|Traded as||NASDAQ: TUES|
|Steven R. Becker (CEO)|
|Products||gifts; home accessories|
Tuesday Morning Corporation is an American discount, off-price retailer specializing in domestic and international, designer and name-brand closeout merchandise. The company has stores across the United States. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the chain traditionally has relied on direct marketing, (including mail and e-mail), but also advertises in newspapers.
On June 7, 2012, the retailer announced that they had fired CEO Kathleen Mason, due to criticism that the company was performing poorly under her direction. On the same day, the company promoted Michael Marchetti to president and chief operating officer. Marchetti also served as the interim CEO. In May 2013, Mason sued Tuesday Morning for discrimination, claiming her termination occurred as a result of her breast cancer diagnosis.
Mason was followed by Brady Churches as CEO, who lasted six months on the job, and was then replaced by Michael Rouleau as interim CEO in March 2013 before taking over as the permanent CEO in August 2013. The company closed its online store in August 2013. At that time Tuesday Morning had 820 stores. On September 29, 2015 Michael Rouleau announced that he was retiring as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Company's Board of Directors. As a result of Mr. Rouleau's retirement, Tuesday Morning created a new Office of the Chairman, led by Board Chairman Steven R. Becker, to support oversight of the Company's strategic initiatives until appointing a new CEO, as well as added a new lead independent director role held by Board member Terry Burman. The Office of the Chairman also included Mr. Burman as Vice Chairman, Melissa Phillips, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Phil Hixon, Executive Vice President, Store Operations. The Board also created a Search Committee and retained Herbert Mines Associates, a leading, retail executive search firm to identify and evaluate both internal and external CEO candidates.
Tuesday Morning focuses on closeout home goods. Brands it sells include Lenox, Denby Pottery, KitchenAid, Cuisinart, Steinbach, Wedgwood, Reed and Barton, Breville, Madame Alexander, Peacock Alley, and Royal Doulton, among others.
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