LONDON: A sharp increase in the number of visitors from the US and North America is driving record tourism numbers across London according to London & Partners, the Mayor's official promotional agency.
WINOOSKI, Vt: Marathon Health, LLC, a provider of onsite health centers that enable employers to optimize the health of their workforce and business, ranked as No. 3 on Modern Healthcare's 2017 Best Places to Work in Healthcare list. The company employs over 400 highly trained nurses, physicians and health coaches across 40 states.
CHICAGO: More than 40 Latvian-based companies and 200+ attendees representing businesses from around the world are confirmed to participate at the inaugural Spotlight Latvia business conference.
MILWAUKEE: Milwaukee Women inc, a nonprofit organization located in southeastern Wisconsin that works to achieve balanced representation of women on boards of directors, today released its annual research report, "Measuring Change 2017."
NEW YORK: To help thwart cyber security breaches, XL Catlin is offering its primary cyber & technology insurance clients in the US a 90-day free trial of Security as a Service (SECS) from Clarium Managed Services.
GATINEAU, QC: In its investigation report (M16C0036) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) found that the capsizing and sinking of the Ocean Uannaq tug off Montreal, Quebec in 2016 was due to a lack of formalized operating procedures and inadequate assessment of the safety risks associated with complex marine operations.
QUÉBEC CITY: A source of considerable pride, the OSEntreprendre Challenge has been fostering the spirit of entrepreneurship for 20 years by mobilizing the many resources of the education, economic and social networks in Quebec's 17 regions.
WINNIPEG: FortWhyte Alive is unveiling the largest solar installation in the City of Winnipeg. The 60 kilowatt (kW) installation is made possible thanks to support from Bullfrog Power, Investors Group and Manitoba Hydro's Solar Energy Program.
ORLANDO, Fla: A brand-new family raft slide is splashing into Aquatica, SeaWorld's Waterpark in spring 2018. Ray Rush promises to be a fully-loaded water adventure which will combine three unique slide elements, never before seen at Aquatica, into one action-packed attraction the entire family can enjoy together.
TORONTO: Canada's middle-market businesses are focusing on new technology, expanding to different markets and attracting skilled talent. EY's inaugural Growth Barometer - which surveys businesses around the world with revenues of USUSD 1 million to USUSD 3 billion - finds leaders view technology as both a challenge and a risk, but are focused on harnessing its potential to grow.
NEW YORK: Socratic, the top-rated homework help app, today unveils a new feature, Study Groups - a brand new social experience that will help students tackle their toughest assignments with their friends and classmates.
SPRING HOUSE, Pa: After dominating the interior color scene for the past two years, gray, beige, and other neutral hues are expected to give way to a much more vibrant paint palette in 2018, according to the latest forecast from the Paint Quality Institute (PQI).
FARMINGDALE, N.Y: BEDGEAR, the fast-growth PERFORMANCE lifestyle brand, announced today a new partnership with New York Road Runners (NYRR) as the Official Mattress and Performance Sleep Partner of the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon, on Sunday, November 5, 2017.
KENTVILLE, NS: omen and children fleeing domestic violence in Kings, Annapolis and Hants counties will soon have access to a new place of safety and refuge, with the support of the governments of Canada and Nova Scotia. Chrysalis House will receive more than USD 1 million towards the construction of a new facility.
TORONTO: 2017 saw many legislative and regulatory changes affecting payroll year-end, more changes than have been seen in the past several years. Significant changes include greater use of electronic T4s (a payroll best practice) and enhancements to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP).
MILWAUKEE: The 2017 Johnson Controls Energy Efficiency Indicator (EEI) survey of more than 1,500 facility and management executives in the United States, Canada and 10 other countries indicates that 70 percent of organizations are paying more attention to energy efficiency than a year ago and 58 percent are expecting to increase investments next year.
LOS ANGELES: Global mobility company, Bugaboo, announces a collaboration with Australian fashion brand, We Are Handsome. The new collection is available on both Bugaboo stroller and luggage accessories and features an exclusive tiger print capturing the spirit of adventure that drives both brands.
OTTAWA: Throughout the year, Canadians in communities across the country have come together to celebrate our shared heritage and the many things that make our country unique, diverse and vibrant.
WALLDORF, Germany: SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced advancements to the SAP Vora solution that will simplify deployment on a public cloud and increase flexibility when migrating between cloud, on-premise and hybrid deployment models.
MONTVALE, N.J: Sharp Business Systems, a direct sales division of Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America and Sharp Electronics Corporation, was named Partner of the Year by Continuum, the exclusive provider of a vertically integrated IT service delivery platform that enables IT service providers to scale rapidly and profitably.
LOS ANGELES: On November 17, A and M/UMe will release The Vinyl Collection, a new career-spanning 12-LP vinyl box set chronicling the recorded output of one of the most celebrated and best loved duos in pop/rock history, the Carpenters.
