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  • Inside the Newsroom:  What Reporters Like About Newswires

    Serena Ehrlich, Director of Social & Evolving Media
    26 Aug 2014 | 4:57 am
    By Hannah Kelly, Editor, Business Wire Paris Commercial news distribution services (aka Newswires) have been in existence for over fifty years, their durability proving their utility. Business Wire’s latest mission was to investigate the ‘why’ behind the popularity of newswires, particularly as far as reporters are concerned, and here’s what the 2014 Business Wire Media […]
  • Seven Reasons for Publicly-traded Companies to Proactively Consider a CSR Program

    Serena Ehrlich, Director of Social & Evolving Media
    19 Aug 2014 | 10:38 am
    By Matt Van Tassel, Business Wire Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has transformed from business movement to business process. Individual and institutional investors not only want to know that your company is profitable; they also want to know that a company is operating responsibly.  Global stock exchanges and regulators are also taking a harder look at […]
  • The 5 Definitive Rules to Media Relations in 2014

    Serena Ehrlich, Director of Social & Evolving Media
    13 Aug 2014 | 6:21 am
    By Serena Ehrlich, Director of Social and Evolving Media Earlier this year, Business Wire released their 2014 Media Survey in which we asked 300 reporters, journalists, editors, bloggers and freelancers a wide range of questions related to how they cover company news.  Their answers provide a very clear road map to media relations best practices […]
  • Updating Your Earnings Release: How to Maximise the Readability of Earnings Press Releases

    Serena Ehrlich, Director of Social & Evolving Media
    12 Aug 2014 | 3:58 am
    By Hannah Kelly, Editor, Business Wire Paris With the earnings period once again upon us, investor and public relations professionals are coming together to publish what is often considered the most important release of the quarter: the earnings release. Quarterly earnings releases are a reflection of the financial health of an organization and are most […]
  • Business Wire Spotlight: Meet Zara McAlister!

    Serena Ehrlich, Director of Social & Evolving Media
    11 Aug 2014 | 4:31 am
    For today’s Friday spotlight, we once again head north to interview Zara McAlister,  our Canadian media relations specialist. Zara, thank you for speaking with us!  Tell us about yourself, where are you from? I was born and raised in Port Perry, Ontario, a small town north of Toronto. As a country girl, I’ve had to adjust to […]
 
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  • Breaking Exhibitor News From Major Trade Shows and Conferences Available Online At Tradeshownews.com

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:05 pm
    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Breaking Exhibitor News From Major Trade Shows and Conferences Available Online At Tradeshownews.com
  • Iteris Sets Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Conference Call for Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. ET

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:04 pm
    SANTA ANA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Iteris, Inc. (ITI) will conduct a conference call on Wed., September 3, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern to discuss its financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter and full year ended March 31, 2014.
  • Delaware Investments® Dividend and Income Fund, Inc. Announces Dividends

    2 Sep 2014 | 1:57 pm
    PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Delaware Investments Dividend and Income Fund, Inc. (the “Fund”), a New York Stock Exchange–listed closed-end fund trading under the symbol “DDF,” declares a monthly dividend of $0.0525 per share. This dividend is payable Sept. 26, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Sept. 12, 2014. The ex-dividend date will be Sept. 10, 2014. The Fund is a diversified closed-end fund. The primary investment objective is to seek high current income;
  • Millennial Media Appoints Andrew Jeanneret as Chief Financial Officer

    2 Sep 2014 | 1:45 pm
    BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Millennial Media (NYSE: MM), the leading independent mobile ad platform company, today announced the appointment of Andrew Jeanneret as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Jeanneret has served as the Company’s Senior Vice President of Accounting and Chief Accounting Officer since 2011. He will continue to work out of the company’s Baltimore-based headquarters and report directly to President and CEO Michael Barrett. Bringing more than 20 years of fi
  • AOL Launches Women-Focused Start-up Fund

    2 Sep 2014 | 1:42 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AOL today appointed Susan Lyne to lead The BBG Fund, a new venture fund focused on early stage investments in women-led consumer internet start-ups. The fund will make seed and Series A investments, with a focus on multiplatform media, services and commerce. AOL has a long and successful history of investing in women’s content: MAKERS, Thrive, Global Motherhood and the Cambio/Girls Who Code program all launched within AOL, which is consistently the leader in Comscore’
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  • Weitz Allowed to Move Forward with Copper Square Collection Action

    2 Sep 2014 | 3:16 pm
    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Supreme Court of the State of Arizona released an opinion on August 26, 2014, that Arizona Revised Statutes 33-992(A) does not preclude equitable subrogation to establish priority over mechanics’ liens. This ruling was made in response to The Weitz Company, LLC. Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Nicholas Heth, et. Al., Defendants-Appellants. The case ties back to the Summit at Copper Square in downtown Phoenix, a 23-story, 165-unit luxury complex overlooking Chase Field at Fo
  • Inland Real Estate Corporation Announces Date of Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Release, Conference Call and Webcast

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:05 pm
    OAK BROOK, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Inland Real Estate Corporation (NYSE: IRC) today announced that it will release its third quarter 2014 financial and operational results on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, prior to 8:30 a.m. CT (9:30 a.m. ET), before trading opens on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). The Company’s earnings release and supplemental financial information will be posted in the investor relations section of the Company’s website at http://www.inlandrealestate.com. The Company will hos
  • Iteris Sets Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Conference Call for Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. ET

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:04 pm
    SANTA ANA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Iteris, Inc. (ITI) will conduct a conference call on Wed., September 3, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern to discuss its financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter and full year ended March 31, 2014.
  • Allegion Completes Sale of UK Doors & Service Businesses

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm
    DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allegion plc (NYSE: ALLE), a leading global provider of security products and solutions, is pleased to announce the completion of the sale of its United Kingdom (UK) door businesses to an affiliate of Alcyon Financial Limited, a financial investment firm. The businesses sold include the Dor-o-Matic™ branded automatic door business, the Martin Roberts™ branded performance steel doorset business and the UK service organization. For more information please see the original
  • Snap-on to Present at RBC Capital Markets’ 2014 Global Industrials Conference

    2 Sep 2014 | 1:55 pm
    KENOSHA, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Snap-on will present at the RBC 2014 Global Industrials Conference on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 1:20 pm Pacific. The live webcast can be accessed at http://www.snapon.com/sna.
 
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  • Ulta Beauty Announces Earnings Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast for Second Quarter 2014 Results

    2 Sep 2014 | 4:31 pm
    BOLINGBROOK, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ: ULTA) today announced that the Company will conduct a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2014 results on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time / 4:00 p.m. Central Time. A press release detailing the Company’s second quarter 2014 results will be issued after the market closes and prior to the call. The conference call will be hosted by Mary Dillon, Chief Executive Officer, and Scott Settersten, Chief Financial O
  • Sanofi Diabetes is on a Mission to Support Children, Parents and Carers of Children with Type 1 Diabetes through Gaming

    2 Sep 2014 | 4:01 pm
    GUILDFORD, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The New Mission T1D app, created by Sanofi Diabetes to address the need for greater understanding of T1D amongst children, parents and carers, friends and in the school environment is now available, free of charge, from the Apple UK store. T1D affects 400,000 people in the UK and more than 29,000 are children1. Educating people who share the lives of children with T1D is essential to ensure the needs of the child are properly understood and appropriately sup
  • The Next Time You Take a Photo with Your Smartphone, Bitterroot Frames It Your Way

    2 Sep 2014 | 3:09 pm
    WHEELING, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Consumers increasingly choose customized solutions, achieving personalized framing effects with frame matboards.
  • Daily Fantasy Sports Leader, FanDuel, Closes $70M Series D From Shamrock Capital Advisors, NBC Sports Ventures and KKR

    2 Sep 2014 | 3:00 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FanDuel Inc, (http://www.fanduel.com), the global leader in one-day fantasy sports, announced today that it has closed $70 million in Series D financing. That brings the company’s total capital raised to $88 million. The latest investment round was led by Shamrock Capital Advisors, LLC, with NBC Sports Ventures and KKR participating. Existing investors Comcast Ventures, Pentech Ventures, Bullpen Capital, Scottish Enterprise, and serial investor Richard Koch also parti
  • AOL Launches Women-Focused Start-up Fund

    2 Sep 2014 | 1:42 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AOL today appointed Susan Lyne to lead The BBG Fund, a new venture fund focused on early stage investments in women-led consumer internet start-ups. The fund will make seed and Series A investments, with a focus on multiplatform media, services and commerce. AOL has a long and successful history of investing in women’s content: MAKERS, Thrive, Global Motherhood and the Cambio/Girls Who Code program all launched within AOL, which is consistently the leader in Comscore’
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  • WASHINGTON VETS WILL CLINIC Offers Free Estate Planning Services

    2 Sep 2014 | 8:15 am
    KENNEWICK, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WASHINGTON VETS WILL CLINIC offers free estate planning services to Soldiers, Veterans and their spouses on October 25, 9am- 4pm at Columbia Basin College. Appointment required.
  • Military Families Spending More on Back-to-School Shopping, First Command Reports

    2 Sep 2014 | 7:44 am
    FORT WORTH, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First Command reports military families plan to devote more dollars to back-to-school shopping than they did last year.
  • Jeff Feinberg Named CEO of USA Discounters

