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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.

Episodes
Sept. 13, 2019 SmileDirectClub’s great pre-IPO (but bad IPO), Under Armour goes anti-athleisure, and General Electric is selling itself to survive
SmileDirectClub (uncreative ticker symbol, FYI) falls 28% on its IPO day, but we look at whether it was really a …
Sept. 12, 2019 California re-classifies Uber drivers, Wendy’s breakfast wars loss, and Monster Beverage’s Coke problem
Wendy’s is trying to jump into the fast food breakfast wars, but shares fell 10% because it’s too late — …
Sept. 11, 2019 Apple’s iPhone 11 day, Ford’s “junk” credit rating, and Next Door is the anti-Facebook
Everyone’s looking at the new iPhone 11 unveiled at Apple’s big product unveil (spoiler alert: new colors), but we’re focused …
Sept. 10, 2019 Uber Freight’s $200M annual allowance, Starbucks’ 1st pick-up only store, and AT&T’s 23-page love/hate letter
Uber is already deeply unprofitable, but whipped up $200M to invest annually in its fastest-growing business: Uber Freight. Starbucks will …
Sept. 9, 2019 Glossier’s growth hack, DocuSign jumps 22% on its gateway drug, and Beyond Meat falls 4% on fresh competition
Glossier just snagged a new COO from Amazon, highlighting the company’s growth hacking success. DocuSign surged 22% as the e-signature …
Sept. 6, 2019 Match drops 5% on Facebook Dating, WeWork’s valuation may get halved, and Slack’s “10M” problem
Tinder-owner Match fell 5% on word Facebook’s new dating feature goes live, like, right now — even though Match already …
Sept. 5, 2019 Aerie bralettes save American Eagle, Juul’s flavored e-cigs banned in Michigan, and Google’s $170M fine
While American Eagles sales suffer, its Aerie lingerie brand is thriving — and it’s a perfect example of spinoff brands. …
Sept. 4, 2019 Facebook tests ending the “like” counter, Ulta Beauty’s 30% plummet, and Brexit + Argentina problems
A “reverse engineer” took it upon herself to investigate Facebook’s code — and she discovered the company toying with a …
Sept. 3, 2019 Walmart gets its M.D., WeWork’s acquires Spacious, and Dollar Tree & Dollar General’s Matrix-like tariff creativity
WeWork just acquired Spacious before its IPO, and the startup’s business model fascinated us. Walmart is stealthily testing out a …
Aug. 30, 2019 Amazon gets in with the Yankees, Forever 21’s bankruptcy, and higher minimum wages can save companies money
The Disney merging with Fox saga is officially over now that Disney sold YES Network… partially to Amazon. Forever 21 …
Aug. 29, 2019 Peloton’s IPO, Fitbit launches a health subscription, and Amazon Ring partners with police
Peloton’s IPO — we literally printed off the IPO filing documents, got on a Peloton, and discovered that Peloton wants …
Aug. 28, 2019 Costco’s absurd China debut, Smucker’s peanut butter problems, and the cigarette re-merger
Costco just opened up its first physical store in China and the reaction was huge (the store had to close …
Aug. 27, 2019 Hasbro’s $4B cartoon deal, Fried Chicken’s market-moving moment, and Dish’s 5G future
First Popeye’s and Chick-fil-a went at it over a new fried chicken sandwich, then KFC added a Beyond Meat faux-meat …
Aug. 26, 2019 White Claw murdered beer, Knewz wants to replace Apple News, and the Trade War’s bloodiest day
Stocks plummeted at the end of last week on the biggest escalation in the US/China trade war yet (it got …
Aug. 23, 2019 Dick’s Sporting Goods’ big gun test, Wheels Up is a country club for private jets, and Germany’s negative interest rate opposite day
Dick’s pulled a classic tool out of its belt: A/B Testing. Our “Unicorn of the Day” is Wheels Up, which …
Aug. 22, 2019 WeWork’s IPO is really MeWork, JPM shuts down its cash app, and Waymo opens up its self-driving brain
We dove into WeWork’s IPO paperwork (its S-1) Snacks style. JPMorgan is shutting down a payment app, but it’s a …
Aug. 21, 2019 Apple’s Goldman Sachs card goes live for all, Target’s ‘Gramamble new food brand, and Tesla’s “Jerry Maguire” moment
Apple’s card with Goldman Sachs was just released for all Americans, so we jump in Snacks style. Target announces its …
Aug. 20, 2019 SmileDirectClub’s IPO, Estée Lauder’s airport makeup passion, and 181 CEOs renew their vows.
