That decline is larger than the multichannel retailer’s overall 5.8% sales decline.
The National Retail Federation has elected Jane Elfers, president and CEO of Lord & Taylor, Kay Krill, president and CEO of Ann Taylor Stores, and Richard Simonin, CEO of ETAM Group, to its board.
The National Retail Federation has elected three new members to its board of directors:
• Jane Elfers, president and CEO of Lord & Taylor. Elfers has been with Lord & Taylor since 1989 and was named president and CEO in June 2000.
• Kay Krill, president and CEO of Ann Taylor Stores Corp., CEO since October 2005 after serving as president and a member of the board of directors. Krill has also worked for Macy’s and Talbot’s.
• Richard Simonin, CEO of Europe-based ETAM Group. He previously was CEO of Harrods Ltd., and was an executive at Pinault-Printemps-Redoute and Louis Vuitton-Moet Hennessy. ETAM Group, a privately held designer and seller of women’s clothing and lingerie, has over 1200 stores around the world.
The NRF’s board of directors is comprised of more than 50 industry executives.