Taubman Prestige Outlets Chesterfield names GM
Bloomfield Hills, Mich. — Taubman Centers announced it has hired Colleen O’Neill as the general manager of Taubman Prestige Outlets Chesterfield, effective Nov. 5. She will be responsible for overseeing center operations as well as retailer and community relations, marketing and sponsorship.
O’Neill was the former marketing director of Saks Fifth Avenue at Plaza Frontenac in St. Louis. The announcement of her hiring follows Taubman’s decision to move up the opening date of the high-end outlet shopping center to August 2, 2013.
Mid-America Real Estate-Wisconsin names new partners
Milwaukee — Mid-America Real Estate-Wisconsin announced the promotion of VPs Tony Colvin and Adam Dreier to principals.
Colvin joined Mid-America Real Estate as a broker associate in January 2001 and, too date, has brokered over 1.2 million sq. ft. of retail space for a total transaction value of over $186 million. Dreier has been with Mid-America Real Estate since February 2002 as a broker associate. To date, he has brokered over 1 million sq. ft. of retail space, for a total transaction value of over $212 million.
Sam’s Club’s Simply Right brand donates $500K to vitamin program for the needy
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Sam’s Club, via its Simply Right wellness brand, has donated $500,000 to Vitamin Angels, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing availability, access and use of micronutrients among at-risk populations in need. The monetary donation will help Vitamin Angels expand their efforts to reach at-risk children age five and under with vitamin A and daily multivitamins and pregnant or breastfeeding women with prenatal vitamins around the world and domestically.
"Sam’s Club is committed to supporting health and wellness awareness, chronic disease prevention and quality solutions for our members, families and communities," said Jill Turner Mitchael, svp health and wellness at Sam’s Club. "For 50 cents a year, Vitamin Angels can provide the two doses of vitamin A per year that a child needs to encourage good eye health and vision. When we learned about Vitamin Angels, our team knew it was ‘simply right’ to extend Sam’s Club dedication to health to as many at-risk children and mothers as possible"
Sam’s Club’s Simply Right private brand includes vitamins and supplements, baby care products, health and beauty aids and pet care products.