Texas Business News - Page 17

Page 17 of Texas Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



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.

This Year’s Better Business Bureau Education Foundation Awards Welcomes a Newcomer into its Elite Ranks

HOUSTON, Texas, May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Momentum Transport – the nation’s premier auto and freight transport provider – walked away from this year’s event with the 2008 Winner of Distinction, the award presented in recognition of Momentum Transport’s superior commitment to ethics, overall excellence, and quality in the workplace.

Prevent Identity Theft – Biometric Signature ID and QBOS Partner to Strengthen Online Identity Authentication

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Biometric Signature ID (BSI) and Quick Business Operating Systems (QBOS) today announced a strategic alliance that will enable BSI’s dynamic biometric authentication and verification solutions to seamlessly operate within QBOS’s Business Process Automation Suite of products.

Bantam Electronics(TM) Awarded JBM Electronics Compact Wireless Router Manufacturing

AUSTIN, Texas, May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bantam Electronics, Inc., a leading provider of high-mix electronics manufacturing services, including custom systems manufacturing and supply chain management for emerging OEM companies and electronic products, today announced a product manufacturing agreement with JBM Electronics. JBM is a leading provider of solutions that interface legacy protocol devices to modern LAN/WAN networks.

Unprecedented Confidence in Online Purchasing – The Sky’s The Limit

HOUSTON, Texas, May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A decade ago, only the most risk-tolerant consumers would consider making diamond engagement ring purchases through online channels, says Whiteflash. In those early days, the internet was hailed as a revolutionary way to buy small-ticket items, but most wouldn’t have dared to buy something as emotionally and financially significant as an engagement ring online.

Houston Breaks Out the Bubbly – Another Round for Tour de Champagne

HOUSTON, Texas, May 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Last year’s Tour de Champagne Houston was such a hit with local wine lovers that the event is back for round two! This spring, Tour de Champagne will once again bring together champagne from more than 20 prestigious champagne houses like Perrier Jouet, G.H. Mumm and Piper Heidsieck; cuisine from some of the city’s most talented chefs and entertainment such as chef demonstrations and live music. It all takes place at the Hotel Derek on May 30.

Forty-Five Cattle Launches Website to Help Cattlemen Keep Quality Feed Prices Down

AMARILLO, Texas, April 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This past winter cattle producers experienced record high prices, on the spot market, for supplemental feed. But cattlemen can rest assured that a new website from Forty-Five Cattle (www.feedsandfeeding.com) will provide decision making tools for contracting feed this fall.

Texas Freshman Football Player Faces Possible Amputation After Contacting Bacterial Meningitis

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Andre Lampkin, L.D. Bell’s 2007 Football Star contacted bacterial meningitis. He has been in the Intensive Care Unit since March 23,2008. The many blood clots that have formed in his limbs makes amputation a real possibility, says the Family of Andre Lampkin.

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.

Financial Softworks, LLC Announces DashBook 1.0: New Small Publishing Tool Released to Industry

HOUSTON, Texas, April 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today Financial Softworks, LLC announced the release of DashBook 1.0, Microsoft(R) Windows based software, expressly designed for small and medium sized publishers. According to founder Gregory Carrier, ‘DashBook is focused on the idiosyncrasies of selling books.’

Perception Software Signs Partnership Agreement with Siemens PLM Software

AUSTIN, Texas, March 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Perception Software today announced an agreement with Siemens PLM Software to integrate Perception’s EDAConnect(TM) family of products with Siemens PLM Software’s Teamcenter(R) product lifecycle management (PLM) software portfolio. As part of this agreement Perception Software will sell and support EDAConnect integrated directly with Teamcenter as a Siemens Solution Program PLM Software Partner. The product will be marketed as EDAConnect-Teamcenter.

Eliminate Laundry from the To-Do List: Laundry Limo Picks up and Delivers

DALLAS, Texas, Feb. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The hamper is full, the kids are screaming and the phone is ringing. Who has time for laundry? Laundry Limo, LLC, serving the Dallas/Fort Worth area, has the answer and the time. With one phone call, or click of the mouse, laundry is picked up, processed and safely delivered back home.

Biometric Signature ID CEO Jeff Maynard to Speak on Identity Fraud Reduction Using Dynamic Biometrics at InnoTech San Antonio

DALLAS, Texas – Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Biometric Signature ID (BSI) announces that its CEO, Jeff Maynard, will be a featured speaker at InnoTech, the Business & Technology Innovation Conference to take place at the Norris Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. Mr. Maynard is scheduled to speak on Thursday March 6, 2007 at 8:30 a.m. on a very popular topic entitled ‘Biometric Signatures for Identity Authentication and Reduction in Identity Fraud.’

Alpha Red selects BandCon to Provide Backbone, Peering Services

COSTA MESA, Calif. – Feb. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BandCon today announced that it has been selected by Alpha Red, Inc., a dedicated server hosting provider and Internet service provider headquartered in Houston, Texas, to facilitate the company’s peering initiative. Under the terms of the multiple-year agreement, BandCon has installed and will maintain the connectivity of Alpha Red’s private national backbone that connects all the major metropolitan areas of the United States.

Biometric Signature ID Announces Teaming Agreement with Zolon Tech for U.S. Dept of State

DALLAS, Texas – Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Biometric Signature ID (BSI) CEO Jeff Maynard announces it has signed a teaming agreement to become a member of a team led by Zolon Tech, Inc. of Sterling, Virginia that was recently awarded a prime contract for the U.S. Department of State’s Hybrid Information Technology Support Services (HITSS) program. Through the HITSS contract, this team will support the State Department’s mission at headquarters and field offices throughout the United States and internationally.

deverus, Inc. Presents the Background Screening Industry with an Indispensable I-9 Data Verification Automation

AUSTIN, Texas – Jan. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — deverus, the leader in background screening technology, has recently released one of the latest must-haves in the industry, I-9 verification automation. For those companies that want to stay in compliance with ever-changing laws and regulations, I-9 data verification automation is essential.

The Eleventh Commandment, A Novel (Second Edition)

HURST, Texas – Jan. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AMDAS, INC. announces the release of ‘The Eleventh Commandment-A Novel’ – Second Edition (ISBN: 978-0-595-40050-8), by Abraham B. Medina. The characters and the story, dialogue in this novel, and incidents within the story are fiction but the introduction, names of politicians, scientists, journalists, and theologians whose works are cited, and the Further Reading feature at the end of the novel are non-fiction.

deverus, Inc. Partners with eScreen Inc. to Offer First and Only Instrumented Instant Drug Testing Device to Clients

AUSTIN, Texas – Jan. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — deverus, Inc., the leader in background screening technology, recently announced a partnership with eScreen Inc., a company known for its innovative drug screening technology. After comparing different providers, deverus found that no one could match the selection and quality of products that eScreen had to offer. Through eScreen, deverus will now provide clients with technology that creates a web-based system that delivers faster drug test results and paperless transactions.

Bantam Electronics(SM) Adds Engineering Design and NPI Services, Increasing Focus on Accelerating Customer Time to Market

AUSTIN, Texas – Dec. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bantam Electronics, Inc., a leading provider of high mix electronics manufacturing services, including custom systems manufacturing and supply chain management for emerging OEM companies and electronic products, today announced the addition of engineering design and new product integration (NPI) services to its customer offering.