Morning Report

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...
May 23, 2017

Manchester Madness is Music Pattern, Ford Fires Fields for All the Wrong Reasons, Americold is Hot Sale and Ringling Brothers Packs Up Tent Forever

Good Tuesday Morning,   Daylight – Last night’s appalling attack at the 21,000-seat arena, hosting Ariana Grande’s show in Manchester England, about 120 miles northwest of...
May 23, 2017

How Cloud Computing Won Preakness with Entrepreneurial Strategy, Lonnie Johnson Trending, VietAir’s Un-Marxist IPO Flies High

Good Monday Morning,   Daylight – Cloud Computing, a horse owned by a couple of hedge fund guys – you guessed it – in the tech...
May 19, 2017

Mouths Wide Open at Google Conference, Deal Done at Ray’s, Lead with Revenue, Baby and Cheddar Pulls in $19 Million

Good Friday Morning,   Daylight – Google Grabs the Future – A lot of people are nervous in Silicon Valley this morning, and it is not...
May 18, 2017

Skip the Shiny Objects Syndrome, Sirius in Serious Talks to Acquire Pandora, ServiceNow Buys Qlue, Let’s Be Friends Better Than a Fight

Good Thursday Morning,   Daylight – Which is going to be more important for Entrepreneurs in the next six months – focus or the economy? I’d...
May 17, 2017

ESPN Moves SportsCenter to Back Row, Buffett Lifts American, Sinks Delta, Netflix Dustup with France, ANT Moves IPO

Good Wednesday Morning,   Daylight – Trying to catch traction in a digital age and keep its position as the king of sports, ESPN unveiled yesterday...
May 17, 2017

Cyber Hell Scales, PBR chases NASCAR Brand for Fans, Sprint Starts Talks to Buy T-Mobile and Dyson Sucked into Battery Investment

Good Monday Morning,   Daylight – Don’t breeze by Friday’s “Katrina” of cyberattacks because it is not over. Another wave will hit this morning when employees...
May 12, 2017

Snap’s Rose Garden Turns to Tall Weeds, RoboKiller, Sportdecals Re-acquired by Founders, Friendly Reminder

Good Friday Morning,   Daylight – Good luck on reading the tea leaves of this economy with the boom and bust of industries, depending on the...