    2 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jeff Feinberg, a Managing Director with global professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal, has been named CEO of USA Discounters, a retailer with 24 stores in 13 states and the District of Columbia. As part of his efforts to enhance the company’s operations, he has met with members of Congress and pledged to work with them to improve industry-wide guidelines governing credit practices involving military service members. With many of its stores near mil
  • GENEDGE Announces New $2 MM Grant Funded Program to Support Virginia Companies Negatively Impacted by Defense Cutbacks

    2 Sep 2014 | 4:45 am
    MARTINSVILLE, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GENEDGE is proud to announce the formation of a new program initiative known as Virginia Domestic Markets Expansion Program (VA DMEP). The purpose of the program is to partially offset the ongoing defense department cuts, which are negatively impacting 5,000 Virginia companies. It is a high impact program that is intended to help DoD supply chain companies replace declining defense revenue streams by expanding into new domestic, industrial and commercial mark
  • MCR Wins $49.9 Million USTRANSCOM Contract for Comprehensive Financial Services

    2 Sep 2014 | 4:00 am
    MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MCR Federal of McLean, VA, has been awarded a $49.9 million contract to provide Comprehensive Financial Service Support to the U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM).
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  • Wipro Launches Graduate Hiring Program in Australia

    2 Sep 2014 | 3:00 pm
    SYDNEY & BANGALORE, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wipro launches graduate hiring program in Australia
  • Santa Clara University Earns Perfect Score in Green College Honor Roll

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:24 pm
    SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Santa Clara University earned a top spot in Princeton Review’s Green College Honor Roll. The Jesuit university in Silicon Valley earned its first perfect score in the ranking of 871 colleges.
  • The American Institute of Architects Releases Customized Kentucky Department of Education Documents

    2 Sep 2014 | 12:41 pm
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced the release of customized Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) versions of ten AIA Contract Documents®.
  • Sallie Mae Chairman and CEO to Present at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference on Sept. 9

    2 Sep 2014 | 12:32 pm
    NEWARK, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sallie Mae (NASDAQ: SLM), the nation’s leading financial services company specializing in education, today announced that Chairman and CEO Raymond J. Quinlan will speak at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference in New York City on Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 2:00 p.m. EDT. A live audio webcast, along with any written materials or slides used during the presentation, will be available at SallieMae.com/investors. A replay will be available approximately two hour
  • Promethean Celebrates Inspirational Teachers Around the World

    2 Sep 2014 | 11:07 am
    ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Many adults credit an outstanding teacher with instilling the knowledge, insights, confidence and leadership behaviors that shaped them to become the person they are today. To celebrate these exceptional teachers and recognize their contributions to society, global education technology leader Promethean has created The Cann Awards. Established in honor of Tony Cann, Promethean’s founder, The Cann Awards seek to honor the best in teaching from around the world. “Teacher
 
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  • MasterImage 3D舉發RealD在中国的实用新型专利申请文件失效

    2 Sep 2014 | 5:02 pm
    中国北京--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(美国商业资讯)--全球数字3D显示技术设备的领导厂家MasterImage 3D采取行动准备举发RealD在中国的实用新型专利的有效性,因为RealD于2014年8月22日提交该专利申请给中国国家知识产权局之前该专利就已经失去时效。MasterImage 3D特别指出,RealD的实用新型专利已公然侵犯了MasterImage 3D更早提交的专利申请,且该专利曾披露于RealD几年前美国的旧专利中。…
  • MasterImage 3D Challenges RealD’s Utility Model Patent Application in China

    2 Sep 2014 | 5:01 pm
    BEIJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MasterImage 3D Challenges RealD's Utility Model Patent Application in China; Files Invalidation Over Blatant Lack of Inventiveness; Vows to Stand With Customers Against RealD's Unfair Threats
  • Sanofi Diabetes is on a Mission to Support Children, Parents and Carers of Children with Type 1 Diabetes through Gaming

    2 Sep 2014 | 4:01 pm
    GUILDFORD, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The New Mission T1D app, created by Sanofi Diabetes to address the need for greater understanding of T1D amongst children, parents and carers, friends and in the school environment is now available, free of charge, from the Apple UK store. T1D affects 400,000 people in the UK and more than 29,000 are children1. Educating people who share the lives of children with T1D is essential to ensure the needs of the child are properly understood and appropriately sup
  • Lines Are Open for “Estamos con los Niños,” Univision’s Humanitarian Relief Effort for Children at the Border

    2 Sep 2014 | 1:18 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Univision has launched its “Estamos con los Niños” (“We Are With The Children”) campaign that provides audiences with the opportunity to support the nonprofit organizations providing humanitarian relief and assistance to children fleeing life-threatening violence and extreme hardship in Central America, and seeking refuge in the United States. Univision is inviting audiences across all of its media platforms to contribute to the charity, Save the Children, by dialing
  • Media Walk-Through and Satellite Coordinates for Gubernatorial Debate at Cal Channel

    2 Sep 2014 | 1:05 pm
    --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cal Channel: WHO:   Debate between Gov. Jerry Brown and Neel Kashkari   WHAT: Media walk-through of Cal Channel studio and debate set, WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3 @ 3 PM   Please RSVP to Carol Dahmen if you are planning to attend Wednesday’s media walk-through. Anyone attending the debate as a member of the media needs to register. Deadline to register is WEDNESDAY, SEPT 3 AT 12 NOON.   WHERE: Media area will be located in the Senator Hotel Lobby located at 1121 L Street. Media MUS
 
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  • Detroit Medical Center Awarded National Health Care Innovation Award

    2 Sep 2014 | 4:12 pm
    DETROIT--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) has been selected to receive an award of $9,966,608 as part of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Health Care Innovation Awards program. The Principal Investigator and DMC Chief Medical Officer Dr. Suzanne White is one of only 39 recipients of about 3,000 applicants across the United States. The award will enable the DMC to test an innovative primary care and preventative health model that reaches patients who use som
  • Sanofi Diabetes is on a Mission to Support Children, Parents and Carers of Children with Type 1 Diabetes through Gaming

    2 Sep 2014 | 4:01 pm
    GUILDFORD, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The New Mission T1D app, created by Sanofi Diabetes to address the need for greater understanding of T1D amongst children, parents and carers, friends and in the school environment is now available, free of charge, from the Apple UK store. T1D affects 400,000 people in the UK and more than 29,000 are children1. Educating people who share the lives of children with T1D is essential to ensure the needs of the child are properly understood and appropriately sup
  • ERYTECH: Business Update und Finanzergebnisse für das erste Halbjahr 2014

    2 Sep 2014 | 3:41 pm
    LYON, Frankreich--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ERYTECH (Paris:ERYP) (Euronext Paris: FR0011471135 - ERYP), das französische Biopharma-Unternehmen, das innovative Behandlungen zur Tumor-Aushungerung bei akuter Leukämie und anderen onkologischen Indikationen mit ungedecktem medizinischem Bedarf entwickelt, veröffentlicht ein Business Update sowie die Finanzergebnisse für den Berichtszeitraum bis 30. Juni 2014. Höhepunkte der Geschäftsentwicklung Phase-III-Studie für akute Lymphoblastenleukämie (Acute Lymphob
  • bluebird bio to Present at Morgan Stanley Global Health Care Conference

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:30 pm
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--bluebird bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLUE) announces that management will present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 2.30 PM ( EDT) at the Grand Hyatt New York Hotel, New York, NY. To access a simultaneous webcast of these presentations via the internet, log on to the "Calendar of Events" section on the Investor and Media page of the bluebird bio website at http://investor.bluebirdbio.com. Please connect to the websit
  • Globus Medical to Present at the 2014 Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:20 pm
    AUDUBON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Globus Medical, Inc. (NYSE:GMED), a leading musculoskeletal implant manufacturer, today announced that Richard Baron, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the 2014 Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 2:50 p.m. ET at the Grand Hyatt in New York, NY. Interested institutional investors that wish to schedule a meeting should contact Morgan Stanley. About Globus Medical, Inc. Globus Medical, Inc. is
 
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  • Statement on Behalf of Vote No on 2 Campaign Regarding John Morgan Being Caught on Video

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:08 pm
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Vote No on 2 Campaign today released the following statement regarding Amendment 2 proponent, John Morgan, being caught on video giving profanity-laden remarks at a post-debate rally. The below statement is attributable to Sarah Bascom, spokesperson for the Vote No on 2 Campaign. “We believe this video, in all of its offensive glory, shows John Morgan's real reasons behind his campaign to legalize marijuana. Their campaign has tried to be the moral author
  • Media Walk-Through and Satellite Coordinates for Gubernatorial Debate at Cal Channel

    2 Sep 2014 | 1:05 pm
    --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cal Channel: WHO:   Debate between Gov. Jerry Brown and Neel Kashkari   WHAT: Media walk-through of Cal Channel studio and debate set, WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3 @ 3 PM   Please RSVP to Carol Dahmen if you are planning to attend Wednesday’s media walk-through. Anyone attending the debate as a member of the media needs to register. Deadline to register is WEDNESDAY, SEPT 3 AT 12 NOON.   WHERE: Media area will be located in the Senator Hotel Lobby located at 1121 L Street. Media MUS
  • CCAGW PAC Endorses Rep. Scott Perry

