Dollar General Ups Two in Home

Retailer sets new leadership in home merchandising
June 19, 2015David Gill

Long and NakauchiFrom top: Cindy Long, Carol Nakauchi
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.-Dollar General has promoted Cindy Long and Carol Nakauchi to key merchandising roles in its home department.

Long has been named senior vice president and general merchandise manager for the home and apparel categories. Long has been with Dollar General since 2011. Prior to that, she served in leadership positions for Sears, Burlington Coat Factory (now Burlington Stores), Gabriel Brothers and Family Dollar.

Nakauchi has been appointed vice president and division merchandise manager responsible for home, including domestics, housewares and home decor. She joined Dollar General in 2010. Before coming to the company, she served in executive roles with Longs, Britanne, Cost Plus World Market, Discovery Channel Retail, Natural Wonders and Gymboree.

In other Dollar General moves:

•Steve Jacobson has been promoted to senior vice president of global sourcing operations, responsible for enhancing the company’s global sourcing.

•Mike Kindy has been promoted to senior vice president of global supply chain, overseeing transportation and inventory and demand management.

•Jeff Harpole has been promoted to vice president of transportation, responsible for trucking and global supply chain logistics.

David GillDavid Gill | Senior Editor

David Gill covers home textiles, small electrics housewares, personal-care products, cleaning products, mattresses, consumer electronics and major appliances. He also reports on retailers and writes about the business and financial side of both vendors and retailers. He has more than 30 years of experience in business journalism, and has worked for other publications and websites that cover consumer products from both the manufacturer and retailer sides. His outside interests include sports (he is a big fan of the New York teams and of British soccer), cooking, movies and theater. He occasionally enjoys a good cigar as well.


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