Target taps Gap's Wlazlo as new head of apparel
Target Corp has appointed former Gap executive Michelle Wlazlo as its senior vice president of apparel and accessories as the department store retailer looks to improve its product assortment and customer experience.
Wlazlo, who has over 25 years of retail experience, 19 of which were with Gap Inc, will be responsible for Target's merchandising programmes for women's, men's, kids', and baby apparel and accessories.
Most recently, she served as senior vice president of global merchandising for Gap. Prior to to this, Wlazlo held positions with Bebe and Saks Fifth Avenue.
"Over the past year, we've made significant progress against our goal to make Target famous for our signature product categories, and our guests have responded favourably to the focus and innovation we've showcased," said CEO Brian Cornell. "While I'm confident in our strategy and that we're on the right path, we're just at the beginning of our journey."
Additionally, Target appointed Erika De Salvatore into the newly created role of vice president of visual merchandising. With over 15 years of visual merchandising experience, she served most recently as vice president of visual merchandising and visual operations, international and flagship visual at Express.
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