Ad giant Omnicom plans to spend $20 million on podcasts distributed by Spotify in the second half of this year, The Wall Street Journal reported. An Omnicom executive said the spending plan was a “very big deal versus what we’ve done in the past.” The ad deal signals how marketers are gradually getting more interested in podcasting, as audiences grow and big media companies consolidate...
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Wandering around Manhattan has lately become a not-so-fun exercise in dodging the stream of bicycles ridden ferociously by delivery couriers, a population that is growing with the proliferation of ultrafast grocery-delivery services. DoorDash’s announcement on Monday that it is jumping into the ultrafast fray suggests that the danger of severe injury may be about to increase. But it may be...
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