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Sponsored: A fleece was the hottest jacket at New York Fashion Week

New York has discovered what Seattle has known all along: The fleece jacket is cool.
Tags: New York, News, Shopping, Seattle, Explore, New York Fashion Week

Johnson & Johnson to Buy Robotics Startup Auris Health for $3.4B

[Updated 2:07 p.m. See below.] Johnson & Johnson is acquiring medical robotics developer Auris Health for $3.4 billion in cash, a deal that builds on the company’s stated plans to become a player in “digital surgery.”Privately held Auris has commercialized a robotic system cleared by the FDA to assist surgeons in diagnosing and treating lung conditions. According to the agreement announced Wednesday, the Redwood City, CA-based medical device startup could gain up to $2.35 billion in additional ...
Tags: Google, Deals, New York, Trends, Lung Cancer, Fda, Johnson, Biotech, Life Sciences, Medical Devices, Johnson & Johnson, Alex Gorsky, Redwood City CA, National blog main, New York blog main, New York top stories

Indigo Canada Deals of the Week: FREE Shipping on All Orders + Up to 40% Off LEGO + Up to 60% Off Clearance + More

Indigo Canada is offering FREE shipping on all orders, no minimum, from now until Wednesday February 13. You can combine this free shipping promo with up to 60% off clearance items for some awesome finds! Indigo Canada has released their new deals of the week and there are many great find such as: up to 40% off LEGO 20% off Paw Patrol 25% off select Black History Month books for kids 25% off Kate Spade New York 30% off scarves up to $50 off Fitbit 20% off vTech and LeapFrog 30% off reading soc...
Tags: New York, Shopping, Lego, Canada, Kate Spade, Fitbit, Indigo, Paw Patrol, Canadian Deals & Coupons, Canadian Discount Coupons Canada, Indigo Canada, Indigo Chapters Canada

Redeem Up to 25 Percent Fewer Points in New York Spring 2019 With IHG Rewards Club

Whether you want to catch an opera at Lincoln Center, go to the observation deck at the top of One World Trade Center, visit the Statue of Liberty, dine on a pastrami sandwich on rye bread, or take in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium, your trip to New York becomes a little bit sweeter: get a discount of up to 25 percent off of reward nights by redeeming IHG Rewards Club points for staying at least three consecutive nights at your choice of 50 different hotel properties in the greater New York m...
Tags: Travel, Deals, New York, Lincoln Center, Promotions, Ihg Rewards Club, Hotels And Lodging, Discounts And Coupons, Loyalty Programs, Yankee Stadium

Luxury handbag marketplace Rebag raises $25M to expand to 30 more stores

Rebag, an online resale marketplace for luxury handbags, is getting another infusion of capital as it prepares to expand its offline retail operations. The company this week announced $25 million in Series C funding, in a round led by private equity firm Novator, with participation from existing investors, General Catalyst and FJ Labs. The round brings Rebag’s total raise to date to $52 million. Rebag competes with other luxury goods resellers, like TheRealReal, and to some extent with broade...
Tags: Travel, Startups, Ecommerce, New York, Marketplace, Shopping, Ebay, E-commerce, Luxury, Manhattan, Kelley Blue Book, Goldman Sachs, Handbags, Novator, Madison Avenue, Resale

NYCEDC Finally Puts Its NY Bio Fund to Work With $60M For HiberCell

It’s been a question posed for years by many around the New York biotech scene: What is going on with the New York City Economic Development Corp.’s $150 million biotech fund, which was formed in 2013 but hadn’t made an investment?Finally, today, there’s an answer. A small piece of the money from the NYCEDC’s NYC Life Sciences Fund is going to an ambitious new startup called HiberCell, which is focused on routing out the small numbers of dormant tumor cells that lurk in patients in remission an...
Tags: Deals, Startups, New York, Trends, Vc, GE Ventures, Life Sciences, Celgene, ARCH Venture Partners, Eli Lilly, National blog main, New York blog main, New York top stories, Boston blog main, National top stories, San Francisco blog main

