Talbots Appoints Senior VP
Hingham, Mass. Talbots Inc. appointed Chris Jackson, senior VP of apparel, design and development of the Talbots brand. Jackson brings more than 18 years of design experience to his new position, where he will be responsible for the concept and design of all apparel under the Talbot’s line. He will be based in Talbots’ New York creative studio.
Previously, Jackson, 40, was the senior VP of design for the Calvin Klein Bridge and Better Sportswear collections.
Kroger reminds families about food safety
CINCINNATI As the summer grilling season approaches, The Kroger Co.’s family of stores is reminding customers about the four keys to safe grilling: chill, clean, separate and cook.
“Grilling out with family and friends is a terrific summer pastime we can all enjoy. At Kroger, we are partnering with our customers to remind them to follow these easy food safety tips so that every cookout is a success,” said Joe Grieshaber, group VP Kroger’s meat, seafood, deli and produce departments.
Retail pharmacies partner with Google for new health tool
NEW YORK Retail pharmacies such as CVS Caremark and Walgreens have partnered with Google to help consumers manage their health care information online through Google’s latest product, Google Health.
Using the Google Health tool, consumers can access vital health information, such as their prescription history. In addition, Google is working with the retailers to better integrate its product with their pharmacies. For example, patients who receive treatment at CVS’s MinuteClinic will be able to securely import their visit summaries into their Google Health Accounts. For its part, Walgreens is offering customers the chance to have their prescription history updated to Google Health on a daily basis.