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Appointments and personnel changes since spring market (as of September 30)

Date following the entry indicates the issue of HTT that the entry appeared in.

Albert, Herman "Hy" dead at 79, Spectrum Fabrics, 6/24/02.

Angelites, Christiana named manager, licensed product design, Waverly Lifestyle Group, F. Schumacher & Co., 8/26/02.

Arthur, Cornelia named import assistant, Elrene Home Fashions, 7/22/02.

Barbieri, Dana named stylist, utility bedding, Pillowtex Corp., 7/15/02.

Barker, Donna named dmm, softlines, Belk, 5/20/02.

Battino, Steve named operations manager, Elrene Home Fashions, 7/22/02.

Bay, Charles dead at 82, Eiderdown Studio; Charles Bay Linens, 7/8/02.

Beadle, John named national sales manager, Sublistatic International , 8/12/02.

Beard, Jeff named dmm, hardlines, Belk, 5/20/02.

Belak, Sam named vp, sales, Northeast, Sphinx, Oriental Weavers Group, 8/12/02.

Bennie, Susan named director, design, licensed product, Waverly Lifestyle Group, 8/26/02.

Bernstein, Philip dead at 95, Crown Crafts, 8/5/02.

Besser, Grant named vp, international commercial marketing, Warner Bros. Consumer Products, 7/22/02.

Best, Allen named master scheduler, Springs Industries, 6/24/02.

Birk, Leslie named vp, director of sales, The Rug Market Co., 7/22/02.

Blankshine, Scott named sales associate, Springs Industries, 6/24/02.

Blanton, Ray left as head of softlines merchandising operations, department stores, Value City Department Stores, 9/30/02.

Bowles, Todd named vp, merchandising and styling, Costa Blanca, 5/27/02.

Brady, Julie added product development duties to vp post, Croscill, 9/2/02.

Bramlage, Linda named vp, visual and store planning, The Bon Marché, Federated Department Stores, 9/16/02.

Branham, Rita named vp, merchandise support, Dollar General, 9/30/02.

Brodie, Judith named assistant vp, marketing administration, Cone Jacquards, Cone Mills Corp., 5/20/02.

Brodin, Per named vp, corporate accounting and reporting, May Department Stores Co., 6/24/02.

Budd, John named executive vp, chief marketing officer, JCPenney, 7/15/02.

Buffington, Melissa named senior vp, human development and planning, Dollar General, 9/30/02.

Buhler, Elizabeth left as vp, sales, Christofle Silver, 8/5/02.

Burnim, Roger named national sales manager, Heritage House, 5/13/02.

Byers, David left as vp, design, Weave, 7/29/02.

Cacella, Dan left as senior vp, sales and marketing, Sure Fit, 8/26/02.

Carlisle, Kevin named a vp of sales, Springs Industries, 5/20/02.

Castagna, Vanessa named executive vp , JCPenney, 7/15/02; named chairman and ceo, stores, catalog and Internet, JCPenney, 7/15/02.

Castella, Steve named senior product development manager, window coverings, JCPenney, 7/22/02.

Cavanaugh, John named vp, marketing and sales, Sunshine Mills, 9/16/02.

Chaudry, Zarrin named manager, MIS/EDI, Elrene Home Fashions, 7/22/02.

Chilton, Jeff named sales manager, institutional sales, pillows and pads, Pillowtex Corp., 7/15/02.

Chinni, Charles named executive vp, home, fine jewelry and family footwear, JCPenney, 7/15/02.

Chirchick, Steve named independent sales representative, Stone Brook Linens, 4/29/02.

Ciaccio, Maureen named regional sales manager, West, Elrene Home Fashions, 7/22/02.

Clark, David named senior vp, human resources, Federated Department Stores, 9/2/02.

Collins, Dale named national sales manager, The Rug Market Co., 7/22/02.

Coriano, Jazmine named head of accounts receivable, Elrene Home Fashions, 7/22/02.

Coughlin, Tom named president and ceo, Sam's Club, Wal-Mart, 9/2/02.

Culhane, Michael named vp, controller, Filene's, May Department Stores Co., 6/24/02.

Cushman, Harry named executive vp, sales, Clarence House, P. Kaufmann Inc., 6/24/02.

Cwirko, Kathleen resigned as senior vp, marketing, WestPoint Stevens, 5/6/02; named vp, sales, national accounts, Mohawk Home, 5/6/02.

Davis, Tony named vp, transportation, Dollar General, 9/30/02.

DeCarlo, Damian named manager, infant sales and marketing, in addition to current role as Southwest regional sales manager, Charles D. Owen Mfg., 8/26/02.

Degomes, Tony retired as vp, new business development, Quaker Fabrics, 4/29/02.

Delk, Mary named president, merchandising and marketing, Belk, 5/20/02.

Delsack, Sheldon named senior vp, sales, Robert Allen Group, 7/29/02.

Dick, Melvin named executive vp, cfo, Coldwater Creek, 6/10/02.

Dillman, Linda named senior vp, international systems development, Sam's Club, Wal-Mart, 9/2/02.

DiPrima, Doug named senior vp/gmm, cosmetics, shoes, accessories, intimate apparel and decorative home, Parisian, Saks Inc., 7/22/02.

Domino, Cindy left as buyer, fashion bedding and luxury linens, Strouds, 6/24/02.

Dyson, Jim named product development manager, Springs Industries, 6/24/02.

Easton, James named vp, products, Colonial Williamsburg Co., 6/10/02.

Edie, Bud named vp, sales and marketing, Homefires, 6/10/02.

Eskenasi, Peggy named president, private brand and product development, Saks Department Stores Group, Saks Inc., 9/30/02.

