Press Releases

  • 3 Tips on How to Pitch Your Infographics

    October 01 2014 12:37 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the concept of content marketing skyrocketing over the past several years, small businesses now have a greater opportunity to create informative content that helps to solidify their brand and spread their message. If done well, one such form of content – infographics – takes the best of text, multimedia and design to create a visual shorthand that tells a story that begs to be shared. However, even the best infographic won't get off the ground if it's pitched to the wrong publication or website.

  • Littlejohn & Co. Announces Acquisition of Interior Specialists, Inc.

    October 01 2014 12:36 PM ET

    GREENWICH, Conn., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Littlejohn & Co., LLC, a private investment firm based in Greenwich, CT, today announced the acquisition of Interior Specialists, Inc. (ISI), the leading provider of interior design and installation services for the homebuilding industry.

  • DoubleLine Income Solutions Fund Declares October 2014 Monthly Distribution

    October 01 2014 12:35 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DoubleLine Income Solutions Fund (the "Fund"), which is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DSL, today declared a distribution of $0.15 per share for the month of October 2014, subject to the following ex-dividend, record and payment dates set by the Fund's Board of Trustees.

    October 2014

    Declaration

    Wednesday, October 1, 2014

    Ex-Dividend

    Wednesday, October 15, 2014

    Record

  • Astoria Financial Corporation Schedules Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Release & Conference Call

    October 01 2014 12:35 PM ET

    LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astoria Financial Corporation (NYSE: AF), announced that it expects to report third quarter 2014 earnings on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at approximately 4:45 p.m. Eastern Time (ET).  A copy of the news release will be immediately available on its web site, www.astoriabank.com.

    The Company also announced that Monte N. Redman, President & CEO of Astoria, will host an earnings conference call on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. (ET).

  • Ardenne Farm Honored As 2014 New Product Showcase Winner At Natural Products Expo East

    October 01 2014 12:33 PM ET

    MILLS RIVER, N.C., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardenne Farm, a new prepackaged line of premium, gluten free baking mixes, was named the winner of The Gluten Free New Product Showcase award at the 2014 Natural Products Expo East (NPEE).

    The Gluten Free New Product Showcase Award is presented to the company with the most inventive gluten free products created in the past year. Ardenne Farm, based in Mills River, N.C., was selected by a vote of Expo East attendees. Ardenne Farm competed with other gluten free products showcased at the Expo.

  • Ex-Im Bank Supports U.S. Jobs Through $1 Billion Guarantee of Pemex Bonds To Be Issued in the Capital Markets

    October 01 2014 12:33 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) on Monday approved two authorizations totaling $1 billion in financing to support the export of U.S. goods and services to Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex), Mexico's national oil-and-gas company.  

    Ex-Im Bank's financing will support approximately 6,700 U.S. jobs, at both large and small businesses, according to Bank estimates derived from Departments of Commerce and Labor data and methodology.

  • Seven Neighborhood Art Walks, More than 100 Art Galleries, 23 Free Museums, Nine Days of Theatre, Concerts and Dance! It's Denver Arts Week!

    October 01 2014 12:33 PM ET

    DENVER, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 8th annual Denver Arts Week – the largest and most diverse celebration of the arts in the Rocky Mountain region – returns from November 7-15, 2014 with more than 300 scheduled events – many of them free or at greatly reduced rates.

    The nine-day festival is filled with special activities devoted to visual arts, theater, music, film, museums, dance, opera, history and heritage.

    All 300 arts-related events are listed at DenverArtsWeek.com

  • Maserati North America, Inc. Closes September with Historic Record High Sales; 300 Percent Year-Over-Year Increase

    October 01 2014 12:32 PM ET

    ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maserati North America, Inc. today reports its strongest sales results yet of (1,367 units) sold this September. This record number reflects a 241 percent increase compared to the same month last year and a 300 percent year-over-year increase. Such an extended streak marks the twentieth consecutive month of year-over-year sales growth for the Trident across North America. Sales continue to rise due largely to the highly successful introductions of the new Ghibli and Quattroporte sedans this year.

  • Otezla® (apremilast) receives expanded indication; Diplomat to distribute

    October 01 2014 12:32 PM ET

    FLINT, Mich., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat, the nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy, announced today that Otezla (apremilast) has been granted expanded approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. Otezla® is an oral small-molecule inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4, or PDE4, specific for cyclic adenosine monophosphate. Diplomat is a member of a limited panel of specialty pharmacies able to dispense Otezla, a limited-distribution drug.

