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May Co., Hearst Magazine to market home line

Looking to further differentiate its home merchandise, The May Department Stores Co. has teamed up with Hearst Magazines to jointly market a collection of home merchandise under the House Beautiful trademark. Ranging from home decor to textiles to dinnerware, the collection will debut in 2005, in all of May's full-line department stores. The company also announced three more lifestyle concept stores will open this year — a Famous-Barr in Columbia, MO, a Kaufmann's in Pittsburgh, and a Meier & Frank store in Ogden, UT.

Kmart promotes Atteberry

Robert Atteberry has been promoted at Kmart for the second time in less than three months, being named vp and gmm, responsible for managing all merchandising functions in hard and soft home, do-it-yourself, horticulture, and outdoor living.

Previously he was dvp, merchandising, hard and soft home.

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