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Realty ONE Group Tops Industry List for Largest Growth in Sales Volume

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:20pm

1 for year-over-year sales volume growth at 22.5 percent, far and above other national real estate franchisors, in T3 Sixty's comprehensive annual Real Estate Almanac.

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  • 1 for year-over-year sales volume growth at 22.5 percent, far and above other national real estate franchisors, in T3 Sixty's comprehensive annual Real Estate Almanac.
  • "Realty ONE Group's strong 22.5 percent sales volume growth was largely as a result of actual significant new franchise sales," the research firm said in a statement about the results.
  • During the first quarter of stellar growth, the company also saw closed transactions up 32% and sales volume up 28%, both year-over-year.
  • Realty ONE Group is surging ahead, opening doors, not only for its clients but for real estate professionals and franchise owners.

Berger Montague Investigates Securities Fraud Class Action Claims Against Tivity Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: TVTY); Lead Plaintiff Deadline is April 27, 2020

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:18pm

PHILADELPHIA, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Berger Montague is investigating securities fraud claims against Tivity Health, Inc. ("Tivity" or the "Company") on behalf of all purchasers of Tivity common stock (NASDAQ: TVTY) between March 8, 2019 and February 19, 2020 (the "Class Period").

Key Points: 
  • PHILADELPHIA, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Berger Montague is investigating securities fraud claims against Tivity Health, Inc. ("Tivity" or the "Company") on behalf of all purchasers of Tivity common stock (NASDAQ: TVTY) between March 8, 2019 and February 19, 2020 (the "Class Period").
  • If you purchased Tivity common stock during the Class Period, you may seek Court appointment as lead plaintiff to represent other injured investors in a class action.
  • Berger Montague , with offices in Philadelphia, Minneapolis, Washington, D.C., and San Diego, has been a pioneer in securities class action litigation since its founding in 1970.
  • Berger Montague has represented individual and institutional investors for five decades and serves as lead counsel in courts throughout the United States.

Enovational Team Helps Save Maryland Small Businesses

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:15pm

The Maryland Department of Commerce (Maryland DoC) spearheaded the effort to offer vital relief funding to small business owners, and initially sought to build intake forms with third-party applications.

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  • The Maryland Department of Commerce (Maryland DoC) spearheaded the effort to offer vital relief funding to small business owners, and initially sought to build intake forms with third-party applications.
  • After finding that available form building software was not going to cut it, the Maryland DoC turned to the Maryland Department of Information Technology (Maryland DoIT).
  • Maryland DoIT offered the service of the Maryland OneStop, Maryland's new statewide initiative for licensing and permitting, and requested support from Enovational, the team who designed and architected the application.
  • The team is using Salesforce solutions to help the VA government save small businesses.

Public Safety Market Research Report: Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2025

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:15pm

DUBLIN, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Public Safety Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2020-2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Public Safety Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2020-2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The global public safety market was valued at USD 11.15 billion in 2019, and it is expected to reach USD 50.64 billion by 2025, registering a CAGR of 29.9.%, during the forecast period of (2020-2025).
  • In addition, data security concerns due to the evident threat of cyber-attacks on public safety and security systems also persist.
  • The concerns over privacy and surveillance have also been recognized as major challenges for public safety companies to adopt software solutions.

State of Michigan Licensed and Certified Service expands online ordering and contactless delivery cannabis platform in Michigan

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:14pm

MiCannaDelivery.com not only provides convenient online ordering and secure, contactless delivery of cannabis products directly to homes, but it also offers educational support through a virtual chat with expert customer service specialists via phone, FaceTime, Skype and other platforms.

Key Points: 
  • MiCannaDelivery.com not only provides convenient online ordering and secure, contactless delivery of cannabis products directly to homes, but it also offers educational support through a virtual chat with expert customer service specialists via phone, FaceTime, Skype and other platforms.
  • Similar to services such as Amazon.com bring to their customers, MiCannadelivery.com is extending the same efficiency in service to the state of Michigan for legal, lab tested, and state certified cannabis.
  • The service is among the first to be officially licensed by the Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency for curbside pickup and expanded online ordering and home delivery.
  • The state is doing its part to make access to safe cannabis products easier, while complying with current safety regulations and stay-at-home protocols.

Rebooking a Trip with Vouchers? You Should Still Consider Travel Insurance, says Squaremouth

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:11pm

Travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth.com, says there is one big reason to purchase travel insurance for trips booked with vouchers, and explains how these policies can be affordable.

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  • Travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth.com, says there is one big reason to purchase travel insurance for trips booked with vouchers, and explains how these policies can be affordable.
  • Travelers using vouchers to book future international travel can purchase a policy for medical care if they fall ill or get injured on their trip.
  • If a traveler rebooks their trip using only travel vouchers, they will have no or limited expenses to insure.
  • SQUAREMOUTHcompares travel insurance policies from every major travel insurance provider in the United States.

