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The Vitamin Shoppe to host a ‘Share the Health’ Expo

BY Michael Johnsen

NORTH BERGEN, N.J. — The Vitamin Shoppe on Thursday announced that June 22 the specialty retailer will host a "Share the Health" Expo.

"At the Vitamin Shoppe we care about our customers’ health and wellness goals," stated Doug Henson, SVP retail operations for the Vitamin Shoppe. "By participating in the ‘Share the Health Expo’ we and our partners from local organizations have an opportunity to make a difference in the health of our local communities."

The Expo is free to attend, and the first 50 participants will receive a free goodie bag with health products from vendors including Doctor’s Best, Host Defense Organic Mushrooms and Enzymaic Therapy/Nature’s Way.

All Vitamin Shoppe stores will have local health-and-wellness partners at the stores during the day to talk with customers, showcase new products and sample new items. Each store will reflect their local community offering different local partners, the company noted.  


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Walgreens employs $2 million in tax savings to create more DC jobs

BY Michael Johnsen

MILWAUKEE — The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. earmarked $2 million in tax credits for a Walgreens distribution center in DeForest, Wis., according to a report published Wednesday by the Business Journal Serving Greater Milwaukee

Walgreens plans to create 115 jobs as part of a program to employ and train people with disabilities by fall 2013.

The center supplies drug stores across Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa and South Dakota. 

According to the report, the tax credits will be awarded annually based on job retention and job creation metrics.

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Tone teams up with pop duo Karmin to promote new body wash

BY Antoinette Alexander

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Henkel’s Tone Body Wash is promoting its new Tone Ocean Therapy Body Wash by partnering with pop duo Karmin for the Tone Turn it Up! series this summer.

The Tone Turn it Up! series provides fans with exclusive access to Karmin while on tour with their newest single “A Cappella.” Fans can visit the Tone brand’s Facebook page for the chance to meet Karmin, as well as win such other prizes as CDs, concert tickets and Tone Ocean Therapy Body Wash.

“Tone Body Wash continues to find exciting ways to offer exclusive access to top music talent by partnering with celebrated musicians like Karmin. Through the Tone Turn it Up! series, fans are given a unique, behind-the-scenes look at how musicians amp up their day from the shower to the spotlight,” stated Stefan Schriefer, senior brand manager of the Tone brand at Henkel.

The summertime launch of the Tone Turn it Up! series coincides with the launch of new Tone Ocean Therapy Body Wash. Infused with such ingredients as sea kelp extracts and vitamin E, Tone Ocean Therapy Body Wash strives to evoke the luxury of a deep sea spa treatment in the shower.
 

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