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Snacks Daily

365 episodes - English - Latest episode: about 13 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 6.3K ratings

Digestible financial news. Get smarter fast with an entertaining breakdown of our top 3 business stories in 15 minutes. Pairs perfectly with your commute, workout, or morning oatmeal ritual. Hosted by Jack Kramer and Nick Martell.

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“Jon Snow wears wolf, Gen Z wears Goose” — Canada Goose’s restaurant bump. Disney’s firing paradox. Asana/Palantir’s Direct Listing Day.

October 01, 2020 09:00

Canada Goose shares jumped 8% yesterday because if you’re gonna eat out this winter, you’re going to bundle up in Goose. Disney’s firing 28K workers, yet its stock keeps rising. And Happy Direct Listing Day – Asana and Palantir ditched the investment banks and sent their stocks trading solo. $GOOS $PLTR $ASAN $DIS Got a SnackFact? Tweet it @RobinhoodSnacks @TBOYJack @NickOfNewYork Want a shoutout on the pod? Fill out this form: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn more about your ad choi...

“Hoooooow convenient” — Blackstone’s climate/profit pledge. Stitch Fix’s unraveling. Beyond Meat’s Walmartification.

September 30, 2020 09:00

Stitch Fix’s personal styling biz was already slowing - now Amazon’s doing the same thing. Beyond Meat shares surged 9% because this deal with Walmart is way more than just a deal with Walmart. And Blackstone is America’s biggest landlord. Their climate pledge is also a profit pledge. $SFIX $BYND $BX Got a SnackFact? Tweet it @RobinhoodSnacks @TBOYJack @NickOfNewYork Want a shoutout on the pod? Fill out this form: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit pod...

“Thou art fit and proper” — Uber’s London trip. Roku’s home theaterization. ShipBob’s anti-Amazon Alliance.

September 29, 2020 09:00

Uber stock jumped 3% on a ruling in London that we think begins Uber’s new era. Roku is thinking 6-months ahead about your entertainment needs, so it’s turning your streaming TV into a streaming movie theater. And our “almost Unicorn of the Day” is ShipBob, which snagged $68M. It’s playing its part in the anti-Amazon rebel alliance. $ROKU $UBER Got a SnackFact? Tweet it @RobinhoodSnacks @TBOYJack @NickOfNewYork Want a shoutout on the pod? Fill out this form: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD...

“Amazon’s $250 aerial Rottweiler” — Amazon’s home security drone. Vail Resorts’ snow report. Square’s Cash App-titude.

September 28, 2020 09:00

Vail Resorts’ is fighting climate change long term, but could surprisingly thrive this COVID ski season. Square’s stock jumped 12% last week because Cash App’s network effects aren’t getting enough love. And Bezos decided to go dystopian in Amazon’s big product day with a drone that flies through your home like an aerial Rottweiler. $MTN $SQ $AMZN Got a SnackFact? Tweet it @RobinhoodSnacks @TBOYJack @NickOfNewYork Want a shoutout on the pod? Fill out this form: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSde...

“Air Force 1 is 38 years old” — Nike’s sneaker moment. Spotify’s Hollywood repackage. ChargePoint’s electric shovel.

September 25, 2020 09:00

Shares of Nike popped 10% thanks to its retro sneakers, which are still the profit puppy. Spotify wants to repackage its podcast audio content into movies/TV. And ChargePoint plans to go public since electric cars need electric charging infrastructure. $NKE $SPOT Got a SnackFact? Tweet it @RobinhoodSnacks @TBOYJack @NickOfNewYork Want a shoutout on the pod? Fill out this form: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

“Elon’s 3 year hype” — Tesla’s un-Tesla Battery Day. GoodRX’s IPO prescription. General Mills’ innovation renovation.

September 24, 2020 09:00

Elon announced… big goals at Tesla’s Battery Day. And Tesla’s stock dropped because we didn’t see the Elon we were expecting. GoodRX shares popped 53% on IPO day because it’s the expedia.com of prescription drugs. And General Mills’ is so desperate to keep you buying cheap cereal that it’s making up business terms and mixing yogurt with candy. $TSLA $GDRX $GIS Got a SnackFact? Tweet it @RobinhoodSnacks @TBOYJack @NickOfNewYork Want a shoutout on the pod? Fill out this form: https://forms.gle/...

