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2014-05-09 08:29:23

GUANGZHOU, China, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE: VIPS) ("Vipshop" or the "Company"), China's leading online discount retailer for brands, today announced that it plans to release its first quarter 2014 financial results on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 after market close. The Company will hold a conference call on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 8:00 am Eastern Time or 8:00 pm Beijing Time to discuss the financial results. Listeners may access the call by dialing the...

2014-02-25 08:38:47

GUANGZHOU, China, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE: VIPS) ("Vipshop" or the "Company"), China's leading online discount retailer for brands, today announced that it plans to release its fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial results on Monday, March 3, 2014 after market close. The Company will hold a conference call on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 8:00 am Eastern Time or 9:00 pm Beijing Time to discuss the financial results. Listeners may access the call...

2013-06-30 23:15:50

Led by Walmart, the industry has displayed exceptional growth in the past decade, as operators capitalize on rising consumer sentiment and demand for one-stop-shops; however, the industry's high concentration will lead to consolidation and fewer enterprises, as existing players choose to open smaller convenience-store-sized locations. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Warehouse Clubs and Supercenters industry in its growing industry report...

2012-07-07 23:01:54

The world´s economic problems are a constant worry at the back of the consumer´s mind, and there has been an influx of popularity in discount stores. General Discount offers such a service, as it covers a diverse number of products at cheap prices. Compton, CA (PRWEB) July 07, 2012 There are a wide variety of discount stores online selling everything from furniture and office supplies to kitchen products and electronics. General Discount is a subsidiary of General Discount Stores...

2009-04-13 12:00:00

BENTONVILLE, Ark., April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wal-Mart is celebrating global Earth Month by demonstrating its commitment to a greener environment around the world. Wal-Mart will unveil a number of earth friendly products, partner with local governments and NGOs, sponsor community activities and engage its 2.2 million associates worldwide in promoting a cleaner, safer, healthier, environment. According to Doug McMillon, president and CEO of Wal-Mart International,...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'