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  • News Sharing in the Age of Social Platforms

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    Vilan Trub
    24 Aug 2015 | 3:54 am
    Many say that social media started as a college campus phenomenon. People wanted to know where the party was and who was going. Many of those same early adopters now have mortgages, kids, careers and a lot more headaches. They also still have accounts on those same social media platforms. Just as daily interests change for people when they’re ten years removed from frats, sororities and mixers, so has the use for social media. Pew Research Center released a study recently and the results will make you think of Facebook and Twitter like you think of Bloomberg News and the Wall Street…
  • ビジネスワイヤ、世界のオンラインメディアや主要放送局が利用する「APビデオハブ」に動画コンテンツを掲載

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    19 Aug 2015 | 2:10 am
    ニューヨーク--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(ビジネスワイヤ) -- ビジネスワイヤは、「APビデオハブ」へのプレスリリースに含まれる動画コンテンツの提供を開始しました。APビデオハブは、最先端のオンライン配信プラットフォームとして、世界の有力デジタルメディア、ニュースポータル、放送機関に高品質の映像を提供しています。…
  • Just in: Hard Data Supports the Effectiveness of Interactive Media vs. Passive Content

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    Vilan Trub
    31 Aug 2015 | 2:01 am
    Nothing ends an argument like data, and the data on interactive media is in. Image source: Demand Gen Report’s 2014 Content Preferences Survey Demand Gen’s 2015 Content Preferences Survey offers a startling look at just how effective interactive media is when compared to passive content such as text-only articles when it comes to consuming information. People are spending more time using multimedia that they can click on and explore. These interactive, gamified assets, such as news and picture capsules, are quickly becoming engagement magnets for the industry, attracting and retaining…
  • TomTom Launches the TRUCKER 5000

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    1 Sep 2015 | 10:30 pm
    AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TomTom (TOM2) today announces an addition to its portable navigation device line-up, specifically for people who drive large vehicles for a living. The compact TomTom TRUCKER 5000, with a 5” screen size, ensures that drivers are on the right road because it includes customised routes for the user’s specific vehicle type, size, weight, cargo and speed. Through award-winning TomTom Traffic1 and advanced routing technology, drivers get a realistic ETA based on vehicle p
  • Wacoal Celebrates 15 Years of Fit for the Cure®

    Business Wire Communications News
    2 Sep 2015 | 2:05 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wacoal Celebrates 15 Years of Fit for the Cure
 
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  • Just in: Hard Data Supports the Effectiveness of Interactive Media vs. Passive Content

    Vilan Trub
    31 Aug 2015 | 2:01 am
    Nothing ends an argument like data, and the data on interactive media is in. Image source: Demand Gen Report’s 2014 Content Preferences Survey Demand Gen’s 2015 Content Preferences Survey offers a startling look at just how effective interactive media is when compared to passive content such as text-only articles when it comes to consuming information. People are spending more time using multimedia that they can click on and explore. These interactive, gamified assets, such as news and picture capsules, are quickly becoming engagement magnets for the industry, attracting and retaining…
  • Taking Stock of the World Media – A Recap of the Global Media Forum

    Kai Prager
    27 Aug 2015 | 12:00 am
    By Kai Prager, Senior Media Relations Specialist – Frankfurt In crisis situations around the world, the media has an undeniable impact on perception of events. It also shapes public opinion and can even manage to influence political decision makers. With the help of the internet, media access has multiplied and more and more platforms now vie for our attention. It made sense, then, that the topic of this year’s Global Media Forum, hosted by Deutsche Welle, was “Media and Foreign Policy in the Digital Age.” About 2,000 journalists and media workers came from more than 100 countries…
  • PR Updates From Around the World for the Week of August 24

    Denise Grayes
    25 Aug 2015 | 8:55 am
    By Denise Grayes, Business Wire Each week, Business Wire brings you the latest changes and updates in the PR industry.  To learn more about each news item, simply click the hyperlink.  Have your own update to include?  Let us know! Atlanta Resolute Consulting announced the promotion of Nick Juliano to Vice President from Senior Account Executive. Article Dodge Communications announced it has been named to the Inc. 5000 annual rankings of the fastest-growing private companies in America for the seventh consecutive year. Article Boston Keds has appointed Emily Culp as chief marketing…
  • News Sharing in the Age of Social Platforms

    Vilan Trub
    24 Aug 2015 | 3:54 am
    Many say that social media started as a college campus phenomenon. People wanted to know where the party was and who was going. Many of those same early adopters now have mortgages, kids, careers and a lot more headaches. They also still have accounts on those same social media platforms. Just as daily interests change for people when they’re ten years removed from frats, sororities and mixers, so has the use for social media. Pew Research Center released a study recently and the results will make you think of Facebook and Twitter like you think of Bloomberg News and the Wall Street…
  • The Experts Speak: How to Brand Your Startup

    Serena Ehrlich, Director of Social & Evolving Media
    21 Aug 2015 | 2:48 am
    By Serena Ehrlich, Director of Social and Evolving Media This past year’s SXSW festival offered audiences enough movies, music and tech to keep busy until – you guessed it – next year’s SXSW. For those in the know, however, that wasn’t the end of the fun. From July 19th to the 22nd there was an additional SXSW event, the SXSW v2v in Las Vegas. This boutique event, aimed to help startups grow, brought together great minds and offered future business moguls an opportunity to learn from and connect with industry leaders. One of the topics discussed during the four days in Vegas was how…
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  • TomTom Launches the TRUCKER 5000

    1 Sep 2015 | 10:30 pm
    AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TomTom (TOM2) today announces an addition to its portable navigation device line-up, specifically for people who drive large vehicles for a living. The compact TomTom TRUCKER 5000, with a 5” screen size, ensures that drivers are on the right road because it includes customised routes for the user’s specific vehicle type, size, weight, cargo and speed. Through award-winning TomTom Traffic1 and advanced routing technology, drivers get a realistic ETA based on vehicle p
  • En août, les véhicules utilitaires légers permettent à Honda Canada d’enregistrer une augmentation des ventes à deux chiffres

    1 Sep 2015 | 6:40 pm
    MARKHAM, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Les divisions Honda et Acura de Honda Canada inc. ont vendu 17 277 véhicules au total en août, ce qui représente une hausse de 11 % des ventes par rapport à l’an dernier et un deuxième mois consécutif au-dessus de la barre des 17 000 véhicules vendus. La division automobile de Honda a enregistré des ventes de 15 482 véhicules en août, un total en hausse de 10 % par rapport à l’an dernier. La division Acura a enregistré des ventes de 1 795 véhicules en août, un
  • Axalta Coating Systems to Present at KeyBanc Basic Materials Conference

    1 Sep 2015 | 3:44 pm
    PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (NYSE: AXTA) announced today that Robert Bryant, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Christopher Mecray, Vice President Investor Relations, will present at the following event: KeyBanc Basic Materials and Packaging ConferenceInterContinental Hotel510 Atlantic AvenueBoston, MA 02210September 3, 2015Format: Small Group Meetings Only There will not be an audio webcast of the presentation, but presentation slides will
  • PPG Completes Acquisition of IVC Industrial Coatings

    1 Sep 2015 | 2:06 pm
    PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of IVC Industrial Coatings, Inc., a U.S.-based specialty powder and liquid coatings manufacturer with 2014 sales of more than $100 million. Financial terms were not disclosed. “This acquisition brings industry-leading powder coatings and a best-in-class manufacturing capability that will strengthen PPG’s position in the industrial coatings market,” said Shelley Bausch, PPG vice president
  • Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. Announces New Head of Rubber Carbon Black Segment

    1 Sep 2015 | 1:30 pm
    LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. (NYSE: OEC), a worldwide supplier of specialty and high-performance Carbon Black, today announced that Erik Thiry has been named Senior Vice President, Rubber Carbon Black, effective immediately. Mr. Thiry has been the Senior Vice President, Business Development and a member of the executive management team since May 2012. In his former position, Mr. Thiry has worked closely with both the Rubber and Specialty Carbon Black business lines
 
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  • Wacoal Celebrates 15 Years of Fit for the Cure®

    2 Sep 2015 | 2:05 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wacoal Celebrates 15 Years of Fit for the Cure
  • Cybercom Group: Remarkable gains for MTV with Cybercom Cloud

    2 Sep 2015 | 1:31 am
    STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Leading Finnish media company MTV has chosen Cybercom (STO:CYBE) and its cloud solution for systems deployment and support services, including migration to the Red Hat JBoss application server environment. The agreement is valid until further notice. “We are pleased with our co-operation with Cybercom, and we strongly trust their expertise in deployment and support and cloud services. Shifting to a Cybercom Cloud and JBoss cloud environment is a cost
  • Colortrac Triples Output with Multi-Million Dollar Factory

    1 Sep 2015 | 11:55 pm
    CAMBRIDGE, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Colortrac, award winning innovator in the field of wide format scanning, has completed a huge investment to triple its capacity and delight its customers with a new factory in Suzhou, P.R. China. With offices in four continents and a global network of distributors to meet the needs of its world-wide customer base, Colortrac is a truly international business. With 68 local staff, the new high tech, automated factory, with over 4,000sqm of space, will enable C
  • ASE Foundation Selects Mindray as Exclusive Corporate Sponsor of Its Humanitarian Mission to Vietnam

    1 Sep 2015 | 11:34 pm
    HA NOI, Vietnam--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mindray, one of the world's leading developers of cardiac ultrasound technologies, is proud to announce that it was exclusively selected for the American Society of Echocardiography Foundation’s (ASEF) humanitarian mission in Hanoi, Vietnam, held August 17-22, 2015. Mindray was chosen as the exclusive partner for the mission because of its rugged, compact, fully featured echocardiography solution and the ability to pull together global support resources. The AS
  • Japan's Largest Price Comparison Site Kakaku.com Launches Indian Version of Priceprice.com

    1 Sep 2015 | 9:00 pm
    TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kakaku.com, Inc. (TSE code: 2371) has launched the Indian version of Priceprice.com, a price comparison site for mobile phones, tablets, computers and household appliances.
 