    2 Sep 2014 | 12:11 pm
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Political Action Committee (CCAGW PAC) announced its endorsement of Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.) for re-election to the House of Representatives. With a lifetime score of 91 percent, Rep. Perry earned the title of “Taxpayer Hero.” CCAGW PAC bases its endorsements on a candidate’s lifetime score as listed in CCAGW’s 2013 Congressional Ratings. “During his first term, Rep. Perry has served the citizens of Pennsylvan
  • CCAGW PAC Endorses Ohio Congressional Candidates

    2 Sep 2014 | 11:44 am
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Political Action Committee (CCAGW PAC) announced its endorsement of two members of the Ohio congressional delegation, Reps. Steve Chabot (R) and Jim Jordan (R), for re-election to the House of Representatives. CCAGW PAC based its endorsements on each candidate’s lifetime score as listed in CCAGW’s 2013 Congressional Ratings. Each of these candidates is a “Taxpayer Hero” with a lifetime rating of 90 percent or
  • Intellicheck Mobilisa CEO Nelson Ludlow Interviewed on Fox Business News on September 2 in Segment Regarding Cybersecurity and Hacking of Banks

    2 Sep 2014 | 11:07 am
    PORT TOWNSEND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Nelson Ludlow, Ph.D., CEO of Intellicheck Mobilisa, Inc. (NYSE MKT:IDN), a global leader in identity solutions and wireless security systems, was interviewed on Fox Business News on September 2 about measures individuals can take to ensure their personal security when dealing with banks. Speaking with Fox Business News host Maria Bartiromo, Dr. Ludlow noted that recent bank hackings are sophisticated and global in nature, and just as large U.S. banks a
 
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  • Ulta Beauty Announces Earnings Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast for Second Quarter 2014 Results

    2 Sep 2014 | 4:31 pm
    BOLINGBROOK, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ: ULTA) today announced that the Company will conduct a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2014 results on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time / 4:00 p.m. Central Time. A press release detailing the Company’s second quarter 2014 results will be issued after the market closes and prior to the call. The conference call will be hosted by Mary Dillon, Chief Executive Officer, and Scott Settersten, Chief Financial O
  • Braintrust Investments Acquires Inko’s

    2 Sep 2014 | 3:57 pm
    BURR RIDGE, Ill. & NEW YORK,--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Braintrust Investments, LLC (“Braintrust”) announced today that it has acquired the Inko’s iced tea business (“Inko’s”). Inko’s is the first beverage company dedicated to manufacturing, selling and marketing ready-to-drink, white teas. White tea is widely regarded as having more health benefits than green tea. Braintrust is a private investment firm headed by food and beverage industry veteran Kevin Kotecki. The transaction has been closed with imm
  • 22nd Century Group devient membre de l'accord-cadre de règlement sur le tabac

    2 Sep 2014 | 3:32 pm
    CLARENCE, New York--(BUSINESS WIRE)--22nd Century Group, Inc. (NYSE MKT: XXII) a annoncé aujourd'hui que la société était devenue membre du Master Settlement Agreement (Accord-cadre de règlement - MSA) américain sur le tabac par le biais de l'acquisition de NASCO Products, LLC, un fabricant de produits du tabac, détenteur d'une licence fédérale, et membre participant du MSA depuis 2005. 22nd Century Group, NASCO Products, et les Etats membres de l'accord-cadre de règlement MSA ont exécuté un ac
  • The Next Time You Take a Photo with Your Smartphone, Bitterroot Frames It Your Way

    2 Sep 2014 | 3:09 pm
    WHEELING, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Consumers increasingly choose customized solutions, achieving personalized framing effects with frame matboards.
  • Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. to Present at the CL King 12th Annual Best Ideas Conference 2014

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:09 pm
    ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLKI) to Present at the CL King 12th Annual Best Ideas Conference 2014
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  • Daily Fantasy Sports Leader, FanDuel, Closes $70M Series D From Shamrock Capital Advisors, NBC Sports Ventures and KKR

    2 Sep 2014 | 3:00 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FanDuel Inc, (http://www.fanduel.com), the global leader in one-day fantasy sports, announced today that it has closed $70 million in Series D financing. That brings the company’s total capital raised to $88 million. The latest investment round was led by Shamrock Capital Advisors, LLC, with NBC Sports Ventures and KKR participating. Existing investors Comcast Ventures, Pentech Ventures, Bullpen Capital, Scottish Enterprise, and serial investor Richard Koch also parti
  • Fall Color on Full Display as “Airplane!” Gang Soars over Wisconsin

    2 Sep 2014 | 12:15 pm
    MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fall color has never looked better than when viewed from the famed cockpit of the movie “Airplane!” For the latest in a series of TV ads from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism, “Airplane!” stars Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Robert Hays reprise their roles along with their costar Otto the Autopilot. But the real star of the 30-second commercial is Wisconsin’s beautiful fall landscape. The new fall spot premiered today and included breathtaking aerial footage of Wisco
  • Saint Francis Healthcare and University of Delaware Announce New Partnership

    2 Sep 2014 | 10:00 am
    WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Saint Francis Healthcare has committed to becoming the Official Hospital of University of Delaware Athletics for the next three years. The partnership, which was brokered by IMG, the university’s multimedia rights partner, coincides with Saint Francis Healthcare’s 90-year anniversary of serving Delawareans. This initiative complements an already existing collaboration between Saint Francis Healthcare and University of Delaware to provide clinical experiences f
  • Nickelodeon Teams up with NFL, MLS and NASCAR for NickSports--New Primetime Sports-Themed Block

    2 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nickelodeon is celebrating kids’ love for the action and excitement of the game with the launch of NickSports--a brand-new primetime programming block debuting Wednesday, Sept. 3, on Nicktoons.
  • TXU Energy dirige la "Guía para el juego" para la apertura de la temporada de Baylor

    2 Sep 2014 | 7:53 am
    DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--El mayor proyecto de construcción en la historia del centro de Texas ha despejado el campo, y TXU Energy ha creado una guía para el nuevo estadio McLane para que los aficionados al fútbol no se pierdan nada de la acción. La Guía para el Juego cuenta con un diseño a todo color de las características impresionantes de las instalaciones del estadio de 3764 hectáreas (93 acres), desde las comodidades de los vestidores de los atletas hasta Touchdown Alley, donde el césped de
 
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  • MasterImage 3D舉發RealD在中国的实用新型专利申请文件失效

    2 Sep 2014 | 5:02 pm
    中国北京--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(美国商业资讯)--全球数字3D显示技术设备的领导厂家MasterImage 3D采取行动准备举发RealD在中国的实用新型专利的有效性,因为RealD于2014年8月22日提交该专利申请给中国国家知识产权局之前该专利就已经失去时效。MasterImage 3D特别指出,RealD的实用新型专利已公然侵犯了MasterImage 3D更早提交的专利申请,且该专利曾披露于RealD几年前美国的旧专利中。…
  • MasterImage 3D Challenges RealD’s Utility Model Patent Application in China

    2 Sep 2014 | 5:01 pm
    BEIJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MasterImage 3D Challenges RealD's Utility Model Patent Application in China; Files Invalidation Over Blatant Lack of Inventiveness; Vows to Stand With Customers Against RealD's Unfair Threats
  • CORRECTING and REPLACING PCM to Present at Rodman & Renshaw 16th Annual Global Investment Conference

    2 Sep 2014 | 4:43 pm
    EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First paragraph, second sentence of release should read: PCM’s presentation is scheduled to begin at 9:10am Eastern in Rutherford Salon. (instead of PCM’s presentation is scheduled to begin at 9:10am Pacific in Rutherford Salon.) The corrected release reads: PCM TO PRESENT AT RODMAN & RENSHAW 16TH ANNUAL GLOBAL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE PCM, Inc. (NASDAQ:PCMI) a leading technology solutions provider, announced today that its Chief Executive Officer, Frank Kh
  • Daily Fantasy Sports Leader, FanDuel, Closes $70M Series D From Shamrock Capital Advisors, NBC Sports Ventures and KKR

    2 Sep 2014 | 3:00 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FanDuel Inc, (http://www.fanduel.com), the global leader in one-day fantasy sports, announced today that it has closed $70 million in Series D financing. That brings the company’s total capital raised to $88 million. The latest investment round was led by Shamrock Capital Advisors, LLC, with NBC Sports Ventures and KKR participating. Existing investors Comcast Ventures, Pentech Ventures, Bullpen Capital, Scottish Enterprise, and serial investor Richard Koch also parti
  • Wipro Launches Graduate Hiring Program in Australia

    2 Sep 2014 | 3:00 pm
    SYDNEY & BANGALORE, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wipro launches graduate hiring program in Australia
 
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  • CORRECTING and REPLACING PCM to Present at Rodman & Renshaw 16th Annual Global Investment Conference

    2 Sep 2014 | 4:43 pm
    EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First paragraph, second sentence of release should read: PCM’s presentation is scheduled to begin at 9:10am Eastern in Rutherford Salon. (instead of PCM’s presentation is scheduled to begin at 9:10am Pacific in Rutherford Salon.) The corrected release reads: PCM TO PRESENT AT RODMAN & RENSHAW 16TH ANNUAL GLOBAL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE PCM, Inc. (NASDAQ:PCMI) a leading technology solutions provider, announced today that its Chief Executive Officer, Frank Kh
  • Ulta Beauty Announces Earnings Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast for Second Quarter 2014 Results

