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2009-09-24 10:06:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. World Markets for Point of Care Diagnostics 2009-13 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0116166/World-Markets-for-Point-of-Care-Diagnostics-2009-13.html Point of care diagnostics is one of the most dynamic parts of the diagnostics industry and an area where several major competitors are battling for market share. Point-of-care testing (POC) is defined as diagnostic...

2009-08-31 11:34:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Motherhood Maternity((R)) announced today the NFL Kickoff Sweepstakes celebrating the successful launch of its NFL maternity t-shirt program. The sweepstakes kicks off on September 10, 2009, along with the official start of the National Football League's 90th season. Fans can enter for the chance to win the ultimate maternity football package by making a purchase at any Motherhood Maternity or Destination Maternity store in the United States...

2009-08-06 11:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A Pea in the Pod(R) released today the first official details of its partnership with Nicole Richie. A Pea in the Pod, the brand moms-to-be consistently rely on for stylish maternity clothes, worked closely with Nicole Richie to create a free-spirited designer line. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/destinationmaternity/39447/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090806/NY57939 ) The 14-piece capsule...

2009-08-06 05:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Destination Maternity Corporation (Nasdaq: DEST), the world's leading maternity apparel retailer, today reported sales for the month of July 2009. Net sales for the month of July 2009 decreased 8.4% to $38.5 million from $42.0 million reported for the month of July 2008. Comparable store sales for the month of July 2009 decreased 8.3% on a reported basis, and decreased approximately 9.0% after adjusting for the "days adjustment calendar timing...

2009-07-28 07:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Motherhood Maternity, in partnership with the National Football League(R), announced today a brand new way for expectant women everywhere to show off their team spirit. Beginning August 1, 2009, officially licensed NFL maternity t-shirts will be available bearing NFL team logos. Every Motherhood Maternity store, including those within Destination Maternity locations, will carry a selection of team t-shirts in sizes small through extra large, based on...

2009-07-09 12:16:00

NEW YORK, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Alan Cohen, Chairman of Abacus Advisors LLC, today said that he was "pleased with the outcome" of the recent sale of substantially all assets of Filene's Basement, Inc. to an affiliate of Syms Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMS). Cohen, with the assistance of Abacus, has been acting as Filene's Chief Restructuring Officer since March 30 of this year. Syms acquired substantially all of the assets of Filene's in the transaction, which was executed under Section 363 of the...

2009-07-07 15:04:00

SHELTON, Conn., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- TOMRA Pacific Inc., a unit of Tomra of North America, a leading provider of advanced recycling solutions, today announced that it will open a new, user-friendly TOMRA Recycling Center in San Francisco's Bayshore Corridor. The recycling center, scheduled to open July 18, will serve the city's largely unmet demand for consumer recycling facilities for the redemption of plastic, glass and aluminum CRV beverage containers. "Citywide, San Francisco has...

2009-06-29 09:10:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Destination Maternity Corporation (Nasdaq: DEST), the world's largest maternity apparel retailer, today reaffirmed its commitment to provide journalists with accurate and up-to-date information by launching a comprehensive Media section on its website, www.destinationmaternitycorp.com. Journalists seeking background information, images, or sources for stories from Destination Maternity, A Pea in the Pod, Motherhood Maternity, Futuretrust, or...

2009-06-18 17:16:00

SECAUCUS, N.J., June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Syms Corp (Nasdaq: SYMS), a leading off-price retailer, announced today that following the receipt of Bankruptcy Court approval, Syms consummated its previously announced acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Filene's Basement in Filene's Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings. Under its asset purchase agreement with Filene's Basement, Syms, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, acquired the vast majority of the current operating Filene's...

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2009-06-16 14:40:01

New Jersey discount retailer Syms Corp. submitted the winning bid for bankrupt clothing chain Filene's Basement with a $62.4 million offer, the company said. Syms Corp. beat out a bid by Men's Wearhouse, The Boston Globe reported Tuesday. But, it took two tries to do so. Men's Wearhouse and New York retail real estate firm Crown Acquisitions won a bidding auction for Filene's on June 5, but the process was re-opened after losing bidders complained about the process. In an appropriately...


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