Fortunoff Hires Bobkin, Kwon
November 3, 2008,
Uniondale, N.Y. — Longtime home fashions executive Mitch Bobkin has joined specialty retailer Fortunoff as fashion director for furniture, rugs, lamps and wall art. He also will buy decorative accessories.
Sam Kwon has joined the company as senior buyer for upholstery and occasional, filling a position that has been open since March. He was most recently with Ralph Lauren Home retail, and earlier worked at West Elm and Marshall Field's. He also reports to Larkey.
“This completes the building of our very professional Fortunoff's furniture and related product team with both Fortunoff's and external professionals joining us,” said Charles Chinni, president.