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2014-07-25 12:25:17

WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS) will be holding a conference call on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. (EDT) with analysts and investors to discuss its second quarter 2014 financial results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090226/NE75914LOGO An audio webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously through the Investor Relations portion of the CVS Caremark website for all interested parties. To access the...

2014-07-25 12:24:03

SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Country Rebel Clothing Co. is a refreshing new fashion and entertainment brand that stands out with its contemporary and fashionable country apparel alongside daily updates of the best country music videos of today. Country Rebel's new online store is pledged to helping fans rediscover true modern country music with their distinctive brand of clothing options that is reflective of the country rebel lifestyle. Other than their impressive...

2014-07-25 12:23:49

SALT LAKE CITY, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MRM//McCann, a global customer experience-marketing agency and part of McCann Worldgroup, has announced today that it has been named as global demand generation agency-of-record for Cisco Systems Inc. (Cisco) MRM//McCann's breadth of B2B Marketing solutions have been employed to elevate and expand upon Cisco's demand generation activity around the globe. The engagement is being led globally from MRM//McCann's Salt Lake City office;...

2014-07-25 12:22:44

JUNO BEACH, Fla., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced the appointment of Naren Gursahaney to its board of directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110124/FL34682LOGO "We're extremely pleased to welcome Naren to the board of NextEra Energy," said Jim Robo, chairman and chief executive officer of NextEra Energy. "His strong leadership and extensive experience in driving growth through innovation, operational excellence and financial...

2014-07-25 12:22:42

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that Sheri H. Edison has been elected to its Board of Directors, effective August 1, 2014. Ms. Edison currently is Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Bemis Company, Inc. In this capacity, she is responsible for all global legal operations of Bemis Company, as well as information technology, enterprise risk management and global compliance. Ms. Edison came to Bemis Company from...

2014-07-25 12:21:12

PENN YAN, N.Y., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Locally owned Hilltop U Store is expanding its business. U-Haul rental equipment is now available to the residents of Penn Yan and surrounding areas. Malcolm Lane, owner of Hilltop U Store, is providing value-added services to the Penn Yan community, where he has been a resident for 30 years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b The new U-Haul dealership delivers greater convenience to Lane's customers. "Our...

2014-07-25 08:28:40

Recognized for its Technical Expertise in Advanced Threat Intelligence, Big Data Analysis and Cloud Security ARMONK, N.Y., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it has been named a leader in the new IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Managed Security Services 2014 Vendor Assessment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO In the report, which evaluated 11 companies offering managed security services worldwide, IDC analysts placed IBM in the...

2014-07-25 08:24:25

Celebration to Take Place on Sunday, August 3rd PITTSBURGH, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening its relocated store this week at Monroeville Mall in Monroeville, PA (501 Monroeville Mall). DICK'S will be celebrating the Grand Re-Opening beginning at 10 a.m. on Sunday, August 3(rd). Customers are invited to participate in the festivities. The store was originally...

2014-07-25 08:24:11

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US markets on Thursday, July 25, 2014 ended on a mixed note with the Dow Jones Industrial Average finishing at 17,083.80, down 0.02% and the NASDAQ Composite closing at 4,472.11, down 0.04%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.05% higher at 1,987.98. During the trading session, six out of ten sectors finished on a higher note. The S&P 500 Information...

2014-07-25 08:23:45

PITTSBURGH, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of GNC Holdings, Inc. (the "Company") authorized and declared the quarterly cash dividend for the third quarter of 2014 of $0.16 per share of the Company's common stock. The dividend will be paid on or about September 26, 2014 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on September 12, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130805/NE58753LOGO GNC Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, is a...


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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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