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 8, 2015

A 38-year Kroger employee who started out in the company bagging groceries at a Cincinnati area store has been promoted to president.

April 6, 2015

Atlas Technology Group, one of the fastest growing retail technology solution providers in the consumer goods industry, has named a new president.

April 3, 2015

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

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 24, 2015

A strengthened omnichannel fulfillment model helped slow the pace of sales declines at Toys “R” Us last year and now the retailer is looking to execute the next phases of transformation strategy to restore profitable growth.

March 18, 2015

The CVS Health Foundation is backing up its promise to make a $5 million  commitment to the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids by announcing the first four winners of grants.

March 5, 2015

Grocery distributor and retailer SpartanNash is looking to a former Walgreens executive to help drive growth.

February 27, 2015

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

February 20, 2015

The National Retail Federation has called for President Obama to become involved in the ongoing contract negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) if a deal is not reached.

February 17, 2015

Describing cyberspace as the new "wild, wild West," President Barack Obama on Friday said that while everyone expects the government to be the sheriff, the private sector must do more to stop cyberattacks. 

February 13, 2015

The president of Target Canada will return to the fold in the United States as the company shuts down its Canadian operations.

February 12, 2015

Hhgregg is taking a different approach to President’s Day promotions this year by focusing on the ladies –- the First Ladies, that is. 

February 4, 2015

Former GameStop Senior Vice President of Human Resource Mike Buskey was elevated to the role of president of U.S. stores to oversee GameStop’s more than 2,000 locations. 

February 3, 2015

Wage and hour issues are ever present in the retail industry. Retailers are under constant pressure to control expenses, the largest component of which is labor. In 2015, local, state and federal officials are poised to take actions that will likely increase the cost of labor for retailers. Retailers must remain alert for these coming changes and begin planning for their impact long before their effective dates.

January 26, 2015

NJOY, an independent e-cigarette and vaping company, on Monday announced the appointment of Paul Sturman as its new CEO and president.

January 21, 2015

The popularity of Disney’s Frozen license and a final surge of spending allowed most U.S. toy retailers to grow sales this past holiday season, according to new data from NPD.

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 12, 2015

NRF president Matthew Shay told attendees of retail’s Big Show in New York City this week that the industry is well-positioned for 2015 – with a little help from friends in Washington, D.C.

January 8, 2015

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

January 8, 2015

Bartell Drugs has selected former REI executive Brian Unmacht as its new president.

December 23, 2014

Michael Huseby was named CEO at Barnes and Noble after previously serving briefly as the retailer’s CFO and then president.

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

Home Depot EVP Marvin Ellison will become president of J.C. Penney on November 1 and succeed Mike Ullman as CEO of the department store retailer next August.