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2014-09-02 12:20:56

Third consecutive award year and highest rank to date WILMINGTON, Mass., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UniFirst Corporation (NYSE: UNF), an industry leader in the supply and servicing of uniforms, workwear, and protective clothing throughout the U.S. and Canada, has been named one of the 50 Best Companies to Sell For by Selling Power magazine for a third year in a row. Securing the number eight spot and finishing only seven points off the number one position, the 2014 ranking...

2014-06-24 08:39:09

Leader in workwear industry adopts cloud-based benefits software to automate enrollment and administration CHARLESTON, S.C., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a leading provider of cloud-based benefits software solutions, today announced that UniFirst Corporation has selected Benefitfocus HR INTOUCH MARKETPLACE® to support benefits enrollment and Team Partner (employee) communications as the company prepares to upgrade its benefit administration tools...

2014-05-14 08:34:17

WILMINGTON, Mass., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's an everyday fact of life that many people tend to categorize others based on their appearance. For example, someone wearing glasses is often perceived as being smarter. Someone wearing a suit can be viewed as fashionable. Someone wearing jeans may be labeled as laid back. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140514/87488 For better or for worse, the perceived link between appearance and positive public perceptions is what social...

2014-04-16 12:30:12

WILMINGTON, Mass., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lil' Drug Store Products, Inc., a distributor of over-the-counter (OTC) medications to more than 100,000 convenience stores and retailers worldwide, has presented Prestige Packaging, a division of UniFirst Corporation, with its "2013 Supplier of the Year" award. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75592 "We work with great suppliers across the world, ranging in size from large multinational companies to small family...

2014-02-26 12:25:54

WILMINGTON, Mass., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you want to avoid catching a cold or the flu this winter season, keep yourself and your surroundings as hygienically clean as possible. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140226/NE72444 ) Although that can sound like a daunting task, it need not be with a slightly more conscious cleanliness effort. Keeping illness-causing organisms at bay can be largely accomplished by adopting three basic behaviors. 1. Regularly wash your...


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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