November 21, 2014

Count on Customer Growth Partners president and CEO Craig Johnson to provide a refreshing break from the standard Black Friday forecast.  Here’s his take on the top 10 retail-related holiday myths of 2014. 

November 17, 2014

Brookstone Inc. will appoint senior retail executive Thomas M. Via as president and CEO, and as a member of its board of directors, effective Dec. 1.

November 12, 2014

A large number of holiday shoppers are taking their time when it comes to starting the task of making holiday purchases. 

November 4, 2014

Foot Locker Inc. announced that, as part of a planned succession process, Ken Hicks, 61, intends to retire as president and CEO of the company on Dec. 1, 2014.

November 4, 2014

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is reportedly reappointing Scott Price as president and CEO of its Asia business. 

October 29, 2014

Fall is in the air and you know what that means: the holiday shopping season has already begun.

October 21, 2014

Michael Rayden, president and CEO of Ascena Retail Group’s tween apparel brands Justice and Brothers, and a member of the Ascena board, is retiring at the end of Jan. 2015.

October 14, 2014

Hidden in the onslaught of negative headlines about former retail heavyweights, like JC Penney and Sears, is a slew of less-publicized, good news from smaller—many formerly online-only—retailers that are not only weathering the storm but are thriving. 

September 26, 2014

In a surprise announcement, The Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack said that its president, CEO and director Mike Odell has resigned.

September 25, 2014

Sears Canada Inc. announced that Douglas C. Campbell, president and CEO, intends to resign and return to the United States by yearend for “personal family” issues.

September 16, 2014

Brookstone said its president and CEO, James M. Speltz, has resigned.

September 8, 2014

Einstein Noah Restaurant Group announced the appointment of Frank G. Paci as president and CEO, effective Sept. 15.

August 27, 2014

AccuStore, a leading provider of site intelligence for retailers and multi-site operators, has added Jan Davis, president and CEO of ShopperTrak, to the board of AccuStore’s parent company, GSP.

August 27, 2014

Furniture doesn’t leap to mind as a common holiday gift item. But by optimizing its customer experience for mobile devices and utilizing advanced personalization, Chattanooga, Tennessee-based online retailer Smart Furniture (which also runs a single flagship store) is making consumers think of the home for the holidays.

August 20, 2014

Gordmans Stores has named Andrew T. Hall president and CEO, effective Aug. 19.

August 15, 2014

Edward R. (Jack) Cameron, 74, is retiring as president and CEO of Appliance Recycling Centers of America Inc. (ARCA).

August 13, 2014

Travis Smith has resigned as president and CEO of Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores.

August 7, 2014

Canadian Tire Corp. has named Michael Medline, who has served as company president since November 2013, as president and CEO effective Dec. 1.

July 31, 2014

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. announced the appointment of Kathryn Bufano to the position of president and CEO, effective Aug. 25.

July 24, 2014

Wal-Mart Stores announced that Bill Simon, president and CEO of Walmart U.S. since June 2010, is leaving the company.

June 24, 2014

Following the dismissal of former president and CEO Arthur T. Demoulas, the board of directors of Demoulas Super Markets Inc. has elected retail executives Felicia Thornton as COO and Jim Gooch as chief administrative officer, and the two will serve as co-CEOs.

June 23, 2014

Rite Aid is bringing some glitz, as well as health consciousness, to its newly reopened Beverly Hills store.

June 20, 2014

John Donahoe, 54, president and CEO of EBay Inc., has been appointed to the board of directors of Nike Inc.

June 20, 2014

Walmart Canada has appointed an executive from Delhaize Group, Dirk Van den Berghe, as president and CEO, effective Aug. 1.