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Up-and-Coming Female Entrepreneur Proves She Can Manage Risk Against All Odds

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014

Innovative female entrepreneur Haleh Khodayari sets an international precedent as a corporate advocate who manages to represent large corporations reducing their cost of injuries and disabilities while fighting her own physical challenges.

Diagnosed with polio at the age of 5 months, Haleh has never let her disability prevent her from achieving exponential success. Her unique business practices and innovative approach to risk management have grossed her three companies, Labor Management Services, Inc. (CA State Entity), Advanced Consulting, Inc.(CA State Entity), and Labor Management Specialist, LLC. (NY State Entity), more than $ 2 Million in revenue,

Business Ethics Quarterly to be published by Cambridge from 2015

New York, NY (PRWEB) July 25, 2014

Cambridge University Press is delighted to announce that from 2015 it will publish Business Ethics Quarterly on behalf of the Society for Business Ethics.

Highly ranked in both the ethics and business categories of the Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports, Business Ethics Quarterly is a clear leader in the field, distinctive in its multidisciplinary approach to business ethics and corporate responsibility scholarship.

Since 1991 this multidisciplinary journal has published articles and reviews on a broad range of topics, including the internal ethics of business organizations, the role of business organizations in larger social, political and cultural frameworks, and the ethical quality of market-based societies and market-based relationships.

Editor in Chief Denis Arnold, Distinguished Professor of Business Ethics at UNC Charlotte, says “We are confident that our new partnership with Cambridge University Press will facilitate even greater distinction and enhanced global reach for BEQ as we enter our twenty-fifth year of publication. Authors can anticipate an improved interface with the journal, enhanced global dissemination of their scholarship, and additional benefits that come from being published by one of the world’s great academic presses.”

Ella Colvin, Director of Publishing, says, “Cambridge University Press is delighted to partner with the Society of Business Ethics to publish its prestigious journal, Business Ethics Quarterly. We are particularly excited to work with Professor Arnold and his team to enhance the journal’s already considerable profile still further. We understand the breadth and diversity of its authors and readers and our strategy will focus on expanding reach, usage and impact across the international business ethics community.”

Business Ethics Quarterly will be hosted on Cambridges electronic platform, Cambridge Journals Online (https://journals.cambridge.org/beq), which will support discovery and the reader experience to enhance and optimize article usage. Key developments for the journal will include the availability of articles online before print via Cambridges FirstView system, the adoption of the ScholarOne manuscript submission system, and the journals inclusion in Cambridges expanding consortia sales program, covering over 2,000 institutions, ensuring that content is available to a wide and expanding global audience.

Publicity Contact: Katie Smith, Marketing Executive, Cambridge Journals

kesmith(at)cambridge(dot)org

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About Cambridge Journals

Cambridge University Press publishes over 350 peer-reviewed academic journals across a wide spread of subject areas, in print and online. Many of these journals are leading academic publications in their fields and together form one of the most valuable and comprehensive bodies of research available today.

For further information about Cambridge Journals, go to:

http://journals.cambridge.org

About Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press is part of the University of Cambridge. It furthers the Universitys mission by disseminating knowledge in the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence.

Its extensive peer-reviewed publishing list comprise 45,000 titles covering academic research, professional development, over 350 research journals, school-level education, English language teaching and bible publishing.

Playing a leading role in todays international market place, Cambridge University Press has more than 50 offices around the globe, and it distributes its products to nearly every country in the world.

For further information about Cambridge University Press, go to:

http://cambridge.org

About the Society for Business Ethics

The Society for Business Ethics is an international organization providing a forum for those interested in research, teaching, or the practical application of ethical principles and concepts to the management of businesses. The Society welcomes members from all disciplines as well as practitioners.

For further information about the Society for Business Ethics, go to:

http://sbeonline.org/







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Holland & Harts Laura Hundley Appointed Chair of American Bar Association Committee


BOULDER, Colo. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014

Laura Hundley, a partner at Holland & Hart, has been appointed Chair of the Committee on Estate & Gift Taxes by the American Bar Association, Section of Taxation, the nations largest organization of tax lawyers. She will serve a two-year term starting July 1. As Chair, Hundley will lead the Committees activities regarding federal estate and gift taxes, including programs affecting the development and administration of tax laws and continuing legal education programs. Previously, Hundley served as Vice Chair of the Committee.

