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2013-09-19 16:28:25

DODGEVILLE, Wis., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lands' End has launched an easier and more efficient online shopping experience for international customers. This enhanced shopping technology will benefit consumers all around the world. Customers can now view local pricing the same way they would if they were ordering from a local site. U.S. prices on landsend.com can be converted into more than 60 local currencies. Additionally, all fees (duty, tax and shipping) will be displayed and...

2013-09-19 08:29:28

Retailer announces special offer for Shop Your Way(SM) members to get more with each donation HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kmart, recently named "Corporate Partner of the Year" by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®) for its efforts to help fund research and treatment in the ongoing battle to end childhood cancer, has kicked off its 2013 St. Jude Thanks and Giving(®) fundraising campaign earlier than ever, giving holiday and layaway shoppers more...

2013-09-18 08:37:44

LeapFrog's LeapPad Ultra, the ultimate kids' learning tablet, chosen as one of the must-have toys this holiday season EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in children's tablets, today announced that Kmart's prestigious Fab 15 holiday toy list has named LeapPad(TM) Ultra one of the hottest children's items this holiday season. LeapPad Ultra, the ultimate learning tablet for kids, combines a kid-tough design with a library...

2013-09-12 12:31:03

Shop Your Way(SM) Members Can Connect through ServiceLive, Earn Rewards HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey revealed that 58 percent of homeowners hire contractors to do work in their home in lieu of do-it-yourself projects (1). ServiceLive, Inc. now makes it easier for homeowners to find trusted contractors in their own neighborhood for free using online technology to match them with technicians, painters, electricians and more at ServiceLive.com. Unlike...

2013-09-04 12:28:11

Collection will be available exclusively first to Shop Your Way members HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears Holdings is thrilled to announce the launch of GRAMMY Award-winning recording artist Adam Levine's menswear collection, aptly named ADAM LEVINE, exclusively at Kmart and ShopYourWay.com for Fall 2013. Levine's eponymous collection is inspired by the simple yet sophisticated style that embodies the star of NBC's The Voice's everyday wardrobe. The...

2013-08-27 08:30:43

The Chore Score App Takes Home Grand Prize at Sears Code-a-thon HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears announced the winners of its Startup + Developer Challenge, the retailer's latest code-a-thon designed to foster digital innovations that further enhance the Shop Your Way member experience and strengthen the company's long-standing relationships and develop new ones in the technology community of Silicon Valley. More than 150 participants competed over three days for the...

2013-08-26 12:21:26

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) has been selected to participate in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings, which is designed to help improve the energy efficiency of commercial buildings and protect the environment. Sears Holdings entered 122 Sears and Kmart stores that will battle it out against thousands of other teams representing buildings across...

2013-08-14 08:27:18

NEW YORK, August 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP), Macy's, Inc. (NYSE: M), L Brands Inc. (NYSE: LTD), The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TJX), and Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and...

2013-08-12 08:21:23

Shop Your Way(SM) VIP Members Get More with $4.99 Conventional Oil Changes HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Back-to-school is a busy time for parents and student drivers alike, and car care maintenance is not something that typically makes the to-do list. To help prevent future maintenance issues and potential costly repairs, now through Aug. 15, Sears Auto Center is offering the "Backpacks and Tires Tracks" Back-to-School Special - a $9.99 Valvoline conventional oil...

2013-08-01 23:17:06

Combining Simplicity, Durability, and Digital Technology, the New CP200d is One of a Series of Radios Just Added to the Motorola MOTOTRBO Line Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 BearCom, a nationwide provider of wireless communications equipment and solutions, today announced the availability of the new CP200d digital two-way radio from Motorola Solutions. The Motorola CP200d brings the advantages of digital technology to one of the most popular two-way radios ever produced, enhancing its...


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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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