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January 2, 2013

Michael Francis is among 10 top executives Advertising Age has singled out on a list of movers and shakers for 2013.

Michael Francis is among 10 top executives Advertising Age has singled out on a list of movers and shakers for 2013.

July 25, 2011

Mike Boylson, formerly EVP and CMO of JCPenney, has traded retailing for baseball.

NEW YORK — Mike Boylson, formerly EVP and CMO of JCPenney, has traded retailing for baseball. The 32-year JCPenney veteran, who officially stepped down from the company on July 1, and a friend are opening a franchise of D-Bat, a baseball and softball training academy, Advertising Age reported. The facility is due to open this fall.

June 20, 2011

The most recent Leading National Advertisers annual report from Advertising Age shows Target posted the biggest increased in ad spending in 2010 among conventional retailers.

The most recent Leading National Advertisers annual report from Advertising Age shows Target posted the biggest increased in ad spending in 2010 among conventional retailers. The total amount the company spent increased 12% to $1.508 billion compared with $1.246 billion the prior year. That put the company 18th on the Ad Age list of the nation’s 100 largest advertisers. Only two retailers spent more than Target.