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May 1, 2014

Skeeter Nut Free, a snack food company that manufactures peanut- and tree nut-free snacks, has added three executives to its senior leadership team. Larry Appel will be CEO and a member of the board of directors, while Javier Retamar joins as CFO and Sharyla Robinson as VP of marketing.

February 12, 2014

ComScore elevated president Serge Matta to the role of CEO as the digital measurement firm reported recorded fourth quarter and full year results.

January 8, 2014

The National Retail Federation will honor Jim Sinegal, Costco co-founder and board member, with its Gold Medal Award during Retail’s BIG Show.

December 2, 2013

CommonKindness president and co-founder Sarah Schloemer has been named the winner of a Silver Stevie Award in the Young Entrepreneur of the Year category in the 10th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.

November 22, 2013

Minerco Resources, parent company of Level 5 Beverage Company, has appointed beverage executive Darin Ezra to Level 5’s board of directors.

November 21, 2013

The electronic currency known as bitcoin allows small- and medium-size companies to reach more customers by opening new markets that were previously unreachable, the co-founder of a company that allows businesses to use bitcoins said in testimony this week before two Senate subcommittees.

July 8, 2013

Department store executive and Target co-founder Douglas Dayton died Saturday of cancer at 88.

April 30, 2013

Five Below, a leading retailer of extreme-value merchandise for teens and pre-teens, is once again teaming up with Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation to raise money to help children with cancer.

April 30, 2013

Braintree, a payments platform for online and mobile commerce, has appointed Google Wallet co-found Rob von Behren as the company’s lead engineer for its San Francisco office.

April 23, 2013

Cabela's co-founder and chairman Richard N. Cabela will be named chairman emeritus June 5, during the company’s 2013 annual meeting of shareholders. His brother, James W. Cabela, who is vice chairman and co-founder, will be named chairman at that time.

April 19, 2013

Chairman, president and CEO of Fast Retailing Tadashi Yanai is among the 2013 Time 100, the magazine's annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

April 12, 2013

The University of Missouri-Kansas City will bestow its Entrepreneur of the Year award onto Costco co-founder Jim Sinegal, at a special ceremony this fall, according to published reports.

April 2, 2013

Totsy, a leading private sale site of children's goods has named Lisa Kennedy as CEO.

March 11, 2013

Macy's exclusive new MADE Fashion Week for Impulse collection is now available at 150 Macy's stores and online at Macys.com.

January 3, 2013

Former Disney executive Andy Mooney has been appointed as president and CEO of Quiksilver.

September 5, 2012

Costco co-founder and former CEO Jim Sinegal appeared on CNBC Wednesday morning to offer a preview of his speech last night at the Democratic National Convention and explain why he supports the re-election of president Barack Obama.

August 16, 2012

Best Buy co-founder Richard Schulze said Thursday that he is staying the course on his plan to acquire the company and take it private, adding that he has heard from a lineup of private equity firms prepared to make "significant commitments."

July 2, 2012

Steven Becker and Richard Willis are the newest members of the Tuesday Morning board of directors with two more directors expected to be named in the coming months.

September 1, 2011

First it was Steve Jobs, and now Costco’s legendary co-founder Jim Sinegal is stepping down as CEO.

April 13, 2011

Elaine Rubin, a retail industry vet who co-founded and chaired Shop.org, a division of the National Retail Federation, is taking her expertise in Internet retailing to Monetate, a leading independent provider of testing, targeting, and personalization for websites. Rubin joins Monetate as a member of the company's strategic advisory board.

February 25, 2011

Walgreens on Friday announced that Hal Rosenbluth will retire as president of its health-and-wellness division in April, but will continue with the company as a senior consultant to the CEO for healthcare services.

January 6, 2011

Ebay has announced that it will engage fashion publishing innovator and style luminary Andrea Linett as creative director for Ebay fashion.

November 8, 2010

Brookshire Grocery has named the 2010 winner of the company’s Louise Brookshire Spirit Award,...