Safeway has appointed Brian Baer to president of the company's Eastern Division. Baer joined Safeway in 2001 as VP finance for the company's Phoenix Division.
Strategic brand and design firm Chute Gerdeman has named Jim Crawford to the new position of VP of technology and experience design.
Lululemon Athletica Inc. named Laurent Potdevin as CEO, and also announced founder Chip Wilson will step down as non-executive chairman.
Wal-Mart Stores named David Cheesewright, 51, as the new president and CEO of Walmart International.
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. on Monday said it has entered into a new employment agreement with CEO Michael Jeffries, effective upon the expiration of his current contract on February 1, 2014.
American Eagle reported disappointing results for the third quarter of fiscal 2013. Net income plummeted 68% to $24.9 million from $78.6 million, missing Wall Street projections.
The National Retail Federation estimated that the retail industry added 13,500 jobs in November, and 268,500 year-over-year.
John Dawson has been named president and CEO of coffee and tea retailer Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, charged with accelerating the chain’s plans for global growth.
Uniqlo, a division of Japan’s Fast Retailing, announced the promotion of Lawrence (Larry) H. Meyer to CEO of Uniqlo USA.
Paula Price is resigning as executive VP and CFO as Ahold USA.
Big Lots announced the appointment of three general merchandise managers as part of realigning the merchandising organization into customer-centric categories of food and consumables, furniture and home decor, and seasonal, toys and electronics.
Office Depot, formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, announced the appointment of Stephen Hare as executive VP and CFO, effective immediately.
Vipshop Holdings Limited, a Chinese online discount retailer for brands, has appointed Lily Fan as the company's VP of human resources, effective Dec. 2.
Sears Canada is undergoing a six-month reorganization that will result in 712 job cuts, including 79 staffers that have already been terminated at its head office.
Toys “R” Us CEO Antonio Urcelay has replaced Gerald Storch as chairman of the company. Urcelay, appointed interim CEO at Toys “R” Us in May 2013, was officially named chief executive in October.
CVS Caremark named Helena Foulkes as president of CVS/pharmacy, effective Jan. 1.
Shopko on Monday named Peter McMahon, most recently COO of Loblaws, as its new CEO, effective immediately.
RadioShack has named Mark A. Boerio to the newly created position of senior VP, inventory planning and allocation, effective Dec. 3.
Stater Bros. Markets has announced the promotion of David Harris to the position of executive VP finance, CFO and principal accounting officer of Stater Bros. Markets, effective Nov. 25.
Wal-Mart Stores said Mike Duke will retire as president and CEO, effective Feb. 1, 2014, and will be replaced by veteran company executive Doug McMillon.
The Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in New York has reportedly ruled that Starbucks baristas must share their tips with supervisors.
Lowe's Canada announced it has completed changes to the company's senior leadership team and is positioned to continue to grow the company across Canada.
Walgreens announced the appointment of Sona Chawla, president of e-commerce, as president of digital and chief marketing officer.
Retail industry veteran Steve Embree has joined the executive leadership team of spin photography services and solutions provider Snap36 as director of business development.
American Retail Capital Properties (ARCP) has appointed Glenn Kindred as executive VP of its restaurants division.