People in the News

04/14/2014 - 15:15

Levi Strauss & Co. has named former Walmart executive Marc Rosen as EVP and president of global e-commerce, effective May 5. Rosen will report to president and CEO Chip Bergh.

04/14/2014 - 12:05

Samsung Electronics America has appointed Rajiv Mehta as SVP of its customer service division.

04/14/2014 - 11:44

Dollarama has appointed Johanne Choinière as chief operating officer, effective May 12. Choinière will be responsible for overseeing retail store operations as well as logistics, distribution and supply chain management.

04/11/2014 - 16:49

Walmart president and CEO Doug McMillon today issued a statement congratulating Sylvia Mathews Burwell on her nomination as Secretary of Health and Human Services.

04/11/2014 - 16:08

The way people shop has completely changed over the past five years. A large part of this change in behavior has been driven by online access to information. Shoppers now have easy access to more product information than ever before. Yet as the modern buying experience has changed dramatically, the in-store experience at most retailers has remained frozen in time.

04/11/2014 - 14:40

Zynga, a leading social game developer, has appointed former Best Buy executive David Lee as CFO and chief accounting officer, effective April 14. Lee will report directly to CEO Don Mattrick.

04/11/2014 - 13:00

River's End Trading Company, a supplier of apparel and accessories to the promotional products and ad specialty industries as well as the imprinted sportswear and uniform markets, has appointed former Lands’ End executive John Maher as CEO.

04/11/2014 - 12:43

Versatile Systems, a multi-disciplinary technology company with solutions across the mobile, digital signage, IT infrastructure, software and hardware landscape, has appointed Vicki Turjan as chief financial officer.

04/11/2014 - 09:21

Guy Hayward was named CEO of Massmart to fill a position currently held by Grant Pattison, the executive who engineered the sale of a majority stake of the South African retailer to Walmart.

04/10/2014 - 12:02

Patrick Byrne has relinquished his role as chairman of Overstock.com and Stormy Simon was named president of the online discount retailer.