New fitness DVD from Tracey Mallett launches
LOS ANGELES — A new workout DVD from fitness and lifestyle expert Tracey Mallett has hit retail.
New "Booty Barre Plus Abs & Arms" is an 80-minute fitness DVD that combines the toning benefits of yoga, pilates, ballet and dance to strengthen and stretch the body. In this DVD, Mallett shows viewers how to firm, tighten and tone their bodies, as well as streamline their arms and core muscles. Viewers will need a sturdy chair or ballet barre, in addition to a set of 3-lb. to 5-lb. dumbbells to get started.
"Booty Barre Plus Abs & Arms" will retail for $19.95.
Redbox leader resigns
BELLEVUE, Wash. — Coinstar announced that the president of its DVD rental subsidiary has resigned.
Redbox president Mitch Lowe, who has led the business since April 2009 after joining the company in 2005, will leave to pursue other entrepreneurial interests. Lowe will stay on as president until a successor is named, Coinstar said, adding that the company has begun to search for a replacement.
"On behalf of Coinstar and the Redbox organization, I want to thank Mitch for his many contributions over the last eight years, particularly in establishing Redbox as a leader in the home entertainment business," Coinstar CEO Paul Davis said. "A true entrepreneur, we wish him the best as he pursues other passions. I am also excited for the future of the Redbox business, and, as such, we will be seeking a new leader to help us realize the next chapter in the Redbox growth story."
Fresh & Easy expands gourmet range
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Fresh & Easy is adding a dozen dishes to its gourmet line.
The line of restaurant-quality products, launched in February, now will include 12 new items, including pizza, Hawaiian pork and more, in addition to "Gourmet for Two" meals, which provide customers with a restaurant-quality meal for two for under $10.
"Customers love our gourmet products, so we expanded the range with some truly unique and exciting meals only available at Fresh & Easy," Fresh & Easy chief commercial officer John Burry said. "We are happy to continue to bring more restaurant-quality, fresh food options for our customers to eat at home, as more and more people look for ways to save money."