Makeup legend Estée Lauder jumped 13% after its earnings report, but we were most interested in its “travel retail channel” …
Aug. 9, 2019 Facebook’s new news relationship, sperm startups raise millions, and Roku’s 21% jump makes it streaming king
Our last Snacks episode until Tuesday 8/20 (we're off for a week for Jack's wedding). Facebook’s had a rocky relationship …
Aug. 8, 2019 Lyft’s 5-star earnings, Sam Adams is not a beer company, and opioid stocks get a penalty price tag
Lyft jumped after its huge loss wasn’t as bad as expected — but we found two other stories with a …
Aug. 7, 2019 Shake Shack’s 18% surge, Disney’s record year, and IAC — the VC-like public company (indirectly) powering Tinder
FYI, take the Snacks survey so we can get to know our Snackers better (fun fact: you could win a …
Aug. 6, 2019 Why stocks just plummeted, Tyson’s (real) meat collussion, and Compass is our “Unicorn of the Day”
Worst. Day. Of. The. Year. The trade war just opened up a fresh new front: the currency battles. Meat giant …
Aug. 5, 2019 Pinterest’s 19% surge, delivery app wars hit a tipping point, and oil’s big day
Pinterest is defining itself as the most positive, happy, feel-good social media app — and usage is jumping. Delivery apps …
Aug. 2, 2019 The trade war hits Defcon iPhone, Kellogg surges (because, snacks), and Canada Goose falls on un-wokeness
Kellogg enjoyed its best day in two decades even though cereal sales are struggling big. Canada Goose removed a single …
Aug. 1, 2019 Scotts Miracle-Gro’s pot side-hustle, Fitbit’s 14% plummet, and the Fed’s historic decision
Turns out lawn phenom Scotts Miracle-Gro has been enjoying a sales boost by equipping cannabis producers to grow indoors. Fitbit …
July 31, 2019 Apple is no longer an iPhone company, Under Armour’s 14% stock plummet, and beards break P&G’s Gilette
Turns out Apple is no longer an iPhone company after releasing its latest quarterly earnings report. Under Armour hasn’t embraced …
July 30, 2019 Beyond Meat’s sophomore slump, Pfizer’s VIP-only drug cabinet, and The Athletic joins the 500 club
A new drug company hath been born — Pfizer is merging its portfolio of off-patent drugs (like Viagra and Lipitor) …
July 29, 2019 LIVE interview from Livongo’s IPO, Apple’s “referee” problem, and the $26B T-Mobile/Sprint deal’s big step
We were live from the floor of Nasdaq’s opening bell ceremony at Livongo IPO’s — so we sat down to …
July 26, 2019 Amazon’s record profit streak ends, Hershey’s “peanut butter” strategy, and the secret car meeting in California
Snackers, we love you. And we would love to learn more about you — fill out this 2-minute survey to …
July 25, 2019 Tesla plummets 10%, Dunkin’ democratizes Beyond Meat, and UPS jumps 9% on “do-everything” strategy
With another huge day of earnings, Tesla fell 10% because one of its top cars is cannibalizing sales of another. …
July 24, 2019 Starbucks selling its mobile app, Hasbro jumps 10% (thanks to The Avengers), and China’s new stock market
Forget coffee. Starbucks made a strategic tech investment so it can start licensing out its successful mobile app technology and …
July 23, 2019 Uber’s Prime-ish membership, Apple’s chip acquisition, and GoPuff is our “Unicorn of the Day”
Uber is launching a pilot in SF and Chicago for a membership program that combines all its services for one …
July 22, 2019 Beyond Meat’s partnership-palooza, Boeing’s $8.5B “gate”, and Tinder tries to cut out Google’s app tax
Beyond Meat is bouncing back after 2 big partnership deals — online and offline. You’re constantly hearing about Boeing’s issues, …
July 19, 2019 Microsoft’s triple-threat quarter, Skechers’ 12% surge, and iHeartMedia’s back on Wall Street
Microsoft remains the world’s biggest publicly-traded company, so we jumped into the big question no one understands these days: How …
July 18, 2019 Netflix's 1st decline, Amazon’s Prime Day records, and Unicorn of the Day: Turo
