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Washington, D.C. 20549




Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report: November 18, 2019
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
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200 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10010
(Address of principle executive offices and zip code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (212755-8000
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Trading Symbols(s)
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Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
New York Stock Exchange
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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Item 5.02
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

Pamela H. Cloud, who holds the position of Senior Vice President - Chief Merchandising Officer, will be leaving the Registrant's organization effective July 31, 2020 and will cease to be an executive officer of Registrant effective November 26, 2019. Ms. Cloud joined Registrant in 1994 and has responsibility for management of Registrant's key product categories as well as global merchandising operations.

In the interest of further aligning Registrant's global merchandising and marketing strategies, Registrant is creating a new position of Executive Vice President - Chief Brand Officer, a role that is expected to be filled by an external candidate. Until such candidate is hired and commences employment, Registrant's senior merchandising officers will report directly to Registrant's Chief Executive Officer ("CEO"). Following November 26, 2019, Ms. Cloud's primary role will be to assist in transitioning her responsibilities and in providing advice, expertise and work on a project-by-project basis as may be requested by Registrant's CEO.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.

By: /s/ Leigh M. Harlan
Leigh M. Harlan
Senior Vice President, Secretary
and General Counsel
Date: November 18, 2019