Fahey, Anne named vp, merchandise, full-line stores, Strouds, 6/10/02.

Falcon, Steve had position of regional vp, Super Centers eliminated, Kmart Corp., 5/20/02.

Farris, Kerry named vp, operations, Revere Mills Inc., 7/8/02.

Faudar, Bally left as vp, sales, decorative pillows, Ex-Cell Home Fashions, 8/5/02; named director, sales, Michele Sinai Inc., 8/5/02.

Filippone, Gary resigned as design director, Robert Allen @ Home, 7/29/02.

Firment, Barbara named senior vp, advertising, sales and in-store promotion, Kmart Corp., 7/22/02.

Fisher, Michael to add ceo title to president, coo duties as of Feb. 2003, Stein Mart, 6/10/02.

Fitzgerald, Lucia named vp, baby products, Springs Industries, 5/20/02.

Flanagan, Bryan named vp and cfo, Blair Corp., 6/10/02.

Forker, Kaela named vp, sales, American Pacific Enterprises, 5/27/02.

Foster, John had position of senior vp, real estate management eliminated, Kmart Corp., 5/20/02.

Fraley, John resigned as executive vp, Ex-Cell Home Fashions, 7/8/02.

Frank, Michael had position of senior vp, gmm, food and consumables eliminated, Kmart Corp., 5/20/02.

Friedman, Mark named chief marketing officer, Brylane, 6/3/02.

Gallion, Loretta named vp, Karen Neuburger, Hollander Home Fashions, 9/2/02.

Gannaway, Michael named president, Pillowtex Corp., 9/23/02.

Geise, Jim named sales representative, specialty retail chains, Croscill, 9/2/02.

Gladstone, Ann dead at 85, Anna's Linens, 6/24/02.

Glasser, Stuart named to head softlines merchandising operations, department stores, Value City Department Stores, 9/30/02.

Glover, Mark had position of vp, replenishment eliminated, Kmart Corp., 5/20/02.

Goforth, Saylor named assistant stylist, Elrene Home Fashions, 7/22/02.

Golden, Nancy named vp, creative services/licensing, WestPoint Stevens, 5/13/02.

Gottfried, Chris named buyer, towels and bath rugs, Bloomingdale's, 8/26/02.

Graham, John retired as president, Sphinx, Oriental Weavers Group, 6/24/02.

Grand, Mark retired as vp, gmm, bed, bath, window, mattress and RTA furniture, Sears, Roebuck & Co., 7/8/02.

Greenblatt, Frank dead at 55, Svenmill Ltd., 9/2/02.

Grimm, Tom retired as president, ceo, Sam's Club, Wal-Mart, 9/2/02.

Grissom-Proctor, Jo Dell named sales associate, Springs Industries, 6/24/02.

Hall, John left as senior vp, sales and marketing, department and specialty stores, Dan River Home Fashions, 7/8/02.

Haselbusch, Kathleen named buyer, fashion bedding and luxury linens, Strouds, 6/24/02.

Hayes, Charles "Chuck" dead at 68, Guilford Mills Inc., 7/29/02.

Hicks, Ken named president and coo, stores, JCPenney, 7/15/02.

Hill, Bart named general manager, textiles, Mohawk Home, 4/29/02.

Hill, Kathleen named merchandising manager, Cranston Consumer Products, 8/12/02.

Hill, Larry resigned as vp, national sales, Mohawk Home, 6/10/02.

Hoffman, Steven named vp, marketing services/licenses, WestPoint Stevens, 5/13/02.

Hofmeister, Joe had position of divisional vp, merchandising celebration eliminated, Kmart Corp., 5/20/02.

Hogan, Thomas retired as president, ceo, Foley's, May Department Stores, 5/6/02.

Horan, John named sales manager, specialty retail chains, Croscill, 9/2/02.

Horstman, Dennis named director, brand marketing, Cotton Inc., 8/26/02.

Houston, Terry named group industrial engineer, Springs Industries, 6/24/02.

Hueber, Paul named senior vp, operations administration, Kmart Corp., 5/20/02.

Hultgren, Mary named regional vp, central region, Jo-Ann Stores, 5/20/02.

Hummel, Safa named vp, sales, retail and wholesale, Christofle Silver, 8/5/02.

Irvin, John named executive vp, JCPenney Direct, JCPenney, 7/15/02.

Jacobs, Jeff named president, U.S. operations, Mohawk Home, 4/29/02.

Jacobs, Sally Ann named stylist, utility bedding, Pillowtex Corp., 7/15/02.

Jardina, Mike had position of divisional president, Super Centerseliminated Kmart Corp., 5/20/02.

Jennings, Carolyn named executive director, The Window Coverings Manufacturers Association, 6/24/02.

Jewett, Joshua named senior vp, chief information officer, Family Dollar Stores, 9/2/02.

Johnson, Don named senior merchandising manager, soft window, Springs Industries, 6/24/02.

Jordan, Audrey named, as member of Diversified Textiles, as sales agent, Chris Stone California, Chris Stone, 6/24/02.

Just, Nick named senior vp, gmm, apparel and jewelry, Kmart Corp., 4/29/02.

Kaufman, Jeff left as senior vp, supply chain management, Linens 'n Things, 7/8/02.

Keith, Greg had position of divisional vp, corporate purchasing eliminated, Kmart Corp., 5/20/02.

Kitchens, Gary named merchandising manager, soft window, Springs Industries, 6/24/02.

Kovats, Eric named regional vp, Southeast region, Jo-Ann Stores, 5/20/02.

Kracinovich, Rob named account executive, Nourison, 9/2/02.

