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2011-07-27 10:11:00

LOS ANGELES, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nationally, from Chicago to Texas, New England to Florida, New York to Los Angeles, Seattle to San Diego -- is the 7-Eleven chain of stores the last defender of CD Heaven? Now it is. Record stores throughout the country have been in decline this past decade. The Wherehouse music chain brand and Tower Records are long gone and the Virgin Megastore is just a fond memory. The remaining national chains are struggling. Although there are fewer places...

2009-09-29 13:00:00

PURCHASE, N.Y., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Three quarters of respondents in a new consumer survey believe the fees merchants pay for accepting credit cards are just a cost of doing business, and that merchants should pay those fees. These consumers recognize that merchants receive significant benefits from accepting payment cards, and that merchants should pay for those benefits. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www2.prnewswire.com/mnr/mastercard/40310/ "Electronic...

2008-01-15 09:00:58

Javo® Beverage Company, Inc. (OTCBB:JAVO), a leading provider of premium hot and cold dispensable coffee and tea-based beverages to the food service industry, today released a review of 2007 and presented its outlook for the 2008 business year. Outlook for 2008: Management anticipates that Javo will grow its number of beverage dispensing locations from 4,300, currently, to between 7,500 and 10,000 by year-end. The Company anticipates that 7-Eleven will expand its...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'