    2 Sep 2014 | 4:31 pm
    BOLINGBROOK, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ: ULTA) today announced that the Company will conduct a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2014 results on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time / 4:00 p.m. Central Time. A press release detailing the Company’s second quarter 2014 results will be issued after the market closes and prior to the call. The conference call will be hosted by Mary Dillon, Chief Executive Officer, and Scott Settersten, Chief Financial O
  • Inland Real Estate Corporation Announces Date of Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Release, Conference Call and Webcast

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:05 pm
    OAK BROOK, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Inland Real Estate Corporation (NYSE: IRC) today announced that it will release its third quarter 2014 financial and operational results on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, prior to 8:30 a.m. CT (9:30 a.m. ET), before trading opens on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). The Company’s earnings release and supplemental financial information will be posted in the investor relations section of the Company’s website at http://www.inlandrealestate.com. The Company will hos
  • Snap-on to Present at RBC Capital Markets’ 2014 Global Industrials Conference

    2 Sep 2014 | 1:55 pm
    KENOSHA, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Snap-on will present at the RBC 2014 Global Industrials Conference on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 1:20 pm Pacific. The live webcast can be accessed at http://www.snapon.com/sna.
  • Media Walk-Through and Satellite Coordinates for Gubernatorial Debate at Cal Channel

    2 Sep 2014 | 1:05 pm
    --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cal Channel: WHO:   Debate between Gov. Jerry Brown and Neel Kashkari   WHAT: Media walk-through of Cal Channel studio and debate set, WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3 @ 3 PM   Please RSVP to Carol Dahmen if you are planning to attend Wednesday’s media walk-through. Anyone attending the debate as a member of the media needs to register. Deadline to register is WEDNESDAY, SEPT 3 AT 12 NOON.   WHERE: Media area will be located in the Senator Hotel Lobby located at 1121 L Street. Media MUS
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  • Detroit Medical Center Awarded National Health Care Innovation Award

    2 Sep 2014 | 4:12 pm
    DETROIT--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) has been selected to receive an award of $9,966,608 as part of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Health Care Innovation Awards program. The Principal Investigator and DMC Chief Medical Officer Dr. Suzanne White is one of only 39 recipients of about 3,000 applicants across the United States. The award will enable the DMC to test an innovative primary care and preventative health model that reaches patients who use som
  • Santa Clara University Earns Perfect Score in Green College Honor Roll

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:24 pm
    SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Santa Clara University earned a top spot in Princeton Review’s Green College Honor Roll. The Jesuit university in Silicon Valley earned its first perfect score in the ranking of 871 colleges.
  • Point B Phoenix Named #1 in the Nation for Workplace Excellence

    2 Sep 2014 | 11:25 am
    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Point B Inc., a management consulting and venture investment firm, has been honored with the #1 spot on the When Work Works award ranking. The firm is recognized for setting the standard in innovative workplace strategies, helping clients succeed and giving employees an environment where they can flourish, feel respected and are celebrated for their contributions. The award, part of the national When Work Works project administered by the Family and Work Institute (FWI
  • Promethean Celebrates Inspirational Teachers Around the World

    2 Sep 2014 | 11:07 am
    ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Many adults credit an outstanding teacher with instilling the knowledge, insights, confidence and leadership behaviors that shaped them to become the person they are today. To celebrate these exceptional teachers and recognize their contributions to society, global education technology leader Promethean has created The Cann Awards. Established in honor of Tony Cann, Promethean’s founder, The Cann Awards seek to honor the best in teaching from around the world. “Teacher
  • Axtria Ranks High on Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 List of Americas Fastest-Growing Private Companies

    2 Sep 2014 | 10:52 am
    BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Axtria, a Big Data Analytics software and service provider, is pleased to announce that it has been ranked No. 32 on the 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. Axtria was ranked No. 1 in New York Metro and New Jersey area. It was also ranked No. 2 in IT Services category. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entreprene
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  • Clovis Oncology to Offer $200 Million of Convertible Senior Notes

    2 Sep 2014 | 1:03 pm
    BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clovis Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLVS) announced today that, subject to market and other conditions, it intends to offer $200 million aggregate principal amount of its convertible senior notes due 2021 (the “notes”) in a private placement to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Clovis Oncology also expects to grant the initial purchasers a 30-day option to purchase up to $30 million aggregate principal
  • SFX Entertainment, Inc. Announces Extension of Consent Solicitation Relating to Its 9.625% Second Lien Senior Secured Notes Due 2019

    2 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SFX Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFXE) (“SFX”) announced today that it has extended the expiration date of its previously announced consent solicitation (the “Solicitation”) to a proposed amendment (the “Proposed Amendment”) to the indenture (the “Indenture”) governing its outstanding 9.625% Second Lien Senior Secured Notes due 2019 (the "Securities"). The Solicitation will now expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on September 5, 2014, unless further extended (as e
  • Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. Announces Private Offering of Subordinated Notes

    2 Sep 2014 | 3:00 am
    IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: PPBI), the holding company of Pacific Premier Bank, announced today the completion of a private placement of $60 million in aggregate principal amount of subordinated notes to certain accredited investors. The subordinated notes bear a fixed interest rate of 5.75% per annum, payable semi-annually, and mature on September 3, 2024. The Company estimates that the net proceeds from the sale of the notes will be
 
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  • Fitch to Rate 2014-K39 Multifamily Mtge PT Ctfs & Freddie Mac SPC, Series K-039; Presale Issued

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:24 pm
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has issued a presale report on FREMF 2014-K39 Multifamily Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates and Freddie Mac Structured Pass-Through Certificates, Series K-039. Fitch expects to rate the transaction and assign Rating Outlooks as follows: FREMF 2014-K39 Multifamily Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates --$156,270,000 class A-1 'AAAsf'; Outlook Stable; --$977,510,000 class A-2 'AAAsf'; Outlook Stable; --$1,133,780,000* class X1 'AAAsf'; Outlook Stable; --$1,13
  • Fitch Rates Colorado Springs Utilities, CO 2008A Bank Bonds 'AA'; Outlook Stable

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:07 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA' rating to the following City of Colorado Springs, CO bonds issued on behalf of Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU): --$50,000,000 ($45,585,000 currently outstanding) City of Colorado Springs, Colorado Variable Rate Demand Utilities System Improvement Revenue Bonds, Series 2008A (bank bonds). The bank bond rating is assigned to the series 2008A bonds but will only become applicable if the bonds cannot be remarketed and are purchased by t
  • Fitch to Rate Grain Spectrum Funding II, LLC, Series 2014-1 Notes; Presale Issued

    2 Sep 2014 | 1:54 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings expects to rate Grain Spectrum Funding II, LLC, series 2014-1 as follows: --$196,545,000 series 2014-1 wireless spectrum-backed notes 'A-sf(EXP)'; Outlook Stable. TRANSACTION SUMMARY Proceeds from the series 2014-1 note issuance are being used by Grain Spectrum Funding II, LLC (Grain II), the issuer, to finance the purchase of wireless spectrum licenses by the issuer's subsidiary Grain Spectrum III, LLC (Grain III) and to pay expenses, with the remaining
  • Fitch: Room for Growth for Reinsurers in an Underinsured Latin America

    2 Sep 2014 | 1:51 pm
    SANTIAGO, Chile--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: Latin American Reinsurance (Diversity and Growth Opportunities in an Improved Regulatory Environment) http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=764888 The Latin American reinsurance market remains shaped by foreigner reinsurers, while the bulk of Latin entities that have begun an incipient development mainly focus in captive niche segments, according to a new Fitch Ratings report. Gross written premium
  • Kroll Bond Rating Agency Assigns Preliminary Ratings to American Homes 4 Rent 2014-SFR2

    2 Sep 2014 | 1:40 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kroll Bond Rating Agency, Inc. (KBRA) has assigned preliminary ratings to five classes of American Homes 4 Rent 2014-SFR2 (AH4R 2014-SFR2) single-family rental pass-through certificates. AH4R 2014-SFR2 is a single-family rental (SFR) securitization that will be collateralized by a $513.3 million loan secured by first priority mortgages on 4,487 income-producing single-family homes. The fixed rate loan has a 10-year term and amortizes on a monthly basis in an amount eq
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  • CORRECTING and REPLACING PCM to Present at Rodman & Renshaw 16th Annual Global Investment Conference

    2 Sep 2014 | 4:43 pm
    EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First paragraph, second sentence of release should read: PCM’s presentation is scheduled to begin at 9:10am Eastern in Rutherford Salon. (instead of PCM’s presentation is scheduled to begin at 9:10am Pacific in Rutherford Salon.) The corrected release reads: PCM TO PRESENT AT RODMAN & RENSHAW 16TH ANNUAL GLOBAL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE PCM, Inc. (NASDAQ:PCMI) a leading technology solutions provider, announced today that its Chief Executive Officer, Frank Kh
  • Orion Engineered Carbons to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:57 pm
    LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. (NYSE: OEC), a worldwide supplier of specialty and high-performance Carbon Black, today announced that members of its management team will be participating in the upcoming KeyBanc and UBS investor conferences in September. KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic Materials & Packaging ConferenceTuesday, September 9, 2014 at 8:00am ETInterContinental Hotel, Boston, MA UBS Chemicals ConferenceTuesday, September 23, 2014UBS Offices, New York, NY
  • bluebird bio to Present at Morgan Stanley Global Health Care Conference

