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"pets.com" Discussed on This Day In Esoteric Political History

This Day In Esoteric Political History

08:07 min | 7 months ago

"pets.com" Discussed on This Day In Esoteric Political History

"It doesn't turn into business so i think we've effectively thrown the sock puppet under the bus and i think we've painted a picture of You know the mismanagement within pets.com. But i do also think the the real lesson here and the real story here is about as you explore julian. You're serious you know the larger bubble and the people who were willfully inflating it kind of knowing that it was a bubble in pets.com. I think was in many ways just willing to go along for the ride so start to paint that picture especially for people. Who are you know alive at. The time are aware at the time you know what exactly it was to have that first. Internet fervor bubble. And who was artificially. Inflating it yeah. I think it's hard for anyone to really picture what it was like. Because we are We're are are are bending differently because of our phones but like it was as if the internet was going to make every thing a massive business so like when you used to have a business you would sell to the people who were physically near you and the internet. All of a sudden was going to make it possible for you to sell to like the whole world and that amount of potential. I think it cannot be understated and pets.com was there for a really particular moment They were not alone. There were a lot of other companies who all of a sudden. We're like okay. Let's do this to everyone every it's all going to be possible but not everybody had the internet. It wasn't that fast. It took like sixty seconds for a webpage to load. It was still so new that like people were skeptical of putting their credit cards online. There was a lot that felt a little bit uncertain about the internet and its potential but pets.com and the economy at large wasn't wrong about the potential ultimately fundamentally here we are you know when i think there's also a some blame to placed on financial institutions who were helping to rapidly inflate this bubble so an institution like merrill lynch is continuing to find and keep afloat pets.com long after it made sense because they were collecting all of these investment banking fees. And so. here's this little mini lesson from one thousand nine hundred ninety two thousand two thousand one where you learn about. All these shady finance and investment practices inflating a huge bubble and watching that bubble pop and fast forward six years and everyone has learned their lessons and nothing bad has happened. Yeah exactly. I think it's important to shout out like there was a huge scandal surrounding now somebody who people would think is a media person but then he was an analyst named henry blodget if you turned on the tv in a bar in new york in two thousand two thousand and one. It was totally possible that you would be watching. Cnbc and they were. They made a choice to cover. The stock market like it was football and so you would see analysts becoming stars. there's a punk. Rock song featuring maria barreda romo because joey ramone washed cnbc so it was a time when there was a lot of hot air pumping this bubble and it was getting bigger on purpose and there were a lot of practices that made it so that it was in the financial interest and not necessarily the ethical interest of these big banks to take companies public. And of course nikki deer point him. You know in two thousand and eight. We see so. Many similar dynamics of jim cramer kind of pumping stocks for much longer than he actually should and we have You know people double-dealing invested in various ways that cut against each other So you know as we start to wrap up. I guess that's julia one of the things. I'm curious where where you're at in terms of you know what lessons are. They're both in terms of bubbles. But also this question. I've been thinking a lot about in this year. In two thousand twenty and you know what counts is basically the third half of two thousand twenty minute but you know Like this disconnect between the stock market and the economy and this was a year in which obviously gotta stop crash but then quickly just rose and you know the the stat you hear about billionaires. Make more money than ever this year. and and some people are like jumping into the stock market and playing it. Like it's a game or other. People are standing inbred lines. Where where's your head. And what lessons from one thousand nine hundred nine about that. Seemingly fundamental disconnect. I mean i think you just said it very perfectly but like if it feels wrong it probably is like if it feels like something is too good to be true or if the economy is doing something that seems a little bit weird it probably is weird. I spoke to an economist named ron through har- who basically laid out the fact that right before the pandemic hit many of the tech companies that we are now relying on. Were really getting a little bit wobbly here. In terms of their valuations you saw like absolutely skyrocketing valuations. You know we work as an emblem of this where it had a less than ideal ipo situation. I mean it's very complicated. But in a basic way but then the pandemic hit and the economy went entirely digital and it really transformed a lot of things that i think. We're going to still see in the next months and years the there obviously we'll see the reverberations and you know you couldn't have planned for that. But i think that if there's a lesson to be learned it's that like planning his fake. You don't know what's coming and if it feels weird there's a reason for that. It's because it's weird and it's not. Okay probably yeah. I would add just a couple of lessons to that. One friend of mine said on twitter that the stock is the mood ring of the plutocracy. And that i think is a pretty good description of what it is and it is not the economy and the disjuncture between the two of those are confusion about the two of those things. has led us down a a very bad path on more than one occasion. Yup and i would also say like banks don't learn you've got us set rules so that they don't continue to chase just like the most profitable venture because we've been through so many bubbles in the past several years and we keep rolling back those regulations. Just they come back and make more money and it seems like really bad idea because it always ends in the same place so those are at least two lessons. That you can scrape from the pets.com buckle. Yeah i would add only one more or less than which is like maybe learn your history that maybe you listen to really good podcast. You can maybe not do the same thing that you already did. Contribute to the podcast bubble. Exactly yeah talking about man you know i will ride this one But you know in the political dimension here too. I mean we're you know we're coming off of a presidency in a president who was obsessed with the stock market willfully ignorant of the difference between the economy and the stock market and that is incredibly dangerous as well. but like we were imploded. Some other places like airbnb had this massive. Ipo just a couple of months ago and those keep happening and be very curious to see Which is to say. I think you're going to have plenty of future seasons. Fortunately i will. I will be here writing these wild moments when people really like lose the plot and you know i hope it doesn't happen again but it probably will probably the series is go for broke. Its podcast from. Vox and julia for lawn is the host. So thank you for doing this. Thank you so much. I really appreciate you and nicole hammer. Thanks to.

