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2014-08-21 08:20:51

Brings Together its Global Span of Products and Services to Simplify the Exchange of Vehicles and Maximize Value for its Customers ATLANTA, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrating its industry leadership and goal of transforming the way cars are bought and sold, Cox Enterprises announced today the formation of Cox Automotive. This move brings together more than 20 leading wholesale and retail automotive brands, including Manheim, AutoTrader.com and Kelley Blue Book. The creation of Cox...

2014-08-20 23:01:31

Wedding design and lifestyle website, Love Detailed, is pleased to announce the launch of its new online shop. The online store pairs its curated, themed wedding designs with related products necessary to reproduce the designs. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Wedding design website, Love Detailed (http://www.lovedetailed.com), launches a new online store, featuring a comprehensive selection of curated wedding décor products. Love Detailed currently offers exclusive wedding...

2014-08-20 20:22:32

Top Texas Product Makers Win $70,000 in Cash Prizes HOUSTON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Creators of unique products from the Lone Star State are relishing the sweet taste of success as winners of H-E-B's Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best contest. A panel of expert judges narrowed a field of 25 to four finalists on Aug. 19 and 20 at the Houston Food Bank, and the winners received cash prizes totaling $70,000 and consideration for coveted space on H-E-B shelves in 2015....

2014-08-20 20:22:31

DUBLIN, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ross Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROST) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.20 per common share, payable on September 30, 2014 to stockholders of record as of September 5, 2014. Ross Stores, Inc. is an S&P 500, Fortune 500 and Nasdaq 100 (ROST) company headquartered in Dublin, California, with fiscal 2013 revenues of $10.2 billion. The Company operates Ross Dress for Less(®)...

2014-08-20 16:28:17

Pepsi Brand Beverages, and Cherry Flavors, Take the Top Spots in Second Edition of Instant.ly Shelf Score LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Instant.ly, the world's first on-demand consumer insights platform today unveiled the August results of Instant.ly Shelf Score(TM), which focused on recently introduced non-alcoholic beverages. Instant.ly Shelf Score is an index measuring consumer intent to purchase new consumer packaged goods (CPG) products. Shelf Score evaluates and...

2014-08-20 16:26:38

-- PROVIDES THIRD QUARTER AND RAISES FULL-YEAR 2014 EARNINGS GUIDANCE -- COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- L Brands, Inc. (NYSE: LB) today reported 2014 second quarter results. Second Quarter Results Earnings per share for the second quarter ended Aug. 2, 2014, were $0.63 compared to $0.61 for the quarter ended Aug. 3, 2013. Second quarter operating income increased 5 percent to $375.9 million compared to $357.8 million last year, and net income was $188.4 million compared to...

2014-08-20 16:23:40

STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's tough going back to school when technically, it's still summer until September 22. So, Charter On Demand's got the perfect back-to-school, good-bye summer classic movies to help ease the passing of summer into fall. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110526/AQ10195LOGO Even if it's been awhile since you packed up your spiral notebooks and headed back to the classroom, these Charter On Demand flicks will transport you back to the...

2014-08-20 08:32:39

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InfraScience today announced it has been recognized by CIO Review as one of the top 100 Most Promising Microsoft Solution Providers 2014. InfraScience is honored to be recognized in the annual listing of the top 100 companies that have the expertise and experience to enhance Microsoft platforms and enable enterprises to transform and optimize their business processes. "(Microsoft) The software giant partners with about half a million...

2014-08-20 08:23:28

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL), Noble Corporation (NYSE: NE), Ultra Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: UPL), Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE: SU) and Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (NYSE: HP). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are...

2014-08-20 08:21:59

Airline offers door-to-door convenience via its mobile app CHICAGO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today became the first airline to offer customers Uber transportation services via its mobile app, further enabling travelers to use the United app for services throughout their entire travel experience. Customers with iOS and Android mobile devices may access Uber ground transportation information in the United app's menu or in the "My Reservations" card with a current...


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
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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