Anna's Hires Knapp, Promotes Negrete
Home & Textiles Today Staff -- Home Textiles Today, March 26, 2012
COSTA MESA, CALIF. - Anna's Linens has added Jennifer Knapp to its team as senior buyer of window coverings and promoted Maggie Negrete to fashion bedding buyer.
Knapp spent the past seven years as a buyer at Shopko.
"We're confident that Jennifer will utilize her high level retail and buying experience to manage these buying responsibilities at Anna's," said Carie Doll, evp and chief merchandising officer.
Negrete has worked in the Anna's Linens' merchandising department for more than seven years in various positions.
"We are focused on being the leader in decorative window coverings and fashion bedding and have hired Jennifer and promoted Maggie to help further expand on our success," said Alan Gladstone, ceo and founder.
Anna's currently operates more than 290 stores in 18 states.