SAP bought Qualtrics for $8B, Sweetgreen raised funding at a ~$1B valuation, and Blackberry bought security company Cylance for $1.4B.
Another year gone by and I have only 3 years left to make the Forbes 30 Under 30 list. Plus, a re-Link to the 30 Most Disappointing Under 30.
Stan Lee and William Goldman passed away this week. If you haven’t read the book of The Princess Bride, you really should.
J.Crew CEO Jim Brett is leaving the company just a bit over a year after joining as they still haven’t turned around. Plus, Rent the Runway’s Fashion-as-a-Service model is growing.
Disney is investing a truckload of money on its Parks business.
Imports of Mexican avocados have come to a terrifying halt. Relatedly, an older piece on markets and emergent order.
Eater’s 38 Essential Restaurants across the US. Plus, how being named the best burger in America shuttered a Portland eatery.
From the Atlantic, the Sex Recession — young people are delaying sex and having less than ever.
Wild miscellany: Migos do Carpool Karaoke, Alan Greenberg’s amazing Bear Stearns memos, the gold-medal trick from the magic world championship, a photo series of stacks of bolivars next to the staple items they afford you, and the best times for your budget to buy your Christmas tree.