Morning Report

What you need to know one minute before daylight
February 20, 2018

Business Should Drive the Gun Debate, San Fran Transbay Center, Google Buys Xively and Oxford Event on Thursday

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Can Business solve the mass shootings? Credit card companies and banks could reject the sale of assault weapons like it does...
February 16, 2018

Chipotle’s Defibrillator is Not New CEO Niccol, Thiel Says Goodbye to Silicon Valley, Vivino App is Table Magic and Hooters in a Hot Mess

Good Friday Morning, former Presidential candidate Mitt Romney just announced he was running for the Senate in Utah. Ironing his docksiders. Daylight – He turned Taco...
February 15, 2018

FDA Approves First Blood Test For Concussions, Fitbit Buys Twine Health, Vix Fix, Maniacal Mind of an Entrepreneur Feb. 28th

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Tough morning around here with what the country went through yesterday afternoon.  The numbers are mind-numbing: More than 430 children and...
February 14, 2018

A Cab Double Cork 1440 Triumph, Netflix Poaches Ryan Murphy, Robots Rule, Cali Stem Cells and Dulles/Reagan Airports are For Sale

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Put this one up there with Secretariat winning the Kentucky Derby – during his final Olympic run Shaun White, American snowboarder,...
February 13, 2018

New Member Creates Adult Day Care Category, Remington Jams Up, Aflac Rethinks Creative, North Korea’s Creepy Cheerleaders, Heart Stents Don’t Work and Stone Point Acquires Genex

Good Tuesday Morning, Sorry we’re a little late – had to verify some new stuff on Amazon. Daylight – 20 Amazon seeking cities froze up yesterday...
February 8, 2018

Morning Report: Chile Kills Tony the Tiger, Girl Scout Crushes Sales with Strategy, Tinder Patents Double Opt-In Option, RigUp is Austin

Good Morning, Twitter is on a tear in pre-market trading this morning. Beats both revenue and profit estimates. Daylight – Two stemwinder sales stories this morning...
February 7, 2018

Gone with the Wynn, Brotopia Broken, LA Times Close to Sold and Killer Event Schedule Published

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Steve Wynn resigns as CEO of Wynn Resorts amid more misconduct allegations coming out of the woodwork with garden variety style....
February 6, 2018

Lululemon’s Harper Valley PTA, Dell and VMware is a Nothing Burger, Big News for Bustle and Vinfast: Vietnam’s New Car Brand

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – In case you missed it, the U.S. market took a dip yesterday and this morning Dow futures swing wildly this morning....
February 5, 2018

Philly Special, Another Number 2 Disaster, Soothe Buys Melt and Rebranding Korea as Peace Legacy

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – Superbowl LII was a Philly Special (actual name of play called in the huddle where QB Nick Foles caught the TD...
February 1, 2018

Facebook Beast, New “Faircoin” Called Valor, Wag, a Dog Walking App, Raises $300 Million and G.E.’s Dog Days on DOW

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Facebook had its earnings call yesterday, and Entrepreneurs should know this about the most influential public company in America. Its 4Q...
January 31, 2018

Decaf Trump, Big Boys Take on Healthcare, I See Blood Moon A-Risin’, Facebook Bans Bitcoin and American Express Buys Mezi

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Which Trump showed up last night? Decaf Trump with a long winded speech. Sign me up for Trump’s State of the...
January 30, 2018

All Smiles State of the Union, Flu Season in May?, Entrepreneur Bites the Dust, Goodbye Chief Wahoo, Gfycat Buys Movie LaLa

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Queen’s song “Another One Bites the Dust” was found to be true here as the flu bug hit this house with...
January 25, 2018

Member and Founder John Carter of Wayback Burgers and Big Ass Fans Founder Carey Smith Exit with a Sale and Off to New Adventures

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Founder and Chief of Big Ass Fans, Carey Smith, sold the company to a private equity firm for $500 million and...
January 24, 2018

Travis Kalanick Crashes Davos, C.O.O. Anthony Noto To Leave Twitter, France Starts Downsizing, Winter Olympics and Minnie Mouse Gets a Walk of Fame Star

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Conference Crasher – Awkward – Uber founder Travis Kalanick is walking around Davos without a badge. He was not on the...
January 23, 2018

Schitt’s Creek, Trump Earthquake and an Actual Earthquake, Ten More Years of Musk and SNL Pokes Fun at the ATL

