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2011-06-15 12:45:00

PETERBOROUGH, N.H., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After seven successful events in six states, Eastern Mountain Sports Inc., one of the nation's largest outdoor retailers, today announced the final dates and locations for its spring Outdoor Demo Tour. Saturday, June 18 - Goddard Park, East Greenwich, RI 10AM - 4PM Sunday, June 19 - Hingham Public Beach, Hingham, MA 10 AM - 4PM Saturday, June 25 - Pawtuckaway State Park, Nottingham, NH 10AM - 4PM Sunday, June 26 - Storrs Pond, Hanover, NH...

2011-05-31 04:00:00

PETERBOROUGH, England, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Halcyon Software Inc (http://halcyonsoftware.com/), a world leading provider of systems management solutions, today announced a major release of Snapshot TSC (Total Systems Control), ( http://www.halcyonsoftware.com/products/snapshot/index.html) a specialist performance and capacity planning utility for the IBM i platform. The software notifies IT administrators of any performance problems or application issues that could adversely...

2011-01-16 00:23:34

A local hand washing campaign that attracted the attention of Whitehall, reached an international audience, and even appeared in the wards of BBC hospital drama, Casualty has already been inundated with online enquiries from businesses, schools and primary care trusts. Out of interest enquiries have been received from right across the UK, including areas such as Reading, Peterborough, Birmingham, Bristol, Gloucester and Hereford. (PRWeb UK) January 14, 2011 A local hand washing campaign...

2010-12-06 13:18:00

PETERBOROUGH, N.H., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern Mountain Sports (http://www.ems.com) one of the nation's largest outdoor retailers, today announced a partnership with ShopRunner (http://www.shoprunner.com), a new online service for consumers looking to shop smart and save time. Eastern Mountain Sports joins the growing network of retailers participating in the newly launched members-only online shopping program. ShopRunner offers savvy consumers unlimited free two-day shipping with...

2010-11-18 09:19:00

PETERBOROUGH, N.H., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sales, discounts and rock-bottom prices are the norm each holiday season, but with so many retailers claiming the best deals, consumers are often stumped on where and when to buy when it comes to getting what they want for the lowest price. FreePriceAlerts.com, the just-launched online tool by myVBO, cuts through retailer claims to help consumers track prices, follow sales and know when and where to make their purchases. The browser tool...

2010-06-16 12:58:00

DALLAS, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Shelf Media Group announces the September 1 launch of Shelf, a digital-only monthly magazine featuring the best of small press, university press, and self-published books. Each issue of Shelf will include reviews, author interviews, excerpts, photo essays, and more. Shelf will be distributed via Zinio.com, the world's largest newsstand, for download on computer, iPhone, or iPad. "With the advent of the iPad, readers can experience and engage with magazines...

2010-06-03 09:31:00

PETERBOROUGH, N.H., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In keeping with its commitment to knowledgeable, credible authentic expertise, Eastern Mountain Sports Inc., has announced today that two of the company's most talented managers have been promoted to director-level positions. Kate Lynch was named Director of Marketing and Marshall Merriam was named Director of Merchandising. Both positions were created to accelerate positive change in culture, grow the EMS business and enhance industry...

2010-03-16 08:39:00

ARMONK, N.Y., March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Opportunity Peterborough, Peterborough City Council, IBM (NYSE: IBM), Royal Haskoning and Green Ventures today announced a new collaboration which aims to transform Peterborough into the leading sustainable city in the UK. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) The collaboration has outlined plans to launch a Sustainable City Visualisation project, which will initially focus on building a new online platform to...

2009-08-05 18:15:00

PETERBOROUGH, N.H., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to facilitate future growth, Eastern Mountain Sports ("EMS," or the "Company") announced today that it has closed on new financing totaling $50 million. In addition to raising new equity from existing investors, EMS closed on a new, larger senior credit facility led by Wells Fargo Retail Finance, a leading provider of capital to growing retailers. Will Manzer, the Company's CEO, commented, "We are thrilled with this financing package...

2009-07-06 14:21:21

A rare Lamborghini Gallardo automobile burst into flames as stunned bar patrons in Peterborough, England, gaped at the spectacle, witnesses said. The bright orange 2005 Lamborghini was thought to be one of only 400 of the Italian sports cars in Britain, and was worth $122,000, the Daily Mail reported Monday. The British newspaper said the vehicle caught fire outside a nightclub Sunday as two men, believed to be test-driving the car, jumped out when smoke billowed from its engine. It was...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.