February 12, 2016

The Hannaford grocery chain is expanding its online shopping service at a rapid pace and recently hit a significant milestone.

February 12, 2016

Several published reports are indicating that Kohl’s has eliminated three senior level leadership positions.

February 12, 2016

Bold, curious and accountable is the future Target’s new chief human resources officer said she looks forward to helping create.

February 12, 2016

L Brands chairman and CEO Leslie Wexner is assuming leadership of the company’s biggest division, Victoria’s Secret, after the retailer announced that CEO Sharen Jester Turney had resigned. Her sudden and unexpected departure follows a tremendous growth run for the brand.

February 11, 2016

Leading sales and marketing solutions provider Advantage Solutions named former Starbucks executive Jeff Hansberry to the newly created position of president and chief commercial officer.

February 11, 2016

Careful planning with clear, set goals will better your chances to get the most out of any vision. When considering RFID in retail, it’s no different. If you start with the results you want and identify a pathway toward achieving them, you’ll set yourself up for success.

February 11, 2016

Toys “R” Us has promoted its senior VP of store operations to a global leadership role.

February 10, 2016

Cabela’s executive VP and chief commercial officer Scott Williams has been elevated to the role of president and given additional responsibilities in a move that positions him to succeed longtime CEO Tommy Millner.

February 10, 2016

In a sign that omnichannel is becoming more important to Nike’s business, the vertical specialty athletic retailer has named Adam Sussman as its first chief digital officer.

February 10, 2016

The National Retail Federation (NRF) is publicly supporting what it calls “e-fairness” legislation that would extend the reach of state sales taxes to online transactions.

February 9, 2016

When Walmart announced in January that it planned to close 269 stores this year (154 locations in the U.S.), there was a good deal of chatter out there comparing the planned closures to a Macy’s announcement just over a week earlier revealing the upcoming closure of 40 stores and a restructuring plan that would eliminate more than 4,500 jobs.

February 9, 2016

Global technology platform and payments provider PayPal Holding, Inc. has appointed VP of global payments infrastructure (GPI) Sri Shivananda as the company’s new senior VP and CTO, effective April 1.

February 9, 2016

Advanced omnichannel retailing is not just for big chains anymore.

February 9, 2016

Consumers are generally willing to use mobile apps to assist with grocery shopping, and there is one retailer whose app is the clear favorite.

February 9, 2016

Shannon Greene, CFO of Tandy Leather Factory, was named interim CEO of the Fort Worth-based operator of more than 100 stores after CEO Jon Thompson resigned after more than two decades with the company.

February 8, 2016

Burberry is going its own way — and it’s not alone. Reflecting the consumer’s demand for instant gratification, the high-end fashion brand is moving to a new system whereby it will show its new collections on the catwalk the same time they are available for sale in the stores — as opposed to six months beforehand, the New York Times reported. Shortly after Burberry’s announcement, designer Tom Ford said he would show both his men’s and women’s fall collections together next September, at the same time as the clothes were available to buy. [New York Times]

February 8, 2016

Target is rolling Caroline’s Cart out to all of its stores nationwide beginning March 19, the retailer recently announced.

February 5, 2016

The Home Depot is planning (conservatively, it says) to be a $100 billion retailer in 2018 – growing by $13 billion, or the equivalent of 357 stores, without any major change of its footprint.

February 4, 2016

It makes no sense for Amazon.com to open the type of physical bookstores it helped obliterate, not when the online giant already has the physical infrastructure in place to support a large scale rollout of another type of store in one of retail’s hottest sectors.

February 4, 2016

GameStop Corp. has entered into a partnership that will expand the retailer from selling video games to video-game publishing, the Dallas Business Journal reported. “As we’ve said many times before, GameStop will continue to invest in new and exciting innovation and strategic opportunities that will grow our video game business and deliver better and better entertainment experiences for our customers,”  Mark Stanley, GameStop VP of strategic initiatives, said in the report. [Dallas Business Journal]

February 4, 2016

Publix and AmerisourceBergen on Thursday announced a long-term agreement encompassing the distribution of branded, generic and over-the-counter health and pharmaceutical products.

February 3, 2016

Kathryn Henry is back at lululemon athletica inc., in a new role as a member of the company’s board of directors, a move the company’s founder contends is an important first step to making larger changes.

February 3, 2016

Supervalu Inc. has chosen a new leader to take the company forward as it prepares for a potential spin-off of Sav-a-Lot.

February 3, 2016

The Home Depot is gearing up for the busy spring selling season with the hire of more than $80,000 seasonal employees.