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.
John Minchillo/AP The Thanksgiving weekend is the most important time of the year for US airlines. However, bookings for November are down as much as 88% compared to this time last year, data from airline analysis firm OAG show. Airlines are hoping for a surge in last-minute bookings, keeping with trends during the pandemic, but the industry remains in a tailspin as travel demand fails to sufficiently recover. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.
Day One Agency Scottie Pippen spoke to Business Insider about partnering with American Express and the Calm meditation app to narrate an audio history of basketball for the app. Pippen also discussed how he and the Chicago Bulls used mindfulness to excel as a team, and called the NBA bubble "pickup basketball" in an extended reflection on it. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.
Just like in the workplace, domestic partnerships feature gendered division of labor. But according to Business Insider contributor Melissa Petro, divvying up chores into 'his' work and 'her' work is counter-productive. Whereas men do more work that is outdoors and considered recreational, like yard work, women tend to do indoor work like cooking, cleaning, and laundry. But because men's chores happen weekly or less often, the ones women do happen daily, or several times a day.
Last week, a federal judge issued an injunction requiring the US Postal Service to reverse changes made by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy. The judge called the changes an 'an intentional effort' by President Donald Trump and DeJoy to disrupt and challenge the legitimacy of upcoming elections. But according to Business Insider, the USPS claimed in a court filing Wednesday, 'no can do.
A new report reveals two-thirds of imported respirator masks from China into the US failed to meet safety standards. According to Business Insider, the report was produced by ECRI, an independent nonprofit organization that monitors the safety and quality of healthcare equipment. After testing nearly 200 KN95 masks from 15 different manufacturers, ECRI found a significant majority filtered out fewer than 95 percent of particles.