People in the News

01/28/2013 - 13:22

Private sale site, Rue La La, has appointed Darlene Daggett as a president overseeing merchandising, programming and member experience. Daggett will report to Ben Fischman, founder and CEO of Rue La La and be headquartered in the Boston and New York offices.

01/28/2013 - 12:52

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) added five industry executives to its board of directors during its semi-annual meeting on Jan. 28 in Los Angeles, Calif.

01/25/2013 - 17:59

Footlocker COO Richard Johnson has joined the board of Maidenform Brands.

01/25/2013 - 17:34

The National Father’s Day Council, a nonprofit that recognizes modern day role model fathers, has named Terry Lundgren, chairman, president and CEO of Macy’s Inc., as a recipient of its 2013 "Father of the Year" Award.

01/25/2013 - 13:08

Hilco Trading wants to build the next great retail consulting business and consistent with that goal it has hired Antony Karabus to serve as president of Hilco’s retail consulting arm and elevated current CEO Greg Rubin to the role of chairman.

01/25/2013 - 11:43

Former SuperValu CEO Jeff Noddle and former Pepsi Bottling Group, Mexico, chairman Rogelio Rebolledo are the newest members of the Clorox board of directors.

01/24/2013 - 12:53

Former Food Lion CEO, and current board member for 99 Cents Only Stores, Richard Anicetti, is assuming the role of interim CEO for the discount retailer.

01/24/2013 - 12:52

BrandMasters is the name of a new experiential marketing agency created by Crossmark, one of the companies that executes in store activities at Walmart under the Shopper Events banner.

01/23/2013 - 18:51

Jorge A. Plasencia was the inaugural recipient of the Goya Hispanic Achievement Award presented this week in New York.

01/23/2013 - 16:48

Retail marketing agency, TPN, part of the Diversified Agency Services division of Omnicom, named Scott Shamberg SVP of growth and emerging commerce.