People in the News

08/05/2013 - 09:08

Efforts to revitalize the J.C. Penney brand are now under the leadership of Debra Berman, a former Kraft and advertising executive who was named SVP of marketing at the struggling retailer.

08/02/2013 - 12:39

Guitar Center is trying out a new communications strategy and media policy and has appointed Christopher Ian Bennett as the company's first-ever VP of communications and corporate affairs.

08/02/2013 - 11:35

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, a leading global marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, has appointed Lieutenant General (retired) John Randolph Vines to its board of directors.

08/01/2013 - 13:24

Echo Global Logistics, a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, has promoted Nick Hannigan to the role of VP, corporate development.

08/01/2013 - 10:32

Ahold USA has appointed former Jewel-Osco executive Nick Bertram as its SVP store strategy and execution.

07/31/2013 - 16:32

True Religion Apparel has appointed David Conn as CEO. He will be joined by a new leadership team that, together with the company’s new owner, TowerBrook Capital Partners L.P., will be charged with guiding the company into its next phase of growth.

07/31/2013 - 10:30

Ahava, a leading skincare brand, has promoted Elana Drell Szyfer, currently CEO of the company in North America, to group CEO of Ahava globally. She replaces Yacov Ellis who has resigned his position to pursue new opportunities, following a 10-year tenure as CEO.

07/31/2013 - 10:16

The Men's Wearhouse has appointed retail industry veteran Allen I. Questrom to its board of directors.

07/30/2013 - 14:46

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia decided to end the publication of two print titles and exit live television programming following lower revenues in publishing and broadcasting, which caused total revenues to decrease 13.5% to $42.2 million in the second quarter ended June 30, from $47.9 million in the same quarter last year.

07/30/2013 - 10:52

Utah-based online retailer Overstock.com has a fresh round of TV ads, and they feature Snoop Lion (formerly known as Snoop Dogg), his wife, Shante, his daughter, Cori, and his sons, Corde and Cordell.