NORTH BERGEN, N.J., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Vitamin Shoppe announced today that Stephen Bontempo has joined The Vitamin Shoppe as Vice President of e-Commerce, reporting to Lou Weiss, Chief Marketing Officer. "Stephen brings a tremendous amount of e-Commerce expertise to our team, as well as solid omnichannel success," said Lou Weiss. "We're excited to have him here as we continue to grow our e-commerce business." Before joining The Vitamin Shoppe, Mr. Bontempo was the Senior Vice President e-Commerce and Catalog for Fanatics, Inc/GSI Commerce. He was intimately involved in the strategy of the ecommerce businesses
Footwear retailer Foot Locker worked with Lumacoustics to develop interactive software that allows customers to design and customize their own New Era hats on 32-inch touchscreen monitors in-store. The screens, which are situated in the New Era display area in the Foot Locker store, offer a blank hat template for users to “paint” on designs and pictures using a wide variety of different colors and stencils. Foot Locker visitors can also browse through New Era’s history and other information. The screens are currently being trialed in Milan, Paris and London stores, where initial consumer feedback is showing the system
Charming Shoppes Inc. said Thursday it named Marla C. Anderson as president of its Lane Bryant outlet business, effective July 12.Anderson previously served as president and CEO of Lady Foot Locker. She succeeds MaryEllen MacDowell who was promoted to president of Fashion Bug in June.