Golfsmith names CEO
Austin, Texas — Golfsmith International has named Sue E. Gove president and CEO.
Gove, formerly president and COO of the combined Golfsmith and Golf Town business, has also served as the chief integration officer leading the successful Golfsmith-Golf Town combination, which was finalized this past July. Marty Hanaka, the previous CEO, will serve in an advisory role through the end of this year.
Prior to joining Golfsmith, Gove was an independent consultant, serving clients in specialty retail and private equity. Previously, she was EVP and COO of Zale Corp. from 2002 to March 2006, and a director of Zale Corp. from 2004 to 2006. Gove has also been a member of the board of directors of Autozone Inc. since 2005.
Revionics acquires SkuLoop
Roseville, Calif. — Revionics, a provider of end-to-end merchandise optimization solutions, and GIIV, owner of the SkuLoop business, a provider of social commerce driven promotions for retailers and consumer brands, announced that Revionics has acquired the SkuLoop business and assets from GIIV.
Top Chef adds new spin on holiday recipes with Dannon Oikos
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Dannon’s Greek yogurt brand Oikos has teamed up with chef, restaurateur, and winner of Bravo’s Top Chef All-Stars, Richard Blais, to help Americans create tasty, nutritious holiday recipes that will be a hit with guests.
“Just because it’s the holidays doesn’t mean you have to compromise on nutrition,” said Blais. “I am excited to work with Dannon Oikos on their Tasty Additions to Your Traditions campaign and provide recipes that are a great addition to a healthy lifestyle.”
During the campaign, consumers can visit oikosyogurt.com for Chef Blais’ favorite holiday recipes and cooking tips. In addition, they can download the Dannon Oikos holiday e-cookbook and find videos of Chef Blais and featured bloggers demonstrating how to create favorite holiday recipes with Greek yogurt.