July 28, 2015

A veteran retailer with experience in running big national chains has joined City Sports as its new chief executive.

July 22, 2015

Mandy Ginsberg, CEO of test preparation company The Princeton Review and online tutoring company Tutor.com, has been elected to The J.C. Penney Co. Inc. board of directors.

July 17, 2015

The former head merchant for Staples and former CEO of Borders has been named president and CEO of eBags Inc.

July 16, 2015

Inland Securities Corporation, the exclusive dealer-manager and placement agent for real estate investment programs sponsored by Inland Real Estate Investment Corp. (“Inland Investments”) and Inland Private Capital Corp., announced that Michael T. Ezzell II has joined the company as CEO.

July 15, 2015

A former chief information officer at Walmart is joining retail technology firm Newgistics.

July 13, 2015

Casey’s General Stores Inc. is set to have its first new CEO in more than a quarter-century. A

July 13, 2015

Meet Ruchika Kumar, CEO of SKU IQ, a tech-start-up participating in business accelerator Plug and Play's retail accelerator that matches retailers with complementary technology solutions.

July 10, 2015

Crate & Barrel has nabbed a CEO from the executive ranks of a much more upscale competitor.

July 9, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance appears to be just getting started.

July 8, 2015

The menswear market is hot. Men’s apparel sales in the United States rose 2% in 2014 to $61.3 billion, up from $60.8 billion in 2013.

July 6, 2015

Dollar Tree announced Monday that it has completed its  acquisition of Family Dollar Stores, opening the doors to a $19 billion company with more than 13,000 stores.

July 6, 2015

Let’s be clear about one thing: Paula Schneider is not changing the DNA of American Apparel. The apparel industry veteran, who took the reins of the troubled retail company in January 2015, is quite proud of the brand’s progressive spirit.

July 6, 2015

American Apparel on Monday announced it would close some stores as part of a $30 million cost-cutting initiative in its strategic turnaround plan.

July 2, 2015

Sears Canada’s loss is Barnes & Noble Inc.’s gain.

July 2, 2015

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Inc. has named William (Will) A. Powell as CEO and president.

June 30, 2015

The menswear market is hot. Men’s apparel sales in the United States rose 2% in 2014 to $61.3 billion, up from $60.8 billion in 2013.

And Men’s Wearhouse — one of North America’s largest menswear specialty retailers with 1,758 stores — has been taking note.

June 26, 2015

Shareholders of Rite Aid Corp. have voted to tighten the reins of the “golden parachute” payment CEO John Standley will receive if the company is acquired and he loses his job as a result.

June 25, 2015

The transformation of Target Corp. under the leadership of new CEO Brian Cornell continues with the departure of one of its top-ranking executives.

June 24, 2015

Retail consulting firm McMillanDoolittle has posted an interesting blog on Gap Inc.’s ongoing efforts to turnaround its troubled namesake brand. Here is the full posting:

June 24, 2015

At the recent MIT CIO Symposium, Bryan Kirschner, director of the research/strategy organization Apigee Institute, and Jerry Wolfe, CEO and founder of food industry platform services provider Vivanda, participated in a panel discussion on consumer connectivity and engagement. Chain Store Age followed up with the two experts to ask a few more questions about engaging today’s connected customer.

June 17, 2015

One of the world’s largest retailers has undertaken a search for a new CEO to execute a massive transformation.

June 17, 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 Will Summerlin of Pinn.

June 15, 2015

Target chairman and CEO Brian Cornell commented on the chain’s new partnership with CVS Health in a Q&A on Target’s blog, A Bullseye View.

June 15, 2015

The announcement comes more than eight months after Pep Boys CEO Michael Odell resigned on the heels of disappointing second quarter earnings.