John Lewis News

SEASALT CORNWALL selects Visual 2000 PLM Solution
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

MONTREAL, April 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Visual 2000 International announces leading womenswear multi-channel brand Seasalt are to implement Visual 2000 new PLM S V8 release. Seasalt recently won the prestigious Drapers 2014 award for 'womenswear brand of the year' and are the first ever fashion company to win the Queens Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development 2013. Adam Cotgreave, Seasalt Project Manager commented 'Throughout our selection process Visual 2000 have shown a true understanding of the fashion industry which is reflected in the rich functionality the solution offers. Selecting the Visual 2000 PLM solution to streamline our planning, design and product development processes will allow our creative teams focus on the things we really care about; our products and our customers'. Visual 2000 UK Managing Director Tony Mather said 'We are delighted to be working with Adam and the Seasalt team. There are many key drivers within Visual PLM to benefit and support Seasalt, including world class planning and reporting tools, Adobe integration and a dynamic workflow to manage the many seasonal demands. The system will ensure real time overseas supplier communication and enhance product development collaboration'. Visual PLM centralises all product information into a single data base at the front end for best practise, empowering management and teams to increase operational efficiencies, streamline the design and product development processes. About Seasalt (more...)

Kenshoo Secures $20 Million in Growth Financing Round Led by Bain Capital Ventures
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

Kenshoo Halogen Delivers Predictive Media Optimization to Boost Digital Marketing Revenue and Decrease Time Spent on Campaign Management
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

Lineup Announced for the 57th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Today Monterey Jazz Festival announces the star-studded line up for the 57th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival to be held September 19–21 at the Monterey County Fairgrounds & Event Center. (more...)

Orbital Begins Production of 81 Satellites for Iridium NEXT Constellation at Its Gilbert, AZ Satellite Factory
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

“Ten years ago, this factory was created with large scale production in mind,” said Jason Yocum, Orbital's Senior Program Director for the Iridium NEXT production program. “Today, at the Gilbert facility, we produce cutting-edge satellites that are executed with the highest degree of excellence and professionalism. As always, we appreciate the support we have received from the Town of Gilbert as we begin to use this unique facility for its intended purpose – as an international high-rate satellite production factory.” (more...)

Michael Zimmermans Hedge Fund: Consumer Shopping Shifts to Mobile
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Michael Zimmerman of hedge fund Prentice Capital believes Consumer shopping patterns have never changed so fast. The latest report by Mob Partner points to a significant shift occurring in the way that consumers shop and the devices they shop with (1). (more...)

Kenshoo and Oracle Social Cloud to Provide Actionable Insights Across Social Media
by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

Brooklyn Museum Public Programs Feature Congressman John Lewis and More, March 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 01, 2014

The Brooklyn Museum will present a variety of public programs for adults, teens, and kids in March. Public programs include talks, late night events, sensory tours, performances, screenings, and hands-on workshops for children and adults that amplify the Museum's exhibitions and permanent collection, serve its diverse public, and support learning through the visual arts. (more...)

Cuba Gooding Jr. Narrates Smithsonian Channel's BREATH OF FREEDOM, Beg. Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

This largely unknown chapter in American history is told in BREATH OF FREEDOM, a new two-hour documentary narrated by Academy-Award winner Cuba Gooding, Jr. (Red Tails, Men of Honor) premiering tonight, February 17 at 8pm ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel. (more...)

Congressman John Lewis, Senator Jason Carter Set for Free Roundtable Conversation on RACE Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2014

Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre Company invite you to join them for a free panel discussion inspired by the theatre's upcoming production, Race by David Mamet. Join Congressman John Lewis, State Senator and Gubernatorial Candidate Jason Carter, Rabbi Alvin Sugarman, and Atlanta Daily World Publisher M. Alexis Scott who will discuss how issues involving race influence our legal system, and how Americans discuss race in the 21st century. (more...)

