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SmartBargains Inc. has appointed Barton Litvin chief merchandising officer. Before joining SmartBargains Litvin served as senior vice president and general merchandise manager of home for Boscov`s Department Store LLC. Prior to Boscov`s, Litvin worked for Filenes in Boston.
"As SmartBargains continues on its growth course, we are excited to add such a seasoned executive to our management team," says SmartBargains CEO Ben Fischman. "Bart`s strong merchandising and leadership capabilities will be a valuable addition as we continue to strengthen and broaden our product offerings."
SmartBargains.com is No. 78 in the Internet Retailer Top 400 Guide to Retail Web Sites.