Rescuing Cats And Kittens Turns Truck Driver To Online Pet Supply And Accessory Store Owner

Jeffrey New made the transition from tractor trailer driver to owner of Pet Lovers Palace online pet supplies and accessories store, thanks to the inspiration of his two cats, Maggie and Misty and the 43 cats that he and his wife Alice rescued from euthanization.

petloverspalace

Jeffrey New, The former tractor trailer driver found his real passion and turned it into a practical online pet store, thanks to the inspiration of his 45 cats.

“Maggie and Misty were kittens when we adopted them from the Addison County Humane society after I had suffered a back injury and today I now have 45 kitties. They are the light of my life,” says New.

“When I became their daddy, they helped me through the healing process. I was confined indoors for several months and had a hard time finding quality pet products online. I felt that they deserve the best I can Give them with out paying a high price. It was then I had the “ah-ha” moment and it was then that I realized that other people were also searching the Internet for top quality pet products,” he says.

It was then that New decided to launch Pet Lovers Palace.com online pet store.

“Through the inspiration of my 45 kitties, I created an extensive online pet accessories and supplies store offering hundreds of quality pet products for easy online shopping and superb customer service,” New says.

Today, his growing online pet store offers a comprehensive selection of practical and luxury pet products, including collars and leads, pet carriers, beds, apparel, feeding dishes and agility items.

Pet Lovers Palace carries brand names including; Kitty-Sill, Mr. Herzher’z Wicker Crates, K9 Optix, Multivet No-Bark Collar, Innotek Training collars and fences, Booster Bath, Breed DNA Identification Kit, D.T. Systems, Baritone Beeper Collar, Drinkwell Fountain, FURminator and more.

Pet Lovers Palace product categories: pet clothing, carriers and tote bags; beds; feeding dishes, bowls, sunglasses, collars, harnesses, and leads; car seats; gift items; books, cool toys; and miscellaneous items. For more information, visit www.PetLoversPalace.com.
###

ABOUT JEFFREY NEW
Born and raised in Vermont, Jeffrey New has worked for more than 18 years as a tractor trailer driver. It was his passion and concern for animals that inspired him to launch Pet Lovers Palace.com

In addition to his online pet supply store, his wife Alice has launched another entrepreneurial venture Alice Online Treasures, an online collectibles and gifts store. “www.alicesonlinetreasures.com”

Jeffrey New is a member of several animal rescue groups including; the Humane Society of the United States, A.S.P.C.A. and Addison County Humane Society in Middlebury, Vt.

Via EPR Network
More
Retail press releases

Lauren Klein Jewelry Celebrates the Return of Gold with I Love Gold Promotion

Lauren Klein, a leading online retailer of designer jewelry, today announced its “I Love Gold” promotion featuring deep discounts on all white gold, yellow gold or rose gold jewelry. In addition to gold jewelry, Lauren Klein offers the finest selection of personalized jewelry, baby jewelry, men’s jewelry and designer jewelry at prices well below retail.

I Love Gold Promotion

“We’re in the midst of a new era of gold with celebrities and t r e n d s e t t e r s donning gold jewelry in various shades,” said Sarah Leight, manager, Lauren Klein. “During difficult economic times, investors historically turned to precious metals such as gold and silver. Our selection of rose gold diamond necklaces, diamond necklaces, diamond rings and yellow gold diamond necklaces beautifully update any woman’s ensemble without investing a fortune in a whole new wardrobe.”

Some of the most popular items seen on celebrity necklines and available on Lauren Klein’s web site are yellow, white and rose gold key necklaces. Stunning yellow gold circle disc earrings suspended f r o m diamond bezel make and matching disc necklace combined are priced less than other retailers’ price on the necklace alone. Hammered gold pendant necklaces are worn by t r e n d s e t t i n g  women, f r o m coast-to-coast, along with the equally stunning hammered yellow gold and diamond ring.

Lauren Klein specializes in all types of jewelry — whatever the style, Lauren Klein has it all. F r o m traditional diamond jewelry to trendy fashion jewelry, Lauren Klein carries only the best selection of women’s jewelry — rings, earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and anklets — and men’s jewelry, at the most competitive prices. The company’s new Monogram Collection offers personalized jewelry for that extra special touch.

The finest collection of jewelry available to the public is also backed by Lauren Klein’s incomparable experience rooted in the fine jewelry industry. As a customer-focused company, Lauren Klein strives to bring the highest quality products directly to consumers to ensure their satisfaction is exceeded. With more than half a century of heritage in the diamond industry, this family operation began its ecommerce business on eBay and Amazon. After great success, Lauren Klein showcases its entire jewelry collection on Laurenklein.com.

