Half is over! And all of it right on schedule. The extreme athlete and convinced FitLine user Achim Heukemes is celebrating “half time” in his “Coast2CoastandBack” project, which is a double crossing of the United States on bike and on foot.
USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (NYSE: USNA) today announced it
has obtained the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s “Drug Establishment Registration,” allowing
the company to manufacture over‐the‐counter (OTC) drugs and holding it to a standard well above
what is required of a dietary supplement manufacturer. While nutritional companies in the United
States are not expected to follow pharmaceutical Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), USANA
believed it was an important, logical step to acquire government registration proving their longstanding
commitment to producing the highest quality products.
Lake City, Utah (June 29, 2011) 4Life Research™ recently celebrated the seventh anniversary of its Singapore market with a special recognition event and the launch of Tea4Life™.
In Thailand, SISEL is more or less breaking every network record. Since the official Market-opening a few weeks ago in Bangkok, the registrations of new partners are multiplying daily. The speed which SISEL has demonstrated in this market, is due to the products having achieved such rapid and tangible results, to the remuneration plan which counts as one of the most lucrative business prospects in the global network branch, and to Thailand being a country in which network marketing is an already recognised and widely spread form of enterprise.
Talk Fusion, a rapidly growing global video communication solution company, today announced that it has introduced a redesigned TalkFusion.com. The site offers a fresh, clean format which offers quick and easy access to product and company information for both customers wanting to experience the power of online video and today’s relationship marketer seeking an income opportunity.
The birthday spirit has hit LR Health & Beauty Systems: for ten years now, the company has been selling a broad range of high quality Aloe Vera products with great success. Rumour has it that even the great sailor Christopher Columbus kept a supply of Aloe Vera on board his ships – he used its gel to help his crew’s cuts to heal
BRANDON, FL—July 31, 2012—Talk Fusion, a rapidly growing global video communication solution company, today announced that it is close to—once again—changing the way people connect and share their brand worldwide with the addition of the world’s first Video Newsletters to the company’s growing list of cutting-edge video communication products. The launch date for the Talk Fusion Video Newsletters is imminent.
Talk Fusion, a rapidly growing global video communication company, today has announced that Founder & CEO Bob Reina and VP of Training & Development Allison Roberts are hosting with some of the company’s Top Leaders an astounding two-day NOW! Event this fall featuring live Diamond Rush Training led by Reina in Prague, Czech Republic.
(Crewe, 27 July 2012) Wolfgang Glabus (52) is appointed Communications Director for Bentley Motors, Crewe effective September 1, 2012. He will report directly to Dr Wolfgang Schreiber, new Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bentley Motors from September 1, 2012.
(Crewe, 25 July 2012) Bentley Motors announces its complete European PR team line up. Kerstin Sachl is appointed Head of PR, Europe, Tom Housley joins as PR Manager for Europe East and Fransizka Rothe becomes PR Manager for Europe West. The new team will be based at Bentley’s headquarters in Crewe, UK.
Members of the China Entrepreneur Club were welcomed to the Home of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars today at the start of their first visit to Great Britain. The 30-strong delegation includes the elite of the Chinese business community, occupying prominent places in the national Chinese economy.
Munich / Herzogenaurach. Automotive manufacturer MINI and sports lifestyle brand PUMA have signed a worldwide license agreement sealing their partnership over a period of several years. The collaboration brings together two innovative and iconic brands with a long-standing passion for functionality, performance and design, and centres on a joint collection of clothing, shoes and accessories. The lifestyle product lines will be available from September 2012 under the label MINI by PUMA. Selected MINI dealerships will be selling a range of items, while PUMA stores and PUMA retail partners will carry the entire collection.
Newport Beach, Calif., August 2, 2012 – Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. (TMS) offered news media first drive opportunities today for the Toyota RAV4 EV, an all-new, all-electric SUV arriving in select California dealerships later this summer. During the media event, Toyota engineers lifted the hood and shared developmental and technical details of this unique electric vehicle, while sales and marketing executives discussed launch and distribution strategy. Offering outstanding performance, comfort and versatility RAV4 EV is expected to achieve an EPA-estimated driving range rating of approximately 100 miles. It charges in approximately six hours on a 240V/40A charger.
BMW, Official Automotive Partner to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, is keeping the Games moving with a range of fully electric vehicles as part of the fleet. The 160 BMW ActiveE models and 40 MINI E’s are being used for many duties including shuttling athletes and officials within the Olympic Park and surrounding Games sites. They also helped support elements of the Olympic Torch Relay convoy on its journey around the UK and will do so similarly for the Paralympic Torch Relay.
London. The Summer Olympic Games in London are currently thrilling the international public – just as the Munich Games did with their unique atmosphere 40 years ago. To mark the 40th anniversary of the Munich Olympics, BMW Group Olympic Ambassador Katarina Witt was invited to a Munich ’72 theme evening at the Deutsches Haus (German house) in London on Thursday.
