People in the News

07/29/2014 - 13:51

Online home furnishings company Wayfair has added e-commerce expert Romero Rodrigues to its board of directors.

07/29/2014 - 13:44

Jim Wade, who has 35 years of experience in retail, is the newest member of closeout retailer Tuesday Morning’s board of directors. Wade will be part of the board’s audit committee.

07/29/2014 - 12:32

Hormel Foods Corporation has elected three new members to its board of directors: Gary C. Bhojwani, chairman of Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America; Sally J. Smith, president and CEO of Buffalo Wild Wings; and Steven A. White, president, Comcast West Division.

07/28/2014 - 14:22

If the retail industry needed a catalyst for change, one that nearly mandates more efficient and sustainable packaging practices, FedEx recently provided the blowtorch to ignite it.

07/28/2014 - 12:34

The Children's Place has announced that Lou Lipschitz, a member of its board of directors and chair of the audit committee, has died.

07/25/2014 - 14:05

Pop singer Cody Simpson has become the latest artist to join the American Rag “All Access” campaign, which kicks off July 28 and continues through November. American Rag, available only at Macy’s, launched the program in February, and features exclusive music, videos, online sweepstakes and in-store appearances from some of today’s “rising stars.”

07/25/2014 - 13:45

For the third consecutive year, Office Depot has enlisted the aid of actor, comedian and America’s Got Talent host Nick Cannon to help execute an innovate back-to-school program.

07/25/2014 - 12:53

PepsiCo announced that James Schiro has resigned from the company's board of directors for health reasons, effective immediately.

07/25/2014 - 11:26

As part of its continued growth strategy, Williams-Sonoma made several organizational changes to its management team.

07/24/2014 - 17:22

Rite Aid has appointed former Roundy’s executive Darren Karst as EVP and CFO, effective Aug. 20, to succeed Frank Vitrano, who has announced he will retire in Sept. 2015. Karst will report to Rite Aid’s chairman and CEO John Standley.