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Global chief executive, David Blair, said: "Alasdair's long history with Fitch, and his ability to inspire our teams and clients makes him uniquely qualified to lead creative growth for North America. He has been instrumental in the transformation of our offer in EMEA, leading some of our most innovative ...
The global coldwater crab sector could improve fisheries with greater efforts in North America and Europe, according to the newest sector report released Tuesday by the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP). About 44 percent of global coldwater crab production can be classified as sustainable ...

This makes CHEP's half pallet the first and only CarbonNeutral certified pooled platform in North America. ... in 2014, it was an instant marketplace success thanks to its ability to cut labor costs and increase sales," said Vishal Patell, Vice President of Marketing and Customer Solutions, CHEP North America.
LEON, Mexico--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 17, 2018--Azbil North America, Inc. (headquarters: Phoenix, Arizona; President: Gary W Johnson), a U.S. subsidiary of the azbil Group, announced today that it has established Azbil Mexico, S. de R. L. de C.V. (hereafter "Azbil Mexico") and Azbil Mexico ... Subsidiaries
In an earnings call today, holding company Omnicom revealed that it exceeded earnings expectations globally during the first quarter but continues to struggle with growth in the critical North American market. Omnicom Group reported first-quarter net income of $264.1 million, a 9.2 percent increase ...

While North America - the company's largest market - reported a dip in organic growth, the United Kingdom grew 3.1% organically, Latin America increased 3.1%, Asia Pacific was up 7.3% and European markets jumped 9.7%. The Middle East and Africa, however, decreased 8.5% organically in Q1.
MCLEAN, Va. -- GTT Communications, Inc., a global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced today the availability of network points of presence (PoPs) in Charlotte, North Carolina; Kansas City, Missouri; St. Louis, Missouri; Reno, Nevada; Calgary, Alberta; and Osaka, Japan.
WPP's global agency Y&R announced today the appointment of Yusuf Chuku as chief strategy officer of North America. Chuku most recently served as a freelance strategist and consultant and previously held a number of top roles including executive vice president and head of planning at McCann ...
We expect tornadoes in a US spring and we have seen a few, most recently in Florida and North Carolina and occasionally along an active cold front in the eastern states. We don't expect snow, let alone with a blizzard, sweeping down from Wyoming and Colorado, across the Plains and into the Midwest.
The three South American nations have started preliminary talks over their own bid, and the support of North America's federation would be a timely boost given the expected later entry of a UEFA nation in the bidding contest. The awarding of the 2026 tournament to the United bid, moreover, would help set ...
We now know significantly more today about "Project Sweet," the company up for more than $2 million in incentives from Guilford County and the city of High Point. Amada North America, which makes sheet metal fabricating machines, is considering building a manufacturing plant on Penny Road in High ...
An astonishing discovery found jutting from an eroding coastal cliff on an island in the Chesapeake Bay is challenging scientists' long-held theory about the first humans to inhabit North America, where they originated, and how and when they arrived. It points to an explosive theory: Ice Age people made an ...
BROOKFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A 50-year-old gorilla that was one of the oldest gorillas in a North American zoo has died. The Chicago Zoological Society says Ramar, a western lowland gorilla living at the Brookfield Zoo, was euthanized on Thursday after a series of chronic, age-related health problems.
Danone North America CEO Mariano Lozano said the company is joining a community of 2,400 Certified B Corporations from more than 60 countries across 150 industries. To achieve the status, they each must complete an impact assessment, earn an audited minimum score of 80 points out of a possible ...
As a showcase for the new MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 plug-in hybrid, a group of 3 modified versions of the model will soon set off on a journey from North America to Tierra del Fuego in South America — traveling along part of the 25,750 kilometers Alaska-to-Argentina Pan-American Highway, ...
In 1994, the introduction of Nafta slashed tariffs on products and encouraged companies to invest in supply chains stretching across borders — increasing rail traffic around North America. The year after Nafta went into effect, Mexico privatized its railroads, creating private commercial partners south of the ...

