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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 “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

 “Throw cash in the $14B Instacart” — Photoshop pulls a Snapchat. Travel stocks go big/go home. Instacart & Doordash raise funds. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 967

Because you’re doing delivery for everything your body consumes, Instacart and Doordash just raised mega fundraising rounds (sorry, you can’t invest in them yet). Adobe wants to make sure Gen Z uses “Photoshop” as a verb, so it just launched a freaky new photo-filtering app. And travel stocks’ latest plummet has made them 2020’s case study in risk/reward. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “Why stocks plummeted 7%” — Chewy’s over-eagerness. Zoom’s China drama. The Dow’s 7% drop. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1004

That recovery rally hit a hard Wall Street wall, so we’re looking at why the Dow plummeted 7% for its worst day in months. Chewy is enjoying the current puppy-palooza, but it’s more focused on its anti-Amazon tactic: customer service. And in 1 day we just saw 2 opposite approaches to doing biz in China — Zoom’s way (censor) and a scrappy podcast startup’s way (don’t-censor). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “Selling cannabis shovels” — Scotts Miracle-Gro’s green rush. Grubhub gets acquired. Wave virtual concerts. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 954

Scotts Miracle-Gro is enjoying the pimp yo’ lawn life, but we’re more focused on its other green side hustle. Grubhub was supposed to be acquired by Uber, but now it’s ditching for a European lover. And not-quite-Unicorn-of-the-Day Wave snags $30M to make virtual concerts a thing you take seriously. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “Gen T = Generation Tiktok” — Restoration Hardware doubles-down. IBM’s anti-facial tech. TikTok’s business trifecta. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 878

While you’re buying online, fancy furniture retailer Restoration Hardware is tripling-down on the physical world — it’s launching hotels. IBM is actually abandoning its entire facial recognition division on worries it could become a weapon of racial oppression. And put Millennials and Gen-Z aside for a sec — we just got data on what the little kids are watching (hint, we’re calling them Gen T now). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “Make Winnebago-ing a verb” — Thor Industries’ resurgence. DocuSign’s fun funnel. Wahed’s Islami-Fintech | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1060

Thor Industries’ sales of Winnebagos over the last month show how vacations have changed. DocuSign is thriving in the corona-conomy, but we’re focused on how e-signatures are just the top of the fun funnel of its true business. And Wahed raised a fresh $25M to scale its shariah-compliant investing product, taking Islami-Fintech to 130 more countries. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “The Crocs of Ecommerce” — eBay’s all-time high. Volkswagen’s e-investment. May’s shocking Jobs Report. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1003

Remember eBay? Shares just hit an all-time high, but we think we know how they can keep the mojo going. Germany’s support for electric cars like Volkwagen’s is showing what 21st century investment in infrastructure looks like. And the May Jobs Report pretty much shocked everyone who read it, so we jumped into the little black book of hiring/firing (congrats, dentists). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 Yup, it’s a cult stock” — Nikola love/hates Tesla. ZoomInfo is the biggest tech IPO of 2020. American Airlines’ normal data. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1153

Don’t call it Zoom — ZoomInfo is the biggest tech IPO of 2020, so we’re looking at why it jumped 70% on its first day of trading. Nikola is trying to take on Tesla, but it’s really a cult stock right now. And American Airlines’ latest data encouraged investors big time, because they love forward-looking data. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “The Bruno Mars IPO” — Warner Music goes public. AMC Theaters’ sequel moment. Campbell Soup’s soup cockiness. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1011

The biggest IPO of 2020 is Warner Music, which just surged 20% on Day #1 of trading. Campbell Soup is thinking your corona-conomy soup-binging is (shockingly) here to stay post-virus. And AMC theaters used a moment of honesty to admit it actually may not survive unless movies come back fast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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