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  Land's End Landmark.
The rugged beauty of Land's End is just the beginning...
Land's End has 5 superb attractions that bring you tales of heroism, skulduggery and adventure.
Land's End TV Ad Click here to view the Land's End TV ad featuring the attractions and natural beauty a trip to Land's End can offer.
www.landsend-landmark.co.uk   (170 words)

  Land's End Tumbles on Weak November Sales (Lands' End Inc. (LE)) | SmartMoney.com
Lands' End had previously warned that it expected fiscal fourth-quarter sales to be somewhat down from the prior year, but the sales decline for the latest five-week period was greater than even the company expected.
Lands' End said sales for the period ended Dec. 3 were especially hurt by planned catalog-circulation reductions toward the end of the period.
Lands' End is attempting to reduce catalog-related expenses after increasing the number of catalogs mailed by 22% over the last two fiscal years in an effort to get rid of excess inventory.
www.smartmoney.com /bn/index.cfm?story=19991208012409   (814 words)

  gladwell dot com - clicks and mortar
Betty was on the Lands' End Web site to buy a pair of sweatpants for her young daughter, and had phoned to ask a few questions.
Lands' End has a feature on its Web site which allows you to try clothes on a virtual image of yourself--a feature that is obviously not possible with a catalogue.
Parcel post, in the end, turned out to be something entirely different from what was originally envisioned--a means not to move farm goods from country to town but to move consumer goods from town to country.
www.gladwell.com /1999/1999_12_06_a_clicks.htm   (5150 words)

 New Lands' End Spring Collection Available In the Largest Selection of Sizes Ever   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lands' End has enhanced its legendary Swim collection for women with more size offerings than ever before: regular torso, short torso, long torso, plus and D-cup swimsuits.
Lands' End is the resource for parents seeking plus and slim sizes for girls, husky and slim sizes for boys.
Lands' End product can be purchased online at http://www.landsend.com, by calling 1-800-356-4444, or by visiting Lands' End Shops at select Sears stores.
www.prweb.com /releases/2007/3/prweb508322.htm   (994 words)

 Le géant américain Lands' End débarque en France
Lands' End s'adresse en priorité à des hommes et des femmes qui ont entre 35 et 55 ans.
Lands' End n'a pour l'instant pas jugé nécessaire d'installer une équipe en France.
Lands' End a retenu DDB Needham pour l'ensemble de ses campagnes à travers le monde.
www.journaldunet.com /0011/001117landsend.shtml   (904 words)

 Lands' End firing linked to Kmart clash
CHICAGO - Lands' End Chief Executive Mindy Meads was fired because she was resisting her bosses' plans to make wider use of Lands' End's high-quality preppy apparel in Sears and Kmart stores, according to a source familiar with the situation.
Meads, named CEO of the Dodgeville, Wis., company in February 2004, realized a showdown might be coming but she thought the strong performance of the Lands' End catalog would protect her at least for a while, the source said.
Lands' End had estimated 2004 sales of $2.2 billion and is the leading seller of apparel on the Internet, he said.
www.azcentral.com /arizonarepublic/business/articles/080705165851APFEAK5381BC-LAND.html   (479 words)

 Lands' End Swimsuits So Slenderizing, It's Magic
It's not an illusion; Lands' End's slenderizing suits swimsuits are made of Slendertex®, a revolutionary fabric that can slim a silhouette in seconds.
Established in 1963, on the promise of delivering high-quality merchandise at a great value, Lands' End® offers a complete line of casual and tailored clothing for women, men, children and infants and an innovative collection of fine-quality goods for the home.
Lands' End merchandise can be purchased online at http://www.landsend.com, or by visiting Lands' End Shops at select Sears stores.
www.prweb.com /releases/2007/3/prweb512103.htm   (555 words)

 Don’t forget Gary C. Comer
The voice at the other end is trained to be respectful, friendly and knowledgeable.
Lands’ End is happy to take it back if it’s still in its original condition.
He was a philanthropist in Chicago and Dodgeville, WI, a town housing Lands’ End’s warehouse, phone banks and memories of Mr.
www.dmnews.com /cms/dm-news/catalog-retail/38491.html   (478 words)

