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NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 01/26/06 -- GPS Industries Inc. (OTC BB: GPSN), a leading innovator of Wi-Fi and GPS-enabled multimedia communications and management solutions for golf facilities, resorts, sporting events and residential communities asks Golf Industry Professionals to compare their flagship product, the "Inforemer" with the competition. The "Inforemer" is GPS. It locates the pin easily with hands-free operation. It fleet swaps easily, is video ad ready with its Wi-Fi enhancements that make it a revenue generating real-time media outlet. Make your golf course future proof. The graphics are better, the "Inforemer" is lighter, affordable, ergonomically best, user-friendly, serviceable and makes you money. We have the lowest risk, highest value proposition on the market, and our cutting edge and innovative software seamlessly integrates with other soft... (more)

Blocks to Profitable Behavior

CRM Developer's Journal I recently added 20 yards of distance to every club in my golf bag with no effort whatsoever (and the chipping now is sublime). For the non-golfers out there, this is quite a significant improvement. I have played the game for about 15 years achieved a reasonable standard and plateaued, content in the knowledge that I know enough to be competitive and to enjoy myself. Over the years I have taken, on average, two lessons per year, read copious amounts in magazines, watched my heroes on the TV, dreamed of faultless rounds, practiced my bad habits at the driving-range and, of course, played once a week. I would say that I qualify as a golfer. My discovery was so basic, so fundamental, that I had classified it years ago as something I already did and, therefore, dismissed it from the long list of possibilities for making improvements. This raise... (more)

Social Media is Here to Stay; Embrace It

New Media on Ulitzer The message from The Utah Technology Council’s (UTC) annual PR breakfast is clear: Social media is blurring the lines between PR, branding, advertising, marketing and social media. Don’t resist it. Harness its power. “People need to stop thinking in terms of social media marketing and PR vs. traditional marketing and PR,” said event co-chair and presenter Jack Hadley, CEO of Lava 7. Hadley was one of three social media experts, together with Rachel Herrscher of Today’s Mama and Brian Watkins of Adobe, who presented to PR and marketing executives last week. UTC member Neumont University hosted this year’s annual PR breakfast event which was sponsored by Business Wire. Social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter allow public relations and marketing professionals to pull information from customers as opposed to the traditional methods of pus... (more)

Tuscany Village Grand Sales Event

This Saturday one of Henderson's nicest gated golf course communities is holding a huge sales event.  Tuscany Village is being developed by Dunhill Homes and features a championship golf course, 35,000 square foot recreation center and picturesque Italian architecture. Located just a few minutes from Lake Mead, Tuscany Village features single family homes and townhomes with home sizes starting from approximately 1,200 square feet to over 2,600. Along with new homes, there are also exciting resale opportunities in some of the more mature neighborhoods. The event is from 11 am to 4 pm this Saturday, March 31st. Dunhill Homes will be offering special sales incentives to all qualified home buyers. Tasty Bunz gourmet food truck will be on hand with free gourment food. During the event there will be a $500 Apple gift card giveaway and a classic car show. If you are thinki... (more)

Dick's Sporting Goods Announces Completion of Acquisition of Golf Galaxy

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Golf Galaxy, Inc. . As previously reported, Dick's and Golf Galaxy entered into a definitive agreement and plan of merger. Under the terms of the agreement, each outstanding share of Golf Galaxy common stock has been converted into the right to receive $18.82 per share in cash, without interest. "Golf Galaxy is a rapidly growing, profitable company which we believe is the best in the specialty golf category. The passion with which Dick's Sporting Goods and Golf Galaxy associates serve the enthusiast golfer make this transaction a big win for shareholders and golf enthusiasts alike," said Edward W. Stack, Chairman and CEO of Dick's Sporting Goods. "On behalf of all the associates at Dick's, I would like to welcome Randy Zanatta and the en... (more)

Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club Re-Opens Island Golf Course After $1.7 million in Renovations

TAMPA BAY, Fla., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club is known by golfers worldwide for over 35 years of outstanding golf. Now the resort is proud to announce that golf at Innisbrook has just gotten better. After $1.7 million in renovations, the Island Course officially reopens today to offer what may be the resort's most impressive layout ... and that's mighty praise considering Innisbrook's Copperhead Course is a favorite among the PGA TOUR players who arrive each March to compete in the PODS Championship. (Photo: ) Entrepreneur Sheila C. Johnson and her hospitality company, Salamander Hospitality, purchased Innisbrook this July and immediately began the renovation of the Island Course, ... (more)

