People in the News

08/08/2014 - 13:51

The nation’s largest retailer of used cars has turned to the CPG world to hire Jim Lyski as its new chief marketing officer.

08/08/2014 - 09:59

As the start of the school year gets closer, Kids Foot Locker has joined forces with Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul, widely known by fans, media and fellow athletes as CP3, to promote the store’s line of Jordan products.

08/07/2014 - 12:17

Braun has unveiled a new branding campaign, dubbed #FaceGreatness with Braun Confidence, featuring NFL and Braun’s new U.S. spokesperson, Seattle Seahawks quarterback, Russell Wilson.

08/06/2014 - 14:24

Toys“R”Us has appointed Chetan Bhandari as the company’s SVP, corporate finance and treasurer. He will report to EVP and CFO Mike Short.

08/06/2014 - 13:47

Smith & Wesson has hired Andrew Coccari Jr. to fill the newly created position of SVP of sales and marketing, effective August 11. His appointment follows the announced retirement of Mario Pasantes, SVP of marketing and international sales, scheduled for 2015.

08/06/2014 - 12:38

Just under two weeks after Aaron’s posted disappointing second-quarter results, the company is seeking a new CEO. Ronald W. Allen, 72, plans to retire as the company’s CEO and will be stepping down from the board of directors, effective August 31, 2014.

08/06/2014 - 11:31

The shopping habits of today’s consumers have changed; retailers must be able to provide the product information they want through one or more of the marketing channels they may frequent — and all of those communications must be consistent with the physical in-store experience.

08/05/2014 - 16:20

Under Armour’s newest board member is former ESPN president George Bondenheimer.

08/05/2014 - 14:03

Groupon has named Parker Barrile as its SVP of product. He will lead Groupon’s global product teams focused on Web, mobile and design.

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