October 13, 2014

Last week, SAP hosted its annual Retail Forum in the palatial confines of the Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan. 

October 6, 2014

During a keynote at the recent Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco, Tim Theriault, senior VP/CIO of Walgreens, discussed his company’s ongoing efforts at IT innovation.

September 4, 2014

August 2014 sales results indicate the 2014 back-to-school period had a significant boost to shopping activity.

August 26, 2014

Women’s online shopping marketplace Poshmark is launching PoshMatch, a social merchandising engine that combines community curation and algorithmic technology to match shoppers to merchandise based on their social activity in the app.

August 21, 2014

Outdoor gear and apparel retailer REI has promoted Eric Artz, CFO, the additional role COO), and Susan Viscon, VP merchandising, to senior VP merchandising.

August 13, 2014

Target Canada is launching several initiatives to improve business performance and better deliver the Target brand experience to Canadian customers.

August 1, 2014

Christine Lee has been appointed executive VP and chief merchandising officer, starting on Sept. 3.

July 7, 2014

The days of the mega big box are over, retail is shrinking and store footprints are getting smaller. Gondolas, shelving systems and displays need to be extra space efficient in small footprints to make the most use of revenue per square foot.

June 24, 2014

Wal-Mart has shuffled its merchandising leadership with a broad reassignment of roles among merchandising executives aimed at improving customer service.

June 2, 2014

Australian supermarket chain Woolworths is deploying technology from Galleria to enhance promotional merchandising operations.

May 27, 2014

Town Shoes Ltd. will upgrade its POS and merchandising systems with the Jesta I.S. Vision solutions in its network of close to 200 stores across Canada.

May 8, 2014

Thomas Nowak, senior VP merchandising for European e-commerce site Bol.com, will join the Staples team as senior VP of merchandising, Staples Europe, effective Aug. 1.

April 24, 2014

Overstock.com, Inc. has promoted Seth Marks to the position of senior VP of merchandising and strategic sourcing for the online shopping site.

April 23, 2014

Jewel-Osco has named company veteran Doug Cygan as VP of marketing and merchandising.

February 28, 2014

Hong Kong-based supermarket chain ParknShop has chosen Galleria Retail Technology Solutions to further enhance its merchandising operations.

February 25, 2014

Beacons provide retailers with an opportunity to increase engagement and help direct the in-store experience, and they indicate a shift in many brands’ digital and in-store marketing and merchandising strategies.

February 12, 2014

Family Dollar Stores Inc. has renewed its in-store merchandising services contract with SPAR Group Inc. for two years.

January 13, 2014

Regional discount retailer Fred’s is making some big changes to its merchandising and operations groups to begin 2014 and has retained several firms to review strategic opportunities.

December 4, 2013

Here’s a bit of holiday cheer for retailers: According to Shop.org, online sales will grow 13%-15% this holiday season. But do retailers have what it takes to cash in?

December 2, 2013

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.

November 25, 2013

CVS Caremark named Helena Foulkes as president of CVS/pharmacy, effective Jan. 1.

November 20, 2013

Retail merchandisers are expressing a pragmatic need for speed in future merchandising applications.

November 6, 2013

Danish grocery chain Coop Denmark A/S has chosen Galleria to help automate and optimize its merchandising strategy and improve the customer experience within its more than 1,200 stores.

November 4, 2013

Dollar General named Todd Vasos as COO with responsibility for store operations, merchandising and supply chain.