The 2-day Amazon Prime Day just ended, so we jump into the “flywheel effect” that powers it. Netflix shares plummeted …
July 17, 2019 Apple battles Spotify for podcasts, Domino’s “Volemort-y” 9% drop, and Goldman’s pivot to main street
A report revealed that Apple wants to jump deeper into podcasts by signing exclusive deals with podcast creators sent Spotify …
July 16, 2019 Chobani’s Greek yogurt strategy, Marriott’s “resort fee” call-out, and Blackstone’s digital “ad-quisition”
Chobani whipped up a new line of nut butter Greek yogurts — The Greek yogurt industry is struggling, but Chobani …
July 15, 2019 Budweiser cancels biggest IPO of 2019, France passes a US tech tax, and Bird’s profitability drama
Earth’s biggest brew-glomerate, Budweiser-owner AB InBev, was planning the biggest IPO of the year by spinning off its Asia unit …
July 12, 2019 Facebook’s crypto vs. the Fed, Lululemon’s 20K-sq-foot mega-store, and why healthcare stocks jumped big
Fed Chairman Jerry Powell was visiting Congress — So he shared his thoughts on Facebook’s planned cryptocurrency (that may have …
July 11, 2019 Zoom’s major crisis, prison stocks lose their banks, and Snapchat’s 2nd class of startups
Conference call icon Zoom made your webcam vulnerable to snooping, and the flaw got discovered in a dramatic way. SunTrust …
July 10, 2019 HBO Max (coming this spring), Pepsi’s Bubly obsession, and Virgin Galactic is going public
Pepsi’s earnings report seemed normal, until we noticed its CEO’s passion for the future of its sparkling water strategy. AT&T …
July 9, 2019 Snapchat’s 2 biceps of tech, WeWork’s pre-IPO debt-a-palooza, and the big minimum wage report
So far in 2019, Snap’s stock is up 160% — we’re looking at the 2 biceps of tech powering that …
July 8, 2019 Cannabis co-CEO fired by beer board, Walmart’s Jet.com drama, and Lee Iacocca changed cars forever
Canopy Growth is the world’s largest cannabis company and it suddenly fired its co-CEO — but it looks like Corona …
July 3, 2019 Tesla goes from “dark orange” to “light yellow,” Calm is our “Unicorn of the Day,” and the 10th birthday of the longest US econ expansion.
Tesla didn’t report earnings – it reported its car deliveries, and the record numbers boosted the stock 7%. Meditation app …
July 2, 2019 Stubhub’s VIP everything for concert tickets, Nike’s women’s sports binge, and Deutsche Bank’s downward spiral
Stubhub is treating customers who spend $10k to VIP tailgates, VIP perks, and VIP customer service. The women’s national team …
July 1, 2019 Budweiser acquires Babe / White Girl Rosé, The RealReal surges 45% on its IPO, and Velodyne is the startup making self-driving possible
With beer sales falling, Budweiser’s parent company AB InBev acquires the maker of Babe canned rosé and White Girl Rosé …
June 28, 2019 Bitcoin’s best friend, Amazon is a shipping company, and Superhuman pioneers “luxury email”
While Bitcoin is rising, we looked at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), which is the “shovel” to Bitcoin’s “mining.” A crazy …
June 27, 2019 Shopify’s customer service game-changer, WeWork acquires Waltz, and General Mills falls on snacks vs. pet food
We noticed WeWork is on an acquisition tear, and it just strategically added Waltz to its list. General Mills shares …
June 26, 2019 Google’s “city-within-a-city-of-the-future” milestone, Starbucks and Dunkin’ hit record highs, and BMW’s big electric car/motorcycle moves
Coffee stocks Starbucks and Dunkin’ are up to record highs this year because they’re both pursuing 4 specific strategies. BMW …
June 25, 2019 “Viagra for Women” gets FDA approval, McDonald’s fresh beef investment pays off, and Caesers gets acquired to create the biggest US casino operator
McDonald’s Quarter Pounder was launched with fresh beef a year ago — and that just propelled McD’s to its first …
