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2014-07-01 16:32:33

- - MONTH-LONG PARTY FEATURES LAUNCHES FROM NICKI MINAJ, NENE LEAKES, AND MELISSA GORGA AND NEW PRODUCTS FROM MARTHA STEWART, SHAQUILLE O'NEAL, CURTIS STONE AND MORE - - ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout the month of July, leading entertainment and lifestyle retailer HSN will host one of its most exciting birthday celebrations ever to commemorate the company's 37(th) birthday. The birthday bash will include ultimate shopping experiences, exclusive...

2014-07-01 16:31:13

Combined Company, Veritiv Corporation, Trades on NYSE MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Paper (NYSE: IP) today announced the completion of the previously announced spinoff of its distribution solutions business, xpedx, and xpedx's merger with Unisource, with the combined companies now operating as Veritiv Corporation ("Veritiv"). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020701/IPLOGO The spinoff was accomplished by the contribution of the xpedx business to...

2014-07-01 16:30:31

MarketOptimizer.org adds "United States Colonoscopes Market Outlook to 2020" &" United States Sinuscopes Market Outlook to 2020" on its store. DALLAS, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- United States Colonoscopes Market Outlook to 2020 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140701/123812 "United States Colonoscopes Market Outlook to 2020 , provides key market data on the United States Colonoscopes market. The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, volume (in units) and...

2014-07-01 16:30:07

DUBLIN, Ohio, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the 1970s, America's automotive industry faced one tough competitor. That competitor was a better supply chain - operated by Japanese car makers - who leveraged their precision, just-in-time inventory management processes to step in and meet the growing American demand for fuel-efficient cars. To respond, American carmakers had to quickly create a leaner supply chain that delivered far better products, much faster. Rob Doone, vice president of...

2014-07-01 16:25:55

Conference call and webcast scheduled for 8:30 a.m. EDT NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters (NYSE, TSX: TRI), the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, announced today that its second-quarter 2014 earnings will be issued via news release on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130208/MM57185LOGO James C. Smith, chief executive officer, and Stephane Bello, executive vice president and chief...

2014-07-01 16:24:02

CLEVELAND, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, intends to release its second quarter 2014 earnings after the market close on Monday, July 21, 2014. The company will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Teleconference: July 22, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. ET Dial-in number: Domestic: 1-866-543-6403 International:...

2014-07-01 16:22:15

LONDON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The Global Military Satellite Market 2014-2024 - Competitive Landscape and Strategic Insights: Market Profilehttp://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/middle_east/israel/global_military_satellites_market_2012_2022_competitive_landscape_strategic_insights_market_profile.html SynopsisThis report shows the leading Military Satellite market segments in various regions across the world. Details of top...

2014-07-01 12:26:07

New Locations include Alpharetta, Georgia and Princeton, New Jersey SEATTLE, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REI will set up camp in two new locations next spring. The national outdoor retailer will open in Princeton, New Jersey and extend its presence in Atlanta with a store in Alpharetta, Georgia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120306/SF65403LOGO In Princeton, the 23,500 square foot store will be located at Mercer Mall. Positioned at Mansell Crossing at the northwest corner...

2014-07-01 12:25:04

"Sandlot" Actor Patrick Renna Appears at Dedication Party LISLE, Ill., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaleb, a six-year-old from Gaylord, Minn., with a hematologic disorder, is the owner of the coolest clubhouse in town. Kaleb is an enthusiastic fan of the movie "The Sandlot" and wished for a fort inspired by the 1993 cult classic. Kretschmar® Premium Deli Meats and Coborn's grocery stores teamed with Make-A-Wish Minnesota to make Kaleb's wish a reality. Today, the three...

2014-07-01 12:23:41

DUBLIN, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m9n526/pressure_pumping) has announced the addition of the "Global Pressure Pumping (Hydraulic Fracturing, Cementing, Others) Market - Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report estimates the pressure pumping market in terms of volume and value. The volume of this market is estimated in terms of million hydraulic horse power...


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
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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