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  • Survey Reveals Daily Use of Corporate Press Releases, Multimedia and Online Newsrooms by Leading Media Outlets and Reporters

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    13 Aug 2014 | 6:11 am
    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Business Wire's 2014 media survey reveals media preferences regarding press releases, multimedia and online newsrooms.
  • Seven Reasons for Publicly-traded Companies to Proactively Consider a CSR Program

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    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 […]
  • Harris Williams & Co. Advises Mister Car Wash on its Sale to Leonard Green & Partners, LP

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    21 Aug 2014 | 2:15 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 Mister Car Wash, the largest operator of full-service and express car washes in the country and a portfolio company of ONCAP, to Leonard Green & Partners, LP (Leonard Green). Harris Williams & Co. acted as lead financial advisor to Mister Car Wash. The transaction, which closed on August 21, 2014, was led by Joe C
  • Guinness World Records y Festival of Media LatAm anuncian la lista de nominados para el premio "Marca batidora de récords"

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    21 Aug 2014 | 6:33 pm
    NUEVA YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Guinness World Records, autoridad internacional en récords alcanzados, junto con el Festival of Media LatAm Awards de C Squared anuncian la lista de nominados de campañas de Latinoamérica para el premio "Marca batidora de récords", un premio exclusivamente diseñado para reconocer a las marcas que han utilizado sus récords mundiales de la mejor manera en campañas de publicidad innovadoras. La lista de marcas fue seleccionada por los jueces del Festival of Media, y el
  • KBS REIT II Sells City Place Tower in West Palm Beach for $150 Million

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    21 Aug 2014 | 6:44 pm
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KBS Real Estate Investment Trust II has sold City Place Tower, a 295,933-square-foot office building in West Palm Beach, Fla., for $150 million.
 
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  • 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 […]
  • Brand Journalism and the Evolution of Online Newsrooms

    Serena Ehrlich, Director of Social & Evolving Media
    6 Aug 2014 | 4:08 am
    In the August 2014 issue of PRSA Tactics, Business Wire’s VP of Web Communications Ibrey Woodall reflects on how the online newsroom has matured from a basic press release archive to a central communications headquarters complete with brand articles. Although a very few journalists (only 7 percent) still believe that company-written articles do not belong […]
 
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  • Guinness World Records y Festival of Media LatAm anuncian la lista de nominados para el premio "Marca batidora de récords"

    21 Aug 2014 | 6:33 pm
    NUEVA YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Guinness World Records, autoridad internacional en récords alcanzados, junto con el Festival of Media LatAm Awards de C Squared anuncian la lista de nominados de campañas de Latinoamérica para el premio "Marca batidora de récords", un premio exclusivamente diseñado para reconocer a las marcas que han utilizado sus récords mundiales de la mejor manera en campañas de publicidad innovadoras. La lista de marcas fue seleccionada por los jueces del Festival of Media, y el
  • Makosi Consulting Recognized as Growth Leader

    21 Aug 2014 | 6:32 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Inc. magazine today ranked Makosi Consulting 1401 on its 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America's independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino's Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 500|5000. "Over the year
  • Court Rejects Forward Industries' Baseless Request for a Preliminary Injunction Against Terence Bernard Wise

    21 Aug 2014 | 3:01 pm
    SAFFRON WALDEN, United Kingdom--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Terence Bernard Wise, the largest shareholder and member of the board of directors of Forward Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: FORD), a designer and distributor of custom carry and protective solutions, issued a statement today commenting on the lawsuit filed against him in federal court, which seeks to enjoin Mr. Wise's nominees from standing for election at Forward's 2014 Annual Meeting. On August 19, 2014, a U.S. District Court in the Southern Distri
  • From Cumbersome to Collaborative -- New York Mental Health, Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Treatment Providers Get Partner in Record Standardization

    21 Aug 2014 | 1:01 pm
    OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New York mental health, alcoholism and substance abuse treatment providers get a partner in record standardization as Netsmart's myAvatar and myEvolv receive NYSCRI certification.
  • The GDL Fund Declares Third Quarter Distribution of $0.16 Per Share

    21 Aug 2014 | 12:50 pm
    RYE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Trustees of The GDL Fund (NYSE:GDL) (the “Fund”) declared a $0.16 per share cash distribution payable on September 23, 2014 to common shareholders of record on September 16, 2014. Each quarter, the Board of Trustees reviews the amount of any potential distribution from the income, realized capital gain, or capital available. The Board of Trustees will continue to monitor the Fund’s distribution level, taking into consideration the Fund’s net asset value
 
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  • Vestiage Featured on National Radio Financial News

    21 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vestiage™, Inc. (“VEST”), the healthy-aging company, announced today that they will be featured as an undiscovered Wall Street opportunity and pick of the week on ‘Under The Radar Minute,’ a radio segment airing on financial news networks on satellite radio. Uncovering emerging stock market investment opportunities, ‘Under The Radar’ identifies those companies with incredible upside potential and provides information on those publicly traded companies bef
  • Carter’s, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend

    21 Aug 2014 | 2:01 pm
    ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of Carter’s, Inc. (NYSE:CRI) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.19 per share, payable on September 12, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 2, 2014. Future declarations of quarterly dividends and the establishment of future record and payment dates will be at the discretion of the Board based on a number of factors, including the Company's future financial performance and other considerations. About Carter'
 
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  • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice to Invest in CHC Group

    21 Aug 2014 | 8:30 pm
    VANCOUVER, British Columbia & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CHC Group Ltd. (NYSE:HELI) and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) today announced they have entered into definitive agreements for CD&R managed funds to invest $500 million in CHC through the purchase of convertible preferred shares to be issued in a private placement. As part of the transaction, CHC also intends to pursue a $100 million rights offering of the convertible preferred shares to existing shareholders. CD&R has ag
  • Shareholders Approve EOC’s Transformation into One of Asia Pacific’s Largest Offshore Support Provider

    21 Aug 2014 | 8:03 pm
    SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: A majority of shareholders of EOC Limited (“EOC” or “the Group”) has voted in favour of all resolutions as set out in the Notice of EGM dated 7 August 2014, at an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) held on 22 August 2014. Of the shares represented at the EGM, approximately 67% voted via poll in favor of resolutions 1, 2, and 3, all of which concerned the proposed transaction with Ezra Holding Limited (“Ezra”). Approximately 84% voted via poll in fav
  • Photos of 2014 NAPE Expo Day 1 Available on Business Wire's Website and AP PhotoExpress

    21 Aug 2014 | 4:28 pm
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Photo 1: NAPE attendees register at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston on Thursday before heading to the show floor for a first look at the 375 exhibit booths. Photo 2: Roughly 6,000 NAPE attendees flock to the George R. Brown Convention Center to scout oil and gas prospects, producing properties and vendor booths set up throughout the show floor.
  • Macquarie Infrastructure Company Announces Sale of District Energy Business

    21 Aug 2014 | 3:40 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Macquarie Infrastructure Company (NYSE:MIC) announced that it has completed the previously disclosed sale of its district energy business, Thermal Chicago, to an entity managed by Brookfield Infrastructure Group for $270 million. The Company disclosed in the first quarter of 2014 that it had entered into an agreement to sell the business. MIC held a 50.01% controlling interest in Thermal Chicago. Proceeds of the sale, after repayment of debt, will be split between MIC
  • Enphase Energy Achieves ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2009 Certifications

    21 Aug 2014 | 1:38 pm
    PETALUMA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENPH), announced today that it has achieved both the ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2009 certifications. ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 are the internationally recognized quality management and environmental management system standards from the International Organization of Standardization (ISO). “The certification to both the ISO 9001 and 14001 standards represents a milestone achievement and is a testament to the hard work and dedication of
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  • GameStop déclare ses résultats pour le deuxième trimestre 2014

    21 Aug 2014 | 9:08 pm
    GRAPEVINE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GameStop Corp. (NYSE : GME), une famille de marques de vente au détail de spécialités rendant les technologies les plus populaires abordables et simples, a déclaré aujourd’hui son chiffre d’affaires et son bénéfice pour le deuxième trimestre 2014 clos au 2 août 2014. Résultats du deuxième trimestre Le chiffre d’affaires mondial pour le deuxième trimestre 2014 s’est élevé à 1,73 milliard de dollars, une progression de 25,1 % comparé à 1,38 milliard de dollars p
  • GameStop legt Ergebnisse für das zweite Quartal 2014 vor

    21 Aug 2014 | 8:57 pm
    GRAPEVINE, Texas (USA)--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), eine Gruppe von spezialisierten Handelsmarken, unter denen die beliebtesten Technologien preisgünstig und einfach angeboten werden, hat heute seine Umsatz- und Ertragszahlen für das am 02. August 2014 zu Ende gegangene zweite Quartal vorgelegt. Ergebnisse des zweiten Quartals Der globale Umsatz im zweiten Quartal betrug insgesamt 1,73 Milliarden USD, was gegenüber 1,38 Milliarden US-Dollar im Vorjahresquartal eine Steigerung u
  • 4th Grade Films, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Strainwise, Inc.

