Tag Archives: Barbara Turf

Bopp Out at Crate and Barrel

Sascha Bopp

NORTHBROOK, Ill.-Sascha Bopp has resigned as CEO of Crate and Barrel. Adrian Mitchell, chief operating officer and chief financial officer, has assumed interim leadership of the specialty retailer. A search has already begun for a permanent CEO, according to a Crate and Barrel statement. Bopp joined Crate and Barrel in 2009 as chief operating officer.More »

Last updated: August 6, 2014

Barbara Turf, Former Crate & Barrel CEO, 71

Barbara Turf

CHICAGO-Barbara Turf, former president and CEO of Crate & Barrel, has died. Turf was 71. According to press reports, Turf died on July 12 of pancreatic cancer at Evanston Hospital in Evanston, Ill. She is survived by her husband, Robert, three children and two grandchildren. Turf worked for Crate & Barrel for 45 years, joiningMore »

Last updated: July 14, 2014

Gift For Life to Honor Norman Glassberg, Kurt Adler, Clare Brett Smith

Gift For Life

NEW YORK–Gift for Life will honor two industry leading organizations and individuals—Kurt Adler Inc, Clare Brett Smith and Norman Glassberg—during its Party for Life in February. Kurt Adler is being honored with Gift for Life’s Chuck Yancy Lifetime Achievement Award. Founded by Kurt S. Adler in 1946, the company has been a leading importer ofMore »

Last updated: October 3, 2013