Wal-Mart to open near N.C. military base
Bentonville, Ark. Wal-Mart is hiring for 300 jobs at a location the company is planning to open this summer in Raeford, N.C.
Raeford is in a section of traditionally rural and poor Hoke County that is undergoing a population boon expected to bring 40,000 more residents to Hoke, nearly doubling the current population of 47,000, according to the Triangle Business Journal.
The growth is being spurred by the expansion of nearby Fort Bragg as part of the Base Realignment and Closure Act.
Blockbuster adds Dore to slate of board nominees
Dallas Blockbuster said Friday that its board of directors has nominated Kathleen Dore to its board of directors.
She has been nominated to fill the seat to be vacated by James Crystal.
Dore is a veteran cable television executive with over three decades of media and entertainment industry leadership experience. She most recently served as president, broadcasting, at Canwest Media, a Canadian media company with a portfolio of world-class brands spanning across multiple media platforms.
Delhaize announces senior management changes
Brussels, Belgium Belgian international food retailer Delhaize Group said Friday that its executive VP of Delhaize Group and CEO of Delhaize America Shared Services Rick Anicetti is leaving the company.
Carol Herndon, currently senior VP accounting and finance of Delhaize America, has been named chief administrative officer of Delhaize America, reporting to Pierre-Olivier Beckers, president and CEO of Delhaize Group and of Delhaize America.
Herndon will oversee finance, information technology, legal and government relations, communications, and corporate development.
Ron Hodge, executive VP of Delhaize Group and CEO of Delhaize America Operations will add human resources for Delhaize America to his current responsibilities.
Delhaize’s U.S. supermarket banners include Food Lion and Bloom.