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2014-07-28 12:24:08

LONDON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A)(NYSE: RDS.B) announces that on 28 July, 2014 it purchased for cancellation 430,000 "A" Shares at a price of 2397.70 pence per share. Following the cancellation of these shares, the remaining number of "A" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 3,949,069,312 and the remaining number of "B" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 2,440,410,614. Enquiries Shell Media...

2014-07-28 04:21:13

LONDON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With news that Unilever has launched a new global platform to support innovative start-up firms with new technologies and General Mills unveiling a new product line-up tapping into the latest consumer-driven food trends, the Fi Global Summit [http://fieurope.ubm-info.com/c/1dkgdsXuJ8aT1Vlj0XNvk53 ] welcomes key figures from these industry-leading companies to discuss their innovation plans, reveal where they are finding success and where...

2014-07-24 16:22:29

EnerCare has jointly served with Direct Energy more than one million home services and water heater rental customers in Ontario for 12 years HOUSTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Energy, one of North America's largest energy and energy-related services providers, today announced an agreement with EnerCare for the sale of the Direct Energy-branded home and small commercial services business in Ontario to EnerCare for $550 million (CAD). Direct Energy and EnerCare have jointly...

2014-07-22 12:32:06

DUBLIN, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Industrial Valve and Actuator Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Industrial valves and actuators are devices that are used to control, direct and regulate the flow of fluids such as gases, liquids and fluidized solids. These valves are widely used in the industrial production process by several process industries in order to control...

2014-07-22 04:22:15

LONDON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Currently it is unclear to many businesses whether Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) authorisation is a requirement within the Direct Debit industry. This leaves businesses guessing at the potential risks involved in outsourcing payment collections via a Direct Debit bureau. It's true that not all Direct Debit bureaus need to be FCA authorised - only those that carry out regulated activity (such as Facilities Management); however,...

2014-07-21 16:20:31

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Limited Edition [http://www.virginlimitededition.com ], Sir Richard Branson's luxury collection of award-winning retreats is offering a special complimentary night stay to celebrate the opening of the beautiful Mont Rochelle Hotel and Mountain Vineyard in Franschhoek, South Africa from 1st of September 2014. Discover the delights of Mont Rochelle Hotel & Vineyard with a free night when you book to stay for a minimum of...

2014-07-18 12:22:14

LONDON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (NSE:RDS.A) (RDS.B) announces that on 18 July, 2014 it purchased for cancellation 291,802 "A" Shares at a price of 2399.61 pence per share. Following the cancellation of these shares, the remaining number of "A" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 3,950,155,869 and the remaining number of "B" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 2,440,410,614. Enquiries Shell Media Relations...

2014-07-14 12:23:26

LONDON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) announces that on 14 July, 2014 it purchased for cancellation 122,578 "A" Shares at a price of 2396.73 pence per share. Following the cancellation of these shares, the remaining number of "A" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 3,950,802,671 and the remaining number of "B" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 2,440,410,614. Enquiries Shell Media...

2014-07-11 08:22:06

HOUSTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tesco Corporation (NASDAQ: TESO) announced today that it will release its second quarter 2014 financial results on Friday, August 1, 2014 before the market opens. In conjunction with the news release, Tesco has scheduled a conference call the same day at 9:00 a.m. Central Time (10:00 a.m. Eastern Time) to discuss the quarter's results. By Phone: Dial 1-888-510-1765 inside the U.S. or 1-719-457-2628 outside the U.S. at...

2014-07-10 16:23:14

Glenmorangie has collaborated with celebrated artist Idris Khan to create an "Unnecessarily Well Made" piece of artwork, 'Disappearing Casks'. NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glenmorangie, Scotland's favorite single malt whisky, today announced a partnership with internationally acclaimed artist Idris Khan to mark the release of Glenmorangie's rarest expression to date, Pride 1978. Sharing the brand's pioneering spirit and devotion to craft, Khan has drawn inspiration from...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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