Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

Mercedes-Benz Looks to Compete Against Tesla
Press Release

Mercedes-Benz announced that it’s rolling out an electric SUV, called the EQC, which is equipped with an electric range of more than 450 km.

The vehicle also offers 402hp, a 0-60 time of 4.9 seconds, and the all-new voice operated MBUX infotainment system.

The company joins other auto manufacturers including Volkswagen, Porsche, and Audi who are looking to make an impact in the electric-car industry.

Fatburger Expands into the East Coast
Press Release

The company announced that it’s working with franchise partner Praveen Vig to open a Fatburger restaurant in New Jersey. The launch will be part of the franchises return to the East Coast.

The new location is expected to open later this year.

Instagram is Reportedly Building an eCommerce Shopping App
The Verge
FB Q2 Earnings Call Transcript

The Verge reports that Instagram is building an app that lets users shop for products available on Instagram.

According to a recent Q2 earnings call with Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer, Sheryl Sandberg stated that there are 25 million Instagram business profiles, 2 million advertisers on the app.

The reported move would help merchants sell through social media posts and rival other online eCommerce platforms such as Shopify.