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LifeLock Acquires Lemon Mobile Wallet

by Adam on December 16, 2013

LifeLock announced a few days ago that they had completed the acquisition of Lemon, Inc, a mobile wallet innovation company, for just under $50MM in cash, and an amount of unvested equity that’s commiserate with deals of this type (whatever that means). You can read more about news of the acquisition here: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/leading-identity-theft-protection-company-120000660.html While it […]

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Meet Your New Grocer: Walmart

by Adam on November 30, 2012

When you think of large grocery stores, what comes to mind? Depending on where you live, perhaps it’s A&P (NY), Shaw’s (Boston) or Stop & Shop. If I asked which chain you thought would top the list as the largest grocer in the US, your answer would be…? Probably not Walmart. But indeed, the right […]

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Pubwest and the Future of the Bookstore

by Adam on October 26, 2012

I’m attending Pubwest this week, which those in the book world may know is in Keystone, CO. I have to suspect that the decision to be in Keystone was motivated by a combination of the membership’s locality in Colorado, the need for a cost-effective conference model, and a general love by those who live here […]

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