Red Mango to expand in Houston
Dallas Frozen-yogurt company Red Mango plans to open six locations in the Houston area.
Three stores are slated to open in Montgomery County, with the first store scheduled to open in The Woodlands, Market Street Shopping Center in November.
Three additional Houston stores will open over the next two years, beginning with a location in the West University area.
Red Mango opened its first store in Los Angeles in July 2007, has more than 50 locations open and expects to reach 80 stores by year’s end.
Nokia Siemens names new CEO
ESPOO, Finland The Nokia Siemens Networks Board of Directors has appointed Rajeev Suri as CEO, effective Oct. 1. Suri succeeds Simon Beresford-Wylie, who will support Suri during a transition period through Nov. 1 before leaving the company.
Suri currently leads the Services business of Nokia Siemens Networks. Previous positions have included leading the Asia-Pacific region during a time of significant growth in both product and service sales; overseeing teams for important customers such as Hutchison; and managing products, such as the early cellular transmission portfolio of Nokia.
Best Buy rocks out for The Beatles
Best Buy announced that on Sept. 9 it is celebrating the release of The Beatles: ROCK BAND and The Beatles’ remastered studio albums by giving away all-expense paid trips to London to tour The Beatles’ famous stomping grounds, including an exclusive tour of Abbey Road Studios plus all access membership to its Reward Zone Premier Silver program.
Fans can enter to win the trips throughout the day with a variety of other Beatles memorabilia and giveaways occurring during live broadcasts with top morning show DJs in 10 cities across the country– Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia and San Francisco.
“With their timeless music, The Beatles have long been a favorite of Best Buy customers,” said Gary Arnold, senior entertainment officer for Best Buy. “The Beatles: Rock Band and The Beatles’ remastered studio albums are two of the most highly anticipated entertainment releases of the year, and we’re thrilled to celebrate with the fans and provide our customers a unique experience they can’t get anywhere.”