Donna Karan exec to steer Cannon revamp
March 23, 2004-- Home Textiles Today,
NEW YORK — Brand management firm Group 3 Design has hired Amy Rosenblatt as vice president of brand development for the Cannon and the Cannon Royal Family brands.
Rosenblatt will be responsible for product development and marketing. The brands will target the mass and mid-tier channels, Group 3 said.
Rosenblatt has most recently served as vice president of product development and marketing at Donna Karan Home, a division of CHF Industries, for the last four years. She participated in the launching of both the DKNY Life and Donna Karan New York home furnishings brands into retail. Her responsibilities included product development, merchandising, marketing and production planning.
Prior to that, she was vce president of product development and marketing for five years at Calvin Klein Home, where she was involved in the start-up and initial introduction of both the Calvin Klein Home brand and the subsequent Khaki brand, introduced in 1999.
Before joining the supplier side, Rosenblatt worked for 14 years in various merchandising and buying positions with major US retailers, including nine years with Bloomingdale's and two years with Linens 'N Things. At Linens 'N Things she held the position of buyer of sheets, comforters and bedspreads. Her Bloomingdale's career culminated as Divisional Merchandising Manager, Home Furnishings.
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