Lakin, Henny Schlensinger named design manager, bath shop, WestPoint Stevens, 5/27/02.

Landers, John named inventory planner, Elrene Home Fashions, 7/22/02.

Landgraf, Mary Lynn named senior international trade specialist, Office of Textiles and Apparel, 9/16/02.

Langone, Rich named design director, Robert Allen @ Home, 7/29/02.

Lanni, Dave named vp, field human resources, Kmart Corp., 8/5/02.

Lantz, Ken named vp, Ellison, Alice Mills, 8/5/02.

Lauri, Francine named area account manager, New York, Raymond Waites Bedding, 7/15/02.

Littlejohn, Stan added coordinator, customer service, warehouse, distribution and traffic duties to role as head of healthcare and hospitality division, Charles D. Owen Mfg., 8/26/02.

Locket, Lyman named vp, logistics, human resources and chief diversity officer, Kmart Corp., 8/5/02.

Lorberbaum, Robert "Bobby" died June 24; age undisclosed, Lawtex Industries; Springs Industries, 7/8/02.

Maffei-Toolan, Pamela named vp, design, Waverly Lifestyle Group, F. Schumacher & Co., 9/30/02.

Malone, Michael named senior vp, marketing, Sony Pictures Consumer Products, 9/2/02.

Mansson, Fabian named president, ceo, Eddie Bauer, The Spiegel Group, 7/15/02.

Marsico, Dave named division president, eastern division, Kmart Corp., 5/20/02.

Marzen, Michael resigned as general manager, home furnishings, J.L. DeBall Canada, 6/24/02.

McColgan, Sarah named buyer, Calvin Klein, coordinate bedding and luxury accessories, Bloomingdale's, 8/26/02.

McMillon, Doug named executive vp, merchandising, Sam's Club, Wal-Mart, 9/2/02.

McNabb, Mary named executive vp, merchandising, Factory 2-U, 9/9/02.

Mehring, Denise named sales associate, Springs Industries, 6/24/02.

Meichner, Wayne left as executive vp, merchandising, Saks Fifth Avenue, 5/20/02.

Meissner, Doug named division president, western division, Kmart Corp., 5/20/02.

Mercer, Larry announced plans to retire, The Home Depot, 8/12/02.

Merlo, Robin named director, marketing communication, Cotton Inc., 8/5/02.

Mettler, Robert named chairman and ceo, Macy's West, Federated Department Stores, 5/6/02.

Michaud, Jonathon named designer, contract division, Raxon Fabrics, 6/10/02.

Milender, Steve named national sales manager, Raxon Fabrics, 6/10/02.

Minkoff, Ben left as sales representative, Florida, Chris Stone, 8/12/02.

Mittelman, Robert named independent sales representative, Stone Brook Linens, 4/29/02.

Montini, Enio had position of senior vp and gmm, drugstore eliminated, Kmart Corp., 5/20/02.

Moore, Beth named director, marketing, products, Colonial Williamsburg Co., 9/9/02.

Moore, Carlos left as president, The American Textile Manufacturers Institute, 7/15/02.

Moore, Gerald named director, bath product innovation, WestPoint Stevens, 5/27/02.

Moyer, Patrick resigned as vp, marketing, Mohawk Home, 4/29/02; named president, U.S. operations, Balta, 4/29/02.

Mueller, Charlie added director, procurement duties to role as import manager, Charles D. Owen Mfg., 8/26/02.

Nealon, Marty named executive vp, merchandising, HSN, 9/9/02.

Nordstrom, Dan resigned as ceo, Nordstrom.com, Nordstrom, 6/17/02.

North, Susan named vp, design, Interior Design Group, F. Schumacher & Co., 6/10/02.

Nugent, John "Jack" left as president, ceo, BJ's Wholesale Club, 9/16/02.

Nusbaum, Ann named manager, national accounts, Sphinx, 6/10/02.

Nygren, Jennifer named buyer, bed and bath accessories, Strouds, 6/24/02.

O'Keefe Theresa named vp, Fashion Bedding division, Hollander Home Fashions, 5/27/02.

Oliver, Thomas named chairman, ceo, Brands Shopping Network, 6/17/02.

Osborn, Mike named president and coo, Macy's West, Federated Department Stores, 6/3/02.

Owens, Clarisa named regional sales manager, The Rug Market Co., 7/22/02.

Paccione, Dale named, as member of Diversified Textiles, as sales agent, Chris Stone California, Chris Stone, 6/24/02.

Paccione, Jim named, as member of Diversified Textiles, as sales agent, Chris Stone California, Chris Stone, 6/24/02.

Pauluzzi, Paul named vp, sales, Midwest, Sphinx, Oriental Weavers Group, 8/12/02.

Peikoff, Michael left as senior vp, marketing, Sony Pictures Consumer Products, 9/2/02.

Perdue, Bill named sales consultant, Southwest, and member of JCPenney and Wal-Mart account teams, Charles D. Owen Mfg., 8/26/02.

Perdue, David named chairman, ceo, Pillowtex Corp., 6/17/02.

Pickman, Andrew named president, ceo, Foley's, May Department Stores, 5/6/02.

Pizzella, Barbara added bed, bath, window coverings and mattresses duties to her current role as vp, gmm, area rugs, home accents and housewares, Sears, Roebuck & Co., 8/26/02.

Plamondon, Roger named regional manager, Quebec, The Home Depot, 6/17/02.

Potel, Monique resigned as president, ceo, Mascioni USA, Mascioni, 7/29/02.

Price, Peter resigned as sales representative, Joan Fabrics/Main Street, 4/29/02; named vp, sales and marketing, home furnishings, J.L. DeBall Canada, 6/24/02.

