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2014-08-27 04:21:07

SHANGHAI, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn International, Inc. (NYSE: ATV) ("Acorn" or the "Company"), a media and branding company in China engaged in developing, promoting and selling products through extensive direct and distribution networks, today announced that Mr. Robert W. Roche has stepped down as an executive chairman on August 26, 2014 but will remain with Acorn as a member of the Board of Directors of the Company (the "Board"). The Board appointed Mr. Don Dongjie Yang,...

2014-08-21 12:35:06

An interactive internet forum for the global financial community, Cafe Finance serves as news and information portal as well as open exchange for readers to discuss the business/financial world NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new online destination has launched this week for those interested in promoting integrity and transparency in the financial sector. Christened Cafe Finance, the new site is an open forum for financial industry professionals, providing news and...

2014-08-14 00:20:44

TSX ticker symbol: BKX All amounts are in U.S. Dollars unless otherwise indicated: Second Quarter First Six Months 2014 2013 % 2014 2013 % Net Income (Loss): $ Thousands $199 $(929) - $449 $(6,249) - $ per common share...

2014-08-05 08:37:27

ROTHERHAM, England, August 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn Industrial Services, has announced that it has secured a UK distributorship with Freudenberg Sealing Technologies and will be stocking their Simmerrings range of rotary shaft seals, to further its growth and expansion plans. Freudenberg Sealing Technologies (FST), incorporating formerly Simrit and all other Sealing Sectors of the Freudenberg group, is renowned for manufacturing top quality mechanical seals for...

2014-08-04 12:26:55

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: United States Business Forecast Report Q4 2014 http://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/north_america/usa/united_states_business_forecast_report_q4.html Core Views T he US economy will accelerate slightly this year, with real GDP growth increasing to 2.1% from 1.9% in 2013. Stronger contributions from personal consumption expenditure growth will be offset somewhat by slower fixed investment...

2014-07-31 23:14:41

These states have broken the bonds that hold others back and positioned themselves for success for the remainder of the decade, which is a remarkable achievement in the aftermath of the Great Recession. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 “Rapid technological advances will spread a new wave of automation across the U.S., increasing unemployment, depressing American consumer spending and further shrinking the middle class. It is a Catch 22—we need automated manufacturing if we are to...

2014-07-23 12:27:01

SHANGHAI, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn International, Inc. (NYSE: ATV) ("Acorn" or the "Company"), a media and branding company in China engaged in developing, promoting and selling products through extensive direct and distribution networks, announced today that the New York Stock Exchange has notified the Company about unusual trading activity in its American depositary shares on July 22, 2014. It is the Company's policy to not comment on unusual trading activity. About...

2014-07-09 20:21:40

NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) President and CEO John Wren today announced the appointment of Troy Ruhanen as President and CEO of TBWA Worldwide. Ruhanen succeeds Tom Carroll who will continue as Chairman of TBWA Group. Jean-Marie Dru will continue to serve as Chairman, TBWA Agency Network. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140709/125724 "Under the leadership of Tom Carroll, TBWA is recognized worldwide for its strong culture and...

2014-07-08 16:26:52

ST. LOUIS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energizer Holdings, Inc., [NYSE: ENR], announced today that it will close its feminine care facility in Montreal, Quebec by early 2017. This is a part of Energizer's previously announced restructuring program, and costs and savings from the closure are included in the estimated $350 million in total restructuring costs and $300 million in total gross restructuring savings. "This was a difficult but necessary decision to maintain the company's...

2014-07-01 16:26:53

TheStreet and RateWatch Report Top National & Regional CD Rate Issuer NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RateWatch, a premier banking data and analytics service owned by TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ: TST) reported today that national averages this week for 5-year CD rates rose while all other durations remained unchanged as the Federal Reserve continued to keep the short-term federal funds rate at a range of zero to 0.25% since late 2008....


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