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2014-04-14 16:20:58

Acquisition Reinforces Service King's Position as One of the Country's Largest Multi-Shop Operators RICHARDSON, Texas, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service King Collision Repair Centers (Service King), a multi-shop operator of high-quality collision repair facilities, announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire Sterling Collision Centers and its 62 stores. This acquisition will bring the total number of Service King locations to more than 170 across 20 states,...

2014-04-14 16:20:55

NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allstate has entered into an agreement to sell Sterling Collision Centers, Inc. to Service King Collision Repair Centers. The transaction is expected to close by the end of the second quarter of 2014 and result in a small after-tax gain. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130404/MM88193-b "This sale reflects a continued focus on investing capital where we have a competitive advantage in providing unique offerings to the four...

2014-04-14 12:33:48

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR), Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN), Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY), Medtronic Inc. (NYSE: MDT) and Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ALXN). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary...

2014-04-14 12:30:26

DUBLIN, Apr. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jhj37g/global_musical ) has announced the addition of the "Global Musical Instruments Market Report" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Global Musical Instruments market to grow at a CAGR of 2.64 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing...

2014-04-14 12:28:07

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The trading session on Friday, April 11, 2014 ended on a negative note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,026.75, down 0.89%, and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 3,999.73, down 1.34%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.95% lower at 1,815.69. The losses were broad based as all the 10 sectors ended the session in negative. Investor-Edge looks at...

2014-04-14 12:27:26

Those fans with the RetailMeNot Coupons app will be pushed an exclusive Pizza Hut deal at the stadium and a chance to win tickets to Texas' home opener football game AUSTIN, Texas, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hook 'em, Horns! The familiar slogan undoubtedly will be heard around Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on Saturday, April 19, at the annual University of Texas spring football game. In honor of new head coach Charlie Strong's debut on the sidelines, RetailMeNot...

2014-04-14 12:23:49

Recycling efforts one of many environmentally-friendly programs MONROE, La., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced that its recycling sites collected, securely shredded and recycled more than 3.5 million pounds of paper in 2013 - saving the equivalent of almost 30,000 trees. In addition to paper, CenturyLink's program recycles a wide range of materials, including metal reels, copper-based materials, precious metals and electronics....

2014-04-14 12:23:05

LONDON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lloyd Boyd, CIO at Shale Inland, a CIO100 award winner with 25+ years experience as an IT leader, will be sharing his experience with mobility at the Oil & Gas Mobility Houston (28-30 April 2014, Houston). His session will: - Explore the move from "BYOD" to Mobile Strategy - Ensure anywhere anytime accessibility from your mobility strategy - Fulfil the goal is to get mobile technology in...

2014-04-14 12:20:34

CHICAGO, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) announced today that its JBT FoodTech business signed a contract valued in excess of $6 million with Citrus Processing India Pvt. Ltd (CPI). JBT FoodTech will supply and integrate a new juice processing line for the production of citrus juice products in India. "We are very pleased with the confidence CPI has expressed in JBT's leading juice processing technologies," stated Steve Smith, Vice President and Division...

2014-04-14 08:40:45

Aircraft production levels up more than 30 percent since 2010 NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global commercial aircraft manufacturers' revenues increased 8.9 percent in 2013, according to a Deloitte analysis of the top 100 global aerospace companies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120803/MM52028LOGO-a Key industrial metrics - production output of 1,274 aircraft, net sales of 2,858 orders, a backlog of nearly eight years of production and revenues totaling nearly...


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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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