By The Numbers

The numbers for June 12, 2013: OPI goes IPO

Katie Long Jun 12, 2013

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$4

The monthly subscription price for B-movie maker Roger Corman’s YouTube movies. (CNET)

$50

The cost of of Plan B, otherwise known as “the morning after pill”. On Monday, the Food and Drug Administration approved the drug to be sold over the counter without restriction. (WSJ)

109

The age, in years, of cosmetics company Coty. The parent company behind OPI nail polish is gearing up to rearrange those letters for an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange this week. (WSJ)

$1.5 billion

The CEO of Dole wants to pull a Michael Dell and take his company private. David Murdock is offering to buy back Dole for $1.5 billion. (Another number? Murdock is 90 years old.) (NYT’s Dealbook)

1984

George Orwell’s novel about Big Brother has moved up from 11,855 to 74 on Amazon’s sales list. Should the NSA and Edward Snowden get the credit? (Bloomberg)

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