At Zuora, we work with over 900 companies across industries, company sizes and geographies. Based on our experiences working with leading D2C companies, we’ve compiled this special edition of Subscribed magazine.
Tesla made headlines recently when its market capitalization nosed past both General Motors’ and Ford’s to make it the most valuable U.S. automaker. Overall U.S. auto sales are down after last year’s highs, and the Big Three (Ford, GM, and Chrysler) automakers have been turning in lackluster numbers lately. Meanwhile, Elon Musk’s company is on track to sell 100,000 cars this year, after delivering almost 80,000 last year.
If your office is well-stocked with snack options such as protein bars, dried fruit, granola and other healthy food, you should probably thank SnackNation for it. Since 2014, the California-based company has been offering businesses easy access to healthier foods. Clients include leading brands such as Microsoft, Uber, Marriott, Travelocity, NFL Networks and others whose employees benefit from the company’s nutritious, whole ingredients and taste-tested snack boxes. And last year, SnackNation launched a home delivery service — healthy snacks delivered right to your doorstep.
Caterpillar has been in the business of building tractors, engines, and other machinery for over ninety years. But as Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby notes, today priorities are shifting towards “what goes around the iron,” or the technology and services that wrap around Caterpillar’s core offerings to drive greater productivity for customers.