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2013-04-24 23:02:05

Study unveils customer loyalty leaders for 22 U.S. industry sectors. SAN MATEO, Calif. (PRWEB) April 24, 2013 Satmetrix®, the leader in customer experience software and programs, released its 2013 Net Promoter Industry Benchmarks today. Reports cover the financial services, technology, online services, retailing, travel and hospitality, insurance and telecommunications industries. The Benchmark reports offer an expanded and enhanced view of customer experience, featuring performance...

2013-04-19 23:02:20

Thirteen National Parks within the Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area Generates More than $270 million in Non-local Visitor Spending Annually Waterford, Virginia (PRWEB) April 19, 2013 April 20-28 has been declared as National Park Week. Within the Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area, a 180-mile long, 75-mile wide area stretching from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to Thomas Jefferson´s Monticello in Charlottesville, Virginia, lies 13 of 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.'