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FriendFinder CEO Marc Bell looking to buy Playboy


October 29th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The owner and CEO of FriendFinder Networks Inc has indicated that his company is looking to “raise capital to grow the business” but failed to mention ... Read more...

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Hugh Hefner going private with Playboy


August 2nd, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hugh Hefner, who is the brain behind Playboy Enterprises is hoping to gain 100 percent control of the company, which he had placed on the ... Read more...

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Hugh Hefner Goes Private With Playboy


August 2nd, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Playboy founder Hugh Hefner has decided to go private. The reports, however, have nothing to do with the personal and colorful life of the 84 year ... Read more...

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Hugh Hefner Plans On Going Private By Offering To Buy All Outstanding Playboy Stocks


August 2nd, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 2, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): It seems that Hugh Hefner wants to talk about movies. The publishing giant presently in his eighties is keen to discuss the documentary made ... Read more...

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Penthouse owner offers to buy Playboy


July 16th, 2010 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 16 (DPA) The owner of men's magazine Penthouse announced Thursday it has entered a bid to buy its struggling rival Playboy for $210 million. The offer is about 10 ... Read more...

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Hugh Hefner offers to take Playboy private


July 13th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): Hefner Hefner has made a bid to take Playboy Enterprises private.Hefner has plans to buy all the shares he doesn't own currently, for 5.50 dollars a share ... Read more...

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Hugh Hefner offers to make Playboy private in a deal worth millions


July 12th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hugh Hefner is planning to make the Playboy Enterprises Incorporation private. He wants to buy all those shares of the company, which is doesn’t ... Read more...

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Marilyn Monroe Inspired ‘Playboy’ June 3D Issue Grabs Many Eyeballs


June 15th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Iconic late actress Marilyn Monroe has been making headlines lately after it has come to light that the latest 3D issue of the popular men's magazine ... Read more...

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Auckland’s Playboy concept store goes bust


March 21st, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, March 21 (ANI): Auckland's much-hyped Playboy concept store has been shut down after less than three years.The boutique was launched by Australian designer Christopher Chronis, under licence from Playboy Enterprises.The store ... Read more...

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Fired Playboy worker claims Hugh Hefner prefers younger women


January 1st, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 1 (ANI): A former worker for Playboy Enterprises has dragged the company to court claiming she was thrown out of her job by Hugh Hefner because he prefers younger ... Read more...

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Internet shrinking porn publishers’ business


November 30th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, November 30 (ANI): Publishers of adult magazines are gradually witnessing a slow demise in their businesses, thanks to the unlimited moving pictures available on the Internet.Magazines such as Playboy that ... Read more...

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Playboy in talks to be sold


November 14th, 2009 - 4:20 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 14 (DPA) Adult entertainment pioneer Playboy Enterprises is in talks to be sold for more than $300 million as the advertising slump and a boom in online pornography ... Read more...

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‘Recession-hit’ Hefner ’sells LA property for 10m less than asking price’


August 11th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): Hugh Hefner is the latest celebrity to be hit by the global recession, for the Playboy owner has reportedly sold his English Manor mansion in Los Angeles ... Read more...

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Hugh Hefner sells one of his houses


August 5th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 5 (IBNS) The personal residence, next to the Playboy Mansion in L.A.’s Holmby Hills, of Hugh Hefner and his estranged wife, Kimberley Conrad Hefner, has been sold.They had a desire to ... Read more...

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Hefner gets visit from cops after gunshots report at Playboy Mansion


May 23rd, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Founder of Playboy Enterprises Hugh Hefner received an unexpected visit from the Los Angeles police after gunshots at the Playboy Mansion were reported.According to TMZ.com, the incident ... Read more...

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Cops probing Playboy Mansion gunshots incident visit Hefner


May 23rd, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Founder of Playboy Enterprises Hugh Hefner received an unexpected visit from the Los Angeles police after gunshots at the Playboy Mansion were reported.According to TMZ.com, the incident ... Read more...

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Corri Fetman Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit


April 1st, 2009 - 2:06 am ICT by GD
Corri Fetman, the Chicago divorce attorney who worked on the principle that it is better to divorce now so you can marry your trophy husband/wife, and who appeared in a nude Playboy ... Read more...

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Struggling Playboys battle to stay afloat


February 19th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 19 (ANI): In wake of the ongoing recession, Playboy bosses are coming up with new strategies to keep the magazines position stable in the market.Interim chairman Jerome Kern ... Read more...

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Hugh Hefner fuels bankruptcy reports by selling tickets for mansion visits


October 10th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): Credit crunch has not even spared Hugh Hefner and conditions at his end have gone so worse that the Playboy founder has opened doors of his renowned ... Read more...

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Hugh Hefner to pull the plug on Playboy parties


August 14th, 2008 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): Known for his racy lifestyle and equally saucy girlfriends, Hugh Hefner, will apparently be pulling the plug on his signature Playboy Parties, say reports.After his recent annual ... Read more...

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