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2009-06-19 09:03:00

SAO PAULO, June 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In compliance with CVM Instruction 358 of January 3, 2002, BR MALLS PARTICIPACOES S.A. hereby informs its shareholders and the market that, pursuant to CVM Instruction 384 of March 17, 2003, it has hired Banco UBS Pactual S.A., a financial institution with head office at Av. Brigadeiro Faria Lima no. 3.729, 8th to 10th floors, in the city and state of Sao Paulo, inscribed in the corporate taxpayers register (CNPJ/MF) under no....

2009-06-04 11:59:00

Teen Shoppers Spend More than Two Hours at the Mall and Over Half Spend Fifty Dollars per Mall Visit Scarborough Research and Arbitron Inc. Release White Paper with Results from Teen Mall Shopping Attitudes and Usage Survey NEW YORK, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost all (95%) of teen mall shoppers* notice some type of mall advertising, according to a recently released report from consumer and media research firm Scarborough Research (available for download free of charge at...

2009-04-28 21:47:00

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BRMALLS Participacoes S.A. (Bovespa: BRML3), the largest integrated shopping mall company in Brazil, announces it inaugurated today the expansion of Shopping Iguatemi Caxias do Sul, which added 17,229 of GLA to the malls, more than doubling the 13,972 m2 of the original mall. BRMALLS, which manages the mall and was responsible for developing the project, managing the construction and leasing the stores, still retains 45.5% interest...

2009-03-16 16:03:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Optelecom-NKF, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPTC), manufacturer of Siqura(R) surveillance products and solutions, today provided an update of their ongoing video surveillance project at the Bawadi Mall in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. The Bawadi Mall opened its first phase of development to visitors on January 29th of this year. At 861,000 square feet the two-level shopping mall, when completed, will be the largest in the eastern region of Abu Dhabi,...

2009-02-28 11:09:28

More U.S. shopping malls are lowing thermostats and cutting store hours as they try to ride out the recession, industry managers say. Just like any business, we're trying to look at some of the extra costs that we can do without this year, said Lindsey Burke, marketing director for Yorktown Center in Illinois. Beginning Sunday, the Westfield Group is cutting shopping hours at all five of its Illinois malls by opening 30 minutes later and closing 30 minutes earlier. Other malls are turning...

2008-12-27 07:57:49

Record post-Christmas Boxing Day shopping crowds enticed by deep price cuts could not dispel the gloom gripping the British retail industry, observers said. Department stores, fashion outlets and supermarkets slashed prices by as much as 90 percent in desperate attempts to spur spending, resulting in one of the busiest single shopping days in living memory Friday. But it did little to alleviate a growing feeling of crisis gripping the country's retailing sector, The Times of London reported...

2008-12-24 18:41:36

A Canadian company says businesses can save money using its snow-melting machines to get rid of the white stuff instead of paying to haul it away. When the snow piles up from repeated storms throughout the winter, many shopping malls and other urban businesses run out of space to put it. So they have to pay to have the excess snow trucked someplace else. But Trecan of Canada's Nova Scotia province says its machine can melt 80 tons of snow an hour, filtering out any debris and sending the...

2008-12-16 10:32:00

FOSHAN, China, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- MyStarU.com, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MYST; Frankfurt Stock Exchange: TQF), announced today that its majority-owned subsidiary, Subaye.com, Inc., the enterprise's video web development, hosting, marketing and e-commerce service provider, has entered into an agreement with Golden Swallow Shops Limited, the management agency of 11 large shopping malls in Guangdong. The agreement covers the sale of 2,200 user licenses of SaaS software to 11 large...

2008-12-08 07:35:00

SANFORD, Fla., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Sky Development, Inc. announced today that it has signed a lease with BounceU for approximately 10,000 square feet at Greenway Shopping Plaza. BounceU features an indoor, climate-controlled environment packed full of fun activities with giant interactive inflatable equipment, along with arcade games and other activities. BounceU offers a private party experience, ideal for children's parties, mom's clubs, sports teams, corporate team building,...

2008-12-08 07:00:00

BEIJING, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- eFuture Information Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: EFUT) ("eFuture" or "the Company), a leading provider of software and services in China's retail and consumer goods industries, today announced it has signed a contract to provide its eFuture ONE POS-ERP Shopping Mall Management System ("the system"), to Thailand-based Charoen Pokphand Group's Shanghai Super Brand Mall ("Super Brand Mall"). "Retailers are looking to resource management software to...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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