    21 Aug 2014 | 3:50 pm
    DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On August 19, 2014, 4th Grade Films, Inc. (OTCBB:FHGR) acquired approximately 90% of the outstanding common stock of Strainwise, Inc. (“Strainwise”), in exchange for 23,124,184 shares of 4th Grade’s common stock. Strainwise is a branding and fulfillment services enterprise that provides consulting, procurement and operational services to marijuana cultivation facilities and retail stores involved in the sales of medical and recreational marijuana. Strainwise currently p
  • Jeremy Lin, Pro Basketball Player and Bay Area Native, Unveils His Wax Figure at Madame Tussauds San Francisco

    21 Aug 2014 | 3:27 pm
    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, newly traded Los Angeles Lakers player and Palo Alto native, Jeremy Lin, unveiled his first ever wax figure at the city’s newest wax attraction, Madame Tussauds San Francisco. The renowned athlete will start as point guard for the Lakers in the spring of 2015. The world-renowned athlete was in awe of the similarity, commenting, “I am so honored by the way Madame Tussauds has captured me, it’s truly incredible and I am humbled by the gesture and artistry. I
  • Cinemark and BBC Worldwide Present the Theatrical Premiere of Doctor Who “Deep Breath” Exclusively in Cinemark Theatres across Latin America

    21 Aug 2014 | 1:25 pm
    PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK), one of the world's largest motion picture exhibitors, announced today in conjunction with BBC Worldwide, the main commercial arm and wholly owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation, the showing of the first episode of the eighth season of Doctor Who “Deep Breath” on the big screen starting September 4, 2014. Advance tickets are now on sale. “We are really pleased that Doctor Who fans in Latin America can enjoy t
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  • Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend

    21 Aug 2014 | 1:00 pm
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.375 per share payable September 19, 2014 to stockholders of record on September 5, 2014. ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Our subsidiaries provide collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. We are the largest residentia
  • Recycle Across America Joins R2 Recycling Leader Program

    21 Aug 2014 | 10:19 am
    MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Recycle Across America (RAA) has been announced by SERI as the newest addition to the R2 Recycling Leader program, which is designed to support efforts by companies and organizations to advance the responsible reuse and recycling of used electronics. As part of its participation in the R2 Leader program, RAA will work with SERI to develop education and outreach materials covering electronics repair and recycling, as well as provide guidance on strategies for outrea
  • Dr. Richard Raymond to be Keynote Speaker for 2014 BIO Livestock Biotech Summit

    21 Aug 2014 | 10:02 am
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BIO is pleased to announce that Dr. Richard Raymond, former undersecretary of agriculture for food safety at the USDA, will deliver a keynote address at the 2014 Livestock Biotech Summit.
  • Gartner Includes Optimum Energy in “Cool Vendors in Data Center Infrastructure Management, Power and Cooling 2014” Report

    21 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am
    SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Optimum Energy today announced it has been named as one of five “Cool Vendors in Data Center Infrastructure Management, Power and Cooling, 2014” in an April 24, 2014 report by Gartner , Inc.
  • Balanced Body® Moves into New, Ecologically-Sound Facility; Expands Sacramento Workforce

    21 Aug 2014 | 8:00 am
    SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Balanced Body®, the leading source of mindful movement equipment, information and education, has moved its entire operation into a new, “green” building in Sacramento.
 
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  • Greif, Inc. Announces 2014 Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates

    21 Aug 2014 | 5:58 pm
    DELAWARE, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Greif, Inc. Announces 2014 Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates
  • Coveris s'apprête à racheter Learoyd Packaging (Holdings) Ltd.

    21 Aug 2014 | 5:36 pm
    LONDRES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Coveris, l’un des premiers fabricants mondiaux d’emballages, a annoncé aujourd’hui le rachat de Learoyd Packaging (Holdings) Limited (« Learoyd »), l’un des plus importants spécialistes de l’impression par procédé flexographique du Royaume-Uni, qui fournit des solutions d’emballage à des acteurs majeurs de la grande distribution, à des marques de distributeurs et à des fabricants et détaillants de produits alimentaires. Les conditions de la transaction n’ont pas été di
  • Coveris vor Übernahme von Learoyd Packaging (Holdings) Ltd.

    21 Aug 2014 | 5:34 pm
    LONDON (GROSSBRITANNIEN)--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Das führende internationale Verpackungsunternehmen Coveris hat heute die Übernahme von Learoyd Packaging (Holdings) Limited („Learoyd”), einer der führenden britischen Spezialfirmen für Flexodruck, angekündigt, die flexible Verpackungslösungen an große Supermärkte, eigene Marken sowie an Lebensmittelproduzenten und -händler liefert. Die Bedingungen der Transaktion wurden nicht veröffentlicht. Die 1976 gegründete, in Burnley (Lancashire) ansässige Firma
  • Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. Announces Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Date and Conference Call

    21 Aug 2014 | 3:23 pm
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. (NYSE: OEC), a worldwide supplier of specialty and high-performance Carbon Black, today announced that the Company will release its second quarter 2014 results after the market close on Thursday, September 4, 2014, to be followed by a conference call on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. (ET). The dial-in details for the live conference call are as follow:       U.S. Toll Free: 1-877-407-4018 International: 1-201-689-8471 U.K. Toll Fre
  • Murrietta Circuits Becomes Newest eSurface® Technologies Licensee

    21 Aug 2014 | 3:01 pm
    CARLSBAD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Murrietta Circuits becomes the newest licensee of the eSurface Technologies' patented technology for creating printed circuit boards.
 
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  • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice to Invest in CHC Group

    21 Aug 2014 | 8:30 pm
    VANCOUVER, British Columbia & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CHC Group Ltd. (NYSE:HELI) and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) today announced they have entered into definitive agreements for CD&R managed funds to invest $500 million in CHC through the purchase of convertible preferred shares to be issued in a private placement. As part of the transaction, CHC also intends to pursue a $100 million rights offering of the convertible preferred shares to existing shareholders. CD&R has ag
  • Makosi Consulting Recognized as Growth Leader

    21 Aug 2014 | 6:32 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Inc. magazine today ranked Makosi Consulting 1401 on its 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America's independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino's Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 500|5000. "Over the year
  • Law Firm Kirby McInerney LLP Investigating Potential Claims on Behalf of International Rectifier Corporation Stockholders

    21 Aug 2014 | 3:22 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kirby McInerney LLP is investigating potential claims against International Rectifier Corporation (“International Rectifier” or the “Company”) (NYSE:IRF) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by Infineon Technologies AG (“Infineon”) (OTC QX: IFNNY). Under the terms of the definitive merger agreement, International Rectifier stockholders will receive $40.00 in cash for each share of International Rectifier common stock they own, valuing the transaction at
  • Fitch Rates Huntington Beach Public Financing Authority, CA Lease Revs 'AA+'; Outlook Stable

    21 Aug 2014 | 3:08 pm
    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned the following rating to Huntington Beach Public Financing Authority (the authority), California bonds: --$15.1 million lease revenue bonds, 2014 series A (senior center project) at 'AA+'. The bonds will be sold via negotiation on Oct. 28, 2014. Proceeds will be used to finance the construction of a new senior center. In addition, Fitch assigns the following rating to Huntington Beach (the city), California: --Implied general obligation
  • Court Rejects Forward Industries' Baseless Request for a Preliminary Injunction Against Terence Bernard Wise

