Business News - Page 144

Page 144 of Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Farecrawler.com Recognized with BB+ Rating of Better Business Bureau

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Farecrawler.com and its sole fulfillment travel agency provider All Continents travel inc in Los Angeles have been awarded a BB rating with the Better Business Bureau(R). The rating BB is described by the Bureau as a high rating.

Senator George J. Mitchell to Receive 2008 Eisenhower Medal for Leadership and Service

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eisenhower Fellowships has announced that it will present the 2008 Dwight D. Eisenhower Medal for Leadership and Service to former U.S. Senate Majority Leader George J. Mitchell. Eisenhower Chairman General Colin L. Powell USA (Retired) will present the award to Senator Mitchell at its annual board of trustees’ dinner in Philadelphia on May 15, 2008.

Kazio Networks Launches New Business to Increase Industrial Ethernet Network Productivity and ROI

LEESPORT, Pa., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Industrial Ethernet is a rapidly growing network infrastructure, and Kazio Networks recently launched a new business to fill the market’s niche by providing Industrial Ethernet expertise.

X Cafe Wins SBANE Annual Award for Innovation in Business

PRINCETON, Mass., May 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — X Cafe LLC, a manufacturer of coffee extracts, has received the 2008 Award for Innovation in Business by the Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE). The company was recently honored at a dinner on May 7 in Waltham with the prestigious New England Award.

Renowned Exchange 2007 Expert Joins ENow

ORANGE, Calif., May 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ENow Inc, innovative leaders in deploying Microsoft Exchange 2007 solutions, today announced that renowned Exchange 2007 expert Andy Grogan has joined the company. Andy Grogan has been deploying messaging solutions with Microsoft Exchange since the products beta.

Affinity Healthcare, LLC Adds New Physicians

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Affinity Healthcare, LLC is pleased to announce the recent addition of two new physicians to its Internal Medicine clinical staff. Nancy V. Koch, MD. and Robert J. Kapicka, MD, FACP. Affinity Healthcare treats approximately 100,000 patients at offices located in Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, and Wheeling, IL.

Telovations Opens New Office and Offers Service to Jacksonville, Fla., Businesses

TAMPA, Fla., May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Telovations Inc., a leading provider of hosted voice services to small and medium businesses and branch locations of large enterprises, today announced it has expanded its all-IP Real-Time Network(SM) to the Jacksonville, Fla., metropolitan area. The company has opened a branch office to provide the highest-quality support and service on a local level.

Random Negotiating Won’t Pay Dividends – ITS Provides Proven Rules for Job Hunters

DENVER, Colo., May 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Once a job offer is made, a lot of people think they have no basis for negotiating,’ said Bob Gerberg at the Denver headquarters of ITS, ‘but they would be surprised, with the right approach, that they can often secure compensation packages beyond what they thought was is possible. A key point to remember is that negotiating more at the start of a job can turn into a substantial amount of increased earnings.’

Relios Jewelry Expanding Marketing and Sales Services to Retail Partners

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., May 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Relios Jewelry, America’s major manufacturer of designer sterling silver and natural stone jewelry is planning to expand into over 900 locations this year. The company plans to meet this goal by significantly increasing both marketing and sales services to their retail partners. This level of customer service allows retailers to differentiate themselves.

Van Millwork Announces New Employees

NEEDHAM, Mass., May 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Van Millwork, New England’s leading millwork supplier and interior specialist, located in Needham, Massachusetts, announced the addition of six professionals to their team: Jennifer Driscoll, Marketing Director, John Coulombe, Territory Manager for Essex County, Southern NH and Southern ME, William McIntosh, Territory Manager for CT, Debra Skelley, Business Development Manager, Judy Walzer, Showroom Manager, and Karen McDonald, Executive Assistant.

Random Interviewing Teaches Little says ITS

DENVER, Colo., May 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘When you’re invited for a job interview, it pays to be prepared, and part of being prepared is knowing ahead of time how you’re going to do certain things that will give you a competitive advantage,’ contends Bob Gerberg of ITS, at the firm’s Denver headquarters.

Random Job Hunting Doesn’t Work and ITS Gives 15 Surefire Rules for Professional and Executive Job Hunters

DENVER, Colo., May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘The first rule is to compete in all 8 segments of today’s job market,’ advises Bob Gerberg of ITS, at the firm’s Denver headquarters. ‘ITS is best known for providing all the openings, leads and contacts a job seeker will need,’ he added, ‘but in our advanced strategies section we instruct job seekers in all 15 Rules for Success.’

LifeSpan Fitness Promotes Exercise to Help Fight Heart Disease Among Women

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PCE Health and Fitness, maker of LifeSpan fitness equipment, is teaming up with The Heart Truth to encourage women to exercise and live in good health to lower their risk of heart disease. To support The Heart Truth, PCE is launching ‘Get Fit & Give Back.’ During May, purchase a LifeSpan treadmill, elliptical, exercise bike or vibration trainer and PCE will donate up to $100 to the American Heart Association.