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:30 pm
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--bluebird bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLUE) announces that management will present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 2.30 PM ( EDT) at the Grand Hyatt New York Hotel, New York, NY. To access a simultaneous webcast of these presentations via the internet, log on to the "Calendar of Events" section on the Investor and Media page of the bluebird bio website at http://investor.bluebirdbio.com. Please connect to the websit
  • Ferro to Present at the KeyBanc 2014 Capital Markets Basic Materials Conference

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:30 pm
    CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) announced today that it will present at the KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic Materials Conference at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston, MA at 11:00 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. The audio presentation and accompanying slides will be webcast live, and can be accessed from the “Investor Information” portion of Ferro’s website at (www.ferro.com). Audio replays of the presentation will be available at this site for 30 days. The pre
  • Globus Medical to Present at the 2014 Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:20 pm
    AUDUBON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Globus Medical, Inc. (NYSE:GMED), a leading musculoskeletal implant manufacturer, today announced that Richard Baron, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the 2014 Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 2:50 p.m. ET at the Grand Hyatt in New York, NY. Interested institutional investors that wish to schedule a meeting should contact Morgan Stanley. About Globus Medical, Inc. Globus Medical, Inc. is
 
 
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  • Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock, Inc., Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee Announce Partnership

    2 Sep 2014 | 1:16 pm
    BRENTWOOD, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--National healthcare communications and public affairs firm Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock, Inc. and Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, a nonprofit dedicated to feeding the underserved and solving hunger issues in the local community, have announced a collaboration to develop partnership models with Nashville’s healthcare community. With reform and market drivers changing the way healthcare is delivered, providers are shifting toward population
  • Inaugural Office Depot Foundation Women’s Symposium Planned for Oct. 7

    2 Sep 2014 | 10:48 am
    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Office Depot Foundation will host its inaugural Women's Symposium on Oct. 7 in Boca Raton, Fla. The daylong conference focuses on maximizing success through innovation and collaboration.
  • Ya está en marcha la 20.a búsqueda anual de los principales jóvenes voluntarios de la nación

    2 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Durante los últimos 18 años, los premios Prudential Spirit of Community han sido otorgados a casi 100.000 estudiantes de escuelas medias y secundarias de todo el país por ayudar a los más desfavorecidos, promover la salud y la seguridad, proteger el medioambiente y servir a sus comunidades a través de muchas otras actividades de voluntariado. Hoy comienza la búsqueda para encontrar a miles más que han hecho aportes significativos a sus comunidades durante los último
  • 20th Annual Search Under Way for Nation’s Top Youth Volunteers

    2 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Over the past 19 years, Prudential Spirit of Community Awards have been given to more than 100,000 middle and high school students across the country for helping the less fortunate, promoting health and safety, protecting the environment, and serving their communities through many other volunteer activities. Today, the search begins to identify thousands more who have made meaningful contributions to their communities over the past 12 months, as the awards program k
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  • Allegion Completes Sale of UK Doors & Service Businesses

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm
    DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allegion plc (NYSE: ALLE), a leading global provider of security products and solutions, is pleased to announce the completion of the sale of its United Kingdom (UK) door businesses to an affiliate of Alcyon Financial Limited, a financial investment firm. The businesses sold include the Dor-o-Matic™ branded automatic door business, the Martin Roberts™ branded performance steel doorset business and the UK service organization. For more information please see the original
  • Green Automotive Company Restructures Its Electric Vehicle Business

    2 Sep 2014 | 7:24 am
    RIVERSIDE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As part of the company’s plan to focus on its major growth opportunities led by Newport Coachworks, Green Automotive Company (OTCQB: GACR) announced today that it will sell the assets of its GoinGreen and LEC2 businesses to former GoinGreen staff members, led by Clive Southwell, former director of the UK business. At the same time, it will transfer the majority of the knowledge in its electric vehicle technology centre, known as Liberty E-Tech, to a new facil
  • PPG Completes Sale of Mount Zion Float Glass Manufacturing Facility

    2 Sep 2014 | 5:11 am
    PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) today announced that it has completed the sale of substantially all the assets of its Mount Zion, Illinois, glass manufacturing facility to automotive glass manufacturer Fuyao Glass America Inc. Financial terms were not disclosed. Fuyao plans to rebuild and retrofit the facility’s two production lines to manufacture automotive glass. PPG will continue to operate the plant for up to one year, producing SUNGATE(R) coated glass and clear glass
  • Sandvik Materials Technology Divests Its Distribution Business in Australia and New Zealand

    1 Sep 2014 | 10:07 pm
    SANDVIKEN, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sandvik Materials Technology is divesting its distribution business in Australia and New Zealand to Vulcan Steel Ltd. The divested operations include leading processors and distributors of stainless steel products and other corrosion and wear-resistant products in Australia and New Zealand. Invoiced sales for the business concerned amounted to about 930 million SEK in 2013. The operating margin was 7% and the total number of employees encompassed is 190, of w
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  • NexPoint Credit Strategies Fund Announces the Regular Monthly Dividend

    2 Sep 2014 | 5:37 pm
    DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NexPoint Credit Strategies Fund Announces the Regular Monthly Dividend
  • Distribution Dates and Amounts Announced for Certain BlackRock Closed-End Funds

    2 Sep 2014 | 4:19 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Certain BlackRock closed-end funds (the “Funds”) announced distributions today as detailed below. BlackRock EcoSolutions Investment Trust (NYSE:BQR) announced a distribution reduction. BQR’s distribution reduction reflects the current level of the Fund’s net assets and current and projected levels of dividend income, option premiums and volatility in the market. As previously announced on June 16, 2014, BlackRock Real Asset Equity Trust (NYSE:BCF), BlackRock Resources
  • Delaware Investments® Municipal Income Funds Announce Dividends

    2 Sep 2014 | 1:59 pm
    PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the following three Delaware Investments municipal income funds, all closed-end management investment companies, declare their monthly income dividends: Delaware Investments Colorado Municipal Income Fund, Inc.; Delaware Investments National Municipal Income Fund; and Delaware Investments Minnesota Municipal Income Fund II, Inc. (together, the “Funds”). The investment objective of Delaware Investments Colorado Municipal Income Fund, Inc. and Delaware Invest
  • Delaware Investments® Dividend and Income Fund, Inc. Announces Dividends

    2 Sep 2014 | 1:57 pm
    PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Delaware Investments Dividend and Income Fund, Inc. (the “Fund”), a New York Stock Exchange–listed closed-end fund trading under the symbol “DDF,” declares a monthly dividend of $0.0525 per share. This dividend is payable Sept. 26, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Sept. 12, 2014. The ex-dividend date will be Sept. 10, 2014. The Fund is a diversified closed-end fund. The primary investment objective is to seek high current income;
  • Delaware Enhanced Global Dividend and Income Fund Announces Dividends

    2 Sep 2014 | 1:49 pm
    PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Delaware Enhanced Global Dividend and Income Fund (the “Fund”), a New York Stock Exchange–listed closed-end fund trading under the symbol “DEX,” declares a monthly dividend of $0.0750 per share. The dividend is payable Sept. 26, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Sept. 12, 2014. The ex-dividend date will be Sept. 10, 2014. The Fund's primary investment objective is to seek current income, with a secondary objective of capital apprec
 
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  • Ulta Beauty Announces Earnings Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast for Second Quarter 2014 Results

    2 Sep 2014 | 4:31 pm
    BOLINGBROOK, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ: ULTA) today announced that the Company will conduct a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2014 results on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time / 4:00 p.m. Central Time. A press release detailing the Company’s second quarter 2014 results will be issued after the market closes and prior to the call. The conference call will be hosted by Mary Dillon, Chief Executive Officer, and Scott Settersten, Chief Financial O
  • ERYTECH: Business Update und Finanzergebnisse für das erste Halbjahr 2014

    2 Sep 2014 | 3:41 pm
    LYON, Frankreich--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ERYTECH (Paris:ERYP) (Euronext Paris: FR0011471135 - ERYP), das französische Biopharma-Unternehmen, das innovative Behandlungen zur Tumor-Aushungerung bei akuter Leukämie und anderen onkologischen Indikationen mit ungedecktem medizinischem Bedarf entwickelt, veröffentlicht ein Business Update sowie die Finanzergebnisse für den Berichtszeitraum bis 30. Juni 2014. Höhepunkte der Geschäftsentwicklung Phase-III-Studie für akute Lymphoblastenleukämie (Acute Lymphob
  • Tortoise MLP Fund, Inc. Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet Information and Asset Coverage Ratio Update as of Aug. 31, 2014

    2 Sep 2014 | 3:12 pm
    LEAWOOD, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tortoise MLP Fund, Inc. (NYSE: NTG) today announced that as of Aug. 31, 2014, the company’s unaudited total assets were approximately $2.5 billion and its unaudited net asset value was $1.5 billion, or $32.73 per share. As of Aug. 31, 2014, the company was in compliance with its asset coverage ratios under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the 1940 Act) and basic maintenance covenants. The company’s asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to senior
  • Tortoise Energy Independence Fund, Inc. Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet Information and Asset Coverage Ratio Update as of Aug. 31, 2014

