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2014-03-24 23:01:17

Kevin McKenzie, Chief Digital Officer at Westfield; Luke Vinogradov, Mobile Experience Director at Tesco and Robin Philips, Director of eCommerce at Waitrose will come together at the Open Mobile Summit (19-20 May, London) to discuss the how they have integrated mobile into their marketing and customer engagement strategies as mobile becomes an essential tool in today’s retail market place. (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 The new mobile-driven ‘apps-and-mortar’ retail environment offers...

2011-06-16 00:00:28

Department store, John Lewis, reports that sales of American fridge freezers are up a huge 68% over the last four months as customers invest in these style statements for the home that are built to last. (PRWEB) June 15, 2011 Department store, John Lewis, reports that sales of American fridge freezers are up a huge 68% over the last four months as customers invest in these style statements for the home that are built to last. Vic Sinclair buyer for large electricals at John Lewis says, "We...

2011-01-29 00:02:15

The good burghers of Bracknell in beautiful Berkshire are soon to see the first new store to be built in their town centre for a quarter of a century. (PRWeb UK) January 27, 2011 The good burghers of Bracknell in beautiful Berkshire are soon to see the first new store to be built in their town centre for a quarter of a century. Respected executive careers consultancy The UK Knack Group has announced that supermarket chain Waitrose is hopeful of council consent to start building in April,...

2011-01-29 00:01:51

According to a statement today from prestigious executive employment consultancy UK Knack Group, the upmarket retailer, which has enjoyed its best Christmas trading period on record, is planning to expand in a move that will set up 3000 new jobs in the next 12 months. (PRWeb UK) January 28, 2011 According to a statement today from prestigious executive employment consultancy The UK Knack Group, the upmarket retailer, which has enjoyed its best Christmas trading period on record, is planning...

2010-11-04 11:22:00

LONDON, November 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Local residents and businesses today marked the arrival of 53 chanticleer pear trees in Weymouth Street, London W1 with a ceremonial tree planting by local resident Barbara Windsor MBE. The ceremony was organised through a partnership between W1W Tree Planting Initiative, Westminster Tree Trust and Westminster City Council. The project, which began in 2008, has now completed its first two objectives following the planting of 40 trees on...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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