 San Francisco Beaches Information and Pictures
San Francisco's Lands End Beach is a short hike from Point Lobos or from the Palace of the Legion of Honor in Lincoln Park.
Lands End Beach used to be a small nudist beach frequented only by locals.
The north end of the beach is clothing optional, so families typically stay toward the middle and south ends of the beach.
www.zurdogo.com /attractions/beaches.html   (1229 words)

 Fool.com: Lands' End Marches Up [Fool Plate Special] November 7, 2001
Lands' End Marches Up With a better handle on its inventory than in the past, Lands' End reported strong third-quarter profits.
Lands' End has done a good job righting the ship since 1998 (fiscal 1999), when profits plunged.
At the end of the third quarter in 1997, the company had $321 million in inventory, representing 62% of total assets.
www.fool.com /news/foolplate/2001/foolplate011107.htm   (563 words)

 Lands` End does what Sears hoped: drives up store traffic and sales   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sears said most of the 183 stores that carried Lands` End products during a fall test period experienced a faster rate of increase in overall sales than stores not included in the test.
Sears said top selling items among Lands` End merchandise included footwear, such as the All-Weather Moc for men, women and children; sweaters and turtlenecks for men and women; and men`s winter jackets and parkas.
Sears also will implement more cross-marketing initiatives for in-store Lands` End and Sears hardlines products, because about 60% of hardlines customers interviewed said they were now more likely to also shop at Sears for apparel because of the Lands` End offerings.
www.internetretailer.com /internet/marketing-conference/55527-lands-end-does-what-sears-hoped-drives-up-store-traffic-sales.html   (353 words)

 Jeb's Bed n Breakfast - Savannah Vacation Rental in Florida   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lands End is a tropical paradise with 1 or 2 bedroom condos that sits on a quiet beach with a winding wooden boardwalk that wraps...
Lands End has loads of ammenities, a giant pool, two jacuzzis, barbeque grills, tennis courts, volleyball, shuffleboard, a wooden...
Lands End is a private, gated 14 acre community with a beautiful pool, two heated whirlpools, two tennis courts, shuffleboard, bbq...
www.trails.com /rentals/propertyNA.asp?vacation=600495_Seminole_Florida   (430 words)

 Lands' End launches new line of baby clothes - Small Business Times
Dodgeville-based Lands' End is unveiling a new line of clothing and accessories for newborns, babies and toddlers.
The Lands' End Baby line will fit newborns through toddlers of 24 months, featuring soft, comfortable fabrics, all of which are adorned with details and delicate stitching.
The Lands' End Baby line will be available online at www.landsend.com and in 50 Lands' End Baby specialty shops within select Sears stores.
www.biztimes.com /daily/2006/11/2/lands-end-launches-new-line-of-baby-clothes   (225 words)

 E-Commerce News: News: Sears Shells Out $1.9B for Lands' End
While Lands' End and Sears will be operated separately, with Lands' End remaining headquartered in Dodgeville, Wisconsin, Lands' End CEO David Dyer also will head up Sears.com and Sears' direct marketing efforts, including catalogs and specialty sales.
In addition, Lands' End clothing will be sold in most of Sears' 870 retail stores, taking up 15 to 20 percent of shelf space designated for clothing by 2003.
Lands' End shareholders, including company founder and chairman Gary Comer, agreed to tender their shares, which account for about 55 percent of the company's outstanding common shares.
www.ecommercetimes.com /story/17743.html   (726 words)

 TheStreet.com: Lands' End Plummets Almost 25% on Weak Sales Outlook
The pullback makes for a reversal in Lands' End's recent fortunes: The stock had risen steadily from the mid-20s in January to a high of 83 1/2.
Lands' End added that it will continue reducing the number of pages in its catalog, which likely will hurt sales through the first half of the year.
Lands' End posted a $3.4 million after-tax loss in the year-earlier quarter, which the company attributed to the strengthening of the yen against the dollar.
www.thestreet.com /brknews/retail/817706.html   (326 words)

