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Sweetgreen hits fresh $1B valuation, Goldman/JP Morgan end sophomore interviews, and tech had a weird day

20:09 | Oct 30th, 2018

Aggressively local salad chain Sweetgreen snagged $200M in funding to hit a $1B valuation -- and it thinks it’s a tech company. Goldman and JPMorgan decided to end sophomore winter internship interviews because they’ve got a problem. And Google, Snap...Show More
Quibi’s the #1 disruptor in video, Fiverr surges 90% on IPO day, and HSBC’s Saudi Arabia risk/reward

14:07 | Jun 14th

Startup Quibi is launching as a fully mobile streaming app with $1B in funding, and we just got more details on what it’s working on (hint: the return of “Punk’d”). Gig economy website Fiverr surged 90% on its IPO, and it literally trademarked the te...Show More
Fortnite acquires Houseparty, Restoration Hardware’s rebel upscale strategy, and our “Unsexy Industry of the Day” is Crowdstrike’s IPO

14:42 | Jun 13th

Restoration Hardware (aka RH) surged 20% after its earnings for its new magazine strategy (the opposite of everyone else). Gaming legend Fortnite acquires Houseparty in a move that may redefine the future of social media. And Crowdstrike surged 71% o...Show More
Mary Meeker’s epic “Internet Trends Report”, Grubhub jumps after Amazon Restaurants ends, and Brex hits $2.6B as our “Unicorn of the Day”

14:02 | Jun 12th

Mary Meeker dropped her annual 333-slide Internet Trends Report, so we pulled out 3 keys for you. Grubhub shares jumped 8% on word Amazon is ending its restaurant delivery service. And our “Unicorn of the Day” is Brex as it hits a $2.6B valuation giv...Show More
“Work From Home” is our Trend of the Day, and Mega Merger Monday happened -- Salesforce, Tableau, Raytheon, United Tech

16:21 | Jun 11th

Suddenly, it happened. Mega Merger Monday. Salesforce acquired Tableau to create the corporate starter kit of software, while Raytheon merged with United Technology to become the #2 player in the defense and weapons industry. And Zoom’s latest earnin...Show More
Revolve’s Instagram/fashion IPO, JetBlack concierge takes on Amazon Prime, and Germany’s Aldi fires up the US grocery wars

17:28 | Jun 10th

The pioneer of social media influencer marketing, Revolve shares surged to become the 2nd best public offering stock performance of 2019 so far. JetBlack is the text-based online concierge club that just revealed key numbers as it takes on Amazon Pri...Show More
Beyond Meat surges after 1st earnings, Cronos cannabis’ 10% surge, and Barnes & Noble is about to be bought

17:38 | Jun 7th

In its first earnings report since its IPO, Beyond Meat surged as it defends its first-mover advantage. Canadian cannabis icon Cronos is pivoting its CBD efforts to the US. And Barnes & Noble jumped on word it’s about to be acquired.
Jack Daniel’s $125M tariff bill, Bird’s new scooter targets “THICs,” and GameStop’s 36% plummet

15:55 | Jun 6th

Liquor legend Brown Forman just revealed that fresh tariffs from the EU on American whiskey is costing the Jack Daniels owner $125M per year. Scooter pioneer Bird has a new bike option that’s blatantly targeting “THICs” -- Town-living High Income Car...Show More
Spotify’s new app, Mirror is our “Pre-Unicorn of the Day,” and why markets jumped so much Tuesday

17:26 | Jun 5th

Wall Street just had its best day since January, so we explain why (it’s all about The Fed’s focus on something sexy). Spotify whipped up a new app to fix a problem and also take down radio. And fitness-tech mirror Mirror is about to hit a $300M valu...Show More
Regulators hit the Mt. Rushmore of tech, Apple’s WWDC, and the biggest private real estate transaction ever (=$18.7B)

17:30 | Jun 4th

Shares of Google and Facebook both fell over 6% on word US regulators have coordinated to take them on. Meanwhile, Apple’s big Worldwide Developers Conference unveiled fresh new iThings. And then private equity firm Blackstone led the biggest private...Show More
JPMorgan’s “anti-dad” case sets a record, fresh Mexico tariffs will hurt your Chipotle, and non-hotel companies jump into hotels

15:14 | Jun 3rd

In a record settlement of $5M for a parental leave case, JPMorgan’s giving new moms and dads a more equal policy (although the US is still way behind). The fresh US tariffs on Mexico announced Thursday will hit cars, avocados, and Coronas. And a bunc...Show More
Uber’s 1st public earnings report, Firefly is the future of outdoor ads, and Dollar General & Dollar Tree’s epic days

16:20 | May 31st

In its 1st earnings report as a public company since this month’s IPO, Uber’s earnings report revealed it’s got a problem with 1 word: Growth. Firefly raises $30M and expands to NYC to forever change your cab ads. And Dollar General and Dollar Store ...Show More
Abercrombie’s worst day in 20 years, iRobot’s new launch, and SoFi’s stadium move

16:05 | May 30th

iRobot just unveiled two high-tech robot floor cleaners, but its expansion to non-cleaning things is TBD. Abercrombie & Fitch just axed 3 high-profile flagship stores -- But its stock’s worst day in 2 decades gave us a key insight on retail. And SoFi...Show More
Zynga is our “Accidental Billionaire of the Day,” Huawei’s 4 spy stories, and tobacco’s terrible day (because of regular unleaded)

16:38 | May 29th

Farmville-creator Zynga just sold its San Francisco headquarters building for $600M — And it may be better at real estate than video games. We’re jumping into the spy-worthy “corporate theft” stories of how China’s Huawei stole secret intellectual pr...Show More
Facebook’s “GlobalCoin” launching 2020, Kontoor is the new jeans IPO, and SpaceX’s 60-satellite week

17:44 | May 28th

Zuck’s launching a Bitcoin-ish cryptocurrency called GlobalCoin in 2020 so that paying for anything is as easy as messaging. Kontoor is the newly IPO’d company created after Vans-owner VF Brands spun-off its denim icons Wrangler and Lee’s — And it fe...Show More
Facebook’s 2.2B fake accounts, Disney’s theme park record, and the “IPO of the Day” is a talent agency

15:16 | May 24th

You’ve heard about Disney+ streaming and Marvel Movies for months — But there’s a big story around its theme parks and its new Star Wars land. Facebook’s 3rd transparency report revealed it’s destroyed 2.2B fake accounts in the last three months. And...Show More
“Uber Eats Pass” gets leaked, Target is retail-pocalypse-proof, and the Boeing update you wanted

15:56 | May 23rd

A “reverse-engineering specialist” discovered within code in the Uber Eats app plans to release a $9.99/month unlimited food delivery service. Yesterday we told you how the retail-pocalypse is crushing JCPenny — Today we jump into how Target is thriv...Show More
Urban Outfitters launches subscription clothing rental. Tesla hits a 3-year low. And JCPenney’s “graceful shrinking”

14:01 | May 22nd

Tesla stock hit a 3-year low this week after one analysts’ aggressive dystopian imagery. Urban Outfitters is trying on its best Rent the Runway impression, whipping out a new clothing rental business to be called Nuuly. And JCPenney’s falls 7% for it...Show More
Sprint/T-Mobile dating drama, chip shares plummet, and Mary Meeker invests in our “Unicorn of the Day”

17:03 | May 21st

Telecom icons T-Mobile and Sprint were supposed to enjoy a $26B merger relationship, but now it may be off — And that halted trading in Sprint stock. Chip-makers like Nvidia and Advanced Micro Devices have fallen 20% the last few months because of on...Show More
Away suitcases becomes a “Brand-icorn,” Amazon’s airport and food delivery moves, and John Deere = Trade War

17:17 | May 20th

Amazon made 2 major moves into delivery and shipping by investing in Deliveroo and breaking ground on its own 100-plane airport. Luggage startup Away hit a $1.4B valuation to become our “Brand-icorn of the Day.” And John Deere drops 8% because it’s b...Show More
Pinterest’s 1st earnings report, TikTok’s is top downloaded app (again), and a brand new stock exchange is coming to markets

15:35 | May 17th

There’s a theme to Pinterest’s first ever earnings report: Slowing. TikTok is the Chinese app that just hit 5 straight quarters as the most-downloaded in the app store. And Long Term Stock Exchange is actually a brand new stock exchange with a very p...Show More
LaCroix sparkling water drops, Amex acquires Resy, and Americans stop having as many babies

16:52 | May 16th

To get into your weekend calendar, Amex acquired restaurant reservation app Resy to make perks way more Millenniall-y. LaCroix is owned by National Beverage Corp, whose shares fell 7% this week as analysts say it can’t handle new competition. And a m...Show More
Match launches date coaching, Ralph Lauren’s Gen-Z moves, and Walmart’s 1-day free shipping reveal

15:34 | May 15th

Ralph Lauren shares dropped even though its latest marketing moves are winning Gen Z. Dating app icon Match announced a new coaching hotline to get you to date #2. And the “Free Shipping Wars” of Walmart vs. Amazon were just kicked up a couple notche...Show More
Peloton takes down Flywheel, Supreme Court says you can sue Apple, and the “Unsexy Companies of the Day”

16:03 | May 14th

Spin studio chain Flywheel has been taken over by one of its investors because it’s losing the fitness wars to tech-focused Peloton bikes. Apple fell on word from the Supreme Court it can be sued over for its App Store monopoly. And as trade war dram...Show More
LIVE from NYSE for Uber’s IPO, Rihanna’s LVMH luxury launch, and how the newest tariffs affect you (they will)

15:33 | May 13th

We hit the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to cover Uber’s IPO for you — Here’s what we saw. For the first time in over 30 years, luxury design powerhouse LVMH is launching its 1st house from scratch: Rihanna’s Fenty. And the next rounds of tari...Show More
Uber’s IPO day, Harry’s Razors acquired for $1.4B, and Party City surges 10% on helium

