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Zilinskas Leaves Meyer; Johnston Named Managing Director

Darrin Johnston

VALLEJO, Calif.—Jay Zilinskas has left Meyer Corporation U.S. after more than 20 years to pursue other opportunities, the company said. He will be succeeded as managing director by Darrin Johnston, currently senior vice president of sales for Meyer, U.S., effective Jan. 1. Johnston will report to Mitchell Loring, president of Meyer Corporation U.S. “Jay wasMore »

Last updated: December 18, 2014

Housewares Program to Examine Consumer Shopping Habits

Khubani,AJ

ROSEMONT, Ill.–Senior housewares executives will explore current consumer shopping habits and how to navigate omnichannel retailing during a Chief Housewares SuperSession (CHESS) here next month. The program opens Oct. 7 with a keynote session featuring a panel of housewares CEOs exploring the “Housewares Hot-Seat: Securing Your Place Along the Purchase Path.” The panel will includeMore »

Last updated: September 16, 2014

Paula Deen Gets Backing from Najafi Media

Paula Deen

SAVANNAH, Ga.–Paula Deen is planning a comeback with a new enterprise—Paula Deen Ventures—with financial backing from Najafi Media, an affiliate of Phoenix-based private investment firm Najafi Companies. Najafi Media is a $2 billion content and consumer distribution company. Najafi Companies has also invested in such organizations as SkyMall and the Phoenix Suns. Paula Deen VenturesMore »

Last updated: February 13, 2014

Paula Deen Gets Backing from Najafi Media

Paula Deen

SAVANNAH, Ga.–Paula Deen is planning a comeback with a new enterprise—Paula Deen Ventures—with financial backing from Najafi Media, an affiliate of Phoenix-based private investment firm Najafi Companies. Najafi Media is a $2 billion content and consumer distribution company. Najafi Companies has also invested in such organizations as SkyMall and the Phoenix Suns. Paula Deen VenturesMore »

Last updated: February 13, 2014