Customers can use promo code “gold10” to receive 10 percent off all gold jewelry purchases. Offer valid through July 31, 2009.

About Lauren Klein
Lauren Klein provides designer jewelry at affordable prices, bringing 55 years in the diamond business to online shoppers. At Lauren Klein, we control the entire process f r o m source to final product while maintaining the highest quality so we can pass the savings on to customers. Lauren Klein has served thousands of satisfied customers and our experienced customer service representatives are ready to assist you with our vast collection, which ranges f r o m basic solitaire necklaces, gold necklaces and morganite earrings to diamond rose gold rings and trendy and chic color stone jewelry. Call us toll-free at 1-877-215-6779 or email us at Laurenkjewelry@aol.com. For more information, please visit www.laurenklein.com.

Via EPR Network
More
Retail press releases

Rooster-Decor.com Announces Grand Opening Sale

In the spirit of independence this month, Rooster Decor opens its doors and announces its grand opening sale. RoosterDecor.com is the Internet’s largest source for rooster-themed décor and collectibles, and a one stop shopping site for all things rooster. A popular decorating element, the rooster figures prominently in Colonial American motifs as well as bucolic French country themes.

“The United States celebrates Independence Day and the French recognize their equally hard-earned liberty this month,” says John Tortorice, founder, Rooster Decor. “Here in America, the rooster has come to symbolize the hard work of the American farmer, while in France, it is a national symbol of pride and power, so much so that it is featured on their national soccer team jerseys. We are pleased to celebrate this iconic symbol with our grand opening sale, featuring deep discounts on many items.”

Rooster Decor was founded in 2009, as a one stop shopping site for a variety of rooster decor, rooster dinnerware, rooster plates, collectibles and more. Carrying everything short of the French soccer uniform, Rooster Decor offers hard-to-find rooster products for serious collectors and gift givers alike. Popular items include a full selection of rooster-themed chalkboards and more than a dozen choices of rooster-themed wall art that is sure to liven up any room. This collection includes a selection of soap dishes, window treatments and candle holders for the rooster aficionado.

Featuring a wide selection of rooster dinnerware and rooster-themed accessories of every type imaginable, Rooster Décor specializes in full sets of plates, bowls, cups, placemats, linens, aprons, potholders, salt and pepper shakers, and other products for the kitchen. Designer rooster figurines, Italian hand-painted roosters and organic roosters round out the exclusive collection of roosters, which come in a range of materials including ceramic, cloth, glass, crystal, metal, resin and wood.

For a limited time, Rooster Décor is offering free shipping on order of $95 or more.

About Rooster Decor
Rooster Decor was founded in 2009, as a one stop shopping site for a variety of rooster décor, rooster dinnerware, rooster plates, collectibles and more. Rooster Décor strives to give customers the best selection and most competitive prices on everything rooster, offering hard to find items such as rooster-themed soap dishes, candle holders, designer bowls and collectible rooster figurines. A Christian owned and operated Web site, Rooster-Decor.com is part of the The Lamp Stand family of companies with corporate offices in Springfield, Missouri. Along with its parent company, Rooster Decor supports Christian Ministries, poverty relief efforts and adoption and children’s relief efforts around the world. For more information or to purchase products online, please visit us at http://www.rooster-decor.com.

Via EPR Network
More
Retail press releases

Blackwell Launches Online eBook Store

Blackwell has announced the launch of its new online eBook store. The store will open with over 45,000 titles available for customers to download directly to their eBook reader or to view on their computer.

The new store has meant the creation of a partnership between Blackwell and Gardners in the UK. This involves the utilisation of the Gardner digital warehouse to ensure the file formats available cover all major eBook readers currently available including Adobe pdf & epub versions.

Jessica Armishaw Head of Online for Blackwell said “We’re excited to be able to offer our customers the ability to buy eBooks from blackwell.co.uk. Academic publishers have been quick to embrace this new technology and as such the number of academic titles available for customers is impressive and perfectly compliments our instore and online offer. While the number of trade titles is growing daily we expect our eBooks sales to grow significantly over the coming months.”

