Publix to Open 1,000th Store
Lakeland, Fla. Publix plans to open its 1,000th store next month at the Shoppes at Murabella in St. Johns County, Fla.
The 54,000-sq.-ft. store will open Feb. 5 and will include a pharmacy, bakery, deli, and floral and seafood departments. It will employ about 115 workers.
Family Dollar Elects New Board Member
Matthews, N.C. Family Dollar Stores announced that Pamela L. Davies was elected to its board of directors at its annual meeting of stockholders held on Thursday.
In addition, all incumbent directors were re-elected at the meeting.
Davies is currently the president of Queens University of Charlotte. Davies also serves on the boards of Charming Shoppes, Inc.; C&D Technologies, Inc.; and Sonoco Products Co.
American Eagle Adds Creative Director Post
Pittsburgh American Eagle Outfitters announced Thursday that Roger Markfield, former chief merchandising officer/co-CEO of AEO and current member of the AEO board of directors has been appointed to a newly created full time role as vice chairman, executive creative director of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.
In his new position, Markfield will work closely with all creative leaders within the American Eagle brand, including design, merchandising and marketing.