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2014-04-15 08:35:33

ATLANTA, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), the leading lease-to-own specialty retailer that offers flexible payment options for credit-challenged individuals, today announced it is reducing the Company's 2014 first quarter revenue and earnings guidance. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130826/CL69318LOGO "Like many retail companies, we continue to be adversely affected by the current macroeconomic environment, and many of our stores were negatively...

2014-04-15 08:25:24

Initiative provides Institute's corporate partners with broad academic knowledge and insight into emerging markets PHILADELPHIA, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced a collaboration with the Emerging Markets Institute at Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management to power a unique academic research...

2014-04-15 08:22:34

TORONTO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Augusta Resource Corporation (TSX and NYSE MKT: AZC) ("Augusta" or the "Company") notes the announcement by HudBay Minerals Inc. ("HudBay") that it has applied to the British Columbia Securities Commission to seek to cease trade Augusta's shareholder rights plan. This is a deliberate attempt by HudBay to deny Augusta's shareholders of their ability to make one of the most critical decisions in respect of their investment in Augusta. Augusta...

2014-04-15 00:20:23

NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A major report published today by the World Gold Council "China's gold market: progress and prospects" suggests that private sector demand for gold in China is set to increase from the current level of 1,132 tonnes(t)(1) per year to at least 1,350t by 2017(2). Following the record level of Chinese demand in 2013, which saw the country become the world's largest gold market, the report suggests that while 2014 is likely to see consolidation, the...

2014-04-14 23:08:52

http://www.EnrollForLife.com solves the post employment life insurance/ long term care insurance dilema Nashville, TN (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Employee Benefit Broker Tom Smith has launched the EnrollForLife™ platform, which is an online self-enroll system, designed to provide life insurance through age 100+ and solve the long term care dilemma. Tom Smith, CLU was motivated to develop http://www.EnrollForLife.com after receiving an unexpected letter in 2011. Tom's father had a...

2014-04-14 23:03:00

Comdata Inc. to host a financial leadership event. Brentwood, Tenn. (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Comdata Inc., a leading provider of electronic payment solutions, will join Infintech to host a financial leadership event featuring guest speakers, Drew Kondylas, the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s manager of business development, and David Siler, Cabela’s accounting shared services leader. The luncheon takes place on Tuesday, April 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Lincoln...

2014-04-14 23:01:18

NDB offers EI3PA certification and compliance assessments for organizations being mandated by Experian to undergo annual audits. To learn more about NDB’s comprehensive EI3PA certification services, call and speak with one of North America’s longest licensed QSA’s, Charles Denyer of NDB, at 1-800-277-5415, ext. 705, or via email at cdenyer(at)ndbcpa(dot)com. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 NDB offers EI3PA certification and compliance assessments for organizations being mandated...

2014-04-14 20:23:54

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l6zms8/it_market_in) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the IT Market in Lebanon" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l6zms8/it_market_in ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the IT market in Lebanon to grow at a CAGR of 8.8 percent over the period...

2014-04-14 20:23:49

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8mktr4/global_air ) has announced the addition of the "Global Air Conditioning Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8mktr4/global_air ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Air Conditioning market to grow at a CAGR of 5.18 percent over the period...

2014-04-14 20:23:31

NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P SmallCap 600 constituent Umpqua Holdings Corp. (NASD:UMPQ) will replace Scientific Games Corp. (NASD:SGMS) in the S&P MidCap 400, and Scientific Games will replace Umpqua Holdings in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on Thursday, April 17. Umpqua Holdings is acquiring Sterling Financial Corp (NASD:STSA) in a deal expected to be completed on April 18, pending final conditions. Umpqua Holdings will have a post-merger...