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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN RETAIL AND POLITICS COLLIDE?

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In today’s heated political climate, when consumers on both sides of issues push their favorite stores to take sides, can retail really stay out of politics? And more importantly, should it? Nordstrom recently got caught in a crosshairs trifecta of a #grabyourwallet boycott movement, President Donald Trump’s Twitter finger and consumers’ credit cards. It’s …

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NORDSTROM’S NEW EXECS TO FOCUS ON ‘STORE OF THE FUTURE’

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Nordstrom, Inc. has announced two new appointments that are bringing the department store in the direction of the “Store of the Future.” The company created a new executive team role, Chief Innovation Officer, and named long-time company leader Geevy Thomas to the position. It also announced Karen McKibbin as president, …

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Moves: Coach Names New CFO; Nordstrom CTO Leaving

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Coach, Inc. announced the appointment of Kevin G. Wills as Chief Financial Officer, effective no later than March 2017. Mr. Wills joins Coach from AlixPartners LLP, a global business advisory firm, where he has served as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer since March 2014. “Kevin brings nearly 30 years of broad-based and relevant retail and …