Member Brief: How to Make It In America

A love letter to How to Make it in America. The retail industry is changing. Old norms like profitability, sustainability, and efficient growth have risen to the top of admired attributes for brands and their founders. Bootstrapped founders were once lesser-than. Today, executives like Moaz Ali and Jamie Schmidt have taken center stage. The two exited founders are often seen discussing capital efficiency, supply chain mastery, and their blue-collar mentalities. With others like them, they are often seen explaining the difficulties of building from scratch.

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Member Brief: Eddie and Cactus Jack

Netflix is growing up and Disney is playing it safe. The impending battle between Netflix and Disney Plus is shaping up to become a pivotal moment in streaming’s 22 year history. Two titans are swinging for a monopoly in a field that had none before it. Or is that the case, after all? The pioneer in streaming entertainment has been challenged by the historical favorite in entertainment and intellectual property. But consumers have seen a contrast like this before.

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