Seattle – Brad Smith, president and CEO of Intuit Inc., has joined the board of directors of Nordstrom. Smith, who has been with Intuit since 2003, was named president and CEO in 2008. Prior to...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — HSN Inc. reported that total sales for the company grew 6% to $767.2 million for the second quarter. Sales at the company's HSN segment increased 4% to $501.9 million, including 8% growth in digital sales. Cornerstone's net sales increased 11% to $265.3 million, including 17% growth in digital sales. Adjusted EPS increased 10% to 67 cents compared with 61 cents in the prior year. GAAP income from continuing operations per diluted share increased 13% to 61 cents compared with 54 cents in the prior year. "This quarter, we made excellent progress in building our interactive,

New York City -- Modell’s Sporting Goods said Tuesday it will celebrate the grand opening of three new locations in Brooklyn, N.Y., Fresh Meadows, N.Y., and Wayne, N.J., on March 8. The Fresh Meadows store measures 13,000 sq. ft., the Wayne store is 16,700 sq. ft., and the Brooklyn store is 15,900 sq. ft. In other company news, Modell’s has added two buyers to its corporate staff. Jennifer (Smith) Anderson joins Modell’s as the Women’s Athletic Buyer, having spent the past eight years as a buyer for Academy Sports + Outdoors. Jeff Shaffer will also join the team as

Kroger said it's promoted Mark Tuffin to president of its Smith’s Division, succeeding the retiring Jim Hallsey. Tuffin joined Smith's in 1996, and most recently served as vice president, merchandising. In 2009, he was named vice president, transition for Kroger. Tuffin will assume responsibilities upon Hallsey's retirement at the end of July.

Covert “brings tremendous leadership and background to this important position in our company,’ says COO. The Kroger Co. has named Geoffrey Covert senior vice president of retail operations, effective Jan. 1, 2011. Covert, 59, joined Kroger in 1996. He has served as president of the company's Cincinnati/Dayton Division for the past six years. Previously, he served as senior vice president and president of Kroger Manufacturing. Before joining Kroger, Covert worked for 22 years in a number of management positions at Procter & Gamble. "Geoff brings tremendous leadership and background to this important position in our company," said Rodney McMullen,

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