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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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Stein Mart’s “Give Back to Our Veterans” Promotion

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Jacksonville, FL—In honor of Veterans Day, Stein Mart will introduce its latest chain-wide charitable program, “Give Back to Our Veterans,” to support VA Voluntary Service (VAVS) and help the country’s veterans facing homelessness. Starting Nov. 3, shoppers can contribute to the effort by purchasing a new package of underwear or socks …

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Lower Gas Prices Result in Higher December Comp Sales, Experts Say

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New York—Lower gas prices, improved consumer confidence and plenty of promotions helped U.S. retailers see stronger sales in December, adding “holiday cheer.” Of the remaining dozen or so retailers who continue to release monthly sales stats, December comparable store gains are projected to grow 3.8% over December 2013 when comp …