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July 24, 2014

Brandon Solano, 43, has been named senior VP of marketing of The Wendy’s Company. Solano will report to Wendy's chief marketing officer Craig Bahner and will lead the company's brand marketing efforts.

Dublin, Ohio - Brandon Solano, 43, has been named senior VP of marketing of The Wendy’s Company. Solano will report to Wendy's chief marketing officer Craig Bahner and will lead the company's brand marketing efforts.

Prior to joining Wendy's, Solano served three years as VP of franchise development at Domino's, leading retail store expansion, global retail re-imaging and franchise recruiting. From 2008 to 2011, Solano spearheaded product innovation at Domino's. Prior to Domino's, Solano served as marketing director for The Hershey Company.

July 7, 2014

Gordmans Stores on Monday announced that Amy Starr Myers has joined Gordmans' executive leadership team as senior VP of marketing.

Omaha, Nebraska -- Gordmans Stores on Monday announced that Amy Starr Myers has joined Gordmans' executive leadership team as senior VP of marketing. The retailer also announced that Stacey M. Townsend will launch the Gordmans e-commerce business as VP and general manager of e-commerce.

Myers most recently was vice president of marketing and creative services at Things Remembered, the nation's largest retailer of personalized gifts.

June 18, 2014

Rent-A-Center Inc. has named Mike Case to VP marketing strategy and insights.

Plano, Texas - Rent-A-Center Inc. has named Mike Case to VP marketing strategy and insights. Case is responsible for global administration of customer insights/market research, marketing analytics, business innovation, CRM and loyalty.

Recently, Case served as VP marketing and senior loyalty officer for La Quinta Inn & Suites Earlier in his career, Case held leadership positions in organizations such as American Airlines, Brierley & Partners, Sage Telecom, First USA Bank and Virgin America.

 

May 29, 2014

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores named Jim Wright as senior VP of marketing and advertising, and Megan Featherston as senior VP of merchandising.

New York -- Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores named Jim Wright as senior VP of marketing and advertising, and Megan Featherston as senior VP of merchandising.

Wright has served in multiple marketing leadership roles at national retail brands. He was most recently senior VP of marketing at Express where he was responsible for their brick-and-mortar and e-commerce advertising and marketing strategies.

April 29, 2014

Tuesday Morning Corp. has named Sherry M. Smith, who most recently served as executive VP and CFO of SuperValu Inc., and Frank M. Hamlin, who currently serves as executive VP of marketing at Guitar Center, as independent members of the company's board of directors, effective immediately.

Dallas - Tuesday Morning Corp. has named Sherry M. Smith, who most recently served as executive VP and CFO of SuperValu Inc., and Frank M. Hamlin, who currently serves as executive VP of marketing at Guitar Center, as independent members of the company's board of directors, effective immediately.  

Hamlin will serve on the Nominating and Governance Committee and Smith will serve on the Audit and Compensation Committee.

April 23, 2014

Jewel-Osco has named company veteran Doug Cygan as VP of marketing and merchandising.

Itasca, Ill. -- Jewel-Osco has named company veteran Doug Cygan as VP of marketing and merchandising. His appointment accompanies the grocer’s recent selection of the company’s VP operations Scott Hays under president Shane Sampson’s leadership.

Cygan began his career with Jewel-Osco in 1980 as a grocery clerk. He was promoted to store director, and then held positions of increasing responsibility throughout the company, including VP fresh food merchandising and VP merchandising.

November 27, 2013

Seventy-three percent of consumers think that companies are paying more attention to generating sales across multiple channels than they are in delivering a seamless customer service experience across those same channels, according to a global survey of 7,000 consumers in seven countries.

San Francisco – Seventy-three percent of consumers think that companies are paying more attention to generating sales across multiple channels than they are in delivering a seamless customer service experience across those same channels, according to a global survey of 7,000 consumers in seven countries. Meanwhile, when consumers can’t get an answer or fast response elsewhere, they are falling back to phone support as their primary contact method.

September 23, 2013

Pier 1 Imports has named Eric Hunter as executive VP of marketing, responsible for the company’s brand image and integrated marketing efforts.

Fort Worth, Texas -- Pier 1 Imports has named Eric Hunter as executive VP of marketing, responsible for the company’s brand image and integrated marketing efforts. He most recently served as senior VP of marketing and acting chief marketing officer for J.C. Penney Co., where he led strategy, research, creative, media, customer relationship management and digital direction for the JCP enterprise brand and all JCP-owned brands.

May 9, 2013

Bebe Stores, Inc. is naming Keith Keegan as senior VP of marketing, effective May 13.

Los Angeles -- Bebe Stores, Inc. is naming Keith Keegan as senior VP of marketing, effective May 13. Keegan will be in charge of all aspects of marketing and branding across all Bebe brands and report to CEO Steve Birkhold.

Previously, Keegan has worked for Abercrombie and Fitch, Limited, and Express and most recently served as VP of marketing and creative director for American Eagle and the Aerie brand.

December 1, 2011

A tacky holiday sweater – and most of us have one – can make for an innovative mall marketing campaign.

A tacky holiday sweater – and most of us have one – can make for an innovative mall marketing campaign.

November 17, 2011

Forest City Commercial Management announced that it will test a new survey technology by U.K.-based Path Intelligence to track mall shopping behavior and flow by using mobile phones.

Cleveland -- Forest City Commercial Management announced that it will test a new survey technology by U.K.-based Path Intelligence to track mall shopping behavior and flow by using mobile phones. 

The surveys will be conducted at Promenade Temecula in Southern California and Short Pump Town Center in Richmond, Va., from Black Friday to New Year’s Day. They mark the first use of this kind of technology in a mall setting.

March 14, 2011

Chico’s FAS announced Monday that it has named Celia Rao Visconti as senior VP of marketing.

Fort Myers, Fla. -- Chico’s FAS announced Monday that it has named Celia Rao Visconti as senior VP of marketing.

She will report directly to Cinny Murray, brand president of Chico's, and will oversee the brand's marketing strategy and initiatives. 

Rao Visconti was previously executive VP and chief marketing officer for New York & Co.

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