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"pets.com" Discussed on This Day In Esoteric Political History

This Day In Esoteric Political History

06:33 min | 7 months ago

"pets.com" Discussed on This Day In Esoteric Political History

"They seem to vary bad at selling pet supplies right. I mean it's one of these things. It's a different moment in time but there was this hope that the internet was going to transform everything which obviously it did but there was this belief that if you just put dot com at the end of something then it was going to be huge and to a certain extent. Pets.com had a really solid idea. I mean i don't know if either of you have pets but we dot com is a home. Delivery pet products service however shipping logistics. There were a lot of things that were not figure it out in one thousand nine hundred nine two two thousand and one that made it almost impossible to turn a profit on pet food and pet products. Well this is. This is something i think about a lot because with pets.com because when you think about we can get into some other examples when you know when you think about disruptors in dot com disruptors a lot of them do sometimes address like big parts of our life like even airbnb is like travel and You know uber is about transportation like these sort of more fundamental things and to me. It's always been in the back of my head like pets.com like it's just pet food or it's like a chew toy like why. Why did people say that. This was the big unicorn disruptor. But i will also say just to complicate it. In listening to your episode julia. I think you make a pretty good case that actually like pets are really a big part of people's lives and that actually you know when you build a product. You want to do something that connects to something that people really impassioned by. And so maybe pets.com was the thing to kind of drive. This massive new wave of internet disruption absolutely. I mean it was a twenty three billion dollar industry. The pet product industry. So like of course you would want in on that there were a lot of there was a lot of room for growth to be clear and it's not a terrible idea. People didn't want to hauling cat litter up four flights of stairs is not like i would love to not have to do that. You know but it also the company they were flying the airplane as they built it which I don't know anything about aerodynamic engineering. But it doesn't seem like a great setup you know what i find interesting is. That amazon was pretty heavily. Invested in pets.com. And you look at both of those models and you can imagine as an outsider who knows nothing about economics which is me Thinking that those are basically the same idea by one was massively. Successful in one wasn't right. I mean it's important to remember that amazon. At that time was mostly books. It was mostly competing against barnes and noble and borders and it was mostly shipping books. I mean the only thing that i can think of. That's different is that there's not as much markup in a pet supplies and so there wasn't really the room to make the kind of money that jeff bezos was making over there at amazon. The margins are razor thin on pet products and the products are very heavy. Which if you're shipping from. I don't know if you're shipping from indiana where they had a warehouse to hawaii. That's pretty expensive. Shipping wise amazon. Just had more money. Like amazon had more time and they were super hyper focused on customer happiness so they would ship free replacements all the time if and that's a pretty expensive thing to do if a customer was unhappy so they kept getting repeat customers and one of the the marketing experts that i spoke to in the production of of this show basically said that like pets.com did not have a lot of repeat customers. People were using pets.com they were. They had a magazine that was like super glossy and beautiful but like it was basically being used to give twenty five dollar off coupons. So they kept giving discount and discounts and discount but they didn't have a lot of repeat customers. And that's a real problem at the beginning of a business and also jeff bezos. Just got to hang around a lot longer clearly. But you do get that sense with pets dot com that you know that maybe the people who ran it were more interested in having a dot com. Then you know providing people with pets supplies and like yeah. I a cat. I got my stuff that you e- and like the one of the things they do right well first off. You know they turn you into really customer very easily because you can do like recurring default but then also like it just has this vibe of like we're into pets and this is about pets whereas pets.com had this vibe of like we're going to ride this rocket ship internet thing and it just so happens to be the pet thing and i feel like often. That's the place where the red flag goes up. Yeah exactly that makes so much sense. I mean chewy. The main difference between two dot com and pets.com is like ten years of logistics and internet improvements and also that like recurring order function allows them to plan revenue. In a way that pets.com was not able to plan their revenue also pets.com ultimately they really invested in the thing that they were good at and the thing that they were good at was marketing and and it was a time when many many companies were just like. Okay if you want to get to the moon. You're gonna like the rocket you're gonna ride is tv advertising and having a really clever ad and getting it everywhere was sort of like the number one technique for trying to get the word out there. It just kind of points to the limits of the mascot as a form of branding like it's a great form of entertainment. An ice certainly still remember the sock puppet. Even though it's men like two decades but companies like amazon and companies like chewy. I don't think they have mascots right but they managed to stick around nonetheless because they were actually able to deliver goods. They were actually able to meet a need in a way that they weren't so was brilliant. Advertising it had this kind of stickiness that very few mascots actually do but.

