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Jooma Resigns as Sears Holdings EVP

Imran Jooma

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.-Imran Jooma, Sears Holdings’ executive vice president and president of online, marketing, pricing and financial services, has resigned. According to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Jooma’s resignation will take effect on Feb. 6. In a message to Sears Holdings employees, Edward Lampert, chairman and CEO, said Jooma will assistMore »

Last updated: December 24, 2014

Taylor Precision Products Acquires Chef’n

Taylor Precision Products

OAK BROOK, Ill.-Taylor Precision Products, marketer of a wide range of branded consumer housewares products, has acquired The Chef’n Corporation, a designer of housewares goods. Chef’n, based in Seattle, is Taylor’s third acquisition since the June 2012 acquisition of Taylor by Centre Partners, a New York-based private equity firm. “We are extremely excited to beMore »

Last updated: December 24, 2014

Feizy Restructures Sales Team, Cameron Feizy Assumes Sales Leadership

Feizy Rugs

DALLAS –Feizy Rugs has realigned its sales structure, with Cameron Feizy, senior vice president, assuming responsibility for the direct oversight of its sales team. This includes regional sales managers and territory managers and their development of new accounts and maintenance of existing accounts. Feizy joined the company full time in 2000, and has served inMore »

Last updated: December 24, 2014

Reid Named to Biz Development Post at G&S Metals

Stacey Reid

CLEVELAND-Stacey Reid has joined bakeware company G&S Metal Products in the newly created position of director of business development. Reid’s responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, developing new products and opening additional channels of distribution. She will report to Bob Greenberger, senior executive vice president. Reid most recently served as vice president, salesMore »

Last updated: December 24, 2014

Gift Veteran Mendlow Launches Wall Decor Company

zero2sixty Kathy Davis

BLUE BELL, Pa.-Home decor veteran Ann Marie Mendlow has founded a wall decor design and distribution company called Zero2Sixty Studio, whose inaugural partnership for design will be with Kathy Davis Studios. Zero2Sixty will debut its launch collection, which will feature Kathy Davis’ iconic watercolor designs, at winter markets in Atlanta, Dallas and Las Vegas andMore »

Last updated: December 24, 2014

Walmart de Mexico Names Ostale CEO

Enrique Ostale

MEXICO CITY-Enrique Ostale, chairman of Walmart De Mexico y Centroamerica (Walmex), has been appointed to the additional roles of president and CEO. In addition to leading Walmex, Ostale will continue to oversee Walmart’s operations in Latin America as president and CEO of that operation. He will assume his new posts on Jan. 1. He willMore »

Last updated: December 23, 2014

At Home Names Chief Marketing Officer

Jennifer Warren

PLANO, Texas-At Home, the home decor retailer, has appointed Jennifer Warren as its new chief marketing officer. The position had been vacant for several months. Warren, who reports to CEO Lee Bird, most recently held the position of chief marketing officer for Radio Shack, where she was responsible for leading the marketing, consumer insights, privateMore »

Last updated: December 23, 2014