Dick's Sporting Goods Pledges More Than $5.5 Million Toward Hurricane Relief

Pittsburgh — DICK'S Sporting Goods along with The DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation have made a $5.5 million commitment to support communities impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The short term emergency requests and long term recovery support ranges from monetary donations, to equipment and apparel and other much needed supplies distributed in partnership with The American Red Cross and local authorities.

Target Pledges Up to $1 Million for Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts

Minneapolis — Target Corporation is committing up to $1 million in cash and in-kind donations to support communities impacted by Hurricane Irma. The donations will benefit Target team members, as well as national, local and international relief organizations. This donation is in addition to the $3.5 million that the company committed last week to Hurricane Harvey relief.

Nordstrom Launches New Retail Concept: Nordstrom Local

Seattle — Leading fashion specialty retailer Nordstrom, Inc. has launched Nordstrom Local, the company's latest retail concept and neighborhood hub where customers can shop and access Nordstrom services in a convenient, central location. This brand new Nordstrom experience will launch in West Hollywood, Calif., on October 3, 2017, the same day as the company's Westside Pavilion store relocation to Century City.  

David Yurman Opens First Boutique on Michigan Avenue

New York City — David Yurman, a premier jewelry designer, opened its first boutique on Michigan Avenue on September 1, 2017. Situated on Chicago's Magnificent Mile, the new boutique has a two-story historical façade that was maintained and restored to its original condition.

GNC Names Permanent CEO

Pittsburgh — The board of directors of GNC Holdings, Inc., a leading global specialty retailer of health and wellness products, has appointed Ken Martindale as its permanent chief executive officer. Martindale succeeds interim CEO Bob Moran, who has been elected non-executive chairman of the GNC board.

Casper To Open 15 New Retail Concept Shops Across North America

New York City — Casper, the online sleep retailer that has upended the mattress industry, continues to reinvent the way Americans shop for sleep products with the launch of a multi-city retail expansion in over a dozen locations across North America. This marks Casper's first significant investment in a company-owned retail presence across the U.S.

Hoar Construction Selected as Contractor for Next Phase of Lake Nona Town Center

Orlando, Fla. — Tavistock Development Company, a diversified real estate firm owned by Tavistock Group, has selected Hoar Construction as the preconstruction program manager and master general contractor for the next phase of development of the Lake Nona Town Center which will include more than 1 million square feet of retail, restaurant, entertainment, office and hospitality uses.

Massage Heights On Track To Open 10 Locations in 2017

San Antonio — As part of its aggressive nationwide expansion, Massage Heights, a leader of professional, affordable and convenient therapeutic massage and facial services, has signed three franchise agreements during the first half of 2017 to expand the brand in Houston and Boerne, Texas, as well as in Woodland Hills, Calif.

Target Names Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer

Minneapolis — Target Corporation has appointed Minsok Pak as executive vice president, chief strategy and innovation officer. He will be responsible for Target’s enterprise strategy development and retail innovation with the goal of enhancing the guest experience and accelerating growth.

J.Crew Promotes CFO and Treasurer

New York City — J.Crew Group, Inc. has promoted Vincent Zanna, previously senior vice president of finance and treasurer, to chief financial officer and treasurer, effective immediately. He will continue reporting to Michael J. Nicholson, president and chief operating officer.

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