June 30, 2015

Walmart is appealing to suppliers – even those who don’t sell it merchandise – to share their complete product catalog with the company in the name of providing shoppers accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive information. 

June 29, 2015

A new study by Staples shows that many Americans are burnt out and working more than ever thanks to the always on mentality of the connected economy. So why are we so happy? 

June 25, 2015

Dollar General Corp. has promoted one of its finance executives to serve as interim chief financial officer.

June 17, 2015

Designer clothing and accessories retailer Rent the Runway’s business is dependent on an advanced reverse logistics and transportation network, which is why the company just hired a leading logistic executive from an online competitor.

June 16, 2015

On the heels of opening its 12,000th store, Dollar General has named five executives to key leadership positions within its merchandising and supply chain organizations. 

June 15, 2015

Target’s annual meeting was pretty much a non-event on June 10, aside from the fact that a corporate structure in which Brian Cornell serves as both chairman and CEO doesn’t sit well with many shareholders. 

June 11, 2015

Kohl’s Corp. has appointed an ex-Starbucks executive as its next chief merchandising and customer officer.

June 5, 2015

Dick’s Sporting Goods named veteran consumer packaged goods finance executive Teri List executive vice president and CFO to oversee the retailer’s finance and legal organizations. 

June 1, 2015

Fast growing retailer Five Below is bolstering it supply chain capabilities in the northeast with a new facility that will eventually exceed one million square feet.

May 29, 2015

Earlier this year, San Francisco sent shockwaves through the business community when it enacted the “Retail Workers Bill of Rights.” Now a California lawmaker wants to extend the measure throughout the state.

May 22, 2015

Some retailers are starting to realize that the key better customer experiences might be sitting right under their noses. Enter the concept of the “dark store.” 

May 19, 2015

The Obama administration’s plan to revise federal overtime regulations would likely “hollow out” low- and mid-level management positions in the retail industry and result in a shift toward more hourly and part-time workers, according to a new National Retail Federation (NRF) report. 

May 18, 2015

Retailers are poised to benefit from a new deal between Accenture and Javelin Group, a UK-based retail strategy consulting and digital transformation services provider.

May 7, 2015

Shedding light on how Walmart plans to achieve digital and physical balance in its supply chain this week was Tracy Rosser, the retailer’s senior vice president of transportation and supply chain.

May 6, 2015

With retailers and CPG companies continuing to struggle with in-store execution issues like on-shelf availability, inventory and promotions, leading supply chain analytics and insights provider Orchestro asked industry thought leaders to weigh in on the three key questions.

May 4, 2015

True Value Company has selected a specialty retail veteran as its next chief financial officer.

May 1, 2015

The CEO of Carter's Inc. and the former CFO of V.F. Corp. have joined the board of directors at the Fresh Market.

May 1, 2015

REI is looking to strengthen its omnichannel capabilities with a new distribution center in Arizona.

April 27, 2015
Two big grocery chain executives will be overseeing the board of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores.
April 21, 2015

Sportsman's Warehouse is resorting to a cash giveaway to ensure a strong crowd at its newest store as it expands in Oregon. 

April 2, 2015

Walmart Vice President of Supply Chain Services Debbie Hodges is the featured speaker at the April gathering of Doing Business in Bentonville.

March 31, 2015

Home Depot, which was hit by a widely publicized data breach in 2014, has reportedly hired its first chief information security officer, according to the Wall Street Journal.

March 26, 2015

Walmart recognized multimodal logistics provider C.H. Robinson with the retailer’s first-ever award for third party logistics providers. 

March 23, 2015

The 330-unit specialty retailer Kirkland’s is looking to grow sales following a dramatic upgrade to its assortment planning process.