“We already have a bunch of Quibis” — Quibi’s (potential) sale. Amazon Zucks Peloton? Big Bank money laundering drama.

September 23, 2020 09:00

After raising nearly $2B to enter the Streaming Wars, Quibi may be the first victim of it. Echelon creates low-cost Peloton knockoffs. And it claims it’s partnered with Amazon to Zuck Peloton now. And a new bombshell report reveals how criminal money is working through the financial system via our Big Banks. $PLTN $AMZN $DB $BAC $JPM Got a SnackFact? Tweet it @RobinhoodSnacks @TBOYJack @NickOfNewYork Want a shoutout on the pod? Fill out this form: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn mor...

“Nikola & Theranos. Different companies, same accusations.” — Nikola’s 19% drop. Chime’s $14.5B swipe. BJ’s Costco-fication.

September 22, 2020 09:00

Nikola is kind of like Tesla’s stunt double, and its founder just resigned amid accusations of investor deception (CC Elizabeth Holmes). BJ’s is the cinderella story of the Warehouse Wars after its stock almost doubled this year. And our “Unicorn of the Day” is digital banking app Chime, which hit a $14.5B valuation. It wants you to think it’s a bank, but not investors. $NKLA $BJ Got a SnackFact? Tweet it @RobinhoodSnacks @TBOYJack @NickOfNewYork Want a shoutout on the pod? Fill out this form...

“Liam Neeson got TikTaken” — TikTok (isn’t) banned. InFarm’s vertical farms on aisle 3. AT&T’s ad test.

September 21, 2020 09:00

Soooo TikTok downloads are banned as of last night… but there’s a difference between the headline you saw Friday and the headline that should’ve been written. InFarm snagged $170M to make vertical farming a thing. And AT&T don’t care what HBO says — it’s testing the limits of ads because life comes down to pricing. $T $ORCL Got a SnackFact? Tweet it @RobinhoodSnacks @TBOYJack @NickOfNewYork Want a shoutout on the pod? Fill out this form: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn more about yo...

“It’s like an invisible smart fridge” — Snowflake’s broken IPO. Facebook’s Ray-Ban deal. NextEra’s renewable monopoly.

September 18, 2020 09:00

Snowflake’s business is kind of boring, but their IPO reveals everything that’s wrong with IPOs right now. Facebook is whipping up a Zuck-free Ray-Ban partnership to win Wearables. And NextEra is now the most valuable utility stock in the USA thanks to renewable energy and a hint of monopoly. $SNOW $NEE $FB Got a SnackFact? Tweet it @RobinhoodSnacks @TBOYJack @NickOfNewYork Want a shoutout on the pod? Fill out this form: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn more about your ad choices. Vi...

“Wonder Woman snitches on Mulan” — Disney’s secret numbers. Goldman’s build-vs-buy. Amazon’s suburban dream.

September 17, 2020 09:00

We still don’t have the numbers on Disney’s experiment sending Mulan direct-to-living-rooms instead of theaters – but we still figured out it was probably a failure. Goldman Sachs acquired a startup that reveals when to build or when to buy. And Amazon’s having fun in cities, but it’s also buying up 1,000 strategic locations in the suburbs. $GS $DIS $AMZN Want a shoutout on the pod? We got the form for Snackers to fill out right here: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn more about your ...

“No Watch? No weights.” — Apple’s Fitness+ unveil. Opendoor’s home-flipping SPAC. Carnival’s $1B life jacket.

September 16, 2020 09:00

We’ll be honest with you, Snackers — the big Apple event was kinda boring… except for a brand new fitness club they just unveiled for Club Apple. “Unicorn of the Day” Opendoor is going public via SPAC because it can flip homes at scale. And Carnival Cruise’s stock plummeted because it’s grabbing a $1B life jacket at the worst (and most costly) moment. $AAPL $CCL $IPOC Want a shoutout on the pod? We got the form for Snackers to fill out right here: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn mor...