    21 Aug 2014 | 3:01 pm
    SAFFRON WALDEN, United Kingdom--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Terence Bernard Wise, the largest shareholder and member of the board of directors of Forward Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: FORD), a designer and distributor of custom carry and protective solutions, issued a statement today commenting on the lawsuit filed against him in federal court, which seeks to enjoin Mr. Wise's nominees from standing for election at Forward's 2014 Annual Meeting. On August 19, 2014, a U.S. District Court in the Southern Distri
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  • From Cumbersome to Collaborative -- New York Mental Health, Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Treatment Providers Get Partner in Record Standardization

    21 Aug 2014 | 1:01 pm
    OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New York mental health, alcoholism and substance abuse treatment providers get a partner in record standardization as Netsmart's myAvatar and myEvolv receive NYSCRI certification.
  • CCAGW PAC Endorses Idaho Congressional Candidates

    21 Aug 2014 | 10:59 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 Idaho congressional delegation for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate, respectively: Rep. Raúl Labrador (R) and Sen. Jim Risch (R). CCAGW PAC based its endorsements on each candidate’s score in CCAGW’s 2013 Congressional Ratings. Each of these candidates is a “Taxpayer Hero” with a lifetime rating of
  • CCAGW PAC Endorses Indiana Congressional Candidates

    21 Aug 2014 | 10:57 am
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Political Action Committee (CCAGW PAC) announced its endorsement of three members of the Indiana congressional delegation for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives: Reps. Luke Messer (R), Todd Rokita (R), and Marlin Stutzman (R). CCAGW PAC based its endorsements on each candidate’s score in CCAGW’s 2013 Congressional Ratings. Each of these candidates is a “Taxpayer Hero” with a lifetime rating of 90
  • Jamba Juice Hosts National Hiring Day on Thursday, August 21st, Giving a Healthy Boost to the Job Market

    21 Aug 2014 | 6:00 am
    --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jamba Juice (NASDAQ:JMBA) WHAT:   Jamba Juice, a leading healthy active lifestyle brand will be hosting a National Hiring Day to identify and recruit candidates for up to 1,000 Jamba team member or shift leader positions.   Jamba Store Management will be conducting interviews from 12:00 noon - 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 21st with the goal of identifying qualified applicants to fill regular job positions in local stores*.   Applicants are requested to visit http://www.jamba
  • Mississippi State Board of Massage Offers New, Online Licensing Service

    21 Aug 2014 | 4:00 am
    JACKSON, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Mississippi State Board of Massage Therapy is pleased to announce the launch of the new Online Registration Application, which provides a quick and secure way to purchase various items online.
 
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  • GameStop déclare ses résultats pour le deuxième trimestre 2014

    21 Aug 2014 | 9:08 pm
    GRAPEVINE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GameStop Corp. (NYSE : GME), une famille de marques de vente au détail de spécialités rendant les technologies les plus populaires abordables et simples, a déclaré aujourd’hui son chiffre d’affaires et son bénéfice pour le deuxième trimestre 2014 clos au 2 août 2014. Résultats du deuxième trimestre Le chiffre d’affaires mondial pour le deuxième trimestre 2014 s’est élevé à 1,73 milliard de dollars, une progression de 25,1 % comparé à 1,38 milliard de dollars p
  • 2Checkout and WooThemes Partner to Enable Merchants Around the World to Accept Payments from Anyone, Anywhere

    21 Aug 2014 | 9:01 pm
    COLUMBUS, Ohio & CAPE TOWN, South Africa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--2Checkout, a leading online payment provider to merchants worldwide, & WooThemes, maker of the WooCommerce plugin for WordPress, will offer 2Checkout’s online payment technology to WooCommerce users.
  • Vestiage Featured on National Radio Financial News

    21 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vestiage™, Inc. (“VEST”), the healthy-aging company, announced today that they will be featured as an undiscovered Wall Street opportunity and pick of the week on ‘Under The Radar Minute,’ a radio segment airing on financial news networks on satellite radio. Uncovering emerging stock market investment opportunities, ‘Under The Radar’ identifies those companies with incredible upside potential and provides information on those publicly traded companies bef
  • GameStop legt Ergebnisse für das zweite Quartal 2014 vor

    21 Aug 2014 | 8:57 pm
    GRAPEVINE, Texas (USA)--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), eine Gruppe von spezialisierten Handelsmarken, unter denen die beliebtesten Technologien preisgünstig und einfach angeboten werden, hat heute seine Umsatz- und Ertragszahlen für das am 02. August 2014 zu Ende gegangene zweite Quartal vorgelegt. Ergebnisse des zweiten Quartals Der globale Umsatz im zweiten Quartal betrug insgesamt 1,73 Milliarden USD, was gegenüber 1,38 Milliarden US-Dollar im Vorjahresquartal eine Steigerung u
  • Coveris s'apprête à racheter Learoyd Packaging (Holdings) Ltd.

    21 Aug 2014 | 5:36 pm
    LONDRES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Coveris, l’un des premiers fabricants mondiaux d’emballages, a annoncé aujourd’hui le rachat de Learoyd Packaging (Holdings) Limited (« Learoyd »), l’un des plus importants spécialistes de l’impression par procédé flexographique du Royaume-Uni, qui fournit des solutions d’emballage à des acteurs majeurs de la grande distribution, à des marques de distributeurs et à des fabricants et détaillants de produits alimentaires. Les conditions de la transaction n’ont pas été di
 
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  • GameStop déclare ses résultats pour le deuxième trimestre 2014

    21 Aug 2014 | 9:08 pm
    GRAPEVINE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GameStop Corp. (NYSE : GME), une famille de marques de vente au détail de spécialités rendant les technologies les plus populaires abordables et simples, a déclaré aujourd’hui son chiffre d’affaires et son bénéfice pour le deuxième trimestre 2014 clos au 2 août 2014. Résultats du deuxième trimestre Le chiffre d’affaires mondial pour le deuxième trimestre 2014 s’est élevé à 1,73 milliard de dollars, une progression de 25,1 % comparé à 1,38 milliard de dollars p
  • 2Checkout and WooThemes Partner to Enable Merchants Around the World to Accept Payments from Anyone, Anywhere

    21 Aug 2014 | 9:01 pm
    COLUMBUS, Ohio & CAPE TOWN, South Africa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--2Checkout, a leading online payment provider to merchants worldwide, & WooThemes, maker of the WooCommerce plugin for WordPress, will offer 2Checkout’s online payment technology to WooCommerce users.
  • GameStop legt Ergebnisse für das zweite Quartal 2014 vor

    21 Aug 2014 | 8:57 pm
    GRAPEVINE, Texas (USA)--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), eine Gruppe von spezialisierten Handelsmarken, unter denen die beliebtesten Technologien preisgünstig und einfach angeboten werden, hat heute seine Umsatz- und Ertragszahlen für das am 02. August 2014 zu Ende gegangene zweite Quartal vorgelegt. Ergebnisse des zweiten Quartals Der globale Umsatz im zweiten Quartal betrug insgesamt 1,73 Milliarden USD, was gegenüber 1,38 Milliarden US-Dollar im Vorjahresquartal eine Steigerung u
  • Teradyne Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

    21 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm
    NORTH READING, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE: TER) today announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 per share, payable on September 26, 2014 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on September 5, 2014.
  • Murrietta Circuits Becomes Newest eSurface® Technologies Licensee

    21 Aug 2014 | 3:01 pm
    CARLSBAD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Murrietta Circuits becomes the newest licensee of the eSurface Technologies' patented technology for creating printed circuit boards.
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  • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice to Invest in CHC Group

    21 Aug 2014 | 8:30 pm
    VANCOUVER, British Columbia & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CHC Group Ltd. (NYSE:HELI) and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) today announced they have entered into definitive agreements for CD&R managed funds to invest $500 million in CHC through the purchase of convertible preferred shares to be issued in a private placement. As part of the transaction, CHC also intends to pursue a $100 million rights offering of the convertible preferred shares to existing shareholders. CD&R has ag
  • Macquarie Infrastructure Company Announces Sale of District Energy Business

    21 Aug 2014 | 3:40 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Macquarie Infrastructure Company (NYSE:MIC) announced that it has completed the previously disclosed sale of its district energy business, Thermal Chicago, to an entity managed by Brookfield Infrastructure Group for $270 million. The Company disclosed in the first quarter of 2014 that it had entered into an agreement to sell the business. MIC held a 50.01% controlling interest in Thermal Chicago. Proceeds of the sale, after repayment of debt, will be split between MIC
  • Anixter to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences

    21 Aug 2014 | 10:21 am
    GLENVIEW, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anixter today indicated that it will participate in three upcoming investor conferences.
  • Fitch Affirms Chicago O'Hare Airport, IL Revs 'A-'; Outlook Revised to Stable; Affirms PFCs at 'A'

    21 Aug 2014 | 9:12 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'A-' rating for the city of Chicago (the city) O'Hare International Airport's (O'Hare, or the airport) $6.56 billion senior lien general airport revenue bonds (GARB). In addition, Fitch affirms the 'A' rating for the approximately $664 million passenger facility charge (PFC) revenue bonds. The Rating Outlook for the general airport senior lien bonds has been revised to Stable from Negative. The Rating Outlook for the PFC bonds remains St
  • AFS Climbs Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

    21 Aug 2014 | 8:30 am
    SHREVEPORT, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AFS, the recognized leader in freight audit and shipping software, has been named one of America's fastest-growing private companies for the second consecutive year.
 
