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Jo-Ann appoints SVPs of Marketing & Merchandising
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May '14
Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, the leading fabric and craft specialty retailer in America, announces the additions of two industry veterans to lead the company’s marketing and merchandising divisions.
 
Effective immediately, Jim Wright will serve as the senior vice president, marketing and advertising, and Megan Featherston will fill the role of senior vice president, merchandising, at Jo-Ann.
 
“We are excited to welcome Jim and Megan to the Jo-Ann team,” said Riddi Kline, executive vice president, marketing and merchandising. “Over the course of their careers, Jim and Megan have proven themselves to be accomplished leaders in an ever-changing retail environment, and I am confident their knowledge and abilities will help us deliver an enhanced shopping experience for our customers.”
 
Wright has served in multiple marketing leadership roles at key national retail brands. He was most recently senior vice president, marketing, at Express where he was responsible for their brick-and-mortar and eCommerce advertising and marketing strategies. Wright will oversee the advertising, corporate communications, creative services and marketing teams.
 
Featherston’s background includes leadership positions for buying, product design and development, planning and allocation, and promotion in various retail environments. She was recently president of the fine jewelry business unit at Sears Holdings Corporation. Featherston will oversee the inventory management, merchandising, product development and sourcing, and visual presentation teams.
 
About Jo-Ann Stores, LLC
Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, the nation’s leading fabric and craft retailer with locations in 49 states, was founded in 1943 as a single retail store. Today, more than 830 Jo-Ann stores across the country provide consumers all the fabrics, craft supplies and inspiration they need, conveniently under one roof.
 

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