REI to open in Keizer, Ore., in spring
Seattle — REI announced it will open a 22,000-sq.-ft. store at Keizer Station, Keizer, Ore., this coming spring.
“REI prides itself on expert employees and quality products that enhance anyone’s trip into the great outdoors,” said Kevin House, REI retail director for the Sierra-Cascade district. “The new store at Keizer Station will extend our services and product expertise to 13,300 eager and loyal members in Salem, who previously traveled more than 30 miles to shop at an REI store.”
Hhgregg opens new Alabama store
Indianapolis – Hhgregg opened a new store in Huntsville, Ala., on Oct. 10. The new store replaces a previous location at a different address.
"We are excited to introduce a new, modern store to our customers in Huntsville," said Jeff Pearson, senior VP of marketing for Hhgregg. "We hope that residents will take advantage of special sale pricing on a wide variety of appliances, electronics, furniture and much more."
Men’s Wearhouse appoints Vitamin Shopper director to board
Fremont, Calif. – The Men’s Wearhouse has appointed B. Michael Becker to its board of directors. Becker has served as a director at Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. since January 2008 and is chairman of its audit committee.
Becker spent his career as an audit partner for Ernst & Young LLP from 1979 until his retirement in 2006. He was a senior consultant on airline risks to Pay Pal, Inc. from August 2008 to November 2009.
“I’m pleased to welcome Michael to the board,” said Doug Ewert, president and CEO of Men’s Wearhouse. “He brings extensive accounting experience in our industry, highlighted by years in public accounting as well as his service as a current board member and Audit Committee chairman at Vitamin Shoppe, Inc.”