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2014-09-29 23:12:07

Platform transforms the online content sharing model, creating new ways to interact and communicate. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 A new social exchange platform, Heard, launches to the public today on iOS, Android and desktop to change the way people share and exchange content online using its proprietary badging and content matching systems. Through its patent-pending Verified not Identified™ badges, the Santa Monica-based company gives community participants complete...

2014-09-25 16:26:20

Blue Shield's Delayed Enrollment in Affordable Care Act Plans and Customer Service Practices Also Violate California Law SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer advocates filed two separate lawsuits against Cigna and Blue Shield of California for misrepresenting their physician and hospital networks in order to boost sales during the Affordable Care Act's 'open enrollment period' that ended on March 31. "Blue Shield and Cigna lied to patients about the most...

2014-09-25 12:22:35

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edmunds.com, the premier destination for car shopping, forecasts that 1,261,380 new cars and trucks will be sold in the U.S. in September for an estimated Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate (SAAR) of 16.5 million. The projected sales will be a 20.3 percent decrease from August 2014, but an 11 percent increase from September 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130612/MM31390LOGO "September sales are consistent with the...

2014-09-25 08:25:43

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Electronic Retailing Association (ERA) presented Guthy-Renker, one of the world's largest and most respected direct marketing companies, with nine Moxie Awards at the 2014 ERA Moxie Awards Gala on Thursday, September 18, 2014, including the top honor of Marketer of the Year. Other notable wins for the company include Best Short Form of the Year for Proactiv+(®), Best Long Form of the Year for Meaningful Beauty(®), Best Long Form...

2014-09-25 08:20:59

Record Pace For Recent Dealer Additions SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, now has more than 9,000 active dealer partners in the TrueCar Certified Dealer network, including more than 8,000 new car franchise dealers and nearly 1,000 independent dealers. More than 1 out of 4 franchise dealers in the U.S. are now TrueCar Certified Dealers. The most recent 1,000 net dealer additions...

2014-09-24 08:21:43

Manufacturers Expected to Spend an Average of $2,801 Per Vehicle in Incentives, Down 6% from August SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc., the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, today released its September 2014 sales and incentives forecast, which shows the following: -- Seasonally Adjusted Annualized Rate ("SAAR") of 16.4 million new vehicle sales. -- TrueCar's 2014 Annual Sales Forecast remains at 16.4 million vehicles as...

2014-09-23 08:21:56

TrueCar's Dealer Council Aims to Improve the Car-Buying and Trade-In Experiences for Dealers and Consumers SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc., the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, has named four new members to its National Dealer Council, a 20-member advisory panel of automotive retailing experts who collaborate with TrueCar executives to improve the car-buying and trade-in experience for consumers and dealers....

2014-09-22 08:21:27

'LAX is Happening' informs through icon-driven, friendly messaging SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phelps, an integrated marketing communications agency, created the recently launched, personable and icon-driven "LAX is Happening" campaign for Los Angeles World Airports. Targeted to frequent travelers and those who live or work near the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), the campaign strategy was launched to inform travelers about the modernization efforts...

2014-09-18 08:21:43

Ford Transit, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Ram ProMaster Projected to Have Improved MPG and Higher Residual Values SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ALG, the analytics division of TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE), today released the ALG Industry Report for September 2014. The full-size commercial van segment, often ignored by consumers, is back in the spotlight as the refreshed 2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, new 2015 Ford Transit and 2015 Ram ProMaster start to arrive on...

2014-09-16 23:13:03

Telecom Disruptor Vonjour.com Releases New iPhone App Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Santa Monica-based Vonjour.com announced today the release of Vonjour for iPhone. In a statement that appeared on the company blog, Vonjour CEO Daniel Tawfik stated that Vonjour for iPhone App is the first step in “an exciting mobile roadmap.” This initial beta release is described as “a ridiculously simple way to call out to your customers and prospects using your Vonjour business...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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