Bob Jackson, commercial director at Gardners said, “We’re pleased to be working with Blackwell.co.uk and their team. With 45,000 titles available today and UK publishers increasingly creating digital books alongside their physical books the range of books available will grow considerably and quickly”

Blackwell are also delighted to be launching a partnership with Endless Ideas of the Netherlands and their BeBook eBook reader. Blackwell will be launching the BeBook1 for sale in the UK at the beginning of August

Kamiel Keeris Managing Director for Bebook said, “BeBook is very proud to welcome Blackwell as one of the partners for the UK. Today Blackwell UK is the leading academic bookshop in the UK and has over 45 outlets across England, Scotland and Wales. Its staff continue to be renowned for their expertise, depth of knowledge and love of books. The presence of Bebook ereaders in the Blackwell stores offers exceptional visibility to the Bebook throughout the UK and marks a significant first step in the presence of the product on the consumer mass market.”

About Blackwell Ltd:

Blackwell is the leading academic bookseller in the UK with 44 outlets across England, Scotland and Wales. It has built an international reputation for bookselling excellence with links to academic institutions and libraries around the globe and has continued to expand its UK base on High Streets and in university campuses up and down the country. Blackwell is also a leading supplier of academic books to Libraries across the world.

In 1995, www.blackwell.co.uk became the first transactional online bookstore in the UK. In 1998, Blackwell opened its central London flagship store in Charing Cross Road, the book-lovers’ Mecca. Since this time, two flagship stores, Broad Street and Charing Cross Road, have both won Chain Bookseller of the Year at the Nibbies, the annual British Book Awards and also The Bookseller – Bookselling chain of the year and Retail chain of the year 2007.

Renowned specialist in medical books, law books, business books and science books, Blackwell has now been trading for over 130 years from its world-famous flagship store at Broad Street in Oxford. Its staff continues to be renowned for their expertise, depth of knowledge and love of books since the first Blackwell shop opened its doors.

Via EPR Network
More
Retail press releases

Displaysense Equip Retailers In Their Fight Back Against Shop Lifters

Displaysense has reported a large rise in demand for its security related products as retailers seek security equipment and alternative preventative methods that can be introduced to aid in the fight on crime.

displaysense

In better times, retailers would be happy to see products ‘flying off the shelves’. However, the recession has lead to an increase in the reported cases of shop lifting, which is costing the economy billions of pounds a year.

In order to stop shop lifters in their tracks, retailers are turning to companies such as Displaysense, for security equipment and alternative preventative methods that can be introduced to aid in the fight on crime.

The Hertfordshire company, which sells a variety of shop display equipment through to lockable security display cabinets has reported a 46% increase in the demand for security related products over the past year, emphasizing the changing demands on retailers.

After receiving numerous requests f r o m customer, Displaysense has recently introduced a new range of security equipment including safes, locks and security mirrors that should help act as a deterrent in the nations’ stores against would be thieves.

Steve Whittle the spokesperson at Displaysense commented on this worrying trend by saying, “The demand for security related items has really shot through the roof, with a large proportion of these products being purchased by retailers who had previously never had to worry about protecting their wares. We are looking to source further security products based on the types of customer enquiries we have had, but the worrying thing is that a lot of people are looking to go far beyond the solutions we currently supply”.

Steve went on further to say, “We have even seen an increase in demand for our range of sign holders and snap frames f r o m the likes of supermarkets, who have had an equally tough time f r o m shop lifters as of late with increasing petty theft, and are presumably having to warn customers about their policies on theft”.

Not only have retailers had to contend with the obvious drop in sales associated with a recession, but are now having to invest extra into security, reducing their profit margins even more – a worry for any store manager and company director during these critical times.

It is hoped that with these extra security measures in place, the threat of shop lifting could decrease dramatically and allow retailers to concentrate more on stock shifting rather than shop lifting.

About Displaysense

 

 

Displaysense was established in September of 1978 as a manufacturer of quality point of sale displays. Displaysense has a wealth of experience in design and manufacturing and has been able to develop an ever growing standard range of over 5,000 displays for retail, exhibitions, office and home. The range is now hugely diverse including literature displays, display cabinets, mannequins, office displays, exhibition displays, catering supplies and even items for the home.

Displaysense works with a large range of clients including, retailers (multiple and independent), blue chip corporate clients, cafés, bars, restaurants and night clubs, shop and office fitters, marketing and promotions companies, designers and architects, product distributors, exhibition contractors and exhibitors, printers, councils and NHS trusts, charities, schools and universities and even home consumers.

Via EPR Network
More
Retail press releases

JD Sports Launches Competition To Find Miss Apple Bottoms

To celebrate the arrival of the hot new range of Apple Bottoms landing in JD Sports this September, JD has teamed up with the funky fresh brand to find their very own Miss Apple Bottoms.

