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end

(Intent), noun aim, ambition, aspiration, bourn, consilium, desideration, desideratum, design, desire, deeired result, destination, dream, expectation, goal, guiding principle, hope, idea, intended result, intendment, mission, motivating idea, motivation, motive, object, objective, purpose, reason, target, wish
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end

(Termination), noun accomplishment, achievement, adjournment, attainment, border, borderline, bound, cessation, close, closing piece, closure, completion, connluding part, conclusion, consummation, culmination, death, decease, decline, demise, denouement, departure, destination, destiny, determination, dissolution, edge, elimination, ending, estoppage, exitus, expiration, extinction, extinguishment, extreme, extreme point, extremity, fate, final event, final state, finale, finality, finis, fulfillment, furthermost part, halt, last of a series, last part, limit, limitation, omega, outcome, point, pole, realization, remnant, result, resultant, retirement, stop, stoppage, tail, terminal, terminal point, termination, terminus, tip, upshot, wane
See also: abandon, adhere to, annul, arrest, basis, border, cancel, cap, cause, cease, cessation, close, complete, conclude, conclusion, consummate, culminate, death, decide, defeasance, denouement, design, desist, destination, discontinue, dispatch, dissolution, dissolve, eliminate, eradicate, expiration, expire, extinguish, extirpate, extremity, final, finality, finish, goal, halt, impasse, intent, lapse, last, mete, moratorium, motive, object, objective, outcome, output, payoff, perform, periphery, point, project, purpose, pursuit, quash, reason, rescind, rest, result, settle, shut, stop, succumb, suppress, target, terminate, termination, ultimate
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The original stores opened in renovated downtown areas, but the breakthrough in store strategy came in 1979, when This End Up opened its first mall store.
The Browns retired in 1990 and Doug McIlhenny, who was president of an advertising agency, took over the reins of This End Up.
In 1996, This End Up was acquired by Citicorp Venture Capital, and the pressure was on to get leaner and more profitable.
It was his task to bring This End Up up to speed logistically.
Bartlett is admittedly bitter about the downfall of This End Up. "There is absolutely, positively no reason why This End Up should be out of business," he said.
The This End Up legacy systems never were fully integrated with the new system.
Bob George, partner in the management consultant firm of Rosenthal & George, was on the board of directors of This End Up at the time of the retailer's troubles.
In April, This End Up opened its biggest store ever, a 7,200-square-foot storefront in the Flatiron District of New York, joining such big-name competitors as Domain, Restoration Hardware and The Bombay Co.
This End Up was founded in 1974 in Raleigh, N.C., by Steve Robertson and Randy Ward, then recently graduated from North Carolina State University.
In 1996, This End Up management, led by then-president and CEO Robert Kemeny, bought back Melville's stake in the company.