 Lands` End Signs with Major League Baseball Properties; Direct Merchant To Produce Embroidered Apparel Line   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It also allows Lands` End to reach a new customer base in baseball fans, and broadens the already strong appeal of Lands` End`s most popular products by being introduced onto Major League Baseball Properties` licensed apparel roster.
Many of Lands` End`s most popular men`s, women`s and kid`s products, including mesh polo shirts, sweatshirts, baseball caps, outerwear, oxford cloth dress shirts, denim shirts and turtlenecks will be sold with embroidered logos of all 30 Clubs, as well as All-Star Game and World Series logos through 2004.
Lands` End is a global direct merchant of classically inspired clothing for men, women and children, soft luggage, and products for the home, sold through regular catalog mailings and http://www.landsend.com.
www.internetretailer.com /internet/marketing-conference/07435-lands-end-signs-major-league-baseball-properties-direct-merchant-produce-embroidered-apparel-line.html   (383 words)

 TheStreet.com: Lands' End Tops Estimates by a Penny
For the fourth quarter ended Jan. 26, Lands' End earned $31.8 million, or $1.07 a share, up from $28.3 million, or 92 cents a share, in the year-ago period.
Lands' End posted fourth-quarter revenue of $538.6 million, up 11.5% from $483.1 million in the same period one year ago.
The casual wear retailer said total revenue is up about 19% in the first five weeks of the current first quarter as a result the shift in the timing of the end-of-season clearance catalog.
www.thestreet.com /markets/earnings/1333122.html   (250 words)

 Sears buying Lands' End
May 13, 2002 (Computerworld) Online and catalog retailer Lands' End Inc. is being acquired by department store retailer Sears, Roebuck and Co. in a deal valued at $1.9 billion.
Lands' End operates 16 outlet stores in Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota and New York, plus three outlet stores in the U.K. and one in Japan.
Lands' End's annual revenue in 2001 was approximately $1.6 billion, while 2001 revenue at Sears was more than $41 billion.
www.computerworld.com /printthis/2002/0,4814,71132,00.html   (605 words)

 E-Commerce News: News: Lands' End Brings Virtual Swimsuits to the Net
Catalog-and-click retailer Lands' End has introduced a virtual spin to this year's bathing suit shopping season by making its interactive "Personal Model" available to online shoppers who want to see what different swimsuits would look like on their body type.
Lands' End, on the other hand, offers simultaneous browsing with an actual friend in a distant location, and an online "Swim Finder" guide that contains click-to advice about how to minimize such anxiety points as bulging tummies.
Lands' End, which began life as a catalog merchant in 1963, is likely banking on its swimwear campaign and new features to deliver much-needed profits.
www.ecommercetimes.com /story/3401.html   (741 words)

 Upgrade underway for neglected Lands End
Lands End, the iconic but unkempt park on San Francisco's western shore, is undergoing a $24 million face-lift to restore the rugged beauty of an area that has not aged well.
Lands End has been popular with locals and tourists since Adolph Sutro, who grew rich in the Nevada silver mines, built a home, gardens, the Cliff House and Sutro Heights Park in 1885.
Richard Goldman, a naturalist who has hiked in Lands End since he was a child, said he had grown concerned by the park's decay and wanted to see it transformed into a world-class park.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/08/13/LANDSEND.TMP   (1203 words)

 Land's End Case Study | Managing the Digital Enterprise
Lands' End is a global direct merchant of classically inspired clothing for men, women and children, soft luggage, and products for the home, sold through regular catalog mailings and the Web.
Lands' End was an "early adopter" of the Internet, launching its Web site in 1995.
In June 2002, Lands' End was acquired by Sears, Roebuck and Co.
digitalenterprise.org /cases/landsend.html   (191 words)

 Public Lands Information Center
As part of the continuing effort to raise awareness of and to provide education about our public lands, PLIA is offering a free public lands map.
Lands That We Love: Americans Talk About America's Public Lands is a collection of moving essays and spectacular photographs which illustrate how public lands are not only important to us as a nation, but also personally meaningful.
Public Lands Information Centers are operated by the Public Lands Interpretive Association, a nonprofit educational organization, in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management, and the USDA Forest Service Intermountain Region.
publiclands.org   (426 words)