    2 Sep 2014 | 3:05 pm
    LEAWOOD, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tortoise Energy Independence Fund, Inc. (NYSE: NDP) today announced that as of Aug. 31, 2014, the company’s unaudited total assets were approximately $513.4 million and its unaudited net asset value was $450.5 million, or $31.04 per share. As of Aug. 31, 2014, the company was in compliance with its asset coverage ratios under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the 1940 Act). The company’s asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to senior securities
  • Tortoise Pipeline & Energy Fund, Inc. Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet Information and Asset Coverage Ratio Update as of Aug. 31, 2014

    2 Sep 2014 | 3:01 pm
    LEAWOOD, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tortoise Pipeline & Energy Fund, Inc. (NYSE: TTP) today announced that as of August 31, 2014, the company’s unaudited total assets were approximately $503.0 million and its unaudited net asset value was $410.4 million, or $40.97 per share. As of Aug. 31, 2014, the company was in compliance with its asset coverage ratios under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the 1940 Act) and basic maintenance covenants. The company’s asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Ac
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  • Fitch: Flat Economy to Curtail Spending, Bodes Well for U.S. Credit Card ABS

    2 Sep 2014 | 10:46 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Despite flat economic indicators of late, U.S. prime credit card chargeoffs again fell to unprecedented levels and 60+ day delinquencies remain near historic lows, according to the latest index results from Fitch Ratings. Weak gains in personal income may be driving lower consumer spending, which in turn may be driving the positive readings for most credit card ABS collateral metrics. The Commerce Department reported that July personal spending declined by a seasonall
  • Residential Demand Response Sites Expected to Reach Nearly 65 Million by 2023, According to Navigant Research Report

    2 Sep 2014 | 10:28 am
    BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The total number of worldwide residential demand response sites is expected to grow from 6.8 million in 2014 to 64.8 million in 2023, according to Navigant Research.
  • AICPA to Release Results of CPA Economic Outlook Index on Thursday, September 4

    2 Sep 2014 | 7:06 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Institute of CPAs will announce the results of its CPA Outlook Index (CPAOI), a measure of sentiment about the U.S. economy and key business performance categories for the coming year, at 7:00 a.m. EDT, Thursday, Sept. 4. The AICPA survey is a forward-looking indicator that tracks the hiring expectations of CEOs, CFOs, controllers and other senior-level CPAs over the next 12 months. As a point of comparison, the U.S. Department of Labor’s August employmen
  • Paychex | IHS Small Business Jobs Index Reveals Mixed Results for Small Business Employment Growth in August

    2 Sep 2014 | 5:30 am
    ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--While the Paychex | IHS Small Business Jobs Index grew 0.20 percent in the past 12 months through August, the national index decreased to 100.99, as the pace of small business employment growth slowed slightly. August marks the third decline for the index in the past four months. Strong small business employment growth propelled the Mountain region into the lead among regions. Wisconsin surpassed Washington, taking over as the top performing state. Among the me
  • D&B’s U.S. Economic Health Tracker Points to Continued Economic Hesitation despite Pockets of Resilience

    1 Sep 2014 | 9:01 pm
    SHORT HILLS, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB), the world’s leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, today released the September 2014 U.S. Economic Health Tracker which provides a monthly, multi-dimensional perspective on the U.S. economy, including small business health, total job growth, and overall U.S. business health. Despite downgrading the 2015 economic outlook, D&B’s proprietary data continues to confirm the ongoing financial improvem
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  • Detroit Medical Center Awarded National Health Care Innovation Award

    2 Sep 2014 | 4:12 pm
    DETROIT--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) has been selected to receive an award of $9,966,608 as part of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Health Care Innovation Awards program. The Principal Investigator and DMC Chief Medical Officer Dr. Suzanne White is one of only 39 recipients of about 3,000 applicants across the United States. The award will enable the DMC to test an innovative primary care and preventative health model that reaches patients who use som
  • Daily Fantasy Sports Leader, FanDuel, Closes $70M Series D From Shamrock Capital Advisors, NBC Sports Ventures and KKR

    2 Sep 2014 | 3:00 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FanDuel Inc, (http://www.fanduel.com), the global leader in one-day fantasy sports, announced today that it has closed $70 million in Series D financing. That brings the company’s total capital raised to $88 million. The latest investment round was led by Shamrock Capital Advisors, LLC, with NBC Sports Ventures and KKR participating. Existing investors Comcast Ventures, Pentech Ventures, Bullpen Capital, Scottish Enterprise, and serial investor Richard Koch also parti
  • SommSelect To Donate 100% of Net Proceeds To Napa Earthquake Victims

    2 Sep 2014 | 10:01 am
    NAPA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Online wine retailer SommSelect is donating 100% of net proceeds to Napa Valley earthquake relief efforts. Promoting #drinknapawine week.
  • Clarke Industrial Engineering Raises $1,000,000 of Venture Capital

    2 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clarke announces $1 million venture capital raise from NWA to fund its roll out of high performance Shutter Valve product line.
  • Kayne Anderson Energy Development Company Enters into $70 Million Term Loan and Extends Maturity of Revolving Credit Facility

    2 Sep 2014 | 6:16 am
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(NYSE:KED) Kayne Anderson Energy Development Company (the “Company” or “KED”) announced today that it has entered into a $70 million secured term loan (the “Term Loan”) as part of an amendment to its existing secured credit facility (the “Credit Facility”). All of the proceeds from the Term Loan were used to partially repay amounts borrowed on the Company’s existing $120 million secured revolving credit facility (the “Revolving Facility”). Outstanding loan balances on
 
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  • Braintrust Investments Acquires Inko’s

    2 Sep 2014 | 3:57 pm
    BURR RIDGE, Ill. & NEW YORK,--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Braintrust Investments, LLC (“Braintrust”) announced today that it has acquired the Inko’s iced tea business (“Inko’s”). Inko’s is the first beverage company dedicated to manufacturing, selling and marketing ready-to-drink, white teas. White tea is widely regarded as having more health benefits than green tea. Braintrust is a private investment firm headed by food and beverage industry veteran Kevin Kotecki. The transaction has been closed with imm
  • Riassunto: OT completa l'acquisizione di NagraID Security, lo specialista di schede per display, per potenziare l'accesso sicuro al cloud e combattere le frodi online

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:06 pm
    COLOMBES, Francia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oberthur Technologies (OT), leader mondiale nel settore delle soluzioni per la sicurezza digitale in mobilità, ha annunciato oggi di avere completato la sua acquisizione di NagraID Security. Fondata nel 2008 da Philippe Guillaud e Cyril Lalo e con sede in Svizzera, USA e Francia NagraID Security è l'inventore e indiscusso leader globale di schede per display; carte di pagamento con minischermo integrato, batteria e tastiera. La tecnologia di NagraID Security
  • Harris Williams & Co. Advises BHC on its Sale to Behrman Capital

    2 Sep 2014 | 1:26 pm
    RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of BECO Holding Company, Inc. (BHC), a wholesale distributor of fire equipment and related parts and portfolio company of Freeman Spogli & Co., to Behrman Capital. The transaction, which closed on August 29, 2014, was led by Bob Baltimore, Derek Lewis, Dave Kennedy, and Marshall Croft from the firm’s Specialty Distributi
  • Seagate Completes Acquisition of LSI’s Flash Businesses from Avago

    2 Sep 2014 | 1:01 pm
    CUPERTINO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seagate Technology, today announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of the assets of LSI’s Accelerated Solutions Division and Flash Components Division from Avago Technologies.
  • Media General Completes Acquisition of WHTM-TV in Harrisburg, PA

    2 Sep 2014 | 1:00 pm
    RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG), a local broadcast television and digital media company, announced today that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of WHTM-TV in Harrisburg, PA, from Sinclair Broadcast Group, effective September 1, 2014, for approximately $83.4 million in cash. Media General funded the acquisition with an incremental term loan of $75 million. “This is an attractive acquisition for us, with a buyer’s multiple of less than 8x. It al
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  • WBI Shares Hits $1 Billion Milestone Their First Day Out

    2 Sep 2014 | 7:34 am
    RED BANK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WBI Shares’ 10 actively risk-managed Exchange Traded Funds hit an historic milestone by surpassing $1 Billion in assets on their first trading day on the NYSE Arca, reports Matt Schreiber, President of WBI Investments. Professional advisors invested on behalf of thousands of retail investors, primarily through the ETF creation process. WBI® is excited to offer advisors, investors, and institutions core portfolio building solutions for today’s increased risk mark
 
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  • Ironwood Appoints Two New Senior Executives to Support Continued Growth as a Leader in Gastroenterology

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IRWD) announced today the appointment of Thomas Graney as chief financial officer (CFO) and senior vice president of finance and corporate strategy, and the appointment of Lisa Adler as senior vice president of corporate communications. Prior to joining Ironwood, Mr. Graney served as worldwide vice president of finance and CFO of Ethicon, a global leader in surgical medical devices and a Johnson & Johnson (J&J) c
  • Dental Select Names Mike Nelson as Chief Underwriting Officer

    2 Sep 2014 | 1:58 pm
    SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dental Select is pleased to announce that Mike Nelson has been promoted to Chief Underwriting Officer. In this new capacity, Mike will provide underwriting leadership and risk management expertise to all the company’s current and future lines of business in multiple markets. Reporting directly to CEO Brent Williams, Nelson will be responsible for managing profitable underwriting risk while the company continues its rapid premium growth and market expansion. “Mik
  • Millennial Media Appoints Andrew Jeanneret as Chief Financial Officer

