Paypal…I’m not Interested!: A Social Commerce Case Study

Paypal and Pinterest: Payterest? PinPal? You may have heard that PayPal recently sought to acquire Pinterest. You may have also heard that the proposed deal fell apart just as quickly as the rumour surfaced. Didn’t have time to process the strange ordeal? Don’t worry! Here’s our breakdown of the acquisition, what went wrong, and why this... Continue Reading →

WE ARE HIRING!

Mirror, mirror on the wall...who has the most commercial awareness of them all? We are delighted to announce that the ATALS Content Writers 2021-2022 application cycle is now OPEN! DEADLINE: 30th December 2021. All applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Application Process: To access our Google Form, click here. The Article: Further Information:... Continue Reading →

Selfridges — Going, Going…. Still Going?

The legal owners of Selfridges have begun an auction for the department stores, just weeks after the death of Galen Weston, the head of the family. The Weston family has hired advisers from Credit Suisse, and plan to send out details to a set of potential buyers. But, in the immediate aftermath of the lockdowns caused by... Continue Reading →

Alibaba vs The Chinese Regulators. First Warning…

Chinese tech giant Alibaba has been served with a $2.8 billion (£2billion) fine imposed by the country’s anti-monopoly regulator. China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) enforced the measure after it was claimed that Alibaba had been abusing its dominant market position for years.                      The penalty is the latest in a chain of events targeting... Continue Reading →

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