Payless ShoeSource Emerges From Chapter 11

Topeka, Kan. — Payless ShoeSource has successfully emerged from its Chapter 11 restructuring as the Number 1 specialty footwear retailer in the U.S. and one of the largest in the world with about 3,500 brick-and-mortar stores. Following the completion of

Harry & David Hires Chief Financial Officer

Medford, OR — Harry & David has hired Michael Schwindle as its new CFO, effective December 28, 2011. Schwindle succeeds Paul Kosturos from Alvarez & Marsal, who was serving as interim CFO, and will work with Schwindle though a transition