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2014-09-16 12:23:28

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PennWell Corp. - PennWell announced today the co-location of The LED Show with Strategies in Light February 24-26, 2015 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas. The decision to co-locate these two events was made to offer face-to-face business and networking solutions to LED manufacturers, OEM's and component makers, lighting designers, specifiers and illumination professionals to network and share best practices all under...

2014-09-16 12:21:12

WAYNE, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan & Maniskas, LLP is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. ("TRW" or the "Company") (NYSE: TRW) concerning possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law related to the Company's efforts to sell the Company to ZF Friedrichshafen AG in a transaction valued at approximately $13.5 billion. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121112/MM11729LOGO If you own shares...

2014-09-16 08:38:48

Overstock Apps Make Mobile Shopping Fun and Easy SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Overstock's (NASDAQ: OSTK) Android app boasts a 4+ out of 5 user rating, includes Google Wallet checkout, allowing shoppers to check out quickly with the press of a button, and alerts shoppers to daily flash sales. The App's user-friendly functionality has earned it the top ranking in the Google Play Store's Editors' Choice. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140915/146277 "More than...

2014-09-16 08:35:25

BEAVERTON, Ore., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Brandefined is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of The Oregonian's Top Workplaces. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140916/146336 Brandefined began with a mission to provide superior marketing services to small businesses. They opened with two employees and big expectations. Within a few months, it became clear that their company's philosophy was embraced by other small business owners, as they...

2014-09-16 08:26:26

Live musical event to hit Napa with all proceeds benefitting music education NAPA, Calif., Sept, 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 18(th) multi-platinum rock band BUSH will give a special acoustic performance at VH1 Save The Music Foundation's Noteworthy benefit concert at William Hill Estate Winery. The evening will feature an intimate performance in the vineyard to raise money and awareness for music education programs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140915/146201...

2014-09-16 08:24:23

DETROIT, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) released its new Corporate Citizenship report, which highlights the company's commitment to the communities we serve, strong financial growth and environmental stewardship. The 40-page report, entitled "A Force for Growth & Prosperity," illustrates DTE's corporate citizenship in a transparent and balanced way, underscoring our successes while recognizing the challenges we face. The report provides key information about DTE...

2014-09-16 08:24:19

Award-Winning Blueair Sense is Available in Select Stores and bloomingdales.com CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blueair announced today that select Bloomingdale's and bloomingdales.com now offer the Blueair Sense air purification system. The award-winning Sense is the first air purification system offered by the retailer. Developed in partnership with Sweden's world-famous Claesson Koivisto Rune architecture and design studio, the Blueair Sense combines the very best in...

2014-09-16 08:23:46

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecover, the pioneer of green cleaning products, has launched a friendly and modern redesign of its plant-based, recyclable cleaning products, in celebration of the company's 35(th) anniversary. The new designs merge ecofriendly formulas with fun, approachable packaging and light, fresh, naturally derived fragrances. The liquid laundry and dish products were enhanced with a better price point and improved efficacy to give added confidence...

2014-09-16 08:21:26

NAPLES, Fla., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) ("Hertz" or "the Company") today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Carl C. Icahn and affiliated entities under which Vincent J. Intrieri, Samuel Merksamer and Daniel A. Ninivaggi have been appointed to the Hertz Board of Directors as Class II, Class I and Class I directors, respectively. Messrs. Intrieri, Merksamer and Ninivaggi have also been appointed as directors to The...

2014-09-16 04:20:57

Working Mother Declares October 21st as National Flex Day To Celebrate and Advocate Flexible Work Options for All Employees NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Working Mother magazine today named the "Working Mother 100 Best Companies of 2014" to honor the companies who have set the standard for work life practices in the U.S., according to a new report in the October/November issue of the magazine and on workingmother.com. In honor of the Working Mother 100 Best Companies,...


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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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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