    2 Sep 2014 | 1:45 pm
    BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Millennial Media (NYSE: MM), the leading independent mobile ad platform company, today announced the appointment of Andrew Jeanneret as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Jeanneret has served as the Company’s Senior Vice President of Accounting and Chief Accounting Officer since 2011. He will continue to work out of the company’s Baltimore-based headquarters and report directly to President and CEO Michael Barrett. Bringing more than 20 years of fi
  • AOL Launches Women-Focused Start-up Fund

    2 Sep 2014 | 1:42 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AOL today appointed Susan Lyne to lead The BBG Fund, a new venture fund focused on early stage investments in women-led consumer internet start-ups. The fund will make seed and Series A investments, with a focus on multiplatform media, services and commerce. AOL has a long and successful history of investing in women’s content: MAKERS, Thrive, Global Motherhood and the Cambio/Girls Who Code program all launched within AOL, which is consistently the leader in Comscore’
  • David Knoepfler, MD, Named Overlake Medical Center’s Chief Medical Officer

    2 Sep 2014 | 1:34 pm
    BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--After a three-month review of internal candidates, Overlake Medical Center President and CEO J. Michael Marsh has named Dr. David Knoepfler as the hospital’s chief medical officer.
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  • MasterImage 3D舉發RealD在中国的实用新型专利申请文件失效

    2 Sep 2014 | 5:02 pm
    中国北京--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(美国商业资讯)--全球数字3D显示技术设备的领导厂家MasterImage 3D采取行动准备举发RealD在中国的实用新型专利的有效性,因为RealD于2014年8月22日提交该专利申请给中国国家知识产权局之前该专利就已经失去时效。MasterImage 3D特别指出,RealD的实用新型专利已公然侵犯了MasterImage 3D更早提交的专利申请,且该专利曾披露于RealD几年前美国的旧专利中。…
  • MasterImage 3D Challenges RealD’s Utility Model Patent Application in China

    2 Sep 2014 | 5:01 pm
    BEIJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MasterImage 3D Challenges RealD's Utility Model Patent Application in China; Files Invalidation Over Blatant Lack of Inventiveness; Vows to Stand With Customers Against RealD's Unfair Threats
  • Sanofi Diabetes is on a Mission to Support Children, Parents and Carers of Children with Type 1 Diabetes through Gaming

    2 Sep 2014 | 4:01 pm
    GUILDFORD, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The New Mission T1D app, created by Sanofi Diabetes to address the need for greater understanding of T1D amongst children, parents and carers, friends and in the school environment is now available, free of charge, from the Apple UK store. T1D affects 400,000 people in the UK and more than 29,000 are children1. Educating people who share the lives of children with T1D is essential to ensure the needs of the child are properly understood and appropriately sup
  • 22nd Century Group devient membre de l'accord-cadre de règlement sur le tabac

    2 Sep 2014 | 3:32 pm
    CLARENCE, New York--(BUSINESS WIRE)--22nd Century Group, Inc. (NYSE MKT: XXII) a annoncé aujourd'hui que la société était devenue membre du Master Settlement Agreement (Accord-cadre de règlement - MSA) américain sur le tabac par le biais de l'acquisition de NASCO Products, LLC, un fabricant de produits du tabac, détenteur d'une licence fédérale, et membre participant du MSA depuis 2005. 22nd Century Group, NASCO Products, et les Etats membres de l'accord-cadre de règlement MSA ont exécuté un ac
  • The Next Time You Take a Photo with Your Smartphone, Bitterroot Frames It Your Way

    2 Sep 2014 | 3:09 pm
    WHEELING, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Consumers increasingly choose customized solutions, achieving personalized framing effects with frame matboards.
 
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  • ERYTECH: Business Update und Finanzergebnisse für das erste Halbjahr 2014

    2 Sep 2014 | 3:41 pm
    LYON, Frankreich--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ERYTECH (Paris:ERYP) (Euronext Paris: FR0011471135 - ERYP), das französische Biopharma-Unternehmen, das innovative Behandlungen zur Tumor-Aushungerung bei akuter Leukämie und anderen onkologischen Indikationen mit ungedecktem medizinischem Bedarf entwickelt, veröffentlicht ein Business Update sowie die Finanzergebnisse für den Berichtszeitraum bis 30. Juni 2014. Höhepunkte der Geschäftsentwicklung Phase-III-Studie für akute Lymphoblastenleukämie (Acute Lymphob
  • Riassunto: ERYTECH: aggiornamenti sull'attività dell'azienda e risultati finanziari relativi al primo semestre 2014

    2 Sep 2014 | 12:32 pm
    LIONE, Francia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ERYTECH (Paris:ERYP) (Euronext Paris: FR0011471135 - ERYP), casa biofarmaceutica francese impegnata nello sviluppo di innovativi trattamenti di 'tumor starvation' per la leucemia acuta e altri tumori con esigenze mediche insoddisfatte, fa il punto sulla propria attività e presenta i risultati finanziari per il periodo fiscale terminato il 30 giugno 2014. Punti principali Risultati dello studio clinico di fase III sulla leucemia linfoblastica acuta (LLA) previsti
  • SommSelect To Donate 100% of Net Proceeds To Napa Earthquake Victims

    2 Sep 2014 | 10:01 am
    NAPA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Online wine retailer SommSelect is donating 100% of net proceeds to Napa Valley earthquake relief efforts. Promoting #drinknapawine week.
  • ERYTECH : rapport d’activité et résultats financiers du premier semestre 2014

    2 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    LYON, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News : ERYTECH (Paris:ERYP) (Euronext Paris: FR0011471135 - ERYP), société biopharmaceutique française qui conçoit des traitements « affameur de tumeurs » innovants contre les leucémies aiguës et autres cancers pour lesquels les besoins médicaux restent insatisfaits, fait le point sur son activité et ses résultats financiers du premier semestre 2014, clos au 30 juin 2014. Principaux éléments opérationnels Résultats de l’étude clinique de Phase III dans
  • ERYTECH Business Update and Financial Results for the First Half of 2014

    2 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    LYON, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News : ERYTECH (Paris:ERYP) (Euronext Paris: FR0011471135 - ERYP), the French biopharmaceutical company that develops innovative ‘tumor starvation’ treatments for acute leukemia and other oncology indications with unmet medical needs, provides a business update and reports its financial results for the period ending June 30, 2014. Business Highlights Phase III clinical study in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) on track for results early Q4 Internation
 
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  • CORRECTING and REPLACING PCM to Present at Rodman & Renshaw 16th Annual Global Investment Conference

    2 Sep 2014 | 4:43 pm
    EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First paragraph, second sentence of release should read: PCM’s presentation is scheduled to begin at 9:10am Eastern in Rutherford Salon. (instead of PCM’s presentation is scheduled to begin at 9:10am Pacific in Rutherford Salon.) The corrected release reads: PCM TO PRESENT AT RODMAN & RENSHAW 16TH ANNUAL GLOBAL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE PCM, Inc. (NASDAQ:PCMI) a leading technology solutions provider, announced today that its Chief Executive Officer, Frank Kh
  • Ferro to Present at the KeyBanc 2014 Capital Markets Basic Materials Conference

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:30 pm
    CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) announced today that it will present at the KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic Materials Conference at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston, MA at 11:00 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. The audio presentation and accompanying slides will be webcast live, and can be accessed from the “Investor Information” portion of Ferro’s website at (www.ferro.com). Audio replays of the presentation will be available at this site for 30 days. The pre
  • bluebird bio to Present at Morgan Stanley Global Health Care Conference

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:30 pm
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--bluebird bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLUE) announces that management will present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 2.30 PM ( EDT) at the Grand Hyatt New York Hotel, New York, NY. To access a simultaneous webcast of these presentations via the internet, log on to the "Calendar of Events" section on the Investor and Media page of the bluebird bio website at http://investor.bluebirdbio.com. Please connect to the websit
  • Globus Medical to Present at the 2014 Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:20 pm
    AUDUBON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Globus Medical, Inc. (NYSE:GMED), a leading musculoskeletal implant manufacturer, today announced that Richard Baron, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the 2014 Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 2:50 p.m. ET at the Grand Hyatt in New York, NY. Interested institutional investors that wish to schedule a meeting should contact Morgan Stanley. About Globus Medical, Inc. Globus Medical, Inc. is
  • Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. to Present at the CL King 12th Annual Best Ideas Conference 2014

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:09 pm
    ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLKI) to Present at the CL King 12th Annual Best Ideas Conference 2014
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  • CORRECTING and REPLACING PCM to Present at Rodman & Renshaw 16th Annual Global Investment Conference

    2 Sep 2014 | 4:43 pm
    EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First paragraph, second sentence of release should read: PCM’s presentation is scheduled to begin at 9:10am Eastern in Rutherford Salon. (instead of PCM’s presentation is scheduled to begin at 9:10am Pacific in Rutherford Salon.) The corrected release reads: PCM TO PRESENT AT RODMAN & RENSHAW 16TH ANNUAL GLOBAL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE PCM, Inc. (NASDAQ:PCMI) a leading technology solutions provider, announced today that its Chief Executive Officer, Frank Kh
  • Ulta Beauty Announces Earnings Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast for Second Quarter 2014 Results