  • Travelport Announces the Appointment of Three Additional Non-Executive Directors to its Board

    October 01 2014 12:32 PM ET

    LANGLEY, U.K., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelport Worldwide Limited ("Travelport") announced today the appointment to its Board of Directors of Elizabeth Buse, former Executive Vice President of Visa Inc. and currently Co-CEO and member of the Board of Directors of Monitise PLC; Michael Durham, former President and Chief Executive Officer of Sabre Group Holdings and currently a  member of the Board of Directors of Hertz Global Holdings; and Douglas Hacker, former Executive Vice President, Strategy of UAL Corporation and current member of the Board of Directors of Aircastle Ltd.

  • Frozen Food Market is Set to Reach US$ 293.75 Billion Globally in 2019: Transparency Market Research

    October 01 2014 12:30 PM ET

    ALBANY, New York, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    The global frozen food market is expected to be worth US$ 293.75 billion by 2019, says Transparency Market Research in its latest study. The report titled 'Frozen Food Market (Vegetables & Fruits, Potatoes, Ready-to-eat Meals, Meat, Fish/Seafood and Soups) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019,' states that this market was valued at US$ 224.74 billion in 2012, and will register a CAGR of 3.9% between 2013 and 2019.

  • Global Consumer Packaged Goods Market Future Scenarios Driving Consumption & Product Innovation During 2014-2019

    October 01 2014 12:30 PM ET

    DALLAS, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

  • BMW Group U.S. Reports September 2014 Sales

    October 01 2014 12:30 PM ET

    WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 8.6 percent in September for a total of 25,586 compared to 23,568 vehicles sold in September, 2013. Year-to-date, the BMW brand is up 11.3 percent on sales of 236,591 compared to 212,565 sold in the first nine months of 2013.

  • Continental Affiliate Teams Up With Husk Power Systems For Tanzania Mini-Grid Developments

    October 01 2014 12:30 PM ET

    DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Energy Corporation (OTCQB:CPPXF), the "Company", an emerging international energy investment company, today announced that its Tanzanian affiliate, Ruaha River Power Company Ltd. ("Ruaha Power"), has entered into a joint venture agreement with Husk Power Systems ("HPS") and has taken delivery of its first 32kW biomass power plant at its Dar es Salaam workshop.

  • Citibank Opens Flagship Branch In San Francisco

    October 01 2014 12:30 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Citibank today celebrated the opening of its latest flagship branch in the heart of San Francisco. The 6,400-square-foot branch, located at the corner of Post and Kearny Streets in the city's financial district, features Citi 'smart banking' technology in addition to the full range of Citi products and services. Citi U.S.

  • DoubleLine Opportunistic Credit Fund Declares October 2014 Distribution

    October 01 2014 12:30 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The DoubleLine Opportunistic Credit Fund (the "Fund"), which is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DBL, today declared a distribution of $0.167 per share for the month of October 2014. The distribution is subject to the following ex-dividend, record and payment dates set by the Fund's Board of Trustees.

    October 2014

    Declaration

    Wednesday, October 1, 2014

    Ex-Dividend

    Wednesday, October 15, 2014

  • Francisco Partners to Acquire Business-to-Business Pricing Leader Vendavo, Inc.

    October 01 2014 12:30 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Francisco Partners, a global technology-focused private equity firm, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Vendavo, Inc., a leader in business-to-business (B2B) pricing solutions. Based in Mountain View, Calif., Vendavo provides revenue and price optimization and management solutions for B2B mid-market and enterprise companies.

  • 2014 Annual Auction Achievement Awards from World's Largest Car Rental Company

    October 01 2014 12:29 PM ET

    ST. LOUIS, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Holdings, which operates the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands, has announced its annual Auction Achievement Award winners.

  • Maryland, My Maryland PAC Poll Finds Tight Race For Governor

    October 01 2014 12:28 PM ET

    ANNAPOLIS, Md., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maryland, My Maryland PAC, an Independent Expenditure entity that supports Larry Hogan's gubernatorial campaign, today released results from its recently commissioned survey. Conducted by Gonzales and Associates, the poll found Lt. Governor Anthony Brown clinging to a statistically even race with 9% of voters undecided.

  • Orangetheory Fitness Goes PINK This October

    October 01 2014 12:25 PM ET

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To show its support for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Orangetheory® Fitness, the energizing and fast-growing fitness franchise, is turning pink this October. Known for its signature Orange Gear, the company created a line of limited edition Orange goes Pink retail items that are now available for purchase online or in studio.