The 10 Minute Take - How Big Tech Is Using A Downturn To Its Advantage

Apr 15, 2020 | Brian Moore


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The 10-Minute Take podcast provides insights from RBC economists and market experts on events unfolding around the globe.

The 10 Minute Take Podcast

Amazon’s stock surged this week, hitting a new all-time high on Tuesday. The latest spark: Online shopping for basics like groceries is so intense that Amazon announced plans to hire 75,000 more workers, on top of the 100,000 it’s already added in the crisis. And it’s not the only one thriving in the face of dramatic shifts in consumer behaviour. Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets’ Internet analyst, joins our podcast to talk about how the pandemic is leading to enduring changes in the way we shop – and how other Big Tech players like Google and Facebook may fare.

 

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