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January 9, 2012

Emmett Francis McCoy, 88, of San Marcos, Texas, passed away Jan. 7. 

December 1, 2011

Dan Starr and Doug Roth will be promoted into Do it Best's upper management June 1, when longtime executives Dave Haist and Dave Dietz plan to retire. 

“Any transition like this is a mix of emotions and sentiment,” said Bob Taylor, president and CEO. “While we are saddened to see a couple of key, longtime contributors like Dave Haist and Dave Dietz retire, we are equally excited to have two very talented individuals in Dan Starr and Doug Roth stepping up to fill those positions.”

September 8, 2011

Just-below pricing, or 99-cent endings, is a common marketing tool used to attract customers looking to get the best bang for their buck. But a Rutgers-Camden professor and pricing expert said that, in some cases, a penny saved doesn’t always translate into a penny earned for retailers.

February 8, 2011

The Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies has named Dan Fulton, president and CEO of Weyerhaeuser, as the new chair of its Policy Advisory Board.

“I’m honored to step into the chairman position,” Fulton said. “As a longstanding member of the Policy Advisory Board, I’ve always respected the rigorous research taking place at the Joint Center. I’m looking forward to being involved on this new level.”