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Get your outdoor spaces ready for the season with SMART Carpet and Flooring.

2015 Best of HomeAdvisor Award Winner SMART Carpet and Flooring Helps Homeowners Ready Outdoor Living Spaces for Summer

 With Memorial Day just around the corner, Americans are headed outdoors. And as homeowners consider new grills, patio furniture, outdoor...

Apr 28, 2015, 16:01 ET
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Smart & Final Stores, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results

 Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE:SFS) today reported financial results for the fiscal first quarter ended March 22,...

Apr 27, 2015, 06:00 ET

EcoFactor, Tendril, and Cadmus join the Association for DR & Smart Grid as National Town Meeting approaches

 Three more leaders in demand response and smart grid have joined the Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid (ADS), the national...

Apr 23, 2015, 16:14 ET
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Smart Meetings Announces 2015 Smart Stars Award Winners

 Smart Meetings magazine has announced the gold, silver and bronze winners of its annual Smart Stars Awards, which celebrate the premier...

Apr 23, 2015, 08:30 ET

SMART to Announce Annual and Fourth Quarter Results

Annual and Q4 Results for Fiscal 2015 to be released after Market Close on May 14, 2015 CALGARY, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - SMART...

Apr 20, 2015, 16:05 ET
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Smart & Final Stores, Inc. Announces Closing of Secondary Offering

 Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SFS) today announced the closing of an underwritten public offering of 10.0 million shares of its common...

Apr 15, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Smart & Final Stores, Inc. To Announce First Quarter 2015 Financial Results On Tuesday, April 28th

 Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SFS), today announced that it will report its financial results for the first quarter ended March 22,...

Apr 14, 2015, 20:30 ET
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Smart & Final Stores, Inc. Announces Pricing of Secondary Offering

 Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SFS) today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 10.0 million shares of its common...

Apr 09, 2015, 08:30 ET

Study Says Educators Want Schools to Better Prepare Students for the Workplace

- Administrators, teachers, students and parents call for more emphasis on collaboration skills and problem-solving to meet employers' needs...

Apr 06, 2015, 08:30 ET
Top off Spring Cleaning with new flooring from SMART Carpet and Flooring.

SMART Carpet and Flooring Cures Spring Fever with Attractive, Versatile Flooring Options for Renovation-minded Homeowners

 The experts at SMART Carpet and Flooring (http://www.smartcarpet.com) know that when spring is in the air, homeowners often think about new...

Apr 02, 2015, 17:23 ET
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Smart Campaign Announces Enhancements To Client Protection Certification Program

 The Smart Campaign, a global movement to embed a set of client protection principles into the fabric of the microfinance industry, today...

Mar 30, 2015, 10:00 ET

Smart Balance Announces Dairy Free Butter

 Smart Balance, a pioneering leader in great tasting and heart healthier foods, today announced that it is transitioning its flagship line of...

Mar 26, 2015, 08:00 ET

2015: When English Canada Starts Talking About Austerity?

Smart Change campaign tackles agenda of cuts and corporate handouts TORONTO, March 26, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - They're talking about it in Athens,...

Mar 25, 2015, 10:00 ET

SGCC's Survey Reveals Awareness and Attitudes Toward Smart Grid-Enabled Programs and Technologies

The Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative (SGCC) released the findings of its Consumer Pulse survey, gleaning insights on consumer awareness,...

Mar 25, 2015, 07:00 ET

Darby Smart Launches Artisanal Marketplace Where Consumers Can Buy DIY Supplies & Handmade Goods From Indie Designers

 Darby Smart, the online marketplace that offers everything from supplies to complete DIY projects, today announced an expanded offering where...

Mar 18, 2015, 16:01 ET
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Smart & Final Stores, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results

 Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE:SFS) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended...

Mar 18, 2015, 11:30 ET

SMART Technologies Announces Support for Microsoft Skype for Business

SMART Room Systems for Microsoft Lync to interoperate with Skype for Business ORLANDO, FL, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - SMART Technologies...

Mar 16, 2015, 08:00 ET

SMART Introduces Comprehensive New Support Services for Business Customers

Three new options of support services available – designed to limit downtimes and optimize return on investment ORLANDO, FL, March 16, 2015...

Mar 09, 2015, 11:00 ET

SEB Acquires the Paradigm Group of Companies to Strengthen Presence in Western Canada

REGINA, March 9, 2015 /CNW/ - Smart Employee Benefits, Inc. ("SEB") (TSX VENTURE:SEB)  today completed its acquisition of Regina-based...

Mar 03, 2015, 08:35 ET
SMART Carpet and Flooring launches referral program

SMART Carpet and Flooring Referral Program Keeps It Simple: Fill Out Online Form, Earn $50 When Referrals Make a Purchase

 SMART Carpet and Flooring (http://www.smartcarpet.com) has built such a prominent reputation for satisfying customers that referrals have...