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Tinder Parent Buys Controlling Interest in Hinge

Tinder Parent Buys Controlling Interest in Hinge

Match Group, which owns several dating sites and apps, now has a stake of 51% in Hinge the dating app that focus on millennials and long-term dating. Match has an option to purchase the remaining Hinge shares within the next 12 months.... 
Ara Chackerian: Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Forestry Expert and Investor

Ara Chackerian: Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Forestry Expert and Investor

Ara Chackerian is one of a number of forestry visionaries who emphasizes the value of protecting the world’s wilderness areas. These areas are valuable for a variety of reasons, including artistic inspiration, recreation, resources... 
Background on Jeunesse, a Direct Sales Cosmetics Company

Background on Jeunesse, a Direct Sales Cosmetics Company

Jeunesse Global is a great cosmetics company that seeks to bring youth to the older age. This is done through their Y.E.S. system, otherwise known as the Youth Enhancement System. Through careful research, the company has created the... 
Google Has Put Bet of $550 Million on JD.Com

Google Has Put Bet of $550 Million on JD.Com

On Monday, Google said it would invest $550 million in the second largest e-commerce company in China JD.com. As part of its strategic partnership with the company, Google will invest the cash into the e-commerce platform, said the... 
Will our children be buying their cars with blockchain?

Will our children be buying their cars with blockchain?

The car buying process is an interesting one because it is the largest financial transaction that most of us are directly involved in making. Sure, a house or apartment costs more, but we don’t really get involved in paying for it.... 
Don’t let B2B payments limit your business returns – Know how to make things better

Don’t let B2B payments limit your business returns – Know how to make things better

Suppose a customer enters your store, buys an item, pays for the item by swiping his credit card and walks out of the store. Doesn’t this seem to be an extremely simple process? This is, in a way, is very similar to the way in which... 
Tips to finding a business for sale – Knowing your options 

Tips to finding a business for sale – Knowing your options 

There has never been a more perfect time to buy a business of your own. It is true that buying is always a more alluring option, because a lot of the legwork is done for you already. You don’t need to go through the gruelling and... 
Seattle Ready to Repeal Taxes on Larger Employers

Seattle Ready to Repeal Taxes on Larger Employers

Due to a great deal of pressure from homeowners and businesses, the City Council of Seattle is ready to repeal a tax levied on large employers such as Amazon less than one month after the tax was unanimously approved. The council said... 
Ten young American entrepreneurs who are shaking up their industries

Ten young American entrepreneurs who are shaking up their industries

The entrepreneurs in this list are bringing new ideas to the table, based on the world they grew up in and the rapid advance of technology. They are all under the age of 30 and all have one thing in common – they are making waves... 
Teamsters and UPS Might Be On Course for Large Labor Strike

Teamsters and UPS Might Be On Course for Large Labor Strike

The United Parcel Service and Teamsters could be on a path to the nation’s biggest strike in decades. The union on Tuesday announced that its members had voted in favor of a strike if necessary by more than 90%. However, despite... 
Ways to Show Customers the Usefulness of Your Ecommerce Products

Ways to Show Customers the Usefulness of Your Ecommerce Products

Plenty of products exist that don’t actually have a practical purpose. Maybe it’s a novelty toy that destined to be a fad; maybe it’s a trinket that looks cute and is fated to break. Whatever the case, it’s not hard to find... 
Europe Shoots Back at U.S. Over Steel Tariffs

Europe Shoots Back at U.S. Over Steel Tariffs

Europe has already taken a shot at the U.S. over the new tariffs on aluminum and steel products. Officials in the European Union filed a formal complaint on Friday with the World Trade Organization, which is the first of several measures... 
Oil Workers Strike in Brazil in Another Hit to the Government

Oil Workers Strike in Brazil in Another Hit to the Government

A strike of 72 hours by oil workers in Brazil halted rigs and refiners on Wednesday, said union leaders. The move is the latest blow to the government of President Michel Temer following a protest by truckers that has strangled the... 
Two of the Biggest Brands in the World Are Chinese

