Martin, former Saks Chairman, to Leave Dillards Board

R. Brad MartinR. Brad Martin

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-R. Brad Martin, the former chairman of Saks Inc. who now serves on the board of Dillards, will leave the board next month.

A Dillards statement said Martin informed the board that he will not stand for re-election at the stockholders annual meeting, scheduled for May 18. The statement said Martin, who has served on the board since 2008, has accepted an unspecified leadership position "which will require a significant time commitment."

Currently, Martin is chairman of RBM Venture Co. He headed Saks and one of its predecessor businesses, Proffitt's, from 1989 until his retirement in 2007.

HFN Staff | News & Commentary

HFN provides detailed information on the key home classifications: Housewares, Tabletop, Floor Covering & Rugs, Furniture, Home Textiles, Lighting, Home Decor, Mattresses & Bedding, Gifts, Major Appliances and Consumer Electronics as well as Business, Finance and Retail.

Videos

Subscribe to
HFN Omnichannel
Receive the news you need to know about the trends in the industry delivered right to your inbox.

Current Issue

  • HFN May digital issue

    HFN's DIGITAL EDITION

    May 2017


    COVER STORY: HFN Turns 90

    We commemorate HFN's 90th anniversary by paying tribute to the iconic retailer and supplier brands--and the people--that have helped the industry flourish, then and now.


    ALSO IN THIS ISSUE:

    • Up & Coming Leaders - The home industry is in capable and visionary hands as this year’s 40 Under 40 list attests. Today’s young leaders span all disciplines and varied levels of operation.
    • Omnichannel Retailing - In the Mobile App World, Time is Money