Bloomingdale’s Promotes GMM to Chief Merchant

by Katie Lee

New York City — According to Tony Spring, Bloomingdale’s chairman and CEO, Denise Magid has been promoted to the newly created role of chief merchandising officer. She will report to Spring and will drive the strategic direction and performance of all Bloomingdale’s merchandising initiatives.

The creation of the chief merchant role is a historic step for Bloomingdale’s and allows the brand to build on the momentum coming off its strong 2022 performance and its 150th anniversary celebration.

“We are confident that Denise’s vision and leadership will continue to strengthen our relationships with our brand partners and further refine how we can cater to the unique needs of the Bloomingdale’s customer,” says Spring. “We look forward to Denise’s impact in this newly created role.”

Magid is a well-respected retail executive, with a strong strategic headset and exceptional taste level. She brings extensive experience and a successful retail track record having held senior leadership roles at both Intermix and Saks Fifth Avenue, before joining Bloomingdales in 2019 as GMM, ready-to-wear, concessions, adding off-price in 2020 and women’s accessories in 2021.

Bloomingdale’s is America’s only nationwide, full-line, upscale department store. A division of Macy’s, Inc., it currently operates 34 Bloomingdale’s stores, 20 Bloomingdale’s The Outlet stores, and two Bloomie’s stores in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia. In addition, Bloomingdale’s has an international presence with a location in Dubai and Kuwait. Founded in 1872, Bloomingdale’s celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2022. For more information, visit




SOURCE: Bloomingdale’s

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