Two of the Biggest Brands in the World Are Chinese

An updated list of the most valuable brands in the world has just been released, and two of the top 10 posts were claimed by Chinese brands for just the first time. Alibaba moved into the top 10 to join Chinese tech giant Tencent as... 
US Crude Prices Plummet 4% as Russia and OPEC Consider Easing Caps

US Crude Prices Plummet 4% as Russia and OPEC Consider Easing Caps

Oil prices dropped sharply on Friday after energy managers said over two dozen oil producer nations could begin to start easing limits on production that were established in 2017 to drain the glut of global crude. Alexander Novak the... 
Tiffany Sales Figures Help Stock to Surge

Tiffany Sales Figures Help Stock to Surge

It appears as if consumers from across the globe are not only spending breakfast, but lunch and even dinner, at Tiffany’s. The forecasts for profit and sales of the luxury retailers topped Wall Street forecasts while Tiffany’s... 
Sales of Sneakers on the Increase as High Heel Sales Plunge

Sales of Sneakers on the Increase as High Heel Sales Plunge

American fashion is now much more casual than just five years ago, and that includes footwear. The trend is especially apparent when it comes to sales of women’s sneakers, which have soared by over 37% across the U.S. since the start... 
Middle Class Growth in China Creates Craft Beer Surge

Middle Class Growth in China Creates Craft Beer Surge

Little General, Panda Beer, Mandarin Wheat and Flying Fist IPA are amongst the craft beer on tap being offered during a beer exhibition in Shanghai this week that has the goal of expanding the drinking palette of consumers in China... 
Top Lawyer at Novartis Leaves Over Payment to Trump Lawyer

Top Lawyer at Novartis Leaves Over Payment to Trump Lawyer

Swiss pharmaceutical behemoth Novartis announced that its top lawyer has left the company over the drug makers’ payments to Michael Cohen the personal lawyer of President Donald Trump. Group general counsel Felix Ehrat said in a... 
Data Breach Suffered by Chili’s Restaurants

Data Breach Suffered by Chili’s Restaurants

The Chili’s chain of restaurants suffered a data breach that might have exposed the information of its customer’s debit and credit cards. Brinker International, based in Dallas, Texas operates more than 1,600 Chili’s restaurants... 
Shares of Air France Plunge After Resignation of CEO

Shares of Air France Plunge After Resignation of CEO

Shares of Air France-KLM Group plummeted in Paris after CEO Jean-Marc Janaillac resigned last week which threw the biggest airline in Europe into disarray, as strikes continue and senior politicians warn that the survival of the company... 
Board at Flipkart Approves Deal of $15 Billion with Walmart

Board at Flipkart Approves Deal of $15 Billion with Walmart

The Flipkart Online Services board of directors has given its approval to a deal to sell 75% of the business to a group led by Walmart for $15 billion, said people close to the situation. This is a huge bet by the U.S. based retailer... 
XEROX CEO Steps Down as Deason and Icahn Win

XEROX CEO Steps Down as Deason and Icahn Win

The Xerox CEO is stepping down and the company’s plan of being taken over by Fujifilm is now in doubt. Late Tuesday, Xerox announced that it had come to an agreement on a deal with it activist investors Darwin Deason and Carl Icahn,... 
Delta’s Treatment of Passenger with MS Being Scrutinized

Delta’s Treatment of Passenger with MS Being Scrutinized

Delta Air Lines is in the news again and it is not good. The U.S. based airline’s treatment of a passenger in a wheelchair has come under heavy scrutiny. Maria Saliagas, the passenger, has multiple sclerosis and was flying to Amsterdam... 
Hidden Camera Found in Restroom at Starbucks

