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2011-05-10 05:00:00

MIRAMAR, Fla., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the creator of the contact grill, the George Foreman brand has spent nearly two decades dedicated to providing practical solutions that help people Knock Out the Fat(TM). Today, the indoor grill category leader reveals just how much. Results of independent testing show that the George Foreman Grill removes up to 42 percent of fat from quarter-pound burgers made with 80/20 ground chuck beef, translating to a reduction of approximately 89...

2008-12-09 17:41:00

MIRAMAR, Fla., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Salton, Inc., a leading marketer and distributor of home appliances, today announced that affiliates of its 94% stockholder, Harbinger Capital Partners, completed the privatization of Salton. As a result of the transaction, affiliates of Harbinger Capital Partners now own 100% of Salton's outstanding common stock. Based in Miramar, Florida, Salton, Inc. and its subsidiaries are leading marketers and distributors of a broad range of branded...

2007-12-28 18:00:19

Salton, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SFPI) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of APN Holding Company, Inc., the parent of Applica Incorporated, which was accomplished through a merger of a wholly-owned subsidiary of Salton with and into APN. Completion of the transaction follows approval by Salton stockholders of all matters necessary for the acquisition by Salton of APN. As a result, Harbinger Capital Partners Master Fund I, Ltd. and Harbinger Capital Partners Special...

2007-10-02 09:00:52

Salton, Inc. (OTC:SFPI) today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with APN Holding Company, Inc., the parent company of Applica Incorporated, pursuant to which Applica will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Salton. APN Holding Company is owned by Harbinger Capital Partners Master Fund I, Ltd. and Harbinger Capital Partners Special Situations Fund, L.P., (collectively, "Harbinger Capital Partners"). As a result of the proposed merger and the related...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'