Hundley is the leader of the Private Client Group at Holland & Hart and a partner in the firms Boulder office. Hundleys practice focuses on estate and wealth transfer planning for high net worth individuals and families. She represents business owners, executives, and other high net worth individuals regarding sophisticated estate planning, wealth transfer, and trust and estate administration matters.

Hundley is listed in The Best Lawyers in America

LJM Developments launches its Entrepreneur Accelerator Program


Burlington, Ontario (PRWEB) July 23, 2014

Burlington based real-estate development and investment firm launches the LEAP program to promote entrepreneurship and support small businesses.

Entrepreneurs are the driving engine of our economy and small-to-medium sized enterprises (SMEs) constitute a substantial proportion of our economy. The LEAP program allows LJM to propel further innovation and drive in this sector. In Canada, and in our direct community particularly, we would like to see more entrepreneurs emerge and create new business opportunities says Shaheryar Mian who leads business development at LJM Developments.

LEAP aims to provide funding, office space, and strategic guidance to start-ups. LJM Developments commercial real-estate focus allows the company to leverage part of its commercial space toward co-working office use for entrepreneurs. In addition, LJM itself emerged as a small business and as such aims to provide strategic guidance to entrepreneurs from noteworthy lessons the firm acquired through its own experience and milestones.

Mian further explains The biggest challenge for a lot of entrepreneurs is lack of initial capital funding coupled with basic infrastructure such as office space. By providing the basic framework to entrepreneurs, LJM can bring to life new businesses that would otherwise face a difficult time coming to the fore.

LJMs core business is to construct and manage residential and commercial real-estate. The companys commercial portfolio gave access to tenants, most of whom own and manage their own businesses, which serves as further motivation for the company to fund such endeavors. LJM also diversified its business in the hospitality space by making investments in restaurant businesses.

We are excited for the launch of our entrepreneur accelerator program and look forward to discussing new business ideas with entrepreneurs, and also plan on engaging the City to work with us in helping promote entrepreneurial spirit in our communities says Mian.

For further details on LEAP please contact: LEAP(at)ljmdevelopments.ca

About LJM Developments

LJM Developments is a recognized industry leader in real estate development and investments. The company has developed highly-acclaimed signature projects in the residential and commercial sectors that are a perfect synergy of world class architectural design and cutting-edge construction quality.

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If you would like more information about this topic or need to make further press inquiries, please contact LJM Developments at 289-245-1900 or e-mail: info(at)ljmdevelopments.ca







Top Car Rental Agencies Recommendations Announced by reviewauthority.com for July 2014


(PRWEB) July 21, 2014

The ten best car rental services have been named by reviewauthority.com for the month of July 2014. reviewauthority.com provides businesses with rankings online to showcase the best consumer goods and services services which produce effective solutions to businesses searching for a variety of solutions to common issues. Services are highlighted based on their performance in a meticulous investigation of their key solutions.

Each month the top car rental services are put through an in-depth evaluation process in order to determine which services produce the best services overall. The process involves an in-depth analysis of top performing companies in areas including insurance, service speed, locations, customer support, and selection quality. Client evaluations of competing car rental services are contacted in order to obtain their unique inputs and suggestions on the services they have used.

To view the ratings of the top car rental firms click here.

ABOUT reviewauthority.com

reviewauthority.com is an online provider of independent reviews and ratings. The rankings of the top consumer products and services companies are released monthly to assist businesses in connecting with car rental companies which feature a history of effective solutions. Thousands of consumer products and services companies are put to the test while only the absolute best companies are showcased in the rankings.

Car rental firms interested in being evaluated can visit: http://reviewauthority.news-prs.com/us/apply-for-rankings.







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IASA Names EIS Group Director as New Volunteer of the Year


San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014

Darin M. Reffitt, director of Demand Generation and Campaign Management at EIS Group Ltd., a provider of core systems to insurers, has been named New Volunteer of the Year by the Insurance Accounting and Systems Association, Incorporated (IASA).

Mr. Reffitt currently chairs the IASA Social Media Subcommittee, a part of the Marketing and Communications Committee. He began as a volunteer with IASA in September 2012 and was appointed to lead IASAs social media efforts in May 2013. Over his first year in that role, IASA grew its Twitter followers by over 100%, launched corporate LinkedIn and Instagram sites, and created a formal social media policy and process that enables IASA Chapters across the U.S. to directly leverage the power of the IASAs social media feeds. He also participates in IASAs Solution Provider Enrichment Committee.

