The accusations that the Russians used hacking to influence the U.S. presidential election got a boost when someone found pictures given to fans signed "Donny and Vlady BFFs". ... The highly successful Disney "Cars" movies is being followed by a sequel "Used Cars".
Sage CEO Steve Kelly received about $2.1 million in compensation for the year ended September 31. It was the first full year of pay for the software company's top executive. He joined the company in October 2014 and received about $1.9 million for fiscal 2015.
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Infor saw strong results from its entry into the retail market for the second quarter ended October 31. The giant software company moved into retail two years ago and performance "continues to outpace expectations", CEO Charles Phillips said in the company's recent earnings call. He noted one sale to Nordstrom which he said represented "the largest POS invoice ever signed in an industry."
Waterloo, Ont.-based Six S Partners is moving into the reselling market in the United States. An Epicor VAR, Six S is merging with Yorktown Heights, N.Y.-based Tri Gem to form a jointly owned company that will operate under the Six S name in this country. Six S Partners was Epicor's Global Partner of the Year for 2015 and 2016 and Americas Partner of the Year for four consecutive years.