Morning Report

July 13, 2018

Huge Weekend in Sports, Goldberg Puts Gawker in the Trophy Case, Restaurant for Addicts, Goldman Sachs Acquires Boyd and PR Missiles

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – Founder of Bustle and Bleacher Report Bryan Goldberg won the bankruptcy bid on Gawker.com for $1.35 million, and he brought home...
July 12, 2018

A Big Slice of Bad PR and Pizza, Media Math, Carb Rinse, Another Major Medical Breakthrough and Twitter Comes Clean

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – John Schnatter, founder of the Papa John’s pizza chain, resigned right before midnight as chairman after using a racial slur back...
July 11, 2018

Chinese Coffee Shop Unicorn Raises $200 Million, Cirque de Soleil Acquires VStar, France Outlasts Belgium and 7-11 Turns 91

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Starbucks had more or less propped its feet up on China, numbers so huge it almost made US a small player,...
July 10, 2018

Update on Amazon in Atlanta, IHOP Backtracks, Kavanaugh: Good for Business or Bad for Planet? and Groupon on the Sales Block

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Ducks on the Pond – Amazon insider told me last night that Atlanta and Montgomery County (Washington DC) are in the...
July 9, 2018

Booksy is a Beauty, ADHD Drugmaker Rallies, SONOS Files IPO, Greyhound with an App Marks Up LOI and Hottest Biz Model at Purdue

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – Two Scoops – KemPharm’s stock soars 13 percent in premarket trading after ADHD drug trial meets primary endpoints for ages six...
July 6, 2018

World Cup’s Worker Dependence, Trade War Begins, Apple Going Stale, Scott Pruitt Out and Tune into Entrepreneur Channel July 12

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – From Millennial Matt – Cliff will return to writing the Oxford Morning Report on Monday. In the meantime, I’m going to...
July 5, 2018

Nestle Buys Champion Pet Foods, Joey Chestnut Sets Another Record, Flexible Deadline for SCOTUS and Google Cloud Loses COO

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Trump has four more days until he announces his Supreme Court nominee but I am not going to hold him to...
July 3, 2018

Trump Trade War Could Smoke Out Vaping, Pennsylvania’s Boom, LeBron Jersey Sales Go to the Moon and Sign Up for RAMP Event

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – From Millennial Matt – Cliff is traveling, but I will be writing the Morning Report for the rest of the week....
July 2, 2018

Living Together Apart Jolts Duplex Sales, Southern Proper’s Busy Season, Bright Farms Greenhouse Raises $55 Million and Hampton Heaven

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – Lakes and Lakers are buying and selling this morning – Lebron James says goodbye to Cleveland and Hello, Hollywood – he...
June 28, 2018

Nike’s Nosedive or Safe Slide Today, Elon’s Swamp Boy Challenge, DoctorPreneur Briefing Date Set and Millennial Matt Says Supreme Court is a Kroc

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Does Nike slide out #MeToo movement – delivers earnings results after the closing bell today and investors will go straight to...
June 27, 2018

SEC Jolts Hair Stylist, Fruity Beverage in Pastel Cans Talks Too Loud for Nemesis on North Ave., Venmo Bargain Bin Deal, PNC Lights Up Credit Line and Millennial Matt Rips a Harley Hypocrisy

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – What do a Manhattan hair stylist for celebrities and beverage-maker La Croix, fruity seltzer in pastel cans, have in common –...
June 26, 2018

Moon Rocks for Sale, Harley Not, Twitter Buys Smyte and Russell Crowe to Play Roger Ailes in SHOWTIME Special “Loudest in the Room”

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – I am not totally buying Harley Davidson’s backstairs announcement yesterday on tariffs causing all its higher cost problems. You got a...