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Mark Tritton

Bed Bath & Beyond names Walgreens’ Hartsig as chief merchant

Bed Bath & Beyond names Walgreens’ Hartsig as chief merchant

UNION, N.J. — Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has appointed former Walgreens chief merchandising officer Joe Hartsig as its chief merchant. He will be reporting to chief executive officer Mark Tritton. Hartsig will also become president of Bed Bath & Beyond’s Harmon Stores business — which oversees shops that sells cosmetics, health essentials and beauty

Bed Bath & Beyond announces strategic restructuring program

Bed Bath & Beyond announces strategic restructuring program

UNION, N.J. — Bed Bath & Beyond announced a strategic restructuring program as part of the next phase of its work to rebuild the foundation of the business and create a sustainable, durable business model.  The restructuring program includes a reorganization and simplification of its field operations, significant reduction in management positions across the business,

Target intros Smartly, a new essentials brand with items under $2

Target intros Smartly, a new essentials brand with items under $2

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. has introduced Smartly, a new lower-priced owned brand comprised of more than 70 items, such as hand soap, paper plates, household cleaners and razors, with most items less than $2. The collection will arrive in stores and on Target.com beginning Oct. 14  and will be available year-round. “Over the past few years, Target has launched more

Target grocery chief to depart

Target grocery chief to depart

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. announced that Anne Dament, senior vice president of grocery merchandising, will be leaving the company on Nov. 18 after 18 months in the role. The retailer said it will conduct an extensive search within and outside the company to find Dament’s replacement. Her duties are being transitioned to Mark Tritton, Target’s

Target chief digital officer exits

Target chief digital officer exits

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. announced on Friday that chief digital officer Jason Goldberger had left the company, “effective immediately.” Jason Goldberger Goldberger’s responsibilities will be split between two Target executives, the company said in a statement. Work related to pricing and promotions is being taken over by Mark Tritton, Target’s chief merchandising officer, who joined

Tritton becomes chief merchant at Target

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. has hired Mark Tritton as its chief merchandising officer, a role that allows him to determine what appears on store shelves. Tritton will have oversight of the company’s buying, product design and development, sourcing, and store ­displays. Target hired Tritton after a yearlong search. He succeeds Kathee Tesija, a Target veteran

Target lands Nordstrom exec as chief merchant

Target lands Nordstrom exec as chief merchant

MINNEAPOLIS — Nordstrom executive Mark Tritton has joined Target Corp. as executive vice president and chief merchandising officer. Target said Tuesday that Tritton will oversee enterprise buying, product design and development, sourcing, visual merchandising strategy, and merchandising transformation and operations. “I’m proud to be joining Target, a brand that I’ve long studied and admired,” Tritton