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Kuhn Rikon Adds Marketing Assistant

Shari Reyna

NOVATO, Calif.–Kuhn Rikon USA has named Shari Reyna to the newly created position of marketing assistant. She reports to Rebecca Arnn, marketing manager of Kuhn Rikon USA. Reyna will be responsible for monitoring social media, creating content and implementing social media strategies. She will also develop, edit and add content to the Kuhn Rikon website,More »

Last updated: November 13, 2014

Capresso Debuts “Did You Know?” Social Media Campaign

Capresso

CLOSTER, N.J.-The Capresso brand of Jura Inc. has launched a campaign on social media titled “Did You Know?” intended to throw the spotlight on the brand’s “superior customer service,” according to a Capresso statement. The campaign features the brand’s training system for Capresso customer service representatives, who is required to master all of the brand’sMore »

Last updated: November 13, 2014

IMC Files for IPO

IMC

HIGH POINT, N.C.-International Market Centers, parent company of both the High Point Market Authority and World Market Center Las Vegas, has filed for an initial public offering with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. According to the filing, IMC hopes to raise about $200 million from the offering, which it intends to use to payMore »

Last updated: November 12, 2014

Bottom Line Up 22.6 Percent for Macy’s Q3

Macy’s

CINCINNATI-Slimmed-down expenses helped propel Macy’s to a 22.6 percent gain in third-quarter net income, which totaled $217 million. Selling, general and administrative expenses were cut by 4.4 percent in dollars and 110 basis points as a percentage of sales, to 32.4 percent, in the quarter, which ended on Nov. 1. Terry Lundgren, Macy’s chairman andMore »

Last updated: November 12, 2014

Target to Offer Home Products Savings in November

Target

MINNEAPOLIS-Multipiece bakeware sets and a Dyson vacuum cleaner are among the products for which Target will offer significant savings during the November period culminating on Black Friday weekend. From Nov. 23-29, the retailer will pitch multipiece bakeware sets at 40 percent off, as part of a number of exclusive deals. From Nov. 27-29, Target willMore »

Last updated: November 12, 2014

Gourmet Catalog Plans First Yearly Meeting for Atlanta

Gourmet Catalog

ATLANTA-Gourmet Catalog said it has renewed its longstanding partnership with AmericasMart and will hold its first meeting of 2015 in conjunction with The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market in January. The January 2015 meeting will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 7 and Thursday, Jan. 8 at AmericasMart Building 1 Floor 8. “Our continuingMore »

Last updated: November 12, 2014

SodaStream Survey: Americans Can Be Encouraged to Drink More Water

SodaStream

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J.-While a significant percentage of U.S. consumers quench their thirst with a beverage other than water, many of them can be encouraged to drink more water, according to a study conducted for SodaStream by consulting firm Northstar. The survey is part of SodaStream’s shift in its marketing focus toward health and wellness, whichMore »

Last updated: November 12, 2014

Surya Raises More Than $69K for its Miles for Meals Campaign

Tiwari Surya

CALHOUN, Ga.-Through its third-annual Miles for Meals campaign, Surya has raised $69,603—83 percent more than last year’s campaign—for Akshaya Patra, an NGO-run meal program in Northern India that provides daily hot lunches to thousands of school children. The amount of money raised will be able to provide daily lunches to more than 4,600 school childrenMore »

Last updated: November 12, 2014