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2014-09-08 08:30:43

Largest Hispanic-owned drugstore chain in the U.S. will keep Navarro name WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that it has completed the purchase of Miami-based Navarro Discount Pharmacy, the largest Hispanic-owned drugstore chain in the U.S. The acquisition includes Navarro's 33 retail drugstore locations and Navarro Health Services, a specialty pharmacy serving patients with complex or chronic diseases....

2014-09-08 08:29:59

Neuroscience Catalyst to Focus on Mood Disorders and Alzheimer's Disease TORONTO, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Janssen Inc. (Janssen) today announced it has signed an agreement, facilitated by the Johnson & Johnson Innovation center in California, with the University of Toronto's Centre for Collaborative Drug Research (CCDR) to form an open-source collaboration focused on novel therapeutic approaches to the treatment and management of mood disorders and Alzheimer's disease. The...

2014-09-08 08:27:10

Convenience of Wireless Service Now Available at The World's Largest Specialty Retailer LAS VEGAS, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One store, one stop, one retail destination for gaming, wireless and entertainment technology. Today, Cricket Wireless and GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), a family of specialty retail brands that makes customers' favorite technologies affordable and simple, announced a new strategic retail relationship that will offer Cricket Wireless' no-annual contract...

2014-09-08 08:27:07

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leatt Corporation (OTCQB: LEAT), a developer and marketer of protective equipment and ancillary products for all forms of sports, especially extreme high-velocity sports, including the award winning Leatt-Brace®, announced today that it has appointed marketing specialist, David King, to oversee its marketing of Off Road products in the United Kingdom (UK). CEO Mr. Sean Macdonald commented, "David's appointment as our UK...

2014-09-08 08:23:58

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, September 05, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,582.90, up 0.45%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.40% higher at 17,137.36, and the S&P 500 closed at 2,007.71, up 0.50%. The gains were broad based as all the ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index ended the day at 704.64, up 0.69%,...

2014-09-08 08:21:37

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GCR Inc. announces that Richard Hamilton recently joined the leadership team of the Company as a Business Development Executive. Mr. Hamilton will support GCR's business development efforts--on a nationwide basis from their west coast office in Los Angeles, CA. Mr. Hamilton comes to GCR Inc. from Infor (US), Inc. where he was a Practice Director for Sales in the Public Sector Services Group. Prior to Infor, he spent eleven (11) years at...

2014-09-08 08:20:39

WEST BERLIN, N.J., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- E Z Pantry Inc. (EZP) announced today that they are expanding their grocery shopping and delivery service to Senior Citizens and the disabled community. With this grocery delivery service, customers in the South Jersey area including Camden, Burlington, and Gloucester counties can call in their orders and have their food delivered the next day. "Senior Citizens and the disabled community often struggle to get their groceries,...

2014-09-08 00:20:29

CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq:VSAT) has reached a comprehensive settlement of all outstanding claims related to its litigation with Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) and Loral Space & Communications Inc. for breach of contract and patent infringement. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091216/VIASATLOGO In April 2014 a U.S. District Court in San Diego determined that SS/L breached its non-disclosure agreement with ViaSat by disclosing...

2014-09-08 00:20:04

New Mobile Solution Allows Enterprises to Enhance Rental and Vehicle Sharing for Drivers via Smartphone or Tablet App NEW YORK and DETROIT, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Enterprise Solutions today (Sept. 8) announced that Verizon Auto Share, a convenient and secure way for drivers to rent, experience and return cars and other vehicles, will be available before the end of 2014. Using a car-sharing application on their smartphones or tablets, drivers can use the solution's Scan & Go...

2014-09-07 12:20:45

SANTA MARIA, Calif., Sept. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE and 3G networks WHAT: Opens the first Verizon Wireless Smart Store in Santa Maria, California. Verizon Wireless customers invited to experience a new way of discovering new technology with the mobile lifestyle in mind. WHERE: 570 E Betteravia Road, Santa Maria, California 93454-8805...


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
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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