Children’s Place names global sourcing exec
Secaucus, N.J. — The Children’s Place Retail Stores, Inc. said Friday that it has named Peter Warner as SVP global sourcing, for the chain.
Warner will be responsible for the global sourcing and production functions, technical services and Asian operations. Most recently, he served as SVP of Global Sourcing & Operations for Liz Claiborne Inc.
Nordstrom Rack to open in Temecula, Calif.
Seattle — Nordstrom announced plans to open a new Nordstrom Rack in Temecula, Calif.
The 35,700-sq-ft, store is scheduled to open during spring 2012 at Commons at Temecula, a regional shopping center. It will occupy the former Linens ‘n Things space.
Michelle Obama shops at Target
New York City — The nation’s first lady did some shopping Thursday at a Target store in Alexandria, Va.
Mrs. Obama was casually dressed and virtually incognito with a baseball cap and sunglasses. She spent about 30 to 40 minutes in the store, according to reports, and was accompanied by an assistant.