Buying a Business

News and Articles About Buying a Business

Google Buys Digital Music Service Songza
Acquisitions

Google Buys Digital Music Service Songza

Google expands into music streaming with purchase of context and curation-based Songza.
Nina Zipkin
Looking to Hire a Manager? Read These 4 Tips First.

Looking to Hire a Manager? Read These 4 Tips First.

Hiring a manager is about finding someone who can lead and set the tone for your employees. These tips can help your search.
Ryan Himmel
Google's Next Move: Music Streaming?
Google

Google's Next Move: Music Streaming?

The digital giant is rumored to be purchasing streaming and music curation site Songza.
Nina Zipkin

4 Best Practices for Making a Business Offer

Our expert says when making an offer to buy a business, it's essential to understand the seller and the business.
Ryan Himmel
Why Google is Looking to Scoop Up Twitch
Google

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.
Benjamin Kabin
Buying a Franchise? What to Look for in a Company's History
Franchise

Buying a Franchise? What to Look for in a Company's History

The documents franchises offer tell part of the story, but franchisees need the full history before committing to anything.
Joe Prusha
Look for Even More Megamergers in 2014
Mergers

Look for Even More Megamergers in 2014

Experts say that deals like Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp are just the beginning for megamergers in 2014.
Patti Domm
How to Acquire a Small Business (and Keep Employees Happy)
Growth Strategies

How to Acquire a Small Business (and Keep Employees Happy)

While there are many books, resources and advisers dealing with M&As at large corporations, there isn't a whole lot of information about acquiring small companies. Here are a few tips to make the road less bumpy.
Ben T. Smith, IV
Google to Acquire Connected-Home Startup Nest for $3.2 Billion
Technology

Google to Acquire Connected-Home Startup Nest for $3.2 Billion

The tech giant expects its deal to buy popular smart-thermostat maker will close in the next few months.
Jason Fell
How to Sell Your Business for Top Dollar in 2014
Growth Strategies

How to Sell Your Business for Top Dollar in 2014

2014 looks like it's going to be a seller's market for small businesses, so here are five tips to help you know what you're worth.
Elaine Pofeldt
Men's Wearhouse to Jos A. Bank: We're Suited for Each Other, and Here's $1.5 Billion to Prove It
Growth Strategies

Men's Wearhouse to Jos A. Bank: We're Suited for Each Other, and Here's $1.5 Billion to Prove It

With its stock at a five-year high, men's apparel retailer Men's Wearhouse has decided to turn the tables on its smaller rival.
Brian Patrick Eha
Dell Founder's New Buyout Bid Wins Initial Shareholder Approval
Technology

Dell Founder's New Buyout Bid Wins Initial Shareholder Approval

The official vote on the bid from Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners has been pushed back to September 12.
Benjamin Kabin
Finding The Logic Behind Marissa Mayer's Monster Acquisition Spree
Technology

Finding The Logic Behind Marissa Mayer's Monster Acquisition Spree

There might be a pattern in Mayer's otherwise scattershot approach to rebuilding Yahoo.
Steve Case Invests $40 Million in Bigcommerce, a Startup Helping Other Startups Sell Online
Technology

Steve Case Invests $40 Million in Bigcommerce, a Startup Helping Other Startups Sell Online

The plan is to expand the ecommerce site internationally.
Katherine Gray