Each year, IASA honors a new volunteer who stands apart in demonstrating a commitment to furthering IASAs goals. Mr. Reffitt was formally recognized for his volunteer efforts at the 2014 IASA Educational Conference and Business Show in Indianapolis in June.

Thanks to his contributions, we have worked social media into every aspect of IASA, said Chuck Gunkel, vice president of volunteer development for IASA. IASAs presence on outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google+ has grown substantially thanks in large part to Darins work as an IASA volunteer.

About EIS Group

EIS Group (formerly named Exigen Insurance Solutions) provides core insurance systems that enable business innovation and deliver long term value to customers around the globe. Insurers deploy our multi-line software platformthe EIS Suiteto achieve rapid and scalable solution implementations. The EIS Suite system comprised ofPolicyCore, BillingCore, ClaimCore and CustomerCore modulesoffer the industrys most complete end-to-end capabilities, including rating, underwriting, policy administration, claims, billing, distribution management and CRM. EIS Group is headquartered in San Francisco with operations in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. Visit http://www.eisgroup.com for more information.

About IASA

The Insurance Accounting & Systems Association, Incorporated (IASA) is a non-profit, education association that strives to enhance the knowledge of insurance professionals, and participants from similar organizations closely allied with the insurance industry by facilitating the exchange of ideas and information. IASA is one of the insurance industry’s largest, and most well represented trade associations. IASA membership includes insurance companies of all types (Property & Casualty, Life, Health, Fraternal, HMO and others) as members, as well as companies serving the insurance industry, regulators and also organizations more broadly representative of the financial services industry, including banks and investment brokerage firms. Visit http://www.iasa.org or @IASAInc on Twitter.







Enjoy 60-80% Discounts on Aesthetically Designed Diamond Eternity Bands Only at ItsHot.com


New York (PRWEB) July 16, 2014

ItsHot.com, a celebrated name in the realm of diamond jewelry fabrication, wholesale and retail is now offering striking discounts of 70-80% on its aesthetically designed collection of diamond eternity bands. This price reduction is also available on its thin 14K gold round eternity band with 2.1 carats of diamonds with a discount of 74%. The original retail price of this beautifully crafted eternity band was $ 7,680.00 which is now reduced to just $ 1,979.00. The item code of this glamorous round diamond band is 006857.

Divulging about the intricate features of the offered eternity band, one of the representatives of the store elaborates, This round eternity band features 2.10 carats of round diamonds. This eternity band is available in platinum, 18k or 14k yellow, rose, white gold and can be customized with any color and quality diamonds. Please note: it will take us around 3-5 business days to make this ring for you so please plan accordingly. Please contact us at 212-398-3123 if your size or desired option is not listed.

Apart from eternity rings, ItsHot.coms product range also includes diamond wedding rings, engagement rings, promise rings, bracelets, necklaces and more, all offered at significant discounts. The store is a home to more than 20,000 unique jewelry items crafted using premium gold, silver and platinum, encrusted with first-rate genuine natural and fancy colored diamonds. All orders are packed in beautiful gift boxes and delivered safely through fully insured FedEx mail with signature confirmation.

About ItsHot.com

ItsHot.com specializes in the manufacturing and wholesale of high-end fine diamond jewelry and diamond watch designs. Their craftsmen at ItsHot.com have over 20 years of experience in the manufacturing and wholesale of fine diamond jewelry. They have a vast knowledge of craftsmanship and consumer needs which have helped them develop a fine line of jewelry. ItsHot.com is also an authorized dealer for many brands of luxury watches and also specializes in watch customization. To learn more about their stunning collections of diamond eternity bands, visit their NYC showroom open Mon-Fri 11am-7pm EST or shop securely online 24/7 at http://www.ItsHot.com/







New Venture Escrow on What to Look for in an Escrow Partner


San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014

Actor Ashton Kutcher has just put his Hollywood Hills home up for sale, quietly shopping it at $ 12 million. Thats out of the question for most mere mortals, but like everyone else, Kutcher will need the right escrow partner to do the job right.

Finding the right real estate agent to help you sell your home is critically important, says Casey LeBlanc, president of New Venture Escrow. No less important is choosing the best escrow partner for your specific needs and situation. When it comes to the complicated process of selling your house, this choice can make a world of difference.

