Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for September 22. I'm Lauren Johnson, a senior advertising reporter at Business Insider. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Send me feedback or tips at [email protected] Today's news: Walmart and Instacart chip away at Amazon's ad dominance, Quibi mulls a sale, and Suzy raises $34 million.
Amazon is planning to expand its delivery network. The change could bring Amazon even closer to customers in suburban neighborhoods and enhance its overall delivery network. According to Business Insider Amazon is looking to open 1,000 small delivery hubs near suburbs and cities across the US. Amazon has typically opened warehouses in exurban environments, keeping away from residential areas. The new change could bring Amazon even closer to customers in suburban neighborhoods.
Wayfair is competing with Amazon by having its own massive sale day called "Way Day." Way Day starts on September 23 and ends at 3 a.m. EST on September 25. This sale will include discounts of up to 80% on thousands of products, with free shipping on all orders. Expect deals from companies like Samsung, AllModern, Joss & Main, and so much more. Wayfair will also offer thousands of flash deals throughout the duration of the sale.
Britain is planning to host clinical trials where volunteers are deliberately infected with the new coronavirus to test the effectiveness of vaccine candidates, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday, citing people involved in the project. Francis Maguire reports.
On Monday US equities gained on positive news around coronavirus treatments and relaxing US-China relations. Business Insider reports that Food and Drug Administration issued emergency authorization for using plasma to treat COVID-19. The White House is looking to fast-track AstraZeneca's experimental coronavirus vaccine, according to the Financial Times.
Oracle Corp has held preliminary talks with TikTok's Chinese owner, ByteDance, and was seriously considering buying the app's operations in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, the Financial Times newspaper reported on Monday. Ciara Lee reports
This baby Woolly Monkey is an orphan and now lives at a rescue center. Primates, in general, are extremely social animals, and the babies need to be with a mother, even if a foster one. The moment she..