Founded by the American Hip Hop master mind, Nelly, Apple Bottoms serves up the freshest gear to trendsetting women of all shapes and sizes, with their motto being: “A woman should not try to fit the clothes; the clothes should fit the woman”. With this in mind, Apple Bottoms and JD Sports are looking for one girl to be the perfect fit and become the face of this stylish new range for this autumn.

The selected finalists will get to attend a casting day and then the winner will take part in their own exclusive photo shoot in the latest Apple Bottoms collection.

The winner of this exclusive competition will then feature in her very own advertising campaign and receive a year’s supply of the notorious Apple Bottoms jeans and her swanky new pictures to keep.

But that’s not all; Apple Bottoms is also offering a pair of its womens jeans signed by the main man himself, Nelly. This is a money can’t buy prize and one certainly not to be missed. Internationally admired and worn by celebrities including Ashanti and Fergie as well as being featured on Americas next Top Model.

Full details on how to enter, along with terms and conditions are available through the JD Sports website jdsports.co.uk/applebottoms.

JD Sports Fashion Plc is the leading UK specialised multiple retailer of fashionable branded and own brand sports and casual wear. The company operates over 350 stores through the UK.

John David Sports was founded in 1981 with one shop in Bury. It expanded into the Arndale Centre in Manchester in 1983 and consolidated its position throughout the 1980s with further openings, largely in the North and Midlands. The first London store was opened in Oxford Street in 1989 and by the time of JD Sports’ stock market flotation in 1996 there were 56 stores.

The business continued to grow organically until 2002 and then grew further with the acquisition of over 200 stores, further consolidating its position as the leading UK retailer of fashionable sports and casual wear.

As well as offering customers leading brands such as Nike, Adidas Originals, Lacoste, Converse and K-Swiss, JD Sports also stocks ‘own-label’ brands.

Via EPR Network
More Retail press releases

House Of Fraser Launches Rare Collection By The Saturdays Through Stores And Online

Girl band The Saturdays have teamed up with the dynamic clothing brand Rare to launch a new collection for women available to buy in House of Fraser stores and online at www.houseoffraser.co.uk. The range will feature two pieces from each band mate, enabling fans to wear clothing designed by their favourite member of The Saturdays.

 House Of Fraser - The Saturdays

House of Fraser is a leading UK retailer that offers exclusive collections, designer brands and high street fashion for men, women and children. In addition to contemporary designer brands currently online, the new women’s clothing range will appeal to young, fashion conscious women that like to keep up-to-date with the latest trends.

The Saturdays are known for their über glam pop princess look and The Saturdays Rare collection will explore biker chic and the days of the Hells Angels, featuring studs and rivet detailing as well as continuing with strong themes from the 80s.

The Saturdays, added: “We absolutely love fashion and having the chance to design our own collection is brilliant. Our relationship with Rare started with Mollie’s yellow dress in our If This Is Love video, so it’s great that we now get to have our very own range.”

The new Rare by The Saturdays collection is available through House of Fraser stores as well as online through the House of Fraser website.

About House of Fraser:
House of Fraser is a department store group with 62 enviable locations across the UK and Ireland. As one of the best known names on the high street, House of Fraser has presented customers with an unrivalled nationwide department store for 160 years. The company was acquired by the Highland consortium in November 2006 marking the beginning of an exciting new chapter in its history. The group has annual sales in excess of £1.25bn and employs 6,500 House of Fraser staff and 10,000 concession staff through 5 million sq ft of selling space.

Famous for its exclusive designer brands for men and women’s clothing as well as renowned household and kitchenware names, such as Joseph Joseph, House of Fraser offers luxurious items at affordable prices.

As a retailer House of Fraser is committed to ensuring that it continuously looks at ways of improving working standards and the effect it has on the environment.

Via EPR Network
More Retail press releases

Due Maternity Offers 25 Percent Off All Maternity Swimsuit Styles

Due Maternity, specializing in designer maternity clothing and accessories, celebrates summer time with the season’s most fashionable looks in bathing suits, at 25 percent off. Known for its hip, stylish maternity clothing, Due Maternity also offers an exclusive selection of organic skin care essentials and nutritional supplements to keep mom-to-be looking and feeling fabulous during her nine month journey.

“Expectant mothers who don’t want to hide inside this summer can look great showing off their bump in our latest summer swimsuit styles,” says Shannon DiPadova, co-founder, Due Maternity. “In addition to looking great, it’s especially important for women who are pregnant during summer months to stay comfortable, cool and hydrated. Due Maternity’s skin care, nutritional supplements and testing products are designed for the health of moms and babies alike.”

For the expectant mother who craves the sun and surf, Due Maternity carries designer maternity swimwear that doesn’t skimp on the style while offering the comfort she needs. Featuring one- and two-piece swimsuits and bikinis in halter or strapless styles, cover-ups, skorts and even sequined flip-flops, Due Maternity is the one-stop shop for the stylish summer bump.

Skin care and beauty products f r o m Basq and Novena nourish and protect an expectant mother’s skin during the summer months. Novena’s Organic Bearberry Skin Brightening Moisturizer, Tangerine Cocoa Butter Cream, Organic Cucumber Cranberry Eye Gel and Organic Fruit Face Wash are popular choices and make great gifts. Basq touts its belly butter with Darutoside and Algisium C, to combat stretch marks, facial cleanser, aromatherapy candles and lotions, and more.

Relaxing poolside or at the beach, moms-to-be can ensure that beverages are caffeine free with D+Caf caffeine test strips. To keep energy levels up, Bellybar Pregnancy nutrition bars make a fast, convenient snack, in flavors like Mellow Oat, Berry Nutty Cravings, Baby Needs Chocolate and Burstin Chocolate. Ready to drink vanilla or chocolate Bellybar shakes make an ideal snack or meal replacement, especially in the mornings.

Offering more than just maternity clothes, Due has established its presence as the premier maternity lifestyle brand that specializes in celebrating this special time in a woman’s life. Due Maternity’s online community engages visitors with the ability to create personal page with baby’s due date, gift registry, next-generation photo and video sharing, guest book, baby due date calculator, baby astrology, and even a way to create custom announcements, baby shower and birthday party invitations. Due Maternity podcasts range f r o m parenting tips to the latest pregnancy styles and trends.

About Due Maternity
Offering more than just maternity clothing, Due Maternity is the premier maternity lifestyle brand that celebrates this special time in a woman’s life. Dedicated to experiencing pregnancy and parenthood with beauty, style and a sense of well-being, Due offers one of the largest selections of designer maternity clothes, maternity tees, maternity dresses, accessories and skin care as well as prenatal and infant nutrition and
supplements. Due Maternity’s online community engages visitors with a social media platform that allows members to create personal pages that include baby’s due date, gift registry, next-generation photo and video sharing, guest book, baby due date calculator, baby astrology, and a way to create custom announcements, baby shower and birthday party invitations. For more information, please visit www.DueMaternity.com or call 1-866-SHOP-DUE (1-866-746-7383).

Via EPR Network
More Retail press releases

Rainbow Collection by Edward Mirell

Titanium-Jewelry.com, a leading online retailer of men’s wedding bands, tungsten rings, titanium rings and unique contemporary jewelry, is pleased to introduce the latest designs f r o m the Edward Mirell Rainbow Collection. In addition to the rainbow titanium jewelry, Titanium-Jewelry carries one of the largest selections of Edward Mirell jewelry available online.

Rainbow Collection by Edward Mirell

“Color is hot this season when it comes to jewelry and the rainbow jewelry f r o m Edward Mirell features stunning colors against the cool backdrop of its classic titanium and black titanium rings,” said Ron Yates, founder, Titanium-Jewelry.com. “Those who appreciate the distinctive appeal of Edward Mirell will be drawn to the inspired addition of color.”

The Edward Mirell Rainbow Collection offers several uniquely designed pieces. One of the most popular selections is the matching black titanium and rainbow grooved wedding bands for couples. Other popular pieces f r o m the Rainbow Collection are the Rainbow Sapphire BlackTi Ring which measures 6mm and is studded with bezel set mulit-colored sapphires and also comes in a grey titanium option. The matching Rainbow Sapphire Titanium Heart Necklace and Earrings, with genuine multi-colored sapphires, are also great gift giving jewelry options f r o m the Rainbow Jewelry collection. Whether shopping for rainbow rings as a show of commitment, or as a beautiful gift , the Edward Mirell Rainbow Collection has something for any occasion.

Known for its distinctive designs that blend art with the science of metallurgy, Edward Mirell is the brainchild of jewelry designers Edward Rosenberg and Mirella Connor. Rosenberg, CEO of Spectore, the parent company of Edward Mirell, pioneered the use of titanium in high-end jewelry design and fabrication more than 30 years ago when the material was used primarily in aerospace. His foray into the use of contemporary metals led to Edward Mirell becoming the authority on titanium jewelry innovation.

In addition to carrying the Edward Mirell collection, Titaniun-Jewelry.com offers designs f r o m ArtCarved, Benchmark, COGE, Diana Classic, Formotion Watches, J.R. Yates, Orange County Choppers and Triton. Enticing grooms and couples worldwide, the online retailer provides a multitude of styles and metals representing the best selection of palladium rings, titanium rings, tungsten rings, and men’s wedding bands for the up and coming male and female demographic.

For a limited time, Titanium-Jewelry.com is offering $25 savings on orders of $100 or more. To receive promotion, please use coupon code FLY25 at checkout.

About Titanium-Jewelry.com
Titanium-Jewelry.com provides a wide selection of titanium rings, tungsten rings, men’s watches and black titanium jewelry uniquely styled for men and women. Experts in modern mens wedding rings and modern metals jewelry, Titanium-Jewelry.com leads the industry in contemporary jewelry fashions. For more information, please visit www.Titanium-Jewelry.com.

Via EPR Network
More Retail press releases

Snip-its, The Growing Children’s Hair Salon, Offers Built-In Multiple Revenue Streams

Snip-its

Snip-its (www.snipits.com), the fastest growing franchise of children’s hair salons in the U.S., is based on a sound business model and a service that will not change nor be replaced by machines and technology. In addition to providing no-fuss, no-tears children’s hair cuts, Snip-its offers a full line of salon quality products designed just for kids, spa-style treatments and themed parties.

“Savvy entrepreneurs looking for bullet-proof businesses to invest in will find that the salon and hair care services industry continues to grow, despite the shaky economy,” said Christine Mudd, director of franchise development, Snip-Its. “In order to combat recession, consumers need for more bang for their buck and Snip-its offers just that, making it a viable opportunity, especially in challenging economic times. Experts urge small businesses to develop multiple revenue streams, as a further hedge against a down economy, and Snip-its already has that built in.”

Snip-its’ no-tears haircut experience is weaved with vibrant colors and reminds many children of a Saturday morning cartoon. Decorating the salon’s interior are Snip-its branded animated cartoon characters: Snips, Jean Luc le Spritz, Curly Comb, Flyer Joe Dryer, the Clip-ette Sisters, and Maranga Mirror. In addition, animated videos, salon-tailored educational computer games and ‘cushy’ parents chairs let Moms sit and relax nearby. At the end of each visit, children receive a prize in exchange for a lock of hair from the ‘Magic Box.’

Providing additional revenue opportunities, Snip-its’ offers a line of safe, environmentally friendly combination shampoo/body wash, conditioners and styling products. The salon offers unique, spa-style experiences including manicures, pedicures and specialty hair styles such as hair wraps, cornrow braids and beads. Expertly applied make up for weddings, recitals, bat mitzvah’s and other special occasions is a favorite service that includes a palette of shadow, blusher, liner and lip gloss that little princesses can take home. These additional services are available for groups and parties.

Snip-its provides franchisees with a level of support that stands out in the hair care industry. Snip-its operators receive full support, guidance, and comprehensive information from company experts. A dedicated Operations Consultant is assigned to each store, from day one. Snip-its marketing, development, financial, operations, and even executive-level personnel assist in providing all of the tools a franchise needs to grow their businesses.

Snip-its, a growing kids franchise was founded in 1995 by California native, Joanna Meiseles, the daughter of Hollywood producer, Robert Blumofe credited with the movie, Yours, Mine and Ours and is the granddaughter of famed comedian Jack Benny. After a heartbreaking visit to an ‘adult’ salon with her then young son, the first-time entrepreneur established the entertainment-styled salon with the goal to make children’s hair care a positive fun-filled adventure for families. Entrepreneurs that relate to this scenario may wish to learn more about opening a Snip-its store.

About Snip-Its
The Snip-its Corporation, based in Natick, Massachusetts is designed to untangle the hair care challenges of children and their parents. It provides the best customer service and a guaranteed great time for both kids and parents. The salon franchise has served more than one million children annually in 65 locations. In 2007, Snip-its was named the 30th fastest growing franchise in the U.S. by Franchise Times Magazine. For more information or children’s franchise opportunities, visit www.snipits.com or call 877-SNIP-ITS.

