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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 “Can someone wake up Casper?” — Urban Outfitters’ fashion smoothie. Casper’s fresh CFO. Salesforce is in the Dow. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1087

We’re looking at Casper’s new CFO, who has 1 mission: Find profits under the mattress (even if that means changing Casper’s core identity). Urban Outfitters’ stock jumped 19% because it isn’t just faux-ironic t-shirts — it’s actually a smoothie of innovation. And Salesforce is the newest addition to the Dow Jones Industrial Average, so we jumped in Snacks Style to its fresh earnings report. $URBN $CSPR $CRM Want a shoutout on the pod? We got the form for Snackers to fill out right here: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “It’s wedding season for IPOs” — DoorDash’s stock surprise. Best Buy’s best life. Ball’s aluminum-ification. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1089

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

 “Codename: CIA IPO” — Palantir’s ironic leak. Luminar’s laser stock. Uber/Lyft’s politics. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1271

The secretive tech icon Palantir’s IPO paperwork just un-secretly leaked. Luminar is yet another electric car startup going public through SPAC — except this one shoots laser beams and is run by a 25-year-old CEO. And we’re looking at how the shutdown of Uber and Lyft in California last week didn’t happen, but revealed their unique in-app policy power about the new battle, Prop 22. $UBER $LYFT Want a shoutout on the pod? We got the form for Snackers to fill out right here: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “Taco Bell’s TSA pre-check” — Taco Bell’s store of the future. John Deere’s waterfall chart. Drizly’s booze delivery. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1077

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

 “The Marie Kondo IPO” — ThredUp is going public. Verizon’s bundle of perks. The US Dollar’s fall. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1023

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

 “The tech 5 and the 495 others” — Impossible Foods’ $200M differentiator. GM’s divorce. Why S&P 500 hit record highs. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1127

Apple is now worth $2T and the S&P 500 hit a record high, despite the economy getting crushed. We’ve got the 3 reasons to explain why/how. Impossible Foods has now raised $1.5B to scale its plant-based meats, but it also just found its differentiator from Beyond Meat. And General Motors is tired of being so general, so it could strategically split into a 2 companies. $AAPL $BYND $GM Want a shoutout on the pod? We got the form for Snackers to fill out right here: https://forms.gle/KhUAo31xmkSdeynD9 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “iBlackjack at the iCasino” — Penn’s Barstool app. Home Depot’s pimped dividend. Chegg’s back-to-school bounce. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1043

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

 “Sweet battery, where’d ya get it?” — Tesla’s 2nd profit puppy. Aviation Gin’s $610M sale. Thursday’s Uber/Lyft-pocalypse. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1005

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

 “Fortnite vs. Don Appleone” — Fortnite’s App Tax boycott. USPS pain = FedEx gain. Chili’s virtual wings. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1224

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

 “Last pod until August 17th” — Take Two’s video game record. Disney’s ecosystem un-magic. Feather’s $30M rental furniture. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1121

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

 “Windows TikTok 2.0” — Microsoft’s TikTok-quisition. Levi’s non-Amazon roadmap. Tyson’s new chicken-free CEO. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1053

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

 “70% of us have Cash-Phobia” — PayPal’s crown jewel. Molson Coors’ brew shocker. SiriusXM’s revival. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 973

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

 “Apple’s pizza is waaaay too big” — Apple’s 4-1 stock split. P&G stole Sysco's sales. Amazon’s record. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 935

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

 “Does this tie make my hoodie look fat?” — The Big Tech 4 hit DC. Blue Apron’s shocker profit. AMC’s movie truce. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1051

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

 “Kodak’s FOMO-ment” — TikTok’s latest Zucking. Lysol’s consulting gig. Kodak’s stock triples. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1154

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

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