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McMahon Named New Shopko CEO

Peter McMahon

GREEN BAY, Wis.–Shopko has named retail industry veteran Peter McMahon CEO. McMahon succeeds W. Paul Jones, who left Shopko in October. McMahon most recently served as the chief operating officer at Canadian food retailer Loblaws, where he was responsible for supply chain, IT, human resources, labor relations, merchandising, store operations and loss prevention functions.  PriorMore »

AmericasMart to Highlight Milestone Anniversaries

AmericasMart

ATLANTA–AmericasMart will mark a number of anniversary celebrations during the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market in January. Living. Outdoor/Indoor. The Gardens. collection will mark its 20th anniversary with an outdoor fabric fashion show, celebrations and giveaways, including a complete outdoor room and $20,000 of top outdoor living product. Inaugural category exhibitors Campania Int’l,More »

Rick Zugel of DKB Dies

Rick Zugel

SHEBOYGAN, Wis.—Rick Zugel, director of sales at DKB Household, passed away on Nov. 10. He was 63. Zugel spent his career in housewares sales, most recently with DKB Household and previously with Wilton Products, the Sunbeam Corporation, Mirro Company (a division of Newell Rubbermaid), Regent Sheffield LTD and Regal Ware, Inc. A graduate of theMore »

AmericasMart: Home and Rug Integration Enhanced by Loloi Expansion

AmericasMart

ATLANTA–The continuing integration of rug and home merchandise in new lifestyle presentations on AmericasMart Atlanta Floors 3 through 6 will gain momentum in January 2014 with the expansion of Loloi Rugs into a 14,000 square-foot showroom, according to Jeffrey L. Portman, president and chief operating officer of AmericasMart parent company AMC, Inc. Loloi’s expansion marksMore »

Smith’s Appoints Davis VP Marketing

Troy Davis

HOT SPRINGS, Ark.–Smith’s Consumer Products, Inc. has appointed Troy Davis vice president of marketing. This is a newly created position that reports directly to Dan Glidden, CEO. As a member of the firm’s executive team, Davis will lead the company’s worldwide branding initiatives and oversee marketing, advertising, public relations, consumer and trade promotions, social mediaMore »

Magisso Appoints Pregartner COO

Sue Pregartner

  NEW YORK–Magisso, the Finnish design brand, has named Sue Pregartner chief operating officer for Magisso North America, Inc. as it sets sights on the North American market. It is a new position for the company. Pregartner, who reports to Juhani Sirén, CEO and founder of Magisso, heads up Magisso operations in the U.S. andMore »