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Giles Debuts Environmental Hoods at NRA

2008-04-23 The Environmental Hoods utilize a patent-pending process of cleaning the grease laden air prior to discharge into the air duct.

First Samurai Sam's Asian Fusion Opens

2008-04-22 The new restaurant offers an expanded menu that includes modern versions of traditional Thai and Chinese cuisine served along side Samurai Sam’s current Japanese specialties.

BizTrader Launches Online Marketplace

2008-04-21 Geared specifically for small businesses,’s services incorporate Web 2.0 functionality including blogging, message boards, and RSS feeds.

Manitowoc Company Purchases Enodis

2008-04-14 The transaction is valued at approximately $2.1 billion, including the assumption of Enodis’ net debt (approximately $207 million as of September 29, 2007).

Carvel Launches New Blended Drinks

2008-04-14 The company will offer the drinks for free on May 1 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Wendy's Brings Back SW Caesar Salad

2008-04-02 The Southwest Chicken Caesar Salad will be brought back as a limited-time offering during April and May.

Sam's Club Offers Small Businesses a $100,000 Makeover

2008-03-27 Existing Sam's Club members and small business owners are invited to enter the contest.

CiCi's Adds Wings

2008-03-18 CiCi's now offers three Buffalo-style wing flavors.

ITW Food Equipment Group Named 2008 Energy Star Partner of the Year

2008-03-04 The EPA and DOE honored ITW for its work in manufacturing energy-efficient products.

Dunkin' Donuts Debuts Oven-Toasted Menu

2008-02-13 Personal pizzas, flatbread sandwiches, and hash browns bring the company into two new dayparts.