dELiA*s, Inc. Announces Additional Leadership Change
NEW YORK -- August 6, 2013
dELiA*s, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLIA), a multi-channel retail company primarily
marketing to teenage girls, today announced that Daphne Smith has been hired
as Executive Vice President of Operations, reporting to Tracy Gardner, Chief
Executive Officer. Ms. Smith was previously with J.Crew for 16 years, working
with Ms. Gardner in various roles including Senior Vice President of Direct.
She has spent the past 18 months at New York & Company as their Senior Vice
President of e-commerce.
Tracy Gardner, commented, “We are thrilled to welcome Daphne to the dELiA*s
team. Daphne is a strong leader, with a proven track record of driving long
term profitable growth across omni-channel brands. Her passion and focus on
the customer will no doubt be a critical force in driving the dELiA*s brand
About dELiA*s, Inc.
dELiA*s, Inc. is a multi-channel retail company primarily marketing to teenage
girls. It generates revenue by selling apparel, accessories and footwear to
consumers through its website, direct mail catalogs, and mall-based retail
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David Dick, Chief Financial Officer, 212-590-6200
Jean Fontana, 646-277-1214
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