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Vitamin Shoppe enters Canada under new Vitapath banner

BY Marianne Wilson

Toronto — Vitapath, a subsidiary of U.S.-based Vitamin Shoppe, has opened its first two Canadian stores in the greater Toronto area in Newmarket and Leaside. The company expects to expand its retail stores under the Vitapath banner across Canada, with additional locations expected to open later in 2013.

A specialty retailer of nutritional products ranging from vitamins, minerals and sports supplements to homeopathic remedies, health and beauty aids and more, Vitapath stores feature over 6,300 products from more than 300 brands, including Vitapath’s own private label brand. Store associates are called “Health Enthusiasts.” In addition, Vitapath offers certified in-store health practitioners and nutritionists in-store.

"Canadians take an active interest in their health and wellness and Vitapath offers a comprehensive selection of products in a one-stop shopping environment," said Vitamin Shoppe CEO Tony Truesdale. "Our focus on engaging in one-on-one dialogue and providing expert knowledge and personal service through our Health Enthusiasts and in-store nutritionists will make us a trusted source for our customers."

Vitamin Shoppe has more than 570 retail locations across the United States.

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Saks CEO Sadove elected chairman of NRF board

BY Katherine Boccaccio

New York — The National Retail Federation on Monday announced that Saks Inc. chairman and CEO Stephen I. Sadove has been elected chairman of the NRF board of directors and chairman of its executive committee.

Sadove succeeds NRF’s immediate past chairman, Terry J. Lundgren, chairman, president and CEO of Macy’s.

The Container Store chairman and CEO Kip Tindell was elected first vice chairman of the board, treasurer and chairman of the finance committee, and HSNi CEO Mindy Grossman was elected second vice chair of the Board and secretary.

Sadove, Tindell and Grossman will join NRF president and CEO Matthew Shay to comprise NRF’s leadership team. Each board officer will serve a two-year term.



“Representing the breadth and diversity of the retail industry from small business owners to global brands, the board will help shape NRF’s strategic objectives and advocacy agenda,” NRF president and CEO Matthew Shay said. “The expertise and experience of these retail leaders will leverage our ability to shine a spotlight on the industry’s role in building careers, growing communities, and driving innovation.”

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Empower Software Solutions and BJ’s roll out workforce solution

BY Katherine Boccaccio

Orlando, Fla. — Workforce management solution-provider Empower Software Solutions said Monday that BJ’s Wholesale Club has launched the rollout of EmpowerWFM, the company’s workforce management solution, across BJ’s 198 locations in 15 states.

The decision to rollout to all clubs follows a successful pilot of the solution.

In the pilot phase, BJ’s leveraged all core modules of EmpowerWFM, including labor forecasting, scheduling, budgeting and time and attendance. All modules will be part of the full rollout.

“After evaluating a number of workforce management solutions and successfully piloting Empower Software’s solution, we are excited to begin this full-club deployment,” says Scott Floeck, SVP business information officer, BJ’s Wholesale Club.

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