Texas Business News - Page 15

Page 15 of Texas Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



DashBook 3.0 Empowers Publishers and Revolutionizes the Industry

HOUSTON, Texas, May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After a successful year on the market, adding user-friendly product components that dramatically improve front and back office operations for publishers of books and ebooks, today Financial Softworks, LLC, announced the release of DashBook 3.0 – with new features and functions designed to handle sales tracking and complex royalties for the music industry.

‘Long Term Care Insurance for All of Texas,’ New Website Announced

DALLAS, Texas, May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lone-star state residents seeking long term care insurance can now enjoy one-stop shopping via the Internet. The site, ‘Long Term Care Insurance for All of Texas’ is operated by Lone Star LTC Co., headquartered in Dallas and with offices in Austin and Houston.

TimeForge Certification Provides Employee Scheduling and Online Labor Management to Dinerware Customers

LUBBOCK, Texas, May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TimeForge, a best-of-breed online labor management solution for the hospitality and retail industries announced its certification with Dinerware, a leading developer of restaurant Point Of Sale (POS) systems. This move continues a key Dinerware objective, allowing customers to choose from many excellent products that interoperate with the Dinerware POS platform.

Momentum Transport Repeats as BBB Winner of Distinction

HOUSTON, Texas, May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the second straight year, Momentum Transport — the nation’s premier auto and freight transport provider — has earned the Better Business Bureau’s coveted Winner of Distinction award, presented in recognition of Momentum Transport’s superior commitment to ethics, overall excellence, and quality in the workplace.

Mueller Offers a Metal Building to a Deserving Texas Non-Profit Organization

BALLINGER, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mueller, Inc., a leading manufacturer of steel buildings and residential metal roofing, wants to extend a helping hand to a Texas non-profit in need of a new facility. One organization will be chosen to receive a new Mueller steel building through applications submitted by June 1, 2009.

Thermal Angel Supports Infection Control during the Golden Hour

DALLAS, Texas, April 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Estill Medical Technologies, Inc., the industry leader in portable blood and IV fluid warming therapy, announces the expansion of its Thermal Angel sales and marketing efforts. The Thermal Angel reduces the chance of mortality by quickly controlling core body temperature and infection risk.

At Peace Floatation Spa Where ‘East Meets West’ – As The Fastest Growing Spa Therapy in Europe – ‘Floating’ Has Landed in Colleyville, Texas

COLLEYVILLE, Texas, April 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At Peace Floatation Spa – with their television debut on Home and Lifestyle Television – is quickly gaining attention with their European-styled and famous Floatation therapy. Floatation Therapy consists of floating in 12-inches of body-tempered water, made incredibly dense with 800 pounds of toxin-extracting Epsom salts (magnesium sulfate). (VIDEO – VNR)

Momentum Transport Announces Release of Dealer Transport Management System

HOUSTON, Texas, April 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Momentum Transport, the Automobile Industry’s transportation leader, announces the release of the Dealer Transport Management System (DTMS). Momentum’s proprietary online vehicle transportation tracking system both automates and simplifies vehicle transportation – for auto dealers and car carriers alike.

Myth vs Fact: Censor Bias? New Research Covers Culturally Misrepresented Groups: Gypsies, Jews, Indians, Mestizos, Arabs, Women

AUSTIN, Texas, March 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eagle Feather Research Institute (eaglefeather.org) provides current research of different cultural groups that have been misrepresented via distorted or biased cultural histories due to political, racial or religious reasons. The goal is to present factual cultural data that is not political; it purports to go beyond superficial layers of information and question the validity of sources.

Ugly Christmas Sweaters Make Comedy Fashion Statement

HUMBLE, Texas, March 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Want to win the office prize this year for the ugliest Christmas sweater around? The new company, My Christmas Sweater, may be the key to victory. The recently launched Christmas sweater company sells retro Christmas sweater designs in a wide array of colors and styles. Customers will be delighted by the funky and kooky designs and colors; they are tightly knitted just like granny used to make.

