Target donates $50K to tornado relief in Minnesota
Minneapolis — Target announced its donation of funds and product to support tornado relief efforts in Minnesota.
The funds, which totaled $50,000, will help the efforts of the American Red Cross and Salvation Army.
“We take seriously our responsibility as a retailer, employer and community member to aid in times of need,” Target chairman, president and CEO Gregg Steinhafel said. “Before and after a crisis, communities can count on Target.”
New CMO named at 7thOnline
Jerry Inman has joined 7thOnline to help the provider of retail merchandise assortment planning, forecasting and optimization solutions grow its visibility within the retailer and supplier communities.
Prior to joining 7thOnline, Inman served as global VP marketing for iMANY, a contract performance company, where he was responsible for rebranding the company and increasing market share and brand awareness. Before that, he was VP marketing for Lectra, a provider of fashion technology solutions. Inman has also held marketing management positions at leading enterprise software organizations including Information Builders and CA Technologies.
“I am excited to be back in retail with such a well-positioned market leader,” Inman said. “As 7thOnline is on a rapid growth path, I am looking forward to bringing this powerful technology to new markets to fulfill global demand. I look forward to working with our customers which represent some of the fastest growing brands in the world.”
A&P beefs up meat department with Angus line
MONTVALE, N.J. — Grocer A&P has announced the launch of a brand-new line of Angus beef in its stores.
Woodson & James choice Angus beef, exclusive to A&P banner stores, will replace the current beef steak and roast offerings in all A&P, Pathmark, Superfresh, Waldbaum’s and Food Emporium stores beginning May 27.
The new and exclusive Woodson & James Angus beef line features U.S. Department of Agriculture choice Angus beef that is grain-fed and single-sourced.
All stores also will feature new in-store Woodson & James signage. Associates from the meat department, outfitted in Woodson & James aprons, will be on hand to offer simple preparation and cooking tips, as well as information about the new beef line.