Former Dollar General exec named The Bargain Shop ceo
March 22, 2011-- Home Textiles Today,
Missisauga, Ontario - The Bargain Shop - 238-store Canadian general merchandise chain - has promoted Beryl "Jack" Buley to president and ceo.
He joined the company late last year at evp and chief merchandising officer. Prior to that, he was division president of merchandising, marketing and global supply chain at Dollar General. Previously, he spent 16 years with Kohl's.
His predecessor at The Bargain Shop, Michael Roellinghoff, will become vice chairman of the board.
"Compared to the US retail sector, Canada's retailing environment is underserved," said Buley. "I am thrilled to be working with the tb!s team and its evolving retail model which I believe will enable us to become an even larger and more successful retail destination."
The company will begin testing a re-designed retail format that offers a greater assortment of convenience products, including grocery.
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