Walgreens saves time and effort spent on digital coupons

Paperless coupons are supposed to easy, and Walgreens is doing its best to make them that way.   Walgreens customers now have the ability to redeem digital coupons from Walgreens and manufacturers for online purchases, as well as in-store purchases. Additionally, offers can now be “clipped” on product detail pages and in search results on Walgreens.com, and through the Walgreens mobile app.

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Wayfair shifts veteran exec to new role

Michael O’Hanlon, who has been an executive with Wayfair Inc. for a decade, is transitioning to a new role with the company.   O’Hanlon has been named VP of government and industry relations. Previously Wayfair’s VP of corporate and business development since September 2006, O’Hanlon will now spearhead government relations strategy and ongoing collaboration with legislators, policymakers, regulators and other industry leaders at the federal, state and local levels.

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Japanese retail giant coming to Disney

Japanese specialty apparel retailer Uniqlo is expanding its U.S. presence into the Southeast, and is also expanding its relationship with Disney.    The company will open a two-level, 25,000-sq.-ft. store on July 15 in Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. It will be Uniqlo’s first location in the Southeast.

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Good news for J.C. Penney

J.C. Penney announced a positive development on the financial front.   The department store retailer announced it has successfully completed refinancing its $2.25 billion five-year senior secured term loans, which should generate about $24 million in interest expense savings.

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Nike exec joins Restoration Holdings board

Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc. (RH) has appointed Hilary Krane to its board of directors, effective immediately.   Krane is the executive VP, chief administrative officer and general counsel of Nike Inc. She will also serve on the board’s audit committee. Prior to joining Nike in 2010, Krane held various roles at Levi Strauss & Co., including senior VP, general counsel and corporate affairs.

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