Latest News From Business Leader

All time is Eastern Daylight Time

 

Logo

02/06/2013

Tennessee agency Westan Insurance Group joins Keystone Insurers Group

NORTHUMBERLAND, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Keystone Insurers Group, one of the nations largest property and casualty insurance brokers, welcomes Union City, Tenn.-based agency Westan Insurance Group Inc. as its 19th franchise partner in more...

 

Logo

01/07/2013

Study of 20,000 Workers Shows Different Factors Drive Abesenteeism and Job Performance

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Findings from a new peer-reviewed study of 20,000 American workers suggests employers can maximize their employees job performance and reduce absenteeism by using a multi-pronged, integrated approamore...

 

Logo

02/12/2013

Healthcare Blue Book Research Supports JAMA Study on Huge Pricing Variations Among Providers

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) just released a hip replacement price transparency study comparing pricing information on hip replacement surgery for cash-pay patients. Resulmore...

 

Logo

02/15/2013

NHC to Pay Preferred and Common Dividends

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- National HealthCare Corporation (NYSE MKT: NHC)(NYSE MKT: NHC.PRA), the nations oldest publicly traded long-term health care company, announced today that it will pay a quarterly dividend more...

 

Logo

02/15/2013

NHC Reports Year End Earnings

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- National HealthCare Corporation (NYSE MKT: NHC)(NYSE MKT: NHC.PRA), the nation\'s oldest publicly traded long-term health care company, today announced net income available to common sharemore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

NHI Increases First Quarter Dividend

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- National Health Investors, Inc. (NYSE:NHI) announced today it will increase its first quarter dividend to $.695 per common share to shareholders of record on March 29, 2013 and payable on May 10more...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

NHI Reports 9.0% Increase in Fourth Quarter Normalized FFO

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- National Health Investors, Inc. (NYSE:NHI) announced today its normalized Funds From Operations (FFO), its normalized Funds Available for Distribution (FAD) and net income attributable to commonmore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Scripps Networks Interactive Increases Quarterly Dividend 25 Percent

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The board of directors of Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (NYSE: SNI) approved a 25 percent increase in its quarterly dividend to 15 cents per share up from 12 cents. The dividend is payable on more...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Churchill Mortgage Broker, Larry Q. Richards, Earns Certified Mortgage Planning Specialist Designation

BRENTWOOD, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Churchill Mortgage, a leader in the mortgage industry providing conventional, FHA, VA and USDA residential mortgages across 26 states, today announced that mortgage broker Larry Q. Richards hmore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Verso Paper Corp. to Present at 2013 J.P. Morgan Global High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Verso Paper Corp. (NYSE: VRS) announced today that David J. Paterson, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Robert P. Mundy, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be providing more...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

GTx To Present Preclinical Data on a New Therapeutic Target in Prostate Cancer

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GTx, Inc. (NASDAQ: GTXI) announced today that new preclinical data will be presented indicating that AKR1C3, a steroidogenic enzyme, is an androgen receptor-selective coactivator and promoter of growmore...

 

Logo

02/13/2013

Huntsville Memorial Hospital Selects Parallon Business Solutions for Full-Service Revenue Cycle Outsourcing

FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Parallon Business Solutions, a leading provider of healthcare business and operational services, today announced it has entered a five-year agreement to provide full-service revenue cycle solutions more...

 

Logo

02/13/2013

Titanic Museum Attraction to host first annual Titanic Authors Week April 1-7 in Pigeon Forge

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For the first time, 10 celebrated authors of Titanic historical books and novels will make their public appearances together on Monday, April 1 through Sunday, April 7 from 10am 5pm at the Titamore...

 

Logo

02/13/2013

Tennessee-Based Vanquish Awarded Multi-Million Dollar Contract for U.S. Bureau of Diplomatic Security in Iraq

MARYVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tennessee-based Vanquish Worldwide, a Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing global support services to the U.S. government and the commercial market sector, announced todmore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Ryland Homes Announces the Grand Opening of Tuscany in Waxhaw, North Carolina

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ryland Homes (NYSE:RYL) announces the grand opening of their newest community, Tuscany, in beautiful Waxhaw, NC. Grand Opening festivities will be held on Saturday, Feb. 16 from 11 a.m. to 1 pmore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Charles & Colvard Announces Renewed Purchase Commitment with Cree

MORRISVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Charles & Colvard, Ltd. (NASDAQ Global Select Market: CTHR), the sole manufacturer of created moissanite gemstones, The Most Brilliant Jewel in the World, today announced that it hasmore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Triangle MLS, Inc. January 2013 First Time Since 2007 All Numbers Are Positive

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Triangle Multiple Listing Service, Inc. (TMLS) reports the following information pertaining to the housing industry during January 2013 on properties located in the 16 counties of the greatemore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Health System Executives Appointed to Premier Healthcare Alliance Member Quality and Value Improvement Committees

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Twelve health system executives have been appointed to two Premier healthcare alliance stockholder committees working to improve the quality and value of care delivery. The Member Quality Improvemenmore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

SAS For Enterprise Fraud Management is True Power Tool, Says Independent Research Firm

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SAS was ranked a leader in the recent The Forrester WaveTM: Enterprise Fraud Management, Q1 2013 report1. Part of the SAS Security Intelligence portfolio, SAS for enterprise fraud management,more...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Centice Enhances Its Mobile Field Lab-3000 (MFL) Narcotics Identification System

MORRISVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Centice Corporation, a pioneer in chemical verification and identification using Raman spectroscopy and computational sensor technology, today announced enhancements to its narcotics imore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

CESI Launches Programs to Change the Way Consumers Utilize Financial Services

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Consumer Education Services, Inc. (CESI), a non-profit service provider of comprehensive personal financial education and solutions for all life stages, is pleased to launch two new services Assure Mmore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Bank of America Introduces Merrill Edge Roadmap

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bank of America today introduced Merrill Edge Roadmap1, a new way to help mass affluent clients pursue their financial goals through personalized advice and guidance from a licensed Merrill Edge Finamore...

 

Logo

02/13/2013

Harris Teeter Supermarkets Confirms Retention of J.P. Morgan as Financial Advisor

MATTHEWS, N.C--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- While it is the long-standing policy of Harris Teeter Supermarkets, Inc. (NYSE: HTSI) (the Company) not to comment on rumors regarding mergers and acquisitions, in response to certain media articles amore...

 

Logo

02/13/2013

Speedway Motorsports, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of 15 Cents Per Share

CONCORD, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (SMI) (NYSE:TRK) on February 13, 2013 declared a quarterly cash dividend of 15 cents per share of common stock. The quarterly dividend will be payable on March 15, 2013, to more...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

DARA BioSciences Regains Compliance with NASDAQ $1.00 Minimum Bid Price Rule

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DARA BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: DARA), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on oncology and oncology supportive care products, announced today that on February 12, 2013, NASDAQ notified thmore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Provided More Than $2.6 Billion in Community Development Lending and Investing in 2012

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Through its delivery of lending, tax credit equity investments and real estate development solutions, Bank of America Merrill Lynch in 2012 provided more than $2.6 billion for community development more...

 

Logo

02/13/2013

Wake Forest Schools of Business Biotechnology Case Competition Winners Announced

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Business, law, science and medical students from top universities around the nation converged at the Wake Forest University Schools of Business on February 8-9 for the 4th Annual Biotechnology Cmore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Red Hat to Present Big Data and Open Hybrid Cloud During February 20 Press Webcast

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the worlds leading provider of open source solutions, today announced it will host a press webcast at 11:30 a.m. ET on Feb. 20, 2013 about big data and the open hybrid cloudmore...

 

Logo

02/13/2013

Targacept Reports Fourth Quarter and 2012 Financial Results

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Targacept, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRGT), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel NNR Therapeutics, today reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended Decmore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Salix Pharmaceuticals Announces 4Q2012 and FY2012 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLXP) today announced that the Company will report fourth quarter and full year 2012 financial results following the close of the U.S. financial markets on Thursdaymore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

CommScope Successfully Demonstrates Technical Feasibility of Category 8 Copper Cabling System

HICKORY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CommScope, a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, successfully demonstrated the technical feasibility of Category 8 cabling for enterprise networks. This is a smore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Cutting Edge Information Finds Regulatory Affairs Difficult Both at Home and Abroad

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Half of all drug companies surveyed by Cutting Edge Information said that their regulatory affairs team interacts with correspondents in the FDA once a week or more. Of tmore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Hospitals, Healthcare Providers to Benefit from New Premier Agreements for Surgical Energy

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Premier healthcare alliance today announced new agreements for surgical energy have been awarded to Ehicon Inc. of Somerville, N.J. Ethicon Inc. joins: Conmed Corporatimore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Cleaver-Brooks, Inc. Issues Fiscal Year 2013 Third Quarter Results

THOMASVILLE, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cleaver-Brooks, Inc. (the Company) announced today that it has posted its quarterly report for the fiscal year 2013 third quarter ended December 30, 2012 on the Companys secure investor website. more...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

The Law Firms of Bottini & Bottini, Inc. and Gainey & McKenna Announce a Proposed Class Action Settlement on Behalf of ING Americas Savings Plan and ESOP and the ING 401(k) Plan for ILIAC Agents

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The following was released today by Bottini & Bottini, Inc. and Gainey & McKenna: The Law Firms of: Bottini & Bottini, Inc. Gainey & McKenna Announce a more...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

SunLink Health Systems, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2013 Second Quarter and Six Months Results

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SunLink Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SSY) today announced net earnings for its second fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2012 of $3,935,000, or $0.42 per fully diluted share, compared to a net loss of more...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

UPS Increases Dividend

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The UPS (NYSE: UPS) Board of Directors today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.62 per share on all outstanding Class A and Class B shares, an increase of 8.8%. The dividend is payable on Mar. 12, more...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Zaxbys Introduces Dr Pepper to Beverage Lineup

PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) has entered into a five-year agreement with Athens, Ga.-based Zaxbys. The company, a southeast favorite for Chicken Fingers and Wings, now offers Dr Pepper at its momore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

iMedConsent Application Achieves ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 EHR Certification from ICSA Labs

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dialog Medical, a subsidiary of Standard Register (NYSE:SR), reported today that its iMedConsent application has achieved 2011 Edition EHR Modular* Inpatient ONC-ACB Certification, which designates thmore...

 

Logo

02/13/2013

Cousins Reports Results for Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2012

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ): Highlights Funds From Operations for the fourth quarter was $0.14 per share. Before special items, FFO for the quarter was $0.15 per share. more...

 

Logo

02/13/2013

Technical Innovation Recognized as Cisco TelePresence Video Master Authorized Technology Provider Partner in U.S.A.

NORCROSS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Technical Innovation, a leading provider of AV integration, collaborative communications and digital media technology, announced today that it has achieved TelePresence Video Master Authorized Tmore...

 

Logo

02/13/2013

AGCO to Present at the 2013 Barclays Industrial Select Conference

DULUTH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and infrastructure, announced today that it will participate in the 2013 Barclays Industriamore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

High-Performance Building Specialist Recognized for National Impact

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dagmar B. Epsten, FAIA, LEED Fellow, CxA, has been elevated this month to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects, recognizing her national impact on the profession of architecture wimore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

The Coca-Cola Company to Present at the UBS Global Consumer Conference

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Coca-Cola Company today announced that Brian Smith, President of Coca-Cola Latin America, will present at 12:30 p.m. EDT, Thursday, March 14, 2013 during the UBS Global Consumer Conference being held inmore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

UPS and Jabil to Provide Global Reverse Logistics Services

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced that it has formed a strategic collaboration with Jabil Circuit, Inc. (NYSE: JBL). UPSs logistics and distribution business unit and Jabil Aftermarket Services will provide more...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Guided Therapeutics Passes Annual ISO Quality Audit Necessary for Continued CE Mark Certification

NORCROSS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Guided Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: GTHP) (OTCQB: GTHP) today announced that it passed its annual independent quality audit and, with all external and mechanical testing completed, plans to apply more...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

SC Magazine Names Modulo an Industry Innovator for Security Infrastructure

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Todays complex and changing cyber threat, regulatory and competitive landscape demands that organizations consider an integrated risk management program that bridges bottom-up IT security data and critical more...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Oracle Applications Users Group Announces Educational Series 2013

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG), the worlds largest user knowledgebase for Oracle Applications users, announces two virtual OAUG eLearning series to kick off 2013 with the Oracle EBS A to Zmore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Liaison Technologies Megan Pulliam Named a 2013 Pro to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Liaison Technologies, a global provider of secure cloud-basedintegrationanddata managementservices and solutions, today announced that Megan Pulliam, VP of channel sales at Liaison, was named by Supplmore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Theragenics Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2012 Results

BUFORD, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Theragenics Corporation (NYSE: TGX), a medical device company serving the surgical products and prostate cancer treatment markets, today announced consolidated financial results for the fourth quamore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Digital Insurance Partners with CUNA Mutual Group

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Digital Insurance (www.digitalinsurance.com), the nation\'s largest and most technologically advanced employee benefits-only agency is partnering with CUNA Mutual Group. The companys largest division,more...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Aquilex Holdings LLC Announces New CEO and COO of Aquilex HydroChem LLC Subsidiary

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Aquilex Holdings LLC (Aquilex) today announced that it has appointed two senior executives to manage the forward motion of its industrial services company, Aquilex HydroChem LLC (Company), headquartered in more...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Atlantic Tele-Network to Speak at Raymond James & Associates Annual Institutional Investors Conference

BEVERLY, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Atlantic Tele-Network, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATNI) announced today that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Michael T. Prior, and Chief Financial Officer, Justin D. Benincasa, are scheduled to speak amore...

 

Logo

02/13/2013

ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Net Income of $0.8 Million

DELAND, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market: ARCW; ARC) reported today financial results for its fiscal 2013 second quarter ended December 30, 2012. The Company posted second quarter sales revenuemore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

First BanCorp Commences Preferred Stock Exchange Offer

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First BanCorp. (the Corporation) (NYSE: FBP), the bank holding company for FirstBank Puerto Rico (FirstBank or the Bank), announced today that it has commenced an offer to exchange (the Exchanmore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Accolade Wines North America Appoints Southern Wine & Spirits of America to Represent its Entire Portfolio in 24 Markets

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. (Southern)the nations largest wine and spirits distributor with current operations in 35 statesannounced today its appointment by Accolade Wines North America more...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Health Management Announces Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2012 Results

NAPLES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Health Management Associates, Inc. (NYSE: HMA) today announced its consolidated financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2012. Key metrics from continuing operationmore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Cigna Makes $20K Contribution to Leading Disability Organization Achilles International South Florida Chapter

BLOOMFIELD, Conn. & HOLLYWOOD, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cigna (NYSE:CI) has announced the award of a $20K contribution to Achilles International South Florida Chapter. Achilles International is a non-profit organization dedicamore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Joy Global Inc. to Present at Barclays Capital Industrial Select Conference

MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Joy Global Inc. (NYSE: JOY) announced today that management will participate in the Barclays Capital Industrial Select Conference being held at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida. Mike more...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Dry Fried Wing Co. Boosts Management Team, Signs Agreement with Noble Communications

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Dry Fried Wing Company (OTC:EEDG) has announced the signing of a marketing agreement giving Noble Communications immediate responsibility for the companys public relations, website, socialmore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Capstone Companies Announces Rebranding Initiative

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Capstone Companies, Inc. (OTCQB: CAPC), a leader in the design and manufacture of specialty power failure lighting solutions and innovator of consumer safety and security products for the Hospmore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Modulation Therapeutics Receives Seed Funding through Florida Institute

GAINESVILLE & BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research (the Institute) announced today that it has finalized a funding agreement with Modulation Therapeutics, an early-stamore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

FairWarning Now Protecting Patients in 200 Enterprise Customers

CLEARWATER, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FairWarning, Inc., the inventor and worlds leading supplier of patient privacy monitoring solutions for Electronic Health Records, today announced that the company is now contracted to protect patimore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

NTRR: PurTeq Antimicrobial Coatings Could Help Prevent Future Flu Epidemics

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Revolutionary technology owned by Neutra Corp.s (OTCBB: NTRR) new partner, Purlife, holds the potential to help eliminate disease epidemics such as the flu outbreak that has hit North America hard in more...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

ASCC CEO to Visit Idaho Distillery Next Week to Close Deal

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Aristocrat Group Corp. (OTCBB: ASCC) CEO Robert Federowicz will travel to Idaho next week to close a deal for the production of a new vodka to be promoted by Luxuria Brands. The commore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

OBJE Begins Development of Cutting-Edge New Gaming App

SARASOTA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Even as Phantasmic nears release on Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) Play and the Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) App Store, OBJ Enterprises (OTCBB: OBJE) and Novalon Games are proud to announce that work has already begumore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

The GEO Group to Be Added to the MSCI US REIT Index (RMZ) as of the Close of February 28, 2013

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GEO Group, Inc. (NYSE: GEO) ("GEO") today announced that it will be added as a constituent of the MSCI US REIT Index (RMZ) as of the close of February 28, 2013. The MSCI US REIT Indexmore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Molina Healthcare of Florida Selected to Participate in Florida Long-Term Care Program

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) today announced that the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) has awarded to Molina Healthcare of Florida, Inc., contracts in three regions under the Smore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

First Republic Bank Opens Office in Palm Beach

PALM BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Republic Bank, a leading private bank and wealth management company, today announced the opening of a new office in Palm Beach, Florida. First Republics office at 241 Royal Palmore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

United Insurance Holdings Corp. to Announce 2012 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- United Insurance Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq: UIHC) (the Company), a property and casualty insurance holding company, announced today that it expects to release its financial results for the fourth more...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Watsco Sets New Records In 2012 for Sales, Net Income & Cash Flow

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO)(Paris: WSO) today reported results for the full year and fourth quarter ended December 31, 2012. Record results were achieved for revenues, net income, earnings per share (adjusted formore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Kaplan Test Prep Announces University of Florida Student Justin Correll as the Winner of Its Where Will You Take You $25,000 Sweepstakes

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Justin Correll, a student at the University of Floridas college of engineering and native of Jacksonville, is the winner of Kaplan Test Preps annual Where Will You Take You $25,000 Sweepstakes. Kaplamore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

GTx To Present Preclinical Data on a New Therapeutic Target in Prostate Cancer

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GTx, Inc. (NASDAQ: GTXI) announced today that new preclinical data will be presented indicating that AKR1C3, a steroidogenic enzyme, is an androgen receptor-selective coactivator and promoter of growmore...

 

Logo

02/14/2013

Masonite to Webcast Discussion of its 2012 Full Year Results on February 28th, 2013

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Masonite International Corporation plans to webcast a discussion of its 2012 full year results on Thursday, February 28, 2013 beginning at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time). President and Chief Executimore...

 

Logo

02/13/2013

Neoris Reviews 2012 and Reports Promising Outlook for the New Year

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Neoris, a global business and IT consulting company, reported it outperformed its internal targets in key geographies last year, thanks to large-scale projects and a keen focus on a leaner, more agile gmore...

 

Logo

02/13/2013

Western Alliance Bancorporation to Present at the 14th Annual Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE: WAL) announced today that Chief Financial Officer Dale Gibbons will present at the 14th Annual Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum in Miami, Florida, on Thursmore...

 

Logo

02/13/2013

Kindred Healthcare to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (the Company) (NYSE:KND) today announced that executives will be participating in three upcoming investor conferences. Paul J. Diaz, Chief Executive Officer, will make a more...

 

Logo

02/13/2013

AxoGen to Present at Lazard Capital Markets Medical Technology Conference

ALACHUA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AxoGen, Inc. (OTCBB: AXGN) a leader in the science and commercialization of surgical solutions for peripheral nerve repair, today announced that it will be presenting at the Lazard Capital Markets 5thmore...

 

Logo

02/13/2013

AGCO to Present at the 2013 Barclays Industrial Select Conference

DULUTH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and infrastructure, announced today that it will participate in the 2013 Barclays Industriamore...

 

Logo

02/13/2013

Fitch Affirms Nemours Foundation (FL) Short-Term Rating at \'F1+\'

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings has affirmed the \'F1+\' rating on $49.135 million Orange County Health Facilities Authority, FL variable rate revenue bonds issued on behalf of the Nemours Foundation (Nemours, or the foundamore...

 

Logo

02/13/2013

CarGurus Study Identifies Most Affordable and Most Expensive Cities for Used Car Shopping

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CarGurus (www.CarGurus.com), the nations fastest growing car shopping website, today released a study identifying the most affordable and most expensive U.S. cities in which to buy a used carmore...

 

Logo

02/13/2013

Womens Security Council Announces Second Annual Women of the Year Awards

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Womens Security Council (WSC), a network of security professionals focused on promoting the advancement of women in the industry, will again recognize top female professionals in the physical securitymore...

 

Logo

02/13/2013

Photoshop Photo Contest Launched by Photoshop World and ViewBug

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Organizers of the Adobe-sponsored Photoshop World Conference & Expo, have launched a Photoshop Photo Contest with ViewBug (a premier photo contest site), in anticipation of the upcoming Apmore...

 

Logo

12/27/2012

Wright Medical Group, Inc. to Present at the 31st Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

ARLINGTON, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wright Medical Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: WMGI), a global orthopaedic medical device company, announced today that it will be participating in the 31st Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Monday,more...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

The Finish Line Youth Foundation Announces $160,100 in Grants for Q3 2012

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Finish Line Youth Foundation today announced the award of $160,100 to grant recipients in the third quarter of 2012. The 22 grants also went to organizations that place an importance on youth develmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Delek US Holdings Declares Special Cash Dividend of $0.10 Per Share and Elects Uzi Yemin, CEO, as Chairman of the Board

BRENTWOOD, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Delek US Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: DK), a diversified energy company with assets in the petroleum refining, retail and logistics industries, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a specimore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Emma Donates 25 Email Marketing Accounts to Nonprofits

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Emma, the email marketing and communications service, has awarded a lifetime of free email marketing service and email template design to 25 charitable groups around the world as part of its annualmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

FedEx Corp. Reports Second Quarter Earnings

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) today reported earnings of $1.39 per diluted share for the second quarter ended November 30, compared to $1.57 per share last year. Superstorm Sandy impacted the quarters resumore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

OPKO Health Completes Acquisition of CLIA Laboratory

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OPKO Health, Inc. (NYSE: OPK) announced that is has completed the acquisition of Prost-Data, Inc., doing business as OURLab, a Nashville-based CLIA laboratory with 18 phlebotomy sites throughout the U.Smore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Tennessee agency Thompson & Smith Insurance joins Keystone Insurers Group

NORTHUMBERLAND, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Keystone Insurers Group, one of the nations largest property and casualty insurance brokers, welcomes Jackson, Tenn.-based agency Thompson & Smith Insurance as its 17th franchise partnermore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Ryman Hospitality Properties Announces Ongoing Dividend Policy and $100 Million Share Repurchase Program

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (NYSE: RHP) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved its dividend policy, pursuant to which the Company plans to pay a quarterly cash dividend to more...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

GTx Attains Enrollment Goal for its Enobosarm POWER 1 and POWER 2 Phase III Clinical Studies

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GTx, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTXI) today announced that it has attained its enrollment goal for both of its pivotal Phase III clinical studies of enobosarm to prevent and treat muscle wasting in non-small cellmore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Shoneys Celebrates a Grand Re-Opening of Memphis Restaurants and Plan for Much More

--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For the past six months, CEO David Davoudpour has been on a mission to revive Shoneys restaurants in Memphis, Tennessee. All of the Memphis-area Shoneys restaurants, including one in West Memphis, Arkansas, more...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

CBL Announces Expansion of Cross Creek Mall in Fayetteville, NC

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (NYSE: CBL), today announced an expansion of Cross Creek Mall in Fayetteville, NC. The 46,000-square-foot expansion will deliver a number of exciting newmore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

HCA Announces Secondary Offering

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HCA Holdings, Inc. (the Company) (NYSE: HCA) today announced that certain of its stockholders, consisting principally of affiliates of, or funds sponsored by, Bain Capital Partners, LLC and Kohlbermore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

FedEx Readies to Move 19 Million Packages on Busiest Day

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FedEx team members are preparing for a record-breaking day at FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) on Monday, December 10, when 19 million packages are expected to move through the FedEx networks on what is more...

 

Logo

12/26/2012

Out with Resolutions, In with Commitments, Say Tens of Thousands Set to Participate in Inaugural Commitment Day Events across U.S. on January 1, 2013

--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Life Time Fitness (NYSE:LTM): WHAT: more...

 

Logo

12/26/2012

Holiday Season Wraps up as Gifts Get Returned to Sender Via FedEx

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- According to a holiday survey commissioned by FedEx (NYSE: FDX), more than a third of Americans will return gifts after the holidays. To take the headache out of the process, consumers are increasingmore...

 

Logo

12/26/2012

Acadia Healthcare Announces Underwriters Exercise of Option to Purchase Additional Shares

FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (Acadia or the Company) (NASDAQ: ACHC) today announced the sale of additional shares of common stock pursuant to the underwriters exercise in full of their option to more...

 

Logo

12/26/2012

NHI Acquires Wisconsin Assisted Living Facility for $20.2 Million

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- National Health Investors, Inc. (NYSE:NHI) announced today a $20.2 million purchase of Charleston House, a 120-unit assisted living and memory care facility in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. Charleston more...

 

Logo

12/24/2012

NHI Announces $9 Million Purchase/Leaseback of Three Assisted Living Facilities in Oregon and Idaho

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- National Health Investors, Inc. (NYSE:NHI) announced today a $9 million purchase and leaseback transaction with Milestone Retirement Communities, LLC ("Milestone"). The 101-unit acquismore...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

CLARCOR to Release Fourth Quarter Financial Results on Wednesday January 16, 2013

FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CLARCOR Inc. (NYSE: CLC) said today it will release financial results for the fourth quarter of its 2012 fiscal year on Wednesday, January 16, 2013, after the close of trading on the New York more...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

A.M. Best Downgrades Ratings of Farmers Mutual of Tennessee

OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A.M. Best Co. has downgraded the financial strength rating to A- (Excellent) from A (Excellent) and issuer credit rating to a- from a of Farmers Mutual of Tennessee (Farmers of Tennessee) (Knoxville, more...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

With Time Running Out, FedEx Express Offers Industrys Latest Cutoff for Holiday Deliveries

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tomorrow, Saturday, December 22 will be the last day to ship holiday presents via FedEx Express (NYSE: FDX) for delivery in the continental U.S. by December 24. This Saturday deadline is one full daymore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

CLARCOR Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The CLARCOR Inc. (NYSE: CLC) Board of Directors at its December board meeting declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.135 per share of common stock. The dividend will be paid on Friday, January more...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Journal Broadcast Group to Purchase WNOX 100.3 FM in Knoxville, TN

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Journal Broadcast Corporation, a subsidiary of Journal Communications, Inc. (NYSE:JRN), today announced that it has reached an agreement to purchase 100.3 WNOX FM, licensed to Oak Ridge, TN, in themore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Healthways to Present at the 31st Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ: HWAY) will participate inthe 31st Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference to be held January 7-10, 2013, in San Francisco. Ben R. Leedle, Jr., Healthways president and chmore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Cretex Companies Establishes rms Surgical and Opens New Facility

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Under its recently formed Cretex Medical umbrella, Cretex announced that it has added rms Surgical. This new company represents a consolidation of rms Companys instrumentation manufacturing and JunoPacimore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Regal Entertainment Group eGift Cards Available for Last-Minute Holiday Shoppers

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, announces a special offer for making holiday budgetsmore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Miller Energy Resources Releases Operational Update

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Miller Energy Resources (Miller) (NYSE: MILL) released an update today on its operations both in Alaska and in Tennessee. Alaska Rework Update We are pleased to report that Miller Rig 3more...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Churchill Mortgage Continues Significant Growth Through Year-End, Adds Ten Experts Across Multiple Branches to Support Efforts

BRENTWOOD, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Churchill Mortgage, a leader in the mortgage industry providing conventional, FHA, VA and USDA residential mortgages across 26 states, today announced the addition of ten new employees to supmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

TVA Achieves Historically Low Cost 30-Year Financing

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Tennessee Valley Authority announced Wednesday that it has priced $1 billion of new 30-year global power bonds with an interest rate of 3.50 percent the lowest rate ever on a TVA 30-year instimore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Regions Insurance Expands Employee Benefits Practice in Memphis

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regions Insurance, an affiliate of Regions Bank, today announced the expansion of its employee benefits practice in Memphis. Effective January 1, 2013, Argyle Benefits Consultants, LLC,more...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Fitch Rates Tennessee Valley Auth, TN\'s Global Power Bonds 2012 Series B \'AAA\'; Outlook Negative

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings assigns an \'AAA\' rating to the $1 billion 2012 series B Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), TN\'s global power bonds. The bonds were priced on Dec. 18, 2012. Proceeds from the 2012 series B bmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Mississippis Hollis & Krouse joins Keystone Insurers Group

OXFORD, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- When Memphis-based independent insurance agency Hollis & Burns became Keystone Insurers Groups 16th Tennessee franchise partner in September, the new relationship reached across the border intmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Hutchinson Clinic and Kansas Health Information Network (KHIN) Exchange CCDs through ICAs CareAlign Exchange Platform Using XDS.b Protocols

TOPEKA, Kan. & NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kansas Health Information Network, Inc. and ICA, a leading provider of interoperability technology that enables care coordination and health information exchange (HIE),more...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Franklin Covey Co. Announces 50-City Tour: Project Management Essentials For the Unofficial Project Manager -Offers Complimentary Overviews for Leaders and Managers

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Franklin Covey Co. (NYSE:FC), a global performance improvement company, announced today it is offering a 50-city North American tour featuring three-hour, complimentary overviews of Project more...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Scripps Networks Interactive to participate in Citi conference

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kenneth W. Lowe, chairman, president and chief executive officer, and Joseph G. NeCastro, chief financial and administrative officer, Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. (NYSE: SNI), will discuss themore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Daymark Signs Long Term Lease with Regions Bank at One Nashville Place in Nashville, Tennessee

SANTA ANA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Daymark Realty Advisors (Daymark) today announced a new 100,000 square-foot, 12.5-year lease agreement, with leading financial institution, Regions Bank (NYSE: RF) at One Nashville Place in more...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Philip Hertik and Lucius Burch, IV, Join PatientFocus Board of Directors

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Medical billing company PatientFocus today announced that healthcare entrepreneur Philip Hertik and veteran venture capital investor Lucius E. Burch, IV, have joined the companys board of dirmore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

FedEx Ground Celebrates Record-Setting Holiday Shopping Season With Opening Bell Ringing at the NYSE

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The online holiday shopping season is breaking records this year, as more and more buyers use a mousenot the mallto find the perfect gift for loved ones near and far. For hundreds of online retailersmore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Ruby Tuesday and Cultivate Wines Give $10,000 to Gaithersburg-Based Non-Profit Reeces Rainbow

MARYVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ruby Tuesday and Cultivate Wines are joining together to celebrate and present a $10,000 check to Reeces Rainbow in Gaithersburg, Md. The presentation will take place on Dec. 18, 2012, at the Ruby more...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

LOCAL RETAIL STORE BRIEF: Office Depot Relocates Store in Memphis with New Format to 5510 Poplar Ave.

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP) is relocating its store in Memphis, Tenn. to improve the shopping experience for customers. Memphis shoppers can now reap the benefits of these changes as the Office Depot stmore...

 

Logo

12/14/2012

Healthways Recognized as One of Nashvilles Healthiest Employers for Third Consecutive Year

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Nashville Business Journal announced Healthways, Inc. (Nasdaq: HWAY), the well-being improvement leader, as a winner in the 2012 Healthiest Employers of Nashville program. Healthways placed more...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Southern Companies Showcase Latest Innovation at 2013 International CES

ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- More than 230 technology companies based in the Southern region of the United States (Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahomore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

US Foods Celebrates Expansion at Memphis Distribution Center; Dedicates Building to Former President

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- US Foods today celebrated the expansion of its distribution center in Memphis, Tennessee. The expansion more than doubled the size of the previous facility and will enable the company to better servemore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Prominent Tennessee Business Leaders to Select Top Pitch in Young Entrepreneurs Contest, Drive Local Economic Growth

BRENTWOOD, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Churchill Mortgage, a leader in the mortgage industry providing conventional, FHA, VA and USDA residential mortgages across 26 states, today announced the eight prominent Tennessee business lmore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Ryman Hospitality Properties Announces Details of Special Dividend Elections and Valuation

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (NYSE: RHP) today announced the results of stockholder elections related to the special dividend in the amount of $6.84 per share of common stock, or an aggregatemore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

CBL Announces John Foy to Retire

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (NYSE: CBL), today announced that John N. Foy has retired as an officer of the organization and as a director and Vice Chairman of CBLs Board of Directormore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Memphis Among 30 U.S. Cities to Host Inaugural Commitment Day Events on January 1, 2013

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With the arrival of the holidays and New Year comes the perennial time when individuals consider making changes to lose weight, get fit and address any number of personal vices. Yet, as New Years resmore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Washington, D.C. Among 30 U.S. Cities to Host Inaugural Commitment Day Events on January 1, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With the arrival of the holidays and New Year comes the perennial time when individuals consider making changes to lose weight, get fit and address any number of personal vices. Yet, as New Years rmore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

PMC Organometallix Announces Price Increase on Thermolite Products

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PMC Organometallix announces that effective December 15, 2012, it will increase prices for all Thermolite stabilizers by $0.14/lb for low tin and $0.28/lb for high tin products. The price accelermore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

HealthTeacher Hires Reagan Brown as Vice President of Business Development

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HealthTeacher, Inc. announced today that Reagan Brown has joined the company as Vice President of Business Development. Prior to joining HealthTeacher, Inc., Reagan was the Vice President &more...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

ICA Helps The University of Texas at Austin Launch Health Information Exchange (HIE) Lab

AUSTIN, Texas & NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ICA, a leading provider of interoperability technology that enables health information exchange (HIE), announced today that the health technology interoperability labomore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Dollar General Corporation Reports Record Third Quarter 2012 Sales and Earnings

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported strong sales, operating profit and net income for its fiscal 2012 third quarter (13 weeks) ended November 2, 2012. Dollar General more...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Qsource to Implement Tennessee Direct Project, Create Infrastructure to Securely Share Health Information

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A new program, called the Tennessee Direct Project, is being launched to create a comprehensive infrastructure that allows healthcare providers to securely share electronic health records within thmore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Resource Real Estate Opportunity REIT Buys Park Forest Apartments and Foxwood Apartments

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, the Resource Real Estate Opportunity REIT sponsored by Resource Real Estate, Inc. (Resource Real Estate), a national real estate firm specializing in opportunistic and value-add investing in, anmore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Miller Energy Resources Reports Second Quarter Results

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Miller Energy Resources (Miller) (NYSE: MILL) today reported its results for the second fiscal quarter ended October 31,2012. The Company reported revenues grew 17.4% to $10.8million in the second more...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

DiaTech Test Shows Improved Results for Breast Cancer Patients

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- When breast cancer advances, the patient doesnt have the luxury of time. Finding the right type of chemotherapy as quickly as possible is a critical factor for the patients success and, until now, more...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. Opens Memphis Office

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. a leader in forensic engineering consulting services, has announced the opening of a new office in Memphis, Tennessee on December 1, 2012. This new office is led by Rimkus more...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend

LEBANON, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRL) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a regular dividend to common shareholders of $0.50 per share, payable on February 5, 201more...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Ruby Tuesday and Cultivate Wines Give $10,000 to Nashville-Based Non-Profit Lwala Community Alliance

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ruby Tuesday and Cultivate Wines are joining together to celebrate and present a $10,000 check to Lwala Community Alliance in Nashville, Tenn. The presentation will take place on Dec. 11, 2012, at more...