June 24, 2019 Amazon’s freaky drone patent, Earth’s biggest cannabis company (Canopy) falls 8%, and Walmart’s $288M “Sorcerer” bribe
Canada’s Canopy Growth is the biggest cannabis producer in the world, but its latest numbers reveal it may have a …
June 21, 2019 Slack is now public, Netflix’s strategic reveal, and Apple’s trade war letter
Slack shares jumped 49% on their first day of trading, so we jumped into the company that thinks it’ll replace …
June 20, 2019 Grocery Outlet IPOs today, YouTube’s huge change, and Adobe reveals why Silicon Valley loves software
Grocery Outlet’s “WOW!” IPO (listen to the pod — you’ll see what we mean) is the convergence of two major …
June 19, 2019 Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, Lululemon’s new #sweatlife selfcare shampoo, and Best Buy’s new FitnessTech strategy
Facebook unveiled details of its new cryptocurrency, Libra (aka “ZuckBucks”), so we jump into the key details you need to …
June 18, 2019 Blue Apron’s reverse split, Domino’s self-driving minivan delivery, and Buzzfeed/VW union drama
Tech-focused Domino’s is unleashing a self-driving delivery minivan later this year. Meal kit pioneer Blue Apron’s shares jumped from 55-cents …
June 17, 2019 Airbnb launches (crazy) “Adventures,” Chewy.com’s 60% IPO surge, and Verizon’s new “never forget” dongle strategy
Chewy.com’s IPO is based on the concept of “pet humanization,” but it’s showing how to beat Amazon. Airbnb’s insane new …
June 14, 2019 Quibi’s the #1 disruptor in video, Fiverr surges 90% on IPO day, and HSBC’s Saudi Arabia risk/reward
Startup Quibi is launching as a fully mobile streaming app with $1B in funding, and we just got more details …
June 13, 2019 Fortnite acquires Houseparty, Restoration Hardware’s rebel upscale strategy, and our “Unsexy Industry of the Day” is Crowdstrike’s IPO
Restoration Hardware (aka RH) surged 20% after its earnings for its new magazine strategy (the opposite of everyone else). Gaming …
June 12, 2019 Mary Meeker’s epic “Internet Trends Report”, Grubhub jumps after Amazon Restaurants ends, and Brex hits $2.6B as our “Unicorn of the Day”
Mary Meeker dropped her annual 333-slide Internet Trends Report, so we pulled out 3 keys for you. Grubhub shares jumped …
June 11, 2019 “Work From Home” is our Trend of the Day, and Mega Merger Monday happened -- Salesforce, Tableau, Raytheon, United Tech
Suddenly, it happened. Mega Merger Monday. Salesforce acquired Tableau to create the corporate starter kit of software, while Raytheon merged …
June 10, 2019 Revolve’s Instagram/fashion IPO, JetBlack concierge takes on Amazon Prime, and Germany’s Aldi fires up the US grocery wars
The pioneer of social media influencer marketing, Revolve shares surged to become the 2nd best public offering stock performance of …
June 7, 2019 Beyond Meat surges after 1st earnings, Cronos cannabis’ 10% surge, and Barnes & Noble is about to be bought
In its first earnings report since its IPO, Beyond Meat surged as it defends its first-mover advantage. Canadian cannabis icon …
June 6, 2019 Jack Daniel’s $125M tariff bill, Bird’s new scooter targets “THICs,” and GameStop’s 36% plummet
Liquor legend Brown Forman just revealed that fresh tariffs from the EU on American whiskey is costing the Jack Daniels …
June 5, 2019 Spotify’s new app, Mirror is our “Pre-Unicorn of the Day,” and why markets jumped so much Tuesday
Wall Street just had its best day since January, so we explain why (it’s all about The Fed’s focus on …
June 4, 2019 Regulators hit the Mt. Rushmore of tech, Apple’s WWDC, and the biggest private real estate transaction ever (=$18.7B)
Shares of Google and Facebook both fell over 6% on word US regulators have coordinated to take them on. Meanwhile, …
June 3, 2019 JPMorgan’s “anti-dad” case sets a record, fresh Mexico tariffs will hurt your Chipotle, and non-hotel companies jump into hotels