Hidden Camera Found in Restroom at Starbucks

Police have started an investigation in Atlanta after a video camera was found last week inside a Starbucks restroom in a suburb of Georgia’s capital. A customer, who is 25, reportedly located the device early last week taped under... 
Philip Morris Suffers Worst Day in Ten Years

Philip Morris Suffers Worst Day in Ten Years

Philip Morris International stick plunged by 16% in the worst day the company has experienced since spinning off in 2008 from Altria. The share price drop came after PMI posted results for its latest quarter that were mixed and said... 
Starbucks Closing All Stores in U.S. for One Afternoon

Starbucks Closing All Stores in U.S. for One Afternoon

On May 29, Starbucks will close all of its stores in the U.S. and its corporate offices to give its employees anti-racial bias training. This comes after two black men were arrested a week ago while waiting at a Philadelphia Starbucks. The... 
Women Strive to Make Their Mark in Venture Capital Investing

Women Strive to Make Their Mark in Venture Capital Investing

[email protected] contributor Carrie Kerpen did the math and it doesn’t add up. Despite an overwhelming success rate of women in business, venture capital investors tend to put more money in male-owned startups and entities. This begs... 
Pub Chain Shutters Its Accounts on Social Media

Pub Chain Shutters Its Accounts on Social Media

JD Wetherspoon, a chain of pubs, has used its Twitter account to tell its more than 44,000 followers it has quite social media. The head office of the company and its 900 pubs will not use the micro-blogging site and will close their... 
Mylan Seeking Deal to Buy Consumer Products Unit at Merck

Mylan Seeking Deal to Buy Consumer Products Unit at Merck

Generic drugs maker Mylan is holding advanced negotiations with Merck to acquire the company’s consumer healthcare unit after other bidders did not meet the price expectations of the German company said people close to the situation. The... 
U.S. Authorities Shut Down Sex Ads Site Backpage

U.S. Authorities Shut Down Sex Ads Site Backpage

Law enforcement authorities in the U.S. have seized Backpage.com the website that was a sex marketplace as part of a Federal Bureau of Investigation enforcement action, according to Friday’s posting on the landing page for the website. Political... 
China to Fight Back Against Trade Tariffs

China to Fight Back Against Trade Tariffs

On Friday, China warned that it would fight back with fresh new trade measures against the U.S., if the White House continues on its protectionism course. This announcement came hours after U.S. President Donald Trump said he could... 
Automakers March Sales Up on Strong Economy and Discounts

Automakers March Sales Up on Strong Economy and Discounts

On Tuesday, major automakers reported higher sales for new vehicles for March thanks to a strong economy in the U.S. and large consumer discounts, helping to send shares in automakers up in trading. General Motors posted a jump of... 
Vacancies in Malls Reached High of Six Years

Vacancies in Malls Reached High of Six Years

Construction and leasing activity for malls during the first quarter of 2018 was extremely slow, showed a report from Reis Inc. a data company. Vacancies in regional shopping malls climbed to a high of six years during the first three... 
Walmart Takes Cosmopolitan Magazine from Checkout Lines

Walmart Takes Cosmopolitan Magazine from Checkout Lines

Cosmopolitan magazine was able to make its name by having provocative covers. Walmart has decided to no longer sell the magazine at its checkout counters. The company called the move a business decision, but at least one advocacy group... 
GM: If Union Does Not Give Concessions South Korea Unit Will File Bankruptcy

GM: If Union Does Not Give Concessions South Korea Unit Will File Bankruptcy

General Motors has said that its operations in South Korea, which are losing money, would have to file bankruptcy if the union did not agree to concessions, which includes slashing labor costs, before April 20. This has put heavy pressure... 
Personal Ads Eliminated at Craigslist Following Passage of Legislation

Personal Ads Eliminated at Craigslist Following Passage of Legislation

Craigslist, the popular online classified ads site has stopped the publishing of personal ads on its sites after the U.S. Senate passed a controversial bill involving sex trafficking that would make website operators more accountable... 
Starbucks Push for Mobile Ordering Meets with Resistance by Ritual Seekers

