Trans World Hires Executive VP4 Mar, 2002 By: Stephanie Prange
Trans World Entertainment Corporation has hired Fred Fox as Executive VP, merchandising and marketing.
He reports to Robert J. Higgins, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
"Fred's broad business experience makes him extremely well-qualified to lead our merchandising and marketing team," said Higgins.
Fox has more than 24 years experience in merchandising, marketing, operational and supply chain management. He joins Trans World after holding several executive-level positions at OfficeMax and Montgomery Ward. Fox has also held various management positions with Circuit City Stores, Target Stores, and Fisher Scientific Company.
Trans World operates retail stores in 46 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and an e-commerce site, www.fye.com. In addition to its mall locations, operated under the FYE brand, the company also operates freestanding locations under the names Coconuts Music and Movies, Strawberries Music, Spec's and Planet Music.