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"pets.com" Discussed on This Day In Esoteric Political History

This Day In Esoteric Political History

03:12 min | 7 months ago

"pets.com" Discussed on This Day In Esoteric Political History

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"pets.com" Discussed on The Indicator from Planet Money

The Indicator from Planet Money

01:53 min | 9 months ago

"pets.com" Discussed on The Indicator from Planet Money

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"pets.com" Discussed on The Indicator from Planet Money

The Indicator from Planet Money

02:37 min | 9 months ago

"pets.com" Discussed on The Indicator from Planet Money

"The sock. Puppet is everywhere. People love that little buddy so much that they're dying to get their hands on a sock puppet of their own. Oscar yuan was an assistant marketing manager at pets.com. I'm the customer service was fielding inquiries. All the time. I can get a puppet. Can i get a puppet. What is going on sale. So they started turning out sock puppets and selling them for twenty bucks a pop and honestly they couldn't keep them in stock. They were so popular but lots of people were just buying the puppet and nothing else question rose like are we moving stuff away from what our core business should be so number check pets all come at this point had spent twenty million dollars on the marketing campaign. That created the sock puppet. But the problem is they weren't making enough money. Omar merlo is a professor of marketing at imperial college. London and he did a case study on the marketing strategy used by pets.com and other retail companies in one thousand nine hundred nine and two thousand expensive to create something like the sock puppet an ingrained head of every single american deaths caused a lotta then eventually. The customer acquisition cost was about four hundred dollars per customer. So he takes you four hundred bucks to get your customer in. Look if you're selling helicopters or yachts four hundred dollars to get your customer in the door is worth. You'll make that back on your first sale. But when we're talking about christmas hats for your a guana it means that the company is spending a ton of money on you in the hopes that you'll spend even more over the long haul. I gotta say those numbers don't really add up especially because pets.com wasn't necessarily connecting with customers. So one thing is to be known needs to be aware of customers that are aware of your brand. That is familiar. Another essentially to connect in a meaningful way. And the way you do. I by building a proposition that is meaningful and then advertising comes later to reinforce what you've done but i think in this case there was really a rush to grow very quickly turns out. Pets was fighting to be the number one pet website but people were still buying pet supplies the same way that they always had at the store and this was one of the many big problems that pets could never solve. They spent a lot of money making people aware of the company but they couldn't convince them to buy enough stuff to be profitable in nineteen ninety nine. There just weren't enough people buying things online..

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"pets.com" Discussed on The Indicator from Planet Money

The Indicator from Planet Money

05:09 min | 9 months ago

"pets.com" Discussed on The Indicator from Planet Money

"Is cardiff busy is indicated from planet. Money and today. I am joined by julia for lawn. The host of the gopher broke podcast from fox. This is a series all about the late nineties tech bubble. Julia i cardiff. This story is all about the rise and fall of pets.com. Which is the company everybody thinks of when they remember the dot com bubble because it was humongous and then it was over. I remember it happening so fast. And when i think i remember about pets.com was it. It made no money. It was all hype lost money. Yeah pet sacramento one of those companies. That was able to get money from investors not because they were actually profitable but because they were flashy it was time when people could basically like put dot com at the end of any noun and suddenly they were supposed to be a company. Profits didn't matter. A functional business model was just like an afterthought it was all about marketing and growing really big and it helps to have a famous sock puppet. That was the lesson in the nineties. so juliet we are going to run a condensed excerpt of gopher broke. Which is your new podcast. So today on the show wild story of pets dot com and how it relates to the tech companies of today. That's right after a quick break. This message comes from. Npr sponsor the capital. One venture card. Right now you can earn one hundred thousand bonus miles. You can actually use when you spend twenty thousand dollars in your first year. What's in your wallet. Limited time offer terms apply see capital one dot com for details support for npr and the following message come from fund rice fund. Rise makes it easy for anyone to invest in high quality real estate by building you. A portfolio with their more than one billion dollars in assets get started at fund rise dot com slash indicator to have your first ninety days of advisory fees waived. If there's one thing that was true in nineteen ninety nine and is still true. Today people love their pets. Were talking guana food and cat birthday cards and hamster obstacle courses. The us market for the pet industry was twenty three billion dollars in one thousand nine hundred nine. This was also the point when it started being more common for people to have a computer at home given the massive pet market and the potential for people to change the way they shopped. Why wouldn't you get in on the ground floor. So pets.com wasn't alone. What everyone understood at the pets.com office was that the company needed to be a category killer. The one brand that dominates the market and this kid's is how the sock puppet came to life. Pets went for the big guns at a firm called. Tb w. a. Shaya day in one thousand nine hundred nine rob smiley was one of their creative directors. We started to create a world where we showed that pets.com understood. The pets have lives. They things they love. They have things that make them sad rob and his colleagues were banking on a simple but revolutionary idea that went against the instincts of basically of pet advertising. That came before it. Pets was going to let the sock puppet. This imperfect individual with wants and needs but became this very homemade Puppet with a wristwatch for a dog collar with a button for an eye with a goofy microphone made out of cardboard with the pets.com logos stuck on the side slapdash. The pets.com exacts were nervous because remember remember their whole plan for getting customers to visit their website instead of tokyo dot com or the local supermarket was a comedian riding around in a van. Doing loose improv. With a sock puppet. Your shorts you'd be looking the first. Tv ads with a sock. Puppet hit the airwaves in september nineteen ninety nine and they quickly get some buzz. The ads are funny and memorably weird. But there's a catch here. The whole motivation behind this ad campaign was not simply to get people to log on and buy their dog. A new caller. It was to demolish the competition and by the time the first ad aired the field of competitors was getting bigger. So what is the number one place you go if you want to be flashy and cool advertising like what is one of the few moments of every year where people actually talk about at super bowl. Thirty four. so on january thirtieth two thousand eight point. Five million people are glued to their tv's and in watching kurt warner lead. The rams to victory that massive audience sees this. The commercial opens the dog looking really sad while its owner drives drives away okay. Dino like a spotlight comes on and the pets.com sock. Puppet appears singing if you leave now by the band chicago one of the folks. We spoke to from shah told us that the band had never given permission for the song to be used in a commercial before but.

