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2014-03-12 04:20:22

Netflix and Pandora experience significant increases in brand equity over the past two years, with Android and iPad showing similar trends in brand momentum NEW YORK, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brands associated with delivering the entertainment content we want, when we want, are rapidly increasing their brand equity, according to findings from the 2014 Harris Poll EquiTrend® (EQ). An examination of the 100 highest rated brands for 2014 shows brands that enable consumers to...

2014-02-28 12:29:09

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - After 12 years as President & CEO of Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Limited, Andrew MacGillivray has announced his retirement, effective March 31, 2014. As noted by Gay Lea Foods Chair Paul Vickers, "Andrew joined us as President & CEO in January, 2002 and for more than a dozen years has inspired us to new performance levels. We are very proud of what we have achieved as a leader in the Canadian dairy industry and are confident in the...

2014-01-30 08:33:38

Dividend Represents a 6.7% Increase in Company's Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Destination Maternity Corporation (Nasdaq: DEST), the world's leading maternity apparel retailer, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share. The cash dividend will be payable March 28, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 7, 2014. This dividend represents an...

2013-07-09 23:02:53

Recipients of 2013 Retail Week Technology Top Award Eugene, Oregon (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 The 2013 Retail Week Technology Awards Ceremony were recently held on June 19, 2013 at the Park Lane Hilton in London. The Co-operative Group was the proud recipient of the coveted “BT Winner of Winners Award”. During the evening, The Group’s name was also called out as the winner for “Cisco and Intel IT Team of the Year Award”, as well as The Co-operative Pharmacy receiving the...

2013-05-22 23:02:29

Disruptive changes in the structure of the Wholesale Travel Agencies industry have given rise to unprecedented competition from upstream and downstream markets. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on Wholesale Travel Agencies in Australia to its growing industry report collection. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 The Wholesale Travel Agencies industry in Australia has faced periods of extreme volatility over the five years through 2012-13. According...

2013-02-20 12:24:48

LONDON, February 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Co-operative Legal Services has urged the Government to regulate probate [http://www.co-operative.coop/legalservices/probate ] and estates administration providers - an industry which handles assets worth over GBP65 billion* each year. It follows an investigation by the Legal Services Board** which highlighted concerns about fraud, unethical sales practices and the safekeeping of consumers' money and other assets, plus a...

2013-01-18 08:22:00

LONDON, January 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tesco has been confirmed as the largest retailer in the UK, with annual UK sales of GBP42.8 billion. But whilst the dominance over its rivals is considerable in terms of sales, the retail giant still faces a number of challenges. In a new report that analyses the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of the country's top 10 retailers by annual sales, Tesco heads a list that also contains Sainsbury's, Asda, Morrisons,...

2012-12-18 12:29:53

LONDON and MUMBAI, India, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tata Consultancy Services (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions firm, announced it had won the prestigious 'Supply Chain Project of the Year' at the Hermes Retail Week UK Supply Chain Awards 2012. TCS won the award along with The Co-operative Group for implementing 'Store Merchandise and Replenishment System' (SMART), a major transformation programme for The Co-operative Group's food business,...

2012-11-15 08:34:09

TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - It's called Co-op Week at Gay Lea Foods and it carries a 12-year tradition. And by the time this year's event ended, the co-operative's 650 employees had raised over $78,000 for a group of small co-operatives in Rwanda. For seven days at all Gay Lea locations, employees pay to participate and compete in a range of activities, from nail driving to pie tossing, waffle breakfasts to a silent auction, potlucks to Family Feud. They also earned BINGO cards...

2012-01-17 14:00:00

Shoppers who belong to credit unions spent 15% more and made 15% more transactions during the peak holiday shopping season in 2011 than in 2010, according to an analysis by CO-OP Financial Services and Saylent Technologies, a provider of payment intelligence solutions. Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. and Franklin, Mass. (PRWEB) January 17, 2012 Shoppers who belong to credit unions spent 15% more and made 15% more transactions during the peak holiday shopping season in 2011 than in 2010, according...