Tag: CoFounder

GameStop surges 28% after co-founder of Chewy.com pitches plan to turn it into Amazon rival, report says

The GameStop store sign is seen at its shop in Westminster
  • GameStop surged 28% on Tuesday after a report from Bloomberg detailed a yet-to-be-revealed investment plan for the retailer to expand into ecommerce and rival Amazon.
  • Ryan Cohen, a co-founder of pet supplies ecommerce company Chewy.com, has acquired a near 10% stake in the video-game retailer and is holding talks with the board and several directors, according to Bloomberg.
  • Cohen’s plan is for GameStop to begin selling and quickly shipping “a wide range of merchandise” to its customers, inline with one of Amazon’s core strength.
  • Cohen is willing “to become more involved” in GameStop in order to “produce the best results for all shareholders,” according to a regulatory filing.
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GameStop surged on Tuesday after a report from Bloomberg detailed an investor’s yet to be seen plan to turn the video-game retailer into

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Home Depot co-founder Arthur Blank on corporate profits, social change

Billionaire businessman Arthur Blank told CNBC on Monday that businesses must care about more than just profitability, suggesting social responsibility should also be an area of emphasis.  

“If you don’t care about people, profit and the planet at the same time, profitability by itself isn’t really enough,” Blank said on “Power Lunch.” “And the truth of the matter is, you can have them both, and I think we should have them both.”

Blank, who co-founded The Home Depot in 1978, is now owner of the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United of Major League Soccer. His comments Monday came one day before the release of his book, “Good Company,” which details his business career and his views on corporate strategy. 

The remarks also come shortly after the 50th anniversary of the publication of economist Milton Friedman’s seminal essay, “The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits.” In recent

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Josh Lester – Co-Founder of a Top Door-to-Door Sales Company in Canada

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CALGARY, ALBERTA / ACCESSWIRE / September 7, 2020 / This young man, Joshua Freser Lester, commonly known as Josh Lester from Calgary, is a true inspiration to everyone who is looking to make it in this world while still at a youth age. You wouldn’t …

CALGARY, ALBERTA / ACCESSWIRE / September 7, 2020 / This young man, Joshua Freser Lester, commonly known as Josh Lester from Calgary, is a true inspiration to everyone who is looking to make it in this world while still at a youth age. You wouldn’t …

CALGARY, ALBERTA / ACCESSWIRE / September 7, 2020 / This young man, Joshua Freser Lester, commonly known as Josh Lester from Calgary, is a true inspiration to everyone who is looking to make it in this world while still at a

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