March 6, 2015

Despite the large splash caused by the September 2014 launch of Apple Pay, the general consensus is that mobile payment is still in the infancy stage. But while mobile payment is growing at a tempo that is best described as “slow and low,” the overall market is getting increasingly competitive

March 2, 2015

Petland has appointed former Walmart exec Tony Samples as VP of corporate stores.

February 26, 2015

Jay Carney, former White House press secretary for the Obama administration and current CNN analyst, has been appointed senior VP of worldwide corporate affairs for Amazon, effective March 2.

February 25, 2015

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf has added Andrew Nathan as senior VP of Asia Pacific and member of the executive team.

February 17, 2015

Jonathan Ive, senior VP of design at Apple, is working on a redesign of Apple stores to make them feel more like a “natural” environment for the forthcoming Apple Watch, according to an article in The New Yorker.

February 13, 2015

Although 550 Target Canada headquarters employees are being laid off as Target Corp. prepares to shut down its Canadian venture, the number one person will remain employed.

February 11, 2015

Belk Inc. has named Scott Kessler as CIO, effective immediately.

February 11, 2015

Pier 1 Imports Inc. has named senior VP of planning Laura A. Coffey, 48, as interim CFO.

February 10, 2015

CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. announced the promotions of Andrew Cobb to senior VP and director of accounting, Stuart Smith to senior VP - planning/redevelopment, Jennifer Cope to VP - shared services, Jon Meshel to VP - development/redevelopment, and Ken Wittler to VP - development.

February 3, 2015

Macy’s on Tuesday unveiled a series of senior executive appointments the retailer says will support its new focus on omnichannel advances and overall innovation.

February 2, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. has named Marco Pagni, formerly group legal counsel and chief administrative officer of Alliance Boots, as executive VP and global chief legal and administrative officer.

January 30, 2015

DSW Inc. is shifting titles and responsibilities to its executive ranks, with all changes effective Feb. 2.

January 26, 2015

Rite Aid Corporation announced t that Ray Payne, currently VP, real estate west coast, has been promoted to group VP, real estate.

January 20, 2015

The restructuring of Wal-Mart’s senior executive ranks continues with the latest round of appointments involving some familiar leaders in new roles with curious titles, as well as some key resignations.

January 8, 2015

Rite Aid Corp. has promoted Jocelyn Zazyczny Konrad, currently VP, healthcare initiatives, to group VP, pharmacy initiatives and clinical services.

January 7, 2015

True Value Company announced the appointment of Lars Hybel to VP international, effective Jan. 12.marian

December 29, 2014

It’s no secret that neither the retail industry nor the technology industry has exactly achieved parity when it comes to granting women access to top-level decision-making positions.

December 23, 2014

 Jill Puleri will join Oracle Corp. as senior VP and general manager, Oracle Retail. 

December 15, 2014

Retail real estate services provider Phillips Edison & Company has named Thomas L. Drake, CPA to the role of VP of tax. In his new role, Drake will be responsible for leading all aspects of the tax functions for the organization.

December 8, 2014

XtraLight is pleased to announce Ron Gilcrease has joined XtraLight as VP of national accounts.

December 1, 2014

Wal-Mart is reporting a strong holiday  weekend -- including record online sales.

November 14, 2014

Applied Predictive Technologies announced that Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen will license APT's Test & Learn software to test business initiatives such as menu strategies, pricing, and capital investments.

November 13, 2014

With the signing of Capital One at 700 St. Nicholas Avenue, on the northeast corner of 145th Street, the Douglas Elliman Retail Group team of Faith Hope Consolo, chairman, Joseph Aquino, executive VP and Arthur Maglio have repositioned the retail profile of Hillview Towers. 

November 12, 2014

Global Franchise Group, the brand management company and franchisor behind Great American Cookies, Pretzelmaker, Marble Slab Creamery,  MaggieMoo’s Ice Cream & Treatery and Hot Dog on a Stick, has hired Andrew Kmiec as VP of Real Estate.