Fast Five | Amazon And The War On Wages

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This is a podcast episode titled, Fast Five | Amazon And The War On Wages. The summary for this episode is: In today's Fast Five Podcast, sponsored by Takeoff and the A&M Consumer and Retail Group, A&M's David Ritter and Kristin Kohler Burrows join Chris and Anne 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. To learn more about the A&M Consumer & Retail Group, visit: www.alvarezandmarsal.com/industries/retail/retail To learn more about Takeoff, visit: www.takeoff.com/ Plus, check out our ranking in Feedspot’s 45 Top Retail Podcasts: blog.feedspot.com/retail_podcasts/ Music by HookSounds.com

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In today's Fast Five Podcast, sponsored by Takeoff and the A&M Consumer and Retail Group, A&M's David Ritter and Kristin Kohler Burrows join Chris and Anne 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. To learn more about the A&M Consumer & Retail Group, visit: www.alvarezandmarsal.com/industries/retail/retail To learn more about Takeoff, visit: www.takeoff.com/ Plus, check out our ranking in Feedspot’s 45 Top Retail Podcasts: blog.feedspot.com/retail_podcasts/ Music by HookSounds.com