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2014-07-31 08:42:49

NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zipments, the fastest growing delivery service in NYC announced today that it has acquired NYC-based Hobson, a leading provider of same day delivery service for retailers. The move is the latest by Zipments to offer a variety of delivery solutions to businesses and consumers throughout NYC and other major metropolitan markets. Zipments has historically focused on three market segments - business services, ecommerce and personal deliveries....

2014-07-30 23:02:35

LTC Consumer launches a free Instant Quote Tool for Long Term Care coverage at LTCconsumer.com. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 LTC Consumer, an independent, free online service to help consumers understand and evaluate long term care insurance, features an Instant Quote tool on its website, LTCconsumer.com, announced Nathan Sanow, Executive Director and co-founder of LTC Consumer. Quotes are free and unlimited. The Instant Quote tool asks for a click in only seven areas – including...

2014-07-28 12:21:39

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ: LSTR), a worldwide, asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions delivering safe, specialized transportation logistics services, has opened a training and service center near the heavily-travelled Dallas-Ft. Worth metroplex to provide its Business Capacity Owners a safe and comfortable home away from home. Business Capacity Owner, or BCO, is Landstar's term for the independent...

2014-07-10 08:24:35

PORTLAND, Ore., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak, the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, and Consumer Orbit, a consumer science company, today announced a major integration of a large well-known CPG advertiser's customer segmentation system merged with Rentrak's local market and national television ratings. Consumer Orbit will use Rentrak ratings with its targeted segments to plan the advertiser's local and national television campaigns for the coming year....

2014-06-10 23:04:16

Consumers are taking note of the focus Angie's List has placed on improving the local service experience. The national consumer reviews and local service site saw its 4th market exceed a 100,000 paid household member market last week. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Angie's List, the national consumer reviews and local services site, is focused on raising homeowners’ expectations for their service experiences. And consumers are taking note. The Indianapolis-headquartered...

2014-06-10 08:21:03

New AutoMD.com survey on how consumers view the repair shop/service center experience shows vast majority still feel overcharged, want pricing transparency, 'apples-to-apples' comparative job quotes and, most of all, a good mechanic -- and most are checking reviews and pricing online first CARSON, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Most consumers (83%) continue to 'feel' overcharged in the auto repair process and rank the experience of going to the repair shop/dealership to get...

2014-06-09 08:25:20

MINNEAPOLIS, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Skybridge Americas, Inc. CEO Kevin Cattoor announced that he has named Jeannine Peterson to Chief Operations Officer for the company's contact center operations in the US and Canada. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140607/95859 Peterson most recently worked for AMT Consumer Services located in St. Louis Park, MN as Senior Vice President, Consumer Experience & Business Development. In this position, she was...

2014-05-20 12:21:53

Avoid a mid-trip breakdown with a pre-tip vehicle check BETHESDA, Md., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If your summer vacation plans include a road trip, the last thing you want is to have unexpected car trouble to leave you stranded at the side of the road, ruining all the fun. A pre-trip vehicle check is the best way to be car care aware and ensure that your car is ready to get you to your destination, says the non-profit Car Care Council. The Car Care Council recommends the...

2014-05-19 08:20:51

As consumers extend length of vehicle ownership (10+ years is new normal), AutoPartsWarehouse.com offers (mostly) easy and affordable tips to help consumers make vehicles last as long as they should CARSON, Calif., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoPartsWarehouse.com, one of the nation's top online auto parts and accessories retailers, knows that consumers are more anxious than ever to keep their cars running strong for longer. Statistics[1] show that more and more car owners plan to...

2014-05-17 23:03:33

ES Delivery Services has been officially certified as a ProMover by the industry's trade group, the American Moving & Storage Association (AMSA). To eliminate the bad apples, AMSA has created a new consumer protection and certification program called ProMover which gives consumers a way to separate reputable, professional movers from the con artists. Hillside, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 American Moving and Storage Association (AMSA) provides ProMover certification only after...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'