15:57 | May 10th

The key details you need to know on Uber’s IPO day. Harry’s disrupted the shaving subscription market, and now it’s been acquired by the company it was disrupting. And Party City stock jumped 10% after it finds a solution to the helium problem messin...Show More
Roku’s 8% jump, Rent The Runway’s new mega (co-working) store, and TripAdvisor’s “experiences” bet

15:51 | May 9th

Roku is Netflix’s little cousin and the CFO is just happy the dongle is winning along with Disney. Rent The Runway is opening its biggest store ever in San Francisco, featuring a coworking space and a new target customer. And TripAdvisor’s growth is ...Show More
Google’s $399 smartphone, Crocs’ comeback, and GM’s robotaxi Cruise snags $1B

15:16 | May 8th

Google’s I/O event day enjoyed protests, AI tech to screen fake calls, and a $399 Pixel phone. General Motors acquired self-driving car startup Cruise when it was worth $1B — Now it’s worth $19B, and wants robotaxis on streets this year. And Crocs sh...Show More
Big Trade War update, Apple’s bought 20+ companies in 6 months, and the largest VC investment in Latin America ever

17:19 | May 7th

The Trade War was supposed to end this week with a peace deal. That’s not looking likely, and we’ll tell you why. Apple’s CEO casually dropped that the company’s bought over 20 startups over the last six months. And super delivery app Rappi just rais...Show More
Warren Buffett’s epic annual event, Planet Fitness’ innovative real estate strategy, and almond milk vs. Dean Foods dairy

16:26 | May 6th

The annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting showcased 88-year-old legendary investor Warren Buffett, so we broke down his 6 hours of one-liner business takeaways. Planet Fitness shares are up 75% in the last year, so we’re focused on its innova...Show More
The Taser CEO gets $246M in stock comp, Beyond Meat surges 163%, and Wayfair drops 7% because you’re expensive

14:53 | May 3rd

Axon Enterprises is the company behind the taser, and it just awarded its CEO $246M in compensation — So we look in to how it’s set up to incentivize him. Beyond Meat surged 163% on its IPO day. And Wayfair is the biggest online furniture platform wh...Show More
Molson Coors falls 8% on mid-beer crisis, Royal Caribbean becomes pricing power superhero, and Fitbit is our “Survivor of the Day”

16:40 | May 2nd

With beer sales slowing, Molson Coors is desperately focused on innovation (aka non-alcohol drinks), but shares fell because of its beer battles. Fitbit used to be profitable, now it’s using partnerships to survive. And Royal Caribbean jumped 7% as i...Show More
Facebook’s new “FB5” redesign (and dating feature), Apple’s past-dependent business model, and Merck’s profits quadruple

14:48 | May 1st

Apple’s earnings report was critical for what it didn’t say, just as much as what it did — And it reveals that Apple’s transformation. Facebook’s F8 event revealed new features (dating and crushes), but the big focus was its app redesign. And Merck’s...Show More
Spotify hits 217M profitless users, Airbnb & Marriott’s twin announcements, and’s “pet humanization” IPO

17:05 | Apr 30th

Spotify now boasts 100M paying subscribers, so we looked into why it’s still losing so much money (hint: It’s betting on podcasts). Airbnb and Marriott both revealed new services that look a lot like each other (awkward). And PetSmart’s digital brand...Show More
Beyond Meat boots its meat-focused investor, Comcast (shockingly) hits record high, and one startup’s worst 1st week

13:23 | Apr 29th

Plant-based meat innovator Beyond Meat had an awkward investor: The world’s 2nd biggest meat producer, Tyson Foods -- So Beyond Meat kicked it out before its upcoming IPO. Old school cable throwback Comcast is winning even though you cut the cord. An...Show More
Walmart’s secret “store of the future” unveiled, Starbucks’ loyalty-powered record high, and 3M’s worst day since ‘87

15:42 | Apr 26th

Starbucks announced the return of the S’mores Frappuccino, but we’re focused on what its new loyalty program change means to your daily routine. Walmart has been cooking up a “store of the future” out of its Long Island-based lab, so we checked it ou...Show More
Lululemon’s 5-year plan surprise, Ford invests in the Tesla of pickup trucks, and Domino’s jumps 5% on a “delivery dilemma”

14:32 | Apr 25th

Ford needs help with electric cars (and help if its electric trucks fail), so it dropped a $500M investment in electric pickup startup Rivian. Domino’s sales slowed because of aggressive DoorDash/UberEats promo codes, but shares jumped 5% because the...Show More
Play-Doh saves Hasbro, Twitter surges 16%, and Harley-Davidson and Whirlpool get opposite tariff drama

14:28 | Apr 24th

Twitter jumped 16% after focusing on a new metric to make you impressed. Hasbro surged 14% after Play-Doh, Monopoly, and Transformers powered its first sales gain in 6 quarters. And Harley-Davidson stock dipped, while Whirlpool’s rose, but both becau...Show More
Tesla’s “Robotaxi 2020” plan, Zillow falls 4% on home flipping, and Luckin, the “Starbucks of China,” is IPO’ing in US

16:23 | Apr 23rd

Tesla’s “Autonomy Investor Day” featured Elon saying he’s “very confident” it’ll have 1 million robo-taxi Teslas by 2020. Online real estate platform Zillow fell 4% on word its “iBuying” feature may not be working as planned. And Luckin’s the freakis...Show More
Zoom surges 72% on IPO, T-Mobile jumps into banking, and tobacco/vaping stocks drop on “T21”

15:38 | Apr 22nd

Out of last week’s 8 IPOs, we’re focusing on Zoom — The shockingly profitable tech company with a fascinating CEO. T-Mobile gets into banking with a 4% checking account (it comes with a couple asterisks). And tobacco stocks dropped on a major proposa...Show More
Super Bowl powers Pepsi to all-time high, Wish is Earth’s #3 ecommerce company, and Kansas City Southern Railroads jumps 4% (thank Mexico)

15:23 | Apr 18th

Pepsi rose to an all-time high as advertising’s rescued its soda biz. Wish is reportedly raising $300M to reach an $11B valuation as 2018’s most-downloaded ecommerce app. And you haven’t ridden on Kansas City Southern Railroads, but it just jumped 4%...Show More
Apple & Qualcomm sign peace treaty, Stitch Fix hit by Walmart, and Ro becomes a semi-corn with new menopausal brand

14:22 | Apr 17th

Qualcomm shares surged after settling a major court battle with Apple that’ll give it plenty of iPhone $$$. Walmart’s launching a kids clothing subscription box that’s straight out of Stitch Fix’s playbook. And men’s erectile dysfunction startup Ro h...Show More
Panera joins the “Game of Scones,” Waste Management’s $5B acquisition, and Gogo inflight Wi-Fi surges 8%

14:32 | Apr 16th

House Starbucks or House Dunkin’? Panera kicked the fast-food Breakfast Wars up a notch with its focus on coffee. Waste Management’s $5B acquisition highlights the business future of trash. And Gogo in-flight Wi-Fi’s 8% jump shows the company’s bigge...Show More
African tech IPO Jumia jumps big, Facebook’s board drama, and JP Morgan jumps 5% as it looks into America’s wallet

17:04 | Apr 15th

The “Amazon of Africa,” Jumia, surged 75% on its IPO day, but it’s really more of an everything-app for 14 fast-growing African nations. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is leaving Facebook’s board because things are getting too awkward. And JPMorgan rose 5...Show More
Amazon throws shade at competitors, Lemonade raises $300M, and Keurig Dr. Pepper falls 4% on cocktail K-Cups

17:26 | Apr 12th

Jeff Bezos’ annual letter to Amazon shareholders ripped on eBay and professed love for gut instincts. Keurig Dr. Pepper stock fell 4% because its new K-Cup partnership with Budweiser seems dubious. And insurance startup Lemonade raises $300M with an ...Show More
Uber doesn’t want its IPO to be like Lyft’s, Netflix’s unprecedented comedy move, and Delta’s 2 “profit puppies”

13:35 | Apr 11th

Lyft shares have fallen 25% since their first day of trading — And things got worse yesterday because of what Uber revealed. Netflix is partnering with another subscription service for the first time, and this one’s all about comedy. And Delta jumped...Show More
Levi’s 1st earnings report, Under Armour drops 4%, and Bank of America’s big pay raise

14:15 | Apr 10th

In its first earnings report since its March IPO, Levi’s shares jumped. Under Armour dropped 5% because a single survey showed it’s lost consumer love big-time. And Bank of America just jacked up its minimum wage to $20 an hour — And that says a lot ...Show More
“Avengers” powers AMC movie theater stock, Chuck E. Cheese’s plans to go public again, and GE falls because of “the GE whisperer”

14:09 | Apr 9th

Don’t call it a comeback (but it is a comeback). Your childhood Chuck E. Cheese’s has been revamped by private equity and wants to go public again. AMC jumped 9% on word the latest “Avengers” could have the biggest movie opening ever — And this summe...Show More
Bumble launches a physical magazine, Snapchat gets into gaming, and 1 problem in the “perfect” jobs report

14:15 | Apr 8th

Ladies-first dating app Bumble just published a physical magazine as it transitions online to offline. Snapchat stock popped last week after its big move to make video games for non-video-gamers. And the March Jobs Report showed continued economic gr...Show More
Beyonce signs with Adidas, Corona’s owner pops 7% for quitting wine, and why Tesla fell 9%

13:16 | Apr 5th

Adidas’ new creative partnership with Beyonce signals a major change in athleisurewear. Corona-owner Constellation Brands just sold its cheap wine biz for $1.7B to pivot to beer. And Tesla dropped 9% on e-car sales worries (FYI, Elon Musk was busy in...Show More
McDonald’s 2nd investment in a week, Uber’s and NYC’s traffic tax, and Ikea’s new furniture rental service

13:25 | Apr 4th

McDonald’s stock hit a record high after its 2nd investment in a week to make its food more tech. Uber’s IPO is coming up, but it’s been busy making NYC’s new congestion tax happen. And Ikea pulls a Rent-The-Runway and announces a furniture subscript...Show More
FemTech grabs $42M for breast pumps, Whole Foods finally cuts prices big, and Walgreens drops 12%

