Morning Report

August 9, 2017

Big Chill Breaks Up Party, Hostile Entrepreneurs Turn It Around, Trademark Fight Over Zero, 2 Top Marketing Talents Move to AMPS Team

Good Wednesday Morning. Hostility hanging in the air.   Daylight – Are You Sure Lincoln Did It This Way? – Overnight and after President Trump threatened...
August 9, 2017

Rosé Rally in Biker Valley, Blackwater Prince is Back in Business, Netflix Buys 1st Company in Its 20-Year History and Pilotless Plane Saves Airlines $35 Billion

Good Tuesday Morning,   Daylight – Three First-Timers This Morning – Known a lot more for Jack and Coke and t-shirts, the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, which...
August 7, 2017

Bolt of Respect, Accenture Buys Search Technologies, Scientology Strategy, Starbucks Syndrome

Good Monday Morning,   It’s Laura Zander, filling in for Cliff. Feel free to reach out on Twitter (@zander_laura), but with an 8-year-old son, a co-founder...
August 4, 2017

esla’s Dime, GrubHub Buys Yelp’s Delivery, Sugarfina Raises $35 Million and Oscar’s Dicey Gamble

Good Friday Morning,   Daylight – You know who doesn’t spend a dime on advertising – Tesla. On their new mainstream Model 3, customers have put...
August 3, 2017

Throwdown in Silicon Valley, Who’s Going to Fill Weight Watcher’s Shoes, Wide Open West Sale, E-Gate Steal, Madrid 4-Hour Wait

Good Thursday Morning,   Daylight – What started out as a backyard bbq has turned into the biggest Silicon Valley throwdown since the days of Gates...
August 2, 2017

Sell Under Armour Tomorrow, Church’s Chicken Goes on Offense, Jim Dandy Shrimp, and Booster Raises $20 Million

Good Wednesday Morning,   Daylight – Should Kevin Plank sell Under Armour or what? It’s like watching the finest grapes die on the vine. Yesterday, the...
August 1, 2017

Take Mooch Over Pooch, Sun Rises in Spain, Netflix Sin, Purple Mattress and Green Bay Grin

Good Tuesday Morning,   Daylight – I don’t know who could have had a worse Monday – Scaramucci getting fired or SnapChat shares dropping 20 percent...
July 31, 2017

TV Signals, ET Antennas, Big Deals, Wells Jails, Rocky Top Ain’t No Electric Bill

Good Monday Morning,    Daylight – Call it the Netflix effect or whatever, they got it done and it is a big deal – Discovery agrees...
July 28, 2017

New Wave Entrepreneurs, Stripe Buys Payable, Facebook is King Kong, Taco Mode Turns Revenue

Good Friday Morning,   Daylight – A new business wave is sweeping the country in the rise of a new Entrepreneurial class: Artists, Actors, Entertainers and...
July 25, 2017

Michael Kors Buys Jimmy Choo, Try Trifecta, Roam Fitness Between Flights, Huffington’s Brilliant Jerk Campaign

Good Tuesday Morning. In the wee hours of the morning, they signed the dotted line – Michael Kors agrees to buy Jimmy Choo for $1.2 billion....
July 24, 2017

WebMD Sold Just in Time, $3 Dollar Hall Mark TV Bundle, Dingo Blew It, Mooch is In, Hill Agency is Out

Good Monday Morning,   Daylight – Over the weekend, WebMD Health Corporation and its sister sites, Mescape.com and Medicine.net, struck a deal to be sold to...
July 21, 2017

YogaWorks Pulls IPO, Ritz Enters Cruise Business, Smack Kills Deals, DocASAP Up and Running

Good Friday Morning,   Daylight – YogaWorks postpones planned IPO – Investors aren’t exactly bending over backwards for the latest IPO. YogaWorks, a yoga instruction company...