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    Business Wire Defense News

  • Pivot3 and Tracewell Deliver Purpose-Built Hyper-Converged Solution for Military and Defense Customers

    1 Sep 2015 | 3:26 pm
    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pivot3 and Tracewell Systems have partnered to offer a purpose-built solution designed to power computationally intense applications in space-constrained Defense environments.
  • Secretary Calls on Legion to Fight for 2016 VA Budget Request

    1 Sep 2015 | 2:46 pm
    BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert A. McDonald called on thousands of veterans Tuesday to support President Obama’s $168.8 billion VA budget request for 2016 and to deflect congressional efforts to reduce spending at a time of rising demand, improving performance, aging infrastructure and staffing needs. Speaking at the 97th National Convention of The American Legion, the nation’s largest veterans service organization, McDonald shared numerous statistics to illustrate
  • DoD Secretary Briefs American Legion on Situations in Russia, Middle East During National Convention Address

    1 Sep 2015 | 1:22 pm
    BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Department of Defense Secretary Ashton Carter stressed on Tuesday that the United States never wants to go to war when issues arise with foreign countries. But Carter told delegates at the 97th American Legion National Convention that if there is no other option, the U.S. military is ready to take the necessary steps. “We want peaceful solutions to all disputes,” Carter told Legionnaires in Baltimore. “But let me be clear: The United States will fly, sail and operate
  • AeroVironment, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2016 First Quarter Results

    1 Sep 2015 | 1:10 pm
    SIMI VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AVAV AeroVironment, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2016 Q1 Results
  • Marine Honored by Legion for Community Service

    1 Sep 2015 | 12:55 pm
    BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--U.S. Marine Sgt. Stephen Kurtis Little Jr. was awarded The American Legion’s 2015 Spirit of Service Award on Sept. 1 during the organization’s 97th National Convention in Baltimore. A West Lawn, Pa., native, Little joined the Marines in 2006 and is currently stationed at Camp Foster in Okinawa, Japan. Little, who volunteers in his community as a youth basketball coach, says he was caught off guard and truly humbled by the award. “There is nothing better than mentorin
 
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  • Pure stellt auf IFA 2015 aus, Stand Halle 1.2, Stand 120, Sep 4 - 9, 2015, in Berlin, DE

    2 Sep 2015 | 2:00 am
    KINGS LANGLEY, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pressemappe Materialien sind erhältlich unter: http://www.tradeshownews.com/events/ifa-2015/Pure/ Firma:   Pure Stand: Halle 1.2, Stand 120 Veranstaltung: IFA 2015Sep 4 - 9, 2015Berlin, DE Web: http://www.pure.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PURE Twitter: https://twitter.com/pure_insider YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/Pure LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/pure Über Pure Pure ist ein international führender Hersteller von Unterhalt
  • Cybercom Group: Remarkable gains for MTV with Cybercom Cloud

    2 Sep 2015 | 1:31 am
    STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Leading Finnish media company MTV has chosen Cybercom (STO:CYBE) and its cloud solution for systems deployment and support services, including migration to the Red Hat JBoss application server environment. The agreement is valid until further notice. “We are pleased with our co-operation with Cybercom, and we strongly trust their expertise in deployment and support and cloud services. Shifting to a Cybercom Cloud and JBoss cloud environment is a cost
  • Citi Appointed Depositary Bank for Merlin’s ADR Programme

    2 Sep 2015 | 1:00 am
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Citi, acting through Citibank N.A., has been appointed by Merlin Entertainments plc (“Merlin”), Europe’s leading and the world’s second largest visitor attraction operator, as depositary bank for its Level 1 American Depositary Receipt (ADR) programme, which trades on the US OTC marketplace under the symbol “MERLY”. Merlin’s ordinary shares are also listed and trade on the London Stock Exchange under symbol “MERL”. Andrew Carr, Merlin’s Chief Financial Officer, said, “M
  • Samenvatting: Katapulteer je TV-bedrijf tot grote hoogte met Wyplay op IBC 2015

    1 Sep 2015 | 11:46 pm
    MARSEILLE, Frankrijk--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tien dagen voor de opening van het evenement begint Wyplay, maker van software voor betaal-tv-exploitanten, met aftellen tot het begin van de vakbeurs IBC 2015, dat van 11 tot 15 september plaatsvindt in de Amsterdamse RAI. Jacques Bourgninaud, ceo van Wyplay zegt: “Wyplay speelt een centrale rol bij de dienstverlening die onze Tier-1-operator biedt aan klanten voor wie we in het afgelopen jaar drie nieuwe projecten op basis van onze opensource-settopbox F
  • 在IBC2015上与Wyplay一起将您的数字电视业务推向新的高峰

    1 Sep 2015 | 11:46 pm
    法国马赛--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(美国商业资讯)--在距离IBC开幕还有10天之际,付费电视运营商的软件解决方案提供商Wyplay开始为9月11-15日在阿姆斯特丹RAI会展中心举办的IBC 2015贸易展览会进行倒计时。 Wyplay首席执行官Jacques Bourgninaud表示:“Wyplay现在是我们的一级运营商客户们所提供的服务的核心。在我们的开源Frog机顶盒和后端软件的基础上,我们去年开发和部署了三个新项目。”他补充说:“在这种强劲势头下,我们正扩大产品范围,为成长型市场推出Frog…
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  • The Global Market for Smart Grid IT Software and Services Is Expected to Total $142 Billion from 2014 to 2024, According to Navigant Research

    2 Sep 2015 | 2:15 am
    BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As power grid operators address the growing challenges of stability and reliability to the grid, modern IT solutions are increasingly being leveraged to automate control and maintenance functions.
  • Chinese Manufacturer to Invest $1.5M in OriginClear’s Hong Kong Subsidiary

    2 Sep 2015 | 12:01 am
    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chinese Manufacturer to Invest $1.5M in OriginClear’s Hong Kong Subsidiary; Manufacturer acquires minority interest and plans to participate in manufacturing joint venture
  • Casella Waste Systems Names William P. Hulligan to Board of Directors

    1 Sep 2015 | 1:05 pm
    RUTLAND, Vt.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:CWST) (“Casella” or the “Company”), a regional solid waste, recycling, and resource management services company, today announced the appointment of waste management industry veteran, William P. Hulligan, to Casella’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) effective September 1, 2015. Mr. Hulligan is the former President and Chief Operating Officer of Progressive Waste Solutions, one of North America's largest full-service waste manage
  • Horsehead Update on Mooresboro, NC Facility

    1 Sep 2015 | 1:01 pm
    PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Horsehead Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: ZINC) today issued an update on operations at its Mooresboro, North Carolina zinc production facility. The Company reported that the facility produced approximately 3,200 tons of zinc metal in August, bringing the quarter-to-date production to over 7,000 tons after two months. Production in August was limited by two primary factors: (1) equipment downtime primarily related to plugging of lines carrying feedstock, gypsum and lime whic
  • WABC-TV News Spotlights SAFE Disposal Events Run by DSNY, ERI and Veolia Environmental Services

    1 Sep 2015 | 12:48 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronics, announced today that its Chairman and CEO, John Shegerian was featured this weekend as part of a roundtable discussion on toxic waste broadcast by WABC-TV. The discussion, aired as part of WABC’s New York Viewpoint, featured Shegerian, alongside Bridget Anderson, Deputy Commissioner of Recycling and Sustainability for the Department of Sanitation New York (DSNY), and Richard Johnse
 
 
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  • Secretary Calls on Legion to Fight for 2016 VA Budget Request

    1 Sep 2015 | 2:46 pm
    BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert A. McDonald called on thousands of veterans Tuesday to support President Obama’s $168.8 billion VA budget request for 2016 and to deflect congressional efforts to reduce spending at a time of rising demand, improving performance, aging infrastructure and staffing needs. Speaking at the 97th National Convention of The American Legion, the nation’s largest veterans service organization, McDonald shared numerous statistics to illustrate
  • DoD Secretary Briefs American Legion on Situations in Russia, Middle East During National Convention Address

    1 Sep 2015 | 1:22 pm
    BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Department of Defense Secretary Ashton Carter stressed on Tuesday that the United States never wants to go to war when issues arise with foreign countries. But Carter told delegates at the 97th American Legion National Convention that if there is no other option, the U.S. military is ready to take the necessary steps. “We want peaceful solutions to all disputes,” Carter told Legionnaires in Baltimore. “But let me be clear: The United States will fly, sail and operate
  • Marine Honored by Legion for Community Service

    1 Sep 2015 | 12:55 pm
    BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--U.S. Marine Sgt. Stephen Kurtis Little Jr. was awarded The American Legion’s 2015 Spirit of Service Award on Sept. 1 during the organization’s 97th National Convention in Baltimore. A West Lawn, Pa., native, Little joined the Marines in 2006 and is currently stationed at Camp Foster in Okinawa, Japan. Little, who volunteers in his community as a youth basketball coach, says he was caught off guard and truly humbled by the award. “There is nothing better than mentorin
  • GASB Adds Project to Revisit Blueprint of Governmental Financial Statements

