April 29, 2022
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Quartz and Being in the Middle of the Media Barbell

It’s not often that you write a piece about an acquisition that sounds almost like an obituary. But as I was thinking about the announcement on Thursday that G/O Media had acquired Quartz, I couldn’t help but think about it through that lens.

According to The New York Times:

Ben Clymer is founder and CEO of Hodinkee, a media and commerce company dedicated to the luxury watch market. What started as a personal blog thanks to a watch from his grandfather has turned into a highly respected business that can sell millions of dollars in watches in minutes.

In this episode, we went through the many different facets of the business, but a few things jumped out to me…

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