Quantcast

Latest Forcing Stories

2011-05-24 08:16:00

More than 1,000 Attendees Expected in Austin, Texas, May 25- 27 WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The sixth National Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Training Conference, funded by the Justice Department's Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), takes place in Austin, Texas, Wednesday, May 25, through Friday, May 27. A public forum featuring federal government, local agencies and leaders of victim-related organizations will immediately...

2011-05-14 20:30:00

HEILONGJIANG, China, May 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yanglin Soybean, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: YSYB) ("Yanglin" or the "Company"), one of the leading domestic processors of soybean products in China, yesterday reported unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. First Quarter 2011 Results Our net sales for the three months ended March 31, 2011 decreased by $135,154 or 0.4% over the three months ended March 31, 2010. The slight decrease in sales...

2011-03-24 08:00:00

YARDLEY, Pa., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activant Solutions Inc., a leading technology provider of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software for distributors and specialty retailers, shared its vision for using ERP systems of record in combination with social media to help wholesale distributors improve efficiencies, customer engagement and collaboration at Summit 2011, held in Orlando, Florida, earlier this month. Activant's annual Summit conference is one of the largest and most...

2011-03-23 16:18:00

NEW YORK, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rockjazz pianist ELEW today announced the details of an upcoming benefit he is holding on Thursday, March 31 at the Gramercy Theater in New York City, in cooperation with Live Nation and Party With Purpose to benefit the relief efforts of humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders and Save The Children for victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami. The event will include performances by two-time Grammy Award-winning jazz legend...

2010-12-17 13:30:00

MOUNT AIRY, N.C., Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Insteel Industries, Inc. (NasdaqGS: IIIN) today announced that it was closing its facility in Wilmington, Delaware and moving the manufacturing to its Hazleton, Pennsylvania plant. The Hazleton plant was acquired in connection with Insteel's recent purchase of certain of the assets of Ivy Steel & Wire, Inc. ("Ivy"). The consolidation of the plants is expected to result in the elimination of 49 positions at the Wilmington...

2010-10-19 15:11:00

BREDA, Netherlands, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Teleconnect, Inc. (OTCBB: TLCO) announces today that it has completed the acquisition of 100% of Hollandsche Exploitatie Maatschappij BV (HEM) in The Netherlands. HEM, established in 2007, developed the very effective age validation system 'Ageviewers', which makes it virtually impossible for minors to acquire alcohol or tobacco. The Transaction On October 15, 2010, Teleconnect and HEM formalized a contract before a Public Notary in...

2010-08-02 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Work in the corporate America of the 21st century is radically different than any time in the past. The nine-to-five, hierarchical model that took hold in the industrial age has given way to a new landscape. Work is increasingly virtual, dispersed -- often global and 24/7. Jobs are less structured and more collaborative. The pace of change is faster. Organizational structures are flatter. Companies are much easier to see into. Careers zig and zag. Work is...

2010-07-09 08:06:00

CINCINNATI, July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG) and Walmart (NYSE: WMT) will premiere their second made-for-TV family movie, "The Jensen Project," on Friday, July 16, 2010 at 8/7c on NBC. The movie follows the highly-successful "Secrets of the Mountain," which aired in April and is the highest-rated Family Movie on broadcast TV of the last six months (watched by more than 7.5 million people). "The Jensen Project" will also feature a soundtrack produced by...

2010-05-26 13:03:00

CHICAGO, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The brand strategy and design duo at Get Stirred Up (www.getstirredup.com) today announced that they have just completed a major overhaul and redesign of the www.choptsalad.com website for Chop't® Creative Salad Company. The brand is a pioneer and standard-bearer in the premium custom-craft salad restaurant category and named a "Hot Concept" by Nation's Restaurant News. The redesigned website highlights the 10-unit New York City and...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'