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Oscar nominations are in and NPR is streaming live. Two earthquakes hit: one last night in Alaska and the other yesterday...
January 22, 2018

Davos Darlings, Jennifer Lawrence Live, 1410 Prague Clock, Amazon Dollar Store, Deadlock Deal, and Eugene

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – Two radar meetings – President Trump and the financial ilk, will gather at the Swiss ski resort of Davos for the...
January 19, 2018

Amazon’s PR Juggernaut Worries Atlanta, Merle’s Sons at Milltown Music, Highlander Buys Chicago Custom Foods, SoulShine Brightens Sunday

Good Friday Morning, Sorry to get this out so late, just got back from Charleston. Daylight – Amazon’s short list of cities for its “2nd HQ’s”...
January 18, 2018

Cold Hell At Home and Work, The Business of Granny Flats, Apple’s Coming to America, A Dark Moscow December, Porsche Event, and Love Fest in the Koreas.

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Colder than a well digger’s knee, snowed in, again. flightaware.com shows 1,700 flights canceled and weather.com beams Tennessee, the coldest pocket...
January 17, 2018

Morning Report: Fast Food Flu, CHIP on the Table, Coolpad’s Second Chance, SoulShiners on Sunday, $150 Million in Vidalia Onions

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Ford, Flu and Government shutdowns are all over the news, so here is the skinny. First, tune out noise of a...
January 16, 2018

Detroit Car Show Surprise, The Future is Not the Past at Porsche and SoulShine is Sunday

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Big news yesterday at the Detroit Auto Show – Ford announced it will more than double its investment in electric vehicles....
January 15, 2018

Morning Report: Mountaintop Morning, Prison Potential, Graduate Update, Touchdown Saturday, and Vote for Lee Heisman Now

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – Entrepreneurially remarkable, Martin Luther King Jr’s speech in Memphis – “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” showed how he was anti-establishment in...
January 12, 2018

Doyle’s Excellent Exit Example, Delta’s 800 Million Trickle, Haiti’s Tea, Clickbait Crackdown, Join Us Live Tomorrow – Pardon the Disruption

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – We will get to the sh*tholes later. But first a TGIF booster shot thanks to the U.S. tax reforms. Delta confirms...
January 11, 2018

Cambridge Analytica CEO Presents at Oxford Porsche Briefing Feb. 2nd, Concourse F’d, Clear Love, Superstar HR Problems

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Alexander Nix, CEO and founder of Cambridge Analytica, will present “Mad Men to Math Men” at our Porsche member event Feb....
January 10, 2018

Doyle Departs Domino’s, Floor and Decor See Stardust, Dave & Buster’s Taken To Woodshed and Mellow Mushrooms are Fun

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Domino’s Pizza CEO Patrick Doyle to leave in June after eight years of running the pizza chain. They are going to...
January 8, 2018

VillageMD Expands, Graceland Lives, UGA by Four, and Oxford Events in ATL, NY, Utah and Pittsburgh

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – This morning, Elvis would be 83-years-old and tonight, Georgia plays Alabama for the NCAA Football National Championship – haven’t seen such...
January 5, 2018

Morning Report: Blow Up Deal Strategy, Zagat For Sale, Two Spotlights, Addiction Closers Are Coming

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – Tonight’s forecast is -95 degrees Fahrenheit at Mount Washington in New Hampshire, and last night businesses are better around the world...
January 4, 2018

Business Blizzard at Three Airports, Earth Edge Parties in Silicon Valley, and Zach’s PR Crisis of Too Much Business With Pups and Socks

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Beware the bomb cyclone, an arctic outbreak combined with hurricane winds, is in full force as Boston, Newark and LaGuardia airports are in chaos...
January 3, 2018

Member Chanticleer Sinks 50 Footer, Blockchain Beauty, Porsche Member Event Feb. 2, Ant Deal Killed and Ripple’s New High

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – It was a Fat Tuesday. We had a member company yesterday just rip one out of the park with their stock...
January 2, 2018

Rising Tides, Starfish Syndrome, ARkStorm and Best and Worst Deals of 2017

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – With no deals in the hopper due to holiday, good news – bad news routine – First, business confidence is highest...
January 1, 2018

Making Believe, King of Pops Searching for Number 2 Who Can Do, Rehab Rodeos, Big Cracker Barrel Scoop

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – Biggest thing in business on Jan. 1, 2018 is recreational marijuana became legal today in California.  Local governments are expecting a...