- NWBC Virtual Meeting: Women Entrepreneurs 2013 Recap & 2014 Look Ahead
December 05 2013 5:17 PM ET
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On December 11th, the National Women's Business Council (NWBC) will hold its quarterly public meeting to provide an insider perspective on key research findings from 2013 and advancing the council's 2014 focus on women and accelerators.
- GES Announces Enhancements to its Popular Online Tools, Expresso® and GES Connect(SM)
December 05 2013 5:15 PM ET
LAS VEGAS, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Experience Specialists (GES), a leading global provider of exhibition, event, and entertainment experiences, announced enhancements to Expresso, its premier online management tool for exhibitors, and GES Connect, a fully integrated, online planning tool for event organizers. Expresso combines the art of a customized show experience with the science of exhibitor surveys and usage data.
- Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico Announces that it has Concluded the Sale of its Shares in the Capital of Gestion Santander
December 05 2013 5:14 PM ET
MEXICO CITY, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: SANMEX; NYSE: BSMX) ("Santander Mexico" or the "Company"), one of the leading financial groups in Mexico, today announced that, upon receipt of the required regulatory approvals and authorizations, it has sold its shares of Gestion Santander, S.A.
- Frederick Swanston Selected To Develop City of Alpharetta Brand
December 05 2013 5:12 PM ET
ATLANTA, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Alpharetta, GA has selected Frederick Swanston to develop a brand position and identity to promote the city's continuing emergence as a vibrant technology and residential center. The assignment to Frederick Swanston was the culmination of an open solicitation by the city that resulted in 19 agencies submitting proposals.
- Public Health Groups Agree: Carve Tobacco Out of Trade
December 05 2013 5:11 PM ET
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a letter to Ambassador Michael Froman from Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) and other organizations (undersigned):
Dear Ambassador Froman:
We seek your explicit commitment that the U.S. will not propose or agree to any provisions in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) that would undermine the domestic sovereign rights of participating countries to adopt or maintain measures to reduce tobacco use and to prevent the harm it causes to public health.
- KaloBios Receives Notice of Allowance for Key Composition of Matter Patent Covering KBOO4
December 05 2013 5:07 PM ET
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KaloBios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KBIO), today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued a Notice of Allowance for a composition of matter patent covering certain antibodies targeting EphA3, including KaloBios' experimental anti-cancer monoclonal antibody (mAb), KB004. The allowed claims relate to high-affinity Humaneered® antibodies to the EphA3 receptor.
- Ball Receives Triple Can of the Year Honors at 2013 Canmaker Summit
December 05 2013 5:04 PM ET
BROOMFIELD, Colo., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) received Can of the Year honors for three packaging innovations at the 2013 Canmaker Summit, held recently in Edinburgh, Scotland. In the beverage two-piece category, the Coors Light World's Most Refreshing Can™ won a gold award and the Coca-Cola Dynamark™ can won a silver award. In the aerosol category, the Fa Sport Ultimate Dry impact extruded can won a silver award.
- Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board to Welcome Retired Philadelphia Eagles Wide Receiver Vince Papale to Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection Store in Philadelphia
December 05 2013 5:04 PM ET
Will Autograph Pre-Purchased Bottles of the Philadelphia Eagles Rollout Cabernet Sauvignon
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vince Papale, a member of the Philadelphia Eagles from 1976 – 78, will sign pre-purchased bottles of Rollout cabernet sauvignon from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection Store, 2040 Market St., Philadelphia, 19103.
- CB&I Declares Interim Common Stock Dividend
December 05 2013 5:01 PM ET
THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CB&I (NYSE: CBI) today declared an interim dividend on common stock of $0.05 per share, payable Dec. 31, 2013, to shareholders of record as of Dec. 20, 2013.
- Overstock.com Praises Overwhelming Bipartisan Support in House Passage of Patent Litigation Reform Bill
December 05 2013 5:00 PM ET
SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSTK) today applauded the bipartisan passage of the Innovation Act, a measure targeting abusive litigation practices in the patent area.
