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Quibi will shut down 'on or about December 1,' but you might still be able to watch its videos elsewhere after that

Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Acura Quibi said Thursday it would end its streaming service "on or about December 1," it said, after announcing its closure on Wednesday. It suggested you might still be able to watch Quibi videos elsewhere after that date. "At this time we do not know if the Quibi content will be available anywhere after our last day of service," it said. The pandemic was a main factor in its closure, Quibi said Wednesday. Content production cost the startup up to $100,000...
Tags: Trends, Tech, App, Streaming, Anheuser Busch, Tech Insider, Michael Kovac Getty, Streaming Apps, Quibi, Jeffrey Katzenberg Quibi, Grace Dean, Entertaiment, Walmart PepsiCo, Acura Quibi


Quibi's star-studded shows cost the startup up to $100,000 per minute to make

Jeffrey Katzenberg. Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for Quibi Quibi's content production cost the startup up to $100,000 per minute. While production costs range platform to platform, Quibi's $100,000 per-minute budgets were largely in line with high-end streaming and cable TV productions. It intended to spend $1.1 billion on content in its first year, but the six-month-old streaming platform on Wednesday announced that it would shut down. Quibi did receive multiple short-form Emmy nominatio...
Tags: Layoffs, News, Media, Entertainment, Trends, Tech, Anna Kendrick, Wall Street Journal, Vanity Fair, Laurence Fishburne, Cnbc, Anheuser Busch, Facebook Apple, Meg Whitman, Katzenberg, Jasmine Cephas Jones


Quibi's founder reportedly told staffers to listen to a song from the movie 'Trolls' as he announced they would be losing their jobs

Quibi founder Jeffrey Katzenberg. Reuters Quibi founder Jeffrey Katzenberg told employees to listen to the song "Get Back Up Again" from the movie "Trolls" to help lift their spirits amid the company's shutdown, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. Employees were told Wednesday that they would be laid off and would receive a severance as the company shuts down, the Journal reported. Quibi announced Wednesday that it was shutting down just six months after launch. The company...
Tags: Media, Trends, Tech, Anna Kendrick, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Trolls, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Streaming Services, Anheuser Busch, Whitman, Meg Whitman, Katzenberg, Wall Street Journal Employees, Tech Insider, Maureen Farrell


Mobile-video app Quibi announces it's shutting down after only 6 months, citing the pandemic as a main factor in its demise

Quibi CEO Meg Whitman at CES 2020 in Las Vegas. Reuters The streaming service Quibi is shutting down, the company announced Wednesday night. The news was first reported by The Wall Street Journal. The mobile-video service launched in April but has failed to attract viewers, and none of its shows have become major hits.  In an open letter to investors and employees, Quibi founder Jeffrey Katzenberg and CEO Meg Whitman apologized, writing that Quibi didn't succeed because the idea wasn't str...
Tags: Hollywood, Trends, Anna Kendrick, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Liam Hemsworth, Las Vegas, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Reuters, Anheuser Busch, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Whitman, Meg Whitman, Katzenberg, Avery Hartmans, Benjamin Mullin


$1.75 billion-backed Quibi is reportedly shutting down 6 months after launching

Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for October 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]'s news: Quibi shuts down six months after launching, how Procter & Gamble's ads tackle gender and social inequality, and Vice Media's Nancy Dubuc warns publishers of Google and Facebook's efforts to fund news. Jeffrey Katzenberg. Da...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, New York Post, Hollywood, Trends, Joe Biden, Vice Media, Dreamworks, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Nancy Dubuc, Biden, Bet, Journal, Grey, Anheuser Busch


Mobile-video app Quibi is shutting down after only 6 months

Quibi CEO Meg Whitman at CES 2020 in Las Vegas. Reuters The streaming service Quibi is shutting down, the company announced Wednesday night. The news was first reported by The Wall Street Journal. The mobile-video service launched in April but has failed to attract viewers, and none of its shows have become major hits.  In an open letter to investors and employees, Quibi founder Jeffrey Katzenberg and CEO Meg Whitman apologized, writing that Quibi didn't succeed because the idea wasn't str...
Tags: Hollywood, Trends, Anna Kendrick, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Liam Hemsworth, Las Vegas, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Reuters, Anheuser Busch, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Whitman, Meg Whitman, Katzenberg, Avery Hartmans, Benjamin Mullin