“TikTok refuses to sell TikTok” — Oracle’s TikTok-uisition. Pepsi’s dream drink. Delta’s frequent flyer fundrais

September 15, 2020 09:00

The winner of the TikTok sweepstakes is officially oracle — even though they’re technically not buying it. Pepsi whipped up a drink to help you fall asleep because it’s part of the beverage trend of 2020 — functional. And Delta is raising money in the most creative and airline-ish way possible: Frequent flyer miles. $ORCL $PEP $DAL Want a shoutout on the pod? We got the form for Snackers to fill out right here: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcas...

“Zuck Zucks Facebook” — American Eagle vs. Aerie. Phase 3 COVID vaccines. Facebook’s newest social network.

September 14, 2020 09:00

American Eagle’s stock jumped 4% because it’s less ath, more leisure. AstraZeneca and the other pharma companies are entering a key moment: Phase 3 trials for the COVID vaccine. And Facebook’s newest social network is the exact same as its first ever social network… college only (we’re calling it “TheFacebook”). $AEO $AZN $FB Want a shoutout on the pod? We got the form for Snackers to fill out right here: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoic...

“The official (BLANK) of the NFL” — Postmates’ football deal. Martha Stewart’s CBD. Restoration Hardware’s fanci-ness.

September 11, 2020 09:00

Postmates knows more Americans might be watching the NFL this season than ever before, so it became the official delivery app. Martha Stewart has a cult of followers, and Canopy wants them CBD-ing. And Restoration Hardware is one of the Fantastic Fancy 4 that’s winning by helping the affluent adapt to COVID.  $CGC $RH $UBER Want a shoutout on the pod? We got the form for Snackers to fill out right here: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices...

“Ghosted at the $16B wedding” — Louis Vuitton breaks up with Tiffany’s. Google’s Chromebooks kid strategy. Slack’s schlep moment.

September 10, 2020 09:00

That multi-billion dollar merger between Tiffany and luxury legend LVMH just got called off, but we’re questioning the excuse. Google’s Chromebooks are the back-to-school item getting snatched up by schools. And Slack stock fell 15% yesterday because we think it’s way more of a schlep than Zoom is. $WORK $TIF $GOOG Want a shoutout on the pod? We got the form for Snackers to fill out right here: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adch...

“The tech stock white whale” — Softbank’s big Nasdaq money. Nikola surges 40% on GM investment. Boeing’s business class dreams

September 09, 2020 09:00

Tesla-challenger Nikola just saw its stock jump 40% because it’s marrying an older, wealthier life partner: GM. Just a year after jacking up private tech valuations, turns out Softbank is doing the same thing now to publicly-traded tech stocks. And Boeing has itself a cancelation problem because business class’ future is uncertain in the age of Zoom. $NKLA $GM $SFTBY $BA Want a shoutout on the pod? We got the form for Snackers to fill out right here: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn ...

“The Tesla of SoulCycle” — Peloton’s new strategy. T-Mobile’s back-to-school effort. Bankrupt brands get eResurrected.

September 08, 2020 09:00

Peloton’s announcing something special this week: Peloton+. T-Mobile’s splurging $11B on a back-to-school initiative for students to help crush the Homework Gap. And Retail Ecommerce Ventures is buying up the big bankrupt brands you miss, then digitaling re-launching them. $PTON $TMUS Want a shoutout on the pod? We got the form for Snackers to fill out right here: https//forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

“Jeep Grand Wagoneer… is back” — Jeep’s nostalgia-wagon. Campbell running out of Soup. Samsung = 11% of Korea’s GDP.

September 04, 2020 09:00

Campbell’s soup is having a sodium-filled moment… but the stock just dropped 7%. Jeep unveiled a new $100K Woody that reveals how nostalgia = $$$. And Samsung is splurging $2B on the biggest medicine factory in history because going wide is what Samsung does. $CPB $FCAU Want a shoutout on the pod? We got the form for Snackers to fill out right here: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

“Bumble stock makes the 1st move” — A Bumble IPO plan. Jack Daniel’s K-shaped recovery. Amazon innovation in Brooklyn.

September 03, 2020 09:00

Word from PFWTM is that dating app Bumble wants to IPO ASAP. Liquor legend Brown Forman saw shares jump 11% because its bourbon sales reflect our current unique economic reality. And Amazon just launched the most innovative thing in online grocery delivery yet: A ghost grocer grows in Brooklyn. $BF $AMZN Want a shoutout on the pod? We got the form for Snackers to fill out right here: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

“And the growth trophy goes to…” — Zoom’s unprecedented-ness. Nestle’s $2.5B food allergy. Walmart unveils Walmart+.

