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2014-07-09 16:22:33

NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) will issue its second quarter earnings results on Wednesday, July 23 at approximately 7:00 a.m. ET (6:00 a.m. CT). Supporting slides will be posted at approximately the same time on the Investor Relations/Presentations page at www.stepan.com. The Company will hold its second quarter conference call to discuss the financial and operational performance highlights on the same day at 8:00 a.m. ET (7:00 a.m. CT)....

2014-07-08 08:37:24

Cross store pickup options for Shop Your Way members shopping sears.com or kmart.com creates added convenience HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears and Kmart, two leading integrated retailers focused on making shopping easier for Shop Your Way members and customers, are introducing a unique online/in-store collaboration to allow pick up of sears.com or kmart.com orders at any of each other's stores - more than 2,000 locations nationwide - ready in five minutes or less....

2014-07-03 16:20:27

Dealership drafts outside company to help with hail repairs NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Hail damage on an automobile is a quick way for it to be declared totaled by an insurance company. Many times it's not so much that the vehicle isn't able to be driven safely but the sheer about of money it would cost the company to pay to have the vehicle repaired. Another common problem with hail storms is that they can cause local auto body shops to become full and...

2014-07-03 12:23:39

CHICAGO, July 3, 2014 Since 1922, the immaculate Oak Brook Polo Grounds have been home to world-class teams visiting every summer to play at one of the largest polo facilities in the country. This year, Chicago Marriott Oak Brook is offering the Oak Brook Polo Package for guests wishing to attend a match. With rates beginning at $149 per night, this package includes: -- Overnight accommodations, either with one king bed or two double beds -- Breakfast for up to four guests, which...

2014-07-03 12:21:19

Toyota of Naperville contracts with expert technicians NAPERVILLE, Ill, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Hail is one of the most damaging natural phenomenons that we have to worry about in this area. It has the potential to cause an incredible amount of damage in a very short amount of time. This is especially true of automobiles when factors like exposed surface area and glass are taken into account. When a hail-producing storm goes through a community the local body shops...

2014-07-01 12:32:02

Sears Holdings Recognizes Top Suppliers as True Partners in Transformation LONDON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Displaydata announced today it was named a 2014 Partner in Transformation for Sears Holdings Corp. Displaydata received the award for delivering Sears' innovative digital display technology that supports its Shop Your Way program in stores. Displaydata's responsiveness, hands-on delivery and commitment to supporting Sears' deployment in hundreds of stores to date has...

2014-07-01 12:22:17

Allstate encourages everyone to drive safely for holiday travel NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of Americans will hit the road this Independence Day for family parties, barbecues, and celebrations, but for many travelers this upcoming weekend, it may end in heartbreak. According to research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), July 4 continues to be the deadliest day on the road for all Americans....

2014-07-01 08:21:17

Dealerships offers Lollapalooza passes NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One of the best things about being in the immediate Chicago area is the outstanding number of festivals and music events that take advantage of the cities many venues. A relatively long-running event has been the Lollapalooza festival that has called Chicago's Grant Park home since 2005. Tickets have been historically difficult to find and more than a little bit on the expensive side of the...

2014-07-01 08:21:14

Dealership using social media for customer contest NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Toyota of Naperville doesn't just stock some of the most modern and reliable vehicles ever to be available to the American driving public, they also are staffed by some serious music aficionados. To that end, Toyota of Naperville is offering a pair of free three-day passes to Lollapalooza, Aug. 1-3 at Grant Park in Chicago. In order to be eligible, the winner must be 18 years and...

2014-06-30 23:01:52

The Lemont Hornets Youth Football and Cheer Association have partnered with Sports Brain to implement comprehensive baseline concussion testing for its athletes. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Lemont Hornets Youth Football and Cheer Association have partnered with Sports Brain to implement comprehensive baseline concussion testing for its athletes. As part of the program, Sports Brain will provide testing for the athletes in the Lemont Hornets Youth Football and Cheer Association. Sports...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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