Our most recent video is now live via our YouTube channel — “Fast Five Video | Amazon And The War On Wages”
In today’s Fast Five video, sponsored by the A&M Consumer & Retail Group and Takeoff, A&M’s David Ritter and Kristin Kohler Burrows join Chris Walton and Anne Mezzenga to debate::
– What Amazon’s latest moves to increase wages and offer free college tuition for its employees signal for the rest of the retail industry.
– The recent layoffs at Casper and whether they are a canary in the coal mine for other DTC brands or simply an isolated event.
– Amazon mega-roller-upper Thrasio’s recent $100 million spending spree and what it could mean for the CPG industry.
– Peloton’s overt move into private label apparel.
– And, close with a discussion on buyers’ clubs through the examination lens of Beauty Pie, a buyers’ club in the health and wellness space that just raised $100 million.
There’s all that plus taco subscription runs to the border and what we think is also likely fake news from Deutsche bank on the size of the Walmart+ subscription base.
Be careful out there,
– Chris, Anne, and the Omni Talk team
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