Winners & Losers October 19, 2017

The Amazon Singularity

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Winner: Uber -- or more specifically, Uber's board, for taking the power back.

Loser: Supermarkets (and everyone else) declining at the hands and rumors of Amazon.

Winner: Tobacco brands. They're finally being forced to run honest ads, but not on the digital channels where young people would actually see them.

Plus the saddest day on Twitter, according to University of Vermont researchers.

Sources
(0:39) “Competitive Impact of Lower Prices at Whole Foods,” Thasos, October 2017. http://bit.ly/2hPNLF4
(0:43) “Competitive Impact of Lower Prices at Whole Foods,” Thasos, October 2017. http://bit.ly/2hPNLF4
(1:07) Yahoo Finance.
(1:17) Yahoo Finance.
(1:29) Yahoo Finance.
(2:30) hedonometer.org
(2:56) “Big Tobacco to Spend Millions on Self-Critical Ads in U.S.,” The Wall Street Journal, October 2017. http://bit.ly/2hPNLF4
(2:57) “Burden of Tobacco Use in the U.S.,” CDC, 2015. http://bit.ly/2hPNLF4
(3:18) “Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data From the 2016 National Health Interview Survey,” National Center For Health Statistics, May 2017. http://bit.ly/2hPNLF4
(3:56) “You’ve Come A Long Way Baby,” Virginia Slims, 1971. http://bit.ly/2hPNLF4

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Scott Galloway Founder; Professor of Marketing, NYU Stern

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