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Hooker Furniture’s HMI Division to Open Central Distribution Center in Georgia

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Home Meridian International (HMI), a division of Hooker Furniture Corporation based here, will consolidate its East Coast warehousing operations in a new 800,000-square-foot distribution facility in Liberty County, Georgia strategically located near the Port of Savannah. The state-of-the-art distribution center is expected to be fully operational by Fall of 2021, the company said. The division also maintains a West Coast distribution facility in Redlands, CA which is expected to be unaffected by the East Coast consolidation.

HMI maintains locations around the world, with brands under its portfolio including Pulaski Furniture, Samuel Lawrence Furniture, Samuel Lawrence Hospitality, Prime Resources International, Accentrics Home, and HMIdea. The Liberty County facility is strategically located to reach nearly all of the U.S. population within 36 hours, reducing transportation costs, and increasing operating efficiencies. The location’s proximity to the Port of Savannah played a major role in

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The Hartford Names Bob Gulino Head Of Central Division Field Sales And Underwriting For Middle And Large Commercial – Press Release

HARTFORD, Conn.–(Business Wire)–The Hartford appointed Bob Gulino as head of the Central Division for the company’s Middle and Large Commercial Insurance business. Gulino now leads the sales and underwriting operations for the company’s independent agents, brokers and customers across 13 Midwestern states from Minnesota to Texas. He reports to Tracey Ant, head of Field Operations & General Industries for Middle and Large Commercial insurance.

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Bob Gulino, head of the Central Division for The Hartford’s Middle and Large Commercial Insurance business (Photo: Business Wire)

“For more than 20 years Bob has served the Middle and Large Commercial business in a wide variety of field underwriting and leadership positions,” said Ant. “Bob’s underwriting and technical acumen coupled with his passion for developing talent, involvement in the community and credibility with our brokers and agents, will play an important role in executing

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Linksys Business Division Rolls Out Linksys Cloud Manager 2.0

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Linksys, the connected home and business division within the Belkin International and Foxconn Interconnect Technology (FIT) (HK: 6088) entity, today announces a new global release of Linksys Cloud Manager 2.0, an upgraded, cloud-hosted WiFi Management Platform purpose-built for SMB environments that reduces costs and increases operational efficiencies around remote WiFi management. 

Linksys Cloud Manager 2.0 enables IT administrators and other authorized users to remotely monitor, manage and troubleshoot single or distributed wireless networks in real time via a single dashboard and sign-on. The platform offers centralized visibility and control of a wireless network without the cost and complexity of traditional hardware controllers, overlay software, or annual hosting costs. 

Free Limited Lifetime Enterprise-grade Cloud Network Management without the Enterprise-class License Fees

Small businesses need a more affordable and easy-to-use Cloud Managed WiFi solution, and mid-sized companies have license fatigue from costly yearly licenses

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Community Banks of Colorado, a division of NBH Bank named the SBA’s Start Up and Job Creation …

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DENVER, Oct. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Community Banks of Colorado, a division of NBH Bank(the “Bank”) is honored to be recognized in 2020 as Start Up and Job Creation Lender of the Year as part of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Colorado District Office’s Annual Awards.

“At NBH Bank, we believe the entrepreneurial spirit is the foundation of our communities, and we utilize SBA loans to provide responsible financing that supports that spirit. This award is really a testament to the vision and hard work of our clients, without whom this honor would not be possible,” said Mark Abell, SBA Division Director at NBH Bank.

The Bank was selected to receive this award based on the number of loans it made in the special categories of job creation and

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Central Maine business briefs: Marshall Communications launches Crisis Communications Division

Marshall Communications, an award-winning public relations and marketing agency based in Maine, has launched a crisis communications division, in conjunction with retired Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Steve McCausland. The new division will provide clients with communications planning in advance of crises, as well as assistance during times of major events, according to a news release from the Augusta-based agency.

After more than three decades with Maine Public Safety, McCausland will serve as a communications specialist for the Marshall team. He will be available for media training, crisis communications and planning, and spokesperson and executive training and coaching before and during ongoing events. Most notably, McCausland and Marshall plan to team up to provide assistance and guidance to businesses; local, county and state government; and organizations and groups. The move shows the continued growth and innovation of Marshall Communications, which celebrates 30 years of business in April 2021.


