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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...

2008-12-30 08:49:06

Early holiday sales figures indicate tens of thousands of U.S. retailers will close stores in 2009, industry observers said. The International Council of Shopping Centers said 73,000 retail stores could close from January through June 2009 after projecting 148,000 store closings this year, USA Today reported Tuesday. Some have already taken steps to shutter businesses. KB Toys, Ann Taylor and Sears said have announced store closings. Talbots and Circuit City have also announced closures, the...

2008-09-25 21:00:19

BUSINESS IN BRIEF Woman gets 61/2 years for tax fraud BOSTON - A North Dartmouth woman was sentenced to six-and-a-half years in prison after she was convicted on charges of paying more than $40 million in wages under the table through her temp agency to avoid taxes and workers' compensation insurance premiums. Aimee King McElroy was also ordered on Tuesday to pay $9.1 million in restitution as part of her sentence. King McElroy and her husband, Daniel McElroy, were convicted in...

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2006-01-07 09:50:21

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc. was the top-rated Web shopping site this holiday, according to a Citigroup study released on Friday that considered factors such as simplicity of checkout, price and product assortment. The Citigroup study rated 44 retail Web sites, from Internet giant eBay Inc. to teen retailer Hot Topic Inc., judging sites on how easy they were to use, visual appeal, ease of checkout, merchandise assortment, delivery, return options and price. Other top rated sites...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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