Skills Training and Job Placement Company Raises $3.6M to Help Displaced Workers Transition to Health Care Roles

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:10pm

"Our health care system was already facing profound skills gaps well before the outbreak of COVID-19, and now those shortfalls are in sharp relief as our nation's health care workers fight this global pandemic," said Chris Hedrick, CEO of NextStep.

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  • "Our health care system was already facing profound skills gaps well before the outbreak of COVID-19, and now those shortfalls are in sharp relief as our nation's health care workers fight this global pandemic," said Chris Hedrick, CEO of NextStep.
  • Demand for health care jobs continues to grow even as the broader economy enters recession, as the nation's health care system faces unprecedented strain.
  • NextStep's unique program, free to students and supported by employers, is helping to retrain workers in distressed industries as Certified Nursing Assistants, the most in-demand role in health care.
  • More than 200 health care employers nationally have signed up in the first week since the certificate's launch, extending access to over 10,000 caregivers.

ESPN to deliver live coverage of Torque Esports' online racing

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:06pm

MIAMI, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Torque Esports' (OTCQB: MLLLF) (TSXV: GAME) virtual esports racing series will be shown live on TV for the first time in a new broadcast partnership with the Disney-owned, ESPN.

Key Points: 
  • MIAMI, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Torque Esports' (OTCQB: MLLLF) (TSXV: GAME) virtual esports racing series will be shown live on TV for the first time in a new broadcast partnership with the Disney-owned, ESPN.
  • "When we debuted our esports racing events, our live streaming numbers were off the charts, and now our agreement with ESPN along with our entire international broadcast package is taking virtual racing to an unprecedented global audience.
  • "This is an incredible opportunity for Torque Esports to introduce this genre of racing to new fans around the world.
  • Torque focuses on three areas - esports data provision, esport tournament hosting and esports racing.

Two Million Surgical Masks Donated by Las Vegas Sands Arrive in New York, Nevada

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:05pm

LAS VEGAS, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Two million surgical masks donated by Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) arrived in Albany, New York this morning where 500 boxes, containing one million masks were unloaded for distribution to health care providers and first responders attacking the COVID-19 crisis on the front lines.

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  • LAS VEGAS, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Two million surgical masks donated by Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) arrived in Albany, New York this morning where 500 boxes, containing one million masks were unloaded for distribution to health care providers and first responders attacking the COVID-19 crisis on the front lines.
  • After leaving New York, the 767 aircraft owned by Las Vegas Sands Chairman Sheldon G. Adelson and sent to Guangzhou, China to transport the protective gear, arrived in Las Vegas with an additional one million masks for front-line crisis response in Nevada.
  • In total, Sands has donated more than 2.5 million pieces of personal protection equipment to Nevada, New York, California and Massachusetts.
  • Our properties include The Venetian Resort and Sands Expo in Las Vegas, and the iconic Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

Chemistree Updates Strategic Review Initiatives - Grants Incentive Stock Options

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:00pm

During March, the Company continued the Washington State expansion and reconfiguration of the Sedro Woolley facility operated by Sugarleaf.

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  • During March, the Company continued the Washington State expansion and reconfiguration of the Sedro Woolley facility operated by Sugarleaf.
  • The expansion will add approximately 30% to the cultivation area and will allow for significant streamlining of pre- and post- production facilities.
  • The expansion of the facility has thus ceased at approximately 60% complete, pending inspections for building and electrical work.
  • Pursuant to the Company's stock option plan Chemistree has granted options to purchase 1,450,000 common shares at $0.06 per share to certain eligible directors, officers and consultants.

One Park Condo Donates 1,000 Face Masks to Cliffside Park's First Responders

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:00pm

CLIFFSIDE PARK, N.J., April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Luxury condo residence One Park has announced that it has donated 1,000 face masks to Cliffside Park's Mayor's Office to be distributed to the community's police and fire departments and other essential workers.

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  • CLIFFSIDE PARK, N.J., April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Luxury condo residence One Park has announced that it has donated 1,000 face masks to Cliffside Park's Mayor's Office to be distributed to the community's police and fire departments and other essential workers.
  • They have also distributed face masks to all healthcare facilities within a five mile radius of One Park.
  • Units offer spacious living arrangements featuring from one to four bedrooms and up to 2,983 square feet of living space.
  • One Park is a recognized leader in world class architecture and dramatic views in the Bergen County community.

Veridian Named HighJump New Partner of the Year

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:00pm

CHICAGO, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Veridian, a technology and services company specializing in the software selection, implementation, and optimization of supply chain systems today announces it has been named New Partner of the Year by HighJump, part of global technology group Krber.

