Target to Carry New Hayek Line
Minneapolis Target has teamed with designer Sami Hayek—brother to actress Selma Hayek—to carry a new line of home furnishings and accessories.
Target said on Tuesday that it would launch Sami Hayek for Target, a limited-edition collection including items such as bedding, furniture and stationery.
The company added that products in the line have minimal packaging, and the packaging itself can be reused, recycled or made into other objects, like CD holders and file folders.
Target said the collection is available in stores in May; Some products will also be available online.
Krupa in talks to represent Giantto
LAS VEGAS The Giantto Group, a Los Angeles-based jewelry company specializing in original custom jewelry, announced that it is in talks with supermodel Joanna Krupa to make her the new official spokesmodel for the group.
Krupa is set to make an appearance on June 1 at the JCK exhibition. A popular model, Krupa has appeared in GQ and FHM.
Big Lots names store ops vp
COLUMBUS, Ohio Big Lots has named Christopher Chapin as senior vp of store operations, effective immediately. Chapin will report to ceo Steve Fishman.
Chapin will oversee store standards, field operations, customer service, process development, and program implementation for the company’s 1,300+ closeout retail stores in 47 states.
Chapin most recently served as president of FacilitySource, a worldwide retail facility maintenance and management business headquartered in Secaucus, N.J. Previously, Chapin was with Limited Brands as vp of store operations and YUM Brands as national director of operations.