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2010-05-18 08:00:00

LONDON, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- MEC, a leading media agency (www.mecglobal.com), approaches the end of the first quarter of 2010 with a string of client wins and appointments in key markets around the world. In the first three months of 2010, MEC continued to grow in Asia Pacific. In China, MEC strengthened its management structure with the appointments of Michelle Ko as President, MEC China, Tommy Au as General Manager, MEC Shanghai and Theresa Loo, Head of Analytics and Insight, China....

2010-05-18 07:00:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- IKEA, the world's largest home furnishing retailer, has released its 2009 Sustainability Report (September 1, 2008 - August 31, 2009), which recaps and highlights its progress in many areas including integrating sustainability into all IKEA strategies as well as the entire product life cycle. This integrated way of thinking is rudimentary in order to tackle some of the environmental challenges that our world faces today. Aptly named 'The Never...

2010-03-22 10:10:00

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- MWW Group (www.mww.com), one of the nation's top ten public relations firms, announced today that the agency netted top honors at the prestigious PRWeek Awards in the categories of Promotional Event of the Year and Financial Communications Campaign of the Year for campaigns conducted on behalf of IKEA and Emerisque Brands, respectively. The PRWeek Awards are among the highest accolades in the public relations industry and are awarded each...

2009-11-18 05:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- American pop duo Destinee & Paris have joined the lineup for Philadelphia's 6 ABC/IKEA Thanksgiving Day Parade. The artists will ride the official IKEA float and will headline a colorful interpretation of Michael Jackson's "We Are The World" and "Heal The World." Choirs from the Anne Frank Elementary School and the CB West High School Choir will accompany the duo's performance which will be filled with international costumes, and adorned...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'