Red Door Spas names COO
Stamford, Conn. — Spa operator Red Door Spas said Tuesday it has named Jeff Kohl as its senior VP and COO. Kohl is charged with directing all Red Door Spa operations globally, including strategic partnership development and management of the company’s 31 full-service spa and salon properties and 1,500+ spa associates.
He will report to Todd Walter, CEO of Red Door Spa Holdings.
Kohl was previously director of global hospitality sales for Precor.
Office Depot stores hold top three energy-efficiency spots in EPA competition
Boca Raton, Fla. — Office Depot said Tuesday that three of its stores hold the top spots for retail energy efficiency gains at the midpoint of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star National Building Competition.
The EPA has marked the midpoint of the 2011 Energy Star National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings by releasing a list of Top Contenders for each building category, as well as the progress of all competitors. Office Depot stores in Plano, Texas, Raleigh, N.C., and Tallahassee, Fla., are the three top contenders, respectively, in the retail category.
The Plano store has experienced a 17% energy reduction at the midpoint in the competition.
Tuesday Morning Q1 sales dip 1.2%
Dallas — Tuesday Morning Corp. reported Tuesday that net sales for the quarter ended Sept. 30 edged down 1.2% to $170.7 million, compared with $172.8 million in the year-ago period.
Same-store sales for the period declined 4.1%, comprised of a 5.2% decrease in traffic offset by a 1.1% increase in average ticket.