Results From The WOW.Com Content Network
Synchrony Financial is a consumer financial services company headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, United States. The company offers consumer financing products, including credit, promotional financing and loyalty programs, installment lending to industries, and FDIC-insured consumer savings products through Synchrony Bank, its wholly owned online bank subsidiary.
On July 31, 2014, Synchrony Financial raised $2.9 billion in its IPO when GE sold 125 million shares (15%) of the company.  On April 10, 2015, it was announced that GE would sell most of GE Capital's commercial and consumer businesses within two years, focusing instead on its leasing businesses connected with GE's manufacturing businesses.
In July 2019, Capital One signed a deal with Walmart to handle Walmart's private label and co-branded credit card programs that was previously serviced by Synchrony Financial.  In November 2021, the company introduced Venture X, a travel rewards credit card, with a $395 annual fee.
GE Oil & Gas was the division of General Electric that owned its investments in the petroleum industry.In July 2017, this division was merged with Baker Hughes.. The division supplied equipment for the petroleum industry including drilling, subsea and offshore, onshore, LNG, distributed gas, oil pipeline and oil storage, oil refinery and petrochemical.
Montgomery Ward was founded by traveling dry goods salesman Aaron Montgomery Ward in 1872. Ward had conceived of the idea of a dry goods mail-order business in Chicago, Illinois, after observing in his business that rural customers often wanted "city" goods but that their access to them was almost only through rural retailers who had little competition and did not offer any guarantee of quality.
In 1850, American Express was started as an express mail business in Buffalo, New York. It was founded as a joint-stock corporation by the merger of the express companies owned by Henry Wells (Wells & Company), William G. Fargo (Livingston, Fargo & Company), and John Warren Butterfield (Wells, Butterfield & Company, the successor earlier in 1850 of Butterfield, Wasson & Company).
GE Digital is a subsidiary of the American multinational conglomerate corporation General Electric.Headquartered in San Ramon, California, the company provides software and industrial internet of things (IIoT) services to industrial companies.
General Electric begins sponsorship of IllumiNations, a series of fireworks displays, at EPCOT Center which continues until 1998 1989 The Consumer News and Business Channel, or CNBC, is formed to provide business news to cable television subscribers: 1993 GE Aerospace Division sold to Martin Marietta, now Lockheed Martin: 1996