A publication by @FromeDome about how and why people spend their time and money.
RT @fromedome: .@Monzo is one of the best new brands in finance, is wildly popular in the UK, and is now launching in beta in the US. I wa…
Monzo is a bank that customers actually like. Its CEO explains why. https://newconsumer.com/2019/08/monzo-ceo-tom-blomfield-interview-usa-launch/ Can the UK’s fast-growing, mobile-native bank make it in America? A q&a for @newconsumer members.
The Apple Card is going to be big. Here’s what that could mean. https://newconsumer.com/2019/08/apple-card-consumer-implications/ New implications for consumers, merchants, and the banking industry. For @newconsumer members.
Gin Lane’s big pivot, Harry’s deal update, Apple Card’s soft launch: https://newconsumer.com/2019/08/gin-lane-pattern-brands-equal-parts/ Can a great brand maker run its own great brands? For @newconsumer members.
Unpacking @DoorDash’s Caviar deal: https://newconsumer.com/2019/08/doordash-caviar-410-million-deal/ What is $410 million buying? For @newconsumer members.
AirPods make the case that Apple’s still got it: https://newconsumer.com/2019/08/why-airpods-matter/ For @newconsumer members.
Sorry, but Facebook, Google, and Amazon still own the world: https://newconsumer.com/2019/07/facebook-google-amazon-hodinkee/ Also: A podcast conversation with Hodinkee founder Ben Clymer. And Sweetgreen’s first beer and wine list. For @newconsumer members.
People are eating Chipotle again. What happens when it starts playing offense? https://newconsumer.com/2019/07/chipotle-digital-delivery-snapchat-dau-ar-filters/ Also: The forces behind Snapchat's user growth. For @newconsumer members.
Sweetgreen’s new store concept, Netflix’s belly flop, and my new favorite business podcast. For @newconsumer members: https://newconsumer.com/2019/07/sweetgreen-store-design-netflix-earnings/
Why #PrimeDay works: https://newconsumer.com/2019/07/prime-day-2019/ People are already shopping online. But Amazon’s cheesy holiday helps turn shoppers into buyers. For @newconsumer members.
RT @newconsumer: Haus and the art of creating a modern liquor brand: https://newconsumer.com/2019/07/haus-helena-woody-hambrecht-brand/ How do you design a liquor brand in 2019? For…
Paris guide: Retail, design, and natural wine: https://newconsumer.com/2019/07/paris-guide/ Ten great places for your next visit. For @newconsumer members.
RT @fromedome: What should a booze brand look like these days? What should it stand for? 2k words on @drinkhaus for @newconsumer members —…
Haus and the art of creating a modern liquor brand: https://newconsumer.com/2019/07/haus-helena-woody-hambrecht-brand/ How do you design a liquor brand in 2019? For @newconsumer members.
Sqirl’s Jessica Koslow on how and what people want to eat is changing: https://newconsumer.com/2019/07/sqirl-los-angeles-jessica-koslow-interview/ - Sorrel rice bowls for breakfast? “Now what we’re doing is almost weirdly completely normal.” - Why she's launching Sqirl Away: "Now we’re between 25% and 30% to-go."
Understanding Jony Ive’s departure from Apple: https://newconsumer.com/2019/06/jony-ive-apple-lovefrom/ Why now, what it means, and what’s next. For @newconsumer members.
RT @fromedome: This tweet generated such strong response that I turned it into a post: https://newconsumer.com/2019/06/amazon-kindle-ebooks-reader-oasis/ The Kindle is *fine*. But i…
How Amazon blew it with the Kindle: https://newconsumer.com/2019/06/amazon-kindle-ebooks-reader-oasis/ The Kindle ‘won’ but has no soul — and Amazon seems to have stopped trying. For @newconsumer subscribers.
Facebook’s new bank and currency: The big picture and some big questions about @Libra_ and @Calibra: https://newconsumer.com/2019/06/facebook-libra-calibra-cannes-lions-participant-media/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=tweet&utm_campaign=newconsumer_libra Also: The most interesting thing I learned at #CannesLions. For @newconsumer members.
RT @fromedome: Beyond Meat is literally fake meat. So why is it worth $9 billion? https://newconsumer.com/2019/06/beyond-meat-burger-airbnb-adventures/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=tweet&utm_campaign=beyond-meat-fd The alt-meat trend seems so weir…
Beyond Meat is literally fake meat. Why is it worth $9 billion? https://newconsumer.com/2019/06/beyond-meat-burger-airbnb-adventures/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=tweet&utm_campaign=beyond-meat $BYND Also: On @Airbnb's brilliant 'Adventures' product. For @newconsumer members.
@ManRepeller, Entireworld, and the case for FUN e-commerce: https://newconsumer.com/2019/06/man-repeller-entireworld-fun-ecommerce-sweetgreen-galley/ Also, why @sweetgreen is buying a meal delivery startup @GalleyDC. For @newconsumer members.