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"pets.com" Discussed on Land of the Giants

Land of the Giants

02:24 min | 10 months ago

"pets.com" Discussed on Land of the Giants

"Com website actually crashed because so many people went on it after the AD I. But the thing is pets.com is far from dominating the market. If what it wanted was to be a category killer, it's actually more like a category mosquito. When we come back as the SOCK puppet prophesied look. Look down. This is advertiser content. It used to be that when you heard the word subscription, we were talking about magazines or newspapers. Not, new clothes dog food or Bacon of the month clubs. The reason we love subscriptions is that they give us ongoing access to a lot of things without ever having to leave the house. got. So you probably won't be surprised to hear the subscription economy is up over three, hundred, fifty percents. And those numbers are climbing even higher while your customers are hunkered down at home like have streaming services ever been so important. Clearly subscriptions are great for customers, it's also true that they can be great for your business. Subscription. Companies are particularly resistant to the challenges of cove in nineteen. A little more than half the companies in a recent survey didn't see big hits to their subscriber growth during the pandemic. A quarter even grew their subscriptions. SMART companies are pivoting to a subscription model is your business ready here's the thing. The key to gaining and keeping subscribers is a seamless sign up process and an equally seamless payment system. But all that ease requires a platform that's global and Nimble enough your customer's needs and your unique business. That's where Adkins all in one payments platform comes in. Advance global reach and seamless checkout process. Help you build your subscription base rebuild automatically and maintain customer loyalty. So you can create more and boxing moments with me treatments. And fewer payment frustrations learn more AT AGIAN DOT com. That's eighty Y. E. N..

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"pets.com" Discussed on Mixergy

Mixergy

04:20 min | 3 years ago

"pets.com" Discussed on Mixergy

"I understand that they were kind of beaten up after the dot com and were reluctant to do things like ship, big bulky items didn't have a big margin. I get that, but you saw something that they didn't see an opportunity that those guys were already in the space missed. You came in as to outsiders. And it's a good question and it's hard to know dated and see. I think when we saw was we saw initial extraordinary customer traction. And so that meant that our marketing costs was very, very low. So we knew that we probably didn't have spent a lot of money marketing. And then the second thing is we saw a path towards how you could make the margin work. So I think a lot of people were scared off shipping, heavy diapers and wipes because of the pets.com DeMarco in two years earlier. And so we had constructed this model where we knew pretty specifically would as the batting how analytical we were, and I think we were fairly olitical model out, yes, it's gonna be expensive to ship the stuff in a marketing cost willow, but if we can get other stuff into the box, you know, this is the high margin, baby, cesary, clothing, toys, all these other things. The incremental margin there would more than pay for the low more into remaking. March on the diapers that make sense. It does make sense. And then the other thing that I remember reading in book was that you guys had customized boxes for diapers which reduced your shipping fees versus others who are doing more more general shipping my right in that memory. I think that's what we did. We had a whole unit called special ops. We call them special ops and you know, from beginning to end which focused like a laser on trying to take off out of the system anyway, which anyway we could. So with our boxing, we create something called box them, which was a software that was going to tell the warehouse precisely with the dimensions of the order was going to be, let's say, there's two to diaper to diaper boxes. You know, one white on formula exactly what the size of that was so that we didn't have were wasting any box space. So now we had thirty five different boxes. So nice veterans experience each to see vox come from time where you get the big box. Not only is that a terrible user experience but extraordinarily expensive. So we knew if we're gonna play in his game, we had to be really efficient. And so there was a lot of things like that, but you're right about box was a peak. You strike me as someone who uses spreadsheet. In his personal life, do you? Do you have an example of like, nah, he said, yeah, that's Mark. I am not a spreadsheet personal life guy, but it's not me. It's actually Mark, but I like the analytics on not actually don't love, don't love spreadsheets. Are you on a personal level when you're not when you're not doing this? If what do I like? Yeah, like how I'm trying to get a sense of you in business. So you're telling me Mark the person who would have spreadsheet it sounds like maybe first grades in college or for his household budget when he was starting out, what is it about you that how do you what? What is it that you love about business? How do you express that in your personal life? I'm trying to get a sense of your personality. Yeah. I think it's a couple of things. One thing I don't know if this translates to my personal life, but I'm highly analytic. Actually, death Duffy does something about my wife. You highly critical and what I mean. So I'm aware actually. So I was trained as words. I saying general counsel lawyer. If you, you've got to really be able to analyze the facts, present the facts, relate them to law, make your case and smo-. That's my background and trading in when I think about visit. And I think about how all the dots can act and how we're gonna plot out the next five years to make the math work. That's what I love. I love the exit owes of of operations at the same time. I think this is true of mar. Also, I really love Brandt had think about emotion and how you can create an emotionally resonant experience with your users, which very non analytical because that's how we took on Amazon..

