MM33722LOGOJan. 23, 2013 - ShopAtHome.com, the largest coupon search engine that connects upwards of 12 million consumers each month to the best deals and cash back savings, today released the results of 'Avoiding the Valentine's Day Doghouse.' A survey of ShopAtHome.com's 4.3 million Facebook fans unlocked keys to surviving this oftentimes stress-filled holiday.

"Valentine's Day is one of those high-pressure holidays. The stakes of finding the perfect gift are high, and that can be problematic when disposable income is low," said Marc Braunstein, co-founder and CEO of ShopAtHome.com. "Fortunately, we have ways to save through coupons and cash back on traditional gifts like jewelry and chocolates, but also local deals on restaurants and activities." The study found that, while love may be in the air, many don't believe their significant other will succeed in making the holiday successful. While 69 percent of females plan 1-3 weeks in advance, 56 percent of females expect their significant other will plan two or less days beforehand. Among the findings, 23 percent of ladies are looking for a romantic night out on the town, but 38 percent believe what they'll actually receive is a gift that appears last-minute. Nearly 26 percent of respondents have either forgotten the holiday or choose not to celebrate. More than 88 percent of respondents believe that using a coupon on a gift is appropriate, with nearly 60 percent indicating buying anything without a coupon is a major "don't". When it comes to the date itself, 88 percent believe it's thrifty, not tacky, to pull out a coupon.

In addition, 95 percent believe that evidence of time and thoughtfulness spent on the gift is far more important than the price tag. 23 percent of respondents said they want a gift card to their favorite store this year, and less than 4 percent want a household appliance this year. 38 percent of women think you'll get them flowers and chocolate, but only 11 percent indicated it's what they want this year.

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  • MURRIETA, Calif., April 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brookfield Residential continues its legacy of creating the best places to call home with Agave, a fresh collection of magnificent single-family homes coming this Spring to Spencer’s Crossing in Murrieta. Thoughtfully crafted in both single-level and two-story designs, the neighborhood offers a range of floorplans with large, open living areas, modern amenities, and innovative spaces that are ideal for growing families. Interiors span from approximately 2,818 to 3,453 square feet with four to five bedrooms, including luxurious master suites; two to three baths; gourmet kitchens for easy meal prep; flex spaces and bonus rooms to use as play areas or home offices; and two- to three bay garages, plus mud rooms for storage. Included outdoor rooms and private yards are an added luxury at every home, as well as Connected Home Technology, which offers homeowners convenient control of front door locks, lights, thermostats and more right from their smart phone or tablet. Prices for Agave homes are anticipated to start from the mid $400,000’s.

  • HOUSTON, April 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sanchez Energy Corporation (NYSE:SN) (“Sanchez Energy” or the “Company”) today announced operating results for the first quarter 2018.  Highlights include:

  • Washington, D.C., April 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced today that he will soon be introducing legislation that would remove marijuana from the list of federally controlled substances so that states could adopt their own cannabis programs.

    “We agree with Senator Schumer that this legislation is long overdue and commend his leadership as the Senate’s top Democrat to finally modernize our nation’s marijuana policies. Removing cannabis from the federal Controlled Substances Act will allow states to continue to successfully regulate cannabis, undermine criminal markets, create new economic opportunities, and will pave the way to much-needed research into the therapeutic potential of cannabis,” National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) Executive Director, Aaron Smith, stated in response to the announcement.

    “We look forward to working with Sen. Schumer and his colleagues in Congress to advance federal legislation that will allow our industry to reach its full potential as one of America’s fastest growing business sectors,” Smith added.

    Twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia have legalized the medical use of cannabis and nine states and D.C. permit the use of cannabis by adults over 21. An impressive 64 percent of Americans believe that cannabis should be made legal, while a national poll conducted in January found that 70 percent of Americans oppose federal interference in state marijuana laws.

    As the nation’s largest cannabis trade association, NCIA represents over 1,500 businesses serving the legal cannabis industry. Hundreds of NCIA members will descend on Washington, D.C. May 21-23 for NCIA’s 8th Annual Cannabis Industry Lobby Days to educate lawmakers on the social and economic benefits of regulating cannabis and to share the challenges they face due to the conflict between state and federal laws.

  • LIVERMORE, Calif., April 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FormFactor, Inc. (Nasdaq:FORM) will report financial results for its 2018 fiscal first quarter on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time. The public is invited to listen to a live webcast of FormFactor's conference call on the Investors section of the company's web site at www.formfactor.com.  A telephone replay of the conference call will be available approximately two hours after the conclusion of the call. The telephone replay will be available through May 4, 2018, 7:30 p.m. Pacific Time, and can be accessed by dialing (855) 859-2056 (domestic) or (404) 537-3406 (international) and entering confirmation code 6187246. Additionally, the replay will be available on the Investors section of our website, www.formfactor.com.

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