Big Lots Names ceo

COLUMBUS, OHIO - Retail veteran David Campisi will succeed Steve Fishman as ceo of Big Lots, effective May 6.
     Campisi was most recently chairman and ceo of Respect Your Universe (RYU), a publicly- traded company focused on performance apparel and equipment. Prior to that, he was with The Sports Authority for nearly seven years, eventually becoming chairman and ceo. Earlier, he held executive level merchandising roles at Kohl's, Fred Meyer Inc., and Meijer and Frank Company.
     Said Campisi, "Big Lots has a unique niche as the largest broad line closeout retailer in North America, and after spending time with the board of directors, I am excited about the opportunities to build upon what Steve and the team has created."

Home & Textiles Today Staff | News & Commentary

 Home Textiles Today is the market-leading brand covering the home and textiles markets, offering a comprehensive package of print and online products. Home & Textiles Today provides industry news, product trends and introductions, exclusive industry research, consumer data, store operations solutions, trade show news and much more.

Featured Video

  • 1200 Suppliers are Ready for You at Intertextile Shanghai

    Camera Icon More Videos

Subscribe to
Home & Textiles Today eDaily
Receive the news you need to know about the trends in the industry delivered right to your inbox.

CURRENT ISSUE

HTT August 2017

See the August 2017 issue of Home & Textiles Today. In this issue, we look at the Top 50 Retailing Giants Report, plus Manufacturing: Made in the USA gaining ground; International: Portugal ramping up exports; New products: NY Now home textiles introductions; Outlook: Commentary from H&TT's editors; and Planning: Trade show calendar.

See details!