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The Olive Garden of Eden, with Raised Beds

Garden centers, try using the words “Garden of Eden” in your marketing copy. In the age of Google, gardening businesses, like all businesses, want to know what search terms people are using to find the stuff they sell. They’re told, “To reach out to your niche audience, you would probably be interested to know which keywords containing the term ‘Gardening’ do most users search for on Google.” Okay, I’ll bite. But no guarantee I’ll swallow. #1 is “Where is the garden of Eden?” Seriously? Oh y...
Tags: Google, Gardening, Kanye West, Alec Baldwin, Olive Garden, Busch Gardens, Madison Square Garden, Bill Maher, Mischa Barton, Yahoo Finance, Rose Garden, Garden of Eden, Jim Hagedorn, Hagedorn, Taking Your Gardening Dollar, Scotts Miracle Gro


Do Tesco PLC’s (LON:TSCO) Returns On Capital Employed Make The Cut? - Yahoo Finance

Do Tesco PLC’s (LON:TSCO) Returns On Capital Employed Make The Cut?   Yahoo Finance Today we are going to look at Tesco PLC (LON:TSCO) to see whether it might be an attractive investment prospect. To be precise, we'll consider its Return On ...
Tags: Shopping, Tsco, Tesco PLC, Yahoo Finance, Yahoo Finance Today


Goldman Sachs execs are opening up about their plans for Marcus, and they think it can do to banking what iTunes did to the music industry

Goldman Sachs' global head of consumer, Harit Talwar, recently said the banks' consumer finance business, Marcus, is inspired by how Amazon and iTunes disrupted their respective industries.  David Haber, Goldman Sachs' vice president of strategy and corporate development, spoke last month about how Marcus has a unique opportunity to serve as a distribution platform or back end for companies outside of financial services.   Both comments suggest executives view Marcus as eventually serving as a...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, US, Trends, David, Customer, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Seattle, Goldman, Intuit, Marcus, Jpmorgan, Yahoo Finance, Scott Young, Ayco


SoFi launches gig-focused ETF

SoFi is one of the leading fintech startups to emerge from San Francisco and breach the financial markets. Originally started as a way to better finance student debt, it has since expanded to include products targeted at personal loans and home loans. Today, the company announced a new index fund product focused on the gig economy. GIGE, which trades on Nasdaq, is an actively-managed fund advised by Toroso Investments that allows investors to invest in this hot sector of the economy. Toroso o...
Tags: Startups, Finance, Softbank, San Francisco, Tech, CMO, Investment, Banking, Venture Capital, Qatar Investment Authority, Anthony Noto, Silicon Valley, Goldman Sachs, Stock Market, Morgan Stanley, Fintech


The Track and Trace Solutions Market is Projected to Grow at a CAGR of 14.2% - Yahoo Finance

The Track and Trace Solutions Market is Projected to Grow at a CAGR of 14.2%   Yahoo Finance NEW YORK , May 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Track and Trace Solutions Market is Projected to Grow at a CAGR of 14.2%. Read the full report: ...
Tags: New York, Seo, Yahoo Finance, Trace Solutions Market


Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder Meeting Full Videos, Transcripts, and Podcasts

Updated for 2019 Meeting. Berkshire Hathaway’s Annual Shareholder Meetings are held in Omaha, Nebraska every May. Although most of my portfolio is in a diversified mix of index funds, I also own individual shares of Berkshire Hathaway and respect the rational and practical advice given out by Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. I also like getting the information directly! I missed the live event again in 2019, but I plan catch up by first reading the WSJ liveblog, and then listening to t...
Tags: Marketing, Investing, Berkshire Hathaway, Omaha, Warren Buffett, Berkshire, Cnbc, WSJ, Omaha Nebraska, Yahoo Finance, Charlie Munger, David Kass, Jeff Matthews, Warren Buffett Charlie Munger, Daniel Pecaut, Corey Wrenn


Warren Buffett says Berkshire Hathaway is buying up shares of Amazon, hours before its big annual shareholders' meeting

Berkshire Hathaway has bought shares of Amazon, according to a CNBC report on Thursday. Warren Buffett, Berkshire's chairman and CEO, did not directly purchase the Amazon shares himself. "Yeah, I've been a fan, and I've been an idiot for not buying," Buffett said according to CNBC, referring to Amazon shares. "But I want you to know it's no personality changes taking place." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Berkshire Hathaway is buying shares of Amazon, according to a CNBC ...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos, Berkshire, Cnbc, Securities And Exchange Commission, Buffett, Omaha Nebraska, Yahoo Finance, Netscape, Ted Weschler, Todd Combs, Buffett Berkshire


