Pollo Campero Opens Franchise in U.S. Wal-Mart Store
Little Rock, Ark. Pollo Campero, a Guatemalan restaurant chain, has teamed up with Wal-Mart Stores to expand its reach to the nation’s growing Hispanic population. The restaurant has opened its first location inside a Wal-Mart Supercenter, in Rowlett, Texas.
Officials at Pollo Campero’s U.S. arm, Campero USA Corp., said they hope to expand its reach into more than 20 Wal-Mart locations across the country by the end of 2009.
Bloomingdale’s to shift direct-to-consumer focus online
NEW YORK Bloomingdale’s is shifting the focus of its direct-to-consumer business to its stronger performing bloomingdales.com Web site, where sales growth has far outpaced he Bloomingdale’s By Mail catalog in recent years. As such, the company said it will discontinue its By Mail catalog by 2009.
“Bloomingdale’s is focused on growing its online business, increasing profitability and reflecting a seamless brand and merchandise selection, whether it be in-store or online,” commented Michael Gould, Bloomingdale’s chairman and ceo.”
Tuesday Morning names new director to board
DALLAS Tuesday Morning announced the appointment of Starlette Johnson to its board of directors.
Johnson is currently president, coo, and director of Dave and Busters and has served in that capacity since April 2007.
“We are pleased to welcome Starlette to the Tuesday Morning board of directors,” said Bruce Quinnell, chairman of the board. “We believe her extensive experience will make her a valuable addition to the board and an asset to the company.”