    1 Sep 2015 | 12:48 pm
    NORWALK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) today added to its technical agenda a project to reexamine the financial reporting model for state and local government financial statements. The project’s objective is to make improvements to the existing financial reporting model, which was established in 1999 through Statement No. 34, Basic Financial Statements—and Management’s Discussion and Analysis—for State and Local Governments, and subsequent related pr
  • Coast Guardsman Honored by Legion for Community Service

    1 Sep 2015 | 12:38 pm
    BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--U.S. Coast Guard Yeoman 2nd Class Casey B. Lawrence was awarded The American Legion’s 2015 Spirit of Service Award on Sept. 1 during the organization’s 97th National Convention in Baltimore. A Murfreesboro, Tenn., native, Lawrence joined the Coast Guard in 2010 and is currently stationed at the U.S. Coast Guard Base in Elizabeth City, N.C. Lawrence serves as president of the Elizabeth City Coast Guard Enlisted Association and as the volunteer coordinator for the Base
 
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  • Starwood Hotels & Resorts lance Tribute Portfolio™ en Europe avec le Great Northern Hotel

    2 Sep 2015 | 2:11 am
    LONDRES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northern Hotel parmi les hôtels Tribute Portfolio. 10e marque de Starwood lancée en avril dernier, Tribute Portfolio est une collection d’hôtels et de complexes hôteliers indépendants exceptionnels, adressant aux propriétaires, aux membres du programme Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG®) et aux clients la promesse de pouvoir « rester indépendant » (Stay Independent.). La signature du Great Northern Hotel – un haut-lieu historique du quartier King’s Cross à Londres – est u
  • Wacoal Celebrates 15 Years of Fit for the Cure®

    2 Sep 2015 | 2:05 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wacoal Celebrates 15 Years of Fit for the Cure
  • NTRR: Demand Explodes for Pesticide Alternatives in U.S. Cannabis Industry

    2 Sep 2015 | 2:00 am
    TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NTRR: Demand Explodes for Pesticide Alternatives in U.S. Cannabis Industry
  • Research and Markets: World Microwave Oven Market - Opportunities and Forecasts, 2014 - 2020

    2 Sep 2015 | 1:11 am
    DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2m4pdg/world_microwave) has announced the addition of the "World Microwave Oven Market - Opportunities and Forecasts, 2014 - 2020" report to their offering. The global Microwave Oven market is expected to generate revenue of $25.4 billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 6.07% during the forecast period, 2015-2020. Increasing disposable income paired with rising number of working population has majorly contri
  • Alibaba Group to Participate in a Fireside Chat at the Citi 2015 Global Technology Conference

    2 Sep 2015 | 12:57 am
    HANGZHOU, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) today announced that Ms. Jane Penner, Head of Investor Relations, will participate in a fireside chat at the Citi 2015 Global Technology Conference. The session is scheduled at 11:45 a.m. Eastern Time on September 8, 2015. The conference will be held at the Hilton New York Hotel in New York City. A live webcast of the fireside chat will be available in the investor relations section of the Alibaba Group’s website, www.a
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  • Cardiff Hotel Rates Skyrocket for Rugby World Cup

    2 Sep 2015 | 2:37 am
    CARDIFF, United Kingdom--(BUSINESS WIRE)--If you are planning a visit to Cardiff for the Rugby World Cup this month, expect to pay significantly more than usual for your hotel room, a survey by Cheaprooms.co.uk cautions. A total of 12 matches are to be played at the Welsh capital’s 74,000-capacity Millennium Stadium during the high profile rugby tournament, including Wales vs Uruguay and Wales vs Fiji in the Pool Stages, as well as two quarter-final games. According to the survey, Cardiff hotel
  • Connor Sports fournira cinq terrains personnalisés pour l'EuroBasket 2015

    1 Sep 2015 | 11:55 pm
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Le fournisseur officiel de terrains de l'EuroBasket 2015, Connor Sports, a terminé l'installation des 5 terrains de basketball portables QuickLock personnalisés dans les complexes sportifs d'Europe. Chaque terrain a été spécialement conçu et fabriqué aux États-Unis pour l'EuroBasket et expédié vers les complexes sportifs pour y être installé. « Ces terrains captent l'énergie unique de ce tournoi et seront le cadre parfait pour cet enthousiasme sans pareil que suscite l
  • Connor Sports stellt fünf individuelle Plätze für EuroBasket 2015 zur Verfügung

    1 Sep 2015 | 11:55 pm
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Der offizielle Platzlieferant von EuroBasket 2015, Connor Sports, hat die Installation von 5 speziell gestalteten QuickLock mobilen Basketballplätzen in Arenen in Europa abgeschlossen. Jeder Platz wurde speziell entworfen und für EuroBasket in den USA hergestellt und zur Installation an die Arenen versandt. „Diese Plätze bringen die einzigartige Energie dieses Turniers zum Ausdruck und eignen sich ideal für dieses unvergleichliche Basketball-Event“, erklärte Turgey Dem
  • Connor Sports to Provide Five Custom Courts for EuroBasket 2015

    1 Sep 2015 | 10:00 pm
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Official Court supplier of EuroBasket 2015, Connor Sports, has finished installing 5 custom-designed QuickLock portable basketball courts in arenas across Europe.
  • B+B Marketing Communications Forms Strategic Partnership with Rusted Rooster Media and Hatch Marketing Group

    1 Sep 2015 | 12:07 pm
    MIDLAND, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--B+B Marketing Communications announces strategic partnership with Rusted Rooster Media and Hatch Marketing Group, fusing capabilities of two Michigan-based branding and marketing powerhouses.
 
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  • OMVS: Trends Show Need for Shared Economy Solutions

    2 Sep 2015 | 2:00 am
    HENDERSON, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Globalization was the rage in the 1990s, with multinational free trade pacts leading to offshore manufacturing and the presumed death of American heavy industry. Twenty years later, the pendulum has swung the other way and returning manufacturers needing to move raw materials and finished goods are fueling demand for On the Move Systems’ (OMVS) upcoming Uber-for-Trucking shared economy platform. Distance, speed and cost are among the factors feeding de-globaliz
  • TomTom Launches the TRUCKER 5000

    1 Sep 2015 | 10:30 pm
    AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TomTom (TOM2) today announces an addition to its portable navigation device line-up, specifically for people who drive large vehicles for a living. The compact TomTom TRUCKER 5000, with a 5” screen size, ensures that drivers are on the right road because it includes customised routes for the user’s specific vehicle type, size, weight, cargo and speed. Through award-winning TomTom Traffic1 and advanced routing technology, drivers get a realistic ETA based on vehicle p
  • Mitsubishi Electric to Supply Terminal Doppler Lidars in Hong Kong

    1 Sep 2015 | 7:00 pm
    TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) announced today that it has been awarded a contract by Hong Kong Observatory (HKO), a department of the Hong Kong Government, to supply Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) with two Terminal Doppler Lidar systems capable of detecting nearby low-level wind shear and turbulence during non-precipitation conditions. The system uses a single-frequency pulse laser to capture the movements of dust and tiny particulates in the air t
  • PPG Completes Acquisition of IVC Industrial Coatings

    1 Sep 2015 | 2:06 pm
    PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of IVC Industrial Coatings, Inc., a U.S.-based specialty powder and liquid coatings manufacturer with 2014 sales of more than $100 million. Financial terms were not disclosed. “This acquisition brings industry-leading powder coatings and a best-in-class manufacturing capability that will strengthen PPG’s position in the industrial coatings market,” said Shelley Bausch, PPG vice president
  • C.H. Robinson Names Jeroen Eijsink President of Its Europe Operations

    1 Sep 2015 | 1:15 pm
    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., one of the world’s largest logistics companies, announced today that Jeroen Eijsink has joined the company as President of C.H. Robinson Europe, B.V.
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  • Cardiff Hotel Rates Skyrocket for Rugby World Cup

    2 Sep 2015 | 2:37 am
    CARDIFF, United Kingdom--(BUSINESS WIRE)--If you are planning a visit to Cardiff for the Rugby World Cup this month, expect to pay significantly more than usual for your hotel room, a survey by Cheaprooms.co.uk cautions. A total of 12 matches are to be played at the Welsh capital’s 74,000-capacity Millennium Stadium during the high profile rugby tournament, including Wales vs Uruguay and Wales vs Fiji in the Pool Stages, as well as two quarter-final games. According to the survey, Cardiff hotel
  • Starwood Hotels & Resorts lance Tribute Portfolio™ en Europe avec le Great Northern Hotel

    2 Sep 2015 | 2:11 am
    LONDRES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northern Hotel parmi les hôtels Tribute Portfolio. 10e marque de Starwood lancée en avril dernier, Tribute Portfolio est une collection d’hôtels et de complexes hôteliers indépendants exceptionnels, adressant aux propriétaires, aux membres du programme Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG®) et aux clients la promesse de pouvoir « rester indépendant » (Stay Independent.). La signature du Great Northern Hotel – un haut-lieu historique du quartier King’s Cross à Londres – est u
  • Extended Stay America to Participate at the 2015 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Gaming and Lodging Conference

