updated - October 22, 2019 Tuesday EDT
UBM plc, one of the world’s leading B2B events organizers, has announced in a press release that it will be selling PR Newswire to Cision, a business controlled by GTCR Canyon Holdings, for $841 million.
DISH Network Corporation has announced in a press release a series of changes to its senior management team. The changes are intended to fulfill the company’s strategic goals and align its business to more fully respond to the dynamic pay-TV environment.
Exxon Mobil Corporation has announced in a press release that Darren W. Woods, the current senior vice president of the corporation, is elected to be Exxon Mobil’s next president and a member of the board.
Elon Musk, together with other tech bigwigs, Sam Altman, Peter Thiel, Reid Hoffman, and Jessica Livingston have contributed $1 billion in funding to OpenAI, a research company, according to an introductory blog post.
Kitson, an upmarket department store chain, is preparing to close all of its 17 retail locations as well as its online shop, Shokitson.com, according to a report from the Los Angeles Times. The boutique chain, known as the shop being frequented by the likes of Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan, has been struggling since 2013 as it over-expanded, at times opening in areas with high rents.
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