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. Apple has defended itself following a New York Times  report that said the tech giant was shutting down third-party sceen time limiting apps that were in competition with its newly introduced Screen Time feature. Apple said it had removed the apps in question because they violated the company's security standards. Robotics startup Anki is shutting down after raising $200 million, according to Recode. Close to 200 employees are...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Microsoft, Samsung, Trends, New York Times, Korea, WeWork, Robotics, Sundar Pichai, Alexa, Anki, Ruth Porat, Zuckerberg


Alphabet misses on Q1 revenues of $36.3B; EPS of $9.50 weighed down by the $1.7B European fine

After warning investors that it would be taking a $1.7 billion (€1.5 billion) charge this quarter due to a fine from the European Commission over anticompetitive advertising practices, today Google parent Alphabet reported its quarterly earnings for Q1. Overall it’s a tough quarter for the company that speaks to struggles with its growth. Alphabet reported revenues of $36.3 billion, with diluted earnings per share of $9.50. Analysts were expecting Alphabet to report GAAP earnings of $10.17 pe...
Tags: Google, TC, Tech, Eu, European Commission, Earnings, Alphabet, Ruth Porat, GAAP, Yahoo Finance


Tesco says new accounting standard would have increased 2018-19 operating profit - Yahoo Finance

Tesco says new accounting standard would have increased 2018-19 operating profit   Yahoo Finance Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, said on Monday a new accounting standard related to the treatment of leases would have increased its operating profit and ...
Tags: Shopping, Tesco, Yahoo Finance, Yahoo Finance Tesco Britain


Global Advertising & Branding Industry Almanac, 2019: Market Research, Statistics, Trends and 397 Leading Companies - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Yahoo Finance

Global Advertising & Branding Industry Almanac, 2019: Market Research, Statistics, Trends and 397 Leading Companies - ResearchAndMarkets.com   Yahoo Finance The "Advertising & Branding Industry Almanac 2019: Advertising & Branding Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends and Leading Companies" book from ...
Tags: Seo, Yahoo Finance, Global Advertising amp, Market Research Statistics Trends, Global Advertising Branding Industry


A Coke-coffee hybrid. Plus, changes at MDC Partners and OMD: Wednesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Search for "Ad Age" under "Skills" in the Alexa app. What people are talking about today Coca-Cola Co. tested a Coke-coffee blend in a few countries already, and now it will bring the product to 25 markets, CEO James Quincey said in an earnings call on Tuesday. Some people seem skeptical. As someone tweeted: “I like Coke. I l...
Tags: Twitter, New York, Advertising, Unilever, Bloomberg, Cbs, Fifth Avenue, Jack Dorsey, The Washington Post, Coke, Viacom, Alexa, Central Park, Penn, Adt, Trump


Seahawk's QB Russell Wilson gifts Amazon stock to team's offensive line

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is saying thank you to the 13 members of his team's offensive line with a small token of his appreciation. The highest paid player in the NFL is giving each man 12-thousand dollars worth of Amazon stock as a gift. Yahoo Finance's Jen Rogers, Myles Udland and Ines Ferre discuss.
Tags: Amazon, News, NFL, Seattle Seahawks, Russell Wilson, American Football, Yahoo Finance, Jen Rogers Myles Udland, Ines Ferre


'We're an anomaly': Complex Networks ignored the digital media playbook and now it's on track to make at least $200 million this year, profitably

Sneaker culture-focused media company Complex Networks is an exception to the gloom and doom surrounding digital media. CEO Rich Antoniello has avoided a lot of the playbook that's driven digital media in the past several years. Complex has diversified its business and now gets half its revenue from non-advertising sources. It's been profitable since 2010 and looks to be in the black again this year, with revenue projected to grow close to 20%. This year it'll drive growth from video licensing...
Tags: Google, Verizon, Facebook, Instagram, Yahoo, Trends, Chicago, Netflix, Brooklyn, Aol, Wiz Khalifa, Scarlett Johansson, Hulu, Viacom, Vox Media, Hearst


'We're an anomaly': Complex Networks ignored the digital media playbook, and now it's set to have another profitable year with at least $200 million in revenue

Sneaker culture-focused media company Complex Networks is an exception to the gloom and doom surrounding digital media. CEO Rich Antoniello has avoided a lot of the playbook that's driven digital media in the past several years. Complex has diversified its business and now gets half its revenue from non-advertising sources. It's been profitable since 2010 and looks to be in the black again this year, with revenue projected to grow close to 20%. This year it'll drive growth from video licensing...
Tags: Google, Verizon, Facebook, Instagram, Yahoo, Trends, Chicago, Netflix, Brooklyn, Aol, Wiz Khalifa, Scarlett Johansson, Hulu, Aston Martin, Viacom, Vox Media


