Overstock.com promotes Polpeka to senior VP
Salt Lake City – Overstock.com has promoted Brian Popelka to the position of senior VP, customer and partner care. Popelka, who previously served as VP of customer care, will take on management of Overtock’s drop ship fulfillment partnerships along with his existing responsibilities for strategic direction and operational effectiveness of customer care.
"Brian can be credited with many of Overstock.com’s successes through the years," said Overstock.com chairman and CEO Patrick M. Byrne. "This recognition is well-deserved and long overdue."
New online health store opens
Salmon Arm, British Columbia – Affiliate health-and-wellness retailer Salkam Online Solutions LLC is opening a new online store at YouNeedIt.biz. The site offers products including health and wellness books, exercise machines, weights, footwear, in-home training items and vitamins and supplements. YouNeedIt.com recommends products from partner retailers and does not maintain its own inventory.
"We’re excited to share our collection of high quality products with health-minded individuals of all ages; our new online store will permit us to expand our reach and provide people across the country with great products,” said Floyd Smith, co-owner and founder of Salkam Online Solutions.
Online barbecue store reopens
St. Augustine, Fla. – Barbecue product retailer Heaton Enterprises has reopened its online barbecue store Barbqrub.com. Although never officially closed, the site has added new products including and rubs and marinades as well as grills and grilling tools and will also soon expand its blog to offer best practices, product reviews and recipes.
"Summer officially kicks off on June 21st and we’ve re-opened with lots of great outdoor cooking products," said founder and owner of www.barbqrub.com, Dean Heaton. "We look forward to sharing our products and best barbecue practices."