Jane Gilmartin, an alumnus of Ross Stores Inc.’ dd’s Discount division who was recently senior vice president and chief merchandising officer of Levitz Furniture, has joined Duckwall-ALCO Stores Inc. in the new post of executive vice president and chief operating officer. She will be responsible for merchandising, marketing, store presentation and supply chain management and report to Lawrence Zigerelli, who was named president and chief executive officer of Abilene, Kan.-based Duckwall earlier this month. Zigerelli was ceo of Levitz, which has since been liquidated, during much of Gilmartin’s tenure at the store. She’s also held executive posts with Service Merchandise, Bed Bath & Beyond and Linens-N-Things.
Madonna turns 59 today, marking another year of show-stopping, one-of-a-kind bold looks from the singer. To celebrate, we took a look at the superstar's most memorable fashion moments. Here, Madonna sits front row at Versace's spring runway show in 1995. See more exclusive photos from the #wwdarchive on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Cédric Dordevic)
WWD asked a handful of creative directors to evaluate the September covers of leading women's fashion magazines. How do they think the covers this year compare with years gone by, and what do they say about the current status of the publication? Link in bio. (GIF by @hypebreast)
"Stephen King is such a master, but I don't like being scared - there's enough that's really scary. How about the morning's news?" says Holland Taylor in an interview with WWD. See what else the actress said about starring in the TV adaptation of King's thriller "Mr. Mercedes" on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery)