News

01/30/2012 - 12:05

The Retail Industry Leaders Association has released its first report on sustainability practices among some of its retail members.

01/30/2012 - 12:00

Carrefour, the second largest retailer in the world after Wal-Mart Stores, has selected French retailing veteran Georges Plassat, 62, as its next CEO and chairman.

01/30/2012 - 11:09

Barnes & Noble has announced that it will celebrate Black History Month with special events and promotions recognizing the significant contributions by African-Americans to the world’s social, political and economic development

01/30/2012 - 10:50

Sears announced that it has partnered with H&R Block to launch a new website dedicated to helping consumers prepare for tax season

01/30/2012 - 10:38

Macy's announced that it is celebrating Black History Month this February by honoring the 100th anniversary of the birth of artist Romare Bearden.

01/27/2012 - 17:58

Walmart chief merchandising officer Duncan Mac Naughton was given additional responsibility for marketing on Friday, according to an internal company announcement that was obtained by Reuters

01/27/2012 - 16:29

Meijer announced Friday the appointment of J.K. Symancyk to the newly created role of COO for the company, along with the addition of Peter Whitsett to the Meijer team as EVP merchandising and marketing.

01/27/2012 - 14:57

Lowe’s has announced that Richard Dreiling has joined its board of directors.

01/27/2012 - 12:01

Rona, the largest chain of home improvement retailers and distributors in Canada, has appointed Dave Carr to the position of VP retail, Western Canada, and François Hardy to the position of VP dealer-owner network development.

01/27/2012 - 11:05

The second day of JCPenney’s launch event in New York City revealed the retailer’s long-term financial plans to generate profit and shareholder value while reinventing itself.