Boscov's Appoints Vice Chairman

Jim BoscovJim Boscov

READING, Pa.-Boscov's Department Store has named Jim Boscov vice chairman of the company.

"We're gratified that Boscov's will remain a family business," said Albert Boscov, chairman and CEO of the department store chain. "With Jim's retail experience, intelligence and people skills, he was a natural choice. While I have no plans to retire, I want to assure our co-workers and business partners, that Boscov's will remain Boscov's for many years to come."

Jim Boscov began his career at Boscov's in 1975 as an assistant store manager and then moved on to various departments throughout his career, including store planning and construction; director of the food service, optical, hearing and hair centers; buyer of home fashions; merchandise manager of fragrances and cosmetics; store management and director of advertising.

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