News Updates: August 2008
from the month of August 2008 are listed below.
nudity at Natick Lush cosmetics event
Written by Justin on August 29, 2008 at 8:17PM
Collection holds mock presidential election
- Employees at the Natick
Collection location of Lush Fresh Homemade Cosmetics may have intended
to wear no clothes on August 27, but that wasn't to be the case.
Instead, it was aprons and underwear for two employees of the
- As part of a promotion by the
company, employees volunteered to wear aprons stating "Ask me why I'm
naked," a cue to the company's position of selling beauty products
without packaging. Although employees at the Lush location at
Providence Place Mall in Providence, R.I. - also owned by General
Growth Properties - were allowed to go through the day "in the buff," a
Natick police officer visited the store the day before the promotion to
state that arrests for public lewdness would be made if briefs were not
- The MetroWest Daily News has
much more at http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/archive/x594280145/.
Written by Justin on August 29, 2008 at 7:35PM
"A sucker born every minute..."
- Last weekend, as part of a
promotion with other General Growth Properties shopping centers, the
Natick Collection served as a polling place for the "UR Votes Count"
mock election. Intended to educate teens on the presidential candidates
and other major issues in the world today, UR Votes Count aims to
determine the candidate of choice for citizens not of legal voting age.
- More info at http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/news/x594222457/.
Written by Justin on August 29, 2008 at 6:59PM
Under Armour opens its doors in Natick
- The semi-annual scam of a
stranger claiming his brother works at the Natick Collection's Sears,
which is supposedly overstocked with televisions, has hit once again.
This time, two motel owners intended to upgrade the sets in their room
were the targets. Although one, Terry Noyes of the Seacrest Inn in
Hyannis, decided at the last minute that the $13,000 sale was too good
to be true; Gilbert Barnes, who owns a hotel in Charlestown, R.I., lost
$4,500 while intending to purchase 15 26" Sony plasma TVs.
- The MWDN has more at http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/news/x627091154/.
Written by Justin on August 29, 2008 at 6:44PM
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