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"pets.com" Discussed on KNBR The Sports Leader

KNBR The Sports Leader

02:07 min | 3 years ago

"pets.com" Discussed on KNBR The Sports Leader

"Beginning, June first a giant pitchers at posted a, three, point four three ERA second best in, the majors believe it or not behind. The dodgers how? About, that however for the month, of August the giants have ranking fourteenth out of fifteen National League teams in batting average on base percentage and slugging as the proverbial Opie s and they've gone just nine and thirteen. This month so they have a chance today to win a game and then do some damage to Arizona and get themselves. Some help and who knows where that will go starting. Tomorrow night today's pitching matchup is sponsored by carmax America's number one used. Car retailer now open in the bay area two, good, one Veteran pitchers today a thirty one year old. Derek Holland for the giants six. And eight makes us two hundred ninth major league start. And Yvonne Iger yard oh from Mexico three hundred first major league start one hundred twenty wins and his Dave said the Rangers seem to hit for, him when he is on the mound this ERA away from home seven point six, six oh, keep that in. Mind I now, look at today's keys to the, game sponsored. By, clock pest control for all your pest control, needs, visit Clark pets.com once again when you, play the Rangers they strike out they. Walk in they? Hit, home run so limit the, walks and get a lot of strikeouts and keep the ball in the park and honestly that is the key the other key is you gotta score got to score more than four. Runs against the Rangers because I don't care what you do they're going to put some runs on the board so you've. Gotta get your runs and get him going let's take. A look at our xfinity factor the game sponsored by expanding expanding he. Makes it easy to stream fast and watch better Enjoyed. Top networks in live sports on. The go on any, device well for Derek Holland right handers sixteen home runs you know how many home runs he's. Given up this year sixteen so the x, factor. Is, keep right he's in. The park lefty seems to do a good job against Arizona Arizona, against Texas here left these at one eighty, one against Holland. Righties to, sixty five with sixteen all, the home run, so keep the, right he's in the..

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"pets.com" Discussed on Pet Life Radio

Pet Life Radio

02:00 min | 3 years ago

"pets.com" Discussed on Pet Life Radio

"Ocala high school. Teacher, involved in a controversial drowning of raccoons with his. Agriculture class students has retired Aaron county public schools officials said the school district was investigating claims that. The, forest high school teacher drown to raccoons, possum that we're killing chickens with students, from his agriculture science class pictures and video recorded by a student show, a raccoon, and, a metal, wire trap which the teacher and students then lifted into a garbage. Bin well then filling the been with water from several, houses a teacher who has been with Marion county schools for, thirty one years was placed on paid administration now leaving pending the outcome of the investigation the Florida fish and. Wildlife conservation commission and the Florida Department of health. Are also investigating the complaint Marion county, public schools superintendent Heidi mirror slammed the actions of the teacher and recommended the district fire him the teachers submitted his letter for retirement to the. District his decision, to retire and the schools districts investigation However the investigation by the f. w. c. and the. Health department continue, law enforcement. Is determining. Whether this teacher's actions were criminal or not according to the f. WC website raccoons classified as a, nuisance animal which are still to be euthanized humanely the f., w. c. refers to the guidelines for euthanasia of animals, prepared by the American veterinary medical association according to its latest publication acceptable firms euthanizing an. Animal, include a single shot to the head unacceptable forms. Include drowning even if the teacher was removed from the classroom school board members said they had been. Inundated, with phone calls from Olivetti states they're, just appalled that's it's just so horrific, to think about it they don't understand how anybody could be so cruel to animals, that, all life, is valuable and that this is just unacceptable is well am appalled. Join our pet family on Facebook Twitter and Instagram at, talking pets.com reporting for talkin pets on Jilin Scipio Take this job and. Shove.

