Exclusive Report: ‘Up & Coming Brands; Brands in Need of a Refresh’
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“Up & Coming Brands; Brands in Need of a Refresh,” an exclusive Chain Store Age digital report from Interbrand Design Forum, provides an up-close look at the brands that are exceeding expectations and those that are falling behind.
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Fitch names business development director
Columbus, Ohio — Fitch announced that Gina Noda has joined the company as business development director. She previously served as director of business development for Sargenti Architects, and prior to that spent 15 years at Scorpio Construction as director of marketing.
Based in the New York City area, Noda will be responsible for expanding Fitch’s presence on the East Coast, as well as across the country.
Pure Madness Chocolate to open pop-up in Henri Bendel
New York — Pure Madness Chocolate has announced a partnership with iconic fashion accessories retailer Henri Bendel in New York City for a pop-up space.
Pure Madness Chocolate will be available at the Henri Bendel flagship store on Fifth Avenue Sept. 4 to Sept. 9.
The brand will have a pop-up space on the second floor of the Henri Bendel 5th Avenue flagship store from Sept. 4 to Sept. 8.
"We are elated to partner with such a well-known, respected retailer like Henri Bendel," said Lynn Gonsior, president of Pure Madness Chocolate. "As a brand with close ties to indulgence, luxury, and high fashion, Pure Madness is a product we feel speaks to the Henri Bendel customer."