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Nordstrom Merch Exec Joins Target

Target has appointed Mark Tritton to the role of executive vice president and chief merchandising officer.

April 6, 2018

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Mark Tritton will oversee product design and development, merchandising strategy and more.

Target has appointed Mark Tritton to the role of executive vice president and chief merchandising officer.

In his new role, Tritton will oversee enterprise buying, product design and development, sourcing, visual merchandising strategy and merchandising transformation and operations for the retailer.

Tritton joins Target from Nordstrom, where he was executive vice president and president of the Nordstrom Product Group. While with Nordstrom, he was responsible for overseeing the merchandising, design, manufacturing, marketing and omni-channel distribution of more than 50 private label brands across Nordstrom’s retail portfolio.

He also led his team to double its private label business, created distinct brand assets and helped to establish Nordstrom as a global benchmark for retailers taking an integrated approach to stores and digital merchandising. Tritton has also held leadership positions with Timberland and Nike.

“Over the past year, we’ve undergone an exhaustive search for a chief merchant, and I’m confident that Mark’s experience and passion make him the right fit for Target’s business and our team,” says Brian Cornell, chairman and chief executive officer, Target. “He’s a bold, decisive leader, and he’ll play a critical role in guiding Target’s merchandising authority across all channels, ensuring we meet the ever-evolving wants and needs of our guests.”

Additionally, Target has appointed Jason Goldberger to the role of chief digital officer and president of Target.com. In his newly created role, Goldberger will be responsible for improving Target’s digital experiences and developing new capabilities.

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