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July 17, 2013

The Yankee Candle Co. has appointed Chris Kelly as general manager, Canada, charged with overseeing all aspects of the Yankee Candle business in Canada.

South Deerfield, Mass. -- The Yankee Candle Co. has appointed Chris Kelly as general manager, Canada, charged with overseeing all aspects of the Yankee Candle business in Canada.  

July 23, 2012

The Yankee Candle Co. said it has named Brad Wolansky to the newly created role of president of direct and CMO.

South Deerfield, Mass. -- The Yankee Candle Co. said Monday it has named Brad Wolansky to the newly created role of president of direct and CMO.

The retailer said Wolansky’s appointment is part of a strategic initiative focused on building the company's brands, expanding the digital platform and accelerating growth of its direct-to-consumer business.

Wolansky most recently served as CEO of web-based The Golf Warehouse. He also has served as VP global e-commerce at The Orvis Co.
 

August 31, 2011

The Yankee Candle Co. has opened its first company-owned retail stores in Canada.

South Deerfield, Mass. -- The Yankee Candle Co. has opened its first company-owned retail stores in Canada. Yankee Candle will open five stores in the greater Toronto area before Sept. 16. The first three locations in Pickering, St. Catharine's and Hamilton, Ontario, are now open. In the coming weeks, the company will open stores in Barre and Kitchener, Ontario.

January 18, 2011

The Yankee Candle Co. said Tuesday that John Fontana has joined the company as president of the international division.

South Deerfield, Mass. -- The Yankee Candle Co. said Tuesday that John Fontana has joined the company as president of the international division.

The candle retailer and manufacturer also said that Hope Margala Klein has been promoted to senior VP brand design and innovation.

August 11, 2010

Yankee Holding Corp. and The Yankee Candle Co. reported Thursday that it narrowed its loss...

February 28, 2007

The Yankee Candle Co. has implemented an energy-efficient lighting strategy in its South Deerfield, Mass.,...