Tecate Premios Deportes Announces Nominees for the Second Annual Edition of Sports Awards

Juan Pablo Montoya, Cuauhtemoc Blanco, Juan Manuel Marquez, Rafael Nadal Among Those Being Recognized MIAMI, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Nominees for the second edition of "Tecate Premios Deportes" (Tecate Sports Awards) were announced today. Nearly 60 Hispanic athletes from six sports categories are being considered for their sportsmanship, talent and character exemplified during 2008. The winners will be revealed on June 25, 2009, in front of a live audience inside the historic Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles and broadcast on the Univision Network on July 5, 2009. This year's nominees were considered based on the athletes' statistical excellence, participation in a televised professional sport in the United States during 2008, cumulative impact on their team and in the sport, and their reputation as a role model for the Hispanic community. Winners will be selected b... (more)

Dinerware Certifies dinePoint(TM) for Enterprise Reporting

SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/15/09 -- Dinerware, Inc., a leading developer of restaurant POS (point of sale) software, today announced its certification of dinePoint(TM), a web-based enterprise reporting service. Dinerware continues to expand its best-in-class POS platform and now offers restaurateurs dinePoint's(TM) enterprise reporting software as a business intelligence tool to manage their business. The dinePoint(TM) interface is available now and works with Dinerware version 2.8.2, via the Microsoft SQL database. dinePoint's(TM) enterprise services are available for all types of hospitality businesses including franchises or multi-unit operations, quick serve, fine dining or casual concepts, food courts, wineries, and golf courses. Owners and managers now have the ability to see a wide range of data about sales and labor in dashboard and detailed formats. ... (more)

MERCEDES-BENZ Launches All-New 2010 E-Class: 'Everything We Know, Everything We Are: This is Mercedes-Benz'

Campaign Introduces All New 2010 Ninth Generation Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sedan and Coupe MONTVALE, N.J., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- As the all-new 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class goes on sale today at dealerships across the country, Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) is rolling out its biggest marketing launch in recent years to herald the arrival of the ninth generation of its iconic sedan and its sibling coupe. The campaign is oriented around the theme "Everything We Know, Everything We Are: This is Mercedes-Benz." "In a tough market, the strength of the Mercedes-Benz brand - rooted in timeless design, craftsmanship and innovation - has enabled us to outperform both the market and the luxury segment," said Stephen Cannon, vice president of marketing for MBUSA. "We're excited for a big launch of the ninth generation E-Class - the heart and soul of our brand." The centerpiece of ... (more)

Digital Chocolate Partners With OpenFeint

BURLINGAME, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/05/09 -- Aurora Feint Inc., developer of the award winning social RPG puzzle games for the iPhone(TM), announced today that Digital Chocolate, one of the most downloaded publishers on the iPhone with hits such as Crazy Penguin Catapult(TM) and Tower Bloxx(TM), has partnered with OpenFeint to enable connected features on some of its most popular games such as Rollercoaster Rush(TM). "OpenFeint allows publishers to quickly enable features such as lobbies, achievements, and messaging," said Jason Loia, COO of Digital Chocolate. "We think this will increase engagement and overall enhance the gameplay experience for our consumers." "We are delighted to work with the industry's most innovative company in mobile gaming," said Peter Relan, founding investor in Aurora Feint who also serves as Executive Chairman. "OpenFeint's open business... (more)

PVI Holdings, de Amerikaanse dochteronderneming van Pon Holdings B.V., een in Nederland gevestigde besloten vennootschap, heeft vandaag aangekondigd dat het Carter Chambers, LLC gekocht heeft

JACKSONVILLE, Florida, January 7 /PRNewswire/ -- PVI Holdings, de Amerikaanse dochteronderneming van Pon Holdings B.V. heeft Carter Chambers LLC gekocht voor een bedrag dat niet bekend is gemaakt. Carter Chambers, LLC zal in 2010 zijn activiteiten fuseren met de Desselle-Maggard Corporation. Beide bedrijven hebben hun hoofdkwartieren in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, en zullen producten, diensten en het talent van 400 medewerkers combineren en zo een van de grootste leveranciers van industriële automatisering en klepoplossingen in het zuidoosten van de VS vormen. De strategische overeenkomst zal turn-key reparatiediensten bieden op het gebied van controle, kleppen voor drukverlichting, kwartdraai automatisering en een grote keuze aan aanvullende instrumentatie en controleproducten en dat doen op 14 plaatsen overal in het zuidoosten van de VS. Het netwerk van plaatsen zal... (more)