Procter & Gamble is leaving the TV upfronts to do more direct deals with TV networks

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Today’s news: P&G ditches the TV upfronts, the companies that could buy Quibi, and the retail players best positioned to take on Amazon for ad sales.

Marc Pritchard Procter & Gamble Chief Brand Officer

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The world’s top advertiser is ditching the upfronts and said it would continue to do more direct media deals, adding to TV and ad agencies’ pain

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Chrissy's Court Quibi Chrissy Teigen


Who would buy Quibi? Industry experts see a few potential acquirers, but say it’s a tough sell.

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walmart store customer

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Ad insiders lay out which retail ad platforms are best positioned to take on Amazon as e-commerce heats up

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