Walgreen Co. has confirmed a report in WWD on June 12 that Shannon Petree has been named divisional vice president and general merchandise manager of beauty and personal care for the retailer.
She will join Walgreens on July 13 from Wal-Mart Stores Inc., where she was most recently director and senior buyer, beauty. Her hiring follows the May departure of Kathy Steirly, who had a similar post.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"