Via EPR Network
More Retail press releases

New Vitamin C Lip Smoothie Antioxidant Lip Colour By Clinique

Clinique is launching a new innovation in lip gloss to help protect and defend delicate lips. Bursting with antioxidant ingredients, Clinique introduces new Vitamin C Lip Smoothie Antioxidant Lip Colour, a healthy dose of luscious colour in six juicy shades, rich in moisture and shine, like an antioxidant fruit smoothie for the lips.

Combining the high shine and super moisturising aspects of a lip gloss with the rich, stay-true colour and buildable coverage of a lipstick, the beauty experts at Clinique have developed this revolutionary new lip product.

The new formulation has taken powerful, ‘good for you’ ingredients and squeezed them into a gorgeous, colourful lip product with treatment benefits. Over time lips become vulnerable to lines and wrinkles and can become thinner and drier while also losing some of their colour. This vitamin packed formula is enriched with a cocktail of ingredients, including the key antioxidants, Açaí Berry and Pomegranate to help protect against environmental aggressors and Vitamin C to improve the look and feel of lips instantly and over time. Whilst a decadent blend of rich butters such as Shea Butter provide comfort, moisture and soothing benefits and help put the smooth in to Lip Smoothie.

To finish the fresh, healthy look High Impact Curling Mascara can be applied, along with a Quick Blush to cheeks for a naturally blushed look.

New Vitamin C Lip Smoothie Antioxidant Lip Colour is available in six lip-quenching, yet water-resistant, juicy shades ranging from opaque to shimmery: Fig-a-licious, Raisin the Bar, Pink Me Up, Nude-tricious, Goodness Grapecious and Rhubarbie.

The new Vitamin C Lip Smoothie Antioxidant Lip Colour will be available at Clinique counters nationwide from 1 August 2009.

About Clinique
Introduced in 1968, Clinique was the first ever dermatologist-created, prestige cosmetic brand. Today, Clinique’s mission remains what it was from the beginning: to provide the highest quality and most effective collection of products to enhance every skin type and tone. The brand’s customised approach and quality products – all meticulously tested and carefully formulated with the latest science – have made Clinique one of the leading skin care authorities in the world. All makeup and skin care products are allergy-tested and 100% fragrance free. Clinique offers products for men and women of all ages and ethnicities. Clinique is sold in more than 130 countries and territories, and over 16,000 sales locations.

Via EPR Network
More Retail press releases

House Of Fraser Launches Exclusive New Joseph Joseph Elevate Range

House of Fraser, the leading retailer of designer brands has teamed up with Joseph Joseph to launch the new ‘Elevate’ utensils range, which will be exclusively available at House of Fraser until October 2009.

The new ‘Elevate’ kitchen and tableware collection is being launched in stores across the UK as well as online through the House of Fraser website. All the utensils from the new ‘Elevate’ collection have been designed for their ease of use in the kitchen and to reflect a fresh innovative concept, whilst also being stylish, contemporary, sophisticated and practical.

Joseph Joseph was originally established in September 2002 by twin brothers Antony and Richard Joseph, and has gone on to develop a strong brand identity with its own distinct style and image for kitchen and tableware designs.

From the spaghetti server to the ladle, all of the elevate kitchen utensils feature a unique weighted ergonomic soft grip handle to ‘elevate’ the head above the kitchen worktop, resulting in less mess and more time to enjoy the food that has been prepared. The kitchen utensils are dishwasher safe, suitable for use with non stick cookware and feature a Nylon head that is heat resistant up to 240 degrees.

The ‘Elevate’ utensils range includes solid spoons, slotted spoons, ladles, spaghetti servers, slotted turners, flexible turners, and other kitchenware utensils for cooking enthusiasts.

About House of Fraser
House of Fraser is a department store group with 62 enviable locations across the UK and Ireland. As one of the best known names on the high street, House of Fraser has presented customers with an unrivalled nationwide department store for 160 years. The company was acquired by the Highland consortium in November 2006 marking the beginning of an exciting new chapter in its history. The group has annual sales in excess of £1.25bn and employs 6,500 House of Fraser staff and 10,000 concession staff through 5 million sq ft of selling space.

Renowned for its exclusive designer brands for men and women’s clothing as well as renowned household and kitchenware names, such as Joseph Joseph, House of Fraser offers luxurious items at affordable prices.

House of Fraser is committed to ensuring that both we and our suppliers continuously look at ways of improving working standards and the effect we and they have on the environment.

