Focusing On You, Part II

Last issue’s Part I focused on positioning yourself as a business partner. In this issue, Part II focuses on ways to heighten that communication and visibility as well as boost morale in your team. 

Executive Changes at Brookstone

Merrimack, NH — Brookstone CEO Ron Boire has resigned, leaving Brookstone chairman Jackson Tai to serve as interim president/CEO. Brookstone also has promoted James Speltz to vice president, COO.  

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Harry & David Hires Chief Financial Officer

Medford, OR — Harry & David has hired Michael Schwindle as its new CFO, effective December 28, 2011. Schwindle succeeds Paul Kosturos from Alvarez & Marsal, who was serving as interim CFO, and will work with Schwindle though a transition

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BI-LO and Winn-Dixie Agree to Merge

Greenville, SC and Jacksonville, FL — BI-LO, LLC and Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. plan to merge to create an organization of approximately 690 grocery stores in eight southeastern states.  

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REI Opening 2 New Stores, Relocating 1 Store

Seattle — REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) plans to open new stores in Cincinnati, Ohio, and Medford, Ore., and relocate its current location in Cary, N.C.  

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