14:18 | Apr 3rd

Elvie raises $42M to scale its “iPod of breast pumps” in a big week for FemTech. Whole Foods (finally) cuts prices today, but it shows how Amazon’s grocery strategy is a mess. And Walgreen’s is officially the worst stock in the Dow yesterday and for ...Show More
Burger King launches plant-based Impossible Whoppers, Kellogg’s sells its cookies for $1.3B, and Google’s Gmail turns 15

13:28 | Apr 2nd

Nutella’s owner just bought Keebler and a whole bunch of cookies from Kellogg, even though Pringles sales are jumping. Gmail is Google’s secret weapon against Amazon. And Burger King partnered with Impossible Foods to make plant-based burgers mainstr...Show More
2019’s IPO profit problem, Restoration Hardware plummets 22%, and Brexit’s “big” day

15:33 | Apr 1st

Lyft popped 8% on IPO day, and it reflects a bigger theme with 2019’s tech IPOs: Profits don’t matter (yet). March 29th was circled for years on calendars — We’ll look at what happens now that it didn’t happen. And Restoration Hardware drops hard eve...Show More
Lyft IPOs, Facebook’s ad model gets sued, and the Mets’ Moviepass situation

14:47 | Mar 29th

Lyft’s IPO is today, so we tell you how it got here. Facebook’s facing another lawsuit, this time about its core business model. And the Mets are Movie-passing themselves this baseball season.
Casper becomes a unicorn, Lululemon surges 11% on Man-leisurewear, and Southwest’s big Boeing problem

12:27 | Mar 28th

Lululemon’s sales stretched as the CEO sets gender parity goal. Casper Mattress’ slide deck gets revealed, just as it hits a $1.1B valuation. And Boeing’s proposed a new fix to its faulty 737 Max planes, but Southwest is feeling the pain.
Bed Bath & Beyond’s “intervention,” Cronos cannabis’s humble-brag, and the new meme-messing internet law in Europe

13:58 | Mar 27th

Bed Bath & Beyond surged 22% for its best day in a decade, but because investors are having an intervention with management. Cronos’ quarterly sales surged 248%, but there was so much more to the Canadian cannabis company’s earnings report. And the E...Show More
Apple’s biggest day since the iPhone, Winnebago gets Marie Kondo’d, and the 1st eSports stadium

15:13 | Mar 26th

In 4 minutes, we break down Apple’s hugest product event since the iPhone (it’s all about da bundles). Winnebago’s RV sales dropped 17%, but Millennials are saving camping. And America’s getting its 1st ever 100% fully eSports stadium…in Philly
MarketSnacks acquired, Pinterest’s IPO deets, Papa John signs Shaq, and Tiffany’s falls 5%

13:43 | Mar 25th

This is big. MarketSnacks has been acquired by Robinhood, and is now Snacks Daily -- Same digestible financial news, better everything else. Today, we jumped into Pinterest’s IPO filing material to discover they’re all about Millennial moms. Papa Joh...Show More
The Best Update Yet

03:35 | Jan 23rd

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Our 3 Takeaways of 2018

16:40 | Dec 21st, 2018

In our last MarketSnacks Daily pod episode of 2018, we whipped together our 3 biggest takeaways for markets in 2018 (we’ll miss you guys until we’re back in 2019). Thanks for The Best Year Yet.
Pet food saves General Mills, Cigarettes drop $13B on vaping, and Fed made Wall Street very sad

15:17 | Dec 20th, 2018

Marlboro-maker Altria is expected to spend a cool $13B on vaping leader Juul because cigarettes are dying -- now Juul’s worth $38B. General Mills had its best day because of its strategic investment in Millennial dog food. And the Fed raised interest...Show More
Calm vs. Headspace meditation battle, 5G is here (seriously, kind of), and Steelcase wins the open office standing desk game

16:02 | Dec 19th, 2018

Meditation apps Calm and Headspace are dominating the mindfulness trend by vowing to destroy each other. The first 5G network comes out Friday and AT&T can’t wait to nag you about it forever. Our generation gets hate for replacing corporate furniture...Show More
Amazon’s secret “CRaP”, OrangeTheory’s pop-up gym surge, and Climate Change Action Oil’s on board with

14:28 | Dec 18th, 2018

OrangeTheory launches popup gyms across fancy hotels to create an Influencer-packed spin class. Amazon’s got an internal term that it’s using to bully other brands unprofitable “CRaP.” And Big Oil just backed the first carbon tax that will actually p...Show More
Pokemon Go goes for $4B, LVMH luxury splurges on a hotel, and Johnson & Johnson plummets 10%

15:22 | Dec 17th, 2018

Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy (LVMH) is the French luxury brand that just treated itself to a $3.2B hotel chain: Belmond. The augmented reality (AR) artist behind Pokemon Go is Silicon Valley’s Niantic -- and it just raised $200M so it can make you a H...Show More
Apple’s surprise HQ2 is Austin, Postmates reveals food delivery robot, and Starbucks launches coffee delivery

15:50 | Dec 14th, 2018

Apple’s trolling Amazon by dropping $1B on its own HQ2 in Austin, Texas. And we got 2 legendary food delivery stories for ya: Postmates built a meal delivery robot hitting Los Angeles ASAP, and Starbucks will finally start delivering lattes to your h...Show More
Under Armour drops 10%, German banks hook up, and Men’s Wearhouse plummets 26%

14:39 | Dec 13th, 2018

Under Armour can put on as much sweat-wicking gear as it wants, but it couldn’t save the annual shareholder meeting in Baltimore. Germany’s 2 biggest banks might partner up in the biggest way. And Men’s Wearhouse dropped 26% because it’s really bad a...Show More
Drizly raises $35M for liquor delivery, Morgan Stanley wins an IPO rose, and Dollar Store are worth billions

15:03 | Dec 12th, 2018

Boston-based Drizly’s the world’s largest alcohol marketplace, and its top-shelf liquor law disruptive methods earned another $34.5M in venture funding. Morgan Stanley was just selected to lead Uber’s IPO, but there’s a problem for other big banks. A...Show More
Cold weather devalued e-Scooters, GoPro ditches China, and how Hedge Funds beat you by watching you

14:42 | Dec 11th, 2018

E-Scooter unicorns Bird and Lime get devalued from their $4B aspirations because winter came (and investors weren’t ready for the cold). Your ski game costs may jump again because GoPro won’t sell US GoPros in China anymore. And an epic data report r...Show More
Apple’s “next Bieber” acquisition, Vail Resorts’ bad ski day, and why Uber/Lyft want to IPO ASAP

15:17 | Dec 10th, 2018

Apple just bought London-based startup Platoon to track down its future roster of musicians. Vail Resorts’ investors are bummed it needs to spend so much on snow. And Uber & Lyft both started their IPO countdown because they might not have much time ...Show More
Lululemon’s epic 2018 win, the Trade War becomes Cold War-ish, and Firefly raises $21M as our “Newbie of the Day”

16:05 | Dec 7th, 2018

We’re calling it: The Trade War’s beginning to look like a Cold War. Lululemon’s found itself in 2018 -- The stock’s up 70% this year, even though its latest earnings had no chill. And our “Newbie of the Day” is Firefly, which just raised $21M in a s...Show More
VW & Ford hook up (thanks to beer), Pizza Hut’s desperate acquisition, and FedEx and UPS are our “Undistruptables”

14:09 | Dec 6th, 2018

Pizza Hut’s the younger sibling in the Yum Brands fast food family, so it’s buying a delivery software company for attention. VW and Ford are bunking up in each other’s factories. And FedEx and UPS faced haters because Amazon just bought 40 delivery ...Show More
Netflix spends $100M on Friends, Ikea’s urban “Planning Studio” innovation, and Barnes & Noble Education drops 31%

15:45 | Dec 5th, 2018

Netflix realized its users want Friends so badly that it’s dropping $100M to keep the rights. Ikea’s launching its first new “city center planning studio” in NYC, with 30 more prepped. And we’ve got bold claim for Barnes & Noble Education (not Barnes...Show More
Cigarettes might buy Cronos cannabis, SoFi fires 7% of workers, and why the Trade War “Truce” isn’t a truce

15:07 | Dec 4th, 2018

Canadian pot icon Cronos surged 11% on word its received an acquisition offer from Marlboro-owning American cigarette legend Altria. Millennial mortgage pioneer SoFi’s firing 7% of its workers because of a competitor in Detroit. And we’ll explain why...Show More
PBR vs. MolsonCoors, Marriott’s worst hack/acquisition ever, and how Microsoft just beat Apple

15:00 | Dec 3rd, 2018

Pabst Blue Ribbon settled a lawsuit with MolsonCoors that revealed PBR isn’t the PBR you know. Marriott just completed the worst acquisition ever, and then suffered the worst hack ever. And Microsoft stock has tripled since its CEO took over -- There...Show More
J. Crew’s epic/awkward quarter, Airbnb creates the perfect Airbnb, and Asana hits $1.5B

16:48 | Nov 30th, 2018

Sure, Abercrombie’s stock surged 20%, but we’re way more interested in the drama behind J. Crew’s 10% sales pop. Airbnb’s unleashing a new feature to make the perfect Airbnb rental spot and they’re calling it “Backyard.” And our “Unicorn of the Day” ...Show More
Tiffany’s worst Chinese tourist day in 4 years, Eaze pot delivery snags $65M, and 2 words powered stocks higher

15:25 | Nov 29th, 2018

The “Seamless for pot delivery,” Eaze just snagged $65M to go nationwide -- and it may be the best positioned pot company out there without owning any pot. Tiffany’s shares fell 12% and it’s blaming Chinese tourists. And 2 words from the Fed Chairman...Show More
Lebron’s ”Ladder” disrupts celebrity endorsements, pivots 100% to Bitcoin, and Parachute uses $30M to go offline

16:43 | Nov 28th, 2018

Ladder the startup co-founded by LeBron James, Cindy Crawford, Lindsay Vonn, and Arnold Schwarzenegger to transform protein shakes -- and celeb founders. Parachute’s the Direct-to-Consumer “soft stuff” scaleup proving that brick-and-mortar has a huge...Show More
Venmo’s $40M in fraud, GM closes 7 plants (because Millennials), and Amazon revolutionizes ads (hint: boxes)

