|Bid||1,573.81 x 800|
|Ask||1,574.80 x 1200|
|Day's Range||1,572.10 - 1,583.59|
|52 Week Range||927.00 - 1,638.10|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||256.00|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
$2.2 billion purchase of iZettle AB reflects the desire of pay-tech companies to do more than process payments. Stockholm-based iZettle makes a credit card reader that draws comparison to Square Inc. "The most important thing is the value-added solutions, " Wedbush Securities Inc. analyst Moshe Katri said of the motivation behind the purchase.
and its Google search business are playing scapegoat this weekend. The tech giant is expected to be the focus of a 60 Minutes segment on Sunday, May 20, titled "The Power of Google." The segment will focus on "critics who say the company has stifled competition, and an antitrust enforcer who is taking action." Google shares finished down 1% on Friday on news of the segment. It's not the first time Google has come under fire for allegedly squashing competition or raising the barriers to entry too much.
If I were to make the mistake of asking whether you look forward to having your car serviced at an auto dealership, I expect you’d look at me as if I’d just grown horns. The retail automotive customer experience is paradoxical. As cars improve in ride, reliability, safety, and other positive markers, the dichotomy between the desired and actual customer experience when owners come in to have their cars serviced only becomes more stark.
to take significant share of the surging mobile payments market. Amazon began offering to pass along discounts it scores on credit card fees to retailers if they use its digital payments services, Bloomberg reported on May 2.
If the furniture retail industry is facing an apocalypse, then Wayfair is the lead horse. Nearly two-thirds of the brick-and-mortar furniture retailers surveyed said online retailers that specialize in furniture, most especially Wayfair, are their store’s number one competitive threat, as opposed to online retailers that sell furniture along with other products, like Amazon. Only 40% of independents named Amazon as a primary competitive threat, which was tied with high-end national furniture retail chains, like RH and Ethan Allen.
It’s clearer than ever that the president is grinding a personal axe against Jeff Bezos and opposition media.
ReutersPresident Trump personally pressured Postmaster General Megan Brennan to double the charges Amazon and other firms pay to ship packages, a new report said Friday. President Trump personally pressured Postmaster General Megan Brennan to double the charges Amazon and other firms pay to ship packages, a new report said Friday. Brennan resisted Trump’s demand, explaining “in multiple conversations” that the rates are set in contracts and that any changes would have to be approved by regulators, the Washington Post reported.
new smart speaker is off to a slow start, but don't count out Apple just yet. Google Home claimed about 44% and 27%, respectively. Apple only released its speaker in February of this year, making the company "late to the game," DA Davidson analyst Tom Forte said.