May 15, 2019

A ‘Sober Pub,’ Uber Wins an NLRB Ruling, and How to Hire Ex-Inmates

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. MARKETING Mailchimp is targeting small businesses with a new full marketing platform: The platform...
May 14, 2019

Funding Women, an In-Store Kitchen for Pets, and Helping Startups Fail

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. FINANCE Inc. has created a database to track investors who fund women entrepreneurs: “It’s...
May 13, 2019

Body by Bacon, a Honeypot for Hackers, and Putting the Cult in Culture

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. HUMAN RESOURCES Are corporate cultures becoming too cultish? “Many of the companies we celebrate...
May 10, 2019

Breaking Up Facebook, Learning From Dr. Bronner’s, and When Co-Founders Get Pregnant

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY   A co-founder of a robotics company talks about being black,...
May 9, 2019

Liquid Death, Kombucha Competition, and the Profit Motive

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. PROFIT We hear a lot about companies putting purpose before profits, but isn’t making...
May 8, 2019

Voice Ads, Wine-and-Weed Tours, and, Yes, Groupon Still Exists

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. SPOTLIGHT At Cliff Oxford’s request, this week’s Commerce Dinner and Entrepreneur Briefing have been...
May 7, 2019

Disappearing Gig Workers, Tracking Cookies, and Telling Your Parents You’re Selling Weed

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. MARKETING Google is looking to limit the use of tracking cookies, which could entrench...
May 6, 2019

Team-Building Nightmares, Helping 40-Somethings With Dating Apps, and a Small Giants Recap

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   Last week, at the Small Giants Summit in Detroit, Steve Palmer, the...
May 3, 2019

From Malls to ‘Alls’ and Study Finds Pessimistic Entrepreneurs Outlast the Optimists

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   A new study says pessimistic entrepreneurs last longer than optimistic ones: “Optimistic...
May 2, 2019

P&G’s Plan to Survive Retail Climate and Is Slack Destroying Productivity?

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   Is Slack destroying workplace productivity? “This type of software is meant to...
May 1, 2019

A New Forbes Small Giant, The Future of the Tomato, and ‘Shark Tank’ Redemption

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   The 2019 list of Forbes Small Giants is out, and one of...
April 30, 2019

Blue-Collar Women, Amazon’s Automated Firings, and the Raisin Industry’s Dilemma

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   The Verge has uncovered evidence that Amazon uses artificial intelligence to fire...
April 29, 2019

Hiring Older Workers, The Problem With ‘Shark Tank,’ and an Amazing Customer Service Story

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   Every day, New York City publishes a daily listing of million-dollar business...
April 26, 2019

Happy Bacteria, Moving to Canada, and a Surprisingly Strong US Economy

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   The US economy grew at a stronger pace in the first quarter...
April 25, 2019

Facebook’s Fine, Fighting Disease With Data, A Founder’s Tips for Selling on Amazon

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   Facebook expects to be fined up to $5 billion by the FTC:...
April 24, 2019

Blaming Private Equity, an Under-the-Radar Tech Startup, and a Social Media Case Study

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   Tech startup Poll Everywhere found success without relying on buzz: “It built...
April 23, 2019

Using Instagram as a Startup Incubator, Creating Retail Experiences, and Damaging Cuban Entrepreneurs

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   The Trump administration is making life difficult for Cuban entrepreneurs: “This week,...
April 22, 2019

How to Sell on Amazon, the Coffee-Price Paradox, and the Uber of Astrology

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   Eric Yuan, founder of Zoom, the video-conferencing software company that was valued...