Press Releases

  • MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 26, 2014-- Canon Solutions America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., today announced that Strahm Automation and Mailing Services has acquired an Océ ColorStream ® 3500 high-speed, digital inkjet press. Founded in 1913 as a simple print shop, Kansas City- based Strahm Automation and Mailing Services evolved from a traditional offset printing company to a print-and-mail operation by the 1990 s.

  • Research and Markets: Canada Wealth Report 2014 Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 8:34 AM ET

    DUBLIN---- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the " Canada Wealth Report 2014" report to their offering.

  • DUBLIN---- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Insight Report: Product Innovation in Wealth Management" report to their offering. Product innovation is increasingly becoming the key to gain market share, as web-based wealth management platforms disrupt the business structures of the traditional wealth management market.

  • NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Starboard Value LP, one of the largest shareholders of Darden Restaurants, Inc., with beneficial ownership of approximately 8.8% of the outstanding common stock of the Company, today announced that Institutional Shareholder Services, a leading independent proxy voting advisory firm, has recommended that Darden shareholders vote on Starboard's WHITE proxy card to elect all twelve of Starboard's highly qualified nominees, Betsy S. Atkins, Margaret Shan Atkins, Jean M. Birch, Bradley D. Blum, Peter A. Feld, James P. Fogarty, Cynthia T. Jamison, William H. Lenehan, Lionel L. Nowell, III, Jeffrey C. Smith, Charles M. Sonsteby, and Alan N. Stillman, to the Darden Board of Directors at the upcoming 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.

  • Skillz Secures an Additional $6 Million in Funding Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO---- Skillz, the worldwide leader in mobile eSports, today announced it has raised $6 million in financing led by Atlas Venture.

  • FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn., Sept. 26, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- An innovative new social network called ThePortalz.com takes a leap forward by taking a step back from social openness. "Facebook users, college students, Businesses and people in general who care about online privacy are signing up and trying The Portalz," teenage co-founder Julianna Yee says.

  • Sallie Mae Declares Series A Dividend Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    NEWARK, Del.---- Sallie Mae, the nation’ s saving, planning and paying for college company, announced a 2014 fourth-quarter dividend on its Preferred Stock Series A of $0.87125 per share. On April 30, 2014, Sallie Mae had approximately 3.3 million shares of Preferred Stock Series A, and 4 million shares of Preferred Stock Series B outstanding.

  • CARLSTADT, N.J., Sept. 26, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Jinpan International Limited, a leading designer, manufacturer, and distributor of cast resin transformers, today announced that its Board of Directors has established a special committee to consider the preliminary, non-binding proposal letter dated September 21, 2014 from Zhiyuan Li, the Company's Chairman of the Board of Directors, President, and Chief Executive Officer and FNOF E&M Investment Limited, to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of the Company not currently owned by the Buyer Parties in a going private transaction.

  • The New Paradigm in Digital Out-of-Home Media Comes to Boardwalk. NASHVILLE, Tenn.---- NeXovation, Inc., announced today the launch of its first broadcast out-of-home network, Impactivate Networks, along the Atlantic City Boardwalk.

  • Planet Fitness Voted #1 Health Club in Michigan City Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    MICHIGAN CITY, Ind., Sept. 26, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgement Free Zone ® and affordable prices, was voted the #1 health club in Michigan City by News Dispatch readers.

  • NEW YORK---- NOOK Media LCC, a subsidiary of Barnes& Noble, Inc., today announced that NOOK has won the Internet Marketing Association’ s‘ Innovative Brand Award’ for 2014. The prestigious award was presented to NOOK at IMPACT14, the IMA’ s annual conference and awards in Las Vegas, in recognition of the successful omni-channel launch campaign for the new Samsung Galaxy Tab ® 4 NOOK ®.

  • CALABASAS, Calif.---- Marcus& Millichap, Inc., a leading national brokerage firm specializing in commercial real estate investment sales, financing and research and advisory services, today announced that Marty Louie, Chief Financial Officer, and Hessam Nadji, Senior Vice President& Chief Strategy Officer, will present at the JMP Securities Financial Services& Real Estate Conference, to be held September 30, 2014 at 10:30am ET at the St.

  • TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 26, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- For health plans, staying on top of The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services' Part C and Part D regulatory reporting requirements can be a labor-intensive and time-consuming job.

  • TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 26, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Concentrix Corporation is expanding its Tempe, Arizona, presence and opening a new flagship global services delivery center to keep pace with its rapid growth from both new and existing clients.

  • --T-cell Killing of Human Gastric and Pancreatic Cancer Cell Lines Enhanced With Interferon-α--.

  • GENiSYSS Announces Launch of Products to Store Life Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 26, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- On September 26 and 27, two events change the way we think about DNA:. GENiSYSS announces an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign from September 26 through November 2 launching DNA storage never before available to the public together with digital memory and custom software.

  • Pep Boys President & CEO Mike Odell Resigns Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    PHILADELPHIA---- The Pep Boys- Manny, Moe& Jack, the nation's leading automotive aftermarket retail and service chain, announced the resignation of President& CEO and Director Mike Odell.

  • SAN DIEGO---- Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated announces that Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, has received approval for NOXAFIL ® 300 mg Concentrate for Solution for Infusion from the European Medicines Agency.

  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.---- Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc., a company specializing in owning, acquiring, financing, developing, renovating, leasing and managing income producing assets, such as community centers, neighborhood centers, strip centers and free-standing retail properties, announced today that the Company has assumed a contract previously entered into by Wheeler Interests, LLC, an affiliated company, to acquire Bryan Station, a 67,177 square foot retail center for a purchase price of approximately $6.1 million, or $90.80 per leasable square foot.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is challenging diagnosed victims or their family members to call them at 866-714-6466 before hiring an attorney to advance a mesothelioma compensation claim, because as the Center would like to explain, the lawyers they suggest typically get the best compensation results for their clients nationwide. http://MesotheliomaCompensationCenter.Com.