Domino’s Opens First Store in Slovakia

ANN ARBOR, Michigan — Domino’s Pizza announced that it will be opening its first store in Slovakia. The residents of the capital city of Bratislava will now be able to experience hot, freshly-baked pizza delivered to their doorstep by Domino’s. Daufood, the master franchisee for Domino’s Slovakia, has opened the store in cooperation with its…

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs named Forbes’ 100 Greatest Business Minds

NEW YORK, New York — Forbes named Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs one of the 100 entrepreneurs and visionaries it will be honoring with their “100 Greatest Business Minds” list. “I started my business career at age 12, delivering newspapers, Combs said to Forbes Magazine. “I had a lot of elderly customers, so I would always put…

Starbucks Names Rosalind Brewer Group President and Chief Operating Officer

SEATTLE, Washington — Starbucks Corporation announced that they have appointed Rosalind Brewer as group president and chief operating officer, effective Oct. 2. Brewer, former President and CEO of Sam’s Club and current Starbucks board member, has more than 30 years of management experience and more than 10 years of experience leading multi-national retailers. “Starbucks is a…

Tilman Fertitta agrees to buy Rockets for record price of $2.2 billion

HOUSTON, Texas — The Houston Rockets today announced that a definitive agreement has been signed for the purchase of the NBA franchise by Houston businessman Tilman J. Fertitta, sole owner of the Landry’s restaurant empire and Golden Nugget Casinos and Hotels. The transaction, which includes operation of the Toyota Center Arena, requires the approval of…

50 Cent Sells Stake in Effen Vodka for $60 million

NEW YORK – The Breakfast Club’s Angela Yee and DJ Envy reported that Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson has sold his stake in Effen Vodka for a reported $60 million. Jackson, a rapper and executive producer of the hit Starz show Power, went to social media to confirm the news. The Queens native indicated that he…

Dia Simms named President of Combs Enterprises

CALIFORNIA – Sean “Diddy” Combs announced that Dia Simms has been named President of Combs Enterprises. Simms, who began working with Combs as an assistant in 2005, began her career at the U.S. Department of Defense, straight out of college. I’m proud to announce @diasimms is president of Combs Enterprises, there is nobody better equipped…

Jay Z signs new 10-year deal with Live Nation

NEW YORK – Today, Shawn “JAY Z” Carter and Live Nation announced an exclusive touring partnership. The agreement continues JAY Z’s longstanding partnership with the world’s leading live entertainment company. The deal includes worldwide touring, in which Live Nation will produce and promote JAY Z concert events. “Live Nation and I entered unchartered territory in 2008. Over…

Diddy & Jay Z top Forbes’ Wealthiest Hip Hop Artists For 2017

NEW YORK – The Big Apple continues to maintain its position atop of the Forbes annual list of the wealthiest hip-hop artists for 2017. Harlem native, Sean “Diddy” Combs is listed #1 with a net worth of $820 million. Brooklyn’s (Marcy Projects) Shawn “Jay Z” Carter comes in at #2 at $810 million, and Compton,…