Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for January 7.
Today’s news: Marketers pull their ads amid the attack on the US Capitol while top business leaders speak out against the rioters.
Advertisers pull commercials around news coverage of attempted coup at US Capitol Claire Atkinson and Patrick Coffee report that a host of major brands asked their ad agencies to pause their advertising campaigns amid the unprecedented attack on the US Capitol.
Business Insider/Jessica Tyler Ulta Beauty is pushing into advertising as it chases a piece of the $17 billion e-commerce ad business In other news, I reported that Ulta Beauty is rolling out an advertising arm to sell ads on its own platform, publisher sites, and social networks, according to two ad buyers with direct knowledge.
(Business Insider) What it’s like working for a YouTube star and how to get a job in the influencer industry by networking, according to Alisha Marie’s video editor (Business Insider) Roku tops 50 million active streaming accounts, growing 39% in 2020 (Variety) Wyndham Destinations buys Travel + Leisure from Meredith for $100 million (The Wall Street Journal) Thanks for reading and see you tomorrow!