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KC company deepens its roots in green industry with latest acquisition

Kansas City-based DCA Outdoor Inc. continues to snatch up companies, and its latest acquisition is the nursery supply division of Kansas City-based Columbia Burlap & Bag Co., which launched in 1950.  DCA is the parent of nine companies in the green ind.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 7th, 2017

Austin video surveillance company gains foothold in Europe with latest acquisition

The deal comes as the video surveillance industry is expected to continue growing steadily in 2017 as more customers become comfortable with cloud-based video surveillance......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 15th, 2017

Apple Music could get a boost from Shazam, the company"s newest addition (AAPL)

Apple's latest startup acquisition could give its music service a jolt. On Monday, Apple officially announced it was buying Shazam, maker of a popular music-recognition app. It's not hard to understand w.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 11th, 2017

Analyst: Despite Industry Woes, Investigations, And Management Shake-Up, Perrigo Is A Buy

Perrigo Company plc Ordinary Shares (NYSE: PRGO)'s business has faced multiple pressures, including industry-wide price erosion, a legal battle for possible collusion in generic drug pricing along with a management transition. Latest .....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaDec 8th, 2017

Two large Milwaukee-area accounting firms merge

Accounting and consulting firm Wipfli LLP said it has combined with Menomonee Falls-based Sattell, Johnson, Appel & Co. as the growing company continues to rack up merger and acquisition transactions across its industry. Wauwatosa-based Wipfli said.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 6th, 2017

WeWork continues acquisition streak with Meetup purchase

Meetup, the social software company known for urging its users to do what its name suggests, is now part of the WeWork conglomerate. The deal is just the latest in a series of strategic moves made by WeWork cofounder and CEO Adam Neumann, who, ac.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 29th, 2017

Quality Scandal Deals Blow to Mitsubishi Materials Stock

Mitsubishi Materials shares tanked early Friday after the company admitted to manipulating quality data on shipments of parts for airplanes and cars, the latest quality scandal to hit Japan’s manufacturing industry......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjNov 24th, 2017

KC green-industry company grows executive team with new hires

DCA Outdoor Inc.'s executive team is germinating with its first CFO and director of sales and marketing.  The Kansas City-based holding company has grown to nine green industry-related brands, including nurseries and landscaping distribution busi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 22nd, 2017

Will Virgin’s latest venture have the cruise industry seeing green?

Virgin Voyages’ first cruise ship is looking to take an environmental approach......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 15th, 2017

Latest Results Up the Anxiety for Mattel Investors

Mattel NASDAQ MAT shareholders are reeling after the company not only reported another weak quarter but cut the remainder of its dividend On this episode of Industry Focus Consumer Goods the team considers the string of challenges that have dogged Mattel.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqNov 6th, 2017

Apple purchased a company with technology that would allow an iPhone to charge without being plugged in (AAPL)

Apple Apple announced on Tuesday that it had bought PowerbyProxi, a New Zealand-based wireless charging company. Apple's latest iPhones sport wireless charging as a major feature. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 25th, 2017

Tullow to Gain from Ivory Coast Onshore Block Acquisition

Tullow (TUWOY) increases its presence in Ivory Coast with its latest onshore acquisition. European exploration and production company Tullow Oil plc TUWOY rec.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytOct 13th, 2017

Employment levels at Thermo Fisher"s Grand Island factory up 23 percent since 2014 acquisition

The Staley Road operation started in the early 1960s as the Grand Island Biological Company, and its GIBCO product line is still an industry mainstay......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2017

Cardinal Health competitor – and Dublin neighbor – gains clout in acquisition by larger company

A Dublin company that manages hospital pharmacies has been acquired by a competitor four times its size – and together they could gain clout in competing with industry giant Cardinal Health Inc......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2017

With Acquisition Rumors Swirling and Nike Declining, Footwear Retailers Must Act Quickly

With Finish Line Inc (NYSE: FINL) acquisition rumors swirling, the footwear retail industry is in dire need of a change. Latest Rati.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 28th, 2017

This $5.3 Billion Offer for Nets Is the Latest Sign of a Payments M&A Binge

Payments industry consolidation trend continues. The mergers-and-acquisitions flurry in the payment services scene is continuing, with Denmark’s Nets A/S revealing a $5.3 billion takeover bid by a company backed by U......»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 25th, 2017

Women"s shoe retailer Aerosoles has filed for bankruptcy (AMZN)

Facebook.com/aerosolesWomen's shoe retailer Aerosoles Group said it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the latest casualty in a struggling retail industry. The company had listed assets of $10 million to $50 million and liabilities .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 15th, 2017

Under Armour Shoes Stink; Analyst Rates Stock Underperform On Growth Concerns

Under Armour Inc (NYSE: UAA) weak footwear push has moved the company in “growth purgatory” according to a new industry wide report from Bernstein. Latest Ratin.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 12th, 2017

Lam Research On The Cusp Of Healthy Chip Industry Environment; Argus Initiates At Buy

Argus initiated coverage of Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ: LRCX) with a Buy rating and $196 price target for the shares, as it believes the company would benefit from demand growth for NAN Latest Ratings for.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 12th, 2017

With big acquisition, Seattle real estate developer doubles down on Portland

For its latest Portland project, Security Properties is partnering with a company from China......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 8th, 2017

Duke Pulls Plug on Nuclear Plant

Duke Energy is abandoning plans to develop a nuclear plant in South Carolina, the latest blow to the U.S. nuclear industry. The company had planned to build two reactors......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 25th, 2017