Pinterest goes public, Carl’s Jr.’s hemp burger and Serena Williams the VC: Thursday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Search for “Ad Age” under “Skills” in the Alexa app. What people are talking about today Digital-scrapbooking platform Pinterest and video-conferencing software maker Zoom are set to start trading today. As J.P. Mangalindan, chief tech correspondent for Yahoo Finance notes, they are “two of at least eight tech companies eyein...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Fcc, Washington Post, Youtube, Time, Advertising, Disney, Samsung, Bloomberg, New York Times, The New York Times, Susan Wojcicki, Nbc Universal, Hulu


HuffPost is asking readers to voluntarily pay to support its journalism, even as its parent Verizon made $16 billion in profits last year

HuffPost is the latest publication to ask readers to support its journalism through a new membership program. For $6 a month, supporters will get perks like HuffPost merch, exclusive newsletters, and a lighter ad load. Meanwhile, its parent Verizon had $16 billion in profits in 2018. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. HuffPost just became the latest news outlet to chase reader revenue. It's launched a membership program that it's pitching as a way to support HuffPost's journalism at ...
Tags: Google, Verizon, Facebook, Digital, Trends, New York Times, The Guardian, Guardian, Wall Street Journal, Vox Media, Newman, Yahoo Finance, Lessin, Jessica Lessin, Lydia Polgreen, Polgreen


Sports marketing exec discusses Zion Williamson's NBA future

Duke basketball star Zion Williamson has declared for the NBA Draft, and many many fans in New York are hoping it's the Knicks who get him. And Zion will also surely be the target of a bidding war from sneaker sponsors. Yahoo Finance's Dan Roberts, Myles Udland, and Kristin Myers discuss the basketball star's prospects with sports marketing expert and motivational speaker Brandon Steiner, founder and C-E-O of Steiner Sports Marketing and author of "Living On Purpose."
Tags: New York, News, Basketball, Nba, Duke, Zion, Knicks, Yahoo Finance, Brandon Steiner, Zion Williamson, Dan Roberts Myles Udland, Kristin Myers


Warren Buffett says Elon Musk has 'room for improvement' (TSLA)

Warren Buffett is urging Elon Musk to use more restraint in his role as Tesla CEO. In a Yahoo Finance interview airing Friday, Buffett said Musk has 'room for improvement' Musk has been locked in a months-long battle with federal regulators that's expected to come to an end by April 18. Warren Buffett has some blunt advice for Tesla CEO Elon Musk: stop tweeting. In an interview with Yahoo Finance airing Friday and reported on by Bloomberg, the Oracle of Omaha said he doesn't understand why hi...
Tags: Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, TSLA, SEC, Omaha, Warren Buffett, Securities And Exchange Commission, Musk, Buffett, Yahoo Finance, Musk s Twitter


Tesco starts selling vegan food in meat aisle - Yahoo Finance

Tesco starts selling vegan food in meat aisle   Yahoo Finance Vegan brands including Heck, Beyond Meat, and Vegetarian Butcher can now be found next to meat products at Tesco.
Tags: Shopping, Tesco, Yahoo Finance


Changing shopping habits prompt Tesco to offer new vegan foods in the meat aisle - Yahoo Finance

Changing shopping habits prompt Tesco to offer new vegan foods in the meat aisle   Yahoo Finance Vegan brands including Heck, Beyond Meat, and Vegetarian Butcher can now be found next to meat products at Tesco.
Tags: Shopping, Tesco, Yahoo Finance, Yahoo Finance Vegan


Verizon is hoping to build a big DTC subscriber business by taking a page from Warby Parker

Verizon launched Visible, the digital-only cell phone carrier in the US, in May 2018. Visible sees an opportunity in the 50 million people who change carriers per year with its simple, $40-per-month plan.  It's a low-risk investment for Verizon and could eventually help boost its lagging pre-paid subscriber numbers. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. A year after Verizon launched Visible, its first direct-to-consumer cell phone business, it's largely unknown. Yet Visible, which...
Tags: Verizon, US, Trends, Comcast, Warby Parker, Metro, Moore, Yahoo Finance, Lowell McAdam, AT T Sprint and T Mobile, Jeffrey Moore, Quiroga, Wave7 Research, Verizon Media, Minjae Ormes, Miguel Quiroga


What to Watch: Tesco profit jumps, long Brexit extension looms, and Asos profits crash - Yahoo Finance

What to Watch: Tesco profit jumps, long Brexit extension looms, and Asos profits crash   Yahoo Finance A daily overview of the top business, market, and economic stories to watch in the UK, Europe, and abroad.
Tags: Shopping, Tesco, Asos, Yahoo Finance, UK Europe


Verizon Media revealed splashy plans for Yahoo Finance and Yahoo Sports. Here's what advertisers are saying about it.

