September 18, 2019

Lawyers for Rent, Rolling Papers of Gold, and the Right Way to Address Female Founders

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. HUMAN RESOURCES A survey conducted by a video-conferencing company found that remote workers are...
September 17, 2019

Amazon Search Favors Amazon, ThirdLove Has an Image Problem, and Another Trade War Looms

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. E-COMMERCE The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon changed its search algorithm in a...
September 16, 2019

Oil Prices Soar, Farmers Find an Alternative for Corn, and Building the ‘Nike of Sleep’

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. THE ECONOMY The Saudi attacks could send oil prices soaring: “The oil market will...
September 13, 2019

How WeWork Hopes to Make Money, How Uber Hopes to Evade the Contracting Law, and How an App Can Make You a Better Spouse

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September 12, 2019

Shazam For Everything, Confusion in California, and a True Pioneer in Hair Care

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. MARKETING Mark Zuckerberg probably doesn’t want you to know who the fastest growing group...
September 11, 2019

Reviving a Family Business, a Progressive Fast-Food Chain, and Why Turnover Can Be Good

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. HUMAN RESOURCES Tom Gimbel, founder of fast-growing staffing company LaSalle Network, says turnover is...
September 10, 2019

Is the Gig Economy Ending? Why Walmart Is Done Buying Small Retailers, And How to Pick a New Office

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. REGULATION When the Small Business Reorganization Act takes effect in February 2020, it will...
September 9, 2019

Stripe Gets Into Lending, Microsoft Avoids the Big Tech Backlash, and Manufacturers Cut Spending

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September 6, 2019

WeWork’s IPO Falters, Facebook Rolls Out Dating, and Etsy Pressures Its Sellers

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September 5, 2019

Bringing Back Incandescent Bulbs, Hiring From Fresh Applicant Pools, and the $5 Billion Mall

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September 4, 2019

Are Scooters Over? Were Opportunity Zones Over-Hyped? How the Koch Empire Grew

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September 3, 2019

Pay-Per-Click Gets Harder, One Company Encourages Employees to Marry (Each Other), and the Trade War Intensifies

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. TRADE Over the weekend, the trade war intensified: “American tariffs on foreign goods had...
August 30, 2019

Trump Loses the Chamber, Chaos on Amazon’s Marketplace, and Training Bosses How to Fire

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August 29, 2019

Startups Are Buying Lord & Taylor, Selling CRM to Manage Your Friendships, and Disrupting Orthodontics

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August 28, 2019

Do You Trust Your Bank? Do Employees Value Their Jeans Over Making Money? Will Consumers Keep Spending?

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August 27, 2019

The Problem with Goop, The Business of Names, The Trade War Fallout Builds

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. HUMAN RESOURCES After studying patent examiners, a Harvard Business School study concludes that when...
August 26, 2019

Why Food Is Tougher than Tech, When Startups Work and Live Together, Why Splitting With China Isn’t Feasible

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. TRADE President Trump asserted on Saturday that he really does have the authority to...
August 23, 2019

Why Restaurants Are Firing Reliable Employees During a Labor Shortage

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. HUMAN RESOURCES Despite a severe labor shortage, restaurants may be forced to fire many...