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  • Photos of 2014 NAPE Expo Day 1 Available on Business Wire's Website and AP PhotoExpress

    21 Aug 2014 | 4:28 pm
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Photo 1: NAPE attendees register at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston on Thursday before heading to the show floor for a first look at the 375 exhibit booths. Photo 2: Roughly 6,000 NAPE attendees flock to the George R. Brown Convention Center to scout oil and gas prospects, producing properties and vendor booths set up throughout the show floor.
  • Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. Announces Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Date and Conference Call

    21 Aug 2014 | 3:23 pm
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. (NYSE: OEC), a worldwide supplier of specialty and high-performance Carbon Black, today announced that the Company will release its second quarter 2014 results after the market close on Thursday, September 4, 2014, to be followed by a conference call on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. (ET). The dial-in details for the live conference call are as follow:       U.S. Toll Free: 1-877-407-4018 International: 1-201-689-8471 U.K. Toll Fre
  • The Wet Seal, Inc. to Broadcast Second Quarter Fiscal 2014 Results

    21 Aug 2014 | 1:59 pm
    FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Wet Seal, Inc. (Nasdaq: WTSL), announced that the Company will host a conference call on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time to discuss second quarter Fiscal 2014 results, followed by a question and answer session. To participate in the conference call, please dial (877) 407-3982 or (201) 493-6780. A broadcast of the call will also be available on the Company’s website, www.wetsealinc.com. A replay of the call will be available th
  • The Marcus Corporation to Participate in September Investor Conferences in Chicago and New York

    21 Aug 2014 | 12:15 pm
    MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Marcus Corporation to Participate in September Investor Conferences in Chicago and New York
  • Anixter to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences

    21 Aug 2014 | 10:21 am
    GLENVIEW, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anixter today indicated that it will participate in three upcoming investor conferences.
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  • Laguna Woods Properties Named Best Real Estate Agency

    21 Aug 2014 | 3:06 pm
    LAGUNA WOODS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Laguna Woods Properties has been named the Best Real Estate Agency in the area according to the 2014 Best of Laguna Woods Award Program.
  • Universal Display Corporation Ranks as Fortune’s 25th Fastest Growing Public Company

    21 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm
    EWING, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Universal Display Corporation (Nasdaq: OLED), enabling energy-efficient displays and lighting with its UniversalPHOLED® technology and materials, announced today that it ranked 25th on the 2014 Fortune Magazine list of 100 Fastest-Growing Public Companies. Universal Display was New Jersey’s fastest-growing public company and a leading company among the technology sector rankings. Fortune Magazine has noted Universal Display’s exceptional revenue and EPS growth, wit
  • Aufruf für Einsendungen für die erstmals vergebenen German Stevie Awards

    21 Aug 2014 | 11:53 am
    FAIRFAX, Virginia/USA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Der Veranstalter des weltweit führenden Business-Awards-Programms gab heute bekannt, dass das neueste Programm - die German Stevie Awards - in Deutschland angesiedelt wird. Nominierungen von Firmen, die ihre Geschäfte in Deutschland betreiben, sind ab sofort unter www.StevieAwards.com/Deutschland möglich. Die Stevie® Awards gelten weithin als weltweit renommierteste Wirtschaftspreise, die seit 12 Jahren in Programmen wie The International Business Awards
  • Clinipace Worldwide named to the 2014 Inc. 500|5000 List Fifth Consecutive Year in a Row

    21 Aug 2014 | 11:29 am
    MORRISVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clinipace Worldwide, a global digital clinical research organization (dCRO), announced the company has been named to Inc. Magazine’s 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000 list for the fifth consecutive year. This prestigious list is a compilation of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the country, recognizing their success and potential for the future. As a fifth consecutive year winner, Clinipace Worldwide has been added to the Inc. 5000 Honor Roll, which re
  • MiTek Named to Prestigious Constructech 50 2014 List of Top Technology Companies

    21 Aug 2014 | 11:15 am
    CHESTERFIELD, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MiTek Named to Prestigious Constructech 50 2014 List of Top Technology Companies
 
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  • Fitch Rates Huntington Beach Public Financing Authority, CA Lease Revs 'AA+'; Outlook Stable

    21 Aug 2014 | 3:08 pm
    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned the following rating to Huntington Beach Public Financing Authority (the authority), California bonds: --$15.1 million lease revenue bonds, 2014 series A (senior center project) at 'AA+'. The bonds will be sold via negotiation on Oct. 28, 2014. Proceeds will be used to finance the construction of a new senior center. In addition, Fitch assigns the following rating to Huntington Beach (the city), California: --Implied general obligation
  • Fitch Affirms Panhandle-Plains Higher Ed Authority, Inc., Series 2011-2

    21 Aug 2014 | 2:20 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings affirms the Panhandle-Plains Higher Education Authority, Inc., Series 2011-2 senior notes at 'AAAsf'. The Rating Outlook is Stable. KEY RATING DRIVERS High Collateral Quality: Each of the trusts' collateral consists of 100% of Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP) loans. The credit quality of the trust collateral is high, in Fitch's opinion, based on the guarantees provided by the transaction's eligible guarantors and reinsurance provided by the
  • Fitch Places Intl Rectifier's Ratings on Positive Watch Following Proposed Acquisition by Infineon

    21 Aug 2014 | 2:18 pm
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has placed International Rectifier Corp.'s (IR) (NYSE: IRF) Long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) and revolving credit facility (RCF) ratings of 'BB' on Rating Watch Positive following Infineon Technologies AG's (Infineon) definitive agreement to acquire IR for $3 billion. IR has no outstanding public debt. The Positive Watch reflects Fitch's belief that IR's credit profile will meaningfully strengthen following the combination, likely resulting in an IDR
  • Fitch Affirms CareFusion at 'BBB'; Outlook Stable

    21 Aug 2014 | 2:12 pm
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ratings of CareFusion Corp. (NYSE:CFN) as follows: -- Long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'BBB'; -- Senior unsecured bank facilities at 'BBB'; -- Senior unsecured notes at 'BBB'. Fitch has also withdrawn the 'F2' short-term IDR and commercial paper rating. The Rating Outlook is Stable. The rating actions apply to approximately $2 billion of outstanding debt, subsequent to the firm's repayment of its $450 million of 5.125% notes in Au
  • Fitch Rates Steele Creek CLO 2014-1, Ltd./LLC; Issues New Issue Report

    21 Aug 2014 | 1:55 pm
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings assigns the following ratings to Steele Creek CLO 2014-1, Ltd./LLC: --$213,800,000 class A-1 notes 'AAAsf'; Outlook Stable; --$40,000,000 class A-2 notes 'AAAsf'; Outlook Stable. Fitch does not rate the class B, C, D, E-1 or E-2 notes or the subordinated notes. TRANSACTION SUMMARY Steele Creek CLO 2014-1, Ltd. (the issuer) and Steele Creek CLO 2014-1, LLC (the co-issuer) together comprise an arbitrage cash flow collateralized loan obligation (CLO) that wi
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  • GAMCO Global Gold, Natural Resources & Income Trust Continues Monthly Distributions, Declaring Distributions of $0.09 Per Share