September 02, 2020 09:00 - 39.6 MB

While you were chewing Nestle’s peanut butter chocolates, the company just acquired a $2.5B company that develops a peanut allergy treatment. Walmart unveiled the details and launch date of Walmart+ to subscriptify your life (and it promises it’s got nothing to do with Amazon Prime). And everyone had high expectations for Zoom’s latest quarter, but this one was truly historic. $ZM $NSRGY $AIMT $WMT Want a shoutout on the pod? We got the form for Snackers to fill out right here: https://forms....

“Free Netflix (but not for iPhone users)” — United ends change fees. Netflix’s free option. Lemonade’s non-profit-ness.

September 01, 2020 09:00 - 41.4 MB

Cheers of joy spread throughout the land as United ended its change fees — aka 15% of overall US airline sales. Netflix is trying a new “give-our-content-away-for-free” strategy. And renter’s insurance icon Lemonade is giving away 17X more money than the average publicly traded corporation does… but it’s still not profitable (investors not down). $LMND $NFLX $UAL Want a shoutout on the pod? We got the form for Snackers to fill out right here: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn more abo...

“Happy TeslApple Day” — Tesla & Apple split their stocks. The Gap’s 1 hope. Abbott’s $5-15 minute Covid test.

August 31, 2020 09:00 - 40.5 MB

In the rarest of moments in the universe, Tesla and Apple both decided to split their stocks today. The Gap basically became a fashionable facemask company last quarter, but its future depends on Athleta. And Abbott Labs stock jumped 8% last week not because of a vaccine, but because of “the $5 COVID credit card 15-minute” test. $TSLA $AAPL $GPS $ABT Want a shoutout on the pod? We got the form for Snackers to fill out right here: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn more about your ad ch...

“Apple should buy Warby Parker” — Walmart & Microsoft might adopt TikTok. Warby Parker hits $3B. Amazon’s 1st fitness gadget.

August 28, 2020 09:00 - 44.4 MB

Since every company you know is trying to buy TikTok, an odd couple is trying to make it happen together: Walmart and Microsoft. Amazon is tired of looking at its Apple Watch, so it whipped up its first ever fitness gadget that has eyes and ears. And our “Unicorn of the Day” is Warby Parker, which we think would look really nice on Apple. $WMT $MSFT $AMZN $AAPL Want a shoutout on the pod? We got the form for Snackers to fill out right here: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn more about...

“Can someone wake up Casper?” — Urban Outfitters’ fashion smoothie. Casper’s fresh CFO. Salesforce is in the Dow.

August 27, 2020 09:00 - 41.5 MB

We’re looking at Casper’s new CFO, who has 1 mission: Find profits under the mattress (even if that means changing Casper’s core identity). Urban Outfitters’ stock jumped 19% because it isn’t just faux-ironic t-shirts — it’s actually a smoothie of innovation. And Salesforce is the newest addition to the Dow Jones Industrial Average, so we jumped in Snacks Style to its fresh earnings report. $URBN $CSPR $CRM Want a shoutout on the pod? We got the form for Snackers to fill out right here: https...

“It’s wedding season for IPOs” — DoorDash’s stock surprise. Best Buy’s best life. Ball’s aluminum-ification.

August 26, 2020 09:00 - 41.6 MB

Apparently DoorDash now wants to IPO this year because it’s wedding season to go public (we’re more interested in its hidden product). Best Buy was left for dead by Wall Street, but now it’s living its best life. And Ball’s cans make it possible for you to consume sparkling anything, but its stock is trying to keep up with the aluminum-ification of everything. $BBY $BLL Want a shoutout on the pod? We got the form for Snackers to fill out right here: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn m...

“Codename: CIA IPO” — Palantir’s ironic leak. Luminar’s laser stock. Uber/Lyft’s politics.

August 25, 2020 09:00 - 48.5 MB

The secretive tech icon Palantir’s IPO paperwork just un-secretly leaked. Luminar is yet another electric car startup going public through SPAC — except this one shoots laser beams and is run by a 25-year-old CEO. And we’re looking at how the shutdown of Uber and Lyft in California last week didn’t happen, but revealed their unique in-app policy power about the new battle, Prop 22. $UBER $LYFT Want a shoutout on the pod? We got the form for Snackers to fill out right here: https://forms.gle/K...