Stitch Fix and the power of personalization: https://newconsumer.com/2019/06/how-big-can-stitch-fix-get/
How big can Stitch Fix get? https://newconsumer.com/2019/06/how-big-can-stitch-fix-get/
The consumer implications of Apple’s #WWDC19 announcements: https://newconsumer.com/2019/06/wwdc-2019-apple-watch-airpods-sign-in-siri/
Has LaCroix already peaked? https://newconsumer.com/2019/05/peak-lacroix-national-beverage/
Sports Illustrated’s new owner is about to test the limits of the ‘content and commerce’ model: https://newconsumer.com/2019/05/sports-illustrated-meredith-authentic-brands-group-jamie-salter/
A practical look at blockchain and crypto: https://newconsumer.com/2019/05/blockchain-cryptocurrency-arianee-lvmh-cheeze-wizards-facebook-stablecoins/ Introducing our quarterly update for members.
Square is starting to work with CBD sellers, in an invite-only pilot that represents a major policy shift: https://newconsumer.com/2019/05/square-cbd-payment-processing/
RT @fromedome: Instacart is super interesting: It's the grocery industry's best bet today to fend off Amazon and Walmart, is sitting on a g…
Why Instacart matters: https://newconsumer.com/2019/05/why-instacart-matters/
What Away’s big deal — and Harry’s big sale — means for the direct-to-consumer business: https://newconsumer.com/2019/05/away-harrys-direct-consumer-resy-amex/
Liquid Death’s founder explains his hardcore canned water startup: https://newconsumer.com/2019/05/liquid-death-canned-water-brand-mike-cessario/
Understanding Harry’s $1.37 billion acquisition by Edgewell, the company behind Schick: https://newconsumer.com/2019/05/harrys-edgewell-schick/
RT @fromedome: Stories are a massive hit for Instagram and Facebook, and present a huge business opportunity. But now Facebook has an impo…
Facebook’s Stories opportunity, Everlane’s sneakers cost structure, Apple’s latest mega-hit, and some slow media. Today's briefing for @newconsumer members: https://newconsumer.com/2019/05/facebook-instagram-stories-everlane-tread-cost-airpods-slowdown/
The Noma experience, Direct-to-consumer deals follow-up. Today's briefing for @newconsumer members: https://newconsumer.com/2019/05/exiting-beta-dtc-follow-up-the-noma-experience/
RT @LeanLuxe: The Debrief No. 291 – @fromedome asks a very valid question: "Why haven’t there been more billion-dollar exits for blue-chip…
Everlane’s CEO explains Tread, the company’s new sneaker brand, in today’s member briefing: https://newconsumer.com/2019/04/everlane-tread-sneakers-direct-to-consumer-twitter-snap-facebook/
Why there haven’t been more billion-dollar acquisitions for direct-to-consumer commerce startups: https://newconsumer.com/2019/04/billion-dollar-direct-consumer-deals-warby-parker-harrys-glossier-dollar-shave-club/
Can Luminary, the Netflix for podcasts, possibly work? https://newconsumer.com/2019/04/luminary-netflix-podcasts-gimlet-media/ Today's briefing for @newconsumer members.
The consumer habits revealed in Uber and Lyft’s IPO filings. Today’s briefing for members: https://newconsumer.com/2019/04/uber-lyft-ipo-filing-consumer-habits/
Netflix as the global culture platform, Starbucks the currency. Today’s Executive Briefing for members: https://newconsumer.com/2019/04/netflix-earnings-global-culture-platform-starbucks-rewards-stars/
Notes from the Milan furniture fair, Google at Salone, Sweetgreen’s influencer club. Today’s executive briefing for members: https://newconsumer.com/2019/04/salone-del-mobile-google-sense-for-being-friends-of-sweetgreen/
The CBD business is supposed to explode, but selling it online is still a mess. Today’s Executive Briefing for members: https://newconsumer.com/2019/04/cbd-ecommerce-payments-elavon-stripe-shopify/
Snapchat’s new toys, the role of Snap, does Snap stand a chance? https://newconsumer.com/2019/04/snap-partner-summit-snapchat/
Sweetgreen’s office kiosk strategy is something the entire commerce industry should be watching: https://newconsumer.com/2019/04/sweetgreen-outpost-office-salad-delivery/ The salad chain now has “Outposts” in almost 125 offices, with hundreds — or thousands — more anticipated.
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RT @thetalkshow: ‘It’s a Deep Notch’ — new episode with special guest @fromedome: https://daringfireball.net/thetalkshow/2018/10/16/ep-231
RT @fromedome: Facebook will soon rely on Instagram for the majority of its ad revenue growth: https://www.recode.net/2018/10/9/17938356/facebook-instagram-future-revenue-growth-kevin-systrom https://t.co/O85Jtzg…
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