CherryBerry set for expansion
TULSA — CherryBerry Self-Serve Yogurt Bar is expanding with a deal to open 17 stores in Wisconsin. The first of these locations is scheduled to open this summer. One of Beautiful Brands International's restaurant concepts, CherryBerry now has more than 200 locations around the world, with 72 more under construction and 120 in development.
Olive Garden opens in Stillwater
STILLWATER — A new Olive Garden restaurant will open here at 2100 N Perkins Road on Monday at 11 a.m. The 7,441-square-foot eatery seats nearly 250 people and features a design inspired by a Tuscan farmhouse. It will employ 180. To apply, visit www.olivegarden.com/careers.
Food drive deemed a success
NORMAN — A food drive organized by Little Guys Movers last month raised over 4,500 food items to benefit Streams of Water Ministry. “We really didn't know what results to expect,” said Chris Hawley, co-owner of Little Guys Movers, “but figured even the smallest effort could make an impact on people having trouble buying food for their family.” Donors received a discount on their move during March.
J.C. Penney sued over logo
LOS ANGELES — J.C. Penney Co.'s effort to shake up its look isn't going entirely smoothly — the retailer is being sued for $40 million by lighting design and branding firm Hudson + Broad Inc. over its new Fair and Square icon. In a complaint filed with U.S. District Court in Manhattan, Hudson + Broad accused the department store chain of breach of contract and misappropriation of trade secrets. At stake, the large, square fixtures made with Plexiglas and LED lights that J.C. Penney is placing around its stores to mirror its sharp-edged logo.
J&J new CEO to make debut
TRENTON, N.J. — Johnson & Johnson's incoming CEO said that he plans to present himself as a “realistic optimist” when he addresses shareholders for the first time at the heath care giant's annual meeting on Thursday. Alex Gorsky said Wednesday that he's optimistic about J&J's ability to produce innovative medicines and other products that patients need. But Gorsky, a J&J vice chairman who succeeds Bill Weldon, also faces challenges leading the maker of everything from “No More Tears” baby shampoo to Tylenol as the company struggles to deal with mounting problems, including a number of recalls.
From Staff and Wire Reports