Salesforce in talks to acquire workplace messaging app Slack, says report


Cloud-based software company Salesforce.com Inc is in talks to acquire workplace messaging app Slack Technologies Inc as it seeks to expand its offerings to businesses, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

Salesforce's bid comes as Slack struggles to fully capitalize on the switch to remote working during the COVID-19 pandemic in the face of fierce competition from Microsoft Corp's Teams and other workplace appsSlack shares ended trading on Tuesday at $29.57, well below the $42 high they reached on their first.

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