Merchant Pellenberg Joins Linen Source
June 18, 2007,
Charles Pellenberg has joined retailer Linen Source as senior vp, gmm, a new post. He reports to Steve Cobden and Frank Hill, co-presidents of the Thompson Group, owner of Linen Source.
All linen source buyers, merchandise managers and creative staff now report to Pellenberg.
Pellenberg, a longtime home furnishings retailing executive, held buying positions at the former Gimbels in New York, he launched the Domestications catalog and later joined Brylane Home — now corporately named Redcats USA. He returned to Hanover Direct as president of Domestications in 2004.
In another new appointment, Sharon Pennington has joined the company as director of e-commerce marketing for all brands. She formerly was with Home Shopping Network, and earlier, Shop At Home.