Report: Home Depot expands Redbeacon service
Atlanta – The Home Depot, Inc. reportedly expanding the national rollout of Redbeacon, its online handyman referral service. According to Bloomberg, Home Depot is making Redbeacon, which connects customers online to home repair professionals, in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah, Montana, and Alaska.
Home Depot now offers Redbeacon in 11 states and plans to roll out the service in additional states during the next two years. The retailer acquired Redbeacon, which was founded by three former Home Depot employees, in 2012.
Kroger named to Dow Jones sustainability index
Cincinnati — The Kroger Co. today announced its inaugural listing on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index-North America.
The Dow Jones Sustainability Index-North America tracks the economic, environmental and social sustainability performance of the top 20% of the 600 largest North America-based companies in the Dow Jones Global Total Stock Market Index.
"Inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index is an important mile marker and a sign of real progress for Kroger," said Rodney McMullen, Kroger’s president and CEO. "While we take great pride in the strides we have made to reduce our impact on the environment and to operate as good stewards in our communities, we have more work to do. We intend to continue pursuing our long-term sustainability goals with enthusiasm and determination."
Tween girls party format Club Tabby announces new location
Lake Charles, La. – Club Tabby, a tween girls retail party store concept, has partnered with California-based franchise development group Franchise Beacon to open a location in Willow Grove, Pa.
Franchisee Nicole Collado said she plans to open two more Club Tabby stores in the next five years.
“I fell in love with the concept,” Collado said.
Club Tabby hosts parties, does makeovers, and offer retail products that focus on making girls feel pampered and special.