Ramirez, Denise named buyer, luxury bedding and Tommy Hilfiger, Bloomingdale's, 8/26/02.

Rath, Charles named executive vp, chief marketing officer, Value City Department Stores, 9/16/02.

Ream, Chuck named sales associate, Springs Industries, 6/24/02.

Reza, Rose had position of senior vp, multi-cultural merchandising eliminated, Kmart Corp., 5/20/02.

Rice, Jeff named vp, human resources, Dollar General, 9/30/02.

Rice, Troy named senior vp, operations, The Home Depot, 8/12/02.

Riley, Michael named executive vp, sales and marketing, Sphinx, Oriental Weavers Group, 6/24/02.

Robertson, Dawn resigned as president, Federated Stores Direct, Federated Department Stores, 5/6/02.

Robetor, Doug named vp, sales, Southeast, Sphinx, Oriental Weavers Group, 8/12/02.

Rodriquez, Luz named design assistant, Elrene Home Fashions, 7/22/02.

Rosario, Paula named senior executive, retail and fashion marketing, Cotton Inc., 8/5/02.

Rose, Tom named national sales manager, Brentwood Originals, 9/23/02.

Rudy, Lewis named president, Louisville Bedding Corp., 4/29/02.

Ryman, Steve left as senior vp, global operations, Kmart Corp., 9/16/02.

Salamone, Lisa named executive vp, gmm, Restoration Hardware, 9/2/02.

Schropp, Linda named design director, bedding division, Arley Corp., 4/29/02.

Schutte, Russell named senior vp, stores, Proffitt's/McRae's, Saks Inc., 6/17/02.

Schwartz, Louis dead at 87, Madison Industries, 7/15/02.

Severson, Gary named senior vp, dmm, Sam's Club, Wal-Mart, 9/2/02.

Shackelford, Park named president, The American Textile Manufacturers Institute, 7/15/02.

Shapiro, Abby named vp, business development, WestPoint Stevens, 9/16/02.

Shawger, John named vp, sales and marketing, Cecil Saydah, 6/17/02.

Shearin, Chris named national sales manager, Braemore, P. Kaufmann Inc., 6/24/02.

Sides, Stephen named general manager, Georgian distribution center, Stanton Carpet Corp., 8/12/02.

Siegel, Craig named executive vp, Elrene Home Fashions, 7/22/02.

Smith, Mike resigned as president, Nordstrom.com, Nordstrom, 6/17/02.

Snyder, Kenneth named divisional vp, linens, domestics and social expressions, ShopKo, ShopKo Stores, 4/29/02.

Sowder, Eric named senior vp, logistics, Lowe's Companies, 5/13/02.

Springthorpe, Paul had position of senior vp, distribution center eliminated, Kmart Corp., 5/20/02.

Stark, Jeff had position of vp, pricing eliminated, Kmart Corp., 5/20/02.

Stein, Kevin named director, marketing, Latex Foam International, 6/3/02.

Stewart, Mike named sales associate, Springs Industries, 6/24/02.

Stinchfield, Kelly named capacity manager, Springs Industries, 6/24/02.

Stone, David named senior vp, information technology and chief information officer, WestPoint Stevens, 9/9/02.

Stringer, Roger named regional manager, West Coast, Sphinx, Oriental Weavers, 7/8/02.

Sutterfield, Phil retired as executive vp, merchandising, Sam's Club, Wal-Mart, 9/2/02.

Swirbul, Jay named sales representative, Florida, Chris Stone, 8/12/02.

Taxter, Mike named executive vp, director of stores, JCPenney, 7/15/02.

Taylor, John named regional manager, Southwest, Sphinx, 6/10/02.

Teague, Arian named window design team leader, Springs Industries, 9/30/02.

Tomechko, Edward named executive vp, cfo and secretary treasurer, Elder-Beerman Stores Corp., 6/3/02.

Torrey, Craig named national sales manager, Brentwood Originals, 9/23/02.

Treadway, Gregg left as executive vp, store operations, Kmart Corp., 5/13/02.

Tripathy, Nirmal "Trip" named executive vp, administration, Burdines, Federated Department Stores, 6/3/02.

Turner Jr., Cal resigned as ceo, Dollar General, 9/23/02.

Turner, Kevin named senior vp, chief information officer, Sam's Club, Wal-Mart, 9/2/02.

Tydall, Mike named senior director, Americas mill marketing, Cotton Inc., 8/26/02.

Vale, Joe named sales associate, Springs Industries, 6/24/02.

Veneziale, Colette named merchandising coordinator, Whisper Soft Mills, 9/30/02.

Verdisco, Robert announced yearend plans to retire as president, International Mass Retailers Association, 6/17/02.

Viramontes, Salvador named vp, Latin American licensing, Warner Bros. Consumer Products, 8/12/02.

Walker, Cynthia named vp, area research, Federated Department Stores, 5/20/02.

Warobick, Cheryl named regional vp, Midwest region, Jo-Ann Stores, 5/20/02.

Wasserman, Barry named regional sales manager, southeast, Austin Horn Collection, 9/9/02.

Weber, Terry Patterson named senior vp, marketing and corporate communications, Robert Allen Group, 7/29/02.

Wedge, Michael named president, ceo, BJ's Wholesale Club, 9/16/02.

Weiss, Shirley named sales assistant, Elrene Home Fashions, 7/22/02.

Wells, Billie named industrial engineer, Springs Industries, 6/24/02.

Welsh, Kathryn named vp, merchandising, soft window, Springs Industries, 6/24/02.

Wetmore, Geri named vp, lifestyle brand marketing and business development, Dan River Home Fashions

Williams, John announced plans to retire as of February 2003, Stein Mart, 6/10/02.

