Apple to Open Store in Boston
Cupertino, Calif. The newest Apple retail store, which is setting up shop on Boylston Street in Boston, is set to open its doors Thursday.
The new store will give shoppers a hands-on experience with Apple’s entire product line, including iPod MP3 players, iPod touch, iPhone, and MacBook computers, including the MacBook Air. The store will also feature face-to-face support at the Genius Bar, as well as workshops and programs for children.
Kanter to leave Michaels end of May
IRVING, Texas Michaels Stores has announced that Harvey Kanter, evp and managing director, has decided to leave the company effective May 25 to pursue a top leadership role at another company.
Brian Cornell, ceo, said, “Harvey has made significant contributions to Michaels by assisting in our transformation to a consumer-driven organization and we appreciate his service. He has developed a strong team and we are confident they will ensure a smooth transition.”
Until Kanter’s replacement is named, the merchandising organization will report to Brian Cornell.
Fresh & Easy boosts own-brand foods
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market confirmed reports that it will be adding new products to its stores announcing a new selection of fresh&easy own-brand foods to cater to increasing demand.
Following a great customer response and encouraging sales of fresh&easy own-brand food, the company is expanding the range with 250 additional products. Some of the new products include fresh prepared ready meals, new juices and brewed teas, soy and goat yogurt, and a range of ready-to-grill meats. .