Report: Stop & Shop considering wind turbine to power store
New York City Stop & Shop is working on plans to build a windmill in a shopping center in East Gloucester, Mass., which would power its 63,000-sq.-ft. store there and serve as a pilot project in a larger corporate green-energy initiative, according to the Gloucester Daily Times.
Stop & Shop is considering a wind turbine in the 250-ft. range, said Michele Harrison, the local attorney representing the market for the project’s permitting, although the precise height has not been determined, the report said.
Macy’s declares Dec. 11 National Believe Day
NEW YORK In its latest promotion of its “Believe” campaign, Macy’s has declared Dec. 11 National Believe Day.
To promote Believe Day, in select cities, 19th Century newsboy street teams will be handing out $25 Macy’s gift cards. In addition, all stores will have special mailboxes for letters to Santa. For each letter received, Macy’s will donate $1 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation up to $1 million. And, those lucky enough to be named Virginia will receive a $10 Macy’s gift card, while supplies last, in honor of Virginia O’Hanlon of the famous New York Sun editorial that inspired Macy’s Believe campaign.
BJs announces holiday deals
NATICK, Mass. BJs is promoting its selection for the holidays, with special deals on video games, home appliances and electronics.
“BJ’s Wholesale Club has gifts that pack a Wow! for all ‘the kids’ on your shopping list,” said Chris Neppl, EVP merchandising at BJ’s Wholesale Club. “Whether they like interactive games, sound systems and televisions or educational electronics and small appliances, we have a tremendous range of budget-friendly gifts for all those near and dear, no matter the age.”
In the video game category, the company is offering such deals as “Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 for $54.99 and Tony Hawk Ride for $109.99. For those in need of a home appliance gift, BJ’s said it is offering a Cuisinart Automatic Breadmaker for $74.99 and a Rival Crock-Pot Trio for $78.99, among other deals. The company is also offering discounts on digital cameras and educational toys.