Business Insider’s biggest advertising and media stories for August 18

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Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for August 18. 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]

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Today’s news: Spanish-language streaming service Vix vies for OTT ad dollars, Pizza Hut closes up to 300 locations, and influencers’ most popular Instagram topics.

Vix Rafael Urbana and Rich Hull

Rafael Urbina and Rich Hull.


Spanish-language streaming service Vix explains the challenges of expanding the AVOD market internationally and how it plans to grow revenue 40% in 2020

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Pizza Hut

A Pizza Hut location, which is owned by Yum Brands Inc, is pictured ahead of their company results in Pasadena, California, U.S., July 11, 2016.

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

Up to 300 Pizza Hut locations are set to close in the aftermath of the chain’s largest franchisee filing for bankruptcy

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Keiko Lynn - Instagram influencer

Influencer Keiko Lynn

Keiko Lynn

The 10 Instagram content topics that have surged most among influencers during the pandemic, from insurance to recipes

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