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2014-06-27 23:07:29

The executive search services market is highly fragmented, with about 35,000 providers competing against one another for business; as a result, most buyers will have many potential suppliers to choose from, and can leverage them against one another to secure the best deal. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the procurement of Executive Search Services in its growing...

2014-06-09 23:10:10

LHS proudly announces Josh Holmes has joined its Business Development team as Vice President following a stellar career in health plan and provider facing services. Mt. Kisco, NY (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Leverage Health Solutions, (LHS), strategically aligning and growing its portfolio of healthcare service companies with healthcare payers and providers, today announced the further addition of experienced market professionals to its team. LHS proudly announces Josh Holmes has joined its...

2014-05-13 08:32:50

Revenue of $6.87 Million; Gross Margin at 76.3%; Company Maintains Forecasts for 2014 Revenue of Between $47 Million and $50 Million HARBIN, China, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutrastar International Inc. (OTCQB: NUIN; "Nutrastar" or the "Company"), a leading producer and supplier of premium branded consumer products, including commercially cultivated Cordyceps Militaris ("Cordyceps"), functional health beverages, and organic and specialty foods, today announced its results for the three...

2014-05-01 23:01:01

The cargo insurance market is highly competitive; competition is driven by high market saturation and low barriers to entry and few regulations have made it easy for new suppliers to enter the market. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of Cargo Insurance to its growing collection of procurement category market research reports. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 01,...

2014-04-28 16:31:25

AUSTIN, Texas, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ:LMNX) today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. Financial and operating highlights include the following: -- Consolidated first quarter revenues reached $56.6 million, a 6 percent increase over the first quarter of 2013 -- Consolidated gross profit margin was 71 percent for the first quarter of 2014 -- First quarter assay revenue of $21.7 million, an...

2014-04-16 23:01:27

Buyers of Seismic & Geophysical Services have moderate leverage in price negotiations with suppliers due to a high level of competition, although few available substitute goods and high specialization negatively impacts buyer power. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of Seismic & Geophysical Services to its growing collection of procurement category...

2014-04-06 23:01:37

The price of accounting services has been increasing at a slowly due the rising costs of wages and accounting software; during the next three years, price is forecast to increase, driven by the growing number of businesses, greater corporate profitability and more international trade. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of Accounting Services to its growing...

2014-04-05 23:01:49

Buyers of commercial concrete pipes benefit from low levels of product specialization during the negotiation process, but moderate market share concentration and a low availability of substitutes limits buyer negotiation power. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of commercial concrete pipes to its growing collection of procurement category market research...

2014-04-03 08:22:48

-- Net income of $16.2 million, or $0.12 per diluted share increases over reported prior third-quarter loss MEDINA, Ohio, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RPM International Inc. (NYSE: RPM) today reported record financial results for its fiscal 2014 third quarter ended February 28, 2014, which reflected strong performance by the company's industrial segment that overcame weather-related weakness in its consumer segment. "We are pleased with RPM's third-quarter performance,...

2014-03-30 23:02:44

Buyers of hazardous waste disposal services benefit from low levels of product specialization, but high market share concentration and a low availability of substitutes hampers buyer power. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of Hazardous Waste Disposal Services to its growing collection of procurement category market research reports. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB)...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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