June 30, 2015

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, the nation’s leading fabric and craft specialty retailer, has announced two significant organizational changes in the merchandising and marketing areas. 

June 30, 2015

Pier 1 Imports has named a former finance executve of Tuesday Morning, Michaels, Kmart and Sears as its new chief financial officer.

June 25, 2015

An ongoing senior leadership transformation at 99 Cents Only stores has put a former Kmart executive in the role of interim CEO and now the company has named a former Walmart executive as interim CFO for the second time.

June 17, 2015

A search is underway for a new CEO to execute a massive transformation at one of the world’s largest retailers. Getting to the interview will require U.S. executives to take a very long flight and the successful applicant will need good listening skills to decipher the accent of co-workers.

June 11, 2015

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

June 4, 2015

Target.com won’t beat Amazon.com, but Target will by following three core philosophies the retailer’s top digital executive and Amazon.com alum Jason Goldberger shared with attendees at the Internet Retailer Conference and Exposition. 

May 28, 2015

Hudson's Bay Company has appointed a former Toys”R”Us executive and Target veteran as chief of human resources.

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.

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.

May 5, 2015

Omnichannel may not be Netsuite CEO Zach Nelson’s favorite word, but that didn’t stop him from using it extensively and sharing a vision of what it means during the cloud commerce leader’s annual SuiteWorld conference. 

May 1, 2015

Operational changes keep coming at Walmart with another round of senior executive moves – and several retirements – announced late Friday that involve some familiar leaders in new roles focused on supercenters, small format and the roll out of grocery home shopping. 

April 28, 2015

JCPenney Company Inc. has named one of its board members as its next EVP and chief marketing officer.

April 27, 2015

Analytics leader SAS has long promised customers “the power to know” and now a major enhancement to data visualization capabilities means retailers don’t have to be a Ph.D to do things faster and more effectively with their massive volumes of data. 

April 27, 2015
Two big grocery chain executives will be overseeing the board of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores.
April 14, 2015

Who hasn’t prematurely hit the send button on an email? However, when it happened to a JCPenney executive who disclosed first quarter same store sales to an analyst, it begs the larger question of why the pair were even having a conversation about sales with two weeks left in the quarter. 

April 10, 2015

The parent company of Safeway and Albertson's has promoted its executive chairman and created a four-person Office of the CEO.

April 10, 2015

Petco has filled two key executive roles as it continues to build a team to successfully execute key strategic initiatives. 

April 9, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance reported quarterly earnings for the first time since the December merger of Walgreen Co. and Alliance Boots and said it plans to close about 200 stores in the United States.

April 3, 2015

The president of Saks Fifth Avenue has resigned after 15 months at the department store chain’s helm.

April 2, 2015

A top digital marketing executive heaped praise on Walmart’s digital efforts at an industry event attended by executives from Amazon, eBay, Alibaba and Google who are more accustomed to such praise. 

March 31, 2015

PetSmart Inc. is looking to drive growth with six new executive appointments focused in the areas of customer experience, merchandise planning, strategy, initiatives, sourcing and real estate.

March 26, 2015

Putting aside a worse than expected fourth quarter loss, regional discounter Fred’s could be on the cusp of more meaningful growth after assembling a roster of top executive talent under the leadership of CEO Jerry Shore and president Mike Bloom. 

March 19, 2015

Just two years after starting the job, the general counsel at Dollar General has been promoted to executive president.

March 5, 2015

Petland has hired a former Walmart executive as vice president of corporate stores as the pet supply retailer looks to expand its national footprint.