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2014-09-29 16:23:56

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global public relations firms, has been named 2014 Global Agency of the Year by The Holmes Report. In awarding the firm this honor, The Holmes Report highlighted Weber Shandwick's "consistent geographic excellence" in addition to the firm's outperformance of the market. The firm's innovative digital capabilities, including Mediaco, Weber Shandwick's award-winning content publishing and distribution...

2014-09-29 16:23:43

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Major trends in the category of branded refrigerated meals and meats products are centered on making products more convenient, healthier, and more creative or original in their approach to flavors and ingredients, according to market research publisher Packaged Facts. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132630 The finding was published in Packaged Facts' recently released report, Branded Refrigerated Meats and Meals: U.S....

2014-09-29 16:21:36

ELKHART, Ind., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO) today announced a significant expansion of production and office capacity at the Company's Airstream subsidiary in Jackson Center, Ohio. The project will add approximately 94,000 square-feet to Airstream's existing 134,000 square-foot travel trailer plant. "With the recent strong growth in our markets, momentum and optimism among our dealers and positive outlook for future growth, this expansion will...

2014-09-29 12:31:47

DUBLIN, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Corrugated Container Board Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global Corrugated Container Board Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global corrugated container board industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications,...

2014-09-29 12:29:37

Executive shift allows more focus on lobbying and building relationships with regulators, state agencies, and investors SANTA ANA, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kush Bottles, North America's premier supplier of certified child-resistant packaging, accessories and consulting services for the medical and recreational marijuana industry, announced that company co-founder Nick Kovacevich has assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer. Kovacevich, who co-founded the company in...

2014-09-29 12:29:28

DENVER, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Furniture Row is honored to announce their local sponsorship for the 4(th) Annual St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway in Denver to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. A newly built Oakwood Home, along with other high-end prizes will be given away at the end of the promotion on November 13, 2014. Furniture Row is providing all interior design, and display furnishings for the Dream Home located at Green Valley Ranch, 17890 East 47(th) Drive,...

2014-09-29 12:28:59

FLINT, Mich., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat, the nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy, announces that Stephen Brown has been named chief information officer. As CIO, Brown will oversee the day-to-day operations of the information technology department while being responsible for strategic planning, data warehouse management and facilitating internal and external partnerships. Prior to joining Diplomat, Brown served as an executive consultant specializing in the...

2014-09-29 12:26:36

Multi-Genre, Multi-Platform Music Network Coming to FiOS in October NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REVOLT, an American-music-oriented network designed to be "for the artists, by the artists," is joining the Verizon FiOS TV lineup in October. REVOLT will be featured in the FiOS TV Ultimate HD package on Channel 726 HD and launching on Verizon's FiOS Mobile App soon, giving customers anytime, anywhere access. The network, which launched in October 2013, is owned by Sean...

2014-09-29 12:22:08

CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced that Linda Jojo will become its executive vice president and chief information officer, responsible for the development, implementation and management of technology strategy and solutions to support United's global business. "Linda's significant experience leading IT organizations and running complex business and consumer systems will be a tremendous asset to United as we advance our technology to become more...

2014-09-29 12:21:49

DALLAS, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Booen was named Director, Aviall Government Services at Aviall, Inc. Aviall Government Services supports more than 50 military branches in 30 countries around the world, ensuring fleet operational readiness and peak aircraft performance. Michael brings with him 30 years of military and private sector experience, including 20 years in the United States Air Force (USAF). Since retiring from the USAF, Michael held leadership positions at...


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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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