Ellery Plans Bentonville Office, Taps Scott Whitlow
Home Textiles Today Staff -- Home Textiles Today, 7/9/2012 2:00:00 AM
NEW YORK - Mutli-category home textiles supplier Ellery Homestyles is preparing to open an office in Bentonville, Ark., to support its Walmart business and has hired Scott Whitlow to lead the effort.
Whitlow's new title is vp sales - Walmart. He spent the past nine years managing The Northwest Company's Bentonville office and prior to that was a Walmart buyer for nearly a decade.
At Ellery, he will work as part of the Walmart team along with Michael Doherty, vp sales. Ellery plans to make additional hires for the Bentonville office.
"Having a local presence in Bentonville to better support this important retail partner is part of our growth strategy," said Budd Goldman, ceo of Ellery.
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