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Tapestry, Inc. Names Joanne Crevoiserat Chief Executive Officer

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 10:45am

Tapestry, Inc. (NYSE: TPR), a leading New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Joanne Crevoiserat as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.

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  • Tapestry, Inc. (NYSE: TPR), a leading New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Joanne Crevoiserat as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.
  • Ms. Crevoiserat has served as the Companys Interim Chief Executive Officer since July 2020, after having joined the Company as Chief Financial Officer in August 2019.
  • Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Crevoiserat was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Abercrombie & Fitch Co. from February 2017 to June 2019.
  • She joined Abercrombie & Fitch in May 2014 as Chief Financial Officer and also served as Executive Vice President, CFO and COO, and Interim Principal Executive Officer during her tenure with the company.

Mary Kay Appoints Wendy Wang as Chief Commercial Officer for the Asia Pacific Region

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 3:06am

(Photo: Mary Kay Inc.)

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  • (Photo: Mary Kay Inc.)
    We are honored to announce the appointment of Wendy Wang to this senior leadership position, said KK Chua, President of Mary Kays Asia Pacific Region.
  • As Chief Commercial Officer, Wang will develop and drive the implementation of commercial strategies for the Asia Pacific region.
  • Wang joined Mary Kay China in 2002 as counsel for the Asia Pacific region in the Corporate Legal Department.
  • In August of 2019, Katherine Weng was appointed to General Manager for Mary Kay China making 100% of Mary Kays General Managers in the Asia Pacific region female.

P&G Recommends Stockholders Reject Third Mini-Tender Offer From Mason Bell LLC

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 9:21pm

P&G does not endorse Mason Bells offer and again recommends shareholders do not tender their shares.

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  • P&G does not endorse Mason Bells offer and again recommends shareholders do not tender their shares.
  • P&G is not associated in any way with Mason Bell LLC or its mini-tender offer.
  • Unless Mason Bell waives this condition, P&G common stockholders who tender their shares in the offer will receive a below-market price.
  • P&G recommends that common stockholders who have not responded to Mason Bells offer take no action.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Provides Additional Pandemic Support with Store Associate Bonus and Distribution Center Hourly Wage Increase During the Holiday Peak Selling Season

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 9:00pm

This is in addition to the continued pay and benefits for store associates working 12 hours or more weekly when the companys stores were closed, as well as hourly wage increases provided earlier this year.

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  • This is in addition to the continued pay and benefits for store associates working 12 hours or more weekly when the companys stores were closed, as well as hourly wage increases provided earlier this year.
  • The company also remains committed to supporting its distribution center associates.
  • In addition to the bonuses paid at the beginning of the pandemic and increased hourly wages earlier this year, the company is further increasing its distribution center associates pay by $2 per hour for this holiday peak selling season.
  • Taking care of our associates has been our key priority from day one of this pandemic.

National Vision Appoints Susan Somersille Johnson to Board of Directors

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 8:30pm

National Vision Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: EYE), one of the nations largest optical retailers providing quality, affordable eye care and eyewear, today announced the appointment of Susan Somersille Johnson, chief marketing officer (CMO) at Prudential Financial, Inc., to its Board of Directors, effective today.

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  • National Vision Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: EYE), one of the nations largest optical retailers providing quality, affordable eye care and eyewear, today announced the appointment of Susan Somersille Johnson, chief marketing officer (CMO) at Prudential Financial, Inc., to its Board of Directors, effective today.
  • With Johnsons addition, National Visions Board now consists of eight Directors, evenly divided between female and male members, which highlights the Boards ongoing commitment to diversity.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201026005612/en/
    National Vision Appoints Susan Somersille Johnson to Board of Directors (Photo: Business Wire)
    We are pleased to welcome Susan to our Board and greatly appreciate her willingness to serve, said Reade Fahs, CEO at National Vision.
  • Susan is a highly-skilled marketing and branding professional, who brings strategic business insights marketing analytics, customer experience, and mission orientation to our Board.

The Little Company That Could: Houston-Based Certified Woman-Owned AGS Solutions Gets Creative to Fulfill Special Order of Disinfectant Wipes for Long-Term Customer ExxonMobil by Becoming a Distributor for Dreumex USA

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 6:23pm

ExxonMobil was one of many major companies that needed disinfectant wipes and could not secure them as quickly as needed.

