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Earlier this week, Marker launched Index, a new publication about the lived work experience —“a place to diffuse lessons and learnings, candid moments of triumph or failure, missives for change or cathartic humor” as editor-in-chief Danielle Sacks recently described. As part of launch week, writer Will Leitch wrote about his…

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Over the past year, all manner of companies have been selling stuff with their brand splashed all over it. A Peloton “kitchen sink tote” by Oliver Thomas will set you back $150. A collectible bottle of Tesla Tequila is going for $250. And Stouffer’s, of mac-and-cheese fame, is selling an…

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Earlier this week, Marker launched: “I Read It So You Don’t Have To,” a new series by Senior Books Editor Kaushik Viswanath that gives you the TL;DR on a business book you want to read but (let’s face it) will never have time to. For the inaugural edition, Viswanath reviewed…

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Nike’s SNKRS app — the marketplace for the company’s limited-edition releases—has gained notoriety on social media among sneaker fans for creating bottlenecks and making it virtually impossible for customers to check out and snag a pair. Earlier this month, “Michael Jordan’s son Marcus released a limited-edition version of his dad’s…

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In the past few months, no less than three EV charging companies — Volta, ChargePoint, and EVGo — have announced their plans to go public via SPAC and reach multibillion-dollar valuations in the process. Building a robust infrastructural network of charging stations will be necessary to support the increasing number…

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After months of reporting, Courtney Rubin landed The Big Scoop: In her feature for Marker, Rubin wrote about the spectacular rise and fall of Ample Hills, the beloved ice cream company born out of Brooklyn’s Prospect Heights neighborhood, which had all the trappings of a corporate fairy tale — $19…

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After Jeff Bezos announced his plans earlier this week to step down as Amazon’s CEO and hand the reins over to longtime Amazon Web Services leader Andy Jassy, Medium Editor at Large Steve LeVine wrote about how Bezos is the ultimate daredevil capitalist, driven by a seemingly insatiable desire to…

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Everyone’s been talking nonstop about GameStop’s improbable rally and what the battle between Redditors, the wolves of Wall Street, and hero-turned-villain Robinhood reveals about the markets and the greater economy. On Monday, Marker Editors first noted that GameStop’s stock price was going bonkers with the share price increasing by a…

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Earlier this week, Medium editor at large Steve LeVine wrote about the growing cohort of economists, journalists, and investors who believe we’re on the brink of a new period of economic expansion that harkens back to the Roaring ’20s. “No economists appear to expect anything except that Americans as a…

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