Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Chris Capuano to lead Sears Home Fashions
Chris Capuano to lead Sears Home Fashions
Jan '11
Sears Holdings announced that retail veteran Chris Capuano will join the company as SVP and president –Home Fashions. She will be responsible for the oversight, leadership and growth of the in-store and online merchandising of Home Fashions in both the Sears and Kmart formats.

"Chris has had extensive experience in leading all aspects of home fashions," said John Goodman, EVP – Apparel and Home, Sears Holdings. "Her dedication and background will be a strong asset as we continue to evolve our brands at both formats."

Capuano most recently served as EVP, GMM – Home and Footwear at Kohl's where she was responsible for the growth and profitability of more than 900 stores across the country. Prior to joining Kohl's, Chris was the SVP, Home for Federated Merchandising Group.

During her eight-year tenure, she held a number of positions of increasing responsibility and was credited with strong leadership development, successful exclusive and private brand launches and overall profitability improvement. This success mirrored her distinguished 16-year career with Macy's, where she was VP/DMM, Home Textiles, before joining Federated. At Macy's, Chris grew her career in the home and apparel categories starting as a Buyer and ending as SVP, Home.

"I am eager to welcome another accomplished retail veteran to our team," added Bruce Johnson, Interim CEO and President. "Chris's experience and track record of results will be a great compliment to the transformation already underway within our home and apparel business."

Capuano will be based in the company's Hoffman Estates Corporate offices.

Sears Holdings Corporation

Must ReadView All

(L-R) Mr Shao Bojin, Chairman of Jihua Group and Mr Rohit Aggarwal, President of Huntsman Textile

Textiles | On 28th Oct 2016

Huntsman gets into strategic partnership with Jihua Group

Huntsman Textile Effects, the leading provider of high quality dyes...

Marzoli FT6D roving frames in Sintex’s Unit 2. Coutresy: Marzoli

Textiles | On 28th Oct 2016

Marzoli roving frames erected at Sintex textile division

A total of 48 Marzoli roving frames were erected in units I, II and...

Courtesy: Polartec

Textiles | On 28th Oct 2016

Polartec innovates most breathable waterproof fabric

Polartec, the premium provider of innovative textile solutions, has...

Interviews View All

Rajiv Sirohi

‘Portugal is taking away a major share of the mill made sector.’

Akash Khetan
Narayan Tex Fab

I find it hard to find professionals in Surat

Frank Gossmann
Rotorcraft AG

‘RT3 motto is: Do not check millimetres, check colours.’

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

October 2016

October 2016

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


Advanced Search