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Mark Tritton

Hartsig joins Bed Bath & Beyond as chief merchant

Hartsig joins Bed Bath & Beyond as chief merchant

UNION, N.J. — Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has appointed former Walgreens chief merchandising officer Joe Hartsig as its chief merchant. He will be reporting to chief executive officer Mark Tritton. Hartsig will also become president of Bed Bath & Beyond’s Harmon Stores business — which oversees shops that sells cosmetics, health essentials and beauty

Bed Bath & Beyond restructures leadership

Bed Bath & Beyond restructures leadership

UNION, N.J. — Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. said Tuesday that six top executives have left the company, as part of an extensive restructuring of its leadership team. Those leaving the company include the chief merchandising officer, chief marketing officer, chief digital officer, chief legal officer and general counsel, and the chief administrative officer. The

Tritton exits, Fiddelke advances at Target

Tritton exits, Fiddelke advances at Target

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. chief merchant Mark Tritton is resigning to become CEO of Bed, Bath & Beyond. With his departure, Target has tapped Christina Hennington and Jill Sando, two executives with nearly 40 years of combined experience with the company, to head the retailer’s merchandising organization on an interim basis. They will report directly to Target

Target to mark 20 years of designer partnerships

Target to mark 20 years of designer partnerships

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. plans to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its first designer partnership this fall by bringing back past customer favorites for a limited time. The retailer said Thursday that it will bring back nearly 300 original items from 20 past designer partnerships. The limited-edition collection spans apparel, accessories, home décor and kitchen

Target taps Jeff Burt as grocery head

Target taps Jeff Burt as grocery head

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. on Monday announced the appointment of Jeff Burt as senior vice president, grocery, fresh food and beverage. Burt joins Target from Kroger Co., where he most recently served as president of the Fred Meyer division. He will assume his new post effective April 10. In this role, Burt will be charged

Target grocery chief Dament is leaving

Target grocery chief Dament is leaving

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. announced that Anne Dament, senior vice president of grocery merchandising, will be leaving the company on November 18 after 18 months in the role. The retailer said it will conduct an extensive search within and outside the company to find Dament’s replacement. Her duties are being transitioned to Mark Tritton, Target’s

Target tabs Tritton top merchant

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. has hired Mark Tritton as its chief merchandising officer, a role that gives him oversight of the company’s buying; product design and development; sourcing; and store ­displays. Tritton succeeds Kathee Tesija, a Target veteran who spent seven years in the top merchandising role. A native of Australia, Tritton most recently served

Target tabs Mark Tritton as chief merchant

Target tabs Mark Tritton as chief merchant

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. announced on Tuesday that Mark Tritton is joining the company as executive vice president and chief merchandising officer. Tritton will oversee enterprise buying, product design and development, sourcing, visual merchandising strategy, and merchandising transformation and operations, according to the company. Target also announced that Jason Goldberger is assuming the newly created