Another top Circuit City executive has found a new home. John Kelly, who was Circuit City's chief merchandising officer, has been named vice president of merchandising for home furnishings at QVC, where he had worked previously.
Howard: Leading Sharp with Dignity Those around Anne Howard say she knows her market. Howard, herself, says she is her market. Not only does she own and use a microwave from her own company, Sharp Electronics, but she knows what she looks for in an appliance, which helps her identify the needs of others. "I'm a very practical kind of person," says Howard, 51, so anything she uses should be durable, and well-designed with features that give the user what they want. Appliances also should be easy to use, she says. "I think that, unfortunately, we are in a business where a lot of