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2014-09-02 16:28:27

Best-in-class technology will support Talbots' growth PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mi9 Retail, the premier provider of enterprise retail merchandising, business intelligence and store operations software, has announced that Talbots has selected Mi9 BI, Mi9 Merchant, and Sales Audit with Loss Prevention software products to replace its existing core merchandising and inventory management systems. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140902/142048 Talbots, a...

2014-08-11 12:29:17

HINGHAM, Mass., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Talbots/National Breast Cancer Foundation WHAT: During the Month of October, Talbots will sell two items in support of Breast Cancer Awareness. Talbots will donate 100% of the net proceeds from the sale of a limited- edition T-Shirt and Tote Bag to the...

2014-08-05 08:30:04

Joseph Fortunato, Chairman, President and CEO, Leaving Company PITTSBURGH, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GNC) (the "Company"), a leading global specialty retailer of health and wellness products, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed senior retail industry executive Michael G. Archbold, 53, as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board, effective immediately. The Board also announced that Joseph Fortunato, Chairman, President and...

2014-05-22 23:14:34

Vizant Technologies (http://www.vizant.com), the renowned expert in financial payments, welcomes Talbots to its prestigious international client list. Chadds Ford, PA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Vizant Technologies (http://www.vizant.com), the renowned expert in financial payments, announced today that it welcomed Talbots, Inc. (http://www.talbots.com) to its prestigious international client list. Vizant is an independent financial consulting and advisory firm with a specialty focus in the area...

2010-12-20 13:09:00

WOBURN, Mass., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Business Intelligence (CBI) has been recognized as a Top 100 Women-Led Business in Massachusetts in 2009. The honor was awarded recently to Kathleen Y. Coffey, CBI President, by the Boston Business Journal and The Commonwealth Institute at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel. The Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts for 2009 collectively represent over $47.5B in annual revenue and $202,664 employees. Over 500 women and men...

2010-02-17 09:33:00

SUSSEX, Wis., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Under terms of a new multi-million-dollar agreement, Quad/Graphics this summer will become the exclusive print provider for all Talbots catalogs. The new contract covers premedia services, printing and distribution of all catalogs annually for Talbots, a leading multi-channel retailer of women's apparel, shoes and accessories based in Hingham, Mass. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070108/CGM075LOGO) Quad/Graphics' state-of-the-art...

2009-11-02 08:15:00

LEXINGTON, Mass., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Talbots, a leading specialty retailer and direct marketer of women's apparel, shoes and accessories, recently benefitted from an on-demand Web load test from Gomez, Inc. (www.gomez.com) that helped optimize the peak performance of the completely redesigned talbots.com Web site, prior to launch. Talbot's new site was built using multiple Ajax and rich Internet applications technologies, including third-party features like video, pop-up zoom, and wish...

2009-09-05 14:41:18

Nancy Talbot, who founded the Talbots chain of clothing stores with her husband, has died at 89 at her home in Boulder, Colo., her daughter said. Polly Talbot Donald told the Los Angeles Times her mother had from Alzheimer's disease and died from its complications. Talbot and her husband Rudolf began the business in 1947 in the store he inherited from his father in Hingham, Mass., a suburb on Boston's South Shore. They renamed the store The Talbots and offered classic women's clothes aimed at...

2009-03-13 06:30:00

Open Your Closet, Open Your Heart... QUINCY, Mass., March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- J. Jill invites women to open their closets and their hearts to help other women in need. The specialty retailer is conducting a continuous clothing drive for gently-worn J. Jill styles in each of its 276 retail stores nationwide starting Monday, March 16th. This drive builds on the overwhelming response to a regional effort held last month in J. Jill's Boston-area stores. "We were so touched by the positive...


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