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2011-06-15 08:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Varsity www.varsitybranding.com, the nation's leading marketing communications agency dedicated to winning the mature market, has released its first annual study of the top consumer goods and services trends affecting this audience and the companies that market to them. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110615/PH19990LOGO) "The 2011 Mature Market Consumer Goods & Services Trends Report" focuses on how mature consumers (ages 55...

2011-05-25 08:00:00

LOS GATOS, Calif., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pricetector, a private Social Loyalty company, today announced that it has acquired Price Protectr LLC, the recognized leader in price-alert services, for an undisclosed sum. "Priceprotectr.com has earned great recognition for having saved consumers millions of dollars through their innovative price-alert services," said Rob Levy, Pricetector Founder and CEO. "We look forward to incorporating their technology into our Social Loyalty...

2011-03-14 09:00:00

NEW YORK, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of new online job ads for Computer Specialists posted over the past 120 days is up 19% compared to the same period last year, according to www.wantedanalytics.com, which tracks online job postings across several thousand sources. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110314/LA64299) (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110114/LA27809LOGO) As the economic recovery starts to take hold, employers are experiencing a talent...

2011-03-02 09:58:00

LONDON, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent research suggests that 46% of new car buyers want to buy their car online and have it delivered to their door. Car buyers have expressed a strong desire for a full end to end experience of comparing, shopping, arranging car finance, completing the transaction and getting the car delivered the same as they would for other e-commerce purchases. Whilst a car is a big purchase, the online risks are substantially reduced for new cars by the...

2010-12-19 00:26:43

Specialist online retailer Fashionista Outlet has launched an unbeatable 70% discount off some of the world's leading labels. (PRWeb UK) December 17, 2010 Specialist online retailer Fashionista Outlet has launched an unbeatable 70% discount off some of the world's leading labels. The boutique has started its unique 12 Designer Days of Christmas to showcase the popular high-end brands that it stocks and to help revellers find the ultimate outfit for the festive season. Fashionista Outlet...

2010-11-22 05:18:00

CHANGGE and BEIJING, China, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Zhongpin Inc. ("Zhongpin", Nasdaq: HOGS), a leading meat and food processing company in the People's Republic of China, today commented on the outlook for hog and pork prices in China, given the recent measures issued by China's State Council. Mr. Xianfu Zhu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Zhongpin Inc., said, "We noticed that China's State Council issued 16 measures to stabilize consumer prices and to...

2010-11-15 14:55:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading dynamic pricing software developer Digonex Technologies, Inc., today announced that the National Basketball Association's (NBA) Charlotte Bobcats will use its Sports & Entertainment Analytical Ticketing System (SEATS(TM)), to evaluate alternative ticket pricing structures to help demonstrate its commitment to their fans. SEATS is a fully automated commerce engine that analyzes sales data and provides price recommendations based upon...

2010-11-03 09:53:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI) announces the completion of the 2011 World EO/EG Analysis, an annual global study that covers historical trends and future projections for supply, demand, production, capacity, trade, pricing and profitability of the global Ethylene Oxide, Ethylene Glycol industry for the period 2005 to 2015. Included with each analysis is 12 months access to CMAI's online capacity and supply/demand databases with a mid-term...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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