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  • CHICAGO, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Veridian, a technology and services company specializing in the software selection, implementation, and optimization of supply chain systems today announces it has been named New Partner of the Year by HighJump, part of global technology group Krber.
  • "It is an honor to have been selected as Krber's 2020 New Partner of the Year.
  • Veridian places extreme value on providing the best, most impactful services for our customers," said Jason Rosing, Managing Partner of Veridian.
  • Partner of the year recipients are selected from a network of certified partners revolutionizing supply chains through the adoption of Krber's solutions.

Sweet Leaf Tea Available Online for Purchase

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:00pm

The Sweet Leaf Products Available Online include:

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  • The Sweet Leaf Products Available Online include:
    Texas Honey Tea: We brewed semi-sweet black tea with organic honey to bring you one classic and deliciously Southern favorite: Texas honey tea.
  • Mint & Honey Green Tea: We brewed a premium green tea with mint and organic honey, for a refreshing Sweet Leaf original.
  • Half & Half Lemonade Tea: Black tea and lemonade combine for one delicious and classically Southern tea.
  • Peach Iced Tea: Sweet and satisfying organic black tea is balanced by a refreshing peach taste.

Global Patient Engagement Solutions Market Study, 2020-2027 - Exponential Growth Anticipated due to the Adoption of M-Health, Improved Healthcare Services, Enhanced Patient Education

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:00pm

The global patient engagement solutions market size is expected to reach USD 41.7 billion by 2027, registering a CAGR of 17.3% over the forecast period.

Key Points: 
  • The global patient engagement solutions market size is expected to reach USD 41.7 billion by 2027, registering a CAGR of 17.3% over the forecast period.
  • The market is expected to register exponential growth due to the adoption of m-health, increasing prevalence of chronic conditions such as diabetes, asthma, and arthritis, improved healthcare services, enhanced patient education, patient data tracking, and diagnostic treatment.
  • Such initiatives are anticipated to drive the demand for these services over the forecast period.
  • New product/solution development, partnerships, mergers, acquisitions, strategic collaborations, and geographical penetration are some of the key strategies adopted by market players
    3.2 Penetration & Growth Prospect Mapping by Technology, 2019

Future FinTech announces the completion of headquarters relocation to Beijing

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:00pm

BEIJING, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire / -- Future FinTech Group Inc. (NASDAQ: FTFT) ("Future FinTech", "FTFT" or "the Company"), a leading blockchain e-commerce and financial technology company, announced today that the Company has relocated its headquarters from Xi'an City to Beijing.

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  • BEIJING, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire / -- Future FinTech Group Inc. (NASDAQ: FTFT) ("Future FinTech", "FTFT" or "the Company"), a leading blockchain e-commerce and financial technology company, announced today that the Company has relocated its headquarters from Xi'an City to Beijing.
  • On March 30, 2020, the Company announced that its headquarters would be moved from Xi'an to Beijing.
  • Today the Company has completed the relocation work and the new address of our headquarters is: Room 2103, 21st Floor, SK Tower.
  • About Future FinTech Group Inc.
    Future FinTech Group Inc. ("Future FinTech", "FTFT" or the "Company") is a leading blockchain technology R&D and application company incorporated in Florida.

Business And Community Leaders Urge FHWA To Keep Off-Highway Food Open For Truck Drivers

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:58pm

Off-highway restaurants and foodservice operations are struggling to remain open, with sales generally down 50 percent or more.

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  • Off-highway restaurants and foodservice operations are struggling to remain open, with sales generally down 50 percent or more.
  • The coalition acknowledged FHWA's recent decision to temporarily not enforce the longstanding ban on commercial activities at Interstate rest areas with respect to food trucks.
  • The coalition did not ask the FHWA to withdraw the non-enforcement notice, but did urge that food trucks operate at rest areas where there are no other nearby options for truck drivers.
  • "If there are places where truck drivers are finding it difficult to find something to eat, we don't oppose food trucks at rest areas.

Pizza Inn's Sales Soar with New Contactless Buffet To Go Option

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:58pm

Pizza Inn's recent online sales growth was largely driven by guests taking advantage of the new Contactless Buffet To Go offers.

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  • Pizza Inn's recent online sales growth was largely driven by guests taking advantage of the new Contactless Buffet To Go offers.
  • "Our fans have shown great support since the launch of our Contactless Buffet To Go.
  • For contactless delivery orders, Pizza Inn takes drop-off instructions from guests and then:
    Drops the order off in the requested area.
  • Every pizza on the Contactless Buffet To Go allows guests to choose a different pizza for each half.

American Homes 4 Rent Announces Dates of First Quarter 2020 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:50pm

American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE: AMH) is a leader in the single-family home rental industry and "American Homes 4 Rent" is fast becoming a nationally recognized brand for rental homes, known for high-quality, good value and tenant satisfaction.

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  • American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE: AMH) is a leader in the single-family home rental industry and "American Homes 4 Rent" is fast becoming a nationally recognized brand for rental homes, known for high-quality, good value and tenant satisfaction.
  • We are an internally managed Maryland real estate investment trust, or REIT, focused on acquiring, developing, renovating, leasing, and operating attractive, single-family homes as rental properties.
  • As of December 31, 2019, we owned 52,552 single-family properties in selected submarkets in 22 states.

