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2014-09-04 08:36:15

- Alliance Data Retail Services to expand footprint in mass market retail by launching co-brand and private label credit programs for one of America's largest retailers DALLAS, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, today announced its Retail Services business, which manages more than 135 private label and co-brand credit programs, has signed a multi-year agreement to...

2014-09-02 12:29:15

Don't wait for October when Back-to-School is best time for flu shots GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer pharmacists are playing myth busters and reminding parents why getting flu shots before kids go back to school is the perfect time to minimize the spread of seasonal influenza for families. While the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer anticipates administering 30 percent more flu shots this season than last, Meijer Drug Store Vice President Nat Love says that one of...

2014-08-21 16:23:26

Retailer hosts more than 20 in-store parties for incoming students across the Midwest GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Midwest retailer Meijer is welcoming an estimated 40,000 incoming college freshmen as they head to campus this fall during the widely-popular in-store parties dubbed "Meijer Mania." These annual Back-to-College events celebrate incoming students in style during a night of fun - complete with a DJ, photo booth and interactive contests - while...

2014-08-20 12:25:08

Memorable week of golf raises funds to help restock Midwest food pantries GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives with the Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft today deemed the inaugural tournament a success with a $600,000 donation to the retailer's Simply Give program, which advances its mission of helping Midwest food pantries restock their shelves and improve the quality of life within the region. Rookie superstar Mirim Lee of South Korea took home the trophy...

2014-08-01 12:24:06

New York Ad Agency To Handle Marketing Duties For Leading Furniture Retailer NORTON, Mass., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The popular Boston furniture retailer Bernie & Phyl's Furniture is giving New York ad agency DeVito/Verdi a seat at its marketing table by naming the award-winning creative shop its new agency of record, it was announced today by Rob Rubin, president of merchandising and marketing at Bernie & Phyl's. By bringing in DeVito/Verdi, the family-run company is...

2014-07-25 20:22:23

Children identified through Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis, Children's Bureau also tour Indianapolis Colts practice complex and meet "Blue" GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer and SKECHERS teamed up earlier this week to give away new pairs of BOBS from SKECHERS shoes to 1,000 Indianapolis children in need, during a day of fun at Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center - the practice complex of the Indianapolis Colts. "Meijer was built on a fundamental...

2014-06-19 12:28:42

LONDON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The Supercenter Grocery Shopper: U.S. Consumer Patterns at Walmart, Target, Meijer, and Fred Meyer http://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/food_retailing/supercenter_grocery_shopper_u_s_consumer_patterns_walmart_target_meijer_fred_meyer.html When it comes to analyzing the modern American consumer, what differentiates one person from the next is not only what they choose...

2014-06-17 16:24:03

Tickets Go On Sale June 26 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft has partnered with General Mills to provide a community concert featuring some of country music's biggest stars - Gary Allan and Big & Rich - on Aug. 9 at Fifth Third Ballpark, tournament officials announced today. Country music fans will recognize Gary Allan on the heels of his newly-released album, "Set You Free," which recently reached No. 1 on the...

2014-05-22 16:23:50

Retailer's youngest shoppers co-star with iconic penny pony GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Midwest retailer Meijer announced the debut of a new commercial featuring photos of local children riding its iconic penny pony, Sandy. The 30-second commercial will begin airing within the retailer's five-state footprint - Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio and Kentucky - in June and a 60-second version of the commercial is online now. Meijer shoppers can also watch the...

2014-04-30 16:31:49

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Van Andel Institute (VAI), a center for biomedical research and science education, appointed Mark Meijer to its board of trustees on April 21, 2014. "We are incredibly fortunate to have Mark join us," said David Van Andel, VAI chairman and chief executive officer. "As the founder of Life E.M.S. Ambulance, Mark brings a unique perspective that blends health care, compassion and an entrepreneurial spirit. His expertise will be...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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