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2009-03-18 01:00:00

Retailer Opens Twilight Shops; Blood Drives Start Today BENTONVILLE, Ark., March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Already the most pre-ordered movie in Walmart history, Twilight has fans everywhere anxiously awaiting its DVD release and Walmart is rolling out the red carpet. Starting today the retailer opens its "Twilight Shops" across the chain, and will even host blood drives in select markets, as vampire-mania goes into full swing. More than 2,400 midnight parties will be hosted by...

2009-03-02 09:50:00

Fans can send an 'eBite' to friends for DVD movie release activities BENTONVILLE, Ark., March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Walmart today announced detailed plans to bring teens, women and "Twilighters" of all ages more access to their beloved Twilight story as it gears up for the March 21 DVD release from Summit Entertainment. Bringing "Twilight shops" to all Walmart stores next month, the retailer announced today it will also host midnight events and giveaways in its 24-hour stores upon the...

2009-02-13 08:00:00

Total associate health coverage increases to more than 94 percent BENTONVILLE, Ark., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., (NYSE: WMT) announced today that the number of associates who have health care coverage through its benefits plans for 2009 or another source has increased from 92.7 percent to 94.5 percent. Over 733,000 or 51.8 percent of associates - and nearly 1.2 million associates and dependants in total - were covered by Wal-Mart's plans at the end of its annual...

2008-04-01 09:01:00

BENTONVILLE, Ark., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wal-Mart today announced another first -- the launch of six coffees under its exclusive Sam's Choice brand. The new coffees offer shoppers the opportunity to purchase gourmet coffee at a great value while providing benefits to farmers, their communities and the environment. Bolstering Wal-Mart's ongoing commitment to environmental issues, these first Sam's Choice brand coffees hit store shelves in April at $5.88 for 10-12 oz. bags...


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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