PINK PEOPLE: Pink, the younger lingerie line introduced by Victoria’s Secret in 2003, named two executives this week to help develop the label into a “fully articulated brand.” Douglas Zarkin was named vice president of marketing, and Jennifer Wolinetz was named vice president of public relations. Both report to Deborah Fine, chief executive officer of Pink, which is geared for 18- to 22-year-olds. Fine, Zarkin and Wolinetz are all former executives of Avon Future, the business unit responsible for launching the Mark beauty brand designed to attract the next generation of Avon buyers and sellers. Zarkin served as executive director of consumer marketing and creative services; Wolinetz served as executive director of public relations and special events, and Fine was president.

SEARS MOVE: Alan Lacy, chairman and chief executive officer of Sears, Roebuck & Co., will become chairman of Sears Canada Inc. at the end of March, succeeding Glenn Richter, who is leaving the company as previously announced. Sears is expected to merge with Kmart this month. Lacy’s title will be vice chairman and ceo of the combined entity, Sears Holdings Corp. Lacy is a member of the Sears Canada board. Brent Hollister continues as president and ceo of Sears Canada, which is controlled by Sears, Roebuck.

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