Neiman Marcus launches online beauty program
Dallas — Neiman Marcus has launched its online Beauty Product Specialist Program offering online customers the personalized counter experience they would receive in a Neiman Marcus store.
"Through this program our customers can expect to receive guidance on skincare regimes, makeup application, and choosing a personal scent," said Kelly St. John, Neiman Marcus Direct VP, divisional merchandise manager, beauty.
Cisco Systems’ exec to join Gap board
San Francisco — Gap Inc. said that Cisco Systems executive Padmasree Warrior will join its board of directors on Sept. 30. She will be the company’s eleventh director.
Warrior is Cisco Systems Inc.’s chief technology officer and chief strategy officer.
Supermarket retailer launches texting program
Lubbock, Texas — The United Family, parent of United Supermarkets and several other grocery store banners, has launched a texting program designed to enhance shopping experiences of United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos guests. Shoppers who opt-in to the texting program will receive product information and savings opportunities they can use instantly.
“Our new mobile alert program will provide guests with special offers and product information while at home, on-the-go or even inside our stores,” said Jennifer Nanz, digital media manager for The United Family. “As our guests turn to their mobile phones for relevant news and deals, we want to be sure they receive value-added offers that enhance their shopping experience at our stores.”
Guests who opt-in will receive texts with store-specific information regarding promotions, events, special offers, new product releases and recipes.