TITLE

New Beginnings

PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Home Textiles Today;9/27/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on dramatic changes in departmental stores. The first full iteration of Kmart's new creative team will roll out for spring. Target will launch what is said to be an ambitious upscaling with its captive Fieldcrest label. The new Mary's Home team will begin to flex its muscles. And there's new home leadership at Linens n Things and Kohl's who will surely look to put a stamp on their respective enterprises. Similarly, Mervyn's will have the chance to prove what it's capable of achieving now that it's no longer just a draft-horse pulling the Target sled.
ACCESSION #
14553295

 

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