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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 3 Insane World Cup Business Stories | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1035

Yes, you can buy stock in an Italian soccer club (Cristiano Ronaldo messed with Juventus FC’s share price last week). Nike and Adidas are battling for the jersey championship (we think we know the winner). And tournament sponsor Budweiser gets a yellow card for flagrantly spending money on marketing everywhere to everyone.

 Netflix experiments in Europe, US tariff drama spikes Friday, and LaCroix water’s CEO is ultra-unorthodox | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1068

National Beverage Corp has cornered the market of sparkling water while it’s CEO has tested the limits of free speech. The United States imposes tariffs officially today against China while it potentially eliminates tariffs with Europe for cars. And Netflix needs to figure out how much to charge for its ultra premium subscription level, and it’s using Europe as a test place to figure it out.

 Nestlé has a really big hater, Fiat’s a small car with 1 shocking problem, and we’ve got all the deats on Amazon’s “Prime Day” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1049

Fiat has no idea how to sell its tiny cars to Americans… but it’s legally obligated to keep trying. Amazon claims its big “Prime Day” is July 16th (it’s actually already started -- we give you what you gotta know). And Nestlé is miserably trying to fight off an activist investor who’s publicly shaming management to break up the Kit Kat maker.

 Corona re-did itself (and has a pot connection), Lyft bought your go-to bikeshare, and Chipotle’s unveiled crazy new menu items. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 957

With Lyft’s app, bike-share programs can finally scale. We’re excited by Chipotle’s new menu, but they’re kind of just a tease. And America should prepare for more Corona as Constellation Brands expands its beer, booze, and bud.

 Rare Beef: How Your Burger’s Getting Disrupted | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1022

For 4th of July week, we’re focused on the beef industry that dominates in the US economy. Our take is that poultry and science-y plant-based meats will eat away at its market share. Big time.

 Amazon blows up Wall Street (again) and General Mills treats itself to high-protein yogurt | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1024

General Mills salvages its Greek yogurt game with a "hero" recipe. Amazon's “Alexify-ing” prescription drugs -- And it’s outsourcing some delivery to get entrepreneurs starting their own shipping businesses. 

 Blume is (finally) making puberty easier, we argue for and against the T-Mobile & Sprint merger, and Facebook un-does its ban on Crypto ads | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1042

The first ever MarketSnacks Debate: For and Against the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. Blume is a new company offering subscription boxes and information to help parents help teens with puberty. And Facebook’s decided its all-out ban on ads for cryptocurrencies was overkill.

 Chanel shows off some fancy numbers, the crazy history of the Dow and GE, and housing for Millennials has a hero | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 978

General Electric is shrinking from XL to a M (at best) now that’s it not in the Dow. Lennar Corp is benefiting from a huge housing shortage as it chugs out 12k new homes per quarter for Millennial first-time home buyers. And Chanel needed to kill rumors that it’s lost its mojo by showing off its earnings for the 1st time ever.​

 Harley cuts US jobs, Carnival spends $1 billion per cruiser, and Ziosk is the “Disrupter of the Day” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 993

Ziosk tablets are changing the restaurant dining industry for better and for worse. Carnival Cruises has 3 icebergs that caused shares to drop 10%. And Harley Davidson responded to the Trump tariffs by moving production overseas

 Masters of Commodities - 3 Factors that Drive Commodity Prices | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1006

You’re eating, wearing, and burning commodities every day. We’ll tell you what commodities are and take a deep dive into the 3 factors that drive their prices: supply, demand, and politics.

 Olive Garden stock carbo-loads itself, Instagram TV is now a thing, and the Supreme Court smacks ecommerce (hard) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1002

Instagram’s the “Copy Cat of the Day” with IGTV. Olive Garden’s sales growth is just an illusion, but shareholders still love it. A Supreme Court ruling is brutal news for online retailers, but solid for Brick-and-mortars and all 50 states.

 Winnebago is our “MMVP,” PayPal treats itself to a $400M startup, and MoviePass gets smacked by theater legend AMC | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 901

Winnebago is a camping and recreation force to be reckoned with as sales of RVs, campers, and boats keep rising aggressively. AMC movie theater chain has a $20/month subscription offer to destroy MoviePass. And PayPal is going after all business payment platforms: Bricks, mortars, and online.

 Tesla got sabotaged, Canada Goose warms China, and the Trade War just got really real | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 915

Canada Goose shares are soaring as the faux-rugged parka company aims to expand hard with Alibaba to Beijing. The Trade War with China could very quickly cost Americans $200 each per year. And Tesla’s tough work-life imbalance might have caused one employee to blow up.

 2 big corporate scandals but only 1 arrest, SurveyMonkey leaks IPO plans, and Jetblue’s birthing a new baby airline | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1051

JetBlue’s founder raised $100 million to start another JetBlue-like airline startup. SurveyMonkey’s giving Wall Street what it wants -- another “Enterprise” IPO. And we learn a huge difference between the auto and finance industries in how they deal with scandals.    

 The Three Critical Stages Of The Platforms You Use Everyday | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1001

Platforms are everywhere. Uber. Airbnb. YouTube. We focus on three unique platforms and their three critical stages to growth. You interact with them everyday, so you need to know what industry platforms will take over next.


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