    21 Aug 2014 | 1:10 pm
    RYE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Trustees of the GAMCO Global Gold, Natural Resources & Income Trust (NYSE MKT:GGN) (the “Fund”) approved the continuation of its policy of paying monthly cash distributions. The Board of Trustees declared cash distributions of $0.09 per share for each of October, November, and December 2014. The distribution for October 2014 will be payable on October 24, 2014 to common shareholders of record on October 17, 2014. The distribution for November 2014 wi
  • Gamco Natural Resources, Gold & Income Trust Continues Monthly Distributions, Declaring Distributions of $0.09 Per Share

    21 Aug 2014 | 1:05 pm
    RYE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Trustees of the GAMCO Natural Resources, Gold & Income Trust (NYSE:GNT) (the “Fund”) declared monthly cash distributions of $0.09 per share for each of October, November, and December 2014. The distribution for October 2014 will be payable on October 24, 2014 to common shareholders of record on October 17, 2014. The distribution for November 2014 will be payable on November 20, 2014 to common shareholders of record on November 13, 2014. The distribut
  • Gabelli Dividend & Income Trust Continues Monthly Distributions, Declaring Distributions of $0.10 Per Share

    21 Aug 2014 | 1:00 pm
    RYE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Trustees of The Gabelli Dividend & Income Trust (NYSE:GDV) (the “Fund”) approved the continuation of its policy of paying fixed monthly cash distributions. The Board of Trustees declared cash distributions of $0.10 per share for each of October, November, and December 2014. The distribution for October 2014 will be payable on October 24, 2014 to common shareholders of record on October 17, 2014. The distribution for November 2014 will be payable on N
  • Gabelli Global Utility & Income Trust Continues Monthly Distributions, Declaring Distributions of $0.10 Per Share

    21 Aug 2014 | 12:55 pm
    RYE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Trustees of The Gabelli Global Utility & Income Trust (NYSE MKT:GLU) (the “Fund”) approved the continuation of its policy of paying fixed monthly cash distributions. The Board of Trustees declared cash distributions of $0.10 per share for each of October, November, and December 2014. The distribution for October 2014 will be payable on October 24, 2014 to common shareholders of record on October 17, 2014. The distribution for November 2014 will be pa
  • The GDL Fund Declares Third Quarter Distribution of $0.16 Per Share

    21 Aug 2014 | 12:50 pm
    RYE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Trustees of The GDL Fund (NYSE:GDL) (the “Fund”) declared a $0.16 per share cash distribution payable on September 23, 2014 to common shareholders of record on September 16, 2014. Each quarter, the Board of Trustees reviews the amount of any potential distribution from the income, realized capital gain, or capital available. The Board of Trustees will continue to monitor the Fund’s distribution level, taking into consideration the Fund’s net asset value
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  • Photos of 2014 NAPE Expo Day 1 Available on Business Wire's Website and AP PhotoExpress

    21 Aug 2014 | 4:28 pm
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Photo 1: NAPE attendees register at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston on Thursday before heading to the show floor for a first look at the 375 exhibit booths. Photo 2: Roughly 6,000 NAPE attendees flock to the George R. Brown Convention Center to scout oil and gas prospects, producing properties and vendor booths set up throughout the show floor.
  • Citrix Executives to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

    21 Aug 2014 | 1:05 pm
    SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) today announced that executives will attend three upcoming investor conferences. David Henshall, chief operating officer and chief financial officer, will present at the Citi Global Technology Conference in New York on September 2 at 1:15 p.m. Eastern. Eduardo Fleites, vice president, investor relations, will present at the Drexel Hamilton Telecom, Media, and Technology Conference in New York on September 3 at 9:40 a.m. Ea
  • Liquidmetal Technologies to Present at the 2014 Gateway Conference on September 4, 2014

    21 Aug 2014 | 1:00 pm
    RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Liquidmetal Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: LQMT), the leading developer of amorphous alloys and composites, has been invited to present at the 2014 Gateway Conference being held on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. Liquidmetal management is scheduled to present at 1:00 p.m. Pacific time, with one-on-one meetings held throughout the day. Management will discuss the company’s outlook for growth in 2015, being driven by t
  • VMTurbo Makes VMworld Dreams Come True

    21 Aug 2014 | 12:55 pm
    BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VMTurbo, the only software-driven control platform for the software-defined world announced that it will be giving away passes to VMworld Europe in Barcelona in October in its VMworld Europe Sweepstakes starting this Friday, August 22. Every Friday in June, VMTurbo gave away two full conference passes to VMworld U.S, held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco August 24-28. Each Friday, one winner and a lucky friend punched their ticket to the Super Bowl of virtualizati
  • The Marcus Corporation to Participate in September Investor Conferences in Chicago and New York

    21 Aug 2014 | 12:15 pm
    MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Marcus Corporation to Participate in September Investor Conferences in Chicago and New York
 
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  • GameStop déclare ses résultats pour le deuxième trimestre 2014

    21 Aug 2014 | 9:08 pm
    GRAPEVINE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GameStop Corp. (NYSE : GME), une famille de marques de vente au détail de spécialités rendant les technologies les plus populaires abordables et simples, a déclaré aujourd’hui son chiffre d’affaires et son bénéfice pour le deuxième trimestre 2014 clos au 2 août 2014. Résultats du deuxième trimestre Le chiffre d’affaires mondial pour le deuxième trimestre 2014 s’est élevé à 1,73 milliard de dollars, une progression de 25,1 % comparé à 1,38 milliard de dollars p
  • GameStop legt Ergebnisse für das zweite Quartal 2014 vor

    21 Aug 2014 | 8:57 pm
    GRAPEVINE, Texas (USA)--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), eine Gruppe von spezialisierten Handelsmarken, unter denen die beliebtesten Technologien preisgünstig und einfach angeboten werden, hat heute seine Umsatz- und Ertragszahlen für das am 02. August 2014 zu Ende gegangene zweite Quartal vorgelegt. Ergebnisse des zweiten Quartals Der globale Umsatz im zweiten Quartal betrug insgesamt 1,73 Milliarden USD, was gegenüber 1,38 Milliarden US-Dollar im Vorjahresquartal eine Steigerung u
  • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice to Invest in CHC Group

    21 Aug 2014 | 8:30 pm
    VANCOUVER, British Columbia & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CHC Group Ltd. (NYSE:HELI) and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) today announced they have entered into definitive agreements for CD&R managed funds to invest $500 million in CHC through the purchase of convertible preferred shares to be issued in a private placement. As part of the transaction, CHC also intends to pursue a $100 million rights offering of the convertible preferred shares to existing shareholders. CD&R has ag
  • Greif, Inc. Announces 2014 Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates

    21 Aug 2014 | 5:58 pm
    DELAWARE, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Greif, Inc. Announces 2014 Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates
  • Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. Announces Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Date and Conference Call

    21 Aug 2014 | 3:23 pm
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. (NYSE: OEC), a worldwide supplier of specialty and high-performance Carbon Black, today announced that the Company will release its second quarter 2014 results after the market close on Thursday, September 4, 2014, to be followed by a conference call on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. (ET). The dial-in details for the live conference call are as follow:       U.S. Toll Free: 1-877-407-4018 International: 1-201-689-8471 U.K. Toll Fre
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  • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice to Invest in CHC Group

    21 Aug 2014 | 8:30 pm
    VANCOUVER, British Columbia & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CHC Group Ltd. (NYSE:HELI) and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) today announced they have entered into definitive agreements for CD&R managed funds to invest $500 million in CHC through the purchase of convertible preferred shares to be issued in a private placement. As part of the transaction, CHC also intends to pursue a $100 million rights offering of the convertible preferred shares to existing shareholders. CD&R has ag
  • Coveris s'apprête à racheter Learoyd Packaging (Holdings) Ltd.

    21 Aug 2014 | 5:36 pm
    LONDRES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Coveris, l’un des premiers fabricants mondiaux d’emballages, a annoncé aujourd’hui le rachat de Learoyd Packaging (Holdings) Limited (« Learoyd »), l’un des plus importants spécialistes de l’impression par procédé flexographique du Royaume-Uni, qui fournit des solutions d’emballage à des acteurs majeurs de la grande distribution, à des marques de distributeurs et à des fabricants et détaillants de produits alimentaires. Les conditions de la transaction n’ont pas été di
  • Coveris vor Übernahme von Learoyd Packaging (Holdings) Ltd.