Yahoo Finance is about to launch a new subscription service that it's beta-testing at monthly prices of $35 to $55. That's less than half the previously reported amount of $100 a month. Parent company Verizon Media shared the details along with other company initiatives at a recent meeting with its Agency Advisory Council, a small group of top agency execs. Yahoo Finance also expanded to eight hours of daily free live coverage, causing some attendees to recall the similar HuffPost Live that wa...
Tags: Apple, Verizon, New York, Yahoo, Trends, Aol, Ott, Yahoo Sports, HuffPost, Yahoo Finance, Joanna Lambert, Verizon Media, Verizon Media Group, Agency Advisory Council, Yahoo Finance Premium, Verizon Media Agency Advisory Council


Verizon Media Group just hosted a big meeting with top advertisers to prove it's still relevant. Here's what people inside the room thought.

Executives at Verizon Media want advertisers to know that Verizon is totally committed to its media arm. Verizon Media stressed that message and shared other company initiatives at a recent meeting with its Agency Advisory Council, a small group of top agency execs. Some top ad agency execs are losing hope in Verizon Media's ability to deliver on its goal of rivaling Google and Facebook, though. The agency execs are skittish themselves about using consumer data to target ads in today's privacy...
Tags: Google, Verizon, Facebook, Yahoo, California, Trends, Aol, Aston Martin, Tim Armstrong, Yahoo Mail, Yahoo Finance, Lagonda, Hans Vestberg, Abby Jackson, Verizon Media, Verizon Media Group


Tesco to trial new technology that makes all plastic packaging recyclable - Yahoo Finance

Tesco to trial new technology that makes all plastic packaging recyclable   Yahoo Finance Collection booths will be installed at 10 Tesco stores in and around Swindon and Bristol.
Tags: Shopping, Tesco, Swindon, Yahoo Finance


Verizon revealed its plans for Yahoo Finance in a meeting with ad-industry insiders, and they include testing a $55-a-month subscription service

Yahoo Finance is about to launch a new subscription service that it's beta testing at monthly prices of $35 to $55. That's less than half the previously reported amount of $100 a month. Parent company Verizon Media Group shared the details along with other company initiatives at a recent meeting with its Agency Advisory Council, a small group of top agency execs. One attendee expressed concern about Yahoo Finance's other big bet, an expansion into free live video, recalling the similar HuffPos...
Tags: Apple, Verizon, New York, Yahoo, Trends, Aol, Aston Martin, Yahoo Sports, HuffPost, Yahoo Finance, Lagonda, Joanna Lambert, Verizon Media, Verizon Media Group, Agency Advisory Council, Yahoo Finance Premium


Electoral Knowledge

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ordered an attorney's interim suspension. Yahoo Finance reported Kenneth Smukler, retired Congressman Bob Brady's former political aide who was convicted for breaking campaign finance laws, has been temporarily suspended from the practice of law, the... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
Tags: Law, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Yahoo Finance, Bob Brady, Legal Profession Prof, Bar Discipline & Process, Kenneth Smukler


TradingView acquires TradeIt to add instant trading APIs to its investor toolkit

After raising $37 million to bring its on-the-spot stock market analytics tools to a wider range of publishers and other internet partners, TradingView today has announced its first acquisition to supercharge the services that it offers to investors, wherever they happen to be online. The startup has acquired TradeIt, which has built an API for on-the-spot trading on any site that uses it. The terms of deal were not disclosed, but we understand from sources close to the deal that it was under $2...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, TC, Enterprise, Media, Finance, Tech, Investing, Peter Thiel, M&a, Nathan Richardson, Richardson, Yahoo Finance, Globa, TradingView, Tradeit, Valar Ventures Citi Ventures


More Colleges Try Forgoing Tuition For A Percentage of Future Income (slashdot)

"Some innovative colleges, in partnership with private investors and a small number of philanthropies, are experimenting with a new financing model called 'income share agreements' or 'ISAs,'" reports Yahoo Finance: With an ISA, instead of assuming a fixed debt obligation, students simply agree to pay an affordable percentage of their future income over a set time period, subject to an overall cap. High earners will have larger payments than low earners, but all will have an affordable payment...
Tags: New York, News, Indiana, Pennsylvania, University of Utah, Yahoo Finance, Purdue University, Clarkson University, Manhattan Institute, EditorDavid, Lackawanna College