    1 Sep 2015 | 1:01 pm
    CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Extended Stay America, Inc. (NYSE:STAY) (the “Company”) today announced that Jonathan Halkyard, Chief Financial Officer, will participate at the 2015 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Gaming and Lodging conference on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 in New York, NY. Mr. Halkyard’s remarks will be webcast live at 10:00 AM Eastern Time on Wednesday, September 9, 2015. Investors and other interested persons may listen to the live webcast through the Investor Relations sec
  • 93rd Edition of LA County Fair Opens Sept. 4 for 21 Days of Mind-Bending Fun

    1 Sep 2015 | 12:28 pm
    POMONA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 93rd annual LA County Fair opens Friday, Sept. 4, for 21 days of mind-bending fun and attractions. To kick off the fair, the first-ever live LA County Fair Twitter party will be held Sept. 3.
  • Cost Plus World Market Launches the Gourmet Getaway Sweepstakes for a Chance to Win a Culinary Trip to Italy

    1 Sep 2015 | 9:57 am
    OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--COST PLUS WORLD MARKET LAUNCHES GOURMET GETAWAY SWEEPSTAKES NOW THROUGH OCTOBER 2, 2015
 
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  • Pure stellt auf IFA 2015 aus, Stand Halle 1.2, Stand 120, Sep 4 - 9, 2015, in Berlin, DE

    2 Sep 2015 | 2:00 am
    KINGS LANGLEY, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pressemappe Materialien sind erhältlich unter: http://www.tradeshownews.com/events/ifa-2015/Pure/ Firma:   Pure Stand: Halle 1.2, Stand 120 Veranstaltung: IFA 2015Sep 4 - 9, 2015Berlin, DE Web: http://www.pure.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PURE Twitter: https://twitter.com/pure_insider YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/Pure LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/pure Über Pure Pure ist ein international führender Hersteller von Unterhalt
  • SanDisk stellt auf IFA 2015 aus, Stand Halle 10.2, Hama-Stand, Sep 4 - 9, 2015, in Berlin, DE

    2 Sep 2015 | 1:51 am
    RATINGEN, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pressemappe Materialien sind erhältlich unter: http://www.tradeshownews.com/events/ifa-2015/sandisk/ Firma:   SanDisk Stand: Halle 10.2, Hama-Stand Veranstaltung: IFA 2015Sep 4 - 9, 2015Berlin, DE Web: http://www.sandisk.de Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sandisk Twitter: https://twitter.com/sandisk YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/SANDISK Über SanDisk SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK) ist ein weltweit führender Anbieter von Flash- Speicherlösungen u
  • Tenneco to Webcast Presentation at the 2015 RBC Capital Markets’ Global Industrials Conference

    1 Sep 2015 | 1:14 pm
    LAKE FOREST, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tenneco Inc. (NYSE: TEN) will participate in the 2015 RBC Capital Markets’ Global Industrials Conference to be held in Las Vegas on Wednesday, September 9, 2015. The webcasted discussion is scheduled to begin at 5:30 pm Eastern and run for 30 minutes. Tenneco’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Gregg Sherrill, will discuss the company and provide information regarding matters impacting the company’s outlook. The live webcast can be accessed by going to th
  • Anthem Announces Appearance at Upcoming Conference

    1 Sep 2015 | 1:05 pm
    INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anthem, Inc. announced that senior management is scheduled to present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on September 17, 2015, at 10:35 a.m. (EDT).
  • 93rd Edition of LA County Fair Opens Sept. 4 for 21 Days of Mind-Bending Fun

    1 Sep 2015 | 12:28 pm
    POMONA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 93rd annual LA County Fair opens Friday, Sept. 4, for 21 days of mind-bending fun and attractions. To kick off the fair, the first-ever live LA County Fair Twitter party will be held Sept. 3.
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  • MetLife Wins the Innovation Award in the Asia Insurance Technology Awards 2015

    2 Sep 2015 | 2:35 am
    HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it won the Innovation Award for its Advanced Data Analytics (ADA) efforts in the Asia Insurance Technology Awards (AITA) 2015. Technology innovation is disrupting industries on a huge scale. For the insurance industry, this has resulted in the creation of new opportunities to differentiate and to better serve its customers. MetLife is committed to delivering a truly customer-centric experience through its digitalized bus
  • ansarada Named One of the Best Places to Work for Fifth Consecutive Year

    1 Sep 2015 | 2:25 pm
    SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ansarada, the technology company that specializes in providing data rooms for merger and acquisition deals, has been named as the 10th best place to work in Australia in the under 100 employee category. Since first placing 34th in 2011, ansarada has steadily climbed the rankings. It is the 5th consecutive year ansarada has been named one of the best places to work and its award this year is made all the more special as the company celebrates its 10th birthday. So what’s
  • Weck® EFx Shield™ Fascial Closure System Selected as a 2015 Innovation of the Year by Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

    1 Sep 2015 | 2:00 pm
    WAYNE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Weck® EFx Shield™ Fascial Closure System Selected as a 2015 Innovation of the Year by Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  • Netsmart Again Ranked in Healthcare Informatics Top 100

    1 Sep 2015 | 1:30 pm
    OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Netsmart is once again recognized in the Healthcare Informatics Top 100 (HCI 100) listing of healthcare information technology (HIT) companies.
  • Marine Honored by Legion for Community Service

    1 Sep 2015 | 12:55 pm
    BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--U.S. Marine Sgt. Stephen Kurtis Little Jr. was awarded The American Legion’s 2015 Spirit of Service Award on Sept. 1 during the organization’s 97th National Convention in Baltimore. A West Lawn, Pa., native, Little joined the Marines in 2006 and is currently stationed at Camp Foster in Okinawa, Japan. Little, who volunteers in his community as a youth basketball coach, says he was caught off guard and truly humbled by the award. “There is nothing better than mentorin
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  • Fitch Rates Fibra Terrafina's IDR 'BBB-' and Proposed Sr. Unsecured Notes 'BBB-'

    1 Sep 2015 | 2:28 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned the following ratings to CIBANCO, S.A. Institucion de Banca Multiple, Trust F/00939 (Fibra Terrafina): --Long Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) 'BBB-'; --Local currency IDR 'BBB-'; --Proposed senior unsecured notes 'BBB-(EXP)'. The Rating Outlook is Stable. The total amount of the proposed unsecured notes issuance is expected to be in the USD400 million to USD500 million range. Proceeds from the proposed issuance will be used primarily to ref
  • Fitch to Affirm S-T 'F1+' Rating on Lower CO River Auth (TX) CP Notes Series B

    1 Sep 2015 | 2:20 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On the effective date of Sept. 4, 2015, Fitch Ratings will affirm the short-term rating of 'F1+' assigned to the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) commercial paper notes, taxable series B (notes). The rating action is in connection with the (i) extension of the expiration date of the current irrevocable direct-pay letter of credit (LOC) provided by State Street Bank and Trust Company (State Street, rated 'AA/F1+', Stable Outlook) supporting the notes to Sept. 10,
  • Fitch Rates Hamilton, OH's Water Revs 'AA-'; Outlook Stable

    1 Sep 2015 | 2:20 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AA-' rating to the following Hamilton, OH (the city) revenue bonds: --$11.1 million water system improvement and refunding bonds, series 2015. The bonds are expected to sell via negotiated sale the week of Sept. 14. Proceeds will be used to currently refund the city's water system revenue refunding bonds, series 2002; discharge at maturity the city's $6.7 million water system improvement general obligation (limited tax) bond anticipation note
  • Fitch Affirms Torchmark Corporation's Ratings; Outlook Stable

    1 Sep 2015 | 1:48 pm
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed Torchmark Corporation's (TMK) Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'A-'and the Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) rating for TMK's insurance subsidiaries at 'A+'. The Rating Outlook is Stable. A complete list of rating actions follows at the end of this release. KEY RATING DRIVERS Fitch's ratings for TMK reflect the company's strong and stable operating profitability, strong competitive position in its niche small face amount life and supplemental he
  • Fitch Expects to Rate Agate Bay Mortgage Trust 2015-6; Presale Issued

    1 Sep 2015 | 1:46 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings expects to rate Agate Bay Mortgage Trust 2015-6 as follows: --$202,993,000 class A-6 certificates 'AAAsf'; Outlook Stable; --$67,664,000 class A-8 certificates 'AAAsf'; Outlook Stable; --$19,866,000 class A-10 certificates 'AAAsf'; Outlook Stable; --$290,523,000 class A-X-1 notional certificates 'AAAsf'; Outlook Stable; --$202,993,000 class A-X-4 notional certificates 'AAAsf'; Outlook Stable; --$67,664,000 class A-X-5 notional certificates 'AAAsf'; Outlo
 
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  • BlackRock Announces Special Distributions Related to the Reorganization of Two BlackRock Michigan Municipal Closed End Funds

    1 Sep 2015 | 3:30 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BlackRock Advisors, LLC today announced the declaration of special distributions for BlackRock MuniYield Michigan Quality Fund II, Inc. (NYSE:MYM) and BlackRock MuniYield Michigan Quality Fund, Inc. (NYSE:MIY) (collectively, the “Funds”) in connection with the reorganization of MYM into MIY, with MIY continuing as the surviving Fund (the “Reorganization”). With respect to each of the Funds, the distribution declared today represents undistributed net investment income
  • Distribution Dates and Amounts Announced for Certain BlackRock Closed-End Funds

