Retail business briefs for Feb. 13

Retail business briefs for Feb. 13
Published: February 12, 2014
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Home Depot is hiring in Oklahoma

The Home Depot wants to hire 405 associates in Oklahoma in preparation for spring, the company’s busiest season. For veterans and reservists, The Home Depot’s online military skills translator tool at www.homedepotmilitary.com can help applicants find positions with the company. Job seekers can apply online at careers.homedepot.com.

Counterclock moves to Edmond

University of Central Oklahoma graduates Brian Downs and Nik McDaniel have relocated their custom design, screen printing and embroidery business to Edmond from Oklahoma City. “We live in Edmond and want to grow our business in our own community,” said Downs, managing partner. “We serve the entire state, but setting up shop close to home has many benefits.” To celebrate its move to Edmond and its first anniversary, Counterclock is giving away $500 in free printing. Enter the contest on Facebook at www.facebook.com/counterclocktees. Counterclock is located at 321 W 18 Street, Suite 170 and online at www.counterclocktees.com.

Chobani ends fight with Russia

Chobani’s quest to get its Greek yogurt to the Sochi Olympics is coming to an end. The company said Wednesday that it plans to donate a shipment of about 5,000 cups of yogurt it had hoped to send to U.S. athletes at the Winter Games to food banks in New York and New Jersey. The shipment has been held up in New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport since Russian authorities said the U.S. Department of Agriculture failed to provide a necessary certificate under its customs rules. Chobani CEO Hamdi Ulukaya said he is disappointed that athletes won’t be able to get the yogurt, but that he’s happy the products will be heading to food banks.

Prime Snax recalls beef jerky

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