Callison forms JV with Beijing design firm
Seattle Retail design firm Callison announced Monday a joint venture with HAYA Architects, Beijing, to create Callison (China).
The new company was formed to position the firm to combine international retail design innovation with local implementation capabilities in the number one emerging market for retail growth (according to Global Retail Development Index).
Callison is furthering a 20-year commitment to the China market. Retail projects completed in collaboration with HAYA include multiple Nike, Central Department Store and Wangfujing locations.
Anthropologie set to debut accessories concept
New York City Anthropologie will premier its accessories-only format on Oct. 29, in Chevy Chase, Md., according to Women’s Wear Daily.
The 1,4000-sq.-ft. store will feature shoes, handbags, scarves, costume and fine jewelry, and in a first for the brand, estate and antique jewelry, the report said.
Dick’s Sporting Goods names new board member
PITTSBURGH Dick’s Sporting Goods announced that Jacqualyn Fouse has been elected to the company’s board of directors.
Effective September 27, Fouse will be joining Celgene Corporation, a global biopharmaceutical company, to serve as its CFO. Since July 2007, she has served as the CFO of Bunge Limited, a global agribusiness and food company.
“We are pleased to welcome Jackie to our board,” said Edward Stack, chairman and CEO. “She is well seasoned in the world of finance with nearly 30 years of experience. Her combined insight and expertise will be an excellent contribution to and further enhancement of the Dick’s Sporting Goods board.”