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2014-02-10 12:23:24

Free service lets members pick up online purchases in five minutes or less, without leaving the car HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears, a leading integrated retailer, has combined mobile shopping with local store convenience to introduce In-Vehicle Pickup. The new service, powered by the Shop Your Way mobile app, enables customers to pick up their online purchases at any Sears store within five minutes of arrival, without ever leaving the car. (Photo:...

2014-02-06 16:28:13

Kmart Customers, Shop Your Way® Members Donated Like Never Before HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kmart announced its Shop Your Way? members and customers donated a record $21.9 million to the 10(th) annual St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(® )Thanks and Giving(®) fundraising campaign during the 2013 holiday season - the single largest corporate partner donation ever to the St. Jude campaign. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140206/DE60857 )...

2014-02-05 16:27:09

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) announced today that Mark Panzer will join the company as senior vice president and president, Pharmacy. Mr. Panzer most recently served as president and CEO of Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy, Inc. In his new role with Sears Holdings, Mr. Panzer will be responsible for the oversight and leadership of the company's Pharmacy business under the Kmart format, both in-store and online. "Mark's breadth and...

2014-02-04 12:20:08

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) announced today that Norman Miller will join the company as senior vice president and president, Automotive. Mr. Miller most recently served as president and COO of Dollar Financial Corp. In his new role with Sears Holdings, Mr. Miller will be responsible for the oversight and leadership of the company's automotive business, including Sears Auto Centers. "Norman is a proven executive whose operations,...

2014-01-16 08:24:37

Sears to update its 215,000 square foot store at largest mall on east coast, DICK's Sporting Goods to occupy upper level HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) announced today that the company has signed a sublease with DICK's Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), to occupy a portion of its second floor at the King of Prussia Mall in King of Prussia, Pa. The two story anchor building will be renovated with Sears maintaining exterior entrances on both...

2014-01-07 12:25:12

Hines Ward, Pro Football Analyst and Former All-Pro Football Player Teams with FitStudio, Encourages America to Join #FitIn14 Challenge HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears has announced the FitStudio.com "Points for Progress" program, a fitness rewards program that incentivizes members to incorporate movement into their daily lives to get and stay fit. By registering for FitStudio.com, connecting a fitness app or device, and tracking activity, members earn Shop Your Way...


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Okapi, Okapia johnstoni
2012-10-01 08:48:10

The okapi (Okapia johnstoni) is a species within the Giraffidae family that can be found in Central Africa. Its native range includes the Ituri Rainforest, which can be found to the northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This species is most closely related to the giraffe, despite its resemblances to the zebra. Its habitat varies slightly depending on the area of its range. It occurs in swamps in the southeast, montane forests in the east, savannahs in the north, and woodlands in...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.