15:35 | Nov 27th, 2018

Venmo was shocked when fraud issues surged to cost it $40M in a single quarter. GM’s closing 7 plants and firing 15K and it’s blaming you. And Amazon already won Cyber Monday, but we’re more interested in the innovation it’s doing to its boxes and th...Show More
TikTok’s officially the #1 app, the Federal Climate Change Report’s winners & losers, and Black Friday was a disaster

14:46 | Nov 26th, 2018

TikTok’s the karaoke-ish app beating Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat, and you should know it. Black Friday was a disaster for 8 companies, and we’ll give you the reason why for free. And the official government Climate Change Report was released, a...Show More
Black Friday is dead (long live Black Fri-Month), FANAMA smacked down markets, and Boingo’s our “Surprise of the Day”

15:50 | Nov 21st, 2018

Black Friday is no more. Not a thing. Change your perception, because the new shopping reality is “Black Fri-Month.” FANAMA is fam of tech stocks that caused markets to erase all their winnings from 2018. And Boingo is the adorable wireless provider ...Show More
David’s Bridal files for bankruptcy (blames Millennials), Buzzfeed’s 1 media-changing move, and the biggest arrest of the day

16:09 | Nov 20th, 2018

No gowns are technically affected, but David’s Bridal just filed for bankruptcy and (shocker) says our generation is the reason. Buzzfeed announces a new growth strategy that affects all of digital media. And Nissan/Renault/Mitsubishi Chairman Carlos...Show More
Levi’s $5B denim IPO, Nickelodeon’s bad week, and how Brexit admires Gwyneth Paltrow

15:27 | Nov 19th, 2018

Levi’s wants to try on an IPO (again) for a $5B valuation early next year. Brexit realizes it can either have a Gwyneth style divorce or Brangelina mess. And Viacom’s earnings rose, but we’re just scared for Nickelodeon.
Manchester United loses 6%, Walmart’s secret Long Island innovation lab, and PG&E becomes “Too Big To Fail” in California

16:29 | Nov 16th, 2018

Football club ManU announced its ticket sales growth slowed, but we’re blaming it on bad scheduling. Walmart hit an ecommerce milestone and we got more deets on its secret AI-focused innovation lab on Long Island. And Pacific Gas & Electric is “Too B...Show More
Uber Eats is the new Uber, Victoria’s Secret’s Bra-topsy, and Bitcoin’s 13% fall to $5K

16:38 | Nov 15th, 2018

Victoria’s Secret fired its CEO because she isn’t woke enough to catch on to bralettes. Bitcoin’s fallen 13% to exactly where it was a year ago specifically because of 2 guys. And Uber’s pre-IPO earnings revealed its ride hail growth is slowing -- Bu...Show More
Why Amazon HQ2 wasn’t worth it, Spotify’s new app “clock-blocked” by Apple, and oil’s 12th straight drop

15:27 | Nov 14th, 2018

Amazon’s officially (finally?) decided on 2 locations for its 2nd (and 3rd?) headquarters: Long Island City, NY and Crystal City, DC -- We say why HQ2-palooza was bad long term. Spotify just released its new Apple Watch app and it’s really not good. ...Show More
Goldman’s worst day since 2011, Diageo sells 19 of your college liquors, and Qualtrics’ sale is our “Shocker of the Day”

16:38 | Nov 13th, 2018

Goldman Sachs’ scandal in Malaysia is a bribe fest that dropped its stock 7%. Liquor legend Diageo is selling off 19 of your go-to throwback liquor brands, from Goldschlager  to Popov Vodka, but it’s all part of a top-shelf strategy. And Qualtrics is...Show More
Was Alibaba’s $31B “Singles Day” a success, Revlon’s 30% stock surge, and Juul quits e-cigs for kids

16:49 | Nov 12th, 2018

Alibaba’s annual Singles Day ecommerce celebration beat Amazon’s Prime Day within 10 minutes -- but was it a success? Revlon’s got an “Optimization Plan” to fix its fragrance problems. And Juul made a big move on flavored e-cigs, but it’s really all ...Show More
Disney’s best year EVER, Monster’s energy drink drama, and TripAction is our “New Unicorn of the Day”

17:23 | Nov 9th, 2018

2018 was Disney’s best one yet, and it doesn’t even compare to what Mickey’s got coming in 2019. Energy drink icon Monster dropped 10% on word it’s got an awkward “situation” with Coca-Cola. And business travel fixer TripAction hit a $1B valuation to...Show More
Pot stocks just won the election, Groupon pivots to become anti-coupon, and Roku’s our “Little-Tech-Company-That-Could” of the Day

17:08 | Nov 8th, 2018

Stocks surged post-election, but the real winner was cannabis stocks as 10 states have now fully legalized weed. Groupon dropped 10% even though it’s got a master plan to save itself. And Roku’s the streaming dongle in 24M homes that should embrace i...Show More triples-down on Tinder hookups, Marriott got hit with a strike, and Toyota’s Muda principle (and the death of Prius)

18:29 | Nov 7th, 2018

Tinder-owner’s got an insane new marketing campaign across campuses to get you getting down. Marriott had a bunch of lame excuses for its bad quarter -- and cleaners are striking over its “environmentally friendly” room idea. And Toyota’s p...Show More
HQ Trivia’s downfall, Ferrari’s U-turn, and Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway’s big red flag

20:35 | Nov 6th, 2018

Ferrari’s cheapening itself to appeal to Millennials -- with a $220K “entry level” car that’s killing it. Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway enjoyed its record $18.5B in quarterly profits, but 1 specific move may be a red flag about the US economy a...Show More
The Wing launches childcare, surges 30%, and Alibaba’s big China warning

17:02 | Nov 5th, 2018

Female club-coworking pioneer The Wing just launched an in-house childcare arm that’s a huge win for gender career equality. enjoyed a surge in gift basket and flower demand because Americans are celebrating everything. And ecommerc...Show More
Apple drops 7%, Starbucks surges on holiday pastries, and Spotify’s 1st profit ever… was a bad thing.

18:38 | Nov 2nd, 2018

Apple set a record with its earnings, but investors have a bad feeling -- so we found a bunch of fascinating details you aren’t gonna see elsewhere. PSL season is over for Starbucks, but its aggressive 2018 holiday plans have people freaking out. And...Show More
Pickle-fried chicken powers KFC sales. Fitbit surges 8% on 1st profit in 2 years, and GM becomes a new company (that doesn’t need you)

19:30 | Nov 1st, 2018

Taco Bell. Pizza Hut. KFC. All owed by by Yum Brands, which is using insane new menu items to fuel sales worldwide. Fitbit stock popped after reporting its 1st profit in 2 years -- we break down the 2 big reasons why. And GM isn’t a car company -- It...Show More
Facebook gets punk’d, Hershey’s ups chocolate prices, and Under Armour surges 25%

19:38 | Oct 31st, 2018

Hershey’s is raising the price of your candies and messing with Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup sizes in a way we’re not cool with. Under Armour’s stock popped 25% because it’s finally not shrinking after 2 years. And Facebook’s earnings report was solid -...Show More
Yeti coolers’ lukewarm IPO, Chipotle’s National Guac Day comeback, and AT&T drops 11% despite complete switcheroo

19:53 | Oct 29th, 2018

Chipotle’s sales popped 4% thanks to an epic new ad campaign and healthy National Guac Day. The ridiculously expensive Austin, TX cooler co. Yeti finally IPO’d after it cancelled twice. And AT&T is transformed into a completely new media thing: “Veri...Show More
Budweiser pukes down 9%, Twitter/Snap lose a lotta users, and Google’s earnings distracted by drama

19:27 | Oct 26th, 2018

Google parent Alphabet technically reported earnings, but everyone only focused on the latest drama -- it paid a guy $90 million to leave for sexual harassment. Budweiser’s lame move to cut its dividend is a sign that its $104B SABMiller acquisition ...Show More
Why markets plummeted, Adidas’ basketball scandal ends, and Tesla surges 12% on Model 3 profit

19:33 | Oct 25th, 2018

Tesla just enjoyed its 3rd ever profit thanks to its Model 3 -- shockingly, America’s best selling car last quarter. Adidas faced a major conviction for its college basketball scandal, and Germany could end up paying for it. And markets are officiall...Show More
McDonald’s jumps 6% to record high, Harley gets hated on by Millennials, and Lime’s launching a scooter store

20:20 | Oct 24th, 2018

McDonald’s is going through the “biggest makeover in its history” and that’s got investors to pump the stock up to its highest point ever. Lime’s the $1.1B e-scooter unicorn that sneakily revealed it’s opening a physical store. And Harley-Davidson ke...Show More
Harry’s kills the women’s “pink tax,” Hasbro blames Toys ‘R’ Us (for everything), and 1 big update on “Quitaly”

20:23 | Oct 23rd, 2018

The death of Toys ‘R’ Us has a huge impact on the toy industry, so Hasbro’s blaming them and desperately trying to make 1 big shift. Direct-to-consumer razor icon Harry’s just launched a women’s line called Flamingo that’ll end an annoying commercial...Show More
Skechers record quarter, Venmo’s new debit card powers PayPal 9%, P&G is our “Comeback of the Day”

19:07 | Oct 22nd, 2018

Venmo’s got a fancy new physical debit card that’s powered its best quarter ever for PayPal. Skecher’s enjoyed its best quarter yet thanks to a strategy of being anti-trend (in every way). And Procter & Gamble’s all over your parents’ bathroom -- and...Show More
Unilever bets big on “healthy ice cream,” secretive Palantir preps for $40B IPO, and Square unveils sexiest product yet

19:06 | Oct 19th, 2018

From Ben & Jerry’s to Dove soap, Unilever owns everything in your house -- And to boost quarterly sales it’s going hard after “innovative” ice cream. Square just created the coolest looking payments product for every small business. And Palantir’s th...Show More
Beyond Meats vegan burgers preps IPO, Sears surges 57% on hope, and the Bonobos founder’s leading 2 lingeries acquisitions for Walmart