(N95 Respirators and Other Surgical Masks) Impact of Airborne Diseases on the $1 Billion Masks Market: TBRC

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:50pm

LONDON, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Rise in outbreak of airborne diseases contributed to the growth of the masks market.

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  • LONDON, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Rise in outbreak of airborne diseases contributed to the growth of the masks market.
  • Read More On The Business Research Company's Masks (N95 Respirators And Other Surgical Masks) Market Report:
    The market for N95 respirators and other surgical masks (face masks) consists of sales of N95 respirators and other surgical face masks used as personal protective equipment to protect the wearer from airborne particles and from liquid contaminating the face.
  • Disposable surgical face masks are often perceived to have protective advantages over reusable surgical face masks as they must be immediately discarded as bio-hazardous materials.
  • Request A Free Sample Of The Masks (N95 Respirators And Other Surgical Masks) Market Report:
    The masks market is segmented by type into N95 respirator, common grade surgical mask, and others (comfort masks/dust masks).

Nerve Repair and Regeneration Markets, 2020-2024 Featuring Profiles of Axogen, Baxter, Boston Scientific, Livanova, Integra Lifesciences, Medtronic, Abbott Laboratories, Stryker, and More

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:45pm

The global nerve repair and regeneration market is expected to grow with a CAGR of 13% from 2019 to 2024.

Key Points: 
  • The global nerve repair and regeneration market is expected to grow with a CAGR of 13% from 2019 to 2024.
  • The study includes the nerve repair and regeneration market size and forecast for the global nerve repair and regeneration market through 2024, segmented by product, application, end users, and region.
  • Growth opportunities: Analysis on growth opportunities in different applications and regions for nerve repair and regeneration in the global nerve repair and regeneration market.
  • Strategic analysis: This includes M&A, new product development, and competitive landscape for, nerve repair and regeneration in the global nerve repair and regeneration market.

Spavia community gives back to first responders and healthcare workers

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:44pm

DENVER, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Spavia, an innovative leader in affordable luxury spa experiences, is donating spa treatments to first responders and healthcare workers currently serving communities amid the COVID-19 national emergency.

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  • DENVER, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Spavia, an innovative leader in affordable luxury spa experiences, is donating spa treatments to first responders and healthcare workers currently serving communities amid the COVID-19 national emergency.
  • "Community involvement and giving back have always been of great importance to Spavia.
  • At many locations, Spavia members are actively donating their own monthly treatments, including Spavia's premier 60-minute massage and facials.
  • To make a donation for the first responders and healthcare community, learn more about Spavia and its services, or find a location near you, please visit https://spaviadayspa.com .

Statement - CMA supports AMA's pursuit of due process and fair negotiations

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:43pm

OTTAWA, April 9, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) rallies in support of the Alberta Medical Association's (AMA) court challenge to protect the Charter rights of physicians in Alberta.

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  • OTTAWA, April 9, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) rallies in support of the Alberta Medical Association's (AMA) court challenge to protect the Charter rights of physicians in Alberta.
  • We understand that despite repeated efforts by the AMA to achieve a negotiated agreement or to initiate arbitration, physicians in Alberta were denied access to a meaningful and effective process of negotiation and, failing agreement, to an independent third-party dispute resolution process.
  • It's disappointing for the medical community in particular amid the fight against COVID-19 to have to resort to court challenges.
  • We're seeing tremendous efforts by physicians and all health care workers to care for those fallen ill with the virus, while looking after patients who continue to require immediate care.

Digital Air Strike Virtual Retailing Technology Helps Businesses During COVID-19

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:39pm

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Air Strike , the leading consumer engagement technology company, today announced a new Virtual Retailing Program that allows businesses to interact and transact with customers through video, AI, social media, and automation.

Key Points: 
  • SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Air Strike , the leading consumer engagement technology company, today announced a new Virtual Retailing Program that allows businesses to interact and transact with customers through video, AI, social media, and automation.
  • The company's Virtual Retailing technology is especially beneficial to businesses considered essential services, including automobile dealerships and home healthcare providers.
  • Digital Air Strike developed a resources page at www.digitalairstrike.com/commitment with downloadable content for businesses, industry updates, and examples of dealerships using video to communicate with customers.
  • Digital Air Strike is the leading social media, intelligent lead response technology and consumer engagement company helping businesses increase consumer response and conversions in digital and social media environments while generating measurable ROI.

Bio-based Platform Chemicals Industry Assessment, 2020-2025: Rising Demand from the Pharmaceutical Industry

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:30pm

The major factors driving the growth of the market studied are rising demand from the pharmaceutical industry and stringent government regulations on conventional petroleum-based products.

