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Gartner Says Worldwide Smartwatch and Wristband Market Is Poised for Take Off
9/17/2014 11:39:38 AM
As smartphone vendors and component suppliers continue to expand into the wearables market, Gartner, Inc. predicts that by 2016 smartwatches will comprise about 40 percent of consumer wristworn devices. Gartner said that seven out of the top 10 smartphone vendors have entered the wearables market to date or are about to ship a first product, while a year ago only two vendors …
Do Good Have Fun™ Affirms “Best Compact Car Phone Mount for Apple iPhone 6“
Do Good Have Fun™ Affirms “Best Compact Car Phone Mount for Apple iPhone 6“
9/15/2014 11:45:27 AM
The Do Good Have Fun™ compact car phone mount has continually received rave reviews by consumers who praise it for its ultra-small form factor and ability to handle a wide variety of smartphones; various heights, widths and depths. The company’s mobile phone car mount has also come to be one of Amazon’s longest selling universal compact car phone mounts as it has time and …
San Antonio Locksmith Greatly Values Supporting the Local Community
9/15/2014 6:00:00 AM
Texas Premier Locksmith in San Antonio is a home grown full service locksmith company. They opened their first location in Austin in 2008 and have rapidly expanded to service nine Texas cities and metro areas. The key to their success is their deep commitment to Main Street, Texas and to the people in the communities they serve.  “We are very civic minded,” said owner Yair …
‘Oldies’ get in on app action
‘Oldies’ get in on app action
9/14/2014 11:09:07 PM
A Brisbane couple prove entrepreneurial spirit is not limited by age after giving up a comfy retirement to develop a safety app. How do a retired truck driver and police admin officer become app developers? The idea for their safety app - Guardian Duress Alert - was developed after a conversation around the dining table about how unsafe the world is. Michael said they …
Electrolux leads Household Durables in Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
9/12/2014 5:28:09 PM
Electrolux has been included in the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for 2014, and retained its position as Industry Leader in the Household Durables category for the eighth consecutive year. In this annual assessment, published by RobecoSAM, Electrolux was also included in DJSI Europe. “Sustainability is an integral part of the Electrolux …
Avon Withdraws from U.S. DSA
9/12/2014 5:25:23 PM
Avon has made the decision to withdraw from the U.S. DSA based on our belief that in the U.S., the DSA is not advocating effectively for Avon and our Representatives. We are committed to direct selling in the U.S. and markets around the world. Avon’s number one priority is supporting our 6 million Representatives worldwide. We succeed when they succeed. To view a letter from …
Toys“R”Us® Lifts The Curtain On 2014 Holiday Season
9/12/2014 4:30:16 PM
During a Special Preview Event, Hank Mullany, President, Toys“R”Us, U.S., Shares the Significant Steps Taken to Prepare for the Months Ahead; Company Announces Launch of New Rewards“R”Us Loyalty Program, Introduces Free Online Layaway, Plus “Here’s What’s Hot” and “Gift Express” Shops; The World’s Leading Dedicated Toy Retailer Focused on Making Gifting Easy for Shoppers, …
Apple Unveils Apple Watch—Apple’s Most Personal Device Ever
Apple Unveils Apple Watch—Apple’s Most Personal Device Ever
9/9/2014 3:08:02 PM
Apple® today unveiled Apple Watch™—its most personal device ever—featuring revolutionary new technologies and a pioneering user interface with a beautiful design that honors the rich tradition of precision watchmaking. Apple Watch introduces a specially designed and engineered Digital Crown that provides an innovative way to scroll, zoom and navigate. The Digital Crown is …
Gartner Says a Typical Family Home Could Contain More Than 500 Smart Devices by 2022
9/8/2014 9:25:10 PM
The falling cost of adding sensing and communications to consumer products will mean that a typical family home, in a mature affluent market, could contain several hundred smart objects by 2022, according to Gartner, Inc. Gartner said that the smart home will be an area of dramatic evolution over the next decade and will offer many innovative digital business opportunities to …
Natural Refrigerants Make Commercial Sense, Carrier Study Says
9/8/2014 2:27:18 PM
Almost two-thirds of large supermarkets surveyed in northern and western European countries now use natural refrigerants in their stores, according to a new report issued by Carrier Commercial Refrigeration, Europe. The research finds that this trend is being driven by industrywide sustainability policies that are outpacing EU legislation. The study, developed in partnership …
Electrolux to acquire GE Appliances
Electrolux to acquire GE Appliances
9/8/2014 8:33:51 AM
