January 24, 2013, 12:18 PM

Shoebuy.com hires a merchandising executive

Sean Scales led the launch of City Sports’ e-commerce site.

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Shoebuy.com Inc. has hired Sean Scales as senior vice president of merchandising. He will oversee the e-retailer’s athletic and outdoor business and report to executive vice president and chief merchandising officer Patrisha Sweeney.

Shoebuy.com is No. 90 in the Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide.

Since July 2011, Scales had worked as vice president of business development for City Sports, according to his LinkedIn profile.  The athletic apparel retail chain hired him in 1995, and his jobs there included chief operating officer, senior footwear buyer and footwear manager.  

According to Shoebuy.com, Scales led the launch of City Sports’ e-commerce site.

“The athletic and outdoor categories are places that we're finding great market opportunity,” says Shoebuy CEO Mike Sorabella. “Having Sean on the team will further expand the value we provide to our customers and brand partners in these areas.”

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