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"pets.com" Discussed on Recode Decode

Recode Decode

02:58 min | 3 years ago

"pets.com" Discussed on Recode Decode

"Good ideas. Execute dot com. Everybody pets.com chew sold for two billion dollars plus. Right. So there's there's a couple of these and I think in crypto it will be the same thing where the market. Yeah, there's all sorts of things people are doing which is just magic. There's a movie on it. That was right. Yeah, it was wrong. You know what I mean? It's just timing. Excuse timing and excuse you, and then you have to have all the pieces in place. So how do you assess the startup culture right now? Because again, a lot of people feel it is a little desiccated out there. I think there's been impact of the big companies talking about the impact of the big companies seem to dominate everything right now, I think are dominating a lot of things. I think it's different from the nineties, for example, really windows and right. You know, Microsoft, maybe Intel on the other side of it and everything else got squeezed. I think today it's actually more dynamic and from the perspective. Yeah, five companies. And then you also have the Chinese. Yes, ions. Right. Which I think is a really interesting trend, but I still think there's a lot of room and there's lots of cracks. I think the thing that's happened is a lot of founders end up selling when they could've kept going. Right, because he's companies have such large market caps. Right? And so the big question in my mind is less about whether there's going to be innovative companies outside of those big five, but more how, how long will they keep going because Uber could've sold earlier or other companies could have sold earlier and they kept going, right. So the real question is who will keep going. Who owned right. And then who similarly will be aggressive and ambitious. You know, Google the primary way that Larry page would get upset if you were going into a product reviews if you weren't thinking big enough, right? It always say, why can't this be a billion dollar thing instead of the hundred million thing you're talking about a lot of founders don't do that. Right? And so they never do that NextWave product or the next cycle. And so they just lose out. And so I think there's some companies who are doing that now like Uber, Uber eats and services, but I think many of the sort of very in their lane. Yeah, they stay in their lane a little bit more, and I think that's actually a detriment to innovation. Why did he do that? I think it's founder driven, fundamentally worried. Yep. Yeah, lack of creativity is what it is. No, but they do. They do, but I do think there is. The problem is there was a Microsoft, and then you could sort of. A jet swim around, but you could. And now they're the jet skiing is harder because these big companies and they don't precisely compete with each of them trying to get this concept to write about it because they don't like when smart, what's his competitor couldn't with one. And he was right, like he kind of has competitors, but he doesn't. So they dominate over in this lane and it's like big semis on highway. Amazon dominates in this line. Google on this point, apple Domino's. I think it used to them has a large core primary business spins off cash that allows them to invest in other areas, and it's those other areas where they're competing. Right? And so their core dominant area, they're not competing in right to save that, but everywhere else they are. So I think maybe the place with the biggest overlap would be Android iphone. Yes, that's cleared of heads on competition. Yes, it is. And yet it's not because people make sure you pick your your kind of stick to the brand man. Right? And it's kind of very differentiated and they're not, and there's also different price points..

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"pets.com" Discussed on Pet Life Radio

Pet Life Radio

02:07 min | 3 years ago

"pets.com" Discussed on Pet Life Radio

"Automatically. Notice, a change in the wind current passes through that property so that in. Itself you know as as well as sunlight changes and things of that sort so we know those subtle changes at times really have address Well, not to mention that when you take stuff down enforced and. So and so areas that have trees and everything around us The displacement of animals the wildlife that's there Oh sure. They will seek out new areas, they're gonna they're adapted certain types of survival correct in different animals will seek out the same type of habitat they had if they could find it somewhere adoptable, to changes in their habitat and. Some art and you just won't see them they're on and, try to find appetite To make it to new habitat. Well systems and everything else these days You, know some of them have no chance of making. New habitat so yes if destroyed their habitat is a very good chance, you've also destroyed them because a lot of times I, know even bears they found bears deer and so on and so forth. And people's yards in the ended up shooting them as being a nuisance and that's because there's been. Development somewhere, down, the road where they knocked them out of their homes, you know we I always say that people keep encroaching on the environment and that's what's scary part is we keep taking over the land and taking over the land and eventually he's not going to be any more land to take over at what is you worked for the US government as a conservationists was that your title went with the. US government district conservationist for thirty five years with, US department of agriculture so if somebody wants. To ask you a. Question they can go on to talk and pets.com there's a section there you'll see him in. The drop, downs where, environmental, Ed, and, you, can send him a question anything. About you know lakes ponds trees environment anything to do with the environment he can answer it for you so at thanks for joining us in this Segment as always give my best to love to the family to Sarah and the kids to see and all and we'll talk to you again soon you take care thanks Ed thank you that's environmental Ed if you want to check them out online go to talkin pets dot com if you wanna. Ask him a question you can go to talk, and pets.com TA l. k. i. n. pets. Dot com and you..

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"pets.com" Discussed on KNBR The Sports Leader