18:38 | Oct 18th, 2018

Bankrupt last week. Surging this week. Sears shares popped after a secret phone recording from the CEO’s town hall meeting. Beyond Meats is the first alt-meat, plant-based food to IPO, and it just announced which banks will lead it. And Bonobos’ foun...Show More
Uber IPO could have $120B valuation, Netflix earnings dominate with 137M users, and Goldman & Morgan Stanley stocks pop

19:04 | Oct 17th, 2018

Uber hosted a bunch of banks to chat about its 2019 IPO plans and valuation -- apparently its value’s jumped 67% to $120B. Netflix’s growth rate keeps growing, and it created a funky chart about its Instagram cred. And Goldman and Morgan Stanley stoc...Show More
Beer ingredients get hit, US deficit surges 17%, and Handy bought by Angie’s List for secret sum

19:28 | Oct 16th, 2018

Hold our beer. A new business and climate report shows that barley prices will get hit hard this century, and that’s even worse for brew-glomerates. The US government’s deficit jumped big (that’s not good) by 17% to $779 billion. And our acquisition ...Show More
Millennials eradicate American cheese, JPMorgan dominates bank earnings, and Snap gets a prescription

18:44 | Oct 15th, 2018

Snap’s stock is down 65% since its IPO, so we’ve got a prescription for its 3 diagnoses. Big banks kicked off the 3rd quarter earnings season, so we check out why JPMorgan’s so hot right now. And Millennials aren’t killing American cheese -- we’re er...Show More
Allbirds hits $1.4B, Walmart hooks up with PayPal to become a bank network, and why the Dow dropped 5% in 2 days

17:47 | Oct 12th, 2018

For 25M unbanked Americans, Walmart’s about to become their bank thanks to an epicly large new partnership with PayPal. Direct-to-consumer shoe phenom Allibrds raised $50M to hit a $1.4B valuation. And we break down the main reason stocks just droppe...Show More
Apple/Netflix/Snap/Costco/Walmart/AT&T all just dominated streaming video, “Unicorn of the Day” Smile Direct Club hits $3.2B, and 126-year-old Sears on the bankruptcy brink

17:49 | Oct 11th, 2018

No joke. This was the biggest day for the media industry all year -- Apple, Netflix, Snap, Walmart, Costco, AT&T, and a newbie all had disruptive news. Smile Direct Club’s valuation surged to $3.2B as it replaces your braces (and orthodontist). And a...Show More
Google’s new “Home Hub” and selfie phone, Starbucks’ $1B activist investment, and Papa John’s surges 10%

16:34 | Oct 10th, 2018

The finale of tech product season wrapped up -- Google’s got a camera-free mini-bot “Home Hub” for your home and a freaky new phone. Papa John’s surges 10% on rumors the hedge fund behind Wendy’s wants a piece. And Starbucks snags $1B from activist i...Show More
Facebook’s video chat device/spy for your home, Birchbox snags Walgreens beauty investment, and Walmart’s new streaming service

17:41 | Oct 9th, 2018

Perfect timing. And by perfect we mean terrible. Just as it’s “recovering” from more data scandals, Facebook unveils a video chat device for your home. Drugstore chain Walgreens invested in Birchbox to get its beauty game up. And Walmart’s new stream...Show More
Toys ‘R’ Us’ ain’t dead yet, the best Jobless rate since ‘69, and a blockchain wine investment by Overstock

17:30 | Oct 8th, 2018

Cancel the auction -- Toys ‘R’ Us’ creditors cut the bankruptcy plans short and are relaunching the company instead. is so desperate that its venture arm just invested in a blockchain wine company to fix fake wine. And the September Job...Show More
China plants spy chips in US servers, Hershey’s innovates impulse chocolate, and Constellation Brands jumps 5% for crushing liquor

18:43 | Oct 5th, 2018

This one’s huge -- Reports revealed that China’s got a secret government unit embedding US servers with spy chips. Hershey’s online sales shockingly surged 30% thanks to 2 new innovations to get you splurging on chocolate online. And liquor legend Co...Show More
Tencent Music’s 800 million user IPO, Target’s biggest strategy move of 2018, and Microsoft’s non-event event

17:54 | Oct 4th, 2018

Tencent Music’s got nearly 1 billion users and wants to IPO in NYC -- We think Spotify could learn from its karaoke app. Target’s fighting the retail-pocalypse by partnering with the companies disrupting it. And Microsoft is our sad story of the day ...Show More
Apple Wallet replaces your college student ID, Blue Apron drops 5% on brutal partnership, and Amazon ups its minimum wage to $15

16:09 | Oct 3rd, 2018

Blue Apron can’t figure life out, dropping 5% after revealing a partnership with Grubhub that was universally disliked. Amazon’s upping the pressure on competition by increasing its minimum wage 25% to $15. And Apple added student IDs to Apple Wallet...Show More
GE fires its new-ish CEO, Stitch Fix’s 20% plummet, and the low-down on the new NAFTA

17:34 | Oct 2nd, 2018

Clothing delivery site Stitch Fix has soared 76% this year -- But it’s still got one problem to fix. $100B GE used to be worth $600B and the CEO had no plan to get them back there. And the trade deal formerly known as NAFTA is now “USMCA” so we got e...Show More
Saturday night’s breaking Elon Musk Tesla update, BlackBerry’s (shockingly) back, and The Infatuation’s $30M fundraise is the future of media

17:35 | Oct 1st, 2018

After Tesla’s CEO got sued by the SEC, we were worried about the company and wished Elon had settled instead -- and at 8pm EST Saturday night he did. BlackBerry’s phone days are dead, but its new software biz is crushing life. And The Infatuation’s a...Show More
H&M surges 13%, Stripe becomes the 6th most valuable US unicorn, and Compass and Opendoor each snag $400 million to disrupt real estate

15:46 | Sep 28th, 2018

80% of Americans use Stripe, the payment processor just raised $245M to reach a $20B valuation. Fast fashion icon H&M has $4.1B in unsold clothes, but it’s new store concept is saving the chain. And real estate disruptors Compass and Opendoor both ju...Show More
SurveyMonkey surges 50% at IPO, TheKnot blissfully bought by WeddingWire, and Salesforce’s Dreamforce event becomes a cultural icon

17:54 | Sep 27th, 2018

The first day of trading for SurveyMonkey was awesome, but it shows the company left money on the table. The wedding industry is absurdly profitable and every couple uses The Knot (which just got bought). And DreamForce shut down San Francisco just l...Show More
Nike’s earnings deserve an MVP, anti-kale drive-in Sonic bought for $2.3B, and the big deal with Insta’s co-founders leaving Facebook

15:11 | Sep 26th, 2018

The stock may have dipped, but Nike’s earnings last quarter deserve a starting spot after the performances of their top sponsored athletes. Arby’s owner dropped $2.3B for drive-in Sonic because Millennials can’t kill fast food. And Instagram’s co-fou...Show More
SiriusXM buys Pandora for $3.5B, Michael Kors buys Versace for $2.4B, and airlines face a 1,200 page change

15:09 | Sep 25th, 2018

What companies didn’t get bought yesterday? The world’s biggest audio entertainment company is about to be created as SiriusXM buys Pandora for $3.5B. Michael Kors followed fashionably by acquiring Italian fashion house Versace for $2.4B. And a new C...Show More
Airbnb wants to give you its stock, Comcast’s crazy $39B British weekend auction splurge, and why the market’s at record highs

16:21 | Sep 24th, 2018

Makes no sense -- Stocks hit record highs last week even though the Trade War got way worse... so we looked into why. Airbnb sent an email to the SEC about changing a key rule so it can give you stock in itself without an IPO. And Comcast beat Fox an...Show More
Gap's new brand for athleisure dudes, Amazon's "surprise event" (and 8 new products), and Bud Light finally gets its top ad wish

16:37 | Sep 21st, 2018

It’s pre-pre-holiday season, so Amazon suddenly announced a surprise product reveal event: 8 new Echo/Alexa products so you can dominate gift giving (including a microwave). Gap’s struggling hard, so it’s going all-in on the athleisurewear trend with...Show More
Roman raises $88M to go from erectile dysfunction to smoke quitting, Airstream's $2.5B international move, and Fitbit jumps 4% on creepy new app

17:27 | Sep 20th, 2018

No more lying to your boss about how much you ran this morning -- Fitbit shares rose for its new feature that tracks all your health data for your employer. Erectile dysfunction startup Roman is less than a year old, but just raised $88M to change it...Show More
Audi partners with Amazon for Tesla-killer, Postmates evolves into a unicorn (and plans IPO), and why General Mills stock dropped 7%

15:22 | Sep 19th, 2018

Cereal was killing General Mills -- But shares dropped 7% because it’s lost its 1 good thing. Postmates raised $300M to officially become a unicorn, so the CEO saddled up on some IPO plans. And Audi’s new electric SUV dropped Tesla’s stock -- and it’...Show More
Coca-Cola looks to try pot, Amazon’s “Ratings-Gate,” and deep-diving on Time Mag’s $190M acquisition by Marc Benioff

16:38 | Sep 18th, 2018

Cannabis stocks surged on word Coca-Cola’s been chatting with Aurora Growth to create a “functional wellness beverage” using pot ingredients. Amazon’s got a problem with ratings fraud that could hurt trust at a critical time. And Salesforce CEO Marc ...Show More
Goldman’s 2+ week long losing streak, Brazil’s record $63M scooter fundraise, and Google’s internal “email list” employee revolt

16:52 | Sep 17th, 2018

Goldman Sachs’ stock fell for 11 straight days. The new CEO has a tough first assignment: Get the mojo back. A Brazilian e-scooter and bike startup is learning from its American first-movers on how to do mobility -- And its record $63M Series A could...Show More
$4B Peloton sues Flywheel over spin bikes, Walmart’s gets urban Millennial makeover, and Restoration Hardware’s beautiful $50M bet

