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Currency.com Launches Open Access Premier Media Platform

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 8:00am

The Currency.com media platform was born from a clear objective: to serve as a bridge between traditional financial journalism and the growing segment of technology and cryptocurrency-focused reporting.

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  • The Currency.com media platform was born from a clear objective: to serve as a bridge between traditional financial journalism and the growing segment of technology and cryptocurrency-focused reporting.
  • The media platform will be hosted on the main Currency.com website and will be accessible free of charge to the general public and Currency.com users alike.
  • The media platform will provide accessible and approachable reporting about important trends shaping the global markets, without compromising on quality or journalistic integrity.
  • Michael Pilgrim, CEO and Co-Founder of Highbrook Media [and Editorial Lead of the media platform], said, "I am thrilled to be collaborating with the Currency.com team and to have the chance to oversee this exciting, fresh platform.

James Rohn, Esq. is being recognized by Continental Who's Who

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 7:15pm

is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Top Attorney as the Chairman at the law firm of Conrad O'Brien PC.

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  • is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Top Attorney as the Chairman at the law firm of Conrad O'Brien PC.
  • Boasting over 45 years of experience, Mr. Rohn began his legal career as a clerk for the Honorable Louis Bechtle.
  • He went on to share his expertise at Conrad O'Brien PC, joining in 1989 as a Managing Shareholder.
  • Mr. Rohn is additionally recognized in Best Lawyers for Bet-the-Company Litigation.

Attorneys Katelyn Dornburg Edwards and Cynthia A. Howell Selected for Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 6:26pm

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Katelyn Dornburg Edwards and Attorney Cynthia A. Howell, of the Pittsburgh-based law firm Robert Peirce & Associates, P.C., were both honored as members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

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  • PITTSBURGH, Oct. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Katelyn Dornburg Edwards and Attorney Cynthia A. Howell, of the Pittsburgh-based law firm Robert Peirce & Associates, P.C., were both honored as members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
  • The Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum are programs backed by The Top Trial Lawyers in America that aim to recognize lawyers that have recovered million-dollar verdicts for their clients.
  • The organization's 5000+ members account for less than 1% of attorneys in the United States.
  • In addition to their membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, they are both members of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), Pennsylvania Association for Justice (PAJ), and Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association (WPTLA).

The Office Furniture Market in Asia Pacific and China 2019/20 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 7:51pm

This report offers a detailed overview of the office furniture sector in eight Asia Pacific countries (Australia, China, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam), through data for production, consumption, imports and exports of office furniture for the time series 2013-2018, major trading partners, leading office furniture companies and prospects of the office furniture market in 2019 and 2020 for the whole area and for each considered country.

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  • This report offers a detailed overview of the office furniture sector in eight Asia Pacific countries (Australia, China, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam), through data for production, consumption, imports and exports of office furniture for the time series 2013-2018, major trading partners, leading office furniture companies and prospects of the office furniture market in 2019 and 2020 for the whole area and for each considered country.
  • In addition to the analysis of the status and prospects of the office furniture sector, for each considered country the study also provides data broken down by office seating and office furniture excluding seating and analyses the competitive system, with total sales of office furniture, market shares and short profiles of leading manufacturers.
  • For the Chinese office furniture market, this study also offers:
    Office furniture production analysis by segment (office seating, operative desks, executive furniture, office storage, wall-to-wall units).
  • Sales and estimated market shares of the leading office furniture manufacturers operating in China are given for total office furniture production and by segment (seating, operative desks, executive furniture, storage, wall-to-wall units).

New Campaign Sheds Light on Beef Animal Care Standards

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 4:25pm

The integrated marketing and communication campaign includes a new video from Beef.

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  • The integrated marketing and communication campaign includes a new video from Beef.
  • "The BQA program offers consumers assurance that there are consistent animal care standards in place across the beef industry.
  • Not only does the BQA program provide guidelines for proper animal care and welfare, these management guidelines also result in the production of higher quality beef.
  • The Beef Checkoff Program is administered by the Cattlemen's Beef Board, with oversight provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

ACERTUS Unveils VINlocity Transportation Management System to Simplify Vehicle Transport for Automotive Shippers

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 3:45am

ACERTUS , a tech-enabled automotive logistics and services company, today released VINlocity , a proprietary Transportation Management System (TMS) technology for automotive shippers.

