John Deere dealer adds Ace Hardware to Auburn store
Agrishop, an Auburn, Wash.-based John Deere dealer for 38 years, reopened Nov. 28 after adding an Ace Hardware department, owner Darren Jones said.
Agrishop Ace Hardware store also specializes in Honda power equipment and has a full garden center. The store is 15,000 square feet, 10,000 square feet of which is devoted to hardware.
Agrishop also has John Deere stores in Redmond and Tacoma, and will add an Ace Hardware department to the Tacoma store in April, Jones said. The official Grand Opening of the Auburn store will be held the weekend of Feb. 27.
Morse named to HSN board
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. HSN has named John Morse, Jr. to its board of directors.
Morse is currently senior vp of finance and cfo of The Washington Post Company where he has served in this role since November 1989.
In commenting on the appointment, Arthur Martinez, chairman of the board of HSNi, stated, “We are extremely pleased that Jay will join our Board to leverage his more than 35 years of media and management expertise. Jay’s high standards and excellent judgment will be invaluable as we continue to guide the strategic direction of the company.”
Moenig resigns as DivX cto
SAN DIEGO DivX has announced that Markus Moenig, senior vp and chief technology officer, has resigned effective Dec. 1.
“Since DivX acquired MainConcept in November 2007, Markus has played a key role in the successful integration of MainConcept as a subsidiary of DivX,” said Kevin Hell, ceo of DivX. “One product of this effort is the future release of DivX 7, which will feature MainConcept’s award-winning H.264 solution. With the integration of these technologies complete, we thank Markus for his efforts and wish him well with his future plans.”