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Nike’s new CEO is set to double down on the company’s success selling online. Here’s what analysts are saying about John Donahoe.

NikeCEO Mark Parker is stepping down from his role and will be replaced by former eBay chief executive John Donahoe in January, the company announced Tuesday. Some analysts expressed initial confusion as to why Nike didn’t promote from within its ranks, yet many praised Donahoe’s experience leading digital businesses and […]
Nike’s new CEO is set to double down on the company’s success selling online. Here’s what analysts are saying about John Donahoe.
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John Donahoe Explains Why eBay Is Testing A Same-Day Delivery Service

[credit provider=”Owen Thomas, Business Insider”] At the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in San Francisco, eBay CEO John Donahoe spent some time explaining why the company was getting into the same-day delivery business with its eBay Now mobile app.eBay Now seems really different from eBay’s traditional marketplace, where you […]
John Donahoe Explains Why eBay Is Testing A Same-Day Delivery Service
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Insurgent Startups Are Attacking eBay From All Sides

[credit provider=”YouTube”] What keeps eBay’s top executives awake at night?CEO John Donahoe hasn’t shared his dream diary with us. But we have a pretty good read nonetheless, based on eBay’s actions: The company is terrified about losing its sellers.
Insurgent Startups Are Attacking eBay From All Sides
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It’s Time For eBay To Make A Bid For Groupon

[credit provider=”Asa Mathat | All Things Digital”] eBay has had a fantastic run lately, as CEO John Donahoe has pulled off the unlikely feat of turning around an Internet giant. Its stock is up about 50 per cent this year.Groupon, meanwhile, has seen its stock crater by two-thirds.
It’s Time For eBay To Make A Bid For Groupon
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Here’s A Closer Look At Ex-Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson’s New Company, ShopRunner

[credit provider=”Flickr/eBay Ink” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/ebayink/5118609788/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] What’s the deal with ShopRunner, the company that just hired former PayPal boss and Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson as its chief executive officer?Just under two years ago, eBay bought GSI Commerce, a company founded by entrepreneur Michael Rubin which runs e-commerce websites for bricks-and-mortar retailers like the […]
Here’s A Closer Look At Ex-Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson’s New Company, ShopRunner
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BOMBSHELL: Yahoo CEO’s Excuse Is “Verifiably Not True”

[credit provider=”Yodel Anecdotal” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/yodelanecdotal/6643224697/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] The CEO of Heidrick & Struggles has denied a claim by Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson that the executive-search firm is at fault for a bio with incorrect information about Thompson’s college degree, reports Kara Swisher at AllThingsD.Already, most Yahoos we’ve heard from say they don’t believe Thompson’s story about how […]
BOMBSHELL: Yahoo CEO’s Excuse Is “Verifiably Not True”
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eBay And PayPal Employees: Share Your Scott Thompson Stories

[credit provider=”Yodel Anecdotal” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/yodelanecdotal/6643146987/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] We know how Yahoo employees feel about Scott Thompson: They want him gone after he allowed a false claim of a computer-science degree to circulate for years.But what’s Thompson’s reputation at his previous employer, eBay’s PayPal division?
eBay And PayPal Employees: Share Your Scott Thompson Stories