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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 “Puma-fy Harley-Davidson” — Warren Buffett’s $9.7B bet. Chipotle launches e-farmers market. Harley jumps 7%. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1033

Harley shares surged 7% because its new CEO is turning the company into Puma (in a good way). Warren Buffett is making his first big corona-conomy bet by buying up Dominion Energy, a natural gas pipeline company. And Chipotle launches a virtual farmers market for its suppliers so you can DIY some barbacoa at home. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “Tesla is a 14-year-old LeBron James” — Lemonade goes public. Tesla > Toyota. Walmart’s drive-in movies. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1079

Techie insurance startup Lemonade IPO’d Thursday and its stock doubled. That’s actually an unfair problem with finance. Tesla became Earth’s most valuable car company — and then backed it up that milestone with an awesome report. And Walmart is turning 160 of its parking lots into drive-in movie theaters, but it’s not just about kindness and smiles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “It’s time for B-commerce (Booze commerce)” — Constellation buys Empathy Wine. Alibaba’s stores from the future. YouTube TV’s price jacking. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1130

Last pod before the July 4th holiday (celebrated on July 3rd by Wall Street). Liquor legend Constellation just acquired Gary Vaynerchuk’s 1-year-old wine startup because it wants to go direct to consumer. Alibaba’s Freshippo stores make Amazon’s most innovative ecommerce look primitive. And YouTube TV just pulled a move straight outta the cable playbook: Jack up prices. We think the Great Price Reckoning may be coming. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “Lulu, Lulu, on the wall” — Lululemon acquires Mirror. Uber may buy Postmates. Netflix’s $100M black bank bet. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1084

Athleisure icon Lululemon splurges $500M to acquire Peloton-ish in-home workout startup Mirror. Fresh off its acquisition breakup with Grubhub, Uber is looking to rebound with Postmates instead. And Netflix will stream $100M of its cash into black community banks to fix the bank desert hole in the financial system. $LULU $UBER $NFLX Here’s a Robinhood Learn article, authored by Nick and Jack (What is an ETF): https://bit.ly/3gfhd48 Here’s Robinhood’s Newsfeed, accessible if you download the Robinhood app and set up an account: Snackspodcast.robinhood.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “The 2nd Kardash-icorn” — Under Armour’s mega-deal. Facebook is too-big-to-cancel. Coty’s Kardashian investment. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1026

Coty Cosmetics shares popped on word it’s snagging 20% of Kim Kardashian’s beauty brand. Facebook is facing its second ever #DeleteFacebook moment, except this time it’s coming from its most important stakeholder: Advertisers. And Under Armour is trying to cancel the biggest college apparel deal in history. It’s a sign of how far UA has fallen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “When aisle 6 produce goes public” — Albertsons’ grocery IPO. Ford’s profit puppy makeover. Big Banks houseparty. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 951

The latest major IPO is America’s 3rd largest grocer, but we think Albertsons looks less like a grocery chain and more like a finance company. Ford is redesigning America’s most popular car, and the new F-150 pickup tells us where the truck industry is going. And Big Bank stocks are making big moves like they got the keys to Mom and Dad’s house for the weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “When you drink here, you’re family” – Olive Garden’s reopening. Google’s news savior. Slack’s crossborder email crusher. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1004

Darden Restaurants has reopened 91% of its restaurants like Olive Garden, but the restaurant industry has a takeout booze problem. Google’s new news app will completely change the business model for the news industry. And Slack just whipped up an actual email killer. Talk with us about today’s episode on Listen App today at 2:30 pm PT. ListenApp.co.  Use VIP code “tboy”. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “Beyond Meat is Regina George” — Starbucks’ Impossible deal. Delivery is like golf. COVID data is econ data… again. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 905

Starbucks just announced a plant-based partnership with Impossible Foods in the US, which is awkward because Starbucks already has a relationship with rival Beyond Meat. Gatik’s delivery obsession with “the middle mile” reveals how the shipping industry looks a lot like your golf game. And the recent surge in coronavirus cases highlights how COVID-19 data is economic data. Financial News Curator: https://grnh.se/459f4b871us Snacks Editor: https://grnh.se/b82c83271us Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “Sports-pocalypse 2K20” — EA Sports is in the game. Club Apple’s big day. TJ Maxx’s revenge shopping. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1046

The Apple Worldwide Developer Conference is both a mouthful and Apple’s biggest day of the year, so we break down the stories that matter for you. Since there are no real live sports happening, EA Sports is really “in the game” during COVID-19. And TJ Maxx is enjoying the “revenge shopping” vibes among Americans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “Bob Ross would’ve used Canva” — Virgin Galactic surges 16%. Canva hits $6B. Hey vs. Apple. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 998

Virgin Galactic shares popped on word of its 2nd business line: space tourism to the International Space Station. Hey (real name) is trying to fix email forever, but first it’s taking on Apple and its infamous App Tax. And Canva is our “Unicorn of the Day” for hitting $6B while making you look sharp on social media. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “Apple secret sports division” — Tech’s real sports moves. Clear’s pivot. Carmax’s differentiator. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 822

Twitch is kicking the Streaming Wars up a notch on behalf of its owner, Amazon: It’s going after cable’s live sports (and Apple and Google may follow). Airport icon Clear knows you’re not traveling so it’s pulling off its biggest pivot in a decade. And Carmax now has competition from Vroom and Carvana, so we’re looking at differentiation strategies. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “No more McLasagna” — McDonald’s menu reduction. Spotify’s latest acquisitions. Carnival’s 1 lifesaver. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 924

Spotify shares surged over 10% on word they signed Kim Kardashian and Batman to exclusive podcasts. McDonald’s slimmed 100 items off its menu, and it’s loving how the slimmer menu strategy feels. And Carnival’s earnings reveal how it’s surviving in a corona-conomy “pause” for the cruise industry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “Dieting, but not cutting out milkshakes” — Uber-as-a-Service. Beyond Meat’s Cookout strategy. The (other) Dow’s filthy environmentalism. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 940

Beyond Meat’s early adopters didn’t care about price, but everyone else does. So it’s launched an “affordable” bulk pack to get beyond them. Dow Inc. (not “The Dow”) is okay making filthy materials because it says they make Tesla possible. And Uber is teaming up with the public transportation it’s historically always crushed — we’re calling it UaaS (“Uber-as-a-Service”). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “Rent-a-Zombie” — Hertz back from the dead. Apple’s App Store bias. BP’s oil DCF. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1049

You thought Hertz was dead when it went bankrupt last month, but now it’s issuing $500M in new stock — we’re looking at how that’s possible. Apple wants to be both the referee and a player in its App Store, and the implications are huge for the great platforms of tech. And BP thinks its oil is worth $17.5B less than it last told us, so being honest about COVID’s impact on its biz. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “The only Will Smith stock” — iRobot’s Cadillac vacuum. Shopify + Walmart vs. Amazon. Airbnb’s anti-racism algorithm. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1083

iRobot is the only robot company that’s WFH right now, but we’ve got a bold idea for its next move: Sell yourself. Shopify shares surged on word it is partnering with Walmart for an unprecedented rebel alliance against the Amazon empire. And Airbnb just whipped up “Project Lighthouse” to fix racism on its platform — We think the entire gig economy could use that. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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