    2 Sep 2014 | 4:31 pm
    BOLINGBROOK, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ: ULTA) today announced that the Company will conduct a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2014 results on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time / 4:00 p.m. Central Time. A press release detailing the Company’s second quarter 2014 results will be issued after the market closes and prior to the call. The conference call will be hosted by Mary Dillon, Chief Executive Officer, and Scott Settersten, Chief Financial O
  • Orion Engineered Carbons to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:57 pm
    LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. (NYSE: OEC), a worldwide supplier of specialty and high-performance Carbon Black, today announced that members of its management team will be participating in the upcoming KeyBanc and UBS investor conferences in September. KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic Materials & Packaging ConferenceTuesday, September 9, 2014 at 8:00am ETInterContinental Hotel, Boston, MA UBS Chemicals ConferenceTuesday, September 23, 2014UBS Offices, New York, NY
  • Ferro to Present at the KeyBanc 2014 Capital Markets Basic Materials Conference

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:30 pm
    CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) announced today that it will present at the KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic Materials Conference at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston, MA at 11:00 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. The audio presentation and accompanying slides will be webcast live, and can be accessed from the “Investor Information” portion of Ferro’s website at (www.ferro.com). Audio replays of the presentation will be available at this site for 30 days. The pre
  • Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. to Present at the CL King 12th Annual Best Ideas Conference 2014

    2 Sep 2014 | 2:09 pm
    ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLKI) to Present at the CL King 12th Annual Best Ideas Conference 2014
 
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  • MIR3 Inc and Firestorm Present Joint Webinar On Speaking and Listening In a Crisis

    1 Sep 2014 | 7:46 pm
    SAN DIEGO (August 19, 2014) – MIR3, Inc., the innovator of real-time Intelligent Notification (IN™) and response technology, today announced a webinar that will explore effective crisis communication methods, policies and practices to use both during and following a crisis. The webinar, Speaking and Listening in a Crisis, will be framed as an informative discussion between nationally known crisis experts Ann Pickren, COO for MIR3 and Jim Satterfield, President, COO and founder of Firestorm.  The webinar takes place takes place on Wednesday, August 27 at 11:00 a.m. PT (2:00 p.m. ET).
  • CDC Director Releases After-Action Report on Anthrax Incident

    1 Sep 2014 | 7:42 pm
    CDC report concludes that the scientists’ failure to follow an approved, written study plan that met all laboratory safety requirements led to dozens of employees being potentially exposed From the CDC: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released report  that reviews the early June incident that involved the unintentional exposure of personnel to potentially viable anthrax at the CDC’s Roybal Campus. The report identifies factors found to have contributed to the incident; and highlights actions taken by the agency to address these factors and prevent future…
  • Water Water Everywhere, But Not A Drop To Drink

    12 Aug 2014 | 8:58 am
    Over the weekend, heavy rain and flash flooding consumed many parts of South Carolina. Stretching from Greenville to Charleston, two lives were taken due to the storms. Kimberly Jackson, 36, and Timothy Sullivan, 39, were both swept away after escaping their car in rising floodwaters Saturday night. The two were sucked into a storm pipe in Greenville. Jackson was found in a drainage pipe while Sullivan was found Monday in a pond. According to weather.com meteorologists, “almost three inches of rain fell in the Greenville area from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m. local time.” The associated press…
  • From the Board Room to Bankruptcy – Business Crisis-Risk™ in the Board Room

    6 Aug 2014 | 6:54 pm
    Business Crisis-Risk™ in the Board Rooms just increased: If you’re an officer or board member of a financial institution you need to be aware, and take steps to prepare today. The Georgia Supreme Court has adopted the Business Judgment Rule with a very important nuance that requires officers and directors to not only be prepared when making their decisions, but to document their preparations in order to protect against potential liability. This is something every officer and director should put into practice now. The banking community, especially in Georgia, took notice this week when the…
  • Mudslide Kills One, Leaves Thousands Stranded

    5 Aug 2014 | 10:50 am
    Amid the drought and fires in Northern California, the Southern part of the state is experiencing quite a different string of weather. Torrential downpour over the first week of August caused mudslides to cover much of San Bernardino County and others. The storm released 3 ½ inches of rain on Forest Falls and almost five inches on Mount Baldy. About 1,500 residents of Oak Glen and 1,000 in Forest Falls have been trapped. Although no injuries were reported in those areas, the flooding claimed the life of one in Mount Baldy. The car of 48-year-old Joo Hwan Lee of El Segundo was found…
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  • Ways Your Ecommerce Website Can Take an Advantage of the Upcoming Holidays

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    29 Aug 2014 | 6:19 am
    The holiday season is drawing near and the big dates are getting closer. So what are you doing about it? If you want this year’s holidays to rock for you, then you have to start preparing for it right now! With Thanksgiving, Christmas, Halloween, Cyber Monday and other holidays, it is high time that you amp up your eCommerce website. According to a report filed by the National Retail Federation, holiday sales have been increasing by around 3.5% every year. So, keeping this in mind, it is suggested that you follow these below mentioned ways to improve your eCommerce website and earn massive…
  • Want a hassle free dropshipping experience? Try PrestaShop DropShipper

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    27 Aug 2014 | 2:19 pm
    Many online business owners feel that shipping the products to customers is the most difficult process in an eCommerce store business. If you are one of them, you will love the idea of DropShipping, as it offers numerous benefits to make the shipping process simpler. If you have decided to use Dropshipping method, make sure to use the best DropShippers for your business. The professional DropShipper will provide the excellent shipping experience to you as well as your customers. In this article, we are going to see how a PrestaShop Shipping Module helps you to run a successful eCommerce store…
  • Enhance your PrestaShop Home page using Video Image Slider

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    12 Aug 2014 | 10:45 am
    Most of the potential customers wish to visit the website which has the ability to give the required information in a quick and efficient way. The most important thing is that when a user visits your website, you have about 5 seconds to grab their attention before they click off. The website which has this type of quality can earn more number of traffic and sales. If you want to increase the sales of your business, then enhance your website by using the PrestaShop Slider Module. Why PrestaShop? Plenty of eCommerce software is available on the Internet, but this module was developed for…
  • On Page SEO element analysis for better Page Ranking

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    6 Aug 2014 | 10:01 am
    The Pew Internet & American Life survey states “In January 2002, 52% of all Americans used search engines. In February 2012 that figure grew to 73% of all Americans. On any given day in early 2012, more than half of adults using the internet use a search engine (59%)”. The rate of search engine users is bound to constantly and steadily increase as people do a lot of web research to access the best sites. If a site owner is determined to make his or her web site gain a top rank in search engines, then Keyword Ranking Analysis is a procedure that must not be skipped at any cause.
  • What is Mobile Loyalty & does your store have it?

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    28 Jul 2014 | 4:22 pm
    Gone are the days when food shelter and clothing were considered essentials. As of 2014, there are about 4 billion mobile phone users and about 1.08 billion of them use smartphones. As of 2012, 25% of the consumers engaged in online shopping via mobile and the number continues to grow. “Digital coupons have been around for years, but they didn’t really take off until mobile devices became commonplace. These offers no longer need to be printed out from the computer. Instead, they can be redeemed on portable smartphones or tablets, which has sent the number of digital coupon users soaring.
 
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  • EEOC Defers to ‘Lord High Executioner’

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    30 Aug 2014 | 12:19 pm
    For those of us who care about workplace abuse, these are trying times. A federal court judge in Hawaii has forced the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to publically apologize for announcing last June that a settlement was “filed” in a  case involving “vulnerable” Thai farm workers who were exploited by a labor contractor in Hawaii. The […] The post EEOC Defers to ‘Lord High Executioner’ appeared first on AbuserGoesToWork.com.
  • Judge Says College Athletes Have Rights

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    9 Aug 2014 | 11:20 am
    The failure to compensate big school college athletes has always been about worker fairness and, arguably,  race discrimination. Now a federal judge has cut through the propaganda by ruling that the National Collegiate Athletic Association violated federal anti-trust law by prohibiting schools and conferences from paying players for the rights to their names, images and […] The post Judge Says College Athletes Have Rights appeared first on AbuserGoesToWork.com.
  • Pregnant Workers Entitled to Reasonable Accommodation

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    15 Jul 2014 | 4:07 pm
    The EEOC has issued an enforcement guidance that makes it clear that an employer must make reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers who experience a medical need for a temporary change at work. The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 (PDA) states that an employer may not discriminate against an employee on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, […] The post Pregnant Workers Entitled to Reasonable Accommodation appeared first on AbuserGoesToWork.com.
  • Google & Free Speech

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    6 Jul 2014 | 4:55 pm
    I learned something new in recent weeks.  If your blog is not being searched by Google, it tends to disappear from public view. A defining feature of the marketplace of ideas today is that free speech is increasingly dependent upon  a handful of search engines, led by Google. And that’s kind of scary.  On May […] The post Google & Free Speech appeared first on AbuserGoesToWork.com.
  • High Court OKs Sex Discrimination

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    1 Jul 2014 | 1:48 pm
    “Ain’t I a Woman?” An all-male majority on the U.S. Supreme Court has sanctioned insidious sex discrimination in the Hobby Lobby case. In its decision, the majority states that a privately-held for-profit corporation does not have to follow federal regulations requiring employers to provide workers with an  insurance plan that includes, among other things,  no-cost […] The post High Court OKs Sex Discrimination appeared first on AbuserGoesToWork.com.
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