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2014-07-25 16:20:41

BULLOCK, N.C., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Williamson's Country Store is expanding its business by offering U-Haul rental equipment and services to the residents of Bullock and its surrounding areas. Tammy Williamson, owner of Williamson's Country Store, never expected to become a U-Haul dealer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b "It was an accident," Williamson said "One night, somebody left a U-Haul truck on our property. We thought someone might steal...

2014-07-25 12:21:12

PENN YAN, N.Y., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Locally owned Hilltop U Store is expanding its business. U-Haul rental equipment is now available to the residents of Penn Yan and surrounding areas. Malcolm Lane, owner of Hilltop U Store, is providing value-added services to the Penn Yan community, where he has been a resident for 30 years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b The new U-Haul dealership delivers greater convenience to Lane's customers. "Our...

2014-07-24 16:21:01

LEESVILLE, La., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Locally owned BA's Hunting and Fishing is expanding its business by offering U-Haul rental equipment and services to military service members at Fort Polk and surrounding areas. BA's Hunting and Fishing and U-Haul are proud to continue their tradition of supporting members of the U.S. military. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b Brandon Bartlett, owner of BA's Hunting and Fishing, feels that he is privileged to...

2014-07-24 12:22:09

RENO, Nev., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMERCO (Nasdaq: UHAL), the holding company of U-Haul International Inc., Oxford Life Insurance Company, Repwest Insurance Company and Amerco Real Estate Company, plans to report its first quarter fiscal 2015 financial results after the close of market trading on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. The company is scheduled to conduct its first quarter investor conference call and webcast at 8 a.m. Arizona Time (11 a.m. ET) on Thursday, August 7,...

2014-07-17 20:22:34

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At this year's 2014 Gold's Gym International Convention in Las Vegas, NV, ABC Financial (ABC) was awarded Vendor of the Year by the Gold's Gym Franchising Association. The award was accepted by ABC Financial's executive Sean Jameson. "On behalf of the entire ABC family, we would like to thank Gold's Gym for this prestigious honor. We are ecstatic that we have once again been chosen as the best by our friends in the industry," said...

2014-07-15 16:30:02

Strategic Addition of Brokerage Operations and Innovative Technology Platform Expected to Drive Incremental Revenue for Company-Owned, Franchise and Title Business Segments MADISON, N.J. and EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY) and ZipRealty, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZIPR) today announced that Realogy has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ZipRealty for $6.75 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $166 million....

2014-07-15 16:25:14

MINNEAPOLIS, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's good to be big, at least if you're a restaurant franchisee. The 200 largest restaurant franchisees in the country saw their total revenues grow by 9 percent in 2013, easily outpacing overall restaurant industry growth, according to the Monitor 200, the Restaurant Finance Monitor's annual ranking of the 200 largest restaurant franchisees. The average franchisee now has $143.5 million in total revenue and 109 locations and operates more...

2014-07-14 23:02:01

Arthur Rutenberg Homes opens a fully furnished and professionally decorated model home. The Berkeley is Arthur Rutenberg Home’s newest model home in S.C. and is in Clover’s River Oaks community. Clover, South Carolina (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Arthur Rutenberg Homes is opening a new fully furnished and professionally decorated model home built by Paragon Homes of Charlotte, LLC., an independent franchisee of Arthur Rutenberg Homes. The Berkeley is Arthur Rutenberg Home’s newest model...

2014-07-13 23:01:55

Kevin Berry has become the proud new owner of his first The Little Gym franchise – one of ten in Houston – and plans continued success for the Pearland community. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 The Pearland, Texas location of The Little Gym, a gymnastics center for children ranging in age from four months to 12 years of age that offers everything from gymnastics, dance, sports skills and karate classes to birthday parties and Summer Camps, is now under new ownership. Kevin Berry...

2014-07-10 08:24:16

Rapid growth attributed to personal service for members, profits for franchisees HASTINGS, Minn., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anytime Fitness is the world's fastest-growing fitness club for the seventh consecutive year, according to new data released by The International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA), which annually issues its "Global 25" rankings as a barometer of the fitness industry. Anytime Fitness (www.anytimefitness.com) added 338 new gyms in 2013, a...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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