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The Watson Weekend 9 w/ Jason Murray

The Watson Weekend 9 w/ Jason Murray

Welcome to The Watson Weekend! In this episode, host Jessica Leesky is joined by Nick Kaplan and special guest Jason Murray, the CEO of Shippam. They discuss various headlines, including using TikTok as a search engine, Flexport's fundraising, Macy's takeover bid, and more. Then, they delve into the topic of the organization of the future and the challenges companies face in staying innovative. The conversation concludes with a spotlight on Rent the Runway and a discussion about its business model.

Headlines:

  • Adobe explores using TikTok as a search engine.
  • Flexport raises significant funds in its latest financing round.
  • Macy's takeover bid rejected, raising questions about the struggling retailer's future.
  • University of Michigan's consumer sentiment index reveals a significant increase in optimism.

Keyword:

TikTok, search engine, Flexport, fundraising, Macy's, takeover bid, University of Michigan, consumer sentiment index, optimism

FAQ:

  1. What is the potential impact of TikTok as a search engine?
  2. How successful was Flexport in its recent fundraising round?
  3. What challenges does Macy's face due to its rejected takeover bid?
  4. What does the University of Michigan's consumer sentiment index reveal about consumer optimism?