Walmart confirmed its acquisition of women’s fashion retailer ModCloth
"industry sources previously said that ModCloth would be lucky to fetch a number around $80 million." And, "at one point," the company said it had $150m in revenue.
retail  fashion  ecommerce  valuations  hipsters  m 
5 weeks ago
The Economist | Exceptionalism: Wagner vs Wagner
Americans have never been made to suffer enough to believe that the government can be a safety net. Instead they trust their own moxie.
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5 weeks ago
Fidelity Investments extends buyout offers to 3,000 employees
"By making the offers, Fidelity is hoping to accomplish two goals, spokesman Vincent Loporchio said on Tuesday: reducing expenses and freeing up opportunities for younger employees to advance their careers at the company."
cases  management  layoffs  digitaltransformation  Millennials 
6 weeks ago
Don’t Forget People and Process in Your Digital Transformation
"By the end of his first year, Safford and his teams had built prototypes and market tests and finished 16 new software projects."
gettingstarted  abbykearns  cases  proofpoints  cloudnative  allstate  insurance  PivotalCloudFoundry 
7 weeks ago
Blockchains for Efficient Commodity Management
"Blockchain technology provides commodity market participants with unprecedented visibility into commodity transactions – eliminating conflict, confusion, and manipulation of data while significantly decreasing costs and improving efficiency."
supplychain  blockchain  cases 
7 weeks ago
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