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2014-10-28 08:45:05

Lowe's Innovation Labs introduces retail service robots to help customers shop smarter, navigate stores more efficiently, and instantly access information to confidently complete home improvement projects MOORESVILLE, N.C., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This holiday season, Lowe's Innovation Labs will introduce two autonomous retail service robots in an Orchard Supply Hardware store in midtown San Jose, California to study how robotics technology can benefit customers and employees....

2014-10-28 08:43:47

PHOENIX, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Insiderslab.com, a U.S. market research community has a special focus on updating investors with insider trading news, reveals the latest insider trading alerts for the U.S. stock investors, who can access these reports through the links below, including stock performance, insider trading signals, and visual results. The reports cover the stocks of Twitter (NYSE:TWTR), Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL), Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), GoPro (NASDAQ:GPRO), GT...

2014-10-28 08:43:33

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ: INTU), Manhattan Associates Inc. (NASDAQ: MANH), Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), Concur Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: CNQR), and Workday Inc. (NYSE: WDAY). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. On Monday, October 27, 2014, the...

2014-10-28 08:43:11

Fast Fashion Retailer Automates People and Training Processes with Cloud-based Workforce Management Platform CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charlotte Russe, a mall-based chain that offers fashion trends at value prices to women in their teens and early twenties, has selected the PeopleMatter Platform(TM) to automate employee hiring and training for its stores nationwide. The easy-to-use, cloud-based technology - designed specifically to address the unique needs of...

2014-10-28 08:41:23

DENVER, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Teatulia Organics Teas announced that it has strategically partnered with one of the fastest growing mobile shopping technologies in the United States, Ibotta. By using the app, grocery shoppers will receive a cash reward for their purchase of Teatulia products. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141024/154263 "The Ibotta app is great for the savvy shopper allowing them to discover new products at their local retailers," says...

2014-10-28 08:30:57

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton's Club Industry Show, the premier independent fitness industry event, wrapped up its 29th year at Chicago's McCormick Place Lakeside Center, Oct. 22-24, 2014. Leaders of fitness facilities from around the country as well as fitness equipment and technology vendors networked with their community and broadened their business potential. The show drew thousands of engaged fitness professionals from top facilities, such as Gold's Gym, Life Time...

2014-10-28 08:28:59

In the news release, Cloud Computing Places IT Firmly in Control, Says Verizon 'State of the Market: Enterprise Cloud 2014' Report, issued 28-Oct-2014 by Verizon over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that in the first paragraph, first sentence, the link to "State of the Market: Enterprise Cloud 2014" should direct to "http://cloud.verizon.com/enterprise-cloud-report". The complete, corrected release follows: Cloud Computing Places IT Firmly in Control, Says Verizon 'State of the...

2014-10-28 08:28:37

BEIJING, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD) ("Perfect World" or the "Company"), a leading online game developer and operator based in China, today announced its restructuring of R&D teams under which five new subsidiaries have been formed. The structure of forming new subsidiaries that are majority-owned by Perfect World is aimed to help attract and motivate top talent by granting them direct stake in the subsidiaries under the new incentive...

2014-10-28 08:21:04

Announces Closure of Ocala, Florida Facility CHARLOTTE, Mich., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR) ("Spartan" or the "Company") today announced further details of its Emergency Response strategic plan. Spartan will make additional investments to upgrade business processes and production capabilities as part of its strategic plan to improve the performance of the Emergency Response business. The Company will also close its fire truck body assembly facility in...

2014-10-28 00:30:13

More Enterprises and Government Agencies Migrating Mission-Critical Workloads to the Cloud NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty-five percent of enterprises are now using cloud technology, services and solutions as part of their IT infrastructure, according to Verizon Enterprise Solutions' "State of the Market: Enterprise Cloud 2014" report. In addition, IT -- specifically the CIO/CTO -- controls more than 80 percent of total cloud spend within the organization. The CIO/CTO...


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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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.