KNBR The Sports Leader

02:18 min | 3 years ago

"pets.com" Discussed on KNBR The Sports Leader

"Com, well the numbers for the. Giants I think they're very. Important they've lost three straight five of their last six and seven of their last. Night not a good time to do. This they're six and a half games behind the. Dodgers and Dave said the dodgers who went into night the dodge. Giants largest episode is now six and a half since may the. First so they've got to get it going. Tonight today's pitching matchup is sponsored by carmax America's number one used car. Retailer now open in the bay. Area it's a good. One Johnny Cueto makes his fourth start since coming back from the elbow. Misery so he's home here to go against your lease. Chassis we've seen a lot of over the years in San Francisco is foreign one with a. Two, oh two. Earned run average in eight starts But eight and seven overall against the. Giants cueto's eleven and three against the brewers but that was before the. Injury and other years past timeout. A look at today's. Keys to the game sponsored by Clark pest control ROY your pest control. Needs visit Clark pets.com Bruce can hit the ball out. Of the park and not a lot of home runs here at AT and t. part for. Opposition, or the. Giants but I think tonight Guys have got. To get to the long ball mccutchen leads off they've got to get some more runs on the board. They're not getting that clutch hit with runners in scoring position in. Two out and they, got a knock, one out of the park so my key. To the game for Cueto keep the ball in the park. Don't hang that curveball get out of the first inning for the giants let score more. Than three or four runs our xfinity x. factor the game sponsored by expended expanding makes it easy to stream fast and watch better enjoy top networks. And live sports, on the go on any device this is a team the brewers bullpens and for. Me that's said, expended, factor, tonight giants have. Gotten close to their bullpen, without knocking them out the last couple of nights tonight is the night for me. To get to their bullpen it's going to happen. And they've, gotta get Jefferson out of the game this time if they, see him, and, not let him get, off the. Hook so for me bullpens will be the xfinity factor of the game more coming up right after this I'm Tom Shane hey guys it's rawdon chain one. Of the reasons customers Come back to Shane company year after, year is because they, know they're getting the best value on fine jewelry. We're known for our superior standards we only..

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"pets.com" Discussed on Pet Life Radio

Pet Life Radio

03:26 min | 3 years ago

"pets.com" Discussed on Pet Life Radio

"Anyway I was just gonna invite people over because it's just a lot, I don't, like that's one thing that's really awful about being like couples, I guess is having to go to. Everybody's house and I have an especially when your parents are split up so let's four, houses that you might have to end up going, to throughout the day and everyone wants to. Have at the same, time but then everyone's offended if. You don't go and I was like I'm, not doing that this year I'd want my holidays to be not, stressful and so I decided that? I'm going to cook and so on I have quite quite a few, people I think there's gonna be like. Ten of us and that's I'm really looking forward. To. Actually if you want to check out on talking pets.com there's a. Lot of Turkey's on the homepage video on their ten minutes long and, it shows, a lot of fun wild turkeys to team turkeys to attack, turkeys and everything else so you could. Check it out on the homepage at talking pets.com TA okay I n pets.com talking pets.com, I'm actually going to a country club so I'm, going to have dinner they're wonderful yeah I'm. Going with the three, or four my friends okay we're. Gonna do that it's always so nice when, somebody waits on you and you haven't had to sleeve over everything She's, like I'm not going this year too much, to put together. I'm stressed out and too much, to clean up and I said there's nothing like having dinner. At home though I still think that's the that's, tradition that's the best but hey so anyway I'll be your friends so that'll be cool that's all that matters so once again happy holidays everybody out there and a happy, thanksgiving don't forget Thanksgiving Day after the, Thanksgiving Day parade you can watch the dog show national dog. Show with our friend David fry absolutely and normally he's on with. This. Time. Of the year but I haven't heard from him so but David, for is going to be on. John o.'hurley. And, also Mary Carillo is going to be part of. It. But they can tune. In on that Thursday which is thanksgiving thanksgiving always falls on a Thursday no matter what the That, would be the. Twenty third twenty third next week, I had a look So yeah then so and the national dog show actually, it's on, NBC it's one of the most popular. Show show so great job John Hurley He's so hilarious is, he's funny as could be and, David is, just Mr. knowledge himself. In Mr. personality, so you could check that out in a matter of fact, Andy, Cohen you, may know him of course from watch what happens live? On Bravo and he's the one that created. All those shows the housewives Miami the housewives and then. Also queer eye dad in what was it I think there was one that I watch I can never remember the name modeling show project runway so. That's his two, and a, top chef is one of his shows. He's coming on actually to tell us about Corinne is number dog actually hashtag sorry hashtag dog thanking, movement and that's going to be going on and what that, is is that if you participate in. It and. He'll tell you all about it but if you participate. In it every, time that you, participate, a dollar. Goes towards the hurricane victims wonder fan that's, the ones. The people, as well as their pets so it's a, it's a great great great service so if you can take. Part in it please do so again Andy Cohen is going. To be Joining, us. In about five minutes so stay tuned for that but we'll be talking with him and basically for every. Original post submit it through November. Twenty six using the hashtag, number dog. Thanking the tagging at your Rena, actually they will donate. One dollar to, greater good dot org up to fifty thousand dollars in organization, devoted, to improving, the health.

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"pets.com" Discussed on KTLK 1130 AM

