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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...

2014-07-10 12:31:02

Chris Tisi Named CEO DALLAS, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kainos Capital, a firm specializing in acquiring and managing food and consumer brands, today announced that it has acquired the Slim-Fast brand from Unilever. Unilever will retain a minority stake in the business. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Slim-Fast is a branded weight loss and meal replacement business that markets ready-to-drink shakes, powders, bars and snacks to retail customers throughout North...

2014-07-10 04:21:19

LONDON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to increasing consumer demand and proposed government legislation for lower levels of sodium, sugar and fat in food and drink, Food ingredients, the world's leading organiser of business networking and professional development events for the F&B industry, has put together a technical conference series focusing on the latest developments around sodium, sugar and fat reformulation. Following Nestle's pledge to further...

2014-07-08 12:28:13

DUBLIN, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION (IN WHOLE OR IN PART) IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OF SUCH JURISDICTION. Shire plc ("Shire" or the "Company") (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) notes the announcement by AbbVie Inc. ("AbbVie") of a revised conditional non-binding proposal for a cash and share offer for Shire, comprising...

2014-07-07 12:23:08

LONDON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) announces that on 7 July, 2014 it purchased for cancellation 217,849 "A" Shares at a price of 2396.52 pence per share. Following the cancellation of these shares, the remaining number of "A" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 3,952,885,249 and the remaining number of "B" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 2,440,410,614. Enquiries Shell Media...

2014-07-05 08:20:43

LONDON, July 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE:RDSA; NYSE:RDSB) announces that on 4 July, 2014 it purchased for cancellation 10,000 "A" Shares at a price of 2397.25 pence per share. Following the cancellation of these shares, the remaining number of "A" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 3,953,103,098 and the remaining number of "B" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 2,440,410,614. Enquiries Shell Media Relations...

2014-07-01 08:32:33

BEDFORD, Mass., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aggregate Industries US (AIUS), a Holcim Group Company, is pleased to announce that Guy Edwards has been appointed Chief Operating Officer. "Guy's industry experience and strategic vision are invaluable for his new role," said Filiberto Ruiz, president and CEO of Holcim (US) and Aggregate Industries US. "His knowledge and commitment to the success of AIUS made him an ideal candidate for this position, and we are very happy to have him on...

2014-06-27 16:23:16

Consumers have one more opportunity to enjoy more Comida & Futbol related activities this summer NEW YORK, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unilever, a proud sponsor of the Mexican National Team (MNT) in partnership with Soccer United Marketing (SUM), continues to celebrate Comida & Futbol with the Tu Seleccion campaign, arriving next in Texas this summer. The Futbol Fan Celebration is another opportunity for MNT fans to partake in current celebrations of the world's most arguably important...

2014-06-26 08:30:22

Rollout of Butcher Shops to Start within Shanghai Stores GUANGZHOU, China, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sino Agro Food, Inc. (OTC BB: SIAF), is an integrated, diversified agriculture technology and organic food company ("the Company") with principal operations as primary producer, processor, and marketer in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"). The Company is delighted to announce that its China joint venture company Qinghai Sanjiang A Power Agriculture Co., Ltd. ("SJAP") has...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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