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2010-09-15 19:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM, Microsoft and Google lead Interbrand's 11th annual ranking of the "Best Global Brands." Google (#4) sees a 36% increase in value over last year, bringing the brand closer than ever to rival Microsoft (#3). HP (#10) enters the top 10 for the first time, having increased brand value under a new business model and brand platform. For the 11th year straight, Coca-Cola (#1) retains its top spot as the number one ranked brand on the list. Interbrand,...

2009-03-22 16:29:37

The economy may be in the red but the trend in the U.S. housewares industry is green. Everything from eco-friendly packaging to environmentally conscious cleaning systems and natural fiber towels and dishes were on display for the International Housewares Association trade show at McCormick Place in Chicago. The trend is not just something bubbling up from the consumer end. Dennis Salazar of Salazar Packaging Inc. of Plainfield, Ill., said manufacturers are realizing going green isn't just...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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