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2011-08-04 07:10:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kantar Video, the online and mobile video research division of WPP's insight and consultancy network, Kantar, announced the appointment of Arthur McKinley as Vice President, Business Development. He will report directly to Kantar Video CEO William A. ("Bill") Lederer fostering relationships with agencies and brands around the Kantar Videolytics(TM) Platform. Mr. McKinley brings over 15 years of executive strategy, corporate and business...

2011-07-28 12:44:00

LONDON, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IBC, the leading global tradeshow for professionals engaged in the content creation, management and delivery of broadcasting media and entertainment, promises the most exciting conference ever. Major influencers are set to provide stimulating keynote addresses on every aspect of the future roadmap for the industry. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110421/NY87427LOGO ) Included in the list are such notable figures as Andrew Barron, coo of...

2011-07-28 08:28:00

NEW YORK, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Starboard Value LP (together with its affiliates, "Starboard"), today reported a 6.3% ownership stake in Wausau Paper Corp. ("Wausau" or the "Company") (NYSE: WPP) and announced that it delivered a letter to the Company's President and CEO, Thomas J. Howatt, and the Board of Directors. In the letter, Starboard stated that despite the continued success and positive trajectory of Wausau's Tissue business, the Company is deeply undervalued and it...

2011-06-27 09:37:00

HOUSTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldwide Power Products is thrilled to announce the hiring of Dave Vennie. Vennie hails from Minneapolis, where he served as the Central Region Sales Representative for Caterpillar's electric power division, overseeing dealers in ten different states. He will now apply his experience and expertise to his new position of Vice President of Sales and Engineering at WPP, a Houston-based company dealing in power generation equipment. WPP Vice President,...

2011-06-21 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Synaptic Digital and WPP's Kantar Video today announced the results of Scaling PR: The impact of Earned, Paid, and Brand Content, a comprehensive attitudinal study that discovered that consumer-buying trends are significantly impacted when newsworthy earned and paid messages are combined. Earned media is typically classified as editorial coverage resulting from media relations' efforts whereas paid media broadly includes advertising and brand...

2011-04-06 14:19:00

HOUSTON, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldwide Power Products ("WPP") announced today that it will be substantially increasing its inventory of power generators and power generation equipment. During this quarter, the company will be investing millions of dollars more in its store of products than it has in the past. This vast inventory will include both new equipment and low-hour used items, which will be made available to the public at competitive prices. As a result of its...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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