Quantcast

Latest France Stories

2014-10-20 12:35:52

Local subsidiary of digital commerce leader now firmly established in the fast-growing Brazilian market for digital video games, apps, and software products NANTERRE, France, SAN FRANCISCO and SAO PAULO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital commerce provider Nexway announced that its Brazilian subsidiary has grown by leaps and bounds in the first half of 2014, securing significant customer references for its best-in-class managed e-commerce solutions for publishers and online retailers of...

2014-10-17 12:25:56

Communist Vietnam's policies and practices were observed to be the major source of destabilization of Southeast Asia, if allowed to stay the current course. PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Southeast Asia Conference was recently held in Washington, D.C., featuring diverse, local and international, speakers from Hawaii, Thailand and France as well as Laotians, Khmers, Montagnards and Americans with related expertise and experiences from academic institutions, business...

2014-10-17 08:25:37

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Covance (NYSE: CVD), the world's most comprehensive drug development company and a leader in nutritional analysis, today announced that it has been awarded the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific CRO Growth Excellence Leadership Award, based on the company's strong business performance and continued investments in the Asia Pacific region. The award was presented to Covance at the Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Best Practice Awards...

2014-10-17 08:21:03

On October 24, New York area travelers can win a trip to Paris - leaving the same night NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, October 24, 2014, Air France will transform a piece of Manhattan into a rendezvous point for hundreds of hopeful travelers, suitcases in hand, eager for the chance to depart immediately on a journey to Paris. The first-ever US edition of Air France's Instant Takeoff promotion will take place at a prominent outdoor public space in Manhattan, where...

2014-10-17 04:21:43

BRUSSELS, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for France was unchanged in August, remaining at 118.2 (2004 = 100), following a 0.5 percent increase in July, and a 0.1 percent decline in June. At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for France, a measure of current economic activity, increased 0.1 percent in August to 103.9 (2004 = 100), following no change in July, and a 0.2 percent increase in June....

2014-10-17 04:20:25

TETERBORO, New Jersey, October 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Group Dedicated to Supporting Customers in Western Hemisphere Dassault Falcon Jet recently established a new Pilot Operational Support Team to support operators in the Western Hemisphere. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141017/712233 ) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120925/564526-a The team is based at Teterboro Airport and reinforces the existing Dassault pilot...

2014-10-17 04:20:17

LONDON, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Increases for Jeep (61%), Lancia (13.2%) and Fiat (4.2%) -- The Fiat 500 and Panda were once again the two top-selling vehicles in the European A segment, with a combined share of 28.7% for the year to date The European auto market (EU28+EFTA) continued its upward trend in September with new passenger car registrations up 6.1% to nearly 1,270,000. For the nine months year-to-date, registrations were up 5.8% to 9,907,000....

2014-10-16 16:36:22

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Household Vacuum Cleaners inThousand Units and US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary...

2014-10-16 16:28:30

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Safes and Vaults in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Safes, and Vaults. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived...

2014-10-15 12:26:43

Lithium survey highlights online behaviors and attitudes in five digitally savvy countries SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lithium Technologies today released data from a global survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Lithium Technologies, capturing the views of over 6,100 online adults in the United States, Great Britain, Australia, France, and Germany - shedding light on how the Internet is rapidly changing customer expectations and challenging companies to keep up. "We...


Latest France Reference Libraries

Lacaune
2014-10-14 11:06:32

The Lacaune is a breed of domestic sheep that originated from the Lacaune region near southern France, from which it was named. Although it is now used for milk production, it once only produced 18.4 gallons during the human milking period each year. The French government established a strict selective breeding program that included rigorous breeding and meticulous record keeping, as well as increased knowledge about the care of the breed and cooperation of farmers across the area. This...

Rouen Duck
2014-09-08 20:09:22

The Rouen duck is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in France during the nineteenth century. Although it had been developed earlier than the nineteenth century in France, it did not become the modern breed until it was brought to England. The original duck was similar to a mallard in appearance, but selective breeding increased its size and changed its coloration. It was mostly used as a table bird, although it could produce eggs for the egg market. The Rouen breed was eventually...

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...

More Articles (20 articles) »
Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.