Wurl to lead home, hardlines at ShopKo
February 17, 2003,
ShopKo Stores has promoted Doug Wurl to senior vp/gmm, hardlines and home, for the ShopKo division. Reporting to Kevin Easton, executive vp and chief merchandising officer, Wurl assumes responsibility for the merchandising and profitability of linens, domestics, housewares and home decor, in addition to his merchandising duties in seasonal merchandise and the electronics, paint, hardware and automotive categories. Wurl joined the retailer in 2000 as divisional vp of soft home categories including linens, domestics and social expressions. He was promoted to senior vp/gmm of home in December 2001.