Concept cars serve as a “creative playground” for car designers. All have a focus on the future in common and visionary potential comes as standard. From innovative lighting concepts and novel door mechanisms to the creative realisation of specific thematic areas, concept cars offer an open-door policy to ideas of every kind. Some concept cars are conceived to aid the development and implementation of new technologies, others showcase an innovative design language or visualise how a future series-produced model might shape up.
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Paris – Chalon-sur-Saône. In funding this residency at the Nicéphore Niépce Museum for the second year running, BMW France reiterates its support for contemporary photographic arts.
Munich. On 1 February 2012, BMW Classic Parts Supply launched its new online shop. Now customers can order spare parts for their BMW classics speedily, easily and from the comfort of their home.
For BMW Classic the online shop represents “the next phase in the realignment of the business field and a further logical step towards customer satisfaction and customer-oriented service”, noted Ralf Vierlein, Head of Sales and Aftersales at BMW Group Classic.
Munich. BMW i, the BMW Group’s e-mobility brand, is pioneering new approaches to marketing. BMW i is implementing innovative online activities and incorporating three new digital channels in its online communications concept through foursquare, Mashable.com and iAd. iAd is Apple’s mobile advertising network, reaching millions of iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users right in their favourite apps.
Winter is the time for cozy evenings at home. Why not take the opportunity to prepare something special for the family? “The Photo Cookbook – Quick & Easy” 6.0 version is coming out just in time. You can mark particularly tasty selections as your favorites and add your own notes to the recipes. In addition the separate app “The Photo Cookbook – Baking” has also been updated. This primer for aspiring cookie bakers is now available in version 2.0.
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TUPPERWARE BRANDS LAUNCHES “CHAIN OF CONFIDENCE” SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN AIMED AT EMPOWERING WOMEN AROUND THE WORLD
Orlando, FL (May 12, 2011) – Tupperware Brands Corporation is re-launching its “Chain of Confidence” (COC) Facebook page today at www.facebook.com/chainofconfidence, providing an online forum where visitors can share stories, get advice from others and form bonds with like-minded women around the world. The page is an online community that serves to help women achieve their personal and professional goals.
New York, NY (March 18, 2011) One week after northeastern Japan was hit by a devastating earthquake and tsunami, the country is continuing to suffer from powerful aftershocks and a nuclear emergency. In addition, essential services remain disrupted, with more than 843,000 households experiencing power shortages and some 1.4 million households without water. More than half a million people have been evacuated and countless others remain stranded and cut off without aid.
NEW YORK, NY (March 9, 2011) — Tupperware and James Beard award-winning chef Michael White of the acclaimed restaurants Marea, Ai Fiori and Osteria Morini are teaming up to create a unique pop-up dining experience called the TupperClub. At the invitation-only event, which will be open in the penthouse of New York’s Setai Hotel from March 15-16, Chef White will prepare meals that will spark unforgettable conversation and bring people together. The meal will be prepared using a variety of innovative Tupperware products such as the Quick Chef hand-operated, electricity-free food processor and high-end Chef Series knives and cookware.
Over its company history spanning 127 years, Vorwerk has grown into an international group on the strength of its innovative ideas, willingness to embrace change, internationally oriented strategy and a business concept that places the emphasis on the personal touch. The extensive Vorwerk portfolio of products and services encompasses home care and household appliances, carpets and cosmetics, as well as services, both in the facility management sector and in leasing and financing. The group’s head office in Wuppertal manages these divisions as strategic holdings.
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San Francisco, Calif., July 30, 2012 – With high-style photography, chic furniture and fun neon flair as its background, the new 2013 LS Luxury sedans had their world debut at the “Lexus Laws of Attraction” exhibit in San Francisco tonight. The event featured more than 500 invited guests from the San Francisco arts and design community who shared their thoughts via #Lexus Attracts on twitter.
San Francisco, Calif. – July 30, 2012 – With its dynamic handling, bold new design and superior craftsmanship, the 2013 LS flagship models hail the future of the Lexus brand as it embarks on its third decade in the premium luxury category. While retaining many of the qualities that have defined Lexus for more than 20 years, the LS reaches new heights with an exciting blend of beautiful design, modern refinement and advanced technology.
Berlin. The BMW Guggenheim Lab Berlin has concluded its six-weeks of programs exploring issues of urban life, with a focus on the importance of “doing and making” to activate change. The Lab, which operated from June 15 to July 29, was located in Prenzlauer Berg in the Pfefferberg complex. Berlin was the second stop of the project’s six-year, nine-city global tour, attracting 27,144 visitors over thirty-three days. A range of free, participatory programs—including 97talks, 101 workshops, 14 screenings, 5 special events and 27 city-wide explorations—offered practical ways to empower residents with tools and ideas for shaping their urban environments.
Nico made up three places on his grid position of 13th with an option/prime/prime strategy
Michael started from the pit lane, picked up a drive-through penalty and was forced to stop again with a puncture
He followed an option/prime/prime strategy before the team retired his car after 58 laps
There have been drastic changes in the requirements for individual mobility concepts, in particular for conurbations. More than ever before, individual mobility is defined today in terms of sustainability. Growing traffic volume, rising energy costs and constantly increasingly stringent CO2 restrictions on vehicles in inner cities – these are the challenges of the future.