Report: Retailers may expand store-within-a-store concept initiatives
Sacramento, Calif. Store-within-a-store concepts are expected to grow this year as retailers report success with the collaborations.
For example, Sephora in-store shops in J.C. Penney and Peet’s Coffee & Tea shops inside Raley’s grocery stores may be helping the chains stand out from competition.
Kohl’s donates $250K for Haitian relief
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. Kohl’s announced that it has doanted $250,000 toward earthquake relief efforts in Haiti. Kohl’s is providing this donation to the American Red Cross, which is delivering much-needed emergency supplies and services in the earthquake-impacted areas through its Haiti Earthquake Relief Fund.
“As a family-focused department store, our hearts go out to the tens of thousands of families impacted by the catastrophic damage caused by this week’s earthquake,” said Julie Gardner, Kohl’s EVP and chief marketing officer. “The loss is great, the need is immense, and Kohl’s is proud to be in a position to help during this tragedy.”
Kmart to provide coats for Detroit kids
DETROIT Kmart announced that it is partnering with WADL-TV38 to provide free coats to Detroit school children on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Jan. 18.
“The economy and the extreme pressure on auxiliary services and organizations that help the community are tremendous. We consider ourselves fortunate that someone from our community would be so generous for the benefit of Detroit’s school children,” states Denise Dody Johnson marketing and public relations director.