Nordstrom Rack to Open Third Orange County Location
Seattle Nordstrom, Inc. said it will open a 35,000-sq.-ft. Nordstrom Rack at Laguna Hills Mall in Southern California in fall 2008.
The mall is an 867,000-sq.-ft. super-regional shopping center located in Orange County’s Laguna Hills. The Nordstrom Rack at Laguna Hills Mall will be the retailer’s third Rack in Orange County. Nordstrom also operates Racks at Metro Pointe in Costa Mesa and Union Plaza in Brea.
In addition to its Rack stores, Nordstrom also operates five full-line stores in Orange County.
Eugster to head Baker & Taylor
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Jack Eugster, former non-executive chairman of Shopko stores and Musicland Stores ceo has been appointed chairman of book and entertainment distributor Baker & Taylor. He replaces Richard Willis who announced his retirement last week.
Eugster was chairman, ceo and president of Musicland Stores from 1980 until his retirement in 2001. From 2001 to 2005 he was the non-executive chairman of Shopko Stores.
Kirkland’s coo resigns
JACKSON, Tenn. Catherine David has resigned as president and coo of Kirkland’s.
Robert Alderson, ceo of Kirkland’s will take on David’s responsibilities. Kirkland’s said it does not currently intend to seek a replacement.
David was named president and coo of Kirkland’s in March 2006. Prior to joining the company she served as senior vp and gm of Sears Essentials, Sears Grand and The Great Indoors. She resigned from Sears in fall 2005.