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Carnival Cruise Line, the world's most popular cruise line, and Build-A-Bear Workshop have entered into an exclusive partnership that will bring the unique retail-entertainment experience to the line's fleet. The first Build-A-Bear Workshop At Sea is being rolled out aboard Carnival Dream and is expected to be fleetwide aboard all 25 Carnival ships by summer 2017.. Building upon Carnival's position as the family cruise leader hosting..."/>
Carnival Cruise Line, Build-A-Bear Workshop Team Up To Create New Build-A-Bear Workshop At Sea
Dollar General store on a property next to the Town Office has withdrawn temporarily its application to the Planning Board. A project manager for the firm, Bohler Engineering, of Southborough, Massachusetts, did so at a board meeting Thursday evening, in part because, he acknowledged, the application was incomplete. The project manager, Austin Turner, explained that the firm was seeking exemptions from several..."/>
Engineering firm temporarily withdraws Dollar General application in Belgrade [Kennebec Journal, Augusta, Maine]
GNC Holdings on Thursday declared a dividend of USD0.20 per share of the company's common stock for the Q3 2016.. This quarterly cash dividend is payable on or about 30 September 2016 to stockholders of record as of the close of business as of 16 September 2016.. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, the specialty health, wellness and performance retailer connects customers by offering a premium assortment of health, wellness and performance products,..."/>
GNC Holdings to pay quarterly dividend of USD0.20 per share
Commercial Vehicle Group on Wednesday said it will close its plant in Monona, idling more than 100 people. The New Albany, Ohio, company shut down a plant in Edgewood in late May, eliminating about 80 jobs."/>
Monona plant closes, latest in round of Iowa manufacturing job losses [The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa]
United Bank said Thursday it agreed to acquire a New York City-based investment management firm, a deal that would push the assets in the bank's wealth management business to nearly $20 billion. The acquisition of Gerstein Fisher, with $3 billion in assets under management, is expected to close in the fourth quarter. Financial terms of the transaction weren't disclosed."/>
People's United Bank To Acquire New York Investment Firm [The Hartford Courant]
AlarmForce Industries Inc. announces today that the Board of Directors have declared a cash dividend of $0.045 per share payable on August 19, 2016 to all shareholders of record at the close of business on July 29, 2016.. For Canadian resident shareholders, this dividend is designated as an "eligible dividend" for purposes of the enhanced dividend tax credit rules contained in the Income Tax Act, and any corresponding provincial and territorial tax..."/>
AlarmForce Announces Declaration of Dividend of $0.045 Per Share
Bluemercury Opens 100th Store
Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education, and media company, has announced a contest to find talent to debut on its acclaimed Graphix imprint for children and teen readers. Graphix focuses on creator-driven books that bring exceptional art, rich content, and strong storytelling to realistic fiction, memoir, fantasy, and more. The Graphix imprint is committed to finding and championing new voices in the children's graphic novel..."/>
Scholastic Announces Contest To Discover The Next Graphix Author-Artists
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's overarching business strategy to expand its footprint and bring the Cracker Barrel experience to more guests, the company will open its first location in Nevada with its Las Vegas store on Monday, July 25, at 6 a.m. A second store will open in North Las Vegas in September. In celebration of opening day, the Board of Commissioners of Clark County, Nevada issued a proclamation declaring Monday, July 25,..."/>
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® Expands to Nevada with First Las Vegas Store
MDC Partners Inc. announced today that it will report its results for the three and six months ending June 30, 2016 on Thursday, July 28, 2016, after the market close. The Company will host a conference call to review its results the same day at 4:30 PM. The conference call will be accessible by dialing 1-412-902-4266 or toll free 1-888-346-6216. Please ask the operator for the "MDC Partners Second Quarter Results Conference Call"."/>
MDC Partners Schedules Conference Call to Discuss its Financial Results for the Three and Six Months Ending June 30, 2016
MDC Partners Inc. announced today that it will report its results for the three and six months ending June 30, 2016 on Thursday, July 28, 2016, after the market close. The Company will host a conference call to review its results the same day at 4:30 PM. The conference call will be accessible by dialing 1-412-902-4266 or toll free 1-888-346-6216. Please ask the operator for the "MDC Partners Second Quarter Results Conference Call"."/>
MDC Partners Schedules Conference Call to Discuss its Financial Results for the Three and Six Months Ending June 30, 2016
"FCA Replay" Wraps the Week
Buffalo Wild Wings, Another Broken Egg, Hooters and..."/>
Massive effort underway as Baton Rouge restaurants, bars to donate proceeds to slain officers' families [The Advocate, Baton Rouge, La.]
Amazon.com, Inc. today announced plans to open its seventh Texas fulfillment center in Houston. Amazon currently employs more than 10,000 full-time hourly associates at its five operating Texas fulfillment centers and plans to create 1,000 more full-time positions at the new Houston site."/>
Houston: Amazon Has Lift-Off on New Fulfillment Center
Weight Watchers International Inc., Service Corp. International, and VCA Inc.."/>
Updates on Personal Services Industry Stocks -- H&R Block, Weight Watchers Intl., Service Corp. Intl., and VCA Inc.
White goods price war on the high street [Daily Mail, London]

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