Darden Announces Leadership Succession Plan – Yahoo Finance

Darden Announces Leadership Succession Plan – Yahoo Finance

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT Acquires Interest in Orlando Development Project within Publix Master Planned Community – Yahoo Finance These risks and uncertainties include the ability to achieve Darden’s strategic plan to enhance shareholder value including realizing the expected benefits from the sale of Red Lobster, the outcome of any legal proceeding that may be instituted against Darden relating to the sale of Red Lobster, actions of activist investors and the cost and disruption of responding to those actions, including any proxy contest for the election of directors at our annual meeting, food safety and food-borne illness concerns, litigation, unfavorable publicity, risks relating to public policy changes and federal, state and local regulation of our business including health care reform, labor and insurance costs, technology failures, failure to execute a business continuity plan following a disaster, health concerns including virus outbreaks, intense competition, failure to drive sales growth, our plans to expand our smaller brands Bahama Breeze, Seasons 52 and Eddie V’s, a lack of suitable new restaurant locations, higher-than-anticipated costs to open, close, relocate or remodel restaurants, a failure to execute innovative marketing tactics and increased advertising and marketing costs, a failure to develop and recruit effective leaders, a failure to address cost pressures, shortages or interruptions in the delivery of food and other products, adverse weather conditions and natural disasters, volatility in the market value of derivatives, economic factors specific to the restaurant industry and general macroeconomic factors including unemployment and interest rates, disruptions in the financial markets, risks of doing business with franchisees and vendors in foreign markets, failure to protect our service marks or other intellectual...
The Economy’s In The Toilet, And That’s A Good Thing

The Economy’s In The Toilet, And That’s A Good Thing

1976 flood survivor’s life since a testament to courage and trust – Estes Park Trail-Gazette “We lost about a third of our overall business from 2008 until 2012,” Gould said. “I’m happy to say now, over the past two years, we’ve been growing at double-digit rates.” Most of the company’s $1 billion in annual sales are tied to home remodeling projects, and the company is now trying to capture one of the fastest-growing trends: smart toilets. This summer American Standard started selling the $4,200 AT200, a toilet with a heated seat that automatically opens, closes and flushes. American consumers looking for a European experience can also use a retractable bidet wand . Competitors Toto and Kohler already sell smart toilets, and Gould said he thinks American Standard can sell $50 million worth a year. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.cnbc.com/id/101887597?__source=yahoonews&par=yahoonews Hatchett Design Remodel Recently Launched a Series of Web Videos to Walk Potential New Clients Through Hatchett’s Remodeling Process Homeowners wishing to learn more about Moss remodeling services in Northern Virginia, including additions, kitchens , bathrooms, basements and home services, or would like a free consultation, are encouraged to contact Moss or visit the company website at http://www.mossbuildinganddesign.com . About Moss Building and Design and Moss Home Services: For home improvement in Northern Virginia, you can count on Moss Building and Design. Moss Building and Design and Moss Home Services are an award-winning, family-owned residential remodeling and home services company located in Chantilly, Virginia. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/07/prweb12027538.htm Meghan Hatchett, Design Consultant, adds, “we’re basically...
Designing A Better Office Space – Yahoo Finance

Designing A Better Office Space – Yahoo Finance

Berlin’s Hotel Zoo to Reopen It’s not about Big Brother, but more about staying involved and knowing what’s going on.” The open plan isn’t a new concept: Frank Lloyd Wright used the scheme in the Johnson Wax headquarters building in Racine, Wis., to group employees of similar functions (in this case, secretaries). But over the decades, as corporate workers increasingly performed isolating tasks, they were insulated in offices and cubicles, working their way up to bigger and better spaces that signaled their rising status within the firm. In today’s young, technology-driven workplace, however, “all that’s been turned on its head,” says Brad Lynch, principal of Chicago’s Brininstool + Lynch . For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://finance.yahoo.com/news/designing-better-office-space-160000043.html WEST ELM CHOSEN BY FIRST FAMILY OF NEW YORK CITY TO REDESIGN PRIVATE SPACES OF GRACIE MANSION – Yahoo Finance The design process was a true partnership completed over the past two months. The formal sitting room features a large sectional sofa with accent pillows that highlight the colors in the rooms classic wallpaper. Box Frame Coffee Tables ground the space, accent chairs are updated with new pillows and the room is tied together with a natural jute rug. In the office, matching Mid-Century Desks provide ample room for the Mayor and First Lady. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://finance.yahoo.com/news/west-elm-chosen-first-family-194100946.html Built in 1891 as a private residence and converted to a hotel in 1911, the redesign returns to the property to the old-time glamour of 1920s Berlin. The restoration, undertaken by designer Dayna Lee of Los Angeles-based Powerstrip Studio, reveals the...
Chalkboards Are An Easy Way To Express Your Inner Artist

Chalkboards Are An Easy Way To Express Your Inner Artist

I would have done it a lot earlier had I known how fun and rewarding it was for her to have such a big canvas to draw on, Morales said. The black walls made a great backdrop for the colorful chalk art and messages drawn by Brittney, her family and friends. The process was simple, and painting over it after Brittney moved away was easy, as well. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://tucson.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/dea338e6-cac6-54f3-b1c5-a3b36c920ce6.html Stylist Matthew Mead Demonstrates Creative Wallscapes as Backdrops for Personalized Room Decor — MINNEAPOLIS, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — A paper crown stencil was placed at the plate rail with color-dipped furniture and stenciled accents completing the Scandinavian-inspired decor. Photo … Matthew Mead uses the Wagner FLEXiO 590 for spray painting this festive holiday dining room. A paper crown stencil was placed at the plate rail with color-dipped furniture and stenciled accents completing the Scandinavian-inspired decor. Photo credit: … MINNEAPOLIS, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –When designing a room, think of the walls as your canvas the foundation for anchoring the furnishings and accessories that will stamp the space with your personal style. That was the advice offered by Stylist Matthew Mead, author of Matthew Mead’s Backyard Style and Holiday with Matthew Mead during a recent Wagner Spray Tech-sponsored event in Brooklyn. “Walls and the treatments you choose for them are critical to bringing your personal design statement to life, because today we’ve moved beyond painting to becoming our own design directors,” he said. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit...
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