Snacks Daily show

Snacks Daily

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

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 Slack is now public, Netflix’s strategic reveal, and Apple’s trade war letter | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 900

Slack shares jumped 49% on their first day of trading, so we jumped into the company that thinks it’ll replace work email within 7 years. Netflix’s Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston movie set a personal record, but it’s the number Netflix shared that entertained us. And Apple’s letter to a US trade rep about moving its factories is a key development in the trade war.

 Grocery Outlet IPOs today, YouTube’s huge change, and Adobe reveals why Silicon Valley loves software | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 832

Grocery Outlet’s “WOW!” IPO (listen to the pod — you’ll see what we mean) is the convergence of two major retail trends. YouTube may be launching a separate version for kids and even disable its profit-powering auto-play. And we noticed Adobe’s stock hit a record high and it highlights why Silicon Valley loves software.

 Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, Lululemon’s new #sweatlife selfcare shampoo, and Best Buy’s new FitnessTech strategy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 890

Facebook unveiled details of its new cryptocurrency, Libra (aka “ZuckBucks”), so we jump into the key details you need to know. Lululemon’s going hard into its #sweatlife lifestyle push by launching its new shampoo, deodorant, and more, while athleisure keeps winning retail. And Best Buy introduced a new FitnessTech strategy as it aims to become the Apple Store for Baby Boomers.

  Blue Apron’s reverse split, Domino’s self-driving minivan delivery, and Buzzfeed/VW union drama | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 908

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 to over $8 because of a reverse stock split (we’ll break it down). And while Buzzfeed employees are pushing to unionize, VW’s shockingly just voted against the idea.

  Airbnb launches (crazy) “Adventures,” Chewy.com’s 60% IPO surge, and Verizon’s new “never forget” dongle strategy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 835

Chewy.com’s IPO is based on the concept of “pet humanization,” but it’s showing how to beat Amazon. Airbnb’s insane new “Adventures” feature lets you book wild trips you probably didn’t realize were possible (because it’s facing competition in every direction). And Verizon launches a piece of hardware to help you not lose anything, but it’s all part of a “switching costs” strategy.

 Quibi’s the #1 disruptor in video, Fiverr surges 90% on IPO day, and HSBC’s Saudi Arabia risk/reward | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 847

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 term “gig.” And a WSJ article reveals how HSBC has become the international bank of choice for Saudi Arabia with big risk, and big reward.

 Fortnite acquires Houseparty, Restoration Hardware’s rebel upscale strategy, and our “Unsexy Industry of the Day” is Crowdstrike’s IPO | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 882

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% on its IPO day, so we made cybersecurity sexy as our “Unsexy Industry of the Day.”

 Mary Meeker’s epic “Internet Trends Report”, Grubhub jumps after Amazon Restaurants ends, and Brex hits $2.6B as our “Unicorn of the Day” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 842

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 giving credit cards to startups.

 “Work From Home” is our Trend of the Day, and Mega Merger Monday happened -- Salesforce, Tableau, Raytheon, United Tech | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 981

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 earnings report has us jumping into our “Trend of the Day”: Work from Home.

 Revolve’s Instagram/fashion IPO, JetBlack concierge takes on Amazon Prime, and Germany’s Aldi fires up the US grocery wars | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1048

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 Prime (it’s a Walmart company). And Germany’s chain Aldi opens up shop outside of Walmart’s headquarters as it adds a new front to the epic US grocery wars.

 Beyond Meat surges after 1st earnings, Cronos cannabis’ 10% surge, and Barnes & Noble is about to be bought | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1058

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 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 955

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-less people. And GameStop falls 36% because it’s trying out the Barnes & Noble playbook.

 Spotify’s new app, Mirror is our “Pre-Unicorn of the Day,” and why markets jumped so much Tuesday | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1046

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 valuation.

 Regulators hit the Mt. Rushmore of tech, Apple’s WWDC, and the biggest private real estate transaction ever (=$18.7B) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1050

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 real estate transaction ever -- and became Amazon’s landlord.

 JPMorgan’s “anti-dad” case sets a record, fresh Mexico tariffs will hurt your Chipotle, and non-hotel companies jump into hotels | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 914

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 bunch of brands you know aren’t in the hotel business, but they’re opening hotels -- So we look at West Elm, Shinola, and LVMH.

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