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Toms sells big stake to Bain Capital


  • Bloomberg Businessweek
  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Ethical shoemaker Toms has sold a 50% stake to Bain Capital in a deal valuing the company at $625 million. Officials said the sale wouldn't affect Toms founder Blake Mycoskie's policy of giving away a… Read More

Create a skills plan to avoid startup failure


  • Entrepreneur online

Your business may not last long if you lack focus or have little knowledge of the industry, writes Thomas White, co-founder and CEO of the C-Suite Network. Make sure you understand which skills you ne… Read More

Davey Tree Expert acquires Fla. landscaping business


  • Crain's Cleveland Business

Tree and lawn care company Davey Tree Expert in Kent, Ohio, has acquired Lawn Logic, in Davie, Fla. This is the fifth acquisition Davey Tree has made this year. "We will continue to focus on high-qual… Read More