DSW ups Western U.S. presence
Columbus, Ohio — DSW said Thursday that it opened two new stores on Sept. 28.
A new store opened at Vintage Oaks Shopping Center in Novato, Calif., and a new store opened the same day in Boise, Idaho, at Franklin Towne Plaza.
Sears financial exec hired by JPMorgan to develop payment services
New York City — JPMorgan said Thursday it has hired Sears Holdings Corp. president of financial services Susan Ehrlich as a senior VP.
Ehrlich will be charged to help create new payments services for customers, retailers and small businesses.
Ehrlich managed Sears’s expansion of payment and credit products over a five-year period for the retailer.
Yogurtini opens first of 10 southern Florida self-serve outlets
Tempe, Ariz. — Self-serve frozen yogurt concept Yogurtini said Thursday it will open the first of 10 stores planned for the southern Florida area.
A unit in Coral Springs, Fla., will open on Oct. 1, marking the first of 10 franchise locations through an area-development deal with Emilio and Javier Braun.
The brothers, who are based in Miami, are in the process of opening stores in Davie, Fort Lauderdale and the Hammocks Community in South Miami-Dade County.