In a record settlement of $5M for a parental leave case, JPMorgan’s giving new moms and dads a more equal …
May 31, 2019 Uber’s 1st public earnings report, Firefly is the future of outdoor ads, and Dollar General & Dollar Tree’s epic days
In its 1st earnings report as a public company since this month’s IPO, Uber’s earnings report revealed it’s got a …
May 30, 2019 Abercrombie’s worst day in 20 years, iRobot’s new launch, and SoFi’s stadium move
iRobot just unveiled two high-tech robot floor cleaners, but its expansion to non-cleaning things is TBD. Abercrombie & Fitch just …
May 29, 2019 Zynga is our “Accidental Billionaire of the Day,” Huawei’s 4 spy stories, and tobacco’s terrible day (because of regular unleaded)
Farmville-creator Zynga just sold its San Francisco headquarters building for $600M — And it may be better at real estate …
May 28, 2019 Facebook’s “GlobalCoin” launching 2020, Kontoor is the new jeans IPO, and SpaceX’s 60-satellite week
Zuck’s launching a Bitcoin-ish cryptocurrency called GlobalCoin in 2020 so that paying for anything is as easy as messaging. Kontoor …
May 24, 2019 Facebook’s 2.2B fake accounts, Disney’s theme park record, and the “IPO of the Day” is a talent agency
You’ve heard about Disney+ streaming and Marvel Movies for months — But there’s a big story around its theme parks …
May 23, 2019 “Uber Eats Pass” gets leaked, Target is retail-pocalypse-proof, and the Boeing update you wanted
A “reverse-engineering specialist” discovered within code in the Uber Eats app plans to release a $9.99/month unlimited food delivery service. …
May 22, 2019 Urban Outfitters launches subscription clothing rental. Tesla hits a 3-year low. And JCPenney’s “graceful shrinking”
Tesla stock hit a 3-year low this week after one analysts’ aggressive dystopian imagery. Urban Outfitters is trying on its …
May 21, 2019 Sprint/T-Mobile dating drama, chip shares plummet, and Mary Meeker invests in our “Unicorn of the Day”
Telecom icons T-Mobile and Sprint were supposed to enjoy a $26B merger relationship, but now it may be off — …
May 20, 2019 Away suitcases becomes a “Brand-icorn,” Amazon’s airport and food delivery moves, and John Deere = Trade War
Amazon made 2 major moves into delivery and shipping by investing in Deliveroo and breaking ground on its own 100-plane …
May 17, 2019 Pinterest’s 1st earnings report, TikTok’s is top downloaded app (again), and a brand new stock exchange is coming to markets
There’s a theme to Pinterest’s first ever earnings report: Slowing. TikTok is the Chinese app that just hit 5 straight …
May 16, 2019 LaCroix sparkling water drops, Amex acquires Resy, and Americans stop having as many babies
To get into your weekend calendar, Amex acquired restaurant reservation app Resy to make perks way more Millenniall-y. LaCroix is …
May 15, 2019 Match launches date coaching, Ralph Lauren’s Gen-Z moves, and Walmart’s 1-day free shipping reveal
Ralph Lauren shares dropped even though its latest marketing moves are winning Gen Z. Dating app icon Match announced a …
May 14, 2019 Peloton takes down Flywheel, Supreme Court says you can sue Apple, and the “Unsexy Companies of the Day”
Spin studio chain Flywheel has been taken over by one of its investors because it’s losing the fitness wars to …
May 13, 2019 LIVE from NYSE for Uber’s IPO, Rihanna’s LVMH luxury launch, and how the newest tariffs affect you (they will)
We hit the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to cover Uber’s IPO for you — Here’s what we …
May 10, 2019 Uber’s IPO day, Harry’s Razors acquired for $1.4B, and Party City surges 10% on helium
The key details you need to know on Uber’s IPO day. Harry’s disrupted the shaving subscription market, and now it’s …
May 9, 2019 Roku’s 8% jump, Rent The Runway’s new mega (co-working) store, and TripAdvisor’s “experiences” bet
Roku is Netflix’s little cousin and the CFO is just happy the dongle is winning along with Disney. Rent The …
