Buying a Business

News and Articles About Buying a Business

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
Dell Founder Sweetens Offer to Take the PC Maker Private
Technology

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.
Benjamin Kabin
Once Sold for $850 Million, Bebo Founders Buy the Company Back for $1 Million
Technology

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.
Jason Fell
4 Reasons Google Bought Social Mapping App Waze
Technology

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.
Alyson Shontell
Google to Buy Social Mapping Startup Waze
Technology

Google to Buy Social Mapping Startup Waze

Acquiring the real-time traffic and navigation app to help Google stay competitive in mobile mapping.
Benjamin Kabin
Hewlett-Packard in Hot Water Again Over Botched Acquisition
Technology

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.
Brian Patrick Eha
Franchise Forecast Continues Strong for 2013
Franchises

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.
Catherine Clifford
Business-Buying Search Funds Gain Momentum
Starting a Business

Business-Buying Search Funds Gain Momentum

The buy-build-sell strategy is spreading thanks to a few high-profile successes. Here's how it works.
Kyle Stock
10 Questions You Must Ask Before Buying a Business
Growth Strategies

10 Questions You Must Ask Before Buying a Business

Doing your due diligence before buying a company will earn you bargaining power and help you avoid unforeseen problems. Here's what you need to know.
Jane Porter
A Fix-and-Flip Business-Buying Checklist
Starting a Business

A Fix-and-Flip Business-Buying Checklist

Plenty of business owners are looking to sell their businesses. Consider these seven points before writing your check.
Brad Sugars
How I Did It: From Defense Contractor to B&B Owner
Starting a Business

How I Did It: From Defense Contractor to B&B Owner

Here's how a stressed-out executive became an innkeeper -- and why she's glad she made the change.