Chuck Follett, president and CEO of Follett Corp., announced his decision to retire after 38 years of service with the company.
Food Lion announced it has selected Boston-based Mullen as its advertising agency of record.
PayPal, which allows consumers to pay for goods online, is running a trial of in-store payments with Home Depot, Reuters reported. PayPay is a division of eBay Inc.
Walmart is expanding the services it offers at tax time to include free in-store federal Form 1040EZ filing.
PetSmart said it has appointed current CEO Robert Moran to also serve as the company’s chairman of the board
Scott & Goble Architects said that it has been renamed SGA Design Group, effective immediately.
Claire’s Stores announced that Eugene S. Kahn has resigned.
American Eagle Outfitters said that it has begun a search for a marketing communications agency partner or partners.
The Fresh Market said it has promoted Sean Crane to executive VP and COO, reporting directly to Craig Carlock, president and CEO.
Monthly hires in the retail industry remain well above the lows reached during the recession and suggest retail hiring is continuing to improve following sharp declines in 2008 and 2009, according to the January Kronos Retail Labor Index.