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2012-03-08 18:55:00

Why Alco NJ Animal and Pest Control is a leading pest control company in dealing with the increasing bed bug epidemic in 2012. New Jersey (PRWEB) March 08, 2012 Just last August the New Jersey State Senate approved a bill to promote the eradication of bedbugs to ensure the epidemic gets under control. All commercial businesses in New Jersey that have beds will have to have agreements with exterminators so that there is a plan in case bed bugs are found. In addition, all hotels, hospitals,...

2009-02-04 07:00:00

Innovative Kodak Photo Solutions Enhance Retail Photo Center Experiences ROCHESTER, N.Y. and ABILENE, Kan., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE: EK) and Duckwall-ALCO Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: DUCK) today announced the successful deployment of KODAK Picture Kiosks to more than 213 Duckwall-ALCO stores across the U.S. (approximately 80 percent of Duckwall-ALCO stores nationwide). KODAK Picture Kiosks allow Duckwall-ALCO to deliver a host of new digital printing and photo...

2008-08-26 09:01:15

General merchandise retailer Duckwall-Alco Stores has appointed Ted Beaith as senior vice president and chief information officer. Mr Beaith will be responsible for the strategic direction of technology advancements and all day-to-day operations of the company's information technology systems. He will report to president and CEO Larry Zigerelli. Mr Beaith comes to Duckwall-Alco Stores with more than 20 years of information technology experience. He has served in senior information...

2008-07-10 09:01:02

ABILENE, Kan., July 10, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Duckwall-ALCO Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:DUCK) today announced that its sales from continuing operations for the five weeks ended July 6, 2008 (fiscal month of June) increased approximately 12.8% to $51.3 million compared to $45.5 million in the prior-year month. Same-store sales for the same period increased 0.8% with and without fuel. Sales year-to-date increased 4.5% to $200.1 million compared to $191.4 million in the prior year, and same-store...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'