September 28, 2015

The holiday season is rapidly approaching, so of course everyone is thinking about the latest trends in... retail IT. Okay, nobody outside of the industry has visions of technology solutions dancing in their heads, but retailers do need to know what is developing on the IT front as their busiest season arrives.

September 24, 2015

Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM) is increasing its value to retailers and suppliers with the introduction of a new service called the ECRM Content Gateway.

September 23, 2015

Veteran J.C. Penney merchant John Tighe has been elevated to fill the role of executive VP and chief merchant held by Liz Sweney who is retiring.

September 23, 2015

REI has promoted Rachel Ligtenberg to VP of retail following a 25-year tenure with the company.

September 17, 2015

While the financial industry is supporting the use of chip-and-signature cards to meet the upcoming Oct. 1 EMV mandate, consumers are less convinced.

June 10, 2015

Dollar General Corp. is looking to a longtime Dollar General employee to be its next executive vice president of store operations.

May 12, 2015

It’s been a month since the announcement of Hal Lawton’s move from Home Depot to eBay, where he will head up eBay North America.

March 20, 2015

As burgeoning food retailer Haggen charts a path of expansion across the West Coast, the company is also making some key executive moves to support its growth in the Southwest.

February 27, 2015

The recently merged Albertsons and Safeway organization has appointed Justin Dye as chief administrative officer of the combined company.

January 30, 2015

DSW Inc. is shifting titles and responsibilities within its executive ranks, with all changes effective Feb. 2. 

January 16, 2015

Walgreens Boot Alliance will be looking to fill some big shoes, as Thomas Sabatino Jr., executive VP, global chief legal and administrative officer, will be leaving the company to join Hertz Global Holdings effective Feb.9. 

January 6, 2015

As it seeks to further improve its digital interaction with customers, Walgreens has chosen Qualcomm as its partner for device connectivity with the drugstore chain's mobile and web applications, as well as its Balance Rewards program. 

November 21, 2014

Walmart is fulfilling its promise earlier this year to make a big investment in solar energy: The retailer has accepted bids from SunEdison and SolarCity to install as many as 400 new solar systems on its facilities over the next four years.  

November 17, 2014

New functionality such as interactive maps, enhanced list-making and search capabilities are designed to make it easier than ever to shop Target.

November 13, 2014

TÜV Rheinland, a global leader in testing, inspection, and certification services, named former Office Depot executive Guillermo Rodriguez to the role of vp North America Retail Management.

November 7, 2014

Mike Smith was named SVP finance and CFO North America at McCormick.  In this role he will oversee investor relations, treasury and serve as the CFO of the newly formed North American Leadership Team. 

November 6, 2014

Shopko has launched an exclusive online optical line, Asher & Ivy, which the company says combines hipster attitude with a bit of “geek chic.”

November 6, 2014

Jacqueline Hourigan Rice will join Target Dec. 1 as the retailer’s SVP of risk and compliance after holding a similar role at General Motors.

October 31, 2014

Michael Bauersfeld has resigned as Sun Products Corporation’s vp, corporate controller and treasurer to pursue other interests. The company has appointed Jody L. Macedonio, currently the company’s vp, finance and planning, to the additional role of treasurer, responsible for all treasury functions at the company including investor relations.

October 30, 2014

Get it before it’s gone is the message Amazon is sharing with holiday shoppers as it looks to drive sales of limited duration “Lightning Deals” supported by enhanced same day delivery capabilities.

October 30, 2014

Veteran Walmart store planner Jay Mitchael is a featured speaker at an upcoming event organized by Doing Business in Bentonville.

October 24, 2014

3D Systems Corporation appointed Peter Theran as vp consumer retail to lead the expansion of the company's consumer products into new retail markets.

October 23, 2014

John Spina, Walgreens corporate VP expense optimization, and Don Huonker, Walgreens chief operational risk officer, will retire from the company effective Oct. 31.

October 17, 2014

Disney’s Frozen and Marvel’s Spider-Man characters are being used by the entertainment company’s consumer products group to get kids to eat more apples.