October 26, 2012 |
It took less than two hours for all 12 McLaren MP4-12C Spiders offered by retailer Neiman Marcus to sell out after sales of the limited edition model commenced on Wednesday. The Neiman Marcus special was listed at $354,000, an $85k premium on the regular 12C Spider , though buyers will be able to avoid the waiting list as McLaren hasn't even started deliveries of the car yet. That premium also gets you a trip to the UK where you'll get to visit the McLaren Technology Center and enjoy a dinner...
February 3, 2009
Announced so far this year · Saks: 1,100 · Neiman Marcus: 375 · De Beers: up to 1,000 · Harry & David: more than 100 · Circuit City: 34,000 · Home Depot : 7,000 · Target: 1,500 · Macy's: 7,000
October 1, 2009
Martin's Herend Imports , the only U.S. wholesale distributor of Herend porcelain to such stores as Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue, is having a warehouse clearance sale that's open to the public Saturday and Sunday. Find discontinued dinnerware and home accessories marked 50 to 75 percent off retail prices. For example, a fish figurine regularly priced at $410 will be $205. The warehouse is at 21440 Pacific Blvd., Sterling. For details, call 703-404-4120. Kathleen Hom Having a sale?
February 24, 2008
Three area Bloomingdal e's host dozens of storewide events at an all-day shopping benefit, with proceeds going to six local charities. Activities include an organic wine tasting, BCBG's spring fashion showcase and a free facial massage at the Shiseido counter. Don't miss the in-store petting zoos (yes, really). Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. $10. Bloomingdale's, 8100 Tysons Corner Center, McLean, 703-556-4600; 5300 Western Ave., Chevy Chase, 240-744-3700; 11305 Rockville Pike, Kensington, 301-984-4600.
January 19, 2009
Find yourself on your way to an inaugural party tomorrow and realize you forgot your mascara or facial moisturizer? Stop at Macy's, Saks Fifth Avenue, Target or Neiman Marcus and ask for one. If you bought a cosmetic from one of the stores between May 29, 1994, and July 16, 2003, and are willing to sign a statement affirming that, they will give you one full-size product worth $18 to $25. At the Macy's on 12th and G streets NW, the giveaway will...
November 14, 2008
Elika A. Hemphill, 41, who did promotional and development work for the National Building Museum and Discovery Communications and founded a popular annual Halloween neighborhood event in Northwest Washington, died Nov. 7 at her home in Washington. She had colon cancer. Ms. Hemphill's Chevy Chase SPOOK-tacular, which she started Halloween 1999, attracted many hundreds of parents and children as well as merchants along Connecticut Avenue. As the National Building Museum's development events director from 2002 to 2006, she helped...