Printer Quad/Graphics announced plans to cease production at its Jonesboro, AR facility in the fourth quarter of this year as it continues to consolidate work onto its most efficient and competitive manufacturing platforms. Here’s why the 600,000-sq.-ft. Jonesboro plant, which prints catalogs and magazines, employs about 600 workers, will close.
Is it a well-executed store-driver, or a poorly-produced web-driver? And is it digitally-friendly, or an iPad eyesore? Everyone has an opinion about the new J.C. Penney look book that hit 14 million mailboxes right after the merchant announced its new brand identity last month. So here’s seven critiques from Multichannel Merchant’s staff and its contributing writers.
Melissa Payner-Gregor has resigned as CEO at Bluefly, according to an 8-K the off-price luxury apparel and accessories merchant filed Feb. 2 with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Payner-Gregor, who also gave up her seat on Bluefly’s board of directors, was immediately replaced by chief operations officer Joseph C. Park.