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  • ExxonMobil was one of many major companies that needed disinfectant wipes and could not secure them as quickly as needed.
  • AGS Solutions is a small Houston-based, certified woman-owned company that has been operating for over 25 years.
  • AGS Solutions is known for providing high performing, environmentally friendly industrial specialty cleaners and emergency response products not for providing disinfectant wipes!
  • After becoming a Dreumex distributor, AGS supplied disinfectant wipes to many ExxonMobil business divisions and corporate offices.

Global Space Heaters Market to Grow by USD 948.09 Million during 2020-2024, Crane - USA and Daikin Industries Ltd. Emerge as Key Contributors to Growth | Technavio

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 6:30pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201026005630/en/
    Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Space Heaters Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire).
  • The COVID-19 pandemic continues to transform the growth of various industries, however, the immediate impact of the outbreak is varied.
  • COVID-19 will have a low impact on the space heaters market.
  • The market growth in 2020 is likely to Increase compared to the market growth in 2019.

Superstrata Store Opens for Custom 3D-Printed Carbon Fiber Bikes

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 5:25pm

Superstrata , a Silicon Valley-based bicycle brand, known for its 3D-printed carbon fiber bicycles and e-bicycles, is officially launching their products after a successful crowdfunding campaign that attracted nearly 5000 backers.

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  • Superstrata , a Silicon Valley-based bicycle brand, known for its 3D-printed carbon fiber bicycles and e-bicycles, is officially launching their products after a successful crowdfunding campaign that attracted nearly 5000 backers.
  • Superstratas custom 3D-printed unibody thermoplastic carbon fiber composite bicycles and e-bicycles are now available for order on its online store featuring the Superstrata Studio , a made-to-order configurator platform.
  • It allows buyers to input their measurements, riding styles and preferences, desired color/design, and component level to configure their own personalized bicycles.
  • Arevo, an advanced manufacturing company, provides the foundational technology, high speed composite additive manufacturing, which makes the production at scale of the Superstrata possible.

San Bernardino Cannabis Dispensary First Unionized Shop in Inland Empire

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 4:12pm

Employees at Authentic 909, a cannabis dispensary in the City of San Bernardino, voted on Saturday to ratify a labor agreement with UFCW Local 1167, making it the first unionized cannabis shop in the Inland Empire.

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  • Employees at Authentic 909, a cannabis dispensary in the City of San Bernardino, voted on Saturday to ratify a labor agreement with UFCW Local 1167, making it the first unionized cannabis shop in the Inland Empire.
  • These workers will now join thousands of other cannabis workers across the country who are members of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union.
  • We are proud of our partnership with UFCW Local 1167 and look forward to serving the Inland Empire community.
  • Local 1167 of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union represents more than 20,000 workers in San Bernardino, Riverside and Imperial Counties.

American Express and Uber Expand Partnership to Introduce New Offerings for Platinum, Gold & Green Card Members

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 4:03pm

American Express (NYSE: AXP) and Uber today announced an exclusive new offer for U.S. Consumer Platinum, Gold and Green Card Members and an Uber Cash benefit for Gold Card Members to bring their next at-home dining experience right to their doorstep and support the local restaurants in their communities.

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  • American Express (NYSE: AXP) and Uber today announced an exclusive new offer for U.S. Consumer Platinum, Gold and Green Card Members and an Uber Cash benefit for Gold Card Members to bring their next at-home dining experience right to their doorstep and support the local restaurants in their communities.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201026005671/en/
    American Express and Uber Expand Partnership to Introduce New Offerings for Platinum, Gold & Green Card Members (Photo: Business Wire)
    More than 50% of consumers share that they have been ordering take out or food delivery more often than before the start of the pandemic*.
  • Thats why American Express and Uber have once again teamed up to introduce an exclusive offer and benefit for Card Members looking to bring the restaurant experience home:
    Starting today, U.S. Consumer Platinum, Gold and Green Card Members have access to a complimentary Eats Pass Membership for up to 12 months.
  • Starting early next year, The American Express Gold Card will provide Card Members with up to $120 annually ($10/month) in Uber Cash which can be used on Uber Eats orders or Uber rides in the U.S.