May 8, 2015

Leaders from the toy and baby products industries came together with celebrities in New York City to celebrate the 2015 Toys“R”Us Children’s Fund Gala and raise an astounding $4.6 million for kids.

May 6, 2015

Global Brands Group named former Ann Taylor and May Company executive Adrienne Lazarus as CEO of The Frye Company, one of the holding company’s premier controlled brands and what Lazarus contends could become an American global lifestyle brand.

April 28, 2015

The National Retail Federation (NRF) and Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) have filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals saying the National Labor Relations Board’s decision to recognize a “micro-union” of workers in a single department at a Macy’s store in Massachusetts was incorrect. 

April 27, 2015

Hudson’s Bay and Lord & Taylor President Liz Rodbel is among a group of high powered female executive due to be honored as Outstanding Mothers at a New York City event on May 7 emceed by HSN CEO and 2010 Outstanding Mother honoree Mindy Grossman. 

April 22, 2015

HSN Inc. has appointed a new chief marketing officer to drive growth for the $3.6 billion multichannel retailer. 

April 20, 2015

A. Alfred Taubman, the father of the modern indoor shopping mall, has died. He was 91.

April 16, 2015

Former Walmart CEO and current board member Mike Duke is the newest operating executive at the Carlyle Group, which suggests the pace of deal-making activity in the retail and consumer packaged goods world could be about to heat up.

April 10, 2015

The National Retail Federation is investing millions of dollars into research for the retail industry by creating a new center.

February 19, 2015

Canadian discounter Dollarama has turned to an Office Depot executive to guide the company through expansion plans in 2015. 

February 17, 2015

Acosta Sales & Marketing has appointed Randall J. Weisenburger to its board of directors. 

February 11, 2015

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

February 10, 2015

The Finish Line is looking to upgrade its customer experience capabilities with the addition of a new chief omnichannel officer and executive vice president.

February 9, 2015

Wegmans Food Markets, Costco, Publix and CVS are among the highest ranked companies in terms of corporate reputation, according to a new poll.

February 6, 2015

Brown Shoe Company has added the former CEO of Victoria’s Secret to its board of directors. 

February 5, 2015

The retail industry’s data security efforts were upgraded week when the Retail Industry Leaders Association named the former Texas chief information security officer to lead the trade group’s new intelligence sharing organization. 

February 4, 2015

The newly created position of chief member officer at Sam’s Club has been filled by veteran marketer Tracey Brown who has been given a wide range of member marketing, acquisition, engagement, retention and analytics responsibilities. 

January 23, 2015

Vice presidents of merchandising at Fry’s Food Stores and Ralph’s and two other executives are the newest members of the board of the Western Association of Food Chains.

January 22, 2015

Dollar General CEO Rick Dreiling had planned to retire in a few months, but after Family Dollar shareholder’s snubbed his company’s buyout offer, Dreiling said he’ll stick around a bit longer.

January 21, 2015

The restructuring of Walmart’s senior executive ranks continues with the latest round of appointments involving some familiar leaders in new roles with curious titles as well as some key resignations.

January 20, 2015

Top executives from Target, Walgreens and Cabela’s have joined the already robust Board of Directors at the Retail Industry Leaders Association.

January 8, 2015

Michael Romanko was named Executive Vice President of Merchandising at discount retailer Five Below, reporting to President Joel Anderson.

January 7, 2015

Walmart is turning to the head of its Latin American business to take over as CEO of Walmart de Mexico.

January 7, 2015

Despite strides many retailers made this past holiday season integrating their physical and digital operations, omnichannel remains a highly underdeveloped opportunity for an industry looking to keep pace with shoppers.

December 30, 2014

Oracle Retail begins 2015 with a former top IBM exec in a key leadership role and several key acquisitions under its belt as the technology leader looks to help retailers achieve differentiated shopping experiences.