Susan Adams

ARTICLES

2 months ago

The Real Cloud Wars: The $6 Billion Battle Over The Future Of Weather Forecasting

Conservative estimates of AccuWeather’s annual revenues exceed $100 million. The business could be worth as much as $900 million. Joel Myers owns more than half of it.
By Susan Adams 35 min read
9 months ago

The Billionaire Perelmans Give Princeton $65m -- And It Doesn't Even Seem Like That Much Anymore

The Perelmans’ Princeton gift stands out because it means a prominent woman is putting a stamp on a residential college at an Ivy League school, where buildings tend to be named for men.
By Susan Adams 9 min read
1 year ago

Amazon Is Buying Ring, The Pioneer Of The Video Doorbell, For $1 Billion

With crushing competition looming, Ring, the home security device company that has had a near monopoly on the market for video doorbells, is selling itself to Amazon for a reported $1.1 billion. “I’m...
2 years ago

Bob's Watches Brings Transparency To The Fraud-Filled Market For Used And Vintage Rolexes

The 2009 Rolex Datejust on the Bob’s Watches website has a black dial, Roman numerals with the familiar five-tipped crown in place of the number XII and the signature “Cyclops”—the magnifying crystal...
3 years ago

12 Things To Do Before You Buy A Franchise

Buying a franchise can be a great move for a would-be entrepreneur who doesn’t want to create a new business from scratch. In theory, franchisees acquire a model that already works on every level,...
3 years ago

How A Millennial With No Business Experience Or College Education Created Streetwear For The Masses

After Chris “Drama” Pfaff graduated from high school in Akron, OH, he moved to Los Angeles with dreams of working in a skateboard shop and renting his own apartment. Through his second cousin,...