News Release — Vermont Country Store Sept. 15, 2016 Contact: Ann Warrell (802) 362-8457 [Manchester, VT] – The Orton family, proprietors of The Vermont Country Store, announced today that the company’s Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer Jim Hall has been promoted to president of the 70-year-old business. “Our family has been very impressed […]
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The community of 566 residents, joined by a gaggle of state political candidates, hosted a weekend anniversary party for the Weston Playhouse and Vermont Country Store.
The $100 million business known for its old-fashioned notions and
lotions is making money this holiday season with such ’60s and ’70s
throwbacks as aluminum Christmas trees and Hai Karate aftershave.
The FCC has floated a plan to allow “paid prioritization” tiers on the Internet. Companies and individuals who could afford it would pay a premium to telecommunications companies for faster access to the Web, while everyone else would have a “minimum level of service.”
The Vermont Country Store has committed $10,000 to the Vermont Foodbank to support the Co-op Buying Program that will help local food shelves get through the bleak winter months.
In the past, where Shumlin as a senator might have been more colorful in his rhetorical flourishes, as governor he seems to have tamed his inner Jon Stewart.
Since 2005, when he retired from running The Vermont Country Store, the iconic retail and mail order business with outlets in Rockingham and Weston, and headquarters in Manchester, Allen had served on various for-profit and non-profit boards, including the Dorset School Board.