17:36 | Sep 14th, 2018

Walmart went way out of its comfort zone, tossing an urban makeover all over its ecommerce website. Restoration Hardware’s unreal new flagship store shows it’s making brick-and-mortar retail aggressively experiential (think Vegas meets Disney...Show More
Apple’s huge new iPhone unveil, Snap drops 7% to record low, and e-cig unicorn Juul attacked by the FDA

17:05 | Sep 13th, 2018

Apple’s epic annual product unveil came down to 4 things -- we’re not that impressed, but we got you covered on all of them. Tobacco stocks are loving that e-cigarette unicorn Juul just got hit hard by the FDA’s anti-teen smoking task force. And Snap...Show More
Uber’s most important hire yet, the Winklevoss twins’ new “gateway” cryptocurrency, and Yahoo and AOL got lost at Verizon

17:30 | Sep 12th, 2018

The Winklevosses (Winklevii?) created a less-volatile “stable-coin” tied to the US dollar to make cryptocurrencies easy enough for grandma. Uber finally hired a Chief Marketing Officer to fix its greatest weakness before the IPO. And your childhood g...Show More
Pinterest’s growth surges, Volvo cancels its IPO, and everything you need to know on Alibaba founder Jack Ma

17:29 | Sep 11th, 2018

Volvo’s marketing is simple (a Subaru with a trust fund). But its IPO became really, really complicated. Alibaba’s fearless leader released official succession plans -- we break down Jack Ma’s impact (and smile) on Chinese business and society. And w...Show More
Tesla dropped 7% after Elon toked a blunt, August’s Jobs Report didn’t take a vacation, and $9B Theranos’s last day in existence.

18:53 | Sep 10th, 2018

You don’t have to watch Elon Musk take a hit on-air while recording a podcast -- We got ya covered on how his insane flame-throwing, pot-smoking interview smacked Tesla’s stock. Blood-testing unicorn Theranos has been a fraud for a while, so we check...Show More
Spotify re-disrupts music, Bumble’s dating app gets physical, and Barnes & Noble plummets 9%

17:30 | Sep 7th, 2018

Bumble revealed plans to launch its official offline “Hive” hangout spots for women’s networking. Spotify’s messing with the music industry more by getting into the *musician industry. And Barnes & Noble really bad year got really worse after a bruta...Show More
NFL legalized gambling kicks off, Amazon gets singled out by Bernie Sanders, and Twitter’s bearded CEO has awkward bot policy

17:16 | Sep 6th, 2018

Senator Sanders introduced a perfectly-named bill to end “Corporate Welfare” and it targets Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. The NFL season begins Thursday -- Ratings dropped 10% last year and the NFL’s counting on legalized gambling. And Twitter waffled on wh...Show More
Dunkin’ stock hits all-time high, Nike wins $43M in free publicity, and Evernote may suffer a... down round.

17:47 | Sep 5th, 2018

Nike’s strategically taken on some drama with its big Colin Kaepernick marketing move. Dunkin’ shares hit their all-time high after the coffee industry gets hot. And Evernote’s fallen from the #1 productivity app to #55 and may suffer a “down round” ...Show More
3 Mega Shifts in Gaming Shaping Society

17:18 | Sep 4th, 2018

Doesn’t matter if you’re a gamer, not a gamer, or a game-hater -- We looked at 3 leading companies influencing gaming: Fortnite, Twitch, and Microsoft. And then we got excited about how Fortnite is crushing every video game, Twitch will transform how...Show More
J. Crew’s makeover worked, Campbell Soup sells off its best brands, and AMD’s our “Dino of the Year”

17:44 | Aug 31st, 2018

J. Crew’s 15 straight quarters of falling sales finally ended -- and 1M yards of cotton t-shirts played a key role. Campbell Soup’s sales would’ve fallen 3% if you didn’t count all those companies it just bought, so it’s selling off its 2 best brands...Show More
Amazon destroys TV tech co’s, Alphabet’s getting its self-driver license, and Tilray is ridiculously bullish on the weed biz

18:02 | Aug 30th, 2018

Tilray’s CEO said after the Cannabis company’s first ever earnings report that the whole world will legalize weed soon. Amazon’s interested in making more money through its Fire TV stick, which is bad for Roku and Tivo. And Alphabet’s going to start ...Show More
Bose finally got a smart speaker, Tiffany’s jewelry resurrected, and McDonald’s App game is strong

16:46 | Aug 29th, 2018

Micky D’s app usage is up 40%, and Jeffries Bank tells us why it boosts the stock’s value. Bose unveiled its first, true smart speaker in the high-end audio industry it used to dominate. And Tiffany’s CEO has achieved the impossible -- win with high-...Show More
NAFTA’s makeover, JetBlue’s horrible $$ move, and Uber’s “guilt” strategy

16:35 | Aug 28th, 2018

Uber raised $500M from Toyota, but its big move was launching a new “guilt” method to mess with short trips that cities hate. JetBlue’s making moves on new “ancillary fees” that could result in “Nutrition Facts” on your tickets. And NAFTA’s getting a...Show More
Into the Future: The 3 Top Startups at Y Combinator

17:19 | Aug 27th, 2018

Y Combinator is the legendary accelerator that produced Airbnb, Dropbox, and Instacart. And it just unveiled its next 122 startups at its famous Demo Day. So we broke that down to our 3 favorites representing huge potentially market-moving trends: In...Show More
Eventbrite’s IPO deets, Sony’s grandma-saving robot puppy biz, and Alibaba became boring

17:15 | Aug 24th, 2018

Eventbrite is bearing it all to potential investors with its prospectus unleashed before this fall’s IPO -- so we dug into it (all 150 pages). Alibaba didn’t do anything surprising last quarter, and that’s big news. And Sony’s adorable puppy robot bu...Show More
Earth’s biggest company cancelled its IPO, PSL season early for Starbucks, and Target’s 1 huge win

17:39 | Aug 23rd, 2018

Starbucks can’t decide if it wants to be insta-tastic or upscale chic (or basic or hipster) -- but Pumpkin Spice Latte’s are coming at ya earlier than ever. Target just delivered incredibly in the most fundamental way a store can. And Saudi Arabia ha...Show More
Goldman delivers breast milk, La-Z-Boy hates the internet, and Wall Street’s longest bull market ever.

16:49 | Aug 22nd, 2018

It’s official. Wall Street’s enjoying its longest “bull” run in history -- and it’s gonna make econ textbooks get rewritten. Goldman Sachs partnered up with MilkShip to finally make it easy for moms to send home their breast milk fully-refrigerated. ...Show More
McNuggets got acquired, SodaStream did too (by Pepsi), and Farfetch is IPO’ing to beat Amazon at luxury

17:11 | Aug 21st, 2018

Pepsi’s legendary CEO made one more huge (healthy) acquisition to pivot away from unhealthy soda (spoiler alert: it’s SodaStream). Farfetch is the British online marketplace for expensive brands and it’s IPO’ing for a $9B valuation -- plus, it solves...Show More
3 Chinese tech legends doing insanely amazing things

17:17 | Aug 20th, 2018

You gotta know these three. They’re not just Chinese tech juggernauts -- they may even be out-innovating their American competition: crushes e-commerce (@Amazon), Tencent owns social media (@Facebook), and Nio wants to be all over electric car...Show More
Amazon wants Mark Cuban’s movie theater, Walmart’s best day ever, and MVMT sells for $100M

17:31 | Aug 17th, 2018

Walmart is cool (again?) after an earnings report worth worshiping. Rumor is Amazon’s got an itch to buy Mark Cuban’s indie movie theater chain Landmark to spread the joy of Prime. LA-edgy minimalist watch startup MVMT sells for a hefty $100M to old ...Show More
Big Beer invests in Big Weed, PetIQ has best day ever, and Pandora hooks up with T-Mobile

15:52 | Aug 16th, 2018

Corona owner Constellation brands is adding more pot to its liquor cabinet by investing $3.8B in Canadian cannabis company Canopy Growth. Pandora and T-Mobile nailed down a partnership that explains why bundles are the new discounting. And PetIQ is g...Show More
Oscar snags $370M from Google, IBM patent trolls Groupon, and Home Depot’s Amazon-proofing

16:40 | Aug 15th, 2018

Google’s getting into healthcare mode by investing $370M in the Millennial-ish branded health insurance startup, Oscar. Home Depot’s living its best life right now with home prices rising and a new locker feature. And Groupon’s paying out millions to...Show More
Shark movies & Hollywood-enomics, Wrangler Jeans get dumped, and Turkey’s crisis explained

15:23 | Aug 14th, 2018

Athleisurewear officially beat denim as Lee’s, Wrangler, and Republic are getting spun-off from VF Brands -- they’re focusing on The North Face and Vans instead. “The Meg” is a shark movie produced in the US and China, but it’s changing the future of...Show More
Know Before the IPO: Airbnb, Casper, Uber/Lyft

17:50 | Aug 13th, 2018

3 huge companies are going public in 2019 -- and all 3 just had huge updates that affect their future IPOs. Casper’s reverse-disrupted itself, Airbnb’s biz travel arm tripled in size, and Uber/Lyft got the kibosh in their biggest market.
Crocs is our “Comeback of the Day,” Samsung’s big news powered Spotify, and Planet Fitness surges

17:19 | Aug 10th, 2018

Planet Fitness is in better shape than most stocks you’ll ever see. Samsung introduced a huge new product, but Spotify is the real winner. And Crocs is our “Comeback of the Day” because it hates on itself (and it’s open about it).
Twinkie plummets 17%, Jimmy Choo makes Michael Kors look amazing, and China’s stock market’s been crushed 20% in 2018

15:36 | Aug 9th, 2018

Twinkie is an iconic gluttonous legend, but it’s at the mercy of one huge American retailer. Michael Kors has looked a little sloppy lately, but its fast growing shoe company has inspired it to get in shape and stop looking desperate. And headlines m...Show More
Tinder “U” just happened, Tesla’s craziest day ever, and $1B NewTV is our “Startup of the Day”