    1 Sep 2015 | 3:30 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Certain BlackRock closed-end funds (the “Funds”) announced distributions today as detailed below. Municipal Funds:   Declaration- 9/1/2015   Ex-Date- 9/11/2015   Record- 9/15/2015   Payable- 10/1/2015             National Funds Ticker Distribution Change FromPriorDistribution BlackRock Municipal Income Quality Trust BYM $0.071500 - BlackRock Municipal Income Investment Quality Trust BAF $0.068500 - BlackRock Long-Term Municipal Advantage Trust BTA $0.058000 - BlackRoc
  • Eagle Point Credit Company Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2015 Common Distribution

    1 Sep 2015 | 2:52 pm
    GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eagle Point Credit Company Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE:ECC, NYSE:ECCA) today is pleased to announce the declaration of a distribution on shares of the Company’s common stock. The Company has declared a distribution of $0.60 per share on its common stock, payable on October 30, 2015 to stockholders of record as of September 30, 2015. The following schedule applies to the distribution:                 Ex-Dividend Date: September 28, 2015 Record Date: September 30
  • Nuveen Closed-End Funds Declare Distributions

    1 Sep 2015 | 2:47 pm
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nuveen Investments, a leading global provider of investment services to institutions as well as individual investors, today announced that several closed-end funds declared regular monthly distributions. These funds represent investment strategies for investors seeking diversified sources of cash flow to prepare for and sustain their retirement income needs. For further information regarding fund distributions including earnings, undistributed net investment income, an
  • Tortoise Pipeline & Energy Fund, Inc. Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet Information and Asset Coverage Ratio Update as of Aug. 31, 2015

    1 Sep 2015 | 2:46 pm
    LEAWOOD, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tortoise Pipeline & Energy Fund, Inc. (NYSE: TTP) today announced that as of Aug. 31, 2015, the company’s unaudited total assets were approximately $345.6 million and its unaudited net asset value was $252.2 million, or $25.18 per share. As of Aug. 31, 2015, 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
 
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  • Eagle Growth and Income Opportunities Fund Declares Monthly Distribution of $0.109 Per Share and Announces Investor Call

    1 Sep 2015 | 2:44 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eagle Growth and Income Opportunities Fund (the “Fund”) (NYSE:EGIF) today announced the declaration of its monthly distribution of $0.109 per common share, payable September 30, 2015. Based on the Fund’s current share price of $17.10 as of its close on September 1, 2015, the distribution represents an annualized yield of 7.65%. Information regarding the distribution rate is included for informational purposes only and is not necessarily indicative of future results, t
  • AeroVironment, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2016 First Quarter Results

    1 Sep 2015 | 1:10 pm
    SIMI VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AVAV AeroVironment, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2016 Q1 Results
  • Shoe Carnival Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2015 Financial Results

    1 Sep 2015 | 1:05 pm
    EVANSVILLE, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Shoe Carnival, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCVL), a leading retailer of moderately priced footwear and accessories, today reported results for the second quarter ended August 1, 2015. Second Quarter Fiscal 2015 Highlights Net sales increased $5.7 million to $227.8 million, compared to $222.1 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2014 Comparable store sales increased 0.5 percent, in-line with the Company’s guidance Merchandise margin increased 1.1 percent, compared to the
  • Guidewire Software Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results

    1 Sep 2015 | 1:05 pm
    FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Guidewire Software Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results
  • ABIVAX to Report First-Half 2015 Results

    1 Sep 2015 | 9:23 am
    PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: ABIVAX (Euronext Paris:ABVX), a Paris-based leading clinical stage biotech company developing and commercializing anti-viral compounds and human vaccines, today announced that it will publish its financial results for the first half of 2015 on September 29, 2015, post-market. The results will also be made available on the company’s website, www.abivax.com. About ABIVAX ABIVAX is an advanced clinical stage biotech company focused on becoming a global lead
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  • Incyte Announces Global License Agreement with Jiangsu Hengrui Medicine for SHR-1210, an Investigational Anti-PD-1 Monoclonal Antibody

    2 Sep 2015 | 2:00 am
    WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Incyte Corporation (Nasdaq: INCY) today announced a global license and collaboration agreement with Jiangsu Hengrui Medicine Co., Ltd. for the development and commercialization of SHR-1210, an investigational anti-PD-1 monoclonal antibody. Under the agreement, Incyte will have the exclusive development and commercialization rights to SHR-1210 worldwide, with the exception of Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan. SHR-1210 is expected to enter proof-of-c
  • LAGARDÈRE ACTIVE : OFFRE PUBLIQUE DE RETRAIT SUIVIE D’UN RETRAIT OBLIGATOIRE

    2 Sep 2015 | 1:49 am
    PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Lagardère Active (Paris:MMB): Le présent communiqué de presse est établi et diffusé conformément aux dispositions des articles 231-27 et 231-28 du règlement général de l’AMF. En application de l’article L.621-8 du code monétaire et financier et des articles 231-23 et 231-26 de son règlement général, l’AMF a apposé le visa n° 15-464 en date du 1er septembre 2015 sur la note d’information conjointe établie par Lagardère Active et LeGuide.com (la « Note d’I
  • Cybercom Group: Remarkable gains for MTV with Cybercom Cloud

    2 Sep 2015 | 1:31 am
    STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Leading Finnish media company MTV has chosen Cybercom (STO:CYBE) and its cloud solution for systems deployment and support services, including migration to the Red Hat JBoss application server environment. The agreement is valid until further notice. “We are pleased with our co-operation with Cybercom, and we strongly trust their expertise in deployment and support and cloud services. Shifting to a Cybercom Cloud and JBoss cloud environment is a cost
  • Citi Announces Agreement to Sell Consumer Bank in Hungary

    2 Sep 2015 | 1:27 am
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Citi (NYSE: C) today signed an agreement with Erste Bank Hungary Zrt. and its subsidiary Erste Befektetési Zrt. (Erste Investment) to sell its consumer banking business in Hungary. The sale includes Citi’s retail banking, consumer loans, cards businesses and the transfer of consumer banking employees. This transaction is subject to regulatory approvals, which are expected by the end of 2015. Transfer of customer accounts is expected to be completed in Q4 2016. The finan
  • Citi Appointed Depositary Bank for Merlin’s ADR Programme

    2 Sep 2015 | 1:00 am
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Citi, acting through Citibank N.A., has been appointed by Merlin Entertainments plc (“Merlin”), Europe’s leading and the world’s second largest visitor attraction operator, as depositary bank for its Level 1 American Depositary Receipt (ADR) programme, which trades on the US OTC marketplace under the symbol “MERLY”. Merlin’s ordinary shares are also listed and trade on the London Stock Exchange under symbol “MERL”. Andrew Carr, Merlin’s Chief Financial Officer, said, “M
 
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  • Kubota Donates L-Series Tractor at Farm Progress Show to Iowa Farmer Veteran in ‘Geared to Give’ Program

    1 Sep 2015 | 12:45 pm
    DECATUR, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kubota today announced its second recipient of a donated tractor in its "Geared To Give" program. Jason Kerr of Kerr's Berry Farm in DeWitt, IA, was recognized in an event at Farm Progress Show today.
  • American Legion Legacy Run Raises $1.2 Million for Children of Fallen Servicemembers

    1 Sep 2015 | 12:06 pm
    BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Legion today collected donations totaling more than $812,000, bringing the amount raised during the Legion’s 10th annual Legacy Run to a record $1,249,684.13. The multi-state motorcycle ride raises money for The American Legion Legacy Fund, which provides college scholarships for the children of fallen military personnel who died on active duty on or since Sept. 11, 2001. Hundreds of American Legion Riders took part in the four-day Legacy Run – which lef
  • EQT Foundation Awards More Than $1M in Grants

    1 Sep 2015 | 6:30 am
    PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The EQT Foundation today announced that it has awarded grants totaling more than $1 million to approximately 35 individual, non-profit organizations during the first and second quarters of 2015. These associations and programs have a variety of focus disciplines including community outreach, economic development, education, and arts and culture. As the charitable arm of EQT Corporation, a Pittsburgh-based integrated energy company, the EQT Foundation has awarded mor
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  • Career Education Transfers Ownership of Missouri College to Weston Education Group

    1 Sep 2015 | 3:08 pm
    SCHAUMBURG, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CAREER EDUCATION TRANSFERS OWNERSHIP OF MISSOURI COLLEGE TO WESTON EDUCATION GROUP
  • WPX Energy Sells Powder River Basin Assets

    1 Sep 2015 | 1:45 pm
    TULSA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WPX Energy (NYSE: WPX) has completed the divestiture of its remaining mature coalbed methane properties in Wyoming’s Powder River Basin. The sales price for the assets is $80 million.
  • GTCR Completes Sale of Capella Healthcare to Medical Properties Trust

    1 Sep 2015 | 11:08 am
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GTCR, a leading private equity firm, today announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of its portfolio company Capella Healthcare, Inc. (“Capella” or the “Company”) to Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (“MPT”) (NYSE: MPW), a Birmingham, Alabama based self-advised real estate investment trust, for $900 million in cash. Capella is an operator of community hospitals in growing, mid-sized communities across the U.S. Capella’s hospitals are operated in tande
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  • Early Declaration of Regular Distributions and Declaration of Special Distributions Announced for Certain BlackRock Closed-End Funds

    1 Sep 2015 | 3:30 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Boards of Trustees of BlackRock California Municipal 2018 Term Trust (NYSE:BJZ), BlackRock New York Municipal 2018 Term Trust (NYSE:BLH) and BlackRock Municipal 2018 Term Trust (NYSE:BPK) today announced the early declaration of regular monthly distributions for October, November and December 2015 and BJZ, BLH, and BPK announced the declaration of special tax-exempt distributions. The applicable dates and amounts are detailed below.   Early Declaration of Regular
  • Distribution Dates and Amounts Announced for Certain BlackRock Closed-End Funds

