Circuit City Launches Green Site
Richmond, Va. Circuit City has launched a site, www.circuitcity.com/green, to help customers adopt a “green” lifestyle.
The site enables consumers to research and shop for products that have earned ENERGY STAR designation from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. It also offers tips for recycling electronics, saving energy, and spotlights Circuit City’s trade-in program, which allows consumers to turn in old electronics in exchange for Circuit City gift cards.
Report: Talbots expects loss in ’08
NEW YORK According to reports, Talbots is expected to report a net loss of 7 cents to 17 cents per share for 2008, after discontinued operations, and revenue growth of 3%.
In addition, according to reports the company is expecting a drop in same-store sales in 2008.
Meijer promotes non-invasive plants for Earth Day
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. Meijer has partnered with The Nature Conservancy and to encourage shoppers to select non-invasive plants, trees and shrubs for their backyards. In order to promote the program, the company is hosting a special Earth Day open house on April 26 at all 181 Meijer stores throughout the Midwest.
“Invasive species can wreak havoc on local ecosystems by disrupting the delicate balance found in nature,” said Helen Taylor, Michigan state director for The Nature Conservancy. “This ongoing partnership between Meijer and The Nature Conservancy will hopefully help to reduce some of the damage done by invasive species by giving consumers the information they need to help their local environment.”
According to Meijer, visitors to the stores on April 26 will be able to learn about environmentally friendly products such as non-invasive plants recommended by The Nature Conservancy. In addition Meijer representatives will provide information on how to make a more earth-friendly garden.