16:57 | Aug 8th, 2018

Twelve tweets from Elon Musk caused Tesla stock to literally stop trading -- so we interpret them for you. scared parents nationwide and thrilled investors with its new focus on college kids unveiling “Tinder U.” And Jeffrey Katzenberg & Me...Show More
Beer saved SeaWorld, Pepsi’s healthiest CEO ever, and Corporate Bullying 101 from GM

14:58 | Aug 7th, 2018

A unique beer situation down at SeaWorld is causing its waterpark attendance to surge. Pepsi’s losing its legendary CEO, Indra Nooyi, so we got some fascinating details on her life story, and how she transitioned into snacks that won’t kill you. And ...Show More
MoviePass: The 3 Things Killing It

18:30 | Aug 6th, 2018

MoviePass’ stock’s plummeted 92% in a week (shares are literally worth pennies). Plus, customers are quitting and it’s running out of cash. Fast. But movie theater companies still think it’s enemy #1. We’ll tell you how this “Netflix for movie theate...Show More
Blue Apron plummets 25%, GoPro (finally) finds itself, and Disney de-gifts its Star Wars gift

14:26 | Aug 3rd, 2018

Disney gave TBS and TNT the rights to Star Wars for 8 year -- a huge mistake it’s trying to undo. GoPro has stopped trying to do everything and started focusing on one, niche, hardcore user. Blue Apron’s just not satiating investors anymore (neither ...Show More
Ferrari crushed by 1 word, Google’s secret China project, and Square beating Venmo

16:53 | Aug 2nd, 2018

An insane leak about Google going after the “Google of China” (Baidu) that may compromise its core values. Ferrari’s new CEO had a really bad first day because of a really bad word choice. And Square’s stock is up 90% this year because it’s focused o...Show More
Apple’s awesome quarter, Sony vs. Nintendo showdown, and the unofficial end of self-driving car fun

17:19 | Aug 1st, 2018

Nintendo (G-rated games) & Sony (R-rated games) face off with video game earnings. A major (and bad) turning point just happened for autonomous vehicles and ride hailing. And Apple smacked down critics and showed what a tech company’s supposed to do ...Show More
WeWork’s $14M side hustle, Fossil’s BMW hookup, and CBS’ non-decision decision

18:26 | Jul 31st, 2018

Fossil and BMW are teaming up for a smartwatch that’s crucial to Fossil’s 230% stock surge this year. WeWork’s got a separate biz that makes old school businesses Millennial-friendly. And CBS’s stock is plummeting as CEO Les Moonves gets investigated...Show More
The Potcast: 3 Cannabis Stocks Defining The Green Rush

16:34 | Jul 30th, 2018

Marijuana stocks are IPO’ing hard and fast. We did some MarketSnacks digging into the pot industry to break down the 3 companies leading its growth -- Production (Tilray), Retail (MedMen), and an everything-related-to-pot company (Aurora). We also br...Show More
23andMe’s our “Pivot of the Day,” Queso saved Chipotle, and Budweiser’s craft brew binge team

18:11 | Jul 27th, 2018

Budweiser’s got a secretive venture capital team and an actual business unit called “High End Company” that is growing its entire craft beer biz. Chipotle delivered a delicious quarter of improving sales thanks to lower avocado prices, higher queso d...Show More
Facebook loses $130B in minutes, ClassPass squeezes fitness studios, and Las Vegas Sands loves Japan’s Parliament

17:08 | Jul 26th, 2018

Facebook’s latest earnings report will go down in history as one of the craziest in history -- shares plummeted 25% during an insane conference call. Japan just OK’d casinos, so Las Vegas Sands is opening up shop since its Vegas locations just don’t ...Show More
Choosy’s our (Instagrammable) “Startup of the Day,” Harley-Davidson shocked everyone, and Yelp’s freaky new hygiene feature

16:57 | Jul 25th, 2018

Yelp just revealed a crazy new way to figure out how many mice are also eating at your go-to Friday night restaurant. Harley-Davidson’s earnings report showed that it won’t be (totally) muscled around by tariffs, and Choosy is the Instagram-focused w...Show More
Aperol Spritz’s comeback fuels Italian stock, Tesla’s desperate memo, and Google’s CFO dominates earnings

16:24 | Jul 24th, 2018

The new summer drink all over your ‘Gram is Aperol Spritz -- and its strategic marketing push is powering Campari shares on Milan’s stock market. Google’s earnings were unfazed by that $5 billion fine, but their CFO Ruth Porat is the real hero. And t...Show More
IPOs are waaaay too delayed: Eventbrite, Uber, and Airbnb show 3 groups who that’s hurting

18:42 | Jul 23rd, 2018

The fact is small companies are going public 80% less today than 30 years ago and it’s 50% less for larger scaleups -- and 52 tech companies are 10+ years old, worth $1 billion or more, and still private. So we went in MarketSnacks style to break dow...Show More
Domino’s Pizza adding 2,350 Domino’s, Nike’s insane new concept stores, and Uber’s awkward CFO situation

17:13 | Jul 20th, 2018

Nike’s making it possible to text for your shoes and pick them up -- without leaving your car. Domino’s sales continue to dominate, but we’re focused on its new physics-defying plans to get you pizza anywhere, anyhow. And Uber’s got a problem with it...Show More
Hims is our “Future-corn” of the Day, Google takes a $5B fine in Europe, and eBay is still thriving(ish)

16:38 | Jul 19th, 2018

Google has monopoly sized control of multiple markets, but Europe’s punishing it for abusing those monopolies. Hims is tackling the male body insecurity market with tech and hilarious ads. And eBay is doing consistently pretty decent, but that’s not ...Show More
Walmart and Microsoft become Power Couple, Goldman’s new DJ’ing CEO, and “The Athletic” is exhibit A in changing media

15:56 | Jul 18th, 2018

Forget Goldman’s earnings report -- we’re more focused on the fresh new CEO Goldman named to replace 12-year legend Lloyd Blankfein. Walmart and Microsoft just hooked up for a funky partnership to take on (and save themselves from) Amazon. And The At...Show More
Amazon Prime Day’s biggest losers, China’s Luckin techifys coffee, and Netflix’s “semester abroad”

18:20 | Jul 17th, 2018

Our “Unicorn of the Day” is Chinese coffee chain Luckin, which just raised $200M and has opened 525 stores in 9 months. Netflix had really boring earnings, but we found a romantic, action-packed, comedic international storyline. And we’ll tell you ev...Show More
3 ways voice technology changes everything

17:31 | Jul 16th, 2018

John Legend’s angelic voice. Call Centers. “Please” and “Thank You.” Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri, and Google Home voice assistants will have an impact on mankind like the 2nd internet. We break down for you the three most important changes to consum...Show More
Build-A-Bear’s hilarious/adorable debacle, Venmo gets in on Uber, and Microsoft attacks Slack

17:10 | Jul 13th, 2018

Venmo wants to be your mobile bank, so it’s hooking up with Uber to make you like it more. Build-A-Bear announced a “Pay Your Age” teddy bear giveaway -- and everything went horribly wrong (but the stock shockingly rose). And Microsoft’s so worried y...Show More
Hinge combined its dating app with a Nobel Prize, Casper invented a “nap store,” and 2 Google science projects are officially real

18:25 | Jul 12th, 2018

Hinge recently got acquired by Tinder-owner, but it’s bringing high-science to dating apps. Casper is ubiquitous in NYC’s subways and Millennials’ bedrooms, and it’s rolling out “napping pods” to get you hooked. And Alphabet’s two world-cha...Show More
HBO is our Bad Boss of the Day, Postmates wraps up Chipotle (and 100 cities), and Pepsi snacks beat up Pepsi soda

17:09 | Jul 11th, 2018

Postmates (the Uber for restaurant pick-up and delivery) will expand to 50 percent of all US households and launched a partnership with Chipotle. HBO’s new boss has some ridiculous demands to grow its video content faster (employees there probably ha...Show More
Snapchat’s super secret next move discovered, the biggest IPO in 4 years just went terribly, and we’ve got 1 huge investing insight for ya

17:17 | Jul 10th, 2018

Xiaomi -- hard to pronounce, but critical to know -- is the “Apple of China,” and its Initial Public Offering went really, really badly. Back in the US, a developer noticed a coding feature in Snapchat that’s a sign of a big new move that could invol...Show More
3 Insane World Cup Business Stories

17:15 | Jul 9th, 2018

Yes, you can buy stock in an Italian soccer club (Cristiano Ronaldo messed with Juventus FC’s share price last week). Nike and Adidas are battling for the jersey championship (we think we know the winner). And tournament sponsor Budweiser gets a yell...Show More
Netflix experiments in Europe, US tariff drama spikes Friday, and LaCroix water’s CEO is ultra-unorthodox

17:48 | Jul 6th, 2018

National Beverage Corp has cornered the market of sparkling water while it’s CEO has tested the limits of free speech. The United States imposes tariffs officially today against China while it potentially eliminates tariffs with Europe for cars. And ...Show More
Nestlé has a really big hater, Fiat’s a small car with 1 shocking problem, and we’ve got all the deats on Amazon’s “Prime Day”

17:29 | Jul 5th, 2018

Fiat has no idea how to sell its tiny cars to Americans… but it’s legally obligated to keep trying. Amazon claims its big “Prime Day” is July 16th (it’s actually already started -- we give you what you gotta know). And Nestlé is miserably trying to f...Show More
Corona re-did itself (and has a pot connection), Lyft bought your go-to bikeshare, and Chipotle’s unveiled crazy new menu items.

