Montreal-based online men's clothing retailer Frank + Oak launched on a shoestring five years ago and has since grown into a 250-employee company with more than 3 million customers. The company has expanded beyond the web with the opening of 16 physical stores, and in the fall launched its first line for women.
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Oilfield services firm Frank's International has agreed to a $321 million deal to acquire Houston-based Blackhawk Group. "Combining Frank's and Blackhawk is the right strategic move at the right time, providing customers the same exceptional service with a broader platform to accelerate future growth," said Blackhawk President and CEO Billy Brown.
Robin Wright says she was forced to demand the same pay as "House of Cards" co-star Kevin Spacey, and even threatened to publicly expose Netflix executives for the wage disparity. "I was looking at the statistics and Claire Underwood's character was more popular than [Frank's] for a period of time. So I capitalized on it ... And they did it," Wright said.
Menswear retailer Frank + Oak launched four years ago with the goal of giving men shopping and fashion guidance. The retailer's $20-per-year members-only Elevate program comes with perks including free express shipping, cash back deals and a new app out this week that gives members 24-hour live chat with stylists and two-hour shipping.
Red Rock Resorts, a casino business run by brothers Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta, raised $531.4 million in its initial public offering, making it this year's biggest IPO in the US. Shareholders sold 27.25 million Class A shares for $19.50 each in the offering, which was marketed in the $18 to $21 range. The brothers retain 87% of the voting power in the company.
Red Rock Resorts, a casino business run by the brothers Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta, raised $531.4 million in its initial public offering, making it this year's biggest IPO in the US. After being marketed at an $18 to $21 range, the company's previous shareholders sold 27.25 million Class-A shares priced at $19.50 a share. The offering leaves the brothers with 87% of the voting power in the company.
Hundreds of positions overseas will be added by the Army Reserve as part of a rebalance caused by budget and personnel decreases, but those additions will be offset by cuts in U.S. units, according to Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Talley, commander of the Reserve. "To be frank, there's going to be some winners and some losers. The losers will be units that really haven't been utilized for 13, 14 years of war," he said.