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Smooth Operator: Serial entrepreneur Marc Lore is rewriting the brick-and-mortar food experience

November 28, 2023 35 Minute Listen


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Marc Lore helped to revolutionize how consumers purchase goods—everything from diapers to office supplies. Now he wants to revolutionize the restaurant and food delivery business with his newest venture, a company called Wonder. Lore discusses his vision for Wonder, which combines e-commerce with traditional restaurant and real estate strategies.

Smooth Operator: Serial entrepreneur Marc Lore is rewriting the brick-and-m...

November 28, 2023 35 Minute Listen

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Key Takeaways:

  1. The food delivery market has boomed to about $100 billion today just in the U.S., according to Marc Lore, but kitchens look much the same as they did 100 years ago.
  2. Wonder is a unique restaurant brand with a founder who sees tremendous growth opportunity in combining brick-and-mortar dining and delivery.
  3. The ability to deliver a tremendous variety of “fine-fast” food quickly is a differentiator for Wonder.


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Mark Lore

Founder & CEO, Wonder.com

Marc Lore is a serial entrepreneur who’s started and sold four companies valued at more than $4 billion. He is an owner of the Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx and is currently the CEO of Wonder.com, a start-up looking to revolutionize the restaurant industry.


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Spencer Levy

Global Client Strategist & Senior Economic Advisor, CBRE

Spencer Levy is Global Client Strategist and Senior Economic Advisor for CBRE, the largest commercial real estate services firm in the world. In this role, he focuses on client engagement and public-facing activities, including thought leadership work performed in conjunction with CBRE Research. He also serves as Co-Chair of the Real Estate Roundtable’s Research Committee.


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