April 23, 2015

Walmart increased hourly pay for employees earlier this year but top executives didn’t earn as much as they could have after the company came up short on key metrics. 

April 22, 2015

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Inc., which had disappointing financial results in its last quarter, said CEO W. Bruce Johnson will leave the company Aug. 1.

April 21, 2015

Sam’s Club has strengthened the value proposition of its membership offering with a new range of high value services designed to differentiate it from Costco while fending off competition from well-capitalized online startup Jet.com. 

April 17, 2015

Merchandising and marketing concepts such as shoppable videos, digitized stores and social campaigns on Instagram and Twitter were alien ideas to retailers just a few years ago. Not anymore, according to Tom Ebling, CEO of cloud-based e-commerce solutions provider Demandware, who has a unique perspective on what it means to be a “connected brand.”

 

April 14, 2015

Dick’s Sporting Goods plans to spend $850 million over the next three years to add as many as 150 stores while growing total sales to as much as $9 billion with e-commerce contributing more than $1 billion. 

April 13, 2015

Lowe's outlined its progress in meeting its sustainability objectives in its 2014 Social Responsibility Report.

April 13, 2015

Starboard Value, the investment firm driving change at Staples, pushed the retailer to merge with Office Depot and now has achieved another of its goals with the addition of a new board member.

April 10, 2015

The parent company of Safeway and Albertson's has promoted its executive chairman and created a four-person Office of the CEO.

April 3, 2015

After trying to get RadioShack back on its feet for nearly two years, CEO Joe Magnacca is stepping down.

March 31, 2015

The Next Big Thing in e-commerce is set to launch in late May according to Marc Lore, CEO of a new online Marketplace called Jet that blends aspects of the traditional warehouse club model with a new approach to dynamic pricing and fulfillment. 

March 30, 2015

John A. Bryant, chairman, president and CEO of Kellogg Co., has been elected to the Macy’s Inc. board of directors.

March 26, 2015

Putting aside a worse than expected fourth quarter loss, regional discounter Fred’s could be on the cusp of more meaningful growth after assembling a roster of top executive talent under the leadership of CEO Jerry Shore and president Mike Bloom. 

March 24, 2015

The e-commerce world in which Deliv CEO Daphne Carmeli lives is one where the fastest delivery method is also the least expensive. How can that be?

March 23, 2015

The rapid changes in the digital and mobile world are radically affecting consumer behavior, disrupting traditional means of retailer/consumer interaction and influencing buying behavior and payment options in an unprecendented way. 

March 16, 2015

Chris Allan was a co-founder of Quantum Retail Technology and now he is the company’s CEO too. 

March 16, 2015

The first quarter edition of Walmart Supplier News is now available for viewing.

March 5, 2015

Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen declared 2014 an outstanding year and it is easy to see why after the nation’s leading supermarket operator again surpassed performance expectations.

March 2, 2015

Columbia Sportswear Co. is re-aligning its executive ranks in order to drive sustainable and profitable growth. 

February 19, 2015

Kenneth Cole Productions Inc. has appointed an apparel industry veteran as CEO.

February 19, 2015

Increased traffic and better than expected same store sales growth at U.S. stores were bright spots in the retailer’s fourth quarter earnings CEO Doug McMillon characterized as good despite a one cent increase in earnings per share. 

February 12, 2015

The CEO of Cabela’s is blaming marketing costs for the company’s weaker earnings in the fourth quarter. 

February 12, 2015

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores has named a new chief executive after announcing the search for a new leader in August.

February 11, 2015

DDR Corp.'s board of directors has promoted David Oakes to the chief executive officer post.

February 11, 2015

Duluth Trading Company has promoted Stephanie Pugliese to president and chief executive officer.