Retail Roundup—J. Crew reorganizes, Black Tux expands at Nordstrom

Black Tux already has four standalone showrooms.

Black Tux opens in 6 Nordstrom locations

Online tuxedo rental service Black Tux has opened showrooms inside six Nordstrom locations. Although the e-commerce service already has four standalone showrooms, the shops-within-shops at Nordstrom will allow the company to expand its brick-and-mortar presence. (Seattle Times
 

Albertsons appoints new president of Own Brands

Albertsons announced the appointment of Geoff White as president of the company’s Own Brands organization. White will lead a team which includes the Culinary Kitchen and Technology Center. He started with the company as a general clerk in 1981. (PR Newswire)
 

J. Crew reorganizes for omnichannel strategy

J. Crew announced organizational changes to better position the company for profitable omnichannel growth. The retailer named a new chief design officer, a new chief merchandising officer, a new president of the Madewell Brand, and an expansion of responsibilities for President, COO and Chief Financial Officer Michael Nicholson to include responsibility for the J. Crew brand. (PR Newswire
 

Sportsman’s Warehouse to bid on Gander stores

Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings is said to be bidding on as many as 80% of Gander Mountain’s stores. The hunting and fishing gear retailer has filed for bankruptcy and has been openly looking for a buyer. Sportsman’s Warehouse has not said if it will keep the Gander name or run the stores under its own banner. (Bloomberg)

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