New York Business News - Page 25

Page 25 of New York Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Oprah Winfrey Depicted with Late Dogs in Puppies’ Memorial – New York Gallery Appeals to Pet Lovers with Exhibit

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An exhibit dedicated to the memory of Oprah Winfrey’s late dogs opens in Manhattan’s West Village, helping to promote pet safety awareness. A life-size monument depicts puppy versions of Oprah’s Cocker Spaniel Sophie and Golden Labrador Gracie atop the head of the talk show icon by controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards. The Puppies’ Memorial will be exhibited at Leo Kesting Gallery on May 22nd.

EnQii Signs Partnership with LocaModa

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EnQii, a global leader in the digital out-of-home market, is taking aim at the future of digital signage networks by partnering with LocaModa, a mobile social platform provider. By joining forces with LocaModa, EnQii is optimizing the ‘new media triad’ of digital signage, mobile devices and the web while becoming part of the largest growing network of connected places.

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.

Eularis to Address Marketing Return at Japanese Pharmaceutical Marketing Excellence Conference

TOKYO and LONDON, U.K., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Andree Bates, president of the New York and London-based pharmaceutical analytics company Eularis, will be delivering a presentation on how to tell if you are making the wrong marketing decision. The Pharmaceutical Marketing Excellence conference takes place in Tokyo, Japan.

Net Rate Hotel Program for Travel Agents

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Fare Buzz launched a new, dynamic, web-based hotel booking engine – an industry first – allowing travel professionals to book hotels at net rates in over 100,000 hotel and resort properties.

Modern-day Seuss Writes New Book Series Emphasizing Character Development in Children

ALBANY, N.Y., April 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ethan Crownberry announces the release of three great stories. His Poetic Adventures series offers children and adults the opportunity to explore the worlds of Bobby Bumble, an acrophobic bumblebee in ‘Bobby Bumbles Afraid to Fly’ (ISBN: 978-1-4357-0049-9), a goldfish with a life changing decision in ‘A Fish with a Wish’ (ISBN: 978-1-4357-0050-5), and a spooky night in the life of 12 year old boy in ‘The Willies’ (ISBN: 978-1-4357-0051-2).

New Website Lays Bare the Unintended Consequences of Genetic Engineering

GHENT, N.Y., April 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Nature Institute has unveiled a new website designed to set the public debate about genetic engineering upon a more accessible scientific foundation. Distilling a voluminous technical literature, the website gathers together — often in the researchers’ own words — information about both the intended and unintended consequences of transgenic experiments.

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.

Baseball Mementoes Remain Strong in a Weak Economy

BRONX, N.Y., April 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Baseball memorabilia guru Brian Cataquet, who runs Tobeeecat Auctions, a well known online sports card and memorabilia company, has received hundreds of emails from baseball fan collectors who are a little wary about their sports investments, asking the same question. ‘Has the weak economy hurt the baseball card and memorabilia industry?’ To answer this question in one word, the answer is, No!

Metrofunk.com Launches into Public Beta

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Metrofunk, the first online social network devoted to nightlife, fashion, film, and music announced today that Metrofunk.com has officially launched into public beta. All the content of the site will now be freely available for public viewing when non-members go to the site.

RentMyCar.com Announces a Solution to the Rising Price of Gas

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RentMyCar.com has created a solution to counter the rising gas prices. This solution is based on the idea of person to person car rentals. With the ability to verify the trustworthiness of the person renting the car and to buy short-term car insurance online, RentMyCar.com has made person to person car rentals a viable solution in cutting down the cost of rising gas prices.

Metrofunk.com Launches Club Metrofunk

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Metrofunk (Metrofunk.com), the first metropolitan based online social network built by trendsetters for trendsetters, announced today that they will celebrate the company’s launch into public beta on Wednesday, March 19th at Club Metrofunk, located at 532 West 27th Street. If the address sounds familiar, that is because it is the address of the popular Manhattan nightclub, Home.

Men’s Fashion Springs Ahead with Ryan Rowe – New Luxury Men’s Footwear Brand Launches March 2008

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A breath of fresh air enters men’s fashion with the launch of Ryan Rowe, a new luxury men’s footwear brand available in March at Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom and fine retail outlets nationwide. Ryan Rowe is on target with the current shift of men’s increased focus on style. “As men grow more style savvy, their attentions will branch out into all aspects of their appearance, including footwear.

Manhattan LAMN Jam Launches Tuesday, March 18 – Artists Perform, Industry Listens, $20,000 in Prizes

MANHATTAN, N.Y. and HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Feb. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Los Angeles Music Network’s ‘LAMN Jam’ heads for the Big Apple. Launched three years ago in Los Angeles (where performances continue), LAMN Jams go beyond traditional showcases by featuring artists performing original songs, followed by instant professional critiques from a panel of industry experts. This year, artists will perform for $20,000 in prizes.

