Morning Report

September 26, 2018

New Names are Always Worse – Dunkin’ Donuts and Weight Watchers, Trump Nailed an Incoming Shot and Inspire Brands Buys Sonic

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – This takes the cake – Dunkin’ Donuts and Weight Watchers changing their names to Dunkin’ and WW is insane. Let’s flush...
September 25, 2018

Instagram Founders Step Out, NASA TESS Satellite and SiriusXM to Buy Pandora

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Why did Instagram Founders walk out the door yesterday and leave their baby in the hands of Facebook who bought it...
September 24, 2018

Michael Dell Pulls the Plug, “Fahrenheit 11/9” Disappoints and Versace-Michael Kors Deal in the Works

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – Pulled the Plug Sunday Evening – Michael Dell and his private equity partner Silver Lake called off their investor roadshow to...
September 21, 2018

Business Strategy of Free Love or Evil Genius, Call Joe English on Valentine Card, 10-4 on Convoy Startup and Most Entrepreneurial Governor in the Nation

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – Is “free” a business strategy, coup de foudre or God forbid anybody does anything nice? SEC filings show federal prosecutors are...
September 20, 2018

Rumor Mill Wrong on Fortune and Tony Robbins, Diamond Rio Makes History at Mill Town and Call in to Loren Feldman on Sirius XM Today

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Last to know, first to cry – Put down a quick rumor – Tony Robbins is not in the final stages...
September 19, 2018

Throw Antonio Brown the Ball, US Invokes More Tariffs on China and Eventbrite Raises $230 Million

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Breaking News – WeWork now occupies more office space in Manhattan than any other company – 5.3 million square feet. Their...
September 17, 2018

Media Darlings are the New Bling, Wayback Burgers Partners with Boys & Girls Club and Henri Bendel to Shut Down

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – Media Darlings are the New Bling – Salesforce Founder Marc Benioff and his wife Lynne are acquiring Time magazine for $190...
September 14, 2018

CBS Tingle, Waffle House Storm Central, Codfather Calls and Proven Number Two Who Can Do Available at Vanderbloemen and Need at Capehart

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – When the Tingle Becomes a Chill – Leave it up to CBS News executives to show us again how you don’t...
September 13, 2018

’60 Minutes’ Producer Jeff Fager Fired for Threatening Text, Hurricanes and Typhoons are the Same, Dan Loeb’s Campbell’s Battle, Trump’s Best Pick and Naomi Osaka Gets Adidas Deal

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – It’s crunch time for Entrepreneurs on the Carolina seaboard coastline. Stay or go? Go, but tell your governor not to do...
September 12, 2018

Takeda’s Shippin’ Up to Boston, Oscar Buzz for Cooper and Gaga, Whistleblowers at Golman Sachs, China Puts Licensing on Hold and Cliff Braves Florence

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Millennial Matt here again writing the Morning Report. Cliff has an update on the storm from the Carolina coast. Looks more...
September 11, 2018

Never Forget, Boston Scientific Acquires Augmenix, China Prepares to Ask WTO for Sanctions Permission, Nike on the Rebound and The Mars Explorer One (Brought to You By McDonald’s)

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Millennial Matt here, writing today’s Morning Report. Being from Washington DC and nearly two decades after hearing my third-grade teacher explaining why...
September 10, 2018

Out With Hooters – In With Tooters, Volvo Delays IPO, Council Capital Sells Adva-Net, Trump Pushes Ford and Apple to Move Manufacturing, Moonves Takes Golden Parachute and Hurricane Florence

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – Out with Hooters – In With Tooters. Controversy is the New Sex in Sales. Nike sales since Thursday surged 31 percent...