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August 20, 2014

Target’s U.S. sales held up reasonably well in the second quarter, but weak results in Canada and expense pressures prompted the company to reduce its full year profit expectations a week after Brian Cornell became chairman and CEO.

August 1, 2014

Target’s expansion of its troubled Canadian division remains on track as new chairman and CEO Brian Cornell prepares to assume leadership of the company in August.

July 31, 2014

Retail and consumer products veteran Brian Cornell was named chairman and CEO at Target to fill two of the three roles previously held by the company’s former top executive Gregg Steinhafel.

July 31, 2014

Brian Cornell’s tenure as Target’s chairman and CEO begins on August 12. Don’t expect it to last long if his track record at other recent employers is any indication.

June 11, 2014

In the third quarter 2014 edition of Target Supplier News, check out what’s on the mind of new Target chairman and CEO Brian Cornell as the retailer heads into the holidays and beyond.

March 12, 2012

Less than two months after resigning as president and CEO of Sam’s Club, Brian Cornell has landed at Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo where he will serve as CEO of the company’s North American food division reporting to chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi.

February 10, 2012

Recently departed Sam’s Club president and CEO Brian Cornell is a little like legendary Cleveland Browns running back Jim Brown in that both walked away from their professions at the height of their careers. However, unlike Brown who gave up football for good after his best season ever, no one is expecting Cornell to stay retired.

January 20, 2012

In an unexpected turn of events, Brian Cornell is stepping down as Sam’s Club president and CEO and will be replaced by Rosalind Brewer who currently serves as president of the Walmart U.S. East business unit.

November 18, 2011

Sam’s Club president and CEO Brian Cornell may have been the last of Walmart’s three divisional presidents to speak on the company’s conference call, but he had the best news to share.

March 10, 2011

Have you noticed lately how discussions of the Sam’s Club business include references to Sam’s international presence? First it was Sam’s president and CEO Brian Cornell during the fourth-quarter conference call when he said, “We continue to see growth in the Sam’s Club brand in our international markets as Doug (international division president and CEO Doug McMillon) and his team opened 14 new Sam’s Clubs this fiscal year. We continue to work with the international team to share best practices across the organization to ensure we’re meeting our members’ need both in the United States and around the world.”

Then, earlier this week at an investor conference in Orlando, Cornell was talking about Sam’s international presence again.

March 10, 2011

Speaking at the Raymond James and Associates investor conference earlier this week in Orlando, Sam’s Club president and CEO Brian Cornell reaffirmed that Sam’s would achieve its first-quarter sales plan that calls for comp growth in the range of 1% to 3%.

February 17, 2011

Walmart earlier this week named Cindy Davis EVP of a newly created global consumer insights business unit. She will be responsible for understanding broad consumer trends world wide and creating advanced analytical tools to support Walmart’s business, a sizeable task considering Walmart’s expanding global empire and the diversity of markets being served.

February 14, 2011

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart has named Cindy Davis EVP of its global consumer insights business unit created two weeks ago as part of a larger corporate restructuring.

Davis, who joined Walmart in 2007 and previously served as EVP membership and marketing for Sam’s Club will continue to report to Sam’s Club president and CEO Brian Cornell, although she will be responsible for understanding broad consumer trends world wide and to create advanced analytical tools to support the business.

April 14, 2009

Linda Hefner is the new head merchant at Sam’s Club, the company announced. Hefner previously...

March 8, 2009

Wal-Mart Stores has named Brian Cornell will become president and CEO of its Sam's Club...

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