The idea of a .shop generic top-level domain was around since at least 1999, when an attempt to register it with IAHC was made. Its proposed usage is similar to current endeavors: to provide a dedicated space for ecommerce on the Internet. In 2000, Commercial Connect, LLC requested to operate a .shop registry from ICANN .
Commercial Connect's application from 2000 was well-received, but other domains were prioritized. It is still considered by ICANN to be pending. Japan's GMO Registry also expressed interest in the top level domain name space in late 2009, though Commercial Connect was the most vested candidate that had taken prior steps towards attaining delegation. In 2011, Commerccial Connect was reported to have the support of ecommerce companies, with its completed application awaiting final approval as of June 2010. To further this support, Richard E. Last of the National Retail Federation and shop.org joined the board in late 2011.
ITV Granada (formerly Granada Television or Granada TV) is the Channel 3 regional service for North West England. The licence for the region has been held by ITV Broadcasting Limited since November 2008. It is the largest independent television-franchise producing company in the UK, accounting for 25% of the total broadcasting output of the ITV network. It had been held by Granada Television, which was founded by Sidney Bernstein and based at Granada Studios on Quay Street in Manchester since its inception. This was the only surviving company of the original four Independent Television Authority franchisees from 1954; Granada Media Group (parent company of Granada Television) merged with Carlton Communications to form ITV plc in 2004. It covers Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside, northwestern Derbyshire, part of Cumbria and North Yorkshire. On 15 July 2009, the Isle of Man was transferred to ITV Granada from ITV Border (even though the Isle of Man is a British Crown Dependency and is not part of the United Kingdom).
Vintage, in winemaking, is the process of picking grapes and creating the finished product (see Harvest (wine)). A vintage wine is one made from grapes that were all, or primarily, grown and harvested in a single specified year. In certain wines, it can denote quality, as in Port wine, where Port houses make and declare vintage Port in their best years. From this tradition, a common, though incorrect, usage applies the term to any wine that is perceived to be particularly old or of a particularly high quality.
Most countries allow a vintage wine to include a portion of wine that is not from the year denoted on the label. In Chile and South Africa, the requirement is 75% same-year content for vintage-dated wine. In Australia, New Zealand, and the member states of the European Union, the requirement is 85%. In the United States, the requirement is 85%, unless the wine is designated with an AVA, (e.g., Napa Valley), in which case it is 95%. Technically, the 85% rule in the United States applies equally to imports, but there are obvious difficulties in enforcing the regulation.
A clock is an instrument to indicate, keep, and co-ordinate time. The word clock is derived ultimately (via Dutch, Northern French, and Medieval Latin) from the Celtic words clagan and clocca meaning "bell". A silent instrument missing such a striking mechanism has traditionally been known as a timepiece. In general usage today a "clock" refers to any device for measuring and displaying the time. Watches and other timepieces that can be carried on one's person are often distinguished from clocks.
The clock is one of the oldest human inventions, meeting the need to consistently measure intervals of time shorter than the natural units: the day, the lunar month, and the year. Devices operating on several physical processes have been used over the millennia. A sundial shows the time by displaying the position of a shadow on a flat surface. There are a range of duration timers, a well-known example being the hourglass. Water clocks, along with the sundials, are possibly the oldest time-measuring instruments. A major advance occurred in Europe around 1300 with the invention of the escapement, which allowed construction of the first mechanical clocks, which used oscillating timekeepers like balance wheels. Spring-driven clocks appeared during the 15th century. During the 15th and 16th centuries, clockmaking flourished. The next development in accuracy occurred after 1656 with the invention of the pendulum clock. A major stimulus to improving the accuracy and reliability of clocks was the importance of precise time-keeping for navigation. The electric clock was patented in 1840. The development of electronics in the 20th century led to clocks with no clockwork parts at all.
In the quiet bylanes on KamarajRoad, between the many tiny stores with hand-painted signboards, you find shops that repair old clocks ... A wide variety of antique clocks — grandfather and cuckoo — line the walls of Shaikh’s VintageTimes ... The day Metrolife walked into the shop, Mohammad was working on a grandfather clock.
Whether you spend your time searching Instagram for the best home accounts selling vintage treasures to add to your cottagecore home, or your style is modern or boho – 70s-inspired home accessories are compatible with just about any decor ... Shop ceramic 70s coffee pot at Folk Interiors, £35 ... Shop vintage style clock at ZaraHome, £49.99.
is known for many things – the tallest church spire in the UK, the best surviving copy of the Magna Carta, the oldest working clock in the world – but not, perhaps, its art ... An old-fashioned clock juts out over the stone pavement; there are shops selling old books, vintage toys and the sort of homewares you imagine Tove Jansson might have used.
DRYDEN — Chap Sopp likes to look back in time when he opens up a clock face ... An engineer by trade, Sopp repairs and services watches and clocks, from late 1700s to the 1900s ... He doesn’t get into case restoration on clocks, but works on the timepiece itself. The shop has accessories for watches, vintage watches and a little estate jewelry.
In 40 years, the shop has changed what it offers to stay competitive in the market, Bonaminio said ... Throughout the shop are vintage toy cars models, old-fashioned clocks, car wash posters and more pertaining to Lorain's history ... A vintage clock hangs on the wall at Benny's Carriage Shoppe.
DOVER, N.J., Aug ...Experience the interactive Multichannel NewsRelease here. https.//www.multivu.com/players/English/8594451-casio-g-shock-24-hours-of-toughness/ ... Emily is seen sourcing inspiration from her environment around the clock, including a morning hike and shopping at a vintage flea market while equipped with her versatile G‐SHOCK ... ....
Although the store is not an antique or consignment shop, she said they work hard to bring in one-of-a-kind pieces that aren’t sold elsewhere -- touching on a rustic and vintage flair. Handmade wall clocks and homemade candles adorn the shop, as well farmhouse dining tables, ...
How many clocks do you have? ...It’s now been six and a half years that my vintage shop has been open, and I have seen the coolest clocks you can imagine! I personally never saw a starburst clock in person until I opened my shop (that’s the truth), but now I am drawn to their beautiful look.