SHANGHAI: Shanghai-based start-up Energo Labs (www.energolabs.com) is combining blockchain technology with microgrids to decentralize energy production and consumption, which can help rural electrification as well as grid resilience. Decentralized ecosystems also minimize the problems caused by large infrastructure, while allowing users to choose where their energy comes from.
MAPLE PLAIN, Minn: As the leaves turn and the nights get colder, we start thinking about the inevitable months of snow and below freezing temperatures that await us. Where some might shy away from this reality, we pride ourselves as hearty Minnesotan's.
GARBERVILLE, Calif: The Ganjier, the cannabis industry's widely respected platform for advice and information on specializations such as cannabis cultivation, law, manufacturing, branding and marketing, announced the call for entry for the fourth annual Golden Tarp Awards.
DENVER: MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB:MSRT), one of the leading technology platforms for the cannabis industry, announced today that CannaRegs, Inc. has secured multiple government contracts in California.
PALM BEACH, Florida: Now that more than 30 states have passed some level of legislative approvals for the industry, a sigh of relief was recently realized as the World Anti-Doping Agency removed CBD, an anti-inflammatory compound derived from cannabis, from its 2018 prohibited substances list.
NEW YORK: The 10th annual Food Network and Cooking Channel New York City Wine and Food Festival presented by Coca-Cola (NYCWFF) kicks off today, having raised more than USD 10 million to date to benefit the hunger-relief organizations Food Bank For New York City and No Kid Hungry.
BOSTON: EdTech Times and SRI International will host xR in EDU, a 1-day forum focused on extended reality in education. Located at SRI Headquarters in Menlo Park, CA, on October 26, 2017, this event will gather leaders in the virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR), and education ecosystems.
TORONTO: Over the last decade, the prices paid for fancy colored diamonds have continued to increase. Paragon International Wealth Management, a Toronto-based firm that is a leader in the acquisition and management of fancy colored diamonds, expects this trend to continue.
Panipat (Haryana), Oct. 20: Brother-in-law of Haryana singer, Harshita Dahiya has accepted to be behind her murder during interrogation.
DOVER, N.J: Casio G-SHOCK announces the all-new winter edition G-LIDE Cloth Band collection, the latest addition to the brand's popular G-LIDE series. The four new models feature a brand new cloth band, with a "G-LIDE Shock Resist" patch, and low temperature resistance assuring functionality down to -20°C/-4°F in time for the upcoming winter season.
VIMERCATE, Italy: Nilox (http://www.nilox.com), the Italian sports technology brand of the Esprinet Group, announces at IFA its entry into the market of electric bicycles with three models designed to meet the different needs of users.
NEW YORK: In an unprecedented designer debut for tall women, retailer Long Tall Sally announces an exclusive capsule collection in partnership with Karl Lagerfeld Paris. This collection features aspirational designs from Karl Lagerfeld Paris tailored specifically for women 5'8" and taller.
NEW YORK: Hyperloop One, the only company in the world that has built a full-scale Hyperloop system, today announced that the Virgin Group has invested in the company to form a global strategic partnership. With this partnership, Richard Branson joined the board of directors and Hyperloop One will rebrand itself as Virgin Hyperloop One in the coming months.
HOUSTON: Earlier this week, Boys & Girls Clubs in the Greater Houston area were gifted 29 vehicles from Toyota Financial Services to help with relief and rebuilding efforts after Hurricane Harvey. The cars will provide staff with better ground access for day-to-day operations like transporting kids to their facilities after school.
HONG KONG: CZUR TECH CO., LTD., a leading solution provider in the global book scanning industry, is at Global Source Consumer Electronic Show, which is world's largest electronics trade fair. Located at 11T07, Asia-World Expo, Hong Kong, CZUR's Smart Book Scanner revolutionizes book scanning industry and brings Non-Destructive Scanning Solution.
CHICAGO: Don't look now, but the holiday season is fast approaching. Falling on November 23rd this year, Thanksgiving 2017 is earlier than usual, and with Christmas, New Year's and other festivities following soon after, the time is right to get ready for holiday travel.
WASHINGTON: Christopher King used to rely on antibiotic medication 180 days per year for repeated sinus and throat infections, bronchitis, and walking pneumonia. But in the past eight years, he has only needed to take one cycle of antibiotics. He credits his healthier immune system to his naturopathic doctor.
SHANGHAI: Honeywell (NYSE: HON) UOP announced that its Callidus Technologies business began operation of China's only facility capable of testing flare emissions for volatile organic compounds, or VOCs. The test center in Luoyang, Henan Province, aids customers that are working to reduce emissions of VOCs in industrial flare systems and improve flare operation.
WAYNE, N.J: Horizon Group USA, a dynamic leader in the creative D.I.Y. marketplace, announces fresh new themes are coming to its line of STMT kits, perfect for teens who want to create and customize their own unique products to express their personal style.
