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2012-02-01 15:00:00

Lake Champlain Chocolates´ 2011 conversion rate more than double that of 2010. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) February 01, 2012 Grand River, a leading e-commerce developer, today announced that the new online store they created for Lake Champlain Chocolates delivered record-setting Cyber Monday 2011 sales results. The chocolate manufacturer, based in Vermont, produces high quality, all-natural, gourmet chocolates. Their products are sold at company stores in Vermont, nationwide at specialty...

2012-01-24 07:20:00

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As sustainable living grows increasingly crucial, higher learning institutions must take up the mantle of environmental leadership, advocacy and innovation to nurture tomorrow's sustainability champions and find practical, effective green solutions. U.S. News & World Report-ranked University of Vermont (UVM) has launched the new 100% online certificate in Sustainable Campus Innovation to help higher education institutions claim their place at the...

2011-12-07 12:17:00

BURLINGTON, Vt., Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, Burton Snowboards kicked off the holiday season with the launch of 'White Christmas,' an 8-day gift-giving extravaganza that will live on burton.com through December 12th. Created in collaboration with Shaun White, long-time Burton team rider, 'White Christmas' is a fun and festive on-line campaign that features Shaun in full holiday mode, offering up a ton of killer gift giveaways throughout the extended week. (Photo:...

2011-12-05 08:13:00

BOSTON, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- City Sports announced today that it will open a new store in Burlington, Vt. next summer, marking the Boston-based brand's latest retail venture in New England and its first in the Green Mountain state. Scheduled for a June 2012 opening, the City Sports Burlington store will be located at 35 Church Street, complementing the robust Church Street Marketplace with the retailer's signature offering of athletic footwear, apparel and equipment....

2011-10-26 05:18:00

BURLINGTON, Vt., Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Bruegger's will kick off its second annual fundraising campaign for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) with a goal of raising $100,000 for the cause. The bagel chain, with 300 locations in communities across the U.S., will give a portion of proceeds from sales of its popular Bottomless Mug Club to CMNH through January. Guests who purchase the Bottomless Mug receive free refills of coffee, tea and soda for a year. The...

2011-09-19 14:46:00

BURLINGTON, Vt., Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The ground will soon be broken for a LEED-certified hotel as local developers Jay Canning and Chuck DesLauriers announce the commencement of construction on the new 125-bedroom Hotel Vermont and Hen of the Wood Restaurant in Burlington. Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin and Commerce Secretary Lawrence Miller will attend the groundbreaking event starting at 5:00 p.m. on September 21, 2011. Hotel Vermont will open at 41 Cherry Street in...

2011-08-30 05:18:00

BURLINGTON, Vt., Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This Labor Day, Bruegger's is making it easier for guests to enjoy an extra-long, work-free weekend. The neighborhood bakery will sell its popular Big Bagel Bundles, an easy option to help feed families and out-of-town guests throughout the holiday, for $2 less than regular price with a coupon from Facebook. The promotion begins Friday, September 2 and ends on Labor Day at participating Bruegger's throughout the U.S. For location...

2011-08-22 10:00:00

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national vice president of perioperative services search for Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, Vt. The top executive search firm in the healthcare market and the industry leader in specialized executive placements, including perioperative care, emergency services, case management and obstetrics, B. E. Smith placed more than 600 healthcare executives...

2011-07-21 09:02:00

BURLINGTON, N.J., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 11 the American Red Cross announced that it has donated nearly $245 million to its Japan Disaster Response and distributed almost 90 percent of those funds to Japan, including money raised by Burlington Coat Factory and its customers. Burlington Coat Factory announced today it donated $505,051 to the American Red Cross to help those impacted by the March 11th Japan earthquake and Pacific tsunami. Burlington began an in-store donation...

2011-07-11 13:49:00

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to significant recent growth in its x-ray medical supply business, Burlington Medical Supplies of Newport News, Virginia has announced several changes to its sales and marketing operations. Steve Porter has joined the radiation protection distributor and supplier in the newly created position as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, based out of Newport News headquarters. Porter has had experience as a division sales manager and...