LeBlanc offers these tips for finding the best escrow partner:

Ask around. Theres plenty of information online about escrow services, but combing through all that material takes considerable time and energy. In most cases, the first place to start is by asking your Real Estate agent for two escrow options that they have experience with and recommend. Secondly, its more efficient to canvas family members, friends, work colleagues and others who have recently sold a house. Who can they recommend? Who do they say to avoid?

Its entirely possible that someone in your personal or professional network can recommend an escrow agent who not only met, but exceeded their expectations, LeBlanc notes.

Independent status. The best escrow partner is someone who can serve as a completely neutral third party, with no formal ties to a real estate company or insurance firm that might influence their actions, LeBlanc says. LeBlanc advises asking more questions about in house escrow or shared ownership arrangements.

The California Department of Business Oversight can verify if an escrow agent is truly independent (meaning the individual and his or her company has met and satisfied all of the licensing requirements set forth by California escrow law). More valuable consumer information on this topic can be found on the CADBO website.

The right experience and resources. Armed with some referrals, its time to dig deeper. As LeBlanc says, At the very least, you want an escrow partner whos familiar with the type of house youre selling and who has substantial experience in this field. Make a quick call to review experience and make sure there is a good personality fit with your escrow team.

Beyond that, its important to learn about their distinctive value proposition and whether they have the resources to meet their clients specific needs. The most qualified escrow partner will use mobile technology to make things easier, including:

Fresh Bread and Bakery Goods Wholesaling in the US Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld


New York, NY (PRWEB) July 16, 2014

Fresh bread and bakery goods wholesalers distribute breads, rolls, cakes, cookies, crackers and baking supplies to retail and food service customers across the United States. The staple nature of some of these products in the American pantry has historically protected the industry somewhat from fluctuations in consumer disposable income. However, in recent years, two major trends have significantly threatened the Fresh Bread and Bakery Goods Wholesaling industry. As retail and food service customers have increasingly consolidated and been able to take advantage of their large-scale operations, wholesale bypass, wherein these customers directly establish supply contracts with bread and bakery goods producers, has begun to pose an existential threat to industry distributors. At the same time, dietary trends discouraging the consumption of gluten and carbohydrates has reduced overall demand for the goods this industry wholesales. Due to this decreased demand and increasing competition, Fresh Bread and Baked Goods Wholesaling industry revenue is expected to fall an annualized 1.1% during the five years to 2014, to $ 29.8 billion. Dietary trends and wholesale bypass will contribute to revenue loss of 1.3% in 2014 alone.

According to IBISWorld Industry Analyst Jocelyn Phillips, Profit margins, however, have increased slightly during the past five years, largely as a result of companies across the industry engaging in cost-cutting measures and reducing their spending on labor and wages accordingly. Major industry acquisitions (such as industry leader Sysco acquiring its largest competitor, US Foods) have also buoyed industry profit, as merged companies are able to reduce redundancies, corner a larger share of the market and enjoy higher margins. Nonetheless, heightened pricing competition has made it increasingly difficult for smaller companies to survive, and the total number of industry enterprises is expected to fall 1.9% over the five years to 2014.

Demand for bread and bakery goods is projected to grow somewhat in the five years to 2019, which is expected to drive slight revenue growth during the period, says Phillips. A growing number of US households (who drive grocery consumption) and an expected uptick in wheat consumption are expected to contribute to this slow growth. Wholesale bypass will likely continue to plague industry operators, but margins are expected to continue slowly increasing, and industry revenue will likely grow 0.4% per year on average, to nearly $ 30.3 billion in the five years to 2019.

For more information, visit IBISWorlds Fresh Bread and Bakery Goods Wholesaling in the US industry report page.

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IBISWorld industry Report Key Topics

The Fresh Bread and Bakery Goods Wholesaling industry includes firms that primarily perform merchant wholesale distribution of fresh bread and bakery products.

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Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Current Performance

Industry Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Products & Markets

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Market Share Concentration

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Major Companies

Operating Conditions

Capital Intensity

Key Statistics

Industry Data

Annual Change

Key Ratios

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Recognized as the nations most trusted independent source of industry and market research, IBISWorld offers a comprehensive database of unique information and analysis on every US industry. With an extensive online portfolio, valued for its depth and scope, the company equips clients with the insight necessary to make better business decisions. Headquartered in Los Angeles, IBISWorld serves a range of business, professional service and government organizations through more than 10 locations worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.ibisworld.com or call 1-800-330-3772.







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