Anna’s Linens promotes merchandising team
January 3, 2007-- Home Textiles Today,
Costa Mesa,Calif.-- Specialty retailerAnna’s Linens has announced a range of promotions within its merchandise team.
Carie Doll has been promoted to senior vp of merchandise and marketing, overseeing the following lines: bath, windows, decorative accessories, tabletop, and kitchen. Reporting to Doll will be newly promoted senior buyer Peggy Galvin, who has responsibility for bath, framed art, and home décor.
Kevin McLain is vp of merchandise for all bedding and direct sourcing. Reporting to McLain is John Partington, senior buyer for all sheets and basic bedding.
“I believe the promotion of these experienced team members will further leverage the strong collaborative relationships we have with our suppliers and vendors,” said Alan Gladstone, ceo of the 249-store chain.
“Their track record of tailoring our merchandise mix to the tastes of our core customers is one of our key strengths and will support the expansion of our merchandise offering and number of stores,” he added.
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