Blue Nile Launches Search for Visionary Chief Digital Merchant

SEATTLE, May 31, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading jeweler Blue Nile (NASDAQ:NILE) announced today its search for a Chief Digital Merchandising Officer to lead digital merchandising strategy across the company’s website, mobile applications, and Webrooms, as it continues its concept of retail reimagined.

“Blue Nile disrupted the diamond and jewelry industry upon its founding in 1999 and is doing so again by reimagining the retail experience and adapting to the way today’s consumer wants to shop – not the other way around – including on their phone, tablet, PC, and in-person,” said Blue Nile President, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer Harvey Kanter. “There are few jobs in all of retail that touch so many disciplines and channels as the Chief Digital Merchandising Officer. It’s an incredible opportunity.”

The Chief Digital Merchant will report to Kanter, and in addition to merchandising, will be responsible for trend identification, product design, sourcing, brand, creative, and communications.

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Josh Holland
Blue Nile, Inc.

About Blue Nile, Inc. (Nasdaq:NILE)
Blue Nile, Inc. is a leading online jeweler. The company offers a smarter way to buy engagement rings, wedding rings, and fine jewelry by providing in-depth educational materials and unique online tools that place consumers in control of the jewelry shopping process. Blue Nile has some of the highest quality standards in the industry and offers thousands of independently certified diamonds and fine jewelry at prices significantly below traditional retail. Blue Nile can be found online at Blue Nile's shares are traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market LLC under the symbol NILE.

Source:Blue Nile, Inc.