March 27, 2015

John A. Bryant, chairman, president and CEO of Kellogg Co., has been elected to the Macy’s Inc. board of directors.

March 27, 2015

Quiksilver announced that its CEO, Andy Mooney, has resigned. Mooney had been CEO for just over two years and was appointed chairman in November.

March 24, 2015

Global Visual Group (GVG) has appointed 30-year retailing veteran Tony Mancini as CEO.

March 16, 2015

As most retailers can attest, perceived inconsistencies between the online and offline worlds can lead to customer dissatisfaction and ultimately lost sales. Consumers believe it’s not possible to receive the same promotion or rebate in-store as online.

March 13, 2015

Citi Trends Inc. on Friday announced a change in leadership as its reported fourth quarter results that topped forecasts.

March 12, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance may soon be on the hunt for its next acquisition target in the United States, Stefano Pessina, executive vice chairman and acting CEO Walgreens Boots Alliance, told attendees of the Retail Week Live conference here on Thursday, according to a Reuters report.

March 11, 2015

PetSmart on Wednesday named industry veteran Michael J. Massey as its president and CEO, effective immediately.

March 9, 2015

Johnny Rockets has named Charles Bruce as the company's new president and CEO.

March 9, 2015

The onset of 2015 marked a huge change in shipping costs, and as a result retailers are struggling to find ways to maintain their bottom lines. As of Jan. 1, packages are now being evaluated by their “dimensional weight,” or volume, instead of determining price by weight alone. Experts say that the when combined with other annual rate hikes and surcharges, the resulting average rate increases will be as high as 30% or more.

March 3, 2015

Retail and brand consultancy Fitch has appointed Hermann Behrens to the newly created role of CEO, North America, effective immediately.

March 3, 2015

At a time when the traditional separation between online and brick-and-mortar retailers is blurring, brands need to be smarter to win on the digital front. The ability to establish a presence online — and to capitalize on digital marketing and promotions driven by social media and other online tools — is no longer a luxury: it is a necessity.

March 2, 2015

Howard Levine, CEO of Family Dollar Stores Inc., intends to reduce his holdings of company stock for the second time in a month.

February 26, 2015

Dollar Tree reported that its net income dropped 3% to $206.6 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014, down from $213 million in the year ago period.

February 25, 2015

Long John Silver's has named James O'Reilly as CEO. O'Reilly brings to the role more than 20 years of food service executive experience, including his most recent stint as chief brand officer for Sonic Drive-In.

February 23, 2015

Skincare products retailer H2O+ announced the appointment of Joy Chen as the company's new president and CEO.

February 22, 2015

If it hasn't done so already, the consumer experience will undoubtedly include omnichannel shopping, mobile, and social media as part of what consumers do naturally. Based on this inevitable evolution of how customers engage with retailers, here are seven retail “megatrends” which will become reality by 2020.

February 19, 2015

DDR Corp announced that David J. Oakes has been named the company’s new CEO, effectively immediately.

February 17, 2015

Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin, U.S. Department of Treasury, on Friday discussed next-generation retail payment technologies designed to protect the convenience and sense of trust consumers hold for what has become an increasingly digital marketplace with several industry leaders across the omnichannel supply chain at the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection.

February 13, 2015

Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, gave a robust defense of consumer privacy in remarks during the Feb. 13 White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection.

February 13, 2015

Assorted advocacy groups and professional associations, including the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Merchant Financial Cyber Partnership, are urging the White House to take steps to improve cybersecurity for retail transactions.

February 12, 2015

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores has named a 25-year retailing veteran, former Shopko exec Jill Soltau, as president, CEO and a member of the board, effective March 2.

February 9, 2015

Today in the U.S., e-commerce businesses are “more equal” than their brick-and-mortar peers. The Internet remains a tax-free zone, and the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA) remains shelved in the House of Representatives.

February 5, 2015

Sally Beauty Holdings announced that president and COO Chris Brickman succeeded Gary Winterhalter as CEO effective on Feb. 1.

February 2, 2015

Lands’ End Inc. has named fashion executive Federica Marchionni as CEO.