October 17, 2014

Savills Studley, a global commercial real estate services firm specializing in tenant representation, announced the promotion of Stephen G. Berliner executive VP & branch sanager, New York Office to executive VP, New York Tri-State Region.

October 14, 2014

DirectBuy, the membership-based buying organization that enables consumers to purchase from manufacturers and suppliers without retail markup, has named a new executive leadership team.

October 14, 2014

Quiksilver announced that Bob McKnight will retire as a senior executive of the company on Oct. 31, 2014.

October 13, 2014

J.C. Penney made history on Monday with its announcement that industry veteran Marvin Ellison will take the reins of the company from current CEO Mike Ullman in August 2015 (he joins the board and takes over as president on Nov.1).

October 13, 2014

J.C. Penney on Monday appointed Marvin Ellison president and CEO-designee, effective Nov. 1.

October 6, 2014

Associated Foods Stores president Robert Sigel announced that Zulema Wiscovitch has joined the company as executive VP and chief administrative officer.

September 29, 2014

While retailers have collected years of customer data, only 9% are leveraging the information in a structured, usable way, according to HRC Advisory, a leading strategic retail advisory firm and unit of Hilco Global.

September 25, 2014

The Wet Seal named Jon Kubo as executive VP and chief digital officer, a newly created position, effective Oct. 6.

September 23, 2014

REI announced that Annie Zipfel has been promoted to senior VP marketing. With her, REI will not hire a chief marketing officer as previously announced, but instead add a senior creative leader to the company.

September 19, 2014

Fairway Group Holdings Corp. has named Jack Murphy, a veteran retail executive with strong experience in specialty food retailing, as CEO.

September 19, 2014

GNC Holdings named Jeffrey R. Hennion as executive VP, chief marketing and e-commerce officer.

September 16, 2014

Highland Consumer Partners, a growth-stage venture capital firm focused on the consumer sector, announced that retail executive Marty Hanaka joined the firm in August of this year as an operating partner.

September 11, 2014

The leasing team of Faith Hope Consolo, chairman, and Joseph Aquino, executive vice, along with Arthur Maglio, of Douglas Elliman’s Retail Group, has arranged a long-term lease for Moe's Sneaker Spot at 1890 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd., on the southwest corner of 115th Street. It is the second Manhattan location for the rapidly expanding retailer, which presently operates a dozen stores throughout New York and New Jersey.

September 10, 2014

Mary Langowski has been named executive VP for strategy, policy and market development for CVS Health, effective Oct. 14.

September 9, 2014

Toys “R” Us on Tuesday announced several executive appointments.

September 5, 2014

Tiffany & Co. has named Jill Beraud as an executive VP, effective Oct. 13.

September 4, 2014

Tiffany & Co. announced that it has named Jill Beraud as an executive VP, effective Oct. 13.

September 3, 2014

Claire Watts has resigned from her role as CEO of QVC's U.S. operations, effective Sept. 5, to pursue other opportunities.

September 3, 2014

Chute Gerdeman, a global design consultancy, announced an expanded executive team, including the appointment of Brian Shafley as CEO.

September 3, 2014

My experience in cyber security tells me that the retail sector probably represents the most fertile ground for cyber criminals.

August 28, 2014

JLL has bolstered its tenant representation practice with the addition of Jason Press as VP in the firm’s Chicago office, working on the team lead by executive VP Lew Kornberg.

August 28, 2014

La-Z-Boy Incorporated announced the appointments of two executive officers.

August 27, 2014

For the first time in eight decades of publishing, Chain Store Age has compiled a list of the nation’s top retail real estate brokers, ranking them based on number of retail transactions in 2013, dollar amount of those transactions and, just as importantly, reputation in the industry. From hundreds of nominations collected from retailers and brokerage houses earlier in the summer, we have selected 15 as our debut “power brokers” list.

August 21, 2014

Christopher Finazzo, former executive VP and chief merchandising officer for Aeropostale, has been sentenced to eight years in prison after being convicted of defrauding the company and taking more than $25 million in kickbacks from a key vendor.