Content about Americas

February 21, 2014

PCMS, a supplier of software and IT consulting services, has named retail technology executive Andrew Winans as CEO of its Americas operation.

February 4, 2014

Ball Corporation has named Daniel W. Fisher as president, North American metal beverage packaging division, Americas, succeeding Michael Hranicka, who recently left the company.

January 10, 2014

Jewelry retailers had mixed sales results during the crucial holiday period.

December 13, 2013

The Coca-Cola Company is making management and organizational changes to Coca-Cola Americas as part of its agenda to accelerate growth.

December 6, 2013

Stanley Black & Decker has added Debra Crew, president of PepsiCo Americas Beverages, to its board of directors. Crew joined PepsiCo in 2010 as president of the western region of PepsiCo Europe, and was promoted in 2012.

December 2, 2013

SodaStream International named veteran entertainment industry executive Scott Guthrie as regional general manager of the Americas reporting directly to CEO Daniel Birnbaum.

October 24, 2013

Beauty retailer Sephora has appointed former Sears Canada and Loblaws executive Calvin McDonald as president and CEO of Sephora Americas, effective Jan. 1, 2014.

October 21, 2013

Sports Authority is trying out a new store format in its first-ever store in Puerto Rico. The 35,000-sq.-ft. location in Ponce opened its doors Saturday, Oct. 19.

October 15, 2013

Casual footwear manufacturer Crocs has appointed former Walmart executive Greg Sullivan as the company’s general manager for the Americas region. The region encompasses North, Central and South America.

October 11, 2013

Del Monte Foods has announced plans to sell its consumer products business to Del Monte Pacific Limited for $1.675 billion so the company can focus on the pet products market.

September 30, 2013

Leading outdoor brand Patagonia named former Nike, Coca-Cola and Johnson & Johnson marketing executive Joy Howard as its new VP of marketing.

August 8, 2013

RadioShack has unveiled a new “low touch” concept store format at the Manhattan Mall in New York and at Plaza Las Americas in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico, and plans to open another in downtown Fort Worth in October.

June 20, 2013

The Gymboree Corporation has appointed former Levi Strauss & Co. executive Joelle Maher as the company's new COO.

May 29, 2013

Tiffany & Co. has appointed former Cartier executive Anthony Ledru as the company’s SVP of Northern America.

May 28, 2013

Tiffany & Co.’s 175th anniversary and its Great Gatsby movie tie-in collection drove the jeweler’s better-than-expected financial results for the first quarter ended April 30, which included Valentine’s Day.

May 13, 2013

TCC, a global leader in retail marketing programs, has appointed former PepsiCo executive Van B. Sapp as president of TCC Americas. In his new role, Sapp will be responsible for TCC's operations in North and South America.

April 26, 2013

Starbucks reported that its second-quarter profit rose 26% to $390.4 million, up from $309.9 million last year, amid sales increases in the Americas and Asia regions.

April 26, 2013

Starbucks reported that its second-quarter profit rose 26% to $390.4 million, up from $309.9 million last year, amid sales increases in the Americas and Asia regions.

March 6, 2013

McCormick announced that Chuck Langmead has been promoted to president of global industrial.

February 25, 2013

The latest research from SymphonyIRI Group’s Times & Trends, “2012 CPG Year in Review: Finding the New Normal,” reveals that budget restraints are still causing consumers to remain frugal in 2013, despite signs of economic recovery.

January 21, 2013

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark has named Jennifer Sepull as the company's chief information officer and VP IT Services, reporting to Mark A. Buthman,SVP and CFO.

December 5, 2012

If you thought Starbucks was everywhere already, wait a few years, as the company has announced plans to open 3,000 more stores in the Americas alone in the next five years.

September 24, 2012

Nestle, through its Abuelita hot chocolate and Nescafe Cafe de Olla instant coffe, is enocuraging Latinas to celebrate Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead.

September 14, 2012

Casual footwear brand, Crocs, has announced that Dale Bathum has been appointed chief product officer, Mike DeBell has been named chief sales officer and Doug Hayes has taken the role of president of the Americas market.

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