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2014-09-30 23:25:14

Data Facts Inc announces that David Estel will be joining Data Facts’ sales team as a National Account Executive of the background screening division. Memphis TN (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Data Facts, Inc- a nationwide provider of background screening and mortgage lending solutions-announced recently that David Estel has accepted the offer to serve as the company’s National Account Executive. David comes to Data Facts with over 15 years of experience working as a consultant to...

2014-09-30 23:11:42

Beauty Care Company Moraz Knew It Needed a Special System to Reach U.S. Consumers Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Moraz, an Israel-based company known for developing highly effective and natural skin care solutions, has embraced a new method of international distribution when it decided to enter the United States Market. The system is called The Evolution of Distribution and comes from Nutritional Products International (NPI). “Nutritional Products International is playing a...

2014-09-30 23:05:26

The Women In Trucking (WIT) Association‘s primary goal is to increase the percentage of women employed in the trucking industry. Walmart has been supporting this initiative as a Gold Level Partner since 2009 and is its longest top level sponsor. Plover, WI (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Since 2007, Women In Trucking Association has accomplished a great deal in their mission to encourage women to consider careers in the trucking industry, address obstacles that might keep women from...

2014-09-30 23:03:34

Ameristar Manufacturing has earned recognition in the John Deere Cost Reduction Opportunities Process (JD CROP). Mankato, MN (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Ameristar Manufacturing has earned recognition in the John Deere Cost Reduction Opportunities Process (JD CROP). JD CROP, a supplier suggestion process, is part of Deere & Company’s Achieving Excellence program. The Mankato, MN-based Company received the honor for providing cost-reduction ideas of outstanding quality, and for...

2014-09-30 20:24:32

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US national securities exchanges and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA), collectively, the self-regulatory organizations, or SROs, today filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) a national market system (NMS) plan to govern the creation, maintenance and implementation of the Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) and Central Repository. Submission of the plan meets the deadline established by the SEC. The...

2014-09-30 20:21:03

- Company informs FERC that it accepts the 79 environmental conditions RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) today notified the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that it has accepted the commission's order approving the Cove Point LNG liquefaction and export project and all of FERC's environmental conditions. "The FERC's review of this project was exhaustive, complete, and reflects consideration of thousands of comments. We thank the FERC for its...

2014-09-30 16:29:46

TOANO, Va., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumber Liquidators (NYSE: LL), the largest specialty retailer of hardwood flooring in North America, today announced the promotion of Ray Cotton to Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance and Sustainability Officer. Mr. Cotton will continue to report directly to President and Chief Executive Officer, Robert Lynch. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130529/NY21644LOGO Mr. Cotton will continue to manage Lumber Liquidators' quality...

2014-09-30 16:29:44

Industry leaders to offer insight on convenience store shelving NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Handy Store Fixtures, the gondola shelving and store fixtures experts, will discuss a variety of advanced products and capabilities at their booth at The Association for Convenience & Fuel Retailing (NACS) Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center from October 7-10, 2014. Steven Di Orio, Marketing Manager, Marvin Fischer, VP of Sales Southeast region, Joe O'Brien, VP of...

2014-09-30 16:22:46

DENVER, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill Barrett Corporation ("the Company") (NYSE: BBG) announced today that it closed the previously announced sale of the Company's remaining position in the Gibson Gulch natural gas program in the Piceance Basin. The Company also announced that it closed the final transaction of its previously announced sale of the majority of its Powder River Basin acreage, which included an acreage exchange adding 7,856 net acres to its position in the...

2014-09-30 16:21:18

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extra Space Storage Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: EXR) announced today it will release financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2014 on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 after the market closes. The Company will host a conference call at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, October 30, 2014 to discuss its financial results. Hosting the call will be Extra Space Storage's CEO, Spencer Kirk. Joining him will be Scott...


Latest Economy of the United States Reference Libraries

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2014-02-25 08:47:20

Cartercar is a vehicle manufacturer, founded by Byron J. Carter in 1905, Jackson, Michigan. The company moved to Detroit in 1906, then to Pontiac, Michigan from 1907 to 1915. Originally, Carter started his own company named the Motorcar Company in 1905 after leaving the Jackson Automobile Company. At the end of the year, he moved to Detroit due to financing. The company was renamed the Cartercar Company in 1907 when it relocated to Pontiac, Michigan and merged with the Pontiac High...

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2010-10-11 19:48:16

The slinky consists of a helical spring that stretches and can bounce up and down. The spring can travel down stairs as it stretches and re-forms itself with the aid of gravity and momentum. Invented by Richard James in 1940's the slinky was demonstrated at Gimbels department store in 1945. The store sold its entire inventory of 400 units in ninety minutes. James Industries was formed to manufacture the slinky. It was until 1998 that the James family cashed in by selling the company to...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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