Nordstrom will continue its expansion in New York City by adding two more service hubs under its Nordstrom Local concept.
Nordstrom has named Teri Bariquit chief merchandising officer. In this newly created role, Bariquit will serve as a member of the company’s executive team, leading the full-price and off-price merchandising areas. She will report to co-president, Pete Nordstrom.
Before joining J.C. Penney, Jill Soltau was CEO of Joann Stores, a specialty retailer of fabrics and crafting supplies with about 850 stores across the United States. When it announced her hiring, the retailer emphasized that she helped reinvigorate the Joann brand and improved its market position by taking a consumer-oriented approach to determine and deliver compelling assortments.
Kohl’s is teaming with Facebook to launch Curated By Kohl’s, a selection of products from emerging brands that will initially be available in 50 Kohl’s stores beginning in October.
A special committee of the board of directors of Hudson’s Bay Company has issued an update on its ongoing review of the June 10 proposal for the privatization of the company from a group of HBC shareholders, including HBC’s governor and executive chairman, at a price of $9.45 per share in cash.
Kohl’s has selected Dsco, an enterprise drop ship platform, to support its drop ship supplier network. The move enables Kohl’s to accelerate its strategy of leveraging its drop ship network to expand the assortment as part of its digital growth initiatives.
Following reports that J.C. Penney was in the early stages of exploring debt restructuring options, the department store retailer issued a statement saying the company had “no significant debt maturities” come due in the near term.