Prevail Consulting Unveils New Reinsurance Solution at the 2008 IASA Conference

NEW CANAAN, Conn., May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prevail Consulting, Inc., a leading consulting and technology services provider for the property and casualty insurance industry, will be featuring their new Prevail Reinsurance System at the 2008 Insurance Accounting and Systems Association (IASA) annual conference in Seattle from June 1-June 4.

Defying Economic Slowdown, Long Term Care Insurance Agency Explodes; Nearly 200 Agents Added in 12 Month, More Sought

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Recession? Retrenchment? Nah. Not for LTC Financial Partners LLC, one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies. Known as LTCFP or ‘The Partners,’ the firm now has 456 agents, up from 264 last year, 167 in 2006, and 91 in 2005. Started in 2003, LTCFP is now profitable and paid its second annual dividend last month.

First in the Northeast, Paul Morse of Morse Constructions, Inc. Achieves the NARI Green Certified Professional (GCP) Designation

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paul Morse, GCP, CR, CAPS is the first builder/remodeler in the northeast, and the third in the nation, to receive the National Association of Remodeling Industries (NARI) Green Certified Professional designation. Morse receives this certification after one and a half years of study with NARI, facilitating their Green Remodeling study group, and practicing sustainable building for over 3 decades.

SATSair’s Air Cab Service Posts Significant Growth in 2007

GREENVILLE, S.C., May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SATSair, a provider of on-demand air cab services, is pleased to announce that the 2007 fiscal year which finished strong and marked significant growth and achievement for the company, continues in the 1Q 2008.

Have a Very Brady Saturday! and Raise Money for a Great Cause!

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Barry Williams aka Greg Brady from the Brady bunch will be doing an autograph signing at ‘Field of Dreams’ at Pier 39 in San Francisco. So come meet Barry 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Field of Dreams. ‘The store is located at the end of Pier 39, with the sea lions behind us, and the carousel in front of us,’ said John Waterman, manager of the store.

Napatech Announces Support of PCIe Architecture with Their New NT Series of 1Gb and 10Gb High Performance Network Adapter Cards

ANDOVER, Mass., April 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — INTEROP Las Vegas — Napatech today announces the support of PCIe Architecture to the already successful line of 1G and 10G FPGA based high performance network adapter cards. This in combination with their TUSCON software release provides a uniform common API to all adapters both PCIx and PCIe enabling easy programming of the adapters. The interface is highly optimized for high performance.

Arclinea San Diego Wins National Honors in Kitchen + Bath Business Design Awards

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arclinea San Diego, and its full-service kitchen design showroom, has won a national design award by Nielsen’s Kitchen and Bath Business (K+BB) magazine in the publication’s annual awards program. In evaluating new showrooms from around the country for design excellence, the magazine selected Arclinea San Diego as one of the nation’s best, awarding the firm its ‘K+BB 2007 Design Awards, Merit Award.’

Napatech Announces New Feature Set for Their NT Series 1Gb and 10Gb High Performance Network Adapter Cards

ANDOVER, Mass., April 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — INTEROP Las Vegas — Napatech today announces the latest software release called TUSCON for its NT series of 1Gb and 10Gb FPGA based high performance network adapter cards. The TUSCON software release included the following new additional features.

HNP Solutions International Unveils a Unique Approach to Outsourcing Application Development

BALTIMORE, Md., April 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HNP Solutions International (HNPSI), an Agile Software Development firm providing complex commercial and business applications, today announced a new and unique approach to outsourced IT services that provides organizations with complete technical and business transparency. Based on an environment of open communication and using a suite of web-based applications, clients are integrated into the delivery process from day one.

DIY: Inexpensive Contraption May Help Save Marriages

PAHRUMP, Nev., April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new device from JBL Innovations called the Wallmarker may be the answer for couples who cannot hang pictures without arguing or calling a handyman. For couples who are not handy, just hanging a picture may require help from a handyman. Not anymore. A new, inexpensive product called The Wallmarker makes it easy for anyone to hang pictures straight every time.

Long Term Care Insurance: A Company Benefit That Protects Employees of All Ages, Says LTC Financial Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — James Barclay is living evidence of how vital long term care insurance can be for all employees, not just senior ones. When James joined a major telephone company, he was only 32 and in great shape, climbing mountains and swimming 60 laps a day. His company covered him with a long term care policy, a benefit he thought he would never need until much older.

Statewide Business Broker Group Names 18 Members to Prestigious 2007 GABB Million Dollar Club

ATLANTA, Ga., April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Joel Miller, the Chief Financial Strategist of Wall Street Capital Funding, Inc., addresses today’s statewide meeting of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers, Inc., which culminates with dinner ceremonies honoring the 2007 GABB Million Dollar Club members.

Arclinea Boston Wins Watermark Award for Contemporary Kitchens Designed for Multi-Unit Condominium Development

BOSTON, Mass., April 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arclinea Boston, the Italian kitchen design showroom, has won a Watermark Grand Award for kitchens it designed for D4, the luxury condominium development in Boston’s South End. Produced by BUILDER and Custom Home magazines, the Watermark Awards honor excellence in kitchen and bath design. Jurors for this year’s competition reviewed nearly 150 entries.

