Nestle Leads $77 Million Round in Freshly

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Nestlé USA has led a $77 million round of new funding for Freshly, a New York company that makes healthy prepared meals sent directly to customers. Freshly currently supplies consumers in 28 states with weekly shipments of meals. As the lead investor, Nestlé is entering an online prepared meals market that is currently $10 billion in size in the United States and …

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StubHub Opens NYC Flagship Store

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StubHub, which operates a leading ticket marketplace, has opened a flagship retail store location in Manhattan at 1412 Broadway, on the corner of 39th Street. Located just two blocks south of Times Square, the flagship store serves as a destination for local and visiting fans to find the events that are right for them. StubHub’s …

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Wall St. Journal Lists Tech Companies to Watch

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  NEW YORK — The Wall Street Journal has published its first-ever list of Tech Companies to Watch. The list identifies 25 emerging companies across dynamic sectors of technology, including: consumer hardware, cybersecurity, healthcare, financial technology, business services, e-commerce, education and social media. Companies included in the list are less than 6 years old and have a valuation …

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Casper Raises $170 Million Series C Funding

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NEW YORK — Casper, a maker of fine mattresses, has closed a $170 million Series C investment round led by national retailer Target. Other investors include Tresalia, IVP, Norwest, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, NEA, and Irving Capital. The company also has some notable celebrity entertainers and athletes joining the round — including Kevin Spacey, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Carmelo Anthony, Kyrie Irving, Shaun White, …

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NY Times Expands Comments to Top Stories

The NY Times has unveiled a major step toward integrating its readers into its reports with the introduction of Moderator, a new system that will arm Times comment moderators with machine learning technology, allowing them to moderate more comments. For now, Moderator’s implementation will open up comments on all of The Times’s top stories during …

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Cars 3 No. 1 at U.S. Box Offices

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Cars 3, the third sequel in Disney’s Pixar film series about animated racing cars, was the No. 1 movie at U.S. theaters this weekend according to research firm comScore. Cars 3 earned $53.5 million in the U.S. and $74.8 million worldwide. Wonder Woman remained No. 1 globally for the second straight week with $80.3 million …

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Hilton to Dump Citi Cards For American Express

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Hilton, one of the world’s largest hotel companies, announced that American Express has been selected as the exclusive issuer for Hilton Honors co-branded credit cards in the United States, beginning January 1, 2018. Hilton had been offering co-branded credit cards with both Citi and American Express. The announcement follows a comprehensive and competitive bidding process …

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Boozeapp Offers Liquor Delivery in Manhattan

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NEW YORK — Want to have liquor delivered straight to your apartment or home in Manhattan? Then Boozeapp.com can help. Boozeapp.com is an on-demand liquor delivery service offering beer, wine, liquor, mixers and bartending services in New York City. Boozeapp partners with neighborhood liquor stores to deliver liquor instantly under an hour or for a …

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85 Broad Street Bought for $650 Million

Ivanhoé Cambridge and its partner Callahan Capital Properties Acquire 85 Broad Street in Downtown Manhattan (CNW Group/Ivanhoé Cambridge)

Ivanhoé Cambridge, a Montreal-based real estate investor, and its partner Callahan Capital Properties have acquired 85 Broad Street, a prestigious office building located in the Financial District of Downtown Manhattan for $650 million. 85 Broad Street is a 1.1-million-square-foot office tower situated on the full block of Broad Street between South William and Pearl streets. …

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