Williams, Tony resigned as president, coo, Pillowtex Corp., 9/16/02.

Williamson, Dennis named plant manager, Springs Industries, 6/24/02.

Wilsker, Julie named vp, design, P/Kaufmann Fabrics, P/Kaufmann Inc., 5/27/02.

Witt, Jonathan named vp, marketing, Sphinx, Oriental Weavers Group, 8/12/02.

Wooden, Amy named executive vp, merchandise planning and allocation, Belk, 5/20/02.

Wulfers, William had position of division president, Southeast eliminated, Kmart Corp., 5/20/02.

Wurl, Doug named senior vp, gmm, home, ShopKo, ShopKo Stores, 4/29/02.

Yiatchos, Gary named divisional vp, retail marketing division, Eddie Bauer, 4/29/02.

Zane, Lily named vp, product development, WestPoint Stevens, 9/16/02.

Zant, David named executive vp and gmm, men's and home, Belk, 5/20/02.

Zeoli, Joe named national sales manager, Glenoit Fabrics Corp., 9/16/02.

Zuleta, Pilar named senior vp and general manger, European, Middle East and African licensing, Warner Bros. Consumer Products, 6/10/02.

Zutler, Jacqueline named director, creative services, Basic Bedding, WestPoint Stevens, 8/5/02.

The following list is arranged by company name, with individual entries — which are divided into "new hires/promotions" and "departures" — listed by the issue date of executive change. Not all entries from prior list are included.

Alice Mills

New hires/promotions:

Lantz, Ken, vp, Ellison, 8/5/02.

American Pacific Enterprises

New hires/promotions:

Forker, Kaela, vp, sales, 5/27/02.

Arley Corp.

New hires/promotions:

Schropp, Linda, design director, bedding division, 4/29/02.

Austin Horn Collection

New hires/promotions:

Wasserman, Barry, regional sales manager, southeast, 9/9/02.

Balta

New hires/promotions:

Moyer, Patrick, president, U.S. operations, 4/29/02.

Belk

New hires/promotions:

Barker, Donna, dmm, softlines, 5/20/02; Beard, Jeff, dmm, hardlines, 5/20/02; Delk, Mary, president, merchandising and marketing, 5/20/02; Wooden, Amy, executive vp, merchandise planning and allocation, 5/20/02; Zant, David, executive vp and gmm, men's and home, 5/20/02.

BJ's Wholesale Club

New hires/promotions:

Wedge, Michael, president, ceo, 9/16/02.

Departures:

Nugent, John "Jack," president, ceo, 9/16/02.

Blair Corp.

New hires/promotions:

Flanagan, Bryan, vp and cfo, 6/10/02.

Bloomingdale's

New hires/promotions:

Gottfried, Chris, buyer, towels and bath rugs, 8/26/02; McColgan, Sarah, buyer, Calvin Klein, coordinate bedding and luxury accessories, 8/26/02; Ramirez, Denise, buyer, luxury bedding and Tommy Hilfiger, 8/26/02.

Brands Shopping Network

New hires/promotions:

Oliver, Thomas, chairman, ceo, 6/17/02.

Brentwood Originals

New hires/promotions:

Rose, Tom, national sales manager, 9/23/02; Torrey, Craig, national sales manager, 9/23/02.

Brylane

New hires/promotions:

Friedman, Mark, chief marketing officer, 6/3/02.

Cecil Saydah

New hires/promotions:

Shawger, John, vp, sales and marketing, 6/17/02.

Charles D. Owen Mfg.

New hires/promotions:

DeCarlo, Damian, manager, added infant sales and marketing, in addition to role as current Southwest regional sales manager, 8/26/02; Littlejohn, Stan, added coordinator, customer service, warehouse, distribution and traffic duties to role as head of healthcare and hospitality division, 8/26/02; Mueller, Charlie, added director, procurement duties to role as import manager, 8/26/02; Perdue, Bill, sales consultant, Southwest, and member of JCPenney and Wal-Mart account teams, 8/26/02.

Chris Stone

New hires/promotions:

Jordan, Audrey, named, as member of Diversified Textiles, as sales agent, Chris Stone California, 6/24/02; Paccione, Dale, named, as member of Diversified Textiles, as sales agent, Chris Stone California, 6/24/02; Paccione, Jim, named, as member of Diversified Textiles, as sales agent, Chris Stone California, 6/24/02; Swirbul, Jay, sales representative, Florida, 8/12/02.

Departures:

Minkoff, Ben, sales representative, Florida, 8/12/02

Christofle Silver

New hires/promotions:

Hummel, Safa, vp, sales, retail and wholesale, 8/5/02.

Departures:

Buhler, Elizabeth, vp, sales, 8/5/02.

Coldwater Creek

New hires/promotions:

Dick, Melvin, executive vp, cfo, 6/10/02.

Colonial Williamsburg Co.

New hires/promotions:

Easton, James, vp, products, 6/10/02; Moore, Beth, director, marketing, products, 9/9/02.

Cone Mills Corp.

New hires/promotions:

Brodie, Judith, assistant vp, marketing administration, Cone Jacquards, 5/20/02.

Costa Blanca

New hires/promotions:

Bowles, Todd, vp, merchandising and styling, 5/27/02.

Cotton Inc.

New hires/promotions:

Horstman, Dennis, director, brand marketing, 8/26/02; Merlo, Robin, director, marketing communication, 8/5/02; Rosario, Paula, senior executive, retail and fashion marketing, 8/5/02; Tydall, Mike, senior director, Americas mill marketing, 8/26/02.

