Quantcast

Latest Economy of the United States Stories

2014-08-28 16:21:16

New freighters will allow Azerbaijan-based airline to carry cargo more efficiently EVERETT, Wash., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Silk Way Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the airline's two 747-8 Freighters. The first airplane delivered last week and the second airplane delivered today. Both new 747-8 Freighters will bring new levels of efficiency to the Baku, Azerbaijan-based cargo carrier. "We strive to be a successful and profitable cargo operator...

2014-08-28 12:23:10

HOBBS, N.M., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Christian Garrido is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Oil and Gas. Christian is a Senior Technical Professional with Halliburton. Founded in 1919, Halliburton is one of the world's largest providers of products and services to the energy industry. With more than 75,000 employees, representing 140 nationalities in approximately 80 countries, the company serves the upstream oil and gas industry...

2014-08-28 12:22:09

Product protection plans boost revenue and customer loyalty for retailers MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The adoption of retail product protection plans continues to increase in the United States. Frost & Sullivan estimates the total US retail product protection market size to be approximately $8-10 billion across consumer electronics, home appliances, jewelry, sporting goods, furniture, and other product categories. Strong support of leading retailers, coupled with...

2014-08-28 12:21:36

FUELS program begins fifth year after providing more than 2.4 million meals across North America AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees of Faurecia North America, the world's seventh-largest automotive supplier, next week will launch its fifth annual FUELS community food drive, a program that has provided more than 2.4 million meals since 2010 for hundreds of thousands of hungry residents across Canada, Mexico and the U.S. More than 20,000 Faurecia employees...

2014-08-28 12:21:34

Salinas and Monterey Drivers Join Teamsters Local 890 to Improve Working Conditions SALINAS, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MV Transportation drivers have voted unanimously, 67-0, to join Teamsters Local 890 in Salinas, Calif., to improve their working conditions. The 91 drivers provide adult paratransit services, shuttle and tourist trolley routes in Salinas and Monterey. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "We stuck together. We worked together...

2014-08-28 08:32:44

Verizon Wireless Ranks Highest in Wireless Network Quality Performance in Five Regions; AT&T Ranks Highest in One Region WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The incidence of data quality problems has risen for the first time in more than four years as the growing number of tablets and mobile broadband devices generates different usage patterns and network quality expectations from smartphone and feature phone device owners, according to the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Wireless...

2014-08-28 08:32:37

Software and Technology Executive Joins the Leading Entertaining Brand as it enters a New Phase of Growth LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Evite (www.Evite.com), the leader in digital invitations and social planning since 1998, announced the appointment of Victor Cho as Chief Executive Officer of the company starting immediately. Cho will lead Evite into a new phase of development that will redefine the brand and the party planning space. Prior to joining Evite, Cho spent...

2014-08-28 08:31:37

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Recycling industry veterans Jill Vaské and Robert Houghton announced that they have together formed Sage Sustainable Electronics LLC (http://www.sageSE.com) in order to set new standards for electronics reuse and repurposing. The pair previously founded Redemtech in 1998, a two-time Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader in IT Asset Disposition, leading the company until its sale to Arrow Electronics (ARW) in 2012. According to Houghton,...

2014-08-28 08:29:45

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has announced the following: "RAI to webcast CEO's participation at Barclays Back-To-School Consumer Conference on Sept. 4." Go to RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, to read the full release. Web Disclosure RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, is the primary source of publicly disclosed news about RAI and its operating companies. We use the website as our primary means of distributing...

2014-08-28 08:29:23

XIAMEN, China, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- China Xiniya Fashion Limited ("Xiniya" or the "Company" NYSE: XNY), a leading provider of men's business casual apparel in China, today announced that it plans to release its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014, before the open of U.S. markets on Thursday, September 11, 2014. Xiniya's management will host and earnings conference call on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 8 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (8 p.m....


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...

45_4ba39eb9b39d5125e16cc5f3cfd174cf
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...

More Articles (2 articles) »
Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
Related