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

Facebook

Facebook Inc. has transferred the premium 2 letter domain name FB.com out of brand protection service MarkMonitor to self owned domain registrar, RegistrarSafe, LLC.

FB.com whois record with RegistrarSafe, LLC

Facebook acquired RegistrarSEC in April 2016 and the registrars website states:

RegistrarSEC, LLC and RegistrarSafe, LLC are ICANN-accredited registrars incorporated in Delaware and are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Facebook, Inc.

Both Domain Incite’s article and DNW’s article about RegistrarSEC’s purchase by Facebook had thoughts of it being an acquihire/IP reasons. Now that the registrar is housing FB.com, … 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