Under Armour Announces Global Partnership with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

Under Armour Announces Global Partnership with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

Baltimore, MD…Under Armour (NYSE: UA) today announced a global partnership with the dynamic actor, producer and global superstar Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. As part of the long-term partnership, Johnson will work hand-in-hand with the innovative performance brand to create a range of products across footwear, apparel and accessories as well as support Under Armour’s Connected […]

Apple Reports Record First Quarter Results

Apple Reports Record First Quarter Results

Cupertino, CA…Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2016 first quarter ended December 26, 2015. The Company posted record quarterly revenue of $75.9 billion and record quarterly net income of $18.4 billion, or $3.28 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $74.6 billion and net income of $18 billion, or $3.06 per […]

Google Launches Project Reconnect To Help Refugees

Google Launches Project Reconnect To Help Refugees

Mountain View, CA…Google Today announced plans to donate 25,000 Chromebooks to refugees. “Ahmed is an economics student from Aleppo in Syria. Last year he was forced to leave his hometown because of the war that has forced millions of his compatriots out of their country. He left his family and his studies—everything—behind to find a […]

Oil & China Continue To Drag Markets Down

Oil & China Continue To Drag Markets Down

New York, NY….The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down over 500 points in intraday trading as the worldwide oil glut, dropping oil prices and uncertainty in China’s stock market continue to weigh on markets. The only silver lining is that dropping gas prices continue to help energy costs for businesses and consumers.

Manufacturing Sector Contracted In November

Manufacturing Sector Contracted In November

Tempe, Arizona…Economic activity in the manufacturing sector contracted in November for the first time in 36 months, since November 2012, while the overall economy grew for the 78th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. The report was issued today by Bradley J. Holcomb, CPSM, CPSD, chair […]

General Mills Issues Voluntary Recall Of Certain Batches Of Cheerios & Honey Nut Cheerios Cereal

General Mills Issues Voluntary Recall Of Certain Batches Of Cheerios & Honey Nut Cheerios Cereal

Lodi, CA…General Mills is voluntarily recalling several days of production of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios cereal produced at its Lodi, California facility on certain dates in July of this year because of an undeclared allergen – wheat – with potential adverse health effects. Because this recall relates to an undeclared allergen, this is a […]

President Obama On The Trans-Pacific Partnership

President Obama On The Trans-Pacific Partnership

Washington, DC…I’ve spent every day of my presidency fighting to grow our economy and strengthen our middle class. That means making sure our workers have a fair shot to get ahead here at home, and a fair chance to compete around the world. My approach to trade has been guided by a unifying principle: leveling […]

USDA Offers Help to Fire-Affected Farmers and Ranchers

USDA Offers Help to Fire-Affected Farmers and Ranchers

Washington, DC…The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers and ranchers affected by the recent wildfires in Alaska, California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington State that USDA has programs to assist with their recovery efforts. The Farm Service Agency (FSA) can assist farmers and ranchers who lost livestock, grazing land, fences or eligible trees, bushes […]