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Korn Ferry Survey: Seven in 10 Executives See Better Job Prospects for 2014 College Grads Than Last Year’s Class, but More Education Required

22 Apr, 19:00

Roughly seven in 10 senior executives (67%) say job prospects are better for the undergraduate class of 2014 than what faced college grads a year ago, according to a survey conducted in April by Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY), the world’s largest executive recruiting firm and single source of leadership and talent-consulting services. The vast majority of executives (82%) readily acknowledge that jobs are still harder to come by today than when they… continue reading »

A Dozen Ways To Honor Your Everyday Heroes

22 Apr, 19:00

Nothing says ‘You’re My Hero’ like a dozen sweet treats from Krispy Kreme. Krispy Kreme® wants to help you celebrate the everyday heroes in your life with a sweet Hero Appreciation Day deal. On April 28, purchase a dozen doughnuts and get a FREE dozen of Original Glazed® doughnuts to share with your favorite heroes. Visit Heroappreciationday.com for participating US locations. Excludes Puerto Rico. (Photo: Business Wire) Join in… continue reading »

New Study: Corporate Boards Exceeding Oversight Requirements on Environmental and Social Issues

22 Apr, 19:00

Corporate boards are exceeding legal oversight requirements on environmental and social issues, with more than half of S&P 500 companies providing board level oversight of environmental and/or social issues above and beyond that required by law. Board Oversight of Sustainability Issues finds that many industries subject to scrutiny – paper, forestry, healthcare, utility companies – are among the most likely to have board oversight of… continue reading »

Brazil Fertile Ground for Free-to-Play Games

22 Apr, 18:59

Interpret, a leading entertainment, media and technology market research firm, today announced new findings from Free to Play Gaming in Brazil, a syndicated research report based on its global GameByte® study. According to the report, Brazil is an increasingly promising opportunity market for free-to-play (F2P) games. Over 51.5 million Brazilians age 13 to 65 play video games in general, and 17.2 million of those gamers play F2P games on PC.… continue reading »

Nitto: New Anti-fibrosis Drug with Molecular Targeting DDS Completed Phase-1a Dose Escalation

22 Apr, 18:58

Nitto Denko Corporation (Nitto) (TOKYO:6988) (ISIN:JP3684000007) has been developing a new RNAi based drug for treating fibrosis in liver and other organs since 2008 in collaboration with Prof.Yoshiro Niitsu of Sapporo Medical University. In June 2013, Nitto initiated a phase-1 clinical study in the US, and it is happy to announce that dosing in healthy volunteers has been completed. Currently, Nitto is advancing the drug to phase-1/2 clinical study… continue reading »

New York CityPASS: A Must-have Item for Your Big Apple Vacation Toolkit

22 Apr, 18:00

For both first-time and repeat visitors, one indispensable item for any Big Apple vacation toolkit is a New York CityPASS® ticket booklet. Not only does the booklet contain prepaid discount admission to the city’s most iconic, must-see sights, it gives vacationers front-of-the line access to some of New York City’s most popular attractions. The Cloisters museum and gardens, ©The Metropolitan Museum of Art Each New York CityPASS… continue reading »

EOS® Imaging System Installed at Meijo Hospital in Japan

22 Apr, 15:35

EOS imaging (Paris:EOSI) (Euronext, FR0011191766 – EOSI), the pioneer in 2D/3D orthopaedic medical imaging, today announced the installation of the EOS® imaging system in Japan’s leading spine medical center at Meijo Hospital in Nagoya. The installation is one of the four installations of EOS in Japan since the equipment has received market clearance. Japanese adoption of the EOS system began in December 2013 with the first installation at… continue reading »

Coca-Cola Releases ‘The World is Ours’ by Aloe Blacc X David Correy for Brand’s 2014 FIFA World CupTM Campaign

