Mr. Tritton has over 30 years of experience in the retail industry, including most recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer at
"We are thrilled to announce a President and CEO with one of the most impressive resumes in the business," said
Mr. Gaston continued, "The Board and I would also like to thank
Ms. Winston has served as interim CEO since
When Mr. Tritton joins
Mr. Tritton stated, "There is immense opportunity ahead for
As Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer at
- Served as a key member of the executive leadership team that transformed the company, including building a new durable retail model that repositioned the retailer's long-term relevance with customers and positioned the business to grow profitably over time.
- Created and executed a vision for turning around
Target'sprivate-label strategy, reviving the company's existing brands and launching over 30 brands in two and a half years.
- Right-sized the company's price-value equation and brand positioning, resulting in higher regular price sales and profitability.
- During his tenure at
Target, the company achieved eight straight quarters of comparable sales increases, the best two-year stack performance in over a decade.
Additionally, while serving as EVP President of
- Oversaw merchandising, design, manufacturing, marketing and the omni-channel distribution of over 50 private-label brands across the company's full retail portfolio.
- Doubled the private-label business and created distinct brand assets. At approximately 10% of total
Nordstrommulti-channel sales volume, NPG exceeded $1.5 billionin annual revenue during his tenure.
Nordstromas a global benchmark for retailers, taking an integrated approach to the in-store experience and digital marketing.
Mr. Tritton has served in leadership roles with other retail brands, including
A native of
About the Company
The Company operates websites at bedbathandbeyond.com, bedbathandbeyond.ca, worldmarket.com, buybuybaby.com, buybuybaby.ca, christmastreeshops.com, andthat.com, harmondiscount.com, facevalues.com, ofakind.com, onekingslane.com, personalizationmall.com, decorist.com, harborlinen.com, and t-ygroup.com.
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