“Taco Bell’s TSA pre-check” — Taco Bell’s store of the future. John Deere’s waterfall chart. Drizly’s booze delivery.

August 24, 2020 09:00 - 41.1 MB

Yum Brands’ Taco Bell is launching new “Go Mobile” stores that show how food is leading the convenience movement. John Deere loves your gardening moves lately, so we’re looking at its waterfall situation. And booze-deliverer Drizly is our “Unicorn of the Day” — It just raised $50M because alcohol and cannabis delivery are just different. $YUM $DE Want a shoutout on the pod? We got the form for Snackers to fill out right here: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn more about your ad choice...

“The Marie Kondo IPO” — ThredUp is going public. Verizon’s bundle of perks. The US Dollar’s fall.

August 21, 2020 09:00 - 39.1 MB

The consignment industry is having a moment, and ThredUP is getting dressed up for its IPO. Verizon knows you quit cable because you hate bundles, so it’s whipped up something it thinks you’ll love: Bundles...for cord-cutters. And the US dollar is the global economy’s Batman, but now that it’s losing value, we’re looking at what that means for you. $VZ $REAL Want a shoutout on the pod? We got the form for Snackers to fill out right here: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn more about yo...

“The tech 5 and the 495 others” — Impossible Foods’ $200M differentiator. GM’s divorce. Why S&P 500 hit record highs.

August 20, 2020 09:00 - 43.1 MB

Apple is now worth $2T and the S&P 500 hit a record high, despite the economy getting crushed. We’ve got the 3 reasons to explain why/how. Impossible Foods has now raised $1.5B to scale its plant-based meats, but it also just found its differentiator from Beyond Meat. And General Motors is tired of being so general, so it could strategically split into a 2 companies. $AAPL $BYND $GM Want a shoutout on the pod? We got the form for Snackers to fill out right here: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSd...

“iBlackjack at the iCasino” — Penn’s Barstool app. Home Depot’s pimped dividend. Chegg’s back-to-school bounce.

August 19, 2020 09:00 - 39.9 MB

Penn National Gaming shares jump on hopes it can turn the Blockbuster of gambling into the Netflix of casinos. Home Depot’s biz loved that you pimped yo’ crib, so we’re looking at whether it can pimp its own dividend. And Chegg pioneered eTextbooks, but shares have doubled because it’s not your textbook tech platform. $PENN $CHGG $HD Want a shoutout on the pod? We got the form for Snackers to fill out right here:  https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit pod...

“Sweet battery, where’d ya get it?” — Tesla’s 2nd profit puppy. Aviation Gin’s $610M sale. Thursday’s Uber/Lyft-pocalypse.

August 18, 2020 09:00 - 38.4 MB

Tesla shares jumped on word Elon may have discovered a second profit puppy: just the batteries. Earth’s biggest liquor company, Diageo, treated itself to Ryan Reynold’s Aviation Gin because premiumization needs celebrity. And Uber and Lyft are about to (maybe) shut down service in California this week, because, gig. $TSLA $DEO $UBER $LYFT Want a shoutout on the pod? We got the form for Snackers to fill out right here: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

“Fortnite vs. Don Appleone” — Fortnite’s App Tax boycott. USPS pain = FedEx gain. Chili’s virtual wings.

August 17, 2020 16:38 - 46.8 MB

Aaaand we’re back. Fresh off vacation, we’re looking at the screenplay-worthy showdown between Apple and Fortnite. UPS and FedEx stocks get love when the US Postal Service doesn’t. And shares of Brinker International, the owner of Chili’s, jumped after launching a ghost kitchen. $EAT $AAPL $UPS $FDX  Want a shoutout on the pod? We got the form for Snackers to fill out right here: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

“Last pod until August 17th” — Take Two’s video game record. Disney’s ecosystem un-magic. Feather’s $30M rental furniture.

