China, even as ecommerce players continue to rack up record gross merchandise value (GMV). Pre-pandemic, ecommerce was already disrupting brick-and-mortar retail, but over the past year, retailers began to innovate more offline, leveraging new and existing technology.

In 2020, digital video ad spending exceeded TV ad outlays for the first time in Canada. Digital video gained the most momentum of any format amid the pandemic last year, growing by 10.0% year over year (YoY). This includes both in-stream video formats (e.g., YouTube ads) and those outstream (ads appearing in social media feeds).

Join us as Ethan Heftman, senior vice president, advanced advertising and digital sales of A+E Networks, discusses these industry trends and more with Geoff Ramsey, co-founder of eMarketer and chief evangelist of Insider Intelligence.

The UK’s under-35s are 21% more likely to want to share bank data to prove their creditworthiness than in May 2020, presenting partnership opportunities for fintechs with lenders.

U.S. Bank tests hybrid branches to complement digital channels: With digital banking becoming dominant, the bank’s new branches eschew routine banking services and instead dedicate employees to assisting with complex products.

On today's episode, we discuss whether HBO Max can break into the top four streaming services, what to make of the Academy Awards' ratings, the effect Amazon could have on live sports, whether people will pay with their palm, how NBCUniversal's Peacock is doing, the crazy things that happen in far away galaxies, and more. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer director of forecasting Oscar Orozco, analyst Blake Droesch, and principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Jeremy Goldman.

NewFronts recap: Exclusive content on ad-supported platforms, shoppable shows, and creator-driven video content on social media were three major trends we saw at the NewFronts this past week.

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