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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...

2008-10-15 12:00:16

NEW YORK, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Adspace Networks, Inc., has nearly doubled the number of Smart Screens to the flagship Westfield Garden State Plaza Mall, while adding Paramus Park, Woodbridge Center, Westfield Sunrise and Staten Island Mall to its ever-expanding digital mall network in the New York market. Operating the largest in-mall digital network in the U.S., Adspace Networks will now use larger, HD Panasonic displays to re-fit Westfield Garden State Plaza, among several other malls...

2008-09-21 09:00:28

Shoppers at Greenbrier and Chesapeake Square Mall - among others throughout Hampton Roads - will get little messages of peace and unity by Girl Scouts this weekend. The scouts will be at local malls from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday to pass out their Pinwheels for Peace. The program began in 2005 as a way to spread messages of peace. This is the first year the Girl Scout Council of Colonial Coast is joining the movement. Participants may take the pinwheels home as a reminder or...

2008-08-02 00:00:11

By DAN SHAW, Courier & Press staff writer 464-7519 or shawd@courierpress.com Evansville got a new mall about a week ago, although it couldn't be found by driving around town. That's because it exists only on the Internet, at virtualeevansville.com. Visitors to the site can make computer representations of themselves, "walk" around and shop at the nearly 100 stores which have placed advertisements there. Each of the ads is a link to a company's Web site, where a shopper can order...

2008-07-02 12:00:39

By Kyodo News International, Tokyo Jul. 2--TOKYO -- Dentsu Inc., its group company Cyber Communications Inc. and Digital Business Consortium, which comprises 46 local newspaper publishers nationwide, on Tuesday jointly set up a company to operate an online shopping mall for selected local delicacies and artifacts. Capitalized at 140 million yen, the new company, 47 Club Inc., operates the online shopping mall "47 Club" which had been operated by the newspapers' consortium, the new...