 

Logo

12/09/2012

Ruby Tuesday and Cultivate Wines Give $50,000 to Memphis-Based Non-Profit, The Morning Center

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ruby Tuesday and Cultivate Wines are joining together to celebrate and present a $50,000 check to The Morning Center in Memphis, Tenn. The presentation will take place on Dec. 10, 2012, at the Ruby Tmore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

Community Health Systems, Inc. Declares Special Cash Dividend of $0.25 Per Share

FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- (December 7, 2012) Community Health Systems, Inc. (the Company) (NYSE:CYH) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a special cash dividend of $0.25 per share payable onDecember28, more...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

MusiCares Named Founding Charity Partner of Commitment Day Movement

CHANHASSEN, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Life Time Fitness, Inc., The Healthy Way of Life Company(NYSE:LTM), today announced that MusiCares has joined the Commitment Day Movement as a Founding Charity Partner. Foundemore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

Acadia Healthcare Announces Pricing of Offering of 10,576,623 Shares of Common Stock

FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHC) (Acadia or the Company) today announced the pricing of a registered offering of 10,576,623 shares of its common stock at a public offering price more...

 

Logo

12/24/2012

Family Dollar Open on Christmas Eve to Serve Customers Needs

MATTHEWS, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Family Dollar, one of the fastest-growing discount retail chains in the country, will be open on Christmas Eve to serve customers last-minute needs. Family Dollar is proud to be a neighborhomore...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

Fitch Rates Mecklenburg County, NC GOs \'AAA\'; LOBs \'AA+\'; Outlook Stable

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings has assigned the following ratings to Mecklenburg County, North Carolina (the county) general obligation (GO) bonds and limited obligation bonds (LOBs): --$122 million GO refunding bmore...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

NewBridge Bancorp Appoints Donald P. Johnson to Board of Directors

GREENSBORO, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NewBridge Bancorp (NASDAQ: NBBC), parent of NewBridge Bank, announced that Donald P. Johnson has been elected as a director of the Company and the Bank. Mr. Johnson, aged 66, is the Chief more...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Red Hat Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire ManageIQ

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the worlds leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ManageIQ, a leading provider of enterprise cmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Capital Guardian Agrees to Terms for a $20 Million Investment from Private Equity Fund Manager Southport Lane

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Capital Guardian Holding, LLC, parent company of Capital Guardian, LLC and Capital Guardian Wealth Management, LLC (collectively, Capital Guardian), announces that Southport Lane Management, Lmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Health System Capital Spending Projected to Dip below 2010 Levels as Patient Admissions Drop, According to Premier healthcare alliance Survey of Executives

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hospitals and health systems nationwide are projecting their capital expenditure budgets will drop below 2010 levels as they anticipate patient admission reductions, according to the Premier healthcmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

WarBirds 2013 Released!

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- iEntertainment Network Inc., (OTC:IENT), the developer of WarBirds, Combat Simulation Game Series, announces the release of WarBirds 2013, a new version of its long running, massively multiplayer, more...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

KB Home Acquires Lots in Raleigh-Durham Market

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KB Home (NYSE: KBH), one of the nations largest and most recognized homebuilders, today announced it has acquired 65 lots in Fuquay-Varina, N.C., just southwest of Raleigh. The builder, known for its more...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

NECA/WizKids, MFV Expand HeroClix TabApp To Android OS

HILLSIDE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NECA/WizKids, developers of the recently released, widely popular HeroClix TabApp game today announced the availability of the app for Android OS, extending its compatibility with additional tablet dmore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

More Than One Thousand Needy Children to Receive Toys and Clothing as Part of Local Community Program

--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Dream Center: WHAT: Tenth Annual Dream Center of North Carolina Holiday Distribution more...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Online Jewelry Retailer Restructures IT Infrastructure with Red Hat Technologies

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the worlds leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that online jewelry retailer Ice has deployed Red Hat Enterprise Linux and JBoss Enterprise Applicationmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

More Than One Thousand Needy Children to Receive Toys and Clothing as Part of Local Community Program

--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Dream Center: WHAT: Tenth Annual Dream Center of North Carolina Holiday Distribution more...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

AVX Adds An N1500 Super Dielectric Option to Its High-Voltage MLC Radial Leaded Capacitor Series

GREENVILLE, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has added an N1500 super dielectric option to its high-voltage, multilayer ceramic (MLC), radial leaded capmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Senn Dunn Insurance Hires New Health & Wellness Director

GREENSBORO, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Senn Dunn Insurance is pleased to announce the addition of Jackie Ireland, M.Ed., as Director of Health & Wellness. She joins the fast-growing employee benefits division to lead our wellnesmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Telit\'s Jupiter SE880 Named One of the 2012 Hot 100 Products by UBM Tech\'s EDN

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Telit Wireless Solutions today announced that EDN has named its Jupiter SE880 ultra-compact GPS receiver as one of the "100 Hot Products of 2012." The 2012 EDN Hot 100 highlightsmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

New Quintiles Resource for Cancer Patients Wins Third Health Award for ClinicalResearch.com

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cancer patients looking for clinical trials of oncology therapies in their own areas plus information and news to help them understand the disease and its treatments have a valuable newmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

The University of Montana Selects SciQuest Cloud-based Accounts Payable Business Automation Solution

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SciQuest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SQI) a provider of cloud-based spend management solutions, today announced that The University of Montana has selected SciQuests Accounts Payable solution to further more...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Franklin Covey Co. Announces 50-City Tour: Project Management Essentials For the Unofficial Project Manager -Offers Complimentary Overviews for Leaders and Managers

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Franklin Covey Co. (NYSE:FC), a global performance improvement company, announced today it is offering a 50-city North American tour featuring three-hour, complimentary overviews of Project more...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

AmWINS Group, Inc. reaches definitive agreement to acquire Gresham & Associates

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AmWINS Group, Inc. (AmWINS) today has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Gresham & Associates, Inc. (Gresham & Associates) in a deal that is expected to close by the end of thmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Sanderson Farms, Inc. Reports Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2012

LAUREL, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAFM) today reported resultsfor the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended October 31, 2012. Net sales for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012 were $648.4 million cmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Lake Norman Regional Medical Center Improves Patient Satisfaction With Amcom Messenger

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Amcom Software, Inc. today announced that Lake Norman Regional Medical Center is using the Amcom Messenger clinical alerting solution as a key part of its patient satisfaction initiatives. Mmore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Belden Completes Sale of Thermax and Raydex Businesses

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC), a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission critical applications, announced today that it has completed the previously announced sale of its Thermax and Raydex more...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Carlisle Completes Purchase of Thermax-Raydex Business

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Carlisle Companies Incorporated (NYSE: CSL) announced today that it has completed the purchase of the Thermax-Raydex business from Belden, Inc. Thermax-Raydex is a leading global supplier of high-pemore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

CCG to Host Investor Day and Provides Leasing Update

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Campus Crest Communities, Inc. (NYSE:CCG) announced that as part of its ongoing "meet the street" campaign to increase investor transparency and interaction, it is hosting an Investor Day more...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Number of Patient Visits Drives Phase I Trial Costs, New Study Finds

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A new study from Cutting Edge Information discovered that on average, oncology trials reported a total cost of nearly $2 million more than the average total cost of the other trials. more...

 

Logo

12/14/2012

Vision Net and Axiros Bring Remote Device Manager Service to Tier-3 Markets

GREAT FALLS, Mont. & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vision Net, a leading provider of communications solutions, and managed network and support services, and Axiros, a technology leader in open device management solutions for temore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Bank of America Announces Completion of Cash Tender Offer for MBIA Notes

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bank of America Corporation (Bank of America) announced today that it has completed its previously announced offer to purchase for cash (theTender Offer) any and all of the outstanding 5.70% Senior more...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Square 1 Bank Announces Credit Facility to Heat Biologics, Inc.

DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Square 1 Bank, the premier banking partner to entrepreneurs and the venture capital community, today announced that it has provided a credit facility to RTP-based Heat Biologics, Inc., a clmore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

DPR Foundation Grant Program Awards $845,000 to Youth Organizations in 2012

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The DPR Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to helping disadvantaged children reach their full potential through regional organization support, today announced the expansimore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Ziptronix Licenses Direct Bond Interconnect (DBI) and ZiBondPatented Technologies to Tezzaron Semiconductor for Advanced 3D Memory and 3D Integrated Assemblies

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ziptronix, Inc. has signed a licensing agreement with Tezzaron Semiconductor for the use of patents regarding Ziptronixs direct bonding technologies, ZiBond and DBI. There is amore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Premier Healthcare Alliance, Activate Networks Partner to Help Health Systems Assess and Predict Physician Behavior Across the Continuum

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A new partnership between the Premier healthcare alliance and Activate Networks Inc. will help health systems better align physicians and coordinate care. NetworkAdvisor, powered by Activatmore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Bandwidths inetwork Selects Voxeet as Winner of the Voice App Igniter Challenge

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bandwidths inetwork division, the leading choice for innovative and scalable voice, 9-1-1 and SMS solutions, today announced it selected Voxeet as the grand prize winner of the companys Voice more...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Mariner Publishes, 3 Reasons to Unlock SAP for Business Analytics

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mariner has issued a white paper describing three reasons to tap into SAP data and combine it with the data from other business systems to improve decision making. Based on feedback from customore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Biogen Idec and Eisai Announce Manufacturing Alliance at Research Triangle Park Facilities

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) and Eisai Inc. today announced a strategic alliance that will bolster the manufacturing capabilities of both companies Research Triangle Park (RTPmore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Global Knowledge Launches New Microsoft Boot Camps to Support Tougher Microsoft Certification Requirements

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global Knowledge, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Learning Solutions, today announced the availability of new and rebuilt Microsoft Boot Camps to help students navigate Microsoft\'s remore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Hatteras Financial Corp. Declares Fourth Quarter 2012 Dividends on Shares of Common and Preferred Stock

WINSTON SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Board of Directors of Hatteras Financial Corp. (NYSE: HTS) (the Company) today declared cash dividends on shares of both its common and preferred stock for the fourth quarter of 2012. more...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Peace River Electric Cooperative Deploys Sensus FlexNet Utility Network and iCon Electric Meters

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Peace River Electric Cooperative, Inc. (PRECO) has successfully completed initial installation of a Sensus FlexNetTM utility network with iCon A electric meters and will begin system wide more...

 

Logo

12/24/2012

Hospitals, Healthcare Providers to Benefit from New Premier Agreements for Reusable Textiles and Textile Services

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Premier healthcare alliance today announced new agreements for reusable textiles and textile services have been awarded to American Dawn Inc., a minority owned business, of Compton, Calif.more...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

New SEEDS Supplier Added to Premiers Personal Care Kits and Components Products Agreement

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Premier healthcare alliance today announced a new SEEDS agreement for personal care kits and components products has been awarded to BFFL Co. LLC, a women-owned business, of Scarsdale, N.Ymore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

The Pantry Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2012 Financial Results

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Pantry, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTRY), a leading independently operated convenience store chain in the southeastern U.S., today announced financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter and year ended Septembemore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Lenovos ThinkPad X1 Carbon Now Optimized for Windows 8 Touch

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lenovo (HKSE: 0992) (PINK SHEETS: LNVGY) today announced the new ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch, optimized for Windows 8 and now adds touch experience to the industrys leading business more...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Syncfusion Launches Orubase Cross-Platform Mobile Application Development Tool for .NET Developers

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Syncfusion, Inc., a leading provider of components for Windows development, today announced the release of Orubase, a cross-platform mobile application development tool that enables .NEmore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Hospitals, Healthcare Providers to Benefit from New Premier Agreements for Pharmacy Unit Dose Repackaging Services

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Premier healthcare alliance today announced new agreements for pharmacy unit dose repackaging services have been awarded to AidaPak Services LLC of Vancouver, Wash.; Safecor Health LLC of more...

 

Logo

12/14/2012

Hospitals, Healthcare Providers to Benefit from a New Premier Agreement for Lawn Care Services

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Premier healthcare alliance today announced a new agreement for lawn care services has been awarded to Northwest Companies of Indian Trail, N.C. Effective November 1, 2012, the agreemenmore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Hospitals, Healthcare Providers to Benefit from New Premier Agreements for Renewable Energy Products and Services

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Premier healthcare alliance today announced new agreements for renewable energy products and services have been awarded to MSW Power Corporation, a small business enterprise, of Acton, Masmore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Precision BioSciences Announces First Publication of Targeted Knockout Rats Using Engineered Meganuclease Technology

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Precision BioSciences, Inc., a leader in the field of genome engineering, today announced the publication of the first genetically modified mammals using Precisions Directed Nuclease Edmore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

SAS DataFlux Data Management Helps Maximize Value of Strategic Data Assets

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Over the past two years, investment in SAS DataFlux Data Management software increased, as enterprises place more value on data. Increasingly, enterprises select data management from business analytics more...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Novella Clinical Bolsters Business Development with Three New Hires

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Novella Clinical, a full service contract research organization (CRO), today announced an expanded business development team with the addition of three Directors of Client Servicemore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Independent OpenNMS Users Group Formed; Conference Planned for March 2013

FULDA, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The OpenNMS Foundation Europe has been created by an independent group of OpenNMS users as a non-profit organization to promote network management in general and the OpenNMS network management platfomore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Medical Publication Teams Overcome Silo Challenges with Regular Strategy Meetings

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Although medical publications teams typically have a formal publications plan in place, many factorsboth internal and externalinfluence actual submission and acceptance rates. Becmore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Number and Quality of Sites are Crucial to Phase I Clinical Trials

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Although numerous sites can be beneficial in Phase I clinical trials, new data show that trials with fewer sites encounter fewer enrolling complications, according to a new study from more...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Centralized Portfolio Management Teams Guide Decisions Amid Pharmaceutical Patent Expirations

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- More than three-quarters (77%) of surveyed pharmaceutical companies have created dedicated portfolio management teams, according to a study by Cutting Edge Information. Furthermormore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

New Sales For SAS Data Mining Software up 28%: Big Data Trend Contributes

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Facing data that continues to grow in volume, velocity and variety, knowledge workers are embracing SAS Analytics to find patterns, sentiments and relationships that can transform their companies more...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

MusiCares Named Founding Charity Partner of Commitment Day Movement

CHANHASSEN, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Life Time Fitness, Inc., The Healthy Way of Life Company(NYSE:LTM), today announced that MusiCares has joined the Commitment Day Movement as a Founding Charity Partner. Foundemore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

Indian Motorcycle Unveils the 2013 Indian Chief Vintage Final Edition

LONG BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Indian Motorcycle, the original American motorcycle company, today announced the 2013 Indian Chief Vintage Final Edition, the final version of the Kings Mountain era of Indian Motorcycle, which imore...

 

Logo

12/27/2012

Publix Announces Second North Carolina Location

LAKELAND, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Publix Super Markets Inc. announced it has signed a lease for a second store in the Greater Charlotte, North Carolina area. The store will be located at the intersection of South Boulevard andmore...

 

Logo

12/27/2012

Resolve to Make Your House a Home in 2013 with Inspiration from Lowes Creative Ideas

MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In February 2013, Lowes Creative Ideas magazine will celebrate 15 years of redefining home improvement. Since its launch in 1998, the magazine has had one of the largest circulations for a fmore...

 

Logo

12/26/2012

Out with Resolutions, In with Commitments, Say Tens of Thousands Set to Participate in Inaugural Commitment Day Events across U.S. on January 1, 2013

--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Life Time Fitness (NYSE:LTM): WHAT: more...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

Fitch Rates Cary, NC Combined Enterprise System Revs \'AAA\'; Outlook Stable

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings takes the following rating action on the revenue bonds of Cary, North Carolina (the town): --Approximately $113.4 million combined enterprise system revenue and refunding bonds,more...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

Family Dollar Stores to Host First Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call

MATTHEWS, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FDO), a discount store chain operating more than 7,500 stores in 45 states, will host a conference call for investors and analysts to discuss financial results for tmore...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

Biologics, Inc. Awarded URAC HUM Accreditation

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Biologics, an integrated oncology services company, has been awarded URACs Health Utilization Management accreditation, which represents the companys third URAC accreditation. Biologics was previously awmore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

The Finish Line Youth Foundation Announces $160,100 in Grants for Q3 2012

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Finish Line Youth Foundation today announced the award of $160,100 to grant recipients in the third quarter of 2012. The 22 grants also went to organizations that place an importance on youth develmore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Bonsal American Acquires Surface Coatings Company

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bonsal American, Inc., has completed the acquisition of Surface Coatings Company, Inc., based in Auburn Hills, Mich., a manufacturer of asphalt pavement maintenance products for use by commercial comore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Kroll Bond Rating Agency Assigns Final Ratings to WFRBS Commercial Mortgage Trust 2012-C10

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) assigned its final ratings to twelve classes of WFRBS Commercial Mortgage Trust 2012-C10, a $1.3 billion CMBS multi-borrower transaction collateralized by 85 fixed rate commmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Williams Partners Seeks FERC Approval to Serve Growing Virginia, North Carolina Natural Gas Markets

TULSA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE: WPZ) announced today that its Transco pipeline has filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to provide 270,000 dekatherms per day ofmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

PowerSecure Extends Stock Repurchase Program

WAKE FOREST, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PowerSecure International, Inc. (Nasdaq: POWR) today announced that its board of directors has authorized an extension of the companys stock repurchase program for an additional $5 million of the more...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Herbalife Increases U.S. Manufacturing Capacity

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF), a global nutrition company, announced today that it entered into a definitive agreement to purchase a manufacturing facility in Winston Salem, North Carolina. This purchase fmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

CORRECTING and REPLACING Growth In Health System Capital Spending Projected to Dip below 2010 Levels as Patient Admissions Drop, According to Premier healthcare alliance Survey of Executives

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Please replace the release with the following corrected version due to multiple revisions. The corrected release reads: GROWTH IN HEALTH SYSTEM CAPITAL SPENDING PROJECTED TO DIP BELOW 20more...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Frontier Capital Exits Azaleos Corporation

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Frontier Capital is pleased to announce the successful exit of its investment in Azaleos Corporation, a leading provider of managed email, collaboration and unified communications services availablemore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Ridgemont Equity Partners Acquires J.A.M. Distributing Company

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ridgemont Equity Partners, a middle market buyout and growth equity investor, today announced the closing of a majority equity investment in J.A.M. Distributing Company (J.A.M. or the Company), a lemore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

PowerSecure Announces $15 Million of New Business Awards

WAKE FOREST, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PowerSecure International, Inc. (Nasdaq: POWR) today announced it has received $15 million of new business for distributed generation systems, utility infrastructure projects, energy efficiency limore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

InteliChart Completes Development Agreement with RelayHealth Expanding Cost-Effective Health System Data Exchange

ALPHARETTA, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Leading healthcare information technology provider InteliChart, Inc. today announced the completion of a development agreement with RelayHealth, establishing cost-effective, integrated healthcare inmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Hospitals, Healthcare Providers to Benefit from New Multi-Source Premier Agreements for Blood Bank Analyzers, Reagents, Consumables and Service

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Premier healthcare alliance today announced new multi-source agreements for blood bank analyzers, reagents, consumables and service have been awarded to Bio-Rad Laboratories of Hercules, Cmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Premier healthcare alliance Names Gary Long Chief Sales Officer

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Premier healthcare alliance has named Gary S. Long its new chief sales officer, effective immediately. A 20-year industry veteran, Long will further drive growth at Premier, a promore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Cree Reaches LED Industry Milestone with 200 Lumen-Per-Watt LED

DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Two years after breaking the 200 lumens-per-watt (LPW) R&D efficacy barrier, Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) delivers another industry first with the introduction of the Cree XLamp MK-R LEDs. The newmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Wells Fargo Asset Management Makes a Strategic Investment in the Rock Creek Group

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM) today announced that it had acquired a minority ownership stake in privately held The Rock Creek Group (Rock Creek), a Washington, D.C.-based fund of hedge funds more...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey Finds Investors Bullish on Global Growth as They Look Beyond Fiscal Cliff

NEW YORK & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Confidence in a recovering global economy is extending into 2013 as investor fears surrounding the fiscal cliff eased, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey for December.more...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

SCOR Global Life Americas and StoneRiver, Inc. Offer New Solution to Accelerate Underwriting Cases for Simplified Issue Life

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SCOR Global Life Americas, a leading life reinsurer in the U.S. market, and StoneRiver, Inc. have teamed up to offer an innovative solution for the rapid underwriting of simplified issue life insuramore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Bank of America Declares Quarterly Dividend on Series L Preferred Stock

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bank of America Corporation today announced the Board of Directors authorized a regular quarterly dividend of $18.125 per share on the 7.25 percent Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stomore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Phonebooth Announces SMB Innovator Awards Grand Prize and Peoples Choice Award Winners

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cloud based business VoIP provider Phonebooth, a division of Bandwidth, today announced that Simplicity Sofas, a High Point, N.C.-based furniture manufacturer, has been named the grand primore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Oxygen Biotherapeutics Reports Second Quarter FY2013 Financial Results

MORRISVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: OXBT), a development stage biomedical company focused on developing oxygen-rich intravenous and topical products, today announced results for the three and simore...

 

Logo

12/14/2012

Babson Capital Global Short Duration High Yield Fund to Host Investor Call on December 17, 2012

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Babson Capital Global Short Duration High Yield Fund (the Fund) (NYSE: BGH) will host a conference call for investors to discuss the Funds investment positioning and market outlook. Date: Dmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Mature Health Economics Groups Align with Successful Product Launches

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pharmaceutical companies can no longer launch a product without providing managed markets organizations detailed health economics and cost-effectiveness metrics, according to a new studmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Over Half of Medical Information Departments House Library Service Functions

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Although medical information teams primary responsibilities revolve around responding to unsolicited inquiries, many take on peripheral tasks. A significant amount of medical informatiomore...

 

Logo

12/14/2012

Market Share, Physician Employment, Financial Strength Not Essential to Successful ACO Implementation

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Contrary to previous assumptions, dominant market share, employed physicians and financial strength are not essential requirements for a health system to successfully implement an accountable care omore...

 

Logo

12/14/2012

Modern CMOs Invest in Marketing Analytics, Driving Sales of SAS Customer Intelligence Solutions

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A new breed of CMOs are embracing big analytics to drive marketing and business performance. This trend towards marketing analytics is driving new sales of SAS Customer Intelligence solutions worldmore...

 

Logo

12/14/2012

Salt Lake City Neighborhoods Demonstrate the Most Holiday Cheer

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As the holidays approach, MaxPoint, the company that helps retailers and brands drive local in-store sales with its innovative Digital Zip technology, today revealed the results of its second anmore...

 

Logo

12/14/2012

Quintiles Central Laboratory Receives First Industry Accreditation Dedicated to Biorepository Program

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quintiles today announced that its flagship central laboratory in the U.S. received accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP) Biorepository Accreditation Progrmore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Fitch Downgrades 6 Classes of BACM 2006-2

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings has downgraded six classes and affirmed 14 classes of Banc of America Commercial Mortgage (BACM) Inc., commercial mortgage pass-through certificates series 2006-2. A detailed list of rating more...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Ginkgo Residential Property Awarded Greater Charlotte Apartment Association BRAVO Award

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ginkgo Residential, as property manager, is pleased to announce that the Links at Citiside Apartments was awarded the first ever BRAVO Property Turnaround Award from the Greater Charlotte Apartment more...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Southern Companies Showcase Latest Innovation at 2013 International CES

ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- More than 230 technology companies based in the Southern region of the United States (Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahomore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Lenovo Launches Fantasy Coach Season Pass Contest

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lenovo (HKSE: 0992) (ADR: LNVGY), today launched an exciting contest for fantasy football fans the first-ever Lenovo Fantasy Coach Season Pass Contest. Teaming up with Chicago Bemore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

ACN Welcomed Nearly 15,000 Independent Business Owners to San Jose, CA for Its International Training Event

CONCORD, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ACN, the worlds largest direct seller of telecommunications and essential services, traveled to the west coast November 30 December 2 for its International Training Event in San Jose, California, helmore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Clinipace Worldwides Ran Frenkel Promoted to Managing Director, EMEA

MORRISVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Clinipace Worldwide, a global digital contract research organization (dCRO), today announced company executive, Ran Frenkel, RPh, Vice President, International Business Development, will takmore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

CCG Declares 4Q12 $0.16/Share Common Dividend & $0.50/Share Preferred Series A Dividend

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Campus Crest Communities, Inc. (NYSE:CCG), a leading developer, builder, owner and manager of high-quality, resident life focused student housing properties, today announced that its Board of Directmore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

CBL Announces Expansion of Cross Creek Mall in Fayetteville, NC

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (NYSE: CBL), today announced an expansion of Cross Creek Mall in Fayetteville, NC. The 46,000-square-foot expansion will deliver a number of exciting newmore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Inland American Real Estate Trust, Inc. Purchases Two Student Housing Assets from Landmark Properties for $94.6 Million

OAK BROOK, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Inland American Communities (IAC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Inland American Real Estate Trust, Inc. (Inland American), today announced the companys acquisition of two fully-developed student houmore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Raleigh Among 30 U.S. Cities to Host Inaugural Commitment Day Events on January 1, 2013

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With the arrival of the holidays and New Year comes the perennial time when individuals consider making changes to lose weight, get fit and address any number of personal vices. Yet, as New Years resomore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Dell Names Dynamic Quest as Their 2012 Preferred Partner of the Year

GREENSBORO, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dynamic Quest, an IT Solutions Provider, was announced as Dells Preferred Partner of the Year at Dell World 2012 in Austin, Texas. Dynamic Quest (www.dynamicquest.com) has partnered with Dmore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

nContact Announces: Study of Novel Convergent Procedure Demonstrates Improved Results Under Stringent Analysis at 12 Months in Difficult-to-Treat Patients

MORRISVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Heart Rhythm Journal has published a 12-month, 100 patient outcome study evaluating the Convergent Procedure, an epicardial-endocardial technique to treat patients with atrial fibrillation (more...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Durham Emergency Communications Center Chooses Intrado Great Migration for NextGen 9-1-1

DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Durham Emergency Communications Center (DECC) and Intrado Inc., a subsidiary of West Corporation and a leading provider of 9-1-1 technology solutions, today announced the next step in providing Durmore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Wells Fargo/Gallup: Investors Turn Negative Post Elections

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Overall U.S. investor optimism has plummeted to -8, down from +16 recorded in July and +24 in May according to the quarterly Wells Fargo/Gallup Investor and Retirement Optimism Index conducted Novemmore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Wall Street Journal Tech Pundit Walt Mossberg to Discuss Post-PC Era at North Carolina Technology Association 2013 Opener

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) proudly announces its first event of 2013. Walt Mossberg: Live and Unplugged, with presenting sponsor Lenovo, will be held on Thursday, January 17, more...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

With SAS, Creditreform Boosts Credit Rating Quality, Forecasting

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Already Germanys top provider of quality business information and debt collection services, Creditreform, is using SAS Visual Analytics to widen its market lead through better data visualization. Tmore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Ultra-Wideband Antenna System Supports Current, Future Wireless Network Technologies

HICKORY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CommScope introduces Argus UltraBand, believed to be the worlds first ultra-wideband antenna system capable of supporting the four major air-interface standards in almost any wirelesmore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Triangle MLS Reports Top Sales Market Since 2008 November Sales Show 24 percent Increase Over 12 Months

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For the North Carolina Triangle Region Housing market, its beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Home sales surged in November, moving the Region to its best performance in over four years. The Triamore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Hospitals, Healthcare Providers to Benefit from New Premier Agreements for Conveying Systems

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Premier healthcare alliance today announced new agreements for conveying systems have been awarded to KONE Inc. of Moline, Ill.; Otis Elevator Company of Farmington, Conn.; and ThyssenKrupmore...

 

Logo

12/26/2012

Hospitals, Healthcare Providers to Benefit from New Premier Agreements for Modular Casework, Storage Systems and Mobile Carts

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Premier healthcare alliance today announced new agreements for modular casework, storage systems and mobile carts have been awarded to Herman Miller Inc. of Zeeland, Mich; InterMetro Indusmore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Direct Digital Tops the List of Fastest-Growing Privately Held Companies in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Direct Digital, LLC, the developer and marketer of many leading wellness and nutritional supplements was recently recognized as the number one fastest-growing privately held company in the region bymore...

 

Logo

12/27/2012

Hospitals, Healthcare Providers to Benefit from New Premier Agreements for Disposable Non-Sterile Protective Apparel

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Premier healthcare alliance today announced new agreements for disposable non-sterile protective apparel have been awarded to Cardinal Health of McGaw Park, Ill.; Kimberly Clark Global Salmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Hospitals, Healthcare Providers to Benefit from New Premier Agreements for Orthopedic Soft Goods

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Premier healthcare alliance today announced new agreements for orthopedic soft goods have been awarded to Clear Advantage Collar of Charlotte, N.C.; Corflex Inc., a small business enterprimore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Global Knowledge Named in Top 100 Private Companies in North Carolina

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global Knowledge, the worldwide leader in IT and business skills training, today announced that it has been included in Grant Thornton LLPs 2012 Grant Thornton North Carolina 100. Released anmore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Sumitomo Electric Lightwave Expands its Lynx2 CustomFit Field Installable Connector Line with the Industrys First Jacketed MPO Splice-On Connector

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sumitomo Electric Lightwave (www.sumitomoelectric.com), a major manufacturing leader in optical fiber and connectivity solutions, announced today the expansion of its Lynx2 CustomFit more...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Dex One Receives Continued Listing Standard Notice from the NYSE

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dex One Corporation (NYSE: DEXO) announced that it received notification on Dec. 4, 2012 from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) that its average closing share price is below the Exchanges minimum continmore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Hospitals, Healthcare Providers to Benefit from a New Premier Agreement for Hand Hygiene Monitoring Systems

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Premier healthcare alliance today announced a new agreement for hand hygiene monitoring systems has been awarded to BioVigil Hygiene Technologies LLC of Ann Arbor, Mich. Effectivemore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Hospitals, Healthcare Providers to Benefit from New Premier Agreements for Business Intelligence Software

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Premier healthcare alliance today announced new agreements for business intelligence software have been awarded to Dimensional Insight Inc. of Burlington, Mass.; and PNC Bank National Assomore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Water Utilities Selecting More Composite Meters, Sensus Data Shows

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Water utilities nationwide are increasingly selecting composite meters pending provisions to the Safe Water Drinking Act that will take effect in 2014, according to sales data from Sensus, a leamore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Phonebooth Announces Top 10 SMB Innovator Awards Finalists

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cloud based business VoIP provider Phonebooth, a division of Bandwidth, announced today the Top 10 finalists selected for the 2012 SMB Innovator Awards. The finalists represent small and medium-more...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Osmotica Pharmaceutical Announces Initiation of Phase III Studies with Arbaclofen ER Tablets

WILMINGTON, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Osmotica Pharmaceutical announced today that recruitment has begun for a Phase 3 clinical trial designed to assess the safety and efficacy of Arbaclofen Extended Release Tablets in patients with spmore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Nominations Now Open for 2013 Red Hat Innovation Awards

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world\'s leading provider of open source solutions, is now accepting nominations for its seventh annual Red Hat Innovation Awards, which will be presented at Red Hmore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Cree Introduces Industrys Brightest, Highest Performing Single-Die LEDs

DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) once again sets an LED industry performance milestone with the commercial availability of XLamp XM-L2 LEDs. The new XM-L2 LED delivers up to 186 lumens-per-watt at 350 mA, more...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

SchoolDude and the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) Launch Sixth Annual K-12 IT Benchmarking Research Survey

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SchoolDude, the nations leading provider of on-demand software designed exclusively for educational facility, technology and business operations, announced today that it launched the sixth annual K-12 ITmore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

LED Roadway Lighting Ltd. Signs LED Retrofit Contract with Nova Scotia Power

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- LED Roadway Lighting Ltd. (LRL), a Halifax-based manufacturer of LED-based street and area lighting products, announced a contract with Nova Scotia Power, an Emera Company, to supply up to 85,0more...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Bank of America Funds $20 Million Investment to Support Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Efforts

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bank of America today committed $20 million in new funding for 13 Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) to provide financing for small businesses and residents affected by Hurricane Samore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

KSL Resorts Celebrate the Winter Holidays From Coast to Coast and on the Slopes

LA QUINTA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KSL Resorts nine distinctive properties are celebrating the winter holidays with an array of unique festivities and packages. The distinguished resort destinations offer a range of options tmore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Adds U.S. Electronic Options to CSA Program

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As the use and popularity of options continues to grow, Bank of America Merrill Lynch is pleased to announce the addition of U.S. electronic options to the firms Global Commission Management (GCM) platformmore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Expert Available, Speaking at Bank Horizons Conference: Adapting to Regulatory and Industry Pressures without Sacrificing Profitability

--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- nCino: What: Banks are facing significant challenges as a result of increased macroeconomic pressures and regulatormore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Greg Reiter Joins Wells Fargo Securities as Head of Residential Mortgage Research

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wells FargoSecurities, the capital markets and investment banking business ofWells Fargo& Company (NYSE: WFC), today announced that Greg Reiter has joined the firm as managing director and head of more...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Pharmaceutical Companies Underpay Some Managed Markets Executives

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- US managed markets directors typically earn between $150,000 and $200,000, compared to some sales managers who top $300,000 annually, according to a report by Cutting Edge Informamore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Sales Performance International Named Top 10 Sales Training Firm

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sales Performance International (SPI), a global sales training and performance improvement firm, has been named as one of Selling Power Magazines Top 10 Sales Training Companies of 2012. Global salemore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

United Insurance Holdings Corp. Subsidiary Approved to Write Property and Casualty Insurance in North Carolina; Receives Assessment and Announces Recoupment Plan

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- United Insurance Holdings Corp. (OTCBB: UIHC) (United or the Company), a property and casualty insurance holding company, announced today that the North Carolina Department of Insurance approvemore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Customers Embrace Big Data Visualization, Self-Service in SAS Visual Analytics

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- More and more enterprises are finding value in big data with SAS Visual Analytics, the in-memory solution announced in March to wide acclaim. Global customers and industry watchers quickly recognizmore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

Over 100 SECU Elves Prepare and Ship 5,000 Holiday Gift Boxes to NC Soldiers Deployed Throughout the World!

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In the early morning hours of December 1st, over 100 State Employees Credit Union (SECU) elves from around the State traveled to a Credit Union operations center in Raleigh in anticipation of its 3rd more...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Magican Software Releases Magican 1.3.1, a Free Doctor for Your Mac

ORANGE COUNTY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today Magican Software announced the release of Magican 1.3.1, an update to its free comprehensive system cleaning, optimization and protection solution developed for Mac OS X. A freeware solutimore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

Ingles Markets, Incorporated Reports 48th Year of Record Sales, Plus Growth in Sales and Net Income for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2012

ASHEVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ingles Markets, Incorporated (NASDAQ:IMKTA) today reported record fiscal 2012 sales of $3.71 billion, its 48th consecutive year of sales growth. Fourth quarter sales rose 9.5% to $991.8 million and more...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

Free App from Global Knowledge Supports CompTIA Security+ Exam Prep

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global Knowledge, worldwide leader in IT and business training, today announced the launch of a free application entitled Assessment: Security+ Prep Questions. Designed for iPhone, iPod touchmore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Announces Focused Corporate Strategy and Restructuring

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX) announced today that in response to recent events and an assessment of its assets, the Company is restructuring and implementing a focmore...

 

Logo

12/27/2012

Ring in the New Year with Delicious Meals from HoneyBaked

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Make your New Years gathering delicious and memorable with hassle free meals from HoneyBaked. The premium food retailer is helping its customers prepare for the New Year with signature Honey Baked Hams more...

 

Logo

12/27/2012

Now, Dasher! Now, Dancer! Coca-Cola Gets People Dashing and Dancing to Healthier Lifestyles with $1.1 Million in Grants

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Santa isnt the only busy one this time of year. Organizations across North America have been helping their communities lead healthy, balanced lifestyles and to support them, Coca-Cola is sending a little hmore...

