December 12, 2014

Chief Information Security Officers (CISO) have become more common on companies’ senior leadership teams. They might be in even higher demand after the highly publicized data breaches at Target, Home Depot, Neiman Marcus and other companies in the past couple of years (see a timeline of data breaches in the past decade here). In fact, Neiman Marcus just hired its first CISO, Sarah Hendrickson. 

July 2, 2014

Former Amazon operations executive Jeff Helms has joined crowdsourced same-day delivery start-up Deliv as head of delivery operations.

July 2, 2014

Walmart is sponsoring the translation of an industry leading food fraud prevention course into Mandarin as part of a larger effort designed to position the retailer as a leader in product quality, authenticity and safety.

May 1, 2014

Leading off-price retailer T.J.Maxx has partnered with developmental and fashion psychologist Professor Karen Pine to conduct a live fashion experiment.

April 4, 2014

Barnes & Noble named Tulane University president Scott Cowen to its board a after a major shareholder disclosed it was dumping 90% of its stake in the company and relinquishing a seat on the board of directors.

December 16, 2013

Retailers were well represented on the 2013 edition of a best and worst CEOs list compiled by a business professor at a leading university.

November 15, 2013

Walmart is stupid to take on head-to-head in too many areas, according to Wharton marketing professor Stephen Hoch who, along with other members of academia and one retail futurist, weigh in on the competitive situation that promises to impact the entire retail industry.

March 1, 2013

Profitect, provider of software solutions for the retail industry, announced that Daniel Corsten has joined the company’s board of advisors.

February 1, 2013

The Journal of Shopper Research named University of Indiana business professor Raymond Burke as editor.

November 14, 2012

By Victor Ho, CEO, FiveStars

March 21, 2011

Bausch + Lomb on Friday appointed a clinical professor of ophthalmology to serve as the company's first-ever chief medical officer.

February 15, 2011

The American Customer Satisfaction Index has dropped just 0.1% from the previous quarter to 75.9 on the ACSI's 100-point scale, indicating that customers satisfaction remains strong, the ACSI reported.