Retail Advertising Hall of Fame to salute Target execs
Home & Textiles Today Staff -- Home Textiles Today, January 29, 2007
Washington– The Retail Advertising and Marketing Association has selected two Target executives to be inducted into the Retail Advertising Hall of Fame: Minda Gralnek, and Eric Erickson. They each hold the title of vp and creative director.
Gralnek and Erickson will accept their awards during a ceremony at RAMA’s annual Retail Advertising Conference, Feb. 7-9 at the Chicago Hilton. RAMA is a division of the National Retail Federation. The Hall of Fame dates back to 1955.
Gralnek, who joined Target in 1990, is responsible for innovative advertising, branding, marketing, packaging, and in-store communications. She has also worked for Dayton Hudson Department Stores, and for the clients of US Communication including Microsoft, Apple Computer, and Kraft Foods.
Erickson joined Target in 1991; he oversees creative for advertising, package design, and in-store signage for a variety of businesses, including hardlines, food, Target Financial Services, human resources, internal communications and community relations. He began his career as an advertising copywriter at Dayton Hudson.
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