22 Apr, 13:01

Coca-Cola has joined forces with internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter Aloe Blacc, to launch ‘The World is Ours’ – a mash up of a newly written and recorded Aloe Blacc song combined with lyrics and sounds from the original version of ‘The World Is Ours’ by David Correy and Monobloco. Aloe Blacc and David Correy at the FIFA World Cup(TM) Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola experience in Los Angeles before performing 'The World is Ours' by Aloe Blacc x David… continue reading »

Shiseido Opens Research Facility Dedicated to Hair Regeneration

22 Apr, 11:00

Shiseido Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:4911) announces plans to open the Shiseido Cell-Processing and Expansion Center (SPEC) on May 1, 2014. The center, located in the in the Kobe Biomedical Innovation Cluster in Kobe, Japan, will centralize research and development on hair regenerative medicine with an aim toward commercialization. Research at Shiseido Cell-Processing and Expansion Center (Photo: Business Wire) Regenerative medicine in Japan… continue reading »

Reverend Al Sharpton Headlines ‘AIDS is a Civil Rights Issue’ Evening of Action/Town Hall Discussion Wed., April 23rd, New Mount Olive Baptist Church, Fort Lauderdale

22 Apr, 07:41

As part of its national “AIDS is a Civil Rights Issue” advocacy and awareness campaign, which was developed in response to the fact that African American and Latino communities continue to be disproportionately impacted by HIV/AIDS, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has teamed locally in South Florida for an ‘AIDS is a Civil Rights Issue Evening of Action’ on Wednesday, April 23rd with local partners including Ft. Lauderdale’s New Mount… continue reading »

Carter’s, Inc. to Report First Quarter 2014 Results on Monday, April 28, 2014

22 Apr, 07:02

Carter’s, Inc. (NYSE:CRI), the largest branded marketer in the United States of apparel exclusively for babies and young children, will report its first quarter 2014 results before the market opens on Monday, April 28, 2014. The Company will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET on this date to discuss its results and current business outlook. The call will be broadcast live via webcast. To access the webcast, please go to the investor… continue reading »

Dr Pepper Dallas Cup Tournament Winners Score $40,000 in Sports Equipment for Their Favorite Community Organizations Through Let’s Play

22 Apr, 07:00

Outlasting elite competition from around the world to win the prestigious Dr Pepper Dallas Cup is an accomplishment that eight U.S. and international youth club soccer teams will remember for a lifetime. It will also pay off in a big way for some community organizations in dire need of sports equipment, apparel and gear to keep kids involved in organized team sports. Let’s Play, a community partnership led by Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) … continue reading »

Meb Wins 2014 Boston Marathon Wearing Skechers Performance Division Footwear

22 Apr, 06:40

The Skechers Performance Division congratulates elite athlete and Olympic medalist Meb as the men’s winner of the 2014 Boston Marathon. Wearing the new Skechers GOmeb Speed 3 shoes, Meb broke his personal record with a time of 2:08:37, and is the first American male to win the Boston Marathon since 1983, and the first American since 1985. Meb crossing the finish line in his signature Skechers GOmeb Speed 3 shoes for the win at the 2014 Boston… continue reading »

Golden Leaf Pictures Co-Producing Film in China: “Shanghai Rifles”

22 Apr, 06:30

Golden Leaf Pictures and Guangdong Hua Zhi Jie Media announced the signing of a co-production for a feature film to be shot entirely in China. Shanghai Rifles will be produced by Golden Leaf Pictures’ President Gerald Olson who stated: "We are excited to work with Xin Xin Fang and her team to create an adventure based in the historic context of China during the 1870s. HZJ Films has broken new ground by partnering with Golden Leaf Pictures to make… continue reading »

Sunrise Senior Living Announces Closing of Its Recapitalization

22 Apr, 05:30

Sunrise Senior Living, LLC, announced today the closing of its previously announced recapitalization by Revera Inc. and Health Care REIT, Inc. (NYSE: HCN). Sunrise will continue managing its communities under the Sunrise brand. Sunrise’s board of directors has appointed Chris Winkle, chief operating officer, to lead the company as chief executive officer, effective today. As part of this transaction, Sunrise’s chief executive officer, Penny McIntyre,… continue reading »