JSM Music Celebrates Its Top 10 Super Bowl Ad Featuring Justin Timberlake

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Feb. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JSM Music, the largest commercial music production company in America, scored a major touch down at the Super Bowl having provided music for one of the top ad-spots during the game. JSM’s music was featured on Pepsi’s ‘Magnetic Attraction’ advertisement which showcased the musical and acting talents of superstar performer Justin Timberlake. (VIDEO)

Imus Remarks Damage Legacy of President Gerald R. Ford

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Jan. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Don Imus’ disrespectful and disparaging remarks about President Gerald R. Ford a month after his death carried a weight of historic proportions, according to FlatSigned Press, Inc.’s Chairman of the Board Tim Miller. ‘Because of Don Imus’ actions, much of the public never heard about the new information President Ford left the world regarding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy,’ says Miller.

Travelong Receives Award from Delta Airlines

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. – Jan. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Delta Airlines presented its yearly sales award to Travelong.com in recognition for its Outstanding Performance in 2007. A spokesperson from Delta noted that the award is rarely granted and Travelong is one of only seven companies this year to receive this notable achievement.

Kate Hudson’s Nephew is on the Front Cover of ‘The Baby Schedule Ruler’, a New Book by Author and Baby Whisper Dee Rule

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In her new book, Dee Rule gives advice on baby scheduling, parenting, and breastfeeding. She wrote ‘The Baby Schedule Ruler’ (ISBN: 9780980126105), in the nursery, in the dark on her Palm Pilot. She is now announcing the availability of her new book at babyscheduleruler.com.

Barbaro to be Remembered with Statue in Central Park

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A statue of Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro will be unveiled at the Central Park South location where a carriage horse was tragically killed last year. The unveiling will correspond with the introduction of a proposal titled Barbaro’s Law, urging the mandatory disclosure of race-related horse injuries and fatalities. ‘The Barbaro Memorial’ by controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards, courtesy of Manhattan’s Leo Kesting Gallery, will be unveiled April 30th, the week of the 134th Kentucky Derby.

Fareportal and Sam Jain Donate Two Air Tickets to Covenant House

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Jan. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FAREPORTAL is a technology solutions provider to the travel industry. Strategically located in ‘Silicon Alley,’ in the heart of New York City, their group of consultants is dedicated to harnessing the future of online travel technology for FAREPORTAL customers and partners. Covenant House New York is the nation’s largest adolescent care agency serving homeless, runaway and at-risk youth.

Implementation Solutions Celebrates its Newest Office

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Jan. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Implementation Solutions LLC, a technology consulting firm that services global investment management customers, announced today that it has formulated a subsidiary organization in Australia named Implementation Solutions PTY LTD. Simultaneously it also announced the opening of its seventh office, this time on Kent Street in Sydney, Australia.

CNBC Stocking Stuffer List Begins with Quik Pod(R)

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Dec. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quik Pod(R), created by Fromm Works Inc., the world’s first handheld extendable tripod, begins the list of CNBC’s ‘Pogue’s Holiday Gadget Picks List’ as selected by David Pogue, the personal technology columnist for The New York Times.

Voice Coaches Partners with Voices.com to Build Successful Voice Acting Careers

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Dec. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Voice Coaches, a voice over educational institution based in Schenectady, NY, has implemented a perfect way for their graduates to start their voice acting careers off by partnering with Voices.com, the industry’s online marketplace. Already trained and armed with a voice over demo, the grads from Voice Coaches will be able to manage their own website at Voices.com.

James Allen Launches Video Contest Promoting $3K Diamond Giveaway

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Dec. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JamesAllen.com, the online diamond retailer, has announced the first in its series of video based contests to be held over the next twelve months. The Best Video Proposal contest invites participants to submit a video explaining or showing their marriage proposal idea. The winner of this contest will collect a diamond engagement ring valued at $3,000. (VIDEO)

AtPrime.com Empowers All With Free PENSION INSPECTOR Resource

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AtPrime Media, Inc. the sponsor of www.AtPrime.com, one of the top age 50+ web services, announced today an addition to its highly valued consumer resource THE PENSION HELPER, a new free service entitled THE PENSION INSPECTOR.

Talula’s Got It and Kids Are Going to Want It

CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. – Nov. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Talula Goes To New York’ (ISBN: 9781432705381), a new book by Jeanine Altreche, has a little of everything to entice a young reader. Adventure, suspense, fun and excitement including puzzles and clues making it an interactive story. Children will be learning without even realizing it, because the story touches upon interesting trivia and facts about some of the worlds most famous historical places.

New Report Examines Pharmaceutical Sales Force Effectiveness

LONDON, U.K. and NEW YORK, N.Y. – Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the ever-increasing pressure to ensure maximum return on investment, sales force effectiveness is becoming a high priority in the global pharmaceutical industry. Reports have shown that while sales forces represent the largest spend in pharma sales and marketing, return on this investment has declined sharply in recent years.

MEDIA ALERT: Eularis to Address Marketing Return at Pharmaceutical Marketing Society Half-day Conference: ROI or RIP?

