The Vitamin Shoppe strengthens e-commerce investment with new hire

Share this article:
Clear.md Drives Leads With Video
Clear.md Drives Leads With Video

The Vitamin Shoppe, a health supplement provider, has named Stephen Bontempo to the newly-created position VP of e-commerce, says Susan McLaughlin, the company's director of corporate communications.  

Bontempo will report to Vitamin Shoppe CMO Lou Weiss, McLaughlin says, adding that since Q3 2011, the Vitamin Shoppe has increased its investment in its website. “We are continuing to make investments in people, content and functionality to position ourselves for even more meaningful growth in this channel,” she says.

In a release, Weiss stated: “Stephen brings a tremendous amount of e-commerce expertise to our team, as well as solid omnichannel success…We're excited to have him here as we continue to grow our e-commerce business.”

Previously, Bontempo worked as SVP of e-commerce and catalogs at sports merchandise retailer Fanatics, Inc., a subsidiary of e-commerce services provider GSI Commerce. He also held roles such as VP of merchandising and sales as well as various merchandising positions at companies such as Integrated Sports Marketing, Lady Foot Locker, and Modell's.   

Share this article:
close

Next Article in E-commerce

Sign up to our newsletters

Follow us on Twitter @dmnews

Latest Jobs:

More in E-commerce

Testing Helps Topshop Find the Right Fit

Testing Helps Topshop Find the Right Fit

The global fashion retailer relies on multivariate testing to stay on trend with its consumers across channels.

Slow Mobile Websites Equal Instant Death

Slow Mobile Websites Equal Instant Death

Get a load of this—or not, as the case may be. A new study finds that the average load time for the top 100 e-com sites is nearly double what ...

News Byte: Amazon Ups 'Prime' Rate

News Byte: Amazon Ups 'Prime' Rate

The Internet retailer increases the fee of its popular membership plan by $20 to stimulate revenues.