 Land’s End Custom Swimsuit Contest
I have one Lands’ End suit that I’ve had for years, and appreciate their conservative styles.
I love me some Land’s End clothes, and would be so happy to add a new swimsuit to my collection.
Land’s End is the only place I can find cute bikini’s that have enough coverage for me. I had a bilateral mastectomy with reconstruction and I need to make sure all my scars are covered!
www.5minutesformom.com /1792/lands-end-custom-swimsuit-contest   (1889 words)

 JS Online: Lands' End posts record profits, chairman says
Lands' End, the Dodgeville catalog and Internet division of Sears Holdings Inc., had a record year in profitability, Chairman Edward Lampert said in his letter to shareholders this week.
In 2005, the company launched Lands' End stores-within-stores at a few Sears stores, and last year expanded the concept with 100 of the shops in areas where the brand is most popular.
For the fiscal year ended Feb. 3, 2007, net income was $1.5 billion, or $9.57 a share, up from $858 million, or $5.59 a share, for the fiscal year ended Jan. 28, 2006.
www.jsonline.com /story/index.aspx?id=572584   (388 words)

 Business Objects and Lands' End Win TDWI Best Practices Award for Advanced Analytics
Lands' End, a leading direct retailer owned by Sears Roebuck, won the award in the "Advanced Analytics" category for the company's innovative use of analytic applications from Business Objects.
The award-winning Lands' End deployment is the result of a collaborative effort between Business Objects Professional Services consultants and the Lands' End information technology team.
Lands' End, owned by Sears Roebuck and Co., is a global direct merchant of classically inspired clothing for men, women and children, soft luggage and Products for the home.
www.businessobjects.com /news/press/press2003/tdwi_best_practices_award.htm   (967 words)

 JS Online: Lands' End expansion
Lands' End believes it has helped reduce the hassle of shopping for kids with its spring collection - its largest style assortment ever of slim, plus and husky sizes for kids.
Lands' End, based in Dodgeville, is not the only company to reach out to parents and expand their clothing sizes and selections, but it offers an unusually large selection.
Size charts available in the Lands' End catalog and online help parents identify what size and fit is best for their child - including a shoe size guide that indicates whether a child has a regular or wide foot.
www.jsonline.com /story/index.aspx?id=572964   (682 words)

 Florida Vacation Condos and Homes ~ Land's End Condominiums ~ Treasure Island, Florida
Land's End is located on a secluded Gulf-front peninsula and surrounded by fourteen acres of lushly landscaped grounds and Mediterranean architecture.
This exclusive waterfront community is embraced on the east by peaceful Intracoastal bay waters and on the west by the massive beauty of the Gulf of Mexico.
Peace and quiet are a way of life at Land's End and luxury is always in style.
www.capalborental.com /condos/landsend.html   (103 words)

 Land's End to John o'Groats - An East of Pennines Route
There will soon be over 100 End to End trip sites listed, amongst which you will find lots of pearls of wisdom, and styles of tackling the trip that suit you.
Land's End - Bodmin - Okehampton - Street - Chipping Sodbury - Cleeve Hill (nr Cheltenham) - Kings Heath (in Birmingham) - Bakewell - Haworth - Grinton (in North Yorkshire) - Acomb (Hexham) - Hawick - Kinross (on Loch Leven, south of Perth) - Pitlochry - Tomatin - Carbisdale Castle - Helmsdale - John o'Groats
We land at Burwick on the island of South Ronaldsay, which is connected to the island of Burray and then to the Orkney Mainland by the A961, over causeways.
www.users.waitrose.com /~ianclare/lejog1.htm   (9924 words)

 Lands' End :: Do You Believe in Magic? 'The View' Does.
It's not an illusion; Lands' End's slenderizing suits are made of Slendertex(R), a revolutionary fabric that can slim a silhouette in seconds.
Established in 1963, on the promise of delivering high-quality merchandise at a great value, Lands' End(R) offers a complete line of casual and tailored clothing for women, men, children and infants and an innovative collection of fine-quality goods for the home.
Lands' End merchandise can be purchased online at http://www.landsend.com/, by calling 1-800-LANDSEND (1-800-526-3736), or by visiting Lands' End Shops at select Sears stores.
sev.prnewswire.com /retail/20070309/NYF01909032007-1.html   (442 words)

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