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Dollar General: Still in the Fight for Family Dollar

After what appeared to be a retreat of sorts, Dollar General‘s hostile takeover bid for Family Dollar Stores in still very much alive. Indeed, Family Dollar has postponed a shareholder […]

Halliburton

Halliburton to Buy Baker Hughes for $35 Billion

Sagging oil prices have not dampened Halliburton’s appetite to expand its role in the oilfield services sector. In fact, they may have helped prompt the company to announce this week […]

Comcast

Net Neutrality Complicates Telecom Merger

Back in February of this year, Comcast and Time Warner Cable announced a strategic combination of the two companies, with Comcast buying Time Warner Cable for $45.2 billion. The combined entity […]

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Sysco-US Foods Megamerger Delayed

Food distribution giant Sysco will have to wait until 2015 to ingest its smaller rival, US Foods. When the $3.5 billion acquisition was announced last December, Sysco said it expected […]

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Learn More, Know More, Do More: Dun & Bradstreet at Money20/20

Calling all money managers and financial institutions: Please join Dun & Bradstreet at the 2014 Money20/20 conference in Las Vegas! This year’s Money20/20 event runs from Sunday, November 2, until Wednesday, November […]

Dilemma

With Split, HP Joins Tech Drama Club

Breaking up is not hard to do. In fact, more and more it seems it’s the corporate thing to do. Hewlett-Packard became the latest company to make plans to split […]

Business Transformation

D&B CMO Rishi Dave Talks Business Transformation with Forbes

BIZMOLOGY — Dun & Bradstreet‘s CMO Rishi Dave recently sat down with Forbes CMO Network editor Jennifer Rooney to discuss D&B’s ongoing business transformation and brand modernization initiatives. Dave discussed […]

Burger King

Burger King’s Latest Acquisition: About Taxes or Growth?

BIZMOLOGY — This week Miami-based Burger King Worldwide announced it would acquire iconic Canadian chain Tim Hortons for about $11.4 billion. The deal will create one of the world’s biggest […]

News Mediums

Why Media Companies Are Splitting Themselves Up

BIZMOLOGY — This week USA TODAY publisher Gannett announced it would break up with itself. The company, which publishes 80 daily newspapers and owns more than 45 television stations, will […]

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Tobacco and Chocolate Mergers Making Headlines

BIZMOLOGY — News this week of two big mergers involving companies engaged in the business of guilty pleasures: chocolate and tobacco. Reynolds American and Lorillard yesterday announced a $27.4 billion merger that […]