Sears Unveils LL Cool J Advertising Campaign
New York City Sears announced that its fall 2008 advertising campaign for the launch of the LL Cool J clothing line will feature black-and-white images of the famous rapper posing with his family.
The line, which features men’s, junior’s and children’s clothing, debuts in 450 stores nationwide on Sunday, Sept. 7. The collection coincides with the release of LL Cool J’s latest album.
Marcus & Millichap announces execs
San Diego Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services said it has promoted Alvin Mansour to senior VP investments.
Mansour began his career with Marcus & Millichap in 2003.
The company also said it has named Michael Early as VP investments in the southern Virginia office, in Williamsburg.
Early joined Marcus & Millichap in 2000.
Washington state grocers to offer wine/beer tastings
OLYMPIA, Washington The Washington State Liquor Control Board has launched a yearlong pilot program that will allow wine and beer tasting in 30 grocery stores in the state. Participating stores, which include seven Safeway and five Fred Meyer/QFC stores, will be permitted to hold 12 tastings on premises during the period between Oct. 1 and Sept. 30, 2009.
The Washington State Liquor Control Board said it will document the findings, including comments and complaints about the pilot and then submit a report to the state legislature on Dec. 1, 2009.