Edwards leaves Jo-Ann

HUDSON, Ohio — Jo-Ann Stores, Inc. Executive Vice President of Operations Mike Edwards will leave the company at the end of May to join west coast retailer Lucy as its president and CEO.

Edwards helped Jo-Ann Stores complete its turnaround plan ahead of schedule and has assembled an operational team that will remain in place, according to the company. Jo-Ann Stores will be working with him over the next several weeks to complete a transition plan.

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