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1-800-Flowers Buys Harry & David Food gift retailer sold for $142.5 million

Online florist 1-800-Flowers.com is purchasing the iconic gift company Harry & David for $142.5 million. The deal includes all of the Harry & David brands (including Harry & David, Wolferman's and…

September 2, 2014, 4:54 PM EDT

Publicis Groupe Looking to Buy Ad Tech Firm Criteo Deal talk sends stock soaring

Publicis Groupe has its sights on an acquisition of ad tech firm Criteo, according to reports today. The media holding company’s interest helped propel Criteo’s stock up nearly 20 percent. Criteo…

August 29, 2014, 11:48 AM EDT

Rocket Fuel's Deal to Buy [x+1] Propels It Into Marketing Cloud Territory Acquisition costs roughly $200 million

Rocket Fuel is buying data technology platform [x+1] in a deal that is worth about $200 million. Rocket Fuel also announced quarterly results today, generating $92.6 million in revenue, up…

August 5, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

Zillow Pays $3.5 Billion for Trulia Online real estate companies prioritize mobile growth

Zillow has acquired Trulia for $3.5 billion in stock, which could trigger a string of similar consolidations within the online real estate industry.  Zillow and Trulia are two of the biggest…

July 28, 2014, 1:15 PM EDT

Publicis Groupe Acquires E-Commerce Shop Ohio-based firm will be folded into Razorfish

Publicis Groupe is acquiring e-commerce shop Crown Partners. Following the acquisition, Crown will be folded into Razorfish’s technology platform services, The Wall Street Journal reports. The tie-up makes sense because, as…

July 1, 2014, 2:34 PM EDT

Apple Will Pay $3 Billion for Beats Electronics Tech giant confirms largest-ever acquisition

Apple has confirmed to the The New York Times that it will purchase Beats Electronics for $3 billion.  Rumors had begun to swirl about an acquisition in early May when the Financial…

May 28, 2014, 6:34 PM EDT

Yahoo Buys Upstart Snapchat Rival Blink Enters secret messaging fray

Yahoo is buying its way into the discrete messaging craze with another acquisition. An app called Blink is Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s latest takeover target.  Blink is a small startup with…

May 14, 2014, 12:25 PM EDT

7 Concerns About the Apple-Beats Deal But there's apparently $1 billion reasons Dr. Dre loves it

With Apple reportedly buying his music brand, Dr. Dre is ready for the billionaire title, or as R&B singer Tyrese Gibson said in a video posted online, "The Forbes list…

May 9, 2014, 5:03 PM EDT

Publicis Says Inequality Doomed the Company’s Union With Omnicom Maurice Lévy cites difficulties in a planned merger of equals

Omnicom Group thinks that cultural differences doomed plans for Omnicom and Publicis Groupe to merge, but Publicis Groupe believes inequality was the culprit. In an interview with CNBC today, Publicis Groupe…

May 9, 2014, 1:20 PM EDT

Report: Apple Buying Beats Electronics for $3.2 Billion Would be largest acquisition for company to date

Apple is in talks to acquire Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion, the Financial Times reported on Thursday. If the Silicon Valley giant does end up buying the Jimmy Iovine and Dr.…

May 8, 2014, 6:44 PM EDT

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