Eastern Mountain Sports (Peterborough, N.H.) has promoted two managers to director-level positions at the outdoor gear, clothing, footwear and accessories retail company. Kate Lynch has been named director of marketing and Marshall Merriam is now director of merchandising.
Barefoot Books (Cambridge, Mass.) has moved its Best of Boston bookstore to a new flagship location in the literary hub of Concord, Mass., at 89 Thoreau Street. Designed in the imaginative and colorful style that the publisher is known for, the new store brings Barefoot Books to life in a magical community center where families and friends can gather to experience live storytelling, music, arts and crafts and yoga.
Convenience store chain Sheetz (Altoona, Pa.) has opened a 5000-square-foot store in Woodward Township, Pa., near Jersey Shore.
idX Corp. (St. Louis) has opened a new office in California to better serve its clients in the region. Gene Wilson, who comes to idX from Palladeo, will head up the office, which is located at 14248 Albers Way, Chino, CA, 91710; phone: 951-712-5491.
Quality Sign Co. (Jacksonville, Fla.) has changed its name to Harbinger to reflect the company’s 48-year-history while establishing a new brand identity system to better express its forward-thinking approach. To coincide with the rebranding, there’s also a new website at www.harbingersign.com.
Streetsense and the heiserman group have merged to form a new design firm serving the retail industry. The company’s’ website is www.streetsense.com.