    21 Aug 2014 | 5:34 pm
    LONDON (GROSSBRITANNIEN)--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Das führende internationale Verpackungsunternehmen Coveris hat heute die Übernahme von Learoyd Packaging (Holdings) Limited („Learoyd”), einer der führenden britischen Spezialfirmen für Flexodruck, angekündigt, die flexible Verpackungslösungen an große Supermärkte, eigene Marken sowie an Lebensmittelproduzenten und -händler liefert. Die Bedingungen der Transaktion wurden nicht veröffentlicht. Die 1976 gegründete, in Burnley (Lancashire) ansässige Firma
  • 4th Grade Films, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Strainwise, Inc.

    21 Aug 2014 | 3:50 pm
    DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On August 19, 2014, 4th Grade Films, Inc. (OTCBB:FHGR) acquired approximately 90% of the outstanding common stock of Strainwise, Inc. (“Strainwise”), in exchange for 23,124,184 shares of 4th Grade’s common stock. Strainwise is a branding and fulfillment services enterprise that provides consulting, procurement and operational services to marijuana cultivation facilities and retail stores involved in the sales of medical and recreational marijuana. Strainwise currently p
  • Macquarie Infrastructure Company Announces Sale of District Energy Business

    21 Aug 2014 | 3:40 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Macquarie Infrastructure Company (NYSE:MIC) announced that it has completed the previously disclosed sale of its district energy business, Thermal Chicago, to an entity managed by Brookfield Infrastructure Group for $270 million. The Company disclosed in the first quarter of 2014 that it had entered into an agreement to sell the business. MIC held a 50.01% controlling interest in Thermal Chicago. Proceeds of the sale, after repayment of debt, will be split between MIC
 
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  • Teradyne Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

    21 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm
    NORTH READING, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE: TER) today announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 per share, payable on September 26, 2014 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on September 5, 2014.
  • Insperity Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.19

    21 Aug 2014 | 2:15 pm
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Insperity, Inc. (NYSE: NSP), a leading provider of human resources and business performance solutions for America’s best businesses, today announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.19 per share. The dividend will be paid on Sept. 12, 2014 to all stockholders of record as of Sept. 2, 2014. Insperity, a trusted advisor to America’s best businesses for more than 27 years, provides an array of human resources and business solutions
  • Carter’s, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend

    21 Aug 2014 | 2:01 pm
    ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of Carter’s, Inc. (NYSE:CRI) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.19 per share, payable on September 12, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 2, 2014. Future declarations of quarterly dividends and the establishment of future record and payment dates will be at the discretion of the Board based on a number of factors, including the Company's future financial performance and other considerations. About Carter'
  • Medical Properties Trust, Inc. Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of $0.21 Per Share

    21 Aug 2014 | 1:22 pm
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE: MPW) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per share of common stock to be paid on October 15, 2014, to stockholders of record on September 18, 2014. About Medical Properties Trust, Inc. Medical Properties Trust, Inc. is a Birmingham, Alabama based self-advised real estate investment trust formed to capitalize on the changing trends in healthcare delivery by acquiri
  • GAMCO Global Gold, Natural Resources & Income Trust Continues Monthly Distributions, Declaring Distributions of $0.09 Per Share

    21 Aug 2014 | 1:10 pm
    RYE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Trustees of the GAMCO Global Gold, Natural Resources & Income Trust (NYSE MKT:GGN) (the “Fund”) approved the continuation of its policy of paying monthly cash distributions. The Board of Trustees declared cash distributions of $0.09 per share for each of October, November, and December 2014. The distribution for October 2014 will be payable on October 24, 2014 to common shareholders of record on October 17, 2014. The distribution for November 2014 wi
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  • GameStop déclare ses résultats pour le deuxième trimestre 2014

    21 Aug 2014 | 9:08 pm
    GRAPEVINE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GameStop Corp. (NYSE : GME), une famille de marques de vente au détail de spécialités rendant les technologies les plus populaires abordables et simples, a déclaré aujourd’hui son chiffre d’affaires et son bénéfice pour le deuxième trimestre 2014 clos au 2 août 2014. Résultats du deuxième trimestre Le chiffre d’affaires mondial pour le deuxième trimestre 2014 s’est élevé à 1,73 milliard de dollars, une progression de 25,1 % comparé à 1,38 milliard de dollars p
  • GameStop legt Ergebnisse für das zweite Quartal 2014 vor

    21 Aug 2014 | 8:57 pm
    GRAPEVINE, Texas (USA)--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), eine Gruppe von spezialisierten Handelsmarken, unter denen die beliebtesten Technologien preisgünstig und einfach angeboten werden, hat heute seine Umsatz- und Ertragszahlen für das am 02. August 2014 zu Ende gegangene zweite Quartal vorgelegt. Ergebnisse des zweiten Quartals Der globale Umsatz im zweiten Quartal betrug insgesamt 1,73 Milliarden USD, was gegenüber 1,38 Milliarden US-Dollar im Vorjahresquartal eine Steigerung u
  • Greif, Inc. Announces 2014 Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates

    21 Aug 2014 | 5:58 pm
    DELAWARE, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Greif, Inc. Announces 2014 Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates
  • Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. Announces Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Date and Conference Call

    21 Aug 2014 | 3:23 pm
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. (NYSE: OEC), a worldwide supplier of specialty and high-performance Carbon Black, today announced that the Company will release its second quarter 2014 results after the market close on Thursday, September 4, 2014, to be followed by a conference call on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. (ET). The dial-in details for the live conference call are as follow:       U.S. Toll Free: 1-877-407-4018 International: 1-201-689-8471 U.K. Toll Fre
  • ZTE prevê aumento do lucro de três dígitos em nove meses

    21 Aug 2014 | 2:48 pm
    SHENZHEN, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A ZTE Corporation ("ZTE") (código de ações H: 0763.HK / código de ações A: 000063.SZ), uma empresa de capital aberto global fornecedora de equipamentos de telecomunicações, soluções de rede e dispositivos móveis, previu que o lucro líquido mais do que triplicará nos primeiros nove meses já que o forte impulso nos negócios 4G LTE da empresa continua. O lucro líquido atribuível aos acionistas da empresa listada ficará entre RMB 1,7 bilhão e RMB 1,9 bilhão nos pri
 
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  • Jason Furman, William Dudley, Helena Morrissey, and Benjamin Lawsky Highlight Annual Bloomberg Markets Most Influential Summit

    21 Aug 2014 | 10:45 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Obama economic adviser Jason Furman, investment management legend Jack Bogle, Newton Capital Management CEO Helena Morrissey, New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley, Carlyle Group co-founder William Conway, and maverick bank regulator Benjamin Lawsky are among the speakers who will offer their insights and ideas on global markets and finance at the fourth annual Bloomberg Markets Most Influential Summit in New York City on September 22nd at the Museum of Je
  • Fitch Releases 2Q'14 U.S. Building Materials Volume & Pricing Trends Update

    21 Aug 2014 | 10:43 am
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: U.S. Building Materials Volume and Pricing Trendshttp://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=761047 Fitch Ratings has released its latest quarterly report for U.S. building materials volume and pricing trends. The full report, 'U.S. Building Materials Volume and Pricing Trends: Second-Quarter 2014' is available at 'www.fitchratings.com' or by clicking on the above link. Additional information is available at 'ww
  • Philadelphia Fed Survey Reports Increased Business Activity in August

    21 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Indicators for the August Business Outlook Survey suggest that the region’s manufacturing sector is continuing to grow. The survey’s indicator for general activity was higher this month, but indicators for new orders, shipments, and employment, while positive, fell from their readings in July. The survey’s broad indicators of future activity increased, suggesting that firms remain optimistic about continued growth over the next six months. Activity Index Highest S
  • Research and Markets: Global Medication Management Market Forecasts & Opportunities, 2019 - Systems, Services & Mode of Delivery Analysis

    21 Aug 2014 | 4:55 am
    DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k4c52b/medication) has announced the addition of the "Medication Management Market by Systems, Services, Mode of Delivery - Global Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. The global medication management market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 14% from an estimated $845.1 million in 2014 during the forecast period of 2014-2019 Major factors, such as the growth in the ageing population, need for reduci
  • Millennial Small Business Owners Most Optimistic and Likely to Hire

    21 Aug 2014 | 3:00 am
    MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Millennial small business owners are feeling the most positive about running and growing their business in today’s economy, according to Capital One’s 2Q Spark Business Barometer.
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  • Brazilian Aquiris Dazzles Global Audiences with Regular Show: The Great Prank War

