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2009-06-02 08:08:00

Book to Bill Ratio reaches 1.88 in May 2009 BOSTON, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Conihasset Capital Partners, Inc. ("Conihasset" or the "Company")(Pink Sheets: CNHA) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Diversified Fluid Solutions ("DFS") has experienced a substantial growth in its order book for the 30 days ending May 31, 2009. As of May 31st DFS book to bill ratio was 1.88. This 1.88 figure is in steep contrast to the overall industry book to bill for the period ending...

2008-09-19 15:00:33

Following a six-month national search, the Denver Film Society (DFS) has named Burleigh "Bo" Smith as its executive director. The 30-year arts and film industry veteran will officially take the reigns on Oct. 14, 2008. Smith, 59, has served the last 21 years as the Head of Film/Video and Concerts for the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston where he was responsible for the programming, promoting, presenting, and funding of 750 film programs and 50 concerts annually. Working in partnership with...

2008-06-26 15:02:47

By VAN DEN BERGH, Roeland AUCKLAND International Airport is considering the implications of a Commerce Commission decision to refuse permission for its two previously competing duty-free operators to merge. The commission is also investigating an airport decision to move from two duty-free concessions to one. Auckland airport has granted Hong Kong-based DFS Group duty- free rights for the next seven years, shutting out Regency Duty Free. On March 28 the commission gave the...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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