Sartori Cheese launches “12 Days of Christmas” campaign
PLYMOUTH, Wis. — Sartori Cheese has started a special promotion on Facebook in anticipation of the holiday season, the company said Thursday.
Sartori announced the launch of its "12 Days of Christmas" campaign, which will present Facebook fans of the company with a new challenge or activity each day ranging from recipe creation to trivia about the company. Prizes will be awarded daily, varying from small collections of wedges to limited-edition gift boxes and half a wheel of the company’s "Classic Parmesan" cheese.
"We are very fortunate to have a great following on our Facebook page," Sartori associate marketing manager Ryan Gillespie said. "We look at this as a great way to share the holiday spirit and a really fun way to say ‘thank you’ to our fans."
Walt Disney announces “Frankenweenie” Blu-ray combo pack
LOS ANGELES — Disney and creative genius Tim Burton — creator of “The Nightmare Before Christmas” — announced the release of "Frankenweenie," the hilarious 3D stop-motion animated masterpiece arriving as a 4-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack, Digital and On Demand Jan. 8, 2013.
Boasting an electrifying variety of bonus materials, the 4-Disc Combo Pack (Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy) includes an all-new original short “Captain Sparky vs The Flying Saucers”; an exciting behind-the-scenes featurette with Tim Burton “Miniatures in Motion: Bringing ‘Frankenweenie’ to Life”; a showcase of the film’s touring exhibit, “‘Frankenweenie’ Touring Exhibit”; Tim Burton’s live-action short of the same name, and more.
The film is the tale of a boy who uses the power of science to bring his beloved dog back to life and a whole town faces the unexpected and electrifying truth of what happens when monstrous experiments run wild. “Frankenweenie” features an all-star cast including the voices of Emmy Award-winner Catherine O’Hara, Tony Award-winner Martin Short, Academy Award-winner Martin Landau, Charlie Tahan, Atticus Shaffer, Robert Capron, Conchata Ferrell and Golden Globe-winner Winona Ryder.
CVS/pharmacy adds new health, shopping features to CVS mobile suite
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS/pharmacy has introduced a variety of new features to its mobile suite, which consists of the CVS mobile app and a mobile-optimized website at m.CVS.com.
The new features range from health resources that make it easier to schedule immunizations and identify pills, to a sleeker look and feel for the CVS Mobile app that makes mobile shopping a snap.
"Through our latest mobile enhancements, CVS/pharmacy is augmenting the personalized shopping and healthcare experience for our customers," stated Rob Price, SVP and chief marketing officer for CVS/pharmacy. "Customers accessing CVS.com via mobile devices and tablets has more than doubled since the beginning of the year. We are committed to broadly expanding digital access for customers in order to maximize pharmacy service and shopping convenience."
The newest enhancements to the CVS Mobile site (m.CVS.com) include:
Immunization scheduler: While appointments are not necessary, shoppers who prefer to plan ahead can now schedule immunizations — including flu shots — right from the palm of their hand on the CVS mobile site. Visitors plug in a location, enter the patient’s date of birth, select the desired immunization and schedule an appointment at a nearby CVS/pharmacy;
More health resources: Shoppers using the CVS mobile site can view prescriptions available for refill or pickup, access the Health Information Center and manage their ExtraCare savings and rewards. Mobile shoppers can now also sign up for the ExtraCare Advantage for the diabetes opt-in program through m.CVS.com to receive exclusive savings on diabetes care products, as well as healthy living tips and recipes; and
eGift cards: Customers can now buy personalized eGift cards on m.CVS.com for their friends and family, which are delivered to the recipient via email and can be used at CVS/pharmacy locations across the country.
In addition, the newest features live in the CVS mobile app (available for free download through iTunes and Google Play) include:
Pill identifier: Customers using the CVS mobile app can now access a new pill identifier tool to check for drug interactions and identify pills by shape, color and imprint. This enhancement accompanies recent additions to the CVS mobile app, including the Scan Your Refill feature, which allows users to scan their prescription bar codes to easily refill their prescriptions; and
New look and feel: The CVS mobile app has been updated with a sleeker design, including an easy-to-navigate home screen, scrollable icons and an intuitive interface.
Both the CVS mobile site and app now allow customers to shop the full CVS.com product catalog. Shoppers can use both the updated site and app to access "Deal of the Day" flash sales featuring a new hot deal every day online and in-store on household essentials and gifts.
The retailer stated that, in the coming months, it will continue to enhance its mobile suite.