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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 “Virtual Reality no-showed the corona-conomy” — MasterClass hits $800M. Williams-Sonoma’s pimp yo crib. Americans gained $$$ in Corona-conomy. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1117

Williams-Sonoma isn’t just living the pimp yo’ crib megatrend — it’s revealing who’s enjoying it the most. Our “Almost Unicorn Of The Day” is MasterClass, which just hit an $800M valuation, but the fundraise highlighted that virtual reality is missing its moment. And you’re probably not shocked that consumer spending dropped last month, but you should be shocked how much Americans are suddenly saving up.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “Guac never forgets” — Chipotle’s early COVID-proofing. Twitter’s un-scared threat. Draft Kings don’t care. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 993

Chipotle’s stock has doubled in the corona-conomy because it’s literally been through its own personal pandemic before. You’ve probably seen the political drama going on between Twitter and the president, but we’re focused on the business side: Why isn’t Twitter’s stock down like 20%? And sports betting apps like DraftKings are living their best life… even though there are no live sports. So we’re looking at how that is humanly possible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “A 3rd degree, category 5 Zucking” — Instagram TV’s YouTube move. Zoox’s (maybe) acquisition. Apeel’s un-expiring avocados. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1061

Zoox had the biggest ambitions in mobility: self-driving, electric, robo-taxis. But now it may sell out to become Amazon’s delivery boy. Instagram’s latest move to share ad revenue with influencers is the first big Zucking of YouTube. And our “Unicorn of the Day” is Apeel, which hit a billion-dollar valuation (thanks to Oprah money) to be the anti-aging serum for your fruit bowl. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “This rocket self-drive to space or what?” — SpaceX’s capitalist milestone. Alexa wants podcasts. The COVID-19 umbrella challenge. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1247

Small step for man, giant step for Elon Musk’s SpaceX, as it takes its first human customers to space. Amazon is making moves to invest in local news and sports podcasts because it wants to make “The Audio Wars” a thing. And stocks are up as the economy reopens, but this kinda feels like an “umbrella” situation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “Pure-play Millennial stock” — Elf Cosmetics wins corona-conomy. Apple’s latest Donglegate. HBO Max’s streaming meal. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1118

The mythical Millennial pure-play stock: Elf Cosmetics’ stock jumped 16% on word it figured out how to beat the corona-conomy. We found the latest Dongle-gate from Apple — and it means you may have to splurge on AirPods. And HBO Max debuts tomorrow, so we’re looking at how the latest streaming species is more meal than bite. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “Step on the scale! Step off the scale.” — Ford Motor’s “reopening.” MakeSpace’s anti-gig-ness. Our 7-question test of the Retail-pocalypse. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1112

Walk on in to the Ford Factory! Actually, don’t — it just closed down right after reopening because a worker tested positive, making it a metaphor for our economic reopening. MakeSpace snagged $55M of VC funding to try to *not* be “the Uber for storage.” And we just finished the biggest week of retail earnings, so we whipped up a 7-question test to determine if companies are winning or losing in the corona-conomy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “Pimp Yo’ Crib” — Lowe’s megatrend. Facebook becomes a digital catalogue. Clubhouse hits $100M. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 972

Fresh after the first wave of corona-conomy trends, we’re predicting the next megatrend: Pimping yo crib, Lowe’s style. Social network Clubhouse launched this year and just hit a $100M valuation… with only 1,500 users. And Facebook’s newest product transforms instagram from digital magazine to digital department store (so who got Zuck’d this time?). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “Madonna, but for podcasts” — Spotify’s $100M Joe Rogan exclusive. Walmart’s essentiality cape. Moderna’s vaccine bet. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1100

The biggest podcast in the world just went exclusive with Spotify, making it the biggest punch yet in the battle for your ears (Joe's now an orchid in Spotify's gated garden). Walmart’s earnings reveal what happens when one business is made “essential” and its competition is deemed “non-essential.” Someone’s going to win the COVID-19 vaccine race — Moderna is the $30B biotech company whose good trial results just excited markets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “The most unprofitable company on Earth” — Softbank’s garage sale. Peet’s $2.2B re-IPO. Detroit’s Big 3 return. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1099

Even though IPOs are basically not happening, Peet’s Coffee is about to do one because… coffee — they think it’s recession-proof. Startup-obsessed Softbank is the least profitable company in the world right now (cough, WeWork/Uber, cough), so it’s having a tech garage sale. And Detroit’s Big 3 carmakers have re-opened factories, so we’re looking at why that’s the most milestone-y moment of the corona-conomy (FYI, 3M Americans work in auto). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “GIPHY didn’t get Zuck’d” — McDonald’s post-corona playbook. Luckin’s scalding pivot. Facebook acquires Giphy. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1005

Facebook needs to spice up its messaging game, so it’s splurging $400M to control your gif game: Buying Giphy. McDonald’s whipped up a 59-page playbook on how to reopen its restaurants post COVID-19. And remember Luckin Coffee’s $310M fraud last month? It’s pivoting its core biz because it’s more tech than latte. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “Work-leisurewear, by Lululemon” — Smile Direct Club’s cavity. Sleeper’s fantasy sports fix. Lululemon’s nirvana COVID moment | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1121

Data from Lululemon shows it’s uniquely found balance in the coronaconomy for extremely specific reasons. Smile Direct Club should be the Peloton of oral care, but it simply hasn’t been. And Sleeper is the “not-quite-Unicorn of the Day” after raising $20M from Andreessen Horowitz to finally fix fantasy sports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “Work From Work (still a thing)” — $43M for Pizza-nomics. Google’s 12-mile-high wifi. Commercial Real Estate’s WFW problem. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1077

Google’s secret Loon project just graduated to deliver wifi via balloon globally (and we’re thinking it’s a potential rare double-profit-puppy). Pizza ordering platform Slice is doing the opposite of all the delivery apps — it’s all about pizza-nomics (the unique economic principles of pizza joints). And while the world is straight-up WFH right now (Work From Home), we’re looking at the publicly-traded companies that are straight-up WFW (Work From Work). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “Twitter goes Work-From-Home…Forever” — Uber Eats acquirin’ Grubhub. Vroom’s ecommerce car IPO. Twitter’s WFH megatrend. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1020

New work update from Twitter: You don’t have to come back. Ever. Grubhub stock jumped over 30% on word Uber Eats wants to buy it, calling a Delivery Wars mafia truce. And Vroom is our “Unicorn of the Day” as it plans to IPO its online car sales (aka ecomm cars). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “Bitcoin’s ‘Halvening’ just halvened” — Tesla vs. California. Amazon’s movie theater interest. Bitcoin’s Halvening. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1010

After a year of just chilling, Bitcoin is back and demanding your attention with a once-every-four-years event: “The Halvening.” Elon threatened to move his car company outta Silicon Valley, so we’re looking at Tesla vs. The State of California. And a tabloid with PFWTM (people familiar with the matter) reported that Amazon may be interested in acquiring AMC movie theaters… so we break down this fantasy acquisition.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

 “How to lose a $2.9B guy in 90 days” — Uber acts like McConaughey. Tinder’s corona-conomy DTR. The worst jobs report ever. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 990

Uber stock rose 18% last week despite an earnings report soaked in blood. Match’s earnings reveal how Tinder has fallen behind, but it’s trying to make it up to everyone with video chat and trivia. And the worst monthly jobs report ever has us comparing what’s happening in the actual economy with what’s happening on Wall Street (spoiler: totally different). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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