Key Points: 
  • The major factors driving the growth of the market studied are rising demand from the pharmaceutical industry and stringent government regulations on conventional petroleum-based products.
  • The bio-based platform chemicals market is a consolidated market, where few players account for a significant portion of the market demand.
  • Moreover, stringent regulations related to petroleum-based platform chemicals, and depletion of fossil fuel reserves further provides growth opportunity for the bio-based platform chemicals market in the region.
  • Hence, all such factors are likely to drive the demand for bio-based platform chemicals in the region, during the forecast period.

Small Business Owners See Expanded Use of Contactless, Some Increases in Sales During COVID-19

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:26pm

In a survey of small business owners conducted in late March, almost 40 percent reported that their business operations area closed temporarily or indefinitely.

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  • In a survey of small business owners conducted in late March, almost 40 percent reported that their business operations area closed temporarily or indefinitely.
  • For those that remain open, the environment is challenging; almost half have experienced a decrease in sales.
  • Thirty-one percent of businesses report an increase in sales, with healthcare leading the way.
  • Twenty-four percent of small business owners that are still open saw an increase in debit card use.

OmniSYS Provides Free Resource to Help Pharmacies Operationalize COVID-19 Testing

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:20pm

"During a national emergency like COVID-19, it's essential for everyone to do what they can to support each other.

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  • "During a national emergency like COVID-19, it's essential for everyone to do what they can to support each other.
  • We are uniquely positioned to support clinical services at pharmacies, and we want help ease the burden for pharmacists on the front lines by sharing our expertise on how to operationalize COVID-19 testing encounters without pharmacies having to worry about the cost," said John King, OmniSYS chief executive officer.
  • The OmniSYS Training Center provides contracting, credentialing, documentation and reimbursement guidance for pharmacists in their role as providers of care.
  • Formalizing approval for COVID-19 testing to be administered by pharmacists was a logical next step to help increase access to a critical public health resource during this time of crisis."

Keyrenter Property Management Franchise System Expands to Missouri

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:15pm

MIDVALE, Utah, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Keyrenter Property Management , a nationwide leader in residential property management, is growing its presence in the Midwest.

Key Points: 
  • MIDVALE, Utah, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Keyrenter Property Management , a nationwide leader in residential property management, is growing its presence in the Midwest.
  • To request a comprehensive analysis of your rental property call Danielle at (636) 707-2000 or visit Keyrenter St. Charles Property Management.
  • For more information about Keyrenter Property Management franchise opportunities, please visit https://keyrenter.com/franchise/ .
  • Keyrenter Property Management, based in Midvale, Utah, is the nation's leading residential property management franchise.

loanDepot donates $1M to support nearly 20,000 COVID-19 impacted individuals and families nationwide; will also provide immediate relief to first responders and medical personnel

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:15pm

"Our community outreach efforts have been designed to support as many in-need individuals as possible," said Hsieh.

Key Points: 
  • "Our community outreach efforts have been designed to support as many in-need individuals as possible," said Hsieh.
  • "First, we want to ensure that families locally and nationwide that have been impacted by COVID-19 have food on their tables.
  • The company's $1 million donation has been carefully designed to provide immediate impact to local and national communities.
  • Support includes:
    Providing direct stipends for food, utilities and other basic needs of up to 1,200 Orange County-based COVID-19 impacted families.

Specialty Physicians Predict More Pain Ahead in the Battle Against COVID-19

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:15pm

In the third wave, based on the responses of 252 specialists gathered on April 3rd, the impact to physicians has been intense and escalating.

Key Points: 
  • In the third wave, based on the responses of 252 specialists gathered on April 3rd, the impact to physicians has been intense and escalating.
  • The offset to patient volume is placing enormous financial strain on office-based practices, particularly for dermatologists and gastroenterologists who are heavily reliant on elective procedures.
  • Products that require administration by a healthcare professional, such as Sun Dermatology's Ilumya for psoriasis, also face a challenging scenario.
  • Specialty reports are available for dermatology, gastroenterology, nephrology, neurology, rheumatology, and primary care physicians.

Automated Mining Equipment Market Insights, 2020-2025

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:15pm

DUBLIN, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Automated Mining Equipment Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2020-2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Automated Mining Equipment Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2020-2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The Automated Mining Equipment Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.21% during the forecast period.
  • China will continue to be the largest national market for automated mining equipment.
  • The Automated Mining Equipment remains a consolidated market with a few major players owning major share of the market.

Flowers Foods Announces Appreciation Bonus to Frontline Workers

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:15pm

The bonus is a recognition of the extraordinary efforts of these workers during the COVID-19 pandemic as the company's 46 bakeries operate non-stop to produce bakery foods.

