In a Period Positive Move, Midol Urges People to Share ‘The Real Reason’ They Feel Awful

Stigma around periods can have a number of negative side effects, from the guilt that can come from feeling you have something to hide to the fear of alienating peers or even facing professional or academic repercussions. While the period positivity movement has made an impact, there is still plenty of work to be done…

Retail-Branded BNPL Is Only a Matter of Time

Home goods retailer Bed Bath & Beyond ranked No. 50 on the National Retail Federation’s list of the top 100 retailers in 2021–smack dab between Walmart and ampm. Its new tiered loyalty program, however, places the retailer first in a very specific category: branded buy now pay later (BNPL) services. That’s because Bed Bath &…

I’m Not in the C-Suite. Here’s What I Got Out of Cannes Lions

Goodbye to the daily croissants and cappuccinos. To the hot South of France, matched only by the Fortune 500 brands. To the parade of boats on yacht row and the promenade of brand beaches opposite the Croisette. I’m back to reality. There isn’t a “chief” in my title, though I was honored to be asked…

Health Care Advocacy Group Launches Information Campaign in States Most Affected by the Overturn of Roe v Wade

A crucial element in the ongoing fight for safe access to abortion is educating against the waves of misinformation that come from policymakers, online search results and anti-choice organizations. When up against campaigns created with the intention of obfuscating science and facts, health care providers and activists have often been forced to innovate. In anticipation…

Instagram Details Several Updates Aimed at Brands on Its Platform

With an eye toward businesses on its platform, Instagram is testing new experiences that incorporate a full-screen feed and bring video front and center. The platform added that 90% of accounts follow at least one business, calling businesses “a huge part of the interests community on Instagram” and adding in a blog post, “We’re excited…

Holding Companies Will Protect Employees’ Privacy When Seeking Reimbursements for Abortion Care

When Justice Samuel Alito’s opinion draft for overturning Roe v. Wade leaked last month, the major ad holding companies, like many corporations across the United States, told their staff they would reimburse any employee who would need to travel to receive abortion care. At the time, the holding companies had few details about how these…

Twitter Brings Closed Caption Toggle to Android, iOS

All Twitter users on Android and iOS now have access to the closed caption toggle that the social network began testing in April. Tapping the CC button on videos with available captions will enable users to turn captions off and on. The choice is now yours: the closed caption toggle is now available for everyone…

Leading National Advertisers 2022—What comes next after 2021's ad spending surge

U.S. ad spending for the Leading National Advertisers jumped almost 20% in 2021, the second-highest growth rate on record. Marketing budgets could come under pressure amid looming signs of recession.

‘Listen,’ ‘Be Authentic:’ Advice Women in Creativity Have Given and Gotten

CANNES, France–It’s been three yeas since Adweek and Cannes Lions organizers have been able to bring together some of the most accomplished women in the industry at our Women in Creativity event. This year, the event took place at Warner Bros. Discovery Beach, which has hosted many WBD businesses and partners this week, including new…

American Eagle Sells Real Clothes Designed by Virtual Stars at NFT Shop

American Eagle Outfitters is taking its physical products to the virtual world through a newly launched NFT store. The retailer is offering eight digital T-shirts and hoodies created by a group of NFT designers, including Little Lemon Friends, Starcatchers and WonderPals. The release comes as merchants experiment with new ways of blending virtual and physical…

To Dine For Podcast: Don Miguel Ruiz on Healing the Mind

On this week’s episode of To Dine For, host Kate Sullivan is joined by Don Miguel Ruiz, the best-selling author of The Toltec Wisdom series, which includes his world-renowned book The Four Agreements. This book has been a New York Times bestseller for 10 years, with well over 12 million copies in print. Through his…

Avocados And Coconuts Produces Freshly’s First Integrated Brand Campaign for TV

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Top 100 Health Trends in July – From CBD Wellness Mints to Drug-Free Pain Relief Powders (TOPLIST)

(TrendHunter.com) The July 2022 health trend round-up includes various supplements and tools to ensure one is leading the best life possible.

HAVN Life is part of this list as the brand recently launched the Brain…

Top 100 Drinking Trends in July – From Bio-Based Beer Bottles to Pride-Celebrating Wine Packaging (TOPLIST)

(TrendHunter.com) The July 2022 drinking trends spotlight the best of the best in new releases in both alcoholic and non-alcoholic categories.

A lot of classy examples of sophisticated flavor innovation are…

Drake’s ‘Honestly, Nevermind’ Is His 11th No. 1 Album

The dance-oriented surprise release debuts with the equivalent of 204,000 sales — the streaming star’s lowest opening-week tally for a studio album.

Watch the newest commercials from Taco Bell, Vitaminwater, Kohl’s and more

Taco Bell hypes its new $2 Cheesy Double Beef Burritos.

 

Top 55 Home Trends in July – From Hybrid Sofa Designs to Sculptural Light Blue Staircases (TOPLIST)

(TrendHunter.com) The July 2022 home trends paint a picture of sophistication and quirkiness. The mid-century modern aesthetic is still a favorite of style-minded consumers and as a result, there is still a…

Alex Wagner to Succeed Rachel Maddow at MSNBC

MSNBC President Rashida Jones said that Ms. Wagner’s experience covering politics would be crucial as the network prepares to cover the midterm elections.

Demystifying addressable: It’s as easy as one, two, three

For advertisers to optimize their use of addressable, it’s key to think beyond targeting, consider value not price, and combine digital with linear

How a Streetwear Brand Aims to Bridge the Digital Divide for Underserved Communities

The Covid-19 pandemic exacerbated the impact of significant gaps in access to high-speed internet and computers across the U.S., as lower-income kids lacked the equipment and reliable home broadband service needed to attend remote school and complete assignments. Sneaker and streetwear retailer Snipes is working to promote digital equity with a nationwide “Crack the Code”…