August 05, 2020 09:01 - 42.8 MB

Our final Snacks Daily pod before vacation — We return to the mics on Monday, August 17th (we’ll miss ya until then, Snackers). In the meantime, Disney’s earnings underline the pain COVID is inflicted on physical businesses. Take Two’s video games are benefiting from the elusive double sales wave. And Feather is trying to become the Rent The Runway of furniture. $TTWO $DIS Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

“Windows TikTok 2.0” — Microsoft’s TikTok-quisition. Levi’s non-Amazon roadmap. Tyson’s new chicken-free CEO.

August 04, 2020 09:01 - 40.2 MB

Over the weekend, TikTok learned it might be banned in the US. Actually maybe acquired by Microsoft (or maybe not). We break down the TikTok saga. Levi’s CEO revealed its wild new 5-month gameplan in a world where denim is out. And America’s biggest meat producer, Tyson, just made the boldest CEO hire we’ve ever seen: A Google tech guy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

“70% of us have Cash-Phobia” — PayPal’s crown jewel. Molson Coors’ brew shocker. SiriusXM’s revival.

August 03, 2020 09:00 - 37.2 MB

PayPal hit an all-time high after saying “cash is dead,” but Venmo’s getting all the attention. While the rest of the brew industry douses itself in hard seltzer, Molson Coors figured out how to make beer flourish in the moment. And SiriusXM is a lot like cable TV, but for audio. We hope it doesn’t accept its fate of decline, like cable has. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

“Apple’s pizza is waaaay too big” — Apple’s 4-1 stock split. P&G stole Sysco's sales. Amazon’s record.

July 31, 2020 09:00 - 35.7 MB

Fresh after hitting Capitol Hill, the Tech Big 4 announced earnings reports (they were epic). We’re focused on Apple’s 5 profit puppies and Amazon’s double-double. Then Procter & Gamble sneaked in with its best quarter in 14 years because one company’s loss is another’s gain. And P&G has tons of MBAs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

“Does this tie make my hoodie look fat?” — The Big Tech 4 hit DC. Blue Apron’s shocker profit. AMC’s movie truce.

July 30, 2020 09:00 - 40.2 MB

Amazon. Apple. Facebook. Google. CEOs of the Big Tech 4 hit up Capitol Hill for their biggest Congressional grilling, maybe ever. Blue Apron whipped up its 1st profit since IPO’ing, but then the stock plummeted 15%. And AMC Movie Theaters just snagged the most important deal in streaming history — it shortens the infamous “75-day window.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

“Kodak’s FOMO-ment” — TikTok’s latest Zucking. Lysol’s consulting gig. Kodak’s stock triples.

July 29, 2020 09:00 - 44.1 MB

Kodak went bankrupt in 2012, but now it’s pulling off an epic pivot from photographer to pharmacist. TikTok is going through a Level 6 Zucking courtesy of Instagram’s new Reels feature. And Lysol wants to become the Bain of Clean. Full disclosure: FOMO-creator Patrick McGinnis invented the term FOMO-ment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

“Apple’s got a stalker” — Jamf’s IPO. DraftKings Opening Day drama. Ro hits $1.5B

July 28, 2020 09:00

DraftKings shares dropped 6% because baseball just had its first mid-season COVID crisis. Jamf stock has doubled since its IPO because it’s got a single mission: Help your company thrive on Apple devices. And our “Unicorn of the Day” is Ro, whose valuation tripled to $1.5B by evolving beyond cheap direct-to-consumer Viagra to all of healthcare.

“Apple’s got a Stage 5 Clinger” — Jamf’s IPO. DraftKings Opening Day drama. Ro hits $1.5B

July 28, 2020 09:00 - 43.9 MB

DraftKings shares dropped 6% because baseball just had its first mid-season COVID crisis. Jamf stock has doubled since its IPO because it’s got a single mission: Help your company thrive on Apple devices. And our “Unicorn of the Day” is Ro, whose valuation tripled to $1.5B by evolving beyond cheap direct-to-consumer Viagra to all of healthcare. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

“Favorite child? It’s hard seltzer” — Boston Beer’s 21% surge. The biggest SPAC ever. No blockbusters in 2020.

