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RichRelevance Appoints CEO

RichRelevance Appoints CEO

RichRelevance has appointed Carl Theobald as President and CEO. Former RichRelevance President and CEO Eduardo Sanchez will remain with the company as a Board Advisor.   With 25 years of experience, Theobald...

Former Neiman Marcus Executive Joins Canyon Ranch

Former Neiman Marcus Executive Joins Canyon Ranch

Angela Burley has joined Canyon Ranch as its Global Director of Retail and Merchandising. She will oversee all elements of retail for the wellness brand, including buying and merchandising.  {loadposition GIAA} Burley...

Uber President Jeff Jones Resigns

Uber President Jeff Jones Resigns

Less than seven months after stepping in as Uber’s President to integrate the brand’s marketing and operations functions, Jeff Jones is leaving the ride services company. Jones arrived at Uber from...

Mergers & Acquisitions

Amazon Moves Into Middle East With Reported Souq Acquisition

Amazon Moves Into Middle East With Reported Souq Acquisition

Amazon has already established dominance in the U.S. and Europe and is getting serious in India and China, but it has now set its sights on another major region: the...

Synchrony Financial Acquires GPShopper

Synchrony Financial Acquires GPShopper

Synchrony Financial, a consumer financial services company, has acquired mobile app developer GPShopper to expand its mobile engagement capabilities. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Jet.com Set To Acquire ModCloth

Jet.com Set To Acquire ModCloth

Walmart has reeled in yet another e-Commerce brand as part of its recent buying spree: ModCloth. Jet.com — the first of Walmart’s recent major e-Commerce acquisitions — will acquire ModCloth for...

Financial News

PIM Software Provider Akeneo Secures $13 Million

PIM Software Provider Akeneo Secures $13 Million

Akeneo, an open-source product information management (PIM) software provider founded in France in 2013, has raised $13 million from investors Partech Ventures and Alven Capital. The company plans to use the...

Flow Raises $13 Million To Expand Cross-Border Platform

Flow Raises $13 Million To Expand Cross-Border Platform

Cross-border commerce platform provider Flow has secured a $13 million Series A funding round from Bain Capital Ventures. The funds will be used to expand the cloud-based platform to global...

Location Engine Yext Files For IPO

Location Engine Yext Files For IPO

In a move that could raise as much as $100 million, Yext has filed for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) that would make its stock available for purchase as soon...