Starbucks Push for Mobile Ordering Meets with Resistance by Ritual Seekers

Starbucks is trying to get more people to use the company’s time-saving mobile app for ordering that allows customers to purchase drinks without needing to wait in line. Interviews held with over 25 customers of Starbucks suggest... 
Macy’s to Allow Use of Mobile App to Sidestep Sales Clerk

Macy’s to Allow Use of Mobile App to Sidestep Sales Clerk

Macy’s is going to let customers bypass sales clerks in the process of making purchases. The department store giant announced on Monday some new features that are coming to the mobile app it has including one known as Mobile Checkout,... 
Netherlands to Become Only Headquarters for Unilever

Netherlands to Become Only Headquarters for Unilever

On Thursday, Unilever announced that it was making Rotterdam, the Netherlands, its only headquarters, which deals a big blow to Britain during its withdrawal negotiations with the European Union. For close to 90 years, the consumer... 
How Customized Gambling Platform Can Increase Your Income

How Customized Gambling Platform Can Increase Your Income

Today gambling business is very beneficial. People who invest into online gambling make huge profits. There are so many gambling platforms online that it is hard to count them all. Although gambling is popular, and there are many people... 
Why is everyone saying that Bitcoin is the future

Why is everyone saying that Bitcoin is the future

Cryptocurrencies led by Bitcoin have been the topic of discussion globally for the past few months now and rightly so. This has made many financial analysts and people speculate that Bitcoin is the future of financial transactions. What... 
Bird Raises $100 Million for Its Electric Scooters

Bird Raises $100 Million for Its Electric Scooters

Bird has confirmed that Valor Ventures and Index Ventures led a new round of funding that raised $100 million for Bird, making the startup the Uber of the electric scooters world. The company has been given a $300 million valuation... 
Snap to Lay Off 100 More Employees

Snap to Lay Off 100 More Employees

According to several reports Snap will lay off approximately 100 employees from its engineering staff. This is yet another signs of the re-alignment efforts taking place as Snap looks to reinvent itself into a company that is able... 
Meal Kits Available at Walmart Stores and Online

Meal Kits Available at Walmart Stores and Online

Following the launch of grocery delivery by Amazon at Whole Foods through its Prime Now program, Walmart announced on Monday it was rolling out an option for its grocery delivery and pickup service that is meant to entice busy families:... 
L.L. Bean Increases Minimum Age for Purchasing Firearms

L.L. Bean Increases Minimum Age for Purchasing Firearms

LL Bean raised its minimum age for purchasing a firearm, and that trend has started to sweep the industry. Retailers across the country are implementing new policies related to firearm sales. This week, LL Bean said that after it had... 
Live Gaming Experiences Could Be Industry’s Next Big Trend

Live Gaming Experiences Could Be Industry’s Next Big Trend

Live game experiences may be emerging as the games industry’s next, major trend. There is growing interest surrounding live gaming, or game experiences that allow players to have greater interactivity with games, as players... 
Why Is It Necessary to Study Business Management?

Why Is It Necessary to Study Business Management?

While a professional online writer offers “Buy my essays!”, a young entrepreneur may start his/her own business. Although it is possible to have a profitable business without education today, the lack of knowledge can become a... 
Bill Ackman Ends Fight with Herbalife, Buys Shares of United Technologies

Bill Ackman Ends Fight with Herbalife, Buys Shares of United Technologies

William Ackman the billionaire activist investor wagered $1 billion six years ago that the stock price of Herbalife would plunge to zero after he publicly called the nutrition company nothing more than a fraud in a presentation for... 
New York Times Planning Television Program

New York Times Planning Television Program

The New York Times has podcasting perfected with “The Daily,” and now wants to break into television by having a weekly news program. The Times, according to a recent job listing, is looking to hire an executive producer for its...