Jones Apparel Appoints VP
New York City Jones Apparel Group, Inc. announced that Ted Kim has been appointed to the newly created position of VP design, Anne Klein New York, effective February 18.
In this role, Kim will oversee the design functions for Anne Klein New York Sportswear. He will report to Susie Rieland, chief merchandising officer, Bridge and Better Sportswear.
Seattle Target Corp. said it will patrol the parking lots of some of its stores with security officers using Segway motorized devices, according to Puget Sound Business Journal.
According to the company, its security officers will use the Segway devices at 150 of its stores in markets including Seattle, Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles and Dallas.
Walgreens’ Senior VP to Retire
Milwaukee Walgreen Co. said Tuesday that John Gleeson is retiring as senior VP and chief strategy officer on Feb. 29.
Gleeson, 61, was a key driver behind the drug store chain’s aggressive growth in the 1990s and the move to add health-care services to its service offerings, the company said.
Robert Zimmerman, VP of corporate development, will now lead the strategy group.
Meanwhile, Howard Atlas, a VP of store operations, has been named to the new position of VP of health and wellness integration.