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2014-08-19 12:25:34

OBERLIN, Ohio, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the cost of a year's worth of required course materials averaging $638*, college students constantly seek ways to save money when it comes to textbooks. But they may risk not getting the materials they need to succeed in time for the start of classes by purchasing online or forgoing books for the semester altogether. The college store is a reliable source for textbooks, providing the most value for a student's textbook-buying...

2014-08-19 12:24:49

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Singing Machine Company ("Singing Machine" or the "Company") (OTCQB: SMDM) announces that Wal-Mart Stores U.S. will newly be included in its retail distribution group beginning in September 2014. The Company today announced Wal-Mart Stores in the U.S. will carry three proprietary models of the Company's karaoke systems for the coming 2014 fall season. The retailing relationship with Wal-Mart will include almost 3,700 stores...

2014-08-19 12:21:07

2014 marks twenty-five years providing software engineering, IT solutions, and business process automation excellence. STERLING, Va., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REI Systems (REI), a leader in information technology solutions, is celebrating its 25th anniversary in business this summer. Founded in June 1989 by business partners Veer Bhartiya and Shyam Salona, today REI employs 500 staff members who develop and manage software and IT infrastructure solutions primarily for U.S....

2014-08-19 12:21:06

AMSTERDAM, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Constellium N.V. (NYSE and NYSE Euronext: CSTM) will announce its second quarter financial results on Thursday, August 28, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130624/NY37453LOGO A conference call and webcast to present the results will take place at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Day Time) on the same day. The conference call will be hosted by Pierre Vareille, Chief Executive Officer, and Didier Fontaine, Chief Financial Officer. Details of the...

2014-08-19 08:36:59

In three-year outlook, CEOs say strong tech hiring to continue into 2017 SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. technology chief executive officers believe tech's growth will continue unabated for the next few years, with peak profits predicted by most for 2017 and strong hiring into 2017, according to the results of a survey by KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm. "While some industry observers wonder whether the tech run will continue, our survey of...

2014-08-19 08:34:40

DALLAS, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Home lenders saw a healthy quarter-over-quarter increase in mortgage production -- with some companies making bigger gains than others. There was jockeying for position among the top-10 players. Based on data collected for the Mortgage Daily Second Quarter Mortgage Origination Survey, mortgage originations during the three months ended June 30 increased 24% from the first quarter. However, industry production has slowed on a year-over-year basis,...

2014-08-19 08:32:18

DALLAS, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepResearchReports.com offers 2014 Research Report on Global and China Hydraulic Hose Industry, a 232 pages market intelligence premium study published in August 2014. This research offers 23 company profiles along with 180+ data tables and figures to support the business intelligence provided for global and Chinese markets of Hydraulic Hose. It provides data and information on 2009-2019 capacity production, price, cost, profit,...

2014-08-19 08:26:43

Guide offers 6 critical steps and strategies to help navigate through tough times and prevent turnover CHICAGO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Even the most successful companies today are looking to cut costs - it's just considered smart business. Yet, so often executive decisions on cuts are badly communicated, disengaging the very employees needed to help the company thrive. Some of the most glaring recent examples come from such prominent leaders as AOL's Tim Armstrong and Microsoft's...

2014-08-19 08:23:45

LSX frameless modules provide shelter from the elements and renewable energy at the same time BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumos Solar, a Boulder, Colorado based design-centric solar product company, is proud to announce today that the company's LSX frameless modules were used to create a custom solar canopy for Walmart in Portland, Oregon. The system is a part of Walmart's Renewable Energy Commitment, adding to their ultimate goal of achieving 100% renewable...

2014-08-19 08:21:39

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F), The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO), General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) and International Paper Company (NYSE: IP). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are...


Latest Economy of the United States Reference Libraries

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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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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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