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.

December 22, 2014

Gap has appointed a new CEO. Art Peck, currently president of the company’s growth, innovation and digital division, will succeed Glenn Murphy as the company’s next executive chief, effective Feb. 1, 2015.

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. 

December 22, 2014

The Home Depot has named Craig Menear, currently president, U.S. retail, as CEO and president, effective November 1, and has elected him to the company's board of directors, effectively immediately. Current chairman and CEO Frank Blake will remain chairman.

December 16, 2014

VeriFone and First Data are teaming up to help U.S. merchants reduce their exposure to data breaches and expedite merchant acceptance of EMV-enabled credit and debit cards.

December 12, 2014

Former Procter & Gamble group president Jorge Mesquita has been hired by Johnson & Johnson as worldwide chairman of its consumer companies. 

December 4, 2014

Walgreens named former Sam’s Club head merchant Linda Filler to the role of president of retail products and chief merchandising officer.

December 2, 2014

In an effort to bolster its online presence, Loehmann’s has appointed a digital retail expert to join its advisory board. 

December 1, 2014

HSN Inc. has named Jeffrey Kuster president of Cornerstone and executive officer of HSNi. Kuster will report to HSNi CEO Mindy Grossman. 

November 24, 2014

Joe Arcuri, vice president and general manager of Procter & Gamble's North American beauty business, has been hired as president of home solutions for Newell Rubbermaid. He'll start the new job on Dec. 1.  

November 21, 2014

Walmart is fulfilling its promise earlier this year to make a big investment in solar energy: The retailer has accepted bids from SunEdison and SolarCity to install as many as 400 new solar systems on its facilities over the next four years.  

November 11, 2014

This past summer President Obama turned heads when the White House hosted a curious sounding event called a Maker Faire.

November 7, 2014

J.P. Bilbrey, CEO of Hershey, has been appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to President Obama’s newly-established Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA).  

November 6, 2014

Archer Daniels Midland Company has appointed Juan R. Luciano the next CEO and also has elected him to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately.  Luciano previously served as company’s president and COO responsible for leading and running the company’s global operations.

November 5, 2014

Former Maidenform CEO Maurice Reznic was named Delta Galil’s CEO of women’s intimate apparel for U.S. and U.K. and president of its U.S. branch.

November 5, 2014

Patrick Spear has joined GMDC as president to fill a role previously held by the organization’s long-time CEO Dave McConnell.  Spear brings 25-plus years of experience in the consumer and office products industry to GMDC’s senior management team.  

October 30, 2014

Meg Ham has been designated as president of Food Lion, succeeding Beth Newlands Campbell, who is leaving the company for personal and professional reasons.

October 30, 2014

Retailers are in for a “humbug holiday” with a 3.4% overall increase in sales and a deceleration in e-commerce growth, according to a new forecast from retail industry consulting and research firm Customer Growth Partners.