Ikea to Offer Free Ferry Service to Brooklyn Location
New York City Ikea said it plans to offer a complimentary ferry service to its upcoming store on the Brooklyn, N.Y., waterfront. It is the Swedish retailer’s first store in New York City, and is scheduled to open June 18.
The ferry will be operated by New York Water Taxi and will travel from Pier 11 in lower Manhattan to Ikea’s dock in Brooklyn’s Red Hook neighborhood.
The service will be available every 40 minutes, seven days a week, from 10:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. The company also plans to operate shuttles from subway lines and expand bus routes to the 346,000-sq.-ft. store.
Integrated Silicon Solution names cfo
SAN JOSE, Calif. Integrated Silicon Solution has announced the appointment of John Cobb to the position of cfo and vp of finance and administration effective May 12.
In Cobb’s most recent experience, he held the position of cfo and vp of finance and administration of power integrations, a San Jose, Calif.-based fabless analog semiconductor company, for five years.
Rocky Mountain Chocolate names new vps
DURANGO, Colo. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory has announced the appointment of two new officers to its management team. Donna Coupe has been hired as vp of franchise support at the company and Jeremy Kinney has been promoted to vp of finance.
Coupe has over 16 years prior experience with Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, during which time she served as retail store manager, field consultant and director of franchisee support.
Kinney has approximately nine years of experience with Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and has held a variety of operational and financial positions, including director of retail operations and operations analysis, and corporate controller.