Gymboree deploys Oracle Commerce
Redwood Shores, Calif. — The Gymboree Corporation has selected Oracle Commerce to support its full range of international e-commerce sites for its Gymboree, Janie and Jack, and Crazy 8 brands.
In addition to Oracle Commerce, Gymboree also intends to implement Oracle WebLogic Suite.
“We have replaced our current system and chose Oracle Commerce because the solution provides the functionality we require today combined with Oracle’s vision and commitment to omni-channel retail solutions,” said Pranav Patel, VP, infrastructure and e-commerce, The Gymboree Corporation. “The Oracle solution will enable us to deliver an excellent customer experience that is consistent with our brands while supporting ongoing growth.”
“Gymboree will use Oracle Commerce to better engage customers wherever and whenever they shop,” said Mike Webster, senuir VP and general manager, Oracle Retail. “By putting Oracle Commerce in place, Gymboree is equipping its business to extend the high level of service that customers have come to expect from its brands. Oracle will continue to invest in helping retailers to deliver this type of customer-focused, commerce anywhere retail experience that keeps customers coming back.”
Alaska lodging resort to include open market
Philadelphia – Aramark has unveiled plans for Denali Park Village, a new lodging experience in Anchorage, Alaska, that will include an open market. The company is transforming and re-branding two adjacent properties it owns, McKinley Village Lodge and Denali River Cabins & Cedar Lodge, with a projected May 2014 opening.
In addition to lodging areas, Denali Park Village will be home to a vast open market. Designed with the look of a historic mining town, the marketplace will include individually themed shops such as a s’mores shack, apparel shop, pet supply store and more. A full main street market will feature assorted grab-and-go and gourmet food and grocery options. Hand-dipped ice cream is also planned.
"Denali Park Village brings together the synergy of two ideally situated properties to create a unique and authentic Alaskan experience for guests," said David Sloma, VP of operations for Aramark Parks and Destinations. "We believe this transformation will provide guests with even greater accommodations, hospitality options and amenities to complement their visit to Denali National Park."
eMeal adds online meal plan for Costco customers
Issaquah, Wash. — Online meal planning service eMeals has debuted a new Costco Classic Family Plan that delivers 14 Costco-focused dinner menus to a customer’s smartphone or computer inbox every two weeks. Designed to take full advantage of Costco promotions and volume packaging, each installment includes family-friendly entree and side-dish recipes, plus a complete grocery list for all 14 days that is organized by Costco aisle for speedy shopping.
With three-, six- and 12-month subscriptions, the Costco plan features information including prep time, cook time and prices of individual ingredients.