EBay's fourth-quarter revenue rose 18 percent EBay Inc reported holiday quarter results that just beat Wall Street expectations, but the e-commerce company also gave a cautious forecast for 2013. EBay shares climbed 1.7 percent to $53.80 in after-hours trading following the announcement. Expectations were high ahead of the results because sales data from outside sources suggested strong sales growth from eBay's online marketplace and a solid increase in transactions processed by the company's PayPal payments business. More
Starting Ebay Bid for a Single Twinkie Is $5,000 ...Even if America’s iconic lard-log is dying, however, its entrepreneurial spirit is very much alive. Which is evidenced by the market for Twinkies and Twinkie-related products that is currently emerging on eBay. According to prices set by the sellers on the auction site, if you want a piece of air-puffed, sugar-soaked, corn-fed American history … it is going to cost you. More
Tiffany’s reveals recession-busting strategy In 2009, Tiffany employed a number of smart strategies to help it maintain sales during tough times. These strategies remained under wraps until last week, when the US-based company released its annual report. The report contained a range of simple ... 05/16/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Tiffany's Loses Latest Battle With eBay Over Counterfeit Jewelry An Manhattan appeals court has restored some of the luster to Tiffany & Co.'s claim that eBay should be held liable for touting fake bling sold through its Web site. But this morning's decision let stand a verdict clearing the online auction ... 03/31/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Still photo selfies are so 2013. The future is all about the epic selfie dance break.
Gabriel Valenciano posted his first selfie dance party, which he calls "super selfies" back in August. He performed as the Dark Knight complete with Batman cape and mask.
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On Thursday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Chicago and Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan Chase’s chairman and chief executive, plan to announce “New Skills at Work,” a five-year, $250 million initiative focused on filling the skills gaps in some of the largest US and European job markets, including New York, Chicago, and London.
The credit card theft that hit hundreds of attendees at conventions in Boston this fall could be much larger and include other victims throughout the city, police investigating the crime said Wednesday.
The federal budget deal hammered out by Republican and Democratic negotiators this week would provide temporary relief to beleaguered defense contractors, medical researchers, and other Massachusetts businesses hit hard earlier this year by automatic spending cuts aimed at reducing the US deficit.