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Many are skeptical about Abercrombie’s sudden change in merchandise portfolio from mostly basic to mostly fashion stating that it can drive away remaining customers, but we believe that it can work out for the best. A complete transition...Show More Summary
Hoping to bring automated machine learning to the fine art of photography curation, digital photo startup VSCO has acquired Moving Sciences LLC., VentureWire has learned. Although the deal was a small one, VSCO founder and Chief Executive...Show More Summary
It seems Dunkin' Brands, the parent company of two iconic brands: Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, is paying all its attention to its U.S. business, as the company reported excellent comparable sales growth in the U.S in its Q2 2015 earnings results, but witnessed disappointing performance in its international segments. Show More Summary
BankFacil aims to make getting a consumer loan in Brazil inexpensive and easy and has raised venture backing to do it. The online lending startup has built an underwriting platform targeting what founder and Chief Executive Sergio Furio...Show More Summary
Electronic Arts is off to a flying start in its fiscal 2016, as the company reported $0.15 in EPS in Q1 2016, beating the market estimates by $0.12. EA's sports title's category, which includes FIFA 15, Madden NFL 15, NHL, and UFC; as...Show More Summary
Police departments around the country are under pressure to improve community relations while protecting officers, and some are turning to technology to help.
1010data President Greg Munves, CEO Sandy Steier, Chairman and CTO Joel Kaplan 1010data Advance/Newhouse has acquired 1010data Inc. for $500 million, VentureWire has learned, indicating the growing interest in technologies that can process...Show More Summary
FEM Inc. co-founders (left to right): Natasha Mohanty, Rachel Payne, and Dr. Meghana Bhatt. prizma.tv As U.S. advertising revenue continues to shift away from traditional broadcast media into digital formats, 68% of marketers and ad agency executives plan to increase their spending on digital video advertising in the next year, according to a survey conducted [...]
Practice Fusion's new hires hint at an imminent IPO
Zscaler founder and Chief Executive Jay Chaudhry Zscaler Jay Chaudhry, founder of cloud security company Zscaler Inc., figures he has a good shot at an IPO in the wake of massive security breaches at Target and Home Depot. Zscaler Inc., for now, has raised $100 million at a valuation of more than $1 billion. Show More Summary
The home page and “Value Strategy” now show preliminary asset class ETF value strategy positions for August 2015. There may be small shifts in allocations based on final data, but the “Best Value” selection is very unlikely to chang...
Does the ratio of aggregate U.S. stock market valuation (MV) to U.S. Gross National Product (GNP) or Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the approximate value of goods and services produced by U.S. companies, reliably indicate stock market...Show More Summary
Staff and management in the business (the first line of defense) should shoulder the largest responsibility for judging what behavior is or is not in line with the bank’s values and desired conduct.
The crowdsourced product company is at a major crossroads following the resignation of founder and CEO Ben Kaufman.
It's all very well to act strong, but these days every brand needs more than a little humanity. Just look at Hillary Clinton's new ads.
The workday is long enough, but what you do right after may be keeping you form the success you crave.
Slumping commodity prices take toll on local currency, 6-year low back within sight.
Don't be afraid to ask about your company's challenges from those who understand them best.
Central bank widely expected to keep rates at record low after Tuesday's policy meeting.