Tiffany to Open In-Store Boutique in Ireland
New York City Tiffany & Co. announced Tuesday that it plans to open a boutique in Dublin, Ireland, by the fall.
The 1,300-sq.-ft. store will be located on the ground floor of Brown Thomas, a well-known Dublin-based department store.
The boutique will feature details found in the jeweler’s New York City flagship store, including brushed stainless steel showcases, custom furnishings and Tiffany’s signature jewelry collections.
“Grafton Street has long been Dublin’s major shopping destination and Brown Thomas its premier luxury department store,” said Melvyn Kirtley, group VP, Tiffany & Co. Europe. “Our prominent location on the store’s redesigned ground floor will introduce customers to Tiffany’s heritage of product design and outstanding service.”
Kanter to leave Michaels end of May
IRVING, Texas Michaels Stores has announced that Harvey Kanter, evp and managing director, has decided to leave the company effective May 25 to pursue a top leadership role at another company.
Brian Cornell, ceo, said, “Harvey has made significant contributions to Michaels by assisting in our transformation to a consumer-driven organization and we appreciate his service. He has developed a strong team and we are confident they will ensure a smooth transition.”
Until Kanter’s replacement is named, the merchandising organization will report to Brian Cornell.
Fresh & Easy boosts own-brand foods
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market confirmed reports that it will be adding new products to its stores announcing a new selection of fresh&easy own-brand foods to cater to increasing demand.
Following a great customer response and encouraging sales of fresh&easy own-brand food, the company is expanding the range with 250 additional products. Some of the new products include fresh prepared ready meals, new juices and brewed teas, soy and goat yogurt, and a range of ready-to-grill meats. .