April 13, 2015

Stuart Weitzman Holdings announced that Alyssa Mishcon has joined as president, global retail. Mishcon will oversee all aspects of the global retail business including customer experience and relationship management, strategic operations development, merchandising and international retail growth.

April 9, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance has named U.S. Foods president and CEO John Lederer to the board of directors.

April 8, 2015

Deckers Brands has appointed Wendy Yang as Teva brand president, effective May 1.

April 7, 2015

The Kroger Co. announced that Marlene Stewart has been promoted to president of the company's Dillons division. She replaces Joe Grieshaber, who was recently named president of Kroger's Columbus division.

April 6, 2015

SRS Real Estate Partners has appointed Woody McMinn as president of North American brokerage in the Dallas corporate headquarters office.

April 2, 2015

There’s been a change at the top at Saks Fifth Avenue. On Thursday, Saks parent company Hudson’s Bay Company announced that company veteran Marc Metrick, 41, is replacing Marigay McKee as president of Saks Fifth Avenue, effective April 2, 2015.

April 1, 2015

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has appointed Yu Yongfu as president of the company’s online marketing unit, Alimama, to spearhead the business into new areas of growth.

March 17, 2015

The Kroger Co. has named Joe Grieshaber, who has served as president of the Dillons banner since 2010, as president of Kroger's Columbus division. Grieshaber replaces Bruce Macaulay, who is retiring after 42 years with Kroger.

March 3, 2015

Christopher Askew, president of Best Buy services, is reportedly leaving the company.

February 24, 2015

American Express has officially launched its Small Merchant EMV Assistance Program, which was announced last October by President Obama.

February 22, 2015

If it hasn't done so already, the consumer experience will undoubtedly include omnichannel shopping, mobile, and social media as part of what consumers do naturally. Based on this inevitable evolution of how customers engage with retailers, here are seven retail “megatrends” which will become reality by 2020.

February 20, 2015

The National Retail Federation called for President Obama to become involved in the ongoing contract negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) if a deal is not reached.

February 17, 2015

Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin, U.S. Department of Treasury, on Friday discussed next-generation retail payment technologies designed to protect the convenience and sense of trust consumers hold for what has become an increasingly digital marketplace with several industry leaders across the omnichannel supply chain at the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection.

February 13, 2015

Describing  cyberspace as the new "wild, wild West," President Barack Obama on Friday said that while everyone expects the government to be the sheriff, the private sector must do more to stop cyberattacks.

February 13, 2015

Assorted advocacy groups and professional associations, including the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Merchant Financial Cyber Partnership, are urging the White House to take steps to improve cybersecurity for retail transactions.

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 6, 2015

Starbucks Corp. founder and CEO — and currently Time Magazine cover boy — Howard Schultz has lots of opinions about politics and the national agenda, but he is not interested in running for president in 2016.

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.

January 29, 2015

Doug Baker, who served as president and chief merchandising officer of Ross Stores’ DD’s Discounts division since 2011, is leaving the company.

January 23, 2015

Starbucks Corp. has appointed Kevin Johnson as president and chief COO, effective March 1.

January 16, 2015

AutoNation Inc. has named Mike Jackson, chairman and CEO, to the additional role of president, effective Feb. 4, and signed a five-year employment contract extension through 2019.

January 13, 2015

Sophia Amoruso, the irreverent founder of online fashion retailer Nasty Gal (and the best-selling author of #GirlBoss), has stepped down as chief executive of the company and named Sheree Waterson as CEO, effective immediately.

January 12, 2015

NRF president Matthew Shay told attendees of retail’s Big Show in New York City this week that the industry is well positioned for 2015 – with support from Washington, D.C.

January 12, 2015

Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt announced the appointment of Geoff Goodman as its new president.