Trees With Meaning Wins USDA Approval for First U.S. Release of Authentic Olive Trees from The Holy Land

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, March 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With a hard-earned U.S. Department of Agriculture signoff now in hand, Trees With Meaning Inc. becomes one of the first companies in the U.S. approved to bring living olive trees from Israel to the North American market. For owners-and brothers-Bruno and Jerome Schneider, building the company was an intricate business challenge requiring four years of negotiations, planning and inspired persistence.

Vertex Business Services Selects Cogent’s Software to Reconcile Customer Billing Information with ERCOT SCR727 Data

DALLAS, Texas, Feb. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cogent Technology Group, Inc. announced today that their Energy Marketer Data Reconciliation System (EMDRS) software product has been chosen by Vertex Business Services to provide a select number of its clients operating in the Texas deregulated electricity market with a means to reduce variances between ERCOT’s SCR 727 ESIID Service History & Usage Extract data and their internal customer billing data.

Ironworkers Union Focused on Building Long-Term Profitability for Workers – and for Construction Industry Employers Who Hire Them

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the advent of IMPACT – the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust – the Iron Workers Union launched a robust and far-reaching campaign designed to benefit both business and labor. IMPACT’s innovative initiative aims at building a strategic, modern-day alliance between union workers and their employers while dissolving employers’ historic objections to hiring union. (VIDEO – VNR)

Warren Sapp Chooses WhiteFlash to Help Him Shine During Episode of Dancing With The Stars

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Who says stars don’t need a little help when they want to shine? Warren Sapp, recently retired 13 year veteran defensive tackle for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Oakland Raiders and Super Bowl XXXVII Champion, was one of the celebrity dancers on the nail biting seventh season of ABC’s ‘Dancing With The Stars.’

Online Diamond Buying Perfected: WhiteFlash.com Grows Leaps and Bounds Over Competition

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Already known for carrying the largest in-stock inventory of the highest quality branded WhiteFlash ACA ideal and ‘superideal’ Hearts and Arrows diamonds on the internet, WhiteFlash (WhiteFlash.com) announces their acquisition of online diamond e-tailer GemDiamond.com. Along with this groundbreaking acquisition, the appointment of Bryan Boyne as their newest Vice President further increases the unquestionable strength and ever-evolving multiplicity behind the WhiteFlash.com brand.

Wham Bang Comics Debuts The Legend of Night Owl

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Give Jake Tinsley five minutes and he’ll sell you his latest comic book. It doesn’t matter where you meet Jake: on an airplane; in a restaurant; in the halls of his middle school. At 14, Jake is one of the youngest comic book writers in the U.S. and has more than a year of sales experience under his belt. He has authored five comic books and 20 comic strips, launched art shows at three galleries, and served as an expert panelist during a comic book convention in Las Vegas.

CheapBooks Inc Gets Cash to College Students

HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Textbook price comparison site CheapBooks.com has created a competitive bidding marketplace for repurchasing textbooks from students, extending its cash for textbook options. Students may receive bids from up to 20 retailers who will immediately buy their textbooks back, and even pay for shipping.

Momentum Transport Reports 3rd Quarter Earnings

HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Houston-based transport provider Momentum Transport reports third quarter earning results for fiscal year 2008. Sales for Momentum’s vehicle transport division reported increased revenue for third quarter 2008, up 26-percent from third quarter 2007. Momentum attributes this increase to a surge in net-savvy consumers shopping for vehicles online at the websites of auto sellers and dealerships around the country.

Women with Curves Can Now Get Denim Jeans that Fit Just Right

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Toombas Jeans & Denim Wear announces this week their new line of no-gap-in-the-waist jeans and other denim clothing, sizes 0-24. Inspired by millions of curvaceous women who have gone unnoticed in the fashion world, the founders of Toombas Jeans & Denim set out to change women’s negative self images by simply stating, ‘Love Your Curves.’

Popping the Question on a Budget is Easier Than Ever with Online Jeweler Whiteflash

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Finding the right person to spend the rest of your life with is hard enough; asking her to marry you should be the easy part. But with a stalled economy making headlines every day, is it possible to find the perfect diamond ring if you’re on a budget? With online jeweler Whiteflash.com, the answer is yes.

