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  • The top banana company internationally was approved by the EU this week.
    ChiquitaFyffes is now top banana after new EU approved merger
    A new merger was approved on Friday by the European Union (EU), between Chiquita Brands International and Fyfes, reported the Wall Street Journal on Oct. 3. This merger makes the leading and largest supplier of bananas even bigger.Chiquita bought...
  • Outage for 11 million Time Warner Cable internet customers might affect merger
    Outage for 11 million Time Warner Cable internet customers might affect merger
    When 11 million people complain about losing Internet service, you can bet there’s going to be an investigation. When those 11 million people were all using Time Warner Cable, the second largest cable provider in the U.S., you can be sure...
  • Cricket Wireless
    The new Cricket Wireless aims to make 'mobile' affordable and simple
    I get to go to quite a few press events, launches, and product debuts. That means an onslaught of food items I would never eat, are offered to me a various times during the day. Recently, everything from cured meats, to duck, and avocado on little...
  • Beats by Dr. Dre diamond-studded headphones
    Forbes: Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics worth $3.2 billion
    An apple a day keeps the doctor away...... unless that doctor's name is Dre.It has been recently rumored that Beats Electronics, the company that was co-founded by the Compton hip-hop legend and Interscope-Geffen-A&M Records head Jimmy...
  • Safeway sold to investment group for $9.4B; shareholders to get $40 a share
    Safeway sold to investment group for $9.4B; shareholders get $40 a share
    Safeway sold to investment group representing competitor Albertsons for $9.4 billion. Cerberus Capital Management made the deal, which was approved by Safeway's Board of Directors unanimously. According to I4U on Mar 7, shareholders will...
  • Take your seat, please...
    Is BIGGER better for your travel experience?
    American airlines and U.S Airways merge to form the biggest airline in the world. Cruise ships are reaching the size of floating cities with all the amenities found at many neighborhoods and resorts are getting to such massive levels in a quest of...
  • JustFab and ShoeDazzle
    JustFab and ShoeDazzle merger creates the largest fashion subscription company
    JustFab and ShoeDazzle announced on Aug. 21. that the two companies will merge together to create a worldwide leader in fashion subscription e-commerce and redefine the way women shop online. With the merger both companies will be able to expand...
  • Citizens Financial Bank Branch
    Merger of First Merchants and Citizens Financial yields benefits for both banks
    On May 13, 2013, a news release announced the merger agreement between First Merchants Corporation, Muncie, Indiana and CFS Bancorp, Munster, Indiana, with its expected completion in the fourth quarter of 2013. As a result of the agreement, CFS...
  • New American Airlines will be lead by US Airways
    New American Airlines will be lead by US Airways
    American Airlines executives are stepping down from senior management positions, making way for their US Airways counterparts.Along with Doug Parker, US Airways chief executive, who has been named as American Airline’s new CEO, the new...
  • Facebook Thumbs Down
    Facebook + Waze = Tracking Your Physical Movement Everywhere!
    So this is the second time in 12 months that Facebook is in talks to spend $1 Billion dollars on a company. Instagram was the last one that had the Billion Dollar fortune rain down on them. This time a semi-popular traffic monitoring app called...
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    Merger of two major media professional organizations, NYTWS and TWA
    The New York Travel Writers Society (NYTWS) has recently announced a merger with the Travel Writers Association (TWA). The two organizations will operate under the name of the NYTWS. This is good news for both groups. According to T.R. (Tina)...
  • T-Mobile and MetroPCS finalize their merger
    T-Mobile and MetroPCS finalize their merger
    Earlier this week on Tuesday the Associated Press were the first ones to report was finally the big day for Bellevue-based T-Mobile. It was the day that German telecommunication company Deutsche Telekom was finally able to walk Carly down the...
  • Cincinnati Bengals v Pittsburgh Steelers
    Heinz shareholders approve acquisition
    In this morning’s press release, H.J. Heinz shareholders approved the acquisition of Heinz by 3G Capital and Bershire Hathaway. It is expected to be an official private company by the third quarter of this year. On Valentine’s Day,...
  • After the Big Merge
    Two Down, One Big Headache to Go
    So once again two of America’s largest airlines are going to merge. Whatever happened to freedom of choice? I for one, would think that this deal would be denied. Remember when we used to have good, cheap phone service? Some of you reading...
  • So long, old friend
    Look up for the last time, American Airlines is going down
    Having been in the PR business for a good part of my life, I know that publicity and advertising messages often symbolize the opposite. Clients don’t advertise when things are going well. For instance, American Airlines is bankrupt.They have...