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2014-10-20 12:26:33

GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The tide is slowly starting to turn in favor of the American furniture industry in terms of sales, but manufacturers and retailers continue to face numerous wide-ranging challenges that demand responses. These include: -- Sluggish economic recovery -- Shifting consumer buying preferences -- Skilled worker shortages -- Rising labor costs -- Technology integration issues -- New distribution channels, and --...

2014-10-20 08:40:13

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: EarthLink Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: ELNK), Gogo Inc. (NASDAQ: GOGO), Akamai Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ: YNDX), and Youku Tudou Inc. (NYSE: YOKU). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. The US markets on Friday,...

2014-10-20 08:39:03

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG), FuelCell Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: FCEL), Emerson Electric Company (NYSE: EMR), GrafTech International Ltd (NYSE: GTI), and Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE: ROK). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. On Friday,...

2014-10-20 08:38:46

PHOENIX, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennystocksinsiders.com (PSI) released FREE insider trading reports for US market investors to track the following active stocks and penny stocks: Halliburton (NYSE:HAL), Ariad Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ARIA), KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY), GoPro (NASDAQ:GPRO), MannKind (NASDAQ:MNKD), and Plug Power (NASDAQ:PLUG). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141018/152928LOGO (Read full report by clicking the link below, you may need to copy and paste the full...

2014-10-20 08:38:32

Pursuant to the Court's October 15, 2014 Order, Global Digital Solutions, Inc. v. Murphy - Case 9:14-cv-80190-DTKH - is set for trial on the April/May 2015 Trial Calendar - which begins on Monday, April 6, 2015 PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Digital Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: GDSI), a company that is positioning itself as a leader in providing cyber arms manufacturing and complementary security and technology solutions, today announced that the United States District...

2014-10-20 08:38:23

NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) will report third-quarter 2014 earnings on Tuesday, Oct. 21. Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Francis J. Shammo will present results on a webcast beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. Access instructions and presentation materials, including Verizon's earnings release, will be available at 7:30 a.m. on Verizon's Investor Relations Web site, www.verizon.com/about/investors....

2014-10-20 08:35:13

SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With 71 booths, ZJNAC, the most comprehensive supplier of garments, fashion accessories, food, home textiles, and security products is all geared up to exhibit at the 116 Canton fair. 73 elite company salespeople will participate in the largest biannual China trade show in the world. ZJNAC group is a core holding subsidiary of Zhejiang International Business Group Co., Ltd. It was founded in 1975, dealing with more than 200 varieties of...

2014-10-20 08:35:07

ATLANTA, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Home Depot(®), the world's largest home improvement retailer, today announced that it has named Marc Powers executive vice president, U.S. stores, effective November 1, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030502/HOMEDEPOTLOGO Powers, who began his career with The Home Depot as an hourly store associate in 1986, currently serves as senior vice president of operations for the company's nearly 2,000 U.S. stores. In that role, he has...

2014-10-20 08:32:35

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV), Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE), Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at:...

2014-10-20 08:24:49

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: LinnCo LLC (NASDAQ: LNCO), Laredo Petroleum Inc. (NYSE: LPI), Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE: SWN), WPX Energy Inc. (NYSE: WPX), and Halcon Resources Corporation (NYSE: HK). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. On Friday, October 17, 2014,...


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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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.