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Jewish Business News Service On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Mobile Ads Account for 98% of Facebook’s Revenue Growth

Facebook’s strong mobile advertising business helped the social network to report positive results for the fourth quarter of 2014. Revenue was up 49% to $3.85 billion, as the company’s profit grew More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, January 25th, 2015

CEO Howard Schultz’s Perks Well-Earned on Starbuck’s Growth

  The holiday season stimulated sales for Starbucks, and that gets the company revved up for a strong 2015. CEO Howard Schultz told CNBC’s Squawk on the Road, “We are coming off a remarkable More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

The Critics Hate Rob Cohen’s New Jennifer Lopez Movie ‘The Boy Next Door’

Poor Rob Cohen. It looks like his latest movie “The Boy Next Door” will be another flop; even though it stars Jennifer Lopez. If the singer turned actress turned singer was looking for a comeback vehicle, More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Morgan Stanley Analyst Says the Market Underestimates Tesco

Prospects look brighter for Tesco, the British supermarket chain, after Morgan Stanley upgraded the stock from equalweight to overweight, according to the Financial Times. Edouard Aubin, a Morgan Stanley More...

Noam Meir On Sunday, January 18th, 2015

Penthouse at Gary Barnett’s One57 Goes for Record $100 Million

A penthouse at Gary Barnett’s new luxury apartment building One57 at 157 W. 57th St in Manhattan has sold for a record $100.47 million. The buyer chose to remain anonymous. The record is for the highest amount More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Ocado CEO Tim Steiner Is Not Worried That Partner Morrisons Pushed Out Boss

  Although Morrisons, an Bradford, England based supermarket group, kicked out its CEO Dalton Phillips, Tim Steiner, CEO of its long-term partner, delivery company Ocado, is not concerned, More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Best Buy Joins Hands with Desjardins, Stock Rises on Upgrade

Best Buy have declared a new joint venture which sees Desjardins, through its Card and Payment Services business unit, acquiring both the Best Buy Canada and Future Shop private-label credit card portfolios, More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Sainsbury to Implement Layoffs Under Expense Reduction Program

  J Sainsbury Plc plans to cut about 500 jobs at its store support centers as U.K. grocers seek to bring down costs amid a supermarket price war, Bloomberg said. The reductions at centers located in London, More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, January 1st, 2015

American Apparel Can’t Pay Its Bills

The up and down, crazy ride of a year that the fashion company American Apparel had in 2014 ended on a really low note. The company, it was revealed, cannot afford to pay its bills. The company has postponed More...

Eli Horn On Thursday, January 1st, 2015

Uber Pulls All the Stops to Inform Customers of New Year’s Eve Pricing

Uber expected New Year’s Eve to be its biggest night ever and planned to deliver 2 million rides on the holiday. When there’s high demand for Uber vehicles on days like New Year’s Eve, though, More...

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