Tiffany launches corporate sustainability website
New York City — Tiffany & Co. on Monday launched its first annual web-based Corporate Responsibility Report.
The website (tiffany.com/sustainability) details the jeweler’s 2010 sustainability performance, and provides insight into its standards and operations regarding the sourcing of precious materials, as well as includes information on eco-friendly packaging and catalogs.
Office Depot promotes Steve Schmidt to international president
Boca Raton, Fla. — Office Depot said Monday that it has promoted current executive VP, corporate strategy and new business development Steve Schmidt to the position of president international.
Schmidt, who will report to CEO Neil Austrian, will oversee Office Depot’s multichannel International business.
Crate and Barrel unveils succession plan
Northbrook, Ill. — Crate and Barrel announced Friday that its president and CEO Barbara Turf, who is retiring spring 2012, will be succeeded by current company COO Sascha Bopp, who becomes CEO effective April 2012.
Current CB2 director Marta Calle will become president, in charge of merchandising and marketing, and will report to Bopp.
In her more than 40 years with Crate and Barrel, Turf has played an integral role in the growth of the company, including spearheading the launch of the company’s CB2 brand in 2000 and introducing children’s retailer, The Land of Nod, to the Crate and Barrel family of brands in 2001.
Crate and Barrel is privately held by the Otto Group of Hamburg, Germany.