 

Logo

12/26/2012

Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Surrey Plaza for $2.3 Million

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. (NASDAQ:WHLR) (Wheeler or the Company), a company specializing in owning, acquiring, financing, developing, renovating, leasing and managing income promore...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

ITS NOT TOO LATE Prepare and Ship on Saturday at The UPS Store More shopping More shipping More convenience

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UPS (NYSE: UPS) UPS Next Day Air Saturday pickups will be made at convenient locations of The UPS Store around the country with the knowledgeable packaging experts and supplies for assistance. Check Tmore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Tell Jon Gruden Why Your High School Football Program Deserves $5,000 from Hooters

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hooters of America, LLC, a franchisor and operator of more than 435 Hooters restaurants in 44 states and 28 foreign countries, today announced there is still time to enter the Gruden Giveaway Video Upload more...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

EDGE Underwriting Manual Web-Compliant for Tablet Computing

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Munich American Reassurance Company today announced its EDGE underwriting manuals are fully web-compliant for tablet-based computers, including the Apple iPad, Google Nexus 7 and Amazon Kindle Fire. All more...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Ingersoll Rand Enters into SIPCOs Wireless Mesh License

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SIPCO, LLC is pleased to announce that Ingersoll Rand, a worldwide leader in energy management technology, has entered into a license under patents in SIPCOs Wireless Mesh Patent Portfolio. SIPCO, more...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Digital Insurance Acquires Brown Insurance Services

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Digital Insurance (www.digitalinsurance.com), the nation\'s largest and most technologically advanced employee benefits-only agency, has acquired Brown Insurance Services of Los Altos, Calif. The firmmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Synovus to Announce Fourth Quarter 2012 Results on January 22, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Synovus (NYSE: SNV) today announced its plan to release fourth quarter 2012 results on January 22, 2013. The conference call to discuss these results will be held at 8:30 a.m. ET the same day. more...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

CORRECTING and REPLACING Holzer Holzer & Fistel, LLC Announces Investigation into the Proposed Buyout of Compuware Corporation

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The first sentence, should read Holzer Holzer & Fistel, LLC is investigating whether the directors of Compuware Corp. (Compuware or the Company) (CPWR) are complying with their fiduciary duties in more...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Holzer Holzer & Fistel, LLC Announces Investigation into the Proposed Buyout of Compuware Corporation

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Holzer Holzer & Fistel, LLC is investigating whether the directors of Compuware Corp. ("Compuware" or the "Company") (CPWR) complied with their fiduciary duties in approving the more...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

California-based Health Group Selects Paragon to Fuel Growth Strategy

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Setting a bold course for the future, Rideout Health plans to deploy Paragon, McKessons hospital information system (HIS), to equip hospital staff and clinicians with modern technology that also provimore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Davidson Hotels & Resorts Appoints Two to Executive Team

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Davidson Hotels & Resorts, one of the nations largest independent hotel management companies, today announced two new additions to its executive team. Barry Wabler joins the company as executive vicmore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Predictive Coding Experts Join Forces; DOAR Partners with OrcaTec for Best-in-Class eDiscovery and Information Governance

NEW YORK & ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DOAR Litigation Consulting LLC, whose CEO has been an expert on the use of predictive coding in two seminal cases on predictive coding, and OrcaTec, the predictive coding technology that more...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Holzer Holzer & Fistel, LLC Announces Investigation into the Proposed Buyout of Caribou Coffee Company, Inc.

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Holzer Holzer & Fistel, LLC is investigating whether the directors of Caribou Coffee Company, Inc. (Caribou or the Company) (NASDAQ: CBOU) complied with their fiduciary duties in approving the propomore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Food Logistics Magazine Recognizes Logility as a Top 100 Technology Provider for Ninth Consecutive Year

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Logility Inc., a leading supplier of collaborative solutions to optimize the supply chain, today announced Food Logistics magazine has selected Logility for the ninth consecutive year for inclusion in its more...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Polk Analysis: Car Shoppers Who Chat Also Buy

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- One in three users of auto website chat, included in a recent Polk analysis commissioned by Contact At Once!, bought a vehicle after having an online conversation with a dealer. Contact At Once! is thmore...

 

Logo

12/14/2012

Dole Food Company, Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning, and Healthy Kids Georgia Partner to Improve Early Childhood Nutrition Standards

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Dole Food Company (NYSE: DOLE) and Lt. Governor Casey Cagles Healthy Kids Georgia Program announced a partnership with the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) to promote good nutritmore...

 

Logo

12/14/2012

Carmike Cinemas Acquires Two Theatres with an Aggregate of 16 Screens from Phoenix Big Cinemas in Accretive Transaction

COLUMBUS, Ga. & KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Carmike Cinemas, Inc. (NASDAQ: CKEC), a leading entertainment, digital cinema and 3-D motion picture exhibitor, today announced the completed acquisition of two movie more...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

MedAssets Closes Debt Refinancing, Lowering Interest Rate

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MedAssets, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDAS) announced the completion of a new $750 million senior secured credit facility. Proceeds were used to extinguish the Companys existing $484 million Term Loan B due 2016 and more...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

AGCO VP Among Women of Excellence

DULUTH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE: AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, announced today that the Business to Business magazine has recognized Debra E. Kuper, AGCmore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

SCBT Financial Corporation Completes Acquisition of The Savannah Bancorp, Inc.

COLUMBIA, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SCBT Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: SCBT) (the Company) announced today the completion of its acquisition of The Savannah Bancorp, Inc. (SAVB). Under the terms of the merger agreement, SAVB shareholdmore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Stonesoft: Top Security Threats in 2013

HELSINKI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With 2013 just around the corner, it is time for IT security experts to reflect on what has been, gaze into their crystal ball and predict what is yet to come. Below are network security vendor Stonesofts more...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

WellPoint Foundation-Boys & Girls Clubs of America Recognized as Best Partnership by Business Civic Leadership Center

INDIANAPOLIS & ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WellPoint Foundation and Boys & Girls Club of America (BGCA) have received the Best Partnership" Corporate Citizenship Award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Cimore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Inc. 5000 Ranks Allconnect as One of the Fastest Growing Companies for the Fifth Year

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For the fifth time since 2005, Inc. magazine named Allconnect to its annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation\'s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehmore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Fitch Rates $84.35MM MEAG (GA) Power Rev Bnds \'AAApre\'; Outlook Negative

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings assigns an \'AAApre\', Negative Outlook rating to the Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia (MEAG) $34,685,000 power revenue bonds, series FF maturing Jan. 1, 2014- 2023 and Jan. 1, 2026 (Fmore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Columbus Among 30 U.S. Cities to Host Inaugural Commitment Day Events on January 1, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With the arrival of the holidays and New Year comes the perennial time when individuals consider making changes to lose weight, get fit and address any number of personal vices. Yet, as New Years resmore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

One in Four Employees Plans to Work During 2012 Holiday Vacation, According to Inspirato/Harris Survey of Major U.S. Cities

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Holiday vacations usually mean lazy days spent lounging around a fire, eating big dinners with family and friends, and maybe even hitting the slopes or escaping to a secluded tropical beach. But for some it more...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Zep Commercial Launches CleanStone Plus Line

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Zep Inc.s (NYSE: ZEP) professional strength cleaning brand, Zep Commercial, a leading provider of more than 4,000 specialty cleaning products worldwide, today announces the launch of its new CleanStone more...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

ControlScan Expands to EMEA with Foregenix Alliance

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Specialist Payment Card Industry (PCI) security service providers ControlScan and Foregenix have formed a strategic alliance to deliver a market-leading suite of technology solutions to acquiring banks and more...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Krypt Teams with SEEBURGER for SAP-Focused Business Integration

ATLANTA & SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Krypt, Inc., a system integrator specializing in facilitating international trade with SAP BusinessObjects Global Trade Services (GTS), has expanded its business integratiomore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

The Refinishing Touch Predicts Key Industry Trends for 2013 and Reflects on the Successes of 2012

ALPHARETTA, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Refinishing Touch, a world leader in on-site environmentally safe and sustainable furniture refinishing and re-upholstering for private and public organizations, has predicted the trends tmore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Bluefin Payment Systems Announces Dickson Chu to Join Board of Directors

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bluefin Payment Systems, the leading provider of secure payment gateway technology to integrated software vendors (ISVs) and software as a service (SaaS) providers, announced today that Dickson Chu has joinmore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Sentara Healthcare to Reduce Costs and Improve Care Delivery through Accelarads Cloud-Based Medical Imaging Solution

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Accelarad, a leading provider of secure, cloud-based medical imaging solutions, and creators of SeeMyRadiology.com, announced today that Sentara Healthcare has selected its medical imaging solutmore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

GT Software Announces Fujitsu NetCOBOL for .NET v5.0 release

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GT Software, a leading provider of enterprise modernization solutions today announced the release of Fujitsu NetCOBOL for .NET v5.0. This release enables COBOL developers to work on the latest version of more...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Sabre Holdings Executive Honored with Superstar Award From Institute for Healthcare Consumerism

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The director of global benefits at Sabre Holdings was recognized in November by The Institute for Healthcare Consumerism with a Superstar Award for his leadership in inspiring employees to embrace a wellnesmore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

F5 BIG-IP Platform Integrates Digital Elements IP Geolocation Technology

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Digital Element, the leading provider of IP geolocation and IP Intelligence technology, today announced that F5 Networks, Inc., the global leader in Application Delivery Networking (ADN),has depmore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

GlycoMimetics Announces Progress from Its Novel Compounds as Presented at 2012 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

GAITHERSBURG, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GlycoMimetics, Inc. (GMI), a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing a new class of glycobiology-based therapies for a broad range of indications, today announced that the company anmore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Imprime PGG in Combination with Monoclonal Antibody Therapy Achieves 64% Complete Response Rate in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Patients

EAGAN, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- All subjects in a phase 1 study of high risk, chronic lymphocytic leukemia responded to the combination therapy of Imprime PGG, alemtuzumab (Campath) and rituximab (Rituxan) with 64% achieving a more...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Liaison Puts Transaction Visibility into the Customers Hand with the Launch of LENS Mobile App for the iPad

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Liaison Technologies, a global provider of secure cloud-based integration and data management services and solutions, announced today that the Liaison Enterprise Navigation System (LENS) is now more...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Cumberland Center for Healthcare Innovation Taps Clinigence for Clinical Data Analytics Technology

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Clinigence, a next-generationclinical business intelligencetechnology provider, today announced that Cumberland Center for Healthcare Innovation (CCHI) will implement its clinical analytics softmore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Stonesoft Announces the Worlds First All-Terrain, Military-Grade Next Generation Firewall

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The network security vendor Stonesoft today announced the new Stonesoft MIL-320 Next Generation Firewall/VPN appliance that provides military-grade network security in a rugged go-anywhere unit. Todays more...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

AirWatch Recognized as Top Player in The Radicati Group 2012 Mobile Device Management Market Quadrant

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AirWatch, the global leader and innovator in mobile security and the largest Mobile Device Management (MDM) provider announces that market research firm, The Radicati Group, names AirWatch a Top Playemore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Selects NCR Technology to Streamline Athletic Event Operations

DULUTH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) today announced that the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) is installing the NCR Venue Manager solution at four of its athletic facilities to drive revenues more...

 

Logo

12/09/2012

Seattle Genetics Reports Data from Phase I Trial of ADCETRIS (Brentuximab Vedotin) in Front-line Mature T-Cell Lymphomas (MTCL)

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Seattle Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGEN) today announced results from a phase I clinical trial of ADCETRIS (brentuximab vedotin) in combination with chemotherapy for the treatment of newly diagnosed mature T-cmore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

RockTenn Announces Acceleration of Next Quarterly Dividend

NORCROSS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- RockTenn today reported its Board of Directors declared the acceleration of the February 2013 dividend of $0.225per share on its Class A Common Stock to shareholders of record at the close of businessmore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

Heritage Financial Group, Inc. Announces One-Time Special Dividend of $0.20 Per Share

ALBANY, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Heritage Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBOS), the holding company for HeritageBank of the South, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a one-time special cash dividend of $0.20 per shmore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

Philips Television Teams-up with Net2TVs Portico Service Offering Consumers a Wealth of Free Programming and New Channels on their TV

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- P&F today announced the launch of Portico on Philips connected televisions. Portico is a free service from the Net2TV Corporation that will give consumers access to exciting new programming on Philimore...

 

Logo

12/27/2012

Betty Whites Music Video Im Still Hot Recognized at Digiday Video Awards

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Betty Whites debut viral YouTube music video, Im Still Hot, received recognition as a top three finalist for the Best Social Video Advertising Digiday Video Award (DVA) at the 2012 DVA Awards Gala inmore...

 

Logo

12/27/2012

John Norris, JD, MBA Appointed CEO of Health Discovery Corporation

SAVANNAH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Health Discovery Corporation (OTCBB: HDVY) announced today that on December 18, 2012, the Board of Directors appointed Dr. John Norris as its new CEO. He succeeds Dr. Stephen Barnhill, who founded HDCmore...

 

Logo

12/27/2012

TSYS to Broadcast Fourth-Quarter 2012 Results

COLUMBUS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TSYS (NYSE: TSS) will issue its fourth-quarter earnings report on January 22, 2013, at approximately 4:00 p.m. EST. A conference call to discuss these results, business trends and future projections wmore...

 

Logo

12/26/2012

TSYS Completes Acquisition of ProPay

COLUMBUS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TSYS (NYSE: TSS) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of ProPay. ProPay is now a wholly owned TSYS subsidiary reporting to Mark Pyke, president of TSYS Merchant Services segment. more...

 

Logo

12/26/2012

Out with Resolutions, In with Commitments, Say Tens of Thousands Set to Participate in Inaugural Commitment Day Events across U.S. on January 1, 2013

--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Life Time Fitness (NYSE:LTM): WHAT: more...

 

Logo

12/26/2012

December 20, 2012 Trading Market Activity

BUFORD, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Theragenics Corporation (NYSE: TGX), a medical device company serving the surgical products and prostate cancer treatment markets, announced today that in view of the market activity in the Companys stomore...

 

Logo

12/24/2012

HoneyBaked Open All Day Christmas Eve For Complete Meal Solutions

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Its not too late to serve a delicious, hassle free holiday meal with special in-store savings and extended hours from HoneyBaked. The premium holiday food retailer is open Christmas Eve from 7 a.m. to 5 p.mmore...

 

Logo

12/23/2012

Cleaver-Brooks Announces Expiration and Final Results of Tender Offer for 12.25% Senior Secured Notes Due 2016

THOMASVILLE, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cleaver-Brooks, Inc. (Cleaver-Brooks) announced today that its previously announced tender offer and consent solicitation for its outstanding 12.25% Senior Secured Notes due 2016 (the Notes) expiremore...

 

Logo

12/23/2012

HoneyBaked Open Christmas Eve for Hassle Free Meals

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HoneyBaked, the premium holiday food retailer, has announced extended operating hours, meaning shoppers still have time to purchase signature Honey Baked Hams, Turkey Breasts, delicious sides and desserts tmore...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

RelayHealth Acquires Ahi Software, a #1 in KLAS Patient Access Solution Provider

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today RelayHealth announced it has signed an agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Ahi Software, provider of two #1 in KLAS patient access solutions. Ahi Softwares solutions will complemenmore...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

H.I.G. Capital Completes Sale of Safe-Guard

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- H.I.G. Capital (H.I.G.), a leading global private equity investment firm with more than $10 billion of equity capital under management, announced today the sale of Safe-Guard Products International, LLC more...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

Four New Grants for Boys & Girls Clubs in Georgia

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa) Foundation and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) are continuing their work to improve the health of kids in the Peach State by expanding BGCAs signamore...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

JDA and RedPrairie Complete Merger

ATLANTA & SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- RedPrairie and JDA Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: JDAS) (JDA) today announced the completion of the previously announced merger between the two companies. The merger positions themore...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

RedPrairie Announces Expiration of Successful Tender Offer to Acquire JDA Stock

ATLANTA & SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- RedPrairie and JDA Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: JDAS) (JDA) today announced that the tender offer by RP Crown Acquisition Sub, LLC (an affiliate of RedPrairie) (RP Acquisition) more...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

Proposed Merger of PPGs Commodity Chemicals Business with Georgia Gulf Receives Favorable IRS Private Letter Ruling

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Georgia Gulf Corporation (NYSE:GGC) today announced thata favorable private letter ruling has been received by PPG Industries from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service with respect to the previously announced more...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Top 6 Things to Get Right in 2013 for Consumers and Smart Grid

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Surveys show: the opportunity is ripe in 2013 for consumer outreach and education about the value and benefits a smart grid can bring. Throughout 2012, the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative conducted a more...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Navicure Tops Annual KLAS Clearinghouse Report for Second Time since 2008

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Navicure, a leading Internet-based medical claims clearinghouse for physician practices, today announced that the company was ranked first in the KLAS 2012 Clearinghouse Services: Yesterday 5010, Tomomore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Enjoy a Pest-Free Holiday Season

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As many homeowners enjoy the holiday season with unusually mild temperatures, the local pest population is celebrating as well. Typical weather this time of year goes a long way to diminish the overall numbmore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Georgia Gulf Compound Division Receives EPA SmartWay Certification

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Georgia Gulf Corporation (NYSE: GGC) today announced that its Compound division has received a significant environmental certification from the SmartWay Transport Partnership. SmartWay Transport ismore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

America First Credit Union Deploys Cardlytics\' Transaction-Driven Marketing Platform

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cardlytics, the pioneer of Transaction-Driven Marketing, announced today that its platform has been deployed by America First Credit Union to provide targeted rewards to its members. Ammore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

IntercontinentalExchange to Acquire NYSE Euronext For $33.12 Per Share in Stock and Cash, Creating Premier Global Market Operator

ATLANTA & NEW YORK & PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global markets and clearing houses, and NYSE Euronext (NYSE: NYX), the preeminent global equity, equity optionsmore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Fire, Inc. Supports Operation Smile with Successful Fundraiser

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fire, Inc., a sales and marketing firm based in Atlanta, Georgia, recently held a fundraiser to benefit Operation Smile, a nonprofit organization that provides free surgeries to repair cleft lipmore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

MailChimp and Parse Partner to Bring the Mandrill Email API to Parse-Powered Applications

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Mandrill Cloud Module makes it easy for Parse applications to access Mandrills transactional email API and enable reliable trackable email sending from their mobile app. For developers whose apmore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Zep Inc. To Report First Quarter Fiscal 2013 Earnings, Host Conference Call on January 7, 2013

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Zep Inc. (NYSE:ZEP), a leading producer and marketer of a wide range of cleaning and maintenance solutions, announced today that it will release its first quarter fiscal 2013 financial results at 7:00 more...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Greenway CEO to Present at 31st Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference Jan. 7

CARROLLTON, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wyche T. Green, III, president and chief executive officer of Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: GWAY), will be presenting at the 31st Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francismore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

ODonnell Strategic Industrial REIT Acquires Its First Property and Announces Initial Distribution

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ODonnell Strategic Industrial REIT (ODonnell or the Company) has announced that it has acquired its first property, a 12,160 square foot build-to-suit industrial facility in Tampa, Florimore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Keystone Insurers Group welcomes two more agencies in Georgia

NORTHUMBERLAND, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Keystone Insurers Group continues expanding in Georgia, adding two more independent agencies to its franchise business for a total of 10 in the state. Keystone today named its new franchise partmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Rockwood Real Estate Advisors Arranges Sale of Red Roof Inn in Atlanta (Smyrna), Georgia

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rockwood Real Estate Advisors hospitality team announced that it acted as the exclusive adviser on behalf of one of its institutional clients on the sale of the 136 room Red Roof Inn located in Atlanta (Smymore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Holon and Texas Organization of Rural & Community Hospitals (TORCH) Announce CollaborNet Go-live at Wilbarger General

ROSWELL, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Holon Solutions, an innovator in healthcare information exchange, and Texas Organization of Rural & Community Hospitals (TORCH) are pleased to announce the Phase 1 go-live of the TORCH Health Imore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

MedAssets to Present at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on January 9, 2013

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MedAssets, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDAS) announced that its management team will present at the 31st Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 10:00 am PT (1:00 pm ET) in San Framore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

RockTenn Will Hold Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter Fiscal 2013 Results

NORCROSS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- RockTenn will hold its conference call to discuss its first quarter of fiscal 2013 results and other topics that may be raised during the discussion on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. ET. Rocmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

David R. Scholtz Named Chief Executive Officer of Damballa Inc.

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Damballa Inc., the recognized experts in advanced threat protection, today announced that its board of directors has named David R. Scholtz as chief executive officer. Scholtz previously servmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Can a Game Help Change Lives? Coca-Cola Thinks It Can.

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Coca-Cola Company today announced the launch of a free-to-play mobile game, (THRED), available now on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. (THRED) is a joint project between The Coca-Cola Compmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Georgias Cobb County and Tyler Technologies Sign Data Collection Services Agreement

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TYL) has signed an agreement with Cobb County, Ga., for Tylers CLT Appraisal Services to provide data collection services for the countys residential property class. Undmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Georgia Music Partners Congratulates 2013 Georgia GRAMMY Nominees

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Georgia Music Partners (GMP), the advocacy arm of The Recording Academy Atlanta Chapter, today congratulates the 30 plus GRAMMY nominations garnered from the Peach State. GMP is a non-profit advocate for more...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Fitch: Synovus Financial Corp.\'s Ratings Not Impacted by Bulk Loan Sale

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Synovus Financial Corporation\'s (SNV) recently announced $530 million bulk loan sale of distressed assets has no immediate impact on its current ratings, according to Fitch Ratings. While the agency recognmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

AGCO Starts Local Production in North Africa

DULUTH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, held a ceremony yesterday to mark the production of the first Massey Ferguson tractor prodmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

InteliChart Completes Development Agreement with RelayHealth Expanding Cost-Effective Health System Data Exchange

ALPHARETTA, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Leading healthcare information technology provider InteliChart, Inc. today announced the completion of a development agreement with RelayHealth, establishing cost-effective, integrated healthcare inmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Primerica Schedules Fourth Quarter 2012 Financial Results Webcast

DULUTH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Primerica, Inc. (NYSE: PRI), the largest independent financial services marketing company in North America, announced today that it will hold a webcast on Friday, February 8, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Tmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

HoneyBaked Provides Stress Free Holidays for Millions

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A meal shared with loved ones is an important holiday tradition that Americans look forward to every December. More than 400 HoneyBaked locations nationwide are offering extended hours to offer stress free more...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Payzur, Acculynks Debit-based P2P Solution, Gains Momentum

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Acculynks Payzur, the industrys first personal commerce, or p-commerce, solution to run on the debit rails announces Gesa Credit Union will join the growing group of financial institutions piloting the more...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

TSYS Signs Long-Term Payments Agreement with Merrick Bank

COLUMBUS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TSYS (NYSE: TSS) today announced the signing of a long-term agreement with Merrick Bank, a subsidiary of CardWorks, Inc., to provide flexible solutions for Merrick\'s independent sales organization (Imore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. Provides Business Update and 2013 Guidance

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Coca-Cola Enterprises (NYSE/Euronext Paris: CCE) today affirmed diluted earnings per share guidance for full-year 2012 in a range of $2.20 to $2.24, with results expected at the high end of the range. Also,more...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Franklin Covey Co. Announces 50-City Tour: Project Management Essentials For the Unofficial Project Manager -Offers Complimentary Overviews for Leaders and Managers

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Franklin Covey Co. (NYSE:FC), a global performance improvement company, announced today it is offering a 50-city North American tour featuring three-hour, complimentary overviews of Project more...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Stonesoft Provides 10 Tips for Mobile Security

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mobile devices have become increasingly common and the markets are flooded with new applications for business and entertainment. People are using mobile devices to play games, shop, pay bills and share theimore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Epson Unveils Mobile POS Printer with Bluetooth Support for iOS

LONG BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today Epson America, Inc., a leading supplier of value-added Point of Sale (POS) solutions, announced that its popular Mobilink P60 thermal printers are now available with Bluetooth cmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Sunivas Chief Marketing Officer Participates in U.S.-Japan Renewable Energy Roundtable

NORCROSS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bryan Ashley, chief marketing officer of Suniva, Inc., a U.S. manufacturer of high-efficiency monocrystalline silicon solar cells and modules, was invited to participate in the recent U.S.-Japan Renewmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Peninsula Beverage Company Satisfies Thirst for Coca-Cola Products with Logility Voyager Solutions

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Logility Inc., a leading supplier of collaborative solutions to optimize the supply chain, today announced Peninsula Beverage Company (PenBev), one of South Africas bottlers and distributors of Coca-Cola prmore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

BMW Raffle Raises $700,000 for Atlanta Ronald McDonald Houses

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Local Atlanta BMW dealers: BMW of South Atlanta, Global Imports BMW, Nalley BMW of Decatur, United BMW of Gwinnett Place and United BMW of Roswell donated a 2013 BMW 640i Convertible to Atlanta Ronaldmore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Carters Announces Changes to Leadership Team

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Carters, Inc. (NYSE:CRI) today announced that Brian Lynch, currently Executive Vice President and Brand Leader for the Carters brand, has been promoted to President of Carters, Inc., reporting directly to more...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

GT Software Announces Day One Support for IBM CICS Transaction Server for z/OS v5.1

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GT Software, a leading provider of enterprise modernization solutions today announced Day One Support for IBM CICS Transaction Server for z/OS v5.1. This is part of GT Softwares ongoing commitment to ensuremore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

UPS Delivers the Holiday Rush

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today UPS (NYSE: UPS) kicks off its seasonal peak week of the year with plans to deliver more than 135 million packages around the world, culminating with 28 million deliveries on Thursday, Dec. 20, tmore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Year in Review: YP Local Insights Digital Report Reveals Consumer and Advertiser Local Search Trends

TUCKER, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- YP, North Americas largest local search, media and advertising company, today released its YP Local Insights Digital Report: Year in Review. The end-of-year report uncovers trends across themore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Ruby Tuesday and Cultivate Wines Give $10,000 to Gaithersburg-Based Non-Profit Reeces Rainbow

MARYVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ruby Tuesday and Cultivate Wines are joining together to celebrate and present a $10,000 check to Reeces Rainbow in Gaithersburg, Md. The presentation will take place on Dec. 18, 2012, at the Ruby more...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Allen County War Memorial Coliseum Implements NCR Vitalcast Digital Menuboard Solution

DULUTH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) today announced that Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, located in Fort Wayne, Indiana, has implemented an NCR Vitalcast digital menuboard solution, including more thamore...

 

Logo

12/14/2012

RedPrairie and JDA Provide Update on Acquisition Progress

ATLANTA & SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- RedPrairie and JDA Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: JDAS) (JDA) today announced that the financing proceeds condition of the previously announced cash tender offer by affiliates of more...

 

Logo

12/14/2012

Precision Products Expands Machining Capacity

TUNNEL HILL, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Precision Products, a locally owned ISO:9001 company specializing in sales, service and repair of equipment for the automotive, power generation, food, beverage, medical, aerospace and textile indumore...

 

Logo

12/14/2012

RedPrairie Extends Tender Offer in Pending Acquisition of JDA

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- RP Crown Acquisition Sub, LLC (an affiliate of RedPrairie) announced that it has extended the expiration date of its cash tender offer for shares of common stock of JDA Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: JDAS) more...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Southern Companies Showcase Latest Innovation at 2013 International CES

ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- More than 230 technology companies based in the Southern region of the United States (Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahomore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Holzer Holzer & Fistel, LLC Announces Investigation into Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc.

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Holzer Holzer & Fistel, LLC is investigating whether Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (Spirit or the Company) (NYSE: SPR) and/or its officers or directors have violated the federal securities laws.more...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

CorFire Integrates PayPal to Enhance Mobile Commerce Services for Variety of Merchants and their Customers

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CorFire, the mobile commerce business of SK C&C USA and the industry-leading mobile technology expert, today announced a strategic integration with PayPal, a leader in online and mobile payments, tomore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Uncertainty Clouds 2013, Clear Skies 2014 And Beyond

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- According to PKF Hospitality Research, LLC (PKF-HR), the U.S. lodging industry continues the extremely healthy upward trend it began in 2Q10, with ongoing gains in all the major business measurements: lodgimore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Theragenics Signs Brachytherapy Loading Services Agreement with Oncura, a unit of GE Healthcare

BUFORD, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Theragenics Corporation (NYSE: TGX), a medical device company serving the surgical products and prostate cancer treatment markets, today announced it has signed a value-added loading services agremore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals Highlights Positive Interim Data on its Two Lead Investigational Product Candidates: Recombinant Porcine FVIII (OBI-1) and Recombinant Factor IX (IB1001)

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Inspiration) announced interim clinical results for the companys two lead product candidates, an intravenous recombinant porcine FVIII (OBI-1) in the treatmentmore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

YP Appoints IT Veteran Tyler Best to Newly Created CIO Role

TUCKER, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- YP, North Americas largest local search, media and advertising company, announced today that information technology veteran Tyler Best has joined the company in a newly created enterprise Chief Inmore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Cleveland Among 30 U.S. Cities to Host Inaugural Commitment Day Events on January 1, 2013

CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With the arrival of the holidays and New Year comes the perennial time when individuals consider making changes to lose weight, get fit and address any number of personal vices. Yet, as New Years resolutimore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Atlanta Among 30 U.S. Cities to Host Inaugural Commitment Day Events on January 1, 2013

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With the arrival of the holidays and New Year comes the perennial time when individuals consider making changes to lose weight, get fit and address any number of personal vices. Yet, as New Years resolutionmore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Concurrent Launches its Multi-Screen Video Assurance Services

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Concurrent (NASDAQ: CCUR), a global leader in video and media data solutions, today announced the launch of its managed services solution that audits multi-screen video delivery systems in real-time to more...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Oracle Applications Users Group Announces 2013 Participants in Star Partner Program

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG), the worlds largest user knowledgebase for Oracle Applications users, announced the associate member organizations participating in the 2013 OAUG Star Partner more...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

ClubCorp and Servcorp Form Strategic Alliance

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ClubCorp, USA, Inc., The World Leader in Private Clubs, and Servcorp USA, the Worlds Finest Provider of Executive Suites and Virtual Offices, announced they have recently formed an alliance that will offer more...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Liaison Forecasts Top Cloud, Integration, and Managed Services Predictions for 2013

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Liaison Technologies, a global provider of secure cloud-based integration and data management services and solutions, announced today its top predictions for cloud computing, business integratiomore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Frost Bank Customers Deposit Checks Online, Anytime with Remote Deposit Check Partner TransCentra

NORCROSS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Customers of one of Texas largest banks, Frost Bank, are now able to deposit any check or money order remotely from any location, not just a branch or ATM. This service is offered through the bamore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

TSYS Signs Payments Agreements with Two Credit Unions

COLUMBUS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TSYS (NYSE: TSS) today announced that it has signed a multi-year agreement with St. Marys Bank the nations first credit union to provide payments services for its consumer credit card portfolio. more...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

ADDING MULTIMEDIA Verint Global Study Highlights Service as Growing Influencer in the Customer Satisfaction Equation

MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNT) today announced results from a new customer satisfaction survey of more than 7,000 consumers throughout the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Pomore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Verint Global Study Highlights Service as Growing Influencer in the Customer Satisfaction Equation

MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNT) today announced results from a new customer satisfaction survey of more than 7,000 consumers throughout the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Pomore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

The Coca-Cola Company Announces Timing of Earnings Release and Investor Conference Call

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Coca-Cola Company will release fourth quarter and full-year 2012 financial results on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, before the stock market opens. The Company will host an investor conference call at 9:30 a.mmore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Georgia Gulf Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend and Announces Special Meeting of Stockholders to be held on January 10, 2013

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Board of Directors of Georgia Gulf Corporation (NYSE: GGC) today declared a quarterly dividend of 8 cents per share of common stock. The dividend is payable December 28, 2012, to shareholders of record more...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

IPG CEO, Jay Ethridge to Speak at 2012 Oppenheimer Healthcare Conference

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IPG, the leading nationwide provider of Implantable Device Benefit Management (DBM) solutions, is pleased to announce their President and Chief Executive Officer, Jay Ethridge, will speak at the 23rd more...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Habitat for Humanity Receiving Bank of America Property Donations to Help Affiliates Serve Low-Income Families and Communities

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Habitat for Humanity has received its largest one-time commitment of property donations from Bank of America, which will donate up to 2,000 vacant properties for renovation or reconstruction over the next tmore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

British Columbia Ministry of Health Turns to McKesson for Provincial Radiology Peer Review Program

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The British Columbia Ministry of Health has selected McKesson as vendor of choice for its radiologist peer review initiative, the single largest cross-facility initiative of its kind in North America.more...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Eliminate Stress This Holiday Season With Helpful Tips From Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The holidays should be a time of peace and joy, at least according to the seasonal greeting cards. But the holiday season can also be a time of stress, beset by money worries, frenzied to-do lists and familmore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

IUS Technologies Introduces High Efficiency, Low Cost Sensors to the U.S. Utility Market

ALPHARETTA, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Newly launched, Alpharetta-based IUS Technologies, a subsidiary of the $1B Vitzro Group out of Seoul, Korea, plans to revolutionize the American utility market by delivering highly efficient amore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

KontrolFreek Lineup Added to GameStop and BestBuy Online Stores

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Just in time for the holidays, KontrolFreek, creators of the popular FPS Freek, Speed Freek and other performance gaming accessories, announced today that many of its most popular products, inclmore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Wright-Patt Credit Union Members Will Soon Bank with Live, Remote Tellers over the ATM

DULUTH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wright-Patt Credit Union, which services more than 230,000 members in Southwest Ohio, is bringing a state-of-the-art branch banking experience to its members, beginning in February 2013. Using APTmore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Newell Rubbermaid Expands Shanghai Office To Accelerate Growth in China

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Newell Rubbermaid (NYSE: NWL) today announced the expansion of its office in Shanghai as the company continues to drive its Growth Game Plan into action. A traditional lion dance marked the opening more...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

First Data Releases November 2012 SpendTrend Analysis

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment processing, today released its First Data SpendTrend analysis for the full month of November 2012 compared to November more...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

MAXIMUS Georgia Childcare and Parent Services Operations Designated as Certified Center of Excellence

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MAXIMUS (NYSE: MMS), a leading provider of government services worldwide, announced today that its Georgia Childcare and Parent Services (CAPS) operations have once again been recognized as a Certifiemore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Onconova Presents Positive Clinical Results for Rigosertib at ASH Meeting

NEWTOWN, Pa. & PENNINGTON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Onconova Therapeutics, Inc. today announced three presentations relating to clinical trials of its Phase III-stage anti-cancer agent, rigosertib (ON 01910.Na), at the 54th Ammore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

New Data for Jakafi (ruxolitinib) Presented at the 2012 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Incyte Corporation (Nasdaq: INCY) announced today that several analyses from clinical studies of Jakafi (ruxolitinib) were presented at the 2012 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting from more...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Cleaver-Brooks Prices its Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation for 12.25% Senior Secured Notes Due 2016

THOMASVILLE, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cleaver-Brooks, Inc. ("Cleaver-Brooks") announced today the determination of the tender offer consideration to be paid pursuant to the terms of the previously announced tender offer and more...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Teavana Holdings, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2012 Financial Results

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Teavana Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: TEA) today announced financial results for the third quarter fiscal 2012 period ended October 28, 2012. Highlights for the third quarter: Net sales increasemore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Seattle Genetics Reports Data from Phase I Trial of ADCETRIS (Brentuximab Vedotin) in Front-line Hodgkin Lymphoma at ASH Annual Meeting

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Seattle Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq:SGEN) today announced results from a phase I clinical trial of ADCETRIS (brentuximab vedotin) in combination with chemotherapy for the treatment of newly diagnosed advanced stmore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Data Reported From Phase 1 Study of Once a Week MLN9708 Oral Proteasome Inhibitor in Patients with Relapsed or Refractory Systemic Light-Chain Amyloidosis

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company with its parent company Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) today announced the presentation of data from a phase 1 study investigating once a weekmore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Cleaver-Brooks Announces Results to Date of Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation for 12.25% Senior Secured Notes Due 2016

THOMASVILLE, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cleaver-Brooks, Inc. ("Cleaver-Brooks") announced today that, pursuant to the terms of the previously announced tender offer and consent solicitation by Cleaver-Brooks for its outstandingmore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

New Yorkers Spend Most on 2012 Holiday Travel, Atlantans Spend Least, According to Inspirato/Harris Survey of Major U.S. Cities

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Everyone knows New York can be an expensive place to visit, especially during the holidays. But who knew it would be so expensive to leave? According to a new survey released by private vacation club Inspiramore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Seattle Genetics Highlights Next Generation Antibody-Drug Conjugate SGN-CD33A at ASH Annual Meeting

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Seattle Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGEN) today presented preclinical data from SGN-CD33A, an antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) in development for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML), at the 54th Ammore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Alnylam Presents New Pre-clinical Data on RNAi Therapeutics for the Treatment of Hemophilia and Other Bleeding Disorders at 54th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), a leading RNAi therapeutics company, announced today that it has presented new pre-clinical data from its RNAi therapeutic program for the more...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Seattle Genetics Highlights ADCETRIS (Brentuximab Vedotin) Data in Relapsed Hodgkin Lymphoma and Other CD30-Positive Malignancies from Multiple Presentations at ASH Annual Meeting

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Seattle Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGEN) today summarized ADCETRIS (brentuximab vedotin) data in relapsed Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) and other CD30-positive malignancies from multiple presentations at the 54th more...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Preclinical Results for Acetylon Pharmaceuticals Selective HDAC1/2 Inhibitor for the Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease and Beta-Thalassemia Presented at ASH 2012

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Acetylon Pharmaceuticals Inc., a leader in targeted epigenetic drug discovery and development for enhanced therapeutic outcomes, today announced results from a preclinical study of a selective histone more...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals Announces Presentation on Smac Mimetic Birinapant at American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting

MALVERN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company developing novel small molecule Smac mimetic drugs to treat cancer, today announced the poster presentation of preclinical data on its Smac mimetmore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Zep Inc. Subsidiary Amrep Wins 2012 Gold Toyota Quality Alliance Award

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Zep Inc. (NYSE: ZEP), a leading producer and marketer of a wide range of cleaning and maintenance solutions, today announced that its subsidiary, Amrep, Inc., has received the Toyota Quality Alliance 2012 Gmore...

