7 For All Mankind to open stores in Canada
Los Angeles — 7 For All Mankind announced it will open its first fully owned store in Canada in March, at Chinook Centre in Calgary.
The company said it plans to open two to three stores annually in Canada during the next four to five years.
Lowe’s announces executive moves, promotions
Mooresville, N.C. — Lowe’s Cos. said Wednesday that it has made several key promotions and moves in its human resources, legal, merchandising, logistics and information technology areas.
Maureen K. Ausura was promoted to executive VP human resources, from senior VP in the same capacity.
Gaither M. Keener has been promoted to executive VP general counsel, secretary and chief compliance officer, from senior VP in the same capacity.
Both will continue reporting to CEO Robert Niblock.
Troy J. Dally has been promoted to senior VP and general merchandising manager-hardlines/building products, a position held previously by Robert J. Gfeller Jr., who was recently promoted to executive VP merchandising.
William L. (Leroy) Allen has been promoted to senior VP logistics, replacing Rick D. Damron, who was recently promoted to executive VP store operations.
Everett B. (Britt) Dayton has been promoted to senior VP IT business management, after previously serving in store operations support as VP store delivery fleet operations.
William Ackman, Steven Roth named to J.C. Penney board
Plano, Texas — J. C. Penney Co. announced Wednesday that its board of directors has elected William A. Ackman, founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, and Steven Roth, chairman of the board of Vornado Realty Trust, as directors.
The appointments had been previously announced on Jan. 24.