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2014-07-30 12:34:38

Leading Fashion Jewelry Designer to Amplify Omni-Channel Brand AUSTIN, Texas, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kendra Scott, a fashion jewelry designer, today announced that Norwest Venture Partners (NVP), a global, multi-stage investment firm with approximately $5B under management, has made a substantial minority growth equity investment in the company. The investment will enable Kendra Scott to further expand its retail, wholesale and online presence as well as build overall...

2014-07-30 12:32:20

New Website & Blog For Saxe & McQuain Launches HOUSTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CBRE's First Vice President Kevin Saxe and Vice President Jerrod McQuain recently announced the debut of their website and blog. The site was launched with the intent of fostering a two-way flow of information between the brokers and customers in the commercial real estate market. In a statement Kevin Saxe divulged his anticipations for the site, stating, "Jerrod and I are excited to unveil...

2014-07-30 12:32:15

SEATTLE, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) announced today plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at The Center at Rancho Niguel in Laguna Niguel, Calif. The approximately 29,500-square-foot store is scheduled to open in spring 2015. The property is owned and managed by Buie Stoddard Group. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130222/SF64843 The new Rack will move into a space formerly occupied by Loehmann's and join tenants such as Ethan Allen, BevMo!...

2014-07-30 12:30:25

PISCATAWAY, N.J., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InnoPharma, Inc. today announced the first generic launch of Olanzapine for Injection, 10mg/vial (the generic equivalent of Zyprexa® injection), in Canada. Olanzapine is indicated for the rapid control of agitation and disturbed behaviors in patients with schizophrenia or bipolar I mania. As the developer of this generic injectable drug, InnoPharma has entered into an agreement with Sandoz Canada Inc., pursuant to which Sandoz Canada...

2014-07-30 12:28:52

WILMINGTON, Mass., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the eighth year in a row, Apparel magazine, a leading international resource for the global apparel industry, has ranked UniFirst as one of America's Top 50 apparel companies. UniFirst supplies workwear and uniform rental services throughout the U.S. and Canada. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140730/130984 To be eligible, companies had to record at least $100 million in annual sales, and rankings were based on overall...

2014-07-30 12:24:45

Queen Anne Victorian Home Restored in National Register-Listed Historic Neighborhood FORT MILL, S.C., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A ca. 1904 Queen Anne Victorian home in the Franklin, TN historic district has been restored to splendor as a high-style residence and serves as the annual O'More Alumni Show House for 2014. O'More College of Design is a four-year private college in Franklin and some two dozen alumni collaborated on the restoration of the 6,000 square-foot home which...

2014-07-30 12:23:38

More than 170 New Michigan Suppliers for Consumers Energy FLINT, Mich., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pure Michigan Business Connect is putting people to work. Consumers Energy has awarded purchase orders to more than 170 new Michigan-based suppliers primarily as a result of Pure Michigan Business Connect. That's in addition to the company's existing network of 3,100 suppliers in the state. "This program is working and it's putting people to work," said Dan Malone, the company's senior vice...

2014-07-30 12:22:40

LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U-Haul Company of Los Angeles West is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box portable moving and self-storage pods to students and faculty at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and surrounding areas who were affected by the recent water main break that has caused severe flooding. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b With a U-Box portable moving and self-storage pod, you can conveniently pick up...

2014-07-30 12:22:31

EVERETT, Wash., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced today that final assembly of the 787-10, the newest and longest member of the 787 Dreamliner family of airplanes, will take place exclusively in North Charleston, S.C. Boeing will continue to assemble both 787-8s and 787-9s in Everett, Wash., and North Charleston. Design of the 787-10 is underway in Everett, with final assembly of the first 787-10 scheduled to begin in South Carolina in 2017. "We looked at all...

2014-07-30 12:21:27

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Texas lawyer Bob Hilliard, one of the nation's key players in pursuing claims against General Motors for deaths and injuries caused by faulty ignition switches, filed a lawsuit on behalf of 658 individuals who were injured or killed in GM's defective vehicles. Mr. Hilliard's lawsuit is filed in the United States Southern District Court of New York where the General Motors, LLC Ignition Switch Multi District Litigation...


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
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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