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2014-05-06 08:31:22

MIAMI, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Opening a third Miami showroom is a dream come true for the Gonzalez family. When Manuel Gonzalez opened The Carpet Boutique in 1979, he envisioned bringing to Miami quality flooring products with a commitment to personalized service that would help his clients reach their design goals, from the concept through to execution. After the sudden loss of their father to cancer in 2003, the Gonzalez siblings put their own careers on hold and took over the...

2014-05-05 08:22:24

BEIJING, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Yongye International, Inc. (NASDAQ: YONG) ("Yongye" or the "Company"), a leading developer, manufacturer, and distributor of crop nutrient products in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that it has called a special meeting of its stockholders (the "Special Meeting"), to be held on June 6, 2014 at 10 a.m., Beijing time, at Jinshan Economic Development Zone, Hohhot City, Inner Mongolia, the People's Republic of China,...

2014-05-02 12:29:57

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today announced that it is welcoming industry veteran Shelley Goodman to oversee operations in Illinois and Wisconsin. Goodman will oversee the sales and operations for more than 1,500 employees, 86 AT&T-owned retail locations, and more than 750 national retail partners and authorized dealers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140502/83657 "Shelley brings tremendous talent to the table, with excellent...

2014-05-01 12:37:46

NEWTON, Mass., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP), today announced it has acquired Vacation Home Rentals, a Massachusetts-based vacation rentals website. Vacation Home Rentals features more than 14,000 properties around the world. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080902/TRIPADVISORLOGO "We're thrilled to welcome Vacation Home Rentals to the TripAdvisor family," commented Dermot Halpin, president, TripAdvisor Vacation Rentals. "The team delivers a...

2014-05-01 08:31:29

(TSX: DII.A, DII.B) MONTREAL, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CONFERENCE CALL: OPEN TO: Analysts, investors and all interested parties DATE: Thursday, May 8, 2014 TIME: 1:00 PM Eastern Time CALL: 1-888-231-8191 THE PRESS RELEASE WILL BE PUBLISHED THE SAME DAY THROUGH CNW. Please dial in 15 minutes before the conference begins. If you are unable to call in at this time, you may access a recording of the meeting by calling...

2014-04-30 16:28:24

Los Angeles Partners Recognized by Hollywood Reporter and Variety LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three entertainment partners at the Los Angeles Office of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP have once again been named to the entertainment industry's most prestigious attorney lists. Schuyler Moore and Matthew C. Thompson made the Hollywood Reporter's "Top 100 Power Lawyers" and Daniel A. Rozansky was one of only 60 attorneys named to Variety magazine's "2014 Legal...

2014-04-30 16:26:55

SAO PAULO, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tomorrow, May 1st, the 13th edition of the FORUM DE COMANDATUBA [Comandatuba Forum] begins, bringing together government officials, businessmen and prominent personalities in support of a socio-economic development agenda for Brazil. Organized by LIDE - Grupo de Lideres Empresariais [Group of Business Leaders], the Forum will be taking place from May 1st to May 4th at the Hotel Transamerica Ilha de Comandatuba, in the state of Bahia....

2014-04-29 23:16:31

Britannica Digital Learning announced today that for the third year in a row it will be a partner company for The DuPont Challenge, the acclaimed essay contest for middle and high-school students that recognizes excellence in science writing. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Britannica Digital Learning announced today that for the third year in a row it will be a partner company for The DuPont Challenge, the acclaimed essay contest for middle- and high-school students that recognizes...

2014-04-29 23:08:24

Updated for the first time in the last seven years, the new American National Standard for Safe Use of Lasers will be available through the Laser Institute of America, secretariat of the Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) Z136, which develops the laser safety standards. The ANSI Z136.1 standard guides the safe use of lasers and laser systems by defining control measures for the seven laser hazard classifications. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 New maximum permissible exposure limits...

2014-04-29 12:29:14

RESTON, Va., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies released its comprehensive study, "World-wide Market for Print: Identifying Global Opportunities for the Print Industry." The research, conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), investigated key global and regional printing industry trends, and sized the global printing industry for 51 country markets....


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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