Cranston Consumer Products

New hires/promotions:

Hill, Kathleen, merchandising manager, 8/12/02.

Croscill

New hires/promotions:

Brady, Julie, added product development duties to vp role, 9/2/02; Geise, Jim, sales representative, specialty retail chains, 9/2/02; Horan, John, sales manager, specialty retail chains, 9/2/02.

Dan River Home Fashions

New hires/promotions:

Wetmore, Geri, vp, lifestyle brand marketing and business development, 9/30/02.

Departures:

Hall, John, senior vp, sales and marketing, department and specialty stores, 7/8/02.

Dollar General

New hires/promotions:

Branham, Rita, vp, merchandise support, 9/30/02; Buffington, Melissa, senior vp, human development and planning, 9/30/02; Davis, Tony, vp, transportation, 9/30/02; Rice, Jeff, vp, human resources, 9/30/02.

Departures:

Turner Jr., Cal, ceo, 9/23/02.

Elder-Beerman Stores Corp.

New hires/promotions:

Tomechko, Edward, executive vp, cfo and secretary treasurer, 6/3/02.

Elrene Home Fashions

New hires/promotions:

Arthur, Cornelia, import assistant, 7/22/02; Battino, Steve, operations manager, 7/22/02; Chaudry, Zarrin, manager, MIS/EDI, 7/22/02; Ciaccio, Maureen, regional sales manager, West, 7/22/02; Coriano, Jazmine, head of accounts receivable, 7/22/02; Goforth, Saylor, assistant stylist, 7/22/02; Landers, John, inventory planner, 7/22/02; Rodriquez, Luz, design assistant, 7/22/02; Siegel, Craig, executive vp, 7/22/02; Weiss, Shirley, sales assistant, 7/22/02.

Ex-Cell Home Fashions

Departures:

Fraley, John, executive vp, 7/8/02; Faudar, Bally, vp, sales, decorative pillows, 8/5/02.

F. Schumacher & Co.

New hires/promotions:

North, Susan, vp, design, Interior Design Group, 6/10/02.

Factory 2-U

New hires/promotions:

McNabb, Mary, executive vp, merchandising, 9/9/02.

Family Dollar Stores

New hires/promotions:

Jewett, Joshua, senior vp, chief information officer, 9/2/02.

Federated Department Stores

New hires/promotions:

Mettler, Robert, chairman and ceo, Macy's West, 5/6/02; Walker, Cynthia, vp, area research, 5/20/02; Osborn, Mike, president and coo, Macy's West, 6/3/02; Tripathy, Nirmal "Trip," named executive vp, administration, Burdines, 6/3/02; Clark, David, senior vp, human resources, 9/2/02; Bramlage, Linda, vp, visual and store planning, The Bon Marché, 9/16/02.

Departures:

Robertson, Dawn, president, Federated Stores Direct, 5/6/02.

Glenoit Fabrics Corp.

New hires/promotions:

Zeoli, Joe, national sales manager, 9/16/02.

Heritage House

New hires/promotions:

Burnim, Roger, national sales manager, 5/13/02.

Hollander Home Fashions

New hires/promotions:

O'Keefe, Theresa, vp, Fashion Bedding division, 5/27/02; Gallion, Loretta, vp, Karen Neuburger, 9/2/02.

Homefires

New hires/promotions:

Edie, Bud, vp, sales and marketing, 6/10/02.

HSN

New hires/promotions:

Nealon, Marty, executive vp, merchandising, 9/9/02.

J.L. DeBall Canada

New hires/promotions:

Price, Peter, vp, sales and marketing, home furnishings, 6/24/02.

Departures:

Marzen, Michael, general manager, home furnishings, 6/24/02.

JCPenney

New hires/promotions:

Budd, John, executive vp, chief marketing officer, 7/15/02; Castagna, Vanessa, executive vp, JCPenney Corp.; chairman and ceo, stores, catalog and Internet, 7/15/02; Chinni, Charles, executive vp, home, fine jewelry and family footwear, 7/15/02; Hicks, Ken, president and coo, stores, 7/15/02; Irvin, John, executive vp, JCPenney Direct, 7/15/02; Taxter, Mike, executive vp, director of stores, 7/15/02; Castella, Steve, senior product development manager, window coverings, 7/22/02.

Joan Fabrics/Main Street

Departures:

Price, Peter, sales representative, 4/29/02.

Jo-Ann Stores

New hires/promotions:

Hultgren, Mary, regional vp, central region, 5/20/02; Kovats, Eric, regional vp, Southeast region, 5/20/02; Warobick, Cheryl, regional vp, Midwest region, 5/20/02.

Kmart Corp.

New hires/promotions:

Just, Nick, senior vp, gmm, apparel and jewelry, 4/29/02; Hueber, Paul, senior vp, operations administration, 5/20/02; Marsico, Dave, division president, eastern division, 5/20/02; Meissner, Doug, division president, western division, 5/20/02; Firment, Barbara, senior vp, advertising, sales and in-store promotion, 7/22/02; Lanni, Dave, vp, field human resources, 8/5/02; Locket, Lyman, vp, logistics, human resources and chief diversity officer, 8/5/02.

Departures:

Falcon, Steve, regional vp, Super Centers, 5/20/02; Foster, John, senior vp, real estate management, 5/20/02; Frank, Michael, senior vp, gmm, food and consumables, 5/20/02; Glover, Mark, vp, replenishment, 5/20/02; Hofmeister, Joe, divisional vp, merchandising celebration, 5/20/02; Jardina, Mike, divisional president, Super Centers, 5/20/02; Keith, Greg, divisional vp, corporate purchasing, 5/20/02; Montini, Enio, senior vp and gmm, drugstore, 5/20/02; Reza, Rose, senior vp, multi-cultural merchandising, 5/20/02; Ryman, Steve, senior vp, global operations, 9/16/02; Springthorpe, Paul, senior vp, distribution center, 5/20/02; Stark, Jeff, vp, pricing, 5/20/02; Treadway, Gregg, executive vp, store operations, 5/13/02; Wulfers, William, division president, Southeast, 5/20/02.

