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2014-07-01 16:23:53

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services, today announced the closing of its previously announced initial public offering of common stock at $17 a share. The shares began trading June 26 on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol SERV. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130226/CL66210LOGO The underwriters for the initial public offering have exercised in full their...

2014-06-03 12:27:19

Winner Receives $10,000 Backyard Makeover from HGTV Designer John Gidding MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Terminix®, the leading provider of termite and pest control services in the United States, today announced the launch of an ambush makeover sweepstakes in which the company will select daily winners of various outdoor related prizes valued at $250 and be entered to win a grand prize of a backyard makeover by HGTV designer John Gidding. Ten finalists will also...

2014-05-27 12:34:00

ServiceMaster Restore Aims to Ensure Homeowners Aren't Caught off Guard in a Hurricane by Providing Expert Tips on How to Prepare and Respond MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the last 10 years, hurricanes have caused more than $300 billion in damage to homes and businesses, affecting tens of millions of Americans. In recognition of National Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 25-May 31), ServiceMaster Restore is arming consumers with the know-how to protect themselves, their...

2014-05-21 16:23:25

Begins 2014 on strong acquisition pace; expands footprint in key growth markets MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Terminix®, the leading provider of termite and pest control services in the United States, today announced the recent asset acquisitions of eight pest and wildlife control companies spanning 10 states. These additions contribute strong management teams, robust service offerings and geographic diversity to the Terminix portfolio....

2014-03-24 12:31:38

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the daughter of a real estate broker, Cheryl Myers learned the business at an early age. Now, she says her ability to build strong relationships with real estate agents in Delaware and the Maryland Eastern Shore has allowed her to rise to the top levels of the home inspection business at a national level. Myers and her business partner, Lisa Roddis, own the AmeriSpec® franchise location based in Milford, Del. and were honored at that...

2014-01-31 12:25:03

Terminix Identifies Most Rodent-Infested Cities MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shaping up to be one of the coldest winters in memory, the recent polar vortex is driving both people and rodents indoors. Today, Terminix, the world's largest pest control provider, released its list of most rodent-infested cities, with San Francisco taking the top spot. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110824/CL56999LOGO) Based on Terminix call volume, the most rodent-infested cities...

2014-01-23 16:26:58

ServiceMaster Restore disaster experts fielding record number of calls and mobilizing quickly to help homes and businesses recover from expensive water damage MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the massive polar vortex and sub-freezing temperatures that have engulfed much of the country this month, homeowners and businesses are contending with one of winter's most costly and damaging exercises: fixing the damage caused by frozen pipes. Also, with a large amount...

2013-12-02 23:01:33

New executive appointment brings broad technology experience Memphis, Tenn. (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 The ServiceMaster Company, one of the world’s largest residential and commercial service networks, announced today that Tim Haynes has been promoted to senior vice president and CIO, effective immediately. He will report to ServiceMaster Chief Executive Officer Robert Gillette. Haynes joined ServiceMaster in 2012 as vice president and IT business partner for the American Home Shield,...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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