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Friday, March 23 News

Stop & Shop adds pickup service in Fairfield: Business briefs

Stop & Shop launches Peapod pickup services

Stop & Shop and Peapod.com, its sister company, have launched pickup services in Fairfield, allowing shoppers to order their groceries online through Peapod.com for pickup at their local Stop & Shop. No fees are associated with the services and no minimum order is required. Shoppers can choose a convenient one-hour pickup time from morning through evening. Pickup customers can also create personal lists, read nutrition information online, sort products by price or by nutrition criteria and take advantage of thousands of weekly specials. They can also earn Stop & Shop Gas Rewards and A+ School Rewards points on their pickup orders. The service is now available at pickup locations in Fairfield, Westport, Norwalk, Stamford, Ridgefield, Trumbull, Wilton and Waterbury. For more information, visit www.stopandshop.com/pick-up.

Ethan Allen CEO to appear in Florida

Ethan Allen Interiors announced that its chairman and chief executive officer, Farooq Kathwari, will present at the Raymond James 35th Annual Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, Florida on Monday, March 3. The live webcast can be accessed via the company's investor events website at ethanallen.com, where it will be archived for seven days following the live presentation.

Gartner CFO, VP to present at conference

Gartner, the Stamford-based provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry, announced that Chris Lafond, the company's executive vice president and chief financial officer, and Brian Shipman, the company's group vice president of investor relations, will participate in the R.W. Baird Business Solutions Conference. The company's presentation is scheduled for 9:10 a.m. Wednesday. A link to the live webcast of the presentation will be available via the company's website at http://investor.gartner.com. A replay of the webcast will be available for approximately 30 days following the call.