 

Logo

12/09/2012

New Research Shows Significant Improvement in Survival for Patients Receiving Unrelated Blood Stem Cell Transplants

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Survival rates have increased significantly over the past decade among patients with leukemia and other life-threatening diseases who received blood stem cell transplants from donors outside of their familimore...

 

Logo

12/09/2012

Once a Week Oral Proteasome Inhibitor MLN9708-Based Therapy Showed High Response Rates in Front-Line Multiple Myeloma Phase 1 / 2 study

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company with its parent company Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) today reported data from a phase 1 / 2 study of once a week investigational MLN9708 in more...

 

Logo

12/09/2012

Presentations Highlight Data on VELCADE (bortezomib) as Retreatment or Maintenance in Patients with Multiple Myeloma

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company with its parent company Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) today announced results from two studies evaluating the safety and efficacy of VELCADE-more...

 

Logo

12/08/2012

Alnylam Presents New Pre-clinical Data on RNAi Therapeutics for the Treatment of Hemoglobinopathies at 54th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), a leading RNAi therapeutics company, announced today that it has presented new pre-clinical data from its RNAi therapeutic program for the treatmmore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

State and Local Dignitaries Break Ground on Belfast Commerce Centre

RICHMOND HILL, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Development Authority of Bryan County, in partnership with TerraPointe, the real estate subsidiary of Rayonier (NYSE: RYN), held a groundbreaking ceremony today for Belfast Commerce Centre. Lmore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

MusiCares Named Founding Charity Partner of Commitment Day Movement

CHANHASSEN, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Life Time Fitness, Inc., The Healthy Way of Life Company(NYSE:LTM), today announced that MusiCares has joined the Commitment Day Movement as a Founding Charity Partner. Foundemore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

New Data for Jakafi (ruxolitinib) to Be Presented at the 2012 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Incyte Corporation (Nasdaq: INCY) announced today that several analyses from clinical studies of Jakafi (ruxolitinib) will be presented at the 2012 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meetimore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) and Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) to Present 11 Oral or Poster Sessions at the 54th Annual American Society of Hematology (ASH) Meeting

NORWALK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) and their affiliate organization and clinical research network the Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) today announced that 11 abstracts from imore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Highlights 19 Abstracts at the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), Atlanta, Georgia, December 8-11, 2012

HENDERSON, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Spectrum Pharmaceuticals (NasdaqGS: SPPI), a biotechnology company with fully integrated commercial and drug development operations with a primary focus in hematology and oncology, today announced kmore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

Perdue Partners Acquires Benton Express, Inc

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Perdue Partners today announced its acquisition of Atlanta-based logistics company Benton Express, Inc (www.bentonexpress.com). Benton has a 78-year heritage as a family-owned and operated Less-Thamore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Kite Realty Group Trust Announces New Leases with The Fresh Market

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE: KRG) announced today that it recently executed two leases with The Fresh Market (NASDAQ: TFM) for 18,100 square feet at Lithia Crossing in Tampa, Florida and for 23,900 smore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Harris Corporation to Announce Second Quarter Results on Tuesday, January 29, 2013

MELBOURNE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) will host a conference call on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) to discuss its second quarter fiscal year 2013 financial results. The company wmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

The Fountain Group Receives 2012 Fast 50 Awards Ranking

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Fountain Group has been awarded a ranking in Tampa Bay Business Journals 2012 Fast 50 Awards, earning a spot at #12. This recognition was awarded to the 50 fastest growing privately-owned companies more...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Office Depot Foundation to Celebrate Commitment to Caring by Ringing NYSE Closing Bell December 19

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Office Depot Foundation - the independent, non-profit foundation that serves as the primary charitable giving arm of Office Depot (NYSE: ODP) - will celebrate its commitment to caring andmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Fitch Releases Report on North Sumter County Utility Dependent District, FL

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings has published a report on North Sumter County Utility Dependent District, FL. The report is available at \'www.fitchratings.com\'. Additional information is available at \'www.fitmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

GENBAND to Host Perspectives13: Customer, Partner Summit Featuring Industrys Leading Executives, Exhibitions

FRISCO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GENBAND, a leading developer of IMS and cloud communication solutions, today announced plans for the GENBAND Perspectives13 Customer and Partner Summit, to be held April 29-May 2, 2013, at the more...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

ADT Appoints Keith Meister to Its Board of Directors

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The ADT Corporation (NYSE: ADT), a leading provider of electronic security, interactive home and business automation and alarm monitoring services, today announced the appointment of Keith Meister,more...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

CSPA Members Elect Officers and Directors for 2013

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- During the Consumer Specialty Products Associations (CSPA) 2012 Annual Meeting recently held in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., representatives of the Associations member companies elected their 2013 Officermore...

 

Logo

12/14/2012

SearchMedia Announces Completion of its 2012 Annual General Meeting

SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SearchMedia Holdings Limited (SearchMedia or the Company) (NYSE MKT: IDI) (NYSE MKT: IDI.WS), one of China\'s leading nationwide multi-platform media companies, today announced the completion of its more...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Association Services of Florida Welcomes Owners from Four Points Management

MIRAMAR, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Association Services of Florida, an Associa company, welcomes associations from Four Points Management as its newest clients. The additional accounts strengthen ASFs presence in the Miami-more...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Public Forum Offers Information on City of Miami Application for EB-5 Regional Center Designation

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Event: Public information session about the City of Miamis application for designation as an EB-5 Regional Center. more...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Vitera Healthcare Solutions Launches Live Chat Program to Provide Increased Access to Customer Service Support

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vitera Healthcare Solutions, the nations premier provider of best-in-class ambulatory electronic health records and practice management software and services, today announced the general release of more...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Inland American Real Estate Trust, Inc. Purchases Two Student Housing Assets from Landmark Properties for $94.6 Million

OAK BROOK, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Inland American Communities (IAC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Inland American Real Estate Trust, Inc. (Inland American), today announced the companys acquisition of two fully-developed student houmore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

ADT Pulse Helps Consumers Protect and Connect What Matters Most This Holiday Season

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As the holidays approach, calendars are starting to fill up with shopping trips, parties, and family visits. While these festivities bring joy to many, the combination of demands can also be drainimore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Mortgage Contracting Services Completes 2012 Expansion with New Tampa Facility

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mortgage Contracting Services LLC (MCS), a nationwide provider of property preservation, inspections and REO property maintenance to the financial services industry, today announced a new facilitymore...

 

Logo

12/27/2012

Burger King Worldwide, Inc. and BEBOCA LTD Announce Multi-Country, Master Franchise Joint Venture for Central America

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Burger King Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:BKW), today announced that it has entered into a multi-country, Master Franchise Joint Venture Agreement with BEBOCA LTD in Central America. This multi-country joint venture more...

 

Logo

12/27/2012

Publix Announces Second North Carolina Location

LAKELAND, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Publix Super Markets Inc. announced it has signed a lease for a second store in the Greater Charlotte, North Carolina area. The store will be located at the intersection of South Boulevard andmore...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

A.M. Best Revises Outlook to Positive for Issuer Credit Rating of Seven Seas Insurance Company, Inc.

OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A.M. Best Co. has revised the outlook of the issuer credit rating (ICR) to positive from stable and affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of A (Excellent) and ICR of a of Seven Seas Insurance more...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

David Edelstein and Sam Nazarian Partner to Launch Raleigh Hotel Brand

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- New York-based developer, David Edelstein, and Los Angeles-based hospitality group, sbe, helmed by its Founder, Chairman and CEO, Sam Nazarian, today announced the joint acquisition of South Beachmore...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

Rotech Healthcare Inc. Announces Entry Into New Term Loan Credit Agreement

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rotech Healthcare Inc. (OTCBB: ROHI), one of the largest providers of home medical equipment and related products and services, announced today that it has entered into a new term loan credit agreemenmore...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

Mainline InformationSystemsAnnounces Acquisition of Software by Design

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mainline Information Systems today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Software By Design, Inc. (SBDI), an industry expert in business analytics solutions. Software By Designs more...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

BURGER KING Delivers More Than Just Great-Tasting Food to Miami Area Communities

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Following the recent announcement that Burger King Worldwide (NYSE:BKW) is expanding its BK Delivers program into the Miami market, the Miami-based company is delivering more than just great-tasting food to more...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

Winn-Dixie Foundation Donates $1.5 Million to 123 Southeast Charities

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Winn-Dixie Foundation announced today it is investing $1.5 million in neighborhoods across the Southeast through partnerships with 123 nonprofit organizations, providing a broad range of servmore...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

Aloft Hotels Debuts in Tampa

STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) and Liberty Group today announced that Starwoods fast-growing Aloft brand will soon debut in Tampa, Florida. Opening in early 2014 along more...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

U.S. Air Force Awards Harris Corporation $85 Million IDIQ Contract for Falcon Tactical Radios; Includes $33 Million Initial Delivery Order

MELBOURNE, Fla. & ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been awarded an $85 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity more...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Fitch Affirms Orlando, FL\'s Sales Tax Rev Bonds at \'AA+\'; Outlook Negative

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings has taken the following rating action on the city of Orlando, Florida\'s bonds: --$29.2 million state sales tax payments revenue bonds affirmed at \'AA+\'. The Rating Outlook is Nmore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

National Beverage Selects Dec. 27 Payment Date For Special Cash Dividend

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- National Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ:FIZZ) has chosen the payment date of December 27, 2012 for the previously announced special cash dividend. The Company is paying $2.55 per share to holders of rmore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Fitch Rates Lake County School Board, FL\'s Series 2013A COPS \'A+\'; Affirms Outstanding Debt

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings assigns an \'A+\' rating to the following Lake County School Board, Florida (the district) certificates of participation (COPs): --$20 million series 2013A COPs. Bond proceeds wilmore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

World Fuel Services Corporation Chief Executive Officer Enters into Pre-Arranged Stock Trading Plan

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- World Fuel Services Corporation (NYSE:INT) today announced that its president and chief executive officer, Michael J. Kasbar, has entered into a pre-arranged, non-discretionary stock trading plan. Unmore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Direct Insite Corp. Appoints Jeff Yesner Chief Financial Officer

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Direct Insite (OTC BB: DIRI.OB), a leading provider of cloud-based e-invoicing solutions for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Payments services, today announced that the Company has amore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Office Depot Announces Sale of Its Hungary Business to Central Fund Venture Capital Fund

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell its Office Depot Hungary business to Central Fund Vmore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation Originates $49.6 Million Senior Loan Commitment for Tampa-Area Multi-Family Portfolio

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (NYSE: ACRE) announced today that it closed a $49.6 million first mortgage loan commitment collateralized by a 982-unit multi-family apartment portfolio located in more...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

OBJE Targets High-Growth Mobile Gaming App Market With Phantasmic

SARASOTA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With the first gaming app produced by OBJ Enterprises (OTCBB: OBJE) joint venture with Source Street, LLC, entering beta testing before the end of the year, the company anticipates a successful launcmore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Abakan Adds Corporate Finance, Entrepreneurial and Legal Experts to Board of Advisors

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Abakan Inc. (OTCQB: ABKI) (Abakan), an emerging leader in the advanced coatings and metal formulations markets, today announced the appointment of Sam Thomas Ph.D., Andrew Hall and Vinod Gupta to more...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

The Melting Pot Restaurants, Inc. Signs Five-Unit Franchise Deal for Indonesia

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Melting Pot Restaurants, Inc., the worlds premier fondue restaurant franchise, announces plans to bring its unique fondue dining experience to Indonesia through a five-unit franchise developmemore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

New Survey Finds Miami Business Leaders Are Cautiously Optimistic about Citys Economic Future with Continued Growth Expected in 2013

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A majority of Miami business leaders believe the South Florida economy is growing slowly and that this trajectory will continue through 2013, driven by steady inbound investment from Latin America, China and more...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Robert M. Walton Appointed Chief Operating Officer at Oncology Analytics, Inc.

PLANTATION, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oncology Analytics, Inc. announced the addition of Robert M. Walton to its executive team as Chief Operating Officer and to its Board of Directors. Marc Fishman, MD, the CEO of Oncology Anmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Fitch Withdraws Ratings on Lake County School Board, FL\'s PreRefunded Sales Tax Revs

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings has withdrawn its ratings on the following bonds due to prerefunding activity: --Lake County School Board (FL) infrastructure sales tax revenue bonds, series 2003 (prerefunded maturimore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Fitch Releases Report on Tampa General Hospital, FL

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings has published a report on Tampa General Hospital, FL. The report is available at \'www.fitchratings.com\'. Additional information is available at \'www.fitchratings.com\'. more...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Fitch Affirms University of West Florida Foundation, Inc. Dormitory Revs at \'A+\'; Outlook Stable

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings has affirmed the \'A+\' rating on $57.3 million of outstanding Escambia County Housing Finance Authority, FL bonds issued on behalf of the University of West Florida Foundation, Inc. (UWFF). more...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Baker Member of Winning Design-Build Team on FDOT SPUI Project

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Michael Baker Jr., Inc., an engineering unit of Michael Baker Corporation (NYSE MKT:BKR), has been awarded a contract by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), as a member of the Superior more...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Leading Healthcare Organization Selects Ultimate Softwares UltiPro for Unified Human Capital Management

WESTON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ultimate Software (Nasdaq: ULTI), a leading cloud provider of people management solutions, announced today that the Deborah Heart and Lung Center, ranked among the top hospitals in the U.S. for pmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Government of Gibraltar Selects Energy International to Provide Temporary Electrical Power and Address Its Power Shortage

MIAMI & GIBRALTAR--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Energy International (EI), a global provider of comprehensive power plants and diverse energy solutions, and the Government of Gibraltar announced that EI has been selected to supplymore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

RBCCs Pending JV Partner Amarantus Licenses Alzheimers Blood Test Breakthrough

NOKOMIS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rainbow Coral Corp.s (OTCBB: RBCC) pending joint venture partner Amarantus BioScience, Inc. (OTCBB: AMBS) announced last week that it has licensed a highly promising new diagnostic known as the LymPromore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Lightning Strikes Twice! DNA Brands Wins 1st Place Platinum Award at the Worlds Largest Beverage Competition for the Second Time

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DNA Brands, Inc., (OTCQM: DNAX), makers of DNA Energy Drink, the highly acclaimed delicious tasting energy drink, announced today that its citrus flavored energy drink has been selected as the worlmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

ICR to Host Restaurant Panel at 15th Annual ICR XChange

NORWALK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ICR, one of the largest independent financial communications firms in North America, today announced that it will host its annual ICR XChange Restaurant Panel on the final day of the 15th Annual ICR more...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Ascendx Spine Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for its Ascendx VCF Repair System Designed for the Treatment of Vertebral Compression Fractures (VCFs)

WINTER PARK, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ascendx Spine, Inc., (www.ascendxspine.com) has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Ascendx VCF Repair System. Previously, the Company has received FDA clearance for its Ascendx Acu-Cut Vemore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Two Leading Austin Printing Firms Combine Operations

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nationwide Argosy Solutions and The Whitley Group announce the combining of Cerqa LLC, a division of Nationwide, with The Whitley Group, a leading Austin graphic-communications firm. TWGs services include more...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

vAuto Genius Labs To Release AutoVisorTM Tool For Dealers A Solution To Build Confidence On Both Sides of The Sales Desk

OAK BROOK, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- vAuto Genius Labs announces plans to release AutoVisor, a solution to build confidence for dealers and customers in every used vehicle opportunity. AutoVisor will officially debut at the Namore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

OPKO Health Completes Acquisition of CLIA Laboratory

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OPKO Health, Inc. (NYSE: OPK) announced that is has completed the acquisition of Prost-Data, Inc., doing business as OURLab, a Nashville-based CLIA laboratory with 18 phlebotomy sites throughout the U.Smore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Amazonas Florestal Receives Purchase Order for $2,640,000

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Amazonas Florestal, Ltd. (OTCPK: AZFL) (Amazonas or Company), a diversified forest management company generating profit through innovative, sustainable forest management, received a purchase order for more...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

OBJE Game Developer to Begin Beta Testing iOS Games This Week

SARASOTA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Novalon Games, the gaming developer founded by the joint venture of OBJ Enterprises (OTCBB: OBJE) and Source Street, LLC, will begin beta testing the first of two brand new iOS gaming apps for the Apmore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Fitch Maintains Rating Watch Negative on 4 MF Florida Housing Guarantee Fund-Backed Project Bonds

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings maintains the Rating Watch Negative on four multifamily project bonds supported by Florida Housing Finance Corporation\'s affordable housing guarantee fund (Guarantee Fund) as follows: more...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

AMG Strategic Advisors and Univision Communications Reveal Hispanic Shopper Behavior and Spending Research in the Why? behind the Buy Hispanic Edition

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AMG Strategic Advisors, the growth strategy consulting unit of Acosta Sales & Marketing, and Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispmore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Think Kids Think St. Jude Think Hope!

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- THINK KIDS THINK ST. JUDE THINK HOPE THINK NATIONAL BEVERAGE CORP! National Beverage (NASDAQ: FIZZ) is once again embracing the opportunity to give deserving children . . . Hope this holidmore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Florida Governmental Utility Authority Refinance Saves Customers $7.5 Million More than $500K Annually

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Through smart, strategic financing decisions, the Florida Governmental Utility Authority (FGUA) has improved credit ratings and saved customers More than $7.5 million in interest payment on bonds more...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

DHL Ships Newly Unveiled Vietnam War Commemorative Battle Maps to Hawaii

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL, participated in making commemorative Vietnam War maps a possibility at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in more...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

U.S. Anesthesia Partners and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe Announce Partnership with Greater Houston Anesthesiology

NEW YORK and FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- U.S. Anesthesia Partners (USAP), an anesthesia-focused physician services organization backed by Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS), and Greater Houston Anesthesiologymore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

ASG Software Solutions Announces Closing of $250 Million Loan Facility from TPG Opportunities Partners

NAPLES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ASG Software Solutions, an innovator in enterprise IT and business software solutions, announced today that it has closed on its previously announced $250 million loan facility with TPG Opportunities Pmore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Ryder Announces CEO Succession Plan

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R), today announced that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory T. Swienton (63) will retire at the time of the Companys annual meeting of shareholders on May 3, 2013. As part omore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

LOCAL RETAIL STORE BRIEF: Office Depot Relocates Store in Memphis with New Format to 5510 Poplar Ave.

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP) is relocating its store in Memphis, Tenn. to improve the shopping experience for customers. Memphis shoppers can now reap the benefits of these changes as the Office Depot stmore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Public Forum Offers Information on City of Miami Application for EB-5 Regional Center Designation

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Event: Public information session about the City of Miamis application for designation as an EB-5 Regional Center. more...

 

Logo

12/14/2012

FIUs AVCC Showcases Top Global Enterprises

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Florida International Universitys (FIU) 2012 Americas Venture Capital Conference awarded Trapezoid Digital Security and Fotopigeon top prizes at closing ceremonies today. The conference brought togethermore...

 

Logo

12/14/2012

Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Welcomes Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina During Visit to Puerto Plata Tourism Sites

PUERTO PLATA, Dominican Republic--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club, located on Cofresi Beach on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic, hosted the country\'s President, Minister of Tourism and Vice Minister of Tomore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Fitch Affirms Mid-Bay Bridge Auth, FL\'s Sr. Lien Revs at \'BBB+\' & Springing Lien Revs at \'BBB\'

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings affirms the \'BBB+\' rating on the Mid-Bay Bridge Authority, Florida\'s (the authority), approximately $100 million in outstanding senior lien revenue bonds and the \'BBB\' rating on the authmore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Fitch Releases Report on Venice, FL

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings has published a report on Venice, FL. The report is available at \'www.fitchratings.com\'. Additional information is available at \'www.fitchratings.com\'. Applicable Criteria more...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

2GO Media Releases Mobile Solution for Merchants That Automates Deal Distribution, Redemption and Customer Loyalty Programs

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 2Go Media, a technology company offering full-service mobile marketing solutions to small businesses, today announced the release of its new mobile edition of the iDeals Marketing Platform. more...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

40 High-Impact Entrepreneurs from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Greece, Lebanon, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Uruguay Join the Endeavor Network

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Endeavor selected 40 High-Impact Entrepreneurs from 10 countries at its 46th International Selection Panel. Endeavor now supports 766 High-Impact Entrepreneurs from 476 companies in 14 emerging and growmore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Office Depot Helps Last-Minute Shoppers with the Hottest Gifts Just in Time for the Holidays

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- According to a recent survey conducted by Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), nearly half (49 percent) of shoppers admitted to getting at least 16 percent of their holiday shopping done last minute witmore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

OBJE Announces New Gaming Suite to Launch 2013

SARASOTA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Novalon Games, the gaming developer founded by the joint venture of OBJ Enterprises (OTCBB: OBJE) and Source Street, LLC, will release two brand-new iOS gaming apps for the Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPad more...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Starwood Hotels Debuts Westin Brand in Southwest Florida

STAMFORD, Conn. STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) today announced the opening of The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village. Boasting a prime location within the presmore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

BAE Systems Wins $400 Million U.S. Navy Aircraft Maintenance Contract

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BAE Systems has been selected by the U.S. Navy to maintain and service T-34, T-44 and T-6 trainer aircraft under a contract valued at approximately $400 million over five years. The company more...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

CORRECTING and REPLACING Burger King Worldwide, Inc. and Alsea, S.A.B. de C.V. Sign New Joint Venture to Significantly Expand Brand Presence in Mexico

MIAMI & MEXICO CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Subhead of release should be removed, and "joint venture"should be added to the second graph, second sentence. The corrected release reads: BURGER KING WORLDWIDE, Imore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Burger King Worldwide, Inc. and Alsea, S.A.B. de C.V. Sign New Joint Venture to Significantly Expand Brand Presence in Mexico

MIAMI & MEXICO CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Burger King Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: BKW), today announced that it has entered into a joint venture agreement for Mexico with Alsea, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: ALSEA) focused on significantly inmore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Elco Landmark Residential Acquires Four Properties from Equity Residential

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Elco Landmark Residential (the Company), a real estate investment firm that owns and operates multifamily properties throughout the Southeastern United States, today announced the acquisition of fmore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Gives Dog Lovers Front Row Seat through First Ever Livestream

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For the first time ever, the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship offers dog lovers access to its world-class dog sporting competitions through livestream and video-streamed breed events. The largest annuamore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

SBA 504 Loan Interest Rate for Commercial Real Estate Purchases Sets New Program Record; Approaches 3% Range

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The interest rate for 20-year Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 loans for commercial real estate and other major fixed asset purchases fell to an astonishing new record low level this more...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Internationally Renowned CEO Speaks to South Florida Businesses

SUNRISE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sheridan Healthcare, Inc., the leading anesthesia practice management company in the country, will host speaker Arthur Byrne, Lean turnaround expert and internationally renowned CEO, as he visits Soutmore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

DPR Foundation Grant Program Awards $845,000 to Youth Organizations in 2012

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The DPR Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to helping disadvantaged children reach their full potential through regional organization support, today announced the expansimore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

GE to Install Its 100th Advanced Gas Path System at South Koreas Largest Electric Utility to Improve Gas Turbine Performance by Nearly 5 Percent

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GE (NYSE: GE) has announced an agreement with Korea Southern Power Company, Ltd. (KOSPO) to upgrade two 7F gas turbines with its FlexEfficiency* Advantage Advanced Gas Path (AGP) solution, markimore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of Klayman & Toskes Files $200,000 Claim Against Ameriprise Financial Services As It Continues To Investigate Claims On Behalf of Inland Western REIT Investors

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of Klayman & Toskes (K&T), www.reitfraudloss.com, announced today that it filed a claim against Ameriprise Financial Services (Ameriprise) to recover dammore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Bellisio Foods Delivers More Than 150,000 Meals to Residents in Columbus, Duluth and Orlando

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bellisio Foods, the third-largest producer of frozen entres in the United States, will be delivering over 150,000 meals to Feeding America network locations in Columbus, Ohio, Duluth, Minn. and Ormore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Toledo Blade Fully Live with Multi-channel Libercus Publishing System

TOLEDO, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Toledo Blade today announced the successful launch of all components of its newspaper and digital publishing products using the Libercus content management system. The launch includes the improved more...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Moodys Upgrades Equity Ones Senior Unsecured Credit Rating to Baa2

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Equity One, Inc. (NYSE:EQY), an owner, developer, and operator of shopping centers, announced today that Moodys Investors Service upgraded Equity One, Inc.s senior unsecured credit rating tomore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

nFinanSe Announces Closing Of Sale to AccountNow

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- nFinanSe Inc. (Pink Sheets: NFSE) today announced that on November 30, 2012 stockholders, representing a majority of the voting power of the Company, approved by written consent the sale of substantiallmore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Matrix Medical Network Announces New Leader of Member and Provider Services

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Matrix Medical Network, a national leader in prospective medical assessment services for Medicare Advantage plan members, has announced that Steve Tatarian will serve as the companys senior vice more...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

BankUnited Announces New Chief Information Officer

MIAMI LAKES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Joseph Kissel has been hired by BankUnited to serve as chief information officer. Kissel comes to BankUnited from Wells Fargo Bank in Phoenix, Ariz., where he most recently served as a senior vicemore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Cloud4SMB Expo Sets Strategy for Future Cloud Growth for Small to Medium-Size Businesses

NORWALK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TMC announced today the agenda for Cloud4SMB Expo, the premier event for small to medium-size businesses that are examining the potential of cloud-based solutions. Cloud4SMB Expo, being held Jamore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

New IHI Survey Finds Quality & Safety Training for Health Professions Turning the Corner, Yet Still Work to Be Done

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Growing interest in the Institute for Healthcare Improvements (IHI) Open School whose registrants reached 150,000 in more than 50 countries in 2012 is echoed in the resultmore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

United Insurance Holdings Corp. Announces Pricing of Common Stock Offering

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- United Insurance Holdings Corp. (OTCBB: UIHC) (the Company), a property and casualty insurance holding company, today announced that it has priced its previously announced underwritten public omore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Perry Ellis International Announces a $1.00 Per Share Special Cash Dividend

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Perry Ellis International (NASDAQ:PERY) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a special cash dividend of $1.00 per share, to be paid to shareholders of record as of the close of business Demore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Aerosonic Reports Third Quarter Results

CLEARWATER, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Aerosonic Corporation (NYSE MKT: AIM), a leading supplier of precision flight products for commercial, business and military aircraft, announced that today it filed its Quarterly Report on Form 10-more...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Acanto Boutique Hotel Selects Interval International

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), announced the addition of Acanto Boutique Hotel in Mexico to itsmore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Emmi Solutions Technology Sets Expectations for a Hospital Stay and Raises HCAHPS Scores

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Patients who view an interactive online program that walks them through what to expect during a hospital stay give their hospital higher HCAHPS scores, according to research being presented at the Institutemore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Truven Health Analytics to Demonstrate Best Practices for Care Improvement at the 24th Annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care

ANN ARBOR, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Truven Health Analytics, formerly the Healthcare business of Thomson Reuters, today announced that William Bithoney, MD FAAP, National Business Medical Leader at Truven Health Analytics and Jmore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Office Depot Launches One-Hour, In-Store Pickup for Online Purchases

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Holiday shoppers can save time and money at Office Depot (NYSE: ODP) with its new, free one-hour, in-store pickup service for purchases made on www.officedepot.com. Here is how the nmore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

The Hackett Group Announces Annual Dividend Program

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT), a global strategic advisory and operations improvement consulting firm, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the initiation of an annual cash dividemore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Active Network Offers Behind-the-Scenes Technology Tours at PCMA Convening Leaders

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ACTIVE Network, Inc. (NYSE: ACTV), the leader in cloud-based Activity and Participant Management (APM), and an event management technology partner for the Professional Convention Management Associatmore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

CTS Engines Signs Long-Term Test Agreement with OEM

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CTS Engines, the leading independent engine MRO in the U.S., announced today that it had signed an agreement with a major jet engine original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to provide test capacmore...

 

Logo

12/09/2012

B/E Aerospace Announces Awards Initially Valued at $250 Million

WELLINGTON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- B/E Aerospace, Inc. (Nasdaq:BEAV), the world\'s leading manufacturer of aircraft cabin interior products and the world\'s leading distributor of aerospace fasteners and consumables, today announcedmore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

Fitch Rates Florida Turnpike Enterprise $294MM 2012A Revenue Bonds \'AA-\'; Outlook Stable

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings assigns an \'AA-\' rating to the $293.72 million State of Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) turnpike revenue bonds, series 2012A. Additionally, Fitch affirms the \'AA-\' rating on tmore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

Fitch Rates North Sumter County Utility Dependent District, FL\'s Solid Waste Revs \'A\'

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings assigns the an \'A\' rating to the following North Sumter County Utility Dependent District (NSCUDD) revenue bonds: --$50,980,000 solid waste revenue bonds, series 2012; --$1,960,more...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

AHF Opens Wellness Center in Jacksonville, FL, Offering Free HIV & STD Testing on Dec. 8th

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is opening its twelfth Wellness Center in the U.S.- which offers free sexually-transmitted disease (STD) screenings, including HIV testing. The newest locatmore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

Abakan Bolsters Leadership Team With Appointment of CFO and Director

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Abakan Inc. (OTCQB: ABKI) (Abakan), an emerging leader in the advanced coatings and metal formulations markets, announced today that it has appointed David Charbonneau as its new chief financial omore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

API Technologies to Present at the Imperial Capital Security Investor Conference on December 13, 2012

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- API Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ATNY) (API, API Technologies, or the Company), a trusted provider of RF/microwave, microelectronics, and security solutions for critical and high-reliability applicationmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Robert Graham to Debut Advertising Campaign During Art Basel Miami

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Robert Graham is pleased to announce the initial debut of the brands spring 2013 advertising campaign via 2-D projections during Art Basel Miami. Developed and conceptualized by strategic image-making agenmore...

 

Logo

12/27/2012

Elco Landmark Residential and Timbercreek Asset Management Joint Venture Acquires Multifamily Portfolio from Colonial Properties Trust

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today Elco Landmark Residential, a real estate investment firm that owns and operates multifamily properties throughout the Southeastern United States, announced that its private label partnershipmore...

 

Logo

12/27/2012

Tiger Media, Inc., Formerly Known as SearchMedia Holdings Limited, Announces Results of Offer to Exercise Warrants at a Reduced Price

SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tiger Media, Inc., formerly known as SearchMedia Holdings Limited, (Tiger Media or the Company) (NYSE MKT: IDI) (NYSE MKT: IDI.WS), one of China\'s leading nationwide multi-platform media companies, today more...

 

Logo

12/26/2012

Univision Communications Named Multiplatform Broadcaster of the Year by Broadcasting & Cable

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Univision Communications has been named Multiplatform Broadcaster of the Year by leading trade publication Broadcasting & Cable (B&C). This recognition comes as Univision celebrates imore...

 

Logo

12/26/2012

BankUnited Provides $4.3 Million Loan To Admiral Farragut Academy of St. Petersburg

MIAMI LAKES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BankUnited today announced it provided a $4.3 million loan to Admiral Farragut Academy, Inc., a Pre-K through 12th grade private college preparatory school with a Naval Junior Reserve Officer Traimore...

