Barnes & Noble to open flagship on Manhattan’s Upper East Side
New York City Barnes & Noble will open a two-level, 55-sq.-ft. flagship on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, on June 19.
Special enhancements for the new store include an advanced cash wrap queuing system, a custom neighborhood mural in the store’s lobby with a video wall and video streams of live information and entertainment displayed on video walls throughout the store, and stroller parking in the B&N Jr. section for families on the go.
Video surfaces on Target.com
Trend expert and author Jane Buckingham makes an appearance this week on Target.com, as she shares advice in a brief video positioned as the retailer’s Summer Survival Guide. Buckingham wrote the book the “The Modern Girls Guide to Life” and serves as president of a trend consulting firm. The advice she shares in the video centers on three themes of “color coordination,” “camp next door” and “treat yourself.”
Westinghouse reshuffles jobs, promotes executive
Westinghouse Lighting has named Joe Catrambone as its VP supply chain, a newly created position that will encompass the company’s product management, inventory management, key customer inventory management, purchasing, traffic/logistics, customer direct import and quality control areas in the United States and Asia.
Since mid-2008, Catrambone has focused on unifying supply chain functions while improving internal processes and efficiency, according to Westinghouse. In his new role, he will lead efforts to integrate Westinghouse’s Asian supply chain operations with its corporate supply chain department and quality control.
Catrambone’s most recent title was senior director of sales.