Via EPR Network
More Retail press releases

Ernest Jones Celebrates Tennis and Summer

Despite the unpredictability of the weather and regardless of sporting performances, Brits are opting for year-round strawberries on and off centre court. To show its support, Ernest Jones is offering customers the chance to get behind the British efforts at Wimbledon with price reductions on selected tennis bracelets, and Chamilia beads and charms with summer and tennis related themes.

ernestjones

Beads and charms are the ideal summer jewellery to wear at Wimbledon as they perfectly match the festival-like atmosphere of this prestigious tournament. One of the best selling charms of the summer is the Chamilia strawberry. Since its recent introduction to Ernest Jones, the jewellery chain has received a volley of demand and has had to order in extra punnets.

Chamilia jewellery was founded in 2002 by Killian Rieder and Jeff Julkowski and is based on the concept of putting design into the hands of the customer. Killian, a former designer with fashion icon Polo, wanted Chamilia to be personalised to allow women to change and customise their jewellery to fit their mood, moment or occasion, like a chameleon that changes to suit its environment.

The Chamilia collection at Ernest Jones consists of bracelets and necklaces in both silver and gold, with a huge selection of beads and charms that can be used to create personalised jewellery to suit each customer. Also in silver and gold and set with colourful crystals, gems and diamonds, the bead collection features a range of Disney characters and fun, fashionable designs allowing customers to create their own personalised jewellery.

The Chamilia tennis bracelet is another great piece of jewellery for the summer season. Made famous in 1987 by super-glamorous tennis star Chris Evert, the tennis bracelet is a string of dazzling diamonds worn around the wrist. This type of bracelet was previously known as an in-line bracelet because it is, essentially, a line of diamonds around the wrist. During a match in the 1987 US Open, Chris Evert’s bracelet broke, scattering diamonds around the court. This accident bought her time to recover her breath and eventually go on to win the match. Since then bracelets consisting of a string of diamonds have been known as tennis bracelets.

Ernest Jones features a wide range of tennis bracelets in 9ct and 18ct white and yellow gold. Starting with cubic zirconia bracelets and going right up to tennis bracelets featuring a total three carats of diamonds. A selection of the tennis bracelets featured are now being offered at reduced prices, making them an even more appealing treat for customers.

About Ernest Jones: The Diamond and Watch Specialist
Ernest Jones, the Diamond and Watch Specialist, has over 200 stores and a retail website. Featuring a wide range of leading brand watches and high quality jewellery, Ernest Jones also has a stunning selection of gifts for all occasions. Ernest Jones is part of Signet Jewelers Limited, the world’s largest speciality retail jeweller.

Via EPR Network
More Retail press releases

Wyevale Voted Best Garden Centre By The BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine

The Wyevale Group is celebrating after being voted the ‘Best Nursery or Garden Centre’ in an online poll by the BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine.

The voting for the awards was open to members of the public and received thousands of nominations through the BBC Gardeners’ World website, making them a true reflection of people’s opinions. It is therefore particularly rewarding for the Wyevale garden centre group to be given the coveted title of ‘Best Nursery or Garden Centre’ as part of the inaugural Gardeners’ World Magazine awards.

The BBC launched their 2009 awards in March by inviting readers of the Gardeners’ World Magazine and users of the gardenersworld.com website to vote on categories including most loved and most hated plants and vegetables, the most common garden pest, the gadget they couldn’t live without, the best garden centre and best online garden centre/mail order supplier. The voting was opened to the public for a 3 month period in an effort to find out exactly what people liked and didn’t like about life in the garden. Overall more than 7,900 gardeners voted across a series of categories.

The Wyevale Group achieved success after being rated the best nursery on 5 separate indicators which covered: value for money, service, choice, quality and overall performance.

Nicholas Marshall, Chief Executive of Wyevale, said: “We are absolutely delighted to have been awarded the title of Best Garden Centre in the Gardeners’ World Magazine’s online poll. It is a testament to how hard the staff work at all 122 garden centres in the group.

“We would like to thank all the garden centre teams and staff at Head Office for their hard work and commitment in helping us to win this top accolade.”

About The Gardening Club
Wyevale Garden Centres originated as a local nursery in Hereford in the 1930’s, when plants were sold bare-root by mail order only during the dormant season. Today, gardening is a wide ranging activity from real enthusiasts who grow specialist plants from seed to families for whom the garden is an outdoor room to decorate and furnish in their own style

The Gardening Club is a family of garden centres. The group stocks a wide range plants, tools, garden furniture, BBQs and machinery to suit every style of gardening. With over 120 garden centres nationwide and a website stocking over 2,000 gardening products there is something for every gardeners taste.

Via EPR Network
More Retail press releases