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2012-04-02 06:20:37

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of General Services today began selling surplus property received from the Transportation Security Administration, or TSA, through an online public auction. "Online sales of TSA surplus property present a great opportunity for the public to get items they want for a good price, while generating revenue for Pennsylvania," Secretary Sheri Phillips said. "We're excited about getting this program started and...

2012-03-05 09:06:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Relectric Supply Company, a leader in the electrical distribution and control e-marketplace, today announced the opening of its new 80,000 square foot facility in San Jose, CA. Relectric's new location holds over three times the inventory than its previous location. To enhance customer experience, new on-site services have been added: a customer-facing storefront including a state-of-the-art Will Call center, Fab/Tech expansion for low/medium...

2012-02-09 07:00:00

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LiquiTec Industries, Inc., a global asset management and disposition firm, has been chosen to perform an equipment sale of Epic Production Technologies' surplus assets. Epic Production Technologies is a provider of concert, theatre and event lighting headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba. LiquiTec Industries is now accepting bids for Epic Production Technologies' surplus grip, sound, lighting, and theatrical production and rental assets. The...

2011-07-20 00:00:33

Channel Surplus has just launched a new Virtual Warehouse for Distributors to list excess or aging inventory. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2011 Channel Surplus has just launched a new Virtual Warehouse for Distributors to list excess or aging inventory. For Channel Customers, Channel Surplus provides visibility to inventory that needs to be liquidated. As a Channel Customer, you can freely review all posted inventories on Channel Surplus without fees or logging in. Should you see inventory...

2011-01-27 14:33:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To honor the service provided by the men and women of America's armed forces, select veterans organizations are now able to participate in the federal surplus property donation program run by the Pennsylvania Department of General Services, Governor Tom Corbett announced today. The program is made possible under the "Formerly Owned Resources for Veterans to Express Thanks for Service Act," or "FOR VETS Act of 2010," which adds...

2010-12-06 15:35:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Insurance Producer Registry (NIPR) has announced that its online licensing products, the Producer Database (PDB) and the Gateway, will serve the surplus lines industry in meeting new licensing and renewal regulatory requirements, furthering NIPR's mission to enhance efficiencies as a licensing resource. Provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act signed into law earlier this year are an effort to...

2010-11-22 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotwire.com®, a leading discount travel site, today announced the results of the November 2010 Hotwire® Hotel Rate Report. The report features the top five cities in North America where hotel rates have dropped the most and the top five cities where rates have experienced the biggest price increase. While one report guides customers to the destinations that will maximize their travel dollars, the other helps...

2010-07-22 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the past decade, nonprofit Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) health insurers set aside billions of dollars in surplus - essentially retained profits - even as they raised premiums for consumers by as high as 20 percent annually, according to a new report by Consumers Union, the nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports magazine. The report, entitled "How Much is Too Much," should prompt state insurance commissioners to take a hard look at...

2010-01-19 12:38:04

Computer simulations for drought-prone areas reveal that when urban water planners combine three approaches of buying water -- permanent rights, options and leases -- the city avoids surplus water and high costs, and reduces shortages, according to civil engineers. "Just like with stock portfolios, if you buy diverse stocks, you diversify your risk," said Patrick Reed, associate professor of civil engineering, Penn State. "Right now, cities don't necessarily diversify their risk through the...

2009-09-18 13:21:16

A new law making it more difficult for Canadians to declare personal bankruptcy went into effect Friday as figures showed a 35.6 percent increase in filings. The Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy reported July's filings of 10,726 people was up more than one-third when compared with July 2008. The numbers for August and September were expected to soar, as a new law passed by the Conservative government make it much more difficult for consumers to file for bankruptcy, the Globe and...