Key Points: 
  • The bonus is a recognition of the extraordinary efforts of these workers during the COVID-19 pandemic as the company's 46 bakeries operate non-stop to produce bakery foods.
  • The appreciation bonuses, $500 for full-time workers and $250 for part-time, are in addition to the company's annual bonus program, participated in by all Flowers employees.
  • "We take our responsibility to help feed America to heart and Flowers team members are showing that every day with passion and courage.
  • Headquartered in Thomasville, Ga., Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE: FLO) is one of the largest producers of packaged bakery foods in the United States with 2019 sales of $4.1 billion.

Marine Products Corporation Announces Date for First Quarter 2020 Financial Results and Conference Call

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:15pm

ATLANTA, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Marine Products Corporation (NYSE: MPX) announced today that it will release its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020 on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 before the market opens.

Key Points: 
  • ATLANTA, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Marine Products Corporation (NYSE: MPX) announced today that it will release its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020 on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 before the market opens.
  • In conjunction with its earnings release, the Company will host a conference call to review the Company's financial and operating results on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
  • Individuals wishing to participate in the conference call should dial (800) 458-4121 or (856) 344-9290 for international callers and use conference ID number 7335339.
  • Marine Products Corporation (NYSE: MPX) is a leading manufacturer of fiberglass boats under three brand names: Chaparral, Robalo and Vortex.

RPC, Inc. Announces Date for First Quarter 2020 Financial Results and Conference Call

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:15pm

ATLANTA, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --RPC, Inc. (NYSE: RES) announced today that it will release its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020 on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 before the market opens.

Key Points: 
  • ATLANTA, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --RPC, Inc. (NYSE: RES) announced today that it will release its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020 on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 before the market opens.
  • In conjunction with its earnings release, the Company will host a conference call to review the Company's financial and operating results on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
  • Individuals wishing to participate in the conference call should dial (888) 220-8451, or (856) 344-9221 for international callers, and use conference ID number 5874724.
  • Interested parties are encouraged to click on the webcast link 10-15 minutes prior to the start of the conference call.

Nonprofit Sector Urges Congress to Include "Nonprofit Track" in CARES Act 2.0

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:11pm

Therefore, more than 200 national nonprofit organizations have sent a letter to congressional leadership, calling on them to include a "Nonprofit Track" in any future legislation that builds on the CARES Act.

Key Points: 
  • Therefore, more than 200 national nonprofit organizations have sent a letter to congressional leadership, calling on them to include a "Nonprofit Track" in any future legislation that builds on the CARES Act.
  • Mid-Size Business Loan Program: Adjust CARES Act Section 4003(c)(3)(D) to implement a program to support nonprofit employers with between 500 and 10,000 employees, including loan forgiveness and other provisions.
  • "We are very thankful to Congress and the Administration for the critical support provided to many charitable nonprofit organizations through the CARES Act.
  • "YWCA USA is grateful that Congress recognized the important work of nonprofits in the CARES Act," said Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO of YWCA USA.

Facebook to Announce First Quarter 2020 Results

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:05pm

MENLO PARK, Calif., April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) announced today that the company's first quarter 2020 financial results will be released after market close on Wednesday, April 29, 2020.

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  • MENLO PARK, Calif., April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) announced today that the company's first quarter 2020 financial results will be released after market close on Wednesday, April 29, 2020.
  • Facebook will host a conference call to discuss its results at 2 p.m. PT / 5 p.m.
  • Transcripts of conference calls with publishing equity research analysts held on April 29, 2020 will also be posted to the investor.fb.com website.
  • Facebook is a trademark of Facebook, Inc.

SVB Financial Group Confirms Date And Time Of Quarterly Earnings Call

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:05pm

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ: SIVB) will report its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2020, on Thursday, April 23, 2020 after the close of the stock market.

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  • SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ: SIVB) will report its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2020, on Thursday, April 23, 2020 after the close of the stock market.
  • The Company will file its quarterly financial results with the SEC via form 8-K and issue an advisory release via newswire containing a link to its full financial results, which will be also posted on the Investor Relations section of its website at www.svb.com .
  • The replay will be available from approximately 5:30 p.m. Pacific Time on April 23, 2020 through 9:59 pm Pacific Time on Saturday, May 23, 2020.
  • 2020 Quarterly Earnings Announcements: The Company expects to release results for the remaining quarters of 2020 on the following dates, which are subject to change:

SVB Financial Group to Move to Virtual-Only Annual Stockholder Meeting for 2020

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:05pm

For more than 35 years, SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ: SIVB) and its subsidiaries have helped innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast.

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  • For more than 35 years, SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ: SIVB) and its subsidiaries have helped innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast.
  • [SIVB-F]
    SVB Financial Group is the holding company for all business units and groups2020 SVB Financial Group.
  • SVB, SVB >, SVB Financial Group, Silicon Valley Bank, Make Next Happen Now and the chevron device are trademarks of SVB Financial Group, used under license.
  • Silicon Valley Bank is the California bank subsidiary of SVB Financial Group.

