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2014-10-29 12:24:03

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tarkett, the worldwide leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, recently announced the winners of its ReStart((TM)) Award. The award is presented annually to honor the architect, designer, installer, distributor and/or end user whose project has successfully diverted the largest quantity of flooring from landfills using the company's ReStart Recycling and Reclamation Program. This year's award...

2014-10-29 12:20:47

Palmen Auto Stores of Kenosha and Racine, Wis., offers many used cars over 30 mpg KENOSHA, Wis., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For auto shoppers on a budget, the sticker price is king. A lowered monthly payment or the ability to pay cash upfront can trump a lot of other considerations, but one thing drivers have historically been inclined to overlook is the fuel economy. Savvy used auto shoppers are now factoring efficiency in more and more, and it's paying off in the long...

2014-10-29 08:43:44

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM), ServiceSource International Inc. (NASDAQ: SREV), Total System Services Inc. (NYSE: TSS), VeriFone Systems Inc. (NYSE: PAY), and NeuStar Inc. (NYSE: NSR). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:...

2014-10-29 08:42:23

Veratad's IDMatch+COMPLYsm Solution enables Acorns to verify, identity and comply with federal AML/KYC regulations in-APP and in real-time. TEANECK, N.J. and NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veratad Technologies, LLC (www.veratad.com), a world class provider of virtual age and identity verification solutions, announced today its partnership with Acorns (www.acorns.com), the first micro-investing app and financial engine that helps people save and invest. The...

2014-10-29 08:41:41

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO), Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR), Conversant Inc. (NASDAQ: CNVR), VeriSign Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), and GrubHub Inc. (NYSE: GRUB). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. On Tuesday, October 28, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended...

2014-10-29 08:36:23

DUBLIN, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Flexible Packaging - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Flexible Packaging in Thousand Metric Tons and US$ Million. The market is further analyzed in volume terms (thousand metric tons) by the following segments: Plastic Films (Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Polyvinyl Chloride,...

2014-10-29 08:30:27

Personalized Content, Webrooming & Local Activation Are Key For Omnichannel Retailers To Win Battle Against Amazon; Local Search & Mobile Coupons Give Small Businesses A Fighting Chance CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- G/O Digital, the leader in local, integrated digital marketing solutions, announced today the results of its two-part holiday shopping research. The resulting directive - to both national brands/retailers and small businesses - is that 2014 holiday planning is equal parts...

2014-10-29 08:29:38

Banga generated the highest economic value added of S&P 500 companies with CEOs in place 3+ years GREENWICH, Conn., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chief Executive magazine announced that MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga ranked No. 1 in the publication's Wealth Creators Index. Banga earned the recognition by generating the highest economic value added--or EVA--for his firm. As a result, he was responsible for generating a 47.4% total annual average return to shareholders per year over the...

2014-10-29 08:29:36

NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACG New York, the largest association of middle market deal making and corporate professionals in New York, today announced the it has retained KCSA Strategic Communications ("KCSA"), a leading New York-based strategic communications firm, to direct the organization's public relations program. KCSA will deploy public relations and content development campaigns designed to promote thought leadership among ACG New York's Board of Directors,...

2014-10-29 08:29:22

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) (along with its subsidiaries, "Charter") today announced that its subsidiary, CCOH Safari, LLC, intends to publicly offer $1.5 billion in aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2022 and 2024 (the "Notes"). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110526/AQ10195LOGO The offering and sale of the Notes will be made pursuant to an effective automatic shelf registration statement on Form S-3...


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
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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