Green Mountain Coffee makes Forbes fasting growing list

first_imgGreen Mountain Coffee Roasters Included in Fortune Small Business List of America’s Fastest-Growing Small CompaniesWATERBURY, Vt.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 28, 2006–FORTUNE Small Business (FSB) magazine has named Green Mountain Coffee, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) to its list of the 100 “Fastest-Growing Small Companies” in America. The list, which is comprised of public companies, appears in the July/August issue of FORTUNE Small Business and is available at FSB.com.Robert Stiller, President and CEO of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. said, “It is exciting to be named to the FSB list of 100 fastest-growing companies. This reaffirms our belief that companies committed to helping create positive changes in the world, as well as creating outstanding stakeholder value, can be continuously successful.”This is Green Mountain Coffee Roasters’ fourth appearance on the list in six years, and it is the only Vermont company to be included.To compile the list, FORTUNE Small Business asked financial research firm Zacks to rank public companies with revenues less than $200 million and a stock price of more than $1, based on their percentage growth in earnings, revenue, and stock performance over the past three years. Banks and real estate firms were excluded.Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) was recently ranked No. 1 on Business Ethics magazine’s list of “100 Best Corporate Citizens.” It is a leader in the specialty coffee industry and offers over 100 coffee selections including estate, certified organic, Fair Trade Certified(TM), signature blends, and flavored coffees that sell under the Green Mountain Coffee Roasters(R) and Newman’s Own(R) Organics brands. While the majority of the Company’s revenue is derived from its multi-channel wholesale operations, it also manages a growing direct mail and e-commerce business (www.GreenMountainCoffee.com(link is external)). Forbes magazine and the Society of Human Resource Management, among others, have recognized Green Mountain Coffee Roasters for its successful and socially responsible business practices.last_img read more

Everton fined for defender approach

first_img Everton have been sanctioned after breaching the FA’s football agent regulations. Andy Niedzwiecki, the agent who was representing Lascelles at the time, has been fined £10,000 and warned as to his conduct, and the player himself has been given a severe warning, the FA said on its website. Press Association Lascelles, a ball-playing centre-back, is now 20 and at the time of the approach was under a scholarship agreement at Forest. He is still at the club, but this month has been linked with moves to Arsenal, Liverpool, Newcastle and Tottenham. The FA said in a statement: “Everton have been fined £45,000 and warned as to their future conduct after breaching the FA’s football agent regulations. “The breach relates to the club’s unauthorised approach to Jamaal Lascelles whilst the player was under a scholarship agreement at Nottingham Forest FC in the latter part of 2010. “Andy Niedzwiecki, the football agent who was representing Mr Lascelles at the time, has been fined £10,000 and warned as to his future conduct after admitting his part in the matter. “Jamaal Lascelles, who also admitted his part in the affair, has been severely warned as to his future conduct. “The time-frame for any appeal has passed.” Everton have accepted the punishment from the governing body. A spokesman said: “Everton Football Club accepts the findings of the FA inquiry.” center_img Everton have been fined £45,000 and warned as to their future conduct after making an unauthorised approach for Nottingham Forest’s highly-rated young defender Jamaal Lascelles in 2010, the Football Association has announced.last_img read more

James Harden shrugs off end to Rockets’ win streak: ‘It’s one loss’

first_imgJames Harden believes the Rockets’ loss Wednesday to the Warriors can help Houston in the long run, despite ending its nine-game winning streak.The Rockets fell, 106-104, at Toyota Center, their first loss since Feb. 21 against the Lakers. Stephen Curry hails Warriors’ teamwork without Kevin Durant against Rockets Warriors’ DeMarcus Cousins nets season-high 27 points, Steve Kerr credits rotation change One aspect Harden feels the Rockets need to work on is their rebounding, something he believes will be crucial if they want to go far in the playoffs.”As a team we’ve got to rebound the basketball [better],” he said. “We’re so good once we rebound the basketball and get out in transition.”But it makes it difficult no matter who we’re playing, if you don’t give a team second-chance opportunities.”center_img “It’s all right, we lost, we know we did. A good thing about it is we play a game on Friday. I mean, listen, it’s one loss,” Harden said.”We fought the entire game, it’s just you’re playing against a good team like that, you’ve got to play hard and smart.”Mentally we had a couple of lapses early in the game, especially in the first and second quarter, that gave them some open looks and that was it.”[But] we locked in and we got stops and we knew who they were guarding. We wanted to score, it should have been that way the entire game. Give them credit they made shots and played well.Final in Houston. pic.twitter.com/QjNGKCrn8f— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) March 14, 2019″We made a lot of mistakes, but we’re never going to give up. We fought back until the last second and that’s what it is. “We’ll look at film, try to get better and move on to Phoenix on Friday and try to get better in every single game until the postseason.”It was a good game for us, we didn’t come out with the win but [it’s a] learning experience.” Harden recorded a double-double in the defeat as he had 29 points and 10 assists, with three rebounds, but ultimately it was not enough.However, he urged his teammates not to get down as they enter the run-up to the NBA playoffs. Related Newslast_img read more