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Office Max appoints Walgreens exec as chief marketing and strategy officer

BY Staff Writer

Chicago — OfficeMax announced that it has appointed Kim Feil as executive VP and chief marketing and strategy officer, effective Nov. 12.

Feil will have accountability for all aspects of marketing across the enterprise, with particular emphasis on brand management and evolution of the company’s traditional marketing vehicles to new media including digital and social.

Most recently, Feil served as chief marketing officer and corporate VP for Walgreens.

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P.Banik says:
Mar-29-2013 11:21 am

He is definitely the right
He is definitely the right candidate for the job and he is bound to make positive changes. Marketing is a difficult field and in this dynamic field people like Perry Belcher are doing an incredible job which is really inspiring for the entrepreneurs.

P.Banik says:
Mar-29-2013 11:21 am

He is definitely the right candidate for the job and he is bound to make positive changes. Marketing is a difficult field and in this dynamic field people like Perry Belcher are doing an incredible job which is really inspiring for the entrepreneurs.

P.Banik says:
Mar-13-2013 11:37 am

For any organization having
For any organization having the right marketing strategy is essential. However, sometimes it could become difficult to keep the employees motivated so it is better to create a corporate event.

P.Banik says:
Mar-13-2013 11:37 am

For any organization having the right marketing strategy is essential. However, sometimes it could become difficult to keep the employees motivated so it is better to create a corporate event.

P.Banik says:
Feb-26-2013 11:32 am

To survive and to outstrip
To survive and to outstrip competitors a business now needs cutting edge marketing techniques. Online platform is the most happening place now to promote a brand,but it is essential to implement the right marketing strategies apt for this new field. That is the reason most businesses have outsourced marketing campaign to achieve better results.

P.Banik says:
Feb-26-2013 11:32 am

To survive and to outstrip competitors a business now needs cutting edge marketing techniques. Online platform is the most happening place now to promote a brand,but it is essential to implement the right marketing strategies apt for this new field. That is the reason most businesses have outsourced marketing campaign to achieve better results.

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REAL ESTATE

REI announces new store location

BY Staff Writer

Seattle — REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) will open a store in Silverdale, Wash., in the fall of 2013.

The 24,500 sq.-ft. store will include a seasonal rental department that will allow customers to test new outdoor activities, and a bike shop that will provide expert assembly and repair services. The store’s community space will host outdoor-related classes, presentations and events.

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SUPPLY CHAIN

Burlington Coat Factory taps LogicSource for sourcing services

BY Staff Writer

Norwalk, Conn. — LogicSource, a sourcing solutions firm, has entered into a multi-year agreement to provide advisory services and technologies to Burlington Coat Factory, which operates more than 477 stores in 44 states and Puerto Rico.

LogicSource conducted a detailed analysis of Burlington Coat Factory’s sourcing and procurement of printed materials, and identified a broad range of efficiency and cost savings opportunities. Through this partnership, LogicSource will provide strategic sourcing expertise, e-procurement technology and market leverage to provide increased efficiency and cost savings to Burlington Coat Factory.

Burlington Coat Factory will use LogicSource’s OneMarket Buyer e-procurement module and OneMarket Analytics module for procurement and analysis. The OneMarket platform allows companies to better control their sourcing and procurement processes, gain transparency throughout the supply chain, and drive sustainable cost savings.

Earlier this year, LogicSource announced an increased focus on the retail industry and its newly expanded menu of cost-saving options for those clients. The company now offers sourcing and procurement of materials for store construction and maintenance, including rollout displays, fixtures, lighting, flooring, mannequins, hangers, gift boxes, bags and exterior signage.

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D.Spencer says:
Mar-20-2013 03:41 pm

The services market now has
The services market now has the approach of a broad platform of opportunities that have changed the caliber in the economical environment. For consumers, this is a big win, because they have a broad perspective upon choices from RateLinx to many other outsourcing offers. For the market itself, these are just the growing pains of the global economy nowadays.

D.Spencer says:
Mar-20-2013 03:41 pm

The services market now has the approach of a broad platform of opportunities that have changed the caliber in the economical environment. For consumers, this is a big win, because they have a broad perspective upon choices from RateLinx to many other outsourcing offers. For the market itself, these are just the growing pains of the global economy nowadays.

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