Private equity giant Thoma Bravo bought two ID management service firms over the summer, Ping and SailPoint. Now it's buying ForgeRock. Should we care?
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Irwin Naturals is trying to be the Coca Cola of psychedelics and cannabis. The firm seeks to become the dominant distributor, and has embarked on a…
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Rural America is in trouble.. Finally, the Federal Trade Commission is doing something about it, in this case focusing on pesticide monopolists.
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Ministry Brands will sell your church everything it needs to be on the cloud.
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There's a weird monopoly in premium car audio systems.
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Antitrust enforcer Jonathan Kanter is reinvigorating merger law. This time, it's blocking monopolization in the lock industry.
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If you want to either show or see a recently released movie in Canada, it’s fairly likely that you have to go to Cineplex.
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Why are football helmets in shortage? Blame a private equity roll-up of the main producers, Schutt and Riddell.
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Welcome to BIG, a newsletter on the politics of monopoly power. If you’d like to sign up to receive issues over email, you can do so here. In 2018…
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Finally, there's open discussion about the hearing aid cartel.
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Why do Americans pay eight times more for hearing aids than the British? Hearing aids are big business, and a cartel controls the industry through…
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Market power is everywhere. Really. It's getting strange out there.
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