News tagged with business plan

Icahn boosts offer for Dell

Corporate raider Carl Icahn and his allies boosted their offer for troubled US computer giant Dell, and repeated their call for shareholders to reject a $24.4 billion private equity buyout.

Jul 12, 2013
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Advisory firm backs Dell buyout

A key shareholder advisory firm on Monday backed a $24.4 billion private equity buyout of Dell, giving a major boost to the plan led by founder Michael Dell to reorganize the struggling computer giant.

Jul 08, 2013
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Business CEOs call for raising retirement age

An influential group of business executives is pushing a plan to increase the full retirement age to 70 for both Social Security and Medicare and to partially privatize the health insurance program for older Americans.

Jan 16, 2013
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Hong Kong company completes purchase of Saab

(AP)—A Hong Kong-owned company says it has completed the acquisition of bankrupt car maker Saab and will move ahead with its business plan to make electric cars under the Swedish brand.

Sep 03, 2012
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Sony, Panasonic eye next generation TV tie up

Japan's cash-bleeding electronics giants Sony and Panasonic are looking to join forces to produce next generation televisions in a bid to claw back market from South Korean rivals, according to a report.

May 15, 2012
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What drives IT performance?

Going online was once a considerable achievement for a business. Now it's a given and what makes for success is how well a business exploits its online capabilities, according to a recent study.

Oct 26, 2011
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Netflix and beyond: new ways to watch TV, movies

(AP) -- The DVD-by-mail service Netflix built its business on will soon be known as Qwickster. The rebranding follows Netflix's decision to split its DVD rental business from its online streaming service, a move that raised ...

Sep 19, 2011
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Battle for Lions Gate ends with Icahn selling

(AP) -- Activist investor Carl Icahn said Tuesday that he is shedding his entire stake in Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., ending a more than two-year battle for control and sending shares of the niche movie studio tumbling ...

Aug 30, 2011
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