Abercrombie to Enter Paris
Columbus, Ohio Abercrombie & Fitch has received approval to open a store on Paris’ Champs Elysees in 2011.
Abercrombie opened its first overseas store in 2007, in London. It recently debuted its Hollister Co. brand, opening a store in a London suburb. The company said it is on track to open stores around the world next year, including debuts of its namesake stores in Copenhagen and Tokyo along with Abercrombie & Fitch and Abercrombie stores in Milan.
Torng named chief marketer at Movie Gallery
WILSONVILLE, Ore. Movie Gallery announced that Cliff Torng has been appointed evp and chief marketing officer of the company. He will be responsible for all aspects of Movie Gallery’s corporate marketing operations, including brand marketing, customer intelligence and communications.
Torng has more than twenty years of experience in marketing and advertising, specializing in global retail branding and marketing. He most recently served as director of marketing for the Jordan brand at Nike.
Price Chopper partners with EatingWell
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. Price Chopper Supermarkets has teamed up with EatingWell Media Group to give its consumers recipes that are both tasty and nutritious and inform them of the latest health news to help them make better eating decisions.
The program falls under Price Chopper’s Healthy U initiative, which provides current information on nutrition and diet.