02/28/2011 - 10:26am

Electronics and appliances retailer Conns announced Monday that its president and CEO Timothy L. Frank has resigned the company.

02/25/2011 - 10:37am

Walgreen Co. said Friday that Hal F. Rosenbluth, president of the drug retailer’s health-and-wellness division, will retire in April. He will, however, stay on as a senior consultant to the CEO for healthcare services.

02/24/2011 - 4:39pm

PlayNetwork said Thursday it has launched into the European market and acquired Absolute Audio Systems Ltd., a U.K.-based provider of commercial media products and A/V systems integration services across Europe.

02/24/2011 - 4:38pm

Dallas -- Talent software firm PeopleAnswers said Thursday that RadioShack Corp. will utilize the PeopleAnswers talent assessment software for all positions in nearly 5,800 company-operated stores and kiosks as well as corporate offices across the United States and Puerto Rico.

According to the company, RadioShack will use PeopleAnswers to prescreen, assess and hire job candidates for all positions including sales associates, store and district managers and corporate positions. With RadioShack attracting approximately one million job candidates per year, the web-based tool has the scale to evaluate candidates as needed, 24/7, integrate with job boards and track candidates’ progress through the application and hiring process, said PeopleAnswers.

“RadioShack is focused on strengthening our brand and growing our business. People make the difference in executing our growth strategy,” said Mary Ann Doran, senior VP human resources, RadioShack.

RadioShack has been using PeopleAnswers for approximately 18 months as a tool to help select and hire district managers nationwide. For the last year, the company has used PeopleAnswers to hire its store managers and sales associates.

02/24/2011 - 4:37pm

Video interviewing solution-provider HireVue said Thursday that Nike has selected it to support its campus recruiting program, adding HireVue’s video interviewing platform to Nike’s recruiting process.

02/24/2011 - 10:55am

Christopher & Banks Corp. said Thursday that it has named Michael Lyftogt to the position of senior VP and CFO.

02/24/2011 - 10:49am

Sears Holdings Corp. has named a former technology executive as its new chief executive.

02/22/2011 - 4:37pm

Chico's FAS announced Tuesday that it has appointed Kent A. Kleeberger to the position of executive VP, COO.

02/22/2011 - 4:32pm

Zale Corp. said Tuesday that it has appointed David F. Dyer, chairman, president and CEO of Chico’s FAS, to its board of directors, effective immediately.