JCPenney executive vice president and chief customer officer Joseph McFarland has left the company to follow his former CEO and join Lowe's where he will serve as the company's executive vice president of stores.
Minneapolis-based Christopher & Banks has appointed Andrea Kellick as senior vice president and chief merchandising officer. As CMO, Kellick will oversee all aspects of product development, sourcing and merchandising.
Ybrands has released a new study ranking the most trustworthy brands according to consumers aged 13-36. While Dove took the top spot across all product categories, Nike reigned supreme among fashion brands.
Target's private-label denim brand Universal Thread has been sued by plus-size brand Universal Standard which alleges the mass market retailer is infringing on its trademark and confusing customers with its marketing.