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2012-12-22 05:04:45

Boxing Day tool tells Canadians where to find the biggest Boxing Day sales Winnipeg, MB (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 An increased number of Canadian stores are offering their hottest deals of the year during the Christmas period, making for hundreds of thousands of deals to evaluate. As the holiday shopping season comes to a close, the amount of bargains available through Boxing Day Sales can be hard for the average Canadian consumer to comprehend. To help simplify the shopping process,...

2011-01-07 00:00:48

A dramatic 86% of UK consumers logged onto the internet over Christmas day and Boxing day this year, an increase of over 10% when compared with figures from 2009. (PRWeb UK) January 6, 2011 The recent results from leading digital market research specialists eDigitalResearch also found that 22% of online users accessed the internet via their smart devices, confirming the increased popularity and importance of mobile commerce for retailers in the coming months as consumer behavior continues...

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2010-03-23 09:35:00

A unique wave-generating machine that mimics the activity of real-life tsunamis with unprecedented realism has been used successfully in an Oxfordshire laboratory. The simulator has copied the behavior of the first massive wave of the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami. Developed and built with Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) funding, the tsunami generator will improve understanding of how tsunamis behave. This will aid development of more effective evacuation guidelines for...

2009-12-03 07:30:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of regulated global futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, announced the 2009 Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year's Day holiday trading schedules for ICE Futures U.S., ICE Futures Canada and ICE Futures Europe. ICE OTC hours will remain unchanged. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090727/CL51999LOGO ) ICE Futures U.S. - Christmas & New...

2008-12-27 07:57:49

Record post-Christmas Boxing Day shopping crowds enticed by deep price cuts could not dispel the gloom gripping the British retail industry, observers said. Department stores, fashion outlets and supermarkets slashed prices by as much as 90 percent in desperate attempts to spur spending, resulting in one of the busiest single shopping days in living memory Friday. But it did little to alleviate a growing feeling of crisis gripping the country's retailing sector, The Times of London reported...

2008-12-26 10:47:01

Retailers in Britain are bracing for what some say could be the biggest Boxing Day sales event ever, with discounts up to 90 percent to lure in customers. Post-Christmas sales were expected to draw millions to stores, The Times of London reported Friday. Retailers were hoping to make up for sluggish sales before the holiday, the report said. The British Retail Consortium said discounts had cut profit margins severely. Sky News said as many as 15 national chain stores in Britain were in danger...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.