Latex Foam International

New hires/promotions:

Stein, Kevin, director, marketing, 6/3/02.

Linens 'n Things

New hires/promotions:

D'Onofrio, Tony, senior vp, supply chain management, 9/16/02.

Departures:

Kaufman, Jeff, senior vp, supply chain management, 7/8/02.

Louisville Bedding Corp.

New hires/promotions:

Rudy, Lewis, president, 4/29/02.

Lowe's Companies

New hires/promotions:

Sowder, Eric, senior vp, logistics, 5/13/02.

Mascioni

Departures:

Potel, Monique, president, ceo, Mascioni USA, 7/29/02.

May Dept. Stores Co.

New hires/promotions:

Pickman, Andrew, president, ceo, Foley's, 5/6/02; Brodin, Per, vp, corporate accounting and reporting, 6/24/02; Culhane, Michael, vp, controller, Filene's, 6/24/02.

Departures:

Hogan, Thomas, president, ceo, Foley's, 5/6/02.

Michele Sinai Inc.

New hires/promotions:

Faudar, Bally, director, sales, 8/5/02.

Mohawk Home

New hires/promotions:

Hill, Bart, general manager, textiles, 4/29/02; Jacobs, Jeff, president, U.S. operations, 4/29/02; Cwirko, Kathleen, vp, sales, national accounts, 5/6/02.

Departures:

Moyer, Patrick, vp, marketing, 4/29/02; Hill, Larry, vp, national sales, 6/10/02.

Nordstrom

Departures:

Nordstrom Dan, ceo, Nordstrom.com, 6/17/02; Smith, Mike, president, Nordstrom.com, 6/17/02.

Nourison

New hires/promotions:

Kracinovich, Rob, account executive, 9/2/02.

Oriental Weavers Group

New hires/promotions:

Nusbaum, Ann, manager, national accounts, Sphinx, 6/10/02; Taylor, John, regional manager, Southwest, Sphinx, 6/10/02; Riley, Michael, executive vp, sales and marketing, Sphinx, 6/24/02; Stringer, Roger, regional manager, West Coast, Sphinx, 7/8/02; Belak, Sam, vp, sales, Northeast, Sphinx, 8/12/02; Pauluzzi, Paul, vp, sales, Midwest, Sphinx, 8/12/02; Robetor, Doug, vp, sales, Southeast, Sphinx, 8/12/02; Witt, Jonathan, vp, marketing, Sphinx, 8/12/02.

Departures:

Graham, John, president, Sphinx, 6/24/02.

P. Kaufmann Inc.

New hires/promotions:

Wilsker, Julie, vp, design, P/Kaufmann Fabrics, 5/27/02; Cushman, Harry, executive vp, sales, Clarence House, 6/24/02; Shearin, Chris, national sales manager, Braemore, 6/24/02.

Pillowtex Corp.

New hires/promotions:

Perdue, David, chairman, ceo, 6/17/02; Barbieri, Dana, stylist, utility bedding, 7/15/02; Chilton, Jeff, sales manager, institutional sales, pillows and pads, 7/15/02; Jacobs, Sally Ann, stylist, utility bedding, 7/15/02; Gannaway, Michael, president, 9/23/02.

Departures:

Williams, Tony, president, coo, 9/16/02.

Quaker Fabrics

Departures:

Degomes, Tony, vp, new business development, 4/29/02.

Raxon Fabrics

New hires/promotions:

Michaud, Jonathon, designer, contract division, 6/10/02; Milender, Steve, national sales manager, 6/10/02.

Raymond Waites Bedding

New hires/promotions:

Lauri, Francine, area account manager, New York, 7/15/02.

Restoration Hardware

New hires/promotions:

Salamone, Lisa, executive vp, gmm, 9/2/02.

Revere Mills Inc.

New hires/promotions:

Farris, Kerry, vp, operations, 7/8/02.

Robert Allen @ Home

New hires/promotions:

Langone, Rich, design director, 7/29/02.

Departures:

Filippone, Gary, design director, 7/29/02.

Robert Allen Group

New hires/promotions:

Delsack, Sheldon, senior vp, sales, 7/29/02; Weber, Terry Patterson, senior vp, marketing and corporate communications, 7/29/02.

Saks Inc.

New hires/promotions:

Schutte, Russell, senior vp, stores, Proffitt's/McRae's, 6/17/02; DiPrima, Doug, senior vp/gmm, cosmetics, shoes, accessories, intimate apparel and decorative home, Parisian, 7/22/02; Eskenasi, Peggy, president, private brand and product development, Saks Department Stores Group, 9/30/02.

Departures:

Meichner, Wayne, executive vp, merchandising, Saks Fifth Avenue, 5/20/02.

Sears, Roebuck & Co.

New hires/promotions:

Pizzella, Barbara, added bed, bath, window coverings and mattresses duties to her current role as vp, gmm, area rugs, home accents and housewares, 8/26/02.

Departures:

Grand, Mark, vp, gmm, bed, bath, window, mattress and RTA furniture, 7/8/02.

ShopKo Stores

New hires/promotions:

Snyder, Kenneth, divisional vp, linens, domestics and social expressions, ShopKo, 4/29/02; Wurl, Doug, senior vp, gmm, home, ShopKo, 4/29/02.