    1 Sep 2015 | 3:30 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Certain BlackRock closed-end funds (the “Funds”) announced distributions today as detailed below. Municipal Funds:   Declaration- 9/1/2015   Ex-Date- 9/11/2015   Record- 9/15/2015   Payable- 10/1/2015             National Funds Ticker Distribution Change FromPriorDistribution BlackRock Municipal Income Quality Trust BYM $0.071500 - BlackRock Municipal Income Investment Quality Trust BAF $0.068500 - BlackRock Long-Term Municipal Advantage Trust BTA $0.058000 - BlackRoc
  • Eagle Point Credit Company Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2015 Common Distribution

    1 Sep 2015 | 2:52 pm
    GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eagle Point Credit Company Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE:ECC, NYSE:ECCA) today is pleased to announce the declaration of a distribution on shares of the Company’s common stock. The Company has declared a distribution of $0.60 per share on its common stock, payable on October 30, 2015 to stockholders of record as of September 30, 2015. The following schedule applies to the distribution:                 Ex-Dividend Date: September 28, 2015 Record Date: September 30
  • Nuveen Closed-End Funds Declare Distributions

    1 Sep 2015 | 2:47 pm
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nuveen Investments, a leading global provider of investment services to institutions as well as individual investors, today announced that several closed-end funds declared regular monthly distributions. These funds represent investment strategies for investors seeking diversified sources of cash flow to prepare for and sustain their retirement income needs. For further information regarding fund distributions including earnings, undistributed net investment income, an
  • Eagle Growth and Income Opportunities Fund Declares Monthly Distribution of $0.109 Per Share and Announces Investor Call

    1 Sep 2015 | 2:44 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eagle Growth and Income Opportunities Fund (the “Fund”) (NYSE:EGIF) today announced the declaration of its monthly distribution of $0.109 per common share, payable September 30, 2015. Based on the Fund’s current share price of $17.10 as of its close on September 1, 2015, the distribution represents an annualized yield of 7.65%. Information regarding the distribution rate is included for informational purposes only and is not necessarily indicative of future results, t
 
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  • Manitowoc Announces Filing of Form 10 Registration Statement for Separation of the Company's Cranes and Foodservice Businesses

    1 Sep 2015 | 2:02 pm
    MANITOWOC, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (NYSE: MTW) (“Manitowoc” or the “Company”) today announced the initial filing of a Form 10 Registration Statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) in connection with the Company's previously announced plan to separate its Cranes and Foodservice businesses. Manitowoc anticipates effecting the separation through a tax-free spin-off of the Foodservice business, which the Company expects to be completed in the fir
  • ID Logistics : Mise à disposition du Rapport financier semestriel 2015

    1 Sep 2015 | 9:50 am
    CAVAILLON, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: ID Logistics (Paris:IDL): Le rapport financier semestriel relatif au premier semestre de l’exercice 2015 peut être consulté ou téléchargé sur le site internet de la société : ID Logistics (www.id-logistics.com) Il est également à la disposition du public, gratuitement et sur simple demande : Par courrier : ID LogisticsDirection financière410 route du Moulin de LosqueBP 7013284304 Cavaillon Cedex – France Par mail : yperot@id-logistics.com Par
 
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  • Amcor cierra compra de planta de envasado para productos de tabaco en Brasil

    1 Sep 2015 | 7:22 pm
    ZURICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Amcor Tobacco Packaging anunció hoy que cerró la compra de la planta de envasado de tabaco de Souza Cruz, ubicada en Cachoeirinha, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil. Souza Cruz es una empresa controlada mayoritariamente por British American Tobacco plc y lidera el mercado de los cigarrillos en Brasil. La inversión está sustentada por un contrato de suministro a largo plazo entre Amcor y Souza Cruz y según lo previsto, el negocio generaría ventas anuales en torno a los 200 millo
  • Care Capital Properties Acquires Nine Property Portfolio with Existing Customer Senior Care Centers

    1 Sep 2015 | 4:01 pm
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Care Capital Properties, Inc. (NYSE: CCP) (“CCP”) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of eight skilled nursing facilities and one assisted living facility in Shreveport, Louisiana and simultaneously entered into a long-term triple-net lease with Texas-based operator Senior Care Centers, LLC (“SCC”) to operate the acquired portfolio. SCC concurrently acquired the operations, which also included a rehabilitative therapy company, four hospice agencies an
  • PPG Completes Acquisition of IVC Industrial Coatings

    1 Sep 2015 | 2:06 pm
    PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of IVC Industrial Coatings, Inc., a U.S.-based specialty powder and liquid coatings manufacturer with 2014 sales of more than $100 million. Financial terms were not disclosed. “This acquisition brings industry-leading powder coatings and a best-in-class manufacturing capability that will strengthen PPG’s position in the industrial coatings market,” said Shelley Bausch, PPG vice president
  • GridLiance to Acquire the Transmission Assets of the City of Nixa, Missouri

    1 Sep 2015 | 1:05 pm
    CHICAGO & NIXA, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GridLiance Holdco, LP, through subsidiary South Central MCN LLC (“GridLiance” or “the Company”), the Missouri Joint Municipal Electric Utility Commission (“MJMEUC”) and the City of Nixa, Missouri (“Nixa” or “the City”) today announced that GridLiance and Nixa have entered into a definitive agreement under which GridLiance will acquire Nixa’s electric transmission assets, including a 10 mile, 69 kV transmission line between the City of Springfield and the So
  • GridLiance to Acquire the Transmission Assets of the Tri-County Electric Cooperative

    1 Sep 2015 | 1:05 pm
    CHICAGO & HOOKER, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GridLiance Holdco, LP, through subsidiary South Central MCN LLC (“GridLiance” or “the Company”), and Tri-County Electric Cooperative (“TCEC”) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which GridLiance will acquire TCEC’s electric transmission assets, including approximately 410 miles of 69 and 115 kV transmission lines and the related substation infrastructure. Upon close, GridLiance will assume full operational responsibi
 
 
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  • Avanti Communications and GRC Agree Multi-Year, Multi-Region Contract

    2 Sep 2015 | 2:43 am
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avanti Communications has signed a multi-year contract with Global RadioData Communications Ltd (GRC), to deliver secure, resilient Ka-band satellite connectivity to a variety of government, defence and emergency service customers. Based in the UK and Dubai, Global RadioData Communications Ltd (GRC) develops and supplies mission critical communication products and solutions, including the provision of command and control, satellite, tracking, computing and intelligence
  • ULE Alliance Joins the AllSeen Alliance as a Sponsored Member

    2 Sep 2015 | 2:42 am
    BERLIN & BERN, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The ULE Alliance became a sponsored member of the AllSeen Alliance, the organizations will present a joint demonstration at IFA 2015 in Berlin (September 4-9, 2015) in hall 6.2, booth 125.
  • Cardiff Hotel Rates Skyrocket for Rugby World Cup

    2 Sep 2015 | 2:37 am
    CARDIFF, United Kingdom--(BUSINESS WIRE)--If you are planning a visit to Cardiff for the Rugby World Cup this month, expect to pay significantly more than usual for your hotel room, a survey by Cheaprooms.co.uk cautions. A total of 12 matches are to be played at the Welsh capital’s 74,000-capacity Millennium Stadium during the high profile rugby tournament, including Wales vs Uruguay and Wales vs Fiji in the Pool Stages, as well as two quarter-final games. According to the survey, Cardiff hotel
  • sanaFactur - Die moderne Wundversorgung bekommt einen neuen Player

    2 Sep 2015 | 2:34 am
    Enger, Deutschland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Die moderne Wundversorgung bekommt einen neuen Player
  • AdaptiveMobile Saves Mobile Operators More Than USD$40 Million Per Year

    2 Sep 2015 | 2:30 am
    DUBLIN & DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AdaptiveMobile launches Grey Route Controls to protect mobile operators’ share of the $70 billion A2P SMS market.
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  • En août, les véhicules utilitaires légers permettent à Honda Canada d’enregistrer une augmentation des ventes à deux chiffres

    1 Sep 2015 | 6:40 pm
    MARKHAM, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Les divisions Honda et Acura de Honda Canada inc. ont vendu 17 277 véhicules au total en août, ce qui représente une hausse de 11 % des ventes par rapport à l’an dernier et un deuxième mois consécutif au-dessus de la barre des 17 000 véhicules vendus. La division automobile de Honda a enregistré des ventes de 15 482 véhicules en août, un total en hausse de 10 % par rapport à l’an dernier. La division Acura a enregistré des ventes de 1 795 véhicules en août, un
  • OCC Cleared Contract Volume Rose 33% in August

    1 Sep 2015 | 12:13 pm
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OCC, the world’s largest equity derivatives clearing organization, announced today that cleared contract volume in August was 434,313,474 contracts, up 33 percent from August 2014 volume of 325,548,099 contracts. OCC’s year-to-date average daily cleared contract volume is up 0.15 percent from 2014 with 16,809,864 contracts in 2015. “August’s volatility reached historic levels, surpassing the intraday levels last seen during the 2008 financial crisis and contributing to
  • Interactive Brokers Group Reports Brokerage Metrics for August 2015, includes Reg.-NMS Execution Statistics

