Morning Report

What you need to know one minute before daylight
February 15, 2019

Dubai’s Startups, How to Hire a Millennial and Do You Have a Sonic Logo?

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Friday Morning, DAYLIGHT   For the second year in a row, Amazon will...
February 14, 2019

Don’t Buy Roses, Call Your Accountant, and Even Twitter’s CEO Is Confused by Twitter

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Thursday Morning, DAYLIGHT   Americans will spend close to $2 billion on flowers...
February 13, 2019

Haute Hijabs, Tinder for Cows, and No More One-Way Trips to Mars

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Wednesday Morning, DAYLIGHT   Cue Ball, a Forbes Small Giant investment firm that...
February 12, 2019

Blitzscaling vs. Bootstrapping and Vanderbloemen Search Expands Its Vision

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Tuesday Morning, DAYLIGHT A new book titled Blitzscaling argues that in today’s venture-backed...
February 11, 2019

A Second Chance for Atlanta? The Next Wave of Unicorns, and Building a Business on ‘Retail Arbitrage’

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Monday Morning, DAYLIGHT   Are you paying attention, Atlanta? With opposition mounting, Amazon...
February 8, 2019

Why Americans Don’t Buy Grocers Online, When a Startup Founder Dies Unexpectedly

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Friday Morning, DAYLIGHT   In an attempt to change the debate on climate...
February 7, 2019

Delta’s Creepy Marketing, the Porta-Potty King, a Wave of Bankruptcies

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Thursday Morning, DAYLIGHT   If you’ve ever had a marketing misfire,  you can...
February 6, 2019

A Loyalty Program That Doesn’t Require Loyalty, A Drop in Advertising Rates on Google

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Wednesday Morning, DAYLIGHT   Domino’s has introduced a loyalty program that rewards you...
February 5, 2019

Is There a Tech Solution to Atlanta’s Traffic Problems?

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Tuesday Morning, DAYLIGHT   With all of the complaints about Sunday’s Super Bowl...
February 4, 2019

Warning Signs for Tech, the Problem with Influencer Marketing, a New Business Model for Hotels

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Monday Morning, DAYLIGHT   The tech sector is flashing a warning sign, and...
February 1, 2019

The Economy and Facebook Outperform Expectations

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Friday Morning, DAYLIGHT    The US economy added 300,000 jobs in January: “The...
January 31, 2019

Nashville Hot Chicken, Luxury Laundry Detergent, and the Largest Infrastructure Project in the World

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Thursday Morning, DAYLIGHT   Everyone is cold, but the polar vortex is no...
January 30, 2019

Will Ted Leonsis Change the Way We Watch Sports? Is There an Opportunity on Google Express?

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Wednesday Morning, DAYLIGHT Thank you to Payscape for sharing a picture of its...
January 29, 2019

Is This a Good Time to Start a Travel Agency?

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Tuesday Morning, DAYLIGHT   We recently spoke with Oxford member Alyssa Heberlig about...
January 28, 2019

Why Atlanta Is Becoming the Hub for Black Entrepreneurs

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Monday Morning, DAYLIGHT   Led by serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist Paul Judge,...
January 25, 2019

The Future of Retail, the Price of Super Bowl Ads, and the Robots Are Coming

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Friday Morning, DAYLIGHT   With its audience peaking in 2015, Super Bowl ad...
January 24, 2019

The Dangers of VC, Oracle’s HR Nightmare, and Come To Nashville Next Week

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Thursday Morning, DAYLIGHT   Come to Nashville next week! We only have a...
January 23, 2019

Seed Deals Fall in Silicon Valley and Companies are Gaming Glassdoor

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Wednesday Morning, DAYLIGHT   Because of the shutdown, we could fall into a...
January 22, 2019

Assessing the Four-Day Work Week, Streaming vs. Theaters, and a Vegan Restaurant’s Sex Appeal

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Tuesday Morning, DAYLIGHT   Selling advertising is now a third pillar of Amazon’s...
January 21, 2019

Pass-Through Tax Rules Finalized, Where to Find Smart Help, When the Kids Don’t Want the Business

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Monday Morning, DAYLIGHT   The Trump administration has set final rules for the...
January 18, 2019

A Cross Between 7-Eleven and Whole Foods, an Oxford Member Offers a Virtual Super Bowl Experience, and a Super Blood Wolf Moon

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Friday Morning, DAYLIGHT   Not sure if this has anything to do with...
January 17, 2019

Microsoft Invests in Housing, Legacy of Kansas City’s Startup Village, and What Brexit Means for Us

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Thursday Morning, DAYLIGHT   Microsoft is investing $500 million in housing construction for...
January 16, 2019

A Meal Kit for Dogs, a Self-Inflicted Recession, and Straight Talk for Family Businesses

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Wednesday Morning, DAYLIGHT   Even White House economists are warning that the shutdown...
January 15, 2019

Slack Takes Road Less Traveled, PG&E Bankruptcy to Affect Rates, and Gillette Ad Sparks Backlash

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Tuesday Morning, DAYLIGHT   Goodwill is getting help from AI to make sure...
January 14, 2019

An Entrepreneur Runs for President, an Oxford Member Explains His Business Model, and Smallbiz Loans Shut Down

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Monday Morning, DAYLIGHT   More than 300 small business loans a day are...
January 11, 2019

Amazon’s Free Samples, Chrysler Building For Sale, and Dairy Queen Sues WB Mason

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Friday Morning, DAYLIGHT   Thank you to High Achievers and David Alexander for...
January 10, 2019

Shutdown Halts FDA Food Inspections, Tune Into “Mind Your Business”, and Show Us Where You Work

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Thursday Morning, DAYLIGHT   At the Oxford Center, we’d like to know more...
January 9, 2019

Facebook Stifles Dissent, Lin-Manuel Miranda Tries Something Hard, and Ari Weinzweig Explains Zingerman’s Success

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Wednesday Morning, DAYLIGHT    CNBC has a long, damning story about the culture...
January 8, 2019

A $3 Million Tuna, a Battle Over Poopsie Pooey Puitton, and How an Oxford Company Copes With the China Tariffs

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Tuesday Morning, DAYLIGHT   All of a sudden, the government shutdown is getting...
January 7, 2019

Dark-Store Theory, Strategies to Save Retail, and Entrepreneur Briefing in Nashville

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. Good Monday Morning, DAYLIGHT   Business owners say President Trump’s trade war may force...