July 30, 2015

 The Kroger Co.’s first female corporate officer is retiring.

July 7, 2015

Office Depot is gearing up for a successful back to school season with a new lineup of essentials for students of all ages.

June 30, 2015

Two days before Kraft shareholders are scheduled to vote on a merger with Heinz, the company announced a slew of new executives.

June 26, 2015

GameStop is kicking off summer in a big way with a five-week Twitter contest aimed at increasing customer engagement.

June 25, 2015

The woman who put the “T” in Tarjay is stepping down from her role as chief merchandising officer and adding some uncertainty about the retailer’s direction under the leadership of chairman and CEO Brian Cornell. 

June 11, 2015

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

June 9, 2015

Lands' End is adding two highly regarded retail veterans to an executive team led by newly appointed CEO Federica Marchionni. 

June 1, 2015

Men's Wearhouse is turning to a veteran of Google and Bebe Stores to be its new chief digital officer in charge of all digital and omnichannel initiatives.

June 1, 2015

Social media users would rather post positive feedback to retailers than post a complaint, according to a new survey.

May 19, 2015

With a title like chief retail innovation officer, Kasey Lobaugh spends a lot of time peering into the future to assess where the retail industry is headed. 

April 28, 2015

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

April 10, 2015

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

March 17, 2015

JCPenney has lost its chief marketing officer at a time when the company has been trying to rebuild its brand image.

February 27, 2015

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

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. 

February 3, 2015

Luxury beauty retailer Bluemercury was acquired by Macy’s and the retailer announced another round of extensive personnel changes, including a new head merchant, that are designed to bolster its omnichannel, international and alternative format growth prospects. 

February 3, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance has appointed Marco Pagni, formerly group legal counsel and chief administrative officer of Alliance Boots, as EVP and global chief legal and administrative officer, effective immediately. 

January 26, 2015

Former Pep Boys and Bass Pro Shops marketing executive Ron Stoupa has joined the Sports Authority as executive vice president and chief marketing officer.

January 20, 2015

With retail executive titles becoming increasingly exotic, credit Walmart for coming up with an unusual sounding title for a position that other retailers might describe as chief omnichannel officer.

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 13, 2015

With two Pixar movies hitting theaters this year — Inside Out (June 19) and The Good Dinosaur (November 25) — Disney Consumer Products has a slate of innovative new toys in the works for retailers.

December 23, 2014

Teen and pre-teen retailer Five Below landed two senior executives from Walmart.com and Ascena Retail Group for key roles as it looks to accelerate an already rapid pace of growth.

December 23, 2014

Vendors are leaving billions on the table because they forget to market to the chief marketing officer (CMO) rather than just the CIO and IT department. 

December 22, 2014

Target chairman and CEO Brian Cornell, who took the helm earlier this year, is making a string of executive changes to help fuel the retailer's digital transformation and enhance the guest experience.