EBay Inc. Chief Executive Officer John Donahoe will join Nike Inc.’s board, bringing e-commerce experience to a company that’s increasingly looking for ways to use the Internet to boost sales.
The thaw between EBay Inc. and investor Carl Icahn began a month ago over dinner at the activist’s New York City apartment.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said Family Dollar Stores Inc. should put itself up for sale “immediately” and add three directors that he’s proposing to speed the process.
PayPal wants small businesses to go global.
Facebook Inc. hired EBay Inc.’s PayPal President David Marcus to lead its mobile messaging business, as the social network seeks to gain an advantage in a fast-growing and competitive business.
EBay Inc. fended off an attack from activist shareholder Carl Icahn, yet speeding up sales growth is proving to be a tougher fight.
Family Dollar Stores Inc., facing a threat from billionaire activist Carl Icahn, adopted a shareholder-rights plan that will limit investors from acquiring more than 10 percent of the company.
"You take a couple of body blows."
- John Donahoe on Jul 16, 2014