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2014-04-10 08:33:03

Largest Global Gathering of Autotask's Community of Partners and Customers EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The agenda is now available for Autotask's seventh global customer event. Autotask Community Live! (ACL) will be held June 8-10 (Sunday-Tuesday), 2014 at the Westin Diplomat Resort in Miami, Florida. "This year we added several new components to create an exciting, interactive agenda with dynamic new sessions and real-world industry insight from top experts to give...

2014-04-10 08:31:16

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- L Brands, Inc. (NYSE: LB) reported net sales increased 3% to $923.7 million for the five weeks ended April 5, 2014, compared to net sales of $894.8 million for the five weeks ended April 6, 2013. The company reported comparable store sales for the five weeks ended April 5, 2014 decreased 1%, in line with expectations, as the later Easter timing this year negatively impacted March comparable stores sales by 2 to 3 percentage points....

2014-04-10 08:30:29

Tool allows health plans to compare Qualified Health Plans in the Health Insurance Exchange Marketplace and also provides insights for consumers NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HTMS, an Emdeon company, is pleased to introduce Alfred(TM). Alfred is an algorithm-based analytics model that can help all types of healthcare stakeholders calculate health plan rates and federal subsidies through its comparison and advisory capabilities and is both easy to use and...

2014-04-10 08:27:04

Member-Based Advisory Company Hires Former AOL and Google Employees WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Latinum Network, the premier network dedicated to helping brands succeed in the multicultural economy, announced two new hires - Dave Jackson as Latinum's Vice President of Business Development and Mike Murakami as the Senior Director of Research and Insights including the Voz Latinum community, a bilingual online community showcasing Hispanic consumer insights. These hires...

2014-04-10 08:25:03

NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unwired Planet Inc. (NASDAQ: UPIP) is the subject of an analyst research report. We are currently in the midst of a mobile revolution that will ultimately reshape the way businesses and consumers interact amongst themselves and with each other. As global adoption increases for both mobile and cloud technologies, revenue derived from those technologies will increase significantly. Further, companies are expected to increase their acquisitions in...

2014-04-10 08:23:42

Company teaches do-it-yourself projects to help save water in arid West and elsewhere ATLANTA, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Home Depot(®), the world's largest home improvement retailer, today announced a nationwide effort to help educate and enable residents in drought-affected areas and elsewhere to conserve water inside and outside the home. On Saturday, April 26, The Home Depot will host Water Conservation Workshops at all 1,977 of its U.S. stores....

2014-04-10 08:22:09

PEORIA, Ill., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) will release 2014 first-quarter financial results at 6:30 a.m. Central Time on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The release will be available at caterpillar.com/earnings and the full text of the news release will also be available on PR Newswire at about 6:30 a.m. Central Time. The news release will be furnished to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) via a Current Report on Form 8-K in compliance with...

2014-04-10 08:21:15

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a worldwide, asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions delivering safe, specialized transportation logistics services, announced today it will release its 2014 first quarter results before the market opens on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The Company will hold its quarterly conference call with analysts and investors that same afternoon at 2:00 p.m. ET to discuss the first...

2014-04-09 23:29:24

$19.9 million investment expected to create 57 new skilled jobs. Alupress AG is transferring specialists to train U.S. workers. Laurens, S.C. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Alupress AG, an Italian-German aluminum casting company, is investing $19.9 million to expand its manufacturing facility in Laurens, SC. The $19.9 million investment is expected to generate 57 new jobs in addition to the 75 existing jobs. With a surface area of 30,000 square feet, the new aluminum casting plant in Laurens will...

2014-04-09 23:23:25

Former Microsoft leader brings enterprise business development experience to rapidly growing virtual assistant platform. Spokane, WA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Next IT, developer of Alme, the world's most trusted virtual assistant platform, has announced the addition of Rick Collins to its executive team. Rick will join the Spokane-based software company as EVP of Enterprise Business, where he will be responsible for sales, solutions, and account relationships with key enterprise...


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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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