Quad Merger: Carrollton’s Mercury Communication Services and 3 Other Companies Launch IT Procurement Firm

by | May 2, 2023
The new company, Carrollton-headquartered Procure IT, plans to bring together data-focused partner firms with its own proprietary platforms and provide a new type of technology advisor that offers concrete data insights to customers about the vendors they're sourcing.
Bloomberg: Dallas-Based Major League Rugby Explores Raising $100M To Fuel Growth
by | Mar 8, 2023
Dallas-based Major League Rugby is looking to raise $100 million to fuel its growth, according to a Bloomberg report. Nic Benson, the league's CEO, "is working with an advisor" on the $100 million raise, Bloomberg added. The league has 12 teams in the U.S. and Canada, including the Dallas Jackals, who had their inaugural season in 2022 and play their home games in Arlington's Chowtaw Stadium, the former home of the Texas Rangers.
The Last Word: Amber Venz Box on Adding Virtual Storefront Checkout to the LTK App
Today Bloomberg reported that LTK is now allowing users to buy from influencer-curated virtual storefronts on LTK's app. Box's company has added in-app checkout to leverage the fact that influencers use the platform to make their videos and photos "shoppable."