KTLK 1130 AM

02:34 min | 3 years ago

"pets.com" Discussed on KTLK 1130 AM

"Be pets.com right you know what I mean so you can bet on these other ones right but but the the bitcoin blockchain that's an, crypto currency that's the internet right would you agree with that I would say for net for now that's. True I would say the blockchain the blockchain technology is akin to. TCP IP which allowed the, internet to blossom and what I think will happen is, that I, think the bitcoin blockchain will. Continue to be one. Of the most important Blockchain's out there but other Blockchain's will also be very important. Where I think that next. Level of value will be unlocked Glenn is when when these Blockchain's can start talking to one. Another so the so the internet the protocols. For the incident, were around since. The seven Yeah but it wasn't until? Cisco came around may routers that actually. Allowed these. Different disparite internet and abled. Systems to talk to one another and transmit data to one another that you. Saw that explosion of value because before that you it was like a one university could use their system right and it would then it, was the only university systems yes but then eventually you could you could go into their system eventually and. That was Cisco was the key technology behind that and so there. Is another project that that, is linking all of those and a week from that Under a year. With these under a year we'll have the ability to connect Blockchain's together so. It's, another network affect an order of magnitude right it's a, whole, 'nother level of growth that. We're going to see once these can, communicate together tika thank you so much t. Katori he. Is a former hedge fund guy that has made a lot of people a lot of money on Cryptocurrency and we're doing a webinar tonight if. You'd like, to sign up it's absolutely free it's going to be lots. Of information that, you can take. I urge you to do. All of your, own homework. Please do not invest in any of this stuff that you can't afford to lose it's extraordinarily volatile but if you are somebody who considers herself on. The cutting edge this is something, that you really don't wanna miss tonight eight o'clock you'll only find it online at Beck crypto show dot com that's, back crypto show dot com you can watch it tonight, it's absolutely free eight o'clock we'll be taking..

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"pets.com" Discussed on Talk 650 KSTE

Talk 650 KSTE

03:03 min | 3 years ago

"pets.com" Discussed on Talk 650 KSTE

"An important asset class it's wildly undervalued and we have a multi year long term trend in front of us up prices so. I. Look at the blockchain for sure cryptocurrency pretty sure and and bitcoin fairly sure Like the internet the other. Crypto currencies I, kind of look. At as Oh I don't? Know some of them will be pets.com rights. You? Know what I mean so you, can bet on these. Other ones right, but. But the the bitcoin blockchain? That's, an crypto currency that's the internet right. Would you. Agree, with that I I would. Say for net for now that's true I I would say the blockchain the. Blockchain technology is akin to TCP IP which allowed the internet to blossom and what I think will happen is that I think the bitcoin, blockchain will continue to be one of the most important Blockchain's out there but other Blockchain's will also be. Very important where I think that next level of value will be. Unlocked Glenn is when when, these Blockchain's can start talking to one another so the, so the internet the protocols for the incident were around since the seventies but it wasn't until Cisco came around may. Routers that actually allowed. These different disparite internet and they Abled systems to talk to one another and transmit data to one another you saw that explosion of value because before that you it, was like a one university could use their system right and it would then it was the only university. Systems yes but then eventually you could you could go into their. System eventually and that was, Cisco was the key technology behind that and so there, is another project that that is linking all of those and a week from that under a year These under a year we'll have the ability to connect Blockchain's. Together, so it's another network affect an order of magnitude right, it's, a whole nother level of. Growth that we're going to see once, these can communicate together tika thank you so much the. T. Katori he is a former hedge fund guy that has made a lot of people a lot of money on Cryptocurrency we're doing a webinar tonight If you'd like. To sign up it's absolutely free it's going to be lots. Of information that you can take I urge you to. Do all of your own homework please do not invest in any of this stuff. That you can't. Afford to lose it's extraordinarily volatile but if you are somebody who, considers herself on the cutting edge this is something that. You really, don't wanna miss tonight eight o'clock you'll only find it online. At Belk crypto, show dot com. That's back crypto show dot. Com you can, watch it..

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"pets.com" Discussed on Pet Life Radio

Pet Life Radio

02:01 min | 3 years ago

"pets.com" Discussed on Pet Life Radio

"And pull with your arm around your home you. Take that down you would automatically notice a change in, the wind Current. That passes, through that property so that in itself, you know as as as well as the sunlight changes and things of. That sort so we. Know those subtle changes at times really have address Back Well not to mention that when you take stuff down in force and so and so areas that have trees and everything around us The displacement of animals the wildlife that's there Oh sure. They will seek out new areas, they're gonna they're adapted, certain types of survival correct in different animals seek out the same type of habitat they had if they could find it somewhere adoptable, to changes in their habitat and some art. And you just won't, see them, there anymore Oh move on and try to find you advertise do, they I'll make new habitat well you know what I wrote systems and. Everything else these days you know some of them have no. Chance of making it could do habitat so yes if destroyed their habitat is very good chance you've also destroyed. Them because a lotta times I even bears they found, bears deer and so on and so forth and people's yards and then they end up shooting. Them, as being a nuisance and that's because there's been development. Somewhere down the road where they knocked them out of their homes a week I always say that people keep encroaching on. The, environment. And that's what's scary part is. We keep. Taking over the land and taking, over. The land eventually, he's not gonna be any more land to take. Over and what is will you work for the US government has a conservationist was, at your title went with the US government I was a district conservationists for. Thirty, five years with US department of, agriculture, so, somebody wants to ask. You a. Question that. Can go on to talk and, pets.com on there's a section there you'll. See, him in the drop downs where it says, environmental Ed. And you can send. Him, question anything about? You know lakes ponds trees environment anything to. Do with, the environment he can answer it for you so thanks for joining. Us in, this segment as always give my best to. On my love to the family to Sarah and the kids, in to see when all and we'll talk to you again soon you. Take care thanks Ed thank you that's environmental.

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