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Results From HP and Dell May Be Pretty Good After All

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Probably the last thing you’d expect from Hewlett-Packard and Dell right now is a set of positive quarterly results, but that’s exactly what Deutsche Bank analyst Chris Whitmore is expecting from the two companies when they report quarterly results next week. (Dell reports Wednesday Tuesday; HP on Thursday Wednesday.) Is...
Results From HP and Dell May Be Pretty Good After All

Gilt Groupe's Hunt for a CEO Ends with Board Member Michelle Peluso

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Online luxury retailer Gilt Groupe has named Michelle Peluso, a member of the board, to the position of chief executive after conducting a months-long search for someone to replace Founder and CEO Kevin Ryan. AllThingsD has learned that Peluso, who is currently the Global Consumer Chief Marketing and Internet Officer...
Gilt Groupe's Hunt for a CEO Ends with Board Member Michelle Peluso

Let's Get Real: HP's Layoffs Won't Fix This Company, Employees Warn (HPQ)

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We were the first to tell you about HP's massive layoff.  Now that HP has come clean with some details, we'll be the first to tell you why it's not going to fix HP. HP says that by getting rid of 27,000 jobs (9,000 of them by October), it will...
Let's Get Real: HP's Layoffs Won't Fix This Company, Employees Warn (HPQ)

Bertelsmann's pickup of Penguin shows the poor state of British publishing | Ian Jack

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With Penguin now largely German-owned, English-language publishing is now more than ever a European concernLetters arrive by email from two publishers, promising me that things can only get better. Andrew Phillips, the chief executive of Penguin India, writes to say that the intended partnership between Penguin and Random House would "combine...
Bertelsmann's pickup of Penguin shows the poor state of British publishing | Ian Jack

Gilt reverses its stance on selling Jetsetter

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Back in February, when several of Gilt Groupe’s non-core businesses were suffering layoffs and restructurings, we’d heard rumors the company might consider selling off the growing side businesses. Why not? Gilt’s main flash sale business had hit a plateau, but several of these side businesses, including Jetsetter, were regularly fielding...
Gilt reverses its stance on selling Jetsetter

Cisco Cuts 2 Percent of Work Force As Part of Ongoing Restructuring

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Networking giant Cisco Systems is cutting about 1,300 jobs or about 2 percent of its headcount as part of a the fluid restructuring plan that CEO John Chambers has said would never quite be complete. I’ll have some context shortly but I wanted to quickly publish Cisco’s statement on the...
Cisco Cuts 2 Percent of Work Force As Part of Ongoing Restructuring

Cisco Aims to Wake Up Sleepy Brand With New Campaign

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Having spent the better part of two years re-inventing and re-sizing itself through layoffs, restructurings and acquisitions, networking giant Cisco Systems has throughout the process consistently struggled to explain itself to the world. No one is quite sure what kind of company it intends to be, and it’s not entirely...
Cisco Aims to Wake Up Sleepy Brand With New Campaign

Comet: more than 6000 jobs at risk

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The high-street electrical chain is estimated to have made a loss of £35m in a year and could go into administration todayMore than 6,000 jobs are at risk as the troubled high-street electricals chain Comet teeters on the edge of administration.Comet, the UK's second largest electrical specialist after Dixons, has...
Comet: more than 6000 jobs at risk

How the fallout from the Facebook IPO has impacted the secondary market

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This is a guest post by investor, Hans Swildens  One of the most misunderstood markets in venture capital is the secondary market. Even some top VCs and long-term institutional LPs who have been in the market for over 30 years have misconceptions. I believe that this is because they have...
How the fallout from the Facebook IPO has impacted the secondary market
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