    1 Sep 2015 | 9:20 am
    GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ GS: IBKR) an automated global electronic broker and market maker, today reported its Electronic Brokerage monthly performance metrics for August. Highlights for the month included: 737 thousand Daily Average Revenue Trades (DARTs), 49% higher than prior year and 13% higher than prior month. Ending client equity of $62.9 billion, 13% higher than prior year and 4% lower than prior month. Ending client margin loan balances
  • Infiniti reports U.S. sales for August 2015

    1 Sep 2015 | 9:02 am
    NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Infiniti:                                                 2015           2014         % Change     August 2015 Sales       10,635     9,164     16.1     Total 2015 Sales           85,348         77,043         10.8                 Infiniti today reported sales of 10,635 vehicles in the U.S. during August, an increase of 16.1 percent versus the prior year. Sales of the Q50 sports sedan totaled 3,839, an increase of 44.6 percent. Deliveries of the updated 2015 Q
  • Toyota Reports August Sales of 224,381 Units

    1 Sep 2015 | 8:38 am
    TORRANCE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported August 2015 sales of 224,381 units, a decrease of 8.8 percent from August 2014 on a volume basis. With one less selling day in August 2015 than in August 2014, sales were down 5.3 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. Toyota Division posted August 2015 sales of 190,894 units, down 10.5 percent on a volume and 7.1 percent on a DSR basis. "Consumer confidence is at its highest level since January, des
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  • LAGARDÈRE ACTIVE : OFFRE PUBLIQUE DE RETRAIT SUIVIE D’UN RETRAIT OBLIGATOIRE

    2 Sep 2015 | 1:49 am
    PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Lagardère Active (Paris:MMB): Le présent communiqué de presse est établi et diffusé conformément aux dispositions des articles 231-27 et 231-28 du règlement général de l’AMF. En application de l’article L.621-8 du code monétaire et financier et des articles 231-23 et 231-26 de son règlement général, l’AMF a apposé le visa n° 15-464 en date du 1er septembre 2015 sur la note d’information conjointe établie par Lagardère Active et LeGuide.com (la « Note d’I
  • Groupe SEB: Monthly Disclosure of the Total Number of Shares and Voting Rights – 31.08.2015

    2 Sep 2015 | 1:27 am
    ECULLY, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Groupe SEB (Paris:SK): Issuer Corporate name       SEB S.A. Registered office Chemin du Petit Bois – BP 172 – 69134 Ecully cedex – France Stockmarket Euronext Paris - A ISIN FR0000120709 Numbers of shares and voting rights     31 July 2015   31 August 2015 Shares in Euronext   50 169 049   50 169 049 Theoretical voting rights (1)   72 814 006   72 784 440 Effective voting rights   71 714 676   71 676 897 (1) Including voting rights attached to s
  • GROUPE SEB : DECLARATION MENSUELLE DU NOMBRE D’ACTIONS ET DE DROITS DE VOTE – 31.08.2015

    2 Sep 2015 | 1:27 am
    ECULLY, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Groupe SEB (Paris:SK): Société déclarante Dénomination sociale       SEB S.A. Adresse du siège social Chemin du Petit Bois – BP 172 – 69134 Ecully cedex Marché réglementé Euronext Paris - Compartiment A ISIN FR0000121709 Nombre d’actions et de droits de vote     31 juillet 2015   31 août 2015 Actions composant le capital social   50 169 049   50 169 049 Droits de vote théoriques (1)   72 814 006   72 784 440 Droits de vote exerçables   71 714 67
  • ETAM DÉVELOPPEMENT : DÉCLARATION DU NOMBRE D’ACTIONS ET DE DROITS DE VOTE

    1 Sep 2015 | 8:45 am
    PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Etam Développement (Paris:TAM): Société déclarante Dénomination sociale       ETAM DEVELOPPEMENT Adresse du siège social 78, rue de Rivoli – 75004 PARIS Marché réglementé Euronext Paris - Compartiment B ISIN FR0000035743 Nombre d’actions et de droits de vote     31 juillet 2015   31 août 2015 Actions composant le capital social   7 190 431   7 190 431 Total brut des droits de vote   13 670 698   13 670 698 Total net (1) des droits de vote   13 670 698  
  • Nederman Acquires Company with Leading Expertise in Industrial Process- and Air Treatment.

    1 Sep 2015 | 3:00 am
    STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Nederman (STO:NMAN) has signed an agreement to acquire 100 % of the shares in Filtac AB, a company active in process- and air treatment for industrial applications. Filtac holds patents for leading technologies and products targeting oil mist treatment, a residue from metal fabrication. Filtac has a revenue of 50 MSEK and is located in Kinna, Sweden. The company has 15 employees. ”The acquisition of Filtac gives us access to world-leading technology
 
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  • Intertrust Sweden AB: Mobylife Holding A/S has initiated a mandatory repurchase offer to the noteholders

    2 Sep 2015 | 12:22 am
    STOCKHOLM, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Intertrust (Sweden) AB (formerly CorpNordic Sweden AB) acting in its capacity as agent for the noteholders under the terms and conditions of the notes, hereby wish to inform the noteholders that the issuer has initiated the mandatory repurchase offer pursuant to Clause 9.6 of the terms and conditions of the notes. Pareto Securities AS has been appointed securities dealer for the repurchase offer. The terms of the repurchase offer and the bond
  • Baxalta Files Registration Statement for Secondary Offering of Common Stock in Connection with the Exercise of Demand Registration Rights by Baxter

    1 Sep 2015 | 2:26 pm
    BANNOCKBURN, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Baxalta Incorporated (NYSE:BXLT) announced it has filed a Registration Statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today in connection with the proposed secondary offering of up to $1.45 billion of common stock of the company currently held by Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX). J.P. Morgan Securities LLC is acting as the sole underwriter for the offering. The proposed offering is consistent with the previously disclosed plan of
  • AT&T Recommends Shareholders Reject Mini-Tender Offer from TRC Capital

    1 Sep 2015 | 1:51 pm
    DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has learned that TRC Capital Corporation has made an unsolicited “mini-tender” offer, dated August 27, 2015. TRC has offered to purchase up to 3 million shares of AT&T stock at $31.30 per share, or 4.3 percent below AT&T’s closing share price on August 26, 2015. AT&T is in no way associated with TRC Capital Corporation and recommends that shareholders reject this unsolicited offer. Mini-tender offers seek less than 5 percent of a compa
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  • State Street Global Advisors Announces ETF Share Splits

    1 Sep 2015 | 6:30 am
    BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), the asset management business of State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT), today announced share splits on 10 SPDR ETFs that offer exposure to companies in specific US industries. With a share split, the aggregate market value of shares outstanding is not impacted. The splits lower the funds’ share prices and increase the number of outstanding shares. The Record Date for the share split will be 9/8/2015 and the Pay Date will be 9/10/2015.
 
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  • ULE Alliance Joins the AllSeen Alliance as a Sponsored Member

    2 Sep 2015 | 2:42 am
    BERLIN & BERN, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The ULE Alliance became a sponsored member of the AllSeen Alliance, the organizations will present a joint demonstration at IFA 2015 in Berlin (September 4-9, 2015) in hall 6.2, booth 125.
  • Pure stellt auf IFA 2015 aus, Stand Halle 1.2, Stand 120, Sep 4 - 9, 2015, in Berlin, DE

    2 Sep 2015 | 2:00 am
    KINGS LANGLEY, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pressemappe Materialien sind erhältlich unter: http://www.tradeshownews.com/events/ifa-2015/Pure/ Firma:   Pure Stand: Halle 1.2, Stand 120 Veranstaltung: IFA 2015Sep 4 - 9, 2015Berlin, DE Web: http://www.pure.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PURE Twitter: https://twitter.com/pure_insider YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/Pure LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/pure Über Pure Pure ist ein international führender Hersteller von Unterhalt
  • SanDisk stellt auf IFA 2015 aus, Stand Halle 10.2, Hama-Stand, Sep 4 - 9, 2015, in Berlin, DE

    2 Sep 2015 | 1:51 am
    RATINGEN, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pressemappe Materialien sind erhältlich unter: http://www.tradeshownews.com/events/ifa-2015/sandisk/ Firma:   SanDisk Stand: Halle 10.2, Hama-Stand Veranstaltung: IFA 2015Sep 4 - 9, 2015Berlin, DE Web: http://www.sandisk.de Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sandisk Twitter: https://twitter.com/sandisk YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/SANDISK Über SanDisk SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK) ist ein weltweit führender Anbieter von Flash- Speicherlösungen u
  • Alibaba Group to Participate in a Fireside Chat at the Citi 2015 Global Technology Conference

    2 Sep 2015 | 12:57 am
    HANGZHOU, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) today announced that Ms. Jane Penner, Head of Investor Relations, will participate in a fireside chat at the Citi 2015 Global Technology Conference. The session is scheduled at 11:45 a.m. Eastern Time on September 8, 2015. The conference will be held at the Hilton New York Hotel in New York City. A live webcast of the fireside chat will be available in the investor relations section of the Alibaba Group’s website, www.a
  • 在IBC2015上与Wyplay一起将您的数字电视业务推向新的高峰

    1 Sep 2015 | 11:46 pm
    法国马赛--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(美国商业资讯)--在距离IBC开幕还有10天之际,付费电视运营商的软件解决方案提供商Wyplay开始为9月11-15日在阿姆斯特丹RAI会展中心举办的IBC 2015贸易展览会进行倒计时。 Wyplay首席执行官Jacques Bourgninaud表示:“Wyplay现在是我们的一级运营商客户们所提供的服务的核心。在我们的开源Frog机顶盒和后端软件的基础上,我们去年开发和部署了三个新项目。”他补充说:“在这种强劲势头下,我们正扩大产品范围,为成长型市场推出Frog…
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  • B&G Foods to Present at Investor Conferences in September

