Press Releases From 05/23/2012 Until 05/23/2012

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Ariba, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARBA) Investor Alert: Takeover Under Investigation

LogoAn investigation on behalf of investors of Ariba, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARBA) in connection with the takeover was announced and NASDAQ:ARBA stockholders should contact the Shareholders Foundation.

FDA Rejects and Detains Imports from Clarins for Failure to Submit New Drug Applications

In 2008, the National Toxic Encephalopathy Foundation (NTEF), an environmental watchdog organization, submitted a report to the FDA on drug versus cosmetic claims made by Clarins. Citing numerous examples of drug effects rather than cosmetic claims.

It's So LA Screens at the 65th Cannes Film Festival

The show explores the less glamorous side of what it takes to “live the dream” in Los Angeles; spotlighting ironic choices and sacrifices, exhilarating possibility of “game changing” opportunities and the competitive craziness of the city.

Market Report, "Carbonated Soft Drinks in US - A Snapshot (2011)", Published

LogoCarbonated Soft Drinks in US by Mintel Global Market Navigator provides you with annual year-end market size data, most recently updated in 2011. This market covers colas, lemon, orange and other flavoured carbonated soft drinks. It excludes carbonated fruit juices and waters. Market size is based on retail (off trade) and non-retail (on trade) sales. Market size for Carbonated Soft Drinks in US is given in litres with a minimum of five years' historical data. Market Forecast is provided for five years. Included with this snapshot is socio-economic data for US. Population, Consumer Price Index (CPI), Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Exchange Rates.

Market Report, "Consumer Credit in France", Published

LogoGross consumer credit lending continued to grow in 2011, following the marked decline in 2009. France was significantly affected by recession, which stunted the demand for consumer credit in 2009. The improvement in the economic situation in 2010 and 2011 had a positive impact on the industry. The French economy returned to growth in 2010, weathering the recession earlier than had been anticipated. France's GDP increased by 1.5% in 2010 and 1.8% in 2011.

Travel and Tourism in Bermuda - New Market Report Now Available

LogoArrivals to Bermuda in 2011 showed growth despite the global economic downturn. This positive performance is mainly because Bermuda is a relatively close destination to the US and, given the negative economic situation in the US, people are looking for closer and more affordable destinations. Bermuda continuously offers packages and promotions to potential visitors, while the expansion of low cost carriers such as Air Tran Airways gives an affordable alternative to travellers to choose Bermuda...

Grupo Modelo SA de CV in Beer (World) - New Market Report Now Available

LogoGrupo Modelo was the seventh largest global brewer in 2011. The company is the leading player in its domestic Mexican market, and its Corona Extra brand is exported to 180 countries. Modelo is well placed for future growth in Mexico, and should be able to benefit from the growing popularity of imported premium lager brands in its main US, Canadian and UK markets, but in order to maximise its growth, it should invest in strengthening its position in key markets and extending its coverage further.

Qantas Airways Ltd in Travel and Tourism (World) - New Market Research Report

LogoQantas weathered a tumultuous year in 2011 filled with natural disasters and labour strikes while still managing to grow revenues and remain profitable. However, the company is not resting on its laurels. It is undertaking a restructuring of its international flying division and improving its operational efficiency while looking for new revenue opportunities through its loyalty programme and Jetstar brand.

"The Home Depot Inc in Retailing (World)" Now Available at Fast Market Research

LogoHome Depot is heavily reliant on a depressed US housing market, seeing market share declines in the US and Canada and closing stores in China. As such, the future could appear bleak for the company. However, value sales growth has started to return, online sales are blossoming and a tentative recovery in US housing could be underway. Against this increasingly positive backdrop, Euromonitor international assesses the outlook for Home Depot in the short to medium term.

Global Soft Drink & Bottled Water Manufacturing - New Market Research Report

LogoThe Global Soft Drink & Bottled Water Manufacturing industry produces bottled, tinned and canned beverages for human consumption. Finished soft drinks and bottled waters are sold to grocery product wholesalers, retailers and export markets. This industry comprises establishments engaged in one or more of the following: manufacturing carbonated soft drinks; purifying and bottling water; and manufacturing functional beverages, such as energy and sports drinks.

Global Ship & Boat Building - New Market Research Report

LogoFirms in this industry operate shipyards or boat yards. Shipyards are fixed facilities with dry docks and fabrication equipment capable of building a ship. These firms manufacture barges, cargo ships, container ships, ferryboats, fishing boats, passenger ships, patrol boats and sailing ships. Civil boat manufacturers build cabin cruisers, dinghies, motorboats, pleasure boats and rowboats. Boats are defined as watercraft typically suitable or intended for personal use.

Market Report, "Power Infrastructure in Europe ", Published

LogoThis report investigates the current position and the issues for the next generation of Europe's power industry.

Market Report, "2012: Trends to watch in UK Life and Pensions", Published

LogoThe UK trends 2012 report assesses the key issues advisors and providers face in the current economic climate. Regulatory pressures will require firms to adapt their business model in 2012 ready for implementation, changing the dynamics of the market. The industry must also confront the changing behaviors consumers have towards long-term saving and protection if they are to remain competitive.

