MarketSnacks Daily

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Quick, clear, and fun. 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.

Episode Date
The scoop on WeWork’s financials, suit legend Tailored Brands has a problem, and Microsoft straight-up copies Amazon

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 revealing awesome Q1 financial reports.

Jun 15, 2018
Twitter’s winning the World Cup, there’s an insane movie theater chain you gotta know, and the Fed’s got news

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 election (and made a big announcement related to the World Cup).

Jun 14, 2018
Weight Watchers Stock Gets Jacked, AT&T and Time Warner Can Now Hook Up, and Ford’s Unheard of Real Estate Deal

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” for turning itself into a lifestyle brand -- again.

Jun 13, 2018
Bitcoin Gets Hacked (Bad), Asia’s Streaming-Dating App Drama, and Fitbit’s Best Day Ever

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 its best day ever (and we pulled two biz terms you gotta know out of it).

Jun 12, 2018
China's Three-Part Playbook for Economic Domination

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.

Jun 11, 2018
Lyft Wants You to Share, Stitch Fix Explained, and DocuSign Eins its First Earnings Ever

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.

Jun 08, 2018
Jack Daniel’s is the Groin of the US Economy, Craigslist Fights Facebook, and Your Summer Vacay Flight Plans Got Pricier

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 prices.

Jun 07, 2018
Rue La La Gets Hitched to Gilt Groupe, Spotify's Covert Moves for Streaming Device, and MLB Buys a Rawlings Ball Glove

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 falling.

Jun 06, 2018
Apple’s New Feature Unveils, Vail Resorts’ Epic Mountain Binge, and McDonald’s Goes Kiosk Crazy

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.

Jun 05, 2018
"Quitaly": 4 Things You Gotta Know On The Italian Debt Crisis

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."

Jun 04, 2018
J. Crew Gets Its Groove Back, Under Armour is JV Baseball, and America Slaps Trade Tariffs On Wrong Countries

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 as tariffs were imposed... on our allies.

Jun 01, 2018
The New eScooter Unicorn | Snapchat’s CEO Just Grew Up | Google’s Now a Phone Monster

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.

May 31, 2018
Pret A Manger Gets Devoured, SoulCycle Pumps the Brakes, and Salesforce Dominates (More)

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).

May 30, 2018
The 4 Things You Gotta Know To Own Any Self-Driving Car Convo

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 convo hero. 

Thanks to today's sponsors Pitney Bowes (60 day free trial) and LinkedIn ($50 credit to post your first job).

May 29, 2018
Netflix Schools Mickey Mouse, the “Uber-for-Dog-Walkers” Gets Rich, and GE’s Awkwardly Awful Day.

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 mistakes. 

Thanks to today's sponsor, Audible. Text "SNACKS" to 500-500 to get started!

May 25, 2018
Breakfast at Tiff’s. Uber’s Big Reveal, and Target’s $7 Billion Splurge

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 Pitney Bowes and Audible (Text SNACKS to 500-500 to get started).

May 24, 2018
Zuck's EuroTrip, Tesla's Drama, TJ Maxx > Amazon, and the Cord-Cutting Hero

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 cutters what they want, but faces giant tech competition.

Thanks to today's sponsor, Audible. Text "SNACKS" to 500-500 to get started!

May 23, 2018
Introduction to MarketSnacks Daily

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.

May 17, 2018