01/13/20

The Casper IPO IQ Test

After a blood bath with the failed WeWork, the IPO market is coming back for another IQ test — how stupid are you?

This is not a drill.

Comes hither our sleepy friends Casper, the mattress folks.

Casper isn’t spooked by IPO woes

Could investors ghost the Casper IPO?

Spooky.

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08/9/18

Mattresses – the Sleeping Edge of the Internet

Mattresses, Big Red Car? Really?

OK, so there are powerful forces at work here, but, first, we need a nap. A nice refreshing nap.

Mattresses are a symptom of several interesting things:

 1. Mattresses are symptomatic of how the Internet is wrecking “bricks & mortar” retail.

 2. Mattresses are symptomatic of how the Internet is spawning unbridled competition.

 3. Mattresses are symptomatic of how the cycle of legacy businesses disrupted by the Internet and returning to the original legacy methodology is asserting itself.

 4. Mattresses are symptomatic of how the commercial real estate business is being impacted by the move of commerce to the Internet.

Shall we?

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