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Former Best Buy CMO moves over to LivingSocial

BY Katherine Boccaccio

Washington, D.C. — Online marketplace LivingSocial said Tuesday that former Best Buy EVP and CMO Barry Judge has been appointed its new chief marketing officer.

Judge is charged with extending LivingSocial’s leadership in the local commerce space by overseeing online and offline advertising, brand management, social media and communications.

Judge first joined Best Buy in 1999 to help the company launch Bestbuy.com.

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L.Starr says:
Sep-22-2013 01:10 pm

That is good to hear, Good for him Im sure he's best for the position. - Larry Starr Sarasota

L.Starr says:
Sep-22-2013 01:10 pm

That is good to hear, Good for him Im sure he's best for the position. - Larry Starr Sarasota

M.Smith says:
Mar-08-2013 11:45 am

Congratulations to Judge! I'm so interested of what he can do to the company. But, I have no doubt that he can perform well according to the expectations of the people surrounding him. - AflacAssist.com

M.Smith says:
Mar-08-2013 11:45 am

Congratulations to Judge! I'm so interested of what he can do to the company. But, I have no doubt that he can perform well according to the expectations of the people surrounding him. - AflacAssist.com

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Walgreens opens health center at BMW Manufacturing’s U.S. site

BY Staff Writer

Deerfield, Ill. — Walgreens and BMW Manufacturing on Tuesday celebrated the grand opening of a comprehensive worksite health center on the BMW campus in Spartanburg, S.C.

The 25,000-sq. ft. facility, managed by Walgreens Employer Solutions Group, will provide BMW associates, dependents and eligible retirees a wide range of health services, including primary and occupational care.

“Walgreens has increasingly shown how investing in worksite health programs can be instrumental in helping to reduce costs for employers, while improving the overall health and productivity of their workforce,” stated Peter Hotz, Walgreens group VP.

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A.Socolov says:
Jan-21-2013 10:37 am

It is great to see that employers are taking more and more care of their employees through better healthcare administration measures. Indeed, this is the best way to increase productivity, thus the company being the one who gains in the end. I've always admired German people's style of dealing with employees.

A.Socolov says:
Jan-21-2013 10:37 am

It is great to see that employers are taking more and more care of their employees through better healthcare administration measures. Indeed, this is the best way to increase productivity, thus the company being the one who gains in the end. I've always admired German people's style of dealing with employees.

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Famous Footwear selects Empower MediaMarketing as agency

BY Katherine Boccaccio

St. Louis — Famous Footwear, a division of Brown Shoe Co., said Tuesday it has selected Cincinnati-based Empower MediaMarketing as its media agency of record.

Empower will work with Famous Footwear to reach its target customer, as well as to help drive sales online and in-store.

“The landscape of paid, owned and earned media continues to change, and Famous Footwear needs to make sure its marketing efforts are effective and efficient,” said Amy Rose, media manager, Famous Footwear.

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