Alco Stores names senior VP marketing and e-commerce
Abilene, Kan. — Alco Stores announced the promotion of Brent Streit to senior VP marketing and e-commerce.
Streit in 2001 he joined Alco, then known as Duckwall-Alco Stores, as a buyer. Since then he has held increasingly responsible positions in supply chain management, marketing and business development.
Alco names SVP marketing
ABILENE, Kan. — Alco Stores has promoted Brent Streit to SVP marketing and e-commerce.
Streit, a native of Downs, Kansas and a graduate of Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing, has more than 20 years of experience in retailing. In 2001 he joined Alco, then known as Duckwall-ALCO Stores Inc., as a buyer. Since then he has held increasingly responsible positions in supply chain management, marketing and business development.
Rich Wilson, president and CEO, commented, "Brent Streit is a key contributor to our team. Since we reset the merchandising approach of our 200-plus Alco stores in 2010, Brent has provided leadership for advertising, direct and indirect promotional media, social media, visual merchandising and brand strategy. He also spearheaded the development and recent launch of our ecommerce store at Alcostores.com. All these efforts are crucial to Alco’s ongoing growth."
Jennifer Garner, Frigidaire help ‘Save the Children’ with Facebook campaign
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Actress Jennifer Garner, on behalf of Save the Children is teaming up with Frigidaire, makers of the Affinity Front Load Washer, to invite families everywhere to share their "Adventures in Clean."
Consumers can go to Frigidaire’s Facebook page to create and share movie posters chronicling their personal adventures in clean for a chance to win a new Frigidaire Affinity washer and dryer as well as a trip to Hollywood for the "The Odd Life of Timothy Green," starring Garner, premiere.
For each "Adventures in Clean" submission on Facebook, Frigidaire will donate $1 to Save the Children’s U.S. programs. This campaign is part of Frigidaire’s $750,000 commitment to programs that promote healthier lifestyles for children living in poverty by providing nutritious snacks and regular opportunities for children to be physically active.