Morning Report

June 7, 2018

Spade’s Sister Shares Truth, MiMedx Blows Up This Morning, Bo and Luke Shut Down Quarterly Profit Forecasts and Spotify’s New Wolf-Man Jack

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Inside scoop is Amazon will soon sell home insurance. GM’s president, Dan Amman, is stepping down from Lyft’s board. Relations down...
June 6, 2018

Elon Musk Rough Couple Months, Sun Sets on the Taxi King, Miss America Scraps the Swimsuit and We Wish Grant All the Success

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Having slept and showered at the SpaceX/Tesla HQs, Elon musk opened his annual investors conference with this sunny disposition, “This was,...
June 5, 2018

After Stepping Up – Howard Schultz Steps Down, Hottest Stock on Wall St., Rue La La Buys Gilt Groupe, Western Weddings in Iran and Congrats to Jeanette Perez

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – What could be less fun than being the CEO of Starbucks with Howard Schultz sitting down the hall? The arrangement of...
June 4, 2018

US – North Korea Summit Seating Chart, Google Won’t Renew Pentagon Contract, Print Takes Another Hit, Best July 4th Junctures and Microsoft Buys GitHub for $2 Billion

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – NY Times went undercover and did one of those double-mock missions – backdoor investigation to discover Facebook had cut deals to...
June 1, 2018

North Korea’s Butler Negotiation Strategy, The Reality from Hurricane Maria, No Kremlin Irony and Tiffany’s Sales on the Rise

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – What an Entrepreneurial gift – Zuckerberg’s annual Facebook investor conference held yesterday where he used his super vote majority to shoot...
May 31, 2018

Warren Buffett and Uber – Never Meant to Be, Kendrick Lamar Accepts Pulitzer, Dick’s Gun Ban Didn’t Hurt Business and Sports Update

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Just when I needed you most – Warren Buffett offered Uber a $3 billion investment, but talks fell apart. It’s hard...
May 30, 2018

Sweet Home Alabama, Fenway Partners Acquire Iconic, SoulCycle Pulls IPO, Katz’s Deli Now Delivers and Member Highlight John McCallum

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Bird, an electric scooter sharing startup, is raising a new round at a $1 billion valuation. I test drove one at...
May 29, 2018

Starbucks Don’t-Waste-A-Crisis Strategy, Lebron vs. Golden State (Again), JAB Buys Pret A Manger for $2 Billion and June 13 Event at Porsche HQ

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Starbucks is losing control of its Don’t-Waste-a-Crisis PR strategy to close all 8,000 stores for racial bias training with the pushback...
May 24, 2018

Brian Kemp’s Entrepreneurial Surge, Register for Event on June 13, DC Going to the Stanley Cup and Elon Musk is All About Rockets and Balanced Journalism

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – With Stacey Abrams being potentially the first African-American female governor in the country, Georgia Governor’s race is suddenly getting national attention,...
May 23, 2018

House Rolls Back Provisions of Dodd-Frank, Sweethearts Couldn’t Carry NECCO, Salesforce Public Art Project and New Member Annie Eaton

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Sweethearts couldn’t carry the company – NECCO (New England Confectionery Company), the maker of candies like Sweethearts and Clark Bars, is...
May 22, 2018

JC Penny CEO Steps Down to Join Lowe’s, Starbucks Managers Walk Out, Sony To Take Control of EMI for $2.3 Billion, Remember the Nucleolus? and a 7S Session – Margaritaville-Style

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Starbucks spent all day Monday walking back Sunday’s Always Welcome decision on non-paying guests which sparked a mini-revolt from store managers...
May 21, 2018

Starbucks Song – Don’t Toss Us Away, Picasso’s Hand at Porsche, MLP Payroll Buys 49 Percent of ABS Payroll, 10-4 Good Buddy on the Road

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – Starbucks made it official Sunday – any customer is welcome to use Starbucks spaces, including their restrooms, cafes and patios, regardless...