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Kohl’s Appoints COO, Who Will Be Competing for Future CEO Role

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Menomonee Falls, WI—Kohl’s announced today that Sona Chawla, a former Walgreens executive, has been named its new chief operating officer. Chawla will oversee the integration of Kohls’ stores and digital business. And in a rare instance of public competition, Kohl’s said Chawla, along with chief merchandising and customer officer Michelle …

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Ross Stores Hires Stein Mart’s Brian Morrow to Head dd’s Discounts

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Dublin, CA and Jacksonville, FL—Ross Stores, Inc. announced today that Brian Morrow will join as President and Chief Merchandising Officer at dd’s DISCOUNTS effective December 7. Most recently Morrow was president/chief merchandising officer at Stein Mart. Morrow will report directly to Barbara Rentler, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, and be …

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Stockholders Agree to Merger Agreement Between Belk, Sycamore Partners

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Charlotte, NC–Belk, Inc., announced today that its stockholders voted to approve the adoption of the previously announced merger agreement with affiliates of Sycamore Partners. “We are pleased that our stockholders voted in favor of our sale to Sycamore Partners,” said Tim Belk, chairman/chief executive officer of Belk, Inc. “The vote …