SEOUL, South Korea: aT (Korea Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corp.) introduced Korea's functional rice on arirang TV in 1st of October. aT is a professional association to satisfy overseas customers's expectation on Korean agricultural products.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz: DISCOUNT TIRE, the world's largest independent tire and wheel retailer, opened its first store in Alabama to meet demand in the state. The Madison store is located at 8042 Highway 72 West, near the intersection of Wall Triana Highway and across the street from Hardee's.
BRUSSELS: DJI, the world's leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today unveiled AeroScope, its new solution to identify and monitor airborne drones with existing technology that can address safety, security and privacy concerns.
NEW YORK: Panache, the leader in lingerie for D+ cup sizes, launches "Find Your Fit" - a new, global campaign that celebrates the "wow!" moment when a woman receives a bra fitting and finds her perfect bra size.
NEW YORK: Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering a creative platform for high-quality assets, tools and services, today announced the release of its Composition Aware Search in beta, enabling an entirely new search experience.
VANCOUVER: Five small BC wineries have been granted permission to bring their concerns to the Supreme Court of Canada in the interprovincial shipping of liquor case R. v. Comeau. The Supreme Court will hear the case in early December 2017.
SAN FRANCISCO: Remind, a K-12 communication platform, announced today that more than 10 billion messages have been delivered to students, parents, and educators.
NEW YORK: In honor of the 25th anniversary of the iconic film The Bodyguard, Legacy Recordings, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and Fontainebleau Miami Beach are respectively celebrating its legacy with the release of a brand new collection of Whitney Houston live and studio recordings, special features and special events and activations at the hotel.
NEW YORK: LG Electronics USA today launched the "LG OLED TV Cinema House powered by Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos," an immersive consumer experience featuring the superior audio-visual performance of LG OLED 4K TVs with Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR) and Dolby Atmos advanced audio technologies.
CHARLOTTE, Mich: Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR) ("Spartan" or the "Company"), a global leader in specialty chassis and vehicle design, today will host an analyst and investor day for Wall Street analysts and institutional investors to unveil the Company's long-term growth objectives.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif: ShoeDazzle, the leader in online fast fashion, announces a four-month partnership with @barbiestyle offering fans a curated boutique of footwear inspired by the iconic lifestyle brand.
BURLINGTON, ON: IKEA Canada is thrilled to make the next stop on its coast to coast expansion journey, with the announcement of a full-size store in London, Ontario.
TORONTO: Influence Orbis, the Montreal based modern media company is excited to announce its 2nd conference will happen November 21, 2017 at the Enercare Centre in downtown Toronto. Different from your typical business conference, InfluenceTO 2017 will expose attendees to different types of entrepreneurs and influencers from various industries to allow them to gain insight on their recipe for success: from challenges to the steps to make it work.
PLATTEVILLE, Wis: EVELYN M. DUESBURY, founder of yourguidingdreams.com announces her book, The Counselor's Guide For Facilitating The Interpretation Of Dreams: Family and Other Relationship Systems Perspectives (Routledge) https://www.routledge.com/The-Counselors-Guide-for-Facilitating-the-Interpretation-of-Dreams-Family/Duesbury/p/book/9780415883429 is Winner of Book Excellence Award (Ontario, Canada) in the category of relationships.
NEW YORK: Cole Haan, the innovative American lifestyle brand and retailer, releases GrandExplore, a collection of parkas, hikers, and boots built to endure extreme climates. Scaling new verticals and breaking boundaries, Cole Haan incorporates innovative technical features and fabrics with a progressive fashion-forward style ready to tread both the Great Outdoors as well as the city streets.
HACKETTSTOWN, N.J: Centenary University's Innovation, Education and Psychology Departments partnered with Elemental Path, an educational technology developer that was recently named "A Top 10 Artificial Intelligence Company that is Disrupting Education" by DisruptorDaily, to conduct a research project to determine the impact of engaging students with the CogniToys Dino, a cloud-based artificial intelligence smart toy dinosaur that engages with children for customized learning and play.
LOS ANGELES: Actor and master class acting teacher Richard Lawson and fashion designer and philanthropist Tina Knowles Lawson will launch the grand opening of the WACO (W)here (A)rt (C)an (O)ccur Theater Center, with a full slate of events beginning Friday, November 3rd and ending on Sunday, November 5th in Los Angeles.
DALLAS: This evening, Mary Kay Inc. will honor unsung heroes in the fight against domestic violence at the Mary Kay Ash Heart of Courage Awards.
WEST CHESTER, Pa: DePuy Synthes announced the U.S. launch of the new TFNA Augmentation System, the first and only polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) cement with specific trauma device indications, offered exclusively for use with the TFNA System.
DALLAS: Parks Associates announced new research showing that 40pc of smart light bulb owners use Amazon Echo or Google Home to control their devices. The international research firm will examine how voice control improves the smart home experience and can drive consumer adoption and usage at the 12th-annual CONNECTIONS Summit: IoT and the Smart Home, taking place January 9, 2018, at CES 2018 in Las Vegas.