SmartBargains names two gmms

Boston – SmartBargains has named Corina Roth vp, gmm home; and Shari Shakun vp, gmm softlines. Roth was most recently vp, dmm for domestics, gifts, candy, luggage and stationery at Boscov’s Department Stores, where she has worked for 18 years.

Shakun was most recently a merchandise manager in ladies sportswear at TJX Companies, where she formerly had responsibility for growing the women’s footwear business.

Home categories at the online, off-price SmartBargains include bedding and bath, kitchen and dining, home furnishings, and patio and outdoor.

"Over the next few months both Shari and Corina will be leveraging their strong relationships in the vendor community to significantly expand many of SmartBargains’ merchandise categories with the products our customers want at the best possible prices," said Bart Litvin, chief merchandising officer, SmartBargains.

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