ECRM launches new website
CLEVELAND — Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing, known to industry executives as ECRM, announced the launch of its updated website.
The new site offers retailers and suppliers a unique approach to conducting business by incorporating social media to facilitate communication among Efficient Program Planning Session, or EPPS, event attendees and MarketGate users, ECRM said.
To view the revamped site, visit ECRM.MarketGate.com.
Target chills with green refrigeration
MINNEAPOLIS — Target announced that it will adopt green refrigeration technologies in its stores as part of its new membership in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill program.
"Target is excited to join the GreenChill partnership and extend our sustainability initiatives to the refrigeration systems in our stores," said Dan Riley, VP property development operations for Target. "We are committed to reducing our carbon footprint by forging new partnerships, achieving milestones in our business and progressing toward our sustainability goals. Today’s announcement represents an important step in reducing Target’s refrigeration emissions."
By joining the GreenChill program, Target will be able to utilize an industry benchmarking system and obtain greater access to EPA research.
Ziploc introduces multipurpose containers
RACINE, Wis. — Consumers looking for containers that are designed to store, heat and serve can look no further than Ziploc’s latest innovation.
Ziploc VersaGlass products are designed to go from the fridge to the microwave or oven — at temperatures of up to 400 degrees Fahrenheit — and straight to the dinner table, the company said. The containers also are dishwasher-safe and available in six sizes, ranging from $4.19 to $8.99, or in a variety pack of three containers for $17.99.
Ziploc’s VersaGlass line can be purchased online at Ziploc.com or at major retailers nationwide.