    1 Sep 2015 | 5:10 pm
    PARSIPPANY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) announced today that the Company will be presenting at the following investor conferences in September: On Tuesday, September 8, 2015, the Company will present at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference at the InterContinental Boston in Boston, Massachusetts. The presentation will begin at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. On Tuesday, September 29, 2015, the Company will present at the Deutsche Bank 23rd Annual Leveraged Finance Co
  • iHeartMedia, Inc. to Present at the 2015 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference

    1 Sep 2015 | 3:58 pm
    SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCBB:IHRT) along with its wholly-owned subsidiary, iHeartCommunications, and its publicly traded subsidiary, Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCO), announced today that Bob Pittman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Rich Bressler, President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, are scheduled to present at the 2015 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference in Los Angeles on
  • Willdan Group Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conferences

    1 Sep 2015 | 3:45 pm
    ANAHEIM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Willdan Group Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conferences
  • Axalta Coating Systems to Present at KeyBanc Basic Materials Conference

    1 Sep 2015 | 3:44 pm
    PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (NYSE: AXTA) announced today that Robert Bryant, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Christopher Mecray, Vice President Investor Relations, will present at the following event: KeyBanc Basic Materials and Packaging ConferenceInterContinental Hotel510 Atlantic AvenueBoston, MA 02210September 3, 2015Format: Small Group Meetings Only There will not be an audio webcast of the presentation, but presentation slides will
  • CORRECTING and REPLACING Clearwater Paper Announces Participation at Upcoming Investor Conferences

    1 Sep 2015 | 2:31 pm
    SPOKANE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Second sentence of release dated Aug. 25, 2015, should read: September 9, 2015 – 2015 RBC Capital Markets’ Global Industrials Conference, 1:55 p.m. Eastern time (instead of: September 9, 2015 – 2015 RBC Capital Markets’ Global Industrials Conference, 7:55 a.m. Eastern time) The corrected release reads:  CLEARWATER PAPER ANNOUNCES PARTICIPATION AT UPCOMING INVESTOR CONFERENCES Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE:CLW) today announced its upcoming investor conferenc
 
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  • Freeze, Flee or Fight? Training Makes the Difference

    1 Sep 2015 | 6:25 am
     On August 20th, three young Americans, a United States Air Force airman, an Oregon National Guardsman and a university student, all friends, were on a EuroRail train when a man armed with an AK-47 assault rifle, a 9mm handgun and a box cutter entered their car and attempted to shoot passengers. The guardsman elbowed the sleeping airman and said, “let’s go.” The next seconds are history. The three Americans tackled the armed man, disarmed him, knocked him unconscious and, with the help of a British businessman, tied him up. They then tended to injured passengers. After the event,…
  • Social Media, Violence and the Herostatus Syndrome

    1 Sep 2015 | 6:06 am
      Reposted by permission of Firestorm Expert Council Member, Steve Crimando We are at the nexus of both a very new and a very old phenomena regarding violence in our society. In trying to make sense of recent shooting incidents it may be helpful to consider the intersection of both ancient and modern dynamics and drivers of violent behavior. The relationship between violence and social media of course is not causal, but I would suggest social media and the quick and easy means of self-broadcasting may not     simply be adding fuel to the fire, but perhaps adding rocket fuel.
  • Reminders Abound of Need for Hurricane Season Preparedness

    28 Aug 2015 | 6:00 am
    As we approach the end of August, we are now about halfway through the 2015 Atlantic Hurricane season that began on June 1st and will end on November 30th. Across the southeast USA and along the Atlantic coast businesses, schools, health care facilities, agencies, not-for-profit organizations, communities as well as families and individuals should have already taken steps to prepare for the threat from such storms. However, if you have not already implemented the preparedness measures there are several recent prompts that serve as reminders to help motivate you. First, this week marked the…
  • Security Breaches - How Do You Know What You Don't Know?

    26 Aug 2015 | 7:49 pm
    Security breaches - how do you know what you don't know? Recognize data breach is not an IT problem, but a human problem. View the presentation of this infograph here.
  • Say it ain’t so!!!

    26 Aug 2015 | 1:34 pm
    I saw with alarm the reports of the killing of a reporter and cameraman today in Virginia. Two people doing their jobs today lost their lives. Why were their lives in jeopardy? They were filming an interview with a chamber representative at a strip mall in Virginia.  They were not in a war zone. They were not covering a plant explosion. They were not in a wildfire. They were not in a riot. What they were was a target. As always, there are mixed reports in crisis events. The reports appear to indicate that this was a workplace violence related event. A missed promotion or other office…
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  • Make revenue on your eCommerce store through PPC campaign

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    19 Aug 2015 | 6:40 am
    Competition is inevitable. We’ve come to accept that since, ultimately, it provides greater benefit to consumers. Now, digital competition enables eCommerce stores to alter prices faster than a stationery store clerk can grab a pen. Products can be managed with elaborate content management systems and every smart device allows eCommerce to reach us, no matter where we are. To stand a chance in the digital eCommerce arena, there are dozens of logistical operations, marketing tactics, and communication strategies that need to be utilized. Paid search is one of the most effective ways to grow…
  • How Mobile App helps in Luxury Marketing

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    11 Aug 2015 | 6:09 am
    It is not too difficult to understand that today, luxury brands include mobile applications into their business strategies efficiently by accessing applications with original content such as exclusive photos, backstage videos and make-up tutorials of high profiled personalities etc. Today, mobile app is a way to pass on detailed information about a product or service. But the design of the app assumes more importance, in order to reflect the image of your product as well as the brand environment. It is needless to emphasize that these days, great majority of luxury brands apps…
  • Are you aware of that Social Sharing will improve Ranking

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    5 Aug 2015 | 12:39 am
    It is a fact that business entities are always looking forward to enhance their ranking in search engines. Search engine optimization (SEO) is put to use in almost all online activities right from website content to blogs and even SMO- all working in tandem to make sure the company website is noticed by Google to offer a good ranking. Of course, the higher the ranking your website gets, the more visibility your site can enjoy. Possibly, People  search  only the first page or two of Google when looking for a particular product or service which means that you need to ensure your website…
  • How to Improve the Conversion in Online Store

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    4 Aug 2015 | 6:12 am
    Without conversions, your online business is only as good as any ordinary web pages on the internet. When you begin to receive sales, you tend to get to know more about your particular market, especially about your customers. Through making use of this data, you can advance your business process and even enable you to predict future outcomes. With the proliferation of online store across the world, business people are facing high competition to reach out to customers and enhance conversion rate. In order to achieve high rate of conversion, you need to design your eCommerce website in such a…
  • Mobile App helps to maximize the Consumer Experience

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    1 Aug 2015 | 5:12 am
    Catering to the diverse needs of consumer is a never-ending process as far as business entities are concerned. But the fact is that your competitors also recognize the significance of this issue and make initiatives to develop new ways to overcome your efforts. How can you offer customer satisfaction in a culture where quick, ready access to products or services from a wide array of devices is available? Your concern is out of place, because there are affordable options to assist you to sustain and grow your client base. One option is creating a website with a responsive design; responsive…
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  • Murderer Cites Workplace Bullying in TV Shootings

    Patricia Barnes
    26 Aug 2015 | 5:31 pm
    Update: As information has developed, it is apparent that Flanagan filed an earlier lawsuit  alleging race discrimination against a Florida television station in 2000. This appears to be the lawsuit that he refers to as having been settled out of court.  The Tallahassee Democrat reports that Flanagan complained that he and another black employee were referred to as […]
  • Appeals Court Says Inequality Should Not Bar Justice

    Patricia Barnes
    20 Aug 2015 | 12:18 pm
    There is a persistent myth in America that our adversarial court system gives every litigant an equal chance for justice. In fact, research overwhelmingly shows that federal courts are like casinos where the government and big business usually have the edge by virtue of their greater resources. They can easily drive individual plaintiffs out of the […]
  • Amazon’s Brutal Conditions No Suprise to Warehouse Workers

    Patricia Barnes
    17 Aug 2015 | 12:25 pm
    Amazon has come full-circle. Not only is Amazon a harsh and stingy place for low-paid hourly warehouse workers, it is also a  Darwinian nightmare for white-collar workers. The New York Times recently outlined Amazon’s assault on the respect and dignity of  its white-collar workers, who are encouraged to inform on each other and are pushed out  if […]
  • White House Summit For ‘New Generation’ of Workers

    Patricia Barnes
    13 Aug 2015 | 11:08 am
    U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez announced this week that the White House will hold a “Summit on Worker Voice” on October 7 to “energize a new generation of Americans to come together and recognize the potential power of their voice at work.” That’s great but … what about the “older generation” of  American workers? The […]
  • Age Discrimination Masquerades as Good Deed

    Patricia Barnes
    6 Aug 2015 | 9:27 pm
    Twenty-nine U.S. corporations so far  have signed onto an “initiative” to discriminate against older workers through the “100,000 Opportunities Initiative.” The “employer led coalition,” which has received the blessing of the Obama administration,  blatantly violates the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA). The Aspen Institute’s Forum for Community Solutions, which describes itself as an “intermediary” for the initiative in the hiring […]
 
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