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He wanted Jewish, liberal and not so tall. The dating service gave him some, not all. Then the Yelp war began

April 21, 2017 |

Daniel Levine paid $ 5,000 to the dating service Master Matchmakers to help him find true love. Now, instead of a soul mate, he has a sworn enemy in the form of the company’s chief executive, Steven Ward.

After speaking with them both, I’m not hopeful this relationship can be saved. But there are…


L.A. Times – Business

Bomb Suspect’s Family Eatery Targeted on Yelp

September 20, 2016 |

The adage “There’s no such thing as bad publicity” probably doesn’t ring true for the owners of First American Fried Chicken: The Elizabeth, NJ restaurant is owned by the family of alleged bomber Ahmad Rahami and Vice reports that its Yelp page is being spammed with negative and often racist…
Newser

‘Hell Hath No Fury’ Like Kimmy Schmidt Star on Yelp

July 14, 2016 |

Stood up by a moving company, Tituss Burgess did not take a breath and a sip of pinot noir. Rather, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt actor very publicly lost his cool on Frank’s Express with a scathing Yelp review on Wednesday, giving the New York City-based moving company a single star…
Newser

Yelp Worker: I Had to Live on Rice and Water

February 22, 2016 |

A Yelp employee who complained about having to live in near-poverty conditions has a new problem—she needs a job. Talia Jane wrote an open letter to CEO Jeremy Stoppelman on Friday seeking higher compensation and detailing her struggles to afford food, rent, and transportation in San Francisco, and got…
Newser

Petsitter Wants $6,766 for Bad Yelp Review

February 19, 2016 |

“Fair and honest feedback is not the issue here.” That’s what a pet-sitting company has to say after suing a customer who wrote a negative Yelp review. Robert and Michelle Duchouquette of Plano, Texas, say they hired local pet-sitting service Prestigious Pets to check in on their two dogs and…
Newser

Report: Yelp Pondering Possible Sale With Stock Slumping – New York Times

May 7, 2015 |

CBS Local
Report: Yelp Pondering Possible Sale With Stock Slumping
New York Times
SAN FRANCISCO — Yelp's slumping stock is bouncing back on a report that the online business review service may be sold. The Wall Street Journal says Yelp is working with investment bankers to court potential suitors following a series of disappointments …
UPDATE 2-Consumer review website operator Yelp exploring sale – WSJReuters
Yelp For Sale? Report Says It's Exploring OptionsWebProNews
Yelp Is Exploring a SaleWall Street Journal

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Business – Google News

Yelp Is Exploring a Sale

May 7, 2015 |

Yelp is working with investment bankers and has been in touch with potential buyers in recent weeks. The business reviews site has a market capitalization of $ 2.9 billion.
WSJ.com: US Business

Shares of Yelp fall on weak earnings outlook

April 30, 2015 |

Shares of Yelp Inc. dropped 14 percent in extended trading Wednesday after the online business reviews site reported a loss of $ 1.3 million in its first quarter and gave a lower-than-expected revenue outlook.
L.A. Times – Business

Yelp Earnings Preview: Will Local Ads Revenue Growth Keep Up With Expectation In Q4?

February 4, 2015 |

In this earnings announcement, growth in the local ads business will be the key focal point, and will give us a fair indication of the expected revenue growth in the coming quarters. We will continue to monitor the monetization rate of its existing and new cohorts. Additionally, revenue growth from mobile devices and the Deal, Partnership and Other services business will be critical for the future as these services to form a significant portion of Yelp’s revenues in the coming quarters.
Forbes Real Time

Businesses accusing Yelp of extortion lose another round in court

September 5, 2014 |

Can a business buy itself an amazing rating on Yelp? Maybe.
L.A. Times – Business