In Other News: Seven Retailers Searching for CEOs

HSN's Mindy Grossman is being courted by retailers.

American Apparel, American Eagle Outfitters, Bon-Ton, Dollar General, Gordmans, JCPenney and Target are all in various stages of CEO searches.

Bon-Ton CEO Hoffman to Step Down in 2015

Brendan Hoffman

Bon-Ton CEO Brendan Hoffman will not renew his contract when it expires next year.

2012 UJA-Federation annual luncheon: Giving back!


Karen Alberg Grossman: This year’s UJA-Federation luncheon honoring Bon-Ton’s Brendan Hoffman and Peerless’ Alvin Segal raised an incredible $1.3 million.

Bon-Ton hires chief marketing officer, announces retirement of head merchant


The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. announced that merchandising president Tony Buccina will retire next February and Luis Fernandez has been named to the new position of chief marketing officer.

UJA-Federation to honor Alvin Segal and Brendan Hoffman

UJA Fed logo

The Fashion Division of UJA-Federation of NY announced that their honorees for their 2012 luncheon will be Alvin Segal, Chairman and CEO of Peerless Clothing International and Brendan Hoffman, President and CEO of of the Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. The luncheon will be held on Tuesday, June 19th at the Plaza Hotel in New York. For more information, please contact […]

Brendan Hoffman named Bon-Ton CEO

Brendan Hoffman

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. has named former Lord & Taylor chief executive Brendan Hoffman as its new president and CEO, effective February 7.

Hoffman leaves Lord & Taylor

Brendan Hoffman

Lord & Taylor CEO Brendan Hoffman is leaving the company, to be replaced by Bonnie Brooks, chief executive at Lord & Taylor’s Canadian counterpart, The Bay.

Schmoozing: Lord & Taylor Christmas windows

Lord and Taylor's Mary Beth Sheridan and Jonathan Greller with Santa Claus

Lord and Taylor unveiled their Fifth Avenue Christmas windows last night in a beautiful ceremony, which took place right in front of the store.

Schmoozing: Father of the Year awards luncheon


The National Father’s Day Committee held its 70th annual Father of the Year luncheon yesterday, honoring Lord & Taylor’s Brendan Hoffman, New York Knicks captain Amar’e Stoudemire, Harlem Children’s Zone CEO Geoffrey Canada, Syracuse University head basketball coach Jim Boeheim and AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson. Proceeds from the event benefit Save the Children. The images […]

Lord & Taylor to Open Yonkers Store


YONKERS, NY—Lord & Taylor said Friday that it will open its first new full-line store since 2001 in Yonkers, New York. The 80,000 sq. ft. store will anchor a new 1.3 million sq. ft. retail development called Ridge Hill, currently under construction in Westchester by Forest City Enterprises, Inc. “We’re thrilled to open our first […]