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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.

August 15, 2014

Darden Restaurants Inc. has retained global executive search firm Russell Reynolds Associates to assist the company with the recruitment of its next CEO.

August 14, 2014

Following Walgreens' announcement last week about taking the next step in acquiring Alliance Boots, Alex Gourlay, executive VP Walgreens Boots Alliance and president of Walgreens, announced a proposed operational organization structure in a letter to Walgreens employees.

August 13, 2014

Southern department store chain Belk has promoted Jan Clevenger from chair of the company’s Western Division in Birmingham, Alabama, to the position of executive VP and general merchandise manager over Men’s, Home and Kids.

August 13, 2014

XO Group Inc., parent company of online maternity and wedding retailers such as TheBump.com and TheKnot.com, has named Dhanusha Sivajee as executive VP marketing, responsible for overseeing the brand, consumer marketing, partnerships and communications.

August 8, 2014

Faith Hope Consolo, chairman, and Joseph Aquino, executive VP, along with Arthur Maglio of Douglas Elliman's Retail Group are bringing fashion designer Victor de Souza to a pop up boutique at 2312 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. as he prepares for his New York Fashion Week debut on Sept. 3.

August 6, 2014

Target Corp. has added its name to a legal defense of gay marriage. The move comes four years after the company was criticized for supporting a strident opponent of same-sex unions.

August 4, 2014

Panera Bread Company announced that Roger Matthews, executive VP and CFO, has resigned his position to pursue other opportunities.

August 4, 2014

Walgreens on Monday named Timothy McLevish as Walgreens executive VP and CFO, effective immediately.

August 1, 2014

Christopher & Banks Corporation announced that Peter G. Michielutti has been promoted to executive VP, COO and CFO, effective immediately.

August 1, 2014

Christine Lee has been appointed executive VP and chief merchandising officer, starting on Sept. 3.

July 31, 2014

The Home Depot Inc. has promoted Ted Decker to executive VP of merchandising, effective Aug. 4.

July 24, 2014

American Apparel Inc. announced four new directors to its board, including the company’s first-ever female board member, Colleen Brown, a former CEO of Fisher Communications, and former Walgreens executive Joseph Magnacca, who took the reins as CEO of RadioShack last year.

July 24, 2014

Rite Aid Corporation announced that Darren Karst is joining Rite Aid as executive VP and CFO, effective Aug. 20.

July 21, 2014

Dirk Montgomery, executive VP and CFO of Ascena Retail Group Inc. since January 2013, has accepted a position with a healthcare-related company based in Florida.

July 21, 2014

British retailing giant Tesco Plc on Monday said CEO Philip Clarke would step down in October, to be replaced by 27-year Unilever executive Dave Lewis, with the change effective Oct. 1.

July 18, 2014

DHgate.com, an e-commerce marketplace focused on cross-border trade of Chinese goods, has hired several new executives.

July 17, 2014

The focus of c-suite and senior executive attention has shifted from economic uncertainty to data, technology and the supply chain, according to the Global Top of Mind Survey from KPMG International and the Consumer Goods Forum.

July 17, 2014

Loblaw Cos. on Thursday announced a series of management changes, including the appointment of Galen Weston, executive chairman, as president, effective immediately.

July 15, 2014

Simon has named retail and real estate executive Stephen Yalof as CEO of premium outlets and senior executive VP of Simon.

July 11, 2014

DWM Facilities Maintenance announces today the promotion of Paul Meeks to executive VP of projects.

July 10, 2014

Kevin Mead, the former senior VP, director of Stores for The Children's Place, has joined the senior team at Aerosoles as executive VP, retail reporting directly to CEO Jules Schneider.

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