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...
August 22, 2019

A Store Pricier Than Whole Foods, From China to Vietnam, and Hiring From The Starbucks Drive-Thru

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. MARKETING A fast-food Twitter war appears to be selling a lot of chicken sandwiches:...
August 21, 2019

Managing Remote Employees, Figuring Out What’s Wrong With Your Website, and Even McDonald’s Has a Podcast

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. HUMAN RESOURCES A graduate from Y Combinator’s most recent class is selling technology that...
August 20, 2019

Zuru’s Knockoff Success, How Lehman’s Went Full Amish, and a Warning Sign in RV Sales

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. MANAGEMENT It’s always interesting when big companies figure out things that most smaller companies...
August 19, 2019

Can You Predict Which Employee Will Quit Next? Do You Know How to Build an Email Newsletter?

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. HUMAN RESOURCES Can you predict which of your most important employees are likely to...
August 16, 2019

Cliff’s Piece of the Pie: An Update from Oxford Center’s Founder

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. SPOTLIGHT  Here’s an update from Cliff Oxford where he discusses entrepreneurship, the environment, and...
August 15, 2019

Virtual Restaurants, How Luxury Brands Send a Message, and Would You Rent Out Your Living Room For An Hour?

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August 14, 2019

Advertising via Documentary, CBD Snake Oil Salesmen, and Fewer Restrictions in the Jobs Market

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. MARKETING We are living in a golden-age for documentary filmmaking. So, marketers and advertisers...
August 13, 2019

Instagram-Friendly Storefronts and the Trend of Agile Management

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. RETAIL  Selene Cruz opened Re:store in San Francisco which gives storefront access to several...
August 12, 2019

Harley-Davidson Goes Electric, A Housing Boom in the Midwest, and Remembering the Worst Sales Promotion in History

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. SPOTLIGHT August 23 is our next Roundtable Intensive at Roam Innovative Workplace in Buckhead,...
August 9, 2019

‘The Breakpoint:’ Why Everyone Hates Customer Service. Plus: Easing Anxiety in the Waiting Room

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. CUSTOMER SERVICE New technology helps companies push their customers right to the “breakpoint,” which...
August 8, 2019

Google’s Monopoly, How Tinder Makes Money, and Someone Figures Out TikTok

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. MARKETING While most brands have taken a wait-and-see approach, Chipotle has figured out how...
August 7, 2019

Vegan Butchers, Custom Sneakers, and the Amazon of Transportation

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. BUSINESS TRAVEL Gene Marks asks if it’s time to consider Airbnb for your next...
August 6, 2019

The Trade War Escalates, Introducing Your Website to Alexa, and The Best Little Steel Plant in America

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August 5, 2019

Retailers Discover Muslims, Startups Serving Startups, and What You Don’t Know About Your Food Delivery

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. HUMAN RESOURCES One in five food-delivery drivers admit to stealing some of the food...
August 2, 2019

More China Tariffs, Woodstock 50 Is Dead, and a Glassdoor for Gender Equality

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. TRADE President Trump announced he will impose another $300 billion worth of tariffs on...