Morning Report

October 30, 2017

Six Seconds and a Slugfest, Honey Money, Shark Fins, CVS and Dinosaur Dung

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – Did you happen to notice last night during the five-hour, 17 minutes World Series Houston Astros/L.A. Dodger instant classic slugfest that...
October 27, 2017

Amazon Swallows Jungle, Deals and Pills, FAT Burgers Mini IPO, Digital Superstar and What About Philly

Good Friday Morning, putting points on the board. The U.S. economy grew three percent in Q3 – we’ll take it. Daylight – All kidding aside, Jeff...
October 24, 2017

238 Amazon Bids, Nashville Not This Time, WeWork Buys Flatiron, Queso Banking

Good Tuesday Morning, Exactly 238 proposals to be No. 2: Amazon said bidders to be the home of its proposed “second headquarters” came from 43 states,...
October 23, 2017

Jamie’s Kodak Moment, Wisconsin Will Shut Down Full-Time MBA, Healthcare M&A Rolls Deep and Wide, and Lauren Leads ALS Cure Friday Night

Good Monday Morning – Cisco to acquire BroadSoft in a deal valued at about $1.9 billion net of cash. BroadSoft has collaboration software for the small...
October 20, 2017

Quentin Tarantino Backs Up the Bus, Swamp Friends, No Fee Hedge Fund and SendGrid Files IPO

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – What are Friends For? – Good Times – Google, a major shareholder in Uber, has led a $1 billion-dollar funding round...
October 19, 2017

Amazon, Ga., OD in Denver, PayPal’s New Buddy, Venmo, Pluto TV is Free

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – The deadline for Amazon HQ2 is today, so I will give you a heads up where cities stand in the bid...
October 18, 2017

NFL Owners Sacked by Revenue Producers, Fantasy Flakes, Harley Hell, Truck Hero Buys Omix

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – If you want to get the picture of how fast they rolled over, think of Charlie Brown’s dog, Snoopy, on its...
October 17, 2017

All the Gold in California, Netflix Neutron Numbers, What About Bob, Consulate Starts Another Cult of Customers

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Huge News from Space – Astronomers call it a kilonova, the collision of two neutron stars, where the world’s jewels –...
October 16, 2017

Weinstein Wildfire, Fandango Buys Rotten Tomatoes and More Movie Tickets, CarHopper and Coverwallet Off to Races

Good Monday Morning,   Daylight –Not since “Kenny Boy” and Enron went down has there been a business blow up breached society as much as this Harvey...
October 13, 2017

Ralph Lauren Back on the Beach, Kroger Racetrack Mistake, Try Again Harvey, HR Training – Latte Shot is Not a Date

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – In a scene that sounds somewhere between “Return of the Jedi” and George Jones and Tammy Wynette singing “Holding On,” Fashion...
October 12, 2017

Long Time Gone for Trump and Dixie Chicks, Hungry Jack and NAFTA, 30-Second Ad Fades, and Moira, Thank You For Asking

Good Thursday Morning. Sorry for getting this out a little late – the Weinstein Company Board is meeting to change the name of the company. I...
October 11, 2017

Fantasy Business, Porsche Signs Up for Subscription, Apple Recycles “Amazing Stories”

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – If it is not the biggest “about face” ever in business, it was the fastest – Two weeks after defying President...