United States and Japan today sign organic equivalence arrangement


Officials from Japan and the United States announced the signing of an organic equivalence arrangement between the two countries in ceremonies this morning at All Things Organic here at Natural Products Expo East. Present at the announcement were Mr. Satoshi Kunii, Director, Labeling Standards Division, and Mr. Takuro Mukae, Associate Director, Sanitary and Phytosanitary Affairs,…

Global Sources’ second annual China Sourcing Fairs in Brazil open today


Featuring more products and 85 percent more booths, the combined events are the largest Asia-product exhibitions in South America Global Sources (NASDAQ: GSOL) today announced the opening of the second annual China Sourcing Fairs in Brazil. Featuring more than 950 booths, an increase of 85 percent from the 2012 inaugural event, the Fairs are the…

BB&T Retirement and Institutional Services revamps retirement plan websites


BB&T Retirement and Institutional Services announced today a complete redesign of its two websites to create a retirement destination for both plan sponsors and participants. “The redesigned websites were the result of extensive research,” said BB&T Retirement and Institutional Services Division Manager Ray McCulloch. “We found plan sponsors want more information on how to help…

Orlando Mayor Dyer: “I am proud to declare this morning that the state of our City is strong. And, that strength comes from the stories of our residents who are unabashedly hopeful and proud to do their part to make Orlando the greatest city in America.”


Today, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer delivered his annual State of the City address to hundreds of residents, business owners and community leaders gathered at City Hall. Today also marked the beginning of Mayor Dyer’s 11th year serving as Mayor of the City of Orlando and during his speech, Mayor Dyer reaffirmed his commitment to continue…

AriZona to Offer Five Popular Flavors in 11.5 oz. Sleek® Cans from Ball


AriZona to Offer Five Popular Flavors in 11.5 oz. Sleek® Cans from Ball AriZona’s storied history of offering premium teas and beverages in unique packaging continues with the release of some of its most popular flavors in 11.5 oz. Sleek® cans from Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL). “We strive to give our fans what they want…

TD Bank Says it’s Time to Bank Human, Again


TD Bank, America‘s Most Convenient Bank(®), is kicking off 2013 by introducing a fresh creative marketing platform, Bank Human, Again. Through a fully integrated multimedia campaign, the platform casts customers and employees in the spotlight and brings to life America’s Most Convenient Bank’s legendary service and unparalleled convenience.

DinoDirect Expands Reach into Brazil


  DinoDirect.com (“the Company”), a world-leading, cross-border online store with millions of active customers from more than 200 countries, today announced a cooperation agreement with one of Brazil’s top online retailers, Encomenda Global. DinoDirect is committed to becoming the best reliable marketplace on the net by offering high quality products with the widest selections, reasonable…

Ygrene Energy Fund Partners With FNF Green LLC to Accelerate Energy Upgrade Financing


Ygrene Energy Fund Partners With FNF Green LLC to Accelerate Energy Upgrade Financing-Strategic partnership powers Ygrene Data Report, instantly qualifies property owners for energy retrofit financing Ygrene Energy Fund, a leading provider of clean energy finance programs for local governments, today announced a strategic partnership with FNF Green LLC, the environmental branch of Fidelity National…

America doing business with Brazil


Brazil’s Largest Private Asset Clearinghouse to Partner with FNC Mortgage tech company FNC will help provide infrastructure for Brazil’s housing market Cetip, Latin America’s largest depository of fixed income securities, has selected mortgage technology leader FNC, Inc. to deliver a comprehensive collateral management solution for the Brazilian mortgage industry.