Q&A: PetDesk CEO Taylor Cavanah on Building a ‘Slower-Growth’ Startup

Taylor Cavanah, whose background is in physics, once caused a fellow scientist to do a spit take after learning Cavanah runs a software startup focused on pet care.Just as surprising is the tale of how Cavanah and co-founders Ken Tsui and Aaron Bannister built the San Diego, CA-based company, called PetDesk. It sells online tools for veterinarians looking to automate appointment requests and marketing messages, and offers a free mobile app allowing pet owners to schedule visits and complete oth...
Tags: Deals, Startups, New York, Entrepreneurship, Funding, Trends, Tech, Software, SaaS, Venture Capital, San Diego, Silicon Valley, Financing, San Diego CA, PeakSpan Capital, National blog main

Clay Slip Mask Set

You've heard of clay. So what's slip, you ask? Used by ceramicists, it's a creamy blend of pigment, clay, and water used to decorate their wares. En Tsao's masks follow a similar formula, only they're here to perfect your face. Each set comes with three varieties of powdered clay: French rose (for dry skin), Moroccan red (great when you need a deep cleanse), and Dead Sea (a mineral-rich option that promotes vitality). Mix your favorite with a touch of water or the included activator, then apply....
Tags: New York, Shopping, Dead Sea, Tsao

With $100M MeiraGTx Deal, J&J Signals Bigger Move Into Gene Therapy

Gene therapy has come of age over the past few years. And Johnson & Johnson this morning gave its biggest signal yet that it wants in on the emerging field.J&J (NYSE: JNJ) has inked a deal with MeiraGTX (NASDAQ: MGTX) to grab rights to a group of experimental gene therapies for inherited forms of vision loss. Specifically, J&J will pay MeiraGTX, of London and New York, $100 million in cash up front to get ahold of treatments for genetic forms of achromatopsia and X-linked retinitis pigmentosa c...
Tags: Deals, New York, London, Dna, Trends, Fda, University of Pennsylvania, Novartis, Bill Cassidy, Medicaid, Life Sciences, Mark Warner, Clinical Trials, Johnson & Johnson, Gene Therapy, National blog main

Treasury Management International recognizes ION community member Tesco for excellence in risk management - PRNewswire

Treasury Management International recognizes ION community member Tesco for excellence in risk management   PRNewswire NEW YORK and LONDON, Jan. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- ION, the largest global provider of trading, analytics and risk management solutions for commodities ...
Tags: New York, London, Shopping, Tesco, Treasury Management International

Boston Tech Watch: Nantucket, Lionbridge, Nano-C, Barac & Quick Base

Nantucket entrepreneurs welcome, and acquisitions abound. There are also new owners, new offices and new money in the bank for Boston-area technology companies this week. Read on for the details.—Sense, the Cambridge, MA-based home electricity management technology startup, has partnered with Swiss utility technology company Landis+Gyr to put Sense’s technology in Landis’ Internet-of-things platform, the companies said. In addition, Landis+Gyr joined Sense’s previously announced $18 million Ser...
Tags: Translation, Deals, Startups, Internet Of Things, UK, New York, Entrepreneurship, Germany, Boston, Trends, Tech, Cybersecurity, Vc, Paris, Venture Capital, Cambridge

IBM Vets Launch Sonrai Security, Eyeing Multi-Cloud “Complexity”

Businesses racing faster and faster to put their data and applications into multiple cloud services will soon have to figure out how to keep an eye on it all. Start thinking about the hundreds of users, the dozens of accounts, and the handful of different cloud services that don’t always speak the same language, and the job of monitoring and securing it all quickly gets complicated.This is the problem that Brendan Hannigan and Sandy Bird are attacking with their New York-based company Sonrai Se...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Deals, Startups, Open Source, Cloud, New York, Microsoft, Identity, Azure, Trends, Tech, Cisco, It, Cybersecurity, Vc

