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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....

2014-08-28 08:26:39

Campaign Expands On Care Of Women's Clothes In The Wash For The Perfect Fit To Feel And Look Great PARSIPPANY, N.J., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reckitt Benckiser, the maker of Woolite® laundry detergent, has announced Jeannie Mai, Style Expert and Fashion Guru, as the brand's latest spokesperson. Mai is appearing in national television and social media advertising, highlighting how Woolite® formulas help clothes stay the perfect fit, which boosts women's confidence by feeling...

2014-08-28 08:25:55

NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeremy B. Edelman, President and Founder of Nektar Naturals Fine Foods announced today that Fields Texas Ltd. and Argo Capital Partners have made a minority equity investment in the company, creating a strategic alliance that will serve to assist in driving retail expansion nationally over the next 12 months and expand the company's product offerings. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140827/140780 Photo -...

2014-08-28 08:23:53

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, August 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, August 27, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,569.62, down 0.02%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.09% higher at 17,122.01, and the S&P 500 closed flat at 2,000.12. The gains were broad based as six out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index ended the day at 712.59, down 0.10%,...

2014-08-28 08:23:44

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom LONDON, August 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, August 27, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,569.62, down 0.02%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.09% higher at 17,122.01, and the S&P 500 closed flat at 2,000.12. The gains were broad based as six out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Utilities Sector Index ended the day at 215.62, up 0.92%,...

2014-08-28 08:22:34

JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan homeowners may still receive help paying their heating bills if they file by Sept. 30 for a State of Michigan Home Heating Credit. Residents can qualify for the assistance if their homestead is in Michigan, they own or rent their home, apartment or mobile home, and meet income guidelines (see link below). Media toolkitMORE ASSISTANCE INFO AVAILABLE AT: www.consumersenergy.com/assistance "Consumers Energy encourages all...

2014-08-28 08:20:40

SINGAPORE, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Yuchai International Limited (NYSE: CYD) ("China Yuchai" or the "Company"), announced today that its main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited ("GYMCL"), has supplied approximately 85% of the engines used in the over 3,000 public transportation vehicles serving the Second Summer Youth Olympic Games ("Youth Olympic Games") held in Nanjing, China. GYMCL's engines at the Youth Olympic Games are either natural...

2014-08-28 04:22:12

Aorato Releases New Research Report that Identifies the Untold Story of the 2013 Target Attack TEL AVIV, Israel, August 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In December 2013, Target announced one of the retail industry's largest breaches, impacting 70 million customers and totaling 40M credit cards stolen. The financial damages to Target currently stand at $148M, and according to analyst forecasts are estimated to reach $1B. Today, cybersecurity firm, Aorato, released "The Untold Story the...

2014-08-28 00:21:32

NASHUA, N.H., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following months of negotiations between FairPoint and its northern New England Unions, and after talks remained deadlocked more than three weeks after the prior collective bargaining agreements expired, the Company announced on August 27 that it will implement its final proposals, which have been repeatedly rejected by the Unions. This action is permitted by federal labor law when there is no meaningful prospect for a negotiated...

2014-08-27 23:08:55

Will Introduce American Manufacturers to 21st Century Global Commerce Center Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 PhoenixMart announced today that it will host luncheons in Indianapolis and Ft. Wayne to introduce American manufacturers to its massive new wholesale trade center under development just south of Phoenix, AZ. “We are reaching out to American manufacturers to show them our support for bringing jobs back to their companies and states,” said Mike Harris, Executive Vice...


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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
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.'
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