Morning Report

June 19, 2019

Virtual Influencers, Why Libra Won’t Fail, and How a Parents’ Benefits Company Became Unfriendly for Parents

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. MARKETING The newest trend for Instagram influencers? They don’t have to be human: “Why...
June 18, 2019

Facebook’s Cryptocurrency, Nuro’s Delivery Robots, and the Clever Pricing Psychology of Amazon Go

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. CRYPTOCURRENCY Facebook has announced its plan to create an alternative financial system: “The effort,...
June 17, 2019

Don’t Let VCs Run Your Business, a Platform for Black Entrepreneurs, and Alex Ohanian Campaigns For Paternity Leave

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. TRADE With tariffs looming, many companies say buying American is not an option: “Window...
June 14, 2019

Spotify’s Mood Targeting, Wellness Pop-Ups Invade SoHo, and Why One in Three Entrepreneurs Experience Depression

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. WORK-LIFE BALANCE While the American Psychiatric Association says one in six people experience depression...
June 13, 2019

Yelp’s Competition, Walmart’s Secret Weapon, and Crowdsourcing Employee Ideas

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. MANAGEMENT Rather than developing ideas through a traditional R&D model, some companies are taking...
June 12, 2019

Customer-Acquisition Costs Rise, Amazon Gives Up on Food Delivery, and Millennials Invest in Causes

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. MARKETING Mary Meeker released her annual Internet Trends Report and had this to say...
June 11, 2019

Hiring Older Workers, Buying an Entire Mall for $10, and Cricket-Based Dog Food

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. POLICY A lot of business owners are making the case that the Big Tech...
June 10, 2019

Why the South Is Falling Behind, Why Millennials Are Renting Everything, and How One Owner Fought Back Against Yelp

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. THE ECONOMY The Wall Street Journal reports that the South is falling behind despite...
June 7, 2019

Farmland with Foreign Investors, An LGBTO+ Startup Accelerator, and Walmart Recruiting High School Students

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June 6, 2019

Mobile Use Rises, Oil Prices Fall, and Square Is Sending People The Wrong Receipts

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. MARKETING This year, for the first time ever, Americans will spend more time using...
June 5, 2019

Doggy Logistics, a Social Network for Employee Complaints, and the CEO’s Case for Medicare for All

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June 4, 2019

Arkansas Sake, IP Watchdogs, and Climate Change Gets Real

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. CLIMATE Companies see climate change hitting their bottom lines in the next five years:...