"The Future of Haircare: Consumption Trends and Product Preferences" - New Market Report

LogoHaircare brands are competing in an 'Era of Consequences'. A more careful consideration of the risks and consequences associated with consumption now characterize buying behavior. Haircare brands must therefore cater towards a more assured, claim savvy, and ultimately demanding shopper that is expressing more sophisticated haircare demands.

New Market Report: Brazilian Transportation Industry Outlook to 2016: Market Profile

LogoAs Latin America's third-largest and second-most populous country, Brazil has an extensive transport network to meet the requirements of its growing economy. The transport industry registered growth during the first two years of the review period, but declined in 2008 and 2009 due to the global economic recession and the H1N1 flu epidemic. However, in 2010, the industry registered positive growth in all modes of transport. Growth in the air transport market was mainly driven by the success of low-cost carriers, while the key driver of growth for road transport during the review period was increased government investment on the country's road infrastructure. Although car rentals accounted for a small share of the total transport industry, the market is recording growth and demand for car rentals is increasing due to the rise in demand from leisure and business tourists.

"The Polish Mining Industry Outlook - Market Opportunities and Entry Strategies, Analyses and Forecasts to 2016" - New Market Report

LogoPoland has a large base of mineral resources and a rich mining tradition. The Polish mining industry contributes 2% of the country's gross domestic product (GDP), and the country is the largest producer of copper and coal in Europe. Structural changes made to privatize the country's coal sector, such as provision of subsidies and closure of unprofitable mines, have had an adverse impact on the industry, with a decline in total production and an increase in imports. The disinvestment process is a key element in the country's transition from a planned economy to a market economy, and is a major factor in creating opportunities for foreign investors to acquire businesses in Poland.

"Switzerland ENT Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2018" Published

Logo"Switzerland ENT Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2018", a new report by Global Markets Direct, provides key market data on the Switzerland ENT Devices market. The report provides value (USD million), volume (units) and average price (USD) data for each segment and sub-segment within five market categories - Diagnostic Devices, Hearing Aid Devices, Hearing Implants, Nasal Splints and Voice Prosthesis. The report also provides company shares and distribution shares data for each of the aforementioned market categories. The report is supplemented with global corporate-level profiles of the key market participants with information on key recent developments.

New Market Study: "Iron Ore Mining Market in North America to 2020 - Demand for Steel in the US to Boost Regional Iron Ore Production"

LogoGBI Research's new report, 'Iron Ore Mining Market in North America to 2020 - Demand for Steel in the US to Boost Regional Iron Ore Production' provides key information and analysis of the North American iron ore mining industry, comprising of the US and Canada. The report covers the industry's drivers and restraints, production, reserves, consumption and details of country's trade (imports and exports). This report is based on data and information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research and in-house analysis by GBI Research's team of industry experts.

New Market Report: Oral Drug Delivery Market to 2017 - Out-licensing Proprietary Technologies for Proteins, Peptides and Small Molecules to Drive Revenue Growth

LogoGBI Research, the leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research "Oral Drug Delivery Market to 2017 - Out-licensing Proprietary Technologies for Proteins, Peptides and Small Molecules to Drive Revenue Growth". The report focuses on the current scenario of orally administered drugs. Key segment of orally administered drugs which are covered in the report include small molecules, proteins, peptides and vaccines. The oral drug delivery market is forecast to show increase in the forecast period (2010-2017) due to increase in demand for innovative oral drugs. The report analyses marketed oral drugs based on molecule type and indication. Pipeline drugs by molecule type are discussed in detail. The report analyses different types of nano-technology which will decide the future of orally administered drugs. Key drug delivery companies are profiled with their proprietary technologies, pipeline molecules and deals. This report is built using data and information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research and in-house analysis by GBI Research's team of industry experts.

No Excuse for Dirty Cymbals Thanks to a Revolutionary New Cymbal Cleaning Service

In a similar way, cymbals are like the rock stars that play them; it’s better to burn out than fade away. Every drummer has endured the sad, slow process of watching a bright, shiny new set of cymbals slowly diminish in sound quality and appearance until they’re nothing but a pale shadow of their former selves.

Just Us Mortgages Increasingly Called Upon by UK Media for London Property Market Perspective

Just Us Mortgages has been quoted or interviewed more than seven times by major London media in just the last several months. The London mortgage broker specialises in London property purchases and remortgages, large mortgages, expat mortgages and first time buyer mortgages as well as assisting London buy to let mortgage portfolio owners.

GoogleNewsSubmit Experiences an Acceleration in Growth; Reports Result of Recent Campaign

Fresh off a mass press release, Google Penguin education and information campaign, is excited to releases details of the effectiveness of the press release campaign.

Energy Management Services Company RandD Utilities Adds Energy Saving Systems for UK Businesses

RandD Utilities has recently announced that they will be adding the marketing, distribution and installation of a comprehensive range of proven domestic, commercial and industrial energy saving systems to their services. The company provides energy management and consultancy service for UK businesses.

National Family Week Is Now UK's Largest Yearly Celebration of Families

As most parents know quite well, sometimes there are just not enough hours in the day to get everything done. From working and school to household chores and more, many families simply don’t have the chance to spend as much time together as they would like.

Apple BMW of York Now Offering New 2013 BMW Models

Apple BMW of York is pleased to announce the arrival new 2013 BMW models. The 2013 BMW X3, X5 and X6 have debuted and are available for lease or purchase. To view Apple BMW of York’s expansive inventory of BMW models, visit