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2010-01-21 08:00:00

SCHENECTADY, N.Y., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Price Chopper's state-of-the-art Colonie store in New York State's capital region (Albany, NY) is proud to be the first supermarket in the U.S. to supply its own power on-site with the latest-generation PureCell® Model 400 system from UTC Power, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. Twelve of the same model fuel cell system will be installed at towers to be completed at the World Trade Center site in New York City. A...

2010-01-07 05:45:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Have you made your resolution to workout in the New Year? This year, it's easier than ever to stay fit, and stay informed. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100107/NY33837 ) Lady Foot Locker has broadened the fitness spectrum to include toning. Footwear, like the Reebok EasyTone and Skechers' Shape Ups give a boost to your everyday routine. To keep you on track with your resolution, Lady Foot Locker provides workout tips, product...

2009-12-14 15:29:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Civil Rights Center & Museum (Museum) today announced honorees for its 50th Anniversary Gala and Banquet. This year's event will be held on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010 at the Joseph S. Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, N.C. The Museum will recognize top honorees Julian Bond and Tom Joyner as part of the 50th anniversary celebration and grand opening. "We gather annually to honor the civil and human rights achievements of...

2009-12-08 09:56:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Claire's, the popular teen accessories destination, launches its first-ever interactive digital campaign, Secret Santa Circle. Just in time for the holidays, girls can create their own Secret Santa Circle with their BFFs on-line to ensure they gift and get exactly what's on their wish list. Claire's Secret Santa Circle allows users to create their own gift wish list, view their friends' lists and suggest items for other friends to add. Once a user joins,...

2009-11-23 04:14:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- With the holidays approaching, one can anticipate a few extra treats...and possibly a few extra inches and pounds. Lady Foot Locker recommends shoppers take advantage of the "black Friday" haul, and let the mall do the work. With the right footwear, it can do exactly that. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091123/NYFNSU09 ) Toning footwear like Reebok's EasyTone and Skechers' Shape Ups, can transform the mall into a personal gym. Burn...

2009-11-18 09:00:00

BRADENTON, Fla., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Champs Sports is giving away 23 scholarships to participants of the Champs Sports Champion Scholarship Challenge. The top three finalists will receive a $5,000 college scholarship and a trip for two to the Champs Sports Bowl, which takes place on Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando, Fla. At the game, one of the finalists will be named the grand prize winner and will double their scholarship to $10,000. The...

2009-11-12 15:15:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE: FL), the New York-based specialty athletic retailer plans to report its third quarter 2009 financial results on Thursday, November 19, 2009. A conference call is scheduled for Friday, November 20, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. ET to discuss these results. This conference call may be accessed live from the Investor Relations section of the Foot Locker, Inc. website at http://www.footlocker-inc.com. Please log-on to the website at...

2009-11-04 09:30:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Civil Rights Center & Museum (Museum) announced today that it has named Bamidele Demerson as curator and program director. Demerson will be responsible for overseeing the Museum's exhibits, artifacts and educational programming. The Museum, located in downtown Greensboro, N.C., will open Feb. 1, 2010, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Greensboro sit-ins. "Bamidele has an extensive leadership background in...

2009-10-06 04:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Lady Foot Locker reaches out to women of all ages with a collection of fashionable "pink" products. Touting messages of hope and inspiration, the line supports the efforts of the American Cancer Society (ACS). (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091006/NY86413) "Breast Cancer touches us all. Whether young or old, many of us have witnessed or experienced the effects of this terrible disease," said...

2009-08-20 16:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE: FL), the New York-based specialty athletic retailer, today reported financial results for its second quarter ended August 1, 2009. Second Quarter Results The Company reported a break-even earnings performance for the second quarter ended August 1, 2009 compared with net income of $18 million, or $0.11 per share, last year. Second quarter sales decreased 15.6 percent, to $1,099 million this year compared with sales of...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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