Jacob Cohen
Contributing Writer, The Hustle

The ‘misery index’ is rising

Whether we enter a recession, people are miserable.

Jacob Cohen • June 17, 2022

Why Big Tech wants to be in your car so badly

What happens when we can do stuff in cars other than driving?

Jacob Cohen • June 16, 2022

The wild evolution of the water bottle industry

We’ve entered a golden age of creativity in water bottle businesses.

Jacob Cohen • June 14, 2022

Digits: Taser drones, Domino’s woes, and charging cables

Plus: Disney’s India problem, and robots per capita

Jacob Cohen • June 13, 2022

The Savannah Bananas and the business of making baseball fun

How the team aspires to be like Disney and 3M.

Jacob Cohen • June 10, 2022

Is Netflix about to buy a product it spun off in 2007?

Back in December 2007, Netflix nearly launched its own Roku.

Jacob Cohen • June 9, 2022

The ‘Yellowstone’ housing crisis, explained

As Paramount’s hit show has soared, so have Montana’s housing prices.

Jacob Cohen • June 8, 2022

Weed rolls into the metaverse

Brands have high hopes for the space.

Jacob Cohen • June 6, 2022

Digits: Harry Styles, Formula 1 inflation, and more

Plus: Ridiculous personal finances, and the queen’s 70th anniversary.

Jacob Cohen • June 6, 2022

Musk says screw remote jobs

“If you don’t show up, we will assume you have resigned.”

Jacob Cohen • June 2, 2022

Golf taps into the blockchain

Golf is diversifying across entertainment and tech, attracting new blood.

Jacob Cohen • June 1, 2022

CEOs had a phenomenal year. Workers, less so

It would take workers 186 years to earn what their CEOs do.

Jacob Cohen • May 31, 2022

Has BuzzFeed had it with millennials?

What is “news for Gen Z”? No one’s quite so sure.

Jacob Cohen • May 27, 2022

What’s happening in China?

Usually a source of growth, China dragged brands down in Q1.

Jacob Cohen • May 26, 2022

WTF is UPS doing in the metaverse?

Even UPS says it’s not sure what it’s doing there.

Jacob Cohen • May 24, 2022

Digits: Tom Cruise, military baby food, Uber prices

Plus: Apple’s wild repair program, and one helluva expensive Mercedes.

Jacob Cohen • May 23, 2022

RIP to a pickle giant

Earlier this month, Robert Vlasic passed away at the age of 96.

Jacob Cohen • May 19, 2022

How TikTok used science to grow fast

Ever hear of Bernoulli’s principle?

Jacob Cohen • May 17, 2022

Disney will beat Netflix, but it has a problem

Solving for profits while spending on growth is one helluva noble task.

Jacob Cohen • May 16, 2022

Brace yourselves, crypto winter is coming

Coinbase stock is down ~60% in the last 5 days.

Jacob Cohen • May 12, 2022

The Kentucky Derby means business

The race spurs massive economic activity. What’s next for the sport?

Jacob Cohen • May 10, 2022

Digits: TikTok meetings, babies, and more

Plus: Lobbying spend is poppin’ and teen unemployment is droppin’.

Jacob Cohen • May 9, 2022

Musk gets some financial aid for Twitter

The latest installment of Elon Musk’s Twitter saga, explained.

Jacob Cohen • May 6, 2022

Three months later, what’s up with ‘Wordle’?

Are people still playing “Wordle” or did it pull an “HQ”?

Jacob Cohen • May 5, 2022

What the heck is happening with fertilizer?

With prices taking off, farmers are using less. That’s bad.

Jacob Cohen • May 3, 2022

Digits: Terrible gas mileage, Coca-Cola cocaine, and more wild numbers

Plus: Retirement bitcoin, Apple’s revenue per second, and more.

Jacob Cohen • May 2, 2022

YouTube’s growth struggles to load

Earnings fell short of expectations. What happened?

Jacob Cohen • April 28, 2022

Coke’s year is off to a bubbly start

The good news: revenue jumped. But will it last?

Jacob Cohen • April 26, 2022

Digits: ‘Stranger Things,’ cremation, and saltier salt

Plus: Shareholders vs. workers, and weed sales are high.

Jacob Cohen • April 25, 2022

Movie product placements are big money

Nike had $94m worth of airtime, just from Space Jam.

Jacob Cohen • April 21, 2022

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