The acquisition enhances Electrolux’s position as a global player in home appliances, offering an unparalleled opportunity to invest in innovation and growth, which will benefit consumers, retailers, employees and shareholders. Highlights Attractive strategic fit in North America. Significant synergies, primarily in sourcing and operations. Cash consideration of USD …
Dow Corning to Showcase Innovative and High-Performance LED Lighting Solutions at Light India
9/5/2014 12:14:13 PM
Dow Corning’s authorized distributor in India, Kevin Electrochem, will showcase Dow Corning’s innovative and high-performance silicon-based solutions for LED lighting at Light India  from September 18 to 21st 2014 in New Delhi. Visit our Booth No. C 28 in Hall -10 and learn more about silicones and how silicones can help you in lighting applications. Dow Corning experts … launches MyWear™, a line of fully personalizable fashion wear launches MyWear™, a line of fully personalizable fashion wear
9/4/2014 9:00:00 AM
San Francisco based design-your-own apparel and accessory provider,, today announced the launch of MyWear™, a brand of fully personalizable fashion wear. Created by professional fashion designers exclusively for vPersonalize, MyWear™ offers the latest in style, coupled with full personalization – custom design, custom size and choice of fabric.   “Custom …
Create a masterpiece with AkzoNobel and the Van Gogh Museum
9/3/2014 5:33:55 PM
Inspired by ten of Vincent van Gogh’s best-loved works, the launch of the paint range builds on AkzoNobel’s sponsorship of the museum’s restoration workshop, where some of the artist’s treasured paintings are being preserved. Speaking at the official handover of the Van Gogh color palette, AkzoNobel CEO Ton Büchner said: "We attach great value to our collaboration with the …
Panasonic Becomes Official Technical Supplier of the Pata Honda World SuperbikeTeam
Panasonic Becomes Official Technical Supplier of the Pata Honda World SuperbikeTeam
9/2/2014 4:11:31 PM
Panasonic Powertools Europe (PPEU; Head Office: Germany) have agreed to supply professional power tools and technical support to the Pata Honda World Superbike Team (Pata Honda; Head Office: Holland) for two years, beginning in 2014. Panasonic Powertools x World Superbike Pata Honda Team Collaboration Film Pata Honda was searching for the most suitable power tools for …
Opening of The Fashion Gallery at Madrid Barajas
Opening of The Fashion Gallery at Madrid Barajas
8/28/2014 9:46:24 AM
On 16th July 2014, Aelia Retail España officially opens the doors to luxury at Spanish airports: an area of 1,050 sqm, 21 brands of top-of-the-range jewellery, watches, accessories and prêt-à-porter goods make for a unique shopping area that is elegant, sophisticated and exceptional at Terminal 1 of the Adolfo Suárez Madrid Barajas Airport. The Fashion Gallery is a …
17.6M Americans Lost an Estimated $8.6 Billion in Phone Fraud Over the Past Year, According to New Survey from Truecaller
8/27/2014 4:34:36 PM
Truecaller , the world’s largest verified mobile phone community, today announced findings from its first study on the impact of phone scams on U.S. adults. Two online surveys were conducted by  Harris Poll  on behalf of Truecaller in 2014, with questions covering the frequency of fraud and suspected fraud calls, the amount of money lost, and steps Americans are taking to …
Oxford, CT USA - a new and innovative greeting card company, celebrates its opening by making the first real Twerking greeting cards.
Oxford, CT USA - a new and innovative greeting card company, celebrates its opening by making the first real Twerking greeting cards.
8/26/2014 6:00:00 AM
Recent increase in greeting cards sales lead the design team at to create a fun and innovative greeting card company. “The Twerking craze is now a part of the peoples psyche says” Designer Emil Vicale.   “The task was simple, make a greeting card company that is unique and something everyone could relate to and most of all have fun with” he continues, “I … Releases A Shopping Guide To Nonstick Cookware Releases A Shopping Guide To Nonstick Cookware
8/26/2014 2:00:00 AM has released a comprehensive guide to buying nonstick cookware, helping savvy cooks everywhere navigate the often overwhelming amount of cookware options available in today’s market.  Located at , the guide features an interactive chart where visitors can compare all the best nonstick cookware sets based on a …
Award-Winning Interior Design Company, Lita Dirks & Co., Hires Marketing and Administrative Assistant, Elizabeth Campanella
Award-Winning Interior Design Company, Lita Dirks & Co., Hires Marketing and Administrative Assistant, Elizabeth Campanella
8/21/2014 6:09:04 PM
Denver-based interior design and model merchandising company, Lita Dirks & Co., is proud to welcome Elizabeth Campanella as its new marketing and administrative assistant. Campanella, a recent graduate from Colorado State University with a degree in Communication Studies and Sociology, brings to the company a new, fresh perspective regarding social media and …