Family retailer Stage Stores Inc has announced some management changes within the Peebles retail division.

Ron Palmore, senior vice president, Peebles general merchandise manager, is retiring after 32 years with Peebles.

In conjunction with Palmore's retirement, which will be effective later this summer, Wendy Morgan and John Bower have each been promoted to the position of senior vice president, Peebles general merchandise manager.

Prior to their promotion, Morgan and Bower had held the position of vice president, Peebles divisional merchandise manager.

Under the new alignment, Morgan will oversee the men's, young men's, children's, shoes and intimate apparel divisions for Peebles stores, while Bower will oversee the misses sportswear, junior sportswear, special sizes, accessories, cosmetics, dresses and home decor divisions.

Stage Stores Inc sells brand name apparel, accessories, cosmetics and footwear  in 538 stores throughout the US.