Extra Space Storage Inc. Announces Date of Earnings Release and Conference Call to Discuss 1st Quarter 2020 Results

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:05pm

For those without Internet access, the earnings release will be available by mail or fax, on request.

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  • For those without Internet access, the earnings release will be available by mail or fax, on request.
  • To receive a copy, please call Extra Space Storage Investor Relations at (801) 365-1759.
  • Extra Space Storage Inc. , headquartered in Salt Lake City, is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust, and a member of the S&P 500.
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WD-40 Company Reports Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:05pm

Net sales of maintenance products, which are considered the primary growth focus for the Company, decreased 1 percent in the second quarter when compared to the prior year fiscal quarter.

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  • Net sales of maintenance products, which are considered the primary growth focus for the Company, decreased 1 percent in the second quarter when compared to the prior year fiscal quarter.
  • Net sales of homecare and cleaning products decreased 1 percent in the second quarter when compared to the prior year fiscal quarter.
  • Under the plan, which became effective on September 1, 2018, the Company is authorized to acquire up to $75.0 million of its outstanding shares through August 31, 2020.
  • During the period from September 1, 2018 through February 29, 2020, the Company repurchased227,529 shares at a total cost of$39.3million under this $75.0 million plan.

CatchMark Names Tim Bentsen and James DeCosmo Independent Directors; Douglas Rubenstein to Succeed Retiring Willis Potts as Board Chairman

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:05pm

CatchMark also announced that current independent board member Douglas D. Rubenstein will succeed Willis J. Potts Jr. as chairman of the board effective at the June 24, 2020 annual stockholder meeting.

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  • CatchMark also announced that current independent board member Douglas D. Rubenstein will succeed Willis J. Potts Jr. as chairman of the board effective at the June 24, 2020 annual stockholder meeting.
  • Mr. Potts and Independent Director Donald S. Moss are retiring after serving on the board since 2006.
  • Mr. Bentsen is a former audit partner and practice leader of KPMG LLP, the global audit, tax and advisory services firm.
  • Tim Bentsen and Jim DeCosmo are proven leaders who can provide valuable insight and guidance to our first-rate management team.

Maine Architect Receives New England Home's 5 Under 40 Award

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:00pm

Carroll is the first woman in Maine to receive this award in the category of architecture.

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  • Carroll is the first woman in Maine to receive this award in the category of architecture.
  • Jessie Carroll
    The 11th Annual 5 Under 40 Awards will take place on September 17, 2020 celebrating the 2020 awardees.
  • She has received local and national awards such as the AIA Maine Merit Award for Excellence in Architecture and the Integrity Red Diamond Achiever Award.
  • New England Home is dedicated to showcasing the unique architecture, design, and building that defines the luxury home in New England.

AllazoHealth names pharmaceutical industry analytics expert Mark Degatano to advisory board

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:00pm

NEW YORK, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- AllazoHealth, a company that uses artificial intelligence to help pharmaceuticals, payers, and pharmacies improve medication adherence and quality outcomes, announced today that pharmaceutical industry veteran Mark Degatano will be joining the company's Advisory Board.

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  • NEW YORK, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- AllazoHealth, a company that uses artificial intelligence to help pharmaceuticals, payers, and pharmacies improve medication adherence and quality outcomes, announced today that pharmaceutical industry veteran Mark Degatano will be joining the company's Advisory Board.
  • Mr. Degatano has over 35 years of industry experience spanning client, vendor and start-up areas.
  • "Mark brings a wealth of experience in the pharmaceutical space and with analytics that is incredibly aligned with the value that AllazoHealth provides to the market," commented Devraj Mukherjee, Vice President of Business Development for AllazoHealth.
  • Prior to joining the AllazoHealth advisory board, Mr. Degatano's professional background included 24 years with Merck where he rose to Vice President of Customer Insights.

Agnico Eagle Announces Moving to a Virtual Meeting for the 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and Provides Notice of Release of First Quarter 2020 Results and Conference Call

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:00pm

Additionally, the Company today announced that it will release its first quarter 2020 results on Thursday, April 30, 2020, after normal trading hours.

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  • Additionally, the Company today announced that it will release its first quarter 2020 results on Thursday, April 30, 2020, after normal trading hours.
  • The Company expects to revert back to an in-person annual meeting in future years after public health conditions have improved.
  • on April 29, 2020 so that Computershare may provide your proxyholder with a control number for the AGM.
  • Without a control number, your proxyholder will not be able to vote or ask questions at the AGM.

American Gilsonite to Announce 4th Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:00pm

Those results were posted to the Company's Intralinks site on March 31, 2020.

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  • Those results were posted to the Company's Intralinks site on March 31, 2020.
  • A rebroadcast of this conference call will also be available through May 13, 2020.
  • The dial-in information for both the conference call and the rebroadcast has been posted to the Company's Intralinks website.
  • Because of its unique chemical and physical properties, Gilsonite has been used in more than 160 products.

