Nearly three-quarters of Maricopa County employees are overweight or obese, so officials are adding wellness programs and using creative ways to get them to eat healthier, such as putting nutritious snacks in vending machines. The Arizona county's program is geared toward being noncoercive and nonpunitive by removing barriers to making healthy choices and focusing on employee education, biometric testing and improving the workplace environment.
Dress Barn has acquired Tween Brands, which will give the retailer its first crack at e-commerce with LimitedToo.com and ShopJustice.com. Dressbarn.com offers only gift cards and directions to stores, at least for now.
The Tuesday night premiere of SyFy's "Warehouse 13" attracted 3.5 million viewers, making the new series the third-most-watch premiere in the network's history. Also that night, ABC Family debuted "10 Things I Hate About You," which pulled in 1.6 million viewers, according to Nielsen live-plus-same-day ratings.