Morning Report

June 12, 2017

Three Wonder Women in One Weekend, WeWork Buys Fieldlens, Gucci Walks on Gloss and FANG Bites Back

Good Monday Morning,   Daylight – Other than Uber’s board deciding (done deal) to impose a three-month CEO leave-of-absence for Travis Kalanick, it was all sports...
June 9, 2017

“Clear the Room” May Day in UK, Sirius Seeks Pandora, Digital Pharmacist Raises $6.5 Million

Good Friday Morning,   Daylight – From the Comey testimony, there is only one lesson – “clear the room” whenever you want to discuss something confidential....
June 8, 2017

Bet On This Tweet, Joe’s Crab Shack Files Chapter 11, Chewse Raises $7.3 Million and Trump Praises Member’s Business

Good Thursday Morning,   Daylight – This morning, I would make this bet: Trump tweets live during James Comey’s testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee. With...
June 7, 2017

Uber’s HR Alcatraz, Dos Equis Dumps Most Interesting Man, UNTUCKit Raises $30 Million and Two New Members Prove 80/20 Rule

Good Wednesday Morning,   Daylight – I wouldn’t be surprised if they don’t annex Alcatraz today. Hitting rock bottom, Uber at 2 p.m. in its San...
June 6, 2017

Fashion Entrepreneur Sounds the Bullhorn at J. Crew, Trump Starts 3-Star Hotel, $1 Billion Hostage Deal and Accenture Buys LabAnswer

Good Tuesday Morning,   Daylight – The Merchant Prince Leaves the Building in Big News – Retailer J. Crew, replacing fashion legend Mickey Drexler, named James...
June 5, 2017

Rock and Roll Marathon Series Sold, Cattle Contractor Buys Pearl Harbor, Walmart Tests Employee Delivery, Greenlight Debit Card for Kids

Good Monday Morning,   Daylight – This morning in San Jose, Calif., Apple will show off its latest software and hardware, including Macs and iPads, at...
June 2, 2017

Blue Apron Files IPO, WeWork on Buying Spree, Hotel California Lands in Eagles’ Legal Net, Stitch Fix Hires Goldman

Good Friday Morning,   Daylight – I am disappointed too, but it is not the end of the world yet. In fact, as soon as Trump...
June 1, 2017

In or Out, Jet Blue Boards by Facial Recognition, Wonder Woman Better Than You Think, NBA Finals Tonight, Snap Buys Drone Company for $1 Million

Good Thursday Morning,   Daylight – As far as big boy decisions go, set your phone alarms to 3 p.m. today – President Trump will tell...
May 31, 2017

Denny’s On Demand Grand Slam in Bed, BMW’s Robots Disco Dance on Assembly Line, Sprig Dies on the Vine and TiVo Lives Another Day

Good Wednesday Morning,   Daylight – Lots of ambition, but execution is another matter for two big rollouts under the radar: BMW goes for first place...
May 30, 2017

Grateful Dead Cult Strategy, Blink Health Blow Up, Uber Launches Trucker App, Ann Stallard Wins YWCA Award and Good Sportsmen Marketing Buys Bullseye

Good Tuesday Morning,   Daylight – If you are driving to work this morning and thinking about customers, watch the newly released Grateful Dead documentary, “Long...
May 25, 2017

Opendoor Instantly Buys Home, Odell Beckham Scores Largest Shoe Deal, Best Buy is High Again, Chef’d Raises $10 Million

Good Thursday Morning,   Daylight – Two big things today on the same spectrum – Amazon, in heart of the Manhattan publishing industry and walking distance...
May 24, 2017

Uber Rolls Over, Jack and Coke Still Friends – Not Corona, Howard Stern and Jamie Foxx Ignite Up a SIRIUS Classic

Good Wednesday Morning,   Daylight – I had it out on the phone with the Uber brass at their HQs yesterday. I have been in their...