Morning Report

August 6, 2019

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

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. MANUFACTURING Located on former soy fields abutting the Mississippi, Big River Steel might be...
August 5, 2019

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

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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...
August 1, 2019

Pricing Smart Diapers, Defeating Copycat Products, and Asking Tough Questions on Exit Planning

Jay Goltz (above) asks: How do you plan a succession if you don’t know when you want to leave? SPOTLIGHT Jay Goltz knows that every business...
July 31, 2019

Vaporized Trash, Livestreamed Funerals, and A Retailer Embraces Its Frenemies

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July 30, 2019

The Middle Mile, the Power of Donut Shops, and the Three-Minute Small Business Loan

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July 29, 2019

Innovating With Old Ideas, Managing a BYOD Office, and Selling Luxury Cars on Instagram

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July 26, 2019

The In-N-Out Double-Double Mystery, the Technical Recession in Manufacturing, and the Fanciest Head Shop in the World

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July 25, 2019

Is Your Safety Deposit Box Really Safe? Should You Rent Out Your Backyard? And When Is It Time To Fire Your Kids?

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July 24, 2019

Why Car Sales Are Slowing, What Tech Workers Get Paid, and How Amazon Is Getting Into Real Estate

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July 23, 2019

Impossible Coffee, Fixing Private Equity, and Toys ‘R’ Us Has a New Model

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July 22, 2019

Sidestepping the App Stores, Monitoring Employees, and Is the Retail Apocalypse Overblown?

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