September 19, 2013

QVC has promoted John Cowan to the position of senior VP, information technology global services. Cowan was most recently VP global systems & initiatives.

July 29, 2013

Bridgett Zeterberg, general counsel and secretary of Zale Corporation, has been promoted to SVP, general counsel and secretary.

April 23, 2013
RadioShack Corp. on Tuesday reported a bigger-than-expected first quarter loss on weak sales of wireless phone contracts.
April 18, 2013

Dick Lynch has joined the SD Retail Consulting division of Hilco Trading as SVP merchandising and strategy.

April 12, 2013

Guess, Inc. has appointed Hillary Super as SVP, general merchandise manager for Guess, reporting to Paul Marciano, co-founder and CEO of Guess.

April 10, 2013

A statement by The Retail Industry Leaders Association regarding President Obama’s 2014 budget proposal was issued Wednesday, saying, “While we applaud the President for recognizing the urgent need for revenue neutral corporate tax reform, his proposal falls short of the bold reforms needed.” said Bill Hughes, SVP government affairs.

March 29, 2013

Transwestern’s Atlanta office announced that Russell Lipscomb has been promoted to SVP of property management services.

March 25, 2013

Family Dollar Stores said it has named Scott T. Zucker to the newly created position of SVP merchandise operations, charged with driving the strategy and execution of merchandise initiatives, category management, merchandise planning and replenishment.

March 25, 2013

Glimcher Realty Trust announced Ward Kampf has been appointed from within to the role of SVP, strategic investments, charged with finding high-quality acquisition opportunities consistent with the company’s investment criteria.

March 20, 2013

Anthea Jones has assumed the role of president at Bi-Lo. He will continue to serve as SVP operations.

March 12, 2013

The Fresh Market announced the resignation of Randy Kelley as SVP real estate and development.

March 6, 2013

The National Retail Federation this week welcomed introduction of House and Senate legislation that would repeal the employer mandate provision of the health care reform law scheduled to take effect next year.

March 6, 2013

Fast Company magazine and Target are sponsoring a competition, the Target Retail Accelerator, that will award $75,000 to a developer who creates the best new mobile app or mobile website for the retailer.

February 25, 2013

With an overall branded basket 4% less expensive than Target’s, Walmart assumes the strongest overall lead in Kantar Retail’s semi-annual pricing study since the study began in 2009.

February 21, 2013

Lowe’s announced that Lara Lee will join the company as SVP customer experience design, effective Feb. 25.

February 15, 2013

The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack named Chris Adams as SVP store operations.

February 12, 2013

The Wet Seal said that its SVP store operations Barbara Cook has resigned the company, effective Feb. 20.

February 8, 2013

Everybody loves a turnaround story. RadioShack is betting that the now-former president of daily living products and solutions for Walgreens, Joe Magnacca, will help author a turnaround story of its own for the small-box consumer electronics retailer.

February 8, 2013

Sur La Table said it has promoted Jacob Maurer to the position of SVP – general merchandising manager for the kitchen goods chain.

February 4, 2013

The Jones Group Inc. said it has appointed Joseph Stafiniak to the newly created position of SVP merchandising of Nine West, effective immediately.

February 1, 2013

Walgreens promoted Joseph Magnacca to EVP from SVP, effective immediately.

January 21, 2013

CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries, owner of the Old Chicago, Rock Bottom and Gordon Biersch banners among others, said Friday it has named Mike Mrlik as SVP of CraftWorks and as president of Old Chicago.

January 18, 2013

Shopko announced that Jill Soltau has been promoted to the position of president and CMO.

January 16, 2013

Staples announced that John Burke, SVP business services, has been named to the newly created position of SVP chief culture officer. Burke joined Staples more than 23 years ago and led its Business Services team for 12 years.