July 28, 2015

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

July 28, 2015

Vitamin Shoppe Inc. hired David M. Kastin as senior VP, general counsel and corporate secretary effective Aug. 17.

July 27, 2015

99 Cents Only Stores LLC has named Jack L. Sinclair as chief merchandising officer.

July 27, 2015

Conrad Lauten has joined Gordon Brothers-AccuVal, the valuation division of Gordon Brothers Group, as director, business development.

July 27, 2015

Lowe's Canada announced the appointment of Gregor Stuart to the new position of VP, supply chain, effective July 27.

July 27, 2015

Worthy.com, an online marketplace for used luxury goods, has named Gil Gadot as executive VP and COO.

July 24, 2015

Retail Properties of America Inc. (RPAI) has named Heath R. Fear as its new CFO and treasurer, effective Aug. 17.

July 23, 2015

The changes continue at eBay. 

July 22, 2015

Bassett Furniture Industries Inc. has named Ann Zaccaria has joined the organization as VP, real estate and new store development.

July 22, 2015

Elizabeth Arden Inc. has named JuE Wong as president, Elizabeth Arden brand, effective Aug. 3.

July 22, 2015

Ruby Tuesday Inc. has appointed David Skena as chief marketing officer.

July 21, 2015

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. has named William Tracy to the position of COO, effective July 27.

July 21, 2015

Following up on last month’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the National Retail Federation (NRF) and other business groups today urged Congress to move quickly on reforms to the five-year-old healthcare law.

July 20, 2015

Barnes & Noble Inc. is not playing around when it comes to digital retail or its Nook e-reader.

July 20, 2015

Francesca’ Holdings Corp. has appointed Martyn Redgrave as a member of the board of directors.

July 20, 2015

Instacart  is expanding a program that lets some contract workers become part-time employees.

July 16, 2015

Dan Berthiaume, senior editor of Chain Store Age, recently participated in a one-hour panel discussion, “Today’s Retail CMO – A New Outlook,” sponsored by SAP as part of its “Coffee Break with Game-Changers” Internet radio series.

July 15, 2015

The National Retail Federation on Wednesday asked the Labor Department to give businesses more time to respond to the administration’s proposal to expand overtime saying the plan’s “drastic changes” will require “extensive analysis” and require companies to speculate on “hypothetical proposals.”

July 15, 2015

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

July 14, 2015

The chief executive of Guess is stepping down.

July 14, 2015

Sears Holdings has tapped a Gymboree exec as president.

July 14, 2015

Retail Properties of America Inc. (RPAI) is shuffling some executives as part of a strategic realignment of its operating platform geographically between the eastern and western regions of the country.

July 14, 2015

Wal-Mart Stores is the subject of a lawsuit accusing it of wrongly denying employee benefits for same-sex spouses, Reuters reported.

July 13, 2015

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