 

Logo

12/26/2012

McKesson Announces Early Termination of Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Waiting Period for Acquisition of PSS World Medical

SAN FRANCISCO & JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- McKesson Corporation (NYSE: MCK), a leading healthcare services and information technology company, announced today that it has received notification of early termination more...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

Fitch Rates JEA, Florida\'s 2013 Subordinate and Senior Electric Revs \'AA\'; Outlook Stable

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings assigns an \'AA\' rating to the following JEA, Florida revenue bonds: --Approximately $121.7 million electric system revenue bonds, series three 2013A; --Approximately $54.4more...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

City of Pensacola, Fla. Mayor Hayward Announces Landmark Pension Reform

PENSACOLA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward announced today a landmark contract agreement with the police union which includes several major pension reforms, including the closure of the Police Pension Plan to nmore...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

H.I.G. Capital Completes Sale of Safe-Guard

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- H.I.G. Capital (H.I.G.), a leading global private equity investment firm with more than $10 billion of equity capital under management, announced today the sale of Safe-Guard Products International, LLC more...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

Landry & Kling Expands Sales Team with Industry Veteran

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Landry & Kling Inc., specialists in incentive cruises and meetings at sea, announced today it has appointed Colleen Schneiderjohn as Director of Business Development for the Midwest. In her rolemore...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

Brilla Group Sells the Raleigh Hotel to Joint Venture between David Edelstein, Owner of Miami Beachs W Hotel and Sam Nazarian, Owner of sbe

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Brilla Group, a Miami-based private equity firm focused on the hotel and resort asset class in South Florida, the Caribbean, Mxico, and Colombia, announced today the sale of one of its portfolio assets,more...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

Direct Insite Corp. Signs Contract to Provide E-Invoicing AP Portal to Leading Grocery Retailer

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Direct Insite (OTC BB: DIRI.OB), a leading provider of cloud-based e-invoicing solutions for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Payments automation, today announced that it has signed a more...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

MEDNAX Announces Acquisition of Anesthesiology Practice in Michigan

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MEDNAX, Inc., (NYSE: MD) today announced the acquisition of South Oakland Anesthesia Associates, P.C., a physician group practice that provides anesthesia care and pain management services at more...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

Equity One, Inc.s Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call to be Held on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Equity One, Inc. (NYSE:EQY), an owner, developer, and operator of shopping centers, announced today that it will release its 2012 fourth quarter earnings on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 aftemore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Thadeus Avvampato has been named Vice President of National Sales

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- United TranzActions (UTA), a leading provider of check guarantee services and electronic payment processing solutions, announced today the hiring of an industry sales veteran, Thadeus Avmore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Buffets, Inc. Names Philip Friedman and Warren Ellish to Board of Directors with Focus on Brand Turnaround

EAGAN, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Buffets, Inc. has appointed seasoned restaurant executive Philip Friedman and highly accomplished marketing executive F. Warren Ellish to its Board of Directors, thereby completing the new seven-more...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

AppRiver Releases 2012 Year-End Spam Report and Presents 2013 Forecast

GULF BREEZE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AppRiver, LLC, a leading provider of email messaging and Web security solutions, today released its year-end Threat and Spamscape report, a detailed summary and analysis of spam and malware more...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Trapezoid Digital Security was awarded the Tres Mares Innovation Prize at FIUs Americas Venture Capital Conference

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tres Mares Group awarded Trapezoid Digital Security of Miami with the Tres Mares Innovation Prize during the Florida International Universitys (FIU) 2012 Americas Venture Capital Conference held in Miammore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

FTTN Anticipates Acquisition of Interest in Producing Well in Louisiana

BRADENTON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Titan Corp. (OTCBB: FTTN) anticipates the acquisition of a working interest in a producing oil and gas well in Louisiana within the next few weeks, the company announced today. The wemore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Harris Corporation Awarded $66 Million Network Maintenance Contract by U.S. Air Force Space Command

WASHINGTON & MELBOURNE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been awarded the fifth option year of its Network and Space Operations andmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Fitch Rates Florida Power & Light Company\'s First Mortgage Bonds \'AA-\'

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings has assigned an \'AA-\' rating to Florida Power & Light Company\'s (FPL) issue of $400 million 3.80% series first mortgage bonds due Dec. 15, 2042. The Rating Outlook is Stable. FPL pmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Trophy Club Salutes Wounded Warriors Inc. Donates $130,000 to Wounded Warrior Project

--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wounded Warrior Project: What: more...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Stewart Vacation Ownership Appoints Kevin Thomas as Underwriting Counsel

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Stewart Title Company\'s timeshare industry subsidiaries, InterCity Capital Corporation and InterCity Escrow Services, together known as Stewart Vacation Ownership, are pleased to announce the appointment omore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Cortera Pulse Named SIIA CODiE Award Finalist for Best Business Information Solution

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cortera, a provider of comprehensive business-to-business payment and purchase data and insights for U.S. companies, announced its Cortera Pulse, a B2B intelligence solution, has been named amore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Jabil Posts First Quarter Results

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today Jabil Circuit, Inc. (NYSE: JBL), announced its preliminary, unaudited financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2013. The company reported first quarter revenue of $4.6 billimore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Elizabeth R. Wellborn, PA, Names Veteran HR Executive Vice President of Human Resources

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Law Offices of Elizabeth R. Wellborn, PA (ERW), today announced that Stephanie Chloe Bedenbaugh has been named vice president of human resources. A graduate of The American Univermore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Harris Corporation Names Vishal Agrawal, M.D. President of Healthcare Solutions Business

MELBOURNE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has named Vishal Agrawal, M.D., president of the companys Healthcare Solutions business. He reportsmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

ASCC to Close Movie Advertising and Product Placement Deal

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Through its brand management division, Luxuria Brands, the Aristocrat Group Corp. (OTCBB: ASCC) is currently negotiating a multi-picture advertising and product placement deal with Outpost more...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

DCR Recognized by Lockheed Martin as Supplier of the Year

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DCR Workforce, a leading human capital services and workforce management technology provider, today announced that it has been named as Lockheed Martins supplier of the year. The award recognmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

One-Fifth of Floridas Nursing Homes on States Watch List

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- State records show that 20 percent of Floridas nursing homes fail to abide by minimum care standards or fail to properly correct identified problems after an inspection. More than two-dozmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

Imperial Holdings Announces Terms to Settle Class Action Litigation and Derivative Actions

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Imperial Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: IFT) ("Imperial" or the "Company"), a specialty finance company with a focus on providing liquidity solutions to owners of illiquid financial assemore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

United Insurance Holdings Corp. Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.03 Per Share

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- United Insurance Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq: UIHC) (United or the Company), a property and casualty insurance holding company, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend omore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Phillips EdisonARC Shopping Center REIT Inc. Surpasses $250 Million in Acquisitions

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Phillips EdisonARC Shopping Center REIT Inc. (the Company) today announced the acquisition of Heron Creek Towne Center, a 64,664 square foot shopping center anchored by a Publix grocery store locatmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Corporate Board Member and Equilar to Host Educational Forum for Compensation Committee Members

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Corporate Board Member, an NYSE Euronext Company, and Equilar Inc. are joining together to provide a first-in-class conference focusing on the most pressing compensation issues facing todays public companimore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Rayonier Increases Texas Timberland Ownership

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rayonier (NYSE:RYN) today announced it has acquired approximately 62,600 acres of timberlands in East Texas. The property, purchased from a private ownership group for $88 million, or $1,406 per more...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Stratus Contact Solutions Partners with Telrite Corporation

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Stratus Contact Solutions, a U.S.-based multichannel contact center, announced today that its experienced customer contact center will provide call center support for Telrite Corporation andmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Bike Lanes and Beachwalks Pave the Way for Miami Beachs Growth and Expansion

MIAMI BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Infrastructure improvements are taking place all over Miami Beach in a bid to continually upgrade and improve the city for visitors and residents alike. It is a construction geeks dream, dozens ofmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Lennar Launches myLennar iPad App

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN and LEN.B), one of the nations leading homebuilders, announced today the launch of their myLennar iPad App. The homebuilder, known for such innovations as their Everythingsmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

ASCC Hires Brand Development Expert

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This week, the Aristocrat Group Corp. (OTCBB: ASCC) hired Robert William Brown to serve as specialty brand and marketing consultant, adding 40 years of beverage industry experience to the Companmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Clearlake Capital Group Acquires SWI

SANTA MONICA, Calif. & HOLLYWOOD, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. (Clearlake) and Swiss Watch International, Inc. (The SWI Group, SWI, or the Company) today announced that Clearlake has acquired SWI, a lmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

More Innovation from netTALK Which Releases New Unlimited SMS Texting App for Apple iOS Devices Providing Additional Value and Savings to DUO Customers

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Days after announcing the release of its groundbreaking, netTALK Text app for Android devices, netTALK.com, Inc. ("netTALK"); (OTCBB:NTLK), announces it now offers the innovative, free netTALKmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Franklin Covey Co. Announces 50-City Tour: Project Management Essentials For the Unofficial Project Manager -Offers Complimentary Overviews for Leaders and Managers

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Franklin Covey Co. (NYSE:FC), a global performance improvement company, announced today it is offering a 50-city North American tour featuring three-hour, complimentary overviews of Project more...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Toshibas Aquilion ONE Enables Faster, Lower Dose Exams at Orlando Health

TUSTIN, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- To lower CT radiation dose for cardiac exams and to improve image quality, the Orlando Health Heart Institute, in Orlando, Fla., utilizes Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.s AquilionTM ONE CT more...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Tampa Bay Buccaneers, UnitedHealthcare Employees Join Together to Tackle Hunger

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tampa Bay Buccaneers players, cheerleaders and team mascot Captain Fear are joining more than 80 UnitedHealthcare employees today to pack food boxes at Feeding America Tampa Bay. The athletes amore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Fitch Affirms Brixmor LLC\'s IDR at \'BB-\'; Outlook Stable

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings has affirmed the credit ratings of Brixmor LLC (Brixmor) as follows: --Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at \'BB-\'; --Senior unsecured notes at \'BB-\'. The Rating Outlook is more...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Fitch Upgrades Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ, FL Revs to \'A-\'; Outlook Revised to Stable

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings has upgraded the rating, to \'A-\' from \'BBB+\', on approximately $164.6 million Volusia County Educational Facilities Authority, FL (VCEFA) revenue and refunding bonds (Embry-Riddle Amore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Aetna and BayCare to Introduce Collaborative Care in Tampa

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Aetna (NYSE: AET), BayCare Health System and BayCare Physician Partners, announced today a new collaborative care agreement designed to improve the quality of care for Aetna members and lower overmore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Sheridan Healthcare, Inc. Unveils Version 5.1 of PremiEHR Electronic Health Records Solution

SUNRISE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sheridan Healthcare, Inc., a national hospital-based, multispecialty practice management company and the second largest neonatology services provider in the nation, has announced the updated 5.1 versimore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Venezuela: E-voting Used to Elect 260 Offices

CARACAS, Venezuela--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For the second time this year, Venezuelan voters exercised their right to elect State Governors and representatives to Legislative Councils through a sophisticated electronic e-voting system thatmore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Harris Corporation Names James D. Morris Group President of Integrated Network Solutions Business

MELBOURNE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has named James D. Morris group president of the companys Integrated Network Solutions business, more...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Siemens to Supply Three More Super-Efficient Gas Turbines for U.S. Power Plant

ERLANGEN, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) has contracted Siemens to supply three highly efficient and flexible H-Class gas turbines to modernize its Port Everglades Next Generation Clean Energy more...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

World Fuel Services Corporation to Acquire Assets of Multi Service Corporation

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- World Fuel Services Corporation (NYSE: INT) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire select assets of Multi Service Corporation (Multi Service) for a purchase price of approximatelmore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

The Villa Group and Interval International Continue to Provide Memorable Vacation Experiences

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), today announced the renewal of its multi-site affiliation more...

 

Logo

12/14/2012

beIN SPORT Signs Kay Murray, Celebrated Soccer TV Journalist, as Presenter

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- beIN SPORT today announced that popular soccer TV star Kay Murray has joined the on-air talent team at the new independent 24-hour international sports network. For the past six years Murray semore...

 

Logo

12/14/2012

PHYAURA EHR Goes Mobile with ClickMedix, LLC

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PHYAURA EHR, a leading open-source provider of web-based Electronic Health Record (EHR) software, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with ClickMedix, LLC that will enhance their innovamore...

 

Logo

12/14/2012

Walmart Worker Protests Spread Globally

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- US Walmart workers were joined by Walmart workers in nine countries on Friday to call for an end to Walmarts attempts to silence workers for speaking out for changes at the worlds largest employer. As Walmartmore...

 

Logo

12/14/2012

Abakan Subsidiary MesoCoat Set to Launch First Full-Scale Pipe Cladding Facility in Euclid, Ohio

EUCLID, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Abakan Inc. (OTCQB: ABKI), an emerging leader in the advanced coatings and metal formulations markets, today announced its subsidiary MesoCoat is set to begin operations at its first full-smore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Fitch Upgrades Florida Gulf Coast Univ Financing Corp Series 2007B Revs to \'AA-/F1+\'

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The rating action referenced in Fitch Ratings\' Dec. 4, 2012, press release (Fitch to Upgrade Florida Gulf Coast Univ Financing Corp Series 2007B Revs to \'AA-/F1+\'), is effective today (Dec. 13, 2012). more...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Fitch Rates Tampa General Hospital (FL), Series 2012A, \'A-\'; Outlook Stable

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings has assigned an \'A-\' long-term rating to the $165 million series 2012A revenue refunding bonds to be issued by the Hillsborough County Industrial Development Authority (FL) on behalf omore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Nutley Public Schools in New Jersey Begins Using the FASTe Platform from Performance Matters to Support Educator Effectiveness

WINTER PARK, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Like many states across the country, New Jersey is engaged in comprehensive reform of teacher and principal evaluation systems, and changing its laws to tie these evaluations to student achievemenmore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

The LAB Miami Raises $650K for New Innovation Work-Learn Campus

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Following a successful fundraising round, The LAB Miami announced today that it will open a new 10,000 square foot collaborative work-learn campus for local and international innovators in Miamis Wynwoomore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

netTALK DUO Expands Distribution Adding Several New Major Retailers To Its Where To Buy List

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Just in time for the holiday season netTALK.com, Inc. (netTALK)(OTCBB: NTLK) announces more new major retailers to add to its where to buy list. The telecommunications, consumer electronics and cloud temore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

DHL Express Helps Students Participate in Worlds Largest New Years Day Parade

PLANTATION, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DHL Express will help hundreds of youngsters represent their schools and participate in a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The worlds leading international express services provider will carefully trmore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

BankUnited Refinances Loans Totaling $145 Million For Maitland-Based Developer CED Companies

MIAMI LAKES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BankUnited (NYSE: BKU) today announced it provided more than $145 million in loans for Maitland-based CED Companies, which specializes in building affordable multifamily communities, and its affilmore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

UHealths Sylvester 20th Anniversary Gala Raises Record-Setting $1.3 Million

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nearly 600 party-goers streamed into the JW Marriott Marquis Miami and Hotel Beaux Arts in downtown Miami for the 20th Anniversary Gala Celebration of UHealths Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center on Smore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

ASCC Brand Management Company Rechristened as Luxuria Brands

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In order to better differentiate its products in a competitive market, the Aristocrat Group Corp. (OTCBB: ASCC) announced today that it will change the name of its brand management division, Arimore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Dr. Ted Ross Joins the Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute of Florida as Program Director

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute of Florida (VGTI Florida), a leading nonprofit immunological research institute, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ted M. Ross, Ph.D., as Program more...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

First BanCorp Announces Proposed Exchange Offer

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First BanCorp (the "Corporation") (NYSE:FBP) announced today that it is planning to conduct an exchange offer under which it will offer to exchange newly issued shares of common stocmore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

MDG Advertisings Infographic Grants It Was a Very Good Year for Social Giving

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Social media has long been a powerful tool for raising awareness and today social sites are being used to raise funds. In 2012, social networks became such successful sources for contributions thatmore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Vantage Hospitality Enters into Partnership with Travel Media Group For Reputation Management Services

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vantage Hospitality Group, Inc., whose economy through upscale hotel brands include Americas Best Value Inn, Canadas Best Value Inn, Chinas Best Value Inn, Value Inn Worldwide, Lexington Hotel, more...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

The Main Street America Group Introduces Commercial Product Line to Grain Dealers Mutual Agents in Mississippi

OXFORD, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Main Street America Group has introduced its commercial product line, featuring its flagship Main Line Business Owners Policy (Main Line BOP), to approximately 50 independent agents who represent more...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

IHI Issues Action Brief for Health Care Leaders in the Post-Election Era

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Institute for Healthcare Improvement: WHAT: more...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Fitch Rates Orlando Orange County Expressway Auth, FL Revs \'A\'; Affirms Outstanding

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings assigns an \'A\' rating to Orlando Orange County Expressway Authority, Florida\'s (OOCEA or the authority) $445 million refunding revenue bonds, series 2013B. In addition, Fitch affirms the \more...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Strategic European Customer Awards SimiGon Its Third Contract

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SimiGon (LSE: SIM), a global leader in providing simulation training solutions, is pleased to announce that it has further expanded its long-term relationship with a major existing European customer. more...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Parmenter Realty Partners Announces Seventh Acquisition for Fund IV

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Parmenter Realty Partners announced today the acquisition of two Class A office buildings on Rocky Point in the Westshore submarket of Tampa Bay. The Rocky Point acquisition consists of: Island Center, a more...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

FTTNs Louisiana Well Clears FAA Hurdle, Progresses on Schedule

BRADENTON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Titan Corp. (OTCBB:FTTN) announced today that its prospective well in South Lake Charles, La., has cleared a final hurdle before drilling begins and is on schedule to spud before the end of thmore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Ryder Launches Mobile RydeSmart 3.0 App

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, today announced it has launched a mobile application of its onboard telematics system RydeSmart 3.0 more...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Net Element International, Inc. Announces Share Repurchase Plan

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Net Element International, Inc. (NASDAQ: NETE), a technology driven group in mobile commerce and payment processing, as well as in entertainment and culture Internet destinations in Russia and other ememore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. Announces Closing of Initial Public Offering

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. (the Company) (NASDAQ: WHF) announced today the closing of its initial public offering of 6,666,667 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $15.00 per share, raising more...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

OPEN MINDS Announces Performance Expo For Health & Human Service Executives

GETTYSBURG, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OPEN MINDS announced it will be hosting over 300 executives in Clearwater Beach, Florida this February for The 2013 OPEN MINDS Performance Management Institute. This year, our re-tooled institmore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Hortonworks Executive to Deliver Keynote Addresses at SQL Server Live! Conference and Big Analytics 2012 Roadshow

SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hortonworks, a leading commercial vendor promoting the innovation, development and support of Apache Hadoop, today announced that Director of Product Marketing Jim Walker will deliver two kemore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

OBJE Seeks New Deals and Partnerships at Rice IT Venture Forum

SARASOTA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OBJ Enterprises (OTCBB: OBJE) leadership sought out promising new deals and partnering opportunities in the booming gaming industry last week at the 10th annual Rice Alliance IT and Web Venture Forummore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

FIS Chief Financial Officer to Retire in 2013

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FIS (NYSE: FIS), the worlds largest provider of banking and payments technology, announced today that Corporate Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Michael Hayford, more...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Creative Learning Corporation Announces Sale of First Franchise in Hong Kong

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Creative Learning Corporation (OTCBB:CLCN), owner and developer of Bricks 4 Kidz, the highly-popular childrens education and enrichment program, is pleased to announce that BFK FRANCHISE COMPANYmore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Stewart Appoints Kurt Blass Florida Agency Services District Manager

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Stewart Title Guaranty Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Kurt Blass as Florida agency services district manager. In this position, Blass will lead Stewarts agency operations for the state. more...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Green Global Investments, Inc. Updates Investors on Its Business Strategy and Current Developments

MAITLAND, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Green Global Investments, Inc. (OTCBB:GGIX), a fully integrated real estate investment, development and operating company focused on senior housing management, updates shareholders on its business stmore...

 

Logo

12/09/2012

IHI to Convene Nearly 6,000 Professionals Dedicated to Quality Improvement in Health Care

--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI): WHAT: The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), a leading more...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

Interval Leisure Group Accelerates First Quarter 2013 Dividend

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG) ("ILG") announced today that its Board of Directors declared an accelerated cash dividend totaling $0.10 per common share payable on December 27, 2012, to stockmore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

United Insurance Holdings Corp. Subsidiary Approved to Write Property and Casualty Insurance in North Carolina; Receives Assessment and Announces Recoupment Plan

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- United Insurance Holdings Corp. (OTCBB: UIHC) (United or the Company), a property and casualty insurance holding company, announced today that the North Carolina Department of Insurance approvemore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

Publix Mourns Loss of Mark C. Hollis, Director Emeritus

LAKELAND, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mark C. Hollis, retired Publix president and director emeritus, passed away early this morning at Lakeland Regional Medical Center. He was 78. Hollis was born and raised in Lakeland, Fla. His Publmore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

CEO of One Laptop per Child to Receive Award from President of Colombia

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rodrigo Arboleda, Chairman and CEO of One Laptop per Child Association (OLPC) was honored today in a ceremony presided over by President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia as a 2012 recipient of the "100 Colmore...

 

Logo

12/27/2012

Greyson International, Inc. Announces a Tier Upgrade of Its Common Stock by OTC Markets and Shareholder Update

COCONUT CREEK, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Greyson International, Inc. (Pink Sheets:GYSN), developer of an innovative topical delivery technology, today announced that its common stock listed on OTC Markets has been upgraded to OTC Pink more...

 

Logo

12/27/2012

ADT to Present at the 2013 Citi Global Internet, Media and Telecommunications Conference on January 8

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The ADT Corporation (NYSE: ADT) today announced that Chief Executive Officer Naren Gursahaney will present at the 2013 Citi Global Internet, Media and Telecommunications Conference at the Bellagio more...

 

Logo

12/27/2012

The Wet Seal, Inc. to Present at the 2013 ICR XChange Conference in Miami Beach, Florida

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Wet Seal, Inc. (Nasdaq: WTSLA), announced that the Company will be presenting at the 2013 ICR XChange Conference being held at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida on Thursday,more...

 

Logo

12/26/2012

OPKO Health to Expand Latin American Presence with Acquisition of Brazilian Pharmaceutical Company

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OPKO Health, Inc. (NYSE:OPK) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Silcon Comrcio, Importacao E Exportacao de Produtos Farmaceuticos e Cosmeticos Ltda. Domiciled in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Silcomore...

 

Logo

12/26/2012

Out with Resolutions, In with Commitments, Say Tens of Thousands Set to Participate in Inaugural Commitment Day Events across U.S. on January 1, 2013

--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Life Time Fitness (NYSE:LTM): WHAT: more...

 

Logo

12/26/2012

Main Street America Employees Give Back to Local Communities via Holiday Food, Toy Drives

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Employees of The Main Street America Group have donated more than 1 ton of non-perishable goods to several local food banks, as well as hundreds of toys to Toys for Tots and Project Share during more...

 

Logo

12/21/2012

World Wrestling Icon Hogan to Open Tampas Newest Waterfront Hotspot

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Iconic twelve-time world wrestling champion, movie star and producer Hogan announced today the launch of Hogans Beach, a 20,000-square-foot indoor and outdoor restaurant and bar located at the Best Westmore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Florida Blue and Holy Cross Create Accountable Care Arrangement

JACKSONVILLE & FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Florida Blue, Floridas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Company, and Holy Cross Physician Partners are pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2013, Holy Cross Physicianmore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

The Fountain Group Ranked a Top 5 Performing Vendor for 14 Clients

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ben Rustrian, director for The Fountain Group, was pleased to announce that the company has been ranked in the top 5 overall best performing vendors for 14 different contingent labor client programs formore...

 

Logo

12/20/2012

Segal Institute for Clinical Research Physician, Steven E. Chavoustie, MD, FACOG, CCRP co-authors Titan Pharmaceuticals Buprenorphine Implant Abstract

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Segal Institute for Clinical Research, a consortium of psychiatric, addiction, medical and womens health research sites, proudly congratulates Dr. Steven Chavousite for his co-authorship of the Titan Phmore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

ODonnell Strategic Industrial REIT Acquires Its First Property and Announces Initial Distribution

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ODonnell Strategic Industrial REIT (ODonnell or the Company) has announced that it has acquired its first property, a 12,160 square foot build-to-suit industrial facility in Tampa, Florimore...

 

Logo

12/19/2012

CareCloud Appoints John J. Walsh as Chief Technology Officer

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CareCloud, a leading provider of cloud-based practice management, EHR, revenue cycle management and medical billing software and services, today announced that it has hired John J. Walsh as more...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Moasis Named 2012 Mobile Technology Trailblazer

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moasis has been named the official winner in the Mobile category of the global 2012 Tech Trailblazer awards, a competition that recognizes and rewards technologicmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

Depth of Service, Tight Integration and Customer Base Are Focus of New Industry Awards for FIS

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Adding to its impressive list of industry awards, FIS (NYSE: FIS), the worlds largest provider of banking and payments technology, today announced it has received three more prestigious indmore...

 

Logo

12/18/2012

MasterCard Extends Relationship with PGA TOUR

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. & PURCHASE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MasterCard and the PGA TOUR today announced an extension of their marketing relationship through 2016. The continued relationship will focus on further providimore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Max Borges Agency Releases Official CES 2013 Media Planner

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With the 2013Consumer Electronics Show (CES)right around the corner ,Max Borges Agency an award-winning tech PR and social media firm focusing specifically on technology, has released the ofmore...

 

Logo

12/17/2012

Office Depot Adds PayPal to Online Payment Options

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services has now added PayPal to its selection of online payment options, giving customers a secure way to pay for more...

 

Logo

12/14/2012

The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of Klayman & Toskes Files Another Arbitration Claim Against LPL Financial As It Continues To Investigate Claims On Behalf of Inland Western REIT n/k/a Retail Properties of America Investors

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of Klayman & Toskes (K&T), www.reitfraudloss.com, announced today that it filed a claim against LPL Financial (LPL) to recover damages sustained in Inlanmore...

 

Logo

12/14/2012

Dignity U Wears Sponsors Mobilize to Provide $1 Million in New Clothing to Victims of Sandy

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Victims of Hurricane Sandy will receive $1 million worth of new clothing from Dignity U Wear according to Barbara Truncellito, Executive Director. Dignity U Wear is a nonprofit headquartered in Jmore...

 

Logo

12/14/2012

Sarasota County to Receive 23.75 Million in Securities Lending Lawsuit

SARASOTA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wells Fargo has agreed to pay Sarasota County $23.75 million to settle claims that its predecessor, Wachovia Bank, mismanaged the countys securities lending portfolio in 2007-2008. Sarasota County fimore...

 

Logo

12/14/2012

Consolidated Tomoka Acquires Five Triple Net Properties for $12.8 Million in Orange County, CA

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co. (NYSE MKT: CTO) announced today it has acquired five properties leased to Bank of America, N.A., in Orange County, California for $12.8 million. The five prmore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Southern Companies Showcase Latest Innovation at 2013 International CES

ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- More than 230 technology companies based in the Southern region of the United States (Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahomore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

First Bank Announces Repositioning of Its Florida Market

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Bank, a subsidiary of First Banks, Inc. (the Company) (NYSE:FBSPRA), headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, today announced changes in its Florida banking operation. As part of a strategic repomore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Only Hangers Introduces New Space Saving Vertical Clothes Vine Hangers

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Only Hangers Inc., designer and manufacturer of one of the largest collections of clothes hangers in USA, today announced the introduction of the new space saving vertical Clothes Vine plastic cascading more...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

DoMark International Inc. Shareholder Update

LONGWOOD, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DoMark International Inc. (OTCBB: DOMK) (the "Company" or "DoMark"), a leader in infrared and solar charging systems for Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) devices, is pleased to provide an updmore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

MLB Network Drives Business Value by Leveraging Ultimate Softwares Cloud-Based Human Capital Management Solution

WESTON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ultimate Software (Nasdaq: ULTI), a leading cloud provider of people management solutions, announced today that MLB Network, the television network for Major League Baseball, has optimized HR andmore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

FIS Announces Repurchase of $200 Million of Shares Held by Warburg Pincus

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FIS (NYSE: FIS) the worlds largest provider of banking and payments technology, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to repurchase $200 million, or approximately 5.7 milliomore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

ZELTIQ Aesthetics Secures Settlement and Permanent Injunction Against Marco Hallerbach, MD

PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZELTIQ Aesthetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZLTQ), a medical technology company focused on developing and commercializing products utilizing its proprietary controlled-cooling technology platform, announcedmore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Avnet, Inc. Announces Agreement to Acquire Assets of USI Electronics

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) announced today that it has agreed to acquire substantially all of the operating assets of Universal Semiconductor, Inc., USI Electronics, a distributor of discrete more...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

ICR Announces IPO Preparedness Panel at the 15th Annual ICR XChange

NORWALK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ICR, one of the largest independent financial communications firms in North America, today announced it will host an IPO Preparedness panel as the first in a series of sessions covering current markemore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

Ryder Receives Green Supply Chain Award

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R), a leader in commercial transportation and supply chain management solutions, today announced it has been selected to receive Supply & Demand Chain Executive mamore...

 

Logo

12/13/2012

EverBank Financial Corp Declares Dividend on 6.75% Series A Preferred Stock

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- EverBank Financial Corp (NYSE: EVER) announced today that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $248.4375 per share on its 6.75% Series A Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stocmore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Furman University: Drop-in Federation Solution Quickly Unlocks Door to InCommon Membership

NAPLES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fischer International Identity, LLC, the leader in cloud-based identity management, announced today that Furman University has moved into production the Fischer Identity solution for federamore...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Miami Among 30 U.S. Cities to Host Inaugural Commitment Day Events on January 1, 2013

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With the arrival of the holidays and New Year comes the perennial time when individuals consider making changes to lose weight, get fit and address any number of personal vices. Yet, as New Years resolutions more...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

eLayaway, Inc. Launches Social Media Hub to Increase Brand Awareness

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- eLayaway, Inc. (OTCBB: ELAY) (eLayaway or the Company), today announced the launch of the eLayaway Community Hub, powered by Dynamic Signal, that will amplify the Companys social networking more...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

Another First for netTALK - Unlimited SMS texting to the U.S. & Canada Using Your netTALK DUO Home Phone Number without Using Your Wireless Text Plan

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- netTALK.com, Inc. ("netTALK") (OTCBB: NTLK), a telecommunications, consumer electronics and cloud technology company and developers of the only patented VoIP telephone (netTALK DUO / DUO WiFi)more...

 

Logo

12/12/2012

MEDNAX Announces Acquisition of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Practice in Georgia

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MEDNAX, Inc., (NYSE: MD) today announced the acquisition of a maternal-fetal medicine physician practice based in Lithia Springs, Georgia. The practice will become part of MEDNAXs Pediatrix Memore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

Primary Care Study Proves That MDVIP Delivers Better Preventive Care Services & Patient Results When Compared to National Health Plans

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A new study published in the December issue of the International Journal of Person Centered Medicine shows that the MDVIP personalized primary care model not only delivers better clinical outmore...

 

Logo

12/11/2012

FIS Selected by VW Credit, Inc. to Support North American Loan and Lease Processing

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FIS (NYSE: FIS), the worlds largest provider of banking and payments technology, today announced that VW Credit, Inc. (VCI) will deploy FIS AutoSuite automotive finance solution for its Normore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Steven Alsene succeeds Philip Carter as CEO of Rotech Healthcare Inc.

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rotech Healthcare Inc. (OTCBB: ROHI.OB) (the Company) today announced the appointment of Steven P. Alsene as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective January 1, 2013. Steve Alsenmore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

McKesson Re-Files Pre-Merger Notification Under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act

SAN FRANCISCO & JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- McKesson Corporation (NYSE: MCK), a leading healthcare services and information technology company, and PSS World Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSSI), announced today that McKessmore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Dramatic Surprises for Two Employees of The Melting Pot Revealed on New A&E Be the Boss Series

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- During a surprise ending to Sunday nights new A&E original real life series Be the Boss it was revealed two employees of The Melting Pot Restaurants, Inc., rather than just one, were rewarmore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

LENSAR Laser System Receives FDA Clearance for Corneal Incisions in Cataract Surgery

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- LENSAR Inc., developer of the next generation LENSAR Laser System for refractive cataract surgery, announced today that the companys laser system has received 510(k) clearance from the United States Fmore...

 

Logo

12/10/2012

Capstone Companies Mini Eco-i-Lite to be Included in The Container Stores Stocking Stuffers Collection and Catalog

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Capstone Companies, Inc. (OTCQB: CAPC), a leader in the design and manufacture of power failure solutions and innovator of consumer safety and security products for the Hospitality, Retail, anmore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

Rep. Boustany Shepherds PROTECT Act into Ways & Means Bill, Furthers Efforts to Help Shrimpers

TARPON SPRINGS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ways & Means Trade Subcommittee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) introduced today the Customs Trade Facilitation and Enforcement Act of 2012 (H.R. 6642) to improve three vital aspects of themore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

State and Local Dignitaries Break Ground on Belfast Commerce Centre

RICHMOND HILL, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Development Authority of Bryan County, in partnership with TerraPointe, the real estate subsidiary of Rayonier (NYSE: RYN), held a groundbreaking ceremony today for Belfast Commerce Centre. Lmore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

American Integrity Insurance Company of Florida

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- American Integrity Insurance Company of Florida, a residential property Insurance company located in Tampa, Florida, announced today that it has met the accreditation standards required by the Better Bumore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

MusiCares Named Founding Charity Partner of Commitment Day Movement

CHANHASSEN, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Life Time Fitness, Inc., The Healthy Way of Life Company(NYSE:LTM), today announced that MusiCares has joined the Commitment Day Movement as a Founding Charity Partner. Foundemore...

 

Logo

12/07/2012

Regency Centers Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend on Preferred Stock

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regency Centers Corporation (the Company) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.41406 per share on the Companys Series 6 Preferred Stock (CUSIP: 758more...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

More than 100,000 Regal Entertainment Group Patrons Already Secured Tickets for \'The Hobbit\'

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theater circuit in the United States, announced that advance ticket sales for The Hobbit: more...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

HCA Announces Special Dividend of $2.00 per Share and Record and Payable Dates

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HCA) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a special cash dividend of $2.00 per share to be paid to shareholders of record as of December 17, 2012 with more...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

EnerNex Launches Survey to Assess Electrical Grid Outages

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- EnerNex released the first survey in a series designed to gather information on why outages occur within the electrical distribution grid. Due to the growing national debate post Superstorm Sandmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

TransCard offers banks Free custom microsites for online Gift Card sales

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TransCard continues to give its financial institution partners a competitive advantage this holiday season by launching another exciting enhancement to its Gift Card programs. Now, all banks offemore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

HCA to Present at Health Care Conference in December

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HCA) will present at the following health care conference this month. December 13, 2012 at 11:10 am ET at the Oppenheimer 23rd Annual Healthcare Conference held amore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

NHC Declares Special Cash Dividend of $1.00 Per Share

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- National HealthCare Corporation (NYSE MKT: NHC)(NYSE MKT: NHC.PRA), one of the nations oldest long-term health care companies, announced today the Board of Directors has declared a specialmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Kirkland\'s to Present at the Wedbush 13th Annual California Dreamin Consumer Management Access Conference

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kirkland\'s, Inc. (NASDAQ: KIRK) today announced that it will be making a presentation at the Wedbush 13th Annual California Dreamin Consumer Management Access Conference being held Tuesday, Decembmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

IASIS Healthcare Announces Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2012 Results

FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IASIS Healthcare LLC (IASIS) today announced financial and operating results for the fiscal fourth quarter and year ended September 30, 2012. Net revenue for the fourth quarter totaled $633.0 milmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Carmike Cinemas Announces Grand Opening of the Bradley Square 12 in Cleveland, Tennessee Including the Critically Acclaimed Signature BIGD Ultimate Entertainment Experience

COLUMBUS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Carmike Cinemas, Inc. (NASDAQ: CKEC), a leading DIGITAL cinema and 3-D motion picture exhibitor, is announcing theDecember 13th unveiling of its newest entertainment complex in the Bradley Square Mallmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Enhance Your Gift for Giving with Cracker Barrels Help

LEBANON, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As this holiday season moves forward, it seems shoppers are looking for value and convenience, as well as unique gifts for their loved ones and special friends. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store has amore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Meridian Health in New Jersey Upgrades to CareAlign Exchange

NEPTUNE, N.J. & NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Meridian Health and ICA, a leading provider of interoperability technology that enables health information exchange (HIE), announced today that Meridian has upgraded more...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

National Survey Ranks ECRS as the Top US-Based Retail Automation Point of Sale Provider

BOONE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ECR Software Corporation (ECRS) is pleased to announce its stellar rankings in the 2012 RIS Software LeaderBoard, which placed them as the top US-based retail automation software vendor focused in pointmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Dex One and SuperMedia Reach Agreement with Lender Steering Committee and Amend Merger Agreement

CARY, N.C. & DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dex One Corporation (NYSE: DEXO) and SuperMedia Inc. (NASDAQ: SPMD) today announced they have reached an agreement with a steering committee representing senior lenders of both companiesmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

nCino Completes SOC 2 Compliance Certification

WILMINGTON, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- nCino, LLC, the leader in secure, cloud-based bank operating solutions to the financial services industry, today announced the successful completion of its SOC 2 audit, administered by St. Pemore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Pike to Present at the 2012 KeyBanc Capital Markets Engineering, Construction & Utilities Conference on December 11

MOUNT AIRY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pike Electric Corporation (NYSE: PIKE), one of the nations leading energy solutions providers, announced that it will present at the 2012 Engineering, Construction and Utilities conference being homore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Prospect Brands Acquires Gerbings Heated Clothing, Inc.

STONEVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gerbings Heated Clothing, Inc., a leading manufacturer of heated clothing and accessories, announced today that it has been acquired by Prospect Brands, LLC and will be led by Tom Nolan, who will smore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Bandwidth Hooks Up Startups with Special Deal

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bandwidth, one of the Triangles fastest growing tech companies, and Yealink, a leading provider of VoIP phone and IP communication solutions, today announced they are contributing complimentary more...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Oxygen Biotherapeutics Announces Second Quarter FY2013 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast

MORRISVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: OXBT) today announced that the Company plans to report second quarter fiscal year 2013 financial results on Form 10-Q on Friday, December 14, 2012. Oxygens Prmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Inland Diversified Real Estate Trust, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of The Landings at Ocean Isle Beach in North Carolina for $10.2 Million

OAK BROOK, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Inland Diversified Real Estate Trust, Inc. (Inland Diversified) announced today the acquisition of The Landings at Ocean Isle Beach, a 53,200-square-foot grocery-anchored shopping center in Ocean Ismore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Babson Capital to Ring NYSE Opening Bell Friday to Spotlight BGH

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Babson Capital Management LLC, a global investment manager with more than $154 billion under management, will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Friday, December 7, to commemorate the Octobmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

B&W Announces Plan to Increase Near-term Share Repurchase Activity by Up To $50 Million

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE:BWC) announced today that it plans to increase the amount of common stock to be repurchased over the next several months to a total of up to more...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Residential Finance Corp. Taps Mortgage Industry Veteran Jonny Fowler as Retail Branching Division Vice President of Business Development

COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Residential Finance Corp. (RFC), a nationwide mortgage lender, announced today that Jonathan (Jonny) Fowler has joined the company as division vice president of business development for rmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

BB&T Announces Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT), a regional financial holding company, will report its fourth quarter 2012 earnings on January 17, 2013, prior to market opening. Chairman and Chief Executivmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

D.C.-area Hotel to Give Special Consideration to Job Candidates with RGIII Initials

SPRINGFIELD, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As part of its hiring preferences for 35 new associates, officials at the under construction Homewood Suites by Hilton said today that they plan to give extra consideration to applicants with the imore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Biologics, Inc. Launches New Website

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Biologics, an integrated oncology services company, is excited to announce the launch of its new corporate website, Biologicsinc.com. The website launch kicks off the beginning of Biologics new corporatemore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Bank of America Announces Waiver of Certain Conditions to Cash Tender Offer for MBIA Notes

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bank of America Corporation announced today, in connection with its pending offer to purchase for cash (theTender Offer) any and all of the outstanding 5.70% Senior Notes due 2034 (CUSIP No. 55262CAmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Global Knowledge Launches RSA Security Training

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global Knowledge, worldwide leader in IT and business training, today announced its collaboration with RSA, The Security Division of EMC (NYSE:EMC), premier provider of security, risk, and more...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

REALTOR Hall of Fame and REALTOR Emeritus Recipients Honored by Raleigh Regional Association of REALTORS

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Members of the Raleigh Regional Association of REALTORS (RRAR) will convene this afternoon at 4:30 to induct two members into the Associations Hall of Fame at an awards ceremony at 111 Realtors Way more...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Red Hat Delivers New Choice in Open Virtualization in Collaboration with Key Partner

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the worlds leading provider of open source solutions, today announced in line with the global availability of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.1 that Red Hat Enterprisemore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Wells Fargo Names Anne Doss Head of the Personal and Small Business Insurance Division

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wells Fargo Insurance part of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) has named Anne Doss head of its Personal and Small Business Insurance division, effective January 1st. Based in Charlotte, N.Cmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs Teams Buck Trend of Budget Cuts

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A new study finds that despite budget cuts in pharmaceutical companies as a result of the Great Recession, regulatory affairs teams have experienced a consistent increase in their more...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Shrinking Thought Leader Pool and Falling Compensation Rates

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The average number of thought leaders working with large pharmaceutical companies declined in one year by 26%, according to a Cutting Edge Information study. Cutting Edge Informore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

DataMetrix Names Gary G. Twigg as New CEO

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mary Jane LaBelle, founding partner and former CEO of DataMetrix, a premier medical financial audit and data mining company, announced that Gary G. Twigg was appointed CEO of the company on December more...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

SunLink Health Systems, Inc. Subsidiary Has Entered into an Option Agreement to Sell Assets of Chilton Medical Center

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SunLink Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:MKT: SSY) today announced that its subsidiary, Central Alabama Medical Associates, LLC (CAMA), has entered into an option agreement with the Chilton County (AL) Hospital Bmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Fitch Rates Georgia $583MM General Obligations \'AAA\'; Outlook Stable

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings has assigned an \'AAA\' rating to $583 million in state of Georgia general obligation (GO) bonds, consisting of the following: --$234.915 million GO series 2013A; --$57.99 million GO refumore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Inc. Magazine Names IPG Winner of 2012 Inc. Hire Power Award

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IPG, the leading nationwide provider of Implantable Device Benefit Management (DBM) solutions was featured in the inaugural ranking of Inc.s Hire Power Awards, recognizing the private businesses that have more...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

AirWatch Selected as 2012 Phoenix Award Emerging Company of the Year Winner for Health IT Mobile Device Management Solutions

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AirWatch, the global leader and innovator in mobile security and the largest Mobile Device Management (MDM) provider was selected as the 2012 Phoenix Award Emerging Company of the Year winner by the Mmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

KBR Selected to Execute Project Management and Field Construction for Air Combustion Upgrade Project in Georgia

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KBR (NYSE:KBR) announced today that it was awarded a contract to execute project management and field construction for a large Air Combustion Upgrade Project in Georgia. KBRs Specialty Field Servicmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

G2 Intelligence Prepares Labs for New Medicare Payment System for Molecular Diagnostic Testing

PETERBOROUGH, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- G2 Intelligence, a 30+ year leader in research, reporting, and analysis on the business of the diagnostic lab industry including extensive coverage of lab coding and reimbursement issues throughmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

The Angel Oak Multi-Strategy Income Fund Announces December 2012 Dividend

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Angel Oak Capital Advisors, LLC (Angel Oak), an Atlanta-based fixed income specialist focused on creating value through fundamental credit analysis and asset selection for institutional investors and more...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

HD Supply, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2012 Third-Quarter Results

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HD Supply, Inc. today reported net sales for the fiscal 2012 third quarter ended October 28, 2012 of $2.1 billion, an increase of $253 million, or 13.4 percent, as compared to the third quarter of fiscal more...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

FactorTrust Enters 2013 with Strong Year-end Performance Results, Demand for Underbanked Services Grow

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FactorTrust, the leading provider of underbanked consumer data, analytics and risk scoring solutions on those underserved by traditional banking channels, today announced strong Q3 performance results pointmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Carmike Cinemas Announces Grand Opening of the Bradley Square 12 in Cleveland, Tennessee Including the Critically Acclaimed Signature BIGD Ultimate Entertainment Experience

COLUMBUS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Carmike Cinemas, Inc. (NASDAQ: CKEC), a leading DIGITAL cinema and 3-D motion picture exhibitor, is announcing theDecember 13th unveiling of its newest entertainment complex in the Bradley Square Mallmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Aptean Announces Unlimited Program across All Products Worldwide

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Aptean, global leader in enterprise application software (EAS) and services for companies of all sizes, today announced the launch of the Aptean Unlimited Program. The new initiative spans all of the companmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Digital Insurance Engages in Partnership with The Odell Studner Group

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Digital Insurance (www.digitalinsurance.com), the nation\'s largest and most technologically advanced employee benefits-only agency, has formed an alliance with The Odell Studner Group, a Radnor, Pa.-more...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Fitch Releases Report on North Miami Beach, FL

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings has published a report on North Miami Beach, FL. The report is available at \'www.fitchratings.com\'. Additional information is available at \'www.fitchratings.com\'. Applicablmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

FIZZ National Beverage Corp. Refreshes . . . Delivers Good News

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- National Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ:FIZZ) today reported mid-year results: For the six months ended October 27, 2012 Revenues increased to $349.4 million, +6.8% Nmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Health Management to Present at Healthcare Conference in December

NAPLES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Health Management Associates, Inc. (NYSE: HMA) today announced that senior management will present at the following healthcare conference in December 2012: December 12, 2012 at 2:45 pmmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Rush Limbaugh Announces Two If By Tea Surpasses One Million Dollars in Charitable Donations in Just over a Year

PALM BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Despite the recession, Rush Limbaugh announced today on his top-rated nationally syndicated radio program that Two If By Tea donated more than $1,000,000 in product and monetary contributions sincemore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Fitch Affirms Florida Ports Financing Commission\'s Revs at \'AA\'; Outlook Stable

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings affirms the \'AA\' rating on the following Florida Ports Financing Commission bonds: --$10.65 million refunding revenue bonds (state transportation trust fund), series 2011A (non-AMTmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

PureFormulas.com appoints Daniel Moure as Chief Marketing Officer

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Daniel Moure has been named Chief Marketing Officer at PureFormulas.com, one of the fastest growing e-retailers in the United States, offering pure and high-grade natural health supplements. Moure is a 14-yeamore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Athena Real Estate Acquires Morningside RV Estates in Central Florida

DANBURY, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Athena Real Estate, a real estate investment and advisory firm focused on specialty collateral types, today announced the acquisition of Morningside RV Estates, a 400-site, 55+ RV park located more...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

BAE Systems to Build Platform Supply Vessels for Jackson Offshore Operators, LLC

NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jackson Offshore Operators, LLC has selected BAE Systems shipyard in Jacksonville, Florida to build two new platform supply vessels (PSVs) that will serve offshore drilling operations. The contract reflmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

20,000-Employee Pep Boys Leverages HCM for Overall Business Impact with Ultimate Softwares UltiPro

WESTON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ultimate Software (Nasdaq: ULTI), a leading cloud provider of people management solutions, announced today that Pep Boys, the leading automotive aftermarket service and retail chain in the U.S., more...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

PULSE Signs Long-term Agreement with Busey Bank

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PULSE, one of the nations leading debit/ATM networks, and Busey Bank, a premier provider of financial services, have extended their affiliation through a long-term agreement that includes PIN point-of-sale more...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

MEDNAX to Present at the 23rd Annual Oppenheimer Healthcare Conference

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MEDNAX, Inc., (NYSE: MD) today announced that it is scheduled to make a presentation on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 10:35 a.m. EST to investors attending the 23rd Annual Oppenheimer Healthcmore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Social Networking Site Galaxier.com Combines Best of Web Features in One New Site

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Isaac Daniel Group Management International (IDGMI) announces the launch of Galaxier.com, and its acquisition of SocialCodeMobile.com. Galaxier.com is a new site where members have all the features more...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Fitch Rates Venice, FL\'s Utility System Revs \'AA\'; Outlook Stable

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings assigns an \'AA\' rating to the following City of Venice, Florida (the city) revenue bonds: --Approximately $20 million utility system revenue bonds, series 2012 rated \'AA\'. more...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

The GEO Group Authorizes Special Dividend of $350 Million, Takes Critical Steps Toward 2013 REIT Conversion

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GEO Group, Inc. (NYSE: GEO) ("GEO") today announced that its Board of Directors (the "Board") has unanimously authorized GEO to take all necessary steps, including the divesmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Fitch Affirms Miami Lakes, FL\'s Special Obs at \'AA\'; Outlook Stable

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings has affirmed its \'AA\' rating on the following outstanding Town of Miami Lakes, Florida\'s (the town) special obligation (GO) bonds: --$7.33 million (Government Center Project) special obmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Performance Matters Honored as a 2012 Readers Choice Top 100 Product in District Administration Magazine

WINTER PARK, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Performance Matters, a web-based solution that provides an integrated platform for student assessment, data management and teacher effectiveness, has been named a 2012 District Administratiomore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT Acquires Surgery Center in Houston, TX

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT, Inc. announced today that it acquired the Houston Surgery Center property in Houston, TX for a purchase price of $4,700,000. The property has 14,000 more...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Motor Trend Names Ram 1500 as 2013 Truck of the Year

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Source Interlink Media, LLC (SIM) announced today that Motor Trend has selected the Ram 1500 as its 2013 Truck of the Year. (Photo: Business Wire) The announcement, made via a commore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Harris Corporation to Sell Broadcast Communications to The Gores Group for $225 Million

MELBOURNE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has reached an agreement to sell Broadcast Communications to an affiliate of The Gores Group, LLC for $225 million. The price includes $160 million in cash at closing, more...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

FIS Introduces DOLLAR$TOP, a Unique Limited-surcharge Program that Gives Consumers Cash Access from Participating ATMs for a Flat $1 Fee

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Consumers soon can access cash for just $1 from thousands of ATMs as FIS (NYSE: FIS), the worlds largest provider of banking and payments technology, today introduces the DOLLAR$TOP limitedmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

SumTotal Named Leader in Human Capital Management and Talent Management Reports

GAINESVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SumTotal Systems, LLC, a global leader in Strategic Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, today announced it had been named a leader in HCM solutions by Nucleus Research and a market more...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

Qgiv Releases Giving Trends Report; Data Suggests Gmail, Safari and Mac Users are Most Charitable

LAKELAND, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Qgiv, a leader in online and mobile donation solutions, today released Technologys Impact on Charitable Giving Trends, its first annual report highlighting how a donors technology choices impacmore...

 

Logo

12/06/2012

One Laptop per Child Launches Social Program with Colombian Government

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- One Laptop per Child Association announced today that it has entered into an agreement with the Colombian government through La Agencia Nacional para la Superacin de la Pobreza Extrema ANSPE. ANSPE has more...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Purebred Breeders Seeks Legal Fees From HSUS To Donate

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Purebred Breeders is seeking an award of its attorneys fees and costs from plaintiffs and the Humane Society of the United States in Case Number: 11-38180 CA02 after a Circuit Court judge in Miami-Dade Countymore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Regal Entertainment Group Announces Free Ticket Offer for Acclaimed "End of Watch"

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, announces a special buy one, get one free ticket offmore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

CEO David Davoudpour Declares Dec. 6 National Free Hot Fudge Cake Day as Shoneys Celebrates 65 Years of an Iconic American Brand

--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For 65 years, families have loved the Shoneys brand. Now on Dec. 6, diners of all ages can celebrate Shoneys 65th Anniversary by experiencing the fresh home-cooked goodness and heritage of this great Americamore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Cadre Computer Resources Co. Certified as a Woman Business Enterprise

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cadre Computer Resources Co., based in Cincinnati, OH, is proud to announce that it has been certified as a business owned and controlled by a woman by the National Women Business Owners Corporation (NWBmore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Regal Entertainment Group to Participate at the Wedbush California Dreamin\' Consumer Conference

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, today announced its participation in the following cmore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Media Availability: CAGW Representatives on Defense Cuts

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Next week, Tom Schatz, President of Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW), and Sean Kennedy, CAGWs Director of Research, will be available for radio and television interviews on Department of Defense more...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Community Health Systems to Participate in the Oppenheimer 23rd Annual Healthcare Conference

FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH) today announced that management will participate in the Oppenheimer 23rd Annual Healthcare Conference to be held December 12-13, 2012, at The Waldorf more...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Dollar General Expands Its Board of Directors

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced the election of Sandy Cochran, president and chief executive officer of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, to its board of directors effectmore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Care Technology Systems Announces Cutting-Edge Fall Prevention System

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Care Technology Systems, Inc., a company that helps seniors age in place, today announced the addition of an Active-PERS (personal emergency response system) device to its Fall Detection By Lmore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Sarah Cannon Research Institute Investigators Author 26 Studies for Presentation at American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sarah Cannon Research Institute (SCRI) investigators will present the findings of 26 blood cancer trials during the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) in Atlanta,more...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Win-Win in Workers Compensation for Employees and Employers

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Beyond improving employee healthcare through onsite health centers, Crowne Consulting Group, Inc. is drastically lowering health costs and decreasing workers\' compensation costs for employers. more...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP Announces Pendency and Proposed Settlement of Class and Derivative Action

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The following is being issued by Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP pursuant to an order of the Chancery Court for the State of Tennessee, Twentieth Judicial District, at Nashville: more...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Regal Entertainment Group Hosts Grand Opening Celebration for Barkley Village Stadium 16 IMAX & RPX

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, is celebrating the grand opening of Regal Cinemas inmore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Yogurt Mountain Opens Second Nashville Location

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Yogurt Mountain Franchisees, Harry and Nancy Mitchel, today announced that Americas Favorite Yogurt StoreTM opened its second Nashville area Yogurt Mountain store, expanding the total number more...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Fitch Releases Report on Orange County, NC

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings has published a report on Orange County, NC. The report is available at \'www.fitchratings.com\'. Additional information is available at \'www.fitchratings.com\'. Applicable Crmore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

The Pantry Schedules Release of Fourth Quarter Results and Conference Call

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Pantry, Inc. (Nasdaq:PTRY), a leading independently operated convenience store chain in the southeastern U.S., today announced that it will release its financial results for the fourth quarter of fismore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Birth Injuries, Liability Claims Reduced by Hospitals in National Program

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Initial results from one of the nations largest and most sophisticated perinatal improvement initiatives suggest hospitals can reduce harm to babies and mothers, and lower associated liability claimmore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

ISRs New Report Shows eDetailing Fills Void Left by Reduced Rep Presence in Europe

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Industry Standard Research (ISR) today launched a new market research report titled Adoption and Use of eDetailing vs. In-person Detailing in Europe, providing pharmaceutical manufacturers wimore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Red Hat to Webcast Results for Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2013

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Red Hat Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world\'s leading provider of open source solutions, will discuss results of its third quarter fiscal year 2013 on Thursday, December 20, 2012, beginning at 5:00 p.m. ET. more...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Quintiles CIO Richard Thomas Named a Premier 100 IT Leader by Computerworld

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quintiles Chief Information Officer (CIO) Richard Thomas has been named one of IDGs Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leaders for 2013. The Premier 100 spotlights 100 leaders from both the tmore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

OneStream Networks Selects Bandwidths inetwork to Simplify and Consolidate 9-1-1 and Voice Operations

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- inetwork: inetwork, a division of Bandwidth and the leading choice for innovative and scalable voice, 9-1-1 and SMS solutions, today announced that OneStream Networks has more...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

SciQuest Unveils Newest Version of Spend Management Platform

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SciQuest, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQI), a provider of cloud-based spend management solutions, today announced the newest version of its spend management platform. With an improved supplier portal experience,more...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Students in New Global Knowledge Course Master Avaya Aura Call Center Elite

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global Knowledge, worldwide leader in IT and business skills training, today announced the availability of a new course, Avaya Aura Call Center Elite Implementation and Configuration. In tmore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Advanced Bionics to Deploy Camstars Enterprise Manufacturing Platform for Improved Operational Efficiency

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Camstar Systems, Inc. announced today that Advanced Bionics, a global leader in developing the most advanced cochlear implant systems in the world, will deploy Camstars Medical Device Suite, a specimore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

SPEED Names 16 International Finalists from 13 Series & Seven Countries for 7TH Annual Mario Andretti Trophy

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In one of the strongest and most diverse fields in the history of the award, 16 racers from 13 different series have been nominated for the seventh annual presentation of the Mario Andretti Trophy amore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Red Hat Advances Enterprise Virtualization Platform with New Release

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the worlds leading provider of open source solutions, today announced advancements for its enterprise virtualization platform with the global availability of Red Hat Emore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

ACN Presenting Sponsor of the NCAA Bronko Nagurski Football Award

CONCORD, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For the second year in a row, Concord-based ACN, Inc. is the presenting sponsor of the Bronko Nagurski Football Award. This prestigious award honors the top collegiate defensive football player in themore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Red Hat Expands Virtualization Collaboration with SAP via New Certification

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the worlds leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the certification of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.1 for SAP business applications running on Redmore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Red Hat Continues Leadership and Momentum with Open Hybrid Clouds

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the worlds leading provider of open source solutions, today announced advancements in its delivery of open hybrid cloud solutions and technologies to enterprises. Expanding more...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Lowe\'s Outlines Strong Financial Position, Strategic Investments and Financial Targets at 2012 Analyst and Investor Conference

MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lowes Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) will discuss progress made on its mission to deliver better customer experiences and provide further details of its strategy designed to drive long-term sales gromore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Pike Electric Corporation Declares Special Dividend

MOUNT AIRY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Board of Directors of Pike Electric Corporation (NYSE: PIKE) today declared a special dividend of $1.00 per share payable on December 21, 2012 to all stockholders of record as of December 14, 2more...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

B&W mPower Reactor Control Room Simulator Begins Operations

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE: BWC) is pleased to announce that the production-standard control room prototype for its B&W mPower small modular reactor (SMR) is nomore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Pharmaceutical Compliance Teams Primary Responsibility: Creating and Reviewing SOPs

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Creating standard operating procedures (SOPs) and conducting regulatory intelligence are the two most expensive and time-consuming responsibilities of a pharmaceutical compliance more...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Speakeasy, Inc. Names Inaugural Winners of The Leaders Edge Awards

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Speakeasy, Inc., a nearly 40-year old executive communication consultancy recognized for its work with Fortune 500 companies such as The Coca-Cola Company, Accenture, Ernst & Young and Schlumberger,more...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Cadre Computer Resources Co. Certified as a Woman Business Enterprise

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cadre Computer Resources Co., based in Cincinnati, OH, is proud to announce that it has been certified as a business owned and controlled by a woman by the National Women Business Owners Corporation (NWBmore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Keystone Insurers Group Continues Expansion in Georgia

NORTHUMBERLAND, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Keystone Insurers Group announced today the addition of two new franchise partners in Georgia. They are Boswell Insurance Group of Athens and Ash/Welborn Insurance of Cornelia. Boswell more...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Eco-Shopping Guide Scores UPS Tops in Shipping

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For the fourth consecutive year, UPS (NYSE:UPS) has earned the No. 1 ranking in the consumer shipping category of the Climate Counts Company Scorecard. UPS tied for second overall in this years global list more...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Post Properties Announces Quarterly Dividends and New Stock and Note Repurchase Program

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Post Properties, Inc. (NYSE: PPS), an Atlanta-based real estate investment trust, today announced quarterly dividends on its common stock of $0.25 per share for the fourth quarter of 2012. The dividend is more...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Damballa Failsafe 5.1 Delivers Industrys First Breach Confirmation and Instant Replay Capabilities

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Damballa Inc., the recognized experts in advanced threat protection, today unveiled Damballa Failsafe 5.1, the most advanced cyber threat solution for corporate networks. Damballa Failsafe 5.1 imore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Music Producers Launch National Party Bands

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Music producer, Dennis Smith, announced today that he has officially launched National Party Bands, an organization that delivers value and national-quality, multi-genre entertainment to event plannermore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Philips Launches Docking Speakers with Lightning Connector for Apple iPhone 5

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philips today launches a range of docking speakers with Apples new Lightning connector, making them compatible with Lightning enabled devices. This new range of docking speakers offers a superior sound more...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Guided Therapeutics Successfully Completes Electrical Testing of LuViva Advanced Cervical Scan for Edition 3 CE and Canadian Standards Association Marks

NORCROSS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Guided Therapeutics, Inc., (OTCBB: GTHP) (OTCQB: GTHP), today announced that it has successfully completed electromagnetic compatibility testing, one of two major categories of third-party testimore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

OCZ Technology Signs SED International to Distribute Consumer-Based Solid-State Drives in Latin America and the Caribbean

SAN JOSE, Calif. & LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:OCZ), a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, today announced that SED Inmore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

NGC Software Earns Top 10 Rankings in Retail Industry\'s Most Influential Guide to Software Vendors

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NGC Software today announced that it earned three top 10 rankings in the 2012 RIS News Software LeaderBoard, widely regarded as the retail industry\'s most prestigious guide to the top retail technologymore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Digi International Enters into License with SIPCO

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SIPCO, LLC is pleased to announce that Digi International, Inc., a worldwide leader in energy management technology, has become a member of the Essential Wireless Mesh (EWM) Patent Portfolio by taking a more...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Philips Teams Up with StarMaker to Bring the Singing Reality Competition Experience to Your Living Room

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today Philips announced the launch of the new AEA7100, an app-enabled wireless microphone and Bluetooth speaker that works seamlessly with the StarMaker Karaoke + Auto-Tune App for iPhone, iPad and iPod toumore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Sarah Cannon Research Institute Investigators Author 26 Studies for Presentation at American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sarah Cannon Research Institute (SCRI) investigators will present the findings of 26 blood cancer trials during the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) in Atlanta,more...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

NCR Combines Self-Service and Mobile Payments to Enhance the Customer Experience at Restaurants

DULUTH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) today announced the launch of NCR Mobile Pay, a new solution that enables restaurant patrons with a smartphone to browse their bill, re-order menu items and alert theirmore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

NCR Corporation Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering

DULUTH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) (the Company) announced today the pricing of an offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of 4.625% senior notes due 2021 (the Notes) at a price of 100.000% of the more...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Biovest to Present BiovaxID Cancer Vaccine Update at Lymphoma Coalition Patient Advocacy Event prior to ASH Meeting

TAMPA, Fla. & MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Biovest International, Inc. (OTCQB: BVTI), a majority-owned subsidiary of Accentia Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: ABPI), today announced that Biovest will present at the Lymphomamore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

LawDocsXpress Announces Nationwide Contract with Top Ranked Labor and Employment Law Firm

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Atlanta-based LawDocsXpress (www.lawdocsxpress.com) announced a new national contract to provide 100 percent of the legal word processing services and overflow legal secretarial services to one of themore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Amways Catherine Ehrenberger Elected Chair of ACI Board of Directors

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Amways Catherine Ehrenberger and Sasols Tom OBrien are the new leaders of the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) Board of Directors. At its most recent meeting in Washington, DC, the Board electemore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Deadline Quickly Approaching for Submissions to the Wounded Warrior Project Grant Program

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The deadline for the submitting a letter of interest to Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) grant program is December 10, 2012. Organizations that seek to enhance the lives of post 9-11 wounded veteranmore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

ICR Releases Preliminary List of Presenting Companies for the 15th Annual ICR XChange

NORWALK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ICR, one of the largest independent financial communications firms in North America, today announced the preliminary list of presenting companies for the 15th Annual ICR XChange, taking place Jmore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Fitch Rates St. Petersburg, FL\'s Public Utility Revs \'AA\'; Outlook Stable

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings assigns its \'AA\' rating on the following St. Petersburg, Florida (the city) public utility (the utility) revenue bonds: --$38.1 million public utility revenue bonds, series 2013A; more...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Innovaro, Inc. Receives Delisting Notification from the NYSE MKT

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Innovaro, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INV) has received notice, dated December 4, 2012, that the NYSE MKT LLC intends to proceed with an application to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission to removemore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Fitch Withdraws North Miami Beach, FL\'s Implied GO Rating

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings has withdrawn its \'AA-\' implied unlimited tax general obligation (ULTGO) bond rating on the City of North Miami Beach, Florida as Fitch no longer considers the rating to be analytically meamore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Higher One Announces Money on My Mind Contest Winners

NEW HAVEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Higher One, a leader in providing financial services and data analytics to over 1,250 college and university campuses across the U.S., announced the top winning video submissions for its Monemore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Citrix Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire MDM Leader Zenprise

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Citrix today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Zenprise, a leading innovator in mobile device management (MDM). Following the close of the acquisition, Citrixmore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Fitch Rates Village CDD No. 6 Special Assessment Bonds \'A\'; Outlook Stable

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings has assigned an \'A\' rating to the following Village Community Development District No. 6 (CDD No. 6), FL bonds: --$46.4 million special assessment revenue refunding bonds, series 2013. more...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Fitch Withdraws Ocoee, FL\'s Implied GO Rating

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings has withdrawn the \'AA-\' rating for the City of Ocoee, Florida implied general obligation (GO) bonds as Fitch no longer considers the rating to be analytically meaningful. Additionamore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. to Commence Trading Shortly

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The commencement of trading in WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. (the Company) (NASDAQ:WHF) has been delayed. The Company is awaiting confirmation from NASDAQ on a timing window to begin trading which is expected shormore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Jabils First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2013 Earnings Announcement Set

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jabil (NYSE:JBL), an electronic products solutions company, will announce its first quarter of fiscal year 2013 financials on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 after the market close. The cmore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Fitch to Upgrade Florida Gulf Coast Univ Financing Corp Series 2007B Revs to \'AA-/F1+\'

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On the effective date of Dec. 13, 2012, Fitch Ratings will upgrade to \'AA-/F1+\', Outlook Stable, from \'A/F1\', Outlook Stable, the ratings currently assigned to the $6,000,000 (currently outstanding $5,more...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Buffets, Inc. Selects Restaurant Industry Pro Anthony Wedo as Chief Executive Officer

GREER, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Buffets, Inc., the nations largest owner and operator of buffet-style family restaurants, today announced the appointment of seasoned restaurant executive, entrepreneur and turnaround specialist Anthonymore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

TeamViewer Survey: Americans Stress Benefits and Demands of Telecommuting

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TeamViewer, one of the worlds most popular providers of remote control and online meetings software, today announced the findings of its survey of 500 American adults ages 18 and older who work frmore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Fitch Affirms Leon County School Board, FL\'s COPs; Outlook Stable

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings takes the following rating action on Leon County School Board (the district), Florida: --$21.6 million certificates of participation (COPs), series 2005 refunding affirmed at \'AA\';more...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Tony Blair to Deliver Keynote Address at AlphaMetrix Miami 2013 Summit

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AlphaMetrix, the leading secure online marketplace for private investments, today announced that former Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Tony Blair will deliver a keynote address at the more...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Wells Fargo to Help Miami Area Customers Facing Mortgage Payment Challenges at Dec. 12-13 Home Preservation Workshop

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is hosting a free Home Preservation Workshop for Miami area Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Wells Fargo Financial, and Wells Fargo Home Equity customers facing financial more...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Regency Centers to Webcast Investor Presentation

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regency Centers Corporation (the Company) invites you to listen to a live webcast of a presentation to be given to investors and analysts on Thursday, December 6th at 3:00PM ET/2:00PM CT. more...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. Prices Initial Public Offering

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. (the Company) (NASDAQ: WHF) announced today the pricing of the initial public offering of 6,666,667 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $15.00 per share, raising more...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

RBCC Target Amarantus Wins MANF Patent Challenge in Europe

NOKOMIS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rainbow Coral Corp. (OTCBB: RBCC) joint venture target Amarantus Bioscience, Inc. (OTCQB: AMBS) recently won a major victory when its patent for MANF, the companys proprietary anti-apoptosis therapeutmore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

OBJE CEO Details 2013 Plans in Open Letter to Shareholders

SARASOTA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OBJ Enterprises (OTCBB: OBJE) President and CEO Paul Watson issued the following open letter to shareholders today celebrating the companys achievements in 2012 as well as a bright outlook for the nemore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Wyndham Jade Creates New Technology to Simplify Event Registration

PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, during the IAEE Expo! Expo!, Wyndham Jade will unveil a new web technology that simplifies event registration and builds attendance. Called Reg5, this leading mobile-friendly registration more...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

SearchMedia Holdings Limited Announces Warrant Price Reduction and Expiration Date Extension

SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SearchMedia Holdings Limited (SearchMedia or the Company) (NYSE MKT: IDI) (NYSE MKT: IDI.WS), one of China\'s leading nationwide multi-platform media companies, today announced that the Company is prmore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

NGC Software Earns Top 10 Rankings in Retail Industry\'s Most Influential Guide to Software Vendors

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NGC Software today announced that it earned three top 10 rankings in the 2012 RIS News Software LeaderBoard, widely regarded as the retail industry\'s most prestigious guide to the top retail technologymore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

VGTI Florida Announces New Director of Business Development

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute of Florida (VGTI Florida) is pleased to announce the appointment of Catherine E. Vorwald to Director, Business Development. We dedicate ourselvesmore...

 

Logo

12/05/2012

Win-Win in Workers Compensation for Employees and Employers

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Beyond improving employee healthcare through onsite health centers, Crowne Consulting Group, Inc. is drastically lowering health costs and decreasing workers\' compensation costs for employers. more...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Clarifire Makes BRIGHTER AUTOMATION Part of Its Green Initiatives

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Clarifire, the St. Petersburg-based maker of the process automation technology suite of CLARIFIRE products and features, announced today its installation of a solar-powered sign that is said tomore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Vitera Healthcare Solutions Partners with DecisionOne Corporation to Deliver Superior Hardware Services and Support to EHR/PM Customer Base

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vitera Healthcare Solutions, the nations premier provider of best-in-class ambulatory electronic health records and practice management software and services, today announced a partnership with Demore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

An Affiliate of Sun Capital Partners Completes Acquisition of Polycoms Enterprise Wireless Communications Business

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sun Capital Partners, Inc. (Sun Capital), a leading private investment firm specializing in leveraged buyouts and investments in market-leading companies, today announced that an affiliate hamore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

First Commercially Available Implementation of TM Forums Simple Management API for Enterprise Services Demonstrated by Concordus and Syntologica, Sponsored by Datatel

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Datatel Solutions, a virtual service provider and master agent, Concordus Applications, an innovative systems integrator, and Syntologica, a telecommunications consulting company, announced and more...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Biovest to Present BiovaxID Cancer Vaccine Update at Lymphoma Coalition Patient Advocacy Event prior to ASH Meeting

TAMPA, Fla. & MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Biovest International, Inc. (OTCQB: BVTI), a majority-owned subsidiary of Accentia Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: ABPI), today announced that Biovest will present at the Lymphomamore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Prudential Foundation Donates More Than $250,000 to Hundreds of Local Nonprofits to Honor Employee Volunteer Service

NEWARK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Prudential Financial, Inc. [NYSE:PRU] recently presented awards to more than 525 of its employees around the world and grants totaling $252,250 to the community based non-profit organizations with whicmore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

CSR Earns All 5 Certified Information Privacy Professional Credentials

JENSEN BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CSR, the leading provider of data compliance revenue solutions and expert services that helps businesses turn compliance activities into revenue, announced today its executives now hold cermore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

YourMembership.com and Affiniscape Combine to form Industry-Leading Membership Software and Career Board Services Company

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- YourMembership.com Inc., a leading global provider of online member communities and web-based membership software, today announced its merger with Affiniscape Inc., a provider of association more...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Sarah Cannon Research Institute Investigators Author 11 Studies for Presentation at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sarah Cannon Research Institute (SCRI) investigators are authors on 11 clinical trial abstracts accepted for presentation during the 2012 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, which takes placmore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Acadia Healthcare Announces Proposed Offering of 9,576,624 Shares of Common Stock

FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHC) (Acadia or the Company) today announced an offering of 9,576,624 shares of its common stock. The Company will be offering 6,000,000 shares of common stmore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Chattanooga Ad Agency AREA203 Digital Welcomes Industry Veterans to its Team

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AREA203 Digital, a fast-growing digital ad agency headquartered in Chattanooga, has relocated two industry veterans to bolster its talent roster. Gene De Libero, a veteran business, digimore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

New Facility for Veterans Features Dynamic SageGlass

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This fall, the Memphis Veterans Administration Hospital opened a new post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) clinic for veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. The facility is designed to provide a more...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Sitel Adding 3,000 New Jobs, Seeking Next Generation of Leaders

NASHVILLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sitel, a leading global customer care provider, today announced plans to immediately hire approximately 3,000 new employees at customer care call centers across the U.S. and Canada. This latest rounmore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Ruby Tuesday Grants Employment Inducement Award to James J. JJ Buettgen in Connection with His Appointment as the Companys President and Chief Executive Officer

MARYVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ruby Tuesday, Inc. (NYSE: RT) today announced that, in accordance with New York Stock Exchange rules regarding employment inducement awards, Ruby Tuesday has granted equity compensation awards compmore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Delek Logistics Partners, LP to Participate in the Wells Fargo Pipeline, MLP and Energy Symposium on December 4

BRENTWOOD, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Delek Logistics Partners, LP (NYSE: DKL), a growth-oriented master limited partnership focused on owning and operating midstream energy infrastructure, today announced that Assi Ginzburg, executivemore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

International Study Shows Chronic Disease Management Program Reduces Hospital Admissions and Length of Stay

NASHVILLE, Tenn. & SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A chronic disease management program launched three years ago by Australias largest not-for-profit health insurer, the Hospitals Contributions Fund (HCF), has been found to signifimore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Active Implants Corporation Announces Appointment of New President

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Active Implants Corporation (AIC) has appointed international med-tech veteran Lex R. Giltaij, MD MBA as President and Chief Operating Officer. The Company also announced the establishment of its submore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

First Security Group, Inc. Announces NASDAQ Global Select Extension

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Security Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSGI) (the Company), the bank holding company for its wholly-owned subsidiary FSGBank, N.A. (FSGBank), announced that it received a ruling from the Hearing Panmore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

HCA Announces Proposed Public Offering of $1.0 Billion Senior Notes

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HCA) today announced that it proposes to offer, subject to market and other considerations, $1.0 billion aggregate principal amount of senior notes. Actual terms of the nomore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

HCA Announces Intention to Declare Special Cash Dividend of $2.00 per Share

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HCA) today announced that it intends, subject to applicable legal and contractual restrictions, to declare and pay a special cash dividend of $2.00 per share to stockholdemore...

