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Hometown Profiles for a Pharmaceutical Market Research Company Part 2: Paris

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Aptel Research’s European office is  based in Paris, France. Paris is the capital, and largest city in France, and is the home to over 2 million people.  The earliest signs of settlement in Paris date back to 4200 BC, but a permanent village was founded around 200 BC by the Gauls of the Parisii.

Paris is a leading business and cultural center for the world, evoking images on the Eiffel Tower, the Notre Dame cathedral, and the Louvre.  The Eiffel Tower was built in 1889 and has become the global icon of France, and is one of the most recognizable structures in the world. It was built for the World Exhibition, held to celebrate the centennial of the French Revolution. Originally intended to be dismantled after 20 years, the Eiffel Tower was allowed to remain standing after it’s permit expired, as it proved valuable for communication purposes.

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Hometown Profiles for a Pharmaceutical Market Research Company Part 1: Lexington

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Aptel Research‘s Global and US headquarters is based in Lexington, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston with a population of over 30,000 people. The town was settled in 1642 as a part of Cambridge Massachusetts.

Lexington is a town with rich history. It is most famous for being the home of the “shot heard ’round the world.” This refers to the first shot fired that commenced the American Revolutionary War on April 19, 1775. The American militia in Lexington and the British exchanged fire early in the morning although no one can account for which side fired first. Read More