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2014-03-31 12:32:22

TORONTO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manulife Asset Management has published the first research report in its new Investment Insight thought leadership series, entitled "Omnichannel: A reason for investors to re-think retail?" Authored by Edward Ritchie, Senior Investment Analyst, European & EAFE Equities; Sarah Henry, Senior Research Officer, U.S. Equities; and Kenglin Tan, Senior Portfolio Manager, Asia Equities, the report outlines how changes in the way consumers shop are...

2014-03-31 12:29:56

LONDON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Traditional Wound Management Market to 2019 - Cost Sensitivity Spurs Adoption in Emerging Markets, as Uptake of Advanced Wound Management Products Limits Growth in Developed Economies Traditional Wound Management Market to 2019 - Cost Sensitivity Spurs Adoption in Emerging Markets, as Uptake of Advanced Wound Management Products Limits Growth in Developed Economies SummaryGBI...

2014-03-31 08:34:33

New Case Study Details Leading UK Telecommunications Company's Success in Developing Unprecedented Customer Analytics Capabilities ATLANTA, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexidia, a leading provider of customer interaction analytics solutions for business transformation, today announced a new Frost & Sullivan case study that highlights TalkTalk's use of Nexidia to harness the power of big data, including analyzing traditional customer interaction data, to gain a more...

2014-03-31 08:22:38

LONDON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In conformity with the Disclosure and Transparency Rules, we hereby notify the market of the following: Royal Dutch Shell plc's (NYSE:RDS.A)(NYSE:RDS.B) capital consists of 3,935,963,216 A shares and 2,440,410,614 B shares, each with equal voting rights. Royal Dutch Shell plc holds no ordinary shares in Treasury. The total number of A shares and B shares in issue is 6,376,373,830 and this figure may be used by...

London Crossrail Project Unearths History Of Black Death
2014-03-31 08:45:14

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A forensic analysis of teeth taken from 660-year-old skeletons recently dug up during London’s Crossrail project excavations reveal that the corpses were the victims from the great Black Death pandemic of the 14th century. The skeletal teeth contain DNA from the plague bacterium Yersinia pestis and were dated to 1348-50. According to historical records, thousands of Londoners perished during these years and were dumped in a mass...

2014-03-31 04:20:51

CAMBRIDGE, England, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Convergence Pharmaceuticals Holdings Limited ("Convergence"), the company focused on the development of novel and high value analgesic medicines for the treatment of chronic pain, today announces that it has entered into a research alliance with Evotec, a drug discovery alliance and development partnership company focused on rapidly progressing innovative product approaches with leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology...

2014-03-31 04:20:07

TEDDINGTON, England, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week, all eyes were on the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne as his plans for the Budget were announced, affecting all business and individuals across the UK. GoMotorTrade [http://www.gomotortrade.co.uk ], a motor trade insurance website, has explored how the Budget 2014 impacts the motor trade industry, as well as businesses of all sizes. Ben Moore, GoMotorTrade's Business Development Manager, says that...

2014-03-29 23:04:32

Tycoon Softech, one of the leading web solutions providers in the internet market today, has now teamed up with Shergroup, a UK based high court enforcement officers company to execute an effective SEO campaign. (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Tycoon Softech is one of the leading web solutions providers and SEO Company India in the internet market today, catering to the SEO and internet marketing needs of several businesses seeking SEO services India from across the world. The company has now...

2014-03-28 23:24:26

Today, BothBest announces a special offer on all its products and designs for customers from the UK and USA. (http://www.bambooindustry.com/bamboo-flooring/) (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 The UK and USA markets are the most important ones for the well-known bamboo flooring BothBest, which is a poular bamboo flooring manufacturer and wholesaler from China. Today, this company announces a special offer on all its products and designs for customers from the UK and USA....

2014-03-28 12:22:17

LONDON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (the 'Company') (NYSE:RDS.A) (NYSE:RDS.B) announces that it has entered into an irrevocable, non-discretionary arrangement with an independent third party to enable the purchase of 'B' ordinary shares, for cancellation, during the period from 31 March 2014 up to and including 30 April 2014 which period includes the 2014 first quarter results close period. As previously announced, the purpose of the...


Latest United Kingdom Reference Libraries

Beast of Bodmin
2013-09-08 07:30:22

The Beast of Bodmin is considered to be a phantom cat that lives in Cornwall, United Kingdom. The beast was blamed for several slain and mutilated livestock in the area. It was theorized that these large cats may have been imported to private collectors who escaped captivity. Because it is illegal to import or own these animals, details of their escape would not be reported. In 1995 an investigation into legitimacy of these large cats turned up no evidence of their existence. The...

Emerald Damselfly, Lestes sponsa
2013-08-14 12:03:12

The emerald damselfly (Lestes sponsa), also known as the common spreadwing, is a species of damselfly that can be found in Europe and Asia, in a large range that extends from France to the Pacific Ocean. It prefers to reside near slow moving moors, pools, and ponds. It is the only common species from its genus, Lestes, in Great Britain and is thought to occur in areas of North Africa. The emerald damselfly has an average abdomen length of up to 1.2 inches, with a wingspan of between .7 and...

Northern February Red, Brachyptera putata
2013-07-10 14:46:19

The northern February red (Brachyptera putata) is a species of stonefly that is thought to be native to Scotland, but was once be found in Wales, England, and can still be found in Ukraine. It once preferred a habitat along the River Usk, which runs through Wye and Wales, England and it is known to prefer cold waters. Males are known for being poor fliers, because they have shorter wings than those of females. The northern February red is thought to be extinct in Wales and England, due to...

Green-eyed Hawker, Aeshna isosceles
2013-07-09 17:42:37

The green-eyed hawker (Aeshna isosceles), known as the Norfolk hawker in Britain, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in Europe and North Africa. Its range includes areas of the Mediterranean, lowland areas of North Africa, and Portugal and Spain, where it is not a native species. It prefers to reside near ponds, marshes, and ditches with abundant vegetation. It was first described by Muller in 1764 as Libellula quadrifasciata, and after several classification changes, it was given...

Rhithrogena germanica
2013-07-09 15:10:58

Rhithrogena germanica, known as the March brown mayfly in in the British Isle, is a species of mayfly that can be found throughout northern and central areas of Europe. Its range includes the River Tweed in England, Hesse in Germany, Denmark, Poland, and France. It was first described by Alfred Edwin Eaton, who studied a male specimen from the River Rhine. Rhithrogena germanica begins its lifecycle in the larval stage, as a water dwelling naiad that is typically found in fast flowing,...

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