By Angela Chen
Home Depot Inc. agreed to buy the hardware business unit of HD Supply Holdings Inc., the industrial distributor that was once part of the home-improvement retailer and has since been a longtime partner.
On August 11, 2014, The Honorable Governor Deval Patrick signed House
Bill 4376 into law thereby allowing the citizens of the Commonwealth of
Massachusetts to purchase pepper spray without a firearms ID card.
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BAGL), a leader in the
fast-casual segment of the restaurant industry operating under the
Einstein Bros.® Bagels, Noah's New York Bagels®, and Manhattan Bagel®
brands and JAB Holding Company (“JAB”) today announced a definitive
agreement under which an affiliate of JAB will acquire Einstein Noah
Restaurant Group for $20.25 per share in cash, or a total diluted equity
value of approximately $374 million.
Scott Wheeler, CEO of Taylor Consulting Inc. (OTCBB:TAYO), says this
merger announcement from oil services giant Halliburton and
long-time rival Baker Hughes signals next-generation innovation of
oilfield solutions sure to benefit pumps in West Texas, an area TAYO has
targeted as a real estate hotspot.
The big drop in oil prices may be good for the consumer, and therefore the broader economy, but it's bad enough for Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Chevron (CVX) to tip Dow Jones Industrial Average futures prices into negative territory early Friday.
Leaders and influencers from GE Lighting, Quirky, The Home Depot and
CNET joined together Friday for a panel discussion on the future of
smart home technology and how the “Internet of Things” is changing the
face of the home industry.
Berry Plastics Group, Inc. (NYSE: BERY), a leading global manufacturer
and marketer of value-added plastic packaging and engineered materials,
will report its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014 results on Friday,
November 21, 2014, before trading begins on the New York Stock Exchange.
Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty
materials company, will be sharing valuable sweetening solutions with
beverage manufacturers during Food Ingredients Asia 2014 in Jakarta,
Indonesia, at Celanese booth M18.
Sunshine Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBCP) (the “Company”) announced today
that the Company and its wholly owned subsidiary, Sunshine State Bank
(the “Bank”), have hired Andrew Samuel as the president, chief executive
officer, and director of the Company and Bank, effective today.
NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:NPSP), a global biopharmaceutical
company pioneering and delivering therapies that transform the lives of
patients with rare diseases, today reported that the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) has extended the company’s Prescription Drug User
Fee Act (PDUFA) action date for its Natpara Biologics License
Application (BLA) by three months from October 24, 2014 to January 24,
- Reports Third-Quarter Adjusted EPS of $0.89, Up 8.5 Percent and Well Above the Previous Guidance Range of $0.77 to $0.79; Reports GAAP EPS of $0.31
- Significantly Raises 2014 Adjusted EPS Guidance Range to $3.25 to $3.27 from $3.06 to $3.16 (GAAP EPS Guidance Range is $1.15 to $1.17); 2014 Guidance Excludes Any Potential HCV Revenue - Delivers Revenue of $5.019 Billion, an Increase of 7.8 Percent Over Third-Quarter 2013 (Up 8.3 Percent On an Operational Basis); Revenue Up 13.5 Percent Operationally Excluding Lipid Sales - Revenue Growth Reflects 17.5 Percent Global Sales Growth from HUMIRA (Up 17.8 Percent on an Operational Basis) and Strong Growth from Other Key Products - Continues to Expect U.S. Approval of HCV Combination in 2014; Announced Novel R&D Collaboration with Calico to Develop Medicines for Age-Related Diseases; Further Strengthened Pipeline with Global Collaboration to Develop and Commercialize Duvelisib, PI3K-Inhibitor for Treatment of Cancer
Improved health and more coordinated services for the growing number of
Humana Medicare Advantage (MA) members in East Tennessee is the goal
behind a new exclusive Accountable Care agreement between Summit Medical
Group and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM).
Accountable care is a fast-growing model for health care service
delivery and health care provider payment.
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