American Century hires for bedding, buys DC
By Staff -- Home Textiles Today, 8/26/2005 11:16:00 AM
ARCHDALE, N.C. -- In two major expansions moves, American Century Home Fabrics has hired Myron Bass and Susan Morris to bolster its bedding business, and purchased a distribution facility in Salisbury, N.C.
Bass, formerly vice president of decorative fabric sales for Burlington Industries, is responsible for the growth and development of the company’s bedding business. He reports to Jason Jiang, company CEO and Tom Finneran, president.
Also joining the company is Morris, who is responsible for all design development and product conception for the fashion bedding and window divisions. She formerly was with Albion Studios in High Point.
The company will move its distribution center from High Point, N.C., to a new 572,000-square-foot distribution center in Salisbury, N.C., formerly a Fieldcrest Cannon facility. The move, to be completed by mid-September, will house the company’s stock of 3,500 skus of upholstery, bedding and window fabrics.
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