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Vice Media Acquires Refinery29 in a $400 Million Deal

The New York Times Wednesday, October 2nd 2019

Vice Media, the insurgent media brand known for its arch take on youth culture and entertainment, has acquired the women’s lifestyle publisher Refinery29.

TCG Buys Majority Stake in Food52 for $83 Million

The Wall Street Journal Tuesday, October 1st 2019

Food52, a digital bazaar that sells upscale home goods, said it sold a majority stake to venture firm TCG for $83 million, a deal that gives TCG an entree into the world of fine dining and home accessories.

Oracle to Take Over CrowdTwist, Expand Portfolio

Yahoo Finance Thursday, October 3rd 2019

Oracle Corp. ORCL recently announced that it has inked a deal to acquire CrowdTwist, a provider of a customer loyalty and analytics platform, in an effort to expand into the rapidly-growing cloud market.

Trying to capture Gen Z’s attention? You may want to take a page from Brat TV’s playbook

Fast Company Tuesday, October 1st 2019

Popular YouTube-based network Brat TV is ramping up an aggressive content and business strategy to lay claim over Gen Z’s ever-valuable attention.

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