Clothing company Kellwood has named Marc Babins the president of its western region. Babins — who has been in the apparel industry for most of his career — will head up Kellwood’s largest operations unit in City in Industry, California.
Tyco Retail Solutions, a leading provider of retail performance and security solutions, is expanding its contract with the Inditex Group. The fashion retailer will now leverage Tyco’s RFID-based Inventory Intelligence chain-wide.
Newell Rubbermaid has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ignite Holdings from North Castle Partners, a leading private equity firm focused on consumer businesses that promote healthy, active and sustainable living.
Dr Pepper Snapple Group has entered into a three-year sponsorship agreement with the San Francisco Giants that will give Snapple pouring rights and bring Snapple Tea and Juice drink flavors to AT&T Park.
PPG Industries, a leading coatings and specialty materials company, has elevated EVP Michael H. McGarry to chief operating officer, effective Aug. 1. He will remain based at PPG’s global headquarters in Pittsburgh and continue to report to chairman and CEO Charles E. Bunch.
Genius Brands International, a global brand management company that develops “content with a purpose” for toddlers to tweens, continues to build its global licensing structure with the appointment of industry veteran Stone Newman to the newly created post of president, global consumer products.