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SAP to Acquire Concur, Expanding the World’s Largest Business Network
9/19/2014 8:46:59 AM
SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) and Concur Technologies, Inc. (NSDQ: CNQR) today announced that SAP’s subsidiary, SAP America, Inc., has entered into an agreement to acquire Concur. With more than 23,000 customers, 4,200 employees and 25 million active users in over 150 countries, Concur is the leader in the multi-billion market for travel and expense (T&E) management software. With …
Orwig’s Livestock Supplements to be Featured in Upcoming Episode of American Farmer, Airing on RFD-TV
Orwig’s Livestock Supplements to be Featured in Upcoming Episode of American Farmer, Airing on RFD-TV
9/19/2014 8:40:50 AM
Orwig’s Livestock Supplements, Inc. announced they will be featured in an upcoming episode of American Farmer, airing later this year on RFD-TV. Steve Orwig, Owner of Orwig’s Livestock Supplements has been in the feed supplement tub manufacturing business since 1982. Orwig’s dehydrated brittle-like molasses product helps with rationing, because it is able to get the correct …
PepsiCo Joins Calls for Action on Climate Change; Announces Goal to Phase Out HFC Equipment by 2020; and Reports Progress on Sustainability Goals
PepsiCo Joins Calls for Action on Climate Change; Announces Goal to Phase Out HFC Equipment by 2020; and Reports Progress on Sustainability Goals
9/19/2014 8:40:18 AM
PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE: PEP) today strengthened its commitment to action on climate change by announcing new goals for phasing out equipment with hydroflourocarbons (HFCs), signing both the Ceres BICEP Climate Declaration and the Prince of Wales’ Corporate Leaders Group Trillion Tonne Communique, and reporting progress on its energy efficiency initiatives.  These commitments are …
Omni-channel retailing and M2M is changing shopping experiences
9/19/2014 7:46:28 AM
Marketing Release - The consumer shopping experience is changing as traditional high street shopping is being combined with the online shopping platform, through omni-channel retailing and M2M (Machine-to-Machine).   It must be stated that shopping is as popular as ever, with consumers’ shopping habits not slowing down. However, what is different is that technology …
ProcessPro Wins Silver Stevie® Award at 2014 American Business Awards
9/18/2014 4:49:42 PM
ProcessPro, leading mid-market ERP software solution company, is proud to announce that Daniel Erickson, Product Manager, was presented with a Silver Stevie ® Award in the Product Developer of the Year category in The 12th Annual American Business Awards in San Francisco on September 12th. The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All …
We’ve launched our China SME Confidence Index
We’ve launched our China SME Confidence Index
9/18/2014 4:20:48 PM
Standard Chartered today launched its China SME Confidence Index (SMEI). Initially launched in October 2011 as the first confidence index targeting SMEs developed by an international bank in China, SMEI has been substantially revamped in order to give a deeper understanding of the activity and sentiment among small and mid-sized Chinese companies. SMEI is designed to provide …
Graystone Consulting Expands Presence in the Midwest and Adds Institutional Consulting Team
9/18/2014 4:11:51 PM
Based in Birmingham, MI, the team includes two Institutional Consulting Directors: Brian and Tim Brice, both Managing Directors.  They will be joined by Rebecca Wolfe, Vice President and Group Director; Ray Fortin, Vice President and Business Development Director;  Stephanie Mills, Institutional Consulting Associate; Diane Roegner, Senior Client Service Associate and Julie …
Riversand Expands Multi-Language Capabilities in MDM and PIM Solution for International Clients
9/18/2014 3:41:50 PM
Riversand Technologies , a worldwide provider of Master Data Management (MDM), Product Information Management (PIM) and data quality solutions, announced today that it has further expanded its global footprint by offering enhanced multi-language capabilities for its MDM and PIM solution, MDMCenter™, to companies located in North America, South America, Europe and Asia.  …
Allianz repositions its commercial P&C business in the United States
Allianz repositions its commercial P&C business in the United States
9/18/2014 1:23:47 PM
The Fireman’s Fund commercial property and casualty (P&C) business will be integrated into Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), the global corporate insurance company of Allianz. The integration further strengthens the Allianz brand in its US commercial P&C business. This move follows the 2009 transfer of the Fireman’s Fund Marine business to AGCS, …
Porsche opens pop-up store with Sound Lab in New York hot spot
Porsche opens pop-up store with Sound Lab in New York hot spot
9/18/2014 11:13:19 AM