15:57 | Jul 3rd, 2018

With Lyft’s app, bike-share programs can finally scale. We’re excited by Chipotle’s new menu, but they’re kind of just a tease. And America should prepare for more Corona as Constellation Brands expands its beer, booze, and bud.
Rare Beef: How Your Burger’s Getting Disrupted

17:02 | Jul 2nd, 2018

For 4th of July week, we’re focused on the beef industry that dominates in the US economy. Our take is that poultry and science-y plant-based meats will eat away at its market share. Big time.
Amazon blows up Wall Street (again) and General Mills treats itself to high-protein yogurt

17:04 | Jun 29th, 2018

General Mills salvages its Greek yogurt game with a "hero" recipe. Amazon's “Alexify-ing” prescription drugs -- And it’s outsourcing some delivery to get entrepreneurs starting their own shipping businesses.
Blume is (finally) making puberty easier, we argue for and against the T-Mobile & Sprint merger, and Facebook un-does its ban on Crypto ads

17:22 | Jun 28th, 2018

The first ever MarketSnacks Debate: For and Against the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. Blume is a new company offering subscription boxes and information to help parents help teens with puberty. And Facebook’s decided its all-out ban on ads for crypt...Show More
Chanel shows off some fancy numbers, the crazy history of the Dow and GE, and housing for Millennials has a hero

16:18 | Jun 27th, 2018

General Electric is shrinking from XL to a M (at best) now that’s it not in the Dow. Lennar Corp is benefiting from a huge housing shortage as it chugs out 12k new homes per quarter for Millennial first-time home buyers. And Chanel needed to kill rum...Show More
Harley cuts US jobs, Carnival spends $1 billion per cruiser, and Ziosk is the “Disrupter of the Day”

16:33 | Jun 26th, 2018

Ziosk tablets are changing the restaurant dining industry for better and for worse. Carnival Cruises has 3 icebergs that caused shares to drop 10%. And Harley Davidson responded to the Trump tariffs by moving production overseas
Masters of Commodities - 3 Factors that Drive Commodity Prices

16:46 | Jun 25th, 2018

You’re eating, wearing, and burning commodities every day. We’ll tell you what commodities are and take a deep dive into the 3 factors that drive their prices: supply, demand, and politics.
Olive Garden stock carbo-loads itself, Instagram TV is now a thing, and the Supreme Court smacks ecommerce (hard)

16:41 | Jun 22nd, 2018

Instagram’s the “Copy Cat of the Day” with IGTV. Olive Garden’s sales growth is just an illusion, but shareholders still love it. A Supreme Court ruling is brutal news for online retailers, but solid for Brick-and-mortars and all 50 states.
Winnebago is our “MMVP,” PayPal treats itself to a $400M startup, and MoviePass gets smacked by theater legend AMC

15:00 | Jun 21st, 2018

Winnebago is a camping and recreation force to be reckoned with as sales of RVs, campers, and boats keep rising aggressively. AMC movie theater chain has a $20/month subscription offer to destroy MoviePass. And PayPal is going after all business paym...Show More
Tesla got sabotaged, Canada Goose warms China, and the Trade War just got really real

15:15 | Jun 20th, 2018

Canada Goose shares are soaring as the faux-rugged parka company aims to expand hard with Alibaba to Beijing. The Trade War with China could very quickly cost Americans $200 each per year. And Tesla’s tough work-life imbalance might have caused one e...Show More
2 big corporate scandals but only 1 arrest, SurveyMonkey leaks IPO plans, and Jetblue’s birthing a new baby airline

17:31 | Jun 19th, 2018

JetBlue’s founder raised $100 million to start another JetBlue-like airline startup. SurveyMonkey’s giving Wall Street what it wants -- another “Enterprise” IPO. And we learn a huge difference between the auto and finance industries in how they deal ...Show More
The Three Critical Stages Of The Platforms You Use Everyday

16:41 | Jun 18th, 2018

Platforms are everywhere. Uber. Airbnb. YouTube. We focus on three unique platforms and their three critical stages to growth. You interact with them everyday, so you need to know what industry platforms will take over next.
The scoop on WeWork’s financials, suit legend Tailored Brands has a problem, and Microsoft straight-up copies Amazon

16:19 | Jun 15th, 2018

Tailored Brands (the men’s suit company) looked oversized, ugly, and unimpressive in Q1. Microsoft is going at Amazon’s Go concept with its own cashier-less shopping system to sell to retailers. And WeWork is looking for a giant valuation after revea...Show More
Twitter’s winning the World Cup, there’s an insane movie theater chain you gotta know, and the Fed’s got news

15:51 | Jun 14th, 2018

A South Korean tech company is innovating the hell out of the movie theater experience. The Fed raised interest rates yesterday because the economy is too good for its own good. And Twitter shares are up a shocking 122% since the US presidential elec...Show More
Weight Watchers Stock Gets Jacked, AT&T and Time Warner Can Now Hook Up, and Ford’s Unheard of Real Estate Deal

16:20 | Jun 13th, 2018

Detroit’s Central Train Station just became Ford’s 2nd corporate campus for futuristic travel. AT&T and Time Warner were given approval to merge, which had a huge impact on media stocks. And Weight Watchers is our MarketSnacks “Comeback of the Day” f...Show More
Bitcoin Gets Hacked (Bad), Asia’s Streaming-Dating App Drama, and Fitbit’s Best Day Ever

18:34 | Jun 12th, 2018

When a Cryptocurrency exchange gets hacked for $37 million, Bitcoin hits its lowest level of the year. Taiwan’s funky M17 has a Tinder-meets-YouTube dating app — and they awkwardly ghosted their IPO. And Fitbit’s new kids version helped the stock to ...Show More
China's Three-Part Playbook for Economic Domination

15:53 | Jun 11th, 2018

China is in all the news. Markets, business, and politics. We explain how China plans to threaten the USA’s status as the economic leader of the world.
Lyft Wants You to Share, Stitch Fix Explained, and DocuSign Eins its First Earnings Ever

15:14 | Jun 8th, 2018

Stitch Fix is Amazon-proof thanks to its human and algorithm tag team. DocuSign lets users try free (which is key). And Lyft makes app changes that are good for you and for the world.
Jack Daniel’s is the Groin of the US Economy, Craigslist Fights Facebook, and Your Summer Vacay Flight Plans Got Pricier

16:58 | Jun 7th, 2018

We dive into Tennessee Fire Whiskey, which copied Fireball, which killed Jaeger. Craigslist is finally under pressure from Facebook 20 years after it was created in an email chain. And airlines are struggling with how to deal with increased oil price...Show More
Rue La La Gets Hitched to Gilt Groupe, Spotify's Covert Moves for Streaming Device, and MLB Buys a Rawlings Ball Glove

15:10 | Jun 6th, 2018

Hudson Bay's CEO ends short relationship with Gilt Groupe by selling to Rue La La. Spotify leaves behind 3rd (and biggest yet) hint it's developing its first hardware device. And Major League Baseball wants to buy Rawlings even though its sales are f...Show More
Apple’s New Feature Unveils, Vail Resorts’ Epic Mountain Binge, and McDonald’s Goes Kiosk Crazy

18:40 | Jun 5th, 2018

Our new term for $1 trillion companies (better than “unicorn”). Vail Resorts adds to its lead over Alterra for largest ski resort empire. And McDonald’s wins “Comeback Kid Of The Day” through its tech overhaul.
"Quitaly": 4 Things You Gotta Know On The Italian Debt Crisis

14:55 | Jun 4th, 2018

We've been here before... but this European crisis is different than Brexit and GRExit. And this Italian drama is going to get dragged out like a multi-season soap opera. Here are the main things you need to know to lead the conversation on "Quitaly....Show More
J. Crew Gets Its Groove Back, Under Armour is JV Baseball, and America Slaps Trade Tariffs On Wrong Countries

15:07 | Jun 1st, 2018

J. Crew is learning big lessons from its Madewell brand and "relaunching" in 2018. Under Armour is not the same company it was in 2016 (when it signed a 10-year deal with Major League Baseball). And the US trade drama finally got real Thursday night ...Show More
The New eScooter Unicorn | Snapchat’s CEO Just Grew Up | Google’s Now a Phone Monster

15:48 | May 31st, 2018

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel addressed two scandals and finally punched back at Facebook. A $1 billion eScooter company is revolutionizing (and terrorizing) urban transportation. And Google’s wireless phone service is coming out to the world.
Pret A Manger Gets Devoured, SoulCycle Pumps the Brakes, and Salesforce Dominates (More)

19:18 | May 30th, 2018

JAB Holdings has acquired 10 coffee chains you love since 2012. SoulCycle decides not to IPO until it figures out what company it is. Salesforce crushed another earnings report. Thanks to today's sponsor, Pitney Bowes (60 day free trial).
The 4 Things You Gotta Know To Own Any Self-Driving Car Convo

18:43 | May 29th, 2018

Apple partnered with VW on autonomous buses. Lyft invested in its human drivers. Uber showed us what’s under the hood. Self-driving everything dominated headlines last week, so we broke down the four things you gotta know to be a self-driving car con...Show More
Netflix Schools Mickey Mouse, the “Uber-for-Dog-Walkers” Gets Rich, and GE’s Awkwardly Awful Day.

17:16 | May 25th, 2018

Stocks dipped as Netflix hits a milestone Walt Disney wouldn’t have expected. Our go-to dog walking scale up is almost a unicorn, thanks to a fresh serving of $155M. And we’ve got one huge leadership lesson from General Electric’s brutal management m...Show More
Breakfast at Tiff’s. Uber’s Big Reveal, and Target’s $7 Billion Splurge

18:03 | May 24th, 2018

No Millennials are thinking about Tiffany’s jewelry - but they surprised us. Uber did something that Lyft would be too scared to do. And Target (we’re saying Tar-Jay) treats itself with a $7 billion makeover. Thanks to today's sponsors Pitne...Show More
Zuck's EuroTrip, Tesla's Drama, TJ Maxx > Amazon, and the Cord-Cutting Hero

17:30 | May 23rd, 2018

CEO Mark Zuckerberg survived EU parliament testimony as Facebook gears up for epic regulation. Tesla throws $35K Model 3 dreamers to the back of the line. TJ Maxx keeps crushing discounting. And Roku is the Stock Of The Day -- it's offering cord cutt...Show More
Introduction to MarketSnacks Daily

01:26 | May 17th, 2018

Launching May 23rd, hosts Jack Kramer and Nick Martell filter out the noise to break down the daily digestible business stories you'll actually care about. Get informed (and enjoy it) in under 20 minutes with the MarketSnacks Daily.