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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 24, 2014

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cut some stock awards and reduced outgoing CEO Mike Duke’s compensation package 73% to $5.6 million in 2013, according to a report by the Associated Press.

April 23, 2014

CBRE Group has announced that John Ferguson has been promoted to president, southeast region.

April 23, 2014

CBRE Group has promoted Lewis Horne to president, greater Los Angeles-Orange County region. Horne has led the CBRE region since 2007.

April 23, 2014

TV personality and fashion designer Kelly Osbourne is joining the omni-channel marketing campaign to promote PetSmart’s new “Pet Expressions” line of grooming services.

April 23, 2014

Boutique accessories and jewelry designer Kendra Scott will add two new Atlanta-area stores – one in Buckhead at The Shops Around Lenox, and the other in Alpharetta, at the Avalon Center.

April 23, 2014

Faith Hope Consolo, chairman, and Joseph Aquino, executive VP of Douglas Elliman's Retail Group are bringing Philadelphia-based, international Society jeweler, Paul Morelli, to 895 Madison Avenue, at the intersection of 72nd Street.

April 23, 2014

Ever since the major retailer breaches last year, outsiders have been pointing fingers at the victim merchants demanding to know how something like this could happen. But cyber risk in the payment card industry is a problem greater than any one company.

April 23, 2014

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. announced Wednesday that its former president and CEO Lee Scott will not seek re-election to the company’s board of directors.

April 22, 2014

Troy Risch, executive VP of store operations at RadioShack Corp., has resigned to pursue other unspecified interests.

April 22, 2014

Tuesday Morning Corp. has named Melissa Phillips as executive VP and general merchandise manager, effective immediately.

April 22, 2014

Tuesday Morning Corp. and former CEO Kathleen Mason have settled a discrimination lawsuit filed by Mason.

April 21, 2014

Cybera Inc., has hired Jeremy Landa as it new senior VP of finance Jeremy Landa.

April 21, 2014

Newmark Grubb Knight Frank Retail Services has appointed Jessica Curtis as senior managing director in the Greenwich, Conn., office.

April 21, 2014

Faith Hope Consolo, chairman, and Joseph Aquino, executive VP, of Douglas Elliman’s Retail Group have arranged a first New York flagship for luxury apparel and accessories brand Peter Millar on Madison Avenue, between 54th and 55th Streets.

April 18, 2014

Luxury brand Burberry has opened a new, tech-savvy flagship in Shanghai, its largest in China to date. Inspired by Burberry’s Regent Street flagship in London, the three-level store seamlessly blends digital and physical displays, immersing customers in the Burberry brand.

April 18, 2014

If retailers want to address credit card breaches head-on, then they need to join the leaders already taking their systems off the radar of advanced malware based attacks — especially any retailer that's seen repeated attacks, which illustrate that traditional IT defenses simply don't cut the mustard.

April 17, 2014

Leonard Riggio, chairman of Barnes & Noble Inc., has sold 3.7 million shares of Barnes & Noble common stock.

April 17, 2014

DSW Inc. has appointed Mary Meixelsperger as CFO effective May 1.

April 17, 2014

Grocers are operating in a rapidly changing environment — an exploding omni-channel marketplace in which competitive strategies that worked five years ago are obsolete.

April 17, 2014

Urban Outfitters Inc. has appointed Trish Donnelly to the role of president of Urban Outfitters brand, North America, effective July 14.

April 16, 2014

Banana Republic has named fashion designer Marissa Webb as creative director and executive VP of design, effective April 28.

April 16, 2014

Gap Inc. highlighted its use of technology and innovation to bridge the growing digital world with its physical stores at the company’s annual meeting with investors.

April 16, 2014

Philip Clarke, CEO of leading U.K. grocery and general merchandise retailer Tesco plc is publicly resisting calls for his resignation following a 6% decline in annual profits and 3% quarterly drop in U.K. same-store sales.

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