There's a lot more snow piling up in the mountains of North America than anyone knew, according to a first-of-its-kind study. Scientists have revised an estimate of snow volume for the entire continent, and they've discovered that snow accumulation in a typical year is 50 percent higher than previously ...
Archaeologists have discovered the oldest known human footprints in North America. Specifically, they've discovered footprints from three ice-age humans who walked the shores of a Canadian Island approximately 13,000 years ago. Researchers believe that the 29 clay footprints, found under the sand on ...
BEIJING – Volkswagen bills its new Touareg as “the biggest leap forward in the history of the SUV” as it strives to position it farther up-market from its 7-year-old predecessor in a segment traditionally dominated by the likes of the BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz GLE and Volvo XC90. The third-generation model, ...
As we turn our attention to the stars to search for life on other planets, it's easy to forget that the history of life on our Earth is still being unraveled. Anthropologists only recently discovered more evidence of humans interbreeding with a mysterious sister species to the Neanderthals, and now they've found the ...
SOUTHBRIDGE – A local congressman on Wednesday praised Schott North America on Charlton Street as an example of how an increasingly global economy can benefit the region. U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Springfield, visited the international technology business to celebrate a $750,000 renovation to ...
Russia has sent military jets over the North Pole and towards North America for the first time since the Soviet Union's collapse, Moscow's Defense Ministry has announced. Speaking to the ministry's board on Wednesday, Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu announced that Russia's “anti-submarine aviation” ...
Demographers estimate that 110 billion people have lived on Earth at one time or another. If we walk 10,000 steps a day and live to the grand old age of 65 on average, that means we've collectively left some twenty-four sextillion six hundred and forty quintillion footprints on this planet. Most of these vanish ...
Archaeologists in Canada have discovered dozens of ancient footprints that might be the earliest known evidence of human migration in North America. The prints, uncovered on the Pacific Coast, offer a glimpse into the lives of our ancestors who lived on the continent some 13,000 years ago, and they ...
Higher prices and China becoming self-sufficient in PP production also have affected PP exports from North America, further reducing justification for investment. On March 20, ExxonMobil Chemical Co. said that it is studying a project that could add almost 1 billion pounds of annual capacity for PP resin on ...
CASE Construction Equipment, a division of CNH Industrial N.V., has named Michel Marchand as its new vice president for North America. Marchand is replacing Scott Harris, who will serve as the new vice president for North America at CASE IH. “[Marchand] has both comprehensive knowledge of the ...
The activity aims at enhancing mutual accompaniment between the MCs and the two regions, deepening theological understanding of their mission work. The activity adds value to cross-regional communion relationships where MC actively learn together and share experiences through the networks: ...
The long wait for Dragon Quest XI is almost over: today, Square Enix announced that the role-playing game will be available in North America and Europe on September 4th. The game originally debuted in Japan last July, but previously, the developer had been quiet on a Western release. Unfortunately ...
(BRAIN) — Accell North America has acquired Beeline Bikes, the mobile service franchiser. ANA has been an investor in the company for several years. "We launched Beeline five years ago to address the huge opportunity in the market to provide a friendly, professional and convenient service experience ...
North Americans have been enthusiastically quaffing caffeinated beverages since before the Boston Tea Party, before the English founded Jamestown, and before Columbus landed in the Americas. That is to say: North Americans discovered caffeine long before Europeans “discovered” North America.
Big feet. Little feet. A heel here. A toe there. Stamped across the shoreline of Calvert Island, British Columbia, are 13,000-year-old human footprints that archaeologists believe to be the earliest found so far in North America. The finding, which was published Wednesday in the journal PLOS One, adds ...
A marketing professional and social media strategist with more than seven years' experience in the travel retail and food & beverage industries, Moreau will be responsible for developing and executing the marketing and social media plan for North America while providing marketing support to travel trade ...
Marvel and Disney's "Black Panther" became the highest-grossing superhero film in North America on Saturday, stealing the title from 2012's "The Avengers." According to The Hollywood Reporter, "Black Panther" surpassed "The Avengers," which grossed $623.4 million from its North America release in ...