May 8, 2019 Google’s $399 smartphone, Crocs’ comeback, and GM’s robotaxi Cruise snags $1B
Google’s I/O event day enjoyed protests, AI tech to screen fake calls, and a $399 Pixel phone. General Motors acquired …
May 7, 2019 Big Trade War update, Apple’s bought 20+ companies in 6 months, and the largest VC investment in Latin America ever
The Trade War was supposed to end this week with a peace deal. That’s not looking likely, and we’ll tell …
May 6, 2019 Warren Buffett’s epic annual event, Planet Fitness’ innovative real estate strategy, and almond milk vs. Dean Foods dairy
The annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting showcased 88-year-old legendary investor Warren Buffett, so we broke down his 6 hours of …
May 3, 2019 The Taser CEO gets $246M in stock comp, Beyond Meat surges 163%, and Wayfair drops 7% because you’re expensive
Axon Enterprises is the company behind the taser, and it just awarded its CEO $246M in compensation — So we …
May 2, 2019 Molson Coors falls 8% on mid-beer crisis, Royal Caribbean becomes pricing power superhero, and Fitbit is our “Survivor of the Day”
With beer sales slowing, Molson Coors is desperately focused on innovation (aka non-alcohol drinks), but shares fell because of its …
May 1, 2019 Facebook’s new “FB5” redesign (and dating feature), Apple’s past-dependent business model, and Merck’s profits quadruple
Apple’s earnings report was critical for what it didn’t say, just as much as what it did — And it …
April 30, 2019 Spotify hits 217M profitless users, Airbnb & Marriott’s twin announcements, and Chewy.com’s “pet humanization” IPO
Spotify now boasts 100M paying subscribers, so we looked into why it’s still losing so much money (hint: It’s betting …
April 29, 2019 Beyond Meat boots its meat-focused investor, Comcast (shockingly) hits record high, and one startup’s worst 1st week
Plant-based meat innovator Beyond Meat had an awkward investor: The world’s 2nd biggest meat producer, Tyson Foods -- So Beyond …
April 26, 2019 Walmart’s secret “store of the future” unveiled, Starbucks’ loyalty-powered record high, and 3M’s worst day since ‘87
Starbucks announced the return of the S’mores Frappuccino, but we’re focused on what its new loyalty program change means to …
April 25, 2019 Lululemon’s 5-year plan surprise, Ford invests in the Tesla of pickup trucks, and Domino’s jumps 5% on a “delivery dilemma”
Ford needs help with electric cars (and help if its electric trucks fail), so it dropped a $500M investment in …
April 24, 2019 Play-Doh saves Hasbro, Twitter surges 16%, and Harley-Davidson and Whirlpool get opposite tariff drama
Twitter jumped 16% after focusing on a new metric to make you impressed. Hasbro surged 14% after Play-Doh, Monopoly, and …
April 23, 2019 Tesla’s “Robotaxi 2020” plan, Zillow falls 4% on home flipping, and Luckin, the “Starbucks of China,” is IPO’ing in US
Tesla’s “Autonomy Investor Day” featured Elon saying he’s “very confident” it’ll have 1 million robo-taxi Teslas by 2020. Online real …
April 22, 2019 Zoom surges 72% on IPO, T-Mobile jumps into banking, and tobacco/vaping stocks drop on “T21”
Out of last week’s 8 IPOs, we’re focusing on Zoom — The shockingly profitable tech company with a fascinating CEO. …
April 18, 2019 Super Bowl powers Pepsi to all-time high, Wish is Earth’s #3 ecommerce company, and Kansas City Southern Railroads jumps 4% (thank Mexico)
Pepsi rose to an all-time high as advertising’s rescued its soda biz. Wish is reportedly raising $300M to reach an …
April 17, 2019 Apple & Qualcomm sign peace treaty, Stitch Fix hit by Walmart, and Ro becomes a semi-corn with new menopausal brand
Qualcomm shares surged after settling a major court battle with Apple that’ll give it plenty of iPhone $$$. Walmart’s launching …
April 16, 2019 Panera joins the “Game of Scones,” Waste Management’s $5B acquisition, and Gogo inflight Wi-Fi surges 8%