 

Logo

11/30/2012

FedEx Ground to Increase 2013 Rates

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) will increase shipping rates for FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery by a net average of 4.9% effective January 7, 2013. The FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery fulmore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Metabolon and Syngenta Renew Research Agreement

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Metabolon, Inc., the pioneering leader in metabolomics-driven biomarker discovery and analysis, announced today that it has renewed a multi-year agreement with Syngenta, a world leadingmore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Long Term Care Insurance Rates for Women Will Go up in 2013

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- If long term care insurance (LTC) is not on your holiday shopping list, you may want to add it before the end of 2012 particularly if you are a woman. Rates for females are forecast to inmore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Merrill Edge Launches Face Retirement

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In an effort to motivate Americans to save for their retirement, Merrill Edge today introduced Face Retirement, a social tool that ages a picture of consumers, enabling them to see how they will lookmore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Family Dollar Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

MATTHEWS, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FDO) announced today that the Companys Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on the Companys common stock of $0.21 per share, payable more...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Cenduit Introduces New Clinical Trial Supply Simulation and Forecasting Service

DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cenduit LLC has introduced a new study simulation and forecasting service that will enable clinical trial sites to better plan and control supplies for their patients. When integrated with more...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Sanderson Farms, Inc. to Broadcast Its Fourth-Quarter 2012 Conference Call Live on the Internet

LAUREL, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAFM) today announcedthat it will provide an online Web simulcast of its fiscal fourth-quarter 2012 earningsconference callonTuesday, December 18, 2012. During this more...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Jacobs Project Selected Overall Winner of 2012 Facility of the Year Awards

PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that the Merck Vaccine Bulk Manufacturing Facility (VBF) Program of Projects in Durham, N.C. was selected as the overall winner of themore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Smart Water Networks Can Save Utilities up to $12.5 Billion a Year Worldwide

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Smart water networks can save utilities across the globe up to $12.5 billion a year according to research commissioned by Sensus, a leading provider of intelligent solutions for electric, gas and watemore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Wake Forest Master of Science in Accountancy Students Achieve #1 CPA Pass Rate in the Nation

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Students in the Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) program at Wake Forest University Schools of Business achieved the top pass rate in the nation on the Certified Public Accountant exam oncemore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Fitch Affirms Lutheran Retirement Ministries of Alamance County (NC) Revs at \'BBB+\'; Outlook Stable

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings has affirmed the \'BBB+\' on the following bonds issued on behalf of Lutheran Retirement Ministries of Alamance County d/b/a Twin Lakes Retirement Community (Twin Lakes): --$29.6 milmore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

MANN+HUMMEL to Acquire Shares in Purolator Filters Joint Venture from Bosch

LUDWIGSBURG, Germany & FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MANN+HUMMEL plans to acquire Boschs 50 percent stake in the joint venture Purolator Filters NA LLC. An agreement to this effect was signed on December 03, 2012. Purmore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Global Knowledge Named Top EC-Council Training Center for 2012

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global Knowledge, the worldwide leader in IT and business skills training, today announced that it has been named the International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) Accmore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Lowes to Offer Appliance Innovations from LG Electronics Starting in 2013

MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Furthering its commitment to delivering customers the best in appliance selection, Lowes today announced plans to bring stylish, innovative and energy efficient home appliances from LG Electronicsmore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Crescent Financial Bancshares, Inc. Completes Merger of VantageSouth Bank into Crescent State Bank

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Crescent Financial Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRFN) (Crescent Financial), Crescent State Bank, and VantageSouth Bank announced today that they have completed the merger of VantageSouth Bank into Crescemore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Family Dollar Names Tammy L. DeBoer, Senior Vice President Food

MATTHEWS, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FDO) today announced that it has named Tammy L. DeBoer to the position of Senior Vice President - Food. Ms. DeBoer will report to Paul White, Executive Vice Presidenmore...

 

Logo

11/30/2012

Bari Furniture Reports 62% Increase for Black Friday/Cyber Monday

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bari Furniture, an online and brick and mortar retailer specializing in Leather Furniture, said that Black Friday and Cyber Monday produced record sales this past week. Sales more...

 

Logo

11/30/2012

NewBridge Bancorp Closes $56 Million Private Placement

GREENSBORO, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NewBridge Bancorp (NASDAQ: NBBC), parent of NewBridge Bank, today announced that it has completed the previously announced $56 million private offering of preferred securities. About NewBrmore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

2013 Prediction From Working Simply:The American Workforce Moves From Survive to Thrive

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As the country begins to emerge from a series of economic crises, American workers are reevaluating the meaning of work: that a job needs to do more than just pay the bills, it should also provide mmore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Affiliate Communication Informs Pharmaceutical Brands Global Launch Sequence

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A new study recommends that pharmaceutical brand teams incorporate local affiliates market forecasts when developing their global launch sequence. Cutting Edge Informations stumore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

1 In 3 Consumers Would Consider a Walmart Mortgage

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group (CG, www.carlisleandgallagher.com), a management and technology consulting firm serving the financial services industry, today released findings from itmore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

88% Of Surveyed Market Access Teams Active in Phase 2 Drug Development

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A survey of US drug companies found that 88% have market access teams actively involved in Phase 2 trials, according to Cutting Edge Information. The data in Cutting Edge Informore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Using SAS to Manage Solvency II, Fennia Insurance Will Add Business Value

ESPOO, Finland--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Thanks to SAS Risk Management for Insurance, Fennia Mutual Insurance Co. and Fennia Life Insurance Co. Ltd. see the mandates of Solvency II as an opportunity to generate added value for their bmore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

SAS Expands Offerings to Detect Fraud, Recover Funds

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Industries and agencies struggle to combat money laundering; organized fraud rings; claims & payments fraud; and fraud and improper payments across social benefit, employment, and tax programs. Tmore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Basler Insurance Unifies Enterprise Data with SAS

HEIDELBERG, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dealing with compounded internal big data challenges, Basler Insurance needed to integrate its sister companies, German Ring Life Insurance and German Ring Property-Casualty Group, into a singlemore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Holzer Holzer & Fistel, LLC Announces Investigation into VeriSign, Inc.

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Holzer Holzer & Fistel, LLC is investigating whether VeriSign, Inc. (VeriSign or the Company) (NASDAQ: VRSN) and/or its officers or directors have violated the federal securities laws. The investigamore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

The Coca-Cola Company and Select Milk Producers, Inc. Partner to Create Fair Oaks Farms Brands, LLC

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Over the past several months, Core Power has been the delicious new choice for those seeking a high protein milk shake to support their active lifestyle. Today, The Coca-Cola Company and Select Milk Pmore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

IMERYS Pigments for Paper and Packaging to Increase Kaolin Prices

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IMERYS Pigments for Paper and Packaging announces a price increase for kaolin, effective January 1, 2013, subject to any provisions in individual customer contracts. The prices of kaolin produced imore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

TSYS Releases White Paper on Bank 2.0 and Bank 1.0

COLUMBUS, Ga. & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TSYS today announced the completion of a white paper titled Bank 1.0 and Bank 2.0 Success Entails Learning from Each Others Best Practices, which considers the next-generation Bank 2.more...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

GE Transportation Optimization Solutions Announces Rail Fleet Optimization Software for Rail Shippers

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GE Transportation Optimization Solutions, a leading provider of transportation management software and analytics to the railroad industry, today announced the release of ShipperConnect Rail Fleemore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

MemorialCare Health System Renews and Expands MedAssets Relationship to Optimize Total Cost Management across the Enterprise

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MedAssets (NASDAQ: MDAS) today announced that MemorialCare Health System (MemorialCare) in Fountain Valley, Calif., has elected to renew and expand its longstanding collaboration with the company to benefitmore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

NCR Corporation Announces Offering of Senior Notes

DULUTH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) (the Company) announced today its intention to offer $400 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2021 (the Notes), subject to market and customary condimore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Capitol Federal Upgrades ATM Network with NCR SelfServ and SDM

DULUTH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Capitol Federal Savings Bank, the operating unit of Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ: CFFN), will give its customers a faster and easier ATM deposit experience, deploying 69 NCR (NYSE: NCR) SelfSmore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Nathaniel Fick Appointed Chief Executive Officer at Endgame

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Endgame, a provider of cybersecurity solutions that meet the most demanding challenges of the US Governments defense and intelligence organizations, today announced the appointment of Nathaniel Fick as more...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

AirWatch Supplies Mobile Device Management for More Than 100 Divisions of the National Health Service

MILTON KEYNES, England & ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AirWatch, the global leader and innovator in mobile security and the largest Mobile Device Management (MDM) provider supports MDM for more than 100 divisions of the Namore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Chattanooga Ad Agency AREA203 Digital Welcomes Industry Veterans to its Team

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AREA203 Digital, a fast-growing digital ad agency headquartered in Chattanooga, has relocated two industry veterans to bolster its talent roster. Gene De Libero, a veteran business, digimore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

AT Internet Incorporates Digital Element Technology in Web and Mobile Analytics Platforms

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Digital Element, the leading provider of IP geolocation technology, today announced that AT Internet, one of the worlds leaders in web analytics, has deployed its NetAcuity IP geolocation more...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Milledgeville Police Department Takes the Lead in Georgia Adopting gtechnas eCitations and License Plate Recognition Solution

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- gtechna, an end-to-end eCitations integrator provided the Milledgeville Police Department with the first of its kind, pay per ticket electronic citations solution bundled with license platemore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

RedPrairie and JDA Software Secure German Federal Cartel Office Clearance for Pending Merger

ATLANTA & SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- RedPrairie and JDA Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: JDAS) (JDA) today announced the receipt of notification from the German Federal Cartel Office (FCO) granting clearance under the more...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

FleetCor Concludes Repurchase of 3.85 Million Shares of Common Stock

NORCROSS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FLT) today announced that it has completed its previously announced purchase of approximately 3.85 million shares of FleetCor common stock at $51.91 per share pursuamore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Alliance HealthCare Services Announces Partnership with Emory Healthcare to Open Diagnostic Imaging Facility

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alliance HealthCare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AIQ), a leading national provider of outpatient diagnostic imaging and radiation therapy services, announced that it has established a new, state-of-thmore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

MedAssets to Present at the Oppenheimer Healthcare Conference on December 13th

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MedAssets, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDAS) announced that its management team will present at the 23rd annual Oppenheimer & Co. Healthcare Conference on Thursday, December 13th at 9:25 am ET in New York Cmore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Cleaver-Brooks, Inc. Posts Current Report for Its Note Holders on Companys Secure Investor Website

THOMASVILLE, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cleaver-Brooks, Inc. (the Company) announced today that it has posted a Current Report pertaining to material news about the Company on its secure investor website. The information can be accessed more...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

NX Direct Volunteers at the Devereux Foundation

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NX Direct, a specialized sales and marketing firm based in Atlanta, Georgia, recently volunteered at the Georgia branch of the Devereux Foundation, a leading nonprofit behavioral health organization tmore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Zep Inc. Completes Acquisition of Ecolabs Vehicle Care Division

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Zep Inc. (NYSE: ZEP), a leading producer and marketer of a wide range of cleaning and maintenance solutions, today announced that a wholly owned subsidiary of Zep Inc. completed the purchase of the Vehicle more...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

MEDNAX Announces Acquisition of Anesthesiology Practice in Georgia

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MEDNAX, Inc., (NYSE: MD) today announced the acquisition of DeKalb Anesthesia Associates, P.A., a physician group practice that provides anesthesia services at DeKalb Medical at North Decatur more...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

TSYS Announces Fourth-Quarter 2012 Dividend

COLUMBUS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TSYS (NYSE: TSS) today announced that its board of directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share on TSYS common stock, payable December 26, 2012, to TSYS shareholders of record amore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

ImmunoGen, Inc. Announces Clinical Data Presentations at the 54th ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ImmunoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMGN), a biotechnology company that develops anticancer therapeutics using its Targeted Antibody Payload (TAP) technology and antibody expertise, today announced more...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Spring Medical Systems Selects Clinigence to Enhance Clinical Data Analytics Capabilities

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Clinigence, a next-generationclinical business intelligencetechnology provider, today announced a strategic alliance with Spring Medical Systems. Through this alliance, SpringCharts EHR users will more...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Challenger Industries, Inc. Celebrates 30 Years of Providing Customers Worldwide with the Very Best in Synthetic Turf Products

DALTON, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Challenger Industries, Inc., creator of the EnvyLawn and Duraplay brands, is celebrating 30 years of providing residential and commercial customers with the industrys most realistic and durable armore...

 

Logo

12/01/2012

HoneyBaked and Its Customers Feed the Hungry this Holiday Season

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- While many Americans are trying to plan that perfect holiday meal, many others are worried about where they will find a simple bite to eat. In fact, hunger is an issue for one in six Americans, many of whommore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Frontiers $29 to Princeton/Trenton Sale

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Frontier Airlines is celebrating the inaugural flights to Princeton/Trenton with fares starting at $29* for travel on the first flights. Customers can be one of the first people to fly with Frontier tomore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Fitch Affirms South Florida Stadium LLC Revs at \'BBB\' (Underlying); Outlook Stable

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings affirms the underlying \'BBB\' rating on the following Miami-Dade County Industrial Development Authority\'s (IDA), Florida outstanding bonds: --$155.6 million in taxable IDA revenuemore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

2012 Recap: Swarm Social Platform Attracts Top Developers, Unveils Unity Plugin

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 2012 has been a banner year for Swarm (aka SwarmConnect), a popular social gaming platform for mobile devices. The company has seen explosive growth on all fronts, with thousands of developers joining tmore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

First Capital Renews DZ BANK Line for $125 Million Through 2015

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Capital, a specialized commercial finance company, announced today that it renewed and extended the maturity to June 2015 on its $125 million senior secured credit facility with DZ BANK. more...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

New Lavastorm Analytics Fraud Manager Accelerates Fraud Detection and Mitigation for Communications Service Providers

BOSTON & ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lavastorm Analytics, a leading global analytics software company, is making it dramatically easier for communications service providers (CSPs) and individual business analysts tmore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Wells Fargo Grants $1.15 Million to Four Miami Nonprofits to Help Stabilize Local Neighborhoods

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), one of Americas leading community banks and the nations largest home mortgage lender, today announced the company will make donations totaling $1.15 million shared amore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Creative Learning Corporation Announces 220th Franchise

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Creative Learning Corporation (OTCBB:CLCN) owner and developer of Bricks 4 Kidz, the highly-popular childrens education and enrichment program, is pleased to announce that the Company reached itmore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

BioTime CEO Dr. Michael West Presents Product Development Update at World Stem Cell Summit 2012

ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BioTime, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BTX), a biotechnology company that develops and markets products in the field of regenerative medicine, announced that Chief Executive Officer Michael D. West, Ph.D. will prmore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

ASCC Thanks Shareholders for 2012 Success in Open Letter Released Today

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Aristocrat Group Corp. (OTCBB: ASCC) President and CEO Cindy Morrissey published the following open letter to the companys shareholders today, looking back on 2012s success and ahead to the more...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

FTTN CEO Delivers Good News for 2013 in Open Letter to Shareholders

BRADENTON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Titan Corp. (OTCBB: FTTN) President and CEO Robert Federowicz issued the following letter to shareholders today lauding a successful year in 2012 and a promising outlook for 2013: Deamore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

NetCrackers BSS/OSS Solutions Enables Aggressive Market Launch for Bell Aliant

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NetCracker Technology announced today that Bell Aliant has gone live with an aggressive expansion of its FibreOP product, based on NetCrackers BSS/OSS solutions. NetCracker provided the core applicatmore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Preventia Subsidiary Completes Anti-Piracy Technology Prototype

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Preventia, Inc., (OTCBB: PVTA) announces subsidiary DRM Informatics Corp. completed a functioning prototype of its patent-protected breakthrough anti-piracy technology as scheduled by November 30. To more...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

API Technologies Receives $6.2 Million Order for Electronic Warfare Integrated Assemblies

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- API Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ATNY) (API or the Company), a trusted provider of RF/microwave, microelectronics, and security solutions for critical and high-reliability applications, announced today more...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Chatham Lodging Raises 2013 Dividend 5%, Increases Dividend Frequency to Monthly

PALM BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Chatham Lodging Trust (NYSE: CLDT), a hotel real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on investing in upscale extended-stay hotels and premium branded select-service hotels, today announced that more...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Centina Systems Unveils the Next Standard of Service Assurance with NetOmnia 5.0

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Continuing its mission to provide the next generation of service assurance for the rapidly evolving communications industry, Centina Systems, a leading provider of service assurance and service qualitmore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Service Providers Fast-Track Frameworx Adoption to Quickly Adapt to Changing Market Demands

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Management World Americas 2012 As service providers around the globe face increasing competition, they are streamlining their businesses, maintaining margins and reducing time-to-market for scalable more...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Harris Corporation Receives $7 Million Order to Provide Falcon Tactical Radio Systems to Nation in Central Asia

MELBOURNE, Fla. & ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received a $7 million order to deliver Falcon tactical radios to a namore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Leveraged Finance Conference

UNCASVILLE, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mario C. Kontomerkos, Chief Financial Officer of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, or the Authority, will present on behalf of the Authority at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Leveraged more...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Daymark Realty Advisors Secures Long Term Loan Extension for Florida Office Property by Leveraging Resources Through Sovereign Capital Management Group

SANTA ANA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Daymark Realty Advisors (Daymark) today announced it has successfully modified and secured a four-year extension of a $42 million loan with Bank of America, on behalf of the Tenant-In-Common (TIC)more...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Forest Laboratories, Inc. to Present Cariprazine Results from a Phase 3 Trial and Two Pharmacology Studies at the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) Annual Meeting

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX) today announced it will be presenting data on cariprazine at the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Annual Meeting scheduled December 2-6, 2012 in Hollymore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

California Pizza Kitchen Debuts New Flagship Location in Sunrise, Florida, at Sawgrass Mills Mall, Unveiling the California-Style Pizza Authoritys Reimagined Brand Vision

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- California Pizza Kitchen (CPK), the authority on California-style pizza and creator of the Original BBQ Chicken Pizza, opened its new flagship restaurant at Sawgrass Mills in Sunrise, FL, today. Califormore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Roetzel Welcomes Dr. Verne A. Luckow to the Intellectual Property Group as Senior Counsel

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Roetzel is pleased to announce that Dr. Verne A. Luckow has joined the firms Intellectual Property Group as Senior Counsel. Dr. Luckow will be working in the firms Fort Lauderdale office. more...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

DHL Unveils Newly Expanded Facility at the Miami International Airport

PLANTATION, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DHL today unveiled a new, modernized hub and airline facility at the Miami International Airport service center to meet customers growing shipping needs to and from Latin America. At the facilitys more...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Akron Biotech, a Leading Global Supplier for the Cell Therapy Industry, Receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Akron Biotechnology, LLCs Quality Management System was registered on November 30th, 2012 on the requirements of ISO 9001:2008 standards by BSI Group America Inc. This ISO Certification emphasizes more...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Dr Pepper Calls on Fans to Help Pick a $100,000 Tuition Grand Prize Winner

PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This past weekend, four students saw their lives transformed as they were each awarded $100,000 grand prizes in the Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway at four college football conference championship games. Nomore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

TECO Peoples Gas Sending Help to Restore Gas Service in Sandys Aftermath

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In a first-of-its-kind trip, a bakers dozen of TECO Peoples Gas workers are leaving for New York today to help National Grid restore natural gas service to its Long Island customers who continue to be wmore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Greenberg Traurig Named to The BTI Client Service 30

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- International law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP has announced that the firm has been ranked in the BTI Client Service A-Team 2013 report. The firm joins The BTI Client Service 30, a list which makes up the 30more...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Fitch Releases Report on Florida Governmental Utility Authority, FL

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings has published a report on Florida Governmental Utility Authority, FL. The report is available at \'www.fitchratings.com\'. Additional information is available at \'www.fitchrmore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

RLJ Lodging Trust Announces Agreement to Acquire Hilton Cabana Miami Beach for $71.6 Million

BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- RLJ Lodging Trust (the Company) (NYSE: RLJ) today announced that it has entered into a purchase and sale agreement to acquire upon completion the 231-room Hilton Cabana Miami Beach (the Hotel) for a more...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

WCI Communities Announces Appointment of Keith Bass as CEO

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bonita Springs-based WCI Communities announced today that it has appointed Keith E. Bass as Chief Executive Officer effective today. Mr. Bass has over 20 years of homebuilding experience, and hmore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Advanced Cell Technology to Participate on Panels and Host Experts Luncheon at 2012 World Stem Cell Summit

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. (ACT; OTCBB: ACTC or the Company), a leader in the field of regenerative medicine, announced today that the company is a sponsor of the 2012 World Stem Cell Smore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

MphasiS to Acquire Digital Risk LLC for USD $175 Million

ORLANDO, Fla. & BANGALORE, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MphasiS (an HP Company) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Orlando, Florida, USA based Digital Risk LLC. Digital Risk is one of the largest independent more...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

RBCC Issues Shareholder Letter Celebrating Promising 2013

NOKOMIS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rainbow Coral Corp. (OTCBB: RBCC) President and CEO Patrick Brown issued the following open letter to shareholders this morning discussing the companys success in 2012 and big plans for the future: more...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

David Long Elected INCOSE President-Elect

BLACKSBURG, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vitech Corporation announced today that its president, David Long, has been elected to the post of president-elect for the 2013-2014 term by the International Council on Systems Engineermore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

API Technologies Receives $1.9 Million Add-on Order to Provide EMI Filtering Solutions for Major Weapons Program

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- API Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ATNY) (API or the Company), a trusted provider of RF/microwave, microelectronics, and security solutions for critical and high-reliability applications, announced today more...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

NetCracker Highlights Significant Market Momentum at Management World Americas With New Customer Contracts and Expanded TOMS Solutions

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NetCracker Technology will be showcasing its expanded capabilities as the industrys leading provider of end-to-end BSS/OSS solutions and professional services at Management World Americas 2012 this wemore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Equinix Opens New Data Center in Greater Miami Area

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced it has opened a new International Business Exchange (IBX) data center in the greatemore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Capstone Industries Launches Hospitality Safety & Security Program

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Capstone Companies, Inc. (OTCQB: CAPC), a leader in the design and manufacture of specialty power failure lighting solutions and innovator of consumer safety and security products for the Hospmore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

MEDNAX Announces Acquisition of Anesthesiology Practice in Georgia

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MEDNAX, Inc., (NYSE: MD) today announced the acquisition of DeKalb Anesthesia Associates, P.A., a physician group practice that provides anesthesia services at DeKalb Medical at North Decatur more...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

EQECAT to Host 2013 Catastrophe Modeling Conference: Own Your View of Risk

OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Leading catastrophe modeling firm EQECAT will host a multiple-day conference to enable clients to own their view of risk by providing a thorough understanding of the entire EQECAT catastrophe modelimore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

From January to October, 2012: Avianca and TACA Carried More Than 19 Million Passengers

BOGOTA, Colombia--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- From January to October 2012, the airlines affiliated with AviancaTaca Holding carried 19,053,076 travelers, a 13.6% increase in the number of passengers carried compared with the same period in 20more...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Rapid Growth of Digital Services Reflected in TM Forums Board Member Appointments

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As the communications industry continues to evolve rapidly and converge into a broader digital services industry, the TM Forum has continued to expand its scope, reflected in its recent appointmmore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Sydney Server Real Estate, LLC Spotlights Miami Emerging Art Community

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Art Basel Miami season brings global attention to the Miami art community and real estate market. Sydney Server Real Estate, LLC is the exclusive real estate sponsor for SCOPE MIAMI 2012 art fair. Smore...

 

Logo

11/30/2012

Bari Furniture Reports 62% Increase for Black Friday/Cyber Monday

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bari Furniture, an online and brick and mortar retailer specializing in Leather Furniture, said that Black Friday and Cyber Monday produced record sales this past week. Sales more...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

TeamViewer Launches Version 8

TAMPA, Florida--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TeamViewer, one of the worlds most popular providers of remote control and online meetings software, today announced the launch of TeamViewer 8. The highly anticipated upgrade expands client service more...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Compugen Presents at American Association of Cancer Research Special Conference on Tumor Immunology

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Speaking today at the American Association of Cancer Research Special Conference on Tumor Immunology in Miami, Florida, Dr. Ofer Levy, Senior Scientist at Compugen Ltd., presented data supporting the thmore...

 

Logo

12/04/2012

Worlds Leading Service and Solution Providers Forge Path to Open Digital Economy

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Management World Americas 2012 As the market for enterprise digital services gathers pace, TM Forum today announced the launch of its Open Digital Economy Group, a new action group formed to admore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Fitch Releases Report on Miami, FL

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings has published a report on Miami, FL. The report is available at \'www.fitchratings.com\'. Additional information is available at \'www.fitchratings.com\'. Applicable Criteria amore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Avantair, Inc. Completes Round of Senior Secured Convertible Note Financing

CLEARWATER, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Avantair, Inc. (OTCBB: AAIR), the industry leader of fractional aircraft ownership in the light jet cabin category and the only publicly traded stand-alone private aircraft operator, today announcemore...

 

Logo

12/03/2012

Noven Acquires Commercial Rights to Minivelle (Estradiol Transdermal System)

MIAMI, Fla. & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc., today announced that it has acquired commercial rights to Minivelle (estradiol transdermamore...

 

Logo

12/02/2012

Health Management Issues Statement in Response to Inaccurate 60 Minutes Report

NAPLES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Health Management Associates, Inc. (NYSE: HMA) today commented on a report regarding the company on the television program 60 Minutes. According to their report, 60 Minutes conducted more than a yeamore...

 

Logo

11/30/2012

The GEO Group Sets Record Date for Potential $340-360 Million Special Dividend; Dividend Subject to Approval by Board of Directors

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GEO Group, Inc. (NYSE: GEO) ("GEO") today announced that it has set a record date of December 12, 2012 for the potential payment of a special $340-360 million dividend on or before Demore...

 

Logo

11/30/2012

Ruby Tuesday Increases American Red Cross Donation to Support Sandy Relief Efforts

MARYVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ruby Tuesday announces an additional $30,000 donation to the Red Cross for those impacted by Superstorm Sandy and the Noreaster snowfall, bringing total donations to $80,000. An initial $50,000 donmore...

 

Logo

11/30/2012

PMC Group Acquires BASFs Clerol and Biospumex Defoamers Business

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PMC Ouvrie SAS, a wholly owned subsidiary of PMC Group, announced today that it acquired BASFs Global Food and Fermentation Defoamer Business on November 29, 2012. The products involved are more...

 

Logo

11/30/2012

Ruby Tuesday, Inc. to present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Leveraged Finance Conference

MARYVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ruby Tuesday, Inc. (NYSE: RT) will be presenting at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Leveraged Finance Conference on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 7:30 a.m. (Eastern). The presentation will bemore...

 

Logo

11/30/2012

Wunderlich Securities Acquires Branches from Sanders Morris Harris

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gary K. Wunderlich, Jr., CEO of Wunderlich Securities announced the acquisition of three wealth management branches from Sanders Morris Harris (SMH) which is exiting the retail branch office businessmore...

 

Logo

11/30/2012

Scripps Networks Interactive Names Chief Legal Officer

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cynthia L. Gibson, a member of the senior management team at Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. (NYSE: SNI) and an accomplished media attorney with more than 20 years of experience, has been named amore...

 

Logo

11/30/2012

American Tire Distributors, Inc. Expands Its Presence into Canada

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- American Tire Distributors, Inc. (ATD) announced today that it has acquired the assets of TriCan Tire Distributors (TriCan) based in Edmonton, Alberta. ATD expects the transaction to close today. Thmore...

 

Logo

11/30/2012

Fitch Rates Forsyth County, NC $57.3MM GOs \'AAA\'; Outlook Stable

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings assigns an \'AAA\' rating to the following Forsyth County, North Carolina (the county\'s) general obligation bonds (GOs): --$13.8 million GO public improvement bonds, series 2013; more...

 

Logo

11/30/2012

Fitch Rates Orange County, NC\'s $13.8MM GOs \'AAA\'; Outlook Stable

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings assigns an \'AAA\' rating to the following Orange County, North Carolina bonds: --$13.7 million general obligation (GO) refunding bonds, series 2012. The bonds are scheduled to semore...

 

Logo

11/30/2012

Bennett Aerospace Uses Trained Insects to Detect Bedbugs

RESEARCH TRIANGLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Smart Hound technology has the potential to redefine how consumers can monitor for and detect bedbugsbut if you want the ability to regularly scan for bedbugs, you have to tell Bennett Aerosmore...

 

Logo

11/30/2012

SAS Acquires Key rPath Assets for Broader Deployment of SAS Solutions

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services, has acquired technology and hired staff from rPath a North Carolina-based provider of next-generation system automation technologies. Bmore...

 

Logo

11/30/2012

Fiskars Donates 115,000 Scissors to Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Looks Forward to 2013 Partnership

MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fiskars, a leading global supplier of consumer products for the home, garden and outdoors, is donating 115,000 Preschool Scissors to Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) to be distributemore...

 

Logo

11/30/2012

Validus Holdings Completes Acquisition of Flagstone Re

LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Flagstone Reinsurance Holdings, S.A. (NYSE: FSR) (Flagstone) today announced the completion of its acquisition by Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: VR) (Validus), effective today. The transaction was approvemore...

 

Logo

11/30/2012

Tyler Technologies Acquires EnerGov Solutions

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TYL) today announced that it has acquired EnerGov Solutions, a leading provider of enterprise permitting, land management, licensing and regulatory software solutions to more...

 

Logo

11/30/2012

Genesis Energy, L.P. to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Leveraged Finance Conference

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Genesis Energy, L.P. (NYSE:GEL) announced today that Paul Davis, SVP of Business Development, will speak at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Leveraged Finance Conference being held December 3-5, 2012 in Ormore...

 

Logo

11/30/2012

Florida Womans Force-Placed Insurance Lawsuit Against CitiMortgage Allowed to Proceed with the Assistance of Gilman Law LLP

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A Florida judge has rejected CitiMortgages Motion to Dismiss a lawsuit filed by an 89-year-old woman who claims to be the victim of the banks alleged predatory force-placed insurance practices. Celeste Coonamore...

 

Logo

11/30/2012

Suncoast Hospice Names Rafael Sciullo New President & CEO

CLEARWATER, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The board of directors of Suncoast Hospice and its family of programs is pleased to announce that Rafael Rafe Sciullo (pronounced shoolow) has been chosen to lead the organization as presidenmore...

 

Logo

11/30/2012

Xcoverys Dual VEGF/PDGFR Inhibitor, X-82 Named to 2012 Top Projects to Watch Hot Space List

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Xcoverys lead product X-82, a dual VEGFR/PDGFR inhibitor being studied for both ophthalmology and cancer, has been named to Elsevier Business Intelligences (EBI) prestigmore...

 

Logo

11/30/2012

United Insurance Holdings Corp. Announces Commencement of Common Stock Offering

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- United Insurance Holdings Corp. (OTCBB: UIHC) (the Company), a property and casualty insurance holding company, today announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of 5,300,07more...

 

Logo

11/30/2012

Watsco to Present at INVESTFlorida Equity Conference

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) (Paris:WSO) announced today that Barry S. Logan, Senior Vice President, is scheduled to present at the INVESTFlorida Equity Conference being held at the Westin Diplomat Hotel in Hollywmore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Health Management to Conduct Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss Impending 60 Minutes Segment

NAPLES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Health Management Associates, Inc. (NYSE: HMA) will conduct a conference call and webcast on November 30, 2012 to provide information regarding a segment being prepared by the television program 60 more...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Regal Entertainment Group Welcomes Great Escape Moviegoers with Free Popcorn

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, is offering patrons of the newly acquired Great Escamore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Regal Entertainment Group Completes Acquisition of Great Escape Theatres and Declares Special Cash Dividend of $1.00 per Share

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, today announced that it has completed the acquisitiomore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

NHI Advances $10 Million to Capital Funding Group

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- National Health Investors, Inc. (NYSE:NHI) announced today it has funded an additional $10 million to Capital Funding Group, Inc. (CFG), headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, for its healthcare more...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

NHI Announces Fourth Quarter Dividend

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- National Health Investors, Inc. (NYSE:NHI) announced today that it will pay a fourth quarter dividend of $.67 per common share to shareholders of record on December 31, 2012 and payable on Januamore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Blood:Water Mission Celebrates World AIDS Day with Red Tie Gala, Honors Senator Frist

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Local non-profit organization Blood:Water Mission announces its first annual Red Tie Gala, a gathering of local, regional, and national supporters of the international fight against HIV/AIDS. more...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Fred\'s Reports November Sales

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fred\'s, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRED) today reported sales for the four-week fiscal month and 10-month year-to-date period ended November 24,2012. Fred\'s total sales for the month declined 1% to $150.4 milmore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Cracker Barrel Reports Results for First Quarter Fiscal 2013

LEBANON, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (Cracker Barrel or the Company) (Nasdaq: CBRL) today reported financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2013 ended November 2, 2012. First-Quarmore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

LP to Buy Canfors Share in Peace Valley OSB Joint Venture

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE: LPX) announced today that it has entered into a Letter of Intent with Canfor Corporation (TSX: CFP) to acquire Canfors 50 percent share in the Peace Valley Oriemore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

CBL & Associates Properties Declares Common and Preferred Stock Dividends

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (NYSE: CBL) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend for the Companys Common Stock of $0.22 per share for the qmore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

IASIS Healthcare to Broadcast Its Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2012 Conference Call Live on the Internet

FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IASIS Healthcare LLC today announced that it will provide an online Web simulcast of its fiscal fourth quarter and year-end 2012 conference call on Thursday, December 6, 2012. The Company will releamore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Vanguard Health Systems to Participate in Investor Conferences in December

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VHS) (the Company) announced today that its management will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Leveraged Finance Conference in Boca Raton, Floridamore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Freds to Present at the Wedbush 13th Annual California Dreamin Consumer Management Access Conference

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Freds, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRED) today announced that the Company will participate in the Wedbush 13th Annual California Dreamin Consumer Management Access Conference, which takes place in New York City onmore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

MCR Safety Introduces Alycore Gloves

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MCR Safety introduces new levels of cut and comfort protection with Alycore technology. Alycore gloves provide protection 2000 grams greater than the current minimum requirement for CPPT cut level 5 more...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Healthways Extends Partnership with Independence Blue Cross to Offer SilverSneakers Fitness Program

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Healthways (Nasdaq: HWAY) today announced it has extended its current contract offering its nationally acclaimed SilverSneakers Fitness Program to eligible Independence Blue Cross (IBC) members. more...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Wright Medical Group, Inc. to Present at the 23rd Annual Oppenheimer Healthcare Conference

ARLINGTON, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wright Medical Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: WMGI), a global orthopaedic medical device company, announced today that it will be participating in the Oppenheimer Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, Decembermore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Kansas Health Information Network (KHIN) and ICA Begin Sharing Data with CDC to Monitor Population Health

TOPEKA, Kan. & NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kansas Health Information Network (KHIN) and ICA, a leading provider of interoperability technology that enables care coordination and health information exchange (HIE)more...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Orange Limited Supports the American Diabetes Association: Step Out Walk Proves Successful

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Orange Limited, a specialized sales and marketing firm based in Nashville, Tennessee, recently participated in the Step out Walk to benefit the American Diabetes Association (ADA), an organizmore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Ole Miss Quarterback Bo Wallace Wins 2012 Conerly Trophy as Top College Football Player in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace, fresh off of leading his Rebels team to its first Egg Bowl victory in four years over in-state arch rival Mississippi State, won the C Spire Conerly Trophy on Tuesdaymore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Forward Air Corporation to Present at the Raymond James Financial 1st Annual Transportation Conference on Tuesday, December 4, 2012

GREENEVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Forward Air Corporation (NASDAQ:FWRD) today announced that on Tuesday, December 4, 2012, at approximately 8:35 a.m. CST, it will make a presentation at the Raymond James Financial 1st Annual more...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Giving Tuesday - Deck the Stalls with Blood:Water Mission

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- To increase awareness of the global sanitation needs, non-profit organization Blood:Water Mission launches its alternative Christmas gifting campaign by inviting donors to Deck the Stalls in suppormore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Community Health Systems to Participate in The Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Leveraged Finance Conference

FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH) today announced that management will participate in The Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Leveraged Finance Conference to be held December 3-5, 2012, at tmore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Acadia Healthcare Announces Two Agreements to Purchase Eight Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities with Over 600 Beds

FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHC) today announced two agreements to purchase an aggregate of eight inpatient psychiatric facilities with approximately 600 beds. The Company hasmore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Federal Judge Awards $1.25 Million in First Malpractice Trial against VA Hospital over Contaminated Endoscope

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- After 16 months of deliberation, Federal Judge Adalberto Jordan has entered a ruling in favor of the Plaintiff in the first trial in a medical malpractice case against a United States VA Hospital for immore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Scripps Networks Interactive to participate in UBS conference

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kenneth W. Lowe, chairman, president and chief executive officer, and Joseph G. NeCastro, chief financial and administrative officer, Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. (NYSE: SNI), will discuss themore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Wrap up a Stress-Free Shopping Season with Thoughtful Gifts for Everyone on Your List

MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Exhausted from trying to compile your holiday shopping list before you hit the stores? Frustrated by the endless list of family members who seem to have it all? Let Lowes guide you more...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

HanesBrands Raises 2013 EPS Outlook Based on Early Prepayment of $250 Million of 8% Senior Notes Due 2016

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI) announced today that it will use its strong cash position to reduce long-term debt this year by another $250 million and reduce interest expense in 2013 by prepaying halfmore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Maaco and Meineke Rev Up Commitment to Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals Targeting $1 Million a Year for CMN Hospitals Across North America

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Maaco and Meineke, part of the Driven Brands family of automotive brands, today announced a multi-year, multi-million dollar fundraising commitment that will benefit 170 Childrens Miracle Network Homore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Biogen Idec Opens New RTP Facility

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) today dedicated a new facility in Research Triangle Park (RTP), consolidating its 300-person Patient Services operation with the existing RTP campus. Thmore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Duke Energy, PG&E, APS and Other Leading Utilities Meet to Discuss Best Practice Distribution Automation Strategies

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On February 27-28, Smart Grid Update will host a myriad of leading utilities at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel in Raleigh, NC, to discuss the latest developments in distribution automation strategies. more...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Altech-Eco Receives Final EPA Certifications for Its Dedicated & Bi-Fuel

ASHEVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Altech-Eco Corporation of Asheville, North Carolina announced today that they have obtained Certificates of Conformity (C.O.C.) from the Environmental Protection Agency for both their CNG BI-FUEL &amore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

US Foods Opens Americas First CHEFSTORE in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- US Foods, an innovative food company and leading distributor, has opened the nations first CHEFSTORE in Charlotte. CHEFSTORE is a wholesale, cash-and-carry food and restaurant supply store featuringmore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

iEntertainment Network Inc. Merges With Great Outdoors, LLC

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- iEntertainment Network Inc. (OTC:IENT), the developer of the WarBirds 2012, Combat Simulation Game Series, announces an agreement to merge with the Great Outdoors, LLC, a Company of Mr. Danny Hammemore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

PPD Honored for Best Technology in Clinical Research

WILMINGTON, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD) today announced it has been recognized by Scrip Intelligence with its 2012 award for Best Technological Development in Clinical Trials for deploymore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Dennis Gillings Receives SCRIP Lifetime Achievement Award, Quintiles Named CRO of the Year

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quintiles Founder Dennis Gillings, CBE, has received the SCRIP Lifetime Achievement Award and the company he started has been named CRO of the Year at the 2012 SCRIP Awards in London. more...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

DARA BioSciences Announces Submission of KRN5500 to FDA for Orphan Designation

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DARA BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: DARA), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on oncology and oncology supportive care products, announced today it has submitted an Orphan Drug Application tmore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Stage Stores Reports Comparable Store Sales Increase of 13.2% for November

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) today reported that total sales for the four week November period ended November 24, 2012 increased 16.4% to $141 million from $121 million in the prior year four week Novembemore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Coastal Bank & Trust Selects nCino to Strengthen Focus on Small Business Lending

WILMINGTON, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- nCino, LLC, the leader in secure, cloud-based bank operating solutions to the financial services industry, announced Jacksonville, N.C.-based Coastal Bank & Trust has selected the tecmore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Bank of America to Report Fourth-Quarter 2012 Financial Results on January 17, 2013

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bank of America Corporation today announced it will report its fourth-quarter 2012 financial results on Thursday, January 17, 2013. The results are scheduled to be released at 7 a.m. ET, followed bymore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Aptiv Solutions Growing

RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Aptiv Solutions, a biopharmaceutical and medical device development services company, and the leader in adaptive clinical trial design, simulation and execution, is pleased to announce the openingmore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Fitch Affirms North Carolina Electric Membership Corp. (NC) Sr Secured Bonds at \'A-\'; Outlook Stable

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings affirms the \'A-\' rating on the following North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation (NCEMC) outstanding bonds: --$99.4 million York County, SC pollution control revenue refunding more...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Lehigh Heavy Forge and B&W Joined by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett in Announcing Supply Agreement for B&W mPower Reactor Forgings

BETHLEHEM, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lehigh Heavy Forge Corporation and The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE:BWC) were joined by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett today in announcing a supply agreement for B&more...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

TCDI Now SOC 2SM Compliant

GREENSBORO, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TCDI announced today that the company has undergone a Service Organization Control 2SM (SOC 2SM) examination resulting in a CPAs report stating that the management of Technology Concepts &more...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Bank of America Piloting V.me by Visa to Online Banking Customers

FOSTER CITY, Calif. & CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) announced today that Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) has agreed to offer Visas digital wallet service called V.me and has begun piloting it to its onlinemore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Myo Technologies, LLC Announces Nationally Recognized Myotonology Expert Delivers Non-Invasive Skin Rejuvenation to Celebrity Clientele

WILMINGTON, N.C. & ORANGE COUNTY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Myo Technologies, LLC, provider of Myotonology, the only U.S. patented, totally non-invasive microcurrent skin toning treatment, today announced the official emore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Excel4apps Joins Forces with Freudenberg IT to Bring Easy Financial Reporting to SAP Users

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Excel4apps, a provider of best-in-class Excel-based inquiry and reporting software, has announced its partnership with Freudenberg IT (FIT), an SAP-certified global provider of hosting and cloudmore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Tennessee Board of Regents Selects SciQuest to Streamline Spend and Supplier Management

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SciQuest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SQI) a provider of cloud-based spend management solutions, today announced that the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) has selected its spend management solution to automate more...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Global Knowledge Launches Training for New Cisco Data Center Certifications

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global Knowledge, Ciscos Learning Partner of the Year in the US and EMEAR, today announced the availability of new and updated courses to support the Cisco Certified Network Associate Data Center more...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

35% Rise in Online Sales for CrossView Clients Thanksgiving Through Cyber Monday

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Clients of CrossView, a cross-channel commerce solutions and retail technology provider, saw online revenue climb 35% over last years sales between Thanksgiving and through Cyber Mondaymore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Cree LED Lighting Significantly Improves Sheetz Convenience Restaurants

DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- More than 130 locations of convenience restaurant chain Sheetz, Inc. now feature state-of-the-art LED lighting by Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE). The installation of energy-efficient Cree interior and extermore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

New Survey from Bandwidths inetwork Division Reveals the Changing Face of Telecommunications

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- inetwork, a division of Bandwidth and the leading choice for innovative and scalable voice, 9-1-1 and SMS solutions, today announced the results of a new survey it commissioned from research firmore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

SAS and Chico\'s FAS Inc. Talk Marketing Analytics at NCDM 2012

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Business analytics software vendor SAS, a leader in customer analytics, will join world-class marketing executives at NCDM 2012 to discuss the role analytics plays in transforming big data inmore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Red Hat to Present Cross-Platform Technology Update During December 5 Virtual Event

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the worlds leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that it will host a complimentary virtual event and technology update announcement with news and contenmore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Lowes Companies, Inc. Invites You to Listen to Its 2012 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast

MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- You are invited to listen to the Lowes Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) 2012 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast on Wednesday, December 5th beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. more...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Culp Announces Results for Second Quarter Fiscal 2013

HIGH POINT, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Culp, Inc. (NYSE: CFI) today reported financial and operating resultsfor the second quarter and six months ended October 28, 2012. Fiscal 2013 Second Quarter Highlights: Net salmore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Grant Thornton names Wedding to lead Carolinas Practice

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Grant Thornton LLP announced that effective January 1, 2013, Dave Wedding, 54, will become the office managing partner of its Carolinas practice. The Carolinas practice includes offices in Charlottemore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Global Knowledge Named in Top 20 IT Training Companies for Fifth Consecutive Year

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global Knowledge, the worldwide leader in IT and business skills training, has been included in the 2012 Top 20 IT Training Companies list by TrainingIndustry.com. This is the fifth year Traimore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan to Present at the Goldman Sachs Financial Services Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bank of America Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan will present at the Goldman Sachs Financial Services Conference on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time in New York. A live audimore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Merz, Inc. Announces the Completion of the Acquisition of ONMEL Oral Treatment for Fungal Infections of the Toenail in Patients with a Normal Immune System

GREENSBORO, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Merz, Inc. (U.S. affiliate of Merz Pharma Group) today announced the completion of the acquisition of ONMEL (itraconazole), an azole antifungal that is indicated for the oral treatment of onymore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Red Hat Delivers Industrys First Comprehensive, Open On-Premise Platform-as-a-Service Offering for Enterprises

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the worlds leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the next step in the delivery of its Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) strategy with the general availability ofmore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

State of North Carolina Standardizes on DocuSign for Secure, Legal Government eSignatures Statewide

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DocuSign, the Global Standard for eSignature, announced today that the State of North Carolina has standardized on the DocuSign eSignature transaction management platform to expedite and streamlmore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Geomagic Announces the 2013 Editions of Geomagic Qualify and Geomagic Qualify Probe

FRANKFURT, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Geomagic, a global company providing 3D technology for digital reality, today announced the 2013 release of its leading 3D metrology and inspection software, Geomagic Qualify and Geomagic Qmore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Geomagic Announces Geomagic Spark, a Revolutionary New Approach to Designing from Scan Data

FRANKFURT, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Geomagic, a global company providing 3D technology for digital reality, today announced Geomagic Spark, the newest addition to the companys line of powerful 3D scan, design and inspection amore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Geomagic Announces Freeform 2013, the Industrys Only 3D Modeling Solution Offering Seamless Design with Four Different Modeling Representations

FRANKFURT, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Geomagic, a global company providing 3D technology for digital reality, debuted its newest version of Geomagic Freeform 3D modeling software at todays EuroMold 2012 exhibition (Hall 1more...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Banks Continue to Boost SAS Software Sales in 2012

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- While striving to improve customer experiences, banks must also juggle risk and fraud management with data management and regulatory compliance. Analytics from business analytics leader SAS continumore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Targacept to Present at the 2012 Deutsche Bank dbAccess BioFEST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Targacept, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRGT), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel NNR Therapeutics (TM), today announced that members of its executive management are scheduled to presemore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Key Risk Increases Focus on Small Business Solutions

GREENSBORO, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Key Risk, a leading provider of workers compensation products and services in the Eastern United States, today announced the creation of its new Small Business Solutions unit. Available to a selectmore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

SAS a Top Pick for Insurers in 2012

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Big data demands, coupled with increasing exposure from fraud and risk, are pressing insurers to seek a technological advantage. Business analytics leader SAS is clearly offering a lifeline. The evidencemore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Regulatory Concerns Hamper Pharmas Use of Digital Media

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Part of drug companies reluctance to dive into digital marketing stems from the lack of regulatory guidance, according to a benchmarking study by Cutting Edge Information. The more...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Lack of Emerging Markets Information Impacts Their Position in Drug Launch Sequences

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Emerging markets play a significant role in pharmaceutical brands launch sequence strategies, though the lack of available market information limits timing of drug launches in these coumore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Dedicated Budgets for Health Economics and Outcomes Research on the Rise

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In the United States, 59% of companies surveyed by Cutting Edge Information said that they assign a dedicated budget to health economics and outcomes research (HEOR). Only a femore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Fitch Rates Newell Rubbermaid\'s Proposed New $350MM Notes \'BBB\'

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings has assigned a \'BBB\' rating to Newell Rubbermaid Inc.\'s (Newell) proposed $350 million senior unsecured notes. Fitch currently rates Newell as follows: --Long-term Issuer Defaulmore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

GEs Grid IQ Solutions as a Service is Key Internet Technology Helping Utilities to Develop Modern Grid

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Highlighting the utility industrys growing use of Internet-based data management tools to develop modern grid networks, GE (NYSE: GE) Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt today cited GEs Grid IQ Solutions as more...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Send Aloha Spirit with Great Kings Hawaiian Gifts

TORRANCE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- You love KINGS HAWAIIAN Original Hawaiian Sweet bread. Now its easier than ever to share aloha among friends and family with unique gift options from the new Kings Hawaiian online shopping site. more...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Southwest Georgia Financial Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

MOULTRIE, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Southwest Georgia Financial Corporation (NYSE MKT: SGB), the parent company of Southwest Georgia Bank, announced that its Board of Directors at its meeting yesterday, declared a quarterly cash dividenmore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

WellStar Health System Unveils New Tool from Xenex to Enhance Patient Safety

MARIETTA, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WellStar Health System was the first to implement and is the only health system in metro-Atlanta using Xenex Healthcare Services room disinfection system in its patient and operating roomsmore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Carmike Cinemas Management to Present at Upcoming UBS and Wedbush Investor Conferences

COLUMBUS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Carmike Cinemas, Inc. (NASDAQ: CKEC), a leading entertainment, digital cinema and 3-D motion picture exhibitor, today announced that Chief Executive Officer David Passman and Chief Financial Offmore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

NORCROSS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FLT) today announced that the previously announced underwritten offering of 4.5 million shares of FleetCor common stock by selling stockholders has been commenced bymore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

RelayHealth to Solve Industry Need for Cross-System Patient Identity, Consent Management Through Platform Services Strategy Enabling Data Liquidity between EHR Systems

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- RelayHealth, a leading provider of enterprise health information exchange solutions to hospitals, health systems, physicians, retail pharmacies and laboratories, as well as interoperability solutions more...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Information Age Turns 30 Years Old December 12, 2012

MARIETTA, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Thirty years after the American Telephone & Telegraph Company made the decision to break itself up, and 30 years after the creation of The Theory of the Information Age on December 12, 1982 tmore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Fitch Rates Oglethorpe Power Corp.\'s $250MM Ser 2012A FMBs \'A\'; Outlook Stable

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings assigns an \'A\' rating to Oglethorpe Power Corporation\'s (OPC) $250 million first mortgage bonds, series 2012A. The bonds will price Nov. 27 through negotiated sale. Fitch also affmore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

New SmartCare Urgent Care Clinic Opening in Roswell, Ga.

ROSWELL, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SmartCare Urgent Care is proud to announce the groundbreaking of their newest location in Roswell, GA. Dr. Nagamia, Chief of Operations, made the announcement today and added, We are very proud of whatmore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Stadion Money Management to Offer 3(38) Fiduciary Protection for Target Date Retirement Funds

WATKINSVILLE, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Stadion Money Management (www.stadionmoney.com), a money management firm known for its technically-based alternative investment solutions that aims to capture most of the market\'s good timemore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Savor Your Soft Drink This Christmas at Popeyes with One-of-a-Kind Coca-Cola Holiday Collector Cups!

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, a division of AFC Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFCE), and Coca-Cola are wrapping up 2012 with one-of-a-kind collector cups wrapped in three unique holiday designs. Coca-Cola and more...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Citizens Bank of Forsyth County Selects Safe Systems for Critical Applications Patch Management

ALPHARETTA, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Safe Systems, recent winner of the BankNews Innovative Solutions Award, and national leader in compliance-centric IT support and hosted services exclusively to financial institutions, today anmore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

HoneyBaked Appoints Michael Esposito Vice President, Human Resources

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Original HoneyBaked Ham Company of Georgia, a premium food retailer for over half a century, has named Michael Esposito to the newly-created position of vice president, human resources. Most recently, Emore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

The UPS Store: Packing and Delivering Holiday Happiness

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The UPS Store knows that despite being called the most wonderful time of the year, the four short weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas can also be the most hectic. Whether youre shipping gifts tmore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Hunter Announces Marriott CEO to be Keynote Speaker

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Event organizers with the Hunter Hotel Conference, one of the nations top four hotel investment conferences, announced today that Arne M. Sorenson, president and chief executive officer of Marriott Inmore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

NCR Survey Finds Holiday Travelers Would Rather Shop, Wrap Gifts, Clean House Than Wait in Airport Lines

DULUTH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The holidays, when millions of people take to the skies to visit friends and family, are the busiest time of the year at the nations airports. But long lines of people carrying too many bags can turn anmore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Federal Judge Awards $1.25 Million in First Malpractice Trial against VA Hospital over Contaminated Endoscope

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- After 16 months of deliberation, Federal Judge Adalberto Jordan has entered a ruling in favor of the Plaintiff in the first trial in a medical malpractice case against a United States VA Hospital for immore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

KGP Logistics Receives Logility 2012 Sailing to New Heights Award

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Logility Inc., a leading supplier of collaborative solutions to optimize the supply chain, today announced KGP Logistics, one of the country\'s largest single-source value-added suppliers of supply chain semore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

AGCO Launches Mobile App for Professional Farmers

DULUTH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE: AGCO), today announced the availability of AGCOs latest global mobile application built to serve agriculture professionals on-the-go, allowing them to manage their more...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Speech Processing Solutions Announces Philips Digital Voice Tracer Range Receives Highest Nuance Rating

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Speech Processing Solutions, the market leader in professional dictation systems, today announced that the Philips Digital Voice Tracer range received a perfect score of six dragons on Nuance Comore...

 

Logo

11/26/2012

Cleaver-Brooks Announces Commencement of Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation for 12.25% Senior Secured Notes Due 2016

THOMASVILLE, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cleaver-Brooks, Inc. ("Cleaver-Brooks") announced today that it is launching a tender offer and consent solicitation for its outstanding 12.25% Senior Secured Notes due 2016 (the "Nomore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Newell Rubbermaid Prices $350 Million Note Offering

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Newell Rubbermaid (NYSE: NWL) today announced that it has priced a registered underwritten public offering of $350 million of notes due 2017. The notes will pay interest semi-annually on June 1 andmore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

American Software Reports Preliminary Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2013 Results

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA) today reported preliminary financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2013, delivering a 3% increase in total revenues when compared to the same period last ymore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Newell Rubbermaid Announces Note Offering

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Newell Rubbermaid (NYSE: NWL) today announced that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, notes due 2017. The notes will be senior obligations of the company and will rank equmore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Aberdeen Group and Logility Present Streamlining the S&OP Process Webcast

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Logility Inc., a leading supplier of collaborative solutions to optimize the supply chain, and Aberdeen Group, a global, full-service, multi-channel marketing services firm with deep expertise in developingmore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Knowlagents RightTime Intraday Management Technology Selected by Afni

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Knowlagent, the leading intraday management solution designed for the worlds 10 million call center agents, was selected by Afni, a leading global contact center provider, to improve the productivity more...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Pfizer to Present Clinical Data from Its Hematology Portfolio at the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pfizer Oncology will present updated data in chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) for its oral Abl and Src kinase inhibitor, BOSULIF(bosutinib),12,3,4,5recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration more...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

NCR to Acquire Retalix, Expands Retail Industry Leadership

DULUTH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) announced a definitive agreement for NCR to acquire Retalix Ltd. (NASDAQ: RTLX), a leading global provider of innovative retail software and services, for a cash purchase primore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

First Data to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Leveraged Finance Conference

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment processing, today announced that it will webcast remarks by Chief Financial Officer Ray Winborne from the Bank of America Mermore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Macrobatix Announces Grand Opening Date for New Store in Town Center at Cobb

JOHNS CREEK, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Macrobatix, a Johns Creek, Ga.-based Apple Specialist and Apple Authorized Service Provider, announced today it will celebrate the grand opening of its new store at Town Center mall in Cobb Cmore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Radisphere Renews Contract with South Fulton Regional Medical Center to Provide Exclusive Radiology Services

CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Radisphere (www.radispheregroup.com), the largest and fastest-growing national radiology group in the United States, today announced that South Fulton Medical Center in East Point, Georgia has renewmore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Airplane Mechanics Need for Speed Leads to U.S. Dept. of Defense Innovation Award for Delta Sigma Company

MARIETTA, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- An airplane mechanics need for speed has led to a revolutionary change in how large, complex products are built. A pioneering technology called ProjectionWorks is saving aircraft manufacturers hundredmore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Heritage Financial Group, Inc. Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.04 Per Share

ALBANY, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Heritage Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBOS), the holding company for HeritageBank of the South, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.04 per share. The dividendmore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Senesco to Present on SNS01-T at 54th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

BRIDGEWATER, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Senesco Technologies, Inc. (Senesco or the Company) (OTC QB: SNTI) announced today that two SNS01-T abstracts have been accepted for presentation at the 54th American Society of Hematology (ASH) more...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

First Data Releases Black Friday 2012 SpendTrend Analysis

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment processing, today released its First Data SpendTrend analysis for Black Friday 2012 compared to Black Friday 2011. Spenmore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Allconnect Now Reaches 50 Million U.S. Households Through Utility Company Partnerships

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Allconnect announced today that, with the launch of its services to the customers of three additional energy companies, more than 50 million households in the U.S. now have the opportunity to compare, selecmore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Concurrent Expands Support for Video On-Demand on Smart TVs

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Concurrent (NASDAQ: CCUR), a global leader in video and media data solutions, today announced expanded support for Smart TVs in the latest version of its MediaHawk VX unified video delivery software. more...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Dell SecureWorks Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Magic Quadrant for MSSPs, North America

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dell SecureWorks, an industry leader in information security services, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Servicemore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Synovus Announces Quarterly Stock Dividend

COLUMBUS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Synovus Financial Corp. (NYSE - SNV), the Columbus, Georgia-based financial services company, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a dividend of $0.01 per share on the Companys commore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Global Down Syndrome Foundation, National Down Syndrome Congress Announce Distribution for Down Syndrome Prenatal Testing Pamphlet

DENVER & ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Global Down Syndrome Foundation and the National Down Syndrome Congress have announced distribution agreements for the hallmark Down Syndrome Prenatal Testing Pamphlet that more...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

FleetCor Announces Secondary Offering by Selling Stockholders and Repurchase of its Common Stock

NORCROSS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FLT) today announced that selling stockholders have agreed to sell 4.5 million shares of FleetCor common stock in an underwritten offering. FleetCor will not sell anmore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Newell Rubbermaid Provides Historical Segment Information Reflecting New Reporting Structure

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Newell Rubbermaid (NYSE: NWL) today released historical segment financial data to reflect the realignment of its business. Effective October 2012, the company committed to an expansion of Project Renewal, more...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia Partnership with 1-800 CONTACTS Means Year-End Savings for Members

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa) has teamed up with 1-800 CONTACTS and Glasses.com to give our members exclusive savings on their vision needs. This offer will make it easy for members to use more...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Teavana Holdings, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2012 Earnings Release Date

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Teavana Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: TEA) today announced that its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2012 will be released after the market closes on Monday, December 10, 2012. In light of the pendmore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

AGCO to Host Analyst Meeting

DULUTH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE: AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, announced today that it will conduct an analyst briefing in New York City on Tuesday, Decmore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Final Mile Logistics Helps Launch Operation Homefront Annual Holiday Meals for Military Program

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Final Mile Logistics, Inc. is pleased to be a sponsor of Operation Homefront, the national non-profit dedicated to providing emergency financial aid and other assistance to the families of our nation\'s more...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Family Meals and Fun Times Bring Churchs Chicken and Hasbro Together for a Sweepstakes Offer and a Chance to Win Games, a Cruise and Discounts

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Churchs Chicken has been serving families its world famous chicken since 1952 and Hasbro has been providing families with a variety of entertainment since the early 1930s. So its no wonder that the two more...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

CorFire Expands Into United Kingdom

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CorFire, the mobile commerce business of SK C&C USA and the leading provider of mobile technology solutions, today announced it has opened a London office, which will support customer service more...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

The Network Announces Information Security and Cyber Awareness eLearning Course

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Network, Inc., a leading provider of governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced the release of its newest ReadyTraining eLearning course entitled Information Security: Safegumore...

 

Logo

11/26/2012

AHF: From New Clinics to Free Testing, World AIDS Day Events Abound Nationwide

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In commemoration of this years 24th observation of World AIDS Day, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization is spearheading a number of free HIV testing and awarenessmore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Man Selling His Last Name to Finance Business Venture

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jason Sadler, founder of IWearYourShirt, is known as the guy who wears T-shirts for a living. Now he is searching for a new identity one that will be chosen by the highest bidder. Sadler imore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Maaco and Meineke Rev Up Commitment to Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals Targeting $1 Million a Year for CMN Hospitals Across North America

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Maaco and Meineke, part of the Driven Brands family of automotive brands, today announced a multi-year, multi-million dollar fundraising commitment that will benefit 170 Childrens Miracle Network Homore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Roetzel Partner Michael Keller Joins the Noble Financial Capital Markets Healthcare Scientific Advisory Board

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Roetzel is proud to announce that Michael Keller has been appointed to the Healthcare Scientific Advisory Board of Noble Financial Capital Markets (Noble). Michael Keller (Photo: Businmore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Fitch Withdraws Rating on Brevard County Educational Facilities Authority (FL) Series B Bonds

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings withdraws its \'A/F1\' credit enhanced rating on the Brevard County Educational Facilities Authority (FL) variable-rate demand revenue bonds series B. Fitch was not asked to provide a rating more...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

New Partnership Teams LeBronJames.com with Champs Sports to Produce Innovative Content & Marketing Programs

BRADENTON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This holiday season, two of the biggest names in sports culture LeBron James and Champs Sports are joining forces to execute a fully integrated digital content, consumer engagement and e-commerce more...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

TM Forum Releases New Guides and API for Enterprise-Grade Digital Service Management in Multi-Cloud Environments

MORRISTOWN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The next wave of the digital revolution is transforming the enterprise, enabling sophisticated digital services such as eHealth and Smart City, and significantly changing the IT landscape. However,more...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

BioTime CEO Dr. Michael West to Present at World Stem Cell Summit 2012

ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BioTime, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BTX), a biotechnology company that develops and markets products in the field of regenerative medicine, today announced that Chief Executive Officer Michael D. West, Ph.D. wmore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

RBCC JV Target Amarantus Presents Parkinsons Therapeutic at CNS Summit

NOKOMIS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As Rainbow Coral Corp. (OTCBB: RBCC) nears a new joint venture agreement to commercialize advances made by Amarantus BioSciences (OTCBB: AMBS), the companys latest target continues to seek out additiomore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

FTTN Arranges an Independent Reserve Report for Alabama Well

BRADENTON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Titan Corp. (OTCBB: FTTN) announced today the company is ordering an independent reserve report on its production well in Alabama to be completed before the end of the year. The well more...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

MDG Advertisings Infographic Unwraps Holiday Trends Marketers Cant Ignore

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- While shoppers hit stores in search of 2012s must-have gifts, marketers are concerned with spotting the top trends of the holiday shopping season. Fortunately, theres a surprise in store for retailmore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Cisco Recognizes Ryder with Excellence in Service Logistics Award

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in supply chain, warehousing, and transportation management solutions, today announced it has received the 2012 Excellence in Service Logistics Award from Cisco. more...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

The Main Street America Groups Tiered Commercial Auto Gains Steam

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Since its initial rollout in May 2012, The Main Street America Group has introduced its remodeled commercial auto product to independent insurance agents who represent the super regional propertymore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Health Management Promotes D. Melody Trimble to President of the Companys Southern and Western Group

NAPLES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Health Management Associates, Inc. (NYSE: HMA) announced today it has promoted D. Melody Trimble to president of the companys Southern and Western Group, which includes 26 hospitals in seven states. Thmore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Vector Group Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE: VGR) (Vector or the Company) today announced that it has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.40 per share. The dividend is payable on December 20, more...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Humana Receives Antitrust Clearance to Proceed with Pending Acquisition of Metropolitan Health Networks, Inc.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. & BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and Metropolitan Health Networks, Inc. (NYSE: MDF) today announced that early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Anti-Trmore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Consolidated Tomoka Funds $3.8 Million Acquisition of Long-Term Ground Lease with JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. in Chicago, Illinois

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co. (NYSE MKT:CTO) announced it has acquired a JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. ground lease in Chicago. The Company acquired this property, in part, with $3.7 million of procemore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Healogics, Inc. Hires New CFO and EVP of Marketing

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Healogics, Inc., the nations largest provider of advanced wound care services, has hired David Miles as chief financial officer and Craig Albright as executive vice president of marketing. more...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Kony Details Solutions for Mobilizing SAP Back-end Processes Including Remote Asset Management, Field Service and Supply Chain Management

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kony Solutions, Inc., the leading mobile and multi-channel application platform provider, today announced a 3-part webinar series designed to help enterprises navigate the process of mobilizing more...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Introducing AnyGlove - Touchscreen Gloves in a Bottle

LAKE MARY, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AnyGlove is a revolutionary new product that is easy to use and will turn almost any type of glove into a touchscreen compatible glove. Winter isnt the only time of year when you might be wearing glmore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Griffin Securities Initiates Research Coverage on Oragenics

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oragenics, Inc. (OTCQB: OGEN) (OTCBB: OGEN) (www.oragenics.com) today announced that Griffin Securities, Inc. has initiated research coverage on the company with a BUY rating and a 12-month targetmore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

eLayaway, Inc. Announces Release of Hosted Layaway Solution for Small and Medium Businesses

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- eLayaway, Inc. (OTCBB: ELAY) (eLayaway or the Company), today announced the launch of the Hosted Layaway Department SMB, a new product that is designed to provide small and medium-sized online andmore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

SAS and Chico\'s FAS Inc. Talk Marketing Analytics at NCDM 2012

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Business analytics software vendor SAS, a leader in customer analytics, will join world-class marketing executives at NCDM 2012 to discuss the role analytics plays in transforming big data inmore...

 

Logo

11/28/2012

Harris Corporation Receives Contract and Initial $11 Million Order from NATO Country for Falcon Radios

MELBOURNE, Fla. & ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received an $11 million order from the Ministry of Defence of a NATO more...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Fitch Releases Report on Florida State University Research Foundation, FL

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings has published a report on Florida State University Research Foundation, FL. The report is available at \'www.fitchratings.com\'. Additional information is available at \'www.fitchmore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Fitch Rates North Miami Beach, FL\'s Utilities System Revs \'A+\'; Outlook Stable

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings assigns an \'A+\' rating to the following North Miami Beach, Florida (the city) revenue bonds: --Approximately $55 million utilities system revenue refunding bonds, series 2012. more...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Ryder to Address Raymond James Transportation Conference

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R) Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Art Garcia will present a Company update at the Raymond James Transportation Conference. Who: Ryder System, Inc. Execmore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Expanded Emergency Financial Assistance Available For Wounded Warriors

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) and Operation Homefront today announced a partnership that will extend emergency financial assistance to military service members and veterans who incurred a physicamore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Silver Airways Expands Intra-Florida Route Network

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Silver Airways, Floridas hometown airline offering more flights to more cities within the Sunshine State than any other carrier, announced today that it will further boost its intra-Florida nemore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Art2pO Revolutionizes the Art World

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Art2pO announces the worldwide launch of its website (http://www.Art2pO.com), the first of its kind for the buying and selling of art in a digital format. In the information age, this is the future of art shomore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Solar Source Installs 19 Solar Energy Systems for St. Petersburgs Sunlit City Parks Initiative

LARGO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Solar Source installed 19 solar systems for the city of St Petersburgs Sunlit City Parks Project. Almost 950 solar panels were mounted on park facilities, including the Science + Technology Educatmore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Michel R. Lynch Joins First Capital In ABL Central Region

OKLAHOMA CITY & MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Capital, a leading commercial finance company, announced the hiring of Michel R. Lynch, Vice President, in the Asset-Based Lending Central Region. Mr. Lynch will be rmore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

vAuto Expands Brand, Launches Product Line To Serve More Dealers

OAK BROOK, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- vAuto announces a company branding initiative that includes the renaming of its existing used vehicle inventory management product suite and the launch of a new product line. Since our incemore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

IKEA Tempe Celebrates Marketplace Redesign and Updated Shopping Experience with Customer Recognition, Unique Offers

TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IKEA, the worlds leading home furnishings retailer, today announced it has completed a redecoration project at its Phoenix-area store in Tempe, AZ. This redesign of the accessories marketplace updated more...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

DynCorp International to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Leveraged Finance Conference

FALLS CHURCH, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DynCorp International announced today that it will be participating in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Leveraged Finance Conference in Boca Raton, Florida on December 4, 2012, at 7:30 a.m. more...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

EverBank Financial Corp to Participate in the Goldman Sachs US Financial Services Conference 2012

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- EverBank Financial Corp (NYSE: EVER) announced today that Robert M. Clements, Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer and Steven J. Fischer, Executive Vice President & Chimore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

NorthgateArinso Announces Five-Year Contract Extension with CA Technologies

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NorthgateArinso (NGA), a leading global HR process provider, announced the extension of its six-year partnership with CA Technologies to continue providing premier HR solutions througmore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

U.S. Bank Acquires FSV Payment Systems

MINNEAPOLIS & JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- U.S. Bank, lead bank of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), today announced that it is acquiring Florida-based FSV Payment Systems, a prepaid card processing company known for its expmore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Federal Judge Awards $1.25 Million in First Malpractice Trial against VA Hospital over Contaminated Endoscope

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- After 16 months of deliberation, Federal Judge Adalberto Jordan has entered a ruling in favor of the Plaintiff in the first trial in a medical malpractice case against a United States VA Hospital for immore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Santander Consumer USA Works with CallMiner for Real-Time Compliance Monitoring

FORT MYERS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CallMiner, the leader in speech and voice of the customer analytics solutions for contact centers, announced the debut of its new real-time performance-monitoring platform, EurekaLive. more...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Foreground Security Offers Customers a Virtual Security Operations Center (V-SOC)

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Foreground Security, a cyber security consulting, training and services firm, today announced its Virtual Security Operations Center (V-SOC), a set of complementary, modular and scalable solutiomore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Wellness Solutions for Maintaining Health during the Holidays

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The holidays are here, and weight gain is on everyones mind. Being skinny, however, doesnt equate to being healthy, according to a video by Connie Gee, vice president and employee wellness strategmore...

 

Logo

11/27/2012

Memorial Healthcare System Launches Online Newsroom with Features for Consumers and Journalists

HOLLYWOOD, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Memorial Healthcare System, the fifth largest public healthcare system in the country, has launched a new online newsroom on its website MHS.net that provides the latest hospital news and infomore...

 

Logo

11/26/2012

Frank Schiraldi RPh Joins BeneCard PBF as Vice President, Business Informatics

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Michael Perry, President, BeneCard PBF, is pleased to announce that Frank Schiraldi RPh has joined the Prescription Benefit Facilitator (PBF) as Vice President of Business Informatics and will head thmore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

National Beverage Corp. Gives Shareholders $2.55 Per Share

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- National Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ:FIZZ) today confirmed that its Board of Directors has chosen to distribute $2.55 per share to its shareholders. Additionally, amidst a jubilant reception of ourmore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Account Access on the Go!

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Newport Group, a national provider of retirement and executive benefit plans, today announced the release of a mobile version of its plan participant website plandestination.com. The new site givemore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Aetna to Sell Medicare Supplement Plans in Florida

PLANTATION, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced today that its subsidiary, Aetna Life Insurance Company (Aetna), has been approved by Florida regulators to begin selling individual Medicare Supplement plans in tmore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Verlasso Harmoniously Raised Salmon Reaches a Mile High with Northeast Seafood

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Verlasso, the worlds first provider of harmoniously raised fish, and Northeast Seafood, a Denver-based seafood distributor, are now offering harmoniously raised Verlasso salmon to Rocky Mountain region more...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

United Township Becomes the First Illinois School District to Use Performance Matters Assessment and Data Management System

WINTER PARK, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Grappling with decreased local and state revenue and new, more rigorous learning standards for math and English language arts, Illinois school districts are seeking innovative ways to increase themore...

 

Logo

11/29/2012

Brightstar Corp. Launches Brightstar Financial Services

MIAMI--(BUSINESS W