Winner: Walmart, which has taken a page from Amazon's playbook and stepped up its storytelling. Winner: Giphy, the four-year-old GIF search engine with more daily users than Snapchat. Plus everything that happens in an Internet minute. *We screwed up on the YouTube stat and compared hours viewed to videos watched. Our apologies. (0:16) “Walmart U.S. Q2 Comps Grew 1.8% and Walmart U.S. eCommerce GMV Grew 67%, Company Reports Q2 FY18 GAAP EPS of $0.96; Adjusted […]
Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google have a combined market value greater than the GDP of France. Which firm has the potential to join them? Sources: (0:09) Yahoo Finance, May 2018. (0:09) “France GDP,” Trading Economics, 2016. (1:35) Yahoo Finance. (1:45) “4 in 10 Spotify Users Pay for Premium,” Statista, May 2018. (1:53) “Spotify Misses On Revenue In First Earnings Report With 170M Users,” TechCrunch, May 2018. (1:59) “Apple Music Hits 48M Subscribers; Should Spotify Worry?” […]
Harvard Business School Professor Bharat Anand explains why the music industry is still strong despite the prevalence of streaming.