Southern Imperial’s New Fastback Aisle Sign Hangers help lure shoppers to merchandise
Southern Imperial introduced its new Fastback Aisle Sign Hangers providing more solutions for merchandisers and display designers to display product information and promotion, as well as provide aisle marking capabilities.
With the mounting support of Southern Imperial Fastback plastic backs on pegboard, the Fastback Aisle Sign Hangers extend custom signs from the display, creating aisle attraction and making promotion and branding easy.
For various space applications, the Fastback Aisle Sign Hangers are available in 16” Straight Arm, 16” Curved Arm, and 18” Angled.
Southern Imperial’s Fastback Aisle Sign Holders are stocked in black and can be manufactured in other custom colors. The cost-saving sign holders are made of solid steel construction for durable strength. For more information on Southern Imperial’s Fastback Aisle Sign Holders and other merchandising and sign holder accessories visit southernimperial.com.
Nintendo game to feature Beyonce designs
REDMOND, Wash. Nintendo has partnered with Beyonce Knowles to give fans of its “Style Savvy” game for Nintendo DS and Nintendo DSi access to new designs from the entertainer’s Dereon clothing line co-created with her mother, designer Tina Knowles. As managers of their own virtual boutiques, players can incorporate these chic Dereon fashions as they create one-of-a-kind looks for their in-game clientele, Nintendo reported.
“‘Style Savvy’ is all about creativity and fashion, both of which are really important to me,” says Beyonce. “I love that I get to become a stylist and take over my own boutique, and it’s so much fun to see some of my Dereon designs added to the mix.”
Sears names new head of retail services
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. Sears Holdings announced that James Haworth will join the company as EVP and president of retail services succeeding Kevin Holt who will be leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. Haworth will be responsible for the oversight, leadership and strategic growth of retail services for all Kmart and Sears stores. He will serve as a member of the internal holding company business unit board of directors as well.
Haworth most recently served as chairman, president and CEO for Chia Tai Enterprises International Limited & CP Lotus, an investment holding company principally engaged in the operation of one-stop shopping centers within China. In 2005, he founded Business Decisions Inc., a consulting firm specializing in strategic product marketing for the retail, merchandising and supply chain industries. Previous to Business Decisions Inc., Haworth spent 20 years with Walmart Stores, in roles of increasing responsibility including EVP operations for Sam’s Club and EVP and COO of Walmart Stores.
“We’re very pleased that Jim is joining our executive team,” said Bruce Johnson, interim CEO and president of Sears Holdings. “He brings a wealth of global retail experience, demonstrated success in retail operations, merchandising and strategic planning along with a great understanding of how to create lasting relationships with customers. We thank Kevin for his contributions to the company and wish him well in all future endeavors.”