‘Boom!’ Uber is making a $1 billion bet on the future of rideshare apps with a $500 million buyout

Uber has bought a startup that makes a service that allows users to pay for rides.The acquisition, announced Tuesday, is the first by a technology company on its board in years and comes as the company is struggling to compete with ride-hailing competitors like Lyft, and other companies that allow users to use their smartphones […]

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Boxing promoter, promoter eats promotions: Two examples of how sales promotion works

Boxing promoters are a key part of the promotion business, and some of them, like Conor McGregor, are already taking full advantage of their position.But some of the promoters that they work for are taking a page out of the hands of the sales people who manage them.And that includes Ring of Combat, the promotions […]

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