House Starbucks or House Dunkin’? Panera kicked the fast-food Breakfast Wars up a notch with its focus on coffee. Waste …
April 15, 2019 African tech IPO Jumia jumps big, Facebook’s board drama, and JP Morgan jumps 5% as it looks into America’s wallet
The “Amazon of Africa,” Jumia, surged 75% on its IPO day, but it’s really more of an everything-app for 14 …
April 12, 2019 Amazon throws shade at competitors, Lemonade raises $300M, and Keurig Dr. Pepper falls 4% on cocktail K-Cups
Jeff Bezos’ annual letter to Amazon shareholders ripped on eBay and professed love for gut instincts. Keurig Dr. Pepper stock …
April 11, 2019 Uber doesn’t want its IPO to be like Lyft’s, Netflix’s unprecedented comedy move, and Delta’s 2 “profit puppies”
Lyft shares have fallen 25% since their first day of trading — And things got worse yesterday because of what …
April 10, 2019 Levi’s 1st earnings report, Under Armour drops 4%, and Bank of America’s big pay raise
In its first earnings report since its March IPO, Levi’s shares jumped. Under Armour dropped 5% because a single survey …
April 9, 2019 “Avengers” powers AMC movie theater stock, Chuck E. Cheese’s plans to go public again, and GE falls because of “the GE whisperer”
Don’t call it a comeback (but it is a comeback). Your childhood Chuck E. Cheese’s has been revamped by private …
April 8, 2019 Bumble launches a physical magazine, Snapchat gets into gaming, and 1 problem in the “perfect” jobs report
Ladies-first dating app Bumble just published a physical magazine as it transitions online to offline. Snapchat stock popped last week …
April 5, 2019 Beyonce signs with Adidas, Corona’s owner pops 7% for quitting wine, and why Tesla fell 9%
Adidas’ new creative partnership with Beyonce signals a major change in athleisurewear. Corona-owner Constellation Brands just sold its cheap wine …
April 4, 2019 McDonald’s 2nd investment in a week, Uber’s and NYC’s traffic tax, and Ikea’s new furniture rental service
McDonald’s stock hit a record high after its 2nd investment in a week to make its food more tech. Uber’s …
April 3, 2019 FemTech grabs $42M for breast pumps, Whole Foods finally cuts prices big, and Walgreens drops 12%
Elvie raises $42M to scale its “iPod of breast pumps” in a big week for FemTech. Whole Foods (finally) cuts …
April 2, 2019 Burger King launches plant-based Impossible Whoppers, Kellogg’s sells its cookies for $1.3B, and Google’s Gmail turns 15
Nutella’s owner just bought Keebler and a whole bunch of cookies from Kellogg, even though Pringles sales are jumping. Gmail …
April 1, 2019 2019’s IPO profit problem, Restoration Hardware plummets 22%, and Brexit’s “big” day
Lyft popped 8% on IPO day, and it reflects a bigger theme with 2019’s tech IPOs: Profits don’t matter (yet). …
March 29, 2019 Lyft IPOs, Facebook’s ad model gets sued, and the Mets’ Moviepass situation
Lyft’s IPO is today, so we tell you how it got here. Facebook’s facing another lawsuit, this time about its …
March 28, 2019 Casper becomes a unicorn, Lululemon surges 11% on Man-leisurewear, and Southwest’s big Boeing problem
Lululemon’s sales stretched as the CEO sets gender parity goal. Casper Mattress’ slide deck gets revealed, just as it hits …
March 27, 2019 Bed Bath & Beyond’s “intervention,” Cronos cannabis’s humble-brag, and the new meme-messing internet law in Europe
Bed Bath & Beyond surged 22% for its best day in a decade, but because investors are having an intervention …
March 26, 2019 Apple’s biggest day since the iPhone, Winnebago gets Marie Kondo’d, and the 1st eSports stadium
In 4 minutes, we break down Apple’s hugest product event since the iPhone (it’s all about da bundles). Winnebago’s RV …
March 25, 2019 MarketSnacks acquired, Pinterest’s IPO deets, Papa John signs Shaq, and Tiffany’s falls 5%
This is big. MarketSnacks has been acquired by Robinhood, and is now Snacks Daily -- Same digestible financial news, better …