WI Watchlist: Northwestern Mutual, Epic, Exact Sciences, Propeller

It’s time to catch up on notable headlines from Wisconsin’s innovation community:—Northwestern Mutual, the Milwaukee-based insurance and wealth management services giant, has hired Souheil Badran as chief innovation officer. Badran was previously president of the Americas region for Alipay, the online payments platform operated by Ant Financial, the Alibaba-owned fintech firm.Badran’s new role was previously held by Alexa von Tobel, the well-known fintech entrepreneur who left Northwestern Mutu...
Tags: Deals, Startups, Mobile, Apps, Internet Of Things, New York, Connected Devices, Americas, Trends, Tech, It, Walgreens, Software, Healthcare, Alibaba, Wisconsin

This high-tech shopping cart has the same aim as Amazon Go

The technology powering Amazon Go's cashier-free stores is pricey and a challenge to set up, but this high-tech shopping cart from a New York startup offers a similarly frictionless shopping experience at a fraction of the cost. The post This high-tech shopping cart has the same aim as Amazon Go appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: New York, News, Shopping, Trends, Smart Home, Emerging Tech, Shopping Cart, Caper

Purchased Charmin Flushable Wipes Within The Past 7 Years? Get Up To A $30 Refund (Excludes NY State)

Charmin Flushable Wipes Online Settlement Claim Form You are a member of the Settlement Class if, between April 6, 2011 and November 26, 2018, you purchased the Product anywhere in the United states, other than in the State of New York. Your purchase cannot have been for purpose of resale. Make sure to submit your […]
Tags: Deals, New York, Miscellaneous, United, NY State

NY’s Research Institutions Must Keep Working Together in ‘19

[Editor’s Note: Euan Robertson, the Director of Strategic Planning & Special Projects at Columbia Technology Ventures, co-wrote this article.] It is a commonly held belief that academic research institutions, including those in New York City, are fierce competitors. In some ways, that may be true: Universities battle with each other to matriculate the best students, attract and retain the world’s leading faculty, and win the most research grants from the National Institutes of Health, the Nati...
Tags: Deals, Startups, New York, New York City, Trends, Tech, Vc, National Institutes of Health, Columbia University, Biotech, Cornell University, Life Sciences, Nyu, New Yorkers, National Science Foundation, Rockefeller University

Hudson’s Bay Canada Boxing Day Sale: Save Up to 70% Off Clearance + 60% Off Clothing + BOGO Free on Towels + MUCH More

There are countless hot deals in Hudson’s Bay Canada‘s Boxing Day sale where you can save up to 70% off sitewide including clearance! Here are some of the best deals going on: Women’s: 60% OFF Select Women’s coats and jackets 50% OFF Bras by WONDERBRA, WARNER’S, BALI, VANITY FAIR, MAIDENFORM, TRIUMPH, DKNY, TOMMY HILFIGER and GUESS; OLGA bras and panties UP TO 50% OFF Women’s winter and rain boots by LONDON FOG, DEGREES, AQUATHERM BY SANTANA CANADA, COUGAR, BLONDO and BAFFIN Up to 70% Off Clea...
Tags: New York, London, Shopping, Canada, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Hudson, Hudson's Bay, Santana, Olga, Kenneth Cole, Perry Ellis, Zwilling, Stacy Adams, Canadian Deals & Coupons, Canadian Discount Coupons Canada

Hudson’s Bay Canada Boxing Day Sale Starts Now: Save Up to 70% Off Women’s, Men’s, Kids’ & Home Items

Boxing Day has arrived early at Hudson’s Bay Canada! Shop online today and you will save up to 70% off a wide variety of items. Here are some of the best deals going on: Women’s: 60% OFF Select Women’s coats and jackets 50% OFF Bras by WONDERBRA, WARNER’S, BALI, VANITY FAIR, MAIDENFORM, TRIUMPH, DKNY, TOMMY HILFIGER and GUESS; OLGA bras and panties UP TO 50% OFF Women’s winter and rain boots by LONDON FOG, DEGREES, AQUATHERM BY SANTANA CANADA, COUGAR, BLONDO and BAFFIN Up to 70% Off Clearance ...
Tags: New York, London, Shopping, Canada, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Hudson, Hudson's Bay, Santana, Olga, Kenneth Cole, Perry Ellis, Stacy Adams, Canadian Deals & Coupons, Canadian Discount Coupons Canada, Bay Canada