SaleAMP’s Breakthrough Pay-for-Performance Marketing Service to Fuel Real Estate Rebound

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SaleAMP(TM), a cutting-edge marketing and software company, today announced a unique pay-for-performance real estate marketing service for condo developers, large home builders and real estate related banks, nationwide. The service, based on proprietary internet marketing tools and techniques, has produced tens of thousands of buyer prospects and sales in a matter of months.

In Time for the Holidays, The Chocolate Coin Store Introduces a New Standard for Chocolate Coins

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With over 1.5 million design combinations, the highest quality 100-percent Belgian chocolate and flat-rate 12-cent pricing, forget what you know about the old foiled chocolate coins from your childhood. The Chocolate Coin Store is out to change the opinion of those waxy, gritty Kennedy or Lady Liberty chocolate coins of the past.

Read Magazines and Help to End Regional Hunger this Holiday Season

TOMBALL, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wouldn’t it be great if reading your favorite magazine helped to end hunger? Well, now that’s possible. Magazines for Meals, a Texas-magazine vendor, announced today that it will donate 40 percent of all magazine order purchases to food banks that service their customers’ local area.

Award-winning Austin Ad Agency Keeps New Biz Wins Flowing in Tight Economy

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — David Hubbard, executive vice president and creative director for Austin ad agency MDS Advertising, announced today that MDS would serve as agency of record for the just completed AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center at the University of Texas at Austin. MDS will create a comprehensive launch and awareness campaign for the $140 million, Lake/Flato designed hotel, meeting and executive education complex that opened in late September.

Dallas Cowboy Ring of Honor Inductee’s Son Tackles Innovative New Construction Business Multivista Construction Documentation Arrives in Dallas

DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multivista LLC, the nation’s leading construction documentation company, announced today the opening of Multivista Dallas. ‘There has been an overwhelming response for the Multivista service nationally and we have worked hard to secure the opportunity to bring it to Dallas,’ said David Jordan, one of the firm’s partners and son of Dallas Cowboy great LeeRoy Jordan.

U.S. Manufacturer Stands Behind Quality of Belgian Chocolate Coins Amidst Chinese Melamine Scare

HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the recent news reports of melamine-tainted chocolate coins coming out of China, there has been some public question regarding the safety of chocolate coins sold in the United States. Images in Chocolate, LLC, a 15-year-old Houston, TX-based chocolate manufacturer marketing their chocolate coins online spoke about the recent scare.

Epic Fantasy Series Website Honored in 2008 National Best Books Awards

LANCASTER, Texas, Oct. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Green Stone of Healing(R) epic fantasy website is among the finalists of the 2008 National Best Books Awards sponsored by USABookNews.com, HealingStone Books announced today. The award-winning website is honored in the Best Website Design category. The site provides much-needed background for a complex saga packed with romance, intrigue, mysticism, and adventure.

STC International San Antonio Details the Best Types of Career Marketing Materials for Today’s Economy

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Oct. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — During these uncertain times, your career marketing materials are important components of your job search, says STC International, a leading career management and marketing firm headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. These materials fulfill different purposes for jobseekers and employers. In order to develop effective documents, it is necessary to understand their purpose from several perspectives.

New Survey Provides Insights from Users of Over 80 Restaurant Point of Sale Systems

HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RestaurantOwner.com, a membership website for independent restaurant operators, has released, on their website, the results of a detailed survey of their members’ experiences with their current point of sale systems. Over 1,100 individual independent operators participated and provided detailed feedback on over 80 different POS systems.

2008 MTV Video Music Awards Gets Rocked by WhiteFlash

HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Strutting down the red carpet at this year’s MTV Video Music Award show on September 7th was a bevy of beautiful gems – on some beautiful gems. WhiteFlash.com, the premier online purveyor of fine diamond jewelry, took its place as one of the most sought after jewelry brands of the evening by claiming the hearts and hands of Hollywood’s most trendsetting young ladies.