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Pittsfield Cooperative Bank Appoints Assistant Vice President-Small Business Manager for the Banks Lending Division / iBerkshires.com

PITTSFIELD, Mass. J. Jay Anderson, president and CEO of the Pittsfield Cooperative Bank, announced the appointment of Dana C. Robb to the position of Assistant Vice President-Small Business Manager for the bank’s lending division.


Robb joins the bank with many years of experience in the banking industry working for Berkshire Bank for over 15 years.


“The Pittsfield Cooperative Bank is elated to have Dana as part of our Lending Division,” Anderson said. “His extensive background and broad knowledge of the financial industry strengthens our core team as we work towards expanding our business portfolio.”


As Assistant Vice President/Small Business Manager, Robb will be responsible for business development including acquisition, retention and expansion of new relationships with small businesses.


Robb attended SUNY Cortland and is a graduate of the 2016 Berkshire Leadership Program. Committed

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A Tax Reduction Specialist Based in Cary NC, JRL Premier Wealth Planning Relaunches Their Tax Reduction Division With Proven And Tested Strategies

Leading financial services providers, JRL Premier Wealth Planning, announces the relaunch of their tax solutions division, Tax Reduction Concierge to help successful business owners reduce their taxes

JRL Premier Wealth Planning is relaunching their tax reduction division with proven and tested strategies with the continuity of helping successful business owners reduce their taxes. The reintroduced Tax Reduction Concierge will ensure that clients get to enjoy the expertise of a tax reduction specialist San Diego to handle their tax matters.

Tax management remains one of the biggest challenges faced by different categories of businesses across several industries as well as owners of such businesses. Consequently, businesses seek the services of the best hands they can afford to ensure that they are in the good books of tax authorities. Unfortunately, getting the right expertise to ensure effective tax reduction without falling on the wrong side of the law can be daunting, which

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non-binding proposal for the acquisition of Grupo ACS’s “Industrial Services” division

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VINCI: non-binding proposal for the acquisition of
Grupo ACS’s “Industrial Services” division

VINCI has presented Grupo ACS with a non-binding proposal to form the basis of negotiations for the acquisition of Grupo ACS’s “Industrial Services” division, whose controlling holding company is “ACS Servicios, Communaciones y Energia SA”. The scope of the contemplated acquisition would include, in addition to the engineering and works activities, interests held in eight concessions and PPPs relating mainly to energy projects as well as a platform for the development of new projects in the renewable energy sector. On an unaudited pro forma basis, these activities represented revenue of approximately €6.3 billion in 2019.

This proposal has been examined by Grupo ACS’s Board of Directors, which has declared itself open to negotiations.

Completion of the transaction remains conditional, in particular, on the performance of a due diligence exercise in the coming months.

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DOJ antitrust division reviewing Uber’s plans to buy Postmates

  • The DOJ is taking a closer look at Uber’s plans to buy Postmates, Uber disclosed in a regulatory filing Friday.
  • The “second request,” as it’s called, puts the deal on hold indefinitely until both companies “substantially comply” with the government’s request for more details and it gives the deal a green light.
  • But the DOJ’s request signals it’s “concerned about the deal,” Sam Weinstein, a former DOJ antitrust lawyer, told Business Insider.
  • Uber pivoted to buy Postmates after merger talks with Grubhub reportedly fell through over similar  antitrust concerns as the platform faces increased scrutiny from lawmakers.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Uber’s plans to expand its food delivery business by acquiring Postmates have hit a roadblock.

In a regulatory filing Friday, Uber disclosed that the US Department of Justice has issued a “second request” to both companies, temporarily halting the deal while the government gathers more information.

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Cubs clinch NL Central Division as Cardinals lose to Brewers

While the Cubs were engaged in a back-and forth battle against the White Sox on Saturday, the Brewers did them a favor.

The Cubs clinched the NL Central title when Milwaukee beat St. Louis 3-0 on Saturday. The Cubs will head into the playoffs with the No. 3 seed in the National League and home field advantage through the best-of-three Wild Card Series.

“When you start reaching some of your goals,” Cubs manager David Ross said before the game, “it’s a little badge of honor that you get when you put in the work and are able to reap the rewards on the back end of the season. But the way I feel about this group would not change whether we win the division or not. I’m really proud of these guys.”

When the Cubs clinched a playoff berth earlier this week, they ensured that for the fifth time in

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