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Convergys acquires Stream Global Services

BIZMOLOGY — Earlier this year Convergys Corporation released a press statement announcing its acquisition of competitor Stream Global Services. The purchase is expected to close in the first quarter of […]

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Are auto suppliers embracing a less-is-more strategy?

BIZMOLOGY — After weathering the Great Recession and its immediate aftermath, many automotive suppliers are shifting gears and adopting a less-is-more strategy. Even before the recession of the late-2000s, large […]

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Check it out: First Research update reveals uptick in M&A activity

BIZMOLOGY — After several sleepy years with few business acquisitions, M&A activity increased in numerous industries in 2013, according to valuation multiples data provided to First Research by Pratt’s Stats. […]


Investors embrace social media as Twitter stock goes viral

BIZMOLOGY — Twitter shares began flying off the shelves at the NYSE as soon as the opening bell sounded this morning. Although the San Francisco-based company remains unprofitable, a bullish […]


What is Dell’s strategy as a private company?

BIZMOLOGY — Now that Michael Dell has succeeded in taking private the company he founded and leads, one may ask: So now what? After a hard-won battle with activist investor […]

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Twitter’s data business might be its secret sauce

BIZMOLOGY — Twitter took advantage of new SEC rules to keep its IPO plans and its finances secret for as long as possible. After the big S-1 reveal last week, […]

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Chrysler IPO filing forces showdown with Fiat

BIZMOLOGY — Chrysler Group filed an IPO Monday after negotiations with majority owner Fiat broke down. Fiat controls 58.5 percent of Chrysler; the remaining 41.5 is owned by the United […]

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Justice Department blocks US Airways, American Airlines merger

BIZMOLOGY — It seems that the deal creating the world’s largest passenger airline has hit a bit of a snag. Today the Justice Department announced it is suing to block […]


Lord & Taylor owner wants Saks in $2.9B deal

BIZMOLOGY — Longtime luxury rivals Lord & Taylor and Saks will become sister retailers under one roof soon, thanks to a deal extended by Canadian retailer Hudson’s Bay that’s valued […]

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Advertising giants Omnicom and Publicis announce megamerger

BIZMOLOGY — While some advertising execs were enjoying Sunday golf rounds, industry giants Omnicom and Publicis Groupe announced their intention to merge in a deal worth more than $35 billion. […]