Retail Briefs

December 2004
Home Textiles Today;12/13/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 15, p2
Trade Publication
The article presents several news briefs concerning textile industry. BJ's Wholesale Club Inc. has promoted Jim Hilson to vice president of global sourcing. In his new role, Hilson will be responsible for developing and improving the company's merchandise sourcing capabilities on a worldwide basis for all merchandise categories. He will report to Karen Stout, executive vice president of merchandising. A group of tool buyers has filed a class action lawsuit against Sears, Roebuck and Co. charging that the company falsely claimed that its Craftsman tool line is "Made in the USA."


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