May 21, 2015

Chico’s FAS announced that CEO and president David F. Dyer intends to retire in spring 2016, at the end of the company’s fiscal year.

May 21, 2015

Robert Lynch, CEO of embattled Lumber Liquidators Holdings, has unexpectedly resigned as the Justice Department seeks to file criminal charges for the company’s allegedly selling Chinese hardwood laminate products that had illegal levels of formaldehyde.

May 15, 2015

Ship2MyID is a patented shipping enablement platform that allows consumers to ship products to others without the need of the receiver’s mailing address.

May 12, 2015

Net loss at American Apparel Inc. grew to $26.4 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2015, from $5.5 million the same quarter a year earlier.

May 12, 2015

Boscov’s Department Store believes in keeping it in the family. Albert Boscov, 85, has resigned as CEO of the company, and been succeeded by his nephew, Jim Boscov.

May 11, 2015

Andy Dunn, the founder of the hot online menswear retailer Bonobos, is transitioning from CEO to executive chairman.

May 8, 2015

Dov Charney, the embattled founder and ousted CEO of American Apparel, is suing one of the retailer’s major shareholders, Standard General, for damages of at least $30 million.

May 7, 2015

Alibaba Group Holding Limited on Thursday announced that its CEO, Jonathan Lu, will step down and will be replaced by COO Daniel Zhang, effective May 10.

May 6, 2015

Global Brands Group has named former Ann Taylor and May Company executive Adrienne Lazarus as CEO of The Frye Company, one of the holding company’s premier brands.

May 4, 2015

Décor superstore retailer At Home said that Former PetSmart CEO and chairman Phil Francis has been selected as an independent member of the board of directors of décor superstore retailer At Home. The retailer has been acquiring senior leadership talent with public company experience which has some industry experts suggesting a stock offering could be in the company’s future.

April 30, 2015

Bartell Drugs on Wednesday tapped Brian Unmacht as CEO. He was named president of the chain in January 2015.  George Bartell has been the company’s CEO for the past 25 years and will continue to serve as chairman, the company stated.

April 30, 2015

Liberty Center is Greater Cincinnati’s something-for-everyone developmentThere are mixed-use developments, town centers, and then there are PLACES, and Liberty Center is being designed to be just that when it brings 1.2 million sq. ft. of retail, restaurant, offices, residences, a hotel and three parks — including one inside the enclosed mall — to a young and affluent area of North Cincinnati.Liberty Center, opening Oct.

April 30, 2015

From international brands dropping anchor on U.S. shores and online players expanding in the physical space to familiar names with new formats and traditional start-ups, there is no lack of new concepts in the brick-and-mortar arena. Here’s a look at some with the biggest buzz.


April 30, 2015

Brick-and-mortar stores are in transition from being viewed as a relic of the 20th century to being understood as the linchpin of 21st century omnichannel retailing.

April 29, 2015

Doug Baker, CEO of environmental technology firm Ecolab, has been named by Target Corp. as lead independent director of the Target board.

April 24, 2015

Edens, an owner and developer of community shopping centers, has named Jodie W. McLean as CEO, effective June 30.

April 23, 2015

On the heels of disappointing sales trends, Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Inc. said that its CEO W. Bruce Johnson will leave the company Aug. 1.

April 22, 2015

Wal-Mart's Sam's Club division is launching new, high-value services for small-business owners as it looks to differentiate itself from Costco while fending off competition from well-capitalized online startup

April 22, 2015

Bernard Cammarata, 75, founder and chairman of The TJX Companies Inc., will retire June 11, 2015 after nearly 40 years with the company.

April 21, 2015

Casey Sheahan, former CEO of Patagonia, has joined FastG8, a digital media company focused on driving e-commerce for brands in the outdoor and active lifestyle marketplaces.

April 16, 2015

Mike Duke, former president and CEO of Wal-Mart Stores, has joined global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group.

April 16, 2015

Reduced stock awards and incentives resulted in a roughly 24% pay cut for Robert Niblock, president, chairman and CEO of Lowe’s Companies Inc., in 2014.

April 15, 2015

Plug and Play brings together retailers and start-ups that offer specific technology and expertise that can relieve merchants’ pain points. Chain Store Age’s Customer Disruption newsletter provides a Q&A with the CEO of one of those companies in each issue. This time, the spotlight is on Arie Shpanya of Wiser.

April 7, 2015

Interbrand, a leading brand consultancy, has named Victoria Leavitt as CEO of consumer & retail brand experience in North America.