September 29, 2015

Academy Sports and Outdoors has tapped a veteran of Meijer to serve as CEO, potentially indicating an IPO might be on the horizon. 

September 2, 2015

The International Council of Shopping Centers named a 26-year Deloitte veteran as the fourth individual to lead the global trade association in its 58-year history.

September 1, 2015

The Fresh Market named a veteran food retailer who once led Food Lion as its new president and CEO.

August 18, 2015

Wal-Mart saw respectable U.S. sales growth in the second quarter, but it wasn't enough to overcome expense pressures and a weak dollar.

August 17, 2015

Home shopping retailer QVC is expanding its omnichannel reach with the purchase of a struggling online retailer for $2.4 billion in cash and stock.

July 23, 2015

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is taking control of its e-commerce operations in China. 

July 17, 2015

The former head merchant for Staples and former CEO of Borders has been named president and CEO of eBags Inc.

July 2, 2015

Sears Canada’s loss is Barnes & Noble Inc.’s gain.

May 11, 2015

The National Retail Federation has released an op-ed article by association president and CEO Matthew Shay strongly urging Congress to pass Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation. Congress is expected to debate the bill this week.

April 30, 2015

Whether local or global, growth has been robust for 2014’s top third-party managersThe 26th annual survey of Fastest-Growing Managers surveys new domestic and international third-party management and leasing contracts obtained during the 2014 calendar year and ranks the top performers.

April 16, 2015

Mike Duke, former president and CEO of Wal-Mart Stores, has joined global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group.

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 10, 2015

CVS Health delivered a strong financial performance in 2014, including a solid fourth quarter, capping off a milestone year that will go down in history as the year it exited the tobacco category and rebranded the company.

January 12, 2015

Sandwich quick-serve chain Quizno’s has named Doug Pendergast as its new president and CEO, succeeding Stuart Mathis, who resigned the company.

December 5, 2014

Specialty retailer Five Below named current COO and industry veteran Joel Anderson as president and CEO, effective Feb.1., 2015.  Anderson has also been elected a member of the company's board of directors.  Current CEO and co-founder, Tom Vellios, who will work with Anderson to ensure a smooth transition, will remain active in the company as executive chairman. 

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.