People in the News

02/06/2013 - 09:17

Kroger has promoted Jeff Burt, formerly group VP perishables, merchandising and procurement, to president of the company's Central division. Kroger's Central Division operates 136 food stores primarily in Indiana and Illinois.

02/05/2013 - 19:05

Michael Cunningham, Aeropostale president, is retiring effective March 29, the company announced Tuesday.

02/05/2013 - 14:01

Ahold has appointed the former head of one of its European supermarket chains to an executive position in its U.S. division.

02/05/2013 - 13:23

Predictix, a provider of merchandising and supply chain solutions for retailers, has named Bradley White as its new CFO.

02/04/2013 - 20:12

U.K. department store chain, John Lewis, has named Mak Lewis as online director, effective March 4. He will join the John Lewis management board (JLMB), reporting to managing director Andy Street.

02/04/2013 - 19:59

Safeway on Monday announced the appointment of Peter Bocian as its new executive vice president and CFO. Bocian, 58, will oversee the company's financial functions including accounting, tax, audit, treasury, investor relations, planning and business development.

02/04/2013 - 18:59

The Wet Seal Inc. on Friday announced that its COO is resigning as the struggling retailer initiates a corporate workforce reduction as part of a broader cost-saving initiative.

02/04/2013 - 12:15

The Jones Group Inc. has appointed Joseph Stafiniak to the newly created position of SVP merchandising of Nine West, effective immediately.

02/04/2013 - 12:02

Supervalu has named Sam Duncan president and CEO.

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