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Alibaba invests $2.9B in hypermarket operator Sun Art to continue its offline retail push

ALIBABA INVESTS $2.9B IN HYPERMARKET OPERATOR SUN ART TO CONTINUE ITS OFFLINE RETAIL PUSH

Alibaba is continuing its expansion into offline retail after the Chinese e-commerce giant bought up more than one-third of one of...

Spending Surplus: Maximize Your Remaining 2017 Marketing Budget Now

SPENDING SURPLUS: MAXIMIZE YOUR REMAINING 2017 MARKETING BUDGET NOW

2017 is coming to a close, but it's not time to throw in the towel just yet. During this time of the year, you're probably beginning...

 
 
 
Wall Street finally made an ETF to bet on the retail apocalypse - but it's too late

WALL STREET FINALLY MADE AN ETF TO BET ON THE RETAIL APOCALYPSE - BUT IT'S TOO LATE

Seph Lawless ProShares announced an exchange-traded fund that's composed of 56 "traditional" brick-and-mortar retail stocks. Included...

The diner who has left waiters thousands of dollars as Tips for Jesus reveals himself to be a millionaire tech exec in the 'PayPal Mafia'

THE DINER WHO HAS LEFT WAITERS THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS AS TIPS FOR JESUS REVEALS HIMSELF TO BE A MILLIONAIRE TECH EXEC IN THE 'PAYPAL MAFIA'

Venture capitalist and former PayPal executive Jack Selby finally confirmed he was the man behind "Tips for Jesus." For years, Tips...

 
 
 
Republicans want to give rich people a tax cut on private school tuition

REPUBLICANS WANT TO GIVE RICH PEOPLE A TAX CUT ON PRIVATE SCHOOL TUITION

The GOP tax plan would allow families to pull money out of 529 accounts to pay for K-12 schools. 529 accounts are education savings...

Stitch Fix gets a pop in its public trading debut

STITCH FIX GETS A POP IN ITS PUBLIC TRADING DEBUT

Stitch Fix revised where it would price its IPO lower last night ahead of trading, and it looks like it helped approach the right sweet...

 
 
 
Norway's proposal to ditch its £28 billion oil holdings sends shockwaves through the sector

NORWAY'S PROPOSAL TO DITCH ITS £28 BILLION OIL HOLDINGS SENDS SHOCKWAVES THROUGH THE SECTOR

Norway's central bank has recommended that the Ministry of Finance remove oil and gas holdings from its $1 trillion sovereign wealth...

Coinbase is going after big hedge fund money with its new cryptocurrency security platform

COINBASE IS GOING AFTER BIG HEDGE FUND MONEY WITH ITS NEW CRYPTOCURRENCY SECURITY PLATFORM

Coinbase, the US cryptocurrency exchange, is wooing big hedge fund money with a new security platform. Coinbase Custody was built to...

 
 
 
After Quadrupling in Size, Lessonly Raises $8M Series B

AFTER QUADRUPLING IN SIZE, LESSONLY RAISES $8M SERIES B

Lessonly, the Indianapolis-based startup focused on team training software , this week announced it has raised an $8 million Series...

Smithsonian's Hip-Hop Anthology exceeds Kickstarter goal

SMITHSONIAN'S HIP-HOP ANTHOLOGY EXCEEDS KICKSTARTER GOAL

The Smithsonian's third Kickstarter campaign to fund an Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap raised $368,841, blowing past its original $250,000...

 
 
 
Chuwi CoreBook Now Available From Indiegogo From $459

CHUWI COREBOOK NOW AVAILABLE FROM INDIEGOGO FROM $459

As expected and announced earlier this year Chuwi has once again taken to Indiegogo to raise funds to launch their new Chuwi CoreBook...

Duolingo now helps you learn Chinese

DUOLINGO NOW HELPS YOU LEARN CHINESE

Online language learning platform Duolingo is finally introducing a course to help English speakers learn Chinese. The launch comes...

 
 
 
GoT Fur? Baltimore Furrier Misleads Consumers, Uses Game of Thrones Images of Faux Fur to Peddle Pelts

GOT FUR? BALTIMORE FURRIER MISLEADS CONSUMERS, USES GAME OF THRONES IMAGES OF FAUX FUR TO PEDDLE PELTS

The Animal Legal Defense Fund Warns Consumers of Mano Swartz Advertising Scheme Contact: Natalia Lima, natalia aldf.org, 201 679 7088 BALTIMORE...

Betterment, the investing startup with $11 billion in assets, is rolling out a new service to make charitable giving easier

BETTERMENT, THE INVESTING STARTUP WITH $11 BILLION IN ASSETS, IS ROLLING OUT A NEW SERVICE TO MAKE CHARITABLE GIVING EASIER

Betterment, a roboadviser with $11 billion under management, announced a charitable giving feature on Wednesday that allows users to...

 
 
 
An 'Uber for buses' startup is launching an ICO to end tipping altogether - and it's already raised $6 million

AN 'UBER FOR BUSES' STARTUP IS LAUNCHING AN ICO TO END TIPPING ALTOGETHER - AND IT'S ALREADY RAISED $6 MILLION

Skedaddle, an 'Uber-for-buses' startup, is launching a blockchain project that aims to completely eliminate tipping. Users can rate...

BlackRock: Foreign Equities Make A Lot Of Sense Right Now

BLACKROCK: FOREIGN EQUITIES MAKE A LOT OF SENSE RIGHT NOW

From BlackRock : We like stocks in Europe, Japan and emerging markets against a backdrop of surging corporate earnings and sustained...

 
 
 
The AR-powered fighting MekaMon robot goes on sale at Apple Stores

THE AR-POWERED FIGHTING MEKAMON ROBOT GOES ON SALE AT APPLE STORES

After selling out of its initial run of 500, U.K.-based Reach Robotics scored a $7.5 million funding round to help it produce a more...

Qualcomm announces investment in Mobike and eight other Chinese startups

QUALCOMM ANNOUNCES INVESTMENT IN MOBIKE AND EIGHT OTHER CHINESE STARTUPS

Qualcomm is continuing its charm offensive in China, a critical market where it has suffered hard blows in recent years including a...

 
 
 
Republican National Committee Pulls Funding For Roy Moore's Senate Campaign

REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE PULLS FUNDING FOR ROY MOORE'S SENATE CAMPAIGN

Many GOP senators have called on him to drop out of the Alabama special election amid allegations of sexual assault.

A $20 billion investment firm is betting big on Wall Street's hottest tech stocks

A $20 BILLION INVESTMENT FIRM IS BETTING BIG ON WALL STREET'S HOTTEST TECH STOCKS

Tiger Global Management has increased its holdings of tech giants including Netflix, Amazon, Alphabet and more. The positions are from...