Retail Briefs

October 2004
Home Textiles Today;10/4/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p2
Trade Publication
This article focuses on news related to textile trade. Kohl's Department Stores Inc. has hired Peggy Eskenasi as executive vice president of product development, a newly created position. Eskenasi will oversee private-brand development for Kohl's. Norman Axelrod, chairman and CEO of Linens 'n Things, has been elected to the Maidenform Inc. Board of Directors. Axelrod also serves on several other boards including Reebok and Jaclyn, Inc. With its soft-lines sales significantly off plan and its gross profit margin declining. Family Dollar Stores Inc. reported a 9.9 percent decline in net income to $47.7 million for the fourth quarter ended August 29, 2004.


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