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2014-08-29 04:20:13

Transaction Establishes Norbert Dentressangle as a Leading Third Party Logistics Provider in the Fast-Growing U.S. market LYON, France, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norbert Dentressangle today announced it has completed the previously announced acquisition of all the shares of privately held U.S. third party logistics (3PL) provider, Jacobson Companies from Oak Hill Capital Partners. The transaction was valued at $750 million (EUR560 million) in cash on a debt-free and...

2014-08-28 12:26:53

MONTRÉAL, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The organizers of the upcoming 5th edition of the Québec City and Montréal Grands Prix Cyclistes (GPs), are pleased to announce that this year's races will feature a first-rate peloton that includes 6 of the current top 15 riders in the UCI WorldTour rankings. The field includes several classics specialists along with some veterans of the GPs. Since their inception in 2010, the Québec City and Montréal events have established a pedigree on...

2014-08-28 00:20:43

AN UNCOMPROMISING LOOK AT POLITICS, AMBITION AND MONEY, MARSEILLE DEBUTS IN ALL NETFLIX TERRITORIES IN LATE 2015 PARIS and BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marseille, an eight episode tale of power, corruption and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the French port city, will debut exclusively in all Netflix territories in late 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101014/SF81638LOGO The first French production from the world's leading Internet TV...

2014-08-26 23:10:06

Virginia, Florence, and Victoria Most Popular Names Shared With Places; Asia, India, and America Also Land on List Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 In honor of summer travel, Whitepages, the leading provider of contact information for people and businesses in the U.S., today reveals the most popular names in the country that are shared with travel destinations. While there are plenty of places named after people, like Lincoln, Nebraska, and Washington, D.C., Whitepages data found that...

2014-08-26 16:28:20

LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:MediPoint: Sports Medicine - Global Analysis and Market Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/healthcare/medipoint_sports_medicine_global_analysis_market_forecasts.htmlMediPoint: Sports Medicine - Global Analysis and Market ForecastsSummaryThis report focuses on the sports medicine market, which includes implants and arthroscopic capital equipment. The orthopedic sports...

2014-08-26 16:26:52

LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Nanotechnology Market Outlook 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/nanotechnology/nanotechnology_market_outlook_2017.htmlNanotechnology has been the greatest impetus to technological and industrial development in the 21st century and has been recognized as the resource for the next industrial revolution. The evolving technology has already influenced a large number of...

2014-08-26 16:26:45

LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Contract Catering Market Report: 2014 Editionhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/food_drink/foodservice/global_contract_catering_market_report.htmlThe foodservice industry is broadly segmented into two categories: self operated and contract catering. Both types of foodservice providers are responsible for supply of food and beverage services and a broad range of other services to their clients...

2014-08-23 23:02:22

ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Critical Care Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2020 - New and Late-Stage Four-Factor PCCs and Recombinant Products to Drive Market" to its huge collection of research reports. Albany, NewYork (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 GBI Research, the leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research: “Critical Care Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2020 - New and Late-Stage Four-Factor PCCs and...

2014-08-22 23:06:02

MarketOptimizer.org adds “OpportunityAnalyzer Graft-Versus-Host Disease – Opportunity Analysis and Forecasts to 2018” to its store. The GVHD market was valued at $297.0m across the 6MM in 2013, and is expected to increase to $409.0m in 2018. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) treatment market value will increase from $297 million in 2013 to $407 million by 2018, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 6.59%. The company’s latest report...

2014-08-22 08:24:59

Conference Hosted by L'Union Francophone pour les Cannabinoïdes en Médecine (UFCM iCare) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC: CBIS), a U.S. Company specializing in cannabis formulation-based drug development and related consulting, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of UFCM iCare's third international medical cannabis conference taking place at the Faculty of Medicine of Strasbourg, France, on October 22, 2014. The multilingual...


Latest France Reference Libraries

Abondance
2014-06-19 13:43:24

The Abondance is a breed of cattle originating in the high valleys of Haute-Savoie, France. It was bred by monks during the 1100s, originally called the chablaisienne. There are around 150,000 head currently in France. The cattle have also been exported to North America, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Iraq and Africa. It is a medium-sized animal. The female is golden brown in color with a white head, abdomen and leg extremities. She will weigh between 1,280 and 1,500 pounds and stand about...

Boulonnais
2014-04-03 10:56:16

The Boulonnais, also known as the white marble horse, is a breed of draft horse that was developed in France. It is thought that breed originated when two breeders attempted to create a large but fast war horse for the Crusaders. The two worked separately to breed the existing heavy draft breeds from France with mares of the German Mecklenberg breed. When the Spanish occupied Flanders in the 17th century, other breeds were introduced into the bloodline including the Andalusian, Arabian, and...

Auxois
2014-04-02 11:05:05

The Auxois is a breed of horse that was developed in the Auxois region of eastern France. It is a descendant of the Bourguignon horse and was crossbred with the now extinct Morvan horse. In the 19th century, Percheron horses and Boulonnais were introduced into the bloodline, possibly followed by the Nivernais and Ardennais horse breeds. Foreign horse breeds were introduced into the bloodline, creating a horse that would later be bred with Ardennais and Trait du Nord stallions to create a...

Samuel de Champlain
2014-01-07 10:15:12

Samuel de Champlain, known as The Father of New France, was a Frenchman with many titles including navigator, soldier, explorer, cartographer, and diplomat. Born Samuel Champlain in 1574 to a family of mariners, exploration was in his blood and he took his first voyage as a young man in 1603, led by François Gravé Du Pont. In his early years, Champlain learned to navigate, create nautical charts, draw, and make applied reports. From 1594 or 1595 to 1598, he learned fighting skills in the...

Keeled Skimmer, Orthetrum coerulescens
2013-08-01 13:38:12

The keeled skimmer (Orthetrum coerulescens) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in Europe. Its range includes Afghanistan, Algeria, Austria, Denmark, France, Greece, Iran, Italy, Macedonia, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Spain, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. It can be found in boggy areas in the northern areas of its range, while it prefers running water sources, like ditches and streams, in other areas of its range. The keeled skimmer holds a thinner body than that of the...

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