Amazon Prime's Promise of Two-Day Delivery Is Dying

Having a baby in 2018, as my wife and I just did, means becoming an Amazon household. We’re not proud of this. We know that Amazon treats its workers terribly. We know that the company has extorted billions of taxpayer dollars out of our home city of New York in exchange for turning our neighbors into terribly treated…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, New York, Shopping, Amazon Prime, Shipping, Lifehacks, There Is No Ethical Consumption Under Capitalism

5 Steps to Help Prepare Your Retail Website for the Peak Holiday Season

As many retailers earn more during the holidays, web and application performance should be a top priority. Surges in traffic and transactions coupled with a rise in fraud and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks during the holiday season puts tremendous pressure on a retailer’s digital infrastructure. Even an extra second in page load time or minor flaws in web performance can add up to lost sales opportunities, like what Amazon experienced in July, and diminish your brand perception. It...
Tags: Google, Amazon, New York, Adobe, Shopping, Germany, Uncategorized, Holiday, San Francisco, Blogging, Tips & Tricks, Websites, Holiday Season, Pingdom, Rackspace, National Retail Federation

Merck Beefs Up Animal Health Unit with $2.4B Antelliq Acquisition

Merck has agreed to pay nearly $2.4 billion to acquire Antelliq Group, a privately held French company that makes devices used in monitoring and tracking animals.In addition to the cash payment, Merck (NYSE: MRK) said it will assume Antelliq’s approximately $1.3 billion debt, which it plans to repay shortly after the deal closes. After the acquisition is complete, Antelliq will operate separately within Merck’s animal health division, the company said.Merck’s Antelliq acquisition bucks the tren...
Tags: Deals, New York, Animals, Trends, Merck, It, Software, Private Equity, Tracking, Novartis, Pfizer, Eli Lilly, Elanco, BC Partners, Zoetis, MRK

Aiera Bags $3.5M for A.I. to Help Wall Street Analysts Pick Stocks

Machine learning startups are trying to establish a deeper presence on Wall Street.The latest move comes from Aiera (pronounced like “era”), a New York- and Boston-based company that announced today it took in $3.5 million in seed funding. Flybridge Capital Partners led the investment and was joined by Macquarie Group, Innovation Endeavors, Fin Venture Capital, and WGI Group.Aiera, which stands for “artificially intelligent equity research analyst,” wants to use A.I. technologies to help active...
Tags: Amazon, Deals, Startups, Facebook, New York, Jobs, Finance, Wall Street, Boston, Trends, Tech, It, Vc, Software, Automation, Credit Suisse

To Cover Debts, Synergy Inks $200M Bankruptcy Sale to Bausch Health

Synergy Pharmaceuticals has spent years looking for a buyer. The developer of a struggling drug for two types of chronic constipation finally has one—now that it’s gone bankrupt.New York-based Synergy (NASDAQ SGYP) cut a deal on Wednesday to sell itself to Bausch Health, a Canadian specialty pharma company, for roughly $200 million in cash. The deal is subject to an auction that will be carried out through a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, which allows businesses to reorganize their finances or s...
Tags: Deals, New York, Drugs, Trends, Bankruptcy, Allergan, Biotech, Life Sciences, Chapter 11, Vanguard Group, Bausch, National blog main, New York blog main, New York top stories, Boston blog main, Boston top stories

How to Spend a Day in NYC Without Going Broke

Here's how to save a little cash on your next trip to the city. Everyone loves to go into New York City. You can go shopping, head to a musical, or even head to a museum. But often times we end up spending too much money. As someone who has lived close to New York City my whole life I am going to give you my tips for spending a cheap day in NYC. 1. Find Student Discounts! If you’re a student, there are a ton of NYC discounts that you can find if you look hard enough. Some museums offer student...
Tags: New York, Money, Shopping, NYC, College, New York City, Brooklyn, Broadway, Money Saving, Money Management, Brooklyn Bridge, Tourist, West Village, East Village, NoHo, College Life