Those looking to pick up the flagship OnePlus 5T in North America will have a tough time finding one, as manufacturer OnePlus has announced that it has been left with no choice other than to discontinue the handset in the region. No, we aren't kidding. OnePlus told Engadget that it has now offloaded all ...
For the ninth year in a row, Vancouver International Airport has been voted best airport in North America at the Skytrax World Airport Awards. Results from the annual Skytrax World Airport Awards are taken from an independent customer satisfaction survey. For the 2018 awards, 13.73 million airport ...
After the remarkable string of weekends it's been having, it was really just a matter of time before Black Panther wrestled the top spot from his fellow Avengers. As of today, the Ryan Coogler-directed film is North America's highest grossing superhero film of all-time (not adjusted for inflation, mind). The news ...
Global insurer QBE is looking to increase its presence in North America and Asia, despite struggling to find success in those markets. Group CEO Patrick Regan told CNBC that 2017 was an “unacceptable year,” performance-wise in Asia. QBE's performance also fell short in North America compared to its ...
“Our new channel strategy aims to strengthen relationships with our partners in North America, as well as encourage more companies in the region to join our partner network,” Tripp said. “The revamped channel program enables us to acknowledge highly motivated companies and bring more value to ...
“This quarter, we deliberately tightened distribution in the North America marketplace while also driving extraordinary heat with the customer,” Parker said on the earnings call, according to a FactSet transcript, highlighting the launch of the Russell Westbrook shoe along with a limited-edition Jordan sneaker ...
North American YOY sales growth. Source: Company quarterly reports. *Constant currency basis. During last quarter's conference call, Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank attributed the company's weakness in North America to "retail consolidation, changes in consumer preference, and intensified competition.
For the quarter ended November 2017 total revenue of $8.6 billion was up 5% Y/Y. Revenue for North America was down 5%, while Europe, Middle East, Africa (up 19%) and Greater China (up 16%) were stalwarts. North America was 44% of total revenue in the year earlier period, but now represents 41%.
Major Australian insurer QBE will look to continue expanding in North America and Asia, even though it has struggled for success in those regions, Patrick Regan, the company's group CEO, told CNBC. The CEO maintains that, while the company retains good businesses, especially in Australia and Europe ...
Penguin Wars will launch for PlayStation 4, Switch, and Xbox One on May 15 in North America and Europe, publisher Dispatch Games announced. Both the PlayStation 4 and Switch versions will be released at retail, Dispatch Games told Gematsu, while the Xbox One version will likely be a digital-only ...
On the heels of the Western release of Kazuma Kiryu's last chapter with Yakuza 6: The Song of Life, Sega has announced that we'll soon be able to relive the earlier days--Yakuza Kiwami 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 in North America on August 28, 2018. The Japanese version, called Ryu ga Gotoku: ...
Fifa's hopes of a smooth bidding process for the 2026 World Cup have been hit by four potential host cities pulling out of the North American bid and accusing the world governing body of making unreasonable financial demands. Chicago, which hosted the opening ceremony of the 1994 World Cup, is the ...
The list is a snapshot of the most talked-about medical cannabis dispensaries and retail locations in 10 major cannabis markets across North America. The top locations are determined using an indexing system that ranks locations across a variety of customer engagement metrics like reviews of each location's quality, ...
Somewhere in the mountains of Vernon, British Columbia lives a 76-year-old man by the name of Dag Aabye. He has no cell phone or email address. Revered by locals for having escaped from the shackles of modern society, he is the champion of the 80-mile ultramarathon aptly named the “death race.
The city of Surrey has opened a new biofuel facility that it says is the first of its kind in North America. John Hua explains why it's called a 'closed-loop' system. X. - A A +. Listen. North America's first organic waste management system is open and it is right here in B.C.. Surrey's $68 million biofuel facility ...
Policy shift would make Vancouver only city in North America to decriminalize drugs. City aims to adopt Portugal model ... Vancouver is positioning itself to be the lone city in North America where minor drug possession is completely free of legal prosecution. The massive policy shift was announced Friday ...


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