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2014-05-29 12:30:31

Connolly to Discuss Acquisitions, Innovations and More at EC Chicago CEO Breakfast CHICAGO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Under Sean Connolly's leadership, Chicago-based packaged food company, Hillshire Brands, is becoming the most leading-edge meat-centric company in North America. Due to renewed focus on innovation and decisiveness, Connolly has elevated Hillshire's performance in the marketplace and boosted the Chicagoland business community....

2013-03-22 23:04:49

DC Fawcett states that many times a business just needs to change its message, not its products, and offers a new course designed to help entrepreneurs learn how to reposition their products. Brandon, FL (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 D.C. Fawcett is an Internet Marketing entrepreneur who has been teaching online marketing principles to small business and individuals since 2009. He says many entrepreneurs constantly make the mistake of thinking that because a product isn´t selling, it must be...

2011-05-13 07:19:00

DOWNERS GROVE, Illinois, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sara Lee Corp. (NYSE: SLE) today announces the following with regard to the anticipated sale of its Insecticides business to SC Johnson: Due to competition concerns raised by the European Commission, the parties have abandoned the transaction as originally notified and have withdrawn the notification of the deal to the European Commission. Sara Lee and SC Johnson will proceed to complete the sale of Sara Lee's...

2011-01-10 06:00:00

UTRECHT, The Netherlands, January 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sara Lee Corp. (NYSE: SLE) announced today a new five-year initiative to boost its sustainable commodity program. In the past five years Sara Lee has become the world's largest buyer of UTZ CERTIFIED Good Inside(R) coffee thanks to cumulative purchases of more than 110 million kilos of the commodity. Today the company committed to more than triple that amount in the next five years and purchase at least 350 million kilos...

2010-12-22 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Real Simple, Time Inc.'s 10-year old lifestyle brand devoted to making life easier, today announced the launch of its first App, No Time to Cook? Fast, Delicious Dinners to Fit Your Busy Schedule. No Time to Cook? will be available for $4.99 and is the first in a series of time-saving Apps the brand will roll-out. Most notably, Real Simple is the first Time Inc. magazine brand to launch an App across three platforms simultaneously - the iPhone, the...

2010-11-29 07:30:00

DOWNERS GROVE, Illinois, November 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sara Lee Corp. (NYSE: SLE) announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Cafe Damasco, a coffee business based in the southern region of Brazil. The acquisition price represents a multiple of around one time annual sales. The transaction is expected to close on November 30 and will be filed with the Brazilian competition authorities for review and approval. With its premium positioned Damasco brand and...

2010-09-09 08:00:00

EXTON, Pa., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- KIWI Shoe Care, part of Sara Lee Corp. (NYSE: SLE), today announced the launch of its new national consumer advertising campaign designed to educate and inform about the way consumers think about shoe care with a back to basics approach. The first ad will run today in the Sports section of USA Today. A household brand name for nearly 100 years, consumers have always known KIWI for its original paste polish product, but today's KIWI goes beyond the...

2010-06-15 07:30:00

RACINE, Wis., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement to acquire Sara Lee's global household insecticides business, marketer of products under the Ridsect®, Bloom®, Catch®, Cucal®, Pyrel®, Vapona®, and Fumitox® brands. These brands are well recognized across 41 countries throughout Asia, Europe, Russia and Africa....

2010-04-20 11:16:00

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- State Fair Brand, part of the Sara Lee Corporation (NYSE: SLE) and maker of America's favorite corn dog, launched its national promotion "Win a $500,000 Dream Home" granting consumers the opportunity to win $500,000 toward a dream home. "State Fair Brand is #1 in the corn dog category* with a family-friendly platform," said Christina Saikus, assistant brand manager with State Fair. "It's important for us to engage and connect...

2009-11-25 11:00:00

EXTON, Pa., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- KIWI(®) Shoe Care, part of the Sara Lee Corporation, (NYSE: SLE), today announced a multi-platform partnership with professional dancer and two-time Champion of Dancing with the Stars, Cheryl Burke. In support of this partnership, KIWI will execute a broad marketing program throughout spring 2010, focused upon cultivating confidence within everyday life. Fully supported by consistent in-store and point-of-purchase promotions,...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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