Retail

Lightening up your morning routine

Hello Products was born in founder Craig Dubitsky's mind six years ago in the aisle of a Manhattan drug store when he noticed all the toothpaste packaging featured illustrations of extracted teeth, something he deems “the last thing I’d ever want to see.” Cue the tagline “naturally friendly” and phrases like “hello rockstar” and “rush to brush” on the packaging of Dubitsky’s toothpaste and floss.

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The Vitamin Shoppe taps new SVP of retail sales and operations

Secaucus-based The Vitamin Shoppe has named Neal Panza senior vice president of retail sales and operations, effective immediately. Panza has spent the last two decades in leadership positions in retail, including three years spent running one-third of The Disney Store and The Children’s Place locations in the country and two years as vice president of ...

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NJ hatchet throwing chain eyes 7 state expansion

Stu Josberger and Mark Oliphant were chopping wood to fuel the chimenea one night in Toms River when they made a game out of throwing their hatchets. Their wives Kelly and Trish joined in shortly thereafter, and it became a fun backyard activity they’d share with friends and guests.             ...

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