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2014-07-16 12:24:55

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Singing Machine Company ("Singing Machine" or the "Company") (OTCQB: SMDM) has entered into an agreement for senior secured financing with PNC Bank, N.A. ("PNC"). Under the agreement ("PNC Facility"), PNC will provide the Company with up to $15 million dollars in asset-based lending during the Company's peak shipping season and reduce to $7.5 million from January 1 to July 31. The PNC Facility is for three years and provides...

2014-07-16 12:21:43

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH INTERNATIONAL AIRSHOW -- The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) today announced that Aerojet Rocketdyne, the missile propulsion and launch system manufacturer, is expanding its membership role in the collaborative research center. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140716/127649 "This is an exciting next step in our ongoing partnership with The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing," said...

2014-07-16 08:34:13

DENVER, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recipero is delighted to announce the appointment of Greg Post as President, North America and at the same time the opening of new offices in Denver, Colorado. Recipero specializes in device-led data solutions. This includes delivering critical intelligence to many organizations helping with fraud prevention, crime investigation, transaction verification, device due-diligence and registry building. The business' solutions...

2014-07-16 08:28:37

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biometrics Companies expand newest smart technology operations as consumers stray from traditional banking methods and convert to digital commerce: NXT-ID, Inc. (OTCBB: NXTD), Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ), Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Blackberry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY) NXT-ID, Inc., (OTCQB: NXTD) a biometric authentication company focused on the growing...

2014-07-16 08:25:50

NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move that strengthens Porter Novelli's commitment to client value, the firm has named Dr. Amy Nicole Nayar Senior Vice President of Global Health and Wellness, leading key healthcare client engagements. In this newly created position, Dr. Nayar will report to Henry Engleka, Senior Vice President of Global Health and Wellness. Previously, Dr. Nayar ran her own organizational change and leadership skills firm, Forefront Leadership, with...

2014-07-16 08:25:37

Community engagement, fresh, made-to-order food, handcrafted cocktails and unrivaled comfort and service have propelled brand to #1 spot in in-theater dining DALLAS, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On top of recent openings in Indianapolis, Chatham, Columbus and Colleyville, in-theater dining leader Studio Movie Grill (www.studiomoviegrill.com) is stretching to both coasts with new locations announced in Tampa, Florida, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Rocklin and Simi Valley, California....

2014-07-16 08:24:57

SAN DIEGO, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Country Rebel Clothing Co.'s online store has finally made its debut, which is displaying for all its unique display of cowboy shirts. An entertainment and clothing brand company, Country Rebel Clothing Co. is a company that strives to offer a contemporary fashion approach for country fans both young and old. Besides their stylish selection of apparel, Country Rebel's main website is now home to a generous amount of country music videos...

2014-07-16 08:24:11

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brian McFarland has joined RGM Group as Chief Revenue Officer responsible for overseeing revenue generation, client acquisition and managing RGM's global sales force. Actively engaged in both the United States and the United Kingdom, RGM Group delivers high impact advertising solutions to more than 185 million unique users monthly across the web. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140715/127334 McFarland most recently served as...

2014-07-16 08:21:24

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:PAG), an international transportation services company, today announced that Mr. Kanji Sasaki has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Mr. Sasaki fills a vacancy created by the resignation of Yoshimi Namba from the PAG Board. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/MM23675LOGO "We welcome Mr. Sasaki to the Penske Automotive Group Board of Directors and look forward to working...

2014-07-16 08:21:07

Shareholders to Receive $0.20 per Share BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: PAG), an international transportation services company, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a cash dividend of $0.20 per share for the second quarter of 2014. The dividend is payable on September 2, 2014, to shareholders of record on August 11, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/MM23675LOGO Penske Automotive Group...


Latest Economy of the United States Reference Libraries

Cartercar 1912
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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