Business News Archive - July 22, 2011
BASEL, Switzerland, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Double digit growth in sales and net income Sales $7.7 billion, up 14 percent; up 12 percent at constant exchange rates(1)Robust volume growth, improved pricing environment: Q2 prices unchangedSeeds EBITDA margin 25.7 percent (H1 2010 20.0 percent)Net income(2) $1.4 billion, up 14 percentFurther improvement in working capital ratios: inventory reduction Reported Financial Highlights ----------------------------- 1st Half 1st Half 2011 2010 Actual CER(1) $m $m % % --- --- --- --- Sales 7,702 6,740 + 14 + 12 Crop Protection 5,634 4,996 + 13 + 10 Seeds 2,092 1,763 + 19 + 17 Net Income(2)
Skybot Software, a Help/Systems, LLC company, announces the release of Skybot Scheduler 2.1, the newest version of its Web-based enterprise scheduler and workload automation solution for Windows, UNIX (Solaris, AIX, HP-UX), and Linux servers. Eden Prairie, MN (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 Skybot Software, a Help/Systems, LLC company, announces the release of Skybot Scheduler 2.1, the newest version of its Web-based enterprise scheduler and workload automation solution for Windows, UNIX (Solaris, AIX, HP-UX), and Linux servers. Skybot Scheduler 2.1 includes a new Getting Started section on the home page to let users license the product, set up connected servers, create new jobs, configure their email server, and see the status of their enterprise from one page.
Fueled by the Fallen, memorial tribute cars join the 2011 Chevrolet Fireball Run Adventurally Universal Studios Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 Fueled by the Fallen, the Memorial Tribute Car Tour founded by Kevyn Major Howard, (â€œRaftermanâ€ from Stanley Kubrickâ€™s blockbuster film Full Metal Jacket) joins the 2011 Chevrolet Fireball Run Adventurally.
International Aid, Inc. announced today that the ministry shipped over $116 million of aid between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011. The announcement comes two years after the 30-year-old Christian relief organization announced its closure in June 2009. Spring Lake, Mich.
Using a new Nokero solar power panel to charge cell phones in off-grid, impoverished regions can improve health by removing fossil fuel pollutants from the air, reduce family living expenses, provide small and micro-business opportunities for local vendors, and even increase farm and food production. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 The exponential growth of cell phone use in emerging markets has been well-documented.
FunMobility and SkyVu unite to allow FunChat users to select popular Battle Bears characters as avatars. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 (Comic Con 2011) - FunMobility (http://www.funmobility.com), a leading mobile social entertainment company and developers of FunChatâ„¢, the worldâ€™s first cross-platform app to combine chat, multiplayer HTML5 gaming, pranking, virtual goods and currency, rewards and achievements in one application, announced a content partnership at Comic Con today with top indie mobile game studio, SkyVu Entertainment (http://sky.vu), the creators of the highly popular BATTLE BEARS mobile gaming shooter games for iOS and Android mobile devices.
American Support, powered by CSG Systems, expands its range of products to include field services through its new American Field Support division. Chapel Hill, NC (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 American Support, powered by CSG Systems, has created a new division, American Field Support, to offer field services to cable providers nationwide. American Field Support will provide customer installs, disconnects, box retrievals, underground cable installation and network construction, among other services.
Rent My Vacation Home is following suit in this vacation rental industry by buying vacation rental sites and implementing the current Home owners of Rent A Myrtle Beach Vacation Home into the rental system .Online vacation rental marketplace operator Rent My vacation home this morning announced that it has agreed to acquire Rent a Myrtle Beach Vacation home.
DSTech Solutions launches easy-to-use simple tool for small business. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 IT company DSTech Solutions today announced the launch of PlutoPort, a comprehensive small business management software.
Gaspari Nutrition is celebrating their 13 award nominations with a month long prize giveaway extravaganza. Lakewood, NJ (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 Bodybuilding.com, the Internetâ€™s most-visited bodybuilding and fitness site and largest online retailer of nutritional supplements, has officially opened the polls for their seventh annual Bodybuilding.com Supplement Awards.
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