Carter’s chooses Trusonic as music and messaging partner
San Diego Children’s-wear retailer and manufacturer Carter’s said Tuesday it has selected Fluid Music Canada’s Trusonic for an in-store music and messaging solution.
The provider of Internet-delivered music and messaging services for retail stores will deploy the solution to certain Carter’s and OshKosh B’gosh company-operated retail locations.
Trusonic has programmed special blends of family appropriate, major-label music, to support Carter’s family-oriented environment.
Carter’s, which is based in Atlanta and owns the Carter’s and OshKosh B’gosh brands, operates more than 400 company-owned stores nationwide.
Let the sunshine …
Purveyors of private brands like to talk about how their products are as good as or better than the national brand equivalents. Well, in the case of Target’s Up & Up brand sunscreen it has corroboration for such a claim from the July issue of Consumer Reports. The magazine examined various sunscreens and found Up & Up Sport in SPF 30 to have the highest ranking as well as one of the cost per ounce. Other brands in the order of their ranking included Walgreens, Banana Boat, Aveeno, Coppertone, No-Ad, Neutrogena, Badger, La Roche-Posay, Avon and Burt’s Bees.
CFDA honors fashion’s best
NEW YORK The Council of Fashion Designers of America honored Marc Jacobs as womenswear designer of the year as wll as Marcus Wainwright and David Neville for Rag & Bone as the menswear designer of the year at its annual awards ceremony.
Other honors went to Alexander Wang, Michael Kors and the late Alexander McQueen.