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 Habitat heads home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Terence Conran's first Habitat store opened on London's Fulham Road in 1964 and for Conran, a young furniture designer and restaurateur at the time, it was out with the dark, heavy furniture of his parents' generation and in with something altogether cooler.
Many of Habitat's stores did not do the iconic image justice nor Conran's original mission to "seduce young moderns with lively tastes." In 1992, Habitat was bought by the Kamprad family and in 1998, furniture designer Tom Dixon was made head of design.
Habitat also retained one of the United Kingdom's last in-situ Wurlitzers—in 1925 it was the first cinema in the West End to be equipped with one and was where Queen Victoria saw her first film.
ddimagazine.com /displayanddesignideas/magazine/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1002801495&imw=Y   (1093 words)

 Habitat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Habitat (retailer), a chain of furniture stores founded in the 1960s by Terence Conran
Habitat for Humanity, a charity related to housing.
A space habitat is a self-contained environment supporting a number of people in the vacuum of space in a permanent way.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Habitat   (169 words)

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Habitat is owned by the same family that founded the popular Ikea stores chain.
Habitat’s total shipments into the U.K. amount to approximately 140,000 cubic meters a year, 75 percent of which comes from European suppliers by truck, Reid says.
Reid had a voice in development of the latter package, which is installed in the offices of Habitat’s overseas buying agents and allows for constant updating of status information.
www.glscs.com /archives/07.00.habitat.htm?adcode=90   (898 words)

 St. Louis Commerce Magazine
To date, Habitat for Humanity has built 120 homes in the metro area, more than half in just the last three years.
Among the major goals is another “Blitz Build,” to put up 40 homes and boost Habitat’s home total to “204 by 2004.” Another initiative is based on Smith’s vision of an affordable-housing subdivision in West County.
The Habitat board also recently launched a capital campaign to raise $1.5 million to purchase the building the organization moved into last spring on “NonProfit Row,” Forest Park Boulevard.
www.stlcommercemagazine.com /archives/september2002/board.html   (756 words)

 Lowe’s, Habitat for Humanity International build stronger communities -- Habitat for Humanity Int'l
As a well-respected and successful national retailer of top quality building materials, they are a perfect partner for our organization,” said Millard Fuller, Habitat’s president and founder.
In addition to Habitat for Humanity International, Lowe’s is a proud supporter of the American Red Cross, United Way of America and the Home Safety Council, in addition to numerous non-profit organizations and programs that help communities across the country.
Habitat for Humanity International is a Christian ministry dedicated to eliminating poverty housing.
www.habitat.org /newsroom/2003archive/insitedoc005249.aspx   (659 words)

 Lowe's Companies, Inc. :: Lowe's, Habitat for Humanity Bring Holiday Comfort to Hurricane Victims   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Lowe's is a proud supporter of Habitat for Humanity International, American Red Cross, United Way of America, and the Home Safety Council, in addition to numerous non-profit organizations and programs that help communities across the country.
Habitat for Humanity International, based in Americus, Ga., is an ecumenical Christian ministry that welcomes to its work all people dedicated to the cause of eliminating poverty housing.
Since 1976, Habitat has built more than 200,000 houses in nearly 100 countries, providing simple, decent and affordable shelter for more than one million people.
sev.prnewswire.com /retail/20051114/CLM00514112005-1.html   (617 words)

 Habitat (retailer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Habitat currently operates 74 stores: 40 stores in the UK, 24 in France, five in Spain and five in Germany.
The first Habitat store was opened in Chelsea by Conran, his then wife Caroline, the model Pagan Taylor, and the entrepreneur Philip Pollock.
Conran's Habitat stores also featured cafes and innovated selling kitchen and decorative items alongside furniture.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Habitat_(retailer)   (497 words)

Habitat inserts an eight-page catalog into its official magazine, Habitat World, which is published six times a year with a worldwide circulation of 2.1 million readers.
Habitat for Humanity International is a nonprofit, nondenominational Christian housing organization headquartered in Americus, Georgia.
Habitat brings families in need together with volunteers and resources to build decent, affordable housing.
www.internetretailer.com /internet/marketing-conference/44111-habitat-humanity-selects-bradley-direct-house-fulfillment-needs.html   (406 words)

 Fishing - TV Show - Sunday 11:30a.m. est. on World Wide Fishing.com
The National Fish Habitat Action Plan, supported by hundreds of diverse partners and stakeholders across the country, provides strategies to protect, restore and enhance fish habitats in watersheds and waterways across the country.
"The National Fish Habitat Action Plan is proof that although habitat loss is the number-one cause of declining native fish populations, we are not too late in restoring and protecting aquatic habitat for the benefit of fish and people.
The foundation, a nonprofit organization authorized by Congress in 1984, is dedicated to the conservation of fish, wildlife and plants and the habitat on which they depend.
www.worldwidefishing.com /press.html?id=324   (599 words)