July 27, 2020 09:00 - 36.3 MB

Sam Adams owner Boston Beer shockingly doubled profits last quarter, but it’s not thanks to Boston Beer. Disney, Apple, and Netflix have made moves that just killed the summer blockbuster biz. And the biggest Special Purpose Acquisition Company ever just went public, officially making this the “Summer of the SPAC” (fun to say). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

“You have to be this tall to get in the S&P 500” — Tesla’s profit shocker. Ben & Jerry’s e-ice cream. Microsoft bundle-bullies Slack.

July 24, 2020 09:00 - 44.9 MB

Tesla shares hit a record high on its first ever full year of profit. Microsoft was caught bundle-bullying Slack, which is claaaassic ‘90s Microsoft. And Unilever announced earnings, but we’re focused on (and concerned about) its direct-to-consumer ice cream strategy with Ben & Jerry’s. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

“Spotify’s not a tech company” — Pfizer’s $2B Operation Warp Speed. Misfit’s ugly veggie $85M. Spotify’s new record label deal.

July 23, 2020 09:00 - 40.4 MB

Pfizer snags a $2B contract to produce 100M COVID-19 vaccines for the US government as part of Operation Warp Speed. Spotify has so many marginal costs, so it just added a new revenue stream to try to offset that. And Misfit just bagged $85M in fresh funding to scale its subscription food box for ugly fruits and veggies. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

“The Hamilton Musical (for economies)” — Europe’s $2T joint bank account. Starbucks’ free lattes. Coca-Cola’s “new news” stock bump.

July 22, 2020 09:00 - 43.9 MB

Europe just whipped up a $2T stimulus package that looks a lot like what the United states pulled off… in 1790. Starbucks changed its Rewards Program and Wendy’s just launched the 1st ever rewards app for a burger chain. We think the Loyalty Wars are coming. And Coca-Cola jumped 2% after its earnings report because of new news. Ignore old news. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

“The anti-prenup” — Headspace gets in Snapchat. Fisker pulls an Apple. Google Maps gets Uber money.

July 21, 2020 09:00 - 41.8 MB

To take on its meditation rival, Headspace is partnering with Snapchat in the rare, elusive no-money deal. Electric car startup Fisker just went public, but it’s deciding to act more like Apple than every other car company (including Tesla). And Uber can’t do it all by itself, so its paying tens of millions of dollars to be dependent on Google Maps: It’s one the Silent Servers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

“WeWork from the Dead” — WeWork’s profitability (?). Domino’s fortressing strategy. JetBlue & American Airlines colludiness.

July 20, 2020 09:00 - 42 MB

Don’t even think about thinking WeWork is gone — the coworking pioneer claims it’ll be thrivingly “profitable” by this time next year. JetBlue and American Airlines have developed a special corona-relationship that basically feels like collusion. And Domino’s revealed its new chicken wings, cauliflower ambitions, and “fortressing” strategy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

“@McConaughey... didn’t get hacked” — Twitter’s TBOY hack. Hasbro’s Scrabble app. UnitedHealth’s record (double) profit.

July 17, 2020 09:00 - 41.1 MB

Twitter suffered its biggest hack ever, which could forever change its role as the direct-to-consumer communication platform. Hasbro’s new Scrabble app is causing aggressive drama among Scrabble purists, but the toymaker has learned its lesson from the ‘90s about cannibalization. And UnitedHealth just enjoyed a record $6.6B profit because you paid for health insurance but didn’t use it last quarter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

“RZF = Resting Zoom Face” — Zoom launches hardware. Lemonade adds pet insurance. Goldman’s quiet before the storm.

July 16, 2020 09:00 - 41.4 MB

Welcome to Big Bank earnings season, which kicked off with big words from JP Morgan’s Jamie Dimon and is ending with a Goldman Sachs stock surge. Lemonade just launched its 2nd product: Pet insurance. And behold, Zoom from Home your desk’s 2nd monitor that is the closest thing to being in the office. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

“Ford’s midwestern modesty... problem” — New York Times pivots. Oatly hits $2B. Ford resurrects Bronco.

July 15, 2020 09:00 - 40.2 MB

After 24 years, Ford just brought back the Bronco — but Midwestern modesty can’t win in a Tesla hype world. The New York Times is replacing lost ad revenue with a new plan: Repackage its reporting into great TV and podcasts. And oat milk pioneer Oatly hits a $2B valuation thanks to a fundraise with big-time investors who fully mainstream-ify it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices