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What It Takes to Build a Company That You Can Sell for $1 Billion, According to a Guy Who Just Did It

At the Inc. 5000 conference, Dollar Shave Club CEO explained his marketing philosophy and the strategy behind being acquired by Unilever......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 12th, 2017

Mercedes Takes on Tesla With Plans to Build Electric SUVs in the U.S.

The automaker is investing $1 billion into its Alabama factory to make that happen. Daimler AG doesn’t just plan to sell electric vehicles to U.S. consumers, th.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 21st, 2017

A biotech CEO who sold his last company for $14 billion explains what it takes to build a company

Courtesy AxovantDavid Hung knows a thing or two about building companies.  Now the CEO o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 2nd, 2017

Amazon has triggered a $5 billion bidding war — here are some of the craziest proposals for its new headquarters

Shop/West 8 After Amazon announced in September that it plans to build a second headquarters in an undetermined location, an estimated 50 North American cities submitted proposals to the company detailing why they should be chosen as A.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider14 hr. 31 min. ago

People told the MongoDB founders they were "completely crazy" and now the company is worth $1.6 billion

MongoDB IPO A decade ago, people told the MongoDB founders they were crazy to try and build their tech company in New York ins.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 19th, 2017

Norwegian firms signs $3B deal with Iran for solar panels

Norwegian solar panel maker Saga Energy has signed a deal worth 2.5 billion euros ($2.9 billion) with Iran's state-owned company Amin Energy Developers to build solar power plants......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 18th, 2017

Amazon has triggered a $5 billion bidding war — here are the craziest proposals for its new headquarters

Shop/West 8After Amazon announced in September that it will build a second headquarters in an undetermined location, more than 50 North American cities concocted bids to persuade the company to choose th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 15th, 2017

Coach takes a new name

Five months after Coach Inc. agreed to buy Kate Spade for $2.4 billion, the luxury retail company has decided to change its name. The storied brand, which started as a small workshop in Manhattan in 1941, will begin doing business as Tapestry. The de.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2017

Google"s parent company may have a billion-dollar plan to build a high-tech neighborhood in Toronto

Wikipedia CommonsSidewalk Labs — the urban innovation unit of Google parent company Alphabet — may be close to a deal to build a high-tech neighborhood on Toronto's waterfront......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 5th, 2017

Toshiba seals JPY2 trillion deal with Bain group

Toshiba announced on September 28 the company had signed a deal to sell its memory-chip business - Toshiba Memory - to a group led by Bain Capital for about JPY2 trillion (US$18 billion)......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesSep 30th, 2017

Tesla wants to build special charging stations that sell food and coffee — and it could be a huge opportunity (TSLA)

Matthew DeBord/BI • Tesla is planning to build more retail-and-lifestyle focused "Mega Supercharger locations." • This might tempt the company to partner with the Amazons and Starbucks of the world. • That would b.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 30th, 2017

VW Takes New $2.9 Billion Hit From Diesel Scandal

Volkswagen warned that its third-quarter operating result would take a hit of around $2.94 billion as the company continues to grapple with the fallout of the diesel emissions scandal......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 29th, 2017

VW takes new $3 billion hit over diesel emissions scandal

BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen added provisions of around 2.5 billion euros ($3 billion) on Friday to the mounting total from its diesel emissions scandal, which has already cost the company around 20 billion euros......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 29th, 2017

Package Deal: Alibaba Takes Control of Network With Two Million Couriers

The Chinese e-commerce giant has become the majority owner of affiliate Cainiao and plans to invest around $15 billion over five years to build its logistics network......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjSep 27th, 2017

TPG Group Seeks Buyers for Indonesian Finance Company

An investor group that includes TPG Capital is looking to sell its controlling stake in one of Indonesia’s oldest finance companies, in a deal that could value the company at about $1 billion......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjSep 27th, 2017

Alibaba takes control of logistics business

Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group has taken control of logistics unit Cainiao and pledged to spend $15 billion over five years to build out a global logistics network. Laura Frykberg reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 26th, 2017

Alibaba Takes Control of Logistics Business as It Seeks Global Expansion

The Chinese internet giant has become the majority owner of logistics affiliate Cainiao and plans to invest around $15 billion over five years to build its logistics network......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 26th, 2017

Unilever steps up beauty push with $2.7 billion Carver Korea deal

SEOUL/LONDON (Reuters) - Unilever has agreed to pay 2.27 billion euros ($2.71 billion) to buy fast-growing cosmetics company Carver Korea in its latest move to build a global beauty business......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 25th, 2017

GE nears sale of its industrial unit to ABB: Bloomberg

(Reuters) - General Electric Co is nearing a deal to sell its industrial solutions unit to Swiss engineering company ABB Ltd in a deal valued at $2.5 billion to $3 billion, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 22nd, 2017

These are Apple"s 10 largest acquisitions ever, topped by its $3 billion play for Toshiba"s chip business

Apple Inc. was one of the winners Wednesday when Japanese tech giant Toshiba said it would sell its lucrative chip business for $18 billion to a group that also includes Bain Capital, Dell Technologies and Cupertino-based hardware company Seagate T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 20th, 2017

Advice From The Trader Who Made $1 Billion In 1929...

Authored by Simon Black and Tim Price via SovereignMan.com, In the late spring of 1720, Sir Isaac Newton decided to sell his stocks. Newton had been an investor in the South Sea Company, a f.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 19th, 2017