Category Archives: Business

Europe Becoming More Attractive to Private Equity Investors

As economies across Europe started to escape their multi-year slump, private equity and venture capital funders began to see opportunities for investment. It turns out that their optimism was well placed. In a 2016 New York Times interview, PE firm General … Continue reading

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The Business of Arranged Marriages: Matrimony.com a Huge Success in India

In the U.S. and much of Europe, apps and websites such as Tinder, OkCupid, and Match.com dominate the online dating market. But in other parts of the world, that’s not the case. Take India, for example. Statistics gathered from media … Continue reading

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Stifel’s Unconventional Stock Picks

Stifel has made several suggestions lately in terms of recommended buys on the stock market. Blue Apron, Snap, and Six Flags have made the cut. Some of these suggestions, particularly Snap and Six Flags, seem counterintuitive, given the current state … Continue reading

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Michael Kors to Acquire Jimmy Choo for $1.2 Billion

Michael Kors is buying high-end shoe designer Jimmy Choo for $1.2 billion in cash. “We are pleased to announce the acquisition of Jimmy Choo, an iconic brand with a rich history as a leading global luxury house,” Michael Kors CEO … Continue reading

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Watch Out Uber; Car2Go Wants a Slice of the Ride Sharing Market

As car ownership continues to decline among Millennials, it’s creating a booming market for companies in the ride sharing business. That’s because despite not owning a vehicle, young people still need to get around town—it’s just that the way they … Continue reading

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