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.

January 5, 2015

Adam Brothman,  chief digital officer of Starbucks, Melissa Reiff, president and COO of The Container Store, Rick Caruso, founder and CEO of Caruso Affiliated, and Greg Buzek, co-founder of the Retail Orphan Initiative (RetailROI) and president of IHL Goup are among the 25 individuals recognized by the NRF Foundation on its “The List of People Shaping Retail’s Future.”

December 23, 2014

More than 160 national, state and local trade associations and organizations, representing the interests of the global supply chain and local communities, wrote to President Barack Obama Dec. 23 to urge the administration’s immediate involvement in the ongoing contract negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association.

December 18, 2014

Target chairman and CEO Brian Cornell, who took the helm earlier this year, is making a string of executive changes to help fuel the retailer's digital transformation and enhance the guest experience.

December 12, 2014

EMV is a great way to combat counterfeit cards at the point of sale (POS), but it does nothing to prevent the types of breaches seen in recent news headlines.

December 8, 2014

Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to continue to slow down in December. 

December 3, 2014

LL has appointed Naveen Jaggi as president of JLL Americas Retail Brokerage. Jaggi comes to JLL from CBRE, where he was a senior managing director of Retail Services.

December 1, 2014

HSN Inc. has named Jeffrey Kuster as president of Cornerstone and executive officer of HSNi. 

November 25, 2014

Corner Bakery Cafe is in a growth mode. The company, which was acquired in 2011 by Roark Capital Group, an Atlanta-based private equity firm, is entering new markets and opening locations across the country, from New York City to Las Vegas. It will end the year with 185 cafes (114 company-owned and 71 franchised). The company plans to more than double its U.S. footprint by 2017 through a combination of franchised and company-owned cafes.

November 21, 2014

The National Retail Federation (NRF) supports immigration reform, but does not think President Obama’s executive action on immigration regulations is the right approach.

November 21, 2014

The National Retail Federation  asking President Obama to step into continuing labor unrest at the nation’s West Coast ports.

November 20, 2014

Gap Inc.'s incoming CEO, Abe Peck, is wasting no time putting his own stamp on the company, naming new presidents for the Gap and Banana Republic brands. 

November 4, 2014

Modern retail is a global effort to provide consumers with the goods and services they need. Thanks to the charitable initiatives of RetailROI, that effort now includes such goods and services as clean water, schools and computers for children at risk around the world.

October 30, 2014

Meg Ham has been named president of Food Lion effective Nov. 1.

October 22, 2014

In Russia alone, stolen payment card information is a $680 million-per-year industry, according to Moscow-based security company Group IB. With that much money to be made, it’s no wonder cyber-attacks are so common. 

October 21, 2014

Samuel M. Sato, formerly president, Finish Line brand, has been named as president, The Finish Line Inc.

October 17, 2014

Today’s convenience stores face growing pressure to evolve amid the ramped-up expectations of global consumers. 

October 17, 2014

President Obama on Friday signed an Executive Order designed to reduce cyberfraud and identity theft.

October 15, 2014

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. has named Fran Horowitz to the position of president of its Hollister brand.

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).