Hurricane Gustav Reveals Gap in Otherwise Successful Marine Industry Preparations

FRIENDSWOOD, Texas, Sept. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association, the Coast Guard, Corps of Engineers and inland barge industry have collaborated extensively since the 2005 hurricane season to better prepare for and respond to hurricane events along the Gulf Coast. Specifically, the collaboration produced a detailed, written protocol for storm preparation, communications and response efforts as they pertain to the marine industry.

Lone Star Brewery to Reopen as Mixed-Use Living Destination

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — B. Knightly Development, an Austin-based residential and mixed-use development company today announced completion of the purchase of the historic Lone Star Brewery and the commencement of development operations. Plans are already underway to convert the massive 23-acre site into a modern living destination complete with 190 residential units, an Olympic size pool and on-site amenities.

Instant Expert: Upgrading Your Engagement Ring

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — We know you’d be happy with a twist tie as long as you’re married to Mr. Right, but if your engagement ring isn’t the fairy-tale bauble you’ve always dreamed of, consider trading up. Trading in your rock has become more popular than ever-from stone swapping to adding more bling to your existing ring. ‘The trend with young adults is that they’ll get a $10,000 ring, and a few years later, they’ll want it to be larger,’ explains Debi Wexler of WhiteFlash.

WhiteFlash.com Reaches Big ‘O’ Status in July

HOUSTON, Texas, July 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hot on the pages of Oprah’s O Magazine July 2008 issue is a stunning diamond cuff bracelet by online jewelry sensation WhiteFlash.com. Wearing the bold piece in the July feature story ‘Hello, Sexy!’ was Judson O’Hair (page 196) a 41 year old technology sales executive who has admitted to loosing her sensual edge when it comes to style.

Paragon GPS Launches Child Abduction Awareness Campaign

DALLAS, Texas, July 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon GPS announces the launch of child abduction awareness campaign that plans to educate people about the gravity of child abduction in today’s changing culture. Funding has been provided to Paragon GPS for this two-fold campaign which is first to educate and second, to develop products to assist in the aid of child safety.

Cbeyond, Inc. Achieves Positive Return on Investment with the QBOS Tradespace Management(TM) System

DALLAS, Texas, July 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — QBOS, Inc., a leading developer and provider of innovative web based management solutions serving large and small businesses, today announced that Cbeyond Inc. has successfully launched its TradeSpace Management System to their nationwide Field Service Partner network.

Momentum Transport Launches Affiliate Program

HOUSTON, Texas, June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Momentum Transport announces the implementation of the Momentum Transport Affiliate Program, an initiative designed to enable affiliates to earn commissions through client referrals. From auto dealers to moving and storage companies, Momentum’s goal is to establish relationships with business and individuals whose everyday operations deal with customers in need of vehicle transport.

CYNACON / OCuSOFT(R) Announces OCuSOFT(R) Lid Scrub(TM) PLUS Now Available in CVS Pharmacies

RICHMOND, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CYNACON / OCuSOFT(R) (OCuSOFT(R), Inc.), a company specializing in ophthalmic research, development and supply to ophthalmologists and optometrists, is pleased to announce that as a convenience to all patients, OCuSOFT(R) Lid Scrub(TM) Plus is now available in CVS pharmacies, nationwide.

Title Data Settles Dispute with the Texas Attorney General

HOUSTON, Texas, May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Title Data, Inc. of Houston, Texas today announced the amicable resolution of an inquiry into its business model by the office of the Texas Attorney General. In December of 2005 the Texas Attorney General began an examination of Title Data to determine whether its method of operation of automated land title evidence plants constituted anticompetitive conduct.

DaveCo Awarded the Lockheed Martin Gold Supplier Trophy

GARLAND, Texas, May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DaveCo Industries recently received their second supplier award from Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control. After initially being inducted into Preferred Supplier Program in 2003 at Silver status, Lockheed now recognizes DaveCo as a Gold status Preferred Supplier. Representatives from Lockheed visited DaveCo’s facilities in Garland, TX and presented the award to the entire company.