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2009-07-18 09:17:56

Most of the 370 outlets of bankrupt U.S. outdoor clothing retailer Eddie Bauer will remain open, its new buyer says. Golden Gate Capital Friday won a bankruptcy auction for the Bellevue, Wash., chain, with a $286 million bid. The San Francisco-based investment firm said it will keep most Eddie Bauer stores open, in contrast with liquidators who were bidding to sell off pieces of the company, the Los Angeles Times reported. Golden Gate beat out Great American Group, Hilco Consumer Capital,...

2009-07-17 07:59:00

SEATTLE, July 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eddie Bauer Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets: EBHIQ) announced today the final results of its bankruptcy sale process. Golden Gate Capital was selected as having the highest and best offer with an all cash bid of $286 million. The Golden Gate offer will be presented for court approval on July 22nd. The transaction is expected to close in early August. The Golden Gate offer will maintain the substantial majority of Eddie Bauer's stores and...

2009-06-17 13:25:00

  Partner CCMP Capital Plans to Maintain Business as a Going Concern   All Stores Open and Serving Customers   Secures DIP Financing Commitment of $100 Million To Support Ongoing Business Needs   SEATTLE, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eddie Bauer Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: EBHI) ("the Company") today announced that it has voluntarily initiated proceedings under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware and under the Companies'...

2009-06-17 13:07:46

Seattle-based clothing retailer Eddie Bauer filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Wednesday, claiming it had nearly $427 million in debt to contend with. The Seattle Times said the filing was made in U.S. Bankruptcy in Delaware as the recession continued to squeeze the chain's outdoor clothing line. Eddie Bauer laid off nearly 200 employees in January and reported a $44.5 million loss for the first quarter. The Times said reports in the financial community indicated the company, which was founded...

2009-05-26 15:39:00

Hahn, Waterfall and Arnot Complete the First Ascent Success SEATTLE, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Led by renowned First Ascent guide Dave Hahn, the "Return to Everest" expedition's second summit team has reached the top of the world's highest mountain. Hahn was joined on the summit on the morning of May 23 by fellow First Ascent guides Seth Waterfall and Melissa Arnot, as well as members of their production crew and Sherpas. Their successful summit means that all five First Ascent guides on the...

2009-05-19 13:22:00

Viesturs and Whittaker Return Eddie Bauer to the Top of the World SEATTLE, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- On the morning of May 19, two legendary mountaineers on the First Ascent "Return to Everest" expedition reached the highest point on Earth. Ed Viesturs and Peter Whittaker stood on the summit with members of their production crew before descending to High Camp at 26,000 feet. Forced to spend an extra 24 hours in the "death zone" while waiting for high winds and whiteout conditions to improve,...

2009-05-13 15:04:39

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of Eddie Bauer play yards with rocking bassets due to a suffocation hazard. When secured with straps, the rocking bassinets can lodge in a tilted position, causing an infant to roll to the downward side, possibly ending up wedged in the corner, presenting a hazard of suffocation, the commission said in a statement. About 71,000 of the play yards were sold in the United States, while 5,600 were sold in Canada. The play...

2009-05-08 15:30:00

SEATTLE, May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eddie Bauer Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: EBHI) today announced that it plans to host a conference call on Thursday, May 14, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. PDT (4:30 p.m. EDT) to discuss the Company's financial results for the first quarter 2009. To access the live conference call, participants may dial 1-877-681-3378 or 1-719-325-4799. A simultaneous webcast will be available and can be accessed through the investors section of Eddie Bauer's website at:...

2009-05-06 12:24:00

The Eddie Bauer First Ascent Blog Follows Final Summit Push this Week SEATTLE, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Eddie Bauer's new Born Out There blog brings all the drama of climbing the world's highest mountain to your computer screen. The blog (blog.firstascent.com) takes viewers on the First Ascent "Return to Everest" expedition along with legendary climbers Ed Viesturs, Peter Whittaker and Dave Hahn. Viesturs, Whittaker and Hahn are part of Eddie Bauer's guide team launching the new First Ascent...

2009-02-27 08:00:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- In a bold return to its heritage, Eddie Bauer has joined up with a dream team of mountaineers to build a new line of outerwear and gear called First Ascent. First Ascent combines Eddie Bauer's legacy as the original expedition outfitter with the expertise of some of today's most renowned mountain guides and climbers, including Peter Whittaker, Ed Viesturs, and Dave Hahn. "We've assembled the dream team to design and build the most significant new line of...


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  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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