Classy Launches Its First-Ever Virtual Conference for Nonprofit Professionals

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:00pm

SAN DIEGO, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Classy , creator of world-class online fundraising software for nonprofits, announced today the launch of its first-ever virtual conference, the Collaborative: Virtual Sessions .

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  • SAN DIEGO, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Classy , creator of world-class online fundraising software for nonprofits, announced today the launch of its first-ever virtual conference, the Collaborative: Virtual Sessions .
  • In response to COVID-19, Classy made the decision to cancel the in-person Collaborative, a conference designed exclusively for nonprofit professionals and social impact leaders.
  • The Collaborative: Virtual Sessionsis an online conference designed exclusively for nonprofit professionals to gain insights, strategies, and inspiration.
  • Classy also hosts the Collaborative conference, a three-day immersive experience designed exclusively for nonprofit professionals and social impact leaders to learn, share, and get inspired.

Tobacco & Anti-Smoking Products, 2020 Consumer Behavior Study - How Brands are Responding to Evolving Consumer Needs

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:00pm

DUBLIN, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Top Trends in Tobacco and Anti-Smoking Products 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • DUBLIN, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Top Trends in Tobacco and Anti-Smoking Products 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Top Trends in Tobacco and Anti-Smoking Products 2020 examines the key consumer behaviors which are shaping preferences within this space, and subsequently how this is translating into innovation and future opportunities.
  • This overarching segment covers an array of core categories, including cigarettes, cigars, smoking and smokeless tobacco, heat-not-burn (HNB) tobacco, tobacco heating products (THPs), and e-cigarettes.
  • Innovative taste experiences are becoming more and more important for persuading smokers to switch to heat-not-burn tobacco products.

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Announces Award of $4.8 Million in Grants to Support Wisconsin's COVID-19 Response

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:09pm

MILWAUKEE, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment (AHW) has announced the award of nearly $4.8 million in funding to 17 projects designed to support health care and community agencies in the fight to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus COVID-19 across Wisconsin.

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  • MILWAUKEE, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment (AHW) has announced the award of nearly $4.8 million in funding to 17 projects designed to support health care and community agencies in the fight to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus COVID-19 across Wisconsin.
  • "As part of our commitment to protect the health of people across Wisconsin, this emergency funding was announced to support immediate actions that focus on prevention, risk reduction, and minimizing the transmission of COVID-19," said Jesse Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH, director of the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment and senior associate dean at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW).
  • "The projects selected are laudable in how they will address critical and urgent needs, reach vulnerable populations, and help minimize the spread of COVID-19 in our state."
  • The funded projects include 11 statewide efforts that will support positive impacts in communities across Wisconsin, as well as dedicated projects in Milwaukee (4 projects), central Wisconsin (1), and northern Wisconsin (1).

First Financial Mortgage Announces Expansion To Austin, Election Of Irene Green To Senior Vice President

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:08pm

In addition, Irene Green has been elected to Senior Vice President of Mortgage Lending.

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  • In addition, Irene Green has been elected to Senior Vice President of Mortgage Lending.
  • Both announcements were made by F. Scott Dueser, Chairman, President, and CEO of First Financial Bank, N.A.
  • "We are extremely pleased to expand our mortgage originations into the Austin area, and bring Irene Green to the First Financial Mortgage team," said Dueser.
  • Irene has more than 30 years in the financial services industry and more than 19 years in mortgage lending.

Domino's Pizza® Announces Q1 2020 Earnings Webcast

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:05pm

Founded in 1960, Domino's Pizza is the largest pizza company in the world based on retail sales, with a significant business in both delivery and carryout pizza.

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  • Founded in 1960, Domino's Pizza is the largest pizza company in the world based on retail sales, with a significant business in both delivery and carryout pizza.
  • It ranks among the world's top public restaurant brands with a global enterprise of more than 17,000 stores in over 90 markets.
  • Domino's had global retail sales of over $14.3 billion in 2019, with over $7.0 billion in the U.S. and nearly $7.3 billion internationally.
  • Its system is comprised of independent franchise owners who accounted for 98% of Domino's stores as of the fourthquarter of 2019.

Cox Communications Keeps Communities Connected to Healthcare Information During COVID-19 Crisis

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:01pm

The information can be located quickly by speaking "Coronavirus" into the Cox Contour voice remote or accessing by searching the Contour guide.

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  • The information can be located quickly by speaking "Coronavirus" into the Cox Contour voice remote or accessing by searching the Contour guide.
  • Health information is just one of many ways Cox is supporting its communities during this crisis.
  • Trapollo, a Cox Business company that provides connected healthcare solutions, is offering its "health at home" solutions to healthcare systems around the country to meet surging patient requirements and free up hospital beds.
  • Cox Communications is the largest division of Cox Enterprises, a family-owned business founded in1898 by Governor James M. Cox.