    21 Aug 2014 | 12:20 pm
    PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aquiris Game Studio is solidifying its global presence with a major mobile title, "Regular Show: The Great Prank War" — which was released last month by Cartoon Network.
  • Claret Medical® Raises up to $18 Million in Series B Financing to Advance the Field of Cerebral Protection

    21 Aug 2014 | 11:04 am
    SANTA ROSA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Claret Medical, a medical device company leading the field of cerebral protection for TAVR, announced up to $18 million in a Series B financing.
  • A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of AMEX Assurance Company

    21 Aug 2014 | 11:00 am
    OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A (Excellent) and the issuer credit rating of “a+” of AMEX Assurance Company (AMEX Assurance) (Chicago, IL). AMEX Assurance is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Express Company (American Express) (New York, NY) [NYSE: AXP]. The outlook for both ratings is stable. The ratings reflect AMEX Assurance’s strong capital position and trend of operating income generated by providing insurance products to America
  • Eaton Supports Hillside, Inc. with $15,000 Donation for Sustainable Patient Dining Hall and Kitchen

    21 Aug 2014 | 10:51 am
    PEACHTREE CITY, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Power management company Eaton today announced its support and contribution of $15,000 to Hillside, Inc., a private, non-profit, Atlanta-based organization providing treatment and education to severely emotionally disturbed children and their families. The donation comes from Eaton’s Cooper Lighting Division and the Eaton Charitable Fund, which will be used to build a new sustainable, 5,800-square-foot EarthCraft-certified dining hall and kitchen, scheduled
  • Lastline Secures $10 Million Funding Round

    21 Aug 2014 | 10:00 am
    REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advanced malware protection provider Lastline secures $10 million in funding from new investors Dell Ventures and Presidio Ventures along with existing investors Redpoint Ventures and e.ventures.
 
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  • Coveris s'apprête à racheter Learoyd Packaging (Holdings) Ltd.

    21 Aug 2014 | 5:36 pm
    LONDRES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Coveris, l’un des premiers fabricants mondiaux d’emballages, a annoncé aujourd’hui le rachat de Learoyd Packaging (Holdings) Limited (« Learoyd »), l’un des plus importants spécialistes de l’impression par procédé flexographique du Royaume-Uni, qui fournit des solutions d’emballage à des acteurs majeurs de la grande distribution, à des marques de distributeurs et à des fabricants et détaillants de produits alimentaires. Les conditions de la transaction n’ont pas été di
  • Coveris vor Übernahme von Learoyd Packaging (Holdings) Ltd.

    21 Aug 2014 | 5:34 pm
    LONDON (GROSSBRITANNIEN)--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Das führende internationale Verpackungsunternehmen Coveris hat heute die Übernahme von Learoyd Packaging (Holdings) Limited („Learoyd”), einer der führenden britischen Spezialfirmen für Flexodruck, angekündigt, die flexible Verpackungslösungen an große Supermärkte, eigene Marken sowie an Lebensmittelproduzenten und -händler liefert. Die Bedingungen der Transaktion wurden nicht veröffentlicht. Die 1976 gegründete, in Burnley (Lancashire) ansässige Firma
  • 4th Grade Films, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Strainwise, Inc.

    21 Aug 2014 | 3:50 pm
    DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On August 19, 2014, 4th Grade Films, Inc. (OTCBB:FHGR) acquired approximately 90% of the outstanding common stock of Strainwise, Inc. (“Strainwise”), in exchange for 23,124,184 shares of 4th Grade’s common stock. Strainwise is a branding and fulfillment services enterprise that provides consulting, procurement and operational services to marijuana cultivation facilities and retail stores involved in the sales of medical and recreational marijuana. Strainwise currently p
  • Allied World to Acquire the Hong Kong and Singapore Operations of RSA, Significantly Expanding International Insurance Platform

    21 Aug 2014 | 2:25 pm
    ZUG, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allied World Acquires RSA Hong Kong and Singapore Operations
  • Harris Williams & Co. Advises Mister Car Wash on its Sale to Leonard Green & Partners, LP

    21 Aug 2014 | 2:15 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 Mister Car Wash, the largest operator of full-service and express car washes in the country and a portfolio company of ONCAP, to Leonard Green & Partners, LP (Leonard Green). Harris Williams & Co. acted as lead financial advisor to Mister Car Wash. The transaction, which closed on August 21, 2014, was led by Joe C
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  • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice to Invest in CHC Group

    21 Aug 2014 | 8:30 pm
    VANCOUVER, British Columbia & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CHC Group Ltd. (NYSE:HELI) and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) today announced they have entered into definitive agreements for CD&R managed funds to invest $500 million in CHC through the purchase of convertible preferred shares to be issued in a private placement. As part of the transaction, CHC also intends to pursue a $100 million rights offering of the convertible preferred shares to existing shareholders. CD&R has ag
  • Software AG Expands Executive Board: New Chief Customer Officer Appointed

    21 Aug 2014 | 2:20 pm
    RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Software AG’s Supervisory Board has appointed Mr. Eric Duffaut as member of the Executive Board, effective as of October 1st, 2014.
  • Ixia Names Bethany Mayer President and Chief Executive Officer

    21 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm
    CALABASAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ixia (Nasdaq:XXIA) today announced that its board of directors has appointed Bethany Mayer as president and chief executive officer effective the day after Ixia becomes current in its periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). Mayer will also join Ixia’s board of directors. “We are delighted to appoint Bethany Mayer as Ixia’s president and chief executive officer,” commented Errol Ginsberg, Ixia's chairman and acting chief executive
  • Lisa Ward Joins DCT Industrial Trust® as Regional Vice President, Atlanta

    21 Aug 2014 | 1:10 pm
    ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DCT Industrial Trust Inc.® (NYSE: DCT), a leading industrial real estate company, today announced that Lisa Ward has joined the Company as Regional Vice President, Atlanta. In her role, Lisa will be responsible for overseeing leasing, development and capital deployment activities in the Atlanta, Memphis, Nashville and Charlotte markets. In these markets, DCT Industrial owns or manages more than 50 buildings totaling over 13.0 million square feet with 733,000 square fee
  • New York & Company, Inc. Launches a Search for a New Chief Operating Officer

    21 Aug 2014 | 1:01 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New York & Company, Inc. [NYSE:NWY], a specialty apparel chain with 509 retail stores in operation as of August 21, 2014, today announced that it has initiated a search for a new Chief Operating Officer and that Laura Weil, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer since June of 2012, has resigned her position with the Company effective immediately. “We thank Laura for her contributions to New York & Company over the past two years and we wish her well
 
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  • Statement by the Board of Directors of Readsoft Ab (Publ) in Relation to Increased Offer Price from Lexmark International Technology to Sek 57

    21 Aug 2014 | 7:25 am
    HELSINGBORG, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: On 6 May 2014, Lexmark International Technology S.A. (“Lexmark International Technology”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lexmark International Inc., announced a public offer to the shareholders in ReadSoft AB (publ)(STO:RSOFB) (“ReadSoft” or the “Company”) to sell their shares in ReadSoft to Lexmark International Technology (“Lexmark’s Initial Offer”). Lexmark International Technology offered SEK 40.05 in cash per share in ReadSoft. In conne
  • Compugen Reacquires Baize’s Financial Interest in Pipeline Product Candidates

    21 Aug 2014 | 4:09 am
    TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Compugen Reacquires Baize’s Financial Interest in Pipeline Product Candidates. Baize to be issued 1,600,000 Compugen ordinary shares and is entitled to reduced revenue sharing until December 31, 2015
  • Nokian Tyres Plc: Shares Subscribed with Option Rights

    21 Aug 2014 | 2:27 am
    HELSINKI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Nokian Tyres plc Stock Exchange Release 20 August 2014, 11.00 a.m. Nokian Tyres plc: Shares subscribed with option rights After 15 May 2014 registered new shares a total of 65,222 Nokian Tyres plc's shares have been subscribed with the 2010A option rights. These option rights are attached to the Nokian Tyres plc's Option Program of 2010. The subscription time with the 2010A option rights ended on 31 May 2014. New shares have been registered into the T
 
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  • Photos of 2014 NAPE Expo Day 1 Available on Business Wire's Website and AP PhotoExpress

