One of these things is not like the other: Arby's x Birchbox, $88 rental products from Urban Outfitters and a prediction of Kohl's having a potential suitor. Listen now!

Show Notes:

Main Takeaways:

  • Urban Outfitters has a new rental-subscription service, but will GenZ even care?
  • 23andMe teams up with Airbnb to help consumers with their travel plans: is this super creepy, or genius?
  • Amazon wants to create wearables that can sense emotions, just in case they don't have enough consumer data.
  • Dress Barn closes 650 stores because shuttering stores is what all the cool kids are doing according to Coresight.

Urban Outfitters: Will Their Rental-Subscription Appeal to GenZ?

Airbnb Teams Up With 23andMe For a Heritage Based Travel Collab:

Amazon Wants to Know All Your Feelings All The Time:

Store Closings Aren't Stopping Soon: Boring Retail is Dying:

24 Month Prediction: Could Amazon Aquire Kohl's?

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