May 13, 2014

Kohl’s Corp. CEO Kevin Mansell is said to be seeking a new chief merchandising officer who would be next in line to take the CEO reins.

May 7, 2014

Ross Stores has named chief merchandising officer and president Barbara Rentler as its next CEO, making her the 25th female chief executive to currently serve at a Fortune 500 company.

March 31, 2014

Macy's on Monday announced that chief merchandising officer Jeffrey Gennette has been named president of corporation, effectively immediately.

March 25, 2014

Kohl’s Corp.’s chief merchandising officer, Donald A. Brennan, resigned his position, effective as of April 1, 2014.

July 30, 2013

Sports Authority has named Stephen Binkley, formerly senior VP of merchandising and softlines, as its new chief merchandising officer.

June 14, 2013

Restoration Hardware reported record financial results during the first quarter of fiscal 2013, including a net income of $2.3 million compared to a net loss of $1.3 million in the first quarter of the prior year.

April 2, 2013

City Sports announced that it has named Ted Manning as chief merchandising 0fficer.

January 10, 2013

Modell’s Sporting Goods said it has named Charles Castaneda chief merchandising officer for the chain, a promotion from his current position of EVP planning and allocations.

November 28, 2012

Coldwater Creek Inc. announced that co-founder Dennis Pence will retire as president and CEO, effective December 31, 2012.

April 24, 2012

Stage Stores announced the appointment of Steven Lawrence as chief merchandising officer, effective April 30, 2012.

March 28, 2012

Wal-Mart Stores chief merchandising officer Duncan MacNaughton said during a CIBC conference that Wal-Mart’s domestic sales momentum has continued over the last two months.

February 6, 2012

Toys “R” Us has named Richard Barry as senior VP, chief merchandising officer, Toys“R”Us, U.S. In his new role, Barry is responsible for all aspects of merchandising initiatives for the company’s U.S. operations.

January 27, 2012

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Friday it has reorganized reporting relationships, putting its U.S. marketing team under the leadership of the chief merchandising officer.

December 20, 2011

Family Dollar Stores named Paul White to the position of executive VP and chief merchandising officer.

December 19, 2011

Family Dollar Stores said that it has named Paul White as executive VP, chief merchandising officer. He will report to Michael Bloom, president and COO.

November 2, 2011

Walmart chief merchandising officer Duncan Mac Naughton expressed optimism about the retailer’s prospects for the holiday season and beyond during comments at a Bentonville Bella Vista Chamber of Commerce meeting with attracted more than 500 people.

October 25, 2011

Citi Trends announced the resignation of Elizabeth R. Feher, the company’s executive VP and chief merchandising officer.

April 27, 2011

Revionics, Roseville, Calif., a leading provider in retail life cycle price-optimization solutions, announced that Fairway Market has selected the Revionics Price Optimization solution for base pricing.

January 28, 2011

Less than three months after joining Walmart’s merchandising organization as an executive VP, Duncan Mac Naughton on Friday was elevated to the role of chief merchandising officer for the U.S. stores division.

November 30, 2010

Kohl's Corp. announced Tuesday that it is promoting four of its executives as part of an ongoing succession planning process.

October 25, 2010

The Jones Group announced Tuesday the additions of Rodney Hutton as chief merchandising officer of...

October 4, 2010

Borders Group announced late Monday that it is making several changes to its merchandising team...

September 8, 2010

Wal-Mart Stores will remain without a chief merchandising officer for its U.S. stores for the...

January 13, 2010

Zale Corp. said Wednesday its CEO Neal Goldberg and other executives have left the company....