Acquisitions The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Acquisitions en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:34:00 GMT Red Lobster Completes Sale, Revamps Food Presentation Now that Golden Gate Capital has acquired Red Lobster from Darden Restaurants, the seafood chain is trying to emphasize its quality. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:34:00 GMT Kate Taylor In an Effort to Up Its Mobile Ad Game, Yahoo Acquires Flurry The mobile ad and analytics company is one of Yahoo's most expensive acquisition to date under CEO Marissa Mayer. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:50:00 GMT Laura Entis Facebook Pilots 'Buy' Button as Twitter Snaps Up Payments Startup CardSpring The line between social network and ecommerce platform is looking increasingly blurred. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:36:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Beats $3.2B Sale Proves It's Great, But Not Necessarily at Headphones Why did Apple really acquire the Dr. Dre-led company, which audiophiles argue develops inferior products? Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:30:00 GMT Chris Kocek Instead of Hoping Your Startup Will Be Acquired, Maybe You Should Be Acquiring Even when a company is small, it can grow in a hurry by acquiring a compatible company that is even smaller. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 21:30:00 GMT Benjamin Young Here is One Way to Grow Your Customer Base Getting customers to notice your startup in a sea of competitors can be tough. Using the ‘roll-up’ strategy, entrepreneurs are able to acquire new customers -- quickly. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT David Chait Google Buys Digital Music Service Songza Google expands into music streaming with purchase of context and curation-based Songza. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT Nina Zipkin On the Heels of Cutting a Third of Its Staff, Fab Buys a Finnish Furniture Company The troubled ecommerce site paid ‘tens of millions’ for an Ikea-like company that makes "Nordic interior design originals." Wed, 18 Jun 2014 17:30:00 GMT Laura Entis Priceline Snaps Up OpenTable for $2.6 Billion in Cash The acquisition, expected to close later this year, represents the online travel company;s initial foray into the dining industry. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 14:48:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Google Just Bought a Satellite Company for $500 Million The acquisition will be used to improve Google Maps, and over time, could lead to global Internet access. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 21:17:00 GMT Laura Entis Google's Next Move: Music Streaming? The digital giant is rumored to be purchasing streaming and music curation site Songza. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 19:54:00 GMT Nina Zipkin Was Apple's Beats Acquisition Smart or Desperate? The tech giant has always been known for its innovation, but its latest move is leading some to question whether it's losing its edge. Thu, 29 May 2014 18:50:00 GMT Nina Zipkin Apple Confirms $3 Billion Deal for Beats, Its Largest Acquisition Yet Beats Electronics celebrity co-founders Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine will join the tech giant's ranks. Wed, 28 May 2014 21:13:00 GMT Lauren Covello Meet the Man Leading the Connected-Home Revolution Former Apple exec Matt Rogers co-founded Nest, a smart-home product company that went from a garage startup to a $3.2 billion business. Mon, 26 May 2014 16:00:00 GMT John Patrick Pullen Longtime Owner Sells TGI Fridays for $800 Million After nearly four decades of ownership, Carlson sold the restaurant chain to two private-equity firms. Wed, 21 May 2014 15:15:00 GMT Kate Taylor Why Google is Looking to Scoop Up Twitch Described as the YouTube on online gaming, Google is reportedly ready to buy Twitch for upwards of $1 billion. Mon, 19 May 2014 17:38:00 GMT Benjamin Kabin Welcoming New Team Players (After Their Startup Joined Yours) During the transition following an acquisition, employee nerves can become frayed. Here's how to stave off the jealousy, resentfulness and disenchantment of existing staff. Fri, 16 May 2014 21:30:00 GMT Maynard Webb 3 Reasons It May Be Time to Sell Your Business An inside look at the decision to move on. Mon, 12 May 2014 16:00:00 GMT Amanda Steinberg Which Company Led the Way for Tech Acquisitions in 2013? Hint: It isn't Apple or Google. Thu, 08 May 2014 18:45:00 GMT Laura Entis Nothing But Net: Oprah Eyeing Bid for the LA Clippers If the NBA board of governors votes that Donald Sterling must sell the Clippers following his leaked racial tirade, none other than Oprah herself is poised to make a play. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 21:22:00 GMT Geoff Weiss