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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...

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...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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