Brooklyn Museum Public Programs to Feature Congressman John Lewis and More, March 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

The Brooklyn Museum will present a variety of public programs for adults, teens, and kids in March. Public programs include talks, late night events, sensory tours, performances, screenings, and hands-on workshops for children and adults that amplify the Museum's exhibitions and permanent collection, serve its diverse public, and support learning through the visual arts. (more...)

Barnes & Noble Celebrates Black History Month with Free Storytime Events & Promotions
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), one of the nation's largest booksellers and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced it will celebrate Black History Month with special Storytime events and promotions recognizing the significant contributions by African-Americans to the world's social, political and economic development. Barnes & Noble stores nationwide will host events throughout the month featuring a reading of Henry's Freedom Box and other Black History Month-themed picture books, with booksellers and prominent members of the local African-American community serving as guest storytellers*. (more...)

Broken Nose Theatre's FROM WHITE PLAINS Begins Tonight at Greenhouse Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

Broken Nose Theatre (BNT) is continues its second season with the Chicago Premiere of From White Plains, written by Michael Perlman - in collaboration with Aaron Rossini, Craig Wesley Divino, Karl Gregory, and Jimmy King, the actors in the original production - which from its initial run went on to receive the GLAAD Award for Best New Off-Off Broadway Play. Directed by BNT Ensemble Member Spenser Davis, From White Plains will run in the Downstairs Studio at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 North Lincoln Ave., tonight, January 24th - February 23rd. (more...)

Cuba Gooding Jr. to Narrate Smithsonian Channel's BREATH OF FREEDOM, 2/17
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

This largely unknown chapter in American history is told in BREATH OF FREEDOM, a new two-hour documentary narrated by Academy-Award winner Cuba Gooding, Jr. (Red Tails, Men of Honor) premiering Monday, February 17 at 8pm ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel. (more...)

Kenshoo Appoints Former Facebook and Google Executive Grady Burnett to Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

Anna Deavere Smith Set for UChicago and the Harris Theater in ON GRACE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

Tonight, Tuesday, Jan. 21, the University of Chicago and the Harris Theater for Music and Dance will present On Grace, a work-in-progress staged performance conceived and created by renowned actress/playwright Anna Deavere Smith, in collaboration with cellist Joshua Roman. The performance will be directed by Leonard Foglia. The event is the culmination of Smith's 2014 Presidential Arts Fellowship at UChicago and the first formal collaborative arts partnership between UChicago and Harris Theater. (more...)

Anna Deavere Smith and Joshua Roman Present CONVERSATIONS ON GRACE at Harris Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

Renowned actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith and cellist Joshua Roman present Conversations On Grace, a two-part evening that features a public presentation of their work-in-progress play On Grace, followed by a moderated audience discussion. The event is set for tonight, January 21, 2014, at the Harris Theater. (more...)

ON GRACE, Savion Glover and More Set for Harris Theater's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

In the midst of its milestone 10th season, the Harris Theater for Music and Dance heads into the new year with can't-miss performances as part of the Harris Theater Presents series, including a special addition to the 2013-2014 season: the Chicago debut of On Grace, a work-in-progress performance today, January 21, 2014, from Drama Desk Award-winner Anna Deavere Smith and cellist Joshua Roman. (more...)

Anna Deavere Smith and Joshua Roman to Present CONVERSATIONS ON GRACE at Harris Theater, 1/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

Renowned actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith and cellist Joshua Roman present Conversations On Grace, a two-part evening that features a public presentation of their work-in-progress play On Grace, followed by a moderated audience discussion. The event is set for January 21, 2014, at the Harris Theater. (more...)

Newseum Opens '1964: Civil Rights at 50' Exhibit Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

Today, Jan. 17, the Newseum will open '1964: Civil Rights at 50,' a yearlong exhibit about Freedom Summer, a bold campaign organized by civil rights groups in 1964 to register black voters in Mississippi. (more...)

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