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SolarCity won't just be making solar panels when its Buffalo factory opens next year. The solar installer plans to launch a new roofing product that will be integrated with solar panels. Company executives hope that will allow the company to tap into a much bigger pool of potential customers."/>
It's a solar panel AND a roof: What SolarCity will make at its Buffalo plant [The Buffalo News, N.Y.]
SolarCity plans to start making solar panels at its South Buffalo factory by the end of June next year-- several months sooner than it had been expecting. Company officials also now believe they can significantly increase the plant's capacity beyond the 1 gigawatt originally planned. Improvements in the equipment that the factory will use, combined with a more efficient layout within the plant, should allow the factory to make more solar panels than would have been..."/>
Officials move up opening date for SolarCity plant in South Buffalo [The Buffalo News, N.Y.]
CurAegis Technologies, Inc., announced that the company has entered into agreements with six companies to participate in the Beta Trials for our proprietary CURA™ fatigue management system. We have chosen these companies very carefully based upon their reputations for quality and safety within their respective markets. These organizations represent five of our initial eight target markets, which include:."/>
CurAegis™ Technologies, Inc. Announces Beta Trials
Hailiang Education Group Inc., a provider of private K-12 educational services in China, today congratulated graduates of its international program on their admission to leading international universities. As of June 30, 2016, total student enrollment in Hailiang's international program was 1,913, representing a 39.5% increase from the prior year. For the 2015-2016 academic year, 223 students graduated from the international..."/>
Hailiang Education Congratulates International Program Graduates on Their Admission to Leading International Universities
Holding bill moves ahead [Bangkok Post, Thailand]
Service Corporation International reported on Wednesday that its board of directors authorised a common stock cash dividend of USD0.13 per share for the quarter. This dividend will be paid on 30 September 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on 15 September 2016.. A provider of death care products and services in North America, Service Corporation owned and operated 1,525 funeral homes and 469 cemeteries in 45 US states, eight Canadian provinces, the..."/>
Service Corporation announces dividend of USD0.13 per share
Meredith Corporation authorised a regular quarterly dividend of USD0.4950 per share, the company revealed on Wednesday. This dividend equals an annual rate of USD1.98 and will be paid on 15 September 2016 to shareholders of record on 31 August 2016. Also, the company said that this annual dividend yield was about 4% as per the closing price of USD52.90 on Wednesday."/>
Meredith's board approves quarterly dividend of USD0.4950 per share
Detroit Free Press Mark Phelan column [Detroit Free Press]
Starbucks stores across the nation. Shoppers who purchase the pink-patterned gift cards will also get a..."/>
Lyft gift cards now selling at Starbucks stores [The San Diego Union-Tribune]
China Automotive Systems, Inc., a leading power steering components and systems supplier in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2016.. Net sales were $101.0 million, compared to $109.2 million in the second quarter of 2015; Net income attributable to parent company's common shareholders was $5.4 million, or diluted earnings per share of $0.17, compared to net income..."/>
China Automotive Systems Reports 2016 Second Quarter Financial Results
Michael Kors Holdings Limited, a global luxury lifestyle brand, on Wednesday reported net income attributable to MKHL of USD147.1m, or USD0.83 per diluted share, for the first quarter of fiscal 2017, ended 2 July 2016.. This was in comparison with net income attributable to MKHL of USD174.4m, or USD0.87 per diluted share, in the first quarter of fiscal 2016.. Total revenues for the quarter were up by 0.2% to USD987.9m, as compared with USD986.0m in the first quarter of fiscal 2016."/>
Michael Kors Holdings Limited posts net income of USD147.1m for Q1 fiscal 2017
Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH opens new store in Frisco, Texas
Mohawk Industries has been awarded a record fourth Pinnacle Award from flooring trade publication Floor Covering Weekly. The GreenStep Pinnacle Award recognizes Mohawk's efforts and investments in sustainability. Mohawk is engaged in programs to reduce waste-to-landfill and water intensity in the manufacturing process."/>
BRIEF: Mohawk Industries awarded sustainability prize [Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn.]
Lear Corporation authorised a common stock cash dividend of USD0.30 per share for the quarter, the company disclosed on Wednesday. This dividend will be paid on 22 September 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on 1 September 2016.. Lear is a supplier of automotive seating and electrical distribution systems to automakers globally and its content is on over 350 vehicle nameplates."/>
Lear announces dividend of USD0.30 per share for quarter
Panasonic Avionics and Yahsat today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to explore new ways to offer a broadband connectivity solution serving several mobility markets in the Middle East within the next three to five years. In addition, while final terms are still being negotiated, the MOU allows both parties to further investigate the launch of a Yahsat satellite constellation that would serve..."/>
Panasonic Avionics and Yahsat Announce Landmark Connectivity Services Agreement Aimed at the Middle East Mobility Market
Uber deal tests Didi's pact with Ola [Mint, New Delhi]
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New Goodwill president and CEO plans to revamp local stores [The Frederick News-Post, Md.]
Brunswick Corporation today announced that Phillip Haan, 38, has been promoted to vice president- investor relations, succeeding Bruce Byots, who is retiring from the Company. Haan's appointment is effective Aug. 31, and he will report to William L. Metzger, senior vice president and chief financial officer. "Phillip is a highly skilled and talented financial professional who has made significant contributions in various roles within the Company," Metzger..."/>
Brunswick Names Haan Vice President
JB Hi-Fi Limited's proposed acquisition of the Good Guys Discount Warehouses Pty Ltd and the Muir Finance Company Pty Ltd. Based on extensive market feedback and other industry information, the ACCC concluded that JB Hi-Fi and the Good Guys generally focus on different product categories and customers. The ACCC also found that post-acquisition, customers would have a range of alternative..."/>
ACCC will not oppose JB Hi-Fi move on the Good Guys

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