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Habitat is running talks and events, aimed at “bringing modernism to life,” that coincide with the show.
As a high-street retailer targeting a fickle market of upwardly mobile urban customers, Habitat has a pressing need to create points of difference between itself and the crowd of home furnishing stores, such as Muji, The Pier and IKEA, that compete on its turf.
Habitat is not the only style-conscious retailer that the V&A has been associated with this spring.
www.brandchannel.com /features_effect.asp?pf_id=314   (2063 words)

 Cornerstone 2003 Winter: HFH at St. Louis Mills :: Habitat for Humanity St. Louis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Habitat for Humanity St. Louis space is located between St. Louis Mills entrances number 2 and number 3.
Partnering with such an inspirational group as Habitat enables us to strengthen and focus our community support." "We are so very grateful to the Mills Corporation for their support of our program this year," said Habitat Executive Director Kimberly McKinney.
"This will be the second Habitat house that St. Louis Mills has sponsored here in St. Louis, and we could not be more pleased." Mary B. is the proud and excited homeowner that will help build and eventually will reside in the home with her seven children.
www.habitatstl.org /newscenter/cornerstone/2003winter/tableofcontents/update/stlouismills   (493 words)

 Start Right With Fish
The second consideration is the habitat of fish.
In their natural habitat fish lead very different lives and these natural habits will show themselves in your aquarium.
Choose an aquatic retailer with good stocks and a wide variety of fish - they are more likely to have specialist knowledge.
www.tropicalfishfinder.co.uk /article_detail.asp?id=18   (1355 words)

 News Page - New Retailers For Regent Street   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Stylish home furnishings and accessories retailer, Habitat, will also be opening a new store at 123 Regent Street following their recent successful planning application.
The news of the arrival of Gerry Weber and Habitat comes after the recent announcement that Kipling, Frey Wille and Alex Reade Motor Sport are also getting ready to open on Regent Street.
Habitat has been at the forefront of design quality on the UK high street since the 1960s.
www.thecrownestate.co.uk /newscontent/92_regent_st_retailers-2.htm   (396 words)

 HabitatPhiladelphia.org: Women Build: Sponsors
Starting in the summer of 2004, Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia's Women's Build program will partner with Lowe's to build a home in Philadelphia.
The Women's Build program actively engages women in the construction of Habitat homes, challenging and empowering them to make home ownership a reality for families in need.
Habitat Philadelphia's Women's Build houses are built in the same manner as all other Habitat houses, but with a twist--namely, that it is a female-sponsored (and therefore a female-empowering) effort.
www.habitatphiladelphia.org /womenbuild/sponsors.php   (289 words)

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to Habitat for Humanity Valley of the Sun to complete funding for five houses in the Villas Esperanza Neighborhood this Spring.
Habitat for Humanity Valley of the Sun and Swedish furniture retailer IKEA Tempe have entered into a new partnership.
Two of the Valley's Habitat for Humanity affiliates are struggling to buy large parcels of land for affordable housing because of rising prices and heavy competition from other buys.
www.habitataz.org /news/media.html   (600 words)

 Habitat - Indoor / Outdoor Living
Habitat is a specialist retailer of premium quality furniture and accessories for the interior and exterior of your home.
As a result Habitat now offers the ultimate shopping experience for those who love decorating, bringing together not only a wide array of ideas and products for your home but also our unique product sourcing service for those hard to find items - you are not restricted to what’s on our floor.
The cornerstone of the Habitat culture is personalised customer service - understanding and meeting our customers needs and delivering value, which ensures that the products and solutions we offer provide real value and performance, and that our customers can realise a true benefit.
www.habitatliving.com.au /about_us/about_us.php   (302 words)

 Habitat Ltd, furniture and household goods manufacturer and retailer, marketing records, ca.1960 - 2000Catalogue of ...
Habitat introduced its first catalogue in 1966 and in 1969 a mail-order service was launched.
In 1981 Habitat was floated on the Stock Exchange and in 1982 it merged with Mothercare to form Habitat/Mothercare Group plc, which then merged with British Home Stores in 1986 to form Storehouse.
In 1992 Storehouse sold Habitat UK and Habitat France to the Stichting Ingka which continues to operate the companies as separate divisions under the Habitat name.
www.vam.ac.uk /vastatic/wid/ead/aad/aad-1995-12b.html   (4441 words)

 Tempur-Pedic from Habitat Futons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
They have the speed, technology, efficiency, and knowledge that we all hope we'll find on the internet, but they've maintained that long ago art of making the customer feel cared for and appreciated...not just "another order to process".
Unlike a retailer who may have only a bit of experience with the Tempur-Pedic ® line, we have spent a great deal of time with this particular product and know it inside and out.
I called the Habitat Futon number again and I got the same person.
www.habitatfutons.com /tempur.html   (2737 words)