Gerald Pomeroy Selected to Participate in Boston Design Center Dream Home 2008

BOSTON, Mass., April 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gerald Pomeroy of the award-winning firm Gerald Pomeroy Design Group, is one of the distinguished designers featured in the Boston Design Center (BDC) Dream Home 2008. Mr. Pomeroy is designing the Dining Room.

Sebastiani Winery’s 2005 Dutton Ranch Chardonnay to be Served During Papal Visit to The White House

SONOMA, Calif., April 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sebastiani Vineyards and Winery has been informed that its 2005 Dutton Ranch Chardonnay will be served during the visit by Pope Benedict XVI to the White House on Wednesday April 16th, 2008. Sebastiani has been sourcing fruit from the Dutton Ranch since 1985.

Arrowmid Joins SecurWireless VAR Program

LANDOVER, Md., April 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecurWireless, Inc., provider of seamless wireless surveillance solutions for government, state and local, and commercial applications, has named Arrowmid Group Ltd., an Israel communications, security and defense firm, to its SecurVAR program. As the program’s first international Value Added Reseller, Arrowmid is the first to market SecurWireless’ best of breed wireless surveillance products outside of the United States.

Lucy Hood to Deliver Keynote Presentation at Private Capital Network Breakfast Meeting

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lucy Hood, former president of Fox Mobile Entertainment will deliver a keynote presentation at the Los Angeles Private Capital Network meeting this month. On April 22nd, the event will kick off at 8:30 a.m. at the Custom Hotel where Hood will share recent experiences pioneering mobile business models and also discuss future plans.

New Publisher Highlights Local Talent

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., April 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Philadelphia literary world will celebrate the launch of two new players today, April 10th: Kay Square Press, a new publishing company focused on Philadelphia-area artists, their stories, and their art; and Kay Square’s first release, ‘With the Rich and Mighty: Emlen Etting of Philadelphia’ (ISBN: 978-0-9815129-0-7), a critical biography by Kenneth C. Kaleta, Professor of Cinema Studies at Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ.

Business Leaders Expect No Growth from the Private Equity Market Over the Next 12 Months, Shows New Research

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An international survey launched today by global business performance consultancy, McKinney Rogers, finds that senior business executives believe the private equity market will remain stagnant for at least the next 12 months.

HostBridge Technology Achieves Record Revenue in 2007

STILLWATER, Okla., April 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HostBridge(R) Technology, the leading provider of mainframe-based software that allows companies to integrate mainframe CICS(R) applications with any type of distributed application, achieved a 28-percent sales increase in 2007 resulting in the highest annual revenues in company history.

Hispanics and Other Ethnic Markets Will Spend $60 Billion on Telecommunications, says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J., April 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In 2008, U.S. ethnic communities will spend $59.8 billion on telecommunications services, accounting for over one-third of all residential telecom expenditures, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. The largest minority group, Hispanics, representing 14.8 percent of the total U.S. population, will spend the most.

National Signing Day Alert – Southern Bleacher Lands Top Talent Pat Summerall

GRAHAM, Texas, April 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For years, Pat Summerall has provided analysis and color commentary for the premier talent from around the nation. Whether broadcasting 16 Super Bowls or providing in-depth analysis of top high school talent via his nationally syndicated Sports Stars of Tomorrow and Future Phenoms, Pat Summerall knows talent when he sees it.

Local CEO Appointed to Orange County Business Ethics Council

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif., April 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In recognition to his dedication to business ethics, Phillip (Phil) M. Ramos, Jr., CEO of Philatron International, Inc, was appointed to the Business Ethics Panel of the upcoming 6th Annual Orange Catholic Foundation Conference on Business and Ethics.

Dallas-Based Bosworth Steel Erectors, Inc. Wins National Award for Work on New Nationals Ballpark in D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It has been a very, very good spring for John Bosworth and Bosworth Steel Erectors, Inc., the steel erection company he heads. Innovators in steel construction and modification, Bosworth Steel Erectors just won class III project of the year honors at the recent SEAA Convention (Steel Erectors Association of America) for steel erection on the new Nationals Ballpark in Washington, D.C.

Relios Jewelry Sets the Stage for Effortless Mothers Day Sales

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., April 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mothers Day sales just got a little easier with the addition of two new jewelry display options by Relios. The company’s most popular collection – ‘Loving Family(TM)’ – can now be presented using a larger fabric-covered display easily suited for jewelry stores and bigger retail venues, or a smaller pewter-colored wire display that fits nicely in gift shops and specialty boutiques.

Selling Your Business is Possible in Tough Times

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The California economy may be struggling, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible to sell a business. Members of the California Association of Business Brokers (CABB) are seeing a strong future for business sales within the state.

Long Term Care Insurance Agency Wins 4 ‘Marketing Excellence’ Awards

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP) was honored for marketing excellence at the 2008 conference of the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance, held in Atlanta, Georgia. Taking home four awards, the agency shared the limelight with leading insurance carriers that were also honored. The awards follow a spectacular growth in LTCFP’s size and national impact.