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Jul 31, 2015, 13:36 ET

U-Save Car & Truck Rental and LeFleur Transporation team up with Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area on a build in Canton, MS

TSX-V Trading Symbol: FSN RIDGELAND, MS, July 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - FRANCHISE SERVICES OF NORTH AMERICA INC. ("FSNA" or the "Company") (FSN.V)...

Jul 30, 2015, 16:19 ET

Today's Veterinary Practice is now the Official Journal of the North American Veterinary Community

 Today's Veterinary Practice, the free peer-reviewed journal and website for veterinary professionals, faculty and students, is now the...

Jul 30, 2015, 14:58 ET
Soyfoods Association of North America Logo.

Avian Flu Forces Manufacturers to Find Egg Replacements, Many Turn to Soy

 U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack testified before Congress on July 22 that the federal government is "planning for a circumstance where...

Jul 30, 2015, 11:11 ET

North European Oil Royalty Trust Announces The Distribution For The Third Quarter Of Fiscal 2015

 The Trustees of North European Oil Royalty Trust (NYSE: NRT) announced today a quarterly distribution of $0.36 per unit for the third quarter...

Jul 30, 2015, 06:33 ET
Energy Storage North America (ESNA) is the largest grid energy storage event in North America

Energy Storage North America 2015 Announces Full Program - Early Bird Ends 7/31

Energy Storage North America (ESNA), the most influential gathering of policy, technology and market leaders in energy storage, has finalized its...

Jul 29, 2015, 14:55 ET

North-American Interfraternity Conference Endorses Fair Campus and Safe Campus Acts

 The North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) today announced its support for both the Safe Campus Act and the Fair Campus Act, two...

Jul 29, 2015, 14:44 ET

Icom First to EPA Certify Key Propane Fleet Platforms

Icom North America, LLC of New Hudson Michigan extends its Propane Autogas Fleet Offerings with 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016 3.7 engine Ford Police...

Jul 29, 2015, 13:43 ET
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. Logo.

Porsche achieves successful growth in first half of 2015

 In the first half of 2015, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG had the most successful half-year in the company's history with new record figures for...

Jul 28, 2015, 16:59 ET
Delaware North, founded and owned by the Jacobs family for 100 years, is a global leader in hospitality and food service with operations in the sports, travel hospitality, restaurants and catering, parks, resorts, gaming and specialty retail industries. Its portfolio includes high-profile locations such as sports stadiums, entertainment complexes, national parks, restaurants, airports, and top regional casinos. The company also owns award-winning destination resorts and premium restaurants and catering services. Delaware North has annual revenue exceeding $3 billion with 60,000 employee associates serving half a billion guests in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia.

Delaware North develops stewardship and vocational job-training program to maintain and rehabilitate park structures

 Delaware North, a global hospitality and food service company operating in multiple state and national parks, has launched a program to help...

Jul 28, 2015, 10:50 ET

Media Companies Named in New Report for Political Contributions to Anti-Immigrant Policy Makers

A new report release today exposed multichannel video program distributors (MVPDS) and other companies for their financial support of...

Jul 28, 2015, 10:00 ET
IQAir is the world's technology leader in high-performance air purification.

IQAir video awarded two first place wins in 2015 Telly Awards

 IQAir North America, Inc. ( was honored recently with two first-place awards for its latest online video in the 36th...

Jul 28, 2015, 09:00 ET

North American Cannabis Holdings Spins-Off Healthcare Operations In Transaction To Include Shareholder Dividend

North American Cannabis Holdings, Inc. (OTC: USMJ) today announced executing an agreement to spin-off its healthcare operations in a transaction...

Jul 28, 2015, 07:35 ET

North Castle Partners Invests in Barry's Bootcamp

 North Castle Partners and Barry's Bootcamp announced today that North Castle has made a strategic investment in Barry's Bootcamp, the boutique...

Jul 27, 2015, 11:31 ET

M&M'S® New Ad Makes 'Eating In Bed' Irresistible

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J., July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- How irresistible are M&M'S Chocolate Candies? So much so, sometimes you just want them...

Jul 27, 2015, 07:30 ET

North Castle Partners Invests In SmartyPants Vitamins

 North Castle Partners and SmartyPants Vitamins announced today that the private equity firm has made a growth investment in the burgeoning...

Jul 24, 2015, 09:15 ET
Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States and Mexico through nearly 700 dealers. Operations in Mexico are managed by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City. For more information on Mazda vehicles, including photography and B-roll, please visit the online Mazda media center at

Mazda Donates MX-5 Launch Edition to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®

 Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today announced that the exclusive 2016 MX-5 Launch Edition donated by Mazda Drive for Good® to...

Jul 23, 2015, 15:26 ET
Intersolar North America attendance rose to 18,000 visitors for its eighth annual event in San Francisco, which featured more than 520 exhibitors.

Intersolar North America 2015 concludes with high traffic and high value business deals

As the United States' solar market looks to maintain its record-breaking growth, around 18,000 verified visitors from more than 80 countries filled...

Jul 23, 2015, 10:00 ET
Refreshed 2016 Mazda6 Took Top Segment Honors in J.D. Power APEAL Awards

Mazda6, CX-5 Earn Best-In-Segment Accolades in J.D. Power APEAL Survey

Both the current-generation midsize Mazda6 sedan and compact CX-5 crossover have won praise throughout the automotive industry for their style,...

Jul 22, 2015, 13:00 ET
The Porsche Macan - in its first year included in the study - ranks highest in the J.D. Power 'APEAL' study 'Compact Premium SUV' segment.

Porsche Ranks Highest Among Nameplates in J.D. Power 'APEAL' Study for Eleventh Consecutive Year

For the eleventh year in a row, U.S. customers have rated Porsche highest among all nameplates in the industry in the 20th edition of the J.D....

Jul 21, 2015, 13:48 ET

Sal Calandra Elected to ISBT Board of Directors

Sal Calandra, Head of Quality & Food Safety of Linde LLC, was elected to the International Society of Beverage Technologists (ISBT) board of...