Alan Holland retiring from JCP

Retail Editor 8, August 30, 2010

Plano, Texas - Veteran home textiles merchant Alan Holland will retire Sept. 24 from JCPenney, where he has most recently served a merchandise marketing director for window coverings.

Holland began his retailing career 42 years ago at the former Gimbels in New York starting as assistant buyer, moving up to associate buyer and then buyer in window coverings. He then served as buyer in various positions for Lit's and F&R Lazarus. He later served as divisional merchandise manager for the former Joske's, Rike's and as well as Dillard's and The Home Front until 1987.

He joined JCPenney 17 years ago where he first was senior buyer of pillows and blankets. He later became senior buyer for drapery hardware, hard window and ready-made draperies. He left Penney in 1999 to join Expo Design Center, a unit of Home Depot, as global project manager.

He returned to Penney in 2005 where he served as senior buyer in window and moved to his current post in 2007.

In his current post he reports to Susan Gregson, divisional vp, dmm window.

Featured Video

  • Live From New York: Fashion Comes Across the Pond

    Camera Icon More Videos

Subscribe to
Home & Textiles Today eDaily
Receive the news you need to know about the trends in the industry delivered right to your inbox.

CURRENT ISSUE

HTT Current issue for September 2017

See the September 2017 issue of Home & Textiles Today. In this issue, we look at the Attack of the Killer Third Tier: Monster off-pricers are climbing to the top of the food chain, plus New Products: 40 pages of new products debuting at the New York Home Fashions Market; Home Stores: TJX unveils first U.S. HomeSense store; Clicks to Bricks: Boll & Branch moves from digital to physical retailing; and much more... See details!