Eat What You Watch Cookbook

It's quiz time, movie buffs. What pie does Vern Tessio eat at the pie eating contest in Stand By Me? Take movie night to the next level with this one-of-a-kind cookbook that lets you eat what you watch. It has 41 recipes for dishes seen on the big screen. Think: hazelnut gelato from Roman Holiday and double-decker New York style pizza inspired by Saturday Night Fever. It makes a delightfully unexpected gift for movie lovers and foodies alike. Oh, and the answer: blueberry pie. Made in China.
Tags: New York, Shopping, Vern Tessio

New York & Company: 50% Off All Sweaters!

Today Only! Run to the New York & Company Sweater Sale and save 50% off the regular prices! Many of these are online only, and they are selling fast, so hurry! Select from more than 200 styles, from casual to dressy! Final prices start at less than $10! Here are some details about the New York & Company Sweater Sale: Today Only! 50% Off Everything No Exclusions Including All New Arrivals + RUNWAYREWARDS Members Save An Extra 10% Off Orders of $100 or More with Code 114999 (Excludes Doorbusters,...
Tags: New York, Clothing, Frugality, New York Company, New York Company Sweater Sale, Thrifty NW Mom Related Stories New York Company

As Hedge Fund Presses Takeover Bid, Mitek CFO Rescinds Resignation

Elliott Management, a New York-based activist hedge fund, has had San Diego-based Mitek Systems in its crosshairs for months.In October, Elliott subsidiary ASG Technologies Group publicly “reaffirmed” an offer to buy Mitek (NASDAQ: MITK) at $10 per share—an unsolicited proposal that it said Mitek had previously rebuffed, claiming it undervalued the company. At the time, ASG argued that taking Mitek private would be better for the San Diego company’s shareholders than having it continue to opera...
Tags: Deals, New York, Technology, Trends, People, San Diego, M&a, Private Equity, Mergers and Acquisitions, Hedge Fund, Acquisition, Elliott, Elliott Management, ASG, Paul Singer, National blog main

Shine Raises $30M, Could Add $150M More After Inking Deerfield Deal

Shine Medical Technologies, a Janesville, WI-based company that’s working to resume domestic production of a vital medical isotope, said Tuesday that Deerfield Management, a New York-based investing firm, has agreed to pour up to $150 million into Shine’s coffers in the coming years.Shine executives had previously told company shareholders it was on the verge of striking an agreement with Deerfield for up to $160 million in secured debt financing, as Xconomy reported earlier this week. A press ...
Tags: Deals, Startups, New York, Trends, Vc, Healthcare, Wisconsin, Medtech, Shine, Life Sciences, Medical Technology, Deerfield, Janesville, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, National blog main, New York blog main

Don’t Miss Out On These Chanukah Steals – Save Big On All Men’s Apparel!

Please note: This is a stickied sponsored post, please scroll down for new posts. Asher New York is back again with deals you can’t resist! Check out the latest collection of Asher ties for the perfect Chanukah Gift now at 50% off! Dress to impress – Shop ties now at Also featuring: -Premium combed cotton sock […]
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After Deal Stalled, Shine Medical Eyeing Up to $160M from Deerfield

Wisconsin’s biggest startup investment in recent memory didn’t end up happening, but now the two companies involved appear to be on the verge of striking a potentially larger deal.Shine Medical Technologies, a startup seeking to become one of the first companies in decades to produce a crucial medical radioisotope in the U.S., has agreed to preliminary terms with the New York-based healthcare investing firm Deerfield Management for it to provide Shine with up to $160 million in secured debt fin...
Tags: Deals, Startups, New York, Trends, Vc, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration, Wisconsin, Fda, Medtech, National Venture Capital Association, Shine, Life Sciences, Medical Technology, University of Missouri, Deerfield

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