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  • ACERTUS , a tech-enabled automotive logistics and services company, today released VINlocity , a proprietary Transportation Management System (TMS) technology for automotive shippers.
  • The vehicle transport technology connects shippers to capacity of pre-approved, carefully vetted carriers representing 20,000 trucks.
  • The platform aims to simplify and streamline auto shipping with instant quotes, seamless ordering, and real-time visibility into shipments, spend, and claims.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191014005460/en/
    This release builds on ACERTUS history of supplying advanced, proprietary software and services to manage automotive logistics.

International SOS and the Global Road Safety Partnership Launch a New White Paper on RISKS OF THE ROAD FOR THE INTERNATIONAL TRAVELLER

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 2:26pm

In the new white paper, Risks of the Road for International Travellers; the Leading Global Killer Often Overlooked in Duty of Care , the International SOS Foundation and the Global Road Safety Partnership highlight this, often overlooked risk, and some of the mitigation measures that can protect employees.

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  • In the new white paper, Risks of the Road for International Travellers; the Leading Global Killer Often Overlooked in Duty of Care , the International SOS Foundation and the Global Road Safety Partnership highlight this, often overlooked risk, and some of the mitigation measures that can protect employees.
  • Laurent Taymans, Regional Medical Director at International SOS comments, Road crashes today account for a substantial number of deaths and functionally limiting injuries.
  • Others have poor road infrastructure, poor legislation or poor road safety enforcement that all adds to the likelihood a serious collision will occur.
  • Employers and employees must increase their vigilance in understanding specific road safety risks and take practical steps to minimise them.

Vireo Health Names Ari Hoffnung Chief Strategy Officer

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 1:07pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Vireo Health International, Inc. ("Vireo" or the "Company") (CNSX: VREO; OTCQX: VREOF), a leading physician-founded, science-focused multi-state cannabis company, today announced the promotion of Chief Operating Officer Ari Hoffnung to the newly created role of Chief Strategy Officer.

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  • MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Vireo Health International, Inc. ("Vireo" or the "Company") (CNSX: VREO; OTCQX: VREOF), a leading physician-founded, science-focused multi-state cannabis company, today announced the promotion of Chief Operating Officer Ari Hoffnung to the newly created role of Chief Strategy Officer.
  • As Chief Strategy Officer, Mr. Hoffnung will continue to report to Chief Executive Officer Kyle Kingsley, M.D.
  • As Chief Operating Officer, Ari's broad skill sets and leadership abilities helped us transform our business from a one-state operator into the impressive multi-state operator we are today," said Chief Executive Officer Kyle Kingsley, M.D.
  • Mr. Hoffnung joined Vireo in 2015 as the Chief Executive Officer of Vireo Health of New York and brings more than two decades of leadership experience on Wall Street, New York City Hall and the cannabis industry to the position of Chief Strategy Officer.

Tech Data CEO Signs the Hispanic Promise

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 1:00pm

Tech Data (Nasdaq: TECD) today announced that chief executive officer Rich Hume has signed the Hispanic Promise .

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  • Tech Data (Nasdaq: TECD) today announced that chief executive officer Rich Hume has signed the Hispanic Promise .
  • The Hispanic Promise is the first-of-its-kind national pledge to hire, promote, retain and celebrate Hispanics in the workplace.
  • Inclusion is a critical part of our culture at Tech Data as one of our shared values, so we are proud to sign the Hispanic Promise as a reinforcement of our commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce, Hume said.
  • In addition to signing the promise, Tech Data has received numerous accolades for its commitment to diversity and inclusion, earning a 100 percent rating on Human Rights Campaigns Corporate Equality Index for 14 years.

New Gardening Website Gives Latest in Technology, News, Reviews to Green Thumbs

Friday, October 11, 2019 - 1:33pm

GardenBeast.com provides guides, reviews and news about the latest trends in gardening, with articles and photos meant for anyone who enjoys planting, pruning, or simply spending time in the back yard.

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  • GardenBeast.com provides guides, reviews and news about the latest trends in gardening, with articles and photos meant for anyone who enjoys planting, pruning, or simply spending time in the back yard.
  • "The website is really a modern take on the many ways gardens and back yards can be used and enjoyed," said Oliver Dale, editor of GardenBeast.
  • "Whether you want to grow produce or landscape your yard, GardenBeast has tips, suggestions, and guides on how to accomplish your goals."
  • In addition, detailed reviews give gardeners in the market for something new the data to make the best decision for their needs.