Cushman & Wakefield awarded major Bloor Street leasing assignment
Toronto — Cushman & Wakefield has been appointed retail leasing agent for 100 Bloor Street West, a major shopping mecca in Toronto. Currently occupied by Pottery Barn and Williams Sonoma, the flagship retail space represents the largest block of available space on Bloor Street in the past 20 years.
100 Bloor Street West is one of Canada’s most iconic and premium retail locations. “Flagship retail space on Bloor Street is highly sought after by leading global retail brands,” said Arlin Markowitz, vice president, Cushman& Wakefield. Notable tenants of the high-end shopping district include Tiffany’s, Dolce & Gabbana, Chanel, Prada, Brooks Brothers, Cartier, Louis Vuitton, and Hermès.
Jif promotes new dippers with social media contest
Jif is rolling out two new varieties of its new Jif To Go Dippers with a social media contest. To promote the new product, which pairs two varieties of peanut butter comes in two varieties—chocolate peanut butter with chocolate flavored spread, and creamy peanut butter — with pretzels, the company has launched the #GetGoing photo promotion.
“We know that peanut butter fans are always looking for convenient snacking options, and Jif To Go Dippers are the perfect portable solution for busy families,” said J.M. Smucker’s VP corporate communications Maribeth Burns.
The promotion runs through Oct. 1 and encourages customers to share photos of them getting going on social media and using #GetGoing. Every week, one participant will win $1,000.
“We can't wait to see all the fun and memorable moments our fans create and share through their photos while they are on-the-go this summer,” Burns said.
L.A. Rite Aid ATMs set for branding
ATM company Payment Alliance International announced Thursday that it would be partnering with Los Angeles-based SchoolsFirst Federal Credit union to brand ATMs at Rite Aid locations in the city.
Some 109 ATMs will be emblazoned with the credit union’s color and logo, and members will be able to use them without incurring an ATM fee. PAI, which owns, the ATMs, will operate and maintain them.
“We are grateful to be able to help SchoolsFirst serve the educational community of Southern California and their families,” PAI’s SVP, Gregory W. Mercer, said.
PAI ATMs can be found in about 1,500 Rite Aids in the U.S.