With the theme "The Sound of Porsche: Stories of the Brand" Porsche has created a completely new, interactive brand experience with its first stop in New York City for three weeks. The sports car manufacturer from Stuttgart has opened an exclusive pop-up store in the style of a modern music store in Manhattan’s trendy Meatpacking District and invites visitors to discover …
Transmode announces winners of its annual partner awards
9/18/2014 10:55:24 AM
Transmode, a global supplier of packet optical networking solutions, today announced the winners of its annual partner awards. The two main awards for the " Best Customer Evolution" and " Best Competitive Win" were awarded to NEC de Mexico S.A. and Telindus BV (Netherlands), respectively. The Transmode partner awards are presented in recognition of the exceptional work …
Toshiba to Restructure PC Business to Secure Consistent Profit
9/18/2014 10:51:57 AM
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that it will accelerate the restructuring of its PC business to focus on the profitable B2B field,  and to control volatility in the B2C business by significant downsizing measures, including withdrawal from certain B2C markets. These moves are expected to support the business in securing consistent profit in the future. In the …
The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies slated to hire nearly 1,000 people by end of year
9/18/2014 10:01:36 AM
Progressive plans to fill nearly 1,000 jobs across the country by the end of 2014. Positions include IT, Analyst, Call Center, Claims and Corporate roles and span locations from Austin, Texas to its headquarters in Mayfield Village, Ohio. The news comes on the heels of Progressive’s ranking on Glassdoor’s List of Top Companies for Culture & Values , as well as its fifth …
AT&T Teams with IBM Cloud to Extend Highly Secure Private Network to Clients
9/18/2014 9:51:58 AM
AT&T* ( NYSE:T ) and IBM (NYSE: IBM ) are continuing to speed up business adoption of cloud services by extending AT&T NetBondSM services to the SoftLayer platform for stronger security and performance. This extension of the IBM and AT&T alliance will allow businesses to easily create hybrid -computing solutions. AT&T Virtual Private Network (VPN) …
GM to Add Third Shift, 750 Jobs at Wentzville Assembly
9/18/2014 9:46:32 AM
General Motors will add a third shift at its Wentzville Assembly plant, creating an estimated 750 new jobs, to build the all-new Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon midsize pickups and Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana full-size vans. Dealers have ordered nearly 30,000 Colorados, which is very high for early orders. With the midsize trucks, Chevrolet and GMC offer the broadest …
Leadership Safari, An Amazon Best-Selling Book Free For One More Day
9/18/2014 6:00:00 AM
Brian A. Iannucci, Ph.D., MBA, a business professor and leadership guru, brings you his first book, “ Leadership Safari: Discovering the Secret to Leadership Success ”. This book brings to life by analyzing the various inhabitants of the leadership jungle. This fun and educational trip looks at the different leadership styles of the animals that a business person encounters …
Team Up!, An Amazon Best-Selling Book Free For One More Day
9/18/2014 6:00:00 AM
Frode Svensen and Lori Shook bring you their first book called, “ Team Up!: Applying Lessons from Neuroscience to Improve Collaboration, Innovation and Results ”.  This book is about how to create more collaborative teams . Frode and Lori have applied lessons from neuroscience to typical leadership and team challenges. These lessons show us that our natural drive for survival …
Innovyze President Dr. Paul F. Boulos Appointed to ASCE Industry Leaders Council
9/17/2014 6:44:39 PM
Innovyze, a leading global innovator of wet infrastructure modeling and simulation software and technologies, today announced that its President, COO and Chief Technical Officer, Paul F. Boulos, Ph.D., BCEEM, NAE, Hon.D.WRE, Dist.D.NE, F.ASCE, has been appointed a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Industry Leaders Council (ILC). Established in 2009, the …
ITT’s Veam brand and Danish Railway DSB complete connector upgrade to keep railcars running into the next decade
9/17/2014 6:38:36 PM
ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) and its Veam and Cannon brands are announcing the completion of a connector upgrade project with Danish Railways (DSB) at 2014 InnoTrans.  ITT Veam and ITT Cannon blue-generation FRCIR series and CA Bayonet connectors made it possible to maintain the well-established reliability of DSB railcars, helping ensure safe transportation across Denmark. …
Carlson Rezidor partners with Aeroflot
Carlson Rezidor partners with Aeroflot
9/17/2014 6:35:16 PM
The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group , the leading international hotel operator in Russia, CIS and Baltics, and Aeroflot, the leading Russian air carrier, are proud to announce a partnership for the Aeroflot Bonus frequent flyer programme. Members of Aeroflot Bonus can now earn bonus miles at Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson hotels around the globe. The new partnership …