Retail briefs

No replacement yet for Paquette at Kmart

Kmart said it plans to fill the senior vp, hardlines and home, position formerly held by Paula Paquette as soon as possible and that it would announce a successor in due course. Paquette was one of five executives who were let go last week because they received retention loans from former chairman and ceo Chuck Conway. She joined Kmart in 1996 as a fashion bedding buyer.

Stroud's reaches out electronically

Stroud's has been reaching out to national customers through e-mail solicitiation — most recently in a January Sale & Clearance that featured Charisma by Fieldcrest and featuring flannel bedding at 40 percent off.

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