Boscov’s gets new CEO from family’s third generation

A third generation of the Boscov family is taking over as CEO of the 43-store retail chain.

The Reading-based company said Friday that Jim Boscov is taking over as CEO. He is succeeding his uncle, Albert Boscov, who will remain as chairman of the 97-year-old company.

Boscov’s has stores in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania. It has announced plans to open a story in Connecticut later this year.

It celebrated its 100th anniversary last year.

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