She is a proven leader and merchant and will be a pivotal driving force behind creating product that meets our customers' expectations.
New York, NY (Vocus) March 4, 2009
Avenue®, a distinguished plus-size women's apparel brand in the portfolio of Redcats USA, announced today that Margo Trunley has been named Senior Vice President, General Merchandise Manager. She will officially join the Avenue® team on March 9; her office will be located in Rochelle Park, New Jersey.
Margo has an impressive track record of retail experience having held a number of key leadership positions in the women's apparel industry. Most recently, she served as Vice President of Merchandising for Ann Taylor Loft. Prior to this, Margo was a Vice President for Avenue, working for the company between 2001 and 2008. She has also served as Director of the INC division for Federated; Merchandise Manager for Burberry; and began her career with Lord & Taylor in their executive training program.
"I am extremely pleased that Margo will be rejoining the Avenue team," said Gary White, CEO for Avenue. "She is a proven leader and merchant and will be a pivotal driving force behind creating product that meets our customers' expectations."
Avenue® is a specialty retailer of plus-size women's fashion apparel, footwear and accessories offered in almost 500 Avenue® stores across 37 states, as well as on Avenue.com.
About Redcats USA
Redcats USA is a dynamic, multi-channel, web-driven home-shopping leader, with numerous well-known brands in its portfolio: AVENUE®, Woman Within®, Jessica London®, Roaman's®, KingSize®, BrylaneHome® and BrylaneHome® Kitchen sold on OneStopPlus.com®, The Sportsman's Guide® and The Golf Warehouse®. Redcats USA offers a wide range of value and quality driven merchandise categories, including men's and women's plus-size apparel, home and lifestyle products, and sporting goods/outdoor gear.
About Redcats Group
In apparel, home furnishing and leisure, Redcats Group brings together 14 brands in home shopping: AVENUE®, Woman Within®, Jessica London®, Roaman's®, KingSize®, The Sportsman's Guide®, The Golf Warehouse®, La Redoute, La maison de Valérie, Vertbaudet, Cyrillus, Somewhere, Daxon and Ellos, present in 30 countries. Redcats Group generated 3.69 billion euros of sales in 2008, including 42.2% on Internet and employs approximately 20,000 associates. Redcats Group is based on a multichannel distribution network combining e-commerce, catalogues and stores. Redcats Group is a PPR Company. For any further information: http://www.redcats.com.
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