America’s one million restaurants will continue to be a leading job creator in 2015, according to the National Restaurant Association’s 2015 Restaurant Industry Forecast released today. While the operating environment will remain challenging, total restaurant industry sales are expected to reach a record $709.2 billion in 2015 – a 3.8 percent increase over 2014, marking the sixth consecutive year of real sales growth for the industry.
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Hyundai introduces convention-shattering Santa Cruz Crossover Truck Concept
Hyundai revealed its innovative Santa Cruz Crossover Truck Concept at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. This fresh concept reflects a completely new interpretation of truck utility for a new generation of buyers, especially Millennials, who represent the second-largest population of car buyers.
“The Santa Cruz crossover truck concept meets the unspoken needs of a growing Millennial lifestyle we call ‘Urban Adventurers’,” said Mark Dipko, director, corporate planning, Hyundai Motor America. “This new crossover allows them all the expandable utility they need throughout their active week, from work-life professionalism, to social interests, to a whole variety of outdoor pursuits, without the typical compromises they have come to expect from the industry’s current product offerings.”
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The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2015, the showcase event for the best that the automotive industry has on offer, opened in Detroit on January 12. As the only Chinese carmaker exhibiting at the show, GAC Motor made its blockbuster appearance with three proprietary models, among which, for one model, the GS4, the show was the vehicle’s world debut, drawing the attention of leading media organizations worldwide.
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At NV Energy, it’s all about the customer. Whether it’s delivering reliable service or providing innovative tools for managing energy use, NV Energy is committed to improving the customer experience.
We are making industry leading changes to how we interact and communicate with our customers. Our customers now benefit from a variety of options that help them manage their energy use and lower those household and business expenses. Imagine knowing what your energy bill is for every day of the month. Through our MyAccount portal on nvenergy.com, customers can access information like this to help them manage their energy use and make changes, if needed, to help conserve and lower their energy bill. This information includes whole-home energy usage data, weekly energy alerts and a bill-to-date.
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Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry, today announces the winners of the 2015 Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Awards, honoring the top new model year vehicle choices available in the U.S. market. The 2015 Ford F-150 is named Kelley Blue Book's Overall Best Buy of 2015, alongside Best Buy Award winners in 12 major vehicle categories.
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With just under a month to go until the 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) opens its doors to the international press Jan. 12–13, the good news continues to pour into Detroit. One of the most important automotive events on the planet, NAIAS is consistently the strategic choice of global automakers to launch their new products on Detroit’s world stage.
“Consumer confidence is high, production numbers and automotive sales continue to climb, and the global industry is stronger than it’s been in years. And our manufacturer partners have committed to bring their most important, global vehicle reveals to Detroit,” said Scott LaRiche, chairman, NAIAS 2015.
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Change within the PR industry continued to accelerate in 2014 as more brands recognized their own power as publishers. In response to the growing demand for compelling content, PR Newswire’s clients rose to the challenge through narrative storytelling, use of rich visuals and an intelligent mix of distribution channels to amplify their messages.
On average, over 1,000 stories cross the wires in North America each day. With time remaining in 2014, PR Newswire’s editorial teams have already made over 40,000 editorial catches year to date - providing an additional layer of editorial review for your news. Helping clients achieve their strategic communications goals is the most rewarding and fulfilling aspect of what we do at PR Newswire, and our holiday video showcases some of our staff’s 2014 highlights.
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Millions of Christmas presents are transported in containers around the world. At MCI we build containers and test them to the limit. In fact, MCI engineers occasionally devise some unconventionally tough tests.
Only after these tests do we know for sure our containers can be entrusted with your holiday food and gifts. Our mission is to build the sturdiest gift wrap around.
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Today, the Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB), the not-for-profit trade association of America’s commercial broadcast television industry, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and the Ad Council launched their 11th year of “Project Roadblock: Local TV Puts the Brakes on Drunk Driving.” Launched in December 2003, Project Roadblock is the local broadcast television industry’s extension of NHTSA and the Ad Council’s ‘Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving’ PSA campaign. Since then, the multi-media campaign has served as an opportunity for local television stations to combat drunk driving by donating on-air, online and mobile advertising time and space for the PSAs. To date, broadcast TV stations across the nation have donated more than $34 million in media to support this effort.
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The Ministry of Tourism of the Sultanate of Oman wishes to develop a range of quality tourism products that not only promote cultural integrity and environmental protection but that also lead to a diverse and sustainable tourism industry both at home in the Sultanate and overseas.
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During the first week in December 1933, the last three of the 36 required states voted to ratify the 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ending Prohibition and paving the way for the modern three-tier beverage alcohol system. Eighty-one years later, the U.S. beverage alcohol industry offers unparalleled consumer selection, guarantees product safety and integrity and generates billions in tax revenue for federal, state and local governments.
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ACG – the leading partner for pharmaceutical industry’s myriad requirements – is strengthening its product portfolio by launching several new machines at CPhI/P-MEC India, to be held during 2-4 December 2014, at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai.
P-MEC India, co-located with CPhI India, is one of the ‘must-attend’ events in the international pharmaceutical industry. With a booth that spreads over 1,000 sq. m., ACG will be displaying several new machines including the all-new ACG X.One Technology that reinvents the 12-bar safety features; Protab, a tablet press suited for small to medium batch sizes, and many more.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7391551-ACG-Launch-New-Machines-at-CPhI/