People in the News

06/16/2014 - 15:11

Late last week, Retailing Today reported the GNC CFO Mike Nuzzo had resigned his position to accept a role at a private equity-funded consumer products company. Today, 4moms, a special-purpose robotics company that makes high tech baby gear, confirmed that it has appointed Nuzzo as chief administrative officer and EVP of business development.

06/13/2014 - 14:14

Newell Rubbermaid president and CEO Michael Polk has joined the board of directors of Colgate-Palmolive. The move comes a little more than a month after the CPG company’s shareholders elected a slate of 10 directors.

06/13/2014 - 13:00

GNC financial chief and EVP Michael M. Nuzzo is exiting the company to take an executive position at a private equity funded consumer products company.

06/13/2014 - 12:16

Staples' secret weapon this Back-to-School season looks to be Katy Perry. The retailer recently aligned itself with the pop mega-star who has the potential to influence the shopping behaviors of 50 million Twitter followers and 71 million Facebook fans.

06/13/2014 - 11:45

The Children's Place has added Susan Sobbott to its board of directors as a Class II director to serve for a three-year term.

06/13/2014 - 10:21

Roundy’s Supermarkets executive Kathy Hession has received an unconventional accolade for her long-running contributions to the floral industry.

06/12/2014 - 13:35

Retail industry veteran Tom Dowdy has joined Mobee as SVP of business development to drive growth following recent enhancements to the mobile crowdsourcing and retail intelligence platform.

06/12/2014 - 12:14

Bebe's Steve Birkhold has resigned as CEO, effective immediately. The board has appointed Jim Wiggett, currently CEO of Jackson Hole Group, as CEO while it starts a search for a permanent replacement.

06/12/2014 - 11:35

Bigcommerce, a commerce platform for growing and emerging brands, has named Tim Schulz as SVP of product management.

06/12/2014 - 11:26

Vera Bradley has named Angel Ilagan as EVP, chief marketing officer, effective July 21.