Mobile-video app Quibi is reportedly shutting down after only 6 months

Quibi CEO Meg Whitman speaks during a Quibi keynote address at the CES 2020 in Las Vegas. Reuters Streaming service Quibi is shutting down, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. The mobile-video service launched in April, but has failed to attract viewers and none of its shows have become major hits.  The Journal reported last month that Quibi was exploring multiple options, including a possible sale. Founder Jeffrey Katzenberg, the cofounder of DreamWorks, had recently told ...
Tags: Hollywood, Trends, Anna Kendrick, Dreamworks, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Liam Hemsworth, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Anheuser Busch, Meg Whitman, Hewlett Packard Enterprises, Katzenberg, The Information, Avery Hartmans, Quibi, Las Vegas Reuters Streaming


Mobile-video app Quibi is reportedly considering shutting down after only 6 months

Quibi CEO Meg Whitman speaks during a Quibi keynote address at the CES 2020 in Las Vegas. Reuters Streaming service Quibi is considering shutting down, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. The mobile-video service launched in April, but has failed to attract viewers and none of its shows have become major hits.  The Journal reported last month that Quibi was exploring multiple options, including a possible sale. Founder Jeffrey Katzenberg, the cofounder of DreamWorks, had re...
Tags: Hollywood, Trends, Anna Kendrick, Dreamworks, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Liam Hemsworth, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Anheuser Busch, Meg Whitman, Hewlett Packard Enterprises, Katzenberg, The Information, Avery Hartmans, Quibi, Las Vegas Reuters Streaming


Quibi Weighs Shutting Down as Problems Mount

Quibi is considering shutting itself down, WSJ reported Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter, a move that points to a possible crash landing for a once-highflying entertainment startup that raised $1.75 billion in capital. From the report: The streaming service has been plagued with problems since it launched in April, facing lower-than-expected viewership, disappointing download numbers and a lawsuit from a well-capitalized foe. The service is aimed at mobile viewers, but the coron...
Tags: Tech, WSJ, Anheuser Busch, Pepsi Walmart, Quibi


Quibi Is Shutting Down

Quibi is considering shutting itself down, WSJ reported Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter, a move that points to a possible crash landing for a once-highflying entertainment startup that raised $1.75 billion in capital. From the report: The streaming service has been plagued with problems since it launched in April, facing lower-than-expected viewership, disappointing download numbers and a lawsuit from a well-capitalized foe. The service is aimed at mobile viewers, but the coron...
Tags: Hollywood, Disney, Tech, Dreamworks, WSJ, Anheuser Busch, Katzenberg, The Information, Google Alibaba, Pepsi Walmart, Quibi, Madrone Capital Partners Quibi


Brand Moves for Wednesday October 7

In early March we began reporting daily on how brands were dealing with Covid-19. But it’s become clear that the current climate is one of near-perpetual disruption, so we decided to keep on telling the stories of inspiring brand leadership and strategy amid the latest crises in an anxious world. Our goal is to provide an up-to-the-minute source of information, inspiration and insight on brand moves as they happen. The Anheuser-Busch brewing company is using its facilities to produce hand sanit...
Tags: Facebook, Home Depot, Japan, UK, England, Texas, Instagram, Minneapolis, California, New York City, Advertising, US, Dolphin, Fbi, Canada, Paris


Anheuser-Busch sends 6,500 gallons of hand sanitizer to Texas for Election Day

Just call 'em the king of hand sanitizer.
Tags: Texas, Cnn, Anheuser Busch


Bob Gibson had so much substance, it became his style

Bob Gibson, 84, died last Friday, exactly 52 years after he struck out 17 Detroit Tigers in a World Series game. Also on Friday, San Diego used nine pitchers to win a nine-inning game, 4-0. No great player would feel less at ease with 2020 baseball than Gibson, or would do more to disrupt its comfort. He played the game as nobody plays it today. But you could say the same thing about yesterday. He pitched nine World Series games and won seven, and averaged nine innings. In 1968 his final 24 game...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Willie Nelson, San Diego, Mlb, Tigers, Bob, Vietnam, Detroit, Memphis, Marvin Gaye, Detroit Tigers, Alexander, Cardinals, DAVE ROBERTS