    21 Aug 2014 | 4:28 pm
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Photo 1: NAPE attendees register at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston on Thursday before heading to the show floor for a first look at the 375 exhibit booths. Photo 2: Roughly 6,000 NAPE attendees flock to the George R. Brown Convention Center to scout oil and gas prospects, producing properties and vendor booths set up throughout the show floor.
  • Stratodesk’s New Partnerships Boost the Case for VDI

    21 Aug 2014 | 1:06 pm
    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stratodesk’s new partnerships boost the case for virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). Fluendo and FabulaTech integrations enhance multimedia streaming and local USB use in virtualized environments.
  • Citrix Executives to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

    21 Aug 2014 | 1:05 pm
    SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) today announced that executives will attend three upcoming investor conferences. David Henshall, chief operating officer and chief financial officer, will present at the Citi Global Technology Conference in New York on September 2 at 1:15 p.m. Eastern. Eduardo Fleites, vice president, investor relations, will present at the Drexel Hamilton Telecom, Media, and Technology Conference in New York on September 3 at 9:40 a.m. Ea
  • Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. to Webcast Presentation to Barclays Back-to-School Conference

    21 Aug 2014 | 1:05 pm
    ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Coca-Cola Enterprises (NYSE: CCE)(Euronext Paris: CCE) said that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John F. Brock and Chief Financial Officer Nik Jhangiani will present at the Barclays Back-to-School Consumer Conference in Boston on Wednesday, September 3 at 2:15 p.m. ET. The public can listen to the presentation through a live webcast via the company’s website, www.cokecce.com. A replay of the presentation will be available later that day. ABOUT CCE Coca-Cola Enterp
  • Liquidmetal Technologies to Present at the 2014 Gateway Conference on September 4, 2014

    21 Aug 2014 | 1:00 pm
    RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Liquidmetal Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: LQMT), the leading developer of amorphous alloys and composites, has been invited to present at the 2014 Gateway Conference being held on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. Liquidmetal management is scheduled to present at 1:00 p.m. Pacific time, with one-on-one meetings held throughout the day. Management will discuss the company’s outlook for growth in 2015, being driven by t
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  • GameStop déclare ses résultats pour le deuxième trimestre 2014

    21 Aug 2014 | 9:08 pm
    GRAPEVINE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GameStop Corp. (NYSE : GME), une famille de marques de vente au détail de spécialités rendant les technologies les plus populaires abordables et simples, a déclaré aujourd’hui son chiffre d’affaires et son bénéfice pour le deuxième trimestre 2014 clos au 2 août 2014. Résultats du deuxième trimestre Le chiffre d’affaires mondial pour le deuxième trimestre 2014 s’est élevé à 1,73 milliard de dollars, une progression de 25,1 % comparé à 1,38 milliard de dollars p
  • GameStop legt Ergebnisse für das zweite Quartal 2014 vor

    21 Aug 2014 | 8:57 pm
    GRAPEVINE, Texas (USA)--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), eine Gruppe von spezialisierten Handelsmarken, unter denen die beliebtesten Technologien preisgünstig und einfach angeboten werden, hat heute seine Umsatz- und Ertragszahlen für das am 02. August 2014 zu Ende gegangene zweite Quartal vorgelegt. Ergebnisse des zweiten Quartals Der globale Umsatz im zweiten Quartal betrug insgesamt 1,73 Milliarden USD, was gegenüber 1,38 Milliarden US-Dollar im Vorjahresquartal eine Steigerung u
  • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice to Invest in CHC Group

    21 Aug 2014 | 8:30 pm
    VANCOUVER, British Columbia & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CHC Group Ltd. (NYSE:HELI) and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) today announced they have entered into definitive agreements for CD&R managed funds to invest $500 million in CHC through the purchase of convertible preferred shares to be issued in a private placement. As part of the transaction, CHC also intends to pursue a $100 million rights offering of the convertible preferred shares to existing shareholders. CD&R has ag
  • Greif, Inc. Announces 2014 Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates

    21 Aug 2014 | 5:58 pm
    DELAWARE, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Greif, Inc. Announces 2014 Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates
  • Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. Announces Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Date and Conference Call

    21 Aug 2014 | 3:23 pm
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. (NYSE: OEC), a worldwide supplier of specialty and high-performance Carbon Black, today announced that the Company will release its second quarter 2014 results after the market close on Thursday, September 4, 2014, to be followed by a conference call on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. (ET). The dial-in details for the live conference call are as follow:       U.S. Toll Free: 1-877-407-4018 International: 1-201-689-8471 U.K. Toll Fre
 
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  • We Don't Want You to be Scared - We Want You to be Prepared

    20 Aug 2014 | 3:57 pm
    Today, news passes by in seconds and we then move on to the next conflict, the next viral sensation, the next crisis. But over the past few days, some news has held our attention; civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri; the horrifying and despicable beheading of an American journalist; a thwarted school massacre plot planned by two teenagers in Pasadena, California; increasing deaths from Ebola and an attack on an Ebola isolation ward in the Liberian capital Monrovia.  We read about war in the Ukraine, and Yazidi refugees on a mountain in Iraq. We are practical, pragmatic people at Firestorm…
  • Two Students Plot High School Massacre - Stopped By Police

    20 Aug 2014 | 8:10 am
    “This incident reminds us that early identification of students exhibiting troubling behaviors is the best defense against school violence.” -Superintendent Alex Cherniss, San Marino Unified School District At Firestorm, we emphasize the importance of identifying a risk before a crisis occurs. The Firestorm Behavioral Risk Threat Assessment (BeRThA) strategy stresses the need to recognize irregular and abnormal behaviors to prevent crises. This type of monitoring proved vital for one California school district this week. Two South Pasadena High School students were arrested Monday for…
  • Hootsuite U Chat Benefits Higher-Ed

    20 Aug 2014 | 6:45 am
    We have seen many Twitter chat sessions emerge for many different fields - whether it is for public relations education (#PRProfChat) or even blogging (#BlogChat), there are many to choose from. One I recommend for anyone working, teaching or consulting in social media would be the Hootsuite University Chat session on Tuesdays at 2 p.m. EST, or otherwise known as #HSUChat. I had a fellow professional and IMC graduate student Colin who reminded me to be part of the Hootsuite University #HSUChat session. The topic for today's session was focusing on personal branding - and it was led by Barbara…
  • MIR3 Inc and Firestorm Present Joint Webinar On Speaking and Listening In a Crisis

    15 Aug 2014 | 8:36 am
    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

    14 Aug 2014 | 7:04 am
    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…
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  • Enhance your PrestaShop Home page using Video Image Slider

    admin
    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.
  • WooCommerce UPS Access Point for Your WordPress Store

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    17 Jul 2014 | 6:49 am
    Nowadays, people are very busy with works and are packed with schedules during their weekends. This is one of the main reasons for the popularity of online shopping. But, the concern of the shoppers is about the delivery of the goods; what if the shoppers are not in the required place at the time of delivery? The solution for this condition is offered by the WooCommerce UPS Access Point Module. About WooCommerce WooCommerce Shopping Cart presents a great set of marketing and SEO tools. It provides various useful extensions that are user-friendly and easily customizable. It helps you to manage…
  • PayPal Payment Modules for your eCommerce Store

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    24 Jun 2014 | 11:51 am
    Electronic Commerce or eCommerce, is a type of business which is used to sell and buy the products and services via Internet. All the payment transactions are done through the online with the help of the payment gateway. A payment gateway is an eCommerce application service provider which acts as a link between the merchant and the customer during the checkout process to make the payment transaction in the eCommerce store more secure and successful. Plenty of payment gateways are ready to provide services to the online store users. PayPal is a leading international payment gateway which is…
 
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  • Judge Says College Athletes Have Rights

    PGB
    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

    PGB
    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

    PGB
    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

    PGB
    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.
  • ‘Want Ads’ and Age Discrimination

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    26 Jun 2014 | 12:42 pm
    Are you a recent college graduate … Pulte Mortgage (a subsidiary of Pulte Homes) is always looking for energetic and motivated individuals who are ready to take the first step in building a long-term mortgage career! – Simply Hired, 6/26/14. “We are currently seeking an associate with 2-3 (MAXIMUM) years of Labor and Employment experience.” […] The post ‘Want Ads’ and Age Discrimination appeared first on AbuserGoesToWork.com.
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