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July 24, 2014

Arthur T. Demoulas, the former CEO of Market Basket who was ousted as CEO of parent company Demoulas Super Markets, plans to bid to purchase the company.

July 24, 2014

It’s no shock Bill Simon is leaving after not getting the lead role when Mike Duke stepped down as Walmart CEO last year.

July 24, 2014

Wal-Mart Stores announced that Bill Simon, president and CEO of Walmart U.S. since June 2010, is leaving the company.

July 22, 2014

Michael Weiss, who started with Express when it was an eight-store operation, will retire as CEO of the 600 plus-store specialty apparel company when its fiscal year ends on January 30, 2015.

July 22, 2014

The saga over the dismissal of former Demoulas Super Markets Inc. CEO Arthur T. Demoulas continues, with Demoulas making public commentary for the first time.

July 21, 2014

Natalie Berg, global research director at Planet Retail, commented:

July 21, 2014

British retailing giant Tesco Plc on Monday said CEO Philip Clarke would step down in October, to be replaced by 27-year Unilever executive Dave Lewis, with the change effective Oct. 1.

July 21, 2014

Michael J. Kowalski, CEO of Tiffany and Co., will retire from the company effective March 31, 2015.

July 18, 2014

Herman Miller has entered into an agreement to acquire high-end furniture retailer Design Within Reach Inc. (DWR) for about $154 million in cash.

July 18, 2014

Although no promise has been made to rehire ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas, a rally at the corporate headquarters of Demoulas Super Markets Inc. is replacing a previously planned employee walkout.

July 17, 2014

American Apparel shareholders Bigger Capital Fund, Bachelier LLC and the Bigger Family, have sent a letter to the company's board seeking the resignation of co-chairmen David Danziger and Allan Mayer as board members.

July 17, 2014

Roger Hardy, Founder and former CEO of optical giant Coastal Contacts Inc., announced that his company, Hardy Capital Partners along with a small group of prominent Canadian investors, has acquired OnlineShoes.com, a footwear retailer based out of Seattle, and ShoeMe.ca, a Vancouver-based online footwear retailer.

July 17, 2014

A group of Market Basket employees known as “Save Market Basket” have threatened to walk off the job as of 4:30 p.m. ET on July 17 if former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas is not reinstated.

July 15, 2014

The daily-deals website LivingSocial on Tuesday named Gautam Thakar, a longtime eBay executive, as its incoming president and CEO.

July 15, 2014

Simon has named retail and real estate executive Stephen Yalof as CEO of premium outlets and senior executive VP of Simon.

July 14, 2014

Mindy Grossman, the chief executive of HSN Inc., reportedly declined an offer to become CEO of J.C. Penney Company in May.

July 14, 2014

arbara Turf, 71, former CEO of Crate and Barrel, died July 12, at Evanston Hospital, of pancreatic cancer, the Chicago Tribune reported.

July 10, 2014

Kevin Mead, the former senior VP, director of Stores for The Children's Place, has joined the senior team at Aerosoles as executive VP, retail reporting directly to CEO Jules Schneider.

July 8, 2014

The Container Store posted a 0.8% decline in same-store sales in the first quarter, its first decline in the metric in 16 quarters.

July 7, 2014

The heat is on — in more ways than one. While Target’s search for a new chief executive has been much in the news, the discounter is not the only big retailer on the hunt for a chief executive.

July 1, 2014

Signet Jewelers Ltd. on Tuesday announced that Theo Killion, CEO and president of its newly acquired Zale division, has resigned, effective July 31.

June 30, 2014

Richard Sharp, the former CEO of Circuit City and driving force behind CarMax, has died due to complications from a rare type of Alzheimer’s disease.

June 30, 2014

Too often in retail, disruptions are viewed as bad things, but new digital disruptions, including 3-D printing and digital currencies, are transforming what consumers expect from their shopping experience and how they interact with physical and online retailers — for the better.

June 27, 2014

Dollar General announced that CEO and chairman Rick Dreiling plans to retire as chief executive effective May 30, 2015, or when a successor is appointed.

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