In October 2023, WPP unveiled a significant transformation in its client services with the merger of Wunderman Thompson and VMLY&R, creating the industry’s largest creative agency under the new name, VML.
WordPress.com and Tumblr owner Automattic are adding another company to their portfolio, acquiring the all-in-one messaging app Texts.com for $50 million. The app brings all your messaging apps together in a single dashboard, including iMessage, Slack, WhatsApp, Instagram, Telegram, Messenger, LinkedIn, Signal, Discord and X, with plans for more in the future. Texts.com founder Kishan […]
Buckman’s Ski and Snowboard Shops, a family-owned and operated ski company with over 50 years of industry experience and seven retail stores in Pennsylvania, has broadened its domain portfolio with two more premium domain names, Skis.com and Snowboards.com. The company already owns the exact brand name Buckmans.com along with Skiis.com, Skis.net and Snowboards.net.
Aramark, a global leader in food, facilities management, and uniforms, has announced that it will name its new company, Vestis, following the spin-off of its uniform services business. The name Vestis comes from the Latin word for “clothes,” tying closely to the company’s core service of uniform rentals.
When it comes to making headlines, Elon Musk never disappoints. Recently, he stirred up the tech and business worlds by redirecting his rare single-letter domain, X.com, to Twitter, a move as audacious as it is fascinating. In a tweet on July 23, 2023, Musk posted: X.com isn’t just any domain; it carries a rich history […]
Cars.com is widely acknowledged as one of the most prized domains, with the entire business behind it commanding a staggering valuation of $2.5 billion. This valuation encompasses various intangible assets, including the highly sought-after domain name itself, Cars.com.
The recent NamesCon2023 event brought together industry experts and domain investors, including Andrew Miller, Larry Fischer, and David Lazowski, who shared insights into their historic domain name transactions. One of the standout acquisitions discussed was Home.com.
Recently, we experienced a grand demonstration of the rising value of domain names as Dharmesh Shah, co-founder of HubSpot and a visionary entrepreneur, announced acquiring Chat.com for over $10M. Today he has announced he has sold the domain, making a profit within just two months of purchase.