Bergdorf Goodman last week named three new merchants, all with titles of vice president and divisional merchandise manager.
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Mimi Fukuyoshi will handle men’s designer sportswear and shoes. She was a divisional at Gilt Man and Gilt’s Park & Bond Web site, and earlier spent 11 years at Bloomingdale’s as a men’s merchant.
Andrew Mandell will handle decorative home and Little BG, which is children’s wear. He was president of The Gift Company, a general merchandise manager of Takashimaya and, most recently, a home merchant at Gilt Group. Fukuyoshi and Mandell report to Ginny Hershey-Lambert, Bergdorf’s executive vice president of merchandising.
Additionally, April Henning will handle 5F, Bergdorf’s contemporary floor. She succeeds and reports to Aja Passero, who was promoted to senior vice president and general merchandise manager for women’s shoes, jewelry, cosmetics, 5F and sixth floor sportswear. Henning spent seven years at Saks Fifth Avenue, most recently as buyer of advanced contemporary.
Mandell succeeds Nicholas Manville, who resigned and is now at Ralph Lauren. Fukuyoshi succeeds Christopher Spieker, who left the company.