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2009-08-27 08:30:00

CERRITOS, Calif., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Mass Connections (MC), a leading shopper marketing company, today introduced its social sampling resources for retailers and consumer packaged goods companies (CPG) looking to create brand awareness and build sales. MC's robust marketing menu now includes specialized microsite development, video campaigns, targeted research through MC's vetted Consumer Connector database and coordinated "Life Parties," where MC's team of Consumer Connectors host...

2009-07-16 09:42:00

CERRITOS, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Mass Connections (MC), a leading shopper marketing company, is launching today "Consumer Alert," a communications program that delivers real-time notifications about retail promotions to consumers through advertising media such as mobile devices, in-store radio and television programming. MC's Consumer Alert allows Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) companies and retailers to create immediate, direct promotion awareness, excitement and call-to-action...

2008-09-13 03:00:11

By Fukuta, Satoshi Asada, Fumihito; Sasaki, Yasutoshi Abstract The impact of holes drilled into air-dried wood specimens was examined in a closed heating system on the deformation fixation process of compressed wood. Holes were drilled into wood to improve steam permeability, and therein, improve manufacturing efficiency in comparison to conventional processes. The impact of drilled holes on the permeability of water in wood was also examined. The deformations of the wood specimens in the...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'