What’s the Scoop? July 25, 2022 | The Pipeline

The Scoops are tasty this week, people.

Should you’re not aware of ZoomInfo’s Scoops, they encompass actionable insights that your gross sales, advertising and marketing, and recruiting groups can use to enhance their workflows and improve income. They’re aggregated inside our platform from varied sources together with buyer surveys, our in-house researchers, and internet crawlers. They cowl every part from non-public firm funding rounds, to layoff bulletins to lawsuits. With simple filters and fixed updates, you’ll be able to kind by 1000’s of corporations to search out these which are prepared on your outreach. 

Let’s dive in to this week’s highlights:

  1. Layoffs Abound
    One other week, one other spherical of layoffs from main corporations. This week’s listing contains Wells Fargo, Oracle, Microsoft, and loanDepot. The tally of disclosed headcount misplaced is sort of 7,000. Oracle hasn’t launched a quantity however is trying to lower $1B in price, doubtless totaling 1000’s of jobs misplaced. Alternatively, Twitter continues to restructure their operations, however say they’ll keep away from mass layoffs.
  2. The place’s the cash?

Within the two weeks since our final Scoops article was printed:

  • 182 corporations have gone by a sequence A-H funding spherical
  • 2,670 corporations have introduced an government transfer
  • 828 corporations have introduced facility relocations or expansions
  • 936 corporations have introduced plans to be acquired or purchase one other firm
  1. Starbucks new technique
    Starbucks is closing 16 shops throughout a number of main cities, together with Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and Seattle, attributable to security considerations for staff and prospects. After firm executives learn by incident reviews filed by workers, they despatched a memo to their employees concerning ongoing points of their native communities and adjustments they’d be making to operations.
  2. It’s an enormous — I imply Uber — deal
    Uber is going through a civil lawsuit filed on behalf of survivors of kidnapping and sexual assault from Uber drivers, accusing the corporate of inaction on bettering rider security. This comes one month after Uber launched its second U.S. Security Report, by which it said that there have been simply shy of 1000 sexual assault incidents, together with 141 rape reviews, in 2020 alone.

    The lawsuit claims that Uber had prioritized development over buyer security, and didn’t vet all drivers with correct background checks. It additionally calls out Uber’s coverage that they won’t report any felony exercise – even assaults and rape – to law-enforcement authorities.

  3. Sayonara, Salad-Slinging Sally
    DoorDash has introduced plans to halt operations and shut down its subsidiaries, Chowbotics, on August 31, 2022. DoorDash acquired the robotics firm — greatest recognized for Sally the salad-slinging robotic — in February 2021.

    This resolution comes on the again of the creation of DoorDash Labs, an AI and automation division, so it’s doubtless a play to cut back redundancies throughout the firm. Sally additionally failed to satisfy inside high quality requirements, so it might be greatest to push her away from the salad bar earlier than later. 

Our Pipeline e-newsletter is full of Scoops, tales, and different helpful data that can assist you hit your quantity. Join our e-newsletter right here.