NEW YORK, N.Y. and LONDON, U.K. – Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Andree Bates, president of the pharmaceutical analytics company Eularis, will be delivering a presentation on marketing return at the Pharmaceutical Marketing Society Half-day Conference: ROI or RIP. At 2:30 p.m. on Monday 26 November 2007, Dr. Bates will deliver a presentation titled, ‘What Can Be Measured?’

Metrofunk.com Launches Bringing Together Celebrities and Trendsetters

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Nov. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Metrofunk announced today that their invite-only social network built by trendsetters, Metrofunk.com, has officially launched. Metrofunk.com, a site devoted entirely to the genres of nightlife, fashion, music, and film will provide a centralized place for people to gather information on what is hot and trendy in the genres of their interest.

Metrofunk’s Red Carpet Launch Party at Stereo

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Nov. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Metrofunk announced today that their invite-only social network built by trendsetters, Metrofunk.com, has officially launched. Metrofunk.com, a site devoted entirely to the genres of nightlife, fashion, music, and film will provide a centralized place for people to gather information on what is hot and trendy in the genres of their interest.

CheapOair is a Hitwise Top 10 Award Winner for the Third Time Consecutively!

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Nov. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapOair, a top budget travel website dedicated to leveraging the latest technology to deliver cheap flights, is proud to announce that it has won the Hitwise Top 10 Award for the third time consecutively; ranking #9 by visitors among all U.S. Websites in the Travel Agencies Category for the Quarter ending July – September 2007.

CRNC and Digital Providers Form Service Provider Atlantic Metro Communications

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Nov. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — James Cornman and Stephen Klenert, two well-known executives on the New York technology scene, have joined forces to create a new managed internet services provider (ISP) known as Atlantic Metro Communications. All services previously provided will continue uninterrupted and will benefit from the merged network infrastructure and increased operational support staff.

Young Pop Singer Claims Songs Stolen, Distributed Online

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Nov. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Killian Wells, an up-and-coming young pop singer, songwriter and producer, has allegedly become the target of a stalker from British Columbia, Canada, according to his label Inferno Records. Wells claims the overly zealous fan has e-mailed and made multiple phone calls to his Manhattan recording studio posing as a DJ from a phony radio station in an attempt to obtain unreleased tracks and to set up an interview.

Metrofunk.com, The World’s First Invite-Only Social Network Built by Trendsetters FOR Trendsetters … Are you invited?

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Oct. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Metrofunk Corporation announced today that on November 15, 2007 they will launch Metrofunk.com, the world’s first invite-only social network devoted entirely to nightlife, fashion, film, and music. Metrofunk was created specifically to allow industry trendsetters such as nightclub promoters, fashion designers, music artists, and filmmakers, the ability to create, build, and monetize their individually branded online social networks.

TripMama Raises the Bar in Travel Comparison: Expands Its Technology and Ad Partners

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Oct. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TripMama, a leading travel comparison website, has announced several new upgrades to further improve the extremely popular web site, including new advertiser, Expedia.com. The New York based travel company works with the largest travel websites online to provide bargain hunters with the widest selection of discounted airfares.

Artist Protests ‘Iraq War Apathy’ with Prince Harry Statue – Sculptor Daniel Edwards to Unveil Latest Political Spectacle in London

NEW YORK and LONDON, England – Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prince Harry is the symbolic hero of a monument encouraging empathy for the Iraq War in the latest work by controversial New York sculptor, Daniel Edwards. The statue featuring Prince Harry will be unveiled at London’s Trafalgar Hotel October 11th during the Bridge Art Fair, courtesy of Capla Kesting Fine Art of Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Advantage Trim and Lumber Company Announces the Release of Tigerwood Decking

BUFFALO, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advantage Trim & Lumber today announced the release of Tigerwood Decking to finally give homeowners a low maintenance and long life deck material at a cheaper price than other hardwoods like Ipe. Tigerwood Decking gives homeowners an exotic hardwood deck that will last 25 years or longer.

CheapoAir Unveils 24/7 Customer Support

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Sept. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapoAir.com, a leading budget travel website catering to customers in cheap travel, has announced a sweeping overhaul to its customer service department, a spokesman from the company said yesterday. ‘Our customers spoke and we heard! We discovered that our customers were genuinely pleased with our products, but preferred reduced hold times.’

TripMama Expands Travel Search with the Launch of Hotel Comparison and Car Comparison

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Sept. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TripMama, a rising star in the airfare comparison arena continues to expand. TripMama launched August 7, 2007 to rave reviews and with some of the most notable travel sites online. TripMama has provided an optimum flight comparison shopping experience to our swelling consumer base.

CheapoAir is a Hitwise Top 10 Award Winner for the Second Time!

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Aug. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapoAir.com, a top budget travel website dedicated to leveraging the latest technology to deliver cheap airline tickets, is proud to announce that it has won the Hitwise Top 10 Award for the second time by Visitors among all U.S. Websites in the Travel Agencies Category for the Quarter ending April – June 2007.