- Boston MedTech Advisors Enters Into 50th Engagement with Israeli Life Sciences Companies
December 05 2013 4:59 PM ET
DEDHAM, Mass., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Boston MedTech Advisors, Inc. (BMTA), a consulting company that supports companies bringing medical technologies to market, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with its 50th Israeli client. Headquartered in Dedham and with offices in Israel and Germany, BMTA provides its clients with expertise in regulatory affairs, clinical development, reimbursement, market strategy and commercialization of innovative technologies.
- Caprina by Canus Fresh Goat's Milk Skin Care Line Offered at Publix Super Markets
December 05 2013 4:59 PM ET
WATERBURY, Vt., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Caprina, the newest introduction by Canus, the leading provider of fresh goat's milk skin care products, has been available in Publix Super Markets since June 2013.
- ATK and NASA Successfully Demonstrate New Rocket Motor for Solar Probe Plus Mission
December 05 2013 4:55 PM ET
ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) and NASA successfully tested a proof-of-concept STARTM 48GXV motor for the Solar Probe Plus mission, which will enter the sun's atmosphere to study the streams of charged particles the sun hurls into space. The STAR 48GXV solid-fuel third stage will provide the boost needed to assist the Solar Probe Plus spacecraft in escaping Earth's orbit to begin its approach of the sun.
- Aberdeen Greater China Fund, Inc. Announces Special Cash Election Distribution
December 05 2013 4:53 PM ET
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aberdeen Greater China Fund, Inc. (the "Fund") (NYSE: GCH), announced today that the Fund's Board of Directors has declared a long-term capital gain distribution in the amount of $1.3369 per share.
- Ron Bell discusses the issues with the Blindspot
December 05 2013 4:51 PM ET
- Castlight Pictures Secures Worldwide Rights To Shipwreck Survivor Harrison Okene's Harrowing Story
December 05 2013 4:50 PM ET
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldwide rights to the incredible story of shipwreck survivor Harrison Okene have been secured by Mark Edwin Robinson and Dave Robinson of Castlight Pictures. This remarkable story was detailed yesterday in the leaked footage of the miraculous deep-sea rescue operation shot from the helmet cameras of a specialized diving team. The video took the internet and news outlets by storm, detailing the extraordinary survival story of Okene who was trapped at the bottom of the ocean in the belly of a shipwrecked vessel for nearly 60 hours.
- American Pacific To Release Financial Results And Hold Fiscal 2013 Year-End And Fourth Quarter Investor Teleconference
December 05 2013 4:49 PM ET
LAS VEGAS, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Pacific Corporation (NASDAQ: APFC) ("AMPAC") announced today that it will release its Fiscal 2013 year-end and fourth quarter financial results on Thursday, December 12, 2013, immediately after the stock market closes. Joseph Carleone, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Dana Kelley, Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, will host a related investor teleconference/webcast at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Standard Time.
- Greg Hart to Become Chief Operations Officer of United Airlines
December 05 2013 4:45 PM ET
CHICAGO, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) today announced that Greg Hart will be named executive vice president and chief operations officer, succeeding Pete McDonald, who is retiring after nearly 45 years with United.
In his new position, Hart will be responsible for airport operations, cargo, technical operations, network operations, flight operations, inflight service, safety and food services.
- Coca-Cola hosts free screening of "MANDELA: Long Walk to Freedom" for college students on December 7 at AMC Pacific Place 11
December 05 2013 4:43 PM ET
SEATTLE, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coca-Cola Company will host a VIP screening for college students of the new film "MANDELA: Long Walk to Freedom" on Saturday, December 7, at AMC Pacific Place 11. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the film begins at 7 p.m. "MANDELA: Long Walk To Freedom" is based on South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name, which chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming president and working to rebuild the country following the dismantling of apartheid.
- Wisconsin Energy announces capital spending plan and new authorization for share repurchases
December 05 2013 4:42 PM ET
MILWAUKEE, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) today approved capital investments totaling $711 million for 2014 to continue upgrading and modernizing its electric and natural gas infrastructure across the region. The board also reviewed a five-year capital budget that calls for investing between $3.2 billion and $3.5 billion over the period 2014 through 2018.