eToys.com Lowers Prices on Toys for Holidays
Denver Online retailer eToys.com has lowered prices on over 1,300 toys and games, including several from its 2008 Holiday Toy Guide. Billed as “Pre-Holiday Savings,” the promotion features savings of up to 60% off regular prices.
Additional budget-stretching offers from eToys.com include no payments for 90 days, deferred billing through Bill Me Later and several free-toy-with-purchase offers. Savings and special offers are also promoted in the online retailer’s subscriber-based e-mail newsletters.
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Brown to serve as home solutions advisor for Meijer
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. Katie Brown, author, syndicated columnist and host of “Katie Brown Workshop” on PBS, is partnering with Meijer to serve as the company’s “Home Solutions Advisor.” The announcement was made today by Dave Clark, vp of brand and product development at Meijer.
“Katie Brown brings such an appealing and engaging approach to everything from holiday entertaining to backyard gardening that we felt she was the perfect fit for Meijer,” said Clark. “She connects so strongly with our shoppers — from her Midwest roots to her fun and simple solutions geared to those who want to save time and money.”
In her new role, the author and TV host will help develop new product lines for Meijer and help spearhead a number of efforts designed to provide Meijer shoppers with practical and easy-to-follow solutions to projects in and around the home.
Brown has been the host of the “Katie Brown Workshop” on PBS for the past four years. She was also previously the host of “Next Door With Katie Brown,” which aired on the Lifetime network.
“This is a long-term partnership we’re undertaking with Katie, and right now, we’re looking at a host of areas in which to best utilize her talents,” said Clark. “We’re excited about the possibilities that Katie presents — from branded product lines to online programs. She brings such a wealth of opportunities for us and our customers.”
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Rite Aid expands list of generics available through RX Savings Card
CAMP HILL, Pa. Rite Aid expanded the list of generic medications to more than 500 available at significant savings through its free RX Savings Card.
The card, which requires no membership fee and is free to anyone who enrolls, offers significant savings on more than 10,000 prescription drugs at all Rite Aid drugstores nationwide. It also provides an immediate 10% discount on more than 3,200 Rite Aid brand products, including 1,500 over-the-counter medications.