Domain Discoveries

YouTube

Ultra premium domain names are super rare and many of them sell for millions of dollars! Tube.com is one of those domain names and it held an offering price of $5 Million.

It just sold!

So who were the buyers? Right now, that is an unknown. The domain name has transferred to brand protection service MarkMonitor using it’s generic DnStination Inc. data:

Tube.com Whois

If I had to guess who purchased Tube.com, it would be likely only two companies. Amazon.com or Google.com.… Read the rest

Sierra.com

The TJX Companies have acquired the premium generic domain name Sierra.com from Activision Publishing Inc. for an undisclosed amount. TJX is a publicly traded company, so there is potential that the purchase price may be revealed in a SEC filing at a later date. Although, the companies revenue is $33 billion (2016), even if they paid 7 figures, it may not be shown in a SEC filing.

TJX owns Sierra Trading Post, which currently uses the full name version … Read the rest

Workplace.com

Facebook, Inc. has been buying up generic domain names lately that relate to its many offerings and this time it was Workplace.com!

The domain name was owned by Workplace Technologies, LLC prior and has been registered since June 1997.

Facebook has recently acquired: Groups.com, acquired: GameRoom.com, acquired: NewsFeed.com, acquired: React.com and many more! Many more? Yes! Messenger.com, i.org, Oculus.com, Internet.org, F8.com and a total of over 3,000+ domains. 10’s of millions of dollars just on domain names.… Read the rest

Marshalls department stores, which is owned by TJX Companies, has acquired the domain name Marshalls.com from Marshalls PLC of the UK. Both are publicly traded companies.

Marshalls (TJX) is currently using the domain name MarshallsOnline.com for the brands main website, while Marshalls (UK) is/was using both Marshalls.com (corporate) & Marshalls.co.uk  (corporate & products).

This transaction holds the potential to be a substantial domain name purchase, which may be revealed in a SEC filing at some point.

TJX is traded on … Read the rest