Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

221-230 results from 282 for query «toms»

September 2, 2014 4:26 PM Last call at Atlantic City's Revel: a few bettors, $5 bottles, state cops

ATLANTIC CITY N.J. (Reuters) - Shortly before sunrise on Tuesday, Morgan Capezzera reclined on the roulette table at the Revel Casino in her bikini and snapped a selfie before the Atlantic City gambling hall shut its doors for good. "I love Revel," said Capezzera, 30, of Toms River, New Jersey, who spent most of the day at the casino. "I lost, but I don't 19

August 27, 2014 3:27 AM Jessica Alba’s The Honest Co. Raises $70M, Preps for IPO

In preparation for an IPO, Jessica Alba’s The Honest Co., a maker of eco-friendly baby products, has raised $70 million at a valuation just shy of $1 billion and is beginning partnership talks to expand to China, Dow Jones VentureWire has learned. “We believe being a public company is the best path for us going forward and it’s good to get that validation 33

August 21, 2014 9:58 PM Bain Capital Buys Toms, Will Still Give Away Shoes

Toms, a canvas shoe empire, has agreed to sell half of itself to Bain Capital, a private equity giant, in a deal that values the 8-year-old footwear brand at $625 million—a little bigger than Quiksilver (NQK), roughly on a par with SodaStream (SODA). For Toms founder Blake Mycoskie, the transaction is the validation of a vision and a huge payday. It also brings 76

August 21, 2014 5:56 PM Bain Deal Makes TOMS Shoes Founder Blake Mycoskie A $300 Million Man

It’s exactly the sort of jaunty, casual job title one might expect from the 37-year-old, who has spent the better part of a decade cultivating his image as a hipster Robin Hood while masterminding an ethical “one-for-one” business model now widely emulated in the retail world. Mycoskie still sports the same piles of beaded bracelets and long curly hair that became 29

August 21, 2014 7:06 AM Aaron Paul Announces ‘Breaking Bad’ Los Angeles Scavenger Hunt

Bryan Cranston Meets His Idol, Dodgers Announcer Vin Scully (Photo) Aaron Paul announced a scavenger hunt in honor of “Breaking Bad” for the Los Angeles area. The actor revealed via Instagram that he would be holding the LA-based event on Monday, Aug. 25, the same day as the Emmys broadcast. “There will be signed ‘Breaking Bad’ scripts, posters, dolls 42

August 20, 2014 8:05 PM Bain Capital Just Bought A 50 Percent Stake In TOMS Shoes

(Reuters) - Private equity firm Bain Capital LLC has agreed to acquire a 50 percent stake in TOMS Shoes Inc in a deal that values the company, which makes casual footwear known as alpargatas, at about $625 million including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. Bain prevailed over other private equity firms in an auction for TOMS and a deal announcement 27

August 20, 2014 6:37 PM Anna Nicole Smith Estate Loses Final Bid For Late Husband's Fortune

Eva Longoria and Felicity Huffman had a little "Desperate Housewives" reunion at the AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute To Jane Fonda at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on June 5. Bradley Cooper got whipped into shape by military personnel while filming scenes for his upcoming movie "American Sniper" in Los Angeles, California on June 4. Jane Lynch 41

August 17, 2014 7:07 AM Revel's $2.4 billion gamble that never paid off

What explains Revel? How could Wall Street banks, hedge funds, investment managers, and elected officials combine to burn $2.4 billion in other people's money on a hotel-casino no one wants? When New Jersey legalized Atlantic City casinos in the 1970s, the state set out to tame the historically small-time, cash-based, illegal gambling business and make it a safe place 23

August 15, 2014 12:35 PM It Turns Out Celebrities React Just Like Us When They Watch Wacky Viral Videos

Eva Longoria and Felicity Huffman had a little "Desperate Housewives" reunion at the AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute To Jane Fonda at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on June 5. Bradley Cooper got whipped into shape by military personnel while filming scenes for his upcoming movie "American Sniper" in Los Angeles, California on June 4. Jane Lynch 24

August 13, 2014 4:02 PM Mickelson gets boost going into FedEx Cup

3bfce007b9d7487f939a65f9592b9800.jpg LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Phil Mickelson left the PGA Championship as a runner-up in a major for the ninth time in his career, though this one at least kept alive one streak involving the Ryder Cup and another involving the FedEx Cup. Mickelson qualified for his 10th straight Ryder Cup team, extending his American record 31