Buying a Business The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Buying a Business en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:30:00 GMT Making the Jump From Employee to Owner How do you all of sudden handle the responsibilities of leading after buying the company you work for? Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:30:00 GMT Holly Mason 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 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. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 18:00:00 GMT Ryan Himmel 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 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 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. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 11:00:00 GMT Joe Prusha 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. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 16:00:00 GMT Patti Domm 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. Tue, 18 Feb 2014 18:30:00 GMT Ben T. Smith, IV 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. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 22:55:00 GMT Jason Fell 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. Tue, 07 Jan 2014 19:54:00 GMT Elaine Pofeldt 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. Tue, 26 Nov 2013 18:35:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha 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. Fri, 02 Aug 2013 14:31:00 GMT Benjamin Kabin Finding The Logic Behind Marissa Mayer's Monster Acquisition Spree There might be a pattern in Mayer's otherwise scattershot approach to rebuilding Yahoo. Mon, 29 Jul 2013 19:20:00 GMT Jay Yarow Steve Case Invests $40 Million in Bigcommerce, a Startup Helping Other Startups Sell Online The plan is to expand the ecommerce site internationally. Thu, 25 Jul 2013 16:35:00 GMT Katherine Gray Dell Founder Sweetens Offer to Take the PC Maker Private New offer adds $150 million and calls for a decision to be made by simple majority of shareholders. Wed, 24 Jul 2013 15:40:00 GMT Benjamin Kabin Once Sold for $850 Million, Bebo Founders Buy the Company Back for $1 Million Michael and Xochi Birch plan a major revamp for the social site but say they won't be competing with Facebook. Mon, 01 Jul 2013 14:22:00 GMT Jason Fell 4 Reasons Google Bought Social Mapping App Waze The tech giant already is already a leader in maps, but here's why the billion-dollar acquisition can make sense. Thu, 13 Jun 2013 08:18:00 GMT Alyson Shontell Google to Buy Social Mapping Startup Waze Acquiring the real-time traffic and navigation app to help Google stay competitive in mobile mapping. Tue, 11 Jun 2013 10:20:00 GMT Benjamin Kabin Hewlett-Packard in Hot Water Again Over Botched Acquisition A new lawsuit by HP shareholders highlights the need to do due diligence when buying a company. Mon, 06 May 2013 12:30:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha Franchise Forecast Continues Strong for 2013 The number of franchise establishments in the U.S. is expected to grow by 1.3 percent this year. Wed, 27 Mar 2013 12:55:00 GMT Catherine Clifford