01/17/2012 - 1:16pm

Wal-Mart Stores announced that Neil Ashe, 44, is the new president and CEO of the company's global e-commerce business, effective Jan. 16.

01/17/2012 - 1:10pm

Best Buy announced that Shari Ballard and Mike Vitelli, who had both been president of Best Buy's domestic business, will take on separate jobs, effective immediately.

01/17/2012 - 1:06pm

Aaron's announced that Jeannie M. Cave has been hired as the company's new VP real estate and construction.

01/17/2012 - 12:51pm

A new global standard for retail payments designed to help exchange data between payment terminals and POS terminals and support new payment technologies has been released by the Association for Retail Technology Standards (ARTS) and EPASOrg, which sets card payment standards in Europe.

01/17/2012 - 12:26pm

Saks Inc. announced that Jack L. Stahl, 58, was appointed to the company’s board of directors effective Jan. 16.

01/17/2012 - 12:12pm

Former president Bill Clinton delivered a keynote address entitled “Embracing Our Common Humanity” to an overflow crowd Monday morning at the National Retail Federation’s 101st Annual Convention & Expo in New York.

01/16/2012 - 5:15pm

A report by Reuters said that online shoe retailer Zappos was hacked over the weekend, affecting 24 million customers in its database.

01/16/2012 - 5:10pm

Kronos Inc. said that Family Dollar is using its suite of workforce management solutions to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve productivity of more than 55,000 Family Dollar employees across 7,000 stores.

01/16/2012 - 5:08pm

Retail analytics solution provider QuantiSense said that Urban Outfitters has licensed its full suite of solutions including QuantiSense Merchandising, Direct and Store Ops.