Canadian Region Ordering Fewer Plastic Bags
Manitoba, Canada Grocery stores in Manitoba, Canada are ordering millions fewer plastic grocery bags as more consumers start bringing reusable bags on their shopping trips, according to a CBS report.
Major grocery chains across the Manitoba region have been selling reusable shopping bags for about 18 months, the report said.
At the same time, stores have been ordering fewer plastic bags as consumers switch to the greener options.
Grocery stores in Manitoba typically order about 60 million plastic shopping bags per year, according to Canadian Council of Grocery Distributors.
Integrated Silicon Solution names cfo
SAN JOSE, Calif. Integrated Silicon Solution has announced the appointment of John Cobb to the position of cfo and vp of finance and administration effective May 12.
In Cobb’s most recent experience, he held the position of cfo and vp of finance and administration of power integrations, a San Jose, Calif.-based fabless analog semiconductor company, for five years.
Rocky Mountain Chocolate names new vps
DURANGO, Colo. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory has announced the appointment of two new officers to its management team. Donna Coupe has been hired as vp of franchise support at the company and Jeremy Kinney has been promoted to vp of finance.
Coupe has over 16 years prior experience with Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, during which time she served as retail store manager, field consultant and director of franchisee support.
Kinney has approximately nine years of experience with Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and has held a variety of operational and financial positions, including director of retail operations and operations analysis, and corporate controller.