 Retailer's Releaf
Acting as quickly as possible, the conservation group American Forests has joined forces with retailer Eddie Bauer to create a fund that will aid communities in restoring damaged forests.
For many years Eddie Bauer has encouraged its customers to add a dollar to their merchandise totals, which the company in turn uses for planting trees.
The retailer has committed $1 million from its "Add a dollar, Plant a tree," program to the Wildfire ReLeaf fund.
www.perc.org /perc.php?id=269   (150 words)

 habitat - OneLook Dictionary Search
Habitat (m), habitat, habitat, habitat (de), habitat (m), hábitat : AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
HABITAT : 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
Phrases that include habitat: critical habitat, preferred habitat theory, riparian habitat, habitat type, aquatic habitat, more...
www.onelook.com /?w=habitat   (343 words)

 Habitat information and related industry information from Hoover's
Habitat, a global home furnishings retailer, operates more than 81 stores in the UK, France, Spain, and Germany; it also vends its wares through a retail web site and catalogs.
Habitat is controlled by the Ikano Group, a holding company owned by IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad and his family.
There are 14 competitors for Habitat; see more.
www.hoovers.com /habitat/--ID__125430--/free-co-factsheet.xhtml   (364 words)

 Your Habitat
At Your Habitat we pride ourselves on offering our customers the very best products from around the world complimented by well trained knowledgeable staff with a passion for providing outstanding customer service.
At Your Habitat we are passionate about employing and retaining high-quality staff and, in turn, our staff are passionate about providing outstanding customer service.
These awards are restricted to entrants up to 26 years who 'compete' on all facets of the retail industry.
www.habitat.com.au /habitat/?content=111&display=about   (304 words)

 OIA :: Press Room :: Industry Press Releases
OIA is proud to be the exclusive endorser of Outdoor Retailer, the Largest Outdoor Trade Show on Earth.
Grand Rapids, MI, November 1st, 2004 — Checks made out to Habitat for Humanity, totaling nearly $12,000, were presented by GRABBER Performance Group and participating retail partners.
GRABBER donates a portion of the proceeds to Habitat for Humanity for every package sold, in the name of the participating retailer.
www.outdoorindustry.org /press.outdoor.php?news_id=850   (287 words)

 Sustainable Habitat - electric bike retailer (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Although some provide sales and service, they prefer to work through local retailers.
If there's no retailer near you, call us at 408/262-8975.
Copyright © 1997 - 2005, Sustainable Habitat, Milpitas, CA, 408-262-8975.
www.electric-bikes.com.cob-web.org:8888 /habitat.htm   (563 words)

 Peninsula Habitat for Humanity | Partnerships | Spotlight: Home Depot
Home Depot is the world's largest home improvement retailer and second largest retailer in the United States.
In 2005 Home Depot donated $15,000 worth of product cards to help Peninsula Habitat complete 7 houses at Third Avenue, 4 houses at DeLong Street, and 7 new houses in Brisbane.
In addition employees from area stores will donate their time and expertise on special "Home Depot" building days.
www.peninsulahabitat.org /partnerships/partnerships_s8.html   (66 words)

 Bicycle Habitat - Profile-Design Stem Recall Notice (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
These stems were sold through bicycle retailers, included as original equipment on new bicycles or included in some bicycle parts kits.
If you are not located nearby, you can obtain a replacement stem from Profile-Design free of charge (and change the stem yourself), or you can visit another Profile Design retailer to have the stem replaced free of charge.
Detailed instructions for removal of the old stem and installation of the replacement can be obtained by calling the number above or by e-mailing Profile-Design at the link below.
bicyclehabitat.com.cob-web.org:8888 /page.cfm?PageID=179   (485 words)

 IKEA to donate furniture to Habitat for Humanity - The Business Journal of Phoenix:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
IKEA Tempe will donate a kitchen table and four chairs for the future homeowners of 35 homes to be completed by Habitat for Humanity through the middle of this year.
Habitat for Humanity Valley of the Sun is a grassroots housing organization with a mission of building affordable housing for those in need.
The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of bizjournals.
www.bizjournals.com /phoenix/stories/2005/01/03/daily63.html   (368 words)

 NewsITems   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Beginning November 1, 2005, all individual travelers sent to Habitat will count toward a FREE 7-night dive package with a value that could exceed $900.
The dive retailer can sell the award and keep the profit or use it to attract customers.
Habitat will keep track of all individuals booked and provide each dive retailer with their own URL address to review their results.
www.divenewswire.com /NewsITems.aspx?newsID=7594   (363 words)

 Healthy Habitat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Healthy Habitat is an online retailer of carefully selected healthy home products that are better for you and better for the environment.
You have received this email as you either joined our email newsletter or have previously bought from us.
Healthy Habitat does not disclose their email database to any other company.
www.healthyhabitat.com.au /store/newsletter1.asp   (365 words)

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