Sony Pictures Consumer Products

New hires/promotions:

Malone, Michael, senior vp, marketing, 9/2/02.

Departures:

Peikoff, Michael, senior vp, marketing, 9/2/02.

The Spiegel Group

New hires/promotions:

Yiatchos, Gary, divisional vp, retail marketing division, Eddie Bauer, 4/29/02; Mansson, Fabian, president, ceo, Eddie Bauer, 7/15/02.

Springs Industries

New hires/promotions:

Carlisle, Kevin, a vp of sales, 5/20/02; Fitzgerald, Lucia, vp, baby products, 5/20/02; Best, Allen, master scheduler, 6/24/02; Blankshine, Scott, sales associate, 6/24/02; Dyson, Jim, product development manager, 6/24/02; Grissom-Proctor, Jo Dell, sales associate, 6/24/02; Houston, Terry, group industrial engineer, 6/24/02; Johnson, Don, senior merchandising manager, soft window, 6/24/02; Kitchens, Gary, merchandising manager, soft window, 6/24/02; Mehring, Denise, sales associate, 6/24/02; Ream, Chuck, sales associate, 6/24/02; Stewart, Mike, sales associate, 6/24/02; Stinchfield, Kelly, capacity manager, 6/24/02; Vale, Joe, sales associate, 6/24/02; Wells, Billie, industrial engineer, 6/24/02; Welsh, Kathryn, vp, merchandising, soft window, 6/24/02; Williamson, Dennis, plant manager, 6/24/02; Teague, Arian, window design team leader, 9/30/02.

Stanton Carpet Corp.

New hires/promotions:

Sides, Stephen, general manager, Georgian DC, 8/12/02.

Stein Mart

New hires/promotions:

Fisher, Michael, to add ceo title to president, coo duties as of Feb. 2003, 6/10/02.

Departures:

Williams, John, plans to retire as of Feb. 2003, 6/10/02.

Stone Brook Linens

New hires/promotions:

Chirchick, Steve, independent sales rep., 4/29/02; Mittelman, Robert, independent sales rep., 4/29/02.

Strouds

New hires/promotions:

Fahey, Anne, vp, merchandise, full-line stores, 6/10/02; Haselbusch, Kathleen, buyer, fashion bedding and luxury linens, 6/24/02; Nygren, Jennifer, buyer, bed and bath accessories, 6/24/02.

Departures:

Domino, Cindy, buyer, fashion bedding and luxury linens, 6/24/02.

Sublistatic International

New hires/promotions:

Beadle, John, national sales manager, 8/12/02.

Sunshine Mills

New hires/promotions:

Cavanaugh, John, vp, marketing and sales, 9/16/02.

Sure Fit

Departures:

Cacella, Dan, senior vp, sales and marketing, 8/26/02.

The Home Depot

New hires/promotions:

Plamondon, Roger, regional mgr., Quebec, 6/17/02; Rice, Troy, sr. vp, operations, 8/12/02.

Departures:

Mercer, Larry, plans to retire, 8/12/02.

The Rug Market Co.

New hires/promotions:

Birk, Leslie, vp, director of sales, 7/22/02; Collins, Dale, national sales mgr., 7/22/02; Owens, Clarisa, regional sales mgr., 7/22/02.

Value City Dept. Stores

New hires/promotions:

Rath, Charles, exec. vp, chief marketing officer, 9/16/02; Glasser, Stuart, to head softlines merchandising operations, dept. stores, 9/30/02.

Departures:

Blanton, Ray, head of softlines merchandising operations, dept. stores, 9/30/02.

Wal-Mart

New hires/promotions:

Coughlin, Tom, president and ceo, Sam's Club, 9/2/02; Dillman, Linda, senior vp, international systems development, Sam's Club, 9/2/02; McMillon, Doug, executive vp, merchandising, Sam's Club, 9/2/02; Severson, Gary, senior vp, dmm, Sam's Club, 9/2/02; Turner, Kevin, senior vp, chief information officer, Sam's Club, 9/2/02.

Departures:

Grimm, Tom, president, ceo, Sam's Club, 9/2/02; Sutterfield, Phil, executive vp, merchandising, Sam's Club, 9/2/02.

Warner Bros. Consumer Products

New hires/promotions:

Zuleta, Pilar, senior vp and general manager, European, Middle East and African licensing, 6/10/02; Besser, Grant, vp, int'l commercial marketing, 7/22/02; Viramontes, Salvador, vp, Latin American licensing, 8/12/02.

Waverly Lifestyle Group

New hires/promotions:

Angelites, Christiana, manager, licensed product design, F. Schumacher & Co., 8/26/02; Bennie, Susan, director, design, licensed product, 8/26/02; Maffei-Toolan, Pamela, vp, design, F. Schumacher & Co., 9/30/02.

Weave

Departures:

Byers, David, vp, design, 7/29/02.

WestPoint Stevens

New hires/promotions:

Golden, Nancy, vp, creative services/licensing, 5/13/02; Hoffman, Steven, vp, marketing services/licenses, 5/13/02; Lakin, Henny Schlensinger, design manager, bath shop, 5/27/02; Moore, Gerald, director, bath product innovation, 5/27/02; Zutler, Jacqueline, director, creative services, Basic Bedding, 8/5/02; Stone, David, senior vp, information technology and chief information officer, 9/9/02; Shapiro, Abby, vp, business development, 9/16/02; Zane, Lily, vp, product development, 9/16/02.

Departures:

Cwirko, Kathleen, senior vp, marketing, 5/6/02.

Whisper Soft Mills

New hires/promotions:

Veneziale, Colette, merchandising coordinator, 9/30/02.

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