Hard seltzer is bubbling up at these 17 Southern California craft breweries

While many craft brewers continue to experiment by adding fruit, coffee and other flavors to their beer, some are also riding a new brewing wave, hopping on the hard seltzer trend with their own spin on the bubbly beverage. “It kind of falls in line with following trends where we’re seeing something become popular outside of the craft industry and then on the craft side of things breweries want to pick it up, play with it and see what they can do with it,” said Gary Magnone, co-founder of Hopped...
Tags: Drinks, Facebook, Mexico, Los Angeles, Sport, Beer, Things To Do, Soccer, ABV, San Diego, Long Beach, Nielsen, Orange County, Grant, Detour, Southern California


Condo lined with Budweiser cans comes with free beer for life

A two-bedroom condo with thousands of Budweiser cans lining its walls and interior has caused a serious bidding war in Florida.
Tags: Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Anheuser-Busch, Budweiser, Kris Johnson, The New York Post, Kearney & Associates Realty, Jesse Kearney, Kristen Adams-Kearney, Michael Amelotte


Brand Moves for Wednesday September 23

In early March we began reporting daily on how brands were dealing with Covid-19. But it’s become clear that the current climate is one of near-perpetual disruption, so we decided to keep on telling the stories of inspiring brand leadership and strategy amid the latest crises in an anxious world. Our goal is to provide an up-to-the-minute source of information, inspiration and insight on brand moves as they happen. India’s most valuable company is in talks with domestic assemblers to make a ver...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, London, Supreme Court, Mac, California, China, India, Advertising, US, Samsung, Budweiser, Aclu, Royal Ballet, Mars


Attention van-lifers: Michelob is offering $50,000 and a camper van to spend 6 months visiting national parks

swissmediavision/Getty Images Michelob is looking for a "Chief Exploration Officer" to visit America's national parks for 6 months as a rep for their Ultra Pure Gold beer. The position pays $50,000 and includes a camper van, gas money, and other expenses. Applications are due September 30. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Michelob is looking to pay a "chief exploration officer" $50,000  to spend six months touring the country in a camper van visiting national parks and ...
Tags: Transportation, US, America, Trends, National Parks, Anheuser-Busch, Van Life, Michelob Ultra, Michelob, Isabella Jibilian, Getty Images Michelob


Bud Light ad campaign highlighting Black-owned restaurants to debut during Thursday Night Football

Add Anheuser-Busch to the list of major companies working to help save Black-owned businesses, which are struggling more than most during the coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent economic downturn.
Tags: Cnn, Black, Anheuser Busch


Nikola's founder Trevor Milton is now an official member of Forbes' 400 billionaires list with a net worth of more than $5 billion

Massimo Pinca/Reuters Trevor Milton, founder of the electric-truck maker Nikola, has landed on the Forbes 400 list for the first time.  His wealth is largely tied to the company's stock price, which has soared following deals with General Motors, Anheuser Busch, and more.  He's spent some of that money on a lavish Utah ranch and donated millions of shares to early employees.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.  Trevor Milton, founder of electric-truck maker Nikola Motors,...
Tags: Transportation, Utah, News, Trends, General Motors, Electric Vehicles, Forbes, Anheuser Busch, Milton, Nikola, Tech Insider, Trevor Milton, Graham Rapier, Nikola Motors, Forbes 400, Business News Desk


Sin stocks are shares in companies whose business can be considered unethical — here's why they're so enticing and the major players

Investing in sin stocks means supporting activities that some people find ethically questionable. knape/Getty Images The “sin stocks” label traditionally refers to gambling, alcohol, tobacco, and weapons companies. Sin stocks are considered defensive stocks, meaning they tend to perform well even during an economic downturn. Though relatively stable, sin stocks carry some special risks, such as being vulnerable to changes in regulations or taxes.  Visit Insider's Investing Reference librar...
Tags: Microsoft, Gambling, US, Trends, Netflix, Bud, Sin, MCD, Socially Responsible Investing, Sam, Ba, Ethical Investing, KO, MGM, Penn, Pep


Anheuser-Busch Brings Back Its 38-Year-Old Ad Slogan to Promote Responsible Drinking

In a lighthearted new spot that harks back to one of the first responsible drinking ads by a major alcohol brand, Anheuser-Busch is celebrating service industry workers who take their jobs a step further by helping keep patrons safe. The minute-long ad opens with a bar manager explaining that while she's asking a lot of...
Tags: General, Advertising, Anheuser Busch


Brand Moves for Tuesday September 1

In early March we began reporting daily on how brands were dealing with COVID-19. But it’s become clear that the current climate is one of near-perpetual disruption, so we decided to keep on telling the stories of inspiring brand leadership and strategy amid the latest crises in an anxious world. Our goal is to provide an up-to-the-minute source of information, inspiration and insight on brand moves as they happen. National Basketball Association (NBA) teams will be offering their facilities as...
Tags: Uber, Europe, UK, Washington, Advertising, Britain, Manchester United, Nba, Sainsbury, United, Harvard Business Review, Black, Kfc, United Airlines, Forrester, Southwest


The National Hockey League’s Brand Partners Hit the Ice for the Stanley Cup Playoffs

The second round of the National Hockey League's Stanley Cup Playoffs is in full swing, as are several activations, social and otherwise, with partners in the U.S. and Canada. The league detailed those activations in each country. U.S.: Anheuser Busch: Bud Light, the league's official beer in the U.S., is delivering beer in cities with...
Tags: Advertising, Canada, National Hockey League, Anheuser Busch, Social Pro Daily


Attention job seekers: Bud Light will pay $5,000 a month for 'chief meme officer'

The memes would have to be centered around Bud Light Seltzer, which was launched by Anheuser Busch in January.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Bud Light, Anheuser Busch


Anheuser-Busch Celebrates Portfolio With First Virtual Beer Festival

As brands continue to invest in virtual experiences to connect with fans during the pandemic, Anheuser-Busch (AB InBev) celebrated multiple brands through music, tours and mixology classes for its first digital festival. The brewing company hosted its first virtual International Beer Festival timed to International Beer Day on Aug. 7. The free three-hour event was...
Tags: Advertising, Anheuser Busch, CPG, Experiential, Legacy Brands, Anheuser Busch AB InBev


Why brands like Anheuser-Busch are taking more advertising in-house

Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for August 11. 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: Marketers bet on in-housing, how much adtech companies pay employees, and sponsored content for travel brands returns. Big brands like Anheuser-Busch and Verizon are taking more of their advertising in-house amid the pandemi...
Tags: Amazon, Verizon, Disney, Trends, Sydney, Roku, Adtech, Izea, McDonald, Anheuser Busch, Publicis Omnicom, Patrick Coffee, Trade Desk, Lauren Johnson, Tanya Dua, US Office of Foreign Labor Certification


Molson Coors boosts marketing as live sports return

Beer sales still hurting from uneven bar business, but Molson Coors and Anheuser-Busch InBev quarterly earnings beat expectations.
Tags: Advertising, Anheuser Busch, Molson Coors


Anheuser-Busch looking for a slam dunk in non-alcoholic beer category with Budweiser Zero

Anheuser-Busch is bringing a big name, Budweiser, to the non-alcoholic beer space with Budweiser Zero. And it has NBA legend Dwyane Wade on its team.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Nba, Usa Today, Anheuser Busch, Dwyane Wade


Empty Seats at NBA Games Get Replaced By Big Screens, Virtual Fans, and a Pitch From Michelob

Fans won’t be able to watch NBA games court-side thanks to the coronavirus, but the league hopes to fill their absence with everything from the sounds of sneaker squeaks to the sight of fans beaming on the sidelines on big screens thanks to partnerships with Anheuser-Busch InBev and Microsoft. More than 300 fans will be […]
Tags: News, Microsoft, Tv Advertising, Nba, Espn, Anheuser Busch, NBA on TNT


The 19 advertising execs who wield the most power and sway over Facebook

Facebook's relationship with advertisers is on shaky ground with more than 1,000 advertisers boycotting the company over its treatment of hate speech in the aftermath of George Floyd's killing. While its executives are putting fires out, a special group comprising top ad executives from both agency holding companies and brands wields more influence than others. Business Insider has identified the 19